Jimmy Smits Joins ‘Sons of Anarchy’

Jimmy Smits is heading for outlaw territory. Former “NYPD Blue” star Smits has signed on for a season-long arc on FX’s biker drama “Sons of Anarchy.” Smits will play Neron “Nero” Padilla, a gang member who ends up mentoring newly installed SAMCRO president Jackson “Jax” Teller. Smits recently starred as Supreme Court justice-turned-private attorney Cyrus […]

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Has MTV’s ‘Skins’ Campaign Gone Too Far?

An Idaho teen anonymously brags about “losing his V card,” adding, “it was great, but had to leave the b-tch after.”  A Kansan claims, “after waking up in my friends dorm who is a guy, I found pictures from the night before… threesome.”  A Facebook app disingenuously warns that it is only for people over […]

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Court Tosses Out Indecency Fine for ‘NYPD Blue’ Nudity

A court decision concerning an “indecency” case brought against “NYPD Blue” illustrates the problems that arise whenever the Federal Communications Commission tries to enforce its rules governing what’s acceptable or unacceptable to show on broadcast television. The fines the FCC tries to impose are almost always overturned on appeal, as in this case, where a […]

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