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Friends Day might be a made-up holiday to honor the 12-year anniversary of Facebook, but here at TVLine, we’re taking the opportunity to think about our history with a different set of Friends.
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While some of the stars of the beloved ’90s comedy — Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, Courteney Cox and Jennifer Aniston — have gone on to star in creative triumphs (think Cougar Town, The Comeback and The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story), others haven’t been so lucky. (And one of ’em »
NBC picked up three new comedy pilots, including one from “Cougar Town” creator Bill Lawrence. Written by Vladimir Caamano, the untitled multi-camera sitcom follows Vlad, the son of Dominican immigrants, who wants to carve his own path in life. But that proves difficult because his father has no desire to change their extremely co-dependent relationship. Lawrence, Adam Sztykiel and Jeff Ingold will serve as executive producers on the series from Warner Bros. TV. Also read: Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones Comedies Get NBC Pilot Orders The network has also ordered a pilot for “Sebastian,” executive produced by “My Name Is Earl” and “Raising Hope” creator. »
- Reid Nakamura
TV shows status included: 11.22.63, 12 Monkeys, Adam Devine's House Party, The Affair, Agent X, Almost Royal, Alpha House, American Crime, American Dad!, American Horror Story, The Americans, Angie Tribeca, Animal Kingdom, Animals, Annedroids, Another Period, Archer, Arrested Development, Ash Vs. Evil Dead, Atlanta, Atlantis, The Art of More, The Artful Detective, The Awesomes, Awkward, Axe Cop, Baby Daddy, Babylon, Ballers, Banshee, Baskets, The Bastard Executioner, Bates Motel, Being Mary Jane, Benders, Beowolf, Better Call Saul, Better Things, Between, Big Time in Hollywood Fl, Billions, Billy & Billie, Bitten, Black Mirror, Black Sails, Blood Drive, Bloodline, Blunt Talk, Bojack Horseman, Bosch, Brickleberry, The Brink, Broad City, Broadchurch, Cassius and Clay, Casual, Catastrophe, Cedar Cove, Chance, Channel Zero, Chasing Life, Chesapeake Shores, Childhood's End, Clipped, Close to the Enemy, Codes of Conduct, Colony, The Comeback, The Comedians, Community, Complications, Continuum, Cougar Town, Creative Galaxy, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Da Vinci's Demons, Damien, Danger »
This is TV Overmind’s second week of showcasing 50 different TV shows that take place in each of the 50 states in the country. Last week you may remember we looked at The Oc, which took place in California and Cougar Town, which had the Sunshine state Florida as its setting. If you did not get a chance to check out the article, it can be viewed by clicking here This time we are going to showcase 10 different states that include Hawaii, Indiana, and Maryland. Is your favorite series on the list? Take a a look and find out. We will be
TV Shows Set in all 50 States Part Two: From Parks and Rec to Justified »
- Tim Gerstenberger
When you are sitting on the couch binge-watching your favorite television shows, do you ever wonder where the show is set? Some series like Seinfeld (set in New York) or Modern Family (set in California) are pretty obvious and at times play a pivotal role in the episode. Sometimes you may have watched a television series for years and had no idea what city or even state that the show takes place. Did you know that the Summer series Under the Dome was set in Maine? I was a fan of the show for all three seasons and never even knew that. We
TV Shows Set in All 50 States Part One: From The Oc to Cougar Town »
- Tim Gerstenberger
A real cougar soon will prowl the New Girl set.
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The actress will play Connie, the owner of a new, ultra-popular bar called Presh. Since the establishment is on the same block as Nick and Schmidt’s watering hole, Connie inevitably becomes rivals with the guys.
New Girl airs Tuesdays at 8/7c; Philipps’ episode will air this spring.
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Courteney Cox is feeling charitable.
The Friends/Cougar Town alumna has been tapped to star in an untitled comedy pilot being developed for Fox, our sister site Deadline reports, playing a woman who inherits the charity of her (late) billionaire husband.
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Unfortunately, Cox’s character Hailey quickly discovers that doing good deeds for others is “far less glamorous” than she’d hoped. (Cue the sad trombone.)
Would you buy into this show? »
Fox is developing an untitled comedy starring Courteney Cox, TheWrap has learned. The “Friends” alum will also serve as co-executive producer alongside Robert Padnick on the single-camera sitcom. Cox will play Hailey, a woman who inherits her late billionaire husband’s charity and quickly finds that changing the world is far less glamorous than she imagined. Also Read: Courteney Cox, David Arquette Join Stars Paying Tribute to Wes Craven Thea Mann and James Griffiths, who will also direct the project provided it’s picked up to series, are also EPs on the ABC Studios project. Cox is best known for »
- Linda Ge
Courteney Cox is plotting her return to the small screen. The Friends and Cougar Town alum is developing a starring vehicle for Fox, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The untitled single-camera project — which is in development — centers on Hailey (Cox), a woman who inherits her late billionaire husband's charity and finds that changing the world is far less glamorous than she had imagined. The comedy hails from outside producers ABC Studios and will be written by Robert Padnick (The Office), with James Griffiths on board to executive produce and direct the potential pilot. Padnick, Cox and
- Lesley Goldberg
Courteney Cox is eyeing her return to primetime with a new Fox comedy in development, Variety has learned.
The “Friends” alum is set to star in an untitled single-cam comedy from writer Robert Padnick, in which she’s also attached as an exec producer. The sitcom revolves around Hailey (played by Cox), a woman who inherits her late billionaire husband’s charity and quickly finds that changing the world is far less glamorous than she had imagined.
One of TV’s leading funny ladies, Cox became a household name on “Friends,” starring in the iconic NBC ensembler for all 10 seasons. Following “Friends,” Cox starred on FX’s drama “Dirt,” which only last two seasons, before top-lining fan-favorite comedy ABC’s “Cougar Town, »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
Cougar Town leading lady Courteney Cox has found her next starring vehicle, a single-camera comedy from former The Office writer-producer Robert Padnick and ABC Studios. The untitled project, which is in consideration for a pilot order, centers on Hailey (Cox), a woman who inherits her late billionaire husband’s charity and quickly finds that changing the world is far less glamorous than she had imagined. James Griffiths is set to direct the potential pilot, written by… »
Craig Ferguson wants you to Join or Die by Thursday, February 18 at 11/10c.
That’s the day the comedian’s new History series will debut, the cable network announced Wednesday.
Join or Die With Craig Ferguson will find the former Late Late Show host debating with a panel of guests, many of whom also were announced Wednesday.
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12 items from 2016
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