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“Full Circle” has a pretty full cast for its upcoming second season. The DirecTV anthology series has added a slew of actors for its sophomore run, including Stacy Keach, “Lost” alum Terry O'Quinn, Brittany Snow (“Pitch Perfect”), “Ally McBeal” veteran Calista Flockhart, Patrick Fugit (“Almost Famous”), David Koechner and “Perception” actor Eric McCormack. Also read: ‘Harry Potter’ Star Tom Felton: DirecTV's ‘Full Circle’ Was ‘a Challenge’ The first season of the series featured cast members including “Harry Potter” actor Tom Felton, “Friday Night Lights” star Minka Kelly and “Private Practice” alum Kate Walsh. O'Quinn will play Chicago cop Jimmy Parerra, »
- Tim Kenneally
Kate Walsh had a long run playing Addison Montgomery, first on Grey's Anatomy and then on Private Practice. Will her Bad Judge TV show last as long on NBC or will it be cancelled after one short season? Stay tuned.
Bad Judge follows Rebecca Wright (Walsh), an unorthodox judge of the Los Angeles County Circuit Court. She's tough-as-nails and one of La's most respected criminal court judges but has a truly wild lifestyle in her off hours. The rest of the cast includes Tone Bell, Ryan Hansen, John Ducey, and Miguel Sandoval.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- usually the next day, around 11:30am Est/8:30am Pst. Refresh to see »
Bad Judge follows Rebecca Wright (Walsh), an unorthodox judge of the Los Angeles County Circuit Court. She's tough-as-nails and one of Los Angeles' most respected criminal court judges but she also has a truly wild lifestyle in her off hours. The rest of the cast includes Tone Bell, Ryan Hansen, John Ducey, and Miguel Sandoval.
The show debuted on October 2nd with a 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.84 million viewers. This certainly wasn't a great start. The second installment drew a 1.3 in the demo with 5.24 million.
While Bad Judge's ratings aren't very good, it's positive that the numbers didn't go down that »
Other anticipated selections include Hyde Park International’s 99 Homes directed by Ramin Bahrani starring Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon and WestEnd Films’ Michael Winterbottom drama The Face Of An Angel with Daniel Bruhl, Kate Beckinsale and Cara Delevingne.
Vmi Worldwide presents the drama Any Day from Rustam Branaman with Sean Bean, Kate Walsh and Eva Longoria and buyers will also get the chance to see Arclight’s action adventure The Last Knight starring Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman and directed by Kazuaki Kiriya.
More than 415 films will screen at the market, including 331 market premieres and 91 world premieres.
Afm is set »
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AFM runs Nov. 5-12 in Santa Monica with over 415 films screening. “Suite Francaise,” directed by Saul Dibb and based on the Irene Nemirovsky novel, also stars Matthias Schoenaerts, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Riley, Ruth Wilson, Lambert Wilson and Margot Robbie.
TF1 International is selling international rights. The Weinstein Co. has U.S. rights.
Other notable world premieres include “How to Make Love Like an Englishman” with Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek and Jessica Alba (The Solution); Helen Hunt’s “Ride” (6 Sales); “The Last Knights” with Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman (Arclight); and “Any Day,” starring Sean Bean, Kate Walsh, and Eva Longoria (Vmi).
- Dave McNary
Check out this week's best and most provocative options for streaming on the web. How many times have you seen "Fletch"? Add another hundred to it this month. Netflix "Arrow", season 2 Catch up on the second season before the third premieres tonight. We can never do enough to tell Katie Cassidy we're sorry about that "Melrose Place" revamp. "Jay Mohr: Funny for a Girl" One of the bright spots in the dreaded '94-'95 season of "SNL" was the appearance of Jay Mohr, whose salty, smirky humor is somehow more impish than Norm MacDonald's. Fun fact I often forget: He is married to Nikki Cox. "Raising Hope", season 4 Shhh, secret: We're running a list of the "50 Funniest Women of the Past 50 Years" feature next week. You better believe Cloris Leachman made the list. Go watch the series that garnered Phyllis Lindstrom her twenty-second Emmy nomination. (Leachman has the most »
- Louis Virtel
File this under another reason to love Kate Walsh. When a fan tweeted a flashback photo of Kate from decades ago sporting a very dated 'do, the Grey's Anatomy actress wasn't afraid to have a little fun at her own expense. Kate retweeted the photo with the caption, "An unfortunate hair choice in the late 90s." We love that Kate can fully embrace her cringe-worthy beauty moments from the past, because we've all got 'em. In the '90s pic, Kate has a haircut that we would dub a "mushroom-style bob." The dyed blond bob is voluminous up top and then curves down toward her chin, creating a heart-shaped effect. And to make the pic even more retro, Kate is wearing lilac eye »
The Voice is about to receive a Swift kick to its Knockout regions.
It’s less painful than it sounds, though. Putting it more plainly, country-pop sensation Taylor Swift will serve as the sole adviser for all four teams during the NBC singing competition’s Season 7 Knockout Rounds, the network announced today.
Going against CBS's “Thursday Night Football,” NBC's “Bad Judge” and “A to Z,” along with Fox's “Gracepoint,” drew lukewarm ratings with their premieres on Thursday night, according to preliminary numbers. The new Kate Walsh series “Bad Judge,” premiering at 9 p.m., drew a soft 1.3 rating/4 share in the 18-49 demographic most important to advertisers and notched 5.9 million total viewers. The freshman romantic comedy “A to Z” followed at 9:30 and fared similarly, posting a 1.2/3 in the demo with 4.8 million total viewers. Also read: Kate Walsh Plays a Walking Disaster in the Even Worse ‘Bad Judge’ Versus last September's »
- Tim Kenneally
Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour)
TV show dates: October 2, 2014 -- Tbd
Series status: Has not been cancelled
TV show description:
This comedy series revolves around Judge Rebecca Wright (Kate Walsh) of the Los Angeles County Circuit Court. She's tough-as-nails and one of La's most respected criminal court judges. She has a reputation for unorthodox behavior in the courtroom, including creative rulings and saying exactly what's on her mind.
Her private life, on the other hand, is anything but innocent and she has a truly wild lifestyle. While there's no shortage of male admirers who would love to spend time with her, she's not ready to settle down.
Other characters include bailiff Tedward (Tone Bell), »
(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if you have not yet seen the series premiere of NBC's “Bad Judge” entitled “Pilot.”) After watching Kate Walsh prance around for 30 minutes as the poster child for a grown-up who never really grew up, I'm still not sure whether I hate NBC's “Bad Judge,” or just find it incredibly dumb. Maybe a little of both. Walsh is a fantastic actress with a wide range of talents, including comedy, but none of them were on display here. While there is potential in the concept of a respected judge on the bench who is. »
- Jason Hughes
The pilot to Bad Judge feels off. That's not unexpected for a show that's already had two showrunners, a heavily revised first episode, and major cast alterations before the pilot has even premiered. Out of all of the behind-the-scenes calamity, though, comes a pilot that looks more like Frankenstein's Monster than a half-hour comedy. It's an episode that stitches together parts of completely different concepts in the hopes of making something cohesive, but instead delivers an episode nothing short of erratic. In the patchwork of a pilot, Bad Judge is missing just about every key ingredient—coherent plotting, concrete characterization, »
- Jonathon Dornbush
It’s hard to tell whether we should be impressed by Rebecca Wright, or just feel a little sorry for her.
Based on the series premiere of Bad Judge, I’m guessing it’s a little of both.
In the freshman comedy, which debuted Thursday on NBC, Private Practice‘s Kate Walsh stars as the titular judge, who’s excellent in the courtroom — but outside it? Well, she’s a mess. (Exhibit A: In the first five minutes of the show, she oversleeps, grabs a pregnancy test on her way to work, then celebrates its negative results as she walks into a sentencing. »
I posted my review of "Bad Judge" on Monday. Not it's your turn. For those of you who tuned in tonight, what did you think? Was Kate Walsh's judge too bad, not bad enough, or just right? Could you identify which scenes were leftovers from the original pilot and which were added later? (And did you notice the many continuity mistakes that happened as the result of the Frankenstein approach?) Did you like Ryan Hansen (doing his second "Bad" sitcom in a row) as Walsh's sex buddy? Tone Bell as the bailiff? The kid whom the revised pilot goes out of its way to write out hastily? Did you laugh? And will you watch again? Have at it. And enjoy Kate Walsh's Photoshopped puppet legs one more time. »
- Alan Sepinwall
Jerry Seinfeld: “Portlandia” is “beyond brilliant” — “easily one of the best comedies of all time" Seinfeld, who was just in Portland shooting "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" with Fred Armisen, says: “I’m kind of obsessed with ‘Portlandia' right now,” adding that “I think that’s the best comedy on TV right now." Teresa and Joe Giudice will talk about their prison sentence on “Watch What Happens Live” The “Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars will give their first post-sentencing interview on Monday. Plus: Inside the rise and fall of Teresa Giudice. Katy Perry is coming to Espn’s “College Gameday” She’ll be the celebrity guest picker when “Gameday” broadcasts Saturday morning from the campus of Ole Miss. Click Read Full Post For More Viola Davis on “How to Get Away with Murder” posters: "“I see pressure. I’m aware that my booty is on the line »
- Norman Weiss
We really wanted to like 'Bad Judge,' however this series is just not that funny.
Every TV fan knows that Fall is the most overwhelming season of the year. Why? One very simple reason: Too many shows and too little time. So we at ETonline are reviewing each and every one of the new fall TV shows to bring you our reviews on the good, the bad, the adorable and the just plain horrible.
Show: Bad Judge
When It Airs: Thursdays at 9 p.m. on NBC.
Photos: Check Out Our Reviews on All the New Fall Shows!
Here's What You Need to Know: Bad Judge is centered on (you guessed it!) a judge who has sex in her chambers, shows up to work »
She's a baaaad judge. She has hangovers. She drives a scuzzy van and has sex on her desk. She wears shorts. She has several pairs of glasses. Buh-buh-buh-baaaad to the bone. She's so bad, she sexually harasses the lawyers who are arguing cases in front of her, and she has everyone in the courtroom arrested because who even cares about the abuse of judicial power? Ha, ha, ha, she's a bad judge. Bad, bad, bad.Bad Judge, which premieres at 9 p.m. tonight on NBC, is a bad show, though it has a pretty solid cast. Kate Walsh stars as Rebecca Wright, and one hopes when this show gets canceled — which it will, perhaps by the time you're done reading this paragraph — she heads back to ShondaLand, either returning to Grey's Anatomy or maybe doing an arc on Scandal. She could even be a bad judge on How to »
- Margaret Lyons
The Office’s Angela Kinsey is returning to NBC on its new upcoming series Bad Judge. The comedy stars Kate Walsh as the sexually unapologetic, well-respected judge Rebecca, whose personal life is often messier than the criminals she sentences. Kinsey will play the recurring role of Michelle Wagoner, Rebecca’s old pal from childhood, who is recently divorced and looks for help to regain some happiness and make up for the lost time she spent with her loser ex. Michelle and Rebecca are the Thelma and Louise of the San Fernando Valley. (As she never saw the ending of the movie, »
- Natalie Abrams
An intelligent, hard-working and successful woman whose professional life is perfect, but whose personal life is, well, less so? Yes, Kate Walsh's new gig starring on NBC's Bad Judge may not sound like a huge stretch from her days on Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice as Dr. Addison Montgomery, but Judge Rebecca Wright makes Addison look like pretty tame.
"It's two different beasts," Walsh tells TVGuide.com. "I think Addison is probably more sophisticated for sure. [Rebecca]'s a little more edgy."
That's a serious understatement....
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- Kate Stanhope
Not sure what to watch on TV this evening? Don't worry -- we've got you covered. Every day, we here at Moviefone will share our picks for the shows we think are worth watching tonight. Be prepared! Here's what's on TV Thursday October 2:
"Vampire Diaries" (CW, 8 p.m.)
Season 6 of the sexy vampire hit kicks off with Elena returning to college as a Sophomore as she learns the truth about what Stefan has been up to.
Not caught up? Watch "The Vampire Diaries" Now
"Bad Judge" (NBC, 9 p.m.)
Kate Walsh stars as a Los Angeles judge balancing work and wild personal life.
"Gracepoint" (Fox, 9 p.m.)
This 10-episode mystery based on The UK's "Broadchurch" follows the aftermath and investigation of a boy's murder in a small town.
"Reign" (CW, 9 p.m.)
The second season begins with a plague threatening the stability of the kingdom.
Watch "Reign" Now
"A to Z" (NBC, »
- Alana Altmann
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