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2010-08-27 10:16:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Media today announced that the third season of its Emmy Award-winning animated comedy series, WordGirl® will air on PBS KIDS GO! (check local listings) with brand-new episodes beginning September 13th. Produced by Scholastic's animation studio Soup2Nuts, the season is filled with new words, new talent, and new villains for WordGirl to conquer with her extraordinary* vocabulary. (* Extraordinary: - (adjective) beyond what is...

2009-06-20 12:25:18

Producer Bill Lawrence says his U.S. TV series Scrubs will undergo a significant transformation when it comes back for its ninth season. Lawrence said instead of focusing on the comedic side of hospital life, the ABC sitcom will be primarily focused on stars John C. McGinley and Donald Faison serving as teachers at a medical school, Entertainment Weekly reported online Friday. It's going to be a different show, Lawrence said of his series, which shifted from NBC to ABC for its eighth season....

2009-05-16 15:00:20

The hospital comedy series Scrubs, along with star Zach Braff, will be back on ABC for another season, the U.S. TV network says. ABC officially confirmed Friday it is bringing back the show for a ninth season with Braff signed on for six episodes in the new season. The Hollywood Reporter said Braff, who has been the star of the series since its inception, will help transition the comedy to a new focus. Specific details regarding the forthcoming set-up for the medical sitcom were not...

2008-11-21 17:38:58

The U.S. television comedy series Scrubs is scheduled to move from NBC to ABC for its eighth season. The offbeat, medical sit-com will debut on its new network Jan. 6, ABC said Friday. Courteney Cox is scheduled to be a guest star in the first two episodes of the upcoming season. Beginning Monday, select episodes from the past seven seasons of Scrubs will be available online at www.abc.com in the site's full episode player. Four different episodes will be available each week leading up to the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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