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Some television characters just shouldn’t be together. I don’t care how much unresolved sexual tension there is or how funny the witty banter is or how much chemistry the two characters have. There are just some “will-they or won’t-they” couples who should absolutely won’t—because once you take away that conflict, the show and the two characters’ interactions become uninteresting. And this is no more truer than for Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) and Dr. Lisa Cuddy (Lisa Edelstein), whose relationship I’m still not over. Not only was it unnecessary, it ruined House by becoming »
- Chancellor Agard
Bernadette Peters will soon help write the Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.
The Tony winner will guest-star on Bravo’s upcoming original scripted drama, the network announced Monday
, playing the mother of Janeane Garofalo’s Lyla, who comes to town to help Lyla with her kids.
Related Bravo Renews Million Dollar Listing, Orders Two New Series
Inspired by books from Vicki Iovine, Girlfriends’ Guide follows Abby (House’s Lisa Edelstein), a self-help author who turns to her divorced friends after splitting from her “perfect” husband. The series will bow Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 10/9c.
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Broadway icon Bernadette Peters will guest star in the first season of Bravo’s upcoming original scripted series Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, premiering Tuesday December 2. Peters will play Annie—the mother of divorced entertainment lawyer Lyla (Garofalo)—who comes to town to help her kids.
Girlfriends’ Guide follows self-help author Abby (Lisa Edelstein) as she goes through a very messy public divorce with her seemingly perfect husband Jake (Paul Adelstein). To bounce back, Abby turns to her divorced friends Lyla and former model turned entrepreneur Phoebe (Beau Garrett) for advice, as well as Delia (Necar Zadegan), Abby’s divorce lawyer »
- Marc Snetiker
The series stars Lisa Edelstein as Abby, a self-help book author and guru of all things family who shocks the world when she reveals that her seemingly perfect life is a lie. After inadvertently publicly admitting that she has separated from her husband, Jake (Paul Adelstein), America’s once-favorite girlfriend finds her career and marriage in a free fall. As she starts to navigate life as a single woman in her 40s, Abby turns to her new divorced friends including Lyla (Janeane Garofalo), a legendary no-nonsense entertainment lawyer who is in a constant “War of the Roses” battle with her ex-husband and Phoebe (Beau Garrett), a former model and budding entrepreneur who has a very unique relationship with her ex. Meanwhile, a »
- Laura Prudom
Get ready to learn the Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce. Bravo's first scripted series will make its splashy debut on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 10 p.m. The dramedy from Buffy the Vampire Slayer veteran Marti Noxon stars Lisa Edelstein, Paul Adelstein, Janeane Garofalo, Beau Garrett and Necar Zadegan, and is inspired by Vicki Iovine's Girlfriends Guide books. While speaking about the inspiration behind the series, Noxon revealed to the room that today, July 14, she made her last alimony payment. Additionally, Noxon, who has also worked on Mad Men, said she wanted to write about sexual politics, the "balance of power is new for people when a woman earns a lot more than a man...when she gets more attention for »
Bravo is adding a new group of Girlfriends to its ever-growing collection of Housewives.
The network will make its first foray into scripted television with the launch of Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, a new original dramedy from showrunner Marti Noxon based on the book series by Vicki Iovine.
“When we saw Girlfriends’ Guide, we said this is the thing we’ve been waiting for,” explains development exec Lara Spotts, adding that Bravo has been slowly and deliberately trying to get into the scripted game for about four years. “Marti Noxon is such a fantastic writer, and her script was so funny and so real. »
- Marc Snetiker
Bravo has ordered three unscripted series and set Dec. 2 as the premiere date for its first scripted venture, “The Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.”
The new shows include “There Goes the Motherhood,” a look at high-end Mommy and Me class in Los Angeles, from the Magical Elves banner.
“Secrets and Wives” follows a tight-knit rich group of friends and rivals as they deal with personal and professional dramas. Haymaker and Mike TV produce. The third series is an expansion of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing” franchise with a San Francisco edition.
“Million Dollar Listing: New York” has been renewed for a fourth season, and so has “Southern Charm,” about a wealthy enclave in Charleston, S.C.
“Girlfriends’ Guide” will bow Dec. 2 in the 10 p.m. slot. Drama revolves around a self-help book author, played by Lisa Edelstein, who reveals her seemingly perfect life to be a fake. Marti Noxon penned the pilot. »
- Variety Staff
Bravo has finally scored a date with House alum Lisa Edelstein, setting a premiere for Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.
Related Bravo Eyes Rules of Attraction Series
The cabler’s first original scripted series — which is inspired by the eponymous Vicki Iovine novels and counts Marti Noxon among its exec producers — will bow Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 10/9c, Bravo announced Monday at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour.
Girlfriends’ Guide follows Abby, a self-help author who publicly separates from her “perfect” husband (Private Practice‘s Paul Adelstein) and begins navigating life as a single woman. The cast also includes Janeane Garofalo, »
Cougar Town‘s Brian Van Holt stars as the captain of the titular vessel, which was launched into space by the U.S. government in 1963 to populate a new world. The series picks up 50 years into the mission, as a mysterious murder causes those on board to question the true nature of their mission.
Bellows plays the son of Abraham Enzmann, »
Cox will play Adele Northrop, a war journalist and Lgbt activist who appears to present an award at a marriage equality gala.
Bravo’s first original scripted series, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” is based on the books by Vicki Iovine. The show stars “House” alum Lisa Edelstein as Abby, a middle-aged self-help author who is adjusting to her new lifestyle separated from her husband, Jake (“Private Practice’s” Paul Adelstein). Janeane Garofalo, Beau Garrett and Necar Zadegan also star in supporting roles.
Cox currently stars as Sophia Burset, a transgender prisoner on Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black.” Cox has been a long-time advocate for the transgender community, earning multiple GLAAD awards for her work, as well as a feature on the cover of Time Magazine. »
- Sebastian Torrelio
Bravo has rounded out the cast for its first scripted series, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” from “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel” writer/producer Marti Noxon. TheWrap has learned that “Once Upon a Time” actor Charles Mesure and veteran actor C. Thomas Howell have joined the series in major recurring roles. Mesure will play Ralf, ex-husband to Phoebe, who's played by “Criminal Minds” star Beau Garrett. Howell will play a love interest to main character Abby, who's played by “House” star Lisa Edelstein. Television viewers last saw »
- Jethro Nededog
Fine, we admit it: PopWatch went a little Kardashian krazy yesterday. Yet in all the hubbub over last weekend’s big Kimye-palooza — the Smash-esque wall of flowers… and the Trix Rabbit Batman costumes… and the 20-minute toasts… and the odds that it’s all going to come crashing down within a year — we neglected to mention something important: Kim and Kanye weren’t the only two celebrities to tie the knot over Memorial Day Weekend.
- Hillary Busis
'Twas the weekend of love! The day after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's massive European wedding extravaganza, House star Lisa Edelstein tied the knot with artist Robert Russell on Sunday, May 25, a source confirms to Us Weekly. Edelstein, 48, is best known for her seven-season run as Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the medical drama. She surprisingly left the Fox show in 2011, going on to guest star on hit shows like The Good Wife, Elementary, Scandal, House of Lies, and Castle. She has also appeared in hit [...] »
House alum Lisa Edelstein is one of the many stars who got married over Memorial Day weekend. The actress married artist Robert Russell in Los Angeles on Sunday, Edelstein's rep confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. Exclusive: 'House's' Lisa Edelstein to Star in Bravo's Marti Noxon Pilot Edelstein played Dr. Lisa Cuddy for seven seasons on Fox's hit medical drama. She's now set to star in Bravo's Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, the channel's first scripted series. The one-hour dramedy from Marti Noxon received a 13-episode order in February and is set to debut in 2015. Story: Bravo Greenlights Marti
- Hilary Lewis
Emma Watson graduated this weekend from Brown University with a degree in English Literature. She is also the highest grossing actress of the decade. We think Hermione would be proud of Emmas degree, but then probably ask for donations for S.P.E.W.
Lets talk about the Big Wedding this weekend! Lisa Edelstein, Dr. Cuddy of House, got married this weekend to artist Robert Russell in Los Angeles, California. A source close to the couple says they are very happy. What wonderful sweet wedding news… This is the big wedding you wanted to know about right?
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Okay, okay, This is the big wedding that happened this weekend: A contestant of The Bachelorette and winner of The Bachelor Pad 2’s Michael Stagliano got married this weekend in Chicago. Perfect weather for two new newlyweds. Wait, that’s not the big wedding »
- Leslie Nesbit
Love is in the air in Hollywood this weekend. First Kim Kardashian and Kanye West got married in a lavish one-of-a-kind event, while Casey Wilson wed Marry Me creator David Caspe. And now, actress Lisa Edelstein has just tied the knot to artist Robert Russell. The couple exchanged their vows in Los Angeles on Sunday, E! News confirms. Edelstein, who is best known as playing the captivating Dr. Lisa Cuddy on House, said their "I do's" underneath a beautiful chuppah and exchanged gold bands that were designed by celebrity jeweler Neil Lane. So how is the blushing bride feeling after walking down the aisle towards the man of her dreams? "They're very happy, very loving," a source »
Move over, Kim Kardashian. There's a new bride in town: actress Lisa Edelstein tied the knot with artist Robert Russell in Los Angeles on Sunday, People has exclusively learned. "They're very happy, very loving," says a source who knows the couple. Russell and Edelstein, 48, best known for playing Dr. Cuddy on NBC's hit medical drama House, exchanged gold wedding bands designed by L.A. jeweler Neil Lane. Edelstein will star in Bravo's upcoming show - the network's first scripted series - Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce. var brightcovevideoid = '3588346907001'; »
- Elizabeth Leonard
Bravo Media today unveiled five new unscripted series in development. Fempire follows female CEOs dominating their field, The Fit Club, tackles New York City’s hottest trainers, Why Not Minot? looks at the wealthy area of Minot, Nd, Last Chance gives couples one last opportunity to salvage their relationship by putting them on television, and Crowd Control, in which social media decides participants’ life decisions, from what job they take to the food they eat. “Bravo is constantly developing projects to find the next big hit that resonates with our pop culture enthusiasts,” said Lara Spotts, Svp Development for Bravo Media. In February, Bravo Media greenlit its first original scripted series, the hourlong Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce starring House alumna Lisa Edelstein. The project, from writer-producer Marti Noxon and Universal Cable Prods, has received a 13-episode order for a 2015 premiere. Based on the best-selling Girlfriends’ Guide books by Vicki Iovine, »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
“I think the movie is a cautionary tale. I think the movie is saying, ‘Listen, we are on the road to this stuff but we should move cautiously,’” said Morgan Freeman at Thursday night’s premiere at Westwood’s Regency Village Theater.
When asked if he would upload his brain and live forever, Freeman had a good reason to say no. “I believe in life and death. I think that’s the only way we proceed. I don’t want to say, ‘Here’s a machine.’” he said. “You know why? No sex,” he deadpanned.
Co-star Rebecca Hall agreed that this would be a horrifying idea.
“My big concern is that the more that information is accessible and we can get everything immediately, »
- Nikara Johns
Bravo, the NBCUniversal cable network that aims for affluent female viewers, said it would debut two scripted comedies in the year ahead while also launching 13 unscripted series.
The scripted series being highlighted are “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’ and “Odd Mom Out.” The first is based on the best-selling “Girlfriends’ Guide” book series by Vicki Iovine. Series follows Abby, played by Lisa Edelstein, a self-help book author who hides her separation from her husband as she navigates a new life as a single woman. Robert Duncan McNeill will be producing director of the series, which is slated to begin production this summer. Produced by Universal Cable Productions with Marti Noxon, who wrote the pilot, Iovine, Meryl Poster and Robbie Duncan McNeil serving as executive producers.
“Odd Mom Out” is a half-hour comedy based on the life of author Jill Kargman, and looks at the outrageous world of moms on New York City’s Upper East Side. »
- Brian Steinberg
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