The Comeback

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Scene Stealer: Why We Love The Comeback's Robert Michael Morris

He Plays: Mickey Deane, personal hairdresser and trusty confidant to has-been actress Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow) on the HBO comedy The Comeback. "Mickey isn't just a great friend to Valerie," Robert Michael Morris says. "He's much more like a mother — and he has the patience of a saint." Make that a Saint Bernard. "We should all have a pal who is as unconditionally loyal," he adds. "Fans always say, 'Valerie is so mean to Mickey!' but he doesn't see it that way. He would walk through fire for her."

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Season 2, Episode 6
Valerie tries to plan a special date night for her and Mark, but a grueling day-long reshoot in the desert thwarts her plans. Meanwhile, Valerie sets off Paulie's anxiety by talking about 'Seeing Red's early reviews.

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Season 2, Episode 5
On the set of 'Seeing Red,' a new director's decision to use a green screen takes Valerie out of her comfort zone. Billy flips out when HBO publicity sets up an exclusive interview for Valerie with The New York Times. Later, worried about an increasingly agitated Paulie G., Valerie pays a visit to his old writing partner.

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Season 2, Episode 4
Valerie makes an impulsive decision when she learns that some of her 'Seeing Red' scenes may be cut. Later, Valerie brushes up on her improv skills at The Groundlings Theatre.

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Season 2, Episode 3
The first day on set for 'Seeing Red,' Valerie is excited tomeet her A-list co-star, who will be playing the fictionalized Paulie G. When line producer Ron says they may have to cut some of Mallory's scenes, Valerie offers up her own house as a location, to Mark's chagrin. After brushing up on her improv skills, Valerie becomes anxious about filming an intimate scene.

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Scene Stealer: Why We Love The Comeback's Robert Michael Morris

He Plays: Mickey Deane, personal hairdresser and trusty confidant to has-been actress Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow) on the HBO comedy The Comeback. "Mickey isn't just a great friend to Valerie," Robert Michael Morris says. "He's much more like a mother — and he has the patience of a saint." Make that a Saint Bernard. "We should all have a pal who is as unconditionally loyal," he adds. "Fans always say, 'Valerie is so mean to Mickey!' but he doesn't see it that way. He would walk through fire for her."

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The Comeback's Comeback, Newsroom's Final Edition, Simpsons Meets Futurama

Valerie Cherish is forever seeking the most flattering light — from the cameras of the hapless reality-TV crew that surround her, from the two-faced Hollywood cronies who mock her, from life itself — and the tragic comedy of HBO's The Comeback, making its own most-welcome comeback (Sunday, 10/9c) after nearly a decade off the air, is that she so rarely finds it... read more

A Return to Cherish: The Comeback Makes a Comeback

She never took it personally. Nearly a decade has passed since HBO canceled Lisa Kudrow's Emmy-nominated, cult-hit comedy The Comeback — a prickly satire on Hollywood neediness — but now, in a startling mea culpa, the cable channel is reviving the series for another season. Kudrow calls the rebirth "crazy and miraculous," but you won't find her sitting around feeling vindicated.

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Mega Buzz: A Bones Wedding, Walking Dead Division and Modern Family Fight

Each week, executive editor Adam Bryant satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.

Got any new Bones scoop? — Heather
Those of you hankering for another Bones wedding might want to keep those expectations in check. Although the subject of a marriage between Cam and Arastoo comes up again in the Nov. 6 episode, one member of the couple isn't exactly ready for a new level of commitment. Worse, that fight spills into the Jeffersonian when Arastoo's dissertation proposal is rejected by Dr. Brennan and Cam tries to change Brennan's mind. Unfortunately for Cam, she'll quickly learn that opening her mouth has only made things worse between her and Arastoo.

I don't understand why Rick would let Glen and Maggie leave with Abraham on the The Walking Dead. Shouldn't they all stick together? — Valerie
Haven't you learned not to question Rick?!  Actually, Andrew Lincoln agrees that Rick's choice is cause for concern.... read more

HBO Announces Premieres for The Comeback, The Newsroom and Getting On

Mark your calendars: The ComebackThe Newsroom and Getting On will all return on Sunday, Nov. 9, HBO announced Tuesday.

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Premiered: June 05, 2005, on HBO
Rating: TV-MA
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Premise: Former sitcom "It Girl" Valerie Cherish tries to jump-start her career with a series of ill-advised forays into reality TV.

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