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Convicted Mob Boss James "Whitey" Bulger Found Guilty

A jury found mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger guilty on 31 of 32 counts, including his involvement in 11 murders, CNN reports.

The guilty verdicts in the federal racketeering trial could result in a sentence of up to life in prison. Bulger, 83, could die in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 13.

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BBC America Renews Period Drama Copper for Second Season

BBC America has given the green light to a second season of its first original drama, Copper, the network announced Thursday.

There is no airdate yet for the 13-episode second season. The period drama, set in 1864, wraps its first 10-episode season on Sunday.

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Cubicle Confessions: Meet the Men of BBC America's Copper

New York City in 1864 was no place for a wimp. In BBC America's Copper, the latest collaboration from Oz and Homicide vets Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson, the Civil War-era town is a boiling stew of impoverished immigrants, uptown power brokers, vicious gangs, freed slaves and Confederate spies.

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'Oz 18' Preview (HBO)
'Oz 17' Preview (HBO)
Oz: Season 1
'Oz 26' Preview (HBO)

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The Bay
The Bay
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The Place I Called My Home
Beautiful Dreamer
Good Heart and Willing Hand
The Fine Ould Irish Gintleman

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2012 Copper TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 The Bay Movie, Producer
2012 The Bay Movie, Director
2009 The Philanthropist TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2008 What Just Happened Movie, Director

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Weekend TV in Review: Comings (Boss, Strike Back) and Goings (Political Animals)

Following, some thoughts on another very busy weekend of summer TV. (At this point, I'm almost looking forward to the fall season starting, so I can catch my breath.)

CHI-TOWN CHICANERY: Corruption, mendacity, a thick smog of cynicism. Ain't we got fun? And so the audaciously downbeat political drama Boss returns to Starz (Friday, 9/8c), anchored and dominated yet again by Kelsey Grammer's tremendous performance as Chicago mayor (aka "boss" man) Tom Kane. A self-righteous bastard and unrepentant bully, this Machiavellian manipulator is notorious for "sacrificing that which is most precious for his political survival" (including sending his own daughter to prison and having his once-trusted turncoat adviser killed). Juggling more baggage than O'Hare during a blizzard, Kane is also beset by demons, manifesting as visions and hallucinations and ghosts, all symptoms of a debilitating brain disease — or maybe it's just good old guilt.

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Bette Midler to Star In Phil Spector Biopic

Bette Midler has been cast opposite Al Pacino in HBO Films' upcoming movie about troubled music producer Phil Spector, according to The Hollywood Reporter...
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Al Pacino Joins Gotti Film

Al Pacino is joining another mob family. The Godfather alum will star in Gotti: Three Generations, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Kelly Preston to play John Travolta's wife in Gotti film

Pacino will play Gambino crime family underboss Neil Dellacroce, an associate ...
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Does The Class of 2014 Know Jack (Kevorkian)?

Their parents' favorite sitcoms keep showing up as movies, and rock bands have always played at presidential inaugural parties. At least that's how it seems to the incoming college class of 2014, according to an annual survey of college freshman.

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What's That Movie, and More Questions Answered

Ask FlickChick Whats that sci-fi movie multigenerational family drama time-tripping love story and moreQuestion I saw several scenes from some film a several decades in the life of a family tale as a kid in the 80s and theyve been coming back to me for a decade but my attempts to find the movie have been futile I dont think I saw the ending which may explain why its stayed with me so many years Im afraid these snippets are all I can rememberThe family has moved to a large city and invested in a store selling television sets then a new technology but their area has no broadcasts No one is buying the sets which just show a test pattern but then the TVs spring to life showing I believe Howdy Doody Almost a generation later this success has been parlayed into a large department store Some family youngsters are playing there after-hours and leave a candle lit or set off a firecracker That night the store burns to the ground and the read more

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