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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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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Planet Green Uncovers Global Disaster On ‘Blue August’ With Sigourney Weaver

Planet Green kicks off a spectacular month of programing this August, with the premiere of ‘Blue August,’ which delves into important global disaster and water conservation issues. The project kicks off next Wednesday, August 12 with a very special episode of ‘Focus Earth With Bob Woodruff: Troubled Waters.’ Award-winning anchor Bob Woodruff will explore the […]

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James Cameron’s Avatar – Comic-Con Report

I’m here again at the San Diego Comic-Con 2009, waiting patiently for the chance to talk to the folks behind Avatar, which is the first film directed by James Cameron since he won a boatload of Oscars with Titanic. A top-secret high-tech 3-D spectacle, they’ve just announced that the trailer will be released on August […]

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