Sigourney Weaver Turns Political Animal for New TV Show

(Reuters) – In new TV series “Political Animals,” Secretary of State Elaine Barrish Hammond, who has just lost a presidential bid, laments that the country just doesn’t adore her as much as her womanizing husband and former President. If that sounds like current Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, actress Sigourney Weaver, who portrays Elaine, […]

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What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Monday July 9: ‘The Closer‘ (9pm on TNT) **Season Premiere** Record Now TNT’s record-breaking series returns one last time to bring its extraordinary seven-year run to an end. Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick stars as Los Angeles Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, whose impeccable investigative and interrogation skills have resulted in countless confessions and convictions. […]

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Five New TV Shows Get Early, Critical Thumbs Up

(Reuters) – Kevin Bacon’s new Fox thriller “The Following“, HBO’s upcoming “The Newsroom” and Fox comedy “The Mindy Project” were among five TV shows on Tuesday deemed the most exciting new series soon to be seen by Americans, in an early indication of possible success with viewers. The USA political drama “Political Animals” starring Sigourney […]

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Sigourney Weaver Riding USA Network’s ‘Political Animals’

Sigourney Weaver has just joined the growing list of big-screen talent transitioning into small-screen projects. The “Avatar” actress has signed on for USA Network’s series “Political Animals,” the network said today. In her series TV debut, Weaver will play Elaine Barrish, a divorced former First Lady and current Secretary of State who throws herself into […]

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