"NCIS": Rocky Carroll, Michael Weatherly, Cote de Pablo and Sean Murray (Photo: CBS)

‘NCIS’ Finale Bombshell: Who Quits the Team?

The “NCIS” finale turned out to be a shocker. Tony (Michael Weatherly), Ziva (Cote de Pablo) and McGee (Sean Murray) resigned, laying their badges down on Vance’s desk, and four months later, Gibbs (Mark Harmon) is on a mission that finds him pointing his sniper rifle at Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell (Joe Spano). We […]

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The NCIS team takes on a renowned hacker who could hold the key to tracking down the most-wanted cyber-terrorist in the world, on "NCIS." pictured: Mark Harmon (Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS)

‘NCIS’ Executive Producer: It’s a Real ‘Nail Biter’ When the ‘Canary’ Sings

When “NCIS” returned with new episodes in January, it began with a shocking two-parter of the kind normally reserved for ratings periods. It featured the deaths of Ziva’s (Cote de Pablo) father Eli David (Michael Nouri), head of Mossad, and Jackie Vance (Paula Newsome), wife of “NCIS” Director Leon Vance (Rocky Carroll). DVR the Next […]

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‘NCIS’ Actor Arrested for Battery, False Imprisonment

Michael Nouri, who has been frequenting TV series “NCIS” as Mossad Director Eli David but may be best known for his role on “Flashdance,” was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of domestic violence, according to The Los Angeles Times. The incident reportedly stems from an altercation with his girlfriend, according to the Beverly Hills Police […]

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Deep Soap: Reasons For Soap Fans To Be Thankful

This has been a rotten year for daytime soaps. At the beginning of 2011, there were six daytime dramas on the air, their futures all seemingly secure. Now, there are only four survivors, with “General Hospital’s” future looking increasingly tenuous. Yet almost every day I am reminded of why I love this unique genre. Here […]

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Deep Soap: ‘All My Children’ Recasts Bianca

Recast Roulette: AMC Finds Its New Bianca ‘All My Children’ has cast soap newcomer Christina Bennett Lind in the role of Bianca.  Wouldn’t it have been funny if they hired Vail Bloom, who former Bianca Eden Riegel replaced as Heather on ‘The Young & The Restless?’ It would have been a funny story, anyway.  Bloom […]

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Deep Soap: Missed Opportunties

Michael Nouri Joins ‘All My Children’ Michael Nouri is the latest “primetime” actor to join daytime.  Nouri, who recently played a recurring role on the prestige cable drama ‘Damages,’ is well known to primetime soap fans as Summer’s Dad on ‘The O.C.’ He is also remembered for his role as Jennifer Beals love interest in […]

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