Diana Rigg in Dr. Who (l), Game of Thrones(r)
"You're just not for everybody," comedic curmudgeon Marc Maron is told — by the more popular TV clown (at least among a comic-store backroom of Twitter nerds) Dave Foley, who plays a rather unflattering version of his real self, as does Maron, in IFC's new dark-side-of-laughter comedy series Maron (Friday, 10/9c). Sunnier than FX's Louie if only by virtue of being filmed in California, the sardonically squirm-inducing Maron alternates between slice-of-rant sitcom and self-obsessed podcast from the comedian's garage, where he vents on his unhappy personal life, his diarrhea-prone cats and his unruly, taunting Twitter following: "Who are these people? Don't they have lives?" You might well ask the same about Maron, although if he was happy (shades of Louie) there'd be no show.
Eliza Coupe, Damon Wayans Jr., Elisha Cuthbert
Will Happy Endings get its happy ending and a Season 4 renewal?
That remains to be seen, but should you fail to "Save Happy Endings" like ABC wants you to, executive producer Jonathan Groff thinks they have crafted a Season 3 finale (Friday, 8/7c) for the kooky, GIF-tastic, ratings-challenged sitcom that would leave you, well, "happy." "Obviously, we want to go on, but if this is it, I don't think any Happy Endings fan would be disappointed," Groff tells TVGuide.com.
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Find out what else you can expect from the back-to-back episodes, the latter of which features the wedding of Jane (Eliza Coupe) and Alex's (Elisha Cuthbert) heretofore unmentioned older sister Brooke (Stephanie March), what he really thinks of ABC's "Save Happy Endings" campaign, if USA will pick up the show and more.
Eliza Coupe, Zachary Knigthon
The grumbling you've been hearing for the past two months has been the unhappy Happy Endings fans who have been waiting for the comedy's return to ABC's schedule. Yes, it's now on Fridays at 8/7c and yes, like a Xela dress, a move like that can turn a good girl bad. But according to executive producers David Caspe and Jonathan Groff, the show is coming back with a bunch of new episodes that are worth the wait. So spread the word, set your DVR, and tell your friends. Because it would totally sooook to lose this one now.
Parks and Recreation
On Thursday's Parks and Recreation, Tammy 2 (Megan Mullally) returns for another round of chaos. It's as if her ears were ringing: As soon as her ex Ron (Nick Offerman) finds a stable relationship with Diane (Lucy Lawless), the "punkass book jockey" returns to ruin things. So, how will Xena Diane handle going up against one of the Tammys?
Parks and Recreation Exclusive: Megan Mullally returning as Tammy 2!
Jerry Gergich, we salute you!
Supermodel Christie Brinkley has signed on to play Jerry's (Jim O'Heir) wife on Parks and Recreation, TVGuide.com has confirmed. (It finally makes sense why...
It's as if Tammy 2's ears were ringing! Just as Ron Swanson has found a possible new love interest, she comes back to Parks and Recreation!
Megan Mullally will reprise her role as the second ex-wife of Ron (Nick Offerman) in this season's ninth episode, fittingly titled "Ron and Diane," TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. Tammy will...
Casey Wilson, Megan Mullally
Happy Endings is almost back! (And when we say almost, we mean ABC won't be bringing the cult hit comedy back until October! Groan.)
To pass the time until our favorite sextet is on the air again, we thought we'd help the writers of Happy Endings by offering up a few wacky, yet totally plausible, situations that the group could find themselves in this season.
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1. Megan Mullally returns! The Will & Grace alum has made the rounds on TV over the last few years, but her turn as Penny's mother on Happy was particularly hilarious. Case in point: Penny (Casey Wilson) and Dana warmed our hearts by singing out their angry thoughts. This time around...
9th Grade Ninja
Who knew Jean-Ralphio had so many stealth moves up his sleeves? Ben Schwartz, probably best known as the self-proclaimed baller on Parks and Recreation, voices the lead character on Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, a new animated comedy set to debut next month on Disney XD.
In Randy Cunningham, Schwartz plays a high school freshman who discovers the "NinjaNomicon," a super human ninja suit. Now Randy, with the help of his best friend Howard, must battle evil while navigating high school and keeping his secret identity a secret.
Parks and Recreation
Knope we can, and yes, Parks and Recreation's Leslie did!
After spending the majority of Season 4 fighting her way through a lopsided election against the biggest imbecile in Pawnee, Ind. — you're so pretty, Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd) — Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) is finally a City Councilor. But just as her dreams finally came true, Leslie's boyfriend Ben (Adam Scott) nabbed a job in Washington, D.C., which is where Ben will be stationed when the comedy returns this fall.
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With executive producer Mike Schur and the brain trust behind NBC's Thursday night staple back in the writers' room, TVGuide.com has the scoop on what's in store for Season 5, including how the series will change now that Leslie is in office, how close she came to losing the election and what the distance between Leslie and Ben will really mean next season. Plus: Tammys + The Avengers = Awesome? Get the scoop:
Fox has canceled comedies I Hate My Teenage Daughter and Breaking In, Deadline reports.
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The cancellations will make room for new comedies It's Messy, Ben & Kate and The Goodwin Games, all of which Fox ordered to series Wednesday.