Criminal Minds alumna Paget Brewster is set as the female lead opposite John Stamos and Josh Peck in Fox’s single-camera comedy pilot Grandpa, from ABC Studios and 20th TV.
Written by Danny Chun and produced by Dan Fogelman, Grandpa centers on Jimmy (Stamos), a charismatic longtime bachelor whose life is upended when he discovers he’s a father — and a grandfather. Peck plays Gerald, the son Jimmy didn’t know he had – a sweet unemployed techie who is himself the proud and surprisingly capable father of a two-year-old daughter, the product of a one-night stand with the sexy Vanessa (Christina Milian).
Brewster plays Jimmy’s old girlfriend Sara, a former rocker chick who became pregnant with his child 26 years ago, but has raised their child, Gerald, single-handedly. She never made Jimmy aware of his son’s existence — but now, Gerald wants a strong father figure to teach him how to navigate the rocky shoals of romance, so Sara is forced to disrupt Jimmy’s long bachelorhood at long last. She’s seemingly contemptuous of his bachelor persona — but underneath, their old attraction may still be simmering on the back,
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Paget Brewster To Co-Star In John Stamos Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Grandpa’
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Down Dogs is up now – watch it HERE and leave your review.
Down Dog premieres Jan 15th on Amazon!
Amazon Studios’ first pilot season of 2015 will debut Thursday, Jan. 15, unveiling seven drama and comedy projects as well as a half-dozen kid-centric pilots.
Already due to debut via Amazon Studios this year are the first full seasons of Bosch, Hand of God and Red Oaks, plus Season 2 of Transparent. (Chris Carter’s The After meanwhile just had its series order scrapped.)
DOWN DOG | Down Dog Josh Casaubon (I Just Want My Pants Back) fronts this comedy as Logan Wood, a yoga teacher whose life unravels in the wake of his break-up with a successful, attractive older woman (Paget Brewster, Criminal Minds). The cast includes Lyndsy Fonseca (Nikita), Will Greenberg (Halt and Catch Fire), Andrea Savage (The Life and Times of Tim), Amir Talai (American Dad), Kris Kristofferson (Lone Star) and Alysia Reiner (Orange Is the New Black).
Paget is on “At Midnight” Tuesday!
Awesome news – Paget is going to be on At Midnight on Tuesday – and it does air this week at 11:30!
Congrats to Paget!
— paget brewster (@pagetpaget) December 4, 2014
Paget joins the cast of Community!
Two new Human Beings are on their way to Greendale. Paget Brewster and Keith David will join Community full time as the comedy enters Season 6 and moves to its new home on Yahoo! Screen.
Brewster plays Francesca “Frankie” Dart, a consultant hired to help shape things up at the underachieving school. David will appear as Elroy Patashnik, a retired scientist who comes to Greendale to reinvent himself.
Brewster is no stranger to Community fans, having played a different character, IT department staffer Debra Chambers, in the Season 5 episode “Analysis of Cork-Based Networking.” Brewster’s lengthy TV resume includes Criminal Minds (which she returned to last season for one episode), Friends, Andy Richter Controls the Universe, Huff and American Dad. More recently, she was seen on Drunk History and Key and Peele.
Paget joins Amazon pilot “Down Dog”
TV Line has all the news on Paget’s new role HERE