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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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.
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.
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
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...