Kevin Bacon in "The Following" (Michael Lavine/FOX)

Did Kyra Sedgwick Advise Husband Kevin Bacon on ‘The Following’?

Once Kevin Bacon agreed to star on his first weekly TV series, he didn’t have too look far for advice. Only one degree, in fact – his wife, Kyra Sedgwick, spent seven seasons on “The Closer,” and she has been available for him from the start. “She didn’t sit me down and say, ‘Listen Kev,’” […]

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Five New TV Shows Get Early, Critical Thumbs Up

(Reuters) – Kevin Bacon’s new Fox thriller “The Following“, HBO’s upcoming “The Newsroom” and Fox comedy “The Mindy Project” were among five TV shows on Tuesday deemed the most exciting new series soon to be seen by Americans, in an early indication of possible success with viewers. The USA political drama “Political Animals” starring Sigourney […]

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Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick Cousins? True or False?

And the answer is…so TRUE! The revelation that the A-list married couple of 23 years are distant cousins (let’s stress distant) comes via PBS’s show “Finding Your Roots,” reports People. Host Henry Louis Gates Jr. confirmed that Kev and Kyra “are indeed distant cousins. So talk about six degrees of separation, right?” He adds: “I […]

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Sherlock Holmes, Clinton, Gates on PBS

By David Bauder, AP Television Writer NEW YORK — There’s good news for fans of Sherlock Holmes and “Downton Abbey”: They’re both coming back to PBS next year. A two-part examination of Bill Clinton‘s presidency, a look at some celebrity family trees by Louis Gates and a series on American infrastructure hosted by a former […]

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Golden Globe Group Doles Out $1.5M To Boost Arts

By SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is giving away more than a million dollars. The group behind the Golden Globe Awards presented $1.5 million in grants to dozens of arts organizations at a private luncheon Thursday at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, […]

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