Monday, April 30, 2012

From LA Examiner: 'Smash' Photo Preview; Danny Pudi on 'Handling It'; 'Jane By Design' Casts Teri Hatcher; Whitney Cummings Returns To E!; HBO Renewals...

When Smash stages its show on the road, trouble abounds, but what is perhaps most upsetting is just how good Rebecca Duvall (Uma Thurman) looks as Marilyn Monroe. We're not saying we wish her to literally break her leg or anything, but we were hoping she'd fail as miserably on stage as she did in rehearsals so the show could go back to its workshop roots and honor the talent that truly deserves the role... [MORE]

"Community’s Danny Pudi advises how to ‘Handle’ awkward encounters"

Danny Pudi is a busy man these days. In addition to starring as fan favorite Abed Nadir on NBC’s half-hour comedy, Community, he is also a new father of twins and has an independent film, My Friend Vijay, coming soon. Riding his recent wave into the pop culture zeitgeist, though, Pudi has taken on yet another project, this time one to potentially help up-and-coming storytellers, too... [MORE]

"ABC Family's Jane By Design casts Jane's mother"

Well, for all of you Jane By Design fans who thought Gray Chandler Murray (Andie MacDowell) may be Jane's (Erica Dasher) actual mother-- the resemblance is uncanny, isn't it??-- you may not love the news ABC Family has announced today. Because the network has cast her actual, long-lost mother, and it's...drumroll please...a very special Housewife... [MORE]

"Whitney Cummings heading to E! with her own talk show"

NBC-Universal really wants to make Whitney Cummings a household name and mainstream star. Despite dismal reviews and not-that-decent ratings, the peacock network has kept her self-titled sitcom, Whitney, on-air for the duration of its freshman year, and now the parent company is giving the stand-up comedienne her own talk show... [MORE]

"HBO renews Girls and Veep"

Only three episodes into their first seasons, HBO has renewed both Girls and Veep for sophomore years! ... [MORE]

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