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  • Birth Name: Kevin Bacon
  • Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/08/1958, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; director
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Analysis: In the Battle for TV's Future, The Networks Start Fighting Back

When Fox Entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly stood in front of reporters in January and proclaimed the death of pilot season, he drew a good amount of ribbing from the competition.

Reilly was making the case for torching the broadcast primetime model as we know it — starting with the annual tradition of everyone developing everything all at once. It was a grand pronouncement, particularly in an industry that talks big but can rarely turn on a dime. Nonetheless, change is afoot, and Reilly's not the only one flipping the script.

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6 Ways The Following Went Off the Rails in Season 2

[Warning: This article contains major spoilers about the Season 2 finale of The Following. Read at your own risk!]

Is it time to unfollow The Following? After a promising start, Kevin Williamson's serial killer drama felt unfocused, repetitive and overindulgent for much of its sophomore season.

On Monday's finale, Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) and Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) came face to face (again), but this time they ended up working towards a common goal.read more

Exclusive: Go Behind the Scenes of The Following's Tense Finale

[Warning: This article contains major spoilers about the Season 2 finale of The Following. Read at your own risk!]

On Monday's Season 2 finale of Fox's The Following, Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) got what he had been seeking: a chance to kill Joe Carroll (James Purefoy). read more

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Crazy, Stupid, Love.: Do You Find Me A
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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 R.I.P.D. Movie, Actor - Hayes
2013 The Following TV Show Series, Actor - Ryan Hardy
2012 Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. TV Show Series, Appearing
2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. Movie, Actor
2011 Golden Globe Awards TV Show Series, Appearing

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American Idol: Which Singer Got the Boot?

American Idol is zero degrees from Kevin Bacon after The Following star commandeered Ryan Seacrest's intro Thursday night for its result show. Awesome. But more importantly, one singer saw his or her dreams dashed. read more

The Following Exclusive Sneak Peek: Ryan and Joe Face Off

Ryan Hardy and Joe Carroll are finally coming face-to-face.

The two nemeses have a showdown at the Korban compound on Monday's episode of The Following, where Ryan (Kevin Bacon) attempts to kidnap Joe (James Purefoy).

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Ask Matt: Good Wife Shocker, Hannibal, Originals, Following vs. Human

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: I'm sure you have tons of letters in your mailbag about the "twist" on The Good Wife. For once, this was not over-hyped at all. I've always stood by the idea that the creators of shows are artists who have the right to do whatever they want with their characters, and we should be more angry with gratuitous plot twists or inconsistent character development than things that just make us sad. It is a "melodrama," after all, and entertainment does not mean that you will be made happy all the time. read more

VIDEO: Kevin Bacon Re-creates Footloose Dance, and It Is Perfect

Let's hear it for the boy!

Kevin Bacon proved he's still got it Friday night when he re-created two iconic Footloose dances in honor of the film's 30th anniversary.

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Exclusive: Scoop on The Following's Big Shocker!

SPOILERS AHEAD — This item includes information vital to Monday night's episode. read more

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