Tonight, NBC kicks off the return of all your favorite comedies with its new super-sized sitcom block, including the season premiere of Parks & Rec (finally!) and new series Perfect Couples! Also, be sure to check out the return of Royal Pains on USA (enter the giveaway here !) and the series premiere of Fairly Legal with Sarah Shahi (and enter another giveaway here)! See what else is new tonight: 8/7c Wipeout on ABC The Big Bang Theory on CBS American Idol on FOX Community on NBC 8:30/7:30c $#*! My Dad Says on CBS Perfect Couples on NBC -- series premiere! 9/8c CSI: Crime Scene Investigation on CBS Bones on FOX The Office on NBC The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills on Bravo -- season finale! Royal Pains on USA Network 9:30/8:30c Parks & Recreation on NBC -- season premiere! 10/9c 30 Rock on NBC Jersey Shore on MTV Fairly Legal on USA Network -- series premiere! 10:30/9:30c Outsourced on NBC What will you be watching?
Here's how long "Parks and Recreation" has been of the air: When the show started filming its third season, star Amy Poehler was about six months pregnant. Her baby boy is now five months old.So you'll forgive fellow cast member Aziz Ansari if he's a little fuzzy on the finer points of Thursday's (Jan. 20) season premiere. "You're talking about stuff from the first episode, and that seems like so long ago," he told Zap2it when we visited the show's set in December. "But I'm really happy things worked out the way they did.""Parks and Rec" went into filming Season 3 right after the second season finished last spring so it would have some episodes in the can before Poehler had to go on maternity leave. The cast and crew thought they'd be back in the fall -- but NBC decided to hold the show until midseason. Production resumed in the fall and is winding... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/01/parks-and-recreation-aziz-ansari-says-tom-makes-a-move-this-season.html
Get your Reel TV News! Today Rachel gets us pumped for tonight's 2-hour season premiere of American Idol, in which new judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez do their best to fill Simon Cowell's shoes. Will the newly-lowered age limit (to 15 instead of the usual 16) help judges find the next Justin Bieber? In other news, fall newcomer Law & Order: Los Angeles, which was originally supposed to return early February, is put on hiatus indefinitely, while Marriage Ref is put in similar limbo. Also, actor Rob Lowe puts his comedic side to the test with a new Funny or Die video to help promote his new Parks & Rec role! Check out the full news in the link below. Reel TV News: 1/19/11
In this week's 30 Rock TV News, Kira welcomes back brand-new episodes of 30 Rock with a rundown of the new "Thursdays Done Right" NBC comedy lineup! It's a packed 3 hours full of comedy, but with 30 Rock at its new 10pm timeslot, we hardcore fans will just have to plow through it! Life's tough as a TV addict! In other news, Kira gives the scoop on the 30 Rock embezzlement scandal. Find out what former 30 Rock employee Matthew Rudolph has to say for himself after all the scandal of faulty checks! Find out more deets by checking out the video in the link below! 30 Rock TV News: 1/17/11
While fans of The Office have been dreading the departure of Michael Scott for quite some time now, according to Kira, our days with Steve Carell are now officially numbered... and his last day is fast approaching! In today's The Office TV News, Kira shares the scoop on the last 4 Michael-free episodes of this season! Also, we take a look at the midseason lineup for NBC comedy Thursdays, and in this case, the whole "more the merrier" rule may not necessarily apply. Hope you're ready to tackle a full 3 hours of sitcoms! For the full lineup, check out the news in the link below! The Office TV News: 1/17/11
Parks & Recreation " href="http://tv.gawker.com/5731629/rashida-jones-is-really-excited-about-the-addition-of-rob-lowe-to-parks--recreation" class="pp_image"> Is it weird that Rashida Jones asked her sister to come down to the Parks & Rec set to watch her make out with Rob Lowe ? She blames it on a sisterly bond, but really it comes down to bragging. The jury is still out as to whether or not the above situation was weird or not, but the story also brings a possible spoiler for Parks & Rec 's new season. Was she referring to last season's drunken make-out session? Or will Anne fall prey to Rob Lowe's eyes? I suppose we'll find out in season three. Read More... http://tv.gawker.com/5731629/rashida-jones-is-really-excited-about-the-addition-of-rob-lowe-to-parks--recreation
Alex and Rachel gave you their personal TV addict resolutions on a special New Year's edition of This Week in TV, and now Ben and Billy are here with another episode of Reel Funny TV to give you some more resolutions inspired by our favorite current comedies! From the Parks & Rec department over in Indiana to Ted on How I Met Your Mother (will we ever get some REAL answers?!) and even some thoughtful suggestions for you, the viewer, Ben & Billy have their sights on some lofty goals for the year ahead! Check out what Frank Reynolds, Jay Leno, and even Ben & Billy themselves need to work on by watching the video in the link below! Reel Funny TV: 1/10/11
Check out a sneak peek at the season 3 of PARKS AND RECREATION which premiers on Thursdays January 20 at 9:30pm on NBC. Show summary: PARKS AND RECREATION follows Leslie Knope (Emmy Nominee Amy Poehler, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” “Baby Mama”) a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/daemonstv/~3/ew2tAjpEHYI/
In this edition of This Week in TV, Kendra and Rachel dive right into the excitement of midseason premieres! First up, they have loads of new premieres and season returns of some of our favorite shows, including The Cape, Lights Out, Human Target, Off The Map, and more! Also, don't forget the Golden Globes this upcoming Sunday! If that's not a big enough list for ya, Rachel and Kendra help you narrow things down by sharing the midseason premieres they're most looking forward to. For the full list of picks, watch the video in the link below! Watch Now: This Week in TV: 1/10/11
NBC begins to promote the return of "Parks and Recreation" which has been delayed a season following lead star Amy Poehler's pregnancy. A sneak peek which includes a lot of new footage from the third season as well as the actors' insight has just been released, emphasizing more on the two new characters played by Rob Lowe and Adam Scott. Lowe plays Chris Traeger who is "the most positive person in the world" as well as "intense and specific". Scott meanwhile is Traeger's co-worker Ben Wyatt who has to deliver the bad news after Traeger leaves the room. In addition to these men, there will be guest starring appearances by Parker Posey and Will Forte as well as the return of Megan Mullally as Tammy Swanson. To Read More Click Here.