Someone forgot to tell Henry Winkler about typecasting. You'd think after playing one of the most iconic characters of a generation, the Fonz on Happy Days, Winkler would have had some trouble getting new roles. But the parts just keep on coming. In addition to his recurring role as the estranged father on USA's Royal Pains, Winkler has now joined the cast of Adult Swim's Childrens Hospital as the ridiculously nice hospital administrator. The series, which mercilessly skewers the medical show genre, was created by The Daily Show alum Rob Corddry during the writers' strike of 2007-08, and streamed online at thewb.com in five-minute segments. Now graduated to ...
If medical shows like House, Grey's Anatomy or even Scrubs have been too serious for you, then you might want to check into Childrens Hospital.
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The series, which mercilessly skewers the genre, was created by The Daily Show alum Rob Corddry during the writers' strike of 2007—08, and streamed online at thewb.com in five-minute segments. Now graduated to Cartoon Network's late-night Adult Swim (where the initial shorts have been airing since July), Hospital begins a run of 12 original, 15-minute episodes on Sunday at 10:30/9:30c.
Corddry stars as Blake Downs...
Henry Winkler and Mary Lynn Rajskub, Royal Pains
Cheers to Royal Pains for allowing two beloved TV faves chances to stretch.
USA's hit medical dramedy has cast the Fonz himself, Henry Winkler, as Eddie, the deadbeat dad of Hank (Mark Feuerstein) and Evan (Paulo Costanzo) Lawson. After cleaning out their bank account — a totally uncool move — the old man apparently redeemed himself, returning their money.
Meanwhile, Mary Lynn Rajskub, who wrapped her small-screen gig as world-saving CTU techie Chloe O'Brian only a few weeks ago, got back in touch...
The Bachelorette, Glee
There are lots of ways to handle awkward situations. Ignore them, which makes them worse. (See: this week's episodes of Breaking Bad and Glee.) Force them into the open, which can get emotional (Losing it with Jillian). Or just hit someone (Royal Pains). This week's episode of The Bachelorette reminded us that the one thing you should never do is change the subject to the weather. What's the best way to deal with an uncomfortable moment? See No. 1 on our list. Welcome to Top Moments, elephant-in-the-room edition.
After starring in several unsuccessful series, Mark Feuerstein can safely say his luck has changed now that he's playing doctor-for-hire Hank Lawson on USA's summer hit Royal Pains, which returns tonight for a second season of fun in the sun.
TVGuide.com: Aaaayyy, how cool is it that Henry Winkler is playing Hank's scam-artist dad?
Feuerstein: Hank's pretty squeaky-clean, so with the addition of Henry Winkler as the father, I feel like Hank gets a little dirt under the fingernails. You see the anger from all the years of abandonment—it all comes out!
Turn it up! Prepare for the USA Network hit show's second season with a brand new rap music video by Mark Feuerstein and the cast of Royal Pains (premiering tonight at 10/9c). Keep your eyes peeled for a special cameo from Henry Winkler, who joins the cast as Hank and Evan's father, and by fellow USA stars Jeffrey Donovan (Burn Notice) and Matt Bomer (White Collar). Check it out below!
It may still be the middle of summer in the world of Royal Pains, but there's a mysterious cloud headed for the Hamptons in Season 2, in the form of Hank and Evan's elusive father, Eddie.
Last time viewers saw the Lawson brothers, Hank (Mark Feuerstein) was reeling from the revelation that his doctor concierge business, HankMed, was bankrupt after Evan...
Royal Pains has tapped Henry Winkler for a recurring role, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Winkler, best known as The Fonz on Happy Days, will step into the role of Eddie Larson, the...
Ron Howard thinks Americans should vote for Barack Obama. And so do Opie Taylor and Richie Cunningham.
During this campaign season, some celeb messages have been serious, others have featured useless yapping (we're looking at you Hayden Panettiere), but Howard's recent Funny or Die video is the fist to reunite cast members from two TV classics: The Andy Griffith Show and Happy Days.
Watch the video after the jump.
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It was a "happy day" in Milwaukee, as the city unveiled a statue of Arthur Fonzarelli before an invite-only crowd that included most of the Happy Days gang.According to E!, the bronze Fonz commemorates the 10-year run of the sitcom and its iconic character, as well as the city that served as the series' setting. Henry Winkler, the actor under Fonzie's leather jacket, was joined by creator Garry Marshall and costars Anson Williams, Don Most, Marion Ross, Tom Bosley and Erin Moran. Ron Howard was on location and unable to attend.Winkler gave his likeness an enthusiastic two thumbs up that even the Fonz would appreciate. "I hope that this statue really represents in the way that this city deserves," he said.Thankfully, there were no bronze sharks involved. Adam Bryant