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Orange Is the New Black’s Diane Guerrero Snags Regular Role on Superior Donuts!

Orange Is the New Black’s Diane Guerrero has signed on to play Sofia – a young Uptown gentrifier who parks her food truck, which serves healthy, socially conscious breakfast foods, in front of Arthur’s old-school donut shop – a new regular character on CBS’ Superior Donuts.

Superior Donuts returns for its second season on Monday, October 30th.

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CBS Comedy Superior Donuts Gets Cushy Premiere Slot!

Starring Judd Hirsch (right) and Jermaine Fowler (left), SUPERIOR DONUTS follows the relationship between the gruff owner (Hirsch) of a small donut shop, his enterprising new young employee (Fowler) and their loyal patrons, in a quickly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood.  Based on the play by Tracy Letts, the comedy also stars David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov, Darien Sills-Evans, Rell Battle and Katey Sagal.  SUPERIOR DONUTS will air during the 2016-2017 season on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Michael Yarish/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
SUPEROR DONUTS:  Judd Hirsch (right) and Jermaine Fowler (left)  Photo: Michael Yarish/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Superior Donuts – starring Judd Hirsch as the owner of the eponymous donut shop and Jermaine Fowler as his newest employee – will make its primetime debut in the post-Big Bang Theory timeslot on Thursday, February 2nd before moving to its regular timeslot on Mondays.

Follow the jump for details.

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CBS Orders a Baker’s Dozen of Superior Donuts!

Starring Judd Hirsch (right) and Jermaine Fowler (left), SUPERIOR DONUTS follows the relationship between the gruff owner (Hirsch) of a small donut shop, his enterprising new young employee (Fowler) and their loyal patrons, in a quickly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood.  Based on the play by Tracy Letts, the comedy also stars David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov, Darien Sills-Evans, Rell Battle and Katey Sagal.  SUPERIOR DONUTS will air during the 2016-2017 season on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Michael Yarish/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
SUPERIOR DONUTS – Jermaine Fowler, Judd Hirsch. Photo: Michael Yarish/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

CBS has ordered thirteen episodes of Superior Donuts, which centers on the relationship between the gruff owner of the titular donut shop and his ambitious young employee.

Superior Donuts is based on the play by Tracy Letts and will air during the 2016-17 season.

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Ioan Gruffudd Lives “Forever” in New ABC Drama

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So what would you do if you found yourself cursed to live an eternal life? If you’re Dr. Henry Morgan you study all the various ways you personally have died over the course of two-hundred years and become the medical examiner for a big city police department. If it were me, I’d find a way to hit the lotto and travel the world but I digress.

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Christmas Comes to Syfy’s Highest Rated Shows!

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Christmas episodes have become a tradition for many television shows – network and cable – but with a very few exceptions [think Bones, where they keep killing Santa], they tend to be pretty maudlin stuff. Now, two Syfy programs – Warehouse 13 and Eureka – will be producing standalone Christmas eps. I strongly doubt they’ll be maudlin [neither series does that], so I’m actually looking forward to seeing what they come up with.

Details from the press release follow the jump.

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DVD Review: Taxi: The Final Season – The Sunshine Cab Co. Lives On…

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Over the course of its five-year run, Taxi was one of the best-loved sitcoms in North America because its comedy was derived from the creation and development of characters who were fleshed out and felt real – even [or maybe especially] the burnt out, but warm-hearted “Reverend Jim” Ignatowski [Christopher Lloyd] and the Gravases, Latka [Andy Kaufman] and Simka [Carole Kane].

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