Oz

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Oz Actor Tony Musante Dies at 77

Tony Musante

Tony Musante, who played Nino Chibette on Oz, died Tuesday in New York City, The Los Angeles Times reports. He was 77.

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Lost's Harold Perrineau Welcomes Baby No. 3

Brittany Perrineau and Harold Perrineau

Lost star Harold Perrineau and his wife Brittany welcomed their third child, People reports.

Their daughter... read more

Guys with Kids Exclusive: Meet Tempestt Bledsoe’s New TV Dad!

Tempestt Bledsoe, Ernie Hudson

Move over, Bill Cosby! Tempestt Bledsoe's got a new TV dad!

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BBC America Renews Period Drama Copper for Second Season

Copper

BBC America has given the green light to a second season of its first original drama, Copper, the network announced Thursday.

There is no airdate yet for the 13-episode second season. The period drama, set in 1864, wraps its first 10-episode season on Sunday.

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Harold Perrineau Expecting Third Child

Brittany and Harold Perrineau

Lost star Harold Perrineau and his wife Brittany are expecting their third child, People reports.

The couple currently has two daughters together, Wynter Aria, 4, and Aurora Robinson, 18. read more

Fox's Mob Doctor Snags Fringe, Oz Alums for Recurring Gigs

Kevin Corrigan, Terry Kinney

Fox's new drama The Mob Doctor is filling out its cast.

Fringe alum Kevin Corrigan and Oz's Terry Kinney have joined the cast in recurring roles, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

In The Mob Doctor, Jordana Spiro stars as... read more

Weekend TV: True Blood Arrives, Veep Goes, Mad Men Finale, The Tonys

Jon Hamm

Very likely coming soon to a T-shirt near you: "Bless the Blood." This new catchphrase is a favorite of True Blood's new vamp in town: Roman, the 500-year-old Guardian of the Vampire Authority, a zealot who's about to complicate the already messy lives of the bloodsuckers who live among the shape-shifters, territorial werewolves, telepathic fairy hybrids, assorted bigots and bumpkins of Bon Temps, Louisiana. read more

House Season 8: Will House's Time in the Slammer Change Him?

Hugh Laurie, House

Turns out you can't just drive your car through someone's house and spend the rest of your days sipping fruity drinks on the beach. That's something Dr. Gregory House will be keenly aware of as House's eighth season begins.

Fall Preview: Get scoop on all your favorite returning shows

"Actions have consequences — even on TV," creator and executive producer David Shore tells TVGuide.com. "He wasn't trying to hurt anybody; he was trying to lash out. But you can't have him just walk away from something like that. So the decision was made to punish the guy, and [we thought,] 'How can we have fun while doing that?'"

The answer is a departure episode (Monday, 9/8c, Fox) similar to the Season 6 premiere that took place with House in a mental hospital. This time, we find House (Hugh Laurie) several months into a prison sentence.... read more

BBC America Orders First Original Drama Copper

BBC America logo

BBC America is breaking into the original programming game with a period drama titled Copper, the network announced Thursday morning at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills.

The series centers on a young Irish police officer who lives in New York City in the 1860s. He'll have to learn to navigate the various communities, ranging from the Irish of the Five Points neighborhood to Manhattan high society to the nascent black community in Harlem.

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White Collar Exclusive: Meet Mozzie's Childhood Mentor

Ernie Hudson

Ernie Hudson has been cast on White Collar as Isaac Jeffries, the loving childhood mentor of Mozzie (Willie Garson), TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Hudson, 65, will appear in an upcoming episode that looks back at... read more

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Premiered: July 12, 1997, on HBO
Rating: TV-MA
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Premise: A grim and graphically raw drama about life (and often death) in an experimental prison ward called Emerald City at the Oswald State Correctional Facility (nicknamed Oz). It was alternately praised and criticized for its profane language and extreme violence, but creator Tom Fontana's uncompromising study of men and women behind bars---staffers as well as prisoners---is compellingly written and performed.

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