Malibu Country

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ABC Renews 11 Series, Cancels Happy Endings, Body of Proof and Red Widow

Happy Endings

ABC has renewed 11 series, including vet Grey's Anatomy, which will enter its 10th season, and freshman series Nashville. However, the network also canceled Happy Endings, Body of Proof, Red Widow, Malibu Country and How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life). read more

Malibu Country Loses Showrunner

Reba McEntire, Lily Tomlin

If Malibu Country returns for a second season, it will have to be without showrunner Nastaran Dibai.

As first reported by Entertainment Weekly, Dibai is leaving the series, TVGuide.com confirms. The comedy, starring Reba McEntire and Lily Tomlin, finished its first season in March, and hasn't been picked up yet.

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The Weekend Playlist: A Great Wife, Pacino as Phil Spector, Kristin Sings

Helen Mirren and Al Pacino

When a terrific series is truly on its game, some episodes can feel like absolute perfection. Happened Tuesday with a thrillingly entertaining and pivotal episode of FX's Justified, and the same feeling applies to Sunday's sensational The Good Wife (9/8c, CBS). It has everything: sex, suspense, surprise, humor, emotion — and as usual with this sophisticated standard-bearer for network drama, a dazzling array of guest performances.

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Malibu Country's Sara Rue Welcomes First Child

Sara Rue

Sara Rue is celebrating a very special new role — she's a new mom!

TV musicals: The highs and lows

The Malibu Country actress announced... read more

Pilot Season: ABC Orders Drama and Comedy From Steven Spielberg's Studio

ABC is getting into business with Steven Spielberg.

The network has ordered a drama pilot and a comedy pilot from the blockbuster director's studio Amblin TV.

Lucky 7 follows seven employees of a Queens service station whose lives are changed in many unpredictable ways when they win a lottery jackpot. (Maybe they played the lucky Lost numbers?) The pilot was written by David Zabel (ER) and Jason Richman (Detroit 1-8-7).

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ABC Boss on Fall Failures, Revitalizing Dancing and Looking forward to S.H.I.E.L.D.

Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovalani

For ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee, the Alphabet network's fall schedule was a bit of a mixed bag.

"We have a lot to shout about and we also have a lot to do," Lee told reporters at the Television Critics Association winter TV previews on Thursday. The network, which finished 2012 in third place behind NBC and Fox, struggled to launch new shows  -- new dramas Last Resort and 666 Park Avenue were canceled; Nashville is solid, though Lee wishes he had more viewers in the 35-to-49 demographic — and saw previous ratings juggernaut Dancing with the Stars slide to new lows. "Turns out people like to... read more

Here's Who's Behind This Fall's Few TV Theme Songs

Reba McEntire and Jai Rodriguez

Music is just about everywhere on TV these days — except in most shows' opening credits. The glory days of the TV title song may be long gone, but a few new series are keeping the theme alive.

Most notably, ABC's comedy Malibu Country boasts a traditional opening tune. When it came time to put the show's title credits together, it made perfect sense to ask star Reba McEntire to choose the song. McEntire — who also performed the opening theme to her last sitcom, Reba ("I'm a Survivor") — came back with "Goodbye Looks Good on Me," written by Kellys Collins, Juliana Cole and Jeff Smith.

Here are the titles and talent behind some of this fall's new TV opening themes.

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ABC Orders More Malibu Country, Last Man Standing

Tim Allen

ABC has ordered five additional episodes each of Malibu Country and Last Man Standing, the network announced Wednesday.

The network's Friday night comedy block has... read more

ABC Orders Full Season of Nashville, Additional Scripts for Two More

Nashville

The beat goes on for Nashville, which received a full season order from ABC on Monday.

The freshman country music drama, starring Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere, has averaged... read more

Fall TV Popularity Contest: And the Winner Is...

Jonny Lee Miller, Tracy Spiridakos, Stephen Amell

TVGuide.com users have named their favorite new show!

Fall TV: Get the lowdown on this season's must-see new shows

Over the past several weeks, we've conducted a series of polls in our Fall TV Popularity Contest, asking users which shows they liked and which they didn't. The competition was fierce, but a champion has emerged... read more

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Premiered: November 02, 2012, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: The cheated-on wife of a country-music star moves to California with her teenage children and her mother, and hopes to restart her own singing career.

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