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Exclusive: Peter Coyote to Play Daniel's Dad on Perception

Peter Coyote

TV veteran Peter Coyote will guest-star on Season 3 of Perception, has learned exclusively.

Daniel Pierce (Eric McCormack) is in for a surprise when his father, James Alan Pierce (Coyote) comes to town with some stunning news. Because their relationship is filled with past resentments, Pierce is less than thrilled about the visit. 

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Intelligence Exclusive: Peter Coyote Makes His Debut as Lillian's Father

Peter Coyote

Intelligence is about to dig deep in the life of its guarded leader Lillian Strand (Marg Helgenberger) when her father comes to town.

Intelligence Postmortem: Is Gabriel's wife really dead?

When Gabriel (Josh Holloway) and Riley (Meghan Ory) go in search for the kidnapped daughter of a senator in Mexico, a Mexican cartel demands he end the sale of a U.S. spy satellite in exchange for her safety. But things will become hazy for the team when... read more

Intelligence Enlists BSG's Michael Trucco and 4400's Peter Coyote

Meghan Ory, Michael Trucco

Michael Trucco and Peter Coyote will guest-star on CBS' new drama Intelligence.

Battlestar Galactica alum Trucco, who currently stars on ABC's Killer Women, will play... read more

Ken Burns Explores the Great Depression in The Dust Bowl

Dust cloud approaching, Boise City, Oklahoma, April 15, 1935

The iconic photos from the southern plains states during the Great Depression say it all: the haunted eyes of weary mothers, children with their faces wrapped against the choking dust and families piling their belongings into trucks and heading to California.

In the two-part documentary The Dust Bowl, filmmaker Ken Burns (The Civil War, Baseball, Prohibition) focuses on the nearly decade-long drought that, coupled with unsustainable farming techniques, destroyed millions of acres in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico. read more

Cheers & Jeers: Terrence Howard Lays Down the Law

Terrence Howard

Cheers to Terrence Howard for his passionate performance on Law & Order: Los Angeles.

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As suave Deputy DA Jonah Dekker, the Oscar-nominated actor (Hustle & Flow) may be the most purely charismatic cast member on any L&O show since Chris Noth. And when he butts heads with Peter Coyote's more politically minded DA, it's a battle of seductively gravelly voices to rival Alec Baldwin and Will Arnett's verbal smackdowns on 30 Rock... read more

VIDEO: Exclusive First Look at Peter Coyote on Law & Order: Los Angeles

Peter Coyote

Following in the footsteps of former senator Fred Thompson and Sam Waterston, Peter Coyote steps into the lead district attorney role when Law & Order: Los Angeles premieres Wednesday. According to the 68-year-old character actor, it did not take much to convince him to join the show. "When [series creator] Dick Wolf called me to do this, he just ran down the cast list," Coyote says. "I said yes; I mean how can you turn this crew down?"

In this video, Coyote talks about... read more

Exclusive: Peter Coyote Makes for a Very NCIS Christmas

Peter Coyote

Peter Coyote, whose most recent TV gigs have included Brothers & Sisters (as Nora's pre-Treat Williams love interest), The 4400 and Commander in Chief, next will guest-star on Tuesday night's most-watched program, NCIS, has learned exclusively.

In the CBS procedural's first-ever Christmas episode, Coyote will play ... read more

May 6, 2007: Grapes of Wrath

The wine tasting at Tommy and Holly’s new vineyard put Tommy at the center of tonight’s episode. The "center" of course being a place Tommy isn’t normally accustomed to being. He handled everything well, and he definitely came across as the voice of reason among the extended Walker family. Not that that was hard to do, what with the Walker siblings missing the point of the wine tasting and doing a fair amount of wine drinking. But Tommy’s toast was a nice tribute to his dad, managing to be both honest about his father's flaws and respectful of all he taught them. Unfortunately the episode didn’t end on a good note for Tommy. Hopefully the twins will be OK.Holly, on the other hand, didn’t exactly play the gracious host to the Walker family. In the beginning of the episode I actually felt sort of bad for her, which is unusual because Holly’s generally not the sort of character who generates a lot of sympathy. I don’t think Nora was really under ... read more

Brothers' Mother Is Hot for Teacher

Curious where Brothers & Sisters' Nora's reborn interest in writing and art is going? (C'mon, be nice. At least, I dunno, seven of you are.) Would you believe... the boudoir? Later this season, Peter Coyote (Erin Brockovich, E.T.) will appear on several episodes of ABC's hit freshman serial as Mark August, a professor and potential romantic interest for the widow Walker. I foresee fisticuffs with Dr. Andy Brown. read more

The 4400: Who's Out, In and Returning!

Billy Campbell (Jordan) and Joel Gretsch (Tom), The 4400

Buckle up, fans of USA Network's The 4400, because the twists and turns are about to come at you a good 4,400 miles per hour. The two-hour Season 3 premiere (Sunday at 9 pm/ET) alone uncorks some shockers that promise to change the pace and direction of the show forever, as well as to bid farewell to a familiar face or two. All of which raises the question: Will this be the wildest 4400 season yet?

"We certainly hope so," executive producer Maira Suro tells, pointing out that that is precisely the message being communicated by the show's massive ad campaign. "Creatively, we're still putting out the best show we know how to do, but we hope to get a lot of new viewers. At the same time, we've got great surprises and more of the exciting pace that has made us the show that we are."

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