NBC’s ‘Event’ Returns with a Vengeance

Zeljko Ivanek and Blair Underwood, two of the stars of NBC’s “The Event,” have almost as little information about the direction of the show as viewers do. And that’s fine by them. “I just kind of want to take the ride as my character takes the ride,” said Underwood of his character, President Elias Martinez. […]

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‘The Event’ Recap: The Aliens Use The Nuclear Option

It’s the most shocking episode of ‘The Event‘ ever! Stuff actually happened!  Not coincidentally, the episode was heavy on President Martinez (Blair Underwood), and light on the Sean (Jason Ritter.) Thomas (Clifton Collins Jr. ) is still threatening to kill all the plane crash survivors in 24 hours if the president does not release the […]

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‘Avatar,’ ’30 Rock’ Among Environmental Media Awards Winners

BURBANK, Calif. – The world’s highest-grossing film and one of the most awarded TV shows are also some of the greenest productions around. ‘Avatar‘ and ‘30 Rock‘ were among the winners of the 2010 Environmental Media Association awards on Saturday night, which recognized individuals, organizations and productions that help increase public awareness of environmental issues. […]

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‘The Event’ Recap: Missed Connection

The fourth episode of ‘The Event‘ was rather, well, uneventful.  There was action and tension and flashbacks but when the closing credits rolled, barely anything of significance had happened. Sean (Jason Ritter) and FBI Agent Collier (Heather McComb) speed away from the shoot out that ended last episode in an SUV belonging to a Fake […]

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‘The Event’ Preview: Where The (Presumed) Dead Come To Life

How did the plane wind up in Arizona? And why? Were the resurrected survivors actually departed or merely unconscious? Will the questions ever end?! (Don’t answer that.) ‘The Event’ Recap: Alien Resurrection In previews from tonight’s episode of ‘The Event,’ President Martinez is stressed. And not just by normal presidential freak-out worthy concerns like balancing […]

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‘The Event’ Recap: Alien Resurrection

The third episode of ‘The Event‘ firmly established that the show is the anti-‘Lost‘: heavy on the plot and action, light on the character development. Everything is moving forward from point A to point B, assuring viewers that the writers have figured out what will happen next. It’s an exciting puzzle, but it makes it […]

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Why ‘Lone Star’ Deserves To Be Saved

Call it Tuesday morning quarterbacking.  The season’s best reviewed new series, ‘Lone Star,‘ the saga of a con man juggling two very different lives, disappointed Monday night, despite airing after Fox’s most popular drama ‘House.’  Only 4.1 million viewers tuned in, for a paltry 1.3/3 among Adults 18-49.  For comparison, the ‘House’ premiere was watched […]

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