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Dennis Franz

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  • 'The Wire' finale is a cop-out for a once-great show

    David Simon wrote a brilliant finale for The Wire. Unfortunately, it was in 2004 at the end of Season 3 - not the 90-minute final episode of the Baltimore-based drama that will air tonight on HBO.Four years ago, series creator Simon wrote a season-...
  • Broadcasters take on FCC indecency rules in Supreme Court showdown

     
    The Supreme Court will hear arguments next week to toss the FCC's indecency rules....
  • “The Simpsons” at 500 — our favorite episodes

     
    The Simpsons airs its 500th episode Feb. 19 at 8pm ET/PT on FOX, as part of its 23rd season (and it will be running through at least Season 25, and Episode No. 559). By now, its longevity, and the numbers and records it keeps racking up year after year,...
  • Memorial Day 2012 programming

     
    Here's a look at the various specials and movies airing on and around this Memorial Day, which remember those who have served in the military, and particularly those who were lost. All times are Eastern. Programming subject to updates; check back for...
  • National Memorial Day Concert: Joe Mantegna and Dennis Franz help give tribute

     
    President Barack Obama's recent pledge that all U.S. troops will return from Afghanistan by the end of 2014 gives extra poignancy to this year's National Memorial Day concert, which will include a tribute to soldiers already home from that country and...
  • Memorial Day: Jessica Sanchez joins Washington concert

     
    CNN's "State of the Union" will have Memorial Day themes. The guests include Gen. Peter Chiarelli (Ret.), former vice chief of staff, U.S. Army; Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., chair, Veterans Affairs Committee; Paul Rieckhoff, founder and executive director,...
  • 'NYPD Blue' partner David Caruso 'had to suffer through quite a bit,' says Dennis Franz

     
    "We've grown over the years as people," says Dennis Franz of David Caruso, "so it was really special to be able to express our feelings toward one another."...
  • Court tosses indecency case against ABC's 'NYPD Blue'

     
    There is nothing indecent about actress Charlotte Ross' rear end. That's the word from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York, which tossed a roughly $1.4 million fine that the Federal Communications Commission had......
  • The Morning Fix: 'NYPD Blue' not indecent after all. Comcast's iPad play. ABC pumps up rates for Oscars.

     
    After the coffee. Before thinking maybe it's time to cutback on the coffee. Sorry, my writer took the morning off. The Skinny: Every day I get up and link to stories about the future of media while listening to the......
  • 'American Idol' creator Simon Fuller honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

     
    Simon Fuller flanked by Carrie Underwood and Ryan Seacrest at walk of fame. Simon Fuller's star continues to shine -- the "American Idol" creator received the 2,441st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame just as the reality competition wraps its 10th...
  • DVD review: Escape to 'Stony Island'

    DVD review: Escape to 'Stony Island'
    Back in 1978, right before rap started to take over the world, an aspiring filmmaker named Andrew Davis — who would later go on to direct “Under Siege” and “The Fugitive” — managed to scrape together the money for...
  • Lifetime's 'Untouchable' throws the book at Drew Peterson

    Lifetime's 'Untouchable' throws the book at Drew Peterson
    It's rare that you can say a piece of television is inevitable. But throughout the media circus following the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, the notion that there would be a Drew Peterson Lifetime movie was about as close to a sure thing as you could...