The Drama Club: ‘Treme’ Begins, ‘Life Unexpected’s Season Ends

Watching ‘Treme,’ HBO’s latest drama from David Simon, the co-creator of ‘The Wire,’ is a longterm investment.  As the man behind what many people agree is the greatest drama in television history, Simon has earned the freedom to tell stories in his unique style, eschewing the traditional conventions of television narrative. Simon plunks viewers down […]

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‘The Good Wife’ Is Getting Good!

The star of the CBS drama ‘The Good Wife‘ may or may not take a page from her on-screen hubby’s philandering ways. While on the red carpet Monday night in Los Angeles promoting her new film ‘City Island,’ Margulies hinted at the onset of an office romance in [Tuesday’s] episode. “It’s going to be the […]

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The Drama Club: Teenage Pregnant Pause

Welcome to Fancast’s new column, The Drama Club.  Every Tuesday and Thursday, this is the place to go for discussion of all things hour long and non-procedural.  If you love (or love to hate) shows like ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Vampire Diaries,’ ‘Gossip Girl’ or ‘Men of A Certain Age,’ you’re in the right place. Television is […]

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Lauren Graham: Replacing Tierney Was “Emotionally Difficult”

‘Gilmore‘ gal Lauren Graham says that stepping in for Maura Tierney on NBC’s ‘Parenthood‘ was “really emotionally difficult… an unusual situation.” Tierney announced last July that she would not be able to play sister to Peter Krause (‘Six Feet Under’), Dax Shephard (‘Employee of the Month’) and Erika Christensen (‘Six Degrees’) because she required surgery […]

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It’s Official: Lauren Graham Plans on ‘Parenthood’

NBC has officially tapped Lauren Graham as the replacement for Maura Tierney for its upcoming series, ‘Parenthood,’ according to Variety. Graham, who played single mom Lorelai Gilmore on the whip smart ‘Gilmore Girls’ for seven seasons, will take over the role of another single mother, Sarah, one of the many siblings in the Braverman clan […]

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A ‘Gilmore Girl’ Checks into ‘ER’

Alexis Bledel is set to guest star on the two-hour series finale of “ER,” People reports. She’ll play a new intern at County General named Dr. Julia Wise. We’re not sure why a “new” intern would be introduced on the last episode of the show, but before any imaginations start running wild, here’s a reminder […]

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Lauren Graham Pilot Picked up by ABC

Don’t you just love pilot season? TV is fresh with new possibility – like the possibility of some absolute favorites returning to the small screen! Such as Gilmore Girls‘ Lauren Graham whose new project “Let It Go” just got the green light from ABC, Reuters reports. It’s a single camera comedy starring Graham as a […]

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