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‘Claws’: Jimmy Jean-Louis Upped To Regular For Season 2 Of TNT Drama

Jimmy Jean-Louis just nailed a promotion. The Heroes and Heroes Reborn alum has been bumped up to series regular on Claws, TNT's darkly comedic series about the lives of five diverse and treacherous manicurists in a South Florida salon. The Haiti-born actor had recurred on the show’s freshman season as Dr. Gregory Ruval, a love interest of lead Niecy Nash's character. Carrie Preston, Judy Reyes, Karrueche Tran, Jenn Lyon, Jack Kesy, Kevin Rankin, Jason Antoon with Harold…
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Claws: Season Two; Franka Potente Joins the TNT TV Series

Claws has some new company. TVLine reports Franka Potente has joined season two of the TNT TV show.The dramedy stars Niecy Nash as the owner of a Florida nail salon that begins laundering money. The cast also includes Carrie Preston, Harold Perrineau, Jenn Lyon, Judy Reyes, Karrueche Tran, Jason Antoon, Kevin Rankin, Jack Kesy, and Dean Norris.Read More…
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‘Armstrong’ VOD Review

Stars: Vicky Jeudy, Shawn Parsons, Jason Antoon, Christian Anderson, Camille Chen | Written and Directed by Kerry Carlock, Nicholas Lund-Ulrich

Lauren (Vicky Jeudy) is a recovering drug addict who is starting her first night as part of the Los Angeles Emt. Partnered with a jaded and somewhat cynical Eddie (Jason Antoon), she thinks it’s going to be a tough night. But things are about to get a lot worse.

When they get a call to attend a warehouse explosion, they are stopped by a man who collapses in front of them… A wounded drifter called Armstrong. With their communications down, they are unable to call the incident in via radio or phone, they put Armstrong into the ambulance and decide to take him to the hospital.

En route, the ambulance is attacked by a soldier. Armstrong takes out the attacker but with the crew now in danger he has
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Claws: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two on TNT?

Vulture Watch Can Desna get out from under the Dixie Mafia? Has the Claws TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on TNT? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Claws season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About? Airing on the TNT cable channel, Claws stars Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Harold Perrineau, Jenn Lyon, Judy Reyes, Karrueche Tran, Jason Antoon, Kevin Rankin, Jack Kesy, and Dean Norris. The dark dramedy follows the diverse and dangerous staff of the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon, which launders money for the Dixie Mafia. The story centers on owner Desna Simms and her crew. She dreams of out getting out from under the mob’s
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Exclusive: Carrie Preston Previews 'Ballsy' 'Claws' Finale and 'Big Cliffhanger' -- Watch a Sneak Peek!

Exclusive: Carrie Preston Previews 'Ballsy' 'Claws' Finale and 'Big Cliffhanger' -- Watch a Sneak Peek!
Claws is ending its first season with a bang.

On Sunday's finale of the addictive TNT drama, nail salon owner Desna (Niecy Nash) is on the run from Roller (Jack Kesy), the once-presumed dead drug dealer, and her Nail Artisans gang is fearing for the worst. In Et's exclusive sneak peek of the action-packed finale, Desna's motley crew -- Polly (Carrie Preston), Virginia (Karrueche Tran), Ann (Judy Reyes) and Dean (Harold Perrineau) -- race around town to find and rescue Desna.

"There's such a fierce loyalty between all of Desna's divas and the crew will go to the mat for her and for each other, and the thought that she's in peril kicks them all into high gear. Each of them drops everything they're doing and throws all their muscle behind trying to find her and rescue her," Preston tells Et of the finale sneak peek.

With 10 episodes under her belt as everyone's favorite con artist, Preston
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Claws Star Carrie Preston Talks Polly's Shady Past, the Nail Crew's 'Magical' Chemistry and Previews the Finale

Claws Star Carrie Preston Talks Polly's Shady Past, the Nail Crew's 'Magical' Chemistry and Previews the Finale
We’re almost at the end of Claws‘ first season… and we still don’t exactly know who Polly is, do we?

With that sweet smile and preppy sweater tied around her neck, Polly — as played by Emmy winner Carrie Preston (The Good Wife, True Blood) — seems like a picture-perfect Southern belle. But appearances can be deceiving: She’s also a liar and an ex-con who’s stuck wearing an ankle monitor after serving time for identity theft. (And as Virginia learned this season, if you cross one of Polly’s friends, she will not hesitate to cut a bitch.
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Claws: Season One Ratings

For a while, Turner has branded TNT as its drama channel, while reserving comedies for TBS. Will Eliot Laurence's dark dramedy, Claws, fit in with the rest of the TNT slate? Cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned. Starring Niecy Nash as manicure shop owner and money launderer, Desna Simms, Claws follows the diverse and dangerous staff of her Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon. The TNT TV series also stars Carrie Preston, Harold Perrineau, Jenn Lyon, Judy Reyes, Karrueche Tran, Jason Antoon, Kevin Rankin, Jack Kesy, and Dean Norris. Desna dreams of getting out from under the mob's thumb, and starting afresh in a beautiful new shop, but the universe may have other plans. Read More…
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Claws: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two on TNT?

Vulture Watch Can Desna get out from under the Dixie Mafia? Has the Claws TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on TNT? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Claws season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About? Airing on the TNT cable channel, Claws stars Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Harold Perrineau, Jenn Lyon, Judy Reyes, Karrueche Tran, Jason Antoon, Kevin Rankin, Jack Kesy, and Dean Norris. The dark dramedy follows the diverse and dangerous staff of the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon, which launders money for the Dixie Mafia. The story centers on owner Desna Simms and her crew. She dreams of out getting out from under the mob’s
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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Jason Antoon

There are thousands of talented actors who never get their big break in Hollywood. Often, no matter how hard an actor works, success can depend on being in the right place at the right time. One very skilled actor who was lucky enough to perform in front of the right person at the right time is Jason Antoon. Antoon is known for his roles in major productions like Minority Report. He can also be seen starring in the highly popular series Claws. However, many people do not know a great deal about this talented actor. For those wondering who Antoon

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Jason Antoon
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Claws

Network: TNT. Episodes: Ongoing (hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: Thursday, May 25, 2017 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Harold Perrineau, Jenn Lyon, Judy Reyes, Karrueche Tran, Jason Antoon, Kevin Rankin, Jack Kesy, and Dean Norris. TV show description: A dark dramedy, the Claws TV show follows the diverse and dangerous staff of the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon, which launders money for the Dixie Mafia. The story centers on Desna Simms, who owns the salon. A diva and figure-conscious gangster, Desna lives with her brother, Dean (Perrineau), and is fiercely protective of him. He's a sensitive artist on the autism spectrum. Together they dream of one day
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Claws: TNT TV Show Launches in June (Preview)

"This is our place; this is our crew." TNT has released a new preview and announced the premiere date for their upcoming TV series Claws.The dramedy "is a midnight-dark, wickedly funny meditation on female badness set in a Central Florida nail salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures." The cast includes Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Jenn Lyon, Judy Reyes, Jack Kesy, Karrueche Tran, Kevin Rankin, Jason Antoon, Harold Perrineau, and Dean Norris.Read More…
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‘Claws’ Trailer: Niecy Nash Stars in TNT’s Nail Salon Murder Drama

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‘Claws’ Trailer: Niecy Nash Stars in TNT’s Nail Salon Murder Drama
TNT has released the first trailer for its upcoming original series “Claws,” executive produced by Rashida Jones. Actress and comedian Niecy Nash stars as the lead character. The hour-long dramedy follows the rise of five diverse and treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures.

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Carrie Preston, Jenn Lyon, Judy Reyes, Jack Kesy, Karrueche Tran, Kevin Rankin, Jason Antoon, Harold Perrineau and Dean Norris complete the cast of the show, which is described by TNT as a “midnight-dark, wickedly funny meditation on female badness.”

At the center of the story is salon owner Desna (Nash), who lives with and cares for her mentally ill twin brother, Dean (Perrineau). Desna’s staff includes best friend
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Claws: TNT Previews Their Nail Salon Dramedy (Video)

"I'm gonna take care of all of us." TNT has released new previews for their upcoming TV series Claws.The dramedy "is a midnight-dark, wickedly funny meditation on female badness set in a South Florida nail salon." The cast includes Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Jenn Lyon, Judy Reyes, Jack Kesy, Karrueche Tran, Kevin Rankin, Jason Antoon, Harold Perrineau, and Dean Norris.Read More…
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Claws: Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) Joins TNT Dramedy Series

Breaking Bad vet Dean Norris has joined the cast of the Claws TV show at TNT. According to Deadline, Norris is taking over the series regular role of Uncle Daddy, "...a dangerous Dixie Mafia crime boss who is deeply Catholic and actively bisexual." Peter Firth played the character in the pilot.TNT describes Claws as, "...a midnight-dark, wickedly funny meditation on female badness set in a South Florida nail salon." Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Harold Perrineau, Jenny Lyon, Judy Reyes, Jack Kesy, Karrueche Tran, Kevin Rankin, and Jason Antoon star. The hourlong dramedy comes from executive producers Rashida Jones, Will McCormack, and showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois. Read More…
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Claws: No Ordinary Family Vet joins TNT Dramedy Pilot

Jason Antoon has been cast in a series regular role in the Claws TV show pilot for TNT. The hour-long dramedy is set in a Florida manicure shop -- a front for a female-led organized crime ring. Antoon recurred as nefarious math teacher Mr. Litchfield on No Ordinary Family, which was canceled after one season on ABC. His recent TV series work includes guest spots on Showtime's Dice, and Children's Hospital, which ended this year, after eight seasons on Adult Swim.Antoon will play Dr. Ken Brickman on Claws, a nail-salon-as-mob-front show. Deadline reports his character is, "...a bona fide doctor with a decidedly un-bona fide job, working at an illegal drug clinic." He joins Niecy Nash, Harold Perrineau, Jenn Lyon, and Carrie Preston,
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Martin Short visits 'Bitter Party of Five' -- Exclusive Clip

Martin Short visits 'Bitter Party of Five' -- Exclusive Clip
The hilarious Blip.com web series Bitter Party of Five — featuring five ”fairly successful actors” who, after costarring in a failed NBC sitcom pilot, turn to a low-budget Internet talk show where they interview their more famous friends — has featured some great guests: Veep’s Tony Hale, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s Kaitlin Olson, Mom’s Allison Janney, and Glee’s Chris Colfer, to name a few. But the biggest get hits the Web on Dec. 6 — Martin Short. We’ve got a sneak peek below. Having seen the full episode, we can tell you it ends with Short joining hosts Mary Birdsong,
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Actors from failed NBC pilot make their own web series

Rejection sucks. Just ask the co-stars of failed NBC pilot Downwardly Mobile. The trailer park sitcom, which would have reunited Roseanne’s Roseanne Barr and John Goodman, wasn’t picked for NBC’s fall lineup, leaving the cast in a lurch. But, undeterred, the five secondary leads — Jason Antoon, Mary Birdsong, Greg Cromer, Tricia O’Kelley, and Romy Rosemont — have taken to YouTube to continue working together. The resulting web series, called Bitter, Party of 5, subscribes to the adage that “art imitates life.” The setup: five actors who learn that their NBC pilot (called…Downwardly Mobile) wasn’t picked up
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Actors From Rejected NBC TV Pilot Start YouTube Show ‘Bitter, Party Of 5′ (Video)

During the last pilot development season, 5 actors bonded while shooting Downwardly Mobile for NBC, a sitcom starring Roseanne Barr. Now Jason Antoon, Mary Birdsong, Greg Cromer, Tricia O’Kelley, and Romy Rosemont come together on YouTube for Bitter, Party Of 5. Here’s Episode 1 where they start out calling NBC Entertainment honcho Bob Greenblatt’s office to learn whether their pilot was picked up and, well, you can guess the rest. But I applaud the pluck:
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Actors From Rejected NBC TV Pilot Start YouTube Show ‘Bitter, Party Of 5′ (Video)

During the last pilot development season, 5 actors bonded while shooting Downwardly Mobile for NBC, a sitcom starring Roseanne Barr. Now Jason Antoon, Mary Birdsong, Greg Cromer, Tricia O’Kelley, and Romy Rosemont come together on YouTube for Bitter, Party Of 5. Here’s Episode 1 where they start out calling NBC Entertainment honcho Bob Greenblatt’s office to learn whether their pilot was picked up and, well, you can guess the rest. But I applaud the pluck:
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Watch: Tom Hanks' Dystopian Multimedia Series 'Electric City'

One doesn't normally associate Tom Hanks with a dystopian universe, but the actor has teamed up with Yahoo for an animated, multimedia project called Electric City, which features just that. Hanks also stars in the dark online series, co-starring Jeanne Tripplehorn, Holland Taylor, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Antoon, Chris Parnell, and Paul Scheer. A trailer for Electric City has arrived and inspires thoughts of sci-fi doom and gloom (watch it below).  "The world as we know it has ended and out of the rubble, the Electric City stands as a symbol of peace and security.  Yet under the veneer of order lies a world full of secrets and violence.  Secret police, back-alley dealings, daring chases, and murder all find a home in the 'Electric City.'" The...

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