How House Paved the Way for the TV's Uncharming Leading Men

"Five years after its series finale, the family behind what was once the most popular show in the world share their adoration for Hugh Laurie, the show’s one regret, and the storyline for the ninth season that never was. ..."

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Actors Cast in David Shore and Daniel Dae Kim's Good Doctor Series

Article: Variety

Antonia Thomas was cast as the female lead "Claire Browne, a strong-willed, caring and talented doctor who forms a special connection with Shaun while wrestling her own challenges."
Source: Deadline—article from deadline from 2017/02/

SpoilerTV Pilot Watch

Doris Egan Posts About House

And someone posted this. I guess it's a DM conversationi with Doris. (Thanks to Ginger1982).

David Shore's The Good Doctor Receives Pilot Order at ABC

I'm paraphrasing, but here's the gist of the article:

The Good Doctor is an adaptation of a Korean show. It's about a young surgeon, who has savant syndrome. He's recruited to join the pediatric surgery unit at a top-tier hospital.

Source: SpoilerTV

LE Is Asked Whether There Will Be A House Reunion

Link to video interview.

She is also asked whether she keeps in touch with members of the House cast/crew.

Hugh Joins Joh C Reilly's Sherlock Holmes Comedy

Sadly, Hugh is not playing Holmes or Watson—those roles will be played by Will Ferrell and John C Reilly. No, I'm not kidding. This Sherlock Holmes movie is supposed to be a comedy.

Doctors Who Solve Medical Mysteries

Doctors Who Solve Medical Mysteries—Wall Street Journal article Doctor Wendy Chung, director of the Discover program at NewYork Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.

Excerpt: When people liken her work to the popular TV show “House,” Dr. Chung cringes a little, but acknowledges there are similarities. “We are medical detectives,” says Dr. Chung, an associate professor of pediatrics and medicine at Columbia. “I’m more focused [than her TV show counterpart] in the sense that we are using genetic and genomic tools to be able to do this.”

SpoilerTV Poll: What TV Show Had the Saddest Series Finale

You can choose (I think up to three shows) from the poll.
House MD is one of the choices.

SpoilerTV Poll

***Warning: There are spoilers for various shows in the comments section below the poll****

Hugh Chance Interview Roundup (Yes, comparisons to House are made)

Video Interviews )

Print Interview Roundup )

SpoilerTV's Review of Chance and a Poll

I haven't seen Chance yet, but SpoilerTV has an advanced preview review of the first two episodes and a user poll gauging opinion of the first two episodes.

Review (Review contains spoilers)


The first two episodes of Chance will be released today followed by a new episode of Chance every Wednesday. The show has already been renewed for a second season.

Eli Attie is Writing and Producing a Legal Drama for NBC

Infamous is a "legal drama procedural" that Eli Attie is writing and producing. It's based on the Icelandic series Réttur.

Infamous is about "a fast-rising hotshot attorney is jailed for a murder he doesn’t remember, and believes he didn’t commit. Six years later, he’s released on a technicality — which doesn’t mean that he’s innocent, or that his old life wants him back. He wanted to be famous; now he’s infamous. He re-enters his family firm to find his brother’s taken his seat at the table — and also his fiancée. While solving cases each week, he’ll do anything to find out what really happened that fateful night, and who might have set him up. And he changes the ways of the family firm, whether they like it or not."

Source: SpoilerTV

To refresh your memory, here's the list of House eps he wrote (according to IMDB):
The List )

The Good Doctor (David Shore's New Show) Receives Put Pilot Commitment from ABC

The Good Doctor receives put pilot commitment from ABC.

The Good Doctor centers on a young surgeon with Savant Syndrome who is recruited into the pediatric surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. The question will arise – can a person who doesn’t have the ability to relate to people actually save their lives?

Source: SpoilerTV

Shooter (aka Omar Epps' new show) Has a Premiere Date

According to SpoilerTV, Shooter will premiere on November 15th at 10:00pm (9:00pm central)

Ryan Phillippe (“Secrets and Lies”) is a producer on the project and will star as Bob Lee Swagger, an expert marksman living in exile who is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Omar Epps (“House”) plays Isaac Johnson, an ex-Marine and former commanding officer of Swagger. Now a Secret Service Agent, he solicits Swagger’s expertise for a clandestine operation that has disastrous results.

Promo Pics )
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SpoilerTV: Synopsis
SpoilerTV: Promo Pics
SpoilerTV: Premiere Date