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Fall TV Preview: NBC's 'Ironside'

October 2nd, 2013 1:15pm EDT
Ironside
To watch or not to watch?  To suffer through a lackluster new show and risk missing a spectacular one?  It's the fall television roulet that can drive lesser TV fanatic insane.  Luckily, I am here to offer preview of the not-for-review pilots I managed snag this summer.  Consider me your DVR Whisperer, guiding you on which shows should get your season pass and which you should just skip.  Here are my thoughts on NBC’s "Ironside" starring Blair Underwood. 

The Premise:  Robert Ironside (Blair Underwood) was one of NYPD's most promising detectives before a sting gone wrong left him paralyzed...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'The Cabin In The Woods,' 'Three Stooges' & More

April 9th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies
My high hopes for the fourth “American Pie” movie were dashed after I saw “American Reunion.” There was plenty of 90s nostalgia and some of the trademark humor that you love from the franchise, but on the whole the film was pretty depressing. For more of my thoughts, check out the full review.

Dropping in at the box office this week are the Joss Whedon penned horror film “The Cabin in the Woods,” the modern-day take on a classic comedy trio in “The Three Stooges,” the action packed sci-fi movie “Lockout,” the African American kidnapping thriller “Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day,” ...
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Many Stars Tracing Their Family Trees On New Season Of 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

January 7th, 2012 12:00pm EST
Rob Lowe
Viewers can take an up-close and personal look inside the family history of some of today's most beloved and iconic celebrities when NBC's "Who Do You Think You Are?" returns for its third season on Friday, February 3 (8-9 p.m. ET).

The celebrities who star in the new season will be Martin Sheen, Marisa Tomei, Blair Underwood, Reba McEntire, Rob Lowe, Helen Hunt, Rita Wilson, Edie Falco, Rashida Jones, Jerome Bettis, Jason Sudeikis and Paula Deen.

"Who Do You Think You Are?" is an adaptation of the award-winning hit British television documentary series that leads celebrities on a journe...
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Jason Ritter, Blair Underwood Hush-Hush About 'The Event'

September 16th, 2010 3:00pm EDT
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And one of the reasons is because lead Jason Ritter doesn't even know what "The Event" is.

"I've been in the dark," he joked, saying the producers haven't told him the earth-shattering occurrence. "I'm pretty terrible at keeping secrets, so it's actually a relief not to know what the event is."

"It's all about ramping up to the event," said co-star Blair Underwood, and says that the consequences and aftermath play a big role. "It's something that can potentially change the course of mankind as we know it."

"The Event," which begins airing next week on NBC, follows a video game develope...
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Check Out 'The New Adventures Of Old Christine' Season 3 On The WBShop.Com

July 31st, 2010 7:14am EDT
The New Adventures of Old Christine
Julia Louis-Dreyfus continues to shine in "The New Adventures of Old Christine" as divorced working mom Christine Campbell, successfully juggling the daily stresses of motherhood and owning a women's gym with her best friend, Barb (Wanda Sykes).

Life got more complicated when she met her ex-husband's new girlfriend, a nice, impossible-to-hate woman also named Christine -- "new" Christine. When "old" Christine sees her ex has moved on with his life, she realizes it may be time to take that same leap.

Season three features recurring guest stars Blair Underwood as Mr. Harris, a teacher at ...
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Nine Actors Who Played Real-life Baseball Players

October 19th, 2009 11:00am EDT
Gary Cooper
With the baseball playoffs in full swing, it's time to take a look at actors who have stepped up to the plate and taken on the challenge of portraying a real-life hardball legend. While there have been many great movies and portrayals about diamond life (Kevin Costner in "Bull Durham" springs to mind), a select few actors have hit the field in fact-based baseball films.

Gary Cooper as Lou Gehrig

In the revered biopic "The Pride of the Yankees," Cooper steps into the shoes of the Yankees icon and deftly handles all the off-the-field developments (diagnosis of ALS, "Luckiest Man Alive"...
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We'll Miss You 'Dirty Sexy Money'

July 18th, 2009 10:22am EDT
Dirty Sexy Money
Most of America is cutting corners these days - bringing lunch to work, cooking looking for happy hour specials, perusing the sale rack. But if there's one vestige of indulgence left, it is spying on the scandals and seductions of the Darling family of ABC's Dirty Sexy Money, which returns July 18.

The show was canceled in the spring, but the network was kind enough to burn off the remaining episodes, as it has already done this summer with the dearly departed Pushing Daisies and Eli Stone.

In the television landscape of reality competition shows and barely unscripted reality shows, ...
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2009 Spirit Awards Air Saturday, February 21 on IFC

February 19th, 2009 2:22pm EST
Independent
The 2009 Film Independent's Spirit Awards ceremony, hosted by award winning actor/comedian Steve Coogan, will air uncut, uncensored, and commercial free on IFC (Independent Film Channel) Saturday, February 21 LIVE at 5 pm ET/2 pm PT. IFC.com will deliver up-to-the-minute news and video on the event, including a live streaming webcast during the red carpet arrivals and from the press room, an updated announcement of the winners, and photo galleries of both the red carpet at the event and at the IFC Indie Film Celebration after party. Last year's Spirit Awards telecast was honored with a 200...
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Male Celebrities We Want To Kiss Under the Mistletoe

December 23rd, 2008 10:00am EST
Will Smith
We made a list. We checked it twice. Some of these men are naughty (lucky us!) and all of them are nice...

Hugh Jackman - If this thunder from down-under is good enough to be People Magazine's 'Sexiest Man of 2008', he's good enough to make our little list! He sings, he dances and he wades out into the Australian surf wearing close to nothing (sigh). Yep, Wolverine just might trump Kris Kringle when it comes to stuffing our stocking.

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Will Smith - If the former Fresh Princ...
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TV Stars Who Deserve Emmy Nominations On July 17, Part 1

July 8th, 2008 11:55am EDT
Boston Legal
Last week, I helped the Emmy panelists decide upon which series to cast their vote for, and now it's the actors' turn.

The Emmy blue ribbon panel received a group of lists from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences last week. These were top ten lists from which they were to select the five nominees for the big Emmy show. They will view select episodes from each nominee and base their decision on what they see.

It's nigh on impossible to glean an accurate impression from a small sample, especially when it comes to acting. Many characters are given complex arcs from which the...
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'In Treatment' Features Stellar Writing, Directing & Performances

March 21st, 2008 9:06am EDT
In Treatment
In Treatment, the powerful HBO series, stars Gabriel Byrne as Dr. Paul Westin, a middle-aged therapist who runs a practice out of his home, and it's probably the best thing on television. Although the series is nearing the end of its first season, it's something you should watch on demand, next season, or if and when there is a DVD release.

There are no car chases. There are no scenes at the 'Bing with strippers on poles perved on by older, Italian Americans. There are no sex scenes or ones with Sharon Stone crossing her legs with the guy who played Newman on Seinfeld squirming in h...
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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

January 28th, 2008 8:16am EST
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Monday, Jan. 28

Fashion Police (E!, 8 p.m.) - Relive all the fashion blunders and triumphs from the 2008 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards with hosts Debbie Matenopoulos, Jay Manuel and Peter Ishkhans.

Gossip Girl Revealed (The CW, 8 p.m.) - The CW reairs the pilot with exclusive cast interviews, deleted scenes, commentaries, fashion scoop and more. Perfect for the uninitiated and loyal fans starving for more.

In Treatment (HBO, 9:30 p.m.) - Gabriel Byrne stars as a therapist dealing with four patients and a therapist of his own. The series, co-starring Dianne Wiest, Melissa G...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 25

August 25th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Gene Simmons
Happy Birthday to "The O.C." actress Rachel Bilson (1981), "Kenan & Kel" star Kel Mitchell (1978), German supermodel Claudia Schiffer (1970), "All My Children" actor Cameron Mathison (1969), Powerman 5000 singer Spider One (1968), Belle & Sebastian singer Stuart Murdoch (1968), Wilco singer Jeff Tweedy (1967), actor Blair Underwood (1964), country singer Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), "The Corpse Bride" director Tim Burton (1958), English musician Elvis Costello (1954), Asia keyboardist Geoff Downes (1952), Judas Priest singer Rob Halford (1951), Kiss bassist/singer Gene Simmons (1949), "Alien Loc...
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American Troops Write Their Own Stories For 'Operation Homecoming'

March 26th, 2007 10:00pm EDT
Operation Homecoming
Praised by the Village Voice, The New York Times, Variety, and Salon, Operation Homecoming is a unique documentary that explores the firsthand accounts of American troops through their own words. The film is built upon a project created by the National Endowment for the Arts to gather the writing of soldiers and their families who have participated in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Through interviews and dramatic readings by such actors as Robert Duvall, Josh Lucas, Beau Bridges, Blair Underwood, Justin Kirk, Aaron Eckhart, Chris Gorham and John Krasinski, the film transforms selections ...
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Many Celebs To Guest Star on 'Law & Order: SVU'

December 21st, 2006 11:15am EST
Brian Dennehy
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit starts off the new year with all original episodes, boasting a star studded January filled with guest star appearances by Brian Dennehy, Paget Brewster, Michael Michele, Blair Underwood, Kal Penn and Adam Beach; as well as an "SVU" directorial debut for actor Eriq LaSalle, reuniting him with some of his former ER cast mates.

The original slate kicks off on Tuesday, Jan. 2, when venerable actor Brian Dennehy and Paget Brewster appear in the episode "Scheherazade." Dennehy plays a dying man (Jud Tierney) who wants to come clean about his criminal past. ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 25

August 25th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Gene Simmons
Happy Birthday to "The O.C." actress Rachel Bilson (1981), "Kenan & Kel" star Kel Mitchell (1978), German supermodel Claudia Schiffer (1970), "All My Children" actor Cameron Mathison (1969), Powerman 5000 singer Spider One (1968), Belle & Sebastian singer Stuart Murdoch (1968), Wilco singer Jeff Tweedy (1967), actor Blair Underwood (1964), country singer Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), "The Corpse Bride" director Tim Burton (1958), English musician Elvis Costello (1954), Asia keyboardist Geoff Downes (1952), Judas Priest singer Rob Halford (1951), Kiss bassist/singer Gene Simmons (1949), "Alien Loc...
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Relive The Most Memorable Moments of 'Sex & The City' And Get Some Inside Scoop

July 18th, 2006 8:01am EDT
Sex & The City
TBS salutes this summer with 12 of the best episodes of Sex and the City. Join Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, Miranda, and the boys in a trip down memory lane. You will revisit some of your favorite moments of "Sex and the City" from tampons up the nose, to break ups on post-its; each episode will have you hooked ... again!

In celebration of these twelve episodes TBS interviewed some of the men from "Sex and the City" such as Blair Underwood (Dr. Robert Leeds), David Eigenberg (Steve Brady), Evan Handler (Harry Goldenblatt), Willie Garson (Stanford Blatch), and Mario Cantone (Anthony M...
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Brian McKnight, LL Cool J & Chaka Khan Featured On "Medea's Family Reunion" Soundtrack

February 24th, 2006 2:10pm EST
Brian McKnight
Motown Records re-teams with Lionsgate and ground-breaking director/actor/playwright Tyler Perry to release the soundtrack for his new movie, “Madea’s Family Reunion,” which hits theaters today. Brian McKnight's sultry ballad, “Find Myself In You,” is the first single off the soundtrack.

Tyler Perry executive-produced the soundtrack and made certain that every song on the soundtrack appears in the movie. So fans will be pleased to find that, like the movie, Madea’s Family Reunion soundtrack focuses on themes of love and family. The soundtrack contains new songs from talented artist...
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