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A Wonder Years Reunion? "Don't Hold Your Breath!"

16 May 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Full House is doing it. Boy Meets World has done it. Heck, even Coach is taking a shot at doing it. But will The Wonder Years also jump in the game for a reunion of some sort? It doesn't sound like it. The series, which ran for six seasons starting in 1988, looked at life in the 1960s and '70s as seen through the eyes of Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage) with an adult Kevin (Daniel Stern) heard in voiceovers recalling his childhood. "I don't think so," says Danica McKellar, who played Winnie Cooper on the show, about a possible Wonder comeback. "I mean, Fred's kind of out of the acting business. He's a director now." Maybe he could direct a reunion? "Yeah, »

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Danica McKellar Reveals Secrets to Her Hot Body: "40 is the New 25," Says Former The Wonder Years Star

15 May 2015 11:43 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Danica McKellar continues to look…Amazing! "40 is the new 25," the former The Wonder Years star says. It sure looks it. McKellar tells me she keeps in shape through Pilates, yoga and dance. She competed last season on Dancing With the Stars with Val Chmerkovskiy. "I kept it up and now my husband and I are taking tango lessons together," McKellar said yesterday at the Storybook Suite presented by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals event in Hollywood. The mom of one and attorney Scott Sveslosky married in November. "He's very good," McKellar said of her hubby. "I mean, this is all new for him, but he's doing great. I'm »

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The Grinder Aims For Legal Meta-Show… Sort Of On Fox – Preview

12 May 2015 5:33 PM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Fox loves a familiar face, and whether that means renewing shows that have been on way too long, or picking up a new show with Rob Lowe and Fred Savage. You can’t blame them, because people, but this one looks like it might have an uphill battle for fans… or it will be brilliant… or both.

In a spin on legal shows that seems to suggest an underlying dislike of legal shows, Lowe plays an actor who was on a show playing a lawyer for several years. With his show finally off the air, he’s moving back home, and his brother (Savage), who is actually a lawyer, can’t stand him.

That sounds like the perfect opportunity for The Grinder to prance around real courts, stealing his brother’s lack of thunder.

Hilarity ensues.

This is a show littered with difficulty, but there is a chance that it could pull everything together. »

- Marc Eastman

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Fox releases trailers for their 2015-2016 new show slate

12 May 2015 7:43 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

With the 2014-2015 television season winding down, many television fans and channels are looking ahead to the new series that will make their debut over the next television season. Fox is no different, having announced their renewals, cancellations, and new series pickups over the last week, and the network has now released trailers for a number of their new series.

First up is the trailer for the new animated series Bordertown.

From Family Guy’s Mark Hentemann comes Bordertown, a new animated comedy about two families living in a Southwest desert town on the U.S. – Mexico border. The series takes a satirical look at the cultural shifts occurring in America, where the U.S. Census forecasts that by 2017, ethnic minorities will become the majority. Set against this increasingly diverse backdrop, the comedy explores family, politics and everything in between with a cross-cultural wink. Bordertown centers on two clans: the Buckwalds and the Gonzalezes. »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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HitFix Daily Snap: The irreplaceable thing about 'American Idol'

11 May 2015 12:11 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Is anyone else shocked and sort of impressed that "American Idol" is being canceled? It's a waning (waned?) juggernaut, but Fox could've easily kept it on another five years. Yes, it only produced a handful of big stars, but that's just a byproduct of the show's true gift: a platform that made real talents be both productive and vulnerable. When before "American Idol" did we see budding artists try hard in front of us? Every week was an audition, and not every audition was successful. Now that shows like "The Voice" and "Project Runway" have attempted to dramatize the hell out of every contestant story, it feels like the emotional side of reality competitions is reduced to cliche -- but we can't forget that "Idol" gave it to us first and best. Here's what else is up at HitFix today. Edgar Wright interviewed "Ex Machina" director Alex Garland. This movie is damn good. »

- Louis Virtel

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Fox Announces 2015-2016 Fall TV Schedule

11 May 2015 11:11 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, today unveiled the Fox primetime slate for the 2015-2016 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. Here's what the CEO's had to say in a joint statement.

"Building on the phenomenal momentum created by Gotham, The Last Man on Earth and, of course, Empire, we're infusing next season's schedule with new ambitious dramas, smart comedies, aspirational unscripted series and big live events and specials - all from the best creators in the business. And our strategy with these bold creative swings is simple: schedule them strategically, market them relentlessly and create events that break through and captivate viewers across every platform."

Tuesdays are all-new this fall on Fox, with new comedies Grandfathered and The Grinder, followed by killer comedy-horror series Scream Queens. The new comedies kicking off an all-new Tuesday are Grandfathered and The Grinder. »

- MovieWeb

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The X-Files Slated to Return on January 24th, 2016

11 May 2015 6:07 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We now know when Fox is planning to bring FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully back to the small screen, as the network revealed that part one of The X-Files six-episode event series premiere will air on Sunday, January 24th.

In their 2015 - 2016 fall TV schedule announcement (which also includes information on Ryan Murphy's Scream Queens, slated to begin airing on Tuesdays this fall), Fox revealed that the return of The X-Files will take place on Sunday, January 24th, between 10:00pm - 11:00pm Est after the Nfc Championship game.

The second half of the two-part premiere will air at 8:00pm Est the following night on Monday, January 25th, with subsequent episodes also airing on Monday nights. Filming on the event series begins this June. For more information, see the official press release below (The X-Files details are highlighted in bold text). Also included in »

- Derek Anderson

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Fall TV: Fox Orders Rob Lowe's Grinder, Procedural Drama Rosewood to Series

7 May 2015 5:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Fox on Thursday added a pair of wildly different series to its 2015-2016 schedule: the Rob Lowe-led comedy The Grinder and the murder procedural Rosewood.

PhotosFall TV Preview: Your Guide to Next Season’s New Shows and Stars

Let’s start with The Grinder, a comedy about TV lawyer Dean “The Grinder” Sanderson (Lowe) who finds himself at a major crossroads when his long-running hit show comes to an end. Ultimately, he decides to move back to his tiny home town, where he fully believes he has the know-how to run his real-life family’s law firm. The Grinder »

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Wedding Singer's rapping grandma Ellen Albertini Dow dies at the age of 101

5 May 2015 7:48 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Veteran actress Ellen Albertini Dow has died at the age of 101.

Dow was perhaps best known for her scene-stealing moment in Adam Sandler's The Wedding Singer, in which she performed The Sugarhill Gang's 'Rapper's Delight'.

Her longtime agent Juliet Green confirmed Dow's passing on Monday (May 4) to Deadline.

Dow did not begin her movie career until she was in her 70s, having previously studied acting in New York and working with mimes Marcel Marceau and Jacques LeCog in Paris.

She later went on to teach drama at Los Angeles City College, before moving to Pierce College in the San Fernando Valley and teaching theatre with her husband Eugene.

Her first role was in the 1986 version of The Twilight Zone, and soon landed parts in various films and TV shows, including My Blue Heaven, Sister Act, Moonlighting, The Golden Girls, The Wonder Years and Seinfeld.

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Ellen Albertini Dow, Rapping 'The Wedding Singer' Granny, Dies at 101

5 May 2015 7:15 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Ellen Albertini Dow, the scene-stealing actress who blossomed on both the big and small screens late in life and gave a memorable rapping performance in "The Wedding Singer," has died. She was 101.

Albertini Dow's incredible life began in Pennsylvania in 1913, and she studied acting and mime alongside industry legends including Martha Graham and Marcel Marceau. She and her husband, Eugene Dow, started the theater program at Pierce College in California, where she taught until she retired in 1985.

But Albertini Dow didn't stop there. She started taking acting classes at the American Film Institute and began a career in her 70s, scoring roles in television series including the 1980s reboot of "The Twilight Zone." She went on to appear on television numerous times throughout the next few decades of her life, including guest spots on series such as "Moonlighting," "Murphy Brown," "The Golden Girls," "The Wonder Years," "Star Trek: The Next Generation, »

- Katie Roberts

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Television that Home Video Forgot: Do Over (2002)

25 April 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Do Over

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Created by Kenny Schwartz and Rick Wiener

Produced by 3 Hounds Productions, Littlefield Company, Mhs Productions, Paramount Networks Television Productions

Aired on The WB for 1 season (15 episodes, 4 Unaired) from September 19, 2002 – December 5, 2002

Cast

Penn Badgley as Joel Larsen

Angela Goethals as Cheryl Larsen

Josh Wise as Pat Brody

Natasha Melnick as Isabelle Meyers

Michael Milhoan as Bill Larsen

Gigi Rice as Karen Larsen

Show Premise

After enduring a jolt to the head from defibrillator paddles, a depressed paper salesman named Joel Larsen is sent back 20 years into his fifteen-year-old body, where he is given a second chance at life to do everything he never allowed himself to do the first time around, including helping out his drug addict sister from going down a bad road and saving his parents’ marriage. Joel quickly adjusts to his new status as a teen, now with knowledge of the future, and lives »

- Jean Pierre Diez

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TV Land Awards Previews For April 18, We Love Nostalgia Bombs Videos

18 April 2015 10:32 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Tune in to the 2015 TV Land Awards on April 18 at 9 p.m. Et on TV Land. Thank you TV Land for bringing back these Awards. Most of us have total soft spots for these classic shows like “The Wonder Years,” “The Golden Girls” and “Arrested Development,” and when you see a show like Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” bring back classic shows and casts, it always makes for great TV moments.Tonight the TV Land Awards show some casts from yesteryear and reveals they held up pretty well in 2015.Betty White of course defies physics and is still going […] »

- April Neale

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‘Goldbergs’ Star Wendi McLendon-Covey Teases Upcoming ‘Nancy Reagan’ Moment (Video)

15 April 2015 6:13 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The 80s are epitomized by leg warmers, Rubik’s Cubes and the Reagan Era, and now “The Goldbergs,” which takes place in “1980-something,” is taking on the famous presidency. “Bev will have a Nancy Reagan moment,” actress Wendi McLendon-Covey said in the latest episode of TheWrap‘s “Drinking With the Stars.” Also Read: ‘The Goldbergs’ to Air Special ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ Episode The show has already referenced “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and “The Goonies” in past episodes, and McLendon-Covey promises that they will not be getting overly political while tackling Ronald Reagan’s term as president. “This is not ‘The Wonder Years. »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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The Wonder Years, Freaks and Geeks, Ally McBeal Casts Reunite at 2015 TV Land Awards -- See Then-and-Now Pics!

13 April 2015 10:02 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Blast from the past! The casts of Freaks and Geeks and The Wonder Years are always game to hang out with each other, and they took the opportunity to reunite once again as the shows were honored at the 2015 TV Land Awards in Beverly Hills this past Saturday, April 11. Freaks and Geeks alums Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, Linda Cardellini, Martin Starr, Samm Levine and Busy Philipps joined creator Paul Feig and executive producer Judd Apatow to commemorate the 15th anniversary of their cult favorite series, [...] »

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"Ally McBeal," "Wonder Years" & "Freaks and Geeks" Casts All Reunited at TV Land Awards

13 April 2015 7:45 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

It was reunion night in Hollywood on Saturday, as the casts of some truly beloved TV series got together for the first time in ages at the TV Land Awards. Picking up the Groundbreaking Award at this weekend's event was the cast of "Ally McBeal," Calista Flockhart stepping out for a rare public event to share the stage with her costars 13 years after the Fox series went off the air. While we'll have to wait for the special to air on April 18th, Flockhart told the audience, "What I remember the most are the friendships, truly." Flockhart was joined at the event by Gil Bellows, Greg German, Lisa Nicole Carson, Courtney Thorne-Smith, series director David E. Kelley, Peter MacNicol and writer Bill D'Elia. They all look great, don't they?! That wasn't the only reunion of the evening though. The stars of "The Wonder Years" were also on hand to accept the Impact Award, »

- tooFab Staff

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Paul Feig Shoots Down ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Reboot Rumors at TV Land Awards

12 April 2015 12:58 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“I think TV Land is so awesome because it’s like going back home to something comfortable,” Marie Osmond said on the red carpet for the TV Land Awards in Beverly Hills Saturday night. “It’s a friendly place in this crazy world.”

As Osmond forecasted, the evening was full of friendly faces from beloved TV series. Host Terry Crews (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) was particularly excited to fete Betty White with the Legend Award.

“She’s part of everyone’s life,” Crews said of White. “Everyone, the oldest and the youngest, know and love something that Betty White has been in.”

Also being honored at the ceremony was cult hit “Freaks and Geeks,” the Paul Feig and Judd Apatow outing that was canceled after one season in 2000. The show’s 15th anniversary was commemorated through reassembling the now all-star cast, with Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, Linda Cardellini, Martin Starr and Busy Philipps all in attendance. »

- Marianne Zumberge

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The 'Freaks and Geeks' Cast Will Reunite at the TV Land Awards

9 April 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

"Freaks and Geeks" fans, rejoice: The cast is slated to reunite at the upcoming TV Land Awards.

The beloved one-season wonder will receive the 15th Anniversary Award at the ceremony, with TV Land announcing in a press release that despite its short run from 1999-2000, the show "continues to find new fans every year." One of the reasons for that, no doubt, is the stellar ensemble that creator Paul Feig and co. assembled (casting director Allison Jones snagged the series's sole Emmy for her work), and TV Land revealed that almost every single main actor from the series will be present at the awards show.

Scheduled to appear are Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, Linda Cardellini, Busy Philipps, Samm Levine, Martin Starr, David Gruber Allen, and Steve Bannos. Feig and producer Judd Apatow are also confirmed.

In addition to that star-studded lineup, the awards will also feature a performance by Jennifer Hudson, »

- Katie Roberts

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Five Reasons You Should Be Watching The Goldbergs

31 March 2015 9:10 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

I’m not really a big fan of sitcoms. Comedy is always a really mixed bag for me as a viewer, because I usually feel that it’s so much harder to consistently be funny than it is to create dramatic moments (not that drama is necessarily easier, but it seems to feel more natural to me as an audience member). I was, however, a huge fan of The Wonder Years “back in the day,” so when I heard about The Goldbergs, I was intrigued. Fortunately, now nearly two full seasons into the show, I have not been disappointed. The Goldbergs is an ABC sitcom that follows a fictionalized version of creator Adam Goldberg’s family as they live life in the 1980s. The show definitely takes advantage of this time period, and it would be virtually impossible to tell the stories that The Goldbergs does without this setting. While »

- Jasef Wisener

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Outrage Watch Winter Roundup: From Beyonce to 'Frozen,' the 13 most overblown controversies

26 March 2015 6:20 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Since I started compiling Outrage Watch -- HitFix's "(almost) daily rundown of all the thing folks are peeved about in entertainment" -- I've never been faced with a shortage of things to write about. There's a lot of anger out there! At times so much that it can feel overwhelming. Other times, I just have to laugh at the sheer inanity of the things people manage to work themselves up over. Of the stories I highlight, I would say a good 75 percent represent examples of righteous outrage -- i.e. scorn directed at legitimate targets. And the other 25? The phrase "pick your battles" comes to mind here, and indeed, sometimes it seems the level of anger is blown out of all proportion to the target in question. As we look back on the winter of 2015, below you can find my roundup of 13 of the wackiest, most overblown controversies of the year so far. »

- Chris Eggertsen

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Goodbye Glee – why I'll miss this subversive high-school show

20 March 2015 5:53 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Ryan Murphy’s musical sitcom about misfits finding their way through song was a sensation – for its first season. But for fans the magic continued long after that

When Ryan Murphy’s surrealist musical sitcom about a high school choir first arrived on screen, it burned brightly but also quickly. It launched amid hysteria, attracting a mixture of huge acclaim and massive ratings that only occurs a few times in a generation. Yet it fell from TV’s prom queen to Sandra Dee remarkably quickly, as storytelling was pushed aside for musical theme weeks. After the show reaches its conclusion on Us screens this weekend, few will mourn its passing.

But many, myself included, will miss it. This tale of misfits feeling their way into adulthood via the medium of popular song had me at “hello”. And the clues to Glee’s quiet subversion were there from the off; Ohio »

- Daniel Martin

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