Under the Dome Alexander Koch
Interview

“Under the Dome”: Alexander Koch clues us in on mysterious new character

As the CBS summer sci-fi hit Under the Dome returns for Season 2, CBS presents a one-hour special looking back at highlights and storylines from the first season with cast and creator interviews, plus an advance sneak preview of the new season, in Under the Dome: Inside Chester’s Mill on Monday, June 23, at 10pm ET/PT. The Season 2 premiere, “Heads Will Roll” premieres on CBS Monday, June 30, at 10pm ET/PT. ALSO SEE: TCA: CBS renews “Under the Dome”; Stephen King to write Season 2 premiere “Under the Dome”: Jolene Purdy talks about Dodee, playing in Stephen King’s world […]

Tyrant FX
Drama

FX’s intense drama “Tyrant” goes to cool, dark places

Going back home turns out to be a terrible idea for one man in FX’s new 10-part drama series Tyrant (premiering Tuesday, June 24, at 10pm ET/PT). For the past 20 years, Bassam Al Fayeed (Adam Rayner) has been Barry, a respected Los Angeles pediatrician who lives modestly with his wife, Molly (Jennifer Finnigan), and two teenage children. Before coming to America, he was the son of a Middle Eastern dictator, and bore witness to the terrible lengths his father would go to maintain his grip on power. Barry’s self-imposed exile ends when he reluctantly takes his family on a […]

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Comedy

CeeLo Green’s The Good Life: Goodie Mob reunites on TBS

On paper, CeeLo Green’s new TBS show is about the charismatic pop and hip-hop star and former The Voice coach reuniting with his very first musical group (and longtime best friends) Goodie Mob after a 14-year hiatus to record last year’s Age Against the Machine. In the six-episode series’ hilarious promos, it also involves tigers, flaming pianos, foulmouthed cartoon critters and Green getting schooled by a Little Leaguer. In actuality, CeeLo Green’s The Good Life is about four ambitious guys, who grew up together in the Atlanta music scene, finding laugh-out-loud ways to breathe fresh life into the art and […]

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Magazine Archive

FIFA World Cup 2014 TV schedule and preview

The FIFA World Cup 2014 TV schedule begins June 12 with Brazil vs. Croatia. All 64 matches of the tournament will be televised live, with ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC airing the English-language broadcasts, and Univision, Univision Deportes, UniMás and Galavision broadcasting in Spanish. Sports events don’t get any bigger than the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament, the monthlong global extravaganza that sends lovers of “The Beautiful Game” into a frenzy every four years. From June 12-July 13, soccer-crazy Brazil hosts the tournament for the second time (the first was in 1950), with games in 12 cities. The host country, whose […]

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Drama

Eric Dane talks The Last Ship on TNT

If you were one of the zillion Grey’s Anatomy fans caught up in a collective swoon over Eric Dane’s “Dr. McSteamy”Mark Sloan, you may do a double take when you first see him as Navy Commanding Officer Tom Chandler in TNT’s pulse-pounding new action series The Last Ship. There’s no mistaking the heartthrob face and piercing blue eyes, but that signature seductive heat has been replaced with an austere cool that Dane attributes to the kind of real-life hero he’s representing. “This guy is not just the square-jawed Navy guy with the commander’s voice, barking orders; I wanted to bring […]

Jennifer Falls
Comedy

Jaime Pressly leads an awesome cast in TV Land’s “Jennifer Falls”

In TV Land’s first original single-camera sitcom, Jennifer Falls (Wednesdays beginning June 4 at 10:30pm ET/PT), Jaime Pressly stars as Jennifer Doyle, a high-powered executive who’s forced to start over after she’s fired for having “anger issues.” ALSO SEE: 7 Questions With … Jaime Pressly of TV Land’s Jennifer Falls Losing everything except her mountain of debt, Jennifer and her teenage daughter move in with Jennifer’s mother (Jessica Walter), an emotionally detached psychotherapist. Jennifer takes a job in a sports bar owned by her brother (Ethan Suplee) and his passive-aggressive wife (Nora Kirkpatrick), and has to make amends with an […]

Mackenzie Davis
Interview

Mackenzie Davis plays “Halt and Catch Fire” computer genius Cameron

AMC’s new fictional drama Halt and Catch Fire, premiering Sunday, June 1, at 10pm ET/PT, goes back to the early 1980s, when personal computing was in its infancy and Apple and IBM had the market cornered. Enter Joe MacMillan (Lee Pace), a former IBM exec with a chip on his shoulder and a vision to turn his new employer, Cardiff Electric, on its head. Joe enlists down-on-his-luck Cardiff engineer Gordon Clark (Scoot McNairy) to help him crack the IBM PC’s codes and put the screws to Big Blue. Joining their team is computer prodigy Cameron (Mackenzie Davis), a brilliant but […]

The Leftovers HBO Justin Theroux
Drama

We talk The Leftovers on HBO with star Justin Theroux

Imagine it. You’re in the midst of an ordinary day — at your job, at the mall, in your home, your car, an airplane — when 2 percent of the world’s population vanishes in an instant. No natural disaster. No terrorist attacks. No carnage. Just random empty spaces where people used to be — celebrities, political and religious leaders, your neighbor, your spouse, your child. And no one can explain it. How would you adapt? Who might you become in the aftermath? It’s the simple, stunning scenario at the heart of best-selling author Tom Perrotta’s 2011 novel The Leftovers, which […]