Happy Endings

ABC takes bold chances with Satan and the planet Zabvron


This is the week when networks set their fall line-ups. My previous blogs had the stories I sent to papers about NBC and Fox; here's ABC -- easily the most daring network this time. I'll have more after the network makes its presentation to advertisers, late this afternoon.

By MIKE HUGHES

This fall, ABC will take some bold
chances with its most precious time slots.

Wolk is back; that's good news


Last season, I was proclaiming James Wolk to be TV's next big star.

Others were, too. There was one problem: His show, "Lone Star," was pulled semi-instantly

Now Wolk is back, guesting on "Happy Endings" beginning tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 8). It's only for three episodes -- but hey, that's one more than the number of "Lone Star" episodes that aired. Here's the story I sent to papers:

By MIKE HUGHES

Casey's back at bat


For a while there, Casey Wilson's timing was all wrong: She was on "Saturday Night Live" during some so-so years, ones when the show thought a good sketch consisted only of Kristen Wiig acting silly.

Now that's behind her. Wilson is one of the stars of "Happy Endings," an ABC comedy that is quick, slick and very funny. The show starts Wednesday, with two episodes; here's the story I sent to papers

 

Casey's back at bat


For a while there, Casey Wilson's timing was all wrong: She was on "Saturday Night Live" during some so-so years, ones when the show thought a good sketch consisted only of Kristen Wiig acting silly.

Now that's behind her. Wilson is one of the stars of "Happy Endings," an ABC comedy that is quick, slick and very funny. The show starts Wednesday, with two episodes; here's the story I sent to papers