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On a Wednesday when everything was either flat or down, NBC’s Blindspot drew 5 million total viewers and a 1.0 rating (per finals), dipping a tenth in the demo to match its series low (set on Nov. 9).
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Leading out of that, Svu (6.1 mil/1.4) also ticked down, while Chicago Pd (6.6 mil/1.5) was steady.
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Over on Fox, Lethal Weapon (6.5 mil/1.4) dipped a tenth to match its season low, while Star (4.3 mil/1.4) slipped two tenths.
Elsewhere in the land of ratings… »
Golden Globe nominee Chris Noth (“The Good Wife”) and Academy Award nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes (“Whale Rider,” “Game of Thrones”) have both been cast in Discovery Channel’s upcoming scripted series “Manifesto,” set to air later this year. The series will tell the story of how the FBI brought down Ted Kaczynski (Paul Bettany), also known as the “Unabomber,” one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world. Noth will play Don Ackerman, the Bay Area Divisional Head of the FBI, who supervised the Unabomber Task Force, while Castle-Hughes will star as Tabby, a street agent who partners with FBI agent Jim Fitzgerald (Sam Worthington), one of the most decorated profilers in the history of the bureau whose radical approach ultimately took Kaczynski down. Production »
- Will Thorne
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The ensemble also includes Captain America: Civil War‘s Paul Bettany (as Unabomber Ted Kaczynski), Avatar‘s Sam Worthington (as FBI agent Jim “Fitz” Fitzgerald) and Game of Thrones‘ Keisha Castle-Hughes (as Fitz’s street-agent partner, Tabby).
Production on Manifesto kicks off this month, »
The Good Wife alum Chris Noth has been cast opposite Paul Bettany in Discovery Channel's upcoming FBI crime-drama Manifesto, from Lionsgate and Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street Productions. Keisha Castle-Hughes (Game of Thrones), who had been in negotiations, also has closed a deal for the project. The series tells the story of how the FBI brought down Unabomber Ted Kaczynski (Bettany), one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world. Production… »
Chris Noth has found his next TV role.
Additionally, Oscar-nominated actress Keisha Castle-Hughes has signed on for the project.
Produced by Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti's Trigger Street and Lionsgate Television, the eight-episode series tells the story of how the FBI captured Ted Kaczynski (Paul Bettany), one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world.
- Kate Stanhope
The upcoming Good Wife spinoff The Good Fight has been shrouded in mystery since it was announced last year – but not anymore.
Speaking at the Television Critics Association conference at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif., Monday, executive producers Michelle and Robert King and the cast, including Christine Baranski and Cush Jumbo, opened up about their new drama, which will debut on CBS All Access on Feb. 19.
Here are five things revealed about the highly-anticipated spinoff:
1. Diane is practically penniless!
In a new trailer that debuted at the conference, it is revealed that Diane Lockhart (Baranski) is dealing with »
- Patrick Gomez
6 items from 2017
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