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Netflix Will Begin Its Santa Clarita Diet In February, First Photos Emerge

28 November 2016 10:07 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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As we stand on the precipice of December, chatter of New Year Resolutions is beginning to take hold, particularly for those coming off a weekend of Thanksgiving-themed indulgence. Netflix is no exception, as the online streaming giant has today vowed to begin its Santa Clarita Diet on February 3, 2017.

Word comes by way of Entertainment Weekly, revealing that the original single-camera sitcom, one which stars Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant in lead roles, has now been earmarked for a February premiere. Showrunner Victor Fresco (My Name Is Earl, Better Off Ted) is at the helm for all 13 episodes of Santa Clarita Diet, and will be tasked with introducing Netflix subscribers to Joel (Olyphant) and Sheila (Barrymore), a married couple of realtors “leading vaguely disconnected lives in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita.”

It’s not all sunshine and rainbows for Joel and Sheila, however; not only »

- Michael Briers

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First look: Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet with Drew Barrymore

28 November 2016 8:01 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Netflix have provided us with our first look at their upcoming dark comedy series Santa Clarita Diet, which stars Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant.

In Santa Clarita Diet, Joel (Timothy Olyphant, Justified) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore, Blended) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby (Liv Hewson), until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction… but in a good way.

Victor Fresco (Better Off Ted) will serve as showrunner, and will be an executive producer alongside Barrymore, Olyphant, Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell.

Santa Clarita Diet will be available globally Only on Netflix on February 3, 2017 and we have some first look stills from the upcoming series below.

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- Paul Heath

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First Look: Drew Barrymore & Timothy Olyphant In Netflix’s ‘Santa Clarita Diet’

28 November 2016 7:01 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

If you’ve been aching for a new show from the guy behind “My Name Is Earl” and “Better Off Ted,” Netflix has you covered. With their continuing onslaught of original programming, “Santa Clarita Diet” completely missed my radar, but the new series is in the can and on the way, and the first look has landed.

Read More: Dave Chappelle Bringing 3 All-New Stand-Up Specials To Netflix In 2017

Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant are the leading duo in the show about husband and wife realtors who lead vaguely discontented lives in the L.A.

Continue reading First Look: Drew Barrymore & Timothy Olyphant In Netflix’s ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ at The Playlist. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Better Off Ted: Jay Harrington to Recur on CBS' Code Black

8 November 2016 6:21 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Jay Harrington is going to the hospital. Deadline reports the Better Off Ted star will recur on season two of the CBS TV series Code Black.The medical drama follows the staff of an underfunded Los Angeles Emergency Room. The cast includes Marcia Gay Harden, Rob Lowe, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Harry Ford, Luis Guzman, Melanie Chandra, William Allen Young, Boris Kodjoe, and Jillian Murray.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Fanatic Feed: Jay Harrington Joins Code Black, Gary Cole Keeps Up The Good Fight & More!

8 November 2016 2:13 PM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

We have a lot of casting news and even something a bit smelly to talk about. Really!

Jay Harrington joins Code Black Season 2 in a key recurring role as the most respected neurosurgeon in Los Angeles, Dr. Leo Fields.

Word is, Fields will be forced to operate on one of the major characters.

Forced sure is a strong word. Will it be Mike, or will someone else on staff suffer from a head injury?

 

Harrington is known for his comedy on the brilliant but canceled too soon Better Off Ted and more recently Benched and Hot in Cleveland.

He joins other Season 2 newbies including Rob Lowe, Noah Gray-Cabey, Emily Tyra and Kathleen Rose Perkins.

Amazon has scored the rights to the upcoming Robert De Niro/Julianne Moore series.

According to Deadline, the series, a drama, possibly about the mafia, is written by David O. Russell, and has received a two-season order of eight episodes each. »

- Carissa Pavlica

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TVLine Items: Jay Harrington Visits Code Black, Sunny Premiere and More

8 November 2016 11:11 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Jay Harrington will cut into a Code Black doc.

The Better Off Ted alum will recur during Season 2 of the CBS medical drama as Dr. Leo Fields, the most respected neurosurgeon in Los Angeles, our sister site Deadline reports.

Related Chris Pratt to Romance Wife Anna Faris on CBS’ Mom — Get Details

The brilliant Dr. Fields will be forced to operate on one of the show’s major characters. (That’s your cue to hit the comments with your theories on who’s going under the knife.)

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* The Good Wife vet »

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‘Code Black’ Adds Jay Harrington For Season 2

7 November 2016 4:33 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Benched and Better Off Ted alum Jay Harrington has booked a key recurring role on the second season of CBS' medical drama series Code Black. He will play the brilliant Dr. Leo Fields, the most respected neurosurgeon in Los Angeles who’s forced to operate on one of the show’s major characters. Harrington joins new Code Black regular Rob Lowe and major recurring players Noah Gray-Cabey, Emily Tyra, and Kathleen Rose Perkins. Harrington, known for playing the title character… »

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Timeless Premiere: Will Your Future Self Tune in for More of the NBC Drama?

3 October 2016 8:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Monday night’s premiere of Timeless, the time-hopping NBC drama from creators Eric Kripke (Supernatural) and Shawn Ryan (The Shield), was grand and clearly expensive. (How about that Hindenburg?) But was it enough to make you want to revisit the past again?

Before you chime in with your thoughts, a recap of the pilot: After ex-nsa asset Garcia Flynn (ER‘s Goran Višnjić) steals a time machine, Homeland Security recruits history professor Lucy (SuitsAbigail Spencer), scientist Rufus (Better Off Ted‘s Malcolm Barrett) and Delta Force soldier Wyatt (Star-Crossed‘s Matt Lanter) to stop him — in the past. How »

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‘Timeless’ Review: Abigail Spencer and Company Go Back to the Past

3 October 2016 12:09 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Hindsight may be 20/20, and this TV season we are seeing an awful lot of looking back. Time travel, which emerged as one of the central themes of this fall’s docket during the upfronts last May, lands on the schedule this week with the premiere of NBC’s “Timeless.” Thanks to a strong behind-the-scenes team consisting of  Shawn Ryan (“The Shield”) and Eric Kripke (“Supernatural”) there’s been plenty of early buzz surrounding the series, which also happens to star small-screen darling Abigail Spencer (“Rectify,” “Mad Men”), former “90210” kid Matt Lanter, funny guy Malcolm Barrett (“Better Off Ted”) and Goran Visnjic. »

- Amber Dowling

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Superior Donuts Nets CBS Series Order

21 September 2016 11:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Judd Hirsch is cooking up — actually, make that baking up — something big at CBS.

The network has ordered 13 episodes of Superior Donuts, which stars the two-time Emmy winner as the thick-skinned owner of a small donut shop in a rapidly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood, TVLine has learned.

The half-hour, multi-camera comedy also focuses heavily on Hirsch’s “enterprising young employee,” played by The Eric Andre Show‘s Jermaine Fowler, who also serves as an executive producer.

PhotosBest & Worst New Shows: The TVLine Staff Share Its Picks… and Passes

Additional stars include David Koechner (The Goldbergs), Maz Jobrani (Better Off Ted), Anna Baryshnikov »

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The Good Place Season 1 Review

18 September 2016 9:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Five episodes were provided prior to broadcast.

Despite its yearly tendency to swing the cancellation axe with Lizzie Borden-esque abandon, NBC has somehow remained a reliable bastion for quality comedy. The home of Friends, Cheers, Seinfeld, 30 Rock, and the enduring Saturday Night Live, it’s semi-regularly offered viewers the best half-hour sitcoms to be found anywhere on the small screen. That’s no small feat, especially with HBO and Showtime leading a movement of razor-sharp satires (Veep, Episodes) and innovative dramedies (Girls, Shameless) liberated by primetime network restrictions. NBC hasn’t just endured the rise of the premium cable networks; with series like Community and Parks and Recreation that deconstructed then re-invented the sitcom and mockumentary formats, it’s flourished.

In a post-Community, post-Parks world, however, all eyes are back on the network, wondering whether any of its fresh offerings can measure up. After all, for every Community, there »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Timeless Promo Features Many Clothes Calls as Heroes Skip Through History

20 August 2016 5:32 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Timeless heroes know how to time travel in era-appropriate style, as entertainingly illustrated in a new promo for NBC’s upcoming action-adventure series.

RelatedNBC’s Timeless Won’t ‘Fall Down Serialized Rabbit Hole,’ Says Ep

Premiering Monday, Oct. 3 at 10/9c, Timeless stars Abigail Spencer (Rectify), Matt Lanter (90210) and Malcolm Barrett (Better Off Ted) as a historian, soldier and scientist tasked by the government with chasing after a criminal (ER‘s Goran Visnjic) who has stolen a time machine. To that end, the trio are outfitted with a… less-shiny, not-entirely-reliable “beta” version of the stolen vessel.

RelatedFall TV First Impression: »

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NBC's Timeless Adventure Won't 'Fall Down Serialized Rabbit Hole,' Says Ep

2 August 2016 12:34 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Timeless is determined not to break viewers’ brains with confusing time travel.

“It’s important to [co-creator] Eric [Kripke] and I, and NBC as well, that this not be the kind of show that falls down some serialized rabbit hole and loses itself and turns on itself,” co-creator Shawn Ryan said at the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Tuesday. “This show is much more like Back to the Future and Quantum Leap than it is like 12 Monkeys.”

RelatedFall TV First Impression: NBC’s Timeless

To that end, the series will “be about 80 percent story-of-the-week,” with its time-hopping leads — played by SuitsAbigail Spencer, »

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Comic-Con: ‘Timeless’ stars on the ambitions and the guts of sending a black guy back in time

24 July 2016 10:17 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Timeless is among many time travel shows on air this year, when turn-back-the-clock TV seems to be the hottest new trend. But it’s the only series that’s daring to deal with sending a black character to eras where it was not at all fun to be black. Malcolm Barrett (Better off Ted) plays Rufus, a scientist who can pilot the time machine that goes back to the Hindenburg disaster in the first episode of Timeless, which premieres on NBC this October. Rufus is hesitant to join the small crew tasked with chasing a suspected terrorist back to May 6, 1937. “I am black,” he tells his superior. “There is literally no place in American history that will be awesome for me.” But he goes back anyway. There’s a reason he’s best for the job, a reason still mysterious to viewers upon the end of the pilot episode. And »

- Emily Rome

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Matt Lauria Joins Hulu's Dimension 404

6 July 2016 4:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Kingdom‘s Matt Lauria is the latest TV vet to enter a strange new Dimension.

The actor has booked a guest appearance on Hulu’s Twilight Zone-esque anthology series Dimension 404, TVLine has learned.

RelatedFriday Night Lights Reunion Photos: Connie Britton Joins Cast at Atx Fest

Inspired by the Internet’s notorious “404” error code, the mystery thriller — which is comprised of six, self-contained, hour-long episodes (each boasting a twist ending!) — aims to “evoke that 3 a.m. feeling of wandering onto the weird side of the web, stumbling upon stories that cannot be explained in the world that we know. »

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20th Century Fox TV Inks Overall Deal with ‘Life in Pieces’ Creator

21 June 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

20th Century Fox Television has inked an overall deal with “Life in Pieces” creator Justin Adler, Variety has learned.

The pact secures Adler’s exec producing and writing responsibilities on “Life in Pieces” for two years, plus allows him to bring development projects into the studio.

“‘Life in Pieces’ is as unique and groundbreaking in its format as it is heartwarming and funny — it’s no wonder it became the highest rated new comedy of last season. Full credit goes entirely to its creator Justin Adler, who wrote the pilot on spec and delivered an inspired take on the family sitcom based on experiences and relationships from his own life. This deal keeps this gifted, inventive writer we love running the show, and allows us to develop other projects with him going forward,” said Jonnie Davis, 20th Century Fox Television president of creative affairs.

In its first season, “Life in Pieces” ranked as the 2015-16 season’s »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Fall TV First Impression: Timeless

14 June 2016 1:30 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The broadcast networks have nearly 20 shows debuting this fall, including Kiefer Sutherland’s term as Potus, Michael Weatherly’s NCIS follow-up and the story of Mlb’s first female player. To help you prep for it all, TVLine is offering First Impressions of the not-for-review pilots.

Next up on our list….

Related Get First Impressions of CBS’ Bull, ABC’s Notorious

The Show | NBC’s Timeless (Mondays at 10/9c, premiere date Tba)

The Competition | CBS’ Scorpion and ABC’s Conviction (new)

The Cast | Abigail Spencer (Rectify), Matt Lanter (90210), Malcolm Barrett (Better Off Ted), Goran Visnjic (Extant), Paterson Joseph (Law & Order: »

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Vacation Actor Joins Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant Netflix Comedy

31 May 2016 9:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Vacation funnyman Skyler Gisondo has been cast opposite Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant (Justified) in Netflix’s forthcoming comedy Santa Clarita Diet.

RelatedChelsea Boss Exits After 3 Weeks

The single-camera sitcom, which was recently ordered straight to series, follows Joel (Olyphant) and Sheila (Barrymore), husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives until the latter goes through a dramatic change, sending them down a path of death and destruction — but in a good way. Gisondo will play Eric, the awkward boy next door with a love of science and a crush on Abby, Joel and Sheila’s yet-to-be cast daughter. 

The series, »

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NBC Orders Timeless Drama to Series

13 May 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Nearly 24 hours after ABC gave a green light to Time After Time, NBC has ordered to series its own time travel drama, which is now titled Timeless (fka Time).

RelatedMidnight, Texas, From True Blood’s Charlaine Harris, Ordered at NBC

From Eric Kripke (Revolution), Shawn Ryan (The Shield) and the producers of The Blacklist, Timeless is described as an action-adventure series in which a mysterious criminal (ER alum Goran Visnjic) steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team: a scientist (Better Off Ted »

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Olyphant, Barrymore Set For Netflix Comedy

18 March 2016 5:01 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore are set to star in Netflix's original single-camera comedy series "Santa Clarita Diet" which will premiere next year on the streaming giant.

Victor Fresco ("Better Off Ted") created the series which centers on married couple Joel (Olyphant) and Sheila (Barrymore), realtors leading a vaguely discontented lives in the titular Los Angeles suburb. Sheila goes through a dramatic change that sends both of their lives down a road of death and destruction - albeit in a good way.

An episode count has not yet been determined. This will mark Barrymore's TV series regular debut, and Olyphant's first series since wrapping his acclaimed six season turn in FX's "Justified".

Fresco, Barrymore, Olyphant, Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell will executive produce.

Source: The Live Feed »

- Garth Franklin

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