I swear, I am way too cynical.
First we get Barack Obama as President (which I wasn’t sure I’d live to see).
Now, a second thing I thought I’d never live to see has come to be:
All I can say is: OH EM GEE! This will be either the best thing ever, or it will ruin Phillip for us for perpetuity. Whatever happens, it will be more interesting than watching Reva defrost her fridge.
This is strictly conjecture, but I bet diamonds to dollars Grant is getting his wish to direct as part of the deal. If CBS and Telenext were wise, they’d make Grant executive producer.*
*Then again, having an actor as exec producer hasn’t always been a big bonus for the show, has it?