I recently picked up the phone to chat with Matthew Aaron and Bruce Fretts about landlines, the normalization of queer characters in entertainment and their new film. “Landline“ follows PR executive Ted Gout (Matthew Aaron), who, after losing a big promotion to a technology-savvy college graduate, embarks on a low-tech, old-school journey to find himself. With […]
By THE DEADLINE TEAM FX has confirmed January premiere dates for drama “Justified,” animated comedy “Archer” and new animated comedy “Chozen.” “Chozen” had been scheduled to run on FXX but now will be paired with “Archer” for a Monday night animation block. With that move, FXX will launch Season 2 of “Legit with Ali G: […]
He was the master of his genre, the Dickens of Detroit, the Chaucer of Crime. Every novel Elmore Leonard wrote from the mid-1980s on was a best-seller, and every fan of crime stories knew his name. George Clooney was an admirer. So were Quentin Tarantino, Saul Bellow and Stephen King and millions of ordinary readers.
With A&E’s “Longmire” set to return for a second season on Monday, we compare A&E’s silent sheriff to another laconic lawman, Raylan Givens of “Justified.” Read and watch …
Natalie Zea has moved on to “The Following,” but she still had time recently to film one final episode for the current season of “Justified,” she disclosed Friday.
NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – News Corp. may split its successful FX network into two, with the new network, FXX, focusing more on twentysomethings and comedy. The new network could replace Fox Soccer, the Los Angeles Times said.Broadcasting & Cable reported the possible name and focus of the new channel. “We’re constantly evaluating our programming offerings […]
One of midseason’s most compelling new shows is the FX spy thriller “The Americans,” and what’s really intriguing about it is that viewers may not be rooting for the home team. That’s, in part, because of the seductive casting of “Felicity’s” Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys (“Brothers and Sisters”) as married Russian spies in the […]
Where once the post-holiday schedule was a blizzard of chilly reruns, January is aburst with premieres and finales. Already, the much-adored British miniseries “Downton Abbey” has made its much-awaited season return Sundays on PBS.
Monday January 7: ‘The Bachelor‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Season Premiere** Record Now Bachelor Nation was shocked when fan favorite Sean Lowe was left heartbroken on a beach in Curacao earlier this year. Deeply in love, the handsome and sincere Texan envisioned starting a family with Emily Maynard. But in what became one of the […]
Being Human From the creative team behind ‘Pillars of the Earth,’ ‘The Mentalist’ and ‘Heroes,’ ‘Being Human‘ is Syfy’s re-imagining of the acclaimed UK series created by Toby Whithouse (now in its fifth season overseas). Starring Sam Witwer (‘Smallville,’ ‘Battlestar Galactica’), Meaghan Rath (“The Assistants”) and Sam Huntington (Superman Returns), ‘Being Human’ Season 2 follows […]