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Posted Monday 8/27/18 at 7:52AM EDT
CBS' The Odd Couple alums pay tribute to Neil Simon
Source: The A.V. Club
The iconic playwright, who died Sunday at age 91, saw his play The Odd Couple turned into a movie and two TV series -- starring Tony Randall and Jack Klugman on ABC from 1970 to 1975, and starring Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon on CBS from 2015 to 2017. "Thank you Neil Simon," tweeted Lennon. Yvette Nicole Brown, who also co-starred on the CBS version, tweeted: "A lot of my heroes are dying. What a sad few weeks this has been. #RIPNeilSimon."
Posted Friday 6/01/18 at 6:42PM EDT
Fox pilot Dan the Weatherman replaces Ashley Williams with Joanna Garcia Swisher
The potential comedy series starring Thomas Lennon is undergoing recastings, with two cast members being replaced, as Fox considers it for midseason.
Posted Thursday 5/10/18 at 9:39PM EDT
Fox's Gone Baby Gone and Beth Behrs' Our People pilots are dead, Katie Holmes' FBI pilot is still alive
Fox is still mulling what to do with the pilots Mixtape and Thomas Lennon's Dan the Weatherman, according to Deadline. But Gone Baby Gone, which starred Joseph Morgan, Christine Lahti and Peyton List, isn't moving forward. Behrs' culture-clash comedy Our People from Lee Daniels is also not getting picked up.
Posted Tuesday 3/13/18 at 10:17PM EDT
Sarah Drew goes from Grey's Anatomy to Cagney & Lacey, joining Blindspot alum Michelle Hurd
Drew has quickly landed a pilot a week after being dropped from Grey's Anatomy, joining the CBS reboot of the classic police procedural. According to Deadline, "Drew will play LAPD Detective Cagney, Lacey’s nimble and easygoing partner and protégée. Hurd’s Lacey is athletic, polished, a former high school track and field champion. Empathetic and straightforward, she’s the more experienced partner." Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless won six acting Emmys between them starring on the original Cagney & Lacey, which won two best drama series Emmys during its seven-season run. Hurd is no stranger to reboots of popular franchises. In fact, she's had recent guest appearances on both Lethal Weapon and Hawaii Five-0.
- Emily Osment joins CBS comedy pilot 25, fueling speculation that Young & Hungry is finished
- Thomas Lennon to play Dan the Weatherman on Fox
- Charmed reboot adds two more actors
- Popular's Leslie Bibb joins Alyson Hannigan on ABC's Man of the House
- Kyle Bornheimer to star opposite Ginnifer Goodwin on ABC's Steps
- Brothers & Sisters alum Dave Annable to play the lead on CBS' The Code
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Posted Thursday 2/08/18 at 6:30PM EST
Thomas Lennon is headed to Shondaland
The Reno 911! alum will guest on Shonda Rhimes’ For the People, playing a “self-made vigilante.”