In 2008, Kudrow launched an original, innovative online comedy series entitled Web Therapy in which she plays Dr. Fiona Wallice, a "self-professed psychotherapist who treats patients via webcam in sessions way too brief to ever make any progress in her clients' lives."
Actor/comedian Bill Engvall is a study in versatility, having starred in his own sitcom (The Bill Engvall Show), hosted a game show (GSN's Lingo), and been a member of a The Blue Collar Comedy Troupe with fellow comedians Jeff Foxworthy, Ron White, and Larry the Cable Guy. Now he is taking a dramatic turn in TNT's medical drama Hawthorne.
Laura Linney plays Cathy Jamison, a teacher, mother and wife whose outlook on life takes a drastic turn when she is diagnosed with stage four melanoma. She strives to get the most out of each day as she clings fiercely to who she is, refusing to be defined by her disease.
On June 20, three BBC series, never before aired in the U.S., will premiere on Hulu.com and Hulu Plus. These shows are prime examples of bold, imaginative programming. No matter what genres interest you, one of these fine offerings is sure to strike your fancy and leave you wanting more.
Who would have thought that eight years on, Seinfeld co-creator, Larry David, would still be the irksome jerk you love to hate on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm? David, in case you didn't know, plays a skewed version of himself in the totally bogus version of his life.
Defying a half-century of talk show convention, Ferguson opens his nightly broadcast with just two unscripted minutes featuring an alternating cast of foul-mouthed puppets, gobsmacked audience members, and scantily-clad dwarves.
Even more good news - the network pilots this season actually seem a cut above the norm. My hope is that this freshman crew is given ample time to build an audience and, perhaps, become shows that last for a multitude of seasons.