Jason Gann, Elijah Wood, Fiona Gubelmann
The dogs will be howling about this: The series premiere of Wilfred drew 2.55 million viewers, making it FX's highest rated comedy premiere ever.
5 things you need know about FX's Wilfred
An adaptation of the Australian series, Wilfred follows Ryan (Elijah Wood), who is...
For the cops on Rookie Blue, the second year on the job just might be tougher than the first.
When the ABC show left off, the newbies had survived a major operation and were ready to jump to the next level. Although Andy McNally (Missy Peregrym) was questioning whether she was ready, when the second season picks up she'll be feeling on top of the world — until a shocking event happens on the job to knock her off her feet. At the same time, the ex of her new live-in boyfriend Luke (Eric Johnson) comes...
Gene Hackman, Tom Cruise
Looking for some good ratings counsel, NBC is turning to John Grisham's The Firm. The network is in talks to pick up a new series based on the best-selling legal thriller, which was also the basis of a 1993 movie starring Tom Cruise.
Lukas Reiter (The Forgotten, Law & Order) is adapting the book for TV and wrote the pilot script. The Firm has actually been in development for some time, originally at CBS. More recently, Reiter and Grisham, who are both executive producing, pitched The Firm to several cable networks.
Ashley Hebert, The Bachelorette
Television finale season is upon us, but ABC is already lining up its summer programming.
The Alphabet network's warm-weather lineup includes the premiere of the ninth season of The Bachelorette and the return of cop drama Rookie Blue, New this summer are the debuts of The Hot Zone, Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition and game shows Expedition Impossible, Take the Money and Run and 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show.
ABC announces finale dates
The sophomore premiere begins where last season's finger-chopping finale concluded, with the diabolical Katherine wreaking bloody havoc and toying with her former lovers, Damon and Stefan. Also, Caroline is hospitalized following her car accident, and Tyler's mysterious uncle Mason arrives in town to comfort the family following the death of Tyler's dad. But Mason has more on his mind than that: He's harboring a dark secret that could unleash more violence in Mystic Falls.
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After playing Treat Williams' introspective son, Ephram Brown, for family drama Everwood's four-season run, Gregory Smith was determined to break out of the tortured-teen box for his next television role. As cocky cop Dov Epstein on ABC's surprise hit Rookie Blue (Thursday, 9/8c, ABC), the 27-year-old actor is doing just that...
Aftermath with William Shatner (Monday, 10/9c, BIO) As he proved in his Shatner's Raw Nerve series, the future star of $#*! My Dad Says is no slouch when it comes to interviewing people who interest him. In this new series, he catches up with people who became famous or infamous overnight. First subject: Bernard Goetz, the so-called "Subway Vigilante" who shot four men he alleged were intending to mug him on a New York subway train in 1984...
Charlotte Sullivan, Missy Peregrym and Enuka Okuma
In cable TV, summer is the new fall. For the broadcast networks, it's "Let's throw it against the wall and see if it sticks" time. So what's working as we wait for the curtain to rise on the fall schedules?
Canada American networks can get Canadian-made series for as little as 25 percent of what they pay for Hollywood shows. Of course, it only makes economic sense if you can get somebody to watch them (which wasn't the case with CBS' quickly axed The Bridge). Now that ABC's Rookie Blue is averaging 7 million viewers, you can bet there will be a lot more imports next summer.
9 pm/ET ABC While this summer hit is already slated for a second season, its rookies — in their rookie season — have been making their share of mistakes on the job. Tonight, squad members are tested by a home invasion in a posh neighborhood, and officers reveal quite a bit about their off-duty lives. And once it seems like the smoke has cleared, Traci leaves to take care of a personal matter, and Andy winds up facing an armed perpetrator by herself. Let's hope she remembered to load her gun this time. — Fred Mitchell
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ABC's Rookie Blue has been renewed, the network announced Monday.
The cop drama, which debuted three weeks ago, has fared decently in its time slot (Thursdays at 9/8c), second to So You Think You Can Dance on Fox. The show has been averaging...