Drama

Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union Are “L.A.’s Finest” On FOX

Originally a Spectrum exclusive, FOX has picked up this thrilling police drama starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba. The show centers around the cop duo of Nancy McKenna (Alba) and Sydney Burnett (Union), partners who have each other’s back no matter what. Viewers may recall being first introduced to the character of Burnett in the film Bad Boys II, making this series a spinoff of sorts. Leaving her complicated past behind, Syd has moved from Miami to L.A. to become a police detective, where she’s partnered with working mom McKenna. With its setting as the streets of Los Angeles, on […]

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Dark Drama “Hightown” Looks At What Lies Under the Surface

Starz’s new show Hightown has all of the trappings of an intense prestige drama — murder, addiction, sex. It follows hard-partying National Marine Fisheries Service agent Jackie Quiñones (played by Chicago Fire’s Monica Raymund) as her discovery of a dead body in the bay propels her into sobriety and a compulsion to figure out what happened. The setting is Provincetown in Cape Cod, rife with tourists, but the people who live there have their own secrets. This kind of project is new to Raymund, who after graduating from Juilliard cut her teeth on shows like Lie to Me and The […]

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What to Watch on AcornTV, Blood Series 2 Episode 5: “Can’t Repeat The Past”

What to Watch on AcornTV, Blood Series 2 Episode 5 “Can’t Repeat the Past” Premiered: March 30 With their relationship now out in the open, Gillian and Fiona plan to go away together with the kids, and Paul wonders if Fiona will leave him for good. Paul tells Jim he cannot keep their secret any longer.   Episodes 1-4 and Series 1 available on AcornTV Don’t have Acorn TV? AcornTV is extending the free trial period for new subscribers to 30 days. Those interested can sign up at acorn.tv. Special code: FREE30 Visit acorn.tv to subscribe. Subscriptions are $5.99/month or […]