TBS Picks up Jason Jones and Samantha Bee’s TBS comedy

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TBS picks up Jason Jones and Samantha Bee’s TBS comedy
The family vacation comedy starring Jones leaves fewer options for Comedy Central when it comes to replacing Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, as Jones announced he’s leaving after 9 1/2 years. “It’s time for me to go,” he tweeted.

USA is interrupting shows for a few seconds to talk about another USA show
The campaign to promote “Dig” is almost subliminal.

Parenthood‘s Erika Christensen joins ABC’s L.A. Crime
She’ll be part of the first-year ’80s portion of the drama that seeks to explore pop-culture, sex, politics and crime from different Los Angeles eras.

Netflix bringing back Pee-wee Herman for Judd Apatow-produced Pee-wee’s Big Holiday
The 62-year-old Paul Reubens will star in his first Pee-wee film in nearly three decades.

Moby, Ed Begley Jr., Sharon Lawrence join Patrick Stewart’s Blunt Talk
“Weeds” alum Romany Malco will also be part of the Seth MacFarlane-produced cable news comedy.

The Mindy Project books Vanessa Williams
She’ll play one of Mindy’s med school professors.

ITV is resurrecting ’60s Roger Moore spy drama The Saint
Before he was James Bond, Moore starred on the British spy series from 1962 to 1969. ITV is remaking the series because “there is a post-Breaking Bad appetite for morally grey characters,” says Ed Whitmore, who’s working on the remake.

Paula Patton to lead ABC’s Runner
She’ll travel the world after her character’s life is ripped apart by a twist of fate.

Tara Reid will apparently be pregnant in Sharknado 3
On-set pics show Reid sporting a baby bump.

Gillian Anderson and Jim Broadbent join BBC’s War and Peace
The six-hour miniseries is already in production in Russia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Jimmy Kimmel unites Warren G and Kenny G
Watch their funked-out version of “Regulate” in the final installment of Kimmel’s “Mash-Up Mondays.”