Today it was announced that NBC's upcoming sitcom adaptation of Chelsea Handler's memoir Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea has found its 20-year-old version of Chelsea Handler in Laura Prepon, a TV veteran who is 30, and a mere five years younger than Chelsea Handler's (alleged, because, come on) current age. We're not saying Laura Prepon won't do a decent job, but nevertheless, this means it's time to cast other comedians' memoirs with their TV-inappropriate counterparts. Because you know TV executives would do half this crap.
Today we are once again reminded that cable television personalities never go away, they just change channels.
Debra Messing gets a cameo on Law and Order: SVU, Kathy Griffin gets four comedy specials on Bravo, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson is one of the co-hosts of the WGA Awards. In a rare case, it's a good day to be a ginger...
Hello and welcome to your Friday TWOP News: Day-Before-Valentine's-Day-
Friday-The-Thirteenth Edition. Make sure you're up on your television news before getting slaughtered by a machete-wielding fake hockey player, or spending an exorbitant amount on restaurant meals that will feature a disturbing number of heart-shaped items, or whatever your weekend plans may be!
While today's TV news is solid, all I can think about is baby Halpert. Boy or girl? What'll its name be? Will it stress Jim and Pam out so much that they finally have their first fight? I'm giddy!