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Despite a big drop in the ratings, renewed The Odd Couple for another round of 13 episodes. Will the numbers improve this time? Will the series be cancelled or renewed for a fourth season instead? Stay tuned.On The Odd Couple, endearing slob Oscar Madison (Matthew Perry) is a sports-writer and uptight neat freak Felix Unger (Thomas Lennon) is a photographer. They're two former college buddies who become unlikely roommates after the demise of their marriages. Despite how exasperated Oscar and Felix make each other, in the end, these mismatched friends agree they can help each other move on from their divorces. Somehow they seem to make their crazy living arrangement work. Lindsay Sloane, Wendell Pierce, and Yvette Nicole Brown round out the sitcom's cast.The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the »
The company will adapt the 2015 Margaret Atwood novel in a deal that further strengthens its ties to the Canadian novellist.
The Heart Goes Last centres on a bankrupt young couple hit by the recession who consider a risky lifetime offer.
In exchange for living half the year in a gated community, they must spend each alternate month behind prison bars.
The company’s international distribution division heads to Mipcom next month where it will handle international sales on Atwood’s dystopian vision The Handmaid’s Tale, which stars Elisabeth Moss and Joseph Fiennes and will air on Hulu in the Us next year.
Lindsay Sloane, MGM’s executive vice-president of television production, will oversee The Heart Goes Last on behalf of the studio. »
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This marks the second collaboration between the author and studio following their prior partnership on “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
Published in 2015, “The Heart Goes Last” is about a couple named Stan and Charmaine who trade in their lot living in a car, surviving on tips, to take part in a social experiment. They sign a life contract to live a suburban lifestyle in exchange for their freedom — agreeing to live in prison every second month.
Atwood commented, “I’m thrilled by this news! MGM has been wonderful with ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ and I am sure the same high standards will be applied to ‘The Heart Goes Last.’ I look forward to working with the MGM team again.”
- Seth Kelley
Many believed that The Odd Couple had been cancelled by CBS but the network has finally gotten around to airing season two. With such little time left in the season, they're sometimes airing episodes two or three times in a week. Could the long wait be an indication that the execs have lost interest in the sitcom? How will it do in the ratings? Cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned.
On The Odd Couple, endearing slob Oscar Madison (Matthew Perry) is a sports-writer and uptight neat freak Felix Unger (Thomas Lennon) is a photographer. They're two former college buddies who become unlikely roommates after the demise of their marriages. Lindsay Sloane, Wendell Pierce, and Yvette Nicole Brown round out the cast.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the »
"You have to be the single most irresponsible man on Earth." CBS has released a new sneak preview for the upcoming second season of The Odd Couple.
Based on the classic 1970s sitcom, The Odd Couple stars Matthew Perry as funny slob Oscar and Thomas Lennon as the uptight Felix Unger. The series also stars Lindsay Sloane, Wendell Pierce, and Yvette Nicole Brown.
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5 items from 2016
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