Jon Robin Baitz on Working with Quinto, Shaping ‘The Slap’ and ‘Brothers & Sisters’ Memories

With a series title like “The Slap,” you may not have expected a series that looks at an American family and how one incident affects every single one of them but that’s exactly what the new NBC series is. Developed by Jon Robin Baitz (“Brothers & Sisters”) and Walter F. Parkes (“Sweeney Todd,” “Men in […]

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Ramon Rodriguez Talks Complex ‘Gang Related’ Role And Looks Back on Gay Character In ‘The Wire’

Tonight marks the premiere of the new Fox crime drama, “Gang Related.” And while there’s no shortage of television focused on police, FBI, detectives and the criminals they all try to chase down, this new series, from creator Chris Morgan (“Fast and Furious” films) and Executive Producer Scott Rosenbaum (“The Shield”), shows us both sides […]

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Can’t Stop Watching: Jennifer Hudson in Funny or Die ‘Scandal’ Spoof, Obamacare, James Brown Biopic, What’s Hot/Not & More

With its season 3 premiere just two days away, it seems like ABC’s “Scandal” is on everyone’s mind. Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson parodies “Scandal” in a clever Funny or Die video, “Scandalous,” that promotes the Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare.

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‘The Wire’ Goes To Washington

In the world of the HBO series ‘The Wire,’ politicians were almost always using everyone else to get what they wanted. This week, however, it was ‘The Wire’ using politicians instead. Several actors from the critically acclaimed series, which ran from 2002-2008, went to Washington this week to visit the White House and help launch […]

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‘Wire’ Star Lands ‘Nurse Jackie’ Gig, How Well Are Other Alums Faring?

Michael Ausiello is reporting that former ‘Wire‘ star Gbenga Akinnagbe (Chris Partlow) has been cast in the upcoming third season of Showtime’s drama ‘Nurse Jackie.’ Akinnagbe will play a new temp nurse at All Saints for a seven-episode arc. He’s being described as “handsome, qualified, and much-liked by his peers.” (Aside: Can they please bring […]

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