Patricia Heaton and Neil Flynn
While ABC's The Middle may not be the most popular, acclaimed or honored family comedy on TV, it is almost certainly the most relevant (and often the funniest). Especially in an election year when so much attention was focused on the financially strapped middle class, the travails of the down-but-not-out Hecks of Indiana resonate like no TV family since the Conners of Roseanne.
TBS announced five new series currently in development Wednesday, including two comedies executive-produced by Conan O'Brien, along with a Norm MacDonald talk show.
Cheers to Norm MacDonald for getting back where he belongs: behind a fake-news desk.
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SNL's onetime "Weekend Update" anchor — who, ironically, was fired by ex-NBC Sports head Don Ohlmeyer for making too many jokes about his jock pal O.J. Simpson — scored ...
Hugh Laurie, Amber Tamblyn
House (Monday, 8/7c, Fox)
This homecoming will be a cause either for celebration or lamentation, depending on your affections for Thirteen, the enigma who's been MIA while Olivia Wilde has been off making movies (including the upcoming Cowboys & Aliens). So now we know where Thirteen has ...
Norm Macdonald is returning to the anchor desk. Comedy Central announced Wednesday that it's picking up Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, ordering eight episodes.
Guess who's coming to dinner? Norm MacDonald joins the Hecks at their Thanksgiving feast, bringing a little snark to the table as Mike's tent-dwelling brother, Rusty. The wonderfully deadpan Saturday Night Live vet gives us a little taste of what to expect from tonight's episode of The Middle. ...
No Ordinary Family
On September 14 stars and producers of ABC's fall shows came out for the PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview Party, sponsored by TV Guide Magazine and we got the scoop from their upcoming seasons.
Stephen Collins, now a series regular on ABC's new dramedy No Ordinary Family, told TV Guide Magazine that he's excited about his upcoming guest spot on Brothers & Sisters as Saul's love interest, Charlie. "They asked me to do an episode. I really like the show a lot, and I've been friends with Ron Rifkin for over 20 years. When you get a chance to work with people that you really love and respect, you just do it," says the actor...
Sarah Silverman by Kevin Parry/WireImage.com
You all know how obsessed I am with the Match Game remake, right? Way back in January I was already asking for your suggestions for the inaugural panelists. Well, they've been announced, and in a way, they're as good as if not better than the ones I/we came up with. The initial sextet will comprise edgy Saturday Night Live veterans Sarah Silverman and Norm MacDonald, former Kid in the Hall Scott Thompson, Reno 911's Niecy Nash, Super Dave Osborne (aka Bob Einstein) and the lovely Rashida Jones, formerly of NBC's The Office. MadTV alum Andrew Daly will serve as the new show's Gene Rayburn.What do you think? Will this funny fraternity fill your blanks? Mickey O'Connor