Breaking TV News: LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN Unveils Star-Studded Lineup for Dave’s Final 28 Shows

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Press Release: David Letterman, the longest-running host in late night history at 33 years, will begin his final 28 broadcasts of the LATE SHOW tonight, with a star-studded lineup of entertainment guests making their final appearances with him. As previously announced, his final LATE SHOW broadcast is Wednesday, May 20 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. [Read more...]

Rachel Brosnahan Previews THE DOVEKEEPERS, Talks HOUSE OF CARDS

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*This article contains major HOUSE OF CARDS spoilers
 
Rachel Brosnahan captivated us with her mesmerizing work in Netflix’s HOUSE OF CARDS and shocked us with her powerful presence in MANHATTAN, tonight we get to see her in an all new light on the CBS two-night miniseries, THE DOVEKEEPERS. 
 
Over the last year Brosnahan has become one of the most promising actors to watch, role after role she keeps delighting us.  Brosnahan has such a wonderful career ahead of her and we are privileged to get to watch her grow and perform.
 
I caught up with the phenomenal young actress about her thoughts on her characters death on HOC, her character Yael in THE DOVEKEEPERS, and what we can look forward to in tonight’s installment of the beloved book’s adaption. [Read more...]

Fall TV Preview: THE MCCARTHYS

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Starring: Tyler Ritter, Jack McGee (“Common Law”), Laurie Metcalf (“Roseanne,” “Getting On”), Joey McIntyre (“The Hotwives of Orlando”), Jimmy Dunn and Kelen Coleman (“The Newsroom”)

Genre: Multi-camera comedy

Premiere Date: Thursday, October 30, 9:30 p.m., CBS (CTV in Canada)

Direct Competition: “A to Z” (NBC), “Gracepoint” (Fox), “Scandal” (ABC), “Reign” (CW)

Premise (in 140 characters or less): A Boston-bred, Irish Catholic family has odd ways of eliciting affection for the youngest son, a 29 year-old gay man contemplating a change. [Read more...]

UNDER THE DOME Stars Colin Ford, Alexander Koch, Eddie Cahill, Mike Vogel and Rachelle Lefevre Share Season 2 Scoop

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Murder, Mystery and Mayhem! What’s in store for your favorite denizens of the dome during the second season of the hit CBS series? We caught up with UNDER THE DOME stars Colin Ford, Alexander Koch, Eddie Cahill, Mike Vogel and Rachelle Lefevre to find out just that. See for yourself, after the jump. [Read more...]

TCA 2014: Quick Takes From CBS’s TCA Presentations for MADAM SECRETARY, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, SCORPION, BATTLE CREEK, STALKER

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On Day 10 of the 16-day biannual Television Critic’s Association Summer 2014 Press Tour, CBS introduced its new programming and the following is a snapshot-look at a few of its new series debuting Fall 2014.

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“Madam Secretary” is CBS’ new political drama starring Tea Leoni, as Elizabeth McCord, a former CIA analyst who is the newly appointed Secretary of State. Co-starring is Tim Daly, as her husband, and Zeljko Ivanek, as the White House Chief of Staff, the show offers a strong portrayal of life inside and outside the White House, as well as its thorny interoffice politics. The show is a fast-paced and finely-tuned political thriller with a bit of a dark-side when another layer of the story comes to light. One of the more interesting features is that Leoni and Daly’s characters share a very supportive and loving relationship, which is rarely seen in television marriages. It is refreshing and helps the audience feel like their characters are worth rooting for in the midst of global politics, which can get very ugly and cut-throat. The multi-faceted characters and multi-layered storylines make this one of the strongest new shows debuting this Fall. Point of interest: Morgan Freeman, who co-starred with Tea Leoni in the film “Deep Impact,” is one of the show’s executive producers along with Barbara Hall (“Homeland,” “Joan Of Arcadia”). (Premieres on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 8:00 pm.) [Read more...]

EXTANT Scoop: Creator Mickey Fisher and Showrunner Greg Walker Talk the Mysteries of Their New Halle Berry Sci-Fi Starrer

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CBS Television has jumped into the sci-fi genre pool with another big splash. This summer CBS is debuting its new sci-fi series EXTANT starring Halle Berry. It starts off as a tale of a female astronaut returning from a 13-month solo mission in space and finding out she is pregnant. Just how is that possible? In addition, she is returning to her husband and son, though she has a hard time acclimating back into her family, especially with the unexpected news of an impossible pregnancy. To add a bit more a twist on the sci-fi angle, her son is a humanic — or rather a robot android that simulates human interaction.

EXTANT looks to explore what it means to be human, what else may be out there in the universe and whether entities alien or android can understand truly the human condition and forge genuine bonds and love.

In a recent press conference call creator and executive producer Mike Fisher and show runner and executive producer Greg Walker talked about the genesis of the show, what themes it seeks to explore and if there is life beyond this season. [Read more...]