‘Prime Suspect’: Tim Griffin on Hats, Jane Acceptance, and Possible Peter Berg Cameo

Veteran character actor Tim Griffin has played a lot of tough roles in his life, but in NBC’s new drama “Prime Suspect,” his character has to deal with the force of nature that is NYPD homicide detective Jane Timoney, played by Maria Bello. Griffin plays Detective Augie Blando, part of a group of detectives called […]

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Actress Maria Bello Joins Haiti Advisory Panel

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Actress Maria Bello says she has been invited to join a Haiti advisory panel that is to help develop the quake-damaged country’s economy. The star of NBC’s new crime drama “Prime Suspect” will join a board of 30-plus leaders, executives and philanthropists. They include an adviser to Haitian President Michel Martelly, former […]

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Peter Berg Signs on to NBC’s ‘Prime Suspect’

Peter Berg is a “Prime Suspect”…for love. Hot off a hot night winning at the Emmys, “Friday Night Lights” executive producer Peter Berg is hopping back in front of the camera for one episode to play a love interest for Maria Bello this season on “Prime Suspect.” According to Entertainment Weekly, Berg will play Dan […]

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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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2011 Fall TV’s 11 Must-Watch New Shows

Brash cops, brazen dinosaurs, bewitched townsfolk, and body-swapping twins are just some of the characters being introduced on TV this fall. Whether it’s Fox with its risky, ambitious, and costly projects (“Terra Nova,” “The X Factor“), ABC with its return to the glory days of primetime soaps (“Revenge,” “Charlie’s Angels,” “Once Upon a Time“), or […]

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