Web Series Starring Lisa Kudrow Moving to Showtime

NEW YORK Former ‘Friends‘ star Lisa Kudrow‘s Web series is moving to a bigger screen. Showtime said Friday that it will air at least 10 episodes of ‘Web Therapy’ starting next year, with new material shot for TV. Kudrow plays a self-proclaimed psychotherapist who supposedly treats patients with weekly three-minute sessions via Web cam. Even […]

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What To Watch: Wednesday

TOP PICK: ‘Top Chef‘ (10pm on Bravo) Another scintillating, scrumptious season of the top food show on TV comes to a close as one of the final three – Brian, Michael, or Kevin, will be crowned the winner. If we had to bet, we’d put our money on one of the uber-talented Voltaggio brothers (heart […]

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MTV’s Ken Ober Dies at 52

Ken Ober, best known as the host of MTV’s ’80s game show ‘Remote Control,’ has died. His reps confirmed Monday to MTV News that Ober passed away suddenly over the weekend at age 52. The cause of death is not known at this time. “He was a terrific friend,” said manager Lee Kernis, who represented […]

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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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Networks Playing Hardball With Veteran Series

Surprisingly there’s been no word from the networks regarding a few veteran shows that are up for renewal for the fall. Dramas including ‘Cold Case,’ ‘Without a Trace,’ ‘Numb3rs,’ ‘Law & Order’ and ‘The Unit’ are still in limbo. Also comedies ‘Chuck,’ ‘My Name Is Earl,‘ ‘Scrubs’ and ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’ still […]

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ABC Guarantees ‘Christine’ a Fifth Season

‘The New Adventures of Old Christine‘ has been renewed for a fifth season – the only question is what network has secured the rights to the comedy. The Hollywood Reporter has this morning that ABC has signed an agreement with Warner Bros. TV to guarantee ‘Christine’ a full, 22-episode season if CBS decides not to […]

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The New Adventures Of Old Christine: “Honey, I Ran Over The Kid”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/The-New-Adventures-of-Old-Christine/8029/1039444237/The-New-Adventures-of-Old-Christine—Skateboarding-Debacle/embed 420 355] . Even the actors on this show look bored. It’s a valiant effort, and their acting skills have never been tested so mightily, but the alternative is losing their income. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is a billionaire’s daughter, so that shouldn’t really matter. And she’s swimming in Seinfeld cash. But the rest of […]

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The New Adventures Of Old Christine: Reckless Abandonment

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/The-New-Adventures-of-Old-Christine/8029/1030806340/The-New-Adventures-of-Old-Christine—A-Matter-of-Pride/embed 420 355] . Last night on The New Adventures Of Old Christine she came in through the bathroom window and fell right into the shark tank. It’s official. There are no issues left but advancing age, the lost empathy of loved ones and abondonment by the kids. Sitcoms are supposed to make us […]

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