This Pilot Season, Streampix Features First Episodes That Really Took Off

No matter how good or bad a series is, there’s always a sameness to nearly all of them. It’s a Cop Show or a Workplace Comedy or a Primetime Soap. Find a popular genre, and then find a way to bring people back to it when they have 137 other, similar viewing options.

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‘Big Bang’s Parsons to Voice Jeep on Syfy’s ‘Eureka’

By John Sellers NEW YORK (TheWrap) – “Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons will provide the voice for a Jeep on an ambitious animated holiday-themed episode of Syfy’s hit dramatic comedy “Eureka” to air this December. Yes, a Jeep. That’s the vehicle driven by Sheriff Carter (series star Colin Ferguson) in the normal, non-animated episodes. […]

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James Olmos Joins ‘Dexter’ Cast

By Philiana Ng LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Oscar-nominated Edward James Olmos, known to television viewers for playing William Adama in Syfy’s “Battlestar Galactica,” has joined the cast of Showtime’s “Dexter.” The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor will play a brilliant, charismatic professor of religious studies. Olmos joins recently announced guest stars Colin Hanks and […]

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‘General Hospital’s New Plot is a Blast From the Past

Congratulations, “General Hospital.”  You’ve progressed from ripping off Bob Guza’s mob and disaster storylines to ripping off the awesome mid-1990s Claire Labine storylines.  I am being completely sincere here. Since I’ve accepted that GH will never come up with anything new (nor, in all fairness are there many completely original possible storylines under the daytime […]

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Don Johnson Eyes ‘Southern’ ABC Comedy Series

TV’s former Nash Bridges is in talks to play a Texas family patriarch in ‘Southern Discomfort,’ a comedy pilot set up at ABC. More specifically, Don Johnson would star as a hard-core conservative whose grown kids return to live at home, says the Hollywood Reporter. Mary Steenburgen (‘Joan of Arcadia’) plays the mom. Pilot Casting […]

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TV’s Greatest Cops – Will ‘Southland”s Force Rank?

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Southland/103193/1080499052/Sneak-Peek%3A-Pilot/embed 420 355] . For the first time since CHiPs was on the air, present-day Los Angeles is once again a central character in the new police drama, Southland. The hour-long series created by John Wells, who just bid adieu to producing-writing chores on ER, debuts April 9 on NBC. Gritty, emotional, full of […]

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