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Michael Bay
  • Birth Name: Michael Benjamin Bay
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/17/1965, Aquarius
  • Profession: Director; producer; actor
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The Last Ship: Inside Summer's Hottest New Drama

As temperatures soar, summer TV is heating up with a fresh crop of shows quickly catching fire with audiences. None more so than TNT's The Last Ship, the apocalyptic naval adventure series that notched 5.3 million viewers during its June 22 debut, making it cable's largest series launch this year. Anchored by a photogenic cast of TV favorites — Eric Dane (Grey's Anatomy), Rhona Mitra (Strike Back) and Adam Baldwin (Chuck) — the show, based on William Brinkley's novel of the same name, features a dazzling mix of ...read more

Ratings: TNT’s The Last Ship Is 2014's Most-Watched Cable Premiere

TNT's The Last Ship drew the largest audience of any new cable show this year for its premiere Sunday night.

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On the Set: TNT's The Last Ship Sets Sail

"Welcome aboard!" bellows Adam Baldwin, right hand extended and cigar clenched firmly in his mouth, on the deck of the USS Dewey, currently stationed in Naval Base San Diego. "You know the difference between a ship and a boat?" he asks with a knowing smile. "Boats ride on ships!"

On this mid-March day, the 510-foot-long, 66-foot-wide guided missile destroyer is lending its impressive exterior for the titular role on the new TNT action drama The Last Ship. "She's...read more

Videos

Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson In Pain & Gain Trailer
The Hitcher Scene: The Station Wagon
Transformers: Age Of Extinction: Maybe
BTS: Xtra Dr. Scott Video Journal 4

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Pain & Gain

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Black Sails TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2014 Transformers Movie, Director
2014 Transformers Movie, Exec. Producer
2014 The Last Ship TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 The Purge Movie, Producer

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News

USA Announces New Projects from Amy Poehler, Jodie Foster and Lost's Carlton Cuse

USA is developing new projects from the likes of Amy Poehler, Jodie Foster and Lost's Carlton Cuse, the network announced this week.

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VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Heroes in a Half-Shell are back!

In Michael Bay's upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, New York City has been plunged into an era of violence and fear at the hands of Shredder (William Fichtner) and his Foot Soldiers, and it's up to the four titular crime-fighters to restore order.

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TNT Reveals Premiere Dates for Falling Skies and New Series

TNT has unveiled premiere dates for its summer shows, including returning drama Falling Skies and new series The Last Ship and Legends.

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Zombies, Power Outages, Global Pandemics: Why TV Is Embracing the Apocalypse

If it's the end of the world as we know it, TV feels fine. Led by shows including AMC's The Walking Dead, TNT's Falling Skies and NBC's Revolution, postapocalyptic TV is blowing up — and a lot more of it is on the way.

"There's a huge appeal right at the moment," says Revolution executive producer Rockne S. O'Bannon. Among the upcoming shows that revolve around a dystopian future: The CW's The 100 (debuting Wed., March 19, at 9/8c), which follows a group of juvenile delinquents who are shipped from a space station back to Earth in order to see whether it's inhabitable a century after a nuclear holocaust. (The network also just ordered a pilot for The Messengers, about a group of people who are killed, then resurrected, after something crashes into Earth.)

In July comes FX's The Strain — created by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, and executive produced by Lost's Carlton Cuse — which stars Corey Stoll (House of Cards) as an epidemiologist charged with preventing a mysterious viral outbreak from destroying humanity. Also this summer... read more

Starz Re-Creates the Perilous World of Pirates in Black Sails

If you've watched a pirate movie, you've seen the stunt where the captain balances precariously atop a ship's mast, pierces its sail with his cutlass, grabs the hilt with both hands and slides fearlessly down to the deck. Daredevil Douglas Fairbanks Sr. originated the move in 1926's The Black Pirate. It's as ubiquitous on screen as an adventurer swinging from the rigs. But the dusty sea dogs of the new Starz period drama Black Sails would call it bloody foolish — unless cracked... read more

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