What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Thursday December 8: ‘Winter Wipeout‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Deck the Balls** Record Now On this very merry special episode of Winter ‘Wipeout,’ contestants will show their holiday spirit as they battle the Nutcracker Sweet, Santa’s Workshop and The Jingle Balls! It’ll be a Pain in the Ice for “Captain Christmas,” “The Human Kazoo” and […]

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Ratings: Kelsey Grammer’s ‘Boss’ Comes Up Short

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Kelsey Grammer‘s new Starz series “Boss” premiered over the weekend to unremarkable numbers, Starz announced Monday. The series, which stars Grammer as an iron-fisted Chicago mayor who’s diagnosed with a degenerative neurological disorder, accumulated 1.72 million total viewers over multiple airings over the weekend, 659,000 of them during […]

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‘Boss’ Kelsey Grammer Talks Politics

Kelsey Grammer is a “hopeless romantic” about the world of politics. The actor – a rare Hollywood Republican, who has said he may seek political office at the end of his acting career – says he still believes that “good people do good things and can affect change.” “I’m still a bit of an innocent […]

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Forget ‘Frasier’: Meet Kelsey Grammer’s Brooding ‘Boss’

By Jill Serjeant (Reuters) – Kelsey Grammer doesn’t want to turn off audiences for his dark new TV drama “Boss” by comparing it to Shakespeare. But he just can’t help saying the S word. Grammer’s ruthless, power-hungry Chicago Mayor Tom Kane is an abrupt change of direction from the jaunty “Frasier” persona that gave the […]

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What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Friday October 21: ‘Tyler Perry’s House of Payne‘ (9pm on TBS) **Season Premiere** Record Now Since 2007, the Paynes have kept audiences in stitches with their hilarious and sometimes touching misadventures in multi-generational family life. This NAACP Image Award-winning comedy from Tyler Perry stars LaVan Davis as Curtis “Pops” Payne and Cassi Davis as his […]

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Starz Renews ‘Boss’ – Before It Premieres

Starz has high hopes for “Boss.” So high, they’ve renewed the Kelsey Grammer-starring drama before its October 21 debut. The network announced a 10-episode pick-up for the series on Tuesday. “Boss” comes from creator Farhad Safinia and stars Grammer as corrupt Chicago mayor Tom Kane – a powerful leder who holds a terrible secret that […]

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Kelsey Grammer Credits Major Life Change for ‘Boss’ Role

In his upcoming Starz show “Boss,” Kelsey Grammer plays Tom Kane, the cutthroat Mayor of Chicago who’s hiding a dark secret. The character is a marked turn from his comedic roles on “Frasier” and subsequent short-lived sitcoms “Hank” and “Back to You.” He credits a desire for a major life overhaul with his decision to […]

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Who’s the ‘Boss’? Kelsey Grammer Is…

While his personal life has made the headlines of late (his custody battle with Camille, his quickie wedding to Kayte), Kelsey Grammer quietly went back to work in April on a new show. And he’s the “Boss” of the new Starz original series and this fall, everyone will know it. Because ruthless Mayor Tom Kane […]

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