Sunday, February 26, 2017

TIMOTHY OMUNDSON JOINS CAROL BURNETT'S 'HOUSEHOLD NAME' SITCOM! MATT CZUCHRY JOINS MANISH DAYAL IN 'RESIDENT' MEDICAL SHOW. MATTHEW JAMES THOMAS IN PAUL HAGGIS NEW MEDICAL SHOW

TIMOTHY OMUNDSON JOINS
CAROL BURNETT'S 'HOUSEHOLD NAME' SITCOM PILOT
I've announced tons of TV comedy news yesterday, but here's another one, this time from a multi camera sitcom front: Galavant's Timothy Omundson has just scored the lead role in Carol Burnett's new sitcom HOUSE HOLD NAME which got a pilot order over at ABC.
It follows a family who gets the deal of a lifetime on a house, but it comes with an unusual caveat: the original owner of the home, ageing former movie star Vivian Valmont (Carol Burnett), has to live in it with them until she dies. Timothy Omundson will play Edward Von Glimpse, Vivian’s longtime, gay best friend. Edward’s her confidant, hype man, and apologist, sometimes all within the span of a single sentence. He’s droll with a dry wit and seen it all attitude, a throwback to a more civilized, elegant time.

MATTHEW JAMES THOMAS
 JOINS PAUL HAGGIS' NEW EXTREME EVENT MEDICAL SHOW
I'm sure you all loved Paul Haggis Oscar winning master piece Crash and now the amazing director is preparing a catastrophe medical TV series for NBC which is still without a title but it has Matthew James Thomas and Paola Lazaro in the cast. Set as a real time “extreme event” medical series it will follow the nurses and doctors of an understaffed Brooklyn hospital that becomes the borough’s last viable trauma centre after a catastrophic hurricane wreaks havoc on the city. Thomas will play a young doctor and Lazaro will play a triage nurse!

MATT CZUCHRY JOINS
MANISH DAYAL IN 'THE RESIDENT'
Speaking of medical series, two days ago I announced Manish Dayal as the lead in Fox THE RESIDENT medical pilot and now another sinfully gorgeous hunk is joining as he co-lead - Gilmore Girls' Matt Czuchry!  It centres on Devon Pravesh (Dayal), an idealistic young doctor who begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant and cocky senior resident, Conrad Hawkins (Czuchry) who pulls the curtain back on all of the good and evil in modern day medicine. Lives may be saved or lost, but expectations will always be shattered. Brian Greenwood plays Chief of Surgery Dr. Soloman Bell.

12 comments:

  1. I think the medical drama has been done to death!

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    1. I never watch them, Fran, but the catastrophe element and the director could do wonders with the first one and I just adore the actors in the second one :)

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  2. Everybody needs a witty gay sidekick with attitude!

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  3. I usually don't do medical dramas, but I did love Nurse Jackie and got sucked into the whole medical aspect of the show. I'll give the as yet untitled show go maybe. Definitely giving The Resident a go. My gosh, can they add any more sexiness to the show without giving us all a heart attack?

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    1. I'm just shocked, first my most beloved Manish and now Czuhry, I almost fainted when I got the info, he was probably the sole reason I stood with Gilmores revival till the end :) and it was worth it, we all remember the shirtless morning final episode

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    2. I figured if you weren't pulled in yet, Czuhry would have sealed the deal for you. He is a hunka, hunka burnin' love!

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    3. a vanilla and chocolate in the same treat, what's more to wish for?

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  4. Crash was an amazing movie. I hate it when people try to downplay it's Oscar win. Not big on medical dramas or comedies. But I might check out Household Name.

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    1. it is probably the most deserving Oscar winner, a flawless movie with mindblowing acting, I'm shocked Brendan Fraser did not get an Oscar for that one.

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