Samantha Iler and Sean Hayes
NBC has given series orders to Jason Katims' About a Boy, J.J. Abrams' Believe, Crisis, The Family Guide, and Sean Hayes' Sean Saves the World, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Eddie Murphy, Rebel Wilson, Andy Samberg
Before the networks unveil their fall lineups this month, TVGuide.com's Natalie Abrams poured over nearly 100 broadcast scripts, narrowing the contenders down to the 10 most promising pilots:
Lost's Yunjin Kim is headed back to ABC in the lead role of the drama Mistresses.
Christian Slater, Odette Annable, Bret Harrison and Alphonso McAuley
To many, Christian Slater will always be known for his dramatic work in films like Interview with the Vampire and True Romance. But that wasn't the case for Breaking In co-creator and executive producer Adam F. Goldberg.
"I sat down with Christian and I basically told him, for me, I think of him as a comedian. Heathers, Very Bad Things, Pump Up the Volume — those are movies that I grew up on and that were really funny," Goldberg tells TVGuide.com. "He was in our top...
Fox has picked up the Christian Slater comedy Breaking In for midseason, Deadline reports.
The network has ordered seven episodes of the single-camera workplace comedy, which is set...
The Vampire Diaries
Question: I've only recently started watching The Vampire Diaries, as I wanted to wait for the overall reception of Season 1. But once I started, I got fully sucked in and I'm absolutely loving it now. [POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT] However, I'm having a hard time letting go of my lovely namesake Anna. With her ambivalent personality traits and the story line she was given, I thought she was one of the most interesting characters on the show. I have to admit that her demise in the finale hit me quite hard. Is there really no chance at all that she survived somehow? — Anna
Matt Roush: Looked to me like she was a goner, but you know how it goes on shows like this: Just because you die, or die again as the case may be, doesn't necessarily mean you're dead for good. And even if she did bite the eternal dust, I'd think there's potential for some juicy flashbacks as we get more of everyone's back story. And don't you imagine she'd at the very least haunt Jeremy's dreams? Beyond that, I haven't a clue whether we'll see Anna again, as I refuse to get ahead of the story, especially on shows like this. From a critical point of view, though, it's important to believe that characters like this can actually perish even in a supernatural series, or there'd be nothing at stake (pun unintended). Keeps you caring, I'd think...
While directing Friday's episode of Miami Medical, former ER star Paul McCrane made sure of one thing.
"There are helicopters in Miami Medical," McCrane says with a laugh, "but fortunately I stayed far away."
Check out photos of the Miami Medical cast
McCrane, of course, played ER's Dr. Robert Romano, who lost his arm when he backed into the tail rotor blade of a chopper. One season later, McCrane's character was killed off when another helicopter crashed in the ambulance bay, crushing him.
Christian Slater has been cast as the lead in Fox's untitled comedy pilot about a group of computer hackers, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Forgotten and Raising the Bar stars join ABC drama
Slater, who will also serve as the pilot's producer, will play a charismatic renegade, who is the leader of group of twentysomething geniuses who crack security systems...
Elisha Cuthbert is sticking around ABC: The 24 alum, who currently recurs on The Forgotten, has landed the female lead in the network's comedy pilot Happy Endings, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Happy Endings is about a bride (Cuthbert) and groom who ...
Michelle Borth, Jonathan Scarfe
The Forgotten may soon be forgotten by Michelle Borth: The star of the ABC crime drama has landed the lead role in the new ABC pilot The Matadors, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
ABC greenlights two more pilots
Borth's deal would require her to stick with The Forgotten should the bubble show get a renewal, according to the Reporter.
Described as ...