[04/28/03 - 12:00 AM]
Showtime Sets 'Out of Order' Date
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- Showtime will debut its new limited-run series "Out of Order" on Sunday, June 1 at 10:00/9:00c with a special 90-minute premiere. The drama, about the marriage between two Hollywood screenwriters (Eric Stoltz and Felicity Huffman), will then move to Mondays at 10:00/9:00c the following week for its remaining four episodes.

Here's how Showtime describes the project (via press release):

"Ever since he was a boy, Mark (Eric Stoltz) has imagined his life as a movie -- complete with animals that talk and special effects. But these days the movie of his life has become a lot more complicated than the popcorn flicks that he and his wife, Lorna (Felicity Huffman) write for a living. Their latest project -- a script for an A-list director (Peter Bogdanovich) -- is complicated by Lorna's battle with clinical depression. She hasn't written in months and has started to self-medicate, smoking pot and drinking gin with Steven (William H. Macy), a washed-up producer. Mark, who has always remained faithful to Lorna despite a wandering eye and blatant come-ons from a school mom Annie (Justine Bateman), finds himself becoming obsessed with Danni (Kim Dickens). Danni's son plays soccer with Mark and Lorna's nine-year-old son, Walter (Dyllan Christopher)."

Donna Powers and Wayne Powers, married screenwriters themselves, wrote the pilot and are producing the series with Peter McIntosh. Wayne Powers (who also directed the pilot) explains, "[The series] may be about a Hollywood marriage, but it's not just another Hollywood story."

  [april 2003]  


[11/27/15 - 12:19 PM]
Nearly 28 Million Watch Bears-Packers on Thanksgiving Night - Second-Most Watched NBC Primetime Game Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 26.

[11/27/15 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Don't Miss an Exclusive Sneak of the Upcoming Film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" During the Fall Finale of "Gotham"
The aforementioned fall finale airs this Monday, November 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/27/15 - 08:22 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Sparks Big Numbers for NBC
The Peacock's Packers-Bears showdown easily eclipses the competition last night.

[11/27/15 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Continues Demo Reign for FOX
Said victory comes despite a series low from the network's juggernaut.

[11/27/15 - 07:44 AM]
Bears-Packers Jumps 17% vs. The Year-Ago Game in the Metered Markets, Making It the Best-Ever NFL Primetime Thanksgiving Game (Since 2006)
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 25 and Thursday, November 26.

[11/27/15 - 07:14 AM]
"Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" Ranks as the #1 Entertainment Telecast of the Season on the Broadcast Nets in Metered Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 26.

[11/25/15 - 01:22 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Extended Trailer for New FOX Action Drama "Second Chance," Starring Rob Kazinsky
The network's new drama launches Wednesday, January 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/25/15 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Third Season of "Girl Meets World"
Production resumes in Los Angeles in January with season three scheduled to premiere in spring 2016.

[11/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date for Animated Adult Comedy Series "Animals"
The 10-episode series will launch on Friday, February 5 at 11:30/10:30c.

[11/25/15 - 10:35 AM]
American Hero and Fan Favorite Alek Skarlatos to Join "Dancing With The Stars: Live! -- Dance All Night Tour"
Skarlatos made headlines around the world in August 2015 when he and his friends heroically overpowered a man that opened fire on a train from Amsterdam to Paris.

[11/25/15 - 10:04 AM]
Gwen Stefani and Sia to Perform on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 Telecasts of NBC's Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Voice"
Sia will perform the single "Alive" from her upcoming album "This Is Acting" while Stefani will sing her current single "Used to Love You."

[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
New Debut Date for "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The exclusive HBO presentation is now slated to debut Monday, December 14.

[11/25/15 - 08:36 AM]
Week Two of "Chicago Med" Is Up 50% vs. Last Season's Slot Average
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Tuesday of November with a Season-High Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.