NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt did everything but launch into a chorus of "I've Gotta Crow" — a song from Peter Pan, the next live musical on the network's slate (on Dec. 4) — as he bullishly opened the network portion of the TCA summer press tour on Sunday. (One of his buzzier announcements involved naming Christopher Walken as that show's Captain Hook.)
Casey Wilson and Ken Marino
On NBC's upcoming comedy Marry Me, Happy Endings star Casey Wilson will trade in single girl Penny for Annie, a woman who's been in a steady six-year relationship with Jake (Ken Marino). "Annie is slightly less desperate than Penny," Wilson said at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Sunday. "I'll try to do subtle difference between the characters. Annie doesn't always act like Penny."
NBC has given series orders to DC Comics drama Constantine, Debra Messing cop dramedy The Mysteries of Laura, rom-com A to Z, NASA comedy Mission Control, Kate Walsh's Bad Judge and midseason entry One Big Happy, TVGuide.com has learned.
Ken Marinom Casey Wilson
NBC has given series orders to Casey Wilson-Ken Marino comedy Marry Me, spy drama Allegiance, Katherine Heigl drama State of Affairs and Traffic-esque drama Odyssey, TVGuide.com has learned.
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Ken Marino has signed on to play Casey Wilson's fiancé Jake in NBC's comedy pilot Marry Me, TVLine reports.
Animation Domination High-Def
Fox's Animation Domination High-Def debuts Saturday (11/10c) with the police officer (voiced by Parks and Recreation's Nick Offerman) whose fantastic 'stache is only eclipsed by his fervor for justice. Day? Night? His beat knows no time. He knows no fear.
Ken Marino has joined Eastbound & Down's final season, Deadline reports.
Martin Starr, Ken Marino
Martin Starr and Ken Marino will reunite with their Party Down co-stars for the upcoming Veronica Mars movie, Rob Thomas announced on Kickstarter.
Starr, who was not in the original series, will join the cast as Lou "Cobb" Cobbler, another '09er returning for the school's 10-year reunion. Marino will reprise his role as private detective Vinnie Van Lowe.
New Girl's Max Greenfield to appear in Veronica Mars movie
"I'm so incredibly excited to work with Rob and Dan and Kristen and Enrico once again!" Starr said in the announcement. "Each one a treasure in a flesh casing."
Marino left his message, via his character, in the video below:
The Big Bang Theory
Comic-Con is almost upon us, and on Friday, Warner Bros. released its full 2013 lineup for the international convention held each summer in San Diego.
In addition to featuring panels and screenings of such fan favorites as The Big Bang Theory, Arrow, The Following and Supernatural, WB will also showcase some of its most anticipated new series including The Originals, The Tomorrow People and Almost Human.
Vanilla Ice: Rapper, reality show star and ... YouTube star? Maybe someday soon!
The singer, born Rob Van Winkle, performed with some of YouTube's biggest musical stars at the Hollywood Palladium Sunday night for the 3rd Annual Streamy Awards, which celebrates the best of online programming. The collaboration was an anxious affair though because he had only met crooner Chester See, musician Mike Tompkins and Epic Rap Battles of History's Nice Peter the night before. "We had no game plan but put everything together last night. It was so sloppy, I can't even tell you," Van Winkle told TVGuide.com....