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The worst part of being a celebrity, undoubtedly, must be family reunions. All those cousins coming out of the woodwork, asking you to pass along their script or snag an autograph or even help Aunt Agatha buy that new hot tub that she desperately needs. Then there are those happy few stars who don't have to face this problem. Because their cousins are famous, too. In honor of Cousins Day - July 24, to be exact - here are several celebrity cousins who don't have to worry about being the only famous person at their family reunion. Jenny McCarthy and Melissa »
- Nate Jones, @kn8
The first season of Ray Donovan performed very well for Showtime but will that trend continue? Will the ratings rise in season two or will they fall? Will Ray Donovan be renewed for a third season or could it be cancelled instead? We'll have to wait and see.
Ray Donovan revolves around Los Angeles' best professional fixer (Liev Schreiber), the man who's called in to make the city's celebrities, superstar athletes, and business moguls' most complicated and combustible situations go away. The rest of the cast includes Jon Voight, Paula Malcomson, Kerris Dorsey, Devon Bagby, Steven Bauer, Katherine Moennig, Pooch Hall, Dash Mihok, Eddie Marsan, and Elliott Gould.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available. »
The first trailer for season two of Showtime's crime drama Ray Donovan is now online. Liev Schreiber returns as the La fixer for the rich and famous, and now must deal with the fallout of the first season's final moments. Along for the ride in season two are Ray's father (Jon Voight) and the FBI's La Bureau Chief (guest star Hank Azaria). Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok, Steven Bauer, Katherine Moennig, Pooch Hall, Kerris Dorsey and Devon Bagby also star, with Elliot Gould among an impressive cast of season two guest stars. Ray Donovan returns Sunday, July 13th at 9pm Et/Pt on Showtime. Hit the jump to watch the Ray Donovan season two trailer. Watch the Ray Donovan trailer below and check out the following press release for more details on season two: New York, NY (June 13, 2014) – In advance of the second season premiere on Sunday, July 13th at 9 p. »
- Dave Trumbore
We’ve just received the following press release which confirms that hit Us TV show Ray Donovan will return to UK screens later this summer, airing exclusively on Sky Atlantic.
I must confess to having a soft spot for this gritty series about the L.A. based fixer, played by Liev Schrieber, and supporting cast that includes Jon Voight and, in the last season, the always reliable James Woods.
The show airs on Showtime in North American territories.
Here’s the full release.
9th May 2014: Sky today announce that Ray Donovan will return exclusively to Sky Atlantic this July for a second season. Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, the series stars Golden Globe nominee Liev Schreiber as La’s best professional fixer, the man called in to make the city’s celebrities, superstar athletes, and business moguls’ most complicated and combustible situations go away. »
- Paul Heath
Default, directed by Colombian director Simon Brand, and picked up by the distribution company Wild Bunch, had its world premiered at the NY Colombian Film Festival this year at the end of March. Described as a claustrophobic thriller, Default, focuses on the hijacking of an American news crew's plan on an African runway, and stars David Oyelowo as Atlas, a Somali pirate and leader of plane hijackers, who want to tape an interview with Frank Saltzman, the plane crew's newsman. With a script penned by Jim Wolfe Jr. and Dan Bence, Default also stars Greg Callahan, Katherine Moennig, and Stephen Lord. Joining Oyelowo, other actors of »
- Vanessa Martinez
With its frank discussions and extensive sex scenes, this is where all your questions about lesbians are answered
The L Word reached our screens just as Sex and the City was tottering off the Brooklyn Bridge in high-heeled pursuit of whichever shark it could jump first. Advertised by Living TV across tube stations and on the back of heat magazine by two oiled-up, bikinied lesbians and the slogan "Same Sex, Different City", it too came from a place of immense privilege.
Series one is the most heteronormative-friendly; later series went a bit haywire trying to please online forum überfans' demands for more intersectional representation at the behest of believable storylines. One worry was that out of half a dozen lesbians, only one gives off Sapphic vibes distinctive enough for a straight person to recognise: urchin-haired androgyne Shane McCutcheon (Katherine Moennig) is so universally sexy that everyone, male or female, gay or straight, »
- Sophie Wilkinson
Anthony Edwards has signed with Gersh, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. He was previously with CAA. The Top Gun star, who won a Golden Globe and multiple SAG Awards for his role as Dr. Mark Greene on ER, recently directed the comedy My Dead Boyfriend, starring Heather Graham, Katherine Moennig, Gina Gershon and John Corbett. Last season he starred in the ABC drama Zero Hour. Edwards won an Emmy Award in 2010 as one of the executive producers of the HBO telepic Temple Grandin. Edwards is not the only star from NBC’s "Must See TV" era to move from CAA
- Rebecca Sun
Exclusive: Actress Katherine Moennig has signed for representation with Paradigm. Moennig co-stars on Showtime’s Ray Donovan as Lena, the right-hand woman/press agent to Liev Schreiber’s eponymous fixer. The drama series will return for a second season this year. Moennig, an L Word and Three Rivers alum, is currently filming the feature My Dead Boyfriend, directed by Anthony Edwards, and recently wrapped hostage thriller Default. She’s also repped by Framework Entertainment. »
- JEN YAMATO
8 items from 2014
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