Talking About ‘My Generation’: Meet The Cast Of The New ABC Drama

What a difference a decade makes. Tonight marks the debut of ABC’s new verité-style drama ‘My Generation‘ (8/7c). In the year 2000 an archetypal group of Austin high school seniors – the rich kid; the jock; the nerd – were the focus of a documentary shortly before graduation. Today, the documentary crew has caught back […]

Continue Reading

‘Big Bang Theory’ Books ‘Buffy’s Eliza Dushku

Whedonverse go-to girl Eliza Dushku is coming to CBS’ ‘The Big Bang Theory‘ – and once there, she is gonna get all up in the boys’ business. Dushku will guest-star in at least one episode as an FBI agent assigned to conduct a background check on Wolowitz (played by Simon Helberg) when he needs high-level […]

Continue Reading

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Preview: Who Will Catch Lexie When She Falls?

When ABC’s ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ premieres its seventh season this Thursday at 9/8c, it will be revealed that in the aftermath of the gunman crisis, one of Dr. Lexie Grey’s signature skills came back to haunt her – and push her right to the precipice, perhaps beyond. Is the usually cheery Little Grey headed for a […]

Continue Reading

The Plan To Keep ‘The Event’ From Losing Altitude, Plus Questions Answered

We’ve seen this scenario before. A new sci-fi series opens big – remember the ‘V’ premiere and its 14.3 million viewers? – only to then stumble creatively and/or in the Nielsens, then ultimately gasp for air/a slim chance at renewal. That’s why NBC is doing whatever it can to keep people talking about ‘The Event,’ […]

Continue Reading

‘Better’ Banter: Jennifer Finnigan and JoAnna Garcia Let Loose

This Wednesday at 8:30/7:30c, Jennifer Finnigan (‘Close To Home’) and JoAnna Garcia (‘Reba’) hope to succeed where Kelsey Grammer’s ‘Hank’ failed, by rounding out ABC’s otherwise solid two-hour block of comedy. In ‘Better With You,’ Jen and Jo play Maddie and Mia, sisters whose lives and loves are rather different. The more grounded of the […]

Continue Reading

‘Undercovers’ Boss Apologizes: An Attractive Cast Wasn’t Available

Point out to the executive producers of NBC’s ‘Undercovers’ (premiering Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 8/7c) that their two leads are kinda sorta, you know, lacking in the looks department, and you’ll hit a sore spot. “We tried finding better-looking people, but they weren’t unavailable,” J.J. Abrams (‘Alias’) tells Fancast, following our sarcasm-laced lead. Adds Josh […]

Continue Reading

Two Funny: Why ‘Cougar Town’ Deserves To Match ‘Modern Family’s Ratings

This is a sad story about a very funny show. But hopefully it has a happy ending. When their respective freshman runs kicked off one year ago, ABC’s ‘Modern Family’ reaped all the glory (and eventually a few Emmys) while lead-out ‘Cougar Town‘ was met with some guff. ‘Cougar Town’ didn’t come out of the […]

Continue Reading