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Fall Review: 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit'

September 21st, 2011 10:00pm EDT
Law & Order: SVU
NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit had a buzzworthy offseason, and tonight we got our first look at what one could term the 'new' SVU. Somewhat.

Headlines were made when star Christopher Meloni departed the long-running crime drama (although one could argue that it wasn't too shocking, as his dozen years of service were much longer than some entire shows go). It was later announced that his costar Mariska Hargitay was scaling back her commitment, and B.D. Wong left for a role on the new NBC series Awake.

With the moves, the rumblings began - with the axing of the mothership, failur...
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TV on DVD: 'Brothers & Sisters: The Fifth and Final Season'

August 25th, 2011 11:00am EDT
Brothers & Sisters
This week, ABC Home Entertainment released the fifth and final season of the award-winning Brothers & Sisters. Here's my review of the five-disc DVD set.

The Show

Brothers & Sisters (not to be confused with the late ABC series Sons & Daughters) feels familiar, because its cast is composed of many people who have had previous defining roles on television. Sally Field had her acclaimed guest stint on ER. Calista Flockhart will always be the title character from Ally McBeal to many people. Rachel Griffiths previously had a major role on Six Feet Under. These are people you've probably ...
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Check Out 'Brothers & Sisters: The Complete Fifth And Final Season' On DVD Aug. 23

August 15th, 2011 11:45am EDT
Brothers and Sisters
We're sad ABC canceled Sunday night favorite "Brothers & Sisters," but thankfully fans can watch the Walkers in the fifth and final season on DVD.

The series featured Sally Field, Calista Flockhart, Rachel Griffiths, Patricia Wettig, Rob Lowe, Ron Rifkin and Dave Annable among its all-star cast.

The final season shows Kitty moving on from her husband's death with a much younger love, Kevin & Scotty expanding their family, and Uncle Saul falling in love. Norah reconnects with an old flame, and Sarah and Luc take their relationship to the next level.

Field won a 2007 Outstanding Lead Actre...
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ABC Cancels 'Brothers & Sisters'

May 15th, 2011 2:10pm EDT
Brothers & Sisters
Calista Flockhart and Sally Field's family drama Brothers & Sisters has been canceled.

The show's recent fifth season will be its last - due to falling ratings. The finale airs Sunday night.

Brothers & Sisters also featured Rachel Griffiths, Patricia Wettig, Rob Lowe, Ron Rifkin and Dave Annable among its all-star cast.

Field won a 2007 Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy Award for her portrayal of matriarch Nora Walker on the TV drama.
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The 'That Guy' Encyclopedia, Letters L Through Z

May 29th, 2008 10:45am EDT
Danny Trejo
Throughout cinematic history, there has been a plethora of actors that, for some reason or another, never become a household name. So here is a cheat sheet of sorts, a brief encyclopedia on "That Guy." Part Two: Letters L-Z. If you missed the first installment, you can check it out here.

Stubborn General or Muslim, Harry Lennix

Lennix played Lock, the unbelieving general in Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions. He appeared in short bursts in TV shows such as Diagnosis Murder and ER before a longer stay on Commander in Chief. He played a Moor in Titus and a Muslim in 24. He is currently s...
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What Might Have Been: A Different Perspective on 'Brothers & Sisters'

January 10th, 2008 9:51am EST
Brothers & Sisters
I used to think that there was no crisis facing the Walker family that they would not rise to face. I was wrong. It seems that during the circus that is the writers strike, ABC quietly ousted show creator Jon Robin Baitz from "Brothers & Sisters."

I found this out not in a news story, but rather in an article Baitz posted on the Huffington Post. In his article he described his life in Los Angeles, his work on the show, the compromises that were made and the eventual parting of ways between Hollywood and himself. What got me thinking was his mention that if "Brothers & Sisters" was on ...
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Emily VanCamp To Join Cast of 'Brothers & Sisters'

January 30th, 2007 2:56pm EST
Emily VanCamp
Emily VanCamp (Everwood) will join the cast of the hit drama series Brothers & Sisters as a series regular later this season in her second time teaming with executive producer Greg Berlanti. VanCamp will play Rebecca Harper, the daughter of William Walker (Tom Skerritt) and mistress Holly Harper (Patricia Wettig), whose existence has been kept secret for twenty years. The series airs Sundays (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

The cast of Brothers & Sisters also includes Calista Flockhart as Kitty, Rachel Griffiths as Sarah, Sally Field as Nora Holden, Ron Rifkin as S...
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ABC Announces 2006-07 Lineup

May 16th, 2006 10:08am EDT
Anne Heche stars in Men In Trees
ABC just announced its plans for next season and unveiled the network’s 2006-07 fall schedule. Scheduled to debut next season are six new comedy series and six new drama series. Following, in alphabetical order, are descriptions of the new series joining the network's primetime schedule (all times are Eastern):

DRAMAS

“Brothers & Sisters” (Sunday, 10:00 p.m., ET) As told through the insightful eyes of the family's most outspoken and public sibling, Calista Flockhart stars alongside Rachel Griffiths and Ron Rifkin in this warm, humorous and relatable drama.

“Day Break” Detecti...
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Sydney Teaches Rachel Spy Tactics on Alias (Nov. 10)

October 25th, 2005 9:30am EDT
Alias
Coming up on Alias:

"Solo" - Sydney (Jennifer Garner) must guide a nervous and pensive Rachel on her first solo mission. Meanwhile, Sloane (Ron Rifkin) must decide whether or not to betray the trust he's recently earned with APO by honoring his agreement with Gordon Dean, on Alias, Thursday, Nov. 10, on ABC.
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