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TBS Orders Comedies From Steve Carell, Will & Grace Creators

Rashida Jones

TBS has ordered three new comedies, including a police satire from executive producers Steve and Nancy Carell, and a new series from Will & Grace creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Angie Tribeca stars Rashida Jones as a lone-wolf detective of the Really Heinous Crimes Unit who isn't happy when her boss... read more

Postmortem: Justified Boss Answers Burning Questions, Teases Final Season Showdown

Justified

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from the Season 5 finale of Justified. Read at your own risk.]

As Justified finales go, the Season 5 capper wasn't nearly as bloody as its predecessors.

Sure, there was a massive shootout between the marshals and the drug cartel that wanted to skin Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins) alive. But our usually trigger-happy hero Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) never fired his sidearm.

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Instead, Raylan used his head to get the best of ... read more

On the Set: Justified Rides Toward Its Last Roundup

Timothy Olyphant

The sun is quickly setting on Justified.

As the contemporary Western's cast and crew shoot a scene for the show's penultimate season, the light is going, even though it's only 4:15pm. But in the mountains of California's Angeles National Forest — which are standing in for the deep, dark hills of Kentucky, the show's setting — the sun rises late and sets early.

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Justified: 6 Things to Know About Season 5

Timothy Olyphant

Whether intentional or not, the first episode of Justified's fifth season feels truer than ever to the spirit of Elmore Leonard, the literary giant who died in August and whose short story "Fire in the Hole" inspired the FX drama.

"It's been sad," executive producer Graham Yost says of working on the show after Leonard's passing. "Our first response was sadness at the loss, immediately followed by gratitude that we got to know this guy and spend time with him. [He was] a writer who I long admired and read almost all his stuff. I got a chance to try to bring his world to life on TV, but better than that, just spend time with him on occasion. He was just a neat guy. There's the old song, 'Never Meet Your Heroes.' That doesn't apply in the case of Elmore."

Justified
 postmortem: Graham Yost answers our  burning questions


The premiere (Tuesday at 10/9c, FX) will feature a special 90-second tribute to the late author, but the show itself, full of Leonard's trademark crackling dialogue, will continue to honor him until it ends... read more

Tuesday Review: Intelligence, Killer Women, Justified and a Ton of New TV

Meghan Ory, Josh Holloway and Marg Helgenberger

He's a hunkier Chuck with the mad fighting skills, reckless bravado — and propensity toward angst — of Alias's Sydney Bristow. Meet TV's new Six Billion Dollar Man, Gabriel Vaughn, who you'll recognize as Sawyer from Lost. And Josh Holloway is very much the main reason to tune into CBS's Intelligence (Tuesday, 9/8c), a proficient if initially perfunctory action thriller that benefits immeasurably from its star's gruff, bluff machismo. Although a little less brooding (over a long-missing wife who might be a terrorist) would make Gabriel, and Intelligence, a lot more fun.

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Burn Notice Prepares to Say Goodbye: "I'm Really Proud of This Season," Creator Says

Jeffrey Donovan

For many Burn Notice fans, it might be hard to put the show's entire run into perspective after seven seasons and 111 episodes. Creator and executive producer Matt Nix, on the other hand, is all too familiar with just how long the long-running USA series has been around.

"My youngest son was born during the shooting of the pilot and he's now old enough to read some of the scripts," he tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "It's very weird."

Sadly, it seems Nix's offspring will have to... read more

The Monday Playlist: Mel Brooks on Masters, Finales (Rectify, Bates Motel), Motive

Freddie Highmore, Vera Farmiga

At 86, Mel Brooks is still the life of the party, a consummate ham and peerless joke-spinning storyteller. "I've come to stop the show," announces the irrepressible comic dynamo as he does just that, breaking into song mid-interview and reinforcing why PBS' American Masters titled its latest must-see career profile Mel Brooks: Make a Noise (Monday, check tvguide.com listings). His brilliant career in TV (Your Show of Shows, Get Smart), the movies and Broadway makes him an overdue American Masters subject, and his unflagging comic energy keeps everyone amused — including an intrusively visible camera crew. "I'm head over heels in love with myself," Brooks says, only half-joking. read more

TV's Best Dramas Right Now: Hats Off To FX's Justified

Timothy Olyphant

He had us at "Kablam!"

From the first time Justified's retro lawman Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) did his Gary Cooper walk into the frame and — within the pilot episode's opening three minutes — laconically disposed of Miami hit man Tommy Bucks, we've loved him. After being transferred to his home state of Kentucky, the deputy U.S. Marshal has had to put down his share of scofflaws and ne'er-do-wells in Harlan County. But Season 4 has... read more

Justified EP Graham Yost Teases "More Mystery... And a Big Fugitive Pursuit" in Season 4

Timothy Olyphant

Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) has been shot, strung upside-down and beaten with a bat, and left twice by the woman of his dreams (and now mother of his unborn child), but seldom have we seen Justified's hero as down in the dumps as when his scofflaw father Arlo (Raymond Barry) shot and killed a man he believed to be Raylan at the end of last season.

It's in that low state — living above a dive bar and moonlighting as a sort-of bounty hunter, a big no-no for Marshals — that we find Raylan at the start Season 4, which premieres Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 10/9c on FX. But rather than go the Big Bad route of previous seasons, executive producer Graham Yost says Raylan's biggest beef this season will be with a 30-year-old case whose perpetrator is not as dead as previously thought. "He's of great value to both the forces of good and the forces of badness," Yost says, before adding that any more information might lead into spoiler territory. However, the showrunner did give TV Guide Magazine a few other hints about the season.

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Burn Notice Boss Matt Nix on Major Death: "Michael’s Dancing Really Close to the Edge"

Burn Notice

[Spoiler Alert! The following story reveals major intel from Thursday's episode of Burn Notice. Read at your own risk.]

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times on Thursday's episode of Burn Notice. Michael (Jeffrey Donovan) finally... read more

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