New On DVD This Week: Life On Mars, ER, Dragnet, Touching Evil

Life On Mars Featuring all 16 episodes and extensive bonus features of the award-winning, original U.K. police drama in a value-priced collection, ‘Life on Mars: The Complete Collection,’ is now available on DVD. In reimagining the detective genre, this U.K. series won sky-high viewer-ratings, unqualified critical praise, and several top awards, including two International Emmys […]

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And the Emmy Nominees Are…

BY: Lynn Elber LOS ANGELES – ‘Glee,’ the spunky TV musical comedy about high school misfits and the teachers who shepherd them, was a top Emmy nominee Thursday with 19 bids, including for best comedy series and stars Matthew Morrison and Lea Michele. The leading nominee was the gritty, unsparing World War II drama, ‘The […]

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‘ER’ Alum Maura Tierney Joins ABC’s New Legal Drama

Maura Tierney will play the female lead in ‘The Whole Truth,’ ABC’s new legal drama premiering this fall. Tierney replaces Joely Richardson, who filled the role of New York City DA’s office honcho Kathryn Peale in the original pilot but opted to leave the series to spend more time with her family. In the past […]

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Macy, Rossum Starring in Showtime’s ‘Shameless’

LOS ANGELES The long-running British TV drama ‘Shameless‘ is being adapted for Showtime with William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum leading the cast. The premium cable channel said Thursday it’s ordered 12 episodes of the series about a Chicago blue-collar family. The executive producers are the drama’s original creator, Paul Abbott, and John Wells, whose […]

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