The summer would be just a little less hot without the boys from Ladder 62 Fortunately FX is keeping our Rescue Me passion stoked with 10 minisodes Tuesdays at 10 pmET and also at Cracklecom The five-minute standalone vignettes will premiere June 24 as a sort of preview to the strike-delayed fifth season which isnt kicking off until April 09 Series cocreator and star Denis Leary chatted with us about those as well as the status of Tatum ONeal Mike FlahertyTV Guide These minisodes seem ideally suited for a show like Rescue MeDennis Leary Yeah It would be really hard for another drama to do them But we have comedy and drama as well as giant action sequences which play well in small doses People will get a taste of everything they like about the showTV Guide Tell me about a couple of the plotlinesLeary In one Sean Garrity Steven Pasquale spills a drink in his bed while the guys are asleep in the bunkroom and he decides to climb into bed with Tomm
The Season 3 premiere of USA Network's The 4400 (returning June 11 at 9 pm/ET) is now little more than a week away, but intel on the new season is still hard to come by. TVGuide.com called Jacqueline McKenzie, the Aussie actress who plays NTAC agent Diana Skouris, to see what (if anything!) she has heard about this year's big twists.
TVGuide.com: I was just checking out your MySpace page, and you've got some interesting people dropping by: costar Karina Lombard,
Question: Just wanted to get your thoughts on The 4400's second season and see if you knew anything about a third season. I thought the second season was pretty darn good for a sophomore season as well as being the show's first elongated one. Many shows seem to have trouble their second year, including Roswell, Felicity, The O.C. and many others. Do you have any scoop on how the show did in ratings? What are the chances that it will be back next year? If so, when?
Answer: As of this writing, there's no confirmed deal on a third season, but that's just a formality. The 4400 will be back, probably next June. It wasn't quite the ratings sensation of a year ago, but it's solid. Unlike some USA and Sci Fi series, which split their seasons between summer and winter, this batch of 4400 was (literally) all they wrote, and there won't be new episodes until next summer at the earliest.
As for the season itself, I thought it was hit-or-miss as it went on. In some ways, it was more like a first
Since making her big, early-'90s splash in Hollywood with the one-two punch of Wide Sargasso Sea and Legends of the Fall, Karina Lombard has been a hard one to peg — and that's not just because the actress, born in Tahiti and raised in Spain, has that wonderfully exotic, not quite placeable accent. No, her acting choices, varied in range, style and, alas, frequency, have also given her an enigmatic sheen. After appearing in only a smattering of films since Legends, she resurfaced in 2004 on a cable series, no less, and the series was the then brand-new (and groundbreaking) The L Word at that.
"That came out of the blue," she tells TVGuide.com of her being wooed by Showtime's sapphic series.