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Jenny Slate Reunites With ‘Obvious Child’ Director for New FX Comedy Series

by Britt Hayes April 27, 2015 @ 1:40 PM
One of the best comedies (and best films) to come out of 2014 was Obvious Child, the Jenny Slate rom-com directed and co-written by Gillian Robespierre. The pair had such immense chemistry together that it’s hardly surprising to see them team up again, this time for a new FX comedy series that will take Slate on the road with Ari Graynor in what’s being described as “like Thelma and Louise — but nobody dies.”

CBS Cancels SMG's 'The Crazy Ones,' 'Bad Teacher,' 'Intelligence' and More

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 11, 2014 @ 9:04 AM
All week long we've seen the axes fall and numerous series granted surprising renewals, and at long last CBS has chimed in with their major alterations for the year to come. Not only has Sarah Michelle Gellar and Robin Williams' 'The Crazy Ones' suffered a surprising cancellation, but so too has 'LOST' castaway Josh Holloway's 'Intelligence,' the 'Bad Teacher' adaptation and a number of other CBS series.

CBS' 'Bad Teacher' Ordered to Series for Midseason

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 22, 2013 @ 4:30 PM
Among the multiple pickups announced at CBS' 2013 Upfront presentation, notably absent was the presence of the Ari Graynor-fronted 'Bad Teacher' adaptation, which had previously been seen as an attractive prospect for the network. Now, CBS has officially ordered the 'Bad Teacher' TV series for midseason, but has anything changed about the series? Meet the new 'Bad Teacher' inside!

CBS 'Bad Teacher' Pilot: Ari Graynor Cast as Lead

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 19, 2013 @ 11:30 PM
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While not every pilot catches our attention each season, we've certainly turned our heads for CBS' upcoming single-camera adaptation of hit Cameron Diaz film 'Bad Teacher,' which just last week cast comedian David Alan Grier in a leading role as the titular character's principal. Now, as CBS continues casting its high profile projects, we've learned that former 'Fringe' star and indie darling Ari Graynor has secured the title role, so get the latest on the new 'Bad Teacher' inside!

Reel Women: What's the Opposite of a "Bromance"?

by Britt Hayes September 1, 2012 @ 3:33 PM
Focus Features
Most films that feature female friendship are more about the men in the lives of the women and how those ladies take solace in each other, but their conversations always revolve around men. We've had our "bromance" comedies, like 'I Love You, Man,' but what's the opposite of that? What's the term for a friendly romance between two ladies, as featured in 'For a Good Time, Call'?