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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    The Conners - "When Sisters Collide and the Return of the Grifters" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
    Darlene crashes Mark’s college trivia night to prove how smart she is. Elsewhere, Neville finds out the money he loaned Dan was used for something other than its intended purpose.

    The Conners - "Hanging in Dorms With Boys and the Secret Life of Men" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
    Darlene urges Ben to make some male friends as he feels anxious about turning 50. Elsewhere, Mark asks Harris to buy him and his friends beer for their dorm room.

    Abbott Elementary - "Career Day Part 1" / "Career Day Part 2" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
    It’s a new year at Abbott Elementary, and Janine is as eager as ever. She plans a district-wide initiative – Career Day – and is anxious for it to be a success. Meanwhile, Ava has a new approach to her job, and Melissa is asked a surprising question.

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    • Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Bear/Girls) - Ebon is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
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    • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
    • Jason Biggs (Outmatched/Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason is a guest on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
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    • Sterling K. Brown (Solar Opposites/Starved) - Sterling is joining Drew and telling her all about receiving his first Oscar nomination, his most surreal moment on the red carpet and raising his two sons on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore ShoW, so check your local listings.
    • Jenny Slate (The Great North/Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny is joining Drew and telling her all about being a mom to a three-year-old and her new comedy special Seasoned Professional on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
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