Jason Lee: A Southern-Fried Cop in ‘Memphis Beat’

BY: Frazier Moore AP Television Writer NEW YORK – When Jason Lee was approached for ‘Memphis Beat,’ he didn’t hesitate. “My first thought was, ‘Hell, no! It’s a big workload.’” He’d learned his lesson after four seasons headlining the comedy ‘My Name Is Earl,’ and responded, “I don’t think so.” He had another, maybe less […]

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Jaime Pressly Gets Married

Don’t call her Earl. Or Miss Pressly. Jaime Pressly is now a Mrs, thank you very much. On Saturday, the actress wed entertainment lawyer Simran Singh in a sundown ceremony on Dick Clark’s Malibu estate. See a sexy Pressly photo gallery. Pressly wore a floor-length white Jenny Packham gown with a plunging V-neck and carried […]

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New On DVD: Grey’s Anatomy, It’s Always Sunny, Primeval

Grey’s Anatomy: Things really heated up in the Seattle Grace halls during Season 5 of ABC’s smash hit ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’ Kevin McKidd joined the ensemble cast in the role of tortured Dr. Owen Hunt, who had an immediate connection with Christina. Derek and Meredith’s romance continued to blossom, and a shocking season finale left the […]

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Jaime Pressly Engaged

Actress Jamie Pressly is engaged – again! The sexy actress, who stars on ‘My Name Is Earl,’ accepted a proposal earlier in the week from entertainment lawyer Simran Singh, Us magazine reported exclusively. According to the magazine: Pressly and Singh checked into the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego Thursday. She told a friend in the […]

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Bad News For ‘Earl’ Fans

“My Name Is Earl’s” quest to gain life on TBS after cancellation by NBC is now officially over. “While we had hoped to find a way to produce additional episodes for TBS, in the final analysis we simply could not make the economics work without seriously undermining the artistic integrity of the series,” series producer […]

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‘Earl’ Needs to Slim Down?

While “Medium” found a new home at CBS, ‘My Name Is Earl’ producers are going to have to look for some serious ways to save production dollars if their show is going to wind up on TBS (Fox TV and the cable network confirmed they were in early talks about that earlier this week.) Watch […]

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The Ballad of ‘Footlong Chuck’

Around the NBC lot in Burbank these days, they’re now referring to ‘Chuck’ as “Footlong Chuck.” Apparently, series producer Josh Schwartz’s ploy to save his series by spurring viewers to visit Subway and buy sandwiches in support of the show worked. “Subway is stepping up to ‘Chuck’ and NBC in a big way this season,” […]

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TBS to Save ‘Earl’?

Earl may get a little more time to make amends on that karma list after all. The cable network TBS is in talks to possibly revive the sitcom ‘My Name Is Earl‘ for 13 episodes, according to Variety. NBC canceled the Jason Lee series in May after four seasons. Fox was also rumored early on […]

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RIP List: Show Cancellations

The axe is falling hard in TV land this week, as the networks host Upfronts in New York to present their fall schedules. Did your favorite show make the cut? Probably at least one did not. Budget cuts are being cited in many cases, but we know TV executives often look to ratings over quality […]

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