Stephen J. Cannell


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13. Slowest Learning Curve: Before hearing the results of the Australia Gold sunscreen challenge, Celebrity Apprentice's Team Backbone project manager Mark McGrath says he will take all responsibility if his team loses. It did and he does — until he decides to backpedal and switch the focus to Gary Busey and his crazy antics. But it's too little too late. Silly Mark, don't you more

Castle Exclusive First Look: Castle Uses His Poker Game for... Revenge?

Castle Tip No. 37: Never steal another writer's muse.

Castle exclusive: Lie to Me star sets his sights on Beckett

That's a lesson Lie to Me star Brendan Hines will learn the hard way when he guest-stars on the ABC drama as Alex Gordon, a young crime novelist and the protégé of Richard Castle (Nathan FIllion).  Rather than shadow Castle for tips on incorporating real police work into his books, Alex would much rather pick the brain of Detective Beckett (Stana Katic). 

Cue Castle's awkward jealous more

Greatest American Hero Worship on July 4th

From 1981 to '83, The Greatest American Hero made a generation believe a man could fly — even as he often crash-landed. William Katt starred as the neurotic schoolteacher who gained superpowers from "the magic jimmies" bestowed upon him by aliens... read more


21 Jump Street: Ice Cube On The Story
21 Jump Street: You Guys Are Perfect (
21 Jump Street: Channing Tatum On Why
21 Jump Street: The Fight Breaks Out

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A Deadly Game
Deep In Death
Flowers for Your Grave
No One Gets Out of Here Alive

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Year Title Description
2012 21 Jump Street Movie, Producer
2002 Half Past Dead Movie, Actor - Hubbard
1996 Two TV Show Series, Executive Producer
1995 U.S. Customs TV Show Series, Host
1993 Posse Movie, Actor - Jimmy Love

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What did the B.A. in B.A. ...

Question: What did the B.A. in B.A. Baracus, aka Mr. T, stand for?

Answer: Officially, the A-Team master mechanic's initials stood for "bad attitude," but most fans hold to the belief that they were really for "bad ass." Depending on which day you caught him, either could be accurate. If you'd asked any of the show's producers or the reporters who interviewed the mercurial star at a bad time, however, my guess is the consensus would lean toward the former.

The first time TV Guide sent a reporter to spend six days on the set of the hit action show, which ran on NBC from January 1983 to June 1987, the writer was stonewalled by T's equally formidable brothers, who explained that an interview wouldn't happen unless it was a matter of life or death. Asked if another time was more appropriate, perhaps lunchtime or later in the afte read more

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