‘Law & Order: SVU’ Plots NFL Violence Episode
Oct21

‘Law & Order: SVU’ Plots NFL Violence Episode

“Law & Order: SVU” is ripping the Ray Rice/NFL domestic abuse headlines for an episode. The NBC drama has cast “The Walking Dead’s” Chad Coleman and “Think Like a Man’s” Meagan Good in a Nov. 19 episode titled “Spousal Privilege.” In the episode, Coleman will play a former sports star-turned-reporter who is accused of assaulting his girlfriend (Good). Despite photographic...

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Vulture’s TV Viewership Chart — It’s Not A Pretty Picture
Jun13

Vulture’s TV Viewership Chart — It’s Not A Pretty Picture

Vulture reveals the Big Four managed to collectively average a 9.6 rating among viewers under 50, down about 10 percent from last year’s combined 10.1 rating in the key demo. Roughly 40 shows declined by at least 10 percent, while more than 20 lost a quarter (or more) of their audience in a single season. At top of chart: Scandal, Supernatural, Kitchen Nightmares, Chicago Fire, How I Met Your Mother, Law & Order: SVU. At the...

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More NBC Pickups: ‘Constantine,’ ‘Mysteries Of Laura’, ‘A To Z’
May08

More NBC Pickups: ‘Constantine,’ ‘Mysteries Of Laura’, ‘A To Z’

NBC added to its series pickups Thursday, greenlighting David Goyer’s DC Comics adaptation Constantine to series and Mysteries of Laura starring Debra Messing. NBC also picked up comedy A to Z. Constantine — Based on DC Comics’ Hellblazer graphic novels, the drama centers on master of the occult John Constantine (Matt Ryan). He struggles with his faith while haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into...

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Daily Bacon: Munch Retires; ‘SNL’ Gets ‘Scandal-ous'; Mischa Barton Opens Up About Breakdown
Oct16

Daily Bacon: Munch Retires; ‘SNL’ Gets ‘Scandal-ous'; Mischa Barton Opens Up About Breakdown

  CHEWING THE FAT Munch. Sergeant John Munch (Richard Belzer), who first debuted on Homicide: Life in the Street in 1993, then jumped to Law & Order: SVU after Homicide concluded, retires in style. But hopefully he will return in special appearances. Kerry Washington. Scandal star will host SNL on Nov. 2. The Blacklist. Exceptionally strong, creepy episode this week. James Spader is the clear star of the fall TV season....

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‘SVU’ Combo Blockbuster: ‘Deen’ On Trial For Shooting ‘Trayvon’
Aug22

‘SVU’ Combo Blockbuster: ‘Deen’ On Trial For Shooting ‘Trayvon’

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” will take on the killing of Trayvon Martin and the Paula Deen scandal this season. Both in the same episode. Executive producer Warren Leight told EW: (Jeffrey) Tambor is a defense attorney representing a very high-profile celebrity woman chef who thought she was being pursued by a rapist and turned around and it was a teenager, and she shot him.” According to EW, Cybill...

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