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Bradley Whitford Joins Busy Philipps in NBC’s Tina Fey Pilot ‘The Sackett Sisters’

6 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Sackett Sisters” is filling up its family tree.

The Tina Fey-produced comedy pilot at NBC has cast Bradley Whitford in a lead role, Variety has learned. Whitford joins previously announced star, Busy Philipps.

The Sackett Sisters” is a single-camera comedy about the Sackett family, which is reunited when two estranged sisters perform an act of public heroism and are forced to navigate the aftermath together. Whitford will play the character, Henry Sackett. Philipps will play one of the sisters, and the other sibling is still being cast, though insiders tell Variety a comic actress is in negotiations.

The pilot hails from “30 Rock” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” writer Luke Del Tredici, who will executive produce with Fey, Robert Carlock, and David MinerUniversal Television is producing with Fey’s Little Stranger shingle.

Whitford has courted a few pilot offers this season, both in comedy and drama. Lately, Whitford has earned critical praise for his role on Amazon »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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‘Sackett Sisters’: Bradley Whitford Cast In NBC Comedy Pilot Produced By Tina Fey

6 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

The West Wing alum Bradley Whitford has signed on as a series regular opposite Busy Philipps in The Sackett Sisters, NBC's single-camera comedy pilot from former 30 Rock executive producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. Written by Brooklyn Nine-Nine executive producer Del Tredici and directed by Tristram Shapeero, The Sackett Sisters is about two estranged sisters — one played by Philipps — who perform a Sully Sullenberger-esque act of public heroism, then are forced to… »

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This Is Us Recap: Coming Home

21 February 2017 6:59 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Need to catch up? Check out the previous This Is Us recap. And beware: This post contains major spoilers for Tuesday’s episode.

William’s father both sings to his unborn son and dies at war within the first two minutes of this week’s This Is Us. And if that flashback does anything, it sets the joyful/mournful tone for an episode we’ve known was coming from the moment Randall’s dad announced that he had a terminal illness.

The hour is beautiful. It features great performances by Ron Cephas Jones and Sterling K. Brown. And oof, it hurts so much when, »

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Timeless EPs Talk Rittenhouse Twist, [Spoiler]'s Condition, Season 2 Plans

20 February 2017 8:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Warning: The following contains spoilers for Monday’s Timeless finale

Timeless dropped a mother of a twist during Monday night’s finale when Lucy’s mom, Carol (played by Susanna Thompson), revealed to her daughter that she’s a member of Rittenhouse. That makes Lucy something akin to Rittenhouse royalty, coming from two of the mysterious organization’s strongest bloodlines.

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“Rittenhouse has an operative on the mothership” — that would be Emma, who’s a mole! — “and soon they will control everything: the past and the present, »

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Massive Storm Wreaks Havoc on California, Leaving at Least 2 Dead and Damaging Many Homes

18 February 2017 10:20 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

One of the most powerful storms to hit southern California in years has left at least two dead.

The driver of a car in Sherman Oaks was electrocuted on Friday when heavy wind and rain downed power lines along Sepulveda Boulevard and onto the 55-year-old man’s vehicle, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a statement.

In the desert community of Victorville, a resident died when raging waters submerged the driver’s car, according to firefighters.

The storm raged on Saturday — showing now signs of stopping as residents were met with floods, mudslides, sinkholes, fallen trees, and winds of upward to 70 miles per hour. »

- Dave Quinn

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Timeless EPs Preview 'Mind-Blowing' Finale, Talk Show's Renewal Odds

17 February 2017 4:10 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Timeless fans might be wishing they had a time machine so they could travel to the future and find out if the series is renewed or not, but creators Eric Kripke and Shawn Ryan aren’t fretting too much about the show’s uncertain fate.

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As the NBC drama prepares to wrap up its first season on Monday (at 10/9c), Kripke tells TVLine, “The only thing that Shawn and I can do is write the best possible story that we can, end it on »

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Oscars: Ryan Gosling, Octavia Spencer Reveal Their Ideal Seatmates

17 February 2017 4:02 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

A. "Moonlight folks! Other people are amazing, but that's my family! Those are my people." — Mahershala Ali (Moonlight), shown sitting with, from left, his castmates Janelle Monae, Andre Holland and Trevante Rhodes 

B. "It's perfect for me 'cause I sit next to my best friend Busy, so I wouldn't change a thing." — Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea), shown sitting next to Busy Philipps

C. "My son, Henry, is going with me, so I'm happy with that. I don't know who the hell else will be there. If I could pick someone? I'd be really happy to be sitting next to Meryl Streep. That would be wonderful. »

- THR Staff

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TV News Roundup: Busy Philipps Cast in NBC Comedy Pilot, Starz’s ‘Howards End’ Cast Grows

17 February 2017 3:01 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In today’s TV news roundup, Busy Philipps has been cast in NBC comedy pilot “The Sackett Sisters,” BBC and Starz announce additional casting for miniseries “Howards End,” and more. 

Casting 

Busy Philipps is returning to broadcast TV. The “Cougar Town” alum will star in NBC’s comedy pilot “The Sackett Sisters,” Variety has confirmed. The project hails from executive producer Tina Fey. The single-cam comedy is about the Sackett family, which is reunited when two estranged sisters perform an act of public heroism and are forced to navigate the aftermath together. Philipps will play one of the sisters. “The Sackett Sisters” was written by “30 Rock” scribe Luke Del Tredici. Exec producers are Fey, Robert Carlock and David Miner. The project is the latest hot comedy in the works at NBC, following a sitcom co-created by Mindy Kaling, which will star Anders Holm. BBC and Starz announced Friday additional casting for miniseries “Howards End,” based »

- Sarah Ahern and Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Busy Philipps to Star in Tina Fey's NBC Comedy Pilot The Sackett Sisters

17 February 2017 12:15 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Busy Philipps wants to go to there — the there being Tina Fey‘s new NBC comedy.

The Cougar Town alum has nabbed the co-lead in The Sackett Sisters, a half-hour, single-camera pilot exec produced by Fey and her Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock collaborators Robert Carlock and David Miner.

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The potential series centers on two polar-opposite estranged sisters, Mandy and Sutton, who perform an act of public heroism and are forced to navigate the aftermath together.

Philipps — who currently co-stars in HBO’s Vice Principals — will play Mandy, »

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‘Sackett Sisters’: Busy Philipps To Star In NBC Comedy Pilot Produced By Tina Fey

17 February 2017 12:15 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Cougar Town alumna Busy Philipps is set as a lead in The Sackett Sisters, NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot from former 30 Rock executive producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. Written by Brooklyn Nine-Nine executive producer Del Tredici, The Sackett Sisters is about two estranged sisters — one played by Philipps — who perform a Sully Sullenberger-esque act of public heroism, then are forced to navigate their new found notoriety together. Del Tredici, Fey and Carlock… »

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Busy Philipps to Star in Tina Fey-Produced NBC Comedy 'Sackett Sisters'

17 February 2017 12:15 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Busy Philipps is returning to broadcast television.

The Cougar Town alum has booked one of the starring roles on NBC comedy pilot The Sackett Sisters, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The single-camera comedy revolves around the Sackett family, who is reunited when two estranged sisters perform an act of public heroism and are forced to navigate the aftermath together.

Philipps — who had multiple offers this season — will star as Mandy, the older sister, who is the family's living embodiment of their failure. She's been married three times and arrested six and has never held a job for »

- Lesley Goldberg

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Workaholics' Anders Holm Nabs Lead in Mindy Kaling Comedy Pilot

17 February 2017 11:35 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Anders Holm is getting back into business with his former TV fiancée.

The Workaholics star will topline Mindy Kaling’s as-yet-untitled NBC sitcom pilot, our sister site Deadline reports.

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The single-camera comedy, from Kaling and fellow Mindy Project scribe Charlie Grandy, follows Vince (Holm), a charming gym owner who, along with “gorgeous idiot” brother Michael, still lives with his parents. When a teenager claiming to be his son arrives on his doorstep courtesy of high school girlfriend Priya (Kaling, who is set to recur), their »

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Seth Meyers Shreds Late Night Script in Wake of Trump's 'Bats—t' Presser

16 February 2017 7:42 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

President Trump’s incendiary, rambunctious, supremely awkward press conference on Thursday forced Seth Meyers to literally flip the script.

On Thursday’s Late Night, Meyers revealed that Trump’s presser was so bizarre that he had to jettison a planned Closer Look segment that focused on Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare. And to prove his point, he trotted out a paper shredder and destroyed the script on air.

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“We had a draft that we felt good about… and then Donald Trump held what can only be »

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Jessica Alba and Cash Warren Vacation Kids-Free in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

14 February 2017 12:11 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Nothing beats spending some quality time with your loved one on Valentine’s Day, unless of course you can spend it on a pair of lounge chairs in Los Cabos, Mexico.

Jessica Alba, 35, and husband Cash Warren, 38, escaped to the south-of-the-border vacation destination for a couple’s getaway at the most romantic time of year. They quickly got down to the serious business of soaking up some rays and sipping frosty beverages from an ice bucket and generally looking adorably loved up.

Alba sported a black bikini top, blue-and-white bottoms and a printed cover-up, while her hubs donned navy-blue trunks, »

- Mackenzie Schmidt

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Star Sightings: George Clooney Heads Back to Kentucky, Matt Damon Crashes 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' and More!

10 February 2017 6:19 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Et has the latest on what some of your favorite celebs have been up to recently that you might have missed.

Dad-to-be George Clooney was spotted in his home state of Kentucky on Super Bowl Sunday. The Oscar winner watched the Patriots take home the Lombardi Trophy at the Augusta Irish Pub in Augusta, Kentucky. The Kentucky native was seen holding a bottle of his own brand of Casamigos tequila, which he owns with Rande Gerber, his friend and Cindy Crawford’s husband.

On Wednesday, Shaquille O'Neal threw down a hands-free Oreo cookie dunk to launch the Oreo Dunk Challenge in New York City. Later that same day, Tinashe was also in the Big Apple, serving up John Frieda Hair Care's newest campaign #HairTalks.

Craig Barritt/Getty ImagesMichael Simon

Former Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe hosted a Divas Galentine's Day party with celebrity wedding planner Mindy Weiss and Wedding Paper Divas in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

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Why Busy Philipps Is ‘Obsessed’ with This High-Fat Breakfast Trend

8 February 2017 6:23 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

For Busy Philipps, coffee is indeed the most important part of the day, but the actress is not drinking your regular ole cup of joe.

“I wake up before the kids get up and have my bulletproof coffee first thing in the morning before I workout or eat,” Philipps told People at the Michael’s Galentine’s Day Celebration in Los Angeles on Thursday. “I’m obsessed…I’ve been doing it everyday since November.”

The trendy, high-fat breakfast concoction is made with special low-mold coffee beans, grass-fed, unsalted butter and Brain Octane Oil (a coconut oil extract). It’s »

- Nicole Sands

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Watch: Busy Philipps Interviews Ex-Boyfriend Colin Hanks On ‘Live With Kelly’

31 January 2017 3:22 PM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

For most people, interviewing an ex on live television would rank right up there with novocaine-free dentistry or eating a plate full of eyeballs on “Fear Factor”, but former flames Busy Philipps and Colin Hanks clearly aren’t most people. The one-time couple proved that on Tuesday’s edition of “Live With Kelly”, with the former “Cougar Town” star serving […] »

- Brent Furdyk

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Colin Hanks Insists It's 'Not Awkward' When Ex-Girlfriend Busy Philipps Interviews Him on 'Live! With Kelly'

31 January 2017 11:14 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Busy Philipps not only had to greet her college ex-boyfriend, Colin Hanks, she also had to interview him!

The 37-year-old actress was a guest co-host on Live! With Kelly on Tuesday morning, and was more than willing to chat about dating Hanks when they were both students at Loyola Marymount University. She even shared a few photos.

"We met when I was 18 and Colin was 19," Philipps recalled. "We are very, very close friends now. His wife [Samantha Bryant] and I are tight, he and my husband [Marc Silverstein] hang out. We go on vacation together. He’s real excited that I’m here."

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Hanks echoed such remarks when he greeted host Kelly Ripa. "It’s not awkward going on national television being interviewed by your old college girlfriend," the 39-year-old actor quipped.

“We met 20 years ago!” Philipps added. “And »

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Busy Philipps Reunites With Ex-Boyfriend Colin Hanks on Live! With Kelly

31 January 2017 9:42 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Busy Philipps had an interesting morning, to say the least! The actress teamed up with Kelly Ripa as the co-host on Live! With Kelly Tuesday morning, and things got exciting when the duo announced the show's upcoming guest, Colin Hanks. Hanks is a successful actor, producer and documentary maker who also happens to be Philipps' ex-boyfriend! Yes, during the co-host chat at the beginning of today's show, Philipps' told Ripa she met Hanks at Loyola Marymount University, and they dated for a "long time" in college. Despite breaking up, however, the actress revealed, "We are very, very close friends now. His wife [Samantha Bryant] and I are very »

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Colin Hanks Reunites with College Ex-Girlfriend Busy Philipps for Interview He Assures Is ‘Not Awkward’

31 January 2017 9:10 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Colin Hanks and Busy Philipps may have just topped the long list of Hollywood’s friendliest celebrity exes!

The pair dated back when they both were students at Loyola Marymount University, the now 37-year-old actress revealed on Tuesday while guest-hosting Live with Kelly — minutes before Hanks appeared on the hit morning show.

“He was my college boyfriend!” she said. “We met when I was 18 and Colin was 19… We are very very close friends now — his wife and I are tight, he and my husband hang out. We go on vacation together. He’s real excited that I’m here.”

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- Dave Quinn

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