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Malibu Country Loses Showrunner

If Malibu Country returns for a second season, it will have to be without showrunner Nastaran Dibai.

As first reported by Entertainment Weekly, Dibai is leaving the series, TVGuide.com confirms. The comedy, starring Reba McEntire and Lily Tomlin, finished its first season in March, and hasn't been picked up yet.

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Keck's Exclusives: Will Carol Burnett Head to Malibu Country?

Carol Burnett may be visiting ABC's Malibu Country. "We are creating a role for Carol that she has actively expressed interest in," reveals executive producer Kevin Abbott. Burnett would play mom to...read more

Is Malibu Country Just Reba 2.0?

A half-hour comedy about a woman named Reba who splits from her longtime husband after she learns he's been cheating on her? Yes, Reba McEntire's new ABC series Malibu Country sounds a tad (read: a lot) like her old series, The CW's Reba.

But the show's executive producers, including Reba executive producer Kevin Abbott, insist this is not just a redo. "We don't just want to do...read more

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Year Title Description
2013 Last Man Standing: Vanessa Fixes Kyle
Season 3, Episode 8
Episode, Writer
2012 Malibu Country TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 Malibu Country TV Show Series, Creator
2009 Surviving Suburbia TV Show Series, Creator
2009 Surviving Suburbia TV Show Series, Executive Producer

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Last Man Standing Hires New Showrunner, Drops Alexandra Krosney

Major changes are coming to Last Man Standing. Not only will it be airing on a new night (Fridays), but the Tim Allen comedy is getting a new showrunner and has dropped series regular Alexandra Krosney. read more

Pilot Season: Lily Tomlin Joins Reba McEntire's ABC Comedy

Lily Tomlin will star in Reba McEntire's ABC comedy pilot Malibu Country.

The Complete Pilot Report: ABC's got Mandy Moore, Reba McEntire and Natalie Portman

From Reba's Kevin Abbott, the project will star McEntire as a broke divorcee who moves her family to Malibu where she attempts ...
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Pilot Season: Reba McEntire, '70s Show Team Sell Comedy Projects to ABC

Reba McEntire may be returning to TV soon!

ABC has ordered comedy pilots Malibu Country, which will star the country singer-actress Reba McEntire, and Prairie Dogs, from That '70s Show's Jackie and Jeff Filgo.

In Malibu Country, McEntire stars as... read more

Last Man Standing Enlists Reba Showrunner to Replace Series Creator

Last Man Standing will soon have a new man in charge, Deadline reports.

Series creator Jack Burditt has asked to leave the Tim Allen comedy after suffering a family tragedy earlier this year. Kevin Abbott is set to take over following the Thanksgiving holiday.

Reba McEntire plots return to TV on ABC comedy

Burditt had been on an... read more

Reba McEntire Plots Return to TV on ABC Comedy

Reba McEntire may be returning to television!

ABC has just bought a comedy pilot starring and executive-produced by the country singer-turned-actress, Deadline.com reports. 

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In Malibu Country, the Reba star's leading character finds herself... read more

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