Dear John

1988, TV Show

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Alan Kirschenbaum, Co-Creator of Yes, Dear and Friend Me, Dead at 51

Comedy writer Alan Kirschenbaum, who co-created CBS' Yes, Dear as well as the network's midseason comedy Friend Me, has died of an apparent suicide, Deadline.com reports. He was 51.

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Interview with Scott Porter, who plays Randy in Dear John.

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The sixth TV Spot for Dear John which will hit theaters on February 5, 2010.

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A TV Spot for Dear John which is now playing in a theater near you.

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Another TV Spot for Dear John which is now playing in a theater near you.

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Alan Kirschenbaum, Co-Creator of Yes, Dear and Friend Me, Dead at 51

Comedy writer Alan Kirschenbaum, who co-created CBS' Yes, Dear as well as the network's midseason comedy Friend Me, has died of an apparent suicide, Deadline.com reports. He was 51.

Kirschenbaum, son of comedian... read more

Ask Matt: Launching Nashville, NBC Comedies, Boardwalk, Dancing With Palin, More

Question: I noticed that there are back-to-back new episodes of Modern Family this Wednesday night leading up to the premiere of the new musical drama series Nashville, while Suburgatory won't have its season premiere episode until the following week! Why did the TPTB at ABC felt the need to air two new episodes of Modern Family instead of premiering the second season of Suburgatory after MF and before Nashville? Was it because the network believes that two new episodes of MF running back-to-back together can make a more powerful lead-in to the series premiere of Nashville ratings-wise than Suburgatory, or is the network just that plain lazy with their programming schedule? — Chris B

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Summer TV Review: A Go On Sneak, Dallas Finale

Maybe you've heard lately — possibly in these last two weeks of Olympics force-feeding — that NBC has some new shows coming this fall. One of them starring an old Friend who's fallen on hard sitcom times. (Remember Mr. Sunshine? No?)

Not content to merely barrage us with endless promos and teasers during the Olympics, NBC has now decided to sneak-peek entire pilots of two of its new comedies, commercial-free, beginning tonight with Go On (11/10c), an uneasy collision of snark and sentiment that feels like Community rebooted as a Dear John clone. (Helps if you have a long memory for NBC sitcomedy.)

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FALL 2006: CASTING ABOUT

Leslie Hope has scored the female lead as a wrongfully accused murder-suspect-turned-fugitive's wife in Runaway, the CW pilot being created by Sex and the City's Darren Star.... Dan Castellaneta will play a snippy bank teller on TBS' The Jeff Garlin Project.... Barry Bostwick has joined Fox's The 12th Man.... Kirk! Jere Burns seems to be revisiting Dear John territory as the latest addition to Help Me Help You, an ABC comedy starring Ted Danson as a therapist... Jessy Schram has grabbed the lead and Vanessa Lengies will costar in the CW drama Split Decision.... Rick Peters has come on board CW's untitled Aquaman series. read more

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Premiered: October 06, 1988, on NBC
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: A recently divorced New York teacher joins a lonely-hearts club after his wife leaves him for his best friend. At the `One-to-One Club,' a support group for singles, John Lacey consoles and consorts with his lovelorn compatriots. The sitcom was based on a BBC series.

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