Ed Asner To Guest on ‘Hawaii Five-0’ In Same Role As Original Series

In 1975, Ed Asner guested on the original “Hawaii Five-0” as a entrepreneurial smuggler. Now, 36 years later, the television legend is going to be reprising the role in CBS’ current “Hawaii Five-0” reboot, according to Deadline. The reboot has been reluctant to acknowledge the history of the original series for the most part, but […]

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CMT Cancels Ed Asner Sitcom

CMT has canceled its first original scripted series, “Working Class,” after its initial 12-episode order. The sitcom, which starred Ed Asner and Melissa Peterman, wrapped filming an April 1. “Unfortunately, CMT will not be pursuing a second season of Working Class. We’re sad to see it go,” read a message on the show’s Facebook page. […]

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Humor Sustains Melissa Peterman In “Working Class”

By Caitlin R. King, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. – There are two things that have helped Melissa Peterman get through life: humor and Reba McEntire. The actress-comedian combines the two in her new sitcom, “Working Class,” on CMT (8 p.m. EST). McEntire guest stars on the episode that airs Friday. “You have to have a sense of […]

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Ohhhh, Mr. Grant! Ed Asner Returns To Primetime TV

Seven-time Emmy winner Ed Asner is pulling a Betty White and returning to primetime TV in a colorful (read: outrageous octogenarian) supporting role. Watch Full Episodes of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ Much as White, another ‘Mary Tyler Moore‘ alum, did with TV Land’s ‘Hot In Cleveland,’ Asner has joined the cast of ‘Working Class,’ […]

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On Demand Today: Pixar’s “Up”

Comcast On Demand today premieres Up, which is Disney/Pixar’s yearly offering of animated genius. This time, they give us a story of a grumpy old widower named Carl Fredericksen (Ed Asner) who decides to honor his late wife’s dream by flying his house (and an unsuspecting young boy scout) to South America with thousands of […]

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New on DVD: Up, The Accidental Husband

Pixar’s Up, which is hopeful for a Best Picture nomination in this year’s expanded Academy Awards, is out on DVD today. Also available is an Uma Thurman rom-com with Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Colin Firth entitled The Accidental Husband. Check out more information about these films below. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Up/147384/1056795251/Up%3A-Trailer-1/embed 580 476] Up Pixar is back […]

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On Demand Today: State of Play, Sin Nombre

Here’s what’s available on Comcast On Demand today, which you can order through your cable system and watch immediately. There’s the political journalism thriller State of Play, starring Russell Crowe as a dogged Washington Post reporter, Rachel McAdams as the cub blogger learning by doing, Helen Mirren as their editor-in-chief struggling with the bottom line […]

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