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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Reaching beyond the grave, and The Twilight Zone, to hype one of its hits for this month's ratings "sweep," NBC has enlisted the late Rod Serling to introduce a 3D episode of its supernatural drama Medium.
The November 21 broadcast of Medium, starring Patricia Arquette as a psychic crime solver, will feature several spooky three-dimensional effects, and the network is distributing millions of 3D glasses, most of them through TV Guide magazine, ahead of the episode.
The most novel element of the broadcast for those viewers without glasses, perhaps, will be the 45-second opening sequence in which Sterling is "reanimated" in an altered film clip taken from The Twilight Zone, the often-creepy sci-fi anthology he hosted on CBS during the 1960s.
"He basically explains to people about the glasses, when to put them on, and ...Read more
Perhaps drawing on firsthand knowledge, actor/producer Ashton Kutcher is producing a sitcom pilot about a man who marries an older woman, Hollywood trade paper Variety reported Monday.
Fox has made a pilot commitment to the show, tentatively titled 30-Year-Old Grandpa. Holly Hester (The Drew Carey Show) is writing the script, which centers on a young man whose marriage makes him stepfather to kids who are almost as old as he is.
Kutcher and his Katalyst Television partners Jason Goldberg and Karey Burke will executive produce the project for 20th Century Fox TV.
Set in Chicago rather than Hollywood, the sitcom is not likely to directly reflect Kutcher's marriage to actress Demi Moore.
"It started out as an idea about a mother and daughter having kids at the same time," Burke said. "It then dawned on us that the guy's point of view on this was the comedy ...Read more