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Orlando Jones & Todd Bridges To Guest Star On 'Everybody Hates Chris'

2/8/2007 9:46am EST
Orlando Jones
Orlando Jones and Todd Bridges join the cast of Everybody Hates Chris. Orlando Jones guest stars as Mr. Newton a scholarly substitute teacher who makes Chris' life a living hell while, Todd Bridges plays Doc's nephew Monk, in the episode entitled, "Everybody Hates the Substitute," on "Everybody Hates Chris," Monday, February 12, 2007 (8:00PM-8:30PM ET/PT) on The CW.

"Everybody Hates Chris," co-created by Chris Rock and Ali LeRoi, is inspired by comedian Chris Rock's childhood experiences. Rock narrates this hilarious, touching story of a teenager growing up as the eldest of three child...

'Everybody Hates Chris' Gets Full-Season Order Through 2007-08

1/19/2007 1:58pm EST
Everybody Hates Chris
The CW gave the critically acclaimed comedy Everybody Hates Chris an early full-season order for the 2007-2008 broadcast season, it was announced today by Dawn Ostroff, President, Entertainment, The CW, during the network's Winter Press Tour session at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California.

"Under the creative guidance of Chris Rock and Ali LeRoi and performances from an incredibly talented cast, 'Everybody Hates Chris' has consistently proven itself to be one of the best comedies on television," said Ostroff. "Producing one great episode after another, this is a sh...

The CW Is Now Streaming Shows Online

1/19/2007 1:55pm EST
The CW continues to expand its online offerings on cwtv.com with the addition of streaming full episodes of several of the network's hit primetime series. The announcement was made today during The CW's Winter Press Tour session at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California.

Effective immediately, episodes of "Beauty and the Geek," Supernatural, Veronica Mars, One Tree Hill, Everybody Hates Chris, All of Us, Girlfriends and "The Game" will be available free to viewers and presented with limited commercial interruption on the network's online destination, cwtv.com. Each e...

'Numb3rs,' 'Ugly Betty,' 'Monk' & Others Win Family Television Awards

11/30/2006 10:50am EST
The Eighth Annual Family Television Awards was held Nov. 29 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and recognized honorees in nine categories for their contributions to outstanding family entertainment.

The show will be televised on The CW Network on Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 9 p.m - 10 p.m. with Stephen Collins and Haylie Duff of 7th Heaven co-hosting.

The Family Television Awards are the only awards recognizing outstanding programming for family viewing. The awards are given by the members of the Family Friendly Programming Forum and selected by the members of the Association of National Adve...

Jason Alexander To Guest Star on 'Everybody Hates Chris'

11/3/2006 11:10am EST
Jason Alexander
On Monday, Nov. 6, Jason Alexander guest stars on Everybody Hates Chris. Chris' new principal, Principal Edwards (Alexander), decides that the best way to solve the tension between Chris and Caruso is to pair them up as buddies on the school field trip. Meanwhile, Rochelle discovers that her favorite hoop earrings are missing and Tonya's name is written all over the crime. Julius sets out to find a Wayne Gretzky hockey jersey for Drew.

New TV on DVD, Oct. 10

10/10/2006 8:00am EDT
Everybody Hates Chris
The first season of Everybody Hates Chris is now on DVD. Inspired by Chris Rock's life as a kid, the series takes place in New York City in the 1980s. Chris (Tyler James Williams) struggles to find his place while keeping his siblings in line and dealing with the pressures of junior high school. Also on DVD: Numb3rs season two, Scrubs season four, and The A-Team and Magnum P.I. season five.

The CW Swaps Sunday And Monday Line-Ups

10/6/2006 11:16am EDT
Everybody Hates Chris
New York's WPIX-TV Channel 11 is switching its Sunday and Monday nights of programming, effective October 9. On October 9, The CW's comedy block of Everybody Hates Chris, All of Us, Girlfriends and new series "The Game" will move to Monday from 8:00-10:00 p.m. The CW will rebroadcast each comedy's season premiere on Monday, October 9, with original episodes returning on Monday, October 16.

Starting October 15, The CW's new Sunday line-up will begin with an encore of the previous Wednesday's America's Next Top Model (7:00-8:00PM) followed by original episodes of 7th Heaven (8:00-9:00PM...

Tonight's TV Highlights: 'Everybody Hates Chris,' 'All of Us,' 'Girlfriends' & 'The Game'

10/1/2006 8:00am EDT
Whoopi Goldberg guest stars on Everybody Hates Chris
In Everybody Hates Chris (7 p.m. CW), Rochelle decides to host a neighborhood watch meeting after Julius' truck is stolen, but her good intentions quickly turn competitive when her new neighbor, Louise (guest star Whoopi Goldberg), thinks she'd make a better block captain than Rochelle.

Meanwhile, Chris sets out to break his streak of bad luck with the ladies by asking out a new girl in the neighborhood, Yvette (guest star Cherelle Noyd). In sharp contrast to his older brother, Drew volunteers to be a crossing guard and can't keep the girls away, causing a major traffic problem.


CBS Shows How 12 TV Shows Are Made

8/18/2006 10:52am EDT
Check out the Ellen Show
On Sept. 2, CBS will broadcast “A Day In The Life Of Television: A Museum Of Television & Radio Special,” a new entertainment special that goes behind the scenes of 12 high-profile television shows to see how they are made. Dennis Haysbert provides the narration.

On November 9, 2005, 42 television crews went behind the scenes of some of the most popular shows on television to find out from many different perspectives what went into producing them on this specific day. From daytime to late night, comedies, dramas, specials, reality and talk shows, this is a unique look at the process o...

Complete List of Fall 2006 Television Premiere Dates

8/2/2006 2:34pm EDT
Prison Break
The TV season launches early this year when FOX kicks off season two of Prison Break in the tail end of August. The network is digging its heels in early with several August premieres, including Bones, House and a handful of new series. ABC, CBS, NBC and the new CW get in the game by mid-September.

A complete list of premiere dates follows:

Monday, Aug. 21

8 pm Prison Break (Fox)

9 pm Vanished (Fox)

Wednesday, Aug. 30

8 pm Bones (Fox)

9 pm Justice (Fox)

Tuesday, Sept. 5

8 pm Standoff (Fox)

9 pm House (Fox)

Thursday, Sept. 7

8 pm 'Til Death (Fox)


CW Announces 2006-07 Premiere Schedule

7/17/2006 3:05pm EDT
The CW Network announced its inaugural 2006-2007 season premiere schedule today at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour. The new fifth broadcast network, targeting young adults 18-34, will roll-out its premiere season schedule over the course of a two-week period.

Following is The CW's 2006-2007 night-by-night breakdown of primetime premiere dates:

Wednesday, September 20

8:00-10:00 p.m. America's Next Top Model Special Two-Hour Premiere

Friday, September 22

8:00-10:00 p.m.. Friday Night Smackdown

Monday, September 25

8:00-9:00 p.m. 7th Heaven...

The CW Announces 2006-07 Schedule

5/18/2006 3:36pm EDT
Tia Mowry stars in The Game
The CW network just unveiled the schedule for its premiere 2006-07 season. The network will schedule two original hours of urban comedies on Sunday night. The returning series begin at 7:00 p.m. with Everybody Hates Chris. At 7:30 p.m., All of Us airs and will be followed at 8:00 p.m. by Girlfriends. New comedy The Game airs at 8:30 p.m. and takes a comedic behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the wives and girlfriends of the star athletes on an NFL team. The series stars Aldis Hodge, Coby Bell, Tia Mowry, Hosea Chanchez and Wendy Raquel Robinson.

The 9:00-10:00 p.m. hour will top o...

UPN, The WB To Merge Into One Network This Fall

1/24/2006 12:46pm EST
CBS Corp. and Warner Bros. are forming a fifth network after ceasing operations of their respective networks UPN and The WB. The new network, The CW, will be launched this fall.

The two networks boast some of the most popular programming that appeals to young adults in the media business. These programming assets range from hit reality series such as America's Next Top Model and The WB's "Beauty and the Geek," to hit dramas like The WB's Smallville, Gilmore Girls, Supernatural, and UPN's Veronica Mars as well as UPN's hit comedies Everybody Hates Chris and Girlfriends and The WB's hi...

Will Smith & Chris Rock To Direct Episodes of Their Shows

1/19/2006 3:40pm EST
Will Smith
Executive producers Chris Rock and Will Smith will direct episodes of their respective UPN series, Everybody Hates Chris and All of Us, which will air later this season on UPN.

In the Chris Rock directed episode of Everybody Hates Chris entitled "Everybody Hates Corleone," Chris grows tired of getting beat up by bullies at school, so he asks his parents to be transferred to the neighborhood school, but when they deny the request, he decides to take matters into his own hands. Meanwhile, Julius' new job at the fish market makes him stink up the house and everyone in it.

In the Will...

Writers Guild Picks Best in TV Writing

12/14/2005 3:06pm EST
The Writers Guild of America just announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television writing during the 2005 season. Nominees for best dramatic series are: Deadwood, Grey's Anatomy, Lost, Six Feet Under, and The West Wing. Best comedy series nominees are Arrested Development, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Entourage, My Name Is Earl, and The Office. Picks for best new series are Everybody Hates Chris, Grey's Anatomy, My Name Is Earl, The Office, and Rome.

For a complete list of nominations, go here.

Smallville Thrives on Thursday Nights

12/1/2005 10:25am EST
This November, the WB had strong showings from its key series, specifically Smallville. The series continues to excel in its new Thursday timeslot, setting network time period records, bringing incredible growth to the time period and ranking strongly in one of the toughest hours on television. The show also added nearly half a million total viewers over last November's Wednesday delivery.

Smallville ranked #1 in the time period for the sweep in 18-34 (3.3/11), men 12-34 (3.2/11) and male teens (3.0/10) against competition that includes Survivor on CBS, The O.C. on FOX, Joey and Will...

Family Television Awards Recognizes Family Programming

11/10/2005 9:45am EST
Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire will be hosting the Seventh Annual Family Television Awards, Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Beverly Hills. Awards will be presented in nine categories: actor, actress, comedy, drama, lifetime achievement, new series, reality, reality host and specials.

These are the only awards recognizing outstanding programming for family viewing. The awards are given by the members of the Association of National Advertisers. The advertisers that participate in the forum are taking steps to increase family-friendly programming choices on television. Their mission is to support and promote thi...

Everybody Hates Chris Nov. 3 Preview

10/27/2005 9:30am EDT
Coming up on Everybody Hates Chris:

"Everybody Hates The Babysitter" -- When Julius and Rochelle decide to have a "date night," they hire a babysitter to watch the kids, but when she keeps leaving to take care of personal business, Chris is forced to cover for her. Meanwhile, Julius and Rochelle's romantic night out hits a few bumps when the restaurant doesn't accept their coupon and then the place gets robbed.