Allison Janney, Anna Faris
All season long, I've been likening CBS's freshman sleeper Mom to gritty sitcom foremothers like Roseanne and Grace Under Fire (shows on which executive producer Chuck Lorre famously spent time before his current CBS heyday). That comparison rings especially true in the first-season finale (Monday, 9:30/8:30c), as third-generation mom-too-soon Violet (Sadie Calvano) gives birth while her own imperfect mother, Christy (Anna Faris), and caustic grandma Bonnie (Allison Janney) look on with emotional empathy.
Anna Faris, Kevin Pollak
Christy (Anna Faris) may have finally connected with her long-lost father Alvin (guest-starKevin Pollak) on CBS' Mom, but their relationship isn't exactly a warm and fuzzy one. And it probably doesn't help matters that Christy's mother Bonnie (Allison Janney) wants nothing to do with her former fling.
Mom fans, get ready to meet Dad!
Stand-up comic Kevin Pollak is set to guest-star as the long-lost father of Anna Faris' character on the CBS comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Pollak will play Alvin Biletnikoff, the boyfriend who...
Christine Lahti's Hawaii Five-0 days may be numbered: The actress has joined the cast of CBS' Beverly Hills Cop pilot, TVGuide.com has learned.
In the pilot, a sequel to the movie franchise, Axel Foley's (Eddie Murphy) police officer son Aaron (Brandon T. Jackson) patrols the rich and famous of Beverly Hills. Lahti will play Helen, the captain of the Beverly Hills Police Department who is respected by her detectives, though she worries Aaron's penchant for being a renegade will one day embarrass her.
CBS' Beverly Hills Cop reboot pilot has found the Judge Reinhold to Brandon T. Jackson's Eddie Murphy.
David Denman, who is best known for...
Kevin Pollak is joining the force at the Beverly Hills Police Department.
The film and TV veteran will co-star in CBS' Beverly Hills Cop reboot pilot as Rodney Daloof, the in-house attorney for the Beverly Hills Police Department. Pollak joins...
Alexandra Breckenridge will guest-star in an upcoming episode of TBS' new comedy Men at Work, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
The American Horror Story and True Blood alum has been cast as...
Kevin Pollak will guest-star on an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU.
TVGuide.com has learned that Pollak, 54, will play a judge who finds himself on the wrong side of the law. Lost and Damages alum Fisher Stevens and Murphy Brown's ...
Million Dollar Money Drop
Million Dollar Money Drop (Monday, 8/7c, Fox)
This is how game-show sensations are born — and Fox certainly hopes this will be their version of Who Wants To Be a Millionaire. Airing Monday-Thursday this week (Tuesday and Wednesday's installments air at 9/8c, with a two-hour finale on Thursday), this game, hosted by comedian Kevin Pollak, is pretty simple. Contestants are asked multiple-choice questions with a million dollars in cash on the line. They put the cash on the answers they think are correct — one must always be left blank — and if they're wrong, the cash they've distributed on the wrong answer disappears down a chute. Panic sets in pretty quickly. The two-hour premiere goes head-to-head with the finale of NBC's holiday hit The Sing-Off.
Men of a Certain Age (Monday, 10/9c, TNT)
Yes, Virginia, there are some new episodes of non-reality series airing this week. You just have to know where to look for them. On Men...
Kevin Pollak has been tapped to host Fox's new prime-time game show Million Dollar Money Drop, the network announced Monday.
The game show — from the masterminds behind Deal or No Deal — gives a team $1 million in cash; to keep it, they have to ...