No Ordinary Family

Lucy Lawless will make life miserable for No Ordinary Family
Jul 4, 2015

What do you do when you have a TV show about a family of superheroes and you need someone to play a "powerful woman" who will be a "potential adversary" for them? Well, you cast Lucy "Xena" Lawless, of course!

Will No Ordinary Family get a 2nd season? Its stars don't think so
Dec 14, 2012

The ABC superhero-family drama is one of this season's "bubble" shows: programs that could be canceled just as easily as it could be renewed. But as fans of the Michael Chiklis-Julie Benz show wait to hear its destiny, the stars are already preparing to jump ship.

TV THIS WEEK: Bolivia's snatched on Fringe, Being Human and more!
Dec 14, 2012

There's some promising originals to look forward to with Fringe, which heads back Over There as Bolivia (aka Fauxlivia) finds herself in big trouble, and with BBC America's Being Human, which explores werewolf cage matches.

ABC's new sci-fi schedule: Superheroes! Aliens!
Dec 14, 2012

Superheroes are in, flash-forwards are out, and aliens have held their ground.

ANOTHER superhero show? Here's how ABC's will be different
Dec 14, 2012

So we hear there's going to be a new superhero show coming to television this fall. But what's going to make it different from Heroes, Smallville or next year's The Cape? Uh ... this one's on ABC? Actually, No Ordinary Family has much bigger differences than that.

TV THIS WEEK: No Ordinary Family and Stargate Universe premiere
Dec 14, 2012

We'll finally get a look at the new series No Ordinary Family this week, along with the premieres of Stargate Universe and Human Target, which resolve their cliffhangers. And a winner is picked on the season finale of Scream Queens 2.

Michael Chiklis: My 'ass-backwards' path to No Ordinary Family
Dec 14, 2012

These days Emmy Award winning actor Michael Chiklis doesn't mind getting hoisted up 110 feet in the air and dropped or getting run over by a van multiple times. In fact, he's thrilled about his new role as the father of normal family that becomes superpowered on ABC's No Ordinary Family.

No Ordinary Family gets a full season (more supervillains, too)
Dec 14, 2012

ABC announced yesterday that Michael Chiklis's super-powered No Ordinary Family had received a pick up for the back nine episodes, and co-creator and executive producer Jon Harmon Feldman acknowledges they're already working on ideas for the full season.

Shield's bad cop is ABC's superhero dad, other TV news
Dec 14, 2012

We've got a roundup of TV pilot casting news, starting with a superhero family drama for ABC.