CBS has picked up the Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar (ex-Kendal Hart, All My Children) comedy The Crazy Ones for a full season by giving it a back nine order, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The comedy also stars former One Life to Live star Amanda Setton (ex-Kimberly Andrews), former As the World Turns star James Wolk (a sailor) and features Days of Our Lives' Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan).
The Tiffany network also ordered full seasons of The Millers and Mom.
"We’re proud of CBS' leadership position in comedy and excited to build on it with the back nine pickups of these three new comedies," said CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler. "These series are creatively distinct, continue to improve each week and are led by strong showrunners, writing and production staffs, and feature amazingly talented casts."
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The Crazy Ones airs Thursdays at 9 pm EST on CBS.
The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will feature special tributes to recently departed stars James Gandolfini, Cory Monteith, Jean Stapleton, Jonathan Winters and producer David Goldberg. The tributes are set to air separately from the annual “In Memoriam” montage.
Celebrities Edie Falco, Jane Lynch, Rob Reiner, Robin Williams, and Michael J. Fox will assist with the tributes by sharing personal stories on their respective friends. READ MORE
CBS has released the trailer for its new Sarah Michelle Gellar and Robin Williams comedy, The Crazy Ones. In addition to Gellar, who starred on All My Children as Kendall Hart, The Crazy Ones features One Life to Live grad Amanda Setton (ex-Kimberly Andrews) and As the World Turns guest James Wolk.
Wolk played a sailor during Luke (Van Hansis) and Noah’s (Jake Silbermann) Valentine’s Day episode. American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson is also featured prominently in the pilot.
Check out a preview of The Crazy Ones after the jump! READ MORE
Sarah Michelle Gellar (ex-Kendall Hart, All My Children) glowed opposite her The Crazy Ones co-star Robin Williams at CBS Upfronts on May 15. The Tiffany Network promoted its new shows The Millers, Hostages, Intelligence, Mom and We Are Men, while focusing the spotlight on CBS's returning stable of ratings hits. Check out more photos from the CBS 2013 Upfront Presentation after the jump!
The Weinstein Company has released a trailer for Lee Daniels’ highly-anticipated film, The Butler. The period piece centers on the real-life story of Eugene Allen, who served as the White House butler for eight presidents from 1952-1986. Forest Whitaker takes on the title role, with daytime talk show maven Oprah Winfrey as his wife.
This marks Winfrey’s first appearance on the silver screen since starring in Beloved 15 years ago. Watch the trailer after the jump!