TVLine Items: Ab Fab Is Back, Badass New SOA Promo, Sheen's Roasters Revealed, and More
BBC America and Logo are reviving the cult comedy Absolutely Fabulous for three new specials, it was announced Monday. Ab Fab creator Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley will reprise their aforementioned roles as the boozy broad and her gal pal. So, how happy does this news make you, sweetie darlings?
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• A new Sons of Anarchy promo has hit the web, and if you had any hesitations about tuning in for the FX drama’s fourth season premiere on Tuesday, Sept. 6, this should sway you in the right direction. Added bonus: It’s filled with lots of Danny Trejo badassness.
• The first wave of Charlie Sheen’s Comedy Central Roast-roasters has been revealed, and the brave men taking part in the festivities are Mike Tyson, Jackass‘ Steve-O, TMZ’s Harvey Levin, and comedians Jeffrey Ross and Anthony Jeselnik.
• Glee executive music producer Adam Anders and Rita Rocks creators Stan Zimmerman and James Berg are developing a half-hour musical comedy for ABC Family, Deadline reports. Titled Maid In Miami (not to be confused with Jennifer Lopez’s flop flick Maid In Manhattan), the show hopes to have actress/recording artist Christina Milian star as a young housekeeper with aspirations of becoming a singer.
• TBS has ordered a multi-cam comedy pilot from the mind of Franklin & Bash star Breckin Meyer, per Deadline. The project, titled Men at Work, is said to explore “the bromance, sexcapades and office adventures of four buddies who work at a magazine.”
• More presenters for the 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards have been announced, and once again there is no shortage of TV starpower: Walton Goggins and Graham Yost (Justified), Chris Colfer and Brad Falchuk (Glee), Rebecca Romijn and Paul Scheer (NTSF:SD:SUV); H. Jon Benjamin and Adam Reed (Archer), and Paul “Pee-Wee Herman” Reubens (The Pee-Wee Herman Show). The awards will air Sept. 17 on ReelzChannel.
• Mythbusters returns to Discovery Channel with new fall episodes on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 9/8c.
• Disney Channel has renewed its family comedy, Good Luck Charlie, for a third season, set to bow in early 2012.
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