Sitcom Vets Returning In New Shows On TV Land

NEW YORK – Count Fran Drescher of “The Nanny” and Wayne Knight of “Seinfeld” among TV veterans returning in new sitcoms. TV Land network is announcing that Drescher will be back on the air with “Happily Divorced.” She will star as a florist who deals with dating after finding out her husband is gay. The […]

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TV Writer Found Dead at Hawaii Resort

HONOLULU — Police in Hawaii are investigating the death of a Los Angeles writer and producer who was found in a room at an unnamed Waikoloa resort. According to a statement from police on the Big Island, 50-year-old Aron Abrams was found dead Christmas morning after police and emergency personnel were summoned. An autopsy is […]

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‘MacGruber’ Tries to Overcome Stigma of ‘SNL’ Movies

By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — When ‘Saturday Night Live‘ characters journey from sketch to screen, they often appear lost away from their live studio habitat. The first “SNL” movie, 1980’s ‘The Blues Brothers,’ was also the best, as anyone who recalls the “two honkies dressed like Hasidic diamond merchants” can attest. […]

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