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Pilot News: Class Mate Checks In to The Inn

Several more faces have checked into The Inn, Fox's comedy pilot starring Niecy Nash (Reno 911!) and revolving around the staff of a hip Manhattan hotel.Among the new arrivals, says Variety, are Molly Stanton (Notes from the Underbelly), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (The Class), Jolene Purdy (Boston Public) and Brando Eaton (Bionic Woman). — MWM read more

On the Lot, Fall TV Poll and More Short Cuts

Fox's On the Lot welcomes guest judges Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) and Brad Silberling (Lemony Snicket) on July 17 and 24, respectively.... Molly Stanton (Twins, Passions) has inked a talent holding deal with 20th Century Fox TV, to either front a pilot or join an existing series.... Brian McKnight makes his Broadway debut when he steps into the role of Chicago's Billy Flynn starting Oct. 8.... Why is Sarah Michelle Gellar suddenly the paparazzi's favorite poser?.... What fall series has you counting the minutes until its return? Choose from our list and vote here (bottom right). read more

Fall 2007: Huff Star's in The Thick of It

Who's doing what this pilot season? From the Reporter:• Huff's two-time Emmy nominee, Oliver Platt, has joined ABC's D.C.-set British import, The Thick of It.• As first scooped by Ausiello, Chris Lowell (aka Veronica Mars' Piz) is set to guest-star on the Grey's Anatomy episode setting up the possible spin-off. Deets on Lowell's character, even his name, are being kept hush-hush. Hmmm....• Lacey Chabert (Mean Girls) joins Molly Stanton (Twins) and Dorian Brown as sorority sisters trying to clean up their act after college in an untiled Fox laffer.• Eric Winter (Wildfire) is a police detective in CBS' Viva Laughlin.• Reba's Steve Howey is The Beast in Fox's comedy about a womanizing veterinarian.• James D'Arcy is a lead agent on the hunt for E.T. sleeper cells in Fox's Them.• Thad Luckinbill (The Young and the Restless) has joined CBS' police serial Protect and Serve. read more

Remember when sitcoms were more...

Remember when sitcoms were more about the characters than the wacky premise that brought them all together? Yeah, me neither. But I will say this about Twins, WB's stab at opposites-running-a-lingerie-biz: While there was definite overkill on "It's funny because she's only wearing undies" gags in the pilot (good rule of thumb: "Buttpucker" gets less funny every time you say it), I suspect the writers may be able to strike a balance as the season goes on. Mitchie the brains (Roseanne's Sara Gilbert) and Farrah the beauty (Passions' Molly Stanton) do have a light and entertaining chemistry, one that I hope won't be murdered in its sleep by the supercontrived love triangle we've got going on in Episode 1 with Jordan, the supposedly charming new marketing guy. Come on, KoMut, the brains-and-beauty behind Will & Grace; I know you can do better than that. I want to see some of the inventiveness that made read more

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