TV Land has ordered two new sitcoms headlined by Fran Drescher and Scrubs alum Donald Faison.
In addition, the network has renewed ...
Greg Grunberg will star in A&E's pilot Big Mike, TVLine.com reports.
The Heroes actor will play a plus-sized detective detective with the San Diego Police Department. Although he's the best in his work field, his biggest challenge is the dating field.
Grunberg was originally cast in NBC's Love Bites but no premiere date for the show has been set.
As Ms. Morello, the terminally Caucasian teacher on CW's Everybody Hates Chris (Mondays at 8 pm/ET), Jacqueline Mazarella earns laughs with racist quips that would land celebrities like Michael Richards in hot water. To (in)cite but a few examples, Ms. Morello, in an attempt to relate to Corleone Junior High's lone black student, has proudly pumped a black power fist, brought cans of food to his "ghetto" home at Christmas, and dubbed him a "sweet sweetback." Although Mazarella isn't a series regular, the TV newcomer is thrilled that her character has become one of the show's funniest, most wince-inducing recurring characters.
TVGuide.com: Everybody Hates Chris has been your big TV break. How did you land the part?
Question: I don't care what anyone says about Tori Spelling — I loved Season 1 of So NoTorious. Any word on whether or not there will be a second season?
Answer: There won't be — and that seriously blows. Like you, I thought the show was ridiculously smart and funny. And I have a confession to make: I initially included Tori in our Dream Emmy Ballot for best actress in a comedy series. But then I was reminded that Tichina Arnold was left off the list. And, well, there was no way in hell Tichina Arnold was getting left off that list.
Terry Crews and Tichina Arnold are as funny and direct with each other as their characters Julius and Rochelle are on UPN's Everybody Hates Chris (Thursdays at 8 pm/ET). While the first-year comedy was filming the spring's final episodes, the actors sat for a playful, and sometimes painfully honest, chat about the intersection of their real and TV lives.
TV Guide: Has success changed things for you?Terry Crews: I literally don't go anywhere without someone knowing who I am, loving the show. I have to think about whether I can go to the mall.
TV Guide: Did you anticipate it being a hit?Tichina Arnold: The show just felt right, even before it aired. When we did the pilot, going up the