Good News: ABC announced today that UGLY BETTY is coming back April 30, a week earlier than planned. Bad News: For fans of the underperforming comedy duo of SAMANTHA WHO? and INTO THE MOTHERHOOD, who if we had to guess, will see their remaining episodes burned off sometime in July. [Source]

Good News: FOX has finally done the right thing and apologized for canceling ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT. Bad News: Their mea culpa comes in the form of a not so subtle advertisement for the new Mitch Hurwitz animated laugher SIT DOWN SHUT UP. Which, we’re just gonna say… is no ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT. [Video Link]

Good News: Actress Monica Potter is joining Peter Krause, Maura Tierney, Erika Christensen and Dax Shepard in the small screen re-boot of PARENTHOOD. Bad News: Bumping Diane Farr, who had scheduling conflicts thanks to her recurring role on the hit Showtime series CALIFORNICATION. [Source]

Good News: WILL & GRACE star Debra Messing is reuniting with the the creative forces behind THE STARTER WIFE for a new NBC comedy that will have the actress adjusting to a new role as full-time wife and mother when she is laid off from her high powered CEO job. Bad News: Not to be confused with Kelsey Grammer’s new pilot that has him playing a corporate tycoon whose is forced to reconnect with his family after his job is downsized. Ouch! [Source]

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  • Ace

    I loved Arrested Development. From the moment it came on TV I tried to get everyone I knew to watch it. And you are so right about Sit Down, Shut Up. Just not good.