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5 Questions With … Elizabeth Gillies of FX’s “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll”

5 Questions With ... Elizabeth Gillies of FX's "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll"

In FX’s new comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Denis Leary plays Johnny Rock, a washed-up, drugged-out frontman for a punk-rock band that had its moment in the sun and then broke up nearly 25 years ago. Since then, Johnny’s been barely scraping by. But things start looking up when a beautiful young woman, Gigi (Elizabeth Gillies), Johnny’s estranged daughter, shows up and asks Johnny to help make her famous. With the looks, the talent and the voice, Gigi might be Johnny’s ticket to fame after all. ALSO SEE: Denis Leary gets the band back together for Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll Gillies, perhaps best known for her role … Continue reading

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7 Questions With … Judy Greer Of FX’s “Married”

Judy Greer

Judy Greer will always be your favorite BFF in romantic comedy movies. But she’s also grown into something of a nerdgirl icon, voicing characters in FX’s Archer and getting exposure as Kitty Sanchez on Arrested Development. She’s also had roles in sci-fi flicks like Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and this summer’s Tomorrowland and Jurassic World. In a role that’s a little more grounded, Greer returns as frazzled wife and mother Lina Bowman in Season 2 of FX’s comedy Married (Thursdays beginning July 16 at 10:30pm ET/PT). We grilled Greer with our always hard-hitting “7 Questions.” 1) What … Continue reading

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FX’s “The Strain” returns for Season 2

FX's "The Strain" returns for Season 2

Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse’s intense thriller The Strain returns to FX for Season 2 on July 12, airing Sundays at 10pm ET/PT. From FX: “As the second season unfolds, the transformation has begun. It can no longer be denied — New York City is rapidly falling to an evil epidemic, and no one is coming to its rescue. Its citizens must fight or die. Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll) and his unlikely allies tried to take down the embodiment of this evil — the Master — and failed. Now Eph and Dr. Nora Martinez (Mia Maestro) concentrate on creating a … Continue reading

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Denis Leary gets the band back together for FX’s Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

Denis Leary

Remember when a rock band’s fame was measured in record sales and radio plays instead of Twitter followers and trending hashtags? Someone might as well stick us in a museum with a pole up our butts because we, like Johnny Rock, are fossils. Comedian and former Rescue Me star Denis Leary returns to FX in the new comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll as Johnny Rock, the drugged-out, aging frontman of early ’90s flash-in-the-pan punk band The Heathens. For nearly 25 years, he’s been living all of the rock star lifestyle with none of the fame or fortune. John Corbett costars as Flash, The … Continue reading

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FX’s Tyrant returns to power: Season 2 preview

FX Tyrant Season 2

High-stakes political thriller Tyrant debuts Season 2 on FX Tuesday, June 16, at 10pm ET/PT. Season 1 saw Bassam “Barry” Al-Fayeed (Adam Rayner) facing treason charges after the failed attempt to overthrow his brother Jamal’s (Ashrof Barhom) brutal rule over Abbudin. In the Season 2 premiere, “Mark of Cain,” Barry awaits punishment for leading the failed coup, while Jamal agonizes over whether or not to execute him. ALSO SEE: FX’s intense drama “Tyrant” goes to cool, dark places: Middle-East turmoil ensnares an American family in FX’s captivating new series Watch Tyrant Season 1 episodes now on Hulu Tyrant Season 2 … Continue reading

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Why Should I Binge-Watch Nip/Tuck?

Why Should I Binge-Watch Nip/Tuck?

WHAT IS NIP/TUCK ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Nip/Tuck now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great Nip/Tuck is a dark drama series revolving around two plastic surgeons who are best friends, partners – and polar opposites. One is a randy playboy; the other is a dedicated family man. But their life paths criss-cross in a number of different ways, a lot of them not so nice. Original TV Home: FX Number Of Seasons: 6 (2003 – 2010) Total Episodes / Time Table: 100 Episodes (40 to 68 minutes each) = approx. … Continue reading

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FX The Americans Season 3 finale: “March 8, 1983”

FX The Americans

Preview: The Americans Season 3 finale: “March 8, 1983” Season 3 of the FX hit spy thriller The Americans comes to a close Wednesday, April 22, at 10pm ET/PT in this episode titled “March 8, 1983.” While it doesn’t give much hint at what awaits KGB operatives Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth (Keri Russell), the titular date was when President Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Union an “evil empire” in a speech in Orlando, Fla. In the season finale, Elizabeth and Paige (Holly Taylor) take a trip that lands them in treacherous territory. And after an emotionally charged mission, Philip turns … Continue reading

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End of the road for Raylan and Boyd in FX’s Justified series finale: “The Promise”

FX Justifies series finale

Remember the summer of 2009 and FX’s announcement of a 13-episode order for Lawman, based on the work of the late, great crime fiction author Elmore Leonard? After six seasons, the tale of Harland, Ky., lawman Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) and career criminal Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins) comes to a close on FX on Tuesday, April 14, at 10pm ET/PT in the Justified series finale, “The Promise.” “I will say that it is nice knowing that, you know, the show — to have an opportunity to know the end is coming,” Olyphant says. “Usually, when things end, I’m not the first person … Continue reading

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Louis C.K. returns for a “playful and goofy” Season 5 of his FX hit “Louie”

FX Louie Season 5

Louis C.K. returns for Season 5 of his hit FX comedy series Louie on Thursday, April 9, at 10:30pm ET/PT. The season premiere episode, “Potluck,” immediately follows the series premiere of The Comedians. C.K. says his standup material inspires the direction of the writing on the TV series. “I always have an intention at the beginning of the season, but I can never really quite get to the intention,” he says. “Like I start with an intention, and then I just kind of move around, and then I look at what I wrote, and I go, ‘All right. Let’s shoot it. It’s what … Continue reading

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Billy Crystal and Josh Gad buddy up for FX’s “deliciously uncomfortable” series “The Comedians”

FX The Comedians

FX’s new comedy The Comedians (premiering April 9 at 10pm ET/PT) is a show about a show starring the guys behind the guys. Comedy legend Billy Crystal partners with (relative) newcomer Josh Gad (Frozen, The Wedding Ringer) in this mockumentary-style, behind-the-scenes look at their new comedy/variety show. Reluctantly paired up for The Billy & Josh Show, Crystal and Gad power through network execs’ demands, underperforming assistants, a skittish producer and their own conflicting comedic philosophies. “It’s a complicated show,” Crystal says of The Comedians. “We have a live show within the show, you have the sketches that fold into the … Continue reading

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