Tuesday, July 30, 2013

NEW SHOWS SPOTLIGHT: WILL ARNET'S 'THE MILLERS', ROBIN WILLIAMS 'THE CRAZY ONES', JULIA ORMOND'S 'WITCHES OF EAST END', 'MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW', SEAN HAYES' 'SEAN SAVES THE WORLD', GIOVANNI RIBISI & SETH GREEN'S 'DADS' SITCOM

THE MILLERS
WILL ARNETT & BEAU BRIDGES
Since, Hollywood has no news for us today, we shall focus on some new sitcoms and shows arriving to TV this Autumn! CBS is preparing THE MILLERS comedy for Fall! The sitcom stars Will Arnett as Nathan Miller, a recently divorced local roving news reporter looking forward to living the singles’ life until the unexpected marital troubles of his parents (Margo Martindale and Beau Bridges) suddenly derail his plans. When he informs his parents of his recent divorce, his father (Beau Bridges) follows suit and leaves his wife (Margo Martindale) of forty-three years, complicating Nathan's life.

THE CRAZY ONES
ROBIN WILLIAMS & SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR
Probably the most anticipated sitcom this Autumn is CBS's comedy show THE CRAZY ONES in which Robin Williams will appear as larger-than-life advertising genius Simon Roberts whose unorthodox methods and unpredictable behavior would get him fired… if he weren’t the boss. Sarah Michelle Gellar is his daughter Sydney Roberts, who is more reasonable and determined to make a name for herself. Despite being polar opposites, the twosome have managed to use unusual ways to win or keep clients, even if the people who they work with think they're crazy to pull it off, especially if it's from their boss, Simon.

WITCHES OF EAST END
 JULIA ORMOND & JENNA DEWAN
Here's one for ladies: a television adaptation of Melissa de la Cruz bestselling book WITCHES OF EAST END over at Lifetime! The show centres on the adventures of a mother and her two adult daughters, both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of witches, who lead seemingly quiet, uneventful modern day lives in Long Island's secluded seaside town of North Hampton.  When one of the daughters becomes engaged to a young, wealthy newcomer, a series of events forces her mother to admit to her daughters they are, in fact, powerful and immortal witches. The mother is played by Julia Ormond, with Jenna Dewan Tatum and Rachel Boston playing daughters, and with Patrick Heusinger and Eric Winter also in the cast.

MICHAEL J.FOX SHOW
 MICHAEL RETURNS TO TV
NBC will enter the sitcom race with their new MICHAEL J. FOX SHOW! It will air on Thursdays after SEAN SAVES THE WORLD and will have elements from Michael's real life. After being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, Mike Henry had to give up his career as a news anchor and focus on his health and his family. Five years later, Mike decides to get back to work and struggles between family and career.

SEAN SAVES THE WORLD
 SEAN HAYES BACK ON TV
If you miss WILL AND GRACE, you will probably like Sean Hayes' new sitcom SEAN SAVES THE WORLD! The new NBC sitcom centres on his character’s figuring out how to parent a 14-year-old daughter (Samantha Isler) who just moved in with him. It co-stars Linda Lavin as his mother as well as Megan Hilty as his longtime friend. Even though Sean Hayes is gay in this one too, the comedy will not focus on him being gay.

DADS AT FOX
 GIOVANNI RIBISI & SETH GREEN
Over at FOX they will humour us with DADS in which Giovanni Ribisi and Seth Green play two successful video game developers whose lives are unexpectedly changed when their fathers move in with them. Starting this September, the sitcom will see Martin Mull and Peter Riegert playing their DADS!


35 comments:

  1. I LOVE Sean Hayes. What a talent!!!! And I hope "Witches" does well because part of it was filmed right here in Wilmywood and brought lots of jobs to locals. PLUS, Jenna's HUNKY husband Channing was seen all over town while she was filming. Nom, nom, nom!!!!!!

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    1. he is funny, isn't he :) We do love it how Jenna flaunts that Channing surname on her :)

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  2. What a lineup. I love that Fox is returning to TV. Having his character have Parkinsons too is a gret way to highlight the challenges.

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    1. yep, lots of old comedy stars are returning to TV this season which is something I really love! Watch out for Kirstey Alley new show, it will be filled with CHEERS and SEINFELD stars :)

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  3. These all look dreadful, quite frankly. But . . . keep a happy thought!

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    1. I think, that out of all these, I will probably watch SEAN HAYES new sitcom, because I love those with relaxed, family humour and not the rude ones.

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    2. ooh, and I will most definitely watch THE CRAZY ONES, Robin is simply outstanding in it!

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  4. I see the networks not giving any one of these a shot to grow, if they don't have the numbers... give them the ax... sad remember shows that sucked lasting for years not episodes... i am in for sean hayes and dads.

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    1. sadly, the golden age of sitcoms has passed with FRIENDS, WILL AND GRACE, SEINFELD, NANNY, HOME IMPROVEMENT etc. I've never really got into HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, TWO AND A HALF MEN, BIG BANG THEORY... just not my type of humour. Hope we get more truly funny ones in the future.

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    2. so true... tv is dead. though i think big bang would be to your liking... lot's of geeky references to film/tv and more.

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    3. I tried watching ten episodes or so and the humour just didn't appeal to me. It might sound funny :) but I generally don't have an overly geeky film tastes and they mostly cover STAR WARS, SUPERHEROES and such movies in their humour.

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  5. That's a lot of clips! And the return of a lot of great stars. I actually started laughing at the Robin Williams clip when he was singing the drive thru love song. :P

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    1. that is my fave too, I think we shall love THE CRAZY ONES. Even if it has bad stories (which I doubt) Robin will make up for everything :)

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  6. it's great to see Fox return

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  7. More movies this time Dezmond , one of my favorites the crazy one
    Cheers .

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    1. mine too, Vincent :) Hope some of those shows come to your TV too!

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  8. Yay! Sounds like a couple of these might actually brighten up the great TV wasteland a bit. I'm glad to hear about them.

    I'm also glad to meet you, the amazing Dez. I wandered over from Luanne's blog, and now that I'm here, I have no choice but to sign on as your newest groupie.

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    1. woohoo! Thank you for coming over, hope we shall be seeing you here often :)

      We really do need some nice new sitcoms to make us laugh again :)

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  9. I'm so glad to see some comedies coming. I'm really in need of something to make me laugh. The trailers look very promising. Thanks for posting them.

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    1. me too, I also need some nice new sitcom to follow this Autumn!

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  10. I get so excited for the new shows every fall...hoping they will be good! I'm so happy to see that the networks are moving away from "reality" shows! And Sean Hayes?? Yaaaaay!

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    1. hope this Autumn brings us some nice ones, I have high hopes for some of them!

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  11. All look fun today Dezzy I love Michael Fox and Robin Williams too, thanks Dezzy!!
    x

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    1. They are great comedians, Gloria :)

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  12. I think I'd have a stab at The Crazy Ones....just to be starting with!

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  13. So which one is your pick, Dez?

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    1. THE CRAZY ONES and SEAN SAVES THE WORLD :)

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  14. The Crazy Ones looks like a winner! I was cracking up all through the trailer!

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  15. wow, that is a lot of sitcoms... I think I like the look of the Crazy Ones the best.

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    1. I think it will be the biggest sitcom hit this Autumn

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  16. I can't believe that Michael J. Fox is still acting after all these years. That's really impressive.

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    1. well, it's not like he's hundred years old....

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GIVE SOME LOVE TO YOUR DEZZY :)