Mamie Gummer in Emily Owens, M.D. (CW)

Meryl Streep Approves of Daughter Mamie Gummer’s Role in ‘Emily Owens, M.D.’

It was just a few years ago that Mamie Gummer was best known as Meryl Streep’s aspiring actress daughter. Though the physical resemblance to her movie-star mom is unmistakable, after playing roles as diverse as a shark of a lawyer who plays dumb on ‘The Good Wife,” a doctor with a scandalous secret on “Off […]

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Ratings: CBS Wins Night With 200th ‘NCIS’ Episode; ‘River’ Premieres Modestly

ABC’s new thriller “The River” got off to a so-so start with its series premiere Tuesday, while CBS took the night with the 200th episode of “NCIS,” which drew top numbers both in ratings and viewership, according to preliminary numbers.

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New On DVD This Week: Brothers and Sisters, Henry’s Crime, NCIS, Gossip Girl

Brothers and Sisters The final season of the star-studded ABC drama ‘Brothers and Sisters‘ continues the story of the Walkers, a contemporary picture of the American family. At the heart is matriarch Nora (Oscar/Emmy winner Sally Field), who finds personal satisfaction in knowing her family is happy, however sometimes allows her intentions to be a […]

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Not Every New Show Is Ratings Winner For Networks

By David Bauder, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – What do ABC’s “Off the Map,” NBC’s “America’s Next Great Restaurant” and CBS’ “Chaos” have in common? It won’t be longevity, based on last week’s Nielsen Co. ratings. Every television season has more failures than successes, and these new shows appear to be misses. The medical […]

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What To Watch: Wednesday

TOP PICK: ‘Breaking In‘ (9:30pm ET on Fox) **Series Premiere** Contra Security, a high-tech security firm that takes extreme – and often questionable – measures to sell its protection services is corporate America’s answer to “The A-Team,” giving clients a sense of security by first ripping it away. In the opener, Contra’s man of mystery […]

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What To Watch: Wednesday

TOP PICK: ‘Modern Family‘ (9pm ET on ABC) Phil and Claire have some trepidation when they find out that Luke has befriended their crotchety old neighbor, Mr. Kleezak; Jay’s attempt to avoid sitting through a symphony concert with Gloria and Manny lands him in the middle of Mitchell and Cameron’s “boys’ night out”; and Haley […]

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‘Desperate’ New Love Interest: Bree Enjoys A Slice of Cake

“Desperate Housewives” Bree Van Der Kamp (Marcia Cross) recently kissed her younger blue collar boyfriend Keith (Brian Austin Green) goodbye. But she will not be lonely for long. According to Deadline, the deliciously named Jonathan Cake has been cast as her new love interest, Aaron is described as a “sexy, college-educated police detective with strong […]

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