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Watch This: Hulu's Improv Western Quick Draw Is a Refreshing Change of Pace

There haven't been a lot of comedy westerns save Blazing SaddlesThree Amigos and Wild Wild Westnone of which were released in the new millennium. Thankfully, Hulu breathed new life into the genre with its original series Quick Draw, an improvised comedy from 10 Items or LessJohn Lehrand Nancy Hower.

Quick Draw follows Sheriff John Henry Hoyle (Lehr), a bumbling Harvard grad who is so confident in his intellectual superiority he even boasts about graduating 327th in his class. Now living in Great Bend, Kansas, Hoyle attempts to introduce forensics to the local rubes, who include the dim-witted Deputy Eli (newcomer Nick Brown), the brazen brothel owner Honey (The SopranosAllison Dunbar) and the mopey Undertaker Vernon Shank (Cougar Town's Bob Clendenin).

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Exclusive Video: What a Harvard Education Will Get You on Hulu's Cowboy Comedy Quick Draw

Is the Old West ready for a Harvard-educated sheriff?

On the Hulu original comedy Quick Draw, which launches online Monday, Sheriff John Henry Hoyle (John Lehr of TBS' 10 Items or Less) will set a small Kansas town on its ear with his new-fangled ways and talk of eczema.
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Aired: 11/27/2006

A less-than-successful businessman from New York City moves back home to take over the family supermarket after the death of his father. watch

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Video Exclusive: Your First Look at Crackle's Prison Comedy Jailbait

Who needs the grimness and drama of Oz? The upcoming Crackle Web series Jailbait offers a more humorous take on life behind bars.

TVGuide.com has your first look at the 10-webisode comedy starring John Lehr (TBS' 10 Items or Less) as Oswald "Ozzie" O'Connor,  a guy who accidentally buys drugs in a sting operation and is now facing nine months in prison. It's quite an adjustment for his sunny personality, and he naively observes, "Prison is just an uncomfortable environment and they're very successful at it."

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009

Inauguration 2009
9:30 am/ET ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS as well as numerous cable networks (BET, CNN, FOX NEWS, MSNBC, among others)
In case you've forgotten (fat chance), today is Inauguration Day, and while it might be chilly in Washington, many folks around the world will have very warm feelings as Barack Hussein Obama takes his oath of office on the Bible Lincoln used in 1861.

Read on for previews of Be the Change: Live From the Inaugural, Fringe, Real Housewives of Orange County and 10 Items or Less. read more

24, Partridge Family, Firefly and Other Announced Releases

New releases announced today, July 30:10 Items Or Less - The Complete 1st And 2nd Seasons will be coming out January 13 24 - Exile: Special Creator's Cut will be coming out November 25 Breaking Bad - The Complete 1st Season will be coming out January 20 Doctor Who - The Infinite Quest will be coming out November 18 Firefly - The Complete Series (Blu-ray Disc) will be coming out November 11 The Partridge Family - The Complete 3rd Season will be coming out October 14 Quark - The Complete Series will be coming out October 14 'Til Death - The Complete 2nd Season will be coming out January 13 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items. read more

Upfronts: TBS Feels More Payne, More Less

TBS' half of Turner's Wednesday upfronts presentation kicked off with renewal news for Tyler Perry's House of Payne (returning in June) and 10 Items or Less. The laugh-centric cabler then announced a development slate featuring:• National Banana Already in Progress, a late-night sketch show exec-produced by Jerry Zucker (Airplane!).• A scripted comedy produced by Def Jam's Russell Simmons and starring Run DMC's "Run."• A half-hour laffer exec-produced by and starring William H. Macy.• A late-night reality series which returns middle-aged men to their frat boy days. (And you thought all it took was a case of Pabst.)• An improv show exec-produced by Jamie Foxx.• Top Ten, which claims to "pit comedians against each other."Bookmark our FALL TV GRID | Review All of Our FALL TV NEWS read more

TBS' 10 Items or Less: Check It Out!

The when: Get in line for the season premiere Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 11 pm/ET on TBS.Why watch?: Pining for some workplace humor? 10 Items or Less is opening its lane for business and it could be just your cure for the office blues! This scripted and sometimes improvisational show details the comedic side of life and work at a family-owned grocery store. With a cast of quirky characters that rivals Scrubs, it's easy to see why this show could be the hidden gem of the season.Who's who: Series creator and comedy improv actor John Lehr portrays Leslie Pool, the new and inept manager who inherited the Greens and Grains grocery store from his father. Assisting Leslie is the painfully awkward and equally humorous Carl Dawson (Robert Clendenin), a dorky yet endearing stock boy. Yolanda Nelson (Roberta Valderrama) adds pizzazz and plenty of attitude to the produce department, while Todd Sykes (Chris Payne Gilbert) gets treated like a piece of meat as the store's hunky butcher. Meanwhile, Ric... read more

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Premiered: November 27, 2006, on TBS
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Premise: A partially scripted, partially improvised sitcom about the nerdy owner of an Ohio grocery store. After inheriting the business from his late father, he tries to control the dysfunctional staff and promote a positive working environment, while also taking on a prissy corporate competitor who's out to seize control of his store. Among his employees: a womanizing butcher; a naive customer-service rep; a fiery produce worker; and a wacky stock boy.

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