|Born||April 2, 1987|
|Spouse||Rene Gube (m 2015 - present)|
|Parents||Kevin Heelan , Kimball Heelan|
So Help Me Todd Sneak Peek: Sparks Fly Between Skylar Astin and Former Ground Floor Co-Star Briga Heelan
- You can’t fake good chemistry, and these two have it in spades. Great News’ Briga Heelan guest-stars in tonight’s episode of So Help Me Todd (CBS, 9/8c), reuniting her with Skylar Astin, who played her love interest on the short-lived TBS comedy Ground Floor from 2013 to 2015. Of course, you’d never know that eight […]
Briga Heelan on Working With Her Idol Tina Fey
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Netflix Hidden Gems: Great News is the best sitcom you’ve never seen
There are quite literally thousands of movies, TV shows, and specials available on Netflix. More often than not, when you open the Netflix app, you are likely either looking to rewatch one of your favorite shows or check out the latest buzzworthy Netflix original. Sorting through the near-endless library of licensed content usually is not … The post Netflix Hidden Gems: Great News is the best sitcom you’ve never seen appeared first on BGR.Thanks for your feedback!
‘B Positive’: Izzy G Joins As Series Regular, Briga Heelan & Linda Lavin Among 5 Set To Recur On CBS Comedy
EXCLUSIVE: CBS’ new Chuck Lorre-Marco Pennette multi-camera comedy series B Positive has firmed up its regular cast and has set a number of recurring players. Young actress Izzy G, who played the co-lead AJ opposite RuPaul on the Netflix comedy series AJ and the Queen, has joined the main cast as a series regular opposite […]Thanks for your feedback!
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Britney Spears musical sets cast ahead of pre-Broadway debut
Once Upon a One More Time will debut in Chicago in April.Thanks for your feedback!
Broadway-Bound Britney Spears Musical Crowns Princess, Prince & Other Fairy Tale Royalty
Once Upon a One More Time, the Broadway-bound musical set to Britney Spears songs has found its fairy tale cast, with Briga Heelan set to play Cinderella, Justin Guarini as Prince Charming and Emily Skinner as Stepmother among the performers announced by producers today. The announcement by The Nederlander Organization comes six weeks before the […]Thanks for your feedback!
‘Cougar Town’ Alum Briga Heelan Purrs Into Chic Modern Bungalow on L.A.’s Eastside
The rapidly gentrifying, hipster-approved Eastside neighborhood of Los Angeles has recently attracted a huge swarm of successful showbiz players, many of them relatively young and lured in by the superior real estate bang-for-buck -- versus the perilously pricey Westside -- as well as for the area's close proximity to a bevy of trendy shops and […]Thanks for your feedback!
‘To Whom It May Concern’: Adhir Kalyan Joins CBS Comedy Pilot In Recasting
EXCLUSIVE: CBS' comedy pilot To Whom It May Concern is recasting one of the series regular roles opposite Michael Angarano and Briga Heelan. Rules of Engagement alum Adhir Kalyan will play Tanner in the hybrid comedy from Gail Berman's The Jackal Group, and CBS TV Studios. He replaces Raymond Ablack, who originally was cast in the role. A decision was made during production week to take the character in a slightly reimagined direction, leading to the recasting. It is part…Thanks for your feedback!
‘To Whom It May Concern’: Raymond Ablack, Michael Cassidy, Taylor Dearden & Ana Villafañe Cast In CBS Comedy Pilot
EXCLUSIVE: Raymond Ablack (Narcos), Michael Cassidy (People of Earth), Taylor Dearden (Sweet/Vicious) and Ana Villafañe are set as series regulars opposite Michael Angarano and Briga Heelan in To Whom It May Concern, CBS' multi-cam comedy pilot from Gail Berman's The Jackal Group, and CBS TV Studios. In addition, Mark Cendrowski (The Big Bang Theory) is set to direct the pilot. Written by Mike Metz, To Whom It May Concern centers on Evan (Angarano) who with the help of…Thanks for your feedback!
Pilot Castings: Kyle MacLachlan Joins Patricia Heaton Sitcom, This Is Us and Great News Alums Team Up and More
Kyle MacLachlan is trading in his FBI badge for a stethoscope: The Twin Peaks veteran will co-star alongside Emmy winner Patricia Heaton in the CBS comedy pilot Carol’s Second Act, our sister site Variety is reporting. The pilot stars Heaton as a woman who, after raising two kids and retiring as a teacher, decides to […]Thanks for your feedback!
Michael Angarano & Briga Heelan Headline ‘To Whom It May Concern’ CBS Pilot
EXCLUSIVE: Coming off a high-profile arc on NBC's This Is Us, Michael Angarano has been tapped as the lead of CBS' To Whom It May Concern. Great News star Briga Heelan is set as the female lead in the hybrid comedy pilot from Gail Berman's The Jackal Group, and CBS TV Studios. Written by Mike Metz, To Whom It May Concern centers on Evan (Angarano) who, with the help of his group of friends, sets out to accomplish a list of challenges he wrote for himself years ago in an…Thanks for your feedback!
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Takes on #MeToo With Empathy — and Actual Jokes (Column)
It was only a matter of time before the MeToo movement emerged from behind the scenes to our screens. In fact, so many in and out of Hollywood are grappling with a seismic cultural shift surrounding sexual violence -- or, at the very least, a new urgency to meaningfully address it -- that it might […]Thanks for your feedback!