Anne Heche has signed a first-look producing deal with Universal Television, TVGuide.com has learned. The pact includes an acting component as well.
"Anne has proven, time and again, to be both a wonderfully gifted actor and a hard-working producer with fantastic taste. We're looking forward to working together on all fronts," NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke said in a statement.
Anne Heche is staying at NBC, but she's got a shiny new gig.
The actress has booked a multi-episode arc on The Michael J. Fox Show, Entertainment Weekly reports.
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It's going to be a long off-season, especially where network TV is concerned, if the offerings don't soon improve from the dregs on display on this inauspicious opening night. Think of it as an excuse to catch up on repeats — or to dive into your DVR and/or On Demand archive to see what's new to you.
The only advice I have after enduring the pilot episode of NBC's woeful comedy Save Me is: Save yourself. This shrill parable of redemption, being burned off in back-to-back episodes (Thursday, 8/7c), is like a spiritual Enlightened for the tone deaf. Anne Heche, at her most manic (and that's saying something), stars as Beth Harper, a heroine possessed with an unbearable lightness of being — or you could just stop at unbearable — when she is suddenly transformed from an "angry drunken bitch" (her words) into a cockeyed optimist seemingly filled with a holy spirit after nearly choking to death on a sandwich.
It's been a long time coming, but Anne Heche's new comedy Save Me will finally premiere Thursday at 8/7c on NBC — and TVGuide.com has the first look.
In Save Me, Beth Harper (Heche) starts to believe that she is channeling God after she has an accident. In the exclusive clip below — from the second episode airing immediately following the series premiere — Beth and husband Tom (Michael Landes) have to adjust to Beth's newfound ability to communicate with God. Check out the sneak peek and hit the comments with your thoughts on the new series:
More than a year after the end of Man vs. Wild, adventurer and reality star Bear Grylls will return to TV on NBC on July 8.
Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls follows Grylls as he leads a non-stop extreme-survival journey that tests 10 teams of two as they venture into New Zealand's South Island. Grylls' wildly successful Man vs. Wild was canceled in March 2012 after a...