ABC Passes on Chev & Bev, Reuniting Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo

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ABC passes on Chev & Bev, reuniting Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo
The National Lampoon’s Vacation stars are reuniting on the big screen, but their small-screen ABC comedy reunion has been nixed. ABC is also passing on a basketball-themed series done with the cooperation of the NBA. Meanwhile, period cop drama Broad Squad is not going forward, but may be retooled.

Eric McCormack on his rejected Studio City pilot: “America, you’d have LOVED this f*cking show”
The rejected Fox drama pilot, in which McCormack plays a drug dealer to the stars with Heather Graham playing his wife, may be shopped to another network.

Watch Tina Fey strip to her Spanx to give her dress to Letterman
“Because this is my last time wearing a fancy dress on a talk show and conforming to gender norms out of respect for you,” Fey told Dave, “My gift to you is I want to give you the dress.” PLUS: The Late Show re-airs 1997’s The David Letterman Story.

Forever‘s Ioan Gruffudd bids farewell to “the role of my dreams”
Gruffudd wrote a lengthy letter to fans following his ABC freshman drama’s cancelation.

Fire alarm sends James Corden to tape his show on the roof
Corden seamlessly transitioned from interviewing Nicholas Hoult and Helen Hunt on his Late Late Show set to interviewing them on the roof following a fire and fire alarm.