Heather Graham will star opposite Rob Corddry in a retooling of the Fox pilot Little in Common, Deadline reports.
Graham replaces Paula Marshall, who appeared in the original version of the pilot, which didn't receive a series order in May but is still in contention for Fox's midseason comedy block, according to the report.
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Reunion. Threshold. E-Ring. Invasion. Emily's Reasons Why Not. Love Monkey. Commander in Chief. Heist.
What do these shows have in common? They all debuted at some point during this soon-to-wrap TV season, yet each saw their run either cut surprisingly short or handicapped by irregular scheduling. Was 2005-06 the worst year ever to sample a new show? Were the networks especially hasty in deciding the fate of freshman series? TVGuide.com consulted a panel of experts with unique points of view to examine this strange little season gone by.
Are New Shows Getting Short Shrift?Jeff Bader, executive vice president of ABC entertainment programming and scheduling, dismisses the suggestion that prime time is a crueler-than-ever proving ground for new series. "
Per the Hollywood Reporter, Bree Turner (Bring It On Again) and Tamala Jones have joined the CW comedy pilot Flirt, starring Wayne Brady as the lone male employee at a women's magazine.... Marisa Coughlan (Pumpkin) and Kaley Cuoco (Charmed) play sisters in an untitled ABC comedy.... Nadia Dajani (Emily's Reasons Why Not) joins Teri Polo and Jennifer Aspen as new moms in ABC's Welcome to the Jungle Gym.
It was a tall order — literally — finding the right man to play opposite statuesque Jenna Elfman on CBS' Courting Alex, which makes its Wednesday-time-slot debut tonight at 8:30 pm/ET. In the end the sitcom opted to pair Josh Randall, the man formerly known as Ed's Dr. Mike, with the woman formerly known as Dharma. Here, Randall speaks with TVGuide.com about his alter ego's certain swagger and weighs in on how Alex avoided the grim fates suffered by Emily, Jake and that familiar Monkey.
TVGuide.com: Jenna is 5'10" and you're over 6 feet tall. I have to think that Courting Alex's casting office looked like basketball tryouts.Josh Randall: [Laughs] You know, I happened to come in at a
On March 22, Fox will debut Unan1mous, a reality competition in which nine bunker-confined contestants — a minister, atheist, ladies' man and feminist included — must elect one of them to receive a $1.5 million cash prize. The catch: The longer they take to decide, the smaller the payday becomes, potentially dipping thousands of dollars per hour. The catch for Fox: The series conceivably could end after one episode. Kinda like Emily's Reasons Why Not.