The Orlando Jones Show

2003, TV Show


What's the word on ABC's The ...

Question: What's the word on ABC's The Evidence? I've seen the seven episodes so far, and it seems quite well written. You can't really go wrong with Orlando Jones, and Rob Estes plays the detective role with authenticity. I can't say I'm normally one to go for murder mysteries, and I don't watch other cop shows. It seems that ABC could use a well-filmed cop show like this in its lineup, and that it deserves more of a chance. I know ABC promoted it as kind of a "play detective" game, but I don't see it that seriously. By and large, I'd say it pushes the right buttons so far. Answer: Sorry to tell you, but it has pushed its last button. The July 1 episode was the last one scheduled. It's true that ABC is noticeably lacking a procedural crime drama, but of the two the network trotted out at mid-season, Evidence and Injustice, neither made the cut for renewal. ... read more

The Evidence Item: clever show...

The EvidenceItem: clever show idea. Item: prime-time slot. Item: Martin Landau. Figure it out yet? Me neither. The evidence above seems to be a solid formula for quality television, but if you actually watched this show, you probably don't even care. Now if you do care, it's likely because you figured out who the murderer was, or you enjoyed Mr. Landau saying "item." Or you own DVDs of both Rush Hour films. And thus we've entered the vortex that is mid-season prime-time dramas. Fun to watch how Hollywood tries to reel us in, sad to watch when it doesn't work. There, I said it. The interactive-viewer thing they're trying may have worked fo read more


Prison Break star Dominic Purcell and Orlando Jones have been cast as a news producer and cameraman on the trail of a legendary giant crocodile in Primeval, slated to start shooting in April in South Africa.... Also per the Hollywood Reporter: Leonardo DiCaprio will produce and possibly star in Kite, a drama about gang culture in the California prison system. read more

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Premiered: June 16, 2003, on FX
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Premise: The actor's talk show featured celebrity guests, sketch comedy and the music of DJ Ruckus.


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