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Friends with Better Lives: Will Viewers Relate?

Friends with Better Lives

Friends with Better Lives cannot escape Friends. It's in the title, obviously. The former is created by Dana Klein, a producer and writer on the latter, and both shows' pilots were directed by sitcom king James Burrows. And they both feature a group of six pals of equal gender count.

"There's a lot of similarities there, but I think the Friends talk is not fair to them or to us," FWBL star Kevin Connolly tells TVGuide.com. "They're an international juggernaut. It's different. The Friends question is inevitable. [During] ...
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Monday TV: Mother Ends, Friends Begins

James Van Der Beek, Kevin Connolly, Majandra Delfino

"Love doesn't make sense," hopeless romantic Ted told almost-runaway bride Robin last week in the penultimate episode of CBS's long-running romcom How I Met Your Mother. That episode ended, as we knew it would, with Robin and Barney tying the knot, because as Ted concluded in his Speech That Sums The Series Up: "Love is the best thing we do." True words, but even truer were these words: "I won't lie, that was a long weekend."

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Maulik Pancholy Not Returning to NBC's Whitney

Maulik Pancholy

The NBC comedy Whitney may be returning for a second season, but one familiar face will be missing. Maulik Pancholy will not be reprising his role as Neal, Lily's (Zoe Lister-Jones) ex-fiance who realized he was gay towards the end of last season.

"Creatively the show is going more into a direction of... read more

NBC Picks Up Prime Suspect, Christina Applegate and Debra Messing Pilots

Christina Applegate, Debra Messing

Following Fox's head start on pilot pickups, NBC has ordered comedies from Whitney Cummings and Parks & Recreation writer Emily Spivey, along with drama series Smash and Prime Suspect, Deadline.com reports.

Fall 2011 TV Scorecard: Which shows are returning? Which aren't?

 Spivey's Up All Night (which TVGuide.com had spotlighted as one of its 11 Promising Pilots) is an irreverent look at parenthood from the perspectives of an acerbic working mother (Christina Applegate), her... read more

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