The broadcast networks are desperate for your attention. They know that you're overwhelmed with their programming and distracted by cable, the Internet and now even streaming services. Plus, they didn't produce a new major hit this season, and their ratings are suffering for it.
That's why this year's crop of nearly 100 series pilots at the five networks (48 comedy and 50 drama from the five networks) is all about being big: big stars, big producers, big concepts.
J.K. Simmons has been tapped as Ben's replacement on Parks and Recreation, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Calm down, Ben (Adam Scott) and Leslie (Amy Poehler) fans! Your favorite civic-minded couple isn't breaking up...
Men at Work's boss is back, and this time, it's for good.
The Closer's J.K. Simmons, who first appeared last season as the intimidating owner/publisher of Full Steam magazine and Amy's dad P.J. Jordan, will return in a recurring role in Season 2, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
Exclusive first look: Bones' Joel David Moore joins Men at Work
This upcoming season will see Simmons go head-to-head with John Michael Higgins (Best in Show, Happily Divorced), who has been cast as...
One of the things I'll miss most about Brenda Leigh Johnson is her sweet tooth: that secret compulsion and most shameful addiction indulged by the Deputy Chief of the LAPD's Major Crimes Division whenever she reaches for that overstuffed top desk drawer, a Pavlovian response to the nerve-wracking stress of her high-profile job. In a more typical L.A. crime story, the hard-driving boss reveals a weakness for booze. With Brenda, it's the soothing waft of chocolate when she peels back the foil from a Ding Dong, savoring the guilty pleasure.
TNT's The Closer is coming to an end — and perhaps so is Brenda Leigh Johnson's obsession with her work.
In Monday's new episode (9/8c, TNT), the first of the show's final six hours, Brenda (Kyra Sedgwick) is still adjusting to the Los Angeles Police Department's newly instated "Johnson Rule." The mandate — which...