Thomas Haden Church exiting 'Episodes'
Leaving Showtime comedy because of a scheduling conflictThomas Haden Church is leaving Showtime's upcoming comedy "Episodes."
Church ("Sideways") is departing because of a supposed scheduling conflict with another project. Actress Claire Forlani is also exiting the show and has been replaced by British actress Tamsin Greig.
"Episodes" is in pre-production in London. The show stars former "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc playing a version of himself being cast in a bastardized U.S. version of a beloved British comedy. The network has ordered seven single-camera episodes from creators David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik.