The Pacific

2010, TV Show


Top Moments: Breaking Bad, the Veep and Pamela Anderson Go Big

Joe Biden, Pamela Anderson

TV went big this week. Desperate Housewives' Katherine picked the worst possible moment for a heart-to-heart. Some Amazing Race contestants made a mistake of Biblical proportions. Breaking Bad made its play to be the best show on the air. And — as our noble leaders are duly elected to do — Vice President Joe Biden put everything in perspective. Welcome to Top Moments, Big F---ing Deal Edition... read more

The Pacific Episode Recap: "Part 2"

In Part 2 of The Pacific, Sgt. John Basilone (Jon Seda) and the rest of the 7th Marines arrive in Guadalcanal to reinforce the exhausted and disease-ridden 1st Marine Division as they continue to defend the crucial U.S. airstrip on the island. Basilone proves a fearless leader and soldier during an overnight Japanese attack, but he also suffers a tragic personal loss. read more

Top Moments: The Good Wife's Threesome, South Park's Tiger Spoof, and More!

Julianna Margulies, Tiger Woods

This week, TV confused us. On Ugly Betty, little Justin kissed a girl... and a boy. Lost threw us for a loop by making bad-boy Sawyer a cop. American Idol's Kara DioGuardi made us ask: Ignorance or just a really dry sense of humor? And the titular heroine of The Good Wife went bad, cheating on her cheating husband with her attentive boss. Welcome to Top Moments: Land of Confusion Edition.

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The Pacific Episode Discussion: "Part 1"

In part 1 of The Pacific, Pfc. Robert Leckie (James Badge Dale) and the rest of his company land on Guadalcanal Island as part of the first U.S. offensive of World War II. Meanwhile, we meet fellow Marine Sgt. John Basilone (Jon Seda), a non-commissioned officer who spends Christmas with his family before heading overseas, and Eugene Sledge (Joseph Mazzello), whose wealthy father won't let him enlist because of a heart murmur. As Leckie & Co. adjust to their surroundings in the jungle, they must ward off an overnight attack by the Japanese at Alligator Creek... read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Sunday, March 14, 2010

Sons of Tucson

Sons of Tucson
9:30/8:30c Fox
Three young brothers hire a dead-ender to play fill-in father (theirs is in jail) to keep from being placed in foster care in this entertaining new series. The kids are sassily, sitcomically cute and wise for their ages, but it's the goofily engaging Tyler Labine who drives the show as rent-a-dad Ron Snuffkin. In the opener, after doing everything he can to avoid his clerk work at a sporting-goods store, Ron heads to school to sign up the boys for class. He's also trying to dodge a thug to whom he owes money.

Read on for previews of The Pacific, Celebrity Apprentice, Desperate Housewives, Summit on the Summit and the NCAA Basketball Championship Selection Show. read more

HBO Sends WWII Veterans to Memorial in Washington

Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks

To mark the upcoming premiere of the World War II drama The Pacific and honor those who served in the war, HBO and a nonprofit group brought 250 veterans to the WWII memorial in Washington.

The 10-part miniseries from Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg chronicles the lives of U.S. Marines after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

HBO sends veterans to capital to celebrate The Pacific

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HBO Sends Veterans to Capital to Celebrate The Pacific

The Pacific - Tom Budge, James Badge Dale, Joshua Helman

In anticipation of its upcoming World War II miniseries The Pacific, HBO will foot the bill for 250 veterans to visit the World War II memorial in Washington next week, The Associated Press reported.

The pay cable channel said it is working with the Honor Flight Network, which pays to transport... read more

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Premiered: March 14, 2010, on HBO
Rating: TV-MA
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Premise: A 10-part miniseries about U.S. Marines fighting the Japanese in the Pacific in World War II begins in the aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor and ends with their return home in 1945. Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and Gary Goetzman are the executive producers.



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