Kyle Massey, Kyle MacLachlan
Cheers to a pair of Kyles — Massey and MacLachlan — for stealing their Monday shows.
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First, on Dancing With the Stars, lovably puppy-ish underdog Kyle Massey — who had very low name recognition when the season began, outside of Disney Channel viewers — pulled off a classy Viennese waltz with partner Lacey Schwimmer. He earned ...
Question: I so enjoy your insights! There are several shows I have tried, and fallen in love with, because you brought them to my attention (Wonderfalls, Pushing Daisies and The Wire come to mind). From time to time you, receive letters about the death of family sitcoms, the type that used to populate network airwaves, the ones entire families could enjoy together. Today, the Disney Channel has revived them big time. I cannot think of a network sitcom my kids even know, but they live for The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Cory in the House and, of course, Hannah Montana. I was wondering if these shows are eligible for Emmy consideration. Some of the supporting players are reminiscent of the physical and verbal talent of the great second bananas of shows from previous eras. Could Brenda Song or Phill Lewis (from Zack & Cody), for instance, be considered? Thanks again for your support of good TV for people of all tastes and ages!
Answer: Well, thanks for all those nice words. I guess the prope ...
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Reminder: CBS brings back Jericho, in repeats, this Friday at 9 pm/ET. Click here for the complete rebroadcast plan.... Johnny Sanchez and Anjelah Nicole Johnson join Mad TV this season as a series regular and for four episodes, respectively.... Raven-Symone reprises her role of That's So Raven's Raven on Disney Channel's Cory in the House Sunday at 8:30 pm. OK, I'll say it again: Raven.... Animal Planet's Meerkat Manor launches its new season on August 10.... A pair of Lifetime's Nora Roberts adaptations, Blue Smoke and Carolina Moon, are due out on DVd September 11.POLL: Who is reality-TV's meanest judge? Vote here.
Last call for your burning questions for Smallville exec Al Gough. Post 'em here, by noon/ET.... Elizabeth Taylor was among the first to contribute to Hillary Clinton's presidential run, chipping in the maximum allowed.... Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson plays himself on an upcoming episode of Disney Channel's Cory in the House.... Toon Disney premieres its "Great Toon Weekend Getaway" programming block Saturday at noon.... If you're in the vicinity of Grand Central Station on Monday morning, Bravo's Top Designer Jonathan Adler will be there at 10:30 am to unveil a transformed 42nd Street shuttle platform. Do bamboo shades go with hobos, though?
Friday's premiere of Jump In roped in an audience of 8.2 million total viewers, making it Disney Channel's most-watched telecast ever, even surpassing the previous benchmark (7.8 mil) set by High School Musical. That same night's debut of Cory in the House, meanwhile, drew 7.6 million, making it basic cable's second-most-watched program of the day, behind Jump In.