What does the biggest pop star on the planet do while waiting around the set to film his first foray into prime-time TV?
Interviewed on Tomorrow Will Be Televised, CSI creator and executive producer Anthony Zuiker chats about working with Justin Bieber, who plays Jason McCann—a “troubled teen who is faced with a difficult decision regarding his only brother”—on Season 11 of the hit CBS series, which got under way Sept. 23.
Justin: A touch of De Niro?
“It was interesting. He definitely is a young boy,” Anthony tells host Simon Applebaum of the Baby singer.
“He likes to eat a lot of cake. And he likes to skateboard around the set. Does a lot of talking, which is interesting.
“He wasn’t prepared for us to change lines on the fly. So that was kind of a surprise to him. But our actors are professionals. They sat him down, worked the lines,” continues Anthony.
“They thought he did an admirable job acting inside the episode. He looked really Continue reading
Betty: Platinum Girl's still got it!
You’d think that at age 88, Betty White would be slowing down a smidge in the delivery department.
But au contraire, says Suzanne Martin, creator of the hit TV Land series Hot in Cleveland, which marks Betty’s fourth foray into the sitcom arena, after The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls and The Golden Palace.
“We call her ‘the hammer’ on the show because she nails every joke,” Suzanne tells Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum of Betty, who plays Elka Ostrovsky, opposite fellow sitcom aces Jane Leeves, Valerie Bertinelli and Wendy Malick.
Just being around her is Continue reading
"Comedians love other comedians. They feel loose," David (above) tells us.
It’s good to be the king—of the remote control.
That, we imagine, is Mel Brooks‘ feeling about the semi-retirement he’s enjoying with fellow funnyman Carl Reiner.
Interviewed on Tomorrow Will Be Televised, David Steinberg—himself no slouch in the comedy department, having been an audience favorite since his first Smothers Brothers Show
appearance 42 years ago—discusses a new interview series for which he’s been busy chatting with the greatest comics of all time.
“It’s Steve Carell and Continue reading