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11 items from 2014

'Graceland' Exclusive: First Look at Carmine Giovinazzo as Head of Lapd's Gang Task Force

30 July 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | | See recent BuddyTV news »

Carmine Giovinazzo (CSI:ny) makes his first appearance in "Los Malos" as Sid Markham, the Head of the Lapd's Gang Task Force.

USA describes Sid as an officer who uses his intelligence and ability to read people as a way to build relationships and close cases ? but that doesn't mean he?s not prone to acts of violence here and there. Briggs (Daniel Sunjata) grows close to him, seeing Sid as a helpful tool in taking down a cartel.

Graceland airs Wednesdays at 10pm Et on USA. »


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Manny Montana Talks Graceland Season 2, His Most Memorable Episode from the First Season, His Character’s Journey, and More

25 June 2014 11:31 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

The USA Network drama series Graceland, currently in its second season, follows the high-stakes investigative lives of six undercover federal agents who live together in a government-seized Southern California beachfront house.  That is especially challenging with former FBI rookie Mike Warren (Aaron Tveit) back to run point on a dangerous mission against the cartel, all while Briggs (Daniel Sunjata) is still concerned about the missing recording that implicates him in a murder. During this exclusive phone interview with Collider, actor Manny Montana (who plays FBI Agent Joe “Johnny” Tuturro) talked about his most memorable episode from Season 1, what he was most anxious to learn about in Season 2, the journey that Johnny is taking this season, going so deep undercover that the lines start to blur, how long everyone can live in one house together before someone reaches a breaking point, and his favorite episode in Season 2.  Check out what he »

- Christina Radish

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Graceland: Briggs' New Lady, Jakes' Spiral and More Burning Qs Answered

24 June 2014 3:58 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Two weeks into its sophomore run, USA Network’s Graceland sent several of its characters in interesting new directions, be it into the path of a beautiful woman, wrestled to the ground by cops or steering clear of a mark.

TVLine invited series creator Jeff Eastin to tease what these new wrinkles will mean for Briggs, Jakes and Charlie, respectively.

Photos Quotes of the Week From Graceland, Suits, Playing House and More

Jilted Jakes | Graceland’s resident U.S. Customs Agent (played by Brandon Jay McLaren) had covertly moved out of the titular house and made camp in a modest apartment, »

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Graceland: Season Two Ratings

23 June 2014 12:33 AM, PDT | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Last summer, despite mediocre ratings, USA renewed the Graceland TV show for a second season. Will the numbers improve this time around? Will the show be renewed for a third season or will it be cancelled instead? We shall see.

Created by White Collar's Jeff Eastin, Graceland revolves around a diverse group of undercover agents from various government law enforcement agencies. They all live together under one roof in "Graceland," a confiscated beach house in Southern California. The show's cast includes Daniel Sunjata, Aaron Tveit, Brandon Jay McLaren, Vanessa Ferlito, Manny Montana, and Serinda Swan.

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.

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7 Questions With ‘Graceland’ Star Daniel Sunjata: Emmy Contender Quickie

20 June 2014 12:15 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

As FBI agent Paul Briggs on “Graceland,” Daniel Sunjata is well-versed in playing all the shades of gray in a complicated man who's not afraid to do business on both sides of the law in order to protect himself. Perhaps there's a heart of gold hiding beneath all the shady dealings, but Briggs is a villain as often as he is a hero. A contender for a Best Actor Emmy nomination, the actor took a moment to reminisce with TheWrap about Season 1, how mental challenges far outweighed the physical demands of the role, why getting to know his fellow »

- Linda Ge

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Graceland Season Premiere: “The Line” (Season 2, Episode 1)

12 June 2014 7:46 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

In the season two premiere, Graceland had the challenge of bringing Mike (Aaron Tveit) back to California on a full-time basis without looking like they were forcing the issue. After completing his assignment last year, Mike headed back to D.C. to take up a comfy desk job with a direct line to the Director of the FBI position he so highly covets, but after living the undercover lifestyle, when the call came to head back to Graceland, he hopped on the first plane. Simple enough it seems, but the real challenge was finding a reason for him to stay that made sense for the story.

If you didn’t tune in for the first season, this episode gives viewers enough of the cliff notes to make it an easy starting point for new fans. The relationships between the characters are fairly obvious – Briggs (Daniel Sunjata) and Charlie (Vanessa Ferlito) , Mike »

- Lindsay Sperling

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5 Reasons Why Graceland Is the Summer Show You Need to Be Watching

10 June 2014 4:07 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Graceland made a splash on USA Network last Summer, and it's back with a vengeance this week. The show revolves around a group of government agents - ranging from FBI to DEA - who not only work undercover together, but all live in a beach house (aptly named Graceland) in California. Given their close quarters and close calls on the job, the drama is aplenty, including a few juicy romantic relationships that will come to a head this season. While the first season centered around new agent Mike Warren (Aaron Tveit) as he enters the house and secretly investigates Paul Briggs (Daniel Sunjata), season two is a darker look at everyone's lives, both on and off the job. When we left off, we learned the true identity of drug lord Odin and another big secret about one of the housemates. Now it's only a matter of time before things get crazy in season two! »

- Alyse Whitney

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Graceland Aims Higher For Season 2 With A Theater Spot

25 April 2014 10:17 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Season two of Graceland is just around the corner, and the USA network is promoting it in a big way. In an effort to attract a larger audience for the sophomore drama, the network has set their sights on a new wave of marketing and released a ‘behind the scenes’ look at the series, which will appear at AMC, Cinemark, and Regal Entertainment Group theaters near you.

The theater spot will run as part of the Ncm Media Networks’ FirstLook pre-show program which airs exclusively at almost 2,000 screens nationwide starting today. This is a huge move for the more conservative NBCUniversal owned cable network, which has put a lot into promoting the upcoming season.

The two and a half minute featurette features mostly footage from season one and introduces the characters to a new audience. There’s not much in the way of what to expect from season two, but »

- Lindsay Sperling

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Aaron Tveit On Carnegie Hall Debut & Online Fandom: “I Can’t Explain It.”

11 April 2014 6:07 AM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

 Aaron Tveit (here with Tom Wopat) will sing ‘Goodbye’ from Catch Me If You Can at Carnegie Hall

Aaron Tveit has fans that come from all areas of his already impressive career. There are nightime soap fans who loved him as rich kid Tripp van der Bilt III from Gossip Girl, his film fans for roles in Les Miserables and, of course, the theater fans for his work in such musicals as Next To Normal, Hairspray and Catch Me If You Can. Just look at the online chatter about him and you’ll see that his fans really love him.

And while he returned to television last year in USA’s gritty hit crime drama, Graceland, where he plays newbie FBI agent Mike Warren, Tveit is never far from the stage. In fact, he will be making his debut at Carnegie Hall later this month for a New York Pops Gala celebrating its 31st year. »

- Jim Halterman

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Carmine Giovinazzo & Jon Sklaroff Join USA Cop Drama ‘Graceland’

27 March 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Carmine Giovinazzo (CSI: NY) and Jon Sklaroff (24, Life) have landed recurring roles on USA Network‘s police drama Graceland. Giovinazzo will play Sid Markham, the head of Lapd’s Gang Task Force. Sid is more mind than muscle and uses his intelligence and ability to read people as a way to build relationships and close cases — but that doesn’t mean he’s not prone to acts of violence here and there. Briggs (Daniel Sunjata) grows close to him, seeing Sid as a helpful tool in taking down a cartel. Sklaroff will play Fritz, who has has made his living in the vilest way possible: through human trafficking. He uses intimidation and brutality to keep “his property” in line. The depravity of his operation leaves the team reeling. Related: 2014 USA Network Pilots Graceland marks Giovinazzo’s first TV gig since his lead role as on Danny Messer on CSI: NY, »


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Best of TV 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards

2 January 2014 9:50 PM, PST | | See recent news »

Here are the winners of BuzzFocus Readers’ Choice Awards you voted on!

Best Anti-Hero: Jax Teller (Sons of Anarchy)


Daenerys Targaryen – Game of Thrones (HBO) – Emilia Clarke

Elizabeth JenningsThe Americans (FX) – Matthew Rhys

Erik KnudsenContinuum (Showcase, Syfy) – Alec Sadler

Jax Teller – Sons of Anarchy (FX) – Charlie Hunnam

Phillip Jennings – The Americans (FX) – Matthew Rhys

Ragnar Lothbrok – Vikings (History) – Travis Fimmel

Raylan Givens – Justified (FX) – Timothy Olyphant

Best Wingman / Wingperson: John Diggle (Arrow)


Floki – Vikings (History) – Gustoaf Skarsgard

Johnny Tuturro – Graceland (USA Network) – Manny Montana

Joss Carter – Person of Interest (CBS) – Taraji P. Henson

Felix Dawkins – Orphan Black (BBC America) – Jordan Gavaris

John Diggle – Arrow (CW) – David Ramsey

Ygritte – Game of Thrones (HBO) – Rose Leslie

Best Wildcard: Happy Lowman (Sons of Anarchy)


Happy Lowman – Sons of Anarchy (FX) – David Labrava

Huck – Scandal (ABC) – Guillermo Díaz

Jon SnowGame of Thrones (HBO) – Kit Harington

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