CBS’ “Intelligence” brings “Lost” star Josh Holloway back to TV

Intelligence Josh Holloway CBS

Josh Holloway went into his first read-through for Intelligence thinking he was doing science fiction, yet the more he got into the assignment, he realized it was very current. The high-tech CBS spy series — which has a special premiere at 9pm Tuesday, Jan. 7, before assuming its regular Monday night time slot on Jan. 13 — has Holloway (Lost) playing Gabriel Black, a seasoned soldier who agrees to have a microchip implanted in his brain that makes him the first human ever plugged in directly to the global information grid. This allows him to hack into any data center … Continue reading

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“Bill Cosby Far From Finished” comes to Comedy Central

Bill Cosby Far From Finished

Bill Cosby Far From Finished comes to Comedy Central: It’s been 30 years since Bill Cosby did a televised standup comedy concert in the landmark Bill Cosby Himself. Cosby makes a comeback to TV standup in this special directed by Robert Townsend and compiled from performances Cosby did in Cerritos, Calif., over the summer. Bill Cosby: Far From Finished premieres on Comedy Central Saturday, Nov. 23, at 8pm ET/PT. The press release from Comedy Central below: BILL COSBY CONCERT SPECIAL “FAR FROM FINISHED” TO PREMIERE ON COMEDY CENTRAL® ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23 AT 8:00 P.M. ET/PT Directed by Robert Townsend … Continue reading

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Incredible photos from “NOVA At the Edge of Space”

NOVA At the Edge of Space

Incredible photos from NOVA At the Edge of Space: NOVA: At the Edge of Space on PBS Nov. 20 takes viewers into the zone between the Earth’s atmosphere and outer space, where some amazing phenomena take place. NOVA takes viewers on a spectacular exploration to probe the earth-space boundary zone, home to some of nature’s most puzzling and alluring phenomena: the shimmering aurora, streaking meteors and sprites, fleeting flashes that shoot upwards from thunderclouds. NOVA rides with scientists in a high-flying weather observation plane as they hunt for sprites and finally succeed in snaring them in 3-D video, gaining vital … Continue reading

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Dracula: Victoria Smurfit talks about Lady Jayne’s future on NBC thriller

Victoria Smurfit Dracula

SPOILER ALERT!!! Do not read if you haven’t already seen last night’s episode of NBC’s Dracula. Well, it appears that Drac- er, Alexander Grayson (Jonathn Rhys Meyers) has his would-be mortal enemy Lady Jayne Wetherby (Victoria Smurfit) right where he wants her. After staging an attack where he then attempted to come to her rescue, before allowing her to actually finish off her attacker, Grayson has convinced the vampire huntress that he is devoted to her. Her guard is down, and now she will look everywhere else but her new American lover when trying to ferret out her next undead quarry. … Continue reading

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Mike Tyson Undisputed Truth HBO special Nov. 16

Mike Tyson Undisputed Truth HBO

Mike Tyson Undisputed Truth HBO special Nov. 16: Enjoy a front-row seat in this Spike Lee Joint as “Iron Mike” Tyson recounts the highs and lows of his life in his signature candid style in this concert film of his one-man Broadway stage show. Over the course of 90 minutes, Tyson opens up about his troubled youth, landmark boxing career, key influences, personal and professional controversies, prison, personal loss and, most recently, his rehabilitation and redemption, forged by sobriety and a renewed commitment to family life. Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth premieres on HBO Saturday, Nov. 16, at 8pm ET. Here … Continue reading

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Ravenswood recap: “The Devil Has a Face”

Ravenswood recap: "The Devil Has a Face"

Ravenswood recap: “The Devil Has a Face” By Aleina McGettrick In last week’s episode of Ravenswood, the group was communicating with the ghost of Abigail, and the last answer that they got from her was, “Five Pact.” It was a scary situation to be in, and it’s not one that Luke (Brett Dier) doesn’t know if he can accept. He doesn’t want Olivia (Merritt Patterson) involved in it anymore because he thinks that it’s dangerous and he doesn’t want anything horrible to end up happening to her. Are they the only ones in danger? It doesn’t seem that way when … Continue reading

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The Challenger Disaster movie on Science Channel Nov. 16

The Challenger Disaster movie on Science Channel Nov. 16

The Challenger Disaster movie on Science Channel: Science Channel’s first dramatic feature dramatizes the inquiry into the cause of the 1986 space shuttle Challenger explosion through the eyes of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman (William Hurt). Feynman cut through red tape to uncover breakdowns in the governmental, scientific, design and engineering communities that oversaw the space program. The 1986 explosion of space shuttle Challenger and the loss of its crew is one of the indelible moments in American history — a sobering gut-punch to America’s space program and a disillusive lesson that the most complex machine ever built is still … Continue reading

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Sink your teeth into Nat Geo Wild’s “Jobs That Bite!”

Jobs That Bite! Nat Geo Wild

Outdoor enthusiast Jeremy Brandt tackles some of the oddest, dirtiest, toughest and most dangerous jobs in the animal kingdom in Jobs That Bite! on Nat Geo Wild. Brandt travels the country getting hands-on experience in the less-glamorous aspects of working with animals, including wrangling ostriches on horseback, castrating pigs and taking a lion’s temperature from the tail end. Outdoor enthusiast Jeremy Brandt tackles some of the oddest, dirtiest, toughest and most dangerous jobs in the animal kingdom in Nat Geo Wild’s new Jobs That Bite! Brandt travels the country visiting zoos, wildlife sanctuaries, farms, ranches and more, getting hands-on experience in … Continue reading

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Skylar Astin takes TBS’ “Ground Floor” up a level

Skylar Astin Ground Floor

Skylar Astin takes TBS’ Ground Floor up a level: In TBS’ new sitcom Ground Floor from Bill Lawrence (Scrubs, Cougar Town), an office-building romance between young financier Brody (Skylar Astin, Pitch Perfect) and maintenance worker Jenny (Briga Heelan, Cougar Town) makes for some awkward situations for their coworkers. John C. McGinley also stars. A relationship comedy and a workplace comedy make beautiful music together in Ground Floor, a new TBS sitcom from Bill Lawrence (Scrubs, Cougar Town). Awkwardness ensues after young financier Brody (Skylar Astin, Pitch Perfect) has a presumed one-night stand with maintenance worker Jenny (Briga Heelan, Cougar Town) … Continue reading

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Raising Hope Season 4: Cloris Leachman keeps Maw Maw kicking

Raising Hope Season 4: Cloris Leachman keeps Maw Maw kicking

Raising Hope Season 4: Cloris Leachman keeps Maw Maw kicking Cloris Leachman has worked in show business since the 1940s, won an Oscar in 1972 and took home a record eight Primetime Emmys. After decades of success on stage and screen, the 87-year-old Leachman has finally found a role worthy of her esteemed stature. “Usually I have to take off my pants and sit in the toilet or take off my top and go outside,” Leachman laughs. “You know, it’s one or the other.” For the past three seasons of FOX’s comedy Raising Hope, Leachman has played elderly matriarch Maw … Continue reading

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