Yesterday Entertainment Weekly broke the news that Sean Hayes is developing a new sitcom with Rescue Me c0-creator (and Larry Sanders Show executive producer) Peter Tolan for NBC. The pitch: a gay male couple face the trials and tribulations of raising a precocious 12-year-old. It’s a groundbreaking, social relevant premise with great potential, and only HERE on the Jumped the Snark can you preview an exclusive clip from the pilot.
Look for the show to premiere next spring between Outsourced and Love Bites .
Ever since Seinfeld, opening title sequences have been getting shorter and shorter, culminating in the extreme minimalism of the LOST opening, which is no more than a word and a musical note, and is just about pitch perfect. But although they get a blue ribbon for their short, straight to the point title card, one whose brevity allows for maximum time to present questions they most likely won’t answer, fans seem to desire something more traditional, over the years creating mash-up credit sequences inspired by Growing Pains, The A-Team, Full House and Friends. But they all pale in comparison to this Saul Bass-style opening:
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New challenge: LOST in the key of My Two Dads. Any takers? Winner gets a case of Dharma fish biscuits.