TV Roundup: Hil Reporting for Colbert Duty
• Hillary Clinton is looking to get the Colbert bump when she chats with the Comedy Central host this week in Pennsylvania, while Obama thinks he may have gotten Chris Matthews‘s rash.
• Following in his father’s Fresh footsteps, Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, 9, will guest star as a ship captain’s son on the April 19 episode of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, with a spinoff show called The Suite Life on Deck to hopefully follow. Meanwhile, DJ Jazzy Jeff’s kid just wants to “get some barbeque and get busy.”
• Jimmy Kimmel is set to bring on-air commercials back to late night TV. The ABC host will integrate product pitches in an effort to stand out and beat DVR skipping. Geritol stockholders couldn’t be happier.
• Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz is teaming up with former castmates Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and Henry Winkler for a new FOX animated pilot, Sit Down, Shut Up, that centers around self-absorbed high school teachers. What happened to you, Fonzie?