Will Arnett Tries Again

Richard Lawson · 03/31/11 04:00PM

Everyone's favorite cult comedy actor is saddling up for yet another television show. Will this one stick? Let's hope so. Also today: Arnold Schwarzenegger announces his next move, TV actors leave and join pilots, and John Travolta is so gangsta.

American Television To Ruin Another Popular Foreign TV Show

Richard Lawson · 10/07/08 11:18AM

Yet another foreign television show is being imported from a far-flung country to be smoothed over and spoiled for American audiences. Though it's not an obscure Israeli show like In Treatment, which was dulled-down for HBO. And it's not a cultish oddity like Australia's Kath & Kim, nabbed by NBC with apparent diminshed returns. No this is one of those big old British shows that actually aired on American television during its run: Absolutely Fabulous. Mm hmm. Ab Fab. For American TV. Set in Los Angeles:

Everyone Wants To Screw Or Be This HBO Shrink

Ryan Tate · 02/28/08 05:51AM

How did Gabriel Byrne become the TV therapist that, according to the Times' Thursday Styles at least, women lustfully obsess over and describe as an infatuating hunk with "youthful great biceps" and as someone they "could lick?" The slightly frumpy middle-aged actor, who is known as Dr. Paul Weston on the HBO series "In Treatment," spends virtually all his screen time sitting in a leather armchair, mostly mute, listening to his 30-year-old female patient prattle (deceptively!) on about her life and slowly moving his hands around. Maybe there's a drought of men who really listen, but apparently men are obsessed as well. Try and figure it out in the admitted captivating video after the jump, taken from the first episode of the series, in which his young woman patient talks about her love life: