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NBC Orders Full Seasons of The Event, Law & Order: Los Angeles and Outsourced

Laura Innes, Ian Anthony Dale

The Event, Law & Order: Los Angeles and Outsourced have been picked up for full seasons, NBC announced Monday.

Since its Sept. 20 debut, The Event has averaged 9.1 million viewers. The conspiracy drama stars... read more

Who is The Event's Mysterious Sophia?

Laura Innes

Looks like The Event's supersecretive Sophia Maguire (Laura Innes) — the leader of several longtime detainees of the U.S. government — has started opening up about her group's top-secret origins. Why now? She has faith in U.S. president Elias Martinez (Blair Underwood)... read more

Cheers & Jeers: Meet the Prez — The Event's Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood

Cheers to The Event for electing to cast Blair Underwood as the President.

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As Chief Exec Elias Martinez, the eternally charismatic leading man brings a much-needed gravitas to NBC's far-fetched headscratcher. The L.A. Law grad's road to the White House has been paved with increasingly intriguing roles in recent years... read more

The Event Episode Recap: "I Haven't Told You Everything"

What is the event of The Event? That's the question posed by this intriguing NBC pilot, and obviously no easy answer is forthcoming. What's clear is that, much like Lost and 24 and the serialized dramas that came before it, The Event will be about the journey and not the destination. The show heads out to each commercial break with a head-scratching cliffhanger. It's an intricate, scrambled narrative with lots of "eleven days earlier"-type title cards, but for the purpose of this recap, I'm going to (try to) keep things relatively simple and sequential. Let's dive in, shall we?

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Fall Preview: What Is The Event?

The Event

You've seen the ads. And you may be wondering, so what is the Event? To investigate, a visitor has come to a wooded area of Calabasas, California (doubling for Atlanta), where four stars of NBC's twisty thriller have reunited at their characters' family home for the first time since they shot the pilot.

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It's an idyllic Thanksgiving flashback scene straight out of Norman Rockwell's sketchbook... read more

HBO's In Treatment Returns With Back-to-Back Episodes

Gabriel Byrne

In Treatment will return Monday, Oct. 25, with back-to-back new episodes, the network announced Thursday.

Starring Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne as psychotherapist Paul Weston, the third season of HBO's shrink drama will air... read more

Hal Holbrook Books Multi-Episode Arc on The Event

Hal Holbrook

Hal Holbrook has landed a multi-episode arc on NBC's new series The Event, the network announced Wednesday.

The four-time Emmy winner will play Dempsey, a businessman with shadowy intentions who butts heads with... read more

What Are the 10 Most Anticipated New Fall Shows?

Alex O'Loughlin (Hawaii Five-0), Jason Ritter (The Event) and Skeet Ulrich (Law and Order: Los Angeles)

Hawaii Five-0The Event and Law & Order: Los Angeles are the most eagerly anticipated new fall shows of TVGuide.com's TV Team research panel.

Fall Preview: Get scoop on 28 new shows

The shows were the top ... read more

Jon Hamm, Jim Parsons Tapped to Present at Emmy Awards

Jon Hamm

Emmy nominees Jon Hamm and Jim Parsons have also been tapped to present at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards. Eva Longoria Parker and Blair Underwood will also serve as presenters.

Hamm is nominated for best actor in a drama series for Mad Men, and for... read more

The Event's Producers Promise Answers

Jason Ritter, Anthony Dale, Blair Underwood

Yes, The Event is building its promotional campaign around teasing viewers about what the thing in it's title is. But it's producers have a promise: they'll tell you soon.

"Everything's designed to answer questions so you're not frustrated, feeling ripped off, feeling like we don't know what we're doing," executive producer Evan Katz said at a Comic-Con panel for the series Saturday. "We're just trying to be... read more

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