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12 items from 2012

Exclusive: Body of Proof Recruits Desperate Housewives' Richard Burgi

6 October 2012 8:03 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

When it rains it pours, eh Kate?

Desperate HousewivesRichard Burgi is joining ABC’s Body of Proof as a district attorney with the hots for Jeri Ryan’s character, sources confirm to TVLine exclusively.

Burgi will play Dan Russell, a politically motivated public servant who fancies Ms. Murphy, on a recurring basis in the show’s upcoming third season.

Related | White Collar‘s Tim DeKay Books Head-Turning Body of Proof Gig

His addition means that Ryan’s Kate, who until very recently had little going on in the romance department, will now attract the attentions of two good-looking guys. »

- Kimberly Roots

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Revolution: TV Show Premiere Ratings

18 September 2012 10:43 AM, PDT | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Last night, NBC aired the first episode of Revolution. The network certainly needs a ratings revolution and, though shows like The Event, Alcatraz, and FlashForward have all failed to keep an audience, NBC is hoping their new "mystery" show will be a hit. Is it?

Revolution revolves around a world in which powered devices and machines stopped working 15 years ago. As a result, civilization ceased to exist as we know it and had to rebuild itself without any kind of technology. The show features the talents of Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Anna Lise Phillips, Graham Rogers, Jd Pardo, Zak Orth, Maria Howell, David Lyons, Giancarlo Esposito, Tim Guinee, Elizabeth Mitchell, Derek Webster, and Daniella Alonso.

Per the fast affiliate ratings, the first half hour of the series premiere attracted a 4.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 12.32 million total viewers. That's a very »


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Body of Proof Scoop: Michael Nouri, Ray Wise and Derek Webster Form Mob of Guest Stars

11 September 2012 12:50 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

ABC’s Body of Proof will welcome Michael Nouri (NCIS), Ray Wise (Twin Peaks) and Derek Webster (Damages) as guest stars in the same Season 3 episode, TVLine has learned.

In the fourth installment of the coming run (premiering at midseason), Nouri will play Daniel Russo, a crime boss whose son is killed under suspicious circumstances. Webster has been cast as a boxing coach who is questioned in the murder, while Wise will play Russo’s attorney.

Related | Exclusive: 24 Fave Annie Wersching Books Season-Opening Body of Proof Arc

Nouri in recent years has recurred on both NCIS and Damages and »

- Matt Webb Mitovich

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Two 'Justified' actors join NBC's 'Revolution'

5 September 2012 12:30 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent - Inside TV news »

A couple fellas from Harlan County are going to NBC’s lights-out futureshock drama Revolution. Justified actors David Meunier and David Andrews have been cast in minor roles in the J.J. Abrams-produced action series.

Meunier (Jericho, Incredible Hulk) will play Strasser in a recurring role on the show. His character is billed as a tough and psychotic militiaman who works for General Monroe (David Lyons). Andrews (Jag, Fight Club) has a guest star gig as O’Halloran, a kind family man and former cop.

Previously reported Harry’s Law actor Derek Webster was cast in a recurring role as a rebel leader. »

- James Hibberd

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Fall Premiere Preview: Talk About a Revolution

4 September 2012 2:32 PM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

The calendar has flipped to September and the unofficial end to the summer just passed us by. So why is there a celebration going on inside the TV Fanatic offices?

Because it's nearly fall premiere time!

In our latest pilot preview - having already covered such new upcoming shows as Beauty and the Beast and Elementary - Nick McHatton talks about Revolution, NBC's futuristic take on a world without electricity. Is it worthy of a spot on your DVR?

When it Airs: Mondays at 10/9c on NBC, starting September 17.

Who it Stars: Billy Burke, Tracey Spiridakos, Anna Lise Phillips, Graham Rogers, J.D. Pardo, Zak Orth, Maria Howell, David Lyons, Giancarlo Esposito, Tim Guinee, Elizabeth Mitchell, Derek Webster, Daniella Alonso.

What It's About: The world is changed after something causes all technological achievements to forever switch off. Fifteen years later we find that humanity has adapted, but the planet »

- (Nick McHatton)

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Derek Webster Signs Up for NBC's Revolution

31 July 2012 1:27 PM, PDT | | See recent Dread Central news »

With a resume that goes all the way back to the 90's in such films as Independence Day and Godzilla, Derek Webster has definitely paid his dues. Next up for him is a recurring role in NBC's "Revolution."

Per EW, Webster will play Nicholas, a strong rebel leader who faces off against Billy Burke’s character, Miles, who’s on the run from a militia. Webster's most recent TV experience includes "Harry's Law," "Damages," and "Desperate Housewives."

"Revolution" premieres on Monday, September 17th (10-11 p.m. Et/Pt).


Our entire way of life depends on electricity. So what would happen if it just stopped working? Well, one day, like a switch turned off, the world is suddenly thrust back into the dark ages. Planes fall from the sky, hospitals shut down, and communication is impossible. And without any modern technology, who can tell us why? Now, 15 years later, life »

- The Woman In Black

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TVLine Items: Melanie Griffith Eyes Raising Hope Role, Roughness Adds Gh Vet and More!

31 July 2012 12:29 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Raising Hope is thisclose to nabbing one hot mama.

Melanie Griffith is in final talks to play the mother of Sabrina (portrayed by Shannon Woodward) on the hit Fox comedy, E! Online reports. While the deal isn’t done just yet, the site hears the Working Girl would appear in multiple episodes during Season 3, which debuts Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 8/7c.

Related | Fall TV Grid — What’s On When? And Versus What?

Griffith most recently starred in the ill-fated American Housewife, a drama pilot for Lifetime executive-produced by her husband Antonio Banderas.

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well… »

- Megan Masters

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Casting News and New TV Spot for Upcoming NBC Series Revolution

31 July 2012 4:00 AM, PDT | ScifiMafia | See recent ScifiMafia news »

If you’ve been watching the Olympics on NBC you may have caught the cool new TV spot for NBC‘s upcoming series Revolution. If not, don’t worry, we have it for you here. It’s a lovely slo-mo lights-go-out quick-bit-o-battlin’ goodness featuring the principal cast members, but sorry, no Elizabeth Mitchell yet.

Before we get to that, though, we wanted to let you know that Derek Webster of Damages and Desperate Housewives and a guest star on a bunch of other shows has now been cast as a strong rebel leader who will clash with Billy Burke‘s character, who is on the run from the militia, according to EW who broke the news.

Now for that TV spot. It’s nicely sorta-arty and conceptual, and we can’t blame NBC for slapping the Olympic rings on the ruins of the stadium:

TV Spot: Revolution – Timeline

Revolution, starring Billy Burke, »

- Erin Willard

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'Revolution': NBC sci-fi drama adds 'Stargate' actor Derek Webster

31 July 2012 3:56 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Revolution has cast Harry's Law actor Derek Webster in a recurring role. Webster - who starred as Judge Avery Beckland on NBC's axed legal drama - will play a rebel leader on the network's new sci-fi series. Revolution - co-created by Jj Abrams (Lost) and Eric Kripke (Supernatural) - is set in a future world in which all forms of energy have mysteriously ceased to exist. Webster's character Nicholas will clash with series lead Miles (Billy Burke), who is on the run from a militia, Entertainment Weekly reports. The actor's (more) »

- By Morgan Jeffery

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'Harry's Law' actor joins NBC's 'Revolution' -- Exclusive

30 July 2012 1:13 PM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent - Inside TV news »

An actor from NBC’s Harry’s Law has found refuge on the network’s new fall action drama Revolution.

The J.J. Abrams-produced series has cast Derek Webster in a recurring role as Nicholas. He’s a strong rebel leader who faces off against Billy Burke’s character Miles, who’s on the run from a militia.

Webster has also appeared in FX’s Damages and the 1994 film version of Stargate. He joins another recent cast addition to the show, Lost’s Elizabeth Mitchell. Revolution goes 15 years into the future of America after a blackout has wiped out all electronics. »

- James Hibberd

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Castle Review: Dirty Politics

16 January 2012 8:33 PM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Following a somewhat disappointing 2012 premiere, Castle returned this week with "Dial M for Mayor," an installment that investigated the death of an author involved with Mayor Weldon.

Before we discuss the forward-moving episode, let’s give a quick shout out and congratulations to Nathan Fillion and the cast of Castle for their big wins at the People’s Choice Awards. Fillion won for Favorite TV Drama Actor and the show won for Favorite TV Crime Drama. Take that CSI!

After last week’s wedding pick-up artist episode, hopes were high that the show would rebound with one of its kooky and entertaining hours. Although it wasn’t the most intense outing we’ve encountered, it set the tone for the rest of the season and laid the stepping stones for important information.

To wit:

Alexis is bored and is looking for something else to do, possibly an internship.  The Mayor »

- (Courtney Morrison)

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The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Monday

16 January 2012 4:00 AM, PST | | See recent news »

On TV this Monday: J.J. Abrams uncorks a new island mystery, the Broke Girls get a neighbor, birthday girl Betty White wants to punk you, a Lost Girl finds herself on Syfy and more. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (including several stories on Gossip Girl‘s winter premiere), we’ve singled out 10 shows to keep on your radar.

Gossip Girl Boss on Chuck’s ‘Struggle,’ Serena’s ‘Anxiety,’ Blair’s ‘Denial’ Over Dan and More!

8 pm Alcatraz (Fox) | Two-hour series premiere: A detective (Sarah Jones, Sons of Anarchy) and Alcatraz historian (Jorge Garcia, Lost) team up with »

- Alyse Whitney

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