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TNT Renews 'Southland' For Third Season

April 27th, 2010 10:30am EDT
Southland
TNT has booked a third season of its critically acclaimed drama "Southland." The network has ordered 10 episodes for the third season, which is slated to begin airing in January 2011.

Created by Emmy winner Ann Biderman (NYPD Blue, Public Enemies), "Southland" takes a raw, authentic look at police work in Los Angeles. The series focuses on officers, detectives and members of a gang unit as they endure the triumphs and tragedies that populate their lives both on and off the job. The series is shot on location in the streets and neighborhoods of Los Angeles.

"Southland's" ensemble cast incl...
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Spotlight On Kathryn Hahn

March 5th, 2009 12:22pm EST
Kathryn Hahn
There are those types of actors in Hollywood who have recognizable faces but their names seem to slip your mind. Remember when Philip Seymour Hoffman and Don Cheadle were those types of elusive actors? They were in every genre of movie and their face was recognizable, but you drew a blank on their names. Now Philip is an Oscar winner and Don is an Oscar nominee. Kathryn Hahn shouldn't be one of those actors anymore! Drill her face AND name into your head - Kathryn Hahn.

Although Kathryn tends to gravitate towards comedic roles, she has a background in Broadway and television and made ...
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New TV On DVD, May 6

May 6th, 2008 8:00am EDT
Crossing Jordan
In Crossing Jordan, a brilliant Boston-based medical examiner tended to rub her superiors the wrong way with her feistiness and insubordination, but her expertise and persistence inevitably proved to be indispensable to Beantown's coroner's office. Season one is now on DVD. Also in stores: season four of The 4400 and season eight of Bewitched.
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Tune In To Cable TV For Top-Notch, Edgy Shows

February 15th, 2008 2:00pm EST
Showtime's Dexter
There's plenty to watch on network television, but we have long been living in the Golden Age of Cable. Ever since HBO told us, "It's not TV. It's HBO," we've been hooked. Ponying up the money for cable can be difficult, but these channels make it worth the price.

The Veterans:

HBO has lost many of the signature shows that made it a household name. The Sopranos, Sex and the City, Six Feet Under - they were all instrumental in defining HBO as the channel for daring, intelligent and mature programming. But don't write off the channel just yet. While its new series don't quite match the ...
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Giant Crocs Return For More Terror In 'Lake Placid 2'

January 20th, 2008 12:00pm EST
Lake Placid 2
Prepare for gory, gruesome action as four 30-foot, bloodthirsty, prehistoric crocodiles terrorize residents of a remote lakefront town in the sequel Lake Placid 2, debuting on DVD January 29, 2008 from Fox Home Entertainment.

In an all out battle between man and beast, a local sheriff teams up with a wildlife agent and a big game hunter to kill four bloodthirsty offspring from the first fearsome creatures of the original campy-horror film. John Schneider ("Dukes Of Hazzard," "Smallville"), Sam McMurray ("The King of Queens," "The Tracy Ullman Show") and Sarah Lafleur ("Grey's Anatomy,...
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'Crossing Jordan' Shifts to Wednesday; 'Deal' Moves to Sunday

February 19th, 2007 10:22am EST
Crossing Jordan
NBC is adjusting its late-winter primetime schedule by moving "Deal or No Deal" to Sundays (9-10 p.m. ET) followed by The Apprentice: Los Angeles (10-11 p.m. ET) beginning Sunday, March 4. Crossing Jordan (currently Sundays, 10-11 p.m. ET) shifts to Wednesdays (9-10 p.m. ET) beginning March 7.

The moves create an expanded block of unscripted programming on NBC's Sunday schedule, which will now feature "Grease: You're the One That I Want," "Deal or No Deal" and "The Apprentice: Los Angeles," and a three-hour drama block on NBC's Wednesdays schedule, which will now feature Friday Night ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 17

February 17th, 2007 3:00am EST
Paris Hilton
Happy Birthday to "3rd Rock from the Sun" actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1981), socialite Paris Hilton (1981), actor Jason Ritter (1980), "Crossing Jordan" actor Jerry O'Connell (1974), country singer Bryan White (1974), Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong (1972), actress Denise Richards (1972), R&B/jazz singer Chante Moore (1967), basketball legend Michael Jordan (1963), comedian Larry the Cable Guy (1963), actor Lou Diamond Phillips (1962), Celtic singer Loreena McKennitt (1957), actress Rene Russo (1954), NFL running back-turned-actor Jim Brown (1936), "Home Improvement" star Richard Karn...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 7

February 7th, 2007 3:00am EST
Ashton Kutcher
Happy Birthday to Napoleon Dynamite actress Tina Majorino (1985), "That 70's Show" star Ashton Kutcher (1978), Phoenix Suns star Steve Nash (1974), Godsmack singer Sully Erna (1968), Ukrainian hockey player Peter Bondra (1968), comedian Chris Rock (1967), British comedic actor Eddie Izzard (1962), country singer Garth Brooks (1962), "Boston Legal" star James Spader (1960), "Crossing Jordan" actor Miguel Ferrer (1955), English actor Pete Postlethwaite (1945), English actor Gareth Hunt (1943), "Tarzan" actor Larry "Buster" Crabbe (1908; d. 1983), and English novelist Charles Dickens (1812; d....
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'Crossing Jordan' & 'Apprentice' To Return in January; 'Friday Night Lights' Moves To Wednesdays

November 30th, 2006 10:42am EST
Crossing Jordan
NBC will re-shape its mid-season program lineup following the planned departure of Sunday Night Football in January with the debut of the new reality series “Grease: You’re the One That I Want” (8-9 p.m. ET) on Sunday, January 7 (8-9 p.m. ET) and the season premiere of The Apprentice (9-10 p.m. ET) - followed two weeks later by the return of the popular drama Crossing Jordan on Sunday, January 21 (10-11 p.m. ET).

In addition, starting on Wednesday, January 3, NBC’s Wednesday-night lineup will have a new look with the popular game show “Deal or No Deal” shifting to the 9-10 p.m. (ET) s...
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NBC Bumps 'Crossing Jordan' for New Game Show

September 28th, 2006 10:31am EDT
Crossing Jordan
One contestant will battle "the mob" of 100 others in an attempt to win $1 million in NBC's newest international game show import 1 vs 100, premiering its five-week run on Friday, October 13 (9 p.m. ET). Following the series premiere, "1 vs 100" will air in its regular time slot on Fridays at 8 p.m. beginning October 20, leading into the return of Las Vegas (9 p.m. ET). As a result, Crossing Jordan will rejoin the NBC schedule at a date to be announced later.

Hosted by Bob Saget, the essence of "1 vs 100" requires that one player must outlast "the mob" of 100 people in a tense battle ...
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Complete List of Fall 2006 Television Premiere Dates

August 2nd, 2006 2:34pm EDT
Prison Break
The TV season launches early this year when FOX kicks off season two of Prison Break in the tail end of August. The network is digging its heels in early with several August premieres, including Bones, House and a handful of new series. ABC, CBS, NBC and the new CW get in the game by mid-September.

A complete list of premiere dates follows:

Monday, Aug. 21

8 pm Prison Break (Fox)

9 pm Vanished (Fox)

Wednesday, Aug. 30

8 pm Bones (Fox)

9 pm Justice (Fox)

Tuesday, Sept. 5

8 pm Standoff (Fox)

9 pm House (Fox)

Thursday, Sept. 7

8 pm 'Til Death (Fox)

8:3...
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Get a Free Sneak Peek at NBC's 'Heroes' on iTunes

July 28th, 2006 2:03pm EDT
Milo Ventimiglia stars in Heroes
Beginning September 1, iTunes will offer a free and exclusive download of new NBC fall drama "Heroes" - in its entirety - in addition to other bonus content from NBC, including series trailers and behind-the-scenes footage from the filming of the new series.

"We have an unusual opportunity to team with several excellent corporate partners to let moviegoers be the first to experience this daring new series with its own theatrical feel to it," said John Miller, Chief Marketing Officer, NBC Universal Television Group. "We want to generate buzz across a variety of platforms long before 'H...
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NBC Announces 2006-07 Premiere Dates

July 21st, 2006 3:31pm EDT
My Name Is Earl
NBC will take the field with its new fall 2006-07 primetime season as premiere week kicks off on Monday, September 18, with a special two-hour "Deal or No Deal" followed by the new drama series "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip."

"Kidnapped" and "Heroes" will subsequently premiere through the week as most of the network's series will be launched. Five other programs, including the new "Friday Night Lights," "Twenty Good Years" and "30 Rock" will premiere later in October.

A calendar of NBC's Fall 2006-07 series premieres follows:

September 18

"Deal or No Deal" (special two-h...
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NBC Revises Schedule: 'Crossing Jordan' Gets Fall Debut, 'Medium' Is Pushed Back

May 25th, 2006 1:59pm EDT
Crossing Jordan
NBC has adjusted its new 2006-07 primetime program schedule by re-positioning several series, including "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," "Kidnapped," "Deal or No Deal," Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and marking the fall return of Crossing Jordan.

Starting on Mondays, NBC will move the new drama "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” to 10-11 p.m. (ET) on an otherwise unchanged night. Likewise, the network will shift "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" to Tuesdays (9-10 p.m. ET) followed by the popular Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, which remains at 10-11 p.m. (ET).

On Wednesd...
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NBC Announces 2006-07 TV Schedule

May 15th, 2006 11:32am EDT
Jeffrey Tambor to star in 20 Good Years
NBC is loading its new 2006-07 primetime schedule with six new dramas and four new comedies. Highlights of the upcoming season include two previously announced new dramas: "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" (Thursdays, 9-10 p.m. ET), which offers an insider's take on the backstage drama of a late-night comedy sketch show, and "Kidnapped" (Tuesdays, 9-10 p.m. ET), a high-stakes, serialized thriller about a teenaged boy's kidnapping, starring Jeremy Sisto and Delroy Lindo.

Also new are the dramas "Friday Night Lights" (Tuesdays, 8-9 p.m. ET) -- inspired by the hit feature film that conveys...
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NBC Greenlights Another Season of 'Medium, 'Crossing Jordan' & 'Las Vegas'

April 28th, 2006 3:50pm EDT
Crossing Jordan
NBC has picked up three of its hit dramas Medium, Crossing Jordan and Las Vegas for the 2006-07 season, it was just announced by Kevin Reilly, President, NBC Entertainment. "These three shows have A+ creative auspices and some of the most loyal audiences on television," said Reilly. "I'm thrilled that we can count on them again next season."

The chilling drama "Medium" nears the end of its second season and now will return for a third. Inspired by the real-life story of research medium Allison DuBois, Emmy winner Patricia Arquette stars as a young wife and mother who, since childhood,...
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'Crossing Jordan's' 100th Episode, Season Finale To Air May 7

March 30th, 2006 11:34am EST
Crossing Jordan
Currently in its fifth season, the procedural drama Crossing Jordan will air its 100th episode as the season finale on NBC, Sunday, May 7, (10-11 p.m. ET). The cast and crew celebrated this important milestone with an event on set with network and studio executives, during the filming of the finale episode.

In this episode titled "It Had To Be You," which will be directed by Executive Producer Allan Arkush, Jordan (Jill Hennessy) will find herself in an unexpected situation that will challenge her both professionally and personally. After celebrating Lily's (Kathryn Hahn) engagement, ...
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New 'Crossing Jordan' Website To Feature Nigel's Blog, Webcasts & More

March 1st, 2006 12:44pm EST
Crossing Jordan
With the success of last year's interactive web blog allowing Crossing Jordan viewers to use their investigative skills to solve a "cold case," NBC.com will launch a new website filled with webcasts, viewer polls and Nigel's latest blogs.

In the weeks leading up to the season finale on May 7, viewers can join Nigel (Steve Valentine) in his quest to play Cupid in the love triangle that has developed this season between Lily (Kathryn Hahn), Bug (Ravi Kapoor) and Lily's love interest Assistant District Attorney Jeffrey Brandau (Ethan Sandler), who is played by the real-life husband of Ka...
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Today's Celebrity Birthdays, Feb. 17

February 17th, 2006 3:00am EST
Paris Hilton
Happy Birthday to "3rd Rock from the Sun" actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt (1981), socialite Paris Hilton (1981), actor Jason Ritter (1980), "Crossing Jordan" actor Jerry O'Connell (1974), country singer Bryan White (1974), Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong (1972), actress Denise Richards (1972), R&B/jazz singer Chante Moore (1967), basketball legend Michael Jordan (1963), comedian Larry the Cable Guy (1963), actor Lou Diamond Phillips (1962), Celtic singer Loreena McKennitt (1957), actress Rene Russo (1954), NFL running back-turned-actor Jim Brown (1936), "Home Improvement" star Richard Karn...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 7

February 7th, 2006 3:00am EST
Ashton Kutcher
Happy Birthday to Napoleon Dynamite actress Tina Majorino (1985), "That 70's Show" star Ashton Kutcher (1978), Phoenix Suns star Steve Nash (1974), Godsmack singer Sully Erna (1968), Ukrainian hockey player Peter Bondra (1968), comedian Chris Rock (1967), British comedic actor Eddie Izzard (1962), country singer Garth Brooks (1962), "Boston Legal" star James Spader (1960), "Crossing Jordan" actor Miguel Ferrer (1955), English actor Pete Postlethwaite (1945), English actor Gareth Hunt (1943), "Tarzan" actor Larry "Buster" Crabbe (1908; d. 1983), and English novelist Charles Dickens (1812; d....
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Leslie Bibb Becomes Fulltime 'Crossing Jordan' Cast Member

December 13th, 2005 9:00am EST
Leslie Bibb
Leslie Bibb has upped her status to series regular on NBC's Crossing Jordan. Bibb joined the cast in the recurring role of Detective Tallulah 'Lu' Simmons this year at the start of the drama's fifth season. Her character, who is the department psychologist for the Boston Police Department, has provided therapy and romance for Detective Woody Hoyt (Jerry O'Connell).

Teen filmgoers will recognize Bibb from the 2000 thriller Skulls (also starring Joshua Jackson and Paul Walker), but her most memorable role was as teen princess Brook McQueen on Popular.

Bibb's other television credi...
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