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John Stamos Joins Cast of ‘Necessary Roughness’

Now this is what we call necessary viewing. John Stamos has been cast in a major recurring role on the upcoming third season of the USA Network’s “Necessary Roughness,” according to Deadline. [xfinity-record-button id=”8062862619684077112″ program_type=”series”] Stamos will appear in 10 episodes of the series for a season-long story arc that will find him playing against […]

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‘House’ Star Heads to ‘Elementary’

Former “House” star Lisa Edelstein is going from cranky MD’s to quirky PI’s. She’ll guest star on the seventh episode of “Elementary,” CBS’s latest crime drama about a modern-day Sherlock Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller). Edelstein will play Heather Vanowen, the charismatic CEO of a high-end PR consulting firm, who meets Sherlock Holmes when he investigates […]

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‘Rescue Me’ The Final Season Begins Tonight

Tommy Gavin has been haunted by many ghosts throughout the seven years of “Rescue Me,” but none have loomed larger than the Twin Towers. When the FX series returns for its seventh and final season Wednesday, Gavin (Denis Leary) will be trying to cope with the ten-year anniversary of 9/11. And, as is his way, […]

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As the End Begins For ‘Rescue Me,’ Its’ Co-Creator Reflects On the Show’s Legacy

The FX drama “Rescue Me” has received plenty of critical praise during its seven-season run, racking up big ratings and award nominations for its tales about a group of New York fireman dealing with life after 9/11. However, it wasn’t until co-creator/executive producer Peter Tolan learned that his show was going the same route as […]

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USA Network Announces New Shows, New Characters

What a bunch of characters! That point was driven home repeatedly at USA Network’s annual spring presentation to advertisers in New York Monday – that USA means what it says in its six-year-old tagline: “Characters welcome.” A number of USA’s “characters” turned up to promote their own shows and announce new ones – among them: […]

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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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‘Rescue Me’ Spitfire Heats Up ‘Californication’

Might the seemingly flame-retardant Hank Moody get burned by ‘Rescue Me‘ firestarter Callie Thorne? Thorne has been recruited to guest-star on a Season 4 episode of Showtime’s ‘Californication,’ playing a hot momma that Hank (David Duchovny) meets at a bar and quickly bonds with over parenting woes. Thing is, this sexy stranger happens to be […]

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