Day: October 30, 2015

Gerry Dee’s “Mr. D” may be coming to America via CBS

Gerry Dee has starred for four seasons as the less-than-impressive high school social studies teacher, Mr. D, in the CBC sitcom of the same name. But impressively enough, Dee revealed that he’s sold the American rights to the series to CBS. “It’s like they did with The Office, they’re going to do a U.S. version of Mr. D,” Dee told the Toronto Sun. “Mike (co-creator Volpe) and I will be executive producers.” The deal came together Thursday after a mutual friend of Dee and Will Arnett introduced them to each other. Dee and Arnett then pitched Mr. D to CBS Studios together....

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Conan O’Brien joining First Lady Michelle Obama on visit to U.S. military in Qatar, filming it for TBS

Conan O’Brien and First Lady Michelle Obama sported black-tie formal wear when O’Brien spoke at the 2013 White House Correspondents Association dinner. The next time they see each other, they’ll just as likely don fatigues — they’re heading out next week to visit U.S. military stationed in Qatar at the Al Udeid Air Base! Their trip is part of Joining Forces, an initiative that supports service members, veterans and their families. But O’Brien and his TBS crew also will be on hand to record his appearance and performance there with the First Lady for an upcoming episode of Conan,...

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Ahmed Bharoocha’s Conan debut

Ahmed Bharoocha recently turned 30, but he’s still questioning how ceiling fans work, as well as refrigerator ice machines and dinosaur bones. But he knows at least he has it better than cows do. Fly, Ahmed, fly! Here is his debut set on Conan from Thursday night. Roll the...

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