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Television & film has lost another familiar face, with the WKRP in Cincinnati and Head of the Class star's wife confirming that Howard Hesseman passed away on Saturday at the age of 81 The actor succumbed to complications stemming from colon surgery he had last summer and is survived by his wife Caroline Ducrocq and[...]
Isabella Gomez, Gavin Lewis, Jolie Hoang Rappaport, and Adrian Matthew Escalona in Head of the Class (2021). Image courtesy of Nicole Wilder / HBO Max / WarnerMedia
It seems like Head of the Class won't be graduating to a sophomore season as HBO Max has canceled the Bill Lawrence–led reboot The WarnerMedia streamer released its initial season that consisted of 10 episodes on November 4 The multi-camera series came from the creator of Scrubs and Ted Lasso, who served as an executive[...]
Head of the Class: Season 1, Episode 7: Expression and Nomophobia
The Head of the Class episode "The Escalante Minute" focuses on two fronts The first sees poetry being read by Elliot (Jorge Diaz) during his PA segment, which also happens to be the title of the episode and embarrassing its winner Sarah (Katie Beth Hall) as she storms into his broadcast to cut it short[...]
Head of the Class: Season 01, Episode 06 Review: Lessons in Humility
In the sixth episode of Head of the Class titled "All We Do Is Win", Alicia's class (Isabella Gomez) is entering the home stretch preparing for their upcoming school debate against a rival that also happens to be a juggernaut She learns that passing off her overconfidence and at times, manic ways have rubbed off[...]
Head of the Class Season 1, Episode 5: Returns to Familiar Well
It seems like the HBO Max reboot of Head of the Class likes to keep hammering the theme of boundaries and its fifth episode "YOLO" marks another case The main arc has to do with parents Carol (Alex Kapp) and Darlene (Robin Givens reprising her role from the original ABC series) showing concern on what kind[...]
Head of the Class S01E02 Review: Awkward Bonding Moments
The title of the fourth episode in the first season of Head of the Class is, unsurprisingly, yet another dad joke, with "The Stare-Master" alluding to the arc between Miles (Adrian Matthew Escalona) and Principal Maris (Christa Miller) In this case, the latter decides to take the former under her wing to exert his physically[...]
Head of the Class S01E02 Review: Awkward Bonding Moments
The second episode of the HBO Max reboot of Head of the Class "Moms Be Momming" demonstrates a few things First, this is a prime example of when the teacher lead (in this case, Isabella Gomez) looking almost as young as her student co-stars make for really awkward television at times Second, it does a[...]
Isabella Gomez, Gavin Lewis, Jolie Hoang Rappaport, and Adrian Matthew Escalona in Head of the Class (2021). Image courtesy of Nicole Wilder / HBO Max / WarnerMedia
There's a lot to unpack from the pilot of the Bill Lawrence reboot of the ABC series Head of the Class on HBO Max First, the only way you can really compare it at this point since it is the pilot is that he's evoking the Michael Elias and Rich Eustis-created series in a contemporary[...]
Head of the Class HBO Max Reboot Trailer Introduces New Cast
Actress Isabella Gomez is making quite the transition from being the student on One Day at a Time as Elena Alvarez to becoming the teacher in the HBO Max reboot Head of the Class as Alicia Gomez Based on the original series created by Michael Elias and Rich Eustis, the new series comes courtesy of[...]
Head of the Class HBO Max Reboot Trailer Introduces New Cast
School is back in session as Isabella Gomez's Alicia Gomez tries to inspire her students in the new HBO Max reboot of Head of the Class much like Howard Hesseman's Charlie Moore did in the original ABC series created by Michael Elias and Richard Eustis in 1986 Following in its predecessor's footsteps, the Bill Lawrence[...]
Head of the Class Original Star Robin Givens in HBO Max Reboot [VIDEO]
Darlene might need a reminder of the positive impact an out-of-the-box teacher can have, but she's fighting for the good of all students at Meadows Creek High as co-head of the Parents' Association. Robin Givens in Head of the Class (2021) Photo credit: Nicole Wilder/HBO Max Original Run of Head of the Class on ABC Givens, who appeared[...]
Head of the Class Star Isabella Gomez Talks Leading HBO Max Reboot
I had such a blast." Image courtesy of Saban Films The star of the upcoming Head of the Class HBO Max reboot credits director John Berardo for making the transition as smooth as possible "John is the loveliest," she said "Somehow, he manages We shot this movie in two weeks, which is insane He manages to get[...]
Head of the Class Star Isabella Gomez Talks Leading HBO Max Reboot
While promoting her horror film Initiation for Saban Films, I spoke with the actress about her upcoming starring role on the HBO Max reboot of the ABC 80s sitcom Head of the Class, which was recently ordered to series following the pilot from Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence. Image courtesy of DFree / Shutterstock.com Despite only shooting the pilot,[...]
Head of the Class Reboot Receives Full Semester Order at HBO Max
Head of the Class will be in full session with HBO Max ordering a full 10-episode season for Bill Lawrence's reboot Based on the popular 80 primetime series on ABC created by Rich Eustis and Michael Elias, the original series followed a teacher Charlie Moore (Howard Hesseman), who tries to unlock the potential of overachieving[...]
Head of the Class: HBO Max Rounds Cast for Reboot Pilot
HBO Max is banking on lightning striking twice with the high school sitcom revivals with Peacock's success in Saved by the Bell with their own in Head of the Class A reboot of the popular 1980s sitcom, the streamer announced the remaining cast additions for its reboot pilot, according to Deadline Hollywood The new additions[...]