Denis Leary

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  • Birth Place: Worcester, MA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/18/1957, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; producer; writer
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Parenthood's John Corbett to Star in Denis Leary's FX Comedy Pilot

John Corbett has signed on to star alongside Denis Leary's FX comedy pilot Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

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Thursday Review: On USA, Sirens and the Return of Suits

Sound the alarm. Someone has a bad case of FX envy — and it isn't pretty. The smarmy and sophomoric Sirens, about three obnoxious Chicago paramedics, is USA Network's awkward attempt to branch out into the bawdy world of dark adult comedy (Thursday, 10/9). Confusing tastelessness and cheap profanity with actual humor, this misfire from executive producer Denis Leary feels like a series of limp outtakes from the more daring Rescue Me.

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USA’s Sirens Finds the Comedy in Life and Death

EMTs, aka emergency medical technicians, deal with life or death situations on an almost daily basis. However, between administering life-saving CPR and trying to shock someone's heart back to life, they see some pretty some weird (read: hilarious) stuff.

"When we're talking to EMTs about the show ... I say it's a comedy and they say, 'Thank God,' and they tell me 10 funny things that happened to them on the job," Sirens executive producer Bob Fisher tells TVGuide.com. "A little bit of it is as a coping mechanism ... but, the body can be a funny thing, and so when you're dealing with these EMT calls, you're dealing with the heart of what is funny."

TV characters that need to die

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Videos

Off The Marc: Episode 2
The Amazing Spider-Man: Second In His
The Amazing Spider-Man: We Could
Rescue Me Season 3

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Sirens TV Show Series, Creator
2014 Draft Day Movie, Actor - Coach Penn
2013 Behind the B TV Show Series, Narrator
2013 Maron TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 Ice Age Movie, Actor - Diego

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Exclusive Sneak Peek at USA's Sirens: Being a Paramedic Can be a Pain in the Butt...Literally

Everyone thinks their job is a pain in the butt, but most 9-to-5 gigs are nothing compared to the work paramedics do.

The new USA comedy Sirens, from executive producers Denis Leary and Bob Fisher, hopes to show just that. Take, for instance, a... read more

Sirens' Denis Leary on Rescue Me Influences and Why He Won't Appear

After watching his former Rescue Me co-stars like Callie Thorne and Daniel Sunjata flock to USA for their follow-up projects, Denis Leary said it was a no-brainer to team up with the cable network for his new comedy, Sirens.

"Thank God USA loved Rescue Me because now I can make some money off ... read more

Denis Leary Returning to FX to Star in Comedy Pilot Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

Denis Leary is returning to FX!

The former Rescue Me star will headline a new half-hour comedy pilot for the network, TVGuide.com has learned.

Created by Leary... read more

Big TV Questions for 2014

Audiences changed the way they consumed television — as well as what they watched — last year, making binge-watching a phenomenon and breathing new life into the TV movie and miniseries genres. What's in store for this year? Here are a few hot topics.

Will there be any more fallout from the Duck Dynasty controversy?

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USA Announces Premiere Dates for Suits, White Collar, Psych

USA has announced mid-season premiere dates for SuitsWhite Collar and Psych, as well as the premiere date for Denis Leary's new show Sirens.

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