October 13, 2010

TV TimeZ – October 13

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ABC:  The Middle, Better With You, Modern Family, Cougar Town, The Whole Truth
CBS:  Survivor Nicaragua, Criminal Minds, The Defenders
CW:   America's Next Top Model, Hellcats
FOX:  Hell's Kitchen
NBC:  Undercovers, L&O: SVU; L&O: LA

TLC is premiering the new reality series Homemade Millionaire on November 19. The series is a partnership with HSN and is produced by Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' Milojo Productions. The six-episode, one-hour series follows women who aspire to sell their homemade items on the shopping network and via online. Ripa will serve as a permanent judge on the show along with HSN executives Jennifer Cotter and Chris Nicola in addition to several guest judges such as chef Emeril Lagasse, fashion designer Diane Gilman and cosmetics expert Jennifer Flavin-Stallone among others. Ripa, Consuelos and Nina L. Diaz are executive producing.


Chelsea Handler, host of Chelsea Lately on E! will get more face time on the network as a half-hour comedy starring Handler has been approved, reports Variety. After Lately, described as similar to HBO's The Larry Sanders Show will explore the behind-the-scenes happenings of her show Chelsea Lately. E! ordered eight episodes though no premiere date has been announced. Production will begin in the next several weeks. After Lately will be produced by Handler's Borderline Amazing Productions, the production company she launched this year at the time she extended her contract with E! through 2012.