Scott Speedman of 'Last Resort' (Photo: ABC)

Scott Speedman Surfaces in ABC’s Submarine Drama ‘Last Resort’

After nearly a decade’s absence from the small screen, Scott Speedman returns to TV as a nuclear sub crewman gone rogue in the intense new ABC drama “Last Resort.” Best known to the ladies as dreamy Ben Covington from “Felicity,” Speedman costars opposite powerhouse Andre Braugher (“Men of a Certain Age,” “Homicide: Life on the […]

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Shawn Ryan Cracks the ‘Code’ to Cop Dramas

For seven seasons on his FX drama “The Shield,” creator Shawn Ryan depicted crooked, rule-breaking police officers in the Los Angeles Police Department that, not surprisingly, the real LAPD wanted nothing do with. With his new Fox series “The Chicago Code,” Ryan is again telling stories of corruption, but this time he has the backing […]

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FX Cancels Freshman Drama ‘Terriers’

FX has canceled ‘Terriers,’ the network announced Monday. The show was generally well-received by critics but was nearly invisible to viewers: ‘Terriers’ averaged just 970,000 viewers a week and a meager 0.49 rating in the 18-49 demo, making it FX’s lowest-rated original series ever. That means the news is not unexpected, but still bites for […]

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Donal Logue: FX’s ‘Terriers’ Is A Real Joy Ride

In the new FX drama ‘Terriers,’ Donal Logue (‘Life’) and Michael Raymond-James (‘True Blood’) play Hank Dolworth and Britt Pollack, a dishonorably dismissed cop and semi-reformed thief who have formed an off-the-books P.I. biz. Like the best FX dramas – and especially one from the brain of Shawn Ryan (‘The Shield’) – the protagonists are […]

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‘Shield’ Creator: ‘Lost’ Bosses Should Be ‘Very Happy’ With Finale

Shawn Ryan, whose ‘The Shield‘ has often been held up this week as a gold standard for series finales, tells Fancast that ‘Lost‘s showrunners “should be very, very happy” with the way they wrapped up their show. “I have a feeling that Carlton [Cuse] and Damon [Lindelof] were ultimately pleased with what they did,” Ryan […]

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