Perception makes McCormack a director

Eric McCormack’s drama Perception came back strong in its third season debut. It scored  3.1 million viewers June 17 on TNT and picked up an overnight, estimated 123,000 the same night in Canada on Bravo. That was for a well-hyped season premiere shot in Paris. This Tuesday at 10, McCormack’s neuroscience professor character, Dr. Daniel… Read on

Lee Thompson Young: 1984 – 2013

Just over two years ago, I met Lee Thompson Young on the set of Rizzoli & Isles. It was reported Monday that the 29-year-old actor has taken his own life.Just as when Cory Monteith was found dead earlier this year, the news seems unbelievable. Why would this young man, working on a hit TV show,… Read on

TCA 2013: The stars come out for TNT’s 25th

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–It’s always easy to spot Conan O’Brien at a party.His red rooster ‘do is generally the highest point in any room. Tuesday night it hovered over TNT’s 25th Anniversary Party, held poolside at the Beverly Hilton. Stars from several TNT and TBS shows worked the party, including Angie Harmon and Lorrane Bracco from… Read on

TONIGHT: Dallas salutes J.R. one last time

Can Dallas survive without Larry Hagman? That journey begins now  Monday night, Dallas bids farewell to one of TV’s greatest villains.The episode (on TNT and Bravo in Canada at 9 p.m. ET) reunites some former cast members, including Ken Kercheval and Charlene Tilton, as friends and family gather to pay respects to Larry Hagman’s ultimate… Read on

Larry Hagman: 1931-2012

Hagman: the brim kept getting bigger to extend past his eyebrows It was just about a year ago, in January of 2012, when Larry Hagman faced television critics as a group for the final time. The TV icon passed away Friday at 81 of complications from cancer. He was battered but unbowed, thin from the… Read on

McCormack is Perception’s “defective detective”

“I was pushing for something Rock ‘n’ Roll ,”says McCormack of his shaggy professor look on his new series Perception Eric McCormack stars as a college professor who helps solve crimes in Perception (premiering Wednesday night at 9 p.m. on Bravo).The Toronto native was back in his hometown last week when I interviewed him for a… Read on

J.R. Ewing–he’s mean, he’s rich, and he’s back

Back in business: Patrick Duffy and Larry Hagman Way back when TV first started feeding my family, the biggest star there was was Larry Hagman. Dallas was on at least a dozen TV Guide Canada covers in the ’80s as readers couldn’t get enough of J.R., sexy Victoria Principal, Southfork and all those Ewing shenanigans.TNT… Read on

VIDEO: Angie Harmon welcomes TCA press to the set of Rizzoli & Isles

LOS ANGELES, CA–This press tour got off on the right foot Tuesday with a relaxed and Flip camera friendly visit to the set of Rizzoli & Isles. The TNT cop series–one of the most popular series on U.S. cable–stars Angie Harmon as police detective Jane Rizzoli. Sasha Alexander plays medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles. Bruce… Read on