The Newsroom's third and final season won't debut until this fall, but at least one star has already lined up his next gig.
The West Wing
At times, the modern political climate may seem stranger than fiction, so it may be comforting (or disconcerting) to know that several recent political events initially took place years prior, on NBC's beloved series The West Wing, which aired from 1999 to 2006. While some of its more prescient episodes tackle obvious issues (i.e. "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"), other coincidences are downright bizarre (i.e. characters who bear striking similarities to Barack Obama and John McCain squaring off in a...
Martin Sheen has joined the cast of Netflix's upcoming comedy series Grace and Frankie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Animal Planet is venturing into scripted programming with its first ever film starring Martin Sheen, the network announced at Thursday's Discovery Communications upfront.
Based on the true events that inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, Revenge of the Whale features Old Thomas Nickerson (Sheen) as he tells his story about being a cabin boy on the ill-fated voyage of the whaling ship The Essex. The two-hour special, a co-production with the BBC, also stars Jonas Armstrong and Adam Rayner.
Tony Musante, who played Nino Chibette on Oz, died Tuesday in New York City, The Los Angeles Times reports. He was 77.
Happy Thanksgiving! In honor of Turkey Day, we've compiled some of our favorite past and present Thanksgiving-themed videos for this week's edition of Top Videos. Check out the clips below to celebrate with Will Ferrell, Tracy Morgan, Larry David, The West Wing's President Bartlet, and more:
Charlie Sheen is going back to his roots for Machete Kills. According to a screengrab obtained by TMZ, Sheen will be billed by his birth name, Carlos Estevez, for the upcoming film.
Michael C. Hall, Laura Linney
Good news, Dexter fans!
For the first time ever, the serial killer drama will premiere this summer, Showtime announced Saturday.
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"I'm a really curious person ... I'd be interested in studies on violence in entertainment and the correlation of violence in real life," FX chief John Landgraf told reporters at the FX winter previews Wednesday. "If we find meaningful correlations, we should act on those correlations."
Landgraf, whose network airs the sometimes brutally violent Sons of Anarchy, was responding to the inevitable questions about violence and responsibility question that has been prevalent at the Television Critics Association tour this month. Although he pointed out that the U.S. and U.K. consume the same violent media (The Walking Dead is the No. 1 cable show in England), violent gun deaths are significantly higher in the States. He theorized that it is differences in the countries' gun-control policies ...
President Barack Obama, Martin Sheen
Critics and supporters alike have said that President Barack Obama gave a lackluster performance in his first debate against Republican challenger Mitt Romney last week — and now a (fictional) former Oval Office resident has stepped in to help.
The Newsroom's Aaron Sorkin resurrected his beloved West Wing commander-in-chief, Jed Bartlet (Martin Sheen) this weekend, penning a scene between Bartlet and Obama for The New York Times.