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Supernatural Vet Joins CBS' Seal Team

Supernatural Vet Joins CBS' Seal Team
Supernatural alumna Alona Tal is taking on a non-military role in CBS’ fall drama Seal Team, our sister site Deadline reports.

The series, starring David Boreanaz (Bones), follows the professional and personal lives of the most elite unit of Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high stakes missions our country can ask of them. (View a trailer here, then read our first impression.) Tal will recur as Stella, a grad student who meets young Seal Clay (Bates Motel‘s Max Thieriot) in a bar that he and his colleagues tend to frequent. In addition to
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Talent Manager Joan Sittenfield Dies at 66

Hollywood talent manager, writer and produce Joan Sittenfield died on Sunday after a five year battle with cancer. She was 66.

Sittenfield started her career as an actor and a dancer. She later worked as a casting director in the 1980s, casting projects like “Taxi” and “The Jeffersons.” She then spent nine years as Senior Vice President of Talent and Casting for Universal Television, where she oversaw 20 series and 100 pilots.

Some of the series she worked on and help arrange regular cast members for include “Law & Order,” “Northern Exposure,” “Quantum Leap” and “Coach.” She also help give Sandra Bullock, Julianna Margulies, Catherine Keener, Patricia Clarkson, Eriq La Salle and Ving Rhames some of their early acting roles.

After Sittenfield left Universal Television, she created J&J Productions with her partner Jeni Munn where they put over 18 movies of the week projects into active development, including Nbs’s “On the Edge of Innocence” and ABC’s “Gold Rush:
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Unforgettable

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Network: CBS, A&E

Episodes: 61 (hour)

Seasons: Four

TV show dates: September 20, 2011 -- January 22, 2016

Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh, Jane Curtin, Dallas Roberts, Tawny Cypress, James Hiroyuki Liao, Kevin Rankin, Michael Gaston, Daya Vaidya, Alani Anthony, Kathy Najimy, and E.J. Bonilla.

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This crime drama revolves around Carrie Wells (Poppy Montgomery), a woman who has a (nearly) perfect memory. She can recall every place, day, and conversation that she's ever had. Unfortunately, she can't let go of the ones she'd rather forget, including the murder of her sister many years earlier. Unlike any other event in her life, Carrie can't recall some key details of that day when she and her sister were playing in the woods and it haunts her.

Years earlier, Carrie worked for the Syracuse Police Department
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Unforgettable Season 4 Shake-Up: 3 Actors Exit Ahead of A&E Relaunch

Unforgettable Season 4 Shake-Up: 3 Actors Exit Ahead of A&E Relaunch
Unforgettable is officially saying goodbye to three cast members as it inches closer to its Season 4 reboot on A&E.

A Sony insider confirms that Jane Curtin, Tawny Cypress and Dallas Roberts will not return as series regulars, although Roberts is slated to make two guest appearances early in Season 4. (Fyi: When CBS axed the series, many of the actors’ deals lapsed, and some have moved on to other gigs.)

Related2015 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

The show is currently casting three new regulars (including a new detective and medical
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‘Unforgettable’ Brings Back James Liao For Season 4

Unforgettable‘s James Liao is joining series stars Poppy Montgomery and Dylan Walsh for the series’ upcoming fourth season on A&E. The cable network and producer Sony Pictures TV secured Montgomery and Walsh before making the deal for a new season of the drama, which had been cancelled by CBS in the fall after three seasons. Liao is the first cast member to be brought back since then. Because the options on all actors had expired, new deals need to be made. Laio, repped…
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Unforgettable: Cancelled by CBS Again; No Season Four

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It looks like Unforgettable is joining Reckless on the casualty list this week. CBS has decided to cancel Unforgettable (for the second time) after three seasons on the air.

Unforgettable follows Carrie Wells (Poppy Montgomery), a police detective who has hyperthymesia -- a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. Unfortunately, the one thing she can't remember is what happened on the day her sister was killed. The show's cast also includes Dallas Roberts, Dylan Walsh, Tawny Cypress, James Hiroyuki Liao, and Jane Curtin.

The series debuted on CBS in the fall of 2011 and the first season averaged a 2.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 11.3 million viewers. That wasn't good enough for the network and they cancelled it in May 2012.

Sony Pictures TV (which co-produces with CBS TV Studios) shopped the series
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Unforgettable: Season Three Ratings

CBS initially cancelled Unforgettable after one season but then decided to bring it back for a summer season. The ratings were much lower in season two. Now, they've brought it back for a third year. Will the ratings continue to fall or will they rise? How low can they go before the TV show is cancelled? Will it be renewed for a fourth season? Stay tuned to find out.

Unforgettable follows Carrie Wells (Poppy Montgomery), a police detective who has hyperthymesia -- a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. Unfortunately, the one thing she can't remember is what happened on the day her sister was killed. The show's cast also includes Dallas Roberts, Dylan Walsh, Tawny Cypress, James Hiroyuki Liao, and Jane Curtin.

The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air.
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Unforgettable: Season Three Renewal from CBS

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CBS has picked up Unforgettable for a third season reports Deadline. The 13 new episodes will start airing next summer.

Unforgettable follows Carrie Wells (Poppy Montgomery), an NYPD detective who has hyperthymesia, the ability to visually remember everything. Others in the current cast include Dylan Walsh, Jane Curtin, Dallas Roberts, Tawny Cypress, and James Hiroyuki Liao.

The crime drama was cancelled last year after a lackluster first season. CBS later changed their mind after working out a deal with Sony for a second season.

That debuted in late July and CBS ended up only airing seven of the 13 episodes. They averaged a 1.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.74 million viewers.

It's unclear what will become of the six remaining episodes of season two. They could potentially air later this season or run with season
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'Unforgettable': Poppy Montgomery 'almost understands' when shows get canceled

Poppy Montgomery is grateful that enough people didn't forget her latest series.

When CBS' 2011-12 schedule was announced, one of the big surprises was that "Unforgettable" wasn't on it. In its freshman season, the mystery series about a New York police detective with heightened recall averaged more than 12 million viewers per week ... an audience most shows don't come close to drawing these days. Two years later, though, "Unforgettable" lives again: It returns to CBS with new episodes Sunday, July 28.

Soon after the CBS cancellation, Lifetime and TNT were mentioned as networks "Unforgettable" might be shopped to. In the end, though, CBS made the very rare decision to retract the pink slip and continue the show.

"Nothing surprises me anymore," star Poppy Montgomery tells Zap2it with a laugh about resuming the central role of Carrie Wells. "Television has become extraordinarily competitive, so when shows get canceled, I almost understand. There's
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TVLine Items: Showtime for Arrested's David Cross, Runway Premiere Details and More

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TVLine Items: Showtime for Arrested's David Cross, Runway Premiere Details and More
Showtime is getting into business with the man behind Arrested Development‘s own anus tart.

David Cross is in the early stages of developing a comedy with the cabler, Deadline reports. According to the actor/writer, who’ll pen and exec-produce the project, the untitled series centers on “a modestly successful travel writer” — with a double life — ”who struggles to keep his families happy and satisfied. Oh, and also from finding out about each other’s existence.”

Cross is not currently slated to star in his creation, but should Showtime move forward with the prospective series, he may join in a supporting role.
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Unforgettable Season 2 Adds Good Wife's Dallas Roberts, Two Recurring Players

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Unforgettable Season 2 Adds Good Wife's Dallas Roberts, Two Recurring Players
Unforgettable‘s Season 2 cast revamp continues, with Dallas Roberts — who recurs on The Good Wife and currently can be seen on The Walking Dead — joining the CBS procedural as a series regular.

The Poppy Montgomery-fronted drama also has added a pair of recurring players for its sophomore run, which kicks off July 28.

Related | TVLine’s 2013 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled?

Per our sister site Deadline, Roberts will play Eliot, the new boss of the Major Cases Section of the NYPD.

On the recurring front, Tawny Cypress (Heroes, House of Cards) has been cast as Murray,
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Domenick Lombardozzi Joins ‘Boardwalk Empire’, ‘Unforgettable’ Adds Detective

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Exclusive: Domenick Lombardozzi (Breakout Kings) has been cast in a recurring role on HBO’s period mob drama Boardwalk Empire. He will play Chicago mobster Ralph Capone, older brother to Al Capone (Stephen Graham). This marks Lombardozzi’s return to HBO where he co-starred on The Wire, did arcs on Entourage and Oz and guest-starred on Bored To Death. He will next be seen in the features Malavita, directed by Luc Besson, and Blood Ties, helmed by Guillaume Canet. James Hiroyuki Liao (Battle: Los Angeles) has joined the retooled version of CBS’ crime drama Unforgettable. He will play Jay, a detective with a wide variety of eclectic interests and skills. He is set for three episodes with an option to become a regular. Last season, Hiroyuki, repped by SMS and Joan Sittenfield Management, co-starred in the CBS drama pilot Applebaum. He also recurred on 24 and Prison Break.
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‘Frankenweenie’ is a Love Letter to Classic Monster Movies… as Written by Chris Farley

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Frankenweenie

Written by John August, story by Tim Burton and Leonard Ripps, based on Tim Burton’s short film Frankenweenie

Directed by Tim Burton

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A feature-length, black and white 3-D animated expansion of his original black and white live action short film, Frankenweenie is an amazing technical achievement by Tim Burton. The film looks fantastic and for once the 3-D isn’t just an excuse for Hollywood to dip their sticky fingers into your wallet. Rather than constantly thrusting objects into into your face like most 3-D horror films, Burton uses the technology to create a film environment to draw in the audience, apparently taking his cue from Henry Selick’s immersive animated masterpiece Coraline. Characters are blocked like in a theatre piece, moving from upstage to downstage as necessary. In the film’s best sequence, Burton draws the audience into the middle of a burning building, pulling
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Six Very Cool Retro Posters for Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie

Groovy, man, that’s all I can say about this six retro-style posters for Tim Burton’s upcoming “Frankenweenie”. Check them out, check them outers. When young Victor’s pet dog Sparky is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked “monster” wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor’s neighbors, he has to convince them (and his parents) that despite his appearance, Sparky’s still the good loyal friend he’s always been. Featuring the voices of Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Conchata Ferrell, Atticus Shaffer, Martin Short, Tom Kenny, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Robert Capron, James Hiroyuki Liao, and delighting fans of the undead later this Friday October 5, 2012. Get more images and videos in our “Frankenweenie” preview page
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Frankenweenie Movie Review

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Frankenweenie Movie Review
Title: Frankenweenie Directed By: Tim Burton Voice Cast: Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Winona Ryder, Robert Capron, James Hiroyuki Liao I swear, the older I get, the more of a baby I become. “Frankenweenie” clocks in at 87 minutes; I cried for 70. Victor (Charlie Tahan) lives in the quaint town of New Holland with his parents (Catherine O’Hara and Martin Short) and his best buddy, his dog Sparky. Victor may have to leave Sparky in the backyard while he’s off at school, but otherwise, they’re inseparable. Sadly, that means Victor is right by Sparky’s side when something terrible happens and no, I can’t even [ Read More ]

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Two Frankenweenie Clips to Get Your Morning Started Off Dead. Er, I mean, Right.

Ah, a boy and his dead dog … that we bring back to life using electricity and mad science. Really, haven’t we all been there? Check out two clips from Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie”, a film that is sure to warm your hearts. Or at least, make you think twice about your dead dog buried in the backyard. Daddy didn’t mean to run ol Buster over. Honest. When young Victor’s pet dog Sparky is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked “monster” wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor’s neighbors, he has to convince them (and his parents) that despite his appearance, Sparky’s still the good loyal friend he’s always been. Featuring the voices of Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, Conchata Ferrell, Atticus Shaffer, Martin Short, Tom Kenny,
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Frankenweenie 'Edgar Knows' and 'Bigger Problem' Clips

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Frankenweenie 'Edgar Knows' and 'Bigger Problem' Clips
Walt Disney Pictures has unveiled two clips from Frankenweenie, the 3D stop motion comedy from director Tim Burton. The story centers on young Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan), who manages to bring his dead dog Sparky back to life. The first clip features Edgar (Atticus Shaffer), who blackmails Victor into sharing how he revived his beloved pooch. It seems the secret got out in the next clip, with Victor's buddies Bob (Robert Capron) and Toshiaki (James Hiroyuki Liao) revealing their own pet problems.

Frankenweenie - Edgar Knows

Frankenweenie - Bigger Problem

Frankenweenie comes to theaters October 5th, 2012 and stars Winona Ryder, Martin Landau, Martin Short, Catherine O'Hara, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell. The film is directed by Tim Burton.
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Sparky Comes to Life in New Clip from Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie

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Announced last month as the Opening Night Film of the BFI London Film Festival next month, we’ve seen plenty of great things from Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie already.

The film is a feature-length remake of Burton’s own 1984 short film of the same name, and now a new clip featuring our hero, Victor, and his beloved dog, Sparky, has debuted over at Yahoo Movies.

“A heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous.

A stop-motion animated film, “Frankenweenie” will be filmed in black and white and rendered in 3D,
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Nine Frankenweenie Character Posters

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Nine Frankenweenie Character Posters
Disney's Frankenweenie has been rolling out character posters left and right this week, to promote director Tim Burton's new 3D stop motion comedy. Today, we have nine more posters, featuring all of these characters playing with electricity. Take a look at these 1-sheets featuring Sparky, Persephone, Victor (Charlie Tahan), Elsa (Winona Ryder), Edgar (Atticus Shaffer), Mr. Rzykruski (Martin Landau), Nassor (Martin Short), Weird Girl (Catherine O'Hara), and Toshiaki (James Hiroyuki Liao).

Frankenweenie comes to theaters October 5th, 2012 and stars Winona Ryder, Martin Landau, Martin Short, Catherine O'Hara, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell. The film is directed by Tim Burton.
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9 Character Posters & 5 Portraits from Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie

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This year, we’ll be treated to not one but two stop-motion animated films in the form of Laika’s ParaNorman and Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie.

We caught a great new trailer for the latter when it went to Comic-Con earlier this month, and now we’ve got a great new set of posters, as well as a new batch of character portraits and descriptions to match.

“A heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous.

A stop-motion animated film, “Frankenweenie” will be filmed in black and white and rendered in 3D,
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