3 ABC sitcoms will help promote Target with a series of ‘pay it forward’ ads

11.18.13 4 years ago

3 ABC sitcoms will help promote Target with a series of “pay it forward” ads
On Wednesday, “The Middle” will give a surprise present to “Back in the Game,” which will then surprise a character from “Modern Family.”

“Two and a Half Men” brings on Paula Marshall and Diane Farr
Marshall will guest as Jon Cryer’s love interest, while Farr will play a woman with ties to Farr’s character.

“South Park” visits George R.R. Martin’s house
Watch a preview of another “Game of Thrones”-themed episode.

History channel is live-tweeting JFK’s final days
The official History account is doing a “JFK Twitter Takeover” all week.

Anjelica Huston pitches herself for “Downton Abbey”
“I was raised in Ireland and England so I could pop into a part,” she says.

More fraud charges filed against Teresa and Joe Giudice
The “Real Housewives” couple were hit today with two more charges for fraud.

NBC makes Tom Brady look like “Dexter”
See the promo for Sunday’s unintentionally “Dexter”-looking “Manning-Brady XIV” matchup on “Sunday Night Football.”

In defense of TV remaking old shows

Theater does remakes all the time, and nobody cares. Plus, without remakes, we wouldn’t have Michael Scott from “The Office.”

Gang member explains why shots were fired near “House of Lies” set

The gang member who calls himself “P” tells TMZ producers didn’t reach out to the community before shooting on location. Which prompted to fire shots in the air.

Carrot Top tells Oprah Winfrey Network: “I’m sorry that I look good”
Watch the prop comic’s appearance on “Oprah Where Are They Now.”

Marla Sokoloff joins “The Fosters”
“The Practice” alum will romance Danny Nucci.

“Alias” alum Carl Lumbly nearly gave up acting after his wife died of cancer
Lumbly, who met Vonetta McGee on “Cagney & Lacey,” recalls his wife’s decade-long battle with cancer. She died in 2010.

Writers Guild claims reality TV writers are losing $40M a year in unpaid overtime
The WGA East singled out “Pawn Stars,” “The First 48″ and ” “Doomsday Preppers” among the biggest violators.

“Chuck’s” Bonita Friedericy is headed to Lifetime

She’ll play a psychologist on “Unreal.”

Check out “Sirens” from Denis Leary
The USA series goes into the world of EMTs.

“Dancing with the Stars” boss: Voting changes have been difficult
But Conrad Green says there’s no better way to do the voting results when you’re only one night a week.

Judy Greer shows her thong on the back cover of her memoir
The “Arrested Development” star is releasing “I Don”t Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star” in April.

Michael K. Williams: I was determined not to make my “Boardwalk” character another Omar
“But the two guys obviously have their similarities,” he says. “They both have a moral code that they live by. They both stand up for themselves. They both speak their minds. They both made the most of limited opportunities offered to them in their respective worlds. But my first goal was to make sure that people didn’t see Chalky as Omar in a 1920s suit.” PLUS: Gretchen Mol is “Boardwalk’s” damaged secret weapon.

Why “Hello Ladies” deserves another season
Critics panning the Stephen Merchant comedy were wrong.

Viewers are fleeing “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”
Season 4 is down about 30% in the key demo.

“Sleepy Hollow”: It’s ridiculously good

After two months, Fox’s initially “ridiculous”-looking drama has proved to be more than ridiculous.

Virgin’s Richard Branson responds to Conan O’Brien’s LinkedIn request
“Absolutely not Conan!” PLUS: Preview Conan’s “Serious” interview with historian A. Scott Berg.

Susan Boyle: Meryl Streep may play me

The “Britain’s Got Talent” sensation says Streep has been approached for Boyle’s biopic.

What is the lesson of the “Eastbound & Down” finale?
Is Kenny Powers telling us that we can’t have it all? PLUS: Recalling the best “Eastbound” moments.

“Sleepy Hollow” and “Almost Human”: Fox’s Monday shows are multiracial — and serious about race
While “Sleepy Hollow” openly plays with race, says Willa Paskin, “Almost Human” deals with it an allegorical capacity.

Why is Martha Stewart tweeting nasty photos of food?
There has been such a backlash against Martha’s food-tweeting that she had to respond.

Adam Devine answers questions on Reddit
How often does the “Workaholics” star get fan mail from dyslexic Maroon 5 fans? “Everyday,” he says.

Listen to the “Almost Human” theme, composed by J.J. Abrams
Abrams is no stranger to making theme songs, having done the one for “Alias.” PLUS: “Almost Human” creator wants to create a hopeful future on his show.

Lea Michele films her first music video
The “Glee” star tweeted pics from the set over the weekend.

TV One renews “R&B Divas Atlanta”

The reality show will be back for Season 3, without three cast members.

CNBC’s “Money Honey” jumps to Fox Business Network
Maria Bartiromo had just celebrated her 20th anniversary with CNBC last month.

“Homeland” is back to its old self
Sunday’s episode was a reminder of why we got hooked on this show in the first place. PLUS: Is the pregnancy storyline implausible?, Is there too much craziness?, and Charlie Rose interviews Claire Danes and Damian Lewis.

For sale: “Twin Peaks”-themed clothing
A clothing company is offering the “Twin Peaks Collection.”

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