Allison Janney, top, and Anna Faris of "Mom" (Photo: CBS)

Fall TV Preview: 5 Things to Know About ‘Mom’

Another year, another Chuck Lorre sitcom poised to dominate the TV season’s newest comedies in ratings. The latest accessible, broad-appeal comedy to enter the CBS fold is “Mom,” premiering Monday, Sept. 23 at 9:30/8:30c. The half-hour multi-camera sitcom stars Anna Faris as a newly sober single mom from Northern California wine country who reconnects with […]

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Scoop! ‘Private Practice’ Admits Justine Bateman

Yo, Mallory! Former ‘Family Ties‘ member Justine Bateman will visit the impossibly attractive doctors of Oceanside Wellness when ‘Private Practice‘ returns this fall, Fancast has learned. The Big Tease: Scoop On ‘Grey’s’ and More In the second episode of the ABC drama’s fourth season, Bateman will guest-star as the single mother of a child diagnosed […]

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New on DVD: Hannah Montana, Tyson, Surveillance & More

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Hannah-Montana%3A-The-Movie/147514/1078862189/Hannah-Montana-Movie%3A-The-Climb/embed 580 476] Hannah Montana: The Movie The Disney Channel’s hit series about Miley Stewart (Miley Cyrus) and her pop superstar alter ego Hannah Montana goes feature-length with a story prizing Miley’s down-home roots over the glitzy glamorpuss lifestyle threatening to change her into something her father (Billy Ray Cyrus) doesn’t like. (more…)

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In Selected Cities: The Stoning of Soraya M., The Hurt Locker, Cheri, Surveillance

Here’s what’s opening in selected cities this weekend, and as Dave Letterman always says, we just pray to God that your city has been selected. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Stoning-of-Soraya-M./148218/1086534803/The-Stoning-Of-Soraya-M.%3A-Trailer/embed 420 355] The Stoning of Soraya M. A powerful drama that has become extremely relevant in the wake of the turmoil in Iran, accentuating the importance of getting […]

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See “Surveillance” On Demand Before It Hits Theaters

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Surveillance/145305/1058046696/Surveillance%3A-Trailer/embed 420 355] On Demand today, even before it hits movie theaters, is Surveillance, a very spooky crime thriller from director Jennifer Lynch, the daughter of the legendary visionary David Lynch. Bill Pullman and Julia Ormond star as FBI agents on the trail of a serial killer with the help of three of his […]

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