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How NBC's Guys with Kids Is Making Fatherhood Cool

Guys With Kids, Jimmy Fallon

When Jimmy Fallon got the idea for his new NBC comedy Guys with Kids, he knew exactly what he wanted to call it — and it wasn't Guy with Kids.

"[My producing partner Amy Ozols and I] were just talking about all the guys we were seeing around New York City and Times Square with the Baby Bjorns and [babies] on the backs of their bikes," Fallon said via satellite at NBC's Television Critics Association fall TV previews Tuesday. "We were just like, 'These are like young, good-looking guys embracing the roles of dad.' We both said at the same time, 'DILFS'! When we pitched the idea for DILFS ... NBC said, 'Yeah, we probably can't call the show DILFS, so we'll have to change that.'"

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Pilot Season: Kyle Bornheimer Lands Role in ABC's White Man Van

Kyle Bornheimer

Worst Week's Kyle Bornheimer has landed a role on ABC's comedy White Man Van.
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Exclusive: Worst Week's Kyle Bornheimer Moves Into Bent

Kyle Bornheimer

Worst Week's Kyle Bornheimer will guest star on an upcoming episode of Bent, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

The NBC comedy centers on a tough, recently divorced single mother named Alex (Amanda Peet) who finds unexpected chemistry with the lackadaisical, womanizing construction worker, Pete (David Walton), whom she hires to redo her kitchen.

Bent exclusive: Larry Miller to boss around Amanda Peet

Bornheimer, 36, will play Dan, a new... read more

Rules of Engagement Boss: "We're the Stepchild of the Schedule, But We're Always There"

David Spade, Wendi McLendon-Covey

Tom Hertz was waiting for the call, like he usually does.

After CBS pushed his Rules of Engagement's dreaded Saturday premiere one week to Oct. 15 (which was already punted from Sept. 24), he knew it would get called up to the plate for a prime weekday slot soon. How to Be a Gentleman had premiered in the coveted post-Big Bang Theory Thursday berth to weak numbers and didn't seem long for this world (measured against CBS' high standards). "They told us we would not be premiering on the 8th, but instead the 15th, and I figured that meant they were going to give How to Be a Gentleman one more shot airing to see if it went up, and if not, then we would jump in at some point," Hertz tells TVGuide.com. "But yeah, I didn't believe we would air on the 15th."

CBS moves How to Be a Gentleman to Saturdays; Rules takes Thursdays slot

The call came Friday, Oct. 7 after Gentleman posted an even worse ratings erosion. The shows will swap time slots, though CBS has since pulled Gentleman from Saturdays as well.

"For all the buzz about 'the first scripted show on Saturdays in 10 years' and 'could they take Saturday nights?' it just didn't happen. And it's better that ...
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NBC Orders The Firm to Series

The Firm

NBC has picked up the TV adaptation of John Grisham's best-selling novel The Firm for a straight-to-series order of 22 episodes, Deadline reports.

The show is being readied for a September premiere, though NBC may not officially slot it into its fall schedule until casting is completed, according to the site.

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Lukas Reiter (The Forgotten, Law & Order) wrote the pilot. Grisham will serve ...
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NBC Orders Lennon Parham-Jessica St. Clair Comedy

NBC has ordered a pilot presentation for an untitled comedy from actresses Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair.

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TV's New Romantic Comedies: How To Tell Them Apart

Perfect Couples, Mad Love

Love is in the air on network TV. From NBC's Perfect Couples to ABC's Happy Endings, each of the big four networks have new romantic comedies to kick off the new year. How to tell the difference between the young love on CBS' Mad Love and Fox's Traffic Light? TVGuide.com has worked up a handy guide to navigate prime time's web of romance. (Just be ready for some TV sitcom déjà vu.)

Olivia Munn: Why I left Attack of the Show!

Perfect Couples (Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c on NBC)
Premise: Three very different couples try to figure out the definition of the perfect relationship.
You Know Them From: Worst Week's Kyle Bornheimer, FlashForward's Christine Woods, Attack of the Show!'s Olivia Munn and... read more

Judy Greer Has Mad Love for CBS Pilot

Judy Greer

Judy Greer, the go-to gal for playing the eager best friend in such films as The Wedding Planner, is getting a show of her own.

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Jaime Pressly Cast in CBS Comedy Pilot

Jaime Pressly

Jaime Pressly is returning to TV: The My Name Is Earl alum has joined a CBS comedy pilot from the creators of How I Met Your Mother.

How I Met Your Mother creators developing new sitcom

The as-yet-untitled sitcom, from Mother's Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, will follow a young ...
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Worst Week Complete Series and Other Announced Releases

Worst Week

New releases announced today, June 2:

The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack - Volume 1 will be coming out September 15

Route 66 - The Complete 3rd Season will be coming out November 10

Worst Week - The Complete Series will be coming out September 8

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