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6 items from 2017


‘Teachers’: Why Six Bold Women Named Katie Aren’t Afraid to Get Ugly for Great Comedy

14 hours ago | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

If you’re wondering what the future of women in comedy might look like, consider Caitlin Barlow’s armpits. “We’re painting my armpit hair on for this episode,” she said to IndieWire. “I grew it out for a week, but it wasn’t dark enough.”

That’s just one example of the sort of creative choice made regularly in the course of making “Teachers,” the bold, profane and hilarious comedy created by sketch comedy group the Katydids and executive produced by Ian Roberts and Jay Martel (“Key and Peele”). Having just wrapped the first half of its second season, the TV Land series features Katydids members Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O’Brien and Kathryn Renee Thomas as an eclectic group of educators who work at an elementary school, doing their best not to warp young minds with their outrageous behavior.

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- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Teachers’: Why Six Bold Women Named Katie Aren’t Afraid to Get Ugly for Great Comedy

14 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

If you’re wondering what the future of women in comedy might look like, consider Caitlin Barlow’s armpits. “We’re painting my armpit hair on for this episode,” she said to IndieWire. “I grew it out for a week, but it wasn’t dark enough.”

That’s just one example of the sort of creative choice made regularly in the course of making “Teachers,” the bold, profane and hilarious comedy created by sketch comedy group the Katydids and executive produced by Ian Roberts and Jay Martel (“Key and Peele”). Having just wrapped the first half of its second season, the TV Land series features Katydids members Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O’Brien and Kathryn Renee Thomas as an eclectic group of educators who work at an elementary school, doing their best not to warp young minds with their outrageous behavior.

Read More: ‘Baroness Von Sketch Show »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Heathers Reboot, Alicia Silverstone's American Woman Leaving TV Land — Find Out Where They'll Air

16 March 2017 2:43 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Heathers have a new home — before their series even gets underway.

The 1988 cult film’s TV-series reboot, as well as the Alicia Silverstone-led dramedy American Woman, will make their debuts on Paramount Network, per The Hollywood Reporter. Both series had originally been planned to air on TV Land.

Both Paramount Network (which is what the cable channel now known as Spike TV will be called, come January) and TV Land are owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

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Keith Cox Officially Given Reins at Spike TV, Sharon Levy Announces Departure

21 February 2017 11:49 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Spike TV — on the cusp of becoming Paramount Network — has officially been put under the purview of TV Land president Keith Cox, and will officially be losing its executive vice president of original programming. As previously reported, Sharon Levy will be departing the network ahead of its rebranding.

Cox, whose title is president of development and production, will now oversee the strategic development and production of all series for both TV Land and the newly-announced Paramount Network (slated for early 2018). In his tenure at TV Land, he oversaw the development of multi-cam originals like “Hot in Cleveland” and the network’s more recent forays into single-cams like Darren Star’s “Younger.”

“Keith has done an incredible job in building TV Land’s slate of strong original scripted series over the last 10 years and reigniting the brand, and I’m thrilled to work with him as he continues to bring his strong creativity and unparalleled talent relationships to »

- Oriana Schwindt

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Lifetime’s Menendez Movie Finds Brothers in ‘Younger’ and ‘Glee’ Stars

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

Lifetime has found the brothers for the upcoming Menendez TV movie, which will tell the story about the siblings who famously killed their parents.

Younger” star Nico Tortorella will play Lyle Menendez and “Glee” alum Myko Olivier will play Erik Menendez. “American Crime’s” Benito Martinez has been cast as their father, Jose Menendez, who was accused of sexually abusing his sons throughout the case.

The three actors join Courtney Love, who was previously announced to be playing the mother, Kitty Menendez.

Based on the true story, the movie’s focus will reveal the extreme abuse the brothers endured at their father’s hands, while their mother looked the other way.

Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato are directing and executive producing the film, based on a script is written by Abdi Nazemian. Charles Pugliese will also serve as executive producer.

The project is the latest in the Menendez craze — the most recent trend to hit big in »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Heathers Reboot Ordered to Series

13 January 2017 5:45 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Dear Diary, Heathers‘ teen angst reboot now has a body count series order.

TV Land has greenlit a 10-episode first season of based on the 1988 cult favorite movie, the cabler announced Friday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour.

RelatedAlicia Silverstone-Led ’70s Dramedy American Woman Snags TV Land Order

Described by the network as a “pitch-black comedy anthology set in the present day,” Heathers follows Veronica Sawyer (played by Under the Dome‘s Grace Victoria Cox) and a trio of vicious Heathers played by relative newcomers Melanie Field, Brendan Scannell and Jasmine Matthews. James Scully will play Jd. »

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