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You're the Worst's Aya Cash Teases Season 2, Her Serpentine Sirens Stint

3 March 2015 8:52 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Let it be known: When You’re the Worst star Aya Cash found out her Sirens guest gig involved working with a giant python, she was more than prepared to get close-up with her scaly co-star.

Then series co-creator Bob Fisher informed her, “‘Aya, there’s no python,'” she recalls, laughing. “I was ready to go full Britney Spears with it and think I was a badass.”

Related Cable Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

Cash’s appearance on the USA Network comedy (Tuesday, 10/9c) gave TVLine an opportunity to »

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USA’s ‘Sirens’ Let Pythons Be Pythons Episode Video, Photos

28 February 2015 12:37 PM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

TV Picks: USA’s ‘Sirens’ Let Pythons Be Pythons Episode Video, Photos“Sirens” is Denis Leary’s baby at USA, the story of three Chicago EMTs who are great at saving other people’s lives, but terrible at dealing with their own. Riding an ambulance in a city like Chicago is a tough gig, but best friends Johnny and Hank seem to have it figured out, even if they can’t figure out much else. With excitable new guy Brian in tow, they make their way from one crisis to the next, trying to keep level heads as they deal with life or death […] »

- April Neale

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Denis Leary’s ‘Sirens’ Screw the One Percent Previews! Tuesday, Feb. 24

21 February 2015 2:26 PM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

TV Picks: Denis Leary’s ‘Sirens’ Screw the One Percent Previews! Tuesday, Feb. 24 on USA Network!Sirens – Airs Tuesdays at 10/9cOn Tuesday’s new episode of Sirens: Johnny has to deal with his prejudice against “rich white guys” when Hank starts dating Johnny’s wealthy landlord. Meanwhile, Billy helps Brian work through his heartbreak, after Voodoo starts seeing a guy she met on an asexual message board.Screw the One Percent – PromoA Show You Should Be Watching – PromoFrom the distinct, comedic point of view of Denis Leary and Bob Fisher (Wedding Crashers),  USA Network’s “Sirens” follows three of Chicago’s best EMTs […] »

- April Neale

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9 Movies You Forgot J.K. Simmons Was In

31 January 2015 3:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

J.K. Simmons has been taking awards season by storm. The Whiplash star not only scored an Academy Award nomination to add to his accolades, but he's even hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend. But Simmons, 60, didn't become a star overnight. In fact, his résumé includes over 140 projects since 1986, some which sent us running to Netflix to refresh our memories. Without further ado, we proudly present our Nine Movies You Forgot J.K. Simmons Was In (some of which he probably wants to forget, too). 1. The First Wives Club (1996)The revenge comedy featured plenty of stars like Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, »

- Matthew Cole Weiss, @MattColeWeiss

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9 Movies You Forgot J.K. Simmons Was In

31 January 2015 3:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

J.K. Simmons has been taking awards season by storm. The Whiplash star not only scored an Academy Award nomination to add to his accolades, but he's even hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend. But Simmons, 60, didn't become a star overnight. In fact, his résumé includes over 140 projects since 1986, some which sent us running to Netflix to refresh our memories. Without further ado, we proudly present our Nine Movies You Forgot J.K. Simmons Was In (some of which he probably wants to forget, too). 1. The First Wives Club (1996)The revenge comedy featured plenty of stars like Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, »

- Matthew Cole Weiss, @MattColeWeiss

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'Spider-Man': J.K. Simmons May Return as J. Jonah Jameson

31 January 2015 2:07 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

One character The Amazing Spider-Man never got around to showing was fan-favorite J. Jonah Jameson, Peter's boss at the Daily Bugle. While it was rumored that Jim Carrey might play a new version of Jameson in the big screen reboot, there were also plenty of rumblings that J.K. Simmons may reprise the iconic role. Now, the actor has backed up these rumors, claiming he's heard about the possibility of a new project that could see him return.

In a recent interview with Howard Stern, the radio legend asked J.K. Simmons if he was every going to do another Spider-Man. His answer was not 'no'. In fact, the actor states:

"I just heard that we...that's a possibility."

Howard Stern follows this up by asking if he even wants to come back to once again play J. Jonah Jameson. The actor's response:

"Absolutely."

This is interesting, not just because he might return, »

- MovieWeb

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Wme-img Acquires Boutique Agency That Reps Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel

28 January 2015 4:34 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Wme-Img has acquired Dixon Talent, the boutique agency that specializes in comedy stars and is the longtime home of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel.

Dixon Talent, launched in 2001 by James Dixon, will run as an autonomous entity within Wme-Img and remain based in New York.

“James has built his business on two core philosophies that are intrinsic to Wme-Img: a belief in great talent and applying an entrepreneurial approach to representation,” said Wme-Img co-ceo Patrick Whitesell. “We look forward to extending his business even further through the resources Wme-Img has to offer across each of its divisions,” said Wme-Img co-ceo Ari Emanuel.

Dixon is known for his close relationships with the clients that he helped launch to stardom, including the latenight trio of Stewart, Colbert and Kimmel. Other notables on Dixon’s current roster include Carson Daly and Espn’s Bill Simmons. »

- Cynthia Littleton

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Sirens' Michael Mosley: Why He's Happy He 'Finally' Got a Second Season of Something

28 January 2015 12:05 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Sirens returned for a second season on Tuesday, and star Michael Mosley sure hopes you watched! In an exclusive interview with People, Mosley, 36, confided that he was worried he had "the stink" on him following leading roles on such short-lived series as Kidnapped, Kings, Pan Am, Last Resort and the Scrubs pseudo-spinoff. The series, loosely based on the British series of the same name, follows a group of Chicago EMTs. Adapted by Denis Leary and screenwriter Bob Fisher, Sirens is the workplace comedy you might not be watching but absolutely should be. The comedy is as accessible as it is smart, »

- Amanda Michelle Steiner, @amandamichl

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TV’s New and Returning Show Premieres: ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Htgawm,’ ‘Blacklist’

26 January 2015 3:18 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

DVRs at the ready: ShondaLand returns, James Spader’s “Red” Reddington puts in a post-Super Bowl appearance, next wave of AMC’s zombie apocalypse is imminent

Tis the season to be glued to your couch as networks unleash mid-season premieres of returning shows — including Shonda Rhimes‘s ABC line up of “How to Get Away With Murder,” “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” which returns Thursday, Jan. 28 — and new offerings like AMC’s “Breaking Bad” prequel “Better Call Saul,” due Sunday, Feb. 8.

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“Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations” – Travel Channel

Tuesday, Jan. 27

Sirens” – USA Network

Also Read: ‘Suits’ Returning to USA Network »

- Deborah Day and Alicia Banks

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‘Draft Day’ DVD Review

24 January 2015 2:06 PM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary, Sean Combs, Frank Langella, Sam Elliot, Rosanna Arquette, Terry Crews, Tom Welling, Ellen Burstyn | Written by Scott Rothman, Rajiv Joseph | Directed by Ivan Reitman

Ok, so it’s fair to say I’m not a sports guy. I hated playing sports in high school, I don’t watch sports on TV (well apart from the odd Superbowl on Channel 4 back when I was a teenager) and I certainly would never choose to watch sports over a movie. But what about sports movies? I’m a sucker for them! Of course it helped that I had a parent who loved the feel-good underdog stories that many a sports flick was essentially built around. Thanks to my mum I grew up watching sports movies such as Major League, Lucas, Field of Dreams, Hoosiers, The Mighty Ducks and many more…

But in recent years it »

- Phil Wheat

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Justin Bieber Set for ‘Comedy Central Roast': Let the #Bulgegate Jokes Rip

20 January 2015 7:26 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The torching of the pop star will tape in Los Angeles on a date to be revealed soon

In a comedian’s dream come true, the next “Comedy Central Roast” will feature Justin Bieber as the punching bag and headliner.

The cable channel’s hilarious president of Content Development & Original Programming, Kent Alterman, already fired the first shot: “Justin has been asking us for a few years to roast him, and we just kept telling him to go create more source material first,” he said. “We’re thrilled he listened.”

Also Read: 18 Comedians Who Died Too Soon – From John Pinette »

- Tony Maglio

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PBS Inks Co-Production Deal With BBC; Greenlights Civil War Drama From Ridley Scott

19 January 2015 10:21 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TCA 2015: Additionally, the broadcaster has ordered two new “Masterpiece” dramas and two documentary series on nuclear weapons

PBS has inked a co-production deal with BBC and BBC Worldwide, PBS’s president and CEO Paula A. Kerger announced during Monday’s Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena.

Additionally, the broadcaster has ordered a new Civil War drama series produced by Ridley Scott (“Gladiator”) and two new “Masterpiece” series. Also, PBS will produce two new documentary specials focusing on nuclear weapons.

Under the BBC pact, the companies plan to produce eight to 10 new specials to begin premiering as early as this summer. »

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‘Justified’ Ep Says Final Season Won’t Be a ‘Greatest Hits’ Package

18 January 2015 4:46 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TCA 2015: Graham Yost says FX drama won’t bring back old characters as an homage to past seasons

Raylan Givens likely won’t be facing off against his old foes before he hangs up his badge.

With the FX drama “Justified” heading into its final season (which premieres Tuesday), the cast and producers of the show gathered at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena on Sunday to discuss, among other topics, what viewers can expect during the last go-around.

See photos: The Scene at TCA: Funny, Frank and Flippant Quotes From the 2015 TV Press Tour (Photos)

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- Tim Kenneally

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Denis Leary Delivers Obscenity-Filled PBS Rant During ‘Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll’ Panel

18 January 2015 3:28 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TCA 2015: Leary also takes a pot shots at pretentious actors while promoting his upcoming FX show

Denis Leary delivered a profanity-fueled riff to weary journalists limping to the finish line Sunday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena.

A frequent target of his barbs: PBS, which occupies the final two days of the press tour. “I know, you’ve been here for 14 days? Twelve. And you’ve got two days of fucking PBS coming up, right? So the FX day is your fucking last chance.”

Also Read: The Scene at TCA: Funny, Frank and Flippant Quotes From »

- Tim Kenneally

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Denis Leary Calls Elizabeth Gillies His ‘Secret Evil Plan’ to Boost ‘Sex& Drugs’

18 January 2015 1:55 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Denis Leary delivered his usual rowdy session on Sunday in introducing his new FX comedy, “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll,” at Sunday’s Television Critics Assn. press tour.

Despite Leary’s salty language and blunt banter (for instance, jabbing PBS for having two days at TCA), the comedian focused the crowd’s attention on the breakout potential of the actress who plays his daughter, Elizabeth Gillies.

Gillies is best known for her starring role on Nickelodeon’s “Victorious,” which means “Sex&Drugs” marks her graduation to adult roles.

“I had to have a girl who could really sing rock ‘n’ roll, and would be willing to sing live on set because I wanted the vocals to be recorded live,” Leary said, adding that his cast of musicians had to be sexy, dramatic, comedic and have the ability to improvise. “I really wanted to capture the vocals live. Any audience at home »

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Denis Leary lets F-bombs fly to promote 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll'

18 January 2015 1:38 PM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Denis Leary is going to fit in perfectly when it comes to the rock star life. The Rescue Me alum is returning to FX for his new series Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, in which he plays a middle-aged former rock star whose career fizzled in a haze of drugs and alcohol. Now, 25 years after he was on top, he’s trying to make a comeback. During TCA’s winter press tour, Leary dropped no less than 50 f-bombs while promoting his new series. Here are some of the highlights: »

- Natalie Abrams

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Parenthood: Who's 'Super Bummed' to Have Been Cut from Series Finale?

18 January 2015 1:15 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

When NBC’s Parenthood bids us adieu on Thursday, Jan. 29, at least one familiar face won’t be seen taking part in the inevitable sobfest as planned.

Following his Sunday appearance at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, where he was promoting the new FX/Denis Leary comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, John Corbett confirmed that he had shot a scene for Parenthood‘s very final episode, only to learn it didn’t make the cut.

“I got a bad call from [Parenthood creator] Jason Katims two nights ago — they had to cut my great scene,” Corbett shared with reporters. »

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John Landgraf: HBO, FX Lap the Field in ‘Race For TV’s Best’

18 January 2015 9:48 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

When it comes to high-quality TV, there’s HBO, there’s FX — and then there’s everybody else.

That was the bold statement delivered Sunday by FX Networks chief John Landgraf at the start of his exec presentation at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena, Calif.

Landgraf said FX researchers tabulated all of the shows that made year-end lists from critics and other orgs of the best television of 2014. By FX’s count, HBO shows accounted for 250 mentions on 115 such lists while FX Networks shows grabbed 213 mentions. AMC (74), Netflix (67) and CBS (63) rounded out the top five among networks.

Landgraf’s presentation was complete with a bar chart and a pie chart to underscore the gap between HBO and FX and the rest of the field. But more than anything else, it reinforced the competitive drive of Landgraf and his team to be acknowledged as best-in-class in TV and »

- Cynthia Littleton

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FX and Fxx Rev Up New Comedies to Build Distinct Brands

16 January 2015 10:15 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

FX Networks has an aggressive plan to expand its comedy biz in 2015. This year the cabler will launch two series that aim to follow the lead of critically-hailed game changer “Louie,” and Fox’s flagship cabler will take bigger steps to differentiate the branding between comedies on the mothership channel and its Fxx offspring.

The latter half of that strategy began in earnest this week with the debut of “Man Seeking Woman,” a surrealist look at the dating lives of a group of twentysomethings starring Jay Baruchel (“This Is the End”) and executive produced by Lorne Michaels. The half-hour follows Fxx flagship series “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia,” a cult favorite that is now entering its tenth season as a remarkably steady ratings performer.

The wacky narcissists on “Sunny” find themselves arrested for arson one week and hooked on crack the next, while when Baruchel says he’s dating »

- Geoff Berkshire

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Exclusive Interview: Michael Mosley Discusses Sirens Season 2, Comedy Versus Drama, and His New Film

14 January 2015 12:04 PM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

The hit comedy series Sirens, which comes from Denis Leary and Bob Fisher, returns to USA Network for its second season on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 10 p.m. One of the show’s stars, Michael Mosley, who plays Chicago paramedic Johnny Farrell spoke with TVOvermind about Sirens Season 2, what he’s most excited for fans to see in the new season, and his role in the upcoming film Don’t Mess With Texas, which stars Reese Witherspoon and Modern Family‘s Sofia Vergara. Thanks for taking the time to speak with us, Michael. In the Sirens Season 1 finale, Johnny proposes to Theresa, and even though they don’t end up getting married, they decide to move in together. How will their relationship continue to develop in Season 2? They do. They end moving in together, and what they find is that they get bored with each other…So they have to find different ways to spice… »

- Chris King

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