Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton Reuniting in ‘The Middle’

Does everybody still love Raymond? ABC will learn the answer to that question in September when the Patricia Heaton sitcom “The Middle” has its season premiere with Ray Romano as guest-star. Romano and Heaton starred as a battling husband-and-wife on “Everybody Loves Raymond,” but this time around, Ray will play a man from Heaton’s past […]

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‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Heading To Israel, Egypt, India

“Everybody Loves Raymond” is about to become the most watched show in the world. The long running sitcom – which starred Ray Romano and Patricia Heaton – is being translated and produced for audiences in India, Israel, Egypt and The Netherlands, creator Phil Rosenthal tells XfinityTV. “England is being negotiated at the moment,” he says.  […]

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From ‘Family’ To ‘Parks,’ Here’s Some TV That’s Free From Snark

Don’t take this the wrong way. Shows like “Seinfeld” and “Friends” are some of the most legendary comedies in television history. They were huge hits featuring classic moments starring funny people. They elevated audience expectations for sitcoms in many great ways. In one sense, however, they started an unfortuate TV trend that has been considered […]

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‘Raymond’ TV Creator Looks For Some Love In Russia

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Everybody Loves Raymond” — or so the show’s creator had reason to think before he went to Moscow to help adapt a Russian remake of his hit TV comedy. But when he got there, Phil Rosenthal quickly discovered that the Russians didn’t share his taste for the absurdity […]

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Commentary: Do Stars Make Sitcoms, Or Do Sitcoms Make Stars?

Here’s a classic chicken versus egg debate for the first day of October, one to ponder as you sit down to write that monthly rent check. Do television stars create successful sitcoms or do successful sitcoms create television stars? Based on the litany of comedy veterans fronting new series this fall—Kelsey Grammer, Patricia Heaton, Courtney […]

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