How long can Michael Britten live in two realities?
More and more that's becoming the question at the center of NBC's Awake. After Britten (Jason Isaacs) agreed to move with his wife Hannah (Laura Allen) to Oregon — a move encouraged by his therapists as a sign of progress — he received a haunting phone call from the serial killer he was chasing that urged him to not let go of his dual-reality gift.
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Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Wilmer Valderrama and Laura Prepon will be feeling groovy on Fox again.
The network is bringing back cast members from its past hit shows That '70s Show and In Living Color, among others, for a night of celebration on its 25th Anniversary Special, airing Sunday, April 22 at 8/7c.
When a new show comes along that blows you away with its risk-taking originality, like NBC's haunting Awake (see my review of the pilot episode here), it's almost inevitable that one of the first ...
In many ways, Awake is an even riskier bet for NBC than the showtune-happy Smash. The show follows a detective whose reality has splintered following a fatal car accident: one day, he wakes up to comfort his grieving wife because their son has died; in the next, he's a widower living with his son who survived. During one of his mandated therapy sessions, he lays it out: One of these existences might not be real — but he'd rather go on living in both.
More ambitious and certainly more challenging than most network dramas, Awake is not nearly as complicated as traversing through Inception, a comparison some critics have already made. Instead, think of it as a cop drama with a twist, albeit a very ambitious twist
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There's no need to wait until March for the anticipated NBC drama Awake when you can watch the first full episode right here now!
Awake: A double life, but is either real?
Jason Issaacs stars as Michael Britten, a police detective who finds himself leading two simultaneous lives after a car accident. In one, his wife (Laura Allen) has died. He goes to sleep and wakes up in the other, in which he's lost his teenage son (Dylan Minnette). Michael copes with his twin losses with the help of dueling shrinks (Cherry Jones and B.D. Wong) and two different partners: Detective Isaiah "Bird" Freeman (Steve Harris) and Detective Efrem Vega (Wilmer Valdarama).
Jason Isaacs, Wilmer Valderrama, Steve Harris
NBC's new series Awake will debut on Thursday, March 1 at 10/9, the network announced on Friday.
The drama stars Jason Issaacs as a detective who subconsciously begins to lead two simultaneous lives as a coping mechanism after a car accident that left either his wife or his son dead. Michael (Isaacs) returns to solving crimes in both worlds with two different partners: Detective Isaiah "Bird" Freeman (Steve Harris) and Detective Efrem Vega (Wilmer Valdarama).
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Recent reports about Demi Moore being hospitalized for "exhaustion" have some folks on Twitter confused. It seems they're mixing up the 49-year-old star of G.I. Jane with the 19-year-old Demi Lovato, who has also had her share of medical issues.
Before ABC's Revenge came along to revive the prime-time soap in all of its shamelessly melodramatic splendor, there was an irresistible British potboiler called Mistresses, a sort of Desperate Housewreckers about four glam chums with a knack for making a mess of their torrid relationships. Of which they've had plenty.
Whoopi Goldberg will guest-star on an upcoming episode of ABC's The Middle, the show's executive producer announced Wednesday at the winter TV previews.
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Goldberg will appear on the 21st episode as the guidance counselor of Sue (Eden Shur), executive producer Eileen Heisler said during a panel that also featured the showrunners of ABC's other Wednesday night comedies, Suburgatory, Modern Family and Happy Endings.
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