Before Under the Dome, catch up with three '90s era Stephen King TV vehicles.
Celebs are coming together to help the Jersey Shore... the place, not the show.
FX debuted Wilfred last week (it's an Americanized version of an Australian show), and while the program has one of the oddest premises, its charm is undeniable. The first episode was a lot of set up: man meets dog, man sees the dog as grown Australian man in a dog costume, man and dog smoke a lot of pot and get in a lot of trouble together. You know, the usual. But after having seen several more episodes in advance, I'm happy to report that the series only gets more and more out there as well as wildly entertaining. Here are the five reasons you should be watching, if you aren't already:
Last night, FX held their NYC upfront event for advertisers and the press, and while it was star-studded (they impressively brought out almost all their talent for interviews, which I'll be posting later today), the content portion of the presentation was pretty light on new show information. I saw a 30-second trailer for the Elijah Wood comedy Wilfred, and then network president John Landgraf kind of ran down a few details of other shows they've got in the works for the next 12 months, most of which were reported on in the trades months ago. Here are my impressions of what I heard and saw, based on almost no new information whatsoever.
Cable is a magical place with many different measures for success.
Your favorite TV doctor is back, and no, it's not the mean one with the cane.
Why is this man laughing? Oh yeah... because he's Louis C.K.
The curtains are finally closing on Wisteria Lane.
Move over Al Lewis, there's a new Grandpa Munster in town.