The new series include plenty of recognizable names that can help the transition into unfamiliar programming. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of these actors’ past work and a sneak peak at what’s ahead.
When you name your series something like “The Event,” you have to know you’re just asking for trouble. It implies that grand things are going to happen, and raises expectations that this will be the show to end all shows.
Zeljko Ivanek and Blair Underwood, two of the stars of NBC’s “The Event,” have almost as little information about the direction of the show as viewers do. And that’s fine by them. “I just kind of want to take the ride as my character takes the ride,” said Underwood of his character, President Elias Martinez. […]
Jason Ritter has no plans to “come and knock on our door” in an upcoming remake of “Three’s Company.” The star is backing away from reports that he would consider taking over his late father John Ritter’s role of Jack Tripper in a dramatic interpretation of the ‘70s sitcom being developed for both stage and […]
Lisa Vidal plays Christina Martinez, ‘The Event’s‘ First Lady. While her husband, the President, is neck deep in the conspiracy, so far Christina has been relegated to the sidelines. The show has ramped up the drama over the past couple episodes, with the revelation that the Vice President was behind the attempted assassination of the […]
Although reporting on just the NBC shows that aren’t changing time periods would take far less time, here is the Reader’s Digest version of the midseason schedule the Peacock unfurled on Monday afternoon. Summer Glau Talks Up ‘Chuck’s Firefly Reunion, ‘Cape’ Crusade For starters, ‘The Cape‘ will have a two-hour premiere on Sunday, Jan. 9, […]
This week on NBC’s ‘The Event‘ (Monday at 9/8c), viewers have been promised that they will learn who was behind the attack on President Martinez’s life. Judging by a photo making rounds of Vicky Roberts holding a gun to Vice President Jarvis’ noggin, we have to wonder if the brunette bad girl somehow figures into […]
‘The Event‘ had one of the strongest debuts of any new show this season. The serialized drama about a massive conspiracy involving aliens and the government has since developed a devoted following, even if it has not become a ‘Lost‘ sized hit. The previous episode ended with a literal bang as a huge building exploded […]
BY: Frazier Moore NEW YORK – On ‘The Event,’ Blair Underwood plays newly sworn-in President Elias Martinez, who, like every president before him, meets with crises he could never have imagined when he took office. One problem he inherits is from out of this world: What to do about extraterrestrial aliens who crash-landed in Alaska […]
NBC’s ‘The Event‘ once again managed to pack tons of action sequences into an episode where, in the end, only two things of significance happened. Sophia (Laura Innes) continued her journey to Thomas (Clifton Collins Jr.) on an empty D.C. Metro train. When Simon (Ian Anthony Dale) warned Thomas that Sophia had been fed a […]