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Hang 10: The Year's Most Promising Failed Pilots

Roseanne, Sarah Silverman, Will Forte projects falter
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The Manzanis, ABC (ABC Studios)

Kirstie Alley

Yet another multicamera comedy, the script for this shrill sendup about a squabbling family that disrupts a quiet, WASPy New Jersey neighborhood reads like a primer on the most offensive Italian-American stereotypes. Former Cheers co-stars Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman were set to headline, and while poor testing put the kibosh on any hope of a series pickup, at least one Twitter account is trying to convince ABC to change its mind.

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