TV Roundup: ABC Cancels Men in Trees
• ABC has canceled their hour-long dramedy Men in Trees. Series creator Jenny Bicks blamed an inconsistent schedule. “I wish the show had not been moved six times and put onto two long hiatuses,” she told TV Guide. Also, deforestation.
• Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has signed a deal that could make him the highest paid TV writer-producer in Hollywood. Maybe now he can afford to buy Meg a new hat.
• Soon-to-be reality TV star, Dina Lohan told Real Housewives of New York‘s Jill Zarin that she doesn’t watch reality television. “Nice to meet you pot,” Jill replied. “I’m kettle.”
• After inviting her to his home in Telluride, Colo., Tom Cruise will sit on Oprah Winfrey‘s couch for the second half of her interview Monday. That’s sit, not bounce, jump, stand or wiggle. Just sit. Jeff Petry/ABC