Better Off Ted

2009, TV Show

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The Office's Oscar Nuñez Joins USA comedy Benched

Oscar Nunez

Oscar Nuñez has joined USA's upcoming half-hour comedy Benched.

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USA Picks Up Eliza Coupe Comedy Benched

Eliza Coupe, Jay Harrington

USA has picked up the half-hour comedy Benched, the network announced Friday.

The legal sitcom stars Happy EndingsEliza Coupe as Nina, a corporate attorney who is forced to become a public defender after a very public breakdown. Better Off Ted's Jay Harrington plays Nina's colleague Phil, a scruffy public defender and avid gambler.read more

Portia de Rossi to Play Lily Munster on NBC's Mockingbird Lane

Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi has been cast as Lily Munster in NBC's upcoming Munsters reboot Mockingbird Lane, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Jerry O'Connell to play Herman Munster in NBC's Mockingbird Lane

The Arrested Development and Better Off Ted alum will play the role of the vampire matriarch made famous by Yvonne De Carlo in the 1960s series. True Blood alum Mariana Klaveno was slated for the role, but... read more

Desperate Housewives' Dirty Laundry: Susan Delfino's Wild Ride

Teri Hatcher

Desperate Housewives wraps its eight-season run on Sunday, May 13 (9/8c on ABC) and what a long, strange trip it's been for the ladies of Wisteria Lane! As we prepare to kiss our favorite harried housewives goodbye, TVGuide.com takes a look back at each of the four protagonist's biggest triumphs, greatest downfalls and all the juicy hookups, makeups and breakups in between.

Check back every day this week for our takes on the other Housewives' wild rides... read more

Pilot Season: Justin Kirk to Star in Animal Kingdom, Ellen Barkin Joining Ryan Murphy Comedy

Justin Kirk

Justin Kirk will rule the Animal Kingdom for NBC.

Kirk, 42, will star in the single-camera comedy pilot as a veterinarian who loves animals but detests their owners. The show is executive-produced by Hangover Part II writer Scot Armstrong.

Showtime renews Weeds for Season 8

But what does this mean for Kirk's longtime role as Uncle Andy on Weeds? Kirk's commitment to Animal Kingdom is not expected to interfere with the Showtime comedy's upcoming eighth season, which may very well be its last, according to Deadline, who first reported the news. Kirk is currently in... read more

Ask Matt: Homeland, Revenge, Cougar Town, Fringe and More

Claire Danes

Send questions to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: I have a hard time reconciling the stories of two attractive women on Homeland and Revenge who make up to and sleep with the enemy. I can see a guy doing ...
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Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi Team for NBC Comedy

Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres

NBC has picked up a comedy project from Ellen DeGeneres that will star her wife Portia de Rossi, Deadline reports.

The untitled comedy is about dueling sisters, one of whom will ...
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Better with You Producers Developing My Formerly Hot Life Comedy

My Formerly Hot Life

Former Better with You executive producers John Hoberg and Kat Likkel are developing a single-camera comedy based on Stephanie Dolgoff's bestseller My Formerly Hot Life for ABC Studios, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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The book was adapted from Dolgoff's blog about ...
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Watercooler: Breaking In (Kind of) Cracks Us Up

Bret Harrison, Christian Slater

Seriously Fox, you picked Running Wilde over this? Dag.

Last night, Breaking In, the show that was bumped from the fall lineup by that waste of Will Arnett, finally made it to the air and was able to do in 30 minutes what Wilde barely did in 13 episodes: Entertain us.

Set around the inter-office antics of a ...
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Report: ABC Cancels Scrubs, FlashForward, Romantically Challenged and Better Off Ted

Scrubs, Romantically Challenged

ABC has canceled Scrubs, Better Off Ted, FlashForward and Romantically Challenged, Entertainment Weekly reports.

The end of the Scrubs comes as no surprise to fans. The comedy was rebooted... read more

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Premiered: March 18, 2009, on ABC
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