Accidentally on Purpose

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Accidentally on Purpose's Ashley Jensen Welcomes a Son

Ashley Jensen

Accidentally on Purpose star Ashley Jensen has given birth to a baby boy, People reports.

The actress and her husband, actor Terence Beesley, welcomed ...
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Accidentally on Purpose Picked Up for 5 More Episodes

Jenna Elfman, Accidentally on Purpose

Accidentally on Purpose has been picked up for five more episodes by CBS, has confirmed.

CBS' order leaves the freshman comedy four episodes short of... read more

Ratings: Did Heroes' Girl-on-Girl Kiss Boost Its Numbers?

Hayden Panettiere and Madeline Zima

Hayden Panettiere and Madeline Zima's same-sex lip-lock might have titillated fanboys, but the buzzed-about kiss did not draw in many new Heroes viewers.

Read our recap of the Heroes kiss

The NBC superhero drama pulled in... read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Monday, Sept. 21, 2009

Dancing With The Stars

Dancing with the Stars
8/7c ABC
The show enters its ninth season with its largest cast ever: 16 celebrities! This season will feature some new dances and several double eliminations. Some pros who haven't competed on the show recently are back, including Louis van Amstel and Anna Trebunskaya. As for the dancing novices, this year's big crop of diverse stars includes Donny Osmond, Kelly Osbourne, Melissa Joan Hart, Michael Irvin, Chuck Liddell and Macy Gray. On this first night of competition, the male celebrities perform.

Read on for previews of Heroes, House, Accidentally on Purpose and CSI: Miami. read more

Jenna Elfman Pregnant on Accidentally on Purpose and In Real Life

Jenna Elfman

p>Jenna Elfman, who plays a pregnant woman on her new CBS series Accidentally on Purpose, announced on Wednesday that she is expecting her second child.

"I have a baby in my tummy, but a real one, not just for my TV show," Elfman told Julie Chen on The Early Show

Check out our Fall TV Preview section to get more details on Elfman's new series

Elfman's character in Purpose is unexpectedly impregnated by a younger man. "My character is pregnant the whole first season, so I said... read more

Producer: Jenna Elfman's Accidentally on Purpose No Knocked Up Knock-Off

Accidentally on Purpose

Yes, the new Jenna Elfman sitcom Accidentally on Purpose is about a career woman in entertainment journalism who finds herself impregnated by an unsuccessful slacker.

But it's not inspired by Knocked Up, executive producer Claudia Lonow said at Monday's Television Critics Association fall TV tour. In fact, it's based on the real life of Time movie critic Mary Pols, who wrote about her unexpected pregnancy in the memoir Accidentally on Purpose: The True Tale of a Happy Single Mother. read more

Grant Show on Melrose Place: "We're Talking"

Grant Show

Now that he's appearing on a CBS sitcom in the fall, Grant Show says he's open to appearing on sister network CW's Melrose Place.

"We've been talking, but nothing solid," Show says. "I'm not opposed to it." In the meantime, Show will co-star with Jenna Elfman on CBS' unplanned-pregnancy sitcom Accidentally on Purpose.

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Premiered: September 21, 2009, on CBS
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A single woman gets pregnant after a fling with a young guy and decides to keep the baby and invite the man to live with her as friends.



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