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Oscars "In Memoriam" Leaves Out Cory Monteith, James Avery, Dennis Farina

Cory Monteith

The Oscars' "In Memoriam" segment left out several notable names, including Glee's Cory Monteith,Fresh Prince of Bel-Air's James Avery and Law & Order's Dennis Farina.

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Dennis Farina Dies at 69

Dennis Farina

Dennis Farina, a former police officer who went on to star in Law & Order, died Monday after suffering a blood clot in his lung, The Associated Press reports. He was 69.

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New Girl Drafts The League Star to Play Nick's Brother

Nick Kroll

Who's ready to meet Nick Miller's baby bro?!

Nick Kroll, who stars on FX's The League and Comedy Central's Kroll Show, has been cast on New Girl, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Kroll, 34, will play Nick's dim yet passionate younger brother, an... read more

New Girl Casts Justified Alum to Play Nick's Mom

Margo Martindale

Now that Nick (Jake M. Johnson) and Jess (Zooey Deschanel) kissed, it's time for her to meet his mom!

Just kidding (kind of). New Girl has cast Justified alum Margo Martindale to play Mrs. Miller in... read more

New Girl: Luck's Dennis Farina Cast as Nick's Father

Dennis Farina, Jake Johnson

Nick's father is coming to town on New Girl!

Dennis Farina, whose credits include Get Shorty and Law & Order, has been cast as... read more

Is HBO's Horse-Racing Series Luck a Big Gamble?

Dustin Hoffman

Pick Six. Furlong. Backstretch. Quinella. Trifecta. Daily Double.

These are just a few of the racetrack terms that may be thrown around in HBO's new horse-racing series Luck, which premieres Sunday at 9/8c. From executive producers David Milch and Michael Mann, the gritty show looks at the owners, jockeys and the degenerate gamblers in the horse-racing world.

While the lingo, the setting and the overall story line may feel alien to those who don't frequent one of the more than 100 racetracks around the United States, Milch, the man behind Deadwood and NYPD Blue, says that shouldn't deter viewers from watching. "It's... read more

Weekend TV in Review: Good Wife, Luck, Spartacus, Hallmark's Moon

Julianna Margulies and Josh Charles

There really is no better or more satisfying drama on Sunday nights than CBS' delicious The Good Wife — and yes, I'm counting cable (even pay) in that equation, at least for now, while we're in between seasons of such dynamic signature shows as Homeland, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, etc. (Although PBS' Downton Abbey comes close as the quintessential TV great escape.) This is especially true this Sunday, as Good Wife delivers a pivotal and sensationally entertaining episode (9/8c) firing on all burners. There's suspense, humor, memorable and electrifying showdowns between many of the major characters, pretty much everything you want from a show at the top of its game.

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Joan Allen Joins HBO’s Luck in First TV Series Role

Joan Allen

Joan Allen has signed on to HBO's forthcoming drama Luck, Deadline reports.

The multi-episode arc will be Allen's first TV series gig. Luck, produced by Michael Mann and David Milch, examines the horse racing world through... read more

HBO Tries Its Luck With David Milch Drama Starring Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman

HBO has picked up the gritty drama Luck.

From executive producers David Milch and Michael Mann, the show looks at denizens of the horse-racing world such as... read more

Nick Nolte in Talks to Saddle Up for HBO's Luck

Nick Nolte

Nick Nolte is looking like a good bet for HBO's new series.

The two-time Oscar nominee is in final negotiations to join Dennis Farina, Dustin Hoffman and John Ortiz in the network's horseracing ...
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