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‘Kirstie’ Cancelled by TV Land

Sorry,  Kirstie , TV Land is just not that into you. Deadline  reports that  Kirstie  has been cancelled after one season. The sitcom starred a bevy of classic comedy favorites including Kirstie Alley ( Cheers ), Rhea Perlman ( Cheers ) and Michael Richards ( Seinfeld ).  Kirstie  suffered in the ratings and series showrunner Marco Pennette left at the end of the first season. The series focused on the adventures of Alley’s Broadway star after her adult son sought out his biological mother after the death of his adopted mother. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/07/29/kirstie-cancelled-tv-land/

'Kirstie' Season 1 finale: Are you hoping for a Season 2?

On paper, "Kirstie" sounded like a coup for TV Land: A Kirstie Alley comeback vehicle that was also a "Cheers" reunion with co-star Rhea Perlman, as well as the TV return of "Seinfeld" legend Michael Richards.Unfortunately, much of the sitcom's first season was met with a critical "meh." All the comedic talent in the world can't make up for subpar material, it would seem. But where did you land on the series? Did you enjoy watching Maddie (Alley) reconnect with her long-lost son Arlo (Eric Peterson) while maintaining her Broadway lifestyle? Did Perlman and Richards as her assistant and chauffeur, respectively, inspire hilarity in your household? Are you hoping for a Season 2?Make your voice heard and vote in our poll below! Should TV Land renew "Kirstie" for Season 2?... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/kirstie-season-1-finale-are-you-hoping-for-a-season-2.html

'Kirstie' preview: Jason Alexander stops by for a 'Seinfeld' reunion with Michael Richards

Fresh off his Super Bowl moment with Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander scratches another name off his "Seinfeld" reunion list with a guest appearance on TV Land's "Kirstie."Appearing on Wednesday's (Feb. 19) episode of the Kirstie Alley comeback sitcom as Maddie's (Alley) sleazy agent, Alexander and former co-star Michael Richards share the screen for the first time since HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" mounted its "Seinfeld" reunion in 2009.Although, as the above preview makes clear, the relationship between Maddie's agent and Frank, her chauffeur (Richards), isn't nearly as friendly as the one between George Costanza and Kramer.Check out the preview above and be sure to tune in for the special reunion on "Kristie," airing Wednesday (Feb. 19) at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on TV Land.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2014/02/kirstie-preview-jason-alexander-stops-by-for-a-seinfeld-reunion-with-michael-richards.html

'Kirstie' premiere: This pedigree should have better comedy

TV Land debuted its new comedy "Kirstie" Wednesday (Dec. 4), a sitcom starring "Cheers" alums Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman plus "Seinfeld" alum Michael Richards. One would think with the sitcom pedigree gracing the small screen for TV Land's new "Kirstie," the comedy would be better. Unfortunately, the show looks and feels like something made 20 years ago -- except not as funny as the gems of 20 years ago. The laughs, when there are some, are cheap. A Viagra joke? "Suck it, Angelina Jolie," as if she cares about some Broadway actress being put on the cover of People. As if a Broadway diva would be on the cover of People. Is this set in the 1950s?It's not devoid of bright spots -- there was a lovely moment when Alley's character Maddie is telling assistant Thelma (Perlman) about giving her son up for adoption. "I'm not a mother," she concludes, and walks away. Those... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/12/kirstie-premiere-this-pedigree-should-have-better-comedy.html
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