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  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • Classic Hollywood: Martin Landau finds love

    Classic Hollywood: Martin Landau finds love
    Martin Landau has worked with some of cinema's most accomplished filmmakers, including Alfred Hitchcock ("North by Northwest"), Francis Ford Coppola ("Tucker: The Man and His Dream"), Woody Allen ("Crimes and Misdemeanors") and Tim Burton ("Ed Wood")....
  • 'Law & Order: SVU's' guest actresses get Emmy's attention

    'Law & Order: SVU's' guest actresses get Emmy's attention
    "We were writing a story for Chris Meloni's character's mother, and she was going to be bipolar. Immediately we thought Ellen Burstyn." So began Neal Baer's wooing of the Oscar-winning Burstyn to the set of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." "We had...
  • ‘Coma’ reborn as A&E miniseries with Lauren Ambrose, Oscar winners

     
    The Robin Cook medical thriller, which became a Genevieve Bujold-Michael Douglas film, will now be a four-hour miniseries, set to arrive Memorial Day Weekend on A&E....
  • New version of 'Coma' on A&E to star several Oscar winners

     
    Richard Dreyfuss, Geena Davis, Ellen Burstyn and James Woods top cast of new version of Robin Cook's "Coma"...
  • Reboot this: Classic TV shows we'd like to see remade

     
    The mania for remaking classic (and sometimes not-so-classic) television shows continues to pick up speed. In recent years, series like “Hawaii Five-O,” “Beverly Hills 90210” and “Battlestar Galactica” have been...
  • 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...
  • “Exorcist” star Ellen Burstyn expresses ambivalence toward planned TV remake

     
    Upon hearing that one of her most famous movies, The Exorcist, is going to be redone as a television series, Ellen Burstyn was having trouble picturing how the 1973 shocker could translate to the small screen. “I don’t quite see how they&#...
  • 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,...
  • This weekend: Sigourney Weaver lifts ‘Political Animals’; Bryan Cranston jolts ‘Breaking Bad’

     
    And there's more drama. The caper drama "Leverage" starts its new season at 8 p.m. Sunday on TNT. On Sunday, there are new episodes of "True Blood" and "The Newsroom" on HBO, "Drop Dead Diva" and "Army Wives" on Lifetime, and "Falling Skies" on TNT....
  • “Political Animals” brings Sigourney Weaver to TV

     
    Sigourney Weaver never wanted to do TV. Not because she was being a snob, mind you — although after having thrived in the film world for more than 30 years, including her iconic stint as Ellen Ripley in the Alien movies, she certainly would have had...
  • Cloris Leachman: Still crazy after all these years

     
    On TV, she is probably best remembered for playing Phyllis on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," where she had memorable run-ins with Betty White's Sue Ann Nivens. White was "just hilarious," Leachman said. "We don’t ever talk, but we are friends."...