Television News from the New York TimesChris Pratt Is a Superhero in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' – Chris Pratt, best known for playing Andy Dwyer on the NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” has risen beyond Andydom to leading-men roles.
Television Review: ‘Manh(a)ttan,’ Atomic Bomb Drama, on WGN – People, not physics, are at the forefront of “Manh(a)ttan,” a drama about the secret work to build the atom bomb in Los Alamos, N.M.
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ArtsBeat: ‘Downton Abbey’ to Return With Season 5 on Jan. 4 – As in previous seasons, the new episodes will appear in the United States several months after they run in Britain.
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James Garner, Witty, Handsome Leading Man, Dies at 86 – Mr. Garner was best known as the amiable gambler Bret Maverick in the 1950s western “Maverick” and the cranky sleuth Jim Rockford in the 1970s series “The Rockford Files.”
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Television News from the Seattle PIWatch My Show: Rush's Jonathan Levine Answers Our Showrunner Survey – Writer/director Jonathan Levine, known for the indie feature The Wackness and the zombie romance Warm Bodies, heads to TV with USA's new medical drama Rush. The show stars Tom Ellis as a renegade doctor who provides discreet medical care to the rich and famous. TV Guide Magazine: I've got room in my life to watch one more show. TV Guide Magazine: Levine: I think what separates our show is its unique tone. [...] if you like any single one of those things, you should definitely watch it! TV Guide Magazine: TV Guide Magazine: Ray Donovan + House + Entourage - E (the character) + E (the drug, street name Ecstasy). TV Guide Magazine: Levine: I try not to read reviews and I'm usually looking at my phone when people talk to me, so I may not be qualified to answer this question. TV Guide Magazine: TV Guide Magazine: TV Guide Magazine: TV Guide Magazine: TV Guide Magazine: TV Guide Magazine: TV Guide Magazine: TV Guide Magazine: [...] most of our extreme stuff does make it on! TV Guide Magazine: TV Guide Magazine: TV Guide Magazine: How will your show change the face of TV as we know it? Rush airs Thursdays at 9/8c on USA Network. Subscribe to TV Guide Magazine now!
Portia de Rossi Heads to Scandal for "Top-Secret Arc" – The news of the Arrested Development star's casting was announced by de Rossi's wife Ellen DeGeneres. Oops, the talk show host tweeted Wednesday afternoon.
What Happened When the Cast of Cheers Reunited? – Wendt, Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley, Shelley Long and Bebe Neuwirth recently got together on set where they looked back at some their fondest memories from the show's 11 seasons. View original What Happened When the Cast of Cheers Reunited? at TVGuide.com
Whitney Houston's Mother Is Upset Over Lifetime's Upcoming Biopic: "Let Her Rest" – Currently titled Whitney Houston, the movie will focus on the relationship between Whitney and her ex-husband Bobby Brown from the time they met through the dissolution of their tumultuous marriage. Whitney Houson is set to premiere in 2015, only three years after the singer was found dead in her hotel bathtub at age 48 due to an accidental drowning. Oscar nominee Angela Bassett, who starred opposite Houston in 1995's Waiting to Exhale, will direct the film.
Lost Alum William Mapother Books a Trip to Hawaii Five-0 – William Mapother, who played one of the Others - the sinister Ethan Rom - has been tapped to guest-star on the upcoming season of Hawaii Five-0, according to Entertainment Weekly. Mapother, whose other TV credits include The Mentalist and Castle, will play Eric Porter, a wealthy business owner who gets pulled into a painful situation, but still offers to help the Five-0 team. Watch This Tonight - See why Who Do You Think You Are? is today's editors' pick:
The Originals' Joseph Morgan Weds Persia White – The Originals star Joseph Morgan tied the knot with Persia White earlier this month, People reports. The couple met on the set of The Vampire Diaries during the show's third season, when White appeared as Bonnie's mom Abby.
Jessica Biel Will Butt Heads With Jess on New Girl's Season 4 Premiere – Actress Jessica Biel will guest-star in the Season 4 premiere, and her character won't find a friend in Jessica Day, TVGuide.com has confirmed. In the episode, the roommates will have a competition to see who can score at the last marital bash of the wedding season. [...] adorkable Jess wants to hook up with the man who is also being pursued by the "hottest scientist in the world."
Game of Thrones' Michelle Fairley Joins Resurrection – Michelle Fairley, who played Catelyn Stark on Game of Thrones, has joined ABC's Resurrection, Entertainment Weekly reports. When she reappears in Arcadia, she brings her knowledge of the Langston family's dark past which she is determined to keep hidden.
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