1960s Fan Ricci Ready to Take Flight in ‘Pan Am’

In ABC’s 60s-era drama “Pan Am,” Christina Ricci plays Maggie, a rebellious, bohemian flight attendant working for the prestigious Pan Am Airways. It’s Ricci’s first major television role since making her industry debut in the 1990 film “Mermaids” at age 9.¬† With tonight’s series premiere (10/9c), Ricci explains why she decided to take the leap […]

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‘Mad Men’ Inspires Look Back for New TV Hits

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Basically, it’s ‘Mad Men’, with boobs,” quipped Joel McHale. The actor and comedian was joking recently about the upcoming drama series “The Playboy Club“. But McHale could just as easily have been referring to much of the new fall season on U.S. television, as writers revisit the Swinging […]

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Mayor Bloomberg Hails Record 23 Shows Filming In NYC

By Tim Molloy LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg said Monday that a record-breaking 23 primetime TV shows are filming in the city’s five boroughs, bolstering an industry that contributes $5 billion to the city’s economy¬† each year. Bloomberg touted the city’s attempts to draw TV productions and encouraged more to […]

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‘ER’ Star Joins ABC’s ‘Pan Am’

From the “ER” to the friendly skies… Goran Visnjic has signed on for a four-episode arc on the upcoming ’60s drama “Pan Am,” reports Entertainment Weekly. He will play “a sexy Yugoslavian immigrant torn between his communist Eastern Bloc homeland and the potential freedoms and opportunities of the West,” according to EW. The Croatian actor […]

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‘Days’ Star Missy Reeves Talks Matt Ashford’s Return

“Day’s” Star Missy Reeves Previews Matt Ashford’s Return “Days of Our Lives” fans are eagerly anticipating the September reunion of supercouple Jack (Matt Ashford) and Jennifer (Missy Reeves). Reeves spoke with me at last week’s junket about reuniting with Ashford, the two men in Jennifer’s life, and why she still fondly remembers all the dialogue […]

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