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TV Talk: Cougar Town May Lose Name, Desperate Housewives Loses a Star

Description-The series Cougar Town may be returning to ABC next fall, but the show’s name might not. Town‘s wants a new title that reflects the comedy’s ensemble cast.

-Speaking of show names, the Parents Television Council is upset that CBS has only changed S**t My Dad Says to $#*! My Dad Says (pronounced “BLEEP My Dad Says”). If they have a better title for the show - based on the popular Twitter page - I’d like to f**king hear it.

-Doesn’t look like Orson Hodge will be forgiving Bree on Desperate Housewives anytime soon. Actor Kyle MacLachlan, who could appear in an an episode or two next season, is off the show.

-One person who will be returning to his show is Charlie Sheen. The actor, who strongly suggested that he would leave Two and a Half Men, is sticking with the comedy for at least two more years.


TV Talk: David Canary Leaves All My Children, Leonard Nimoy Retires

David Canary-After 27 years on All My Children, actor David Canary officially said goodbye to the soap opera today. Canary played both Adam and Stuart Chandler on the ABC series.

-Speaking of retirement, that’s what Leonard Nimoy says he’ll be enjoying very shortly. The Star Trek legend says he plans to give up acting altogether after his last Fringe appearance this season.

-The Idol Gives Back special helped raise $45 million for its efforts on Wednesday night. While still impressive, the amount was down $15 million from two years ago.

-If the world is still here in 2024, college basketball will be as well. The NCAA has signed a new 14-year deal with both CBS and Turner Broadcasting worth $10.8 billion.

-Meanwhile, CBS has not yet signed a new deal with Charlie Sheen. An insider claims if Sheen doesn’t sign a contract soon, Two and a Half Men will be officially over.

Is Charlie Sheen Quitting Two and a Half Men?

Two and a Half Men

Could be CBS be losing one of its top-rated shows next year?

According to sources for People magazine, actor Charlie Sheen has turned down a contract renewal for his hit comedy, . The Emmy-nominated star has reportedly decided to walk away after the upcoming season finale.

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Charlie Sheen Taking Leave of Absence for Rehab

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Comedy, Prime Time, CBS, Gossip, News,

Charlie Sheen‘s problems have followed him into the new year.

It was announced today that the actor will be taking a break from his hit CBS comedy to do a stint in rehab. This move comes not long after his wife, Brooke Mueller, entered a different location for substance abuse.

“As a preventative measure, Charlie Sheen has entered a rehabilitation facility,” Sheen’s rep, Stan Rosenfield, said in a statement. “He will take some time off his series . He has asked that his privacy be honored.  No further statements are planned.”

While it’s unclear specifically why Sheen is seeking treatment, he was the center of some domestic drama on Christmas Day. The 44-year-old has since been charged with two misdemeanors and felony menacing stemming from his fight with Mueller.

It’s not known how Charlie’s stay will affect production on his program.

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Hanes Pulls Charlie Sheen Commercials

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Commercials, Gossip, Video,

Hanes won’t be making any more commercials with anytime soon.

The advertising campaign featuring the actor has ended, which a spokesman for the company says is “pretty standard, straightforward” when “somebody who’s in your commercial is arrested on suspicion of something of this magnitude.” He’s referring of course to the recent domestic disturbance between Sheen and his current wife, a highly-publicized and very messy bit of scandal.

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2010 Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations (TV)


Squeezed in between the Golden Globes broadcast and the Oscar nominations is an awards ceremony voted on solely by the actors. (So unlike the People’s Choice Awards, this actually has meaning.)

For the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, we’ll see a lot of the old and just a little bit of the new. Here are some of the noteworthy mentions from this year’s list of television nominees:

  • The Closer, Dexter and 30 Rock lead this year’s pack with three nominations each.
  • Despite no individual mentions, freshman comedies and Glee were both honored in the Best Ensemble category.
  • Samantha Who‘s Christina Applegate received a nomination despite starring in a canceled show.
  • received its first nom—but just for its cast, not for any single actor.

The will air Saturday, Jan. 23 on both TNT and TBS.

(You can find the full list of TV nominees after the jump. Click here for the film nominations.)

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TV on DVD: September 1, 2009

Supernatural Season 4 DVDHere are some of the options available this Tuesday.

  • America (Television Movie)
  • Ben 10: Alien Force (Volume 4)
  • Brothers & Sisters (Season 3)
  • Clatterford (Season 2)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Season 9)
  • Degrassi: The Next Generation (Season 8)
  • Desperate Housewives (Season 5)
  • Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin
  • Doctor Who: Image of the Fendahl
  • The Game (Season 1)
  • Heroes (Season 3)
  • People Like Us (Complete Series)

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2009 Primetime Emmy Nominations

2009 Emmy nominations

Bright and early this morning, Chandra Wilson and Jim Parsons announced the nominees for the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards.

Just like last year, we saw many first-timers named and a long list of cable acknowledgements (for both pay and basic channels). Thanks to expanded categories, we also saw a number of surprises (Flight of the Conchords, ) and overdue nominations (How I Met Your Mother, Big Love).

For the second year in a row, , with its 16 nominations, topped all drama programs. Meanwhile, 30 Rock broke comedy records with a whopping 22 noms. Overall, HBO was the most-nominated network with 99 mentions while NBC - yes, NBC - came in second.

This year’s ceremony will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris on Sept. 20 on CBS.


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TV on DVD: May 12, 2009

Here are some of the options available this Tuesday.

Star Trek DVD

  • The Best of Star Trek: The Original Series
  • The Best of Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • Case Closed (Season 5)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Season 1)  **Blu-ray**
  • The Dana Carvey Show
  • The Jeff Foxworthy Show (Season 2)
  • Lovejoy (Season 5)
  • Murder Princess (Complete Series)
  • Penn & Teller: Bullsh*t (Season 6)
  • Pie in the Sky (Series 1)
  • The Rez (Complete Series)
  • Two and a Half Men (Season 5)

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Casting Corner: Lost, Chuck, Two and a Half Men and More

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Comedy, Drama, ABC, CBS, NBC, Lost, Gossip, News,

Emilio EstevezJenny McCarthy

Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Two and a Half Men: Now that everyone’s forgotten about his star-studded Bobby, director Emilio Estevez will soon be returning to his acting roots. In an upcoming episode of the CBS comedy, Emilio will play a drinking buddy of Charlie’s. (For those who don’t already know, Sheen is Estevez’s younger brother in real-life.) This cameo comes three years after their father, Martin Sheen, guested as Rose’s father.

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