Posts Tagged ‘Better off Ted’

I’m trying to watch Better Off Ted again. I just don’t think it’s for me. It’s a little too cute for my taste. I can almost see it animated. 5 second review over, on to the updates.

  • Barbara Walters is 79-years-old. It’s about time she retires. (Sidenote: Regis Philbin is also 75+. Both of them look a decade younger than John McCain.
  • Mad Men update! Season 3 starts shooting in May and premieres in July. Everyone’s favorite closeted Italian Sal, played masterfully by Bryan Batt, said his character will probably never come out. “There’s going to be more torture in his story, “ he said. I can’t wait.
  • Things are worse than I thought: Two and a Half Men just got renewed through 2012. Sweet jesus. Won’t they be at 3 men by then?
  • I didn’t anything was off limits for Family Guy but apparently this was.
  • And my favorite non-TV related link of the week: Lunch Bag Art. One awesome papa draws gorgeous pictures on his children’s lunch bags. I’m sure a book deal is fast approaching.

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After reading a few news reports, and some reviews in HR and Variety, I’m definitely looking forward to the premiere season of “Better off Ted” which airs tonight at 8:30 on ABC. The show stars Jay Harrington of “Desperate Housewives” and Portia de Rossi (woohoo) of “Arrested Development.”


The pilot, written by Victor Fresco, the man behind both “My name is Earl” and “Andy Richter Controls the Universe” opens us Ted’s world focusing on his office and work environment. I’m looking forward to a a new, narrative fictional take on office life, since I already have my fav mokumentary to turn to. ¬†Hopefully it’ll impress. Tune in and let me know what you think!

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