The Black Donnellys

2007, TV Show

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Scene Stealer: Why We Love Kingdom's Jonathan Tucker

He Plays: Jay Kulina, the drug-addled, deeply sensitive MMA fighter battling his distant, hard-assed gym-owner father (Frank Grillo) and his own demons on DirecTV's Kingdom. "The gym gives Jay discipline and keeps him away from his addictions," Tucker, 32, says of Jay's sweaty Season 1 evolution from burnout to potential champion. "He ultimately ends up realizing who he is and what he's done. [But] he needs to ask for help from his dad, and that is the hardest thing for him to do."

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 9/12/2007

Season 1, Episode 13
Tommy and Jimmy both have their own ideas on how to save the family. Tommy hatches a plan to get the family, along with Jenny and Joanie, out of town. Jimmy and Joey Ice Cream track down Dokey and his thugs and unsuccessfully attempt to blow them up. Jenny is forced to sleep with Samson in order to keep him from harming her father, but later attacks him with a pipe. Dokey cuts the family off before they are able to escape. He forces Tommy to admit to killing Huey. Dokey shoots Helen in the neck and Kevin shoots Dokey as they speed out. Nicky poisons Alo, but is also forced to poison himself in the process, and is in a race against time to the hospital.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 9/5/2007

Season 1, Episode 12
Tommy goes after Lino, the guy he believes is the threat to Reilly's diner. Tommy decides to make a deal with Nicky that he will hand over Lino to him if Nicky can find out who killed his father. The body of Jenny's husband turns up. We learn that it was Reilly who kept Jenny from Tommy years ago. Dokey humiliates Jimmy when he tries to make a deal by shaving his head and tar and feathering him. In retaliation, Tommy and Kevin beat Dokey to a pulp in front of the entire neighborhood. Meanwhile, Helen loosens up and accepts Sean's new girlfriend, Nadine.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 8/29/2007

Season 1, Episode 11
Dokey asks Tommy and his brothers to clear out a building of junkies, in order to test his fledgling partnership with the brothers. After one of the tenants, a war vet, gets into a fight with Kevin, Tommy is forced to come to his brother's rescue and inadvertently kills the war vet. Jenny's dad acknowledges his Alzheimer's for the first time, after a misunderstanding at the diner leads to a fight. Jimmy goes after Whitey after learning that the cops had taken him and suspects him of ratting him out. Whitey denies this, but the two fight and Jimmy kills Whitey. Tommy, believing Donkey's guys have used him and his brothers, sets the building on fire.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 8/22/2007

Season 1, Episode 10
Dokey asks Tommy and his brothers to clear out a building of junkies, in order to test his fledgling partnership with the brothers. After one of the tenants, a war vet, gets into a fight with Kevin, Tommy is forced to come to his brother's rescue and inadvertently kills the war vet. Jenny's dad acknowledges his Alzheimer's for the first time, after a misunderstanding at the diner leads to a fight. Jimmy goes after Whitey after learning that the cops had taken him and suspects him of ratting him out. Whitey denies this, but the two fight and Jimmy kills Whitey. Tommy, believing Donkey's guys have used him and his brothers, sets the building on fire.

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Scene Stealer: Why We Love Kingdom's Jonathan Tucker

He Plays: Jay Kulina, the drug-addled, deeply sensitive MMA fighter battling his distant, hard-assed gym-owner father (Frank Grillo) and his own demons on DirecTV's Kingdom. "The gym gives Jay discipline and keeps him away from his addictions," Tucker, 32, says of Jay's sweaty Season 1 evolution from burnout to potential champion. "He ultimately ends up realizing who he is and what he's done. [But] he needs to ask for help from his dad, and that is the hardest thing for him to do."

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White Collar's Bridget Regan: Neal and Rebecca's Chemistry Is "Undeniable"

Not only is he one of the most-wanted con men in the country — or at least he was — but White Collar's Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer) is also one of the most sought-after characters on the small screen. Fortunately, actress Bridget Regan has had her fair share of experience dealing with extremely passionate TV fans after her stint romancing Vincent last year on Beauty and the Beast.

"Honestly, it was really fun to be on Beauty and the Beast and create... read more

Black Donnellys' Jonathan Tucker Heading to Parenthood

The Black Donnellys alum Jonathan Tucker has landed a multi-episodic arc on Parenthood, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

He'll play... read more

The Joy of Sets: Cloverfield's TV Secrets Declassified

OK, I loved Cloverfield. Lovedlovedloved it. Granted, the shaky-cam monster-takes-Manhattan movie gave me a bit of vertigo and yes, there were moments in the theater where I wasn’t sure if the popcorn was gonna stay down. But aside from that, good times. Even better on DVD, truth be told. The perspective is easier on the equilibrium, the extras explain some murky parts and you can freeze-frame to see if the final scene really does show the beast crashing into the water off Coney Island. It’s also one of those flicks so filled with actors you think you’ve seen before that I have decided to dedicate this column to my favorite movie game ever: “Where Do I Know Them From?” And we’ll start with…Executive-producer J.J. Abrams – Shame on you for now knowing this one. Alias. Lost. Felicity. All available on DVD.Michael Stahl-David — Rob, the lead dude whose surprise bon-voyage party is kiboshed by the rampaging goliath, who refuses to leave the ... read more

DVD Pick of the Week: September 4, 2007

There are 14 1/2 season sets coming out on September 4, so I hope you have money saved up.Universal has 30 Rock (available as the complete season, or two volumes), The Black Donnellys complete series set, the first season of The Real Housewives of Orange County, and the third season of The Office, which is my "Pick of the Week" for September 4. The 4 disc set includes all 24 episodes, commentary on select episodes, music videos, bloopers, and tons of other random stuff. I can't wait to dive in and watch the season in a day or two.Fox has the second season of Prison Break coming out, which contains 13 commentary tracks, a featurette on reinventing the series, plus a couple of other goodies. I enjoyed the first season, and I'm very interested to see how the second season fared. The also have seasons 1 & 2 of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia with Danny Devito.Warner Bros has the fourth season of Nip/Tuck, available on DVD, HD DVD and Blu-ray (yum, hidef TV!!), plus Robot Chicken (... read more

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Premiered: February 26, 2007, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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