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A&E orders up some new shows

by Adam Finley, posted Jan 10th 2007 6:15PM

alienThe producers of Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist are developing a new animated series for A&E, Hollywood DMV. This will be the first animated series for the network, and will feature animated versions of stand-up comics as they stand in line at the DMV. The main focus of the animated series, however, will be the employees.

If it were anyone else but the producers of Dr. Katz behind this, I'd probably dismiss the series without even watching it, but Dr. Katz managed to find that balance between recycled stand-up material and multi-dimensional main characters, so I'm optimistic.

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Speed dating, TiVo style

by Anna Johns, posted Feb 11th 2006 11:04AM
tivo valentineTiVo is playing matchmaker. On Monday, TiVo is hosting a speed dating party with hundreds of its single subscribers in the San Francisco area. Singles will wear name tags that list their favorite television shows and they will be paired up with other singles who list the same shows as their favorites. And, in true TiVo style, daters will use "Thumbs Up" and "Thumbs Down" stickers on their cards to rate their potential mates. Unfortunately, they cannot fast forward the boring candidates. To get an invite to the event, you have to take the matchmaker quiz (and be in San Francisco by Monday).

Let's say you're on a blind date where your date tells you what shows he/she watches. What shows would make you never call him/her again? I'd run from anyone who watches Dr. Phil.

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