ABC has given series orders to dramas Charlie's Angels, Good Christian Belles, Pan Am, Revenge, The River, Once Upon a Time and Shonda Rhimes' Scandal, as well as comedies starring Tim Allen, James Van Der Beek and Chris Moynihan. The network also canceled Brothers & Sisters, Mr. Sunshine, Detroit 187, Off the Map, No Ordinary Family and struggling alien-invasion drama V.
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Considered an early lock at the network, Charlie's Angels (which TVGuide.com had spotlighted as one of its 11 Promising Pilots) is a Miami-set remake of the 1970s series starring...
Kristin Chenoweth has been cast in ABC's Good Christian B------ pilot, TVGuide.com has learned.
The series centers on former high school mean girl Amanda (Leslie Bibb), who returns to Dallas after her marriage ends in scandal, hoping for a second chance with those she once bullied.
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Chenoweth, 42, will play Darlene...
Orla Brady (Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise) will play James Woods' ex-wife in several episodes of CBS' Shark this season. The role was filled in the pilot by Lindsay Frost.... Also from the Reporter, Tony winner Christian Hoff (Jersey Boys) will play the vice principal — and Donal Logue's nemesis — in the Fox comedy pilot Hackett.... Jennifer Aspen, Brendan Sexton and Sean O'Bryan are William H. Macy's younger sister, nephew and younger brother on the TNT drama pilot Family Man.
Last season, back in April, I made a comment that I was officially old since Mare Winningham was playing a soon-to-be grandmother. That's because, even though I know she was Oscar-nominated for Georgia, I will always think of Mare as Wendy, the gal that Billy (Rob Lowe) discovered was wearing a girdle in St. Elmo's Fire. Are you with me here? But it was good to see her back tonight as Susan Grey, the current wife of Meredith's dad, Thatcher, and the timing made sense since Susan and Thatcher's daughter, Molly (Mandy Siegfried), was there for an emergency C-section. I won't refer to Susan as Meredith's stepmother since Meredith doesn't seem to want to associate herself with Susan and Molly: "You are not my family." Oh, Meredith. So harsh. But I have friends who are in the same boat they don't really want to become close with their father's new family. I did kind of want Meredith to take Susan up on her offer to become part of their family. What made things better was the poign...
Per the Hollywood Reporter, Bree Turner (Bring It On Again) and Tamala Jones have joined the CW comedy pilot Flirt, starring Wayne Brady as the lone male employee at a women's magazine.... Marisa Coughlan (Pumpkin) and Kaley Cuoco (Charmed) play sisters in an untitled ABC comedy.... Nadia Dajani (Emily's Reasons Why Not) joins Teri Polo and Jennifer Aspen as new moms in ABC's Welcome to the Jungle Gym.