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[09/16/11 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 16
Updates include: ABC Family cancels "State of Georgia"; Bill Maher to shepherd HBO's "Vice TV"; and ABC lands second "Jekyll & Hide" drama.

[05/23/11 - 02:42 PM]
Lifetime Premieres New Drama "The Protector" Starring Ally Walker June 12 at 10 PM (ET/PT)
Tisha Campbell-Martin and Miguel Ferrer co-star in the project, from creator Jeffrey Bell.

[02/08/11 - 12:03 PM]
Fran Drescher, Rita Moreno, Donald Faison, Wayne Knight, Kristen Johnston, Christine Taylor and Sherri Shepherd Among Hollywood Stars Signed for TV Land Pilots Taping February 2011
All three pilots will be multi-camera and will tape in front of live audiences later this month.

[11/29/10 - 05:50 PM]
TV Land Greenlights Production on Two New Scripted Original Pilots "Happily Divorced" and "Rip City"
The pair, from auspices Fran Drescher, Peter Marc Jacobsen and Terri Minsky, join the previously announced "Ex Men."

[10/11/10 - 11:07 AM]
Sara Rue to Guest Star on "Rules of Engagement"
Plus: Joan Collins will also stop by as Bunny Dunbar, the mother of David Spade's character.

[08/18/10 - 02:49 PM]
Sherri Shepherd Named New Host of GSN's 'The Newlywed Game'
Season four of THE NEWLYWED GAME will premiere on Monday, November 1 at 6:00/5:00c.

[06/23/10 - 09:53 AM]
Lifetime Television Orders Three Drama Pilots for 2011
"Against the Wall," "Exit 19" and an untitled hour from Josh Berman are on tap as potential series.

[12/17/09 - 08:32 AM]
Syfy Celebrates New Season of Chuck with Eight-Hour Marathon Airing Thursday, January 7, from 5pm-1am (ET/PT)
"Chuck" returns for a third season on NBC the following Sunday at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/30/09 - 07:44 AM]
Disney to Join NBC Universal, News Corporation and Providence Equity Partners as an Equity Owner of Hulu
Among the shows available for streaming: "Lost," "Grey's Anatomy," "Desperate Housewives," "Ugly Betty," "Samantha Who?," "Scrubs" and "Private Practice."

[01/22/09 - 08:51 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces Organizational Restructure
ABC Entertainment and ABC Studios will now be operated as a coordinated business unit entitled ABC Entertainment Group and managed by Stephen McPherson.

[10/08/08 - 02:51 PM]
ABC Family Continues Its Original Programming Momentum with All New Pilot Production
"10 Things I Hate About You" and "Ruby and The Rockits" will both go into production this fall and will film in Los Angeles.

[08/28/08 - 09:26 AM]
NBC to Pick Up Nine Additional Episodes of Returning Drama 'Chuck' to Complete Full-Season Order for 2008-09
"We couldn't be more excited with the creative direction Josh (Schwartz) and his team are executing on 'Chuck,'" said NBC's Teri Weinberg.

[06/25/08 - 02:23 PM]
Nicole Richie ('The Simple Life') Complicates Life When She Guest-Stars on NBC's 'Chuck' as Sarah's High-School Nemesis
She'll play "the snarky and spiteful girl who tortured Sarah in school -- and now Sarah must face her fears when she is forced to attend her 10-year high school reunion for a mission with Chuck."

[06/11/08 - 09:22 AM]
Lifetime Television Continues Expansion of Original Programming Ordering Half-Hour Sitcom 'Rita Rocks'
The series will premiere this fall as part of a one-hour comedy block with the top-rated "Reba."

[05/27/08 - 12:25 PM]
Cameron Mathison and Sherri Shepherd to Host "The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," Live, June 20 on ABC
Plus: ABC will preview SOAPnet's new original scripted series, "MVP," following the event at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/15/08 - 10:59 AM]
Lifetime Networks' Summer of 2008 Kicks Off with Memorial Day Movie Festival May 25 and May 26
Upcoming originals include: "The Tenth Circle" (June 28), "Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleading Scandal" (August 2), "True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet" (August 9) and "True Confessions of a Go-Go Girl" (August 16).

[04/17/08 - 05:47 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 17
Updates include: FOX's "Dollhouse" rounds out its cast; Marissa Jaret Winokur eyes a daytime talk show; and the usual mix of casting news.

[03/28/08 - 06:54 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 28
Update include: Sara Rue, Simon Baker and Ian McShane all land pilots; ABC adds five projects to its pilot roster; and Jason Bateman to direct FOX's "The Inn."

[02/13/08 - 01:42 PM]
NBC Renews Drama Series 'Chuck, 'Life' and 'Heroes' for 2008-09 Season
All three series will have major re-launch campaigns next year.

[01/09/08 - 09:49 AM]
NBC to Broadcast Two Original Episodes of Action-Comedy 'Chuck' on Special Night of Thursday, January 24
The episodes will air at 8-9 p.m. ET and 10-11 p.m. ET -- sandwiched around an original episode of "The Celebrity Apprentice" from 9-10 p.m. ET.

[11/26/07 - 04:16 PM]
NBC Gives Pickups to Promising Freshman Dramas 'Chuck' and 'Life' for Nine Episodes to Complete 2007-08 Season
"'Chuck' and 'Life' stand out in a crowded TV landscape because they are smart, well-produced series with incredibly talented casts," said NBC chief Ben Silverman.

[09/19/07 - 02:50 PM]
ABC Entertainment Senior Vice Presidents to Co-Head Alternative Series, Specials and Late-Night
In their new capacity, Saade and Dummer will jointly oversee development, current and production for ABC's alternative series, with Mr. Saade focusing more on development and Ms. Dummer more on current and specials.

[08/09/07 - 11:01 AM]
Fans Get Sneak Peek of NBC's New Fall Primetime Lineup as Greg Grunberg of the Emmy-Nominated Hit 'Heroes' Hosts 'The NBC Primetime Preview Show'
The 30-minute special will be offered to NBC's 232 television stations (check local listings) as well as other channel entities such as USA, SCI FI, Bravo, UniHD, Chiller, mun2, MSNBC, CNBC, Sleuth, NBC2Go, on-demand and broadband.

[07/16/07 - 10:36 AM]
NBC Showcases Fall Primetime Entertainment Series Beginning Week of September 24
Plus: the Peacock shifts "Chuck" to Mondays at 8:00/7:00c while "30 Rock," "Friday Night Lights" and "Scrubs" will return in October.

[05/18/07 - 11:57 AM]
From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: The #1 New Series Everyone Is Talking About, 'Heroes: Season 1'
The first season DVD set includes the original 73-minute extended pilot with audio commentary by Tim Kring.

[05/14/07 - 06:33 AM]
NBC Delivers the Quality Once Again This Fall, Introducing Five Ambitious New Dramas, an Inventive Comedy and a Variety of Innovative Unscripted Programs for Its 2007-08 Primetime Schedule
NBC will enhance its current roster of critically acclaimed and creatively ambitious programs with a new 2007-08 primetime lineup that features five new dramas, one new comedy and a variety of fresh unscripted programs, complemented by a host of innovative programming moves, it was announced today at NBC's presentation to advertisers and the media at New York's Radio City Music Hall.

[04/19/07 - 02:07 PM]
NBC Springs Into Season's Final Stretch with the Conclusion of Volume One of 'Heroes,' the 100th Episode of 'Deal Or No Deal,' Two Super-Sized Comedy Nights, an 'Snl' Primetime Special, 'Er' Wedding and Gripping Season Finales
NBC details its May sweeps schedule, which includes MAJOR SPOILERS.

[03/20/07 - 05:06 PM]
2007 FOX Program Development Guide - Drama Series
FOX details its 10 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/20/07 - 04:57 PM]
2007 FOX Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
FOX details its 13 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/01/07 - 12:27 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 1
Updates include: Lots of casting news, including pilots for Horatio Sanz, Faith Ford, Paul Reubens and Donald Sutherland.

[02/14/07 - 12:32 AM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 14
Updates include: Julianna Margulies and Sara Rue both land pilots, new efforts from CBS and Lifetime plus "Old Christine's" Kari Lizer inks a new overall deal.

[02/08/07 - 12:44 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 8
Updates include: Loads of casting news as leads are set for NBC's "Business Class," "Chuck" and "Journeyman" plus three new comedies get pilot orders from ABC.

[01/29/07 - 01:26 PM]
NBC Sweetens February with 28 Days of Comedy, Drama, Gamesmanship, Valentines -- and an Array of Guest Stars Including Oscar Nominee Forest Whitaker, Isabella Rossellini, George Takei, Paul Reubens, Kim Delaney, Mary Stuart Masterson, D.L. Hughley, Magic Johnson, Ron Silver, Beau Bridges, Natalie Cole, Sandra Bernhard and Eric Roberts
In addition, NBC salutes Valentine's Day with a Thursday night of Cupid-worthy comedies on February 8 as well as Valentine-themed episodes of "Las Vegas" on February 9 and "Medium" on February 14.

[01/23/07 - 12:28 AM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 23
Updates include: More pilot news from CBS, FOX and NBC plus casting news on NBC's "Fort Pit" and FOX's "Jezebel James."

[01/18/07 - 12:41 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 18
Updates include: Pilots go at ABC, NBC and FOX plus casting news on Showtime's "Californication" and FOX's "The Sarah Connor Chronicles."

[11/24/06 - 07:03 PM]
Development Update: November 20-24 (Weekly Round-Up)
Over 10 updates on projects in development and tidbits about shows currently on the air!

[10/31/06 - 09:34 AM]
CBS's Hit Series Take Center Stage in November
The network details its November sweeps highlights. (SPOILERS!)

[09/13/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Entertainment Promotes Two Executives to Senior Vice President, Alternative Series and Specials

[05/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
TNT and TBS Originals Team Announces New Execs, Promotions & Restructuring

[05/15/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Renews 'Home,' 'Queens,' 'Christine'; Picks Up Seven Pilots

[05/15/06 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Adds 'Rodney,' 'Chief,' Others to Summer Schedule

[05/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
More Additions, Cuts on the Eve of Upfront Week

[05/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
Emmy-Winning Television Legend Regis Philbin Named as Host of NBC's New Talent Competition Series 'America's Got Talent' from Simon Cowell and Fremantlemedia

[05/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
Primetime Ratings Report for the Week of April 24-30, 2006

[04/27/06 - 12:00 AM]
May Sweeps on Abc

[03/29/06 - 12:00 AM]
Commander in Chief and "Less Than Perfect" Return to ABC Schedule

[03/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 14

[03/07/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 7

[02/21/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 21

[02/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 14

[02/07/06 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's New Reality Series, "Survival of the Richest," Debuts Friday, March 31

[02/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
Sci Fi Channel's 'Battlestar' Gets Lawless

[01/23/06 - 12:00 AM]
Your ABC TCA Questions Answered: Game Over for 'Emily,' Other News

[09/08/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Leaves 'My Kind of Town' After Four Weeks

[08/08/05 - 12:00 AM]
Production Has Begun in Studio City on the Comedy Series "Less Than Perfect," Starring Sara Rue on the ABC Television Network

[06/18/05 - 12:00 AM]
Patrick Warburton Proves Celebrities Can Hold Their Own Against Poker Pros by Winning 'Poker Royale: Celebrities VS. Pros'

[06/07/05 - 12:00 AM]
Ballbreakers to Premiere July 18 on Gsn

[05/23/05 - 12:00 AM]
GSN's Summer Programming Features a Record Number of Original Episodes, Including Two New Series and Four Returning Shows

[05/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Announces 2005-06 Primetime Schedule

[05/17/05 - 12:00 AM]
Building on a Slate of Returning Series That Produced the Largest Season-To-Season Adult 18-49 Audience Growth for Any Major Network in at Least 25 Years, ABC Announces the Addition of Five New Comedies, Six New Dramas and One New Alternative Series to Its 2005-06 Primetime Schedule

[05/15/05 - 12:00 AM]
Nbc, Abc, FOX and the WB Set Initial 2005-06 Season Orders

[04/20/05 - 12:00 AM]
The WB's May Sweep - Part 1

[03/29/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 29

[02/18/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 18

[02/16/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 16

[02/14/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 14

[01/31/05 - 12:00 AM]
ABC February Sweep Highlights Release

[01/26/05 - 12:00 AM]
'Savages' Get Cut to 19, Pulled from Schedule

[01/11/05 - 12:00 AM]
Hold 'Em, Fold 'Em, It's All in the Cards as E! Presents 'Hollywood Poker Night'

[12/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
John Saade Returns to ABC as Vice President, Alternative Series & Specials

[12/08/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Extends 'Hope & Faith,' 'My Wife & Kids' to 26 Episodes

[11/23/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Rings in the Holidays with Funny, Heartwarming and Musical Moments

[11/11/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Gives New Meaning to Horn of Plenty as the Network Dishes Out Primetime Thanksgiving Fare

[11/01/04 - 12:00 AM]
Eight Fall Newcomers Earn Script Orders

[10/29/04 - 12:00 AM]
November Sweep Release

[10/20/04 - 12:00 AM]
Report: The New Season Thus Far

[10/20/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: October 14-20

[10/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Scares Up Some Halloween Treats with Themed Episodes, a Classic 'Peanuts' Special and the Network Premiere of 'Monsters, InC.'

[09/03/04 - 12:00 AM]
Disney's California Adventure to Roll Out the Red Carpet for More Than 80 Stars During 'ABC Primetime Preview Weekend,' Presented by Aloha Airlines, September 10-12

[08/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Delays 'Life as We Know It,' Other News

[06/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Plans 'The Days' for Sundays

[06/10/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Schedules Fall Premieres, Add Stamos Comedy

[05/18/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations: Abc, Part 2

[05/18/04 - 12:00 AM]
2004 Broadcast Upfront Presentations: Abc, Part 1

[05/17/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC's 'Alias' to Get Midseason Bump

[05/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Dumps 'Kingdom Hospital,' Adds More Summer Plans

[04/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Finalizes May Sweeps Plans

[04/21/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Networks Get Major Executive Overhaul

[04/12/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 12

[04/12/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: April 12

[04/08/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Drops 'Relative' from Its Family

[03/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
Report: How Does Your Favorite Show Stack Up?

[03/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 22

[03/19/04 - 12:00 AM]
'Wrinke in Time,' 'Harry Potter' Part of Initial ABC May Sweeps Plans

[03/17/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 17

[03/15/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Moves 'It's All Relative' to Tuesdays

[02/26/04 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Extends Four Comedies Beyond Full Season Orders

[02/20/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: February 20

[02/02/04 - 12:00 AM]
The WB Unwraps Its February Sweeps Plans

[01/27/04 - 12:00 AM]
Abc, CBS Plot February Sweeps Schedules

[01/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 22

[01/13/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 13

[01/09/04 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 9

[11/07/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 7

[10/28/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Outlines November Sweeps Schedule

[10/17/03 - 12:00 AM]
Nine Freshman Get Script Orders

[10/08/03 - 12:00 AM]
Big Three Networks Debate Second Week of Fall Season

[09/05/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 5

[08/26/03 - 12:00 AM]
Abc, CBS Adjust Fall Premiere Dates

[07/29/03 - 12:00 AM]
Abc, the WB Announce Fall 2003 Premiere Dates

[07/14/03 - 12:00 AM]
TCA Summer Press Tour: Abc, Day 1

[06/04/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Adds 'Ultimate Dating' as More Summer Plans Revealed

[05/13/03 - 12:00 AM]
The Futon's Upfront Notes: Abc

[05/13/03 - 12:00 AM]
Broadcast Upfront Presentations: Abc

[04/16/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Announces Its May 2003 Sweeps Plans

[04/14/03 - 12:00 AM]
ABC Greenlights 'Kingdom,' Sets Fall 2003 Foundation







LESS THAN PERFECT (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/1/02 - 6/6/06
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2005-2006 season)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
SEASON(S):
4 (79 episodes, 8 of which have yet to air)
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DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release) Upon returning from vacation, Claude learns that her boss, network anchor Will Butler, has resigned, leaving her jobless. Luckily her trusty friends, Owen and Ramona, have secured her a position as a temp on the 4th floor, right back where she started three years ago. Jeb Denton, the new anchorman, has promoted his wife, Lydia, to producer, and Claudes worst nightmare comes true when shes offered a job as Lydias assistant. She hesitantly accepts the job on condition that she be given more responsibility, but working for Lydia proves to be a dangerous bargain. Meanwhile, Owen becomes addicted to Carls new soft serve ice cream machine, on the season premiere of Less than Perfect, TUESDAY, APRIL 18 (9:30-10:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andrea Parker as Lydia Weston
· Andy Dick as Owen Kronsky
· Patrick Warburton as Jeb Denton
· Sara Rue as Claude Casey
· Sherri Shepherd as Ramona Platt
· Will Sasso as Carl Monari
· Zachary Levi as Kipp Steadman
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ted Wass as DIR (Pilot)
· Terri Minsky as WRTR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Wass-Stein Productions