Send in the clowns…NOT! Well, not if they’re the clowns of FX’s horrific “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” which premieres tonight. Having gotten a glimpse of the first two episodes of the new season of the insanely popular anthology series, the name ‘Freak Show’ is apt and, well, it’s just as fun and crazy as […]
For a city that promotes itself saying, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” Las Vegas actually gets a lot of television exposure. First there was “Vegs$,” starring the late Robert Urich as private investigator Dan Tanna; then there was “Las Vegas,” starring James Caan and Josh Duhamel, whose characters ran the Montecito Resort & […]
Striding through his Las Vegas casino, tough guy Vincent Savino has a beef. “You went behind my back to Chicago,” he growls to the woman beside him. “I thought we had an understanding: You run the count room, I run the casino.”
The new fall series are in the wings, just days or weeks from bursting into view and discovering their fate. Their stars, producers and network bosses are full of anticipation and resolve.
Italian-Americans on both sides of the law, neighbors from another planet, and a new Sherlock Holmes — making sense of the new fall season.
CBS is finally joining TV’s march backward in time to the 1960s, with a pilot for a gangster series set in ’60s Las Vegas.
Michael Chiklis is first in the life raft. The star of “No Ordinary Family” has signed on for a new pilot produced by Conan O’Brien, as it looks more and more like his ABC dramedy is headed for the graveyard. “Only a miracle ‘Hail Mary’ that would make Doug Flutie stop and say ‘wow!’ can […]
It’s not too early to begin wondering: Which of your favorite shows are in danger of cancellation? Network execs are already sifting through producers’ pitches for next season’s new shows, and taking a look at the ratings for their existing series as they begin planning the new fall lineups they’ll announce in May. The result […]
Why does a top-tier film actor -– an Oscar winner, to boot -– decide to take up work on a TV series? For Forest Whitaker, who’s now starring in a new “Criminal Minds” spinoff on CBS, it’s all about stability -– and staying home. “I think this show is one way for me to be […]
BY: Frazier Moore NEW YORK – The story has often been told, how Michael Chiklis reinvented himself from the schlubby suburban flatfoot of his early-1990s drama ‘The Commish’ to a ferocious rogue cop on ‘The Shield.’ Chiklis won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his performance in ‘The Shield.’ It seemed Detective Vic Mackey […]