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NBC Wonders Why Bother to Sign On

David Juskow | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
David Juskow

For seven years NBC tried to tell everyone that 30 Rock was a hit. It was not. Critics enjoyed it but no one was rabidly watching it like Modern Family. The Blacklist is the ONLY holdover for new shows from last season and that is only good because James Spader is truly "the man".

Hilary Swank in The Homesman at the Hamptons International Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Holding court after a sumptuous brunch honoring Hilary Swank for receiving Montblanc's Creative Impact in Acting award and Variety's "Class of 10 Acto...

Upcoming Award Show -- Honoring Celebrities: Film and Television

Pamela Glasner | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

Question: What do science fiction, fantasy and horror have in common? Answer: they are the genres honored annually, for the past four decades, by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.

Mike Ryan

What To Expect From James Spader's Ultron In 'Avengers' Sequel

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment

Back in July at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel announced that the title of the next Avengers movie would be "The Avengers: Age of Ultron." In the comics,...

Get Ready For More Of 'The Blacklist'

Posted 10.04.2013 | TV

"The Blacklist" is about to get even twistier -- NBC has picked up its freshman James Spader-led drama for a full first season of 22 episodes. “T...

Two Decent Drama Pilots Air Tonight. Yay?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.23.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

"Hostages" unfolds with the crisp efficiency of a humorless event planner checking tasks off a list; the similarly decent "Blacklist" at least features the hambone performance of James Spader.

Can You Trust The World's Most Wanted Criminal?

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.20.2013 | TV

If one of the world's most wanted criminals strolled into the FBI and surrendered, offering valuable intel on terrorist threats and deadly assassins w...

WATCH: Exclusive First Look At 'The Blacklist'

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 09.17.2013 | TV

NBC's "The Blacklist" premieres Mon., Sept. 23 at 10 p.m. ET, and HuffPost TV has an exclusive preview of the opening scene from the first episode to ...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Elusive Fugitives Of The FBI's Most Wanted List

Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

Throughout the FBI's prolific history of profiled fugitives, there have been a select few who have managed to slip through the fingers of federal agen...

Maggie Furlong

James Spader Is TV's Best New Bad Guy

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.11.2013 | TV

NBC's "The Blacklist" is one of the best new dramas of the season, bringing James Spader back to TV in a role that seems tailor-made for him. Spade...

A Sad Look at the 2013 Fall TV Premieres

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 11.06.2013 | TV
Jeff Sorensen

Well, summer is over, folks, so now it's time to hang out with our real best friend: Television. I'm always interested in what could be the next big show, and even interested in a show that is not only big, but actually good.

The 'Avengers' Sequel Has Found Its Villain

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.29.2013 | Entertainment

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" has found its Ultron. James Spader ("Lincoln," "The Office") will play the role of the title villain, facing off against the...

Maggie Furlong

The Best New Drama Is ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 09.03.2013 | TV

What's the best new drama of the 2013-2014 TV season? HuffPost TV rounded up 19 of the top TV critics in the country to share their picks, and seven n...

Maggie Furlong

'The Blacklist' First Look: Spader Makes Trouble On TV Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.12.2013 | TV

Why would one of the most wanted criminals in the world voluntarily turn himself in to the FBI? NBC's "The Blacklist" (premieres Mon., Sept. 23 at 10 ...

The Many Faces of Harry Lennix

Xaque Gruber | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Harry Lennix is an actor's actor, and 2013 is proving to be a banner year with a string of starring roles including NBC's highly anticipated new series The Blacklist alongside James Spader.

From THE SLANT: Mary Gaitskill on Porn, HBO's Girls and Why Her Lit-Hit, Bad Behavior, Still Matters 25 Years Later

Stephanie Fairyington | Posted 09.28.2013 | Books
Stephanie Fairyington

When author Mary Gaitskill published Bad Behavior in 1988, critics around the world praised her bold and original collection of short stories. The author spoke with The Slant about why she thinks the book has endured and which story she thinks is the strongest.

Can NBC Be Saved?

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 07.30.2013 | TV

We've seen the pilots of NBC's new shows, and while they're not for review (things often change drastically before the shows are set to premiere), we ...

Chris Harnick

NBC's Next Great Drama?

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.13.2013 | TV

"The Blacklist" is one of NBC's most-anticipated new shows. Think of it as "Silence of the Lambs" meets "The Following." The series stars James Sp...

Six New Shows Coming To NBC

Posted 07.10.2013 | TV

NBC has picked up "Ironside," the remake of the 1960s series of the same name starring Blair Underwood. The reboot centers on Underwood as Robert T...

James Spader To Play World's Most-Wanted Criminal In NBC Pilot

Posted 03.13.2013 | TV

James Spader has joined NBC's "The Blacklist" pilot as the male lead, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He'll play Raymond "Red" Reddington, a m...

Christopher Rosen

James Spader Hopes Barack Obama Is Inspired By 'Lincoln'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment

With over $25 million in ticket sales since its limited release bow on Nov. 9, "Lincoln" is just the latest adult-oriented drama to strike gold at the...

ReThink Review: Lincoln - The Perfect Film for the Post-Election Hangover?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.09.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Lincoln may be what America needs right now to remind us what politics, for all its messy, dispiriting ugliness, can and should be about -- doing the right, moral thing to better us all.

LOOK: Daniel Day-Lewis Makes A Convincing 'Lincoln'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 08.23.2012 | Entertainment

Two time Oscar-winner Daniel Day-Lewis ("My Left Foot," "There Will Be Blood") looks every bit the 16th president of the United States in a new poster...

'The Office' Finale Resets The Show, James Spader Departs

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

"The Office" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on NBC) finale seemed determine to right the ship a bit. Some viewers feel the show got a little off track this season, ...

Molly Ringwald: 'I Drink The Blood Of Kristen Stewart'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment

How has '80s star -- everyone's former teenage crush -- Molly Ringwald managed to only get better with age? She drinks Kristen Stewart's blood, of cou...