Thursday, January 05, 2006

Emily's Reasons Why Not Premieres and Jake in Progress Returns on ABC on January 9th

Heather Graham
Based on the bestselling novel of the same title, Heather Graham stars in this comedy about one independent woman’s adventures in life, friendship, love and their infinite possibilities… Coming this mid-season to ABC is a sitcom that will bring both women and men together in a divine way. Emily's Reasons Why Not is a fast-paced sitcom, a la Jake in Progress (which follows Emily at 9:30), that will lure both women and men together. Women because they will want to know the reasons why not about dating and men because, well, Heather Graham is in it.

"Emily's Reasons Why Not" stars Heather Graham as Emily, Nadia Dajani as Reilly, Khary Payton as Josh, and Smith Cho as Glitter. It premieres on Monday, January 9th on ABC at 9:00 PM ET/PT. Mondays at 9:00 PM ET/PT is the regular timeslot.

Read our review of the pilot episode here.

Discuss the show after you watch it on Monday on our message board.

Related Links:

  • ABC.com Official Site
  • TV.com
  • epguides.com
  • Internet Movie Database
  • Emily's Reasons Why Not Photo Gallery


    John Stamos

    John Stamos returns to television in a fast-paced new comedy series about a smooth-as-silk celebrity publicist who tries to spin his professional and personal life in the best possible light, but doesn't quite always succeed, in Jake in Progress.

    Jake Progress aired for 13 episodes last season on ABC. It returns on Monday, January 9th at 9:30 PM/ET. Mondays at 9:30 PM/ET is the regular timeslot. The series stars John Stamos, Rick Hoffman, Wendie Malick, Charlotte Ross, and Dondre T. Whitfield. Ross and Whitfield are new cast members this season.

    Discuss the show after you watch it on Monday on our message board.

    Related Links:

  • ABC.com Official Site
  • TV.com
  • epguides.com
  • Internet Movie Database
  • Jake in Progress Photo Gallery
  • Stamos Progresses as 'Jake' Returns

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    Friday, July 3

    The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color! - (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
    CBS will honor the memory of legendary actor, producer, director, writer, comedian and Emmy Award winner Carl Reiner with THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW – NOW IN LIVING COLOR! A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO CARL REINER, featuring two colorized back-to-back classic episodes of the beloved 1960s series, Friday, July 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. As series creator and co-star, Carl Reiner personally supervised the original colorization of the episodes.

    The special features “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” which ranked #8 on TV Guide’s list of the “100 Greatest TV Episodes of All-Time,” and “October Eve,” which Mr. Reiner considered to be one of the series’ funniest episodes. Both were written by Bill Persky and Sam Denoff.

    In “Coast to Coast Big Mouth,” Laura Petrie blurts out a top secret on a national television quiz show, revealing that comedian Alan Brady wears a toupee. The episode, which was the show’s fifth and final season premiere, was originally broadcast on Sept. 15, 1965. “Coast to Coast Big Mouth” won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1966.

    In “October Eve,” a painting of Laura returns to haunt her when, despite her having posed fully clothed, the artist (played by Carl Reiner) takes the liberty of “undraping” her. The episode was first presented on April 8, 1964, during season three.

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    Friday, July 3

    • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Watch Kevin on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 12:35am on ABC.
    • Tina Fey (30 Rock) - Tina appears on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
    • Laura Dern (Enlightened) - Laura is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
    • Mark Duplass (Togetherness/The Mindy Project/The League) - Mark appears on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
    • Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly/Samantha Who?) - Melissa guest hosts a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
    • Brett Gelman (Camping/Fleabag/Love/Married/Go On) - Brett appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
    • Tika Sumpter (mixed-ish/The Game) - Tika talks about the season finale of mixed-ish and her latest project helping new moms on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
    • Peter Gallagher (Grace and Frankie/The Secret Lives of Men) - Peter talks about Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and Grace and Frankie on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.


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