Mary Lynn Rajskub
She was last seen telling Jack Bauer to "Run!" and now 24's Chloe O'Brian is running to ABC's Modern Family. Mary Lynn Rajskub, who spent six long "days" saving Jack's butt, has been cast on the Emmy-winning sitcom as the old high school girlfriend of then closeted Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson). Apparently Chloe's mastermind mental skills did not include gaydar.
Turning Twitter feeds into TV shows is so last week.
Continuing the trend of mining the Internet for TV ideas, ABC and Sony Pictures are developing a sitcom based on the website and book Awkward Family Photos, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Contractually, the show will work primarily from the book — which was spawned from the site and contains the same content — but it is unclear how the concept will translate into a series.
CBS has already launched $#*! My Dad Says, based on the popular Twitter feed, and last week ...
Executive producer and showrunner Chris Mundy is leaving the Criminal Minds spin-off and will be replaced by Edward Allen Bernero, who runs the original series, a source tells TVGuide.com.
Bernero will continue to serve as executive producer and showrunner on the mothership while attempting ...
It's the second season of Lawman (Wednesday, 10/9c, A&E), and Steven Seagal is still out for justice. As a bona fide sheriff's deputy in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, the action-film icon serves, protects and, when needed, kicks a little butt. We chatted with the Zen-like Seagal about catching real-life bad guys...
Cheers to Sons of Anarchy for keeping the spirit of Deadwood alive.
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FX's motorcycle-club drama and HBO's late, great Western have more than a badass ambiance in common: No fewer than four Deadwood survivors have ridden again on SOA this season. Paula Malcomson (Old West hooker Trixie) is bringing her authentic Belfast brogue to the role of an Irish mother who tries to help Katey Sagal's Gemma rescue her abducted grandson, Abel. We only wish her ex-HBO costar ....
Law & Order: Los Angeles
After spending the summer playing Nelson Mandela for the upcoming film Winnie, Terrence Howard just couldn't let go of the South African president-activist so easily. So he found a way to bring Mandela to his newest role, Deputy District Attorney Jonah "Joe" Dekker on Law & Order: Los Angeles.
"The most important part of him was his legal appetite and his appetite for moral rightness. When we finished the movie, I wasn't finished being a lawyer," Howard told reporters on a conference call Tuesday.
Law & Order: Los Angeles' Terrence Howard says character is show's "moral compass"
Added executive producer Rene Balcer: "He did the read-through in Nelson Mandela's voice. That was quite an experience to hear...