Cheers to Treme for its triumphant second season.
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If you got fed up with David Simon's pokey post-Katrina HBO drama during its first season, you might want to revisit it. Oscar-winner Melissa Leo has been joined by her killer fellow Homicide: Life on the Street vet Jon Seda as a Dallas developer whose taste for New Orleans' food and music is rivaled only by his thirst to profit from the aftermath of its tragedy. Plus, the always-excellent David Morse has been promoted to full-time regular duty as a beleaguered NOPD cop. His "Let Bourbon Street be Bourbon Street" speech rivaled Hill Street Blues' best squadroom-briefing monologues.
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Question: In this week's issue of TV Guide Magazine, Stephen Battaglio closes his column, "Why ABC Lost Hope for Its Soaps," with the following: "Many viewers will miss the soaps, just as some miss the variety show, the big-budget miniseries and other TV fare of a bygone era. It's the price viewers pay for living in a multi-channel world, where they can watch what they want when they want." Then in your Roush Review column in the same issue, "Stumbling to This Season's Finish Line," you close by saying: "After a season of coasting, let's hope the networks raise their game come fall. It's never too late." Are you perhaps using "never" too loosely?
Dr. Charlotte Brown and Dr. Travis Stork
Travis Stork is a bachelor no more. The star of The Bachelor's eighth season has proposed to his girlfriend, People reports.
Stork asked Dr. Charlotte Brow, his girlfriend of two years, to marry him on a recent vacation in Hawaii, according to the magazine. It seems like a good fit: Stork currently co-hosts the CBS morning show The Doctors and Brown, 28, is a pediatrician.
A helicopter carrying the crew for G4's reality show Campus PD crashed near the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania on Saturday night, according to WTAE Pittsburgh.
There were no resulting fatalities, but three of the four people on board of the chopper were treated at a nearby hospital...
As if there were ever any doubt, Bon Temps will establish itself as our nation's most undesirable town to live in when True Blood's fourth season premieres June 26 on HBO. "There's going to be a lot of people not getting along," says Joe Manganiello, who plays hunky werewolf Alcide Herveaux. "The witches are starting...
Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S.-led military operation, President Barack Obama announced in an extraordinary address late Sunday night.
Special forces pulled off the raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan, earlier Sunday and recovered the body of the 9/11 mastermind.
"Justice has been done," Obama...