We’ve examined our 10 favorite outsized personalities represented by Streampix’s movie collection. Now it’s time to do the same on the TV side.
So, you’ve got the kids home for the holidays and run out of things to do one day in. We’ve got the solution. Simply head on over to Streampix and check out these 10 movies, then you can finish up decorating the tree, hanging the mistletoe, shopping and slogging down egg nogs. And some of […]
“Friday Night Lights” almost didn’t survive its first season. After it debuted on NBC in fall 2006 on Tuesdays, then was relegated midway through to—yep, the graveyard of Friday night at 8 p.m.—the drama about a Texas high school football team was low-rated but critically beloved.
Emmy-winner Kyle Chandler has been cast in the leading role in Showtime’s “The Vatican,” the network announced Friday. In the provocative drama about religion, power and politics, Chandler will star as Cardinal Thomas Duffy, “the charismatic yet enigmatic Archbishop of New York, whose progressive leanings excite some and alarm others within the hierarchy of the […]
Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose…at the box office! TV’s cult hit “Friday Night Lights” is headed to the big screen for a second time, confirms series star Connie Britton. “It’s happening for realsies,” Britton, 44 — who earned an Emmy nod for her role as Tami Taylor — tells Us Weekly. Since the NBC/DirecTV […]
By DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Jane Lynch didn’t trip over the red carpet while rolling it out Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday’s Emmy ceremony. Despite not seeing “daylight in a couple of days” and dreaming she might experience a “face plant” as the show’s host, Lynch pulled it off […]
By FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK — It’s hard to picture TV stars such as Steve Carell, Jon Hamm and Hugh Laurie as perennial bridesmaids. But that’s what they’ve been in recent years at Emmy time, as rival nominees hog the golden statuettes. Will any of the threesome shed his bridesmaid status this year? That question […]
Michael P. Jordan has a knack for playing troubled young men with hearts of gold. This season he has shone as delinquent turned star quarterback Vince Howard on “Friday Night Lights” and alcoholic turned food bank manager Alex on “Parenthood.” His memorable debut as tween drug dealer Wallace on the first season of “The Wire” […]
By Jake Coyle, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK – For fans of TV’s “Friday Night Lights,” the sight of a groggy Taylor Kitsch is a familiar one. On the acclaimed small-town Texas drama, Kitsch plays the hard-drinking Tim Riggins, who perpetually rolls out of bed bleary-eyed. The reason Kitsch was a little sluggish at a […]
Tonight, the fifth and final season of ‘Friday Night Lights‘ premieres on NBC (8/7c). The show’s storylines have subtly mirrored the history of the critically acclaimed but low-rated show. The drama began as 2006’s most highly touted new series, with a good time period in NBC’s fall line-up. It chronicled a powerhouse small town Texas […]