TVLine Items: USA Sneak Peeks Psych Premiere, ABC Comedy Hosts Lost Reunion, and More
Psych fans will be psyched to hear this: In honor of the comedy’s upcoming sixth season, USA Network is hosting a Fan Appreciation Day that will feature an advance screening of the long-awaited premiere and Q&As with the cast and creator.
For a chance to win tickets to the New York City event, head over to psych.usanetwork.com by Sept. 12 and sign up. And fret not if you can’t make it. USA plans to live stream the whole shebang on their website.
Fan Appreciation Day will take place Oct. 6 at New York City’s historic Ziegfeld Theatre. For the rest of you, Psych‘s Season 6 premiere airs Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 10/9c.
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• Midseason TV scoop! Work It, ABC’s Bosom Buddies-like comedy about two guys who pose as gals to land jobs, will play host to a Lost reunion when Sam Anderson (aka “Bernard”) guest-stars opposite series regular Rebecca Mader. “I was at a table read when I turned to my left and saw Sam’s cheeky grin! I squealed with delight,” the British beauty tells us of the surprise crossing of paths. “It was wicked to see him in a comedic role; he was hilarious!”
• Molly Sims (Las Vegas) has been tapped to host Lifetime’s eight-episode Project Runway spinoff, Project Accessory. Lifestyle expert Eva Lorenzotti will mentor contestants, with designer Kenneth Cole and InStyle editor Ariel Foxman forming the judge’s panel.
• Fox’s buzzy Locke & Key pilot might not be dead after all. According to Deadline, the series is being shopped around to other networks, and while Syfy passed, MTV has shown interest.
• NBC is developing a new buddy comedy — only there’s a twist. My Best Friend Is A Lesbo (actual title…for now) is about two female BFFs — one straight, the other gay — who decide to move in together to make life in Los Angeles easier.
• Fido, call your agent! TNT has picked up Scent of the Missing, a crime-drama pilot from CSI showrunner Carol Mendelsohn, per Deadline that centers on the “leader of a canine search-and-rescue team who assists various law enforcement agencies with her best friend and partner, a golden retriever.”
• ESPN has locked in the rights to continue airing Monday Night Football through the end of the 2021 season.
• Legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore will receive the Life Achievement Award at the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony, to be held Jan. 29, 2012.
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