Sean Hayes’ TV Return: Gay ‘Two and a Half Men’?

Details have surfaced on Sean Hayes‘ upcoming return to primetime.  EW reports that “Rescue Me” co-creator Peter Tolan and his writing partner Michael Wimer are nearing a deal to write and executive produce the NBC comedy. Although the series will put the former “Will & Grace” star back in front of the camera, it won’t […]

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‘Rescue Me’ Series Finale Will Conclude on Hopeful Note

Despite Tommy Gavin’s (Denis Leary) mantra that “there are no happy endings,” the upcoming series finale of “Rescue Me” promises to be more uplifting than depressing. But that wasn’t always the case. Series co-creator/co-executive producer Peter Tolan said he and co-creator/star Leary initially contemplated going out on a less positive note. One concept had Tommy […]

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FX Approached On AMC’s Hit ‘Breaking Bad’

By Tim Molloy LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – FX has been approached about taking on “Breaking Bad” if its creators can’t work out a deal for a fifth season on AMC, TheWrap has learned. But the show is likely to stay put, in part because negotiations seem to be improving between Sony Pictures Television, which produces […]

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Where the Bros Are: A Guide to TV’s Top 10 Male-Bonding Shows

Let’s face it. Even during its heyday, “Sex and the City” was never high on the list of must-see programming for a lot of guys. And it wasn’t simply because of the fear that their girlfriends/wives would ask them to buy all the expensive Manolo Blahniks. It was a “No Boys Allowed” sort of show […]

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The Not-So-Good Guys (And Women): Your Guide To TV’s Best Anti-Heroes

There was a time when it was easy to tell heroes from villains on television. Good guys had white hats. Bad guys had black hats. Good guys always wanted to save the world. Bad guys wanted to run it. Good guys got the cute girl. Bad guys got the scary henchman. However, the times aren’t […]

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TV’s ‘Rescue Me’ Donates 9/11 Items To Smithsonian

WASHINGTON — Denis Leary donated props, costumes and other objects from his TV series “Rescue Me” to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History on Thursday because of the show’s connection to New York City firefighters after Sept. 11. Leary’s firefighter costume, helmet and tools are the first items included in the museum’s entertainment collection […]

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‘Rescue Me’ The Final Season Begins Tonight

Tommy Gavin has been haunted by many ghosts throughout the seven years of “Rescue Me,” but none have loomed larger than the Twin Towers. When the FX series returns for its seventh and final season Wednesday, Gavin (Denis Leary) will be trying to cope with the ten-year anniversary of 9/11. And, as is his way, […]

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As the End Begins For ‘Rescue Me,’ Its’ Co-Creator Reflects On the Show’s Legacy

The FX drama “Rescue Me” has received plenty of critical praise during its seven-season run, racking up big ratings and award nominations for its tales about a group of New York fireman dealing with life after 9/11. However, it wasn’t until co-creator/executive producer Peter Tolan learned that his show was going the same route as […]

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What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Friday July 15th: ‘Friday Night Lights‘ (8pm ET on NBC) **Series Finale** Record Now The Lions prepare for State while the Taylors face several decisions that could change their lives forever. Elsewhere, Coach (Kyle Chandler) and Tami (Connie Britton) are caught off guard by Julie’s (Aimee Teegarden) future plans. ‘Haven‘ (10pm on Syfy) **Season Premiere** […]

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‘Rescue Me’ Ends Near Somber Anniversary

By DAVID BAUDER PASADENA, Calif. — The FX firefighters’ drama “Rescue Me” will end its seven-year run less than a week before the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. FX President John Landgraf said Saturday that the Sept. 6 finale date was chosen intentionally. The series, with Denis Leary as the star and […]

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