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Lauren Graham to Join the Odd Couple

24 October 2014 6:43 PM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

Lauren Graham’s TV success continues onward. With her current series Parenthood working on its last season, she just found herself with a new role. Lauren will guest star on The Odd Couple reboot. She will play the ex-wife to Matthew Perry’s character Oscar. Her role will be of Gaby, his ex-wife who still shares a sassy and odd chemistry. They both will be joined on the mid-season replacement Thomas Lennon and Yvette Nicole Brown. No premier date has been announced as of it.

I am happy for Lauren, as I have been a fan of her work in everything that I have ever seen her in. She can play many roles and it will be interesting to see how she bodes with Matthew. I am sure we can expect some amazing things from this show, especially with the amazing cast that they have lined up so far. They »

- Sarah Peel

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‘Parenthood’ Star Lauren Graham Cast in Matthew Perry's ‘Odd Couple’ Reboot

24 October 2014 10:41 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Parenthood” actress Lauren Graham has been cast as a guest star in CBS's upcoming reboot of the Neil Simon classic “The Odd Couple.” Graham, whose NBC series is preparing to wrap up with a sixth and final season, has been cast as Gaby, the ex-wife of Perry's sloppy sportswriter Oscar. Also read: ‘Community’ Alum Yvette Nicole Brown Promoted to Series Regular on CBS's ‘Odd Couple’ Reboot The former “Gilmore Girls” actress also appeared on Perry's short-lived NBC series “Go On.” Also read: Matthew Perry's ‘Odd Couple’ Reboot Casts Leslie Bibb in Recurring Role The upcoming “Odd Couple” will also »

- Tim Kenneally

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Lauren Graham Lands Odd Couple Gig as Matthew Perry's Ex-Wife

24 October 2014 8:50 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Lauren Graham is going from Parenthood to Couple-dom.

The actress, whose NBC drama is in the midst of its final, 13-episode season, has landed a guest-starring role on CBS’ upcoming reboot of The Odd Couple, where she’ll play the ex-wife of Matthew Perry’s Oscar, TVLine has confirmed.

Despite the fact that the union between Oscar and Graham’s character, Gaby, was a stormy, the couple will nevertheless exhibit warm chemistry as divorcées.

The Odd Couple, which is set to bow at midseason, finds Perry starring opposite Reno 911!’s Thomas Lennon (Felix). The cast also includes Yvette Nicole Brown »

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Lauren Graham Joining Ex-Boyfriend Matthew Perry In 'The Odd Couple'

23 October 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Lauren Graham will guest-star alongside her ex-boyfriend Matthew Perry on his new CBS comedy, The Odd Couple.

Lauren Graham Joins 'The Odd Couple'

In a bit of meta casting, Graham will be playing Perry’s character Oscar Madison’s ex-wife in the modern retelling of Neil Simon’s 1965 play, reported Entertainment Weekly. As the story goes, Oscar and Gaby go through a rough divorce, but find a deep friendship and affection for one another following the end of their marriage. After the divorce, the laidback Oscar moves in with the ever-uptight Felix Unger, who will be played by Thomas Lennon (Night at the Museum, Reno 911!).

Graham and Perry, who dated after meeting in 2002, have previously worked together on Perry’s other sitcom efforts Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and Go On. Graham, who is best known for playing single mom Lorelai Gilmore on Gilmore Girls, currently stars on Parenthood, »

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The Odd Couple Promotes Yvette Nicole Brown

6 October 2014 8:41 AM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

It is getting only weirder for former Community star, Yvette Nicole Brown. She announced her departure due to family reasons, but she now has been promoted as regular cast member of The Odd Couple reboot. Yes, this comes as a surprise as it appears to go against her reasoning for leaving the independent production of Community. The Odd Couple reboot will actually be on CBS, making perhaps a more attractive deal for Yvette in terms of pay. Here was her explaining the shocking move and why it does not take away from her ill father.

(The Odd Couple is) a better fit for the life I have now. My dad needs daily care and he needs me. The idea of being away 16 hours a day for five months, I couldn’t do it. It was a difficult decision for me to make, but I had to choose my dad.

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- Sarah Peel

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Scorpion Sneak Peek: Paige Catches Happy in a Not-So-Happy Mood

6 October 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Might Scorpion’s Happy want to consider a name change?

On tonight’s episode of the freshman CBS drama (9/8c), it seems Paige has struck a nerve in the tough tech whiz, and TVLine has an exclusive sneak peek at Happy’s sour mood.

Related  Exclusive: CBS’ Odd Couple Reboot Promotes Yvette Nicole Brown to Series Regular

In the clip above, expert behaviorist Toby explains to Paige the many anxieties, disorders and syndromes from which the Scorpion team suffers — which partially explains why Happy’s going to town with a hammer.

Press Play on the video above to get a preview of the Scorpion episode, »

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The Good Wife Recap: Good Christian Pitches

5 October 2014 9:41 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

“Are you there, God? It’s me, Alicia.”

Ok, nobody said that on this week’s installment of The Good Wife. But maybe, just maybe, a higher power whispered in the ear of our atheist protagonist Alicia Florrick and convinced her to rethink her stance against declaring her candidacy for State’s Attorney against that rat bastard fink James Castro. Then again, maybe it was just a combination of Good Angel (Gloria Steinem) and Bad Angel (Eli Gold) reminding Saint Alicia that it is, in fact, a woman’s prerogative to change her mind.

Whatever the case, Alicia’s last-act »

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Madam Secretary Hubby Tim Daly: Henry Is a 'Great Role Model' for Men

5 October 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

If Madam Secretary‘s Henry McCord can be cool with his wife holding some of the greatest power in the free world, portrayer Tim Daly says, regular dudes need to fall into line.

“Here’s a guy who’s got his own thing going, and he’s completely supportive and unintimidated by his wife being in a position of power,” Daly tells TVLine. “I think the fact that he’s unintimidated by a woman in power is a great message for men: Guys, it’s Ok. Your girlfriend or your wife can be big, and you can still be confident. »

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‘Community’ Alum Yvette Nicole Brown Promoted to Series Regular on CBS's ‘Odd Couple’ Reboot

4 October 2014 3:38 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Yvette Nicole Brown has been promoted to series regular on CBS’ ‘The Odd Couple” remake, a network representative told TheWrap. The upgrade comes just days after the actress departed NBC-turned-Yahoo's “Community” so she could give her sick father daily care. Also read: Yvette Nicole Brown Leaving ‘Community’ to Care for Father Brown plays Dani in the upcoming reboot of the '70s sitcom, adapted previously from the 1968 film starring Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon. Dani is an assistant to Oscar Madison (Matthew Perry). The series, which Perry is also producing, will also star his “17 Again” co-star Thomas Lennon as Felix Unger, »

- Travis Reilly

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CBS' Odd Couple Reboot Promotes Yvette Nicole Brown to Series Regular

4 October 2014 1:28 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Odd Couple has formally adopted Yvette Nicole Brown.

The actress — whose departure from  Community was announced on Tuesday — has been upgraded to a full-fledged series regular on CBS’ upcoming reboot, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Brown joined The Odd Couple in August as the assistant to Matthew Perry’s Oscar, but the gig was initially a recurring one. With her Community exit a done deal, she was free to commit to Odd Couple full-time.

As Brown explained earlier this week, the multi-cam Odd Couple — versus the single-cam Community — is “a better fit for the life I have now,” adding, “My »

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Week in Review: What do Adam Sandler’s Netflix movies mean for Hollywood?

4 October 2014 4:30 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Does Netflix have Eric Cartman’s Awesome-o working in their studios? You remember; he was the lovable robot who could invent Adam Sandler movies out of thin air, like “Adam Sandler falls in love with a Golden Retriever” or “Adam Sandler is stranded on an island and falls in love with a coconut.” If so, that robot has led them to sign a deal with Sandler’s Happy Madison productions to produce and distribute four films, all of which Sandler will star in and produce. Additionally, Netflix will bankroll each of the films, the budget of which on previous Sandler films have averaged roughly $80 million (though where that money goes in the budget is anyone’s guess). This comes days after news that Netflix’s first feature would be the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel.

Sandler commented typically tastefully in a statement via THR, saying, “When these fine people came »

- Brian Welk

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Yvette Nicole Brown Leaving Sitcom 'Community' to Take Care of Ailing Father

1 October 2014 8:17 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Actress/Comedian Yvette Nicole Brown, who played the role of Shirley on the popular sit-com "Community" for the past five seasons, has announced that she will be leaving the show before the ir makes its sixth season premiere on Yahoo Screen, after 5 tumultuous seasons on NBC. Brown asked to be released from her contract, which Sony TV, producer of the show, and executive producer/creator Dan Harmon agreed to, for personal family reasons. In a recent interview with TV Guide, Brown said she made the difficult decision to leave because “my dad needs daily care and he needs me. The idea of being away 16 hours a day for five months, I couldn't do it. It was a difficult »

- Sergio

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The Twilight Saga Returns, Tracy Morgan May Never Perform Again + More of Today’s First Dibs

1 October 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

Twilight will be revived on Facebook (yay!), Tracy Morgan‘s doctors weigh in on his recovery, Viagra introduces its first ad for women, and more of today’s First Dibs.

Lionsgate and Stephenie Meyer are teaming up to revive the Twilight Saga through short films on Facebook. [NY Times] Tracy Morgan’s doctors are unsure if the comedian will ever be able to perform again. [Complex] Viagra releases its first ad targeting women. Watch it here. [NY Daily News] Justin Bieber hung out with current and former flames Kendall JennerMiranda Kerr,and Selena Gomez. [Gossip Cop] The Bachelorette‘s Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum welcomed their first baby boy. [Us Weekly] Teresa Palmer joins Benjamin Walker as the female lead in the Nicholas Sparks movie adaptation of The Choice. [Belfast Telegraph] Ryan Seacrest took on Lil Jon‘s “Turn Down For What.” Kind of. Jessica Lange will cover Lana Del Rey in American Horror Story: Freak Show. [MTV] Sophia Bush calls out »

- Taylor Ferber

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Yvette Nicole Brown Out Of "Community"

1 October 2014 1:58 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Yvette Nicole Brown will not appear in the upcoming thirteen episode, sixth season of "Community" on Yahoo Screen.

The show's executive producers, and Sony Pictures Television, have released Brown from her contract after she asked to leave the show to care for her ailing father says The Live Feed.

Brown plays Greendale Community College student Shirley Bennett and was expected to return alongside the show's other regulars including Joel McHale, Jim Rash, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Alison Brie and Ken Jeong.

Another exit is Jonathan Banks, who played a regular on the show's fifth season. He's had to pull out due to his commitments to reprise his iconic "Breaking Bad" role in AMC's "Better Call Saul".

Two new characters will be joining Greendale though - a woman brought in as a consultant to help shape up the school, and a retired salesman who comes to Greendale to reinvent himself.

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- Garth Franklin

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Yvette Nicole Brown is leaving Community

1 October 2014 12:21 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Six seasons but no Shirley – Yvette Nicole Brown has asked to be released from Community contract for personal reasons...

A sad story for Community fans this morning – Shirley actress Yvette Nicole Brown is walking away from the show.

She asked Dan Harmon and Chris McKenna, the show’s producers, if she could be released from her season six contact for personal reasons, and they have honoured her request.

"My dad needs daily care and he needs me," Brown told TVGuide. "The idea of being away sixteen hours a day for five months, I couldn't do it. It was a difficult decision for me to make, but I had to choose my dad."

Harmon and McKenna released a joint statement on the matter, announcing that "Yvette was an integral part of Community and is irreplaceable. We are sad to see her go and wish her the very best."

Often the moral compass of the show, »

- rleane

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Yvette Nicole Brown Leaves Community

30 September 2014 6:44 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

When cancelled NBC sitcom Community was picked up by Yahoo! Screen in a rather remarkable eleventh-hour resuscitation, loyal fans of the beloved series likely breathed a deep sigh of relief and assumed that, finally, everything was going to be okay for the Greendale gang. Sadly, that’s not the case today, as series regular Yvette Nicole Brown has confirmed that she will not be reprising the role of Shirley Bennett in Community‘s upcoming sixth season.

Brown, who has been with Community since the start, opted to depart the show in order to care for her ailing father. Speaking with TV Guide, which broke news of the exit, she said:

“My dad needs daily care and he needs me. The idea of being away 16 hours a day for five months, I couldn’t do it. It was a difficult decision for me to make, but I had to choose my dad. »

- Isaac Feldberg

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‘Community’ Season 6 Won’t Include Yvette Nicole Brown

30 September 2014 5:54 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

It’s become a tradition with Community; the happy is paired with the sad. Last season, fans were gifted with the shocking return of series creator and seasons 1-3 showrunner Dan Harmon before they found out that Donald Glover would leave the show after a handful of episodes. Without Glover’s Troy Barnes, the show soldiered on with the help of new and returning cast additions like Jonathan Banks and John Oliver, but the loss was felt on the screen with the absence of the comedic force that was the Troy and Abed team-up.

This season, which might qualify as an actual miracle, exists because Yahoo Screen came in at the 11th hour to save the cancelled sitcom and check off half ...

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- Jason Tabrys

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Community Loses Another Star for Season 6—Find Out Who's Not Returning and Why!

30 September 2014 5:06 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Community is about to get a lot less "nice" in season six. Yvette Nicole Brown, who has played loving mother Shirley for five seasons on the NBC critically-loved comedy, will not be returning for season six on Yahoo Screen, E! News has confirmed.  Brown asked Sony to be released from her contract for personal reasons, and Sony Pictures TV and executive producers Dan Harmon and Chris McKenna have honored her request. This will make her the third Community vet not returning for the new season in addition to Donald Glover and Chevy Chase.  So why did Brown ask to be released from her contract?  Because she's a great daughter. "My dad needs daily care and he »

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Yvette Nicole Brown exits 'Community'

30 September 2014 4:28 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

A sixth season of Community is coming soon, but unfortunately it will be without Shirley. Sony TV confirmed on Monday that Yvette Nicole Brown is leaving the community college-set comedy, which was canceled by NBC in the spring and is being revived by Yahoo. (TV Guide first reported the news.) Brown—who starred in the show's first five seasons as Shirley Bennett, the devout, tightly wound mother of three—says she is departing so she can tend to her sick father. "My dad needs daily care and he needs me," Brown told the magazine. "The idea of being away 16 hours a day for five months, »

- Dan Snierson

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Yvvette Nicole Brown Will Not Return for Community Season Six

30 September 2014 3:22 PM, PDT | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Shirley Bennett will not be enrolling for another semester at Greendale Community College. TV Guide reports that the sixth-and-likely-final season of Dan Harmon's "Community," set to hit Yahoo! Screen in 2015, will have to do so without Yvette Nicole Brown. According to the outlet, Brown was granted a release from her contract so that she might look after her ailing father. »

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