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'Cougar Town' Scoop From PaleyFest

March 10th, 2010 9:00am EST
Cougar Town
"Cougar Town" started as a star vehicle to bring Courteney Cox-Arquette back to comedic network television. Creator Bill Lawrence knew from the get go he wanted to work with her and was somewhat hesitant about pitching her the title in case she found it offensive or simply took it the wrong way. Luckily for him-- and for all of us, really-- Cox-Arquette has one of the best senses of humor in show business, and she easily turns that in on herself. Who else would perform a scene where she opens a towel, stares at her naked body in the mirror, cries out in disgust and then begins poking and pi...

'The Last House On The Left': Wrong Place, Wrong Time Movies

March 11th, 2009 6:00pm EDT
The Last House On The Left
Follow the shocking and terrifying story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who violently attacked their daughter in The Last House on the Left.

Masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit their landmark film that launched Craven's directing career and influenced decades of horror films to follow: The Last House on the Left. Bringing one of the most notorious thrillers of all time to a new generation, they produce the story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who harmed the...

Capsule Reviews Of Broadcast Networks' Five New Series Premiering The Week Of Oct. 1

September 29th, 2007 9:49am EDT
Aliens In America
Five new prime-time TV series premiere the week of Monday, Oct. 1 (all times Eastern):

''Aliens in America''

What: A sitcom that mines humor from the miseries of adolescence as well as America's post-9/11 anxiety.

Where: The CW

When: Mondays at 8:30 p.m.

Who: Dan Byrd, Adhir Kalyan, Amy Pietz, Lindsey Shaw, Scott Patterson.

Why: As a reminder that everyone is alienated from some group - until they connect.

How: Justin Tolchuck (Byrd) is a sweet, bright kid who happens to be a social pariah at his Wisconsin high school. So his mom (Pietz) and dad (Patterson...

CW Kicks Off Its Second Season With Six New Series

May 17th, 2007 2:02pm EDT
Blake Lively stars in Gossip Girls
The CW Network unveiled the schedule for its 2007-2008 season today with details about three new dramas, one new comedy and two new reality shows.

On Wednesday nights, the network's top-rated series, America's Next Top Model, showed double-digit growth last season and was the number one show in the timeslot with women 18-34. America'S Next Top Model will return in its successful 8:00-9:00 p.m. slot, followed by the premiere of the new drama Gossip Girl from 9:00-10:00 p.m. From "The O.C." producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, Gossip Girl is based on the best-selling young-ad...

Revenge Of The Nerds Remake Canceled

November 23rd, 2006 3:15pm EST
Revenge Of The Nerds
Production on the remake of Revenge Of The Nerds has abruptly been halted after film executives were unhappy with the quality of the movie.

The remake of the 1984 comedy, starring Katie Cassidy, Jenna Dewan and Dan Byrd, saw a group of nerds starting their own college fraternity.

Sources say Fox Atomic President Peter Rice was unhappy with the daily film clips he had seen so far and decided to scrap the entire movie.

Rice says, "Everybody worked very hard on Revenge of the Nerds, and we're all extremely disappointed that we can't move forward."

A representative for F...

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