Nina Tassler, Kevin Reilly
The next few weeks will be rough for the networks, as they parse what works — and what doesn't — among this year's crop of new shows. We asked the five broadcast network heads, plus a few key cable bosses, to give us their thoughts on what will big on the small screen.
Where were you when the lights went out?
That scenario, which has been played for comedy in the past, is the stuff of escapist fantasy-adventure in the more appealing and promising of two new network dramas premiering tonight. NBC's heavily hyped Revolution (10/9c) follows a long line of high-concept quick fades including The Event (same network, same night), Terra Nova (same night, different network), FlashForward, V, Alcatraz and so on. Will this make the grade where so many others failed?
"What would have happened if Meadow Soprano had gone on to medical school and become a doctor?" That's the question writer-producer Josh Berman said he found himself wondering when Jamie-Lynn Sigler (who played Tony Soprano's brainy daughter on The Sopranos) guest-starred on his show Drop Dead Diva.
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Thus was planted the seed for The Mob Doctor, Berman's new series that stars Jordana Spiro as Dr. Grace Devlin, a surgeon who tries to balance her professional career with a...
Emmy winning actor Timothy Busfield will guest-star on the new Fox drama The Mob Doctor, TVGuide.com reports exclusively. The show has also booked Friday Night Lights alum Jurnee Smollett in a guest role.
John Benjamin Hickey
Zach Gilford, meet your daddy.
John Benjamin Hickey has landed a recurring role on Fox's The Mob Doctor, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The Big C alum will play...
Shohreh Aghdashloo has joined the cast of Fox's The Mob Doctor, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The 24 alum will recur on the series as...
The Mob Doctor
The Mob Doctor will air on a broadcast network, and it was created by the same people who brought us Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva, but don't worry, the producers liken the gritty drama to "The Sopranos-meets-ER."
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Jordana Spiro stars as a young female thoracic surgeon with roots in Bridgeport, Conn., where she juggles her career and her lifelong debt to the South Chicago mob, which is headed up by William Forsythe's Constantine. If Drop Dead Diva is about two women living one life, this show is...
Kevin Corrigan, Terry Kinney
Fox's new drama The Mob Doctor is filling out its cast.
Fringe alum Kevin Corrigan and Oz's Terry Kinney have joined the cast in recurring roles, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
In The Mob Doctor, Jordana Spiro stars as...
Kevin Bacon, Mindy Kaling
Fox has released trailers for its new fall series The Mindy Project, The Mob Doctor and Ben and Kate, along with previews for midseason shows The Following and The Goodwin Games.
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In The Mindy Project, The Office's Mindy Kaling stars as a young Bridget Jones-type OB/GYN trying to navigate both her personal and professional life...