New On DVD This Week: Torchwood: Miracle Day, War Horse, We Bought a Zoo, Bob

Torchwood: Miracle Day John Barrowman (‘Desperate Housewives,’ ‘Doctor Who’) and Eve Myles (‘Little Dorrit,’ ‘Doctor Who’) are joined by stars Mekhi Phifer (‘ER’) and Bill Pullman (‘Independence Day’) for the gripping 10-parter, ‘Torchwood: Miracle Day,’ from BBC Worldwide Productions. One day, nobody dies. All across the world, nobody dies. And then the next day, and […]

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Bill Pullman Heads to the White House in NBC Comedy ‘1600 Penn’

Bill Pullman is about to enter familiar territory: The White House. Pullman — who played President Thomas J. Whitmore in the 1996 film “Independence Day” — will again play the nation’s chief executive in NBC’s upcoming pilot “1600 Penn.” The pilot, which is co-created and executive-produced by former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett, “Book of Mormon” […]

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Ratings: Kelsey Grammer’s ‘Boss’ Comes Up Short

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Kelsey Grammer‘s new Starz series “Boss” premiered over the weekend to unremarkable numbers, Starz announced Monday. The series, which stars Grammer as an iron-fisted Chicago mayor who’s diagnosed with a degenerative neurological disorder, accumulated 1.72 million total viewers over multiple airings over the weekend, 659,000 of them during […]

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A Toast to the Best (So Far): Your Guide to Summer’s Hottest Shows

Okay, so the Emmy nominations have been announced, and all the nominees are busy celebrating the good news. There’s just one small problem. Even though the nominations are announced during the summer, they are always a look back at the good things that have already been on TV. But where are the honors for the […]

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A Minute With: Bill Pullman About ‘Torchwood’

By Iain Blair (Reuters) – Actor Bill Pullman has played everything from an American president in “Independence Day” to a doctor in “Casper,” but in the new drama series “Torchwood: Miracle Day,” he stars as Oswald Danes, a convicted child killer who’s about to be executed. But the execution, which premieres July 8, doesn’t go […]

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What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Thursday July 7th: ‘Big Brother‘ (8pm ET on CBS) **Season Premiere** Record Now ‘Big Brother’ welcomes eight new Houseguests, plus the return of some of the most notorious “duos” from past seasons. This summer’s twist, “Double Trouble,” will feature the return of some of the most dynamic “duos” in the history of ‘Big Brother.’ The […]

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