The Cleveland Show
The Cleveland Show's Cleveland Brown has to deal with a lot of pressure since moving out of Quahog, R.I. He's had to acclimate to a new town (Stoolbend, Va.) and a new job, all while taking on a new stepdaughter and stepson in Roberta and Rallo. Now Cleveland Sr. is taking on his biggest challenge yet: a live episode for his show.
"We're playing Cleveland as the star of a relatively new show who really wants this to go well," co-creator/executive producer Mike Henry jokes to TVGuide.com. "It's got a very different...
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.
Anderson Cooper will launch a syndicated daytime talk show next year.
The CNN 360 host has signed a deal with Telepictures Productions and Warner Bros. Domestic Television for a program that will be pitched to stations for a fall 2011 premiere, CNN announced Thursday. Cooper, who will executive-produce the new show, will also continue to host 360 "for years to come," the network said.
Report: Anderson Cooper nearing deal for daytime show
"Over the course of the past few years, I've had the opportunity to work on a number of daytime programs," Cooper said in a statement Thursday. "It's fun and interesting ...
Don't mess with this guy! Emmy winner Michael Badalucco — aka Jimmy Berluti on The Practice — joins The Young and the Restless October 13 as a menschy but dangerous bookie named Hogan. He'll be after schemer Jeff Bardwell (Ted Shackelford) to cough up some overdue dough — or else. TV Guide Magazine spoke with Badalucco about his first suds experience and found out he's already been reprimanded by the voice of God!
OK, quit playing Movie Mashup and wine-up, everbody! We need to talk about Cougar Town.
Is it as warm and fuzzy as Modern Family? No. Is it as sassy and gay as Glee? Almost. Is there enough to love about this show that it deserves some praise? Definitely. It's got one of current TV's most entertaining ensembles, some hella clever writing (Greysonships, nonversations) and, like its edgier cable counterparts — yes you, It's Always Sunny — Town gets away with being really wrong sometimes. Dead-baby lasagna, anyone? Sure, it may not be your pick for a family-friendly night in, but if you want to cut loose with a goofy, bawdy group of friends, this here is what you're looking for.
Parminder Nagra, who played ER's Dr. Neela Rasgotra, will be reuniting with her old County General colleague, Maura Tierney, on an episode of ABC's legal drama, The Whole Truth. Parminder will appear in the eighth episode (air date TBD) as Pilar Shirazeem, described as a beauty who comes to her best pal's defense when she is charged with killing her husband. From 1999-2009, Maura appeared on ER as Dr. Abby Lockhart, while Parminder's run extended from 2003-2009.
NBC's new series Outsourced makes a lot of jokes about both American and Indian culture, but series star Ben Rappaport says that it's never in a mean-spirited way.
"We're just trying to tell a story about relatable characters in an office," he says. "[And] put a face to that voice on the other end of the phone."