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Malibu Country's Sara Rue Welcomes First Child

Sara Rue

Sara Rue is celebrating a very special new role — she's a new mom!

TV musicals: The highs and lows

The Malibu Country actress announced... read more

Rules of Engagement Comes Off the Bench Again — Perhaps for the Last Time

Rules of Engagement

The last time Tom Hertz looked forward to the Super Bowl ending was 2007. His show Rules of Engagement premiered the next day to what remains its best numbers ever. Six years later, Hertz found himself in a similar position. Rules' seventh — and perhaps final — season premieres Monday (8:30/7:30c, CBS).

"I am shocked we didn't get [the post-Super Bowl slot]," Hertz jokes to TVGuide.com. "But if this it, then I guess we've come full circle. It's been a long, windy road."

Winter TV: Get the scoop on your favorite returning shows

Or more like bumpy. The well-rated sitcom has lived a topsy-turvy existence, between its schedule-hopping, bubble status and lack of a permanent timeslot. Even its 13-episode Season 7, which will bring the show to 100 episodes, was hard ...
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Weekend TV Review: TGIF on ABC, OMG Moments on Sunday Favorites

Kaitlyn Dever, Tim Allen

I'm a sucker for tradition, and there are probably worse ideas than ABC reviving the "TGIF" concept of family-friendly sitcoms on Friday night. Depending on your generation, you may find yourself thinking nostalgically of watching The Brady Bunch and The Partridge Family with the babysitter, or growing up with the Full House-Family Matters-Boy Meets World-Perfect Strangers brand of ABC comedy. Hold on to those memories, because unfortunately, there are few shows this season worse or more grating than tonight's Malibu Country (8:31/7:31c), where the beachfront corn grows awfully and annoyingly high. read more

Malibu Country: Is Reba's New Show Different from the Last?

Lily Tomlin and Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire admits there are some similarities between her new ABC show Malibu Country and her last sitcom Reba. But she thinks that works to the new show's advantage.

"Both are great... entertaining shows [that] the whole family can sit down and watch," the 57-year-old country superstar tells TVGuide.com.

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

Carol Burnett

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

Critic's Guide to Wednesday TV: Damages Ends, X Collides With Voice

Glenn Close and Rose Byrne

Dark and twisty from start to finish, the legal thriller Damages doesn't quite deliver on its season-long promise to give bloodthirsty rivals Patty Hewes and Ellen Parsons the courtroom showdown many fans have long awaited. Which doesn't mean tonight's series finale (DirecTV's Audience Network, 9/8c) is short on fireworks between Glenn Close (a two-time Emmy winner as Patty) and Rose Byrne, who by the time the various convoluted plot strands play out, conclude "we both have plenty of blood on our hands."

Bloody, yes, if at times a bit... read more

Critic's Notebook: The ABC's of TCA

Modern Family

Where were you when the Modern Family talent deal finally went down? If you were a member of the Television Critics Association, or one of the creators of ABC's most popular and acclaimed comedy, you were at the network's Friday night post-press tour party. You could actually feel the tension go out of the room — a tension that had clouded much of ABC's TCA day, a major distraction for entertainment president Paul Lee, who tersely deflected questions about cast negotiations during his press session. read more

Is Malibu Country Just Reba 2.0?

Reba McEntire

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

NBC Orders Jimmy Fallon Comedy Guys With Kids to Series

Jimmy Fallon

NBC has ordered Jimmy Fallon's Guys With Kids to series, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

NBC Orders Dick Wolf's Chicago Fire to Series

In the comedy, three thirtysomething guys... read more

Rules of Engagement Boss: We're Happy to Be Back — and to Be the Backup

Patrick Warburton and Megyn Price

Every now and then, Rules of Engagement creator Tom Hertz visits the show's message board on CBS.com. Outside of the requisite "Who's hotter?" polls, there are always a dozen or so threads about the same topic.

Spring TV: Returning shows — where we left off

"'This is still on?' 'Was it canceled?' 'Is it coming back?' and so on and so forth," he tells TVGuide.com. "It's usually positive. I mean, if you take the ...
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