What's the deal with network executives, anyway? Can they simply not handle awesome television? Why must they tease us with one or two seasons of quality programming, then cancel good shows in favor of idiotic reality replacements? Is that really the way the world works now?
USA Network has hired Jeffrey Donovan to star in its drama pilot Burn Notice, while Shiri Appleby is set to head its comedy pilot To Love and Die in L.A.
Donovan plays a blacklisted Special Ops agent who uses his elite training to find the reason for the "burn notice" that ended his spy career, as well as to help those who can't go to the police.
The project reunites USA with Donovan, who had a starring role on the network's drama series Touching Evil. He also guest starred this year in an episode of the network's comedy-drama Monk and has a recurring role on NBC's Crossing Jordan.
In Love, former Roswell star Appleby plays a fun-loving young woman with abandonment issues who decides that her dating problems will be resolved if she tracks down the father she never knew. When she finds him, she ...Read more
The WB is back, baby! The defunct television network is getting revived online in the form of TheWB.com, where it will stream old shows from its library as well as original content from some big-name television producers, Warner Bros. Television Group announced.
First hinted at over a month ago, the new online enterprise will play home to some of television's most beloved teen-aimed shows, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gilmore Girls, and Veronica Mars. The episodes will be free and ad-supported, and will mainly target women in the prized 16-to-34-year-old group.
Other shows mentioned by Warner Bros. to stream online include Friends, Smallville, The O.C., Everwood, Roswell, The Wayans Bros., All of Us, and One Tree Hill.
In addition to streaming these shows online, Warner Bros. is partnering with cable operator Comcast to stream the aforementioned shows on Fancast.com and through its on-demand service.
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Numb3rs follows FBI agent Don Eppes (Rob Marrow) and his mathematical genius brother Charlie (David Krumholtz) as they combine their unique and very different skills to solve the most baffling crimes in Los Angeles. The cases depicted in the show are based on actual events, and viewers are given a rare look at the way mathematics is used in the exciting world of police work.
Farr's character, a fresh graduate from the FBI Academy, joins Don and Charlie in their LA offices and aids them in their crime-solving efforts. She comes to the series to fill the space left by Sabrina Lloyd, who until recently played Don's partner, Terry Lake.
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Everyone's favorite bumbling detective is back for a third season of crime-fighting excitement. Columbo's rumpled trench coat and modest persona fooled many a suspected murderer into letting his or her guard down, allowing the investigator to pounce upon the criminals' mistakes and omissions. This season featured celebrity guest stars such as Johnny Cash, Deidre Hall, Martin Sheen, and Ida Lupino in memorable episodes like "Any old Port in a Storm" and "Swan Song."
Each of the eight episodes on this two-disc set begins with the depiction of a brutal murder. Viewers then join Lieutenant Columbo (Peter Falk) on his quest to solve the crime and track down the killer. When you've seen our hero through the entire season, take an extra moment to watch a ...Read more
Roswell is about teenage alien/human hybrids living in Roswell, New Mexico who attempted to survive as humans and hide their alien sides, while trying to learn more about their alien powers, as well as figuring out how to get home. Roswell intertwined romance and science fiction that always kept you guessing. BOOK SERIES: The television show was based on the "Roswell High" series of books written by Melinda Metz. The books now carry on with stories after the TV series ended. THEME SONG: The theme song was Here With Me, performed by Dido. FILMING LOCATION: The series was filmed on location in West Covina, California, USA. Fans purchased the original location of the "Crashdown Cafe" and converted it into a real restaurant, later named "Citrus Grill". BROADCASTING: The series first aired on The WB and then was moved to UPN for its final season.moreless