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Canceled TV ShowsCanceled ShowsFrom "Law & Order" to "Ugly Betty," TV series are dropping like flies. No shows are getting hurt more than new TV dramas, many of which employ talented Black actors. We take a look at some of the shows that have been canned and the actors that we'll miss now that they're off the air."Defying Gravity," ABCOn air for just one season, sci-fi/drama "Defying Gravity," featured actors Malik Yoba and Karen LeBlanc as an American astronaut couple aboard a spaceship on a six-year voyage in outer space. After just 13 episodes, ABC decided not to renew the show."FlashForward," Abcabc also passed on renewing another season of science fiction series "FlashForward," starring Michael Ealy and Courtney B. Vance after just 22 episodes."The Deep End," ABCOnly seven episodes in, Nicole Ari Parker and Mechad Brooks' both lost their gig when ABC canceled the courtroom drama "The Deep End. »
For all the fans of Saving Grace, an original series from the American cable network TNT, the third and final season will be released on DVD on July 13, 2010.
In this season of this show created by Nancy Miller, Academy Award winner Holly Hunter (The Piano) plays Grace Hanadarko, a hard-drinking and also immoral detective from the Oklahoma City police. While she fights criminals, she also has to deal with her emotional crisis. Since she was told that she's headed straight to hell, Grace receives help from Earl (Leon Rippy), her "last chance" angel. Will she find peace and redemption in the final season?
Finally, note that the role of Det. Grace Hanadarko earned Holly Hunter Golden Globe, Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. »
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You can bring home the third and final season of a TNT hit series this June, right after the series comes to an end. Saving Grace: Season Three - The Final Season will be released on DVD on June 29, a little over a week after the series finale episode airs on TNT on Monday, June 21. This five-disc set will be priced at $49.98 Srp and will contain the final 19 episodes of the series. It doesn't appear that this set will include any special features, but you can take a look at the cover art below. The series stars Holly Hunter, Bailey Chase, Leon Rippy, Laura San Giacomo, Kenny Johnson, Bokeem Woodbine, Gregory Cruz, Dylan Minnette and Lorraine Toussaint.
A top-notch forceful investigator whose wild personal life translates into a no-holds barred approach to her work, the fiery Oklahoma City police detective is back to tackle her biggest investigation yet... her own emotional crisis. »
Christian Slater is hoping his next venture isn't forgotten.
"The Forgotten" star is giving the pilot game another shot, having signed on to produce and star in a Fox comedy that centers on a team that uses their genius intellects to get past security systems, says The Hollywood Reporter.
In the untitled Adam Goldberg pilot, Slater will play the curmudgeonly, ex-military leader of the Titan Team.
Also joining in the fun is Trevor Moore, who will be the head of reconnaissance.
In other pilot casting news:
- Tate Donovan, lately of "Damages," is heading to ABC for the "No Ordinary Family" drama pilot playing a "mysterious pilot." The project centers on an American family, headed by patriarch Jim (Michael Chiklis), that develops new powers.
21 March 2010 5:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
"Damages" co-star Tate Donovan has joined ABC's drama pilot "No Ordinary Family," Caitlin Fitzgerald has landed the female lead on Fox's comedy pilot "Most Likely to Succeed," Jennifer Ferrin has been cast in NBC's drama pilot "The Cape," Sean Patrick Thomas and Lorraine Toussaint have been added to CBS' drama pilot "The Line," Billy Lush has been cast in Fox's drama pilot "Ride-Along," and Flex Alexander and Dylan Moore have boarded CBS' untitled Burgess/Green drama pilot.
"Family" revolves around a typical American family led by Jim (Michael Chiklis) that suddenly finds itself with new "abilities."
Donovan, whose character on "Damages" was killed off this season, will play a mysterious pilot. Donovan is repped by Gersh.
"Succeed" revolves around a group of friends who once were superstars in high school and are now facing the reality of adulthood.
- By Nellie Andreeva
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