Jeanne Tripplehorn as Alex Blake in "Criminal Minds" (Photo: Robert Voets/CBS)

‘Criminal Minds’ Season 8 Premiere Introduces New BAU Team Member

For once in the history of the dark, procedural drama that is “Criminal Minds,” Season 7 wrapped up with a happy event: JJ (A.J. Cook) and Will (Josh Stewart) got married in Rossi’s (Joe Mantegna) backyard. But it was also bittersweet because Prentiss (Paget Brewster) had come to the realization that it was time to […]

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‘Friends’ Creator Looks for Laughs in Lifetime’s ‘Five’

Marta Kauffman co-created and executive produce “Friends,” one of the longest running, most successful comedies of all time. So it’s somewhat surprising that her current project is a Lifetime movie about breast cancer. Kauffman executive produced and supervised the writing for “Five,” a series of interconnected vignettes about women’s experiences with the disease, which premieres […]

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Stars Align With Breast Cancer Stories In ‘Five’

By Sandy Cohen LOS ANGELES — The assignment was a daunting one: Make a TV special that presents five short dramas about breast cancer and isn’t a total downer. Jennifer Aniston couldn’t resist the challenge. The 42-year-old actress had already decided to devote a year to producing and directing when she learned about “Five.” Just […]

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Did ‘Big Love’s Series Finale Deliver A Fond Farewell? Critics Weigh In

[SPOILER ALERT: THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS ABOUT THE OUTCOME OF “BIG LOVE’S” SERIES FINALE.] After five seasons of plural marital turmoil, Bill Hendrickson’s wish that his family remained intact was granted in Sunday night’s “Big Love” series finale. Too bad he wasn’t there to witness it. In the final moments of the episode, Bill, awaiting […]

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‘Big Love’s’ Grant Show: ‘I’m Sorry. Three Wives? Not A Chance!’

Grant Show (“Melrose Place,” “Private Practice“) dished on joining the cast of HBO’s “Big Love” for its fifth and final season, where his character causes some trouble for the already-troubled Henricksons clan — and even gets to belt out a tune by a beloved ’80s hair band. “Big Love’s” Final Season: A Wedding, A Birth, […]

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HBO’s ‘Big Love’ To End After Season 5

The ‘Big Love’ affair is over. HBO announced Thursday that the upcoming fifth season of ‘Big Love‘ will be its last. The multiple lives and wives series, which is co-executive produced by Tom Hanks, stars Bill Paxton as a polygamist in Utah who juggles his business and political aspirations with his massive brood and three […]

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‘Big Love’ Stars Dish On ‘Sister Wives’ & The New Season

‘Big Love‘s Jeanne Tripplehorn might not have seen an episode of TLC’s real life polygamy family reality series, ‘Sister Wives,’ but she doesn’t need to see the show to confess two things: 1. It wasn’t very wise for them to out themselves, and 2. It lends credence to her show’s authenticity. Watch The First Season […]

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