William Shatner, Justin Halpern
Now that his hit Twitter feed and subsequent book have become the basis for CBS' new comedy $#*! My Dad Says (airing tonight, 8:30/7:30c) — which tonight finds Henry battling his father (William Shatner) over their pad's Wi-Fi connection — we asked author Justin Halpern to hook us up with his top tips for Tweeting.
Move over, William Shatner: It's all about Steve now.
CBS is developing another comedy based on a Twitter feed, to be produced by Ashton Kutcher, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
In Focus: Talking $#*! — and dodging doo-doo — with William Shatner
Following $#*! My Dad Says' successful premiere (12.5 million viewers), CBS has ordered a pilot script for...
Jonathan Sadowski, William Shatner
The only thing harder than trying to pronounce $#*! My Dad Says will be DVRing it — but CBS is here to help you out.
The Twitter-based sitcom's unpronounceable title is, as the network says, so "sophisticated," it has perplexed DVR functions (aka you can't search for symbols). But fear not: CBS has found a solution.
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William Shatner seems perfectly happy to be where he is.
At the moment, that's starring in CBS' new Twitter-based sitcom, $#*! My Dad Says, in which he plays the irascible but ultimately decent — and maybe lonely — lead character.
But it's also sitting in a futuristic treehouse-like structure, set in the middle of San Diego's Comic-Con, where he's doing interviews about the show and his life. And he's expressing no regrets.
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"I'm a firm believer you get what you're supposed to be getting and you're doing what you're supposed to be doing," says Shatner, 79. "If you're really not supposed to be doing what you're doing, it becomes — it becomes so reprehensible that you've got to get out of it.
"How many times do people say, 'I've got to get out of it?' Or 'I'm retiring'? I don't even understand that concept. Retiring from what? ...
In commercials for the Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff (airing Sunday, August 15, 10/9c), the actor gamely acknowledges the abundance of material that is likely to be slung at him at the legendary no-holds-barred event: Knight Rider, Baywatch, the undying devotion of his German fans to his music and, of course, "the video." That's the infamous clip from 2007 in which one of Hasselhoff's two daughters pleads with her shirtless, intoxicated father to stop drinking, all while he munches on a hamburger. It will all be easy fodder for confirmed roasters like...
William Shatner, Jonathan Sadowski
William Shatner has a new TV son: CBS has recast the young lead who will star opposite him in the fall comedy $#*! My Dad Says. But that's not the only change Shatner plans for the show, he tells TVGuide.com.
The role played by Ryan Devlin in the show's pilot will now be played by Friday the 13th star...
$#*! My Dad Says is already causing a $#*! storm.
The Parents Television Council is threatening to challenge the broadcast license of any CBS affiliate that airs the show or promotions for it before 10/9c.
CBS shifts schedule, unveils male-dominated new shows
Inspired by a Twitter feed of the same name, the series follows...
Jim Parsons and William Shatner
CBS will add only five new series to its fall lineup, taking an if-it-ain't broke approach that will bring back 18 series, though some of them will be in unproven new time slots. The male-dominated new shows include the previously anticipated Hawaii Five-0 reboot, a new legal drama, The Defenders, starring Jim Belushi and Jerry O'Connell, a family cop drama starring Tom Selleck and Donnie Wahlberg, and $#*! My Dad Says, a William Shatner vehicle inspired ...
William Shatner has scored his second series on the Bio Channel.
The Star Trek alum, who already hosts the offbeat Bio celebrity interview series Shatner's Raw Nerve, will interview memorable newsmakers on his latest creation, Shatner's Aftermath, the network announced.
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The series will examine ordinary Americans who became ...
Sh-- My Dad Says has found its son in Ryan Devlin.
The actor has joined the CBS pilot, which is based on the Twitter account of 29-year-old Justin Halpern, as the son to William Shatner's titular dad, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Shatner cast in Sh-- My Dad Says
Halpern, who ...