ABC Picks Up Reba McEntire Comedy Pilot ‘Malibu Country’ To Series

By | Friday May 11, 2012 @ 6:43pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

ABC is finishing up the slew of new series orders and renewals. The Reba McEntire-starring comedy Malibu Country was the only pilot left in contention when the network made the bulk of its pickups about an hour ago. … Read More »

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Lily Tomlin To Star In Reba McEntire’s ABC Comedy Pilot

By | Thursday February 23, 2012 @ 7:26pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: In her first regular series gig since Murphy Brown, Lily Tomlin has been tapped for a lead role opposite Reba McEntire in ABC’s half-hour pilot Malibu Country. The project, from Reba showrunner Kevin Abbott, centers on Reba Gallagher (McEntire) who, after her “good ol boy” rock star husband cheats on her and burns through most of their money, divorces him and moves her family from Nashville to the only asset she has left — a little house in Malibu. There she’ll try to reignite her own singing career and keep herself and her three kids from being corrupted by the materialistic and rarefied Malibu world she now calls home. Read More »

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