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With the two-part finale of Parks and Recreation airing this past week, a notable and transformative shift has taken place at NBC. Its Thursday night comedy, an evening that once hosted such shows as The Cosby Show, Seinfeld, Friends, 30 Rock, and The Office, has been reconfigured and refocused on drama. NBC has chosen to bet its Thursday night on more serious dramas in hopes of aligning its programming with the viewing preferences of American audiences.
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by Jules March 8, 2015 Leave a Comment

Marvel has released a new poster for “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Joss Whedon’s sequel to 2012’s blockbuster superhero team-up. Read More: [Continue]

by Jules March 8, 2015 Leave a Comment

The Blacklist has been to Comic Con before… but now it’s coming to a comic as well. The successful TV series starring James Spader as FBI’s most wanted, turned turncoat (or has he?) Raymond Reddington is being adapted by Titan Comics as a comic book series, announced at ComicsPRO the retailer meeting in Portland. It should sit nicely alongside their Doctor Who licensed series… Read More: [Continue]

by Jules March 8, 2015 Leave a Comment

Although it is light on action, Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman is a slow-moving western that feels authentic and features powerful performances from Jones and the incredible Hilary Swank. The film also benefits from Miranda Otto, Grace Gummer and Sonja Richter – who make the most of their time on screen and force the audience to care about their characters through heartbreaking flashbacks and the hardships they endure. Read More: [Continue]

by Jules March 8, 2015 Leave a Comment

Screencaps added to the Gallery from Boston Legal Season 3 Episode 1

by Jules February 14, 2015 Leave a Comment

NBC’s hit series The Blacklist will return to Sky Living to finish airing its second season from Friday February 27th at 9pm, it has been announced. Read More: [Continue]

by Jules February 14, 2015 Leave a Comment

After having such an episode Super Bowl two-parter, “The Blacklist” seems to be settling into what is a little bit more of a rhythm going into what is now going into the end of the February sweeps. The run of new episodes continues next week with “The Kenyon Family,” which is a story that is very much in the classic mold. He is going to be someone very menacing and different from anyone Liz and Red have faced so far. Read More: [Continue]

by Jules February 14, 2015 Leave a Comment

The Blacklist did go up a tenth to a 2.4 among adults 18-49 in the Live+Same Day ratings, within a tenth of its fall finale and its Monday L+SD average without a lead-in from The Voice (both at 2.5). ABC’s Scandal also climbed up a tenth to a 3.2, indicating that there were viewers who watched both heavyweight 9 PM drama choices on premiere night. Read More: [Continue]

by Jules February 14, 2015 Leave a Comment

Zap2it: Has Raymond “Red” Reddington developed the way you hoped he would from the time you began “The Blacklist”?
James Spader: When I first spoke to the writers and gave them my reactions to the pilot, I think all of us were very excited. This character was very enigmatic, and yet I saw the opportunity for letting the prism through which he saw the world play out in a tangible way … in every episode, to different degrees. Certainly, the character’s irreverence has been able to flourish. He’s living, and has lived, a life that seems incomprehensible — and one of the things I have thought, and have continued to think, is that a life lived in the extremes is one that he finds comforting. And how do you find peace in the most dire of circumstances, or calm in chaos? Or humor wrapped up in fear and threat? Read More: [Continue]

by Jules February 14, 2015 Leave a Comment

Hilary Swank discusses her character Mary Bee Cuddy in our exclusive preview from ‘The Homesman’, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD February 17th. Read More: [Continue]

by Jules February 14, 2015 Leave a Comment