CRAZY ONES, THE (Comedy)(Thursday, 9-9:30PM) (Thursday, 9:30-10PM)
Simon Roberts is unpredictable, unorthodox and unfocused. He’s also the genius behind a powerful advertising agency that caters to the world’s most elite clients and brands. His business partner, who also happens to be his daughter Sydney, is the polar opposite –- focused, organized and eager to make a name for herself. If only she didn’t have to watch over her larger-than-life father’s zaniness and concentrate on the job at hand!
Cast: Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Wolk, Hamish Linklater, Amanda Setton,
Executive Producers: David E. Kelly, Bill D. Elia, Jason Winer, Dean Lorey, John Montgomery, mark Teitelbaum
Twentieth Century Fox Television
HOSTAGES (Drama)(Monday, 10-11PM)
How far would you go to save your family? Dr. Ellen Sanders is a top notch surgeon called upon to operate on the President of the United States. In and of itself, this is an honor and a curse, but when a desperate, rogue FBI Agent named Duncan Carlisle takes her family hostage, the stakes get higher. Carlisle terms are simple; Ellen is to assassinate the President in surgery. With both national and personal consequences on the table, the choices between right and wrong become distorted.
Cast: Toni Collette, Dylan McDermott, James Naughton, Rhys Coiro, Billy Brown, Sandrine Holt, Tate Donovan, Quinn Shephard, Mateus Ward
Executive Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, Jeffrey Nachmanoff, Rick Eid, Omri Givon, Rotem Shamir, Chayim Sharir
Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Bros. Television
MILLERS, THE (Comedy) (Thursday, 8:30-9PM)
Local roving news reporter Nathan Miller finally tells his married parents of 43 years that he is recently divorced and ready to get back into the dating game. Shocked, but inspired by Nathan’s new found happiness, his father Tom announces that he too wants a divorce. Making matters even worse, Nathan’s mom Carol moves in with him, cramping his new single lifestyle.
Cast: Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Beau Bridges, Eve Moon, JB Smoove, Eliza Coupe
Newly sober Christy is a waitress at a posh Napa Valley restaurant who is doing her darndest to be a good mom to her two kids and overcome her history of questionable choices. Making her new path of clean living and sobriety more difficult is the reappearance of her mom, who is also a recovering alcoholic and quick to point out Christy’s mistakes. The eccentric cast of dysfunctional characters at her workplace, including her married boss and lover, as well as her irresponsible ex-husband, doesn’t help matters any either.
Cast: Ana Faris, Allison Janney, Nate Corddry, French Stewart, Sadie Calvano, Blake Garrett Rosenthal, Matt Jones, Spencer Daniels
Executive Producers: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky
Chuck Lorre Productions and Warner Bros. Television
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WE ARE MEN(Comedy)(Monday, 8:30-9PM)
After being left at the altar, Carter moves into a short-term apartment complex where he unexpectedly falls in with a group of single guys who are not bashful about imparting their brand of wisdom about the opposite sex to the new guy. After all, Frank, a clothing manufacturer is a four-time divorcee; Gil, a small business owner was caught having an affair; and Stuart, the resident OB/GYN is on his second divorce. Carter couldn’t have found a better group of role-models to help him get back into the world of dating –- not!
Cast: Chris Smith, Tony Shalhoub, Kal Penn, Jerry O’Connell, Rebecca Breeds
Executive Producers: Rob Greenberg, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum
CBS Television Studios
INTELLIGENCE(Drama) (Monday, 10-11PM)
Gabriel is this generation’s “Six Million Dollar Man” (with a little “Chuck” thrown in), a high-tech intelligence operative enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, enabling him to connect to the worldwide information grid with complete access to WiFi, telephone and satellite data. He is the most valuable piece of technology the country has ever created and is its secret weapon against foreign and domestic threats (and way more than six million dollars). An elite government cyber-security agency called Cybercom has been tasked with protecting Gabriel from his enemies as well as from his own reckless behavior.
Cast: Josh Holloway, Marg Helgenberger, Meghan Ory, Michael Rady, James Martinez, John Billingsley, PJ Byrne
Executive Producers: Michael Seitzman, Rene Echevarria, Tripp Vinson, David Semel
ABC Television Studios and CBS Television Studios
BAD TEACHER(Comedy) (Thursday, 9:30-10PM)
A former trophy wife with a questionable demeanor, whose husband leaves her penniless, pretends to be a teacher in order to find a new man. Based on the theatrical release with the same name.
Cast: Ari Graynor, Sara Gilbert, Kristin Davis, Ryan Hansen, David Alan Grier
Executive Producers: Hilary Winston, Lee Eisenberg, Gene Stupnitsky, Sam Hansen, Jimmy Miller, Michael Lasker
Mosaic Media Group, Sony Pictures Television and CBS Television Studios
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FRIENDS WITH BETTER LIVES(Comedy) (Monday, 8:30-9PM)
Six friends navigate through the complexities of being married with children, of being divorced, of being single and career oriented, of being in a new passionate relationship. All the while each wondering who really has the better life. Will these friends have their happy endings or be satisfied with the journey?
Cast: Majandra Delfino, Kevin Connolly, James Van Der Beek, Brooklyn Decker, Rick Donald, Zoe, Lister Jones
Executive Producers: Dana Klein, Aaron Kaplan
Twetieth Century Fox Television
EXTANT(Drama) (13 episodes) (Wednesday, 9-10PM)
After spending a year in outer space a female astronaut tries to reconnect with her family upon her return. Ultimately, her experiences lead to events that will change the course of human history.
Cast: Halle Berry, Goran Visnjic, Grace Gummer
Executive Producers: Steven Spielberg, Greg Walker, Mickey Fisher, Brooklyn Weaver, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank Co-Exec: Halle Berry
Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios
RECKLESS(Drama) (Sunday, 9-10PM)
This legal drama is set in Charleston, SC where a high stakes sex scandal and police corruption all come into play both in and out of the courtroom. The cast of characters include: the cool, confident, street-smarts yankee lawyer Jamie; the divorced, handsome new City Attorney Roy; the disgraced cop Lee Anne; the above-board Deputy Chief of of police Holland; the cocky and corrupt detective Terry; and Jamie’s well-respected boyfriend Preston who may not be all that he seems.
Cast: Anna Wood, Cam Gigandet, Gregory Harrison, Georgina Haig, Michael Gladis, Shawn Hatosy, Adam Rodriguez, Kim Wayans
Executive Producers: Ian Sander, Kim Moses, Dana Stevens, Corey Miller, Catherine Hardwicke