Mitch Hurwitz, creator of ‘Arrested Development’ and ‘Running Wilde’, has compiled a handy list of tips for getting your sitcom canceled. ‘References to Jessica Walter’s vagina’ is glaringly absent.
I don’t dislike Rosanne or Sinbad, but I’m not going to spend 30 minutes of my life on them when I have access to Netflix and free Internet porn. If basic cable really wants to gain some viewers, why don’t they give a reality show to more interesting stand-ups?
Productivity is sure to go down in Scranton. “Rescue Me” babe Cody Horn will be joining the cast in the new season. Steve Carell picked the worst time to leave.
Aaron Sorkin is walking and talking his way to 30 Rockefeller Center.
All you have to know is that it’s indie and I liked it before anyone else did.
Roseanne has a reality show that you might not see anything else about if you flee the country now.
Serene Branson is getting a lot of attention today on the internet for this video, which is from local LA coverage of last night’s Grammy Awards.
Wally Pfister took home the top honor at the American Society of Cinematographers awards last night for his work on ‘Inception’. OR DID HE!?
Sorry guys. It looks like Cinemax used to be cool. The pay cable network has announced that it is forgoing the programming that helped it earn the nickname “Skinemax.”
Based on the director’s recent work, I’m guessing the Texas-based drama a lot of product placement for Texaco and maybe propane companies.
Rob Riggle wins the Super Bowl of acting gigs, starring in a potentially very lucrative CBS sitcom.
If you’re too young to remember, a gentleman by the name of Barack Obama (‘Mythbusters’) was running for a little title called the President of the United States of America.
When I interviewed Charlie Hunnam for his film The Ledge at Sundance I had no idea it would cause such a stir. Here I’ve post the audio file in its entirety.
Charlie Sheen is going to help the crew… sort of.
Enjoy the trailer for season 3 of Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie.”
Is it just me? Am I the only one who’s beyond thrilled that Sinbad’s going to have a reality show on WE (yup, Women’s Entertainment) called “Sinbad’s Family Affair?”
In Hollywood, you can go to a bank, give them a new sci-fi drama pilot script with J. J. Abrams’ name attached, and the bank will give you money. It’s basically currency.
This show will take Wonder Woman completely seriously, with her lie detector lasso and invisible plane you can see the pilot inside.
Ricky Gervais said Carrell’s replacement wouldn’t be someone you’d expect. He’s now recommended Will Arnett. Umm, that’s exactly who we would expect.
Norm MacDonald is going back behind the desk for a comedic half hour take on the world of sports in Comedy Central’s “The Sports Show With Norm MacDonald.”
When Keith Olbermann announced that he planned for even less people to see him on TV on a nightly basis by leaving his MSNBC show, many thought that it couldn’t be done.
Fergie defending Christina Aguilera is like Gallagher defending Carrot Top.
Will you marathon the first nine seasons before watching the final 10th season? For most of you, maybe even 99.9% of you, I’m guessing the answer is “no.”
One hundred and eleven million people watched the Superbowl yesterday. That is so many millions.
Stern also thinks that during last year’s Superbowl commercial, Letterman should have “finish[ed] him off” when he had the chance. I’d watch that this year.
David O. Russell must really carry a flame for Connie Britton. He is working to develop a drama for her on FX with no script or even concept.
Dreamboat and singer/possible dancer Jesse McCartney now has his next project McCartneyed up.
Anyone concerned that ‘The Walking Dead’s” second season would be completely improvised can breathe a sigh of relief. No undead zip-zap-zow for you.
Goggins offers up some ‘Justified’ spoilers and gives his thoughts on Shane’s fate in ‘The Shield’.
Charlie Sheen’s reps believe one and a half men will become “Two and a Half Men” again by late February. Damn it, we were just beginning to enjoy the “Men”-lessness.