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Actor Kenny Johnson Says Media Wouldn't Discuss His Incestuous 'Bates Motel' Role

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment
Pollo Del Mar

While many actors land only one particularly memorable role -- or, for the lucky, perhaps two -- in a career, Kenny Johnson has the opposite problem. ...

Des Doyle and Ryan Patrick McGuffey Learn the Ropes With Showrunners

Alex Simon | Posted 03.18.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

The doc offers numerous firsthand accounts of what it takes to get a TV show on the air and features a backstory that is almost as equally fascinating. Director Des Doyle and Co-Producer Ryan Patrick McGuffey, both natives of Ireland, sat down recently to discuss the arduous journey.

'Shield' Star Due In Los Angeles Court For Arraignment

AP | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Michael Jace is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday for arraignment on a murder charge filed after ...

'Shield' Star Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Wife

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH and ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 07.20.2014 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Michael Jace, who played a police officer on the hit TV show "The Shield," was arrested Tuesday after authorities said he c...

Shawn Ryan Heads Back To Hawaii For Fox Pilot

Posted 10.18.2013 | TV

It looks like Hawaii made an impression on writer Shawn Ryan after "Last Resort" was filmed there in 2012. His new project, Deadline reports, also...

How Did 'Breaking Bad' Stack Up?

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 10.02.2013 | TV

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Now that the dust (and ricin) have settled from Sunday's "Breaking Bad" finale, it's worth considering what makes a dram...

Maggie Furlong

'Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Meets 'The Shield' | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.24.2013 | TV

You've probably heard all about ABC's splashy new drama "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." (premieres Tues., Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. ET), and it really is a...

Secrets Of 'The Shield' Exposed

Mandatory | Posted 11.10.2013 | TV

In the summer of 2000, the top executives in charge of the basic-cable network FX --which was mostly known for showing reruns of "The X-Files" and "B...

Chris Harnick

CCH Pounder On Going From TV Victim To Butt-Kicker | Chris Harnick | Posted 08.27.2013 | TV

CCH Pounder has been lots of things throughout her career -- detectives, aliens, lawyers, doctors and so much more -- but chances are none of it would...

'Sons Of Anarchy' Another 'Shield' Star | Posted 05.23.2013 | TV

Another butt-kicker from "The Shield" is coming to Charming. EW has learned exclusively that the Emmy-nominated CCH Pounder will join FX’s "Sons ...

Movie Review: The Sweeney

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Though Ray Winstone has been a TV star in Great Britain since the mid-1970s, a lot of Americans got their first sighting of the beefy British actor with Gary Oldman's 1997's Nil By Mouth or 2000's Sexy Beast.

Interview: Actor Walton Goggins Gets Justified

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.14.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When he plays Boyd Crowder on FX's wildly entertaining Justified, Walton Goggins is the charming face of evil, the yin to the yang of Timothy Olyphant's Raylan Givens.

Farewell to Damages, One of the Great Dramas of the Last Decade

Ed Martin | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Damages did much to support my hindsight appreciation of TV drama in recent years. Powered by a narrative dynamic that often played with chronological exposition, it was an uncommonly complex and challenging show.

Maggie Furlong

23 Stars Who Turned Down Major TV Roles | Maggie Furlong | Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

"Breaking Bad" wouldn't be the same with anyone other than Bryan Cranston as Walter White; Sarah Jessica Parker made the role of Carrie Bradshaw on "S...

Television’s Most Memorable Male Detectives of All Time (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.29.2012 | Entertainment

Some are obsessive-compulsive neat-freaks. Some aren't afraid to get their hands (or reputations) dirty. Some enjoy a damn fine cup of coffee, while o...

On the Culture Front: Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Due to my own procrastination, this guide is woefully late for Chanukah (I apologize), but just in time for all those celebrating (tolerating) Christmas, Kwanzaa, and my personal favorite, Festivus.

FX's John Landgraf at TCA: I Wish the DVR Had Never Been Invented!

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

DVR is a great device for consumers, but we do pay a penalty. If you take a show on FX, we get paid, from an advertiser standpoint, for about 75 percent of the people actually watching the show.

Rated TV-MA: How Sex Came of Age on Television

Mr. Skin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mr. Skin

Explosions and mechanical mayhem have supplanted plot and character at the movies and thus, the simple art of storytelling has moved into living rooms. Where plots develop and characters grow, sex happens.

"The Shield" Finishes Up

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

During the past year two of the greatest crime dramas ever on television have come to an end: "The Wire" left us in March, and "The Shield" on Tuesday...

"The Shield" To End 7-Season Run

AP | JANICE RHOSHALLE LITTLEJOHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — FX's genre-bending crime thriller, "The Shield," closes its seventh and final season in November, and the fate of Michael Chiklis'...