‘Rescue Me’ Ends Near Somber Anniversary

By DAVID BAUDER PASADENA, Calif. — The FX firefighters’ drama “Rescue Me” will end its seven-year run less than a week before the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. FX President John Landgraf said Saturday that the Sept. 6 finale date was chosen intentionally. The series, with Denis Leary as the star and […]

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USA Network’s Shrink Series Adds ‘What About Brian’ Beauty

USA Network’s pilot about a shrink has expanded its cast with the addition of a BFF and mom for ‘Rescue Me’ vet Callie Thorne‘s central character. ‘Necessary Roughness‘ stars Thorne as Dani, a tough love-dispensing therapist who lands a choice gig with a pro football team. In the wake of her success there, she quickly […]

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TV’s Top Paychecks: The Ka-Chings That Make Us Go ‘Hmm’

Who makes the most money on TV? You might think you know, but some of the industry’s top earners will surprise you. Certainly, you can guess the identity of TV’s highest-paid personality – it’s Oprah Winfrey, of course. She draws an estimated $315 million annually, far and away the most money of anyone currently appearing […]

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Fall TV Recasts Include ‘Rescue Me’ Vet, ‘S#*!’ Star

The fall TV season is still weeks away, but already – and as is expected – roles are being recast on shows that have yet to hit the airwaves. On CBS’ multigenerational cop drama ‘Blue Bloods‘ (airing Fridays at 10/9c), ‘Rescue Me’ mainstay Andrea Roth has been recruited to replace Wendy Moniz as the love […]

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