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First Presidential Debate Roundup: Presenting the Real Winners & Losers

26 September 2016 7:45 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

While political pundits bicker over which candidate emerged victorious from Monday’s first presidential debate, Team TVLine is putting the spotlight on the event’s secondary winners and losers. (Of course, should you also have a strong opinion about the Clinton v. Trump of it all, we have a poll for that below).

A likely winner be television as a whole: The 90-minute duel, which was held at Hofstra University and moderated by NBC’s Lester Holt, is expected to draw Super Bowl-sized ratings. Industry watchers are predicting the tally will land somewhere between 80 and 100 million viewers. Anything north of »

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First Presidential Debate: How Did NBC's Lester Holt Do as Moderator?

26 September 2016 7:39 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Monday’s first presidential debate was billed as a three-ring circus, and every good circus needs a ringmaster. That task fell to moderator Lester Holt — but was he up for it?

Asked to keep the peace between rancorous rivals Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the NBC news anchor brought a cool demeanor and a professorial air to the proceedings. (He even scolded the audience for cheering at one point, like a stern schoolmaster.) Armed with an array of in-depth questions, Holt came across well-informed and levelheaded, despite facing what one pre-debate commentator called “a withering degree of scrutiny.” But anyone »

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'Will & Grace' Cast Tackles Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Brangelina for Election-Themed Reunion

26 September 2016 4:42 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

The cast of The West Wing isn't the only one reuniting in the name of the 2016 presidential election. The stars of Will & Grace — Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes — appeared together in character for the first time in a decade in a video released Monday hours ahead of the first presidential debate. In the extended scene, lifelong BFFs Will and Grace task themselves with convincing Karen and Jack not to vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The duo chide Karen for supporting Trump despite the fact that one of Karen's employees, her beloved

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- Kate Stanhope

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‘Will & Grace’ Cast Reunites for Modern-Day Episode on the Election

26 September 2016 12:33 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Updated: The cast of “Will & Grace” stirred up a Twitter firestorm with cryptic tweets that began surfacing over the weekend.

As it turns out, the stars of the NBC series were getting together for a new, nearly ten-minute modern-day episode regarding the 2016 election — released just hours before the big Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debate on Monday.

In the episode, Will and Grace gather in the old apartment to talk Trump and Clinton, and are unsurprisingly joined by Jack and Karen, who have some opinions of their own.

The actors sent fans into a frenzy when star Debra Messing posted a group photo on Sunday, posing with her co-stars Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes. On Monday, speculation began to center on the sitcom stars filming a video in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, in the vein of the similar video released earlier this month by cast members from another vintage NBC series, “The West Wing »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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The Bartlet Administration Backs Clinton: Inside The West Wing's Passionate and Prank-Filled Campaign Trail Reunion

25 September 2016 2:20 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

They're walking and talking - for Hillary. Some of The West Wing cast gathered together to travel across Ohio, over the weekend, reliving their fictional political backgrounds as they stumped for real Democratic Presidential nominee Clinton. "[I have] renewed respect for the energy that it must take to be a candidate, because it's exhausting," Josh Malina, who portrayed Will Bailey on the drama series, tells People from the battleground state. Malina, joined by former costars Bradley Whitford, Allison Janney, Dulé Hill and Richard Schiff, was called to action by Mary McCormack, aka Deputy National Security Adviser Kate Harper. McCormack tells People that »

- Lindsay Kimble, @lekimble

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The Bartlet Administration Backs Clinton: Inside The West Wing's Passionate and Prank-Filled Campaign Trail Reunion

25 September 2016 2:20 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

They're walking and talking - for Hillary. Some of The West Wing cast gathered together to travel across Ohio, over the weekend, reliving their fictional political backgrounds as they stumped for real Democratic Presidential nominee Clinton. "[I have] renewed respect for the energy that it must take to be a candidate, because it's exhausting," Josh Malina, who portrayed Will Bailey on the drama series, tells People from the battleground state. Malina, joined by former costars Bradley Whitford, Allison Janney, Dulé Hill and Richard Schiff, was called to action by Mary McCormack, aka Deputy National Security Adviser Kate Harper. McCormack tells People that »

- Lindsay Kimble, @lekimble

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New Girl Casts David Hornsby (aka Mr. Emily Deschanel) as Jess' Adversary

23 September 2016 11:46 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

New Girl is keeping its latest casting in the family.

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s David Hornsby will guest-star in a November episode of the Fox comedy, TVLine has learned exclusively.

In addition to being an accomplished actor in his own right, Hornsby is married to Bones star Emily Deschanel and brother-in-law to New Girl lead Zooey Deschanel. In the Season 6 installment, he’ll play the head of Jess’ school’s parent council, a tough customer whom Miss Day really, really wants to impress.

RelatedNew Girl: Staunch Republican Schmidt Is Not Voting for Donald Trump

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Designated Survivor episode 1 review: Pilot

23 September 2016 1:43 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Laura Akers Sep 23, 2016

Kiefer Sutherland's academic politician is thrust into the White House after a national tragedy in new drama Designated Survivor...

This review contains spoilers.

1.1 Pilot

I tried to tell myself that it was because I am just finishing up another marathon run through The West Wing. I mean, as an American, looking at our current Presidential race, what else is there to do? We are staring at a race between one of the most experienced and prepared candidates to ever run for the office and a dangerous, dishonest cretin who likely couldn’t place half the States he supposedly wants to preside over on a map of his own country and doesn’t give a damn about the rest of the world—and here’s the kicker: our journalists and many other supposedly serious-minded people are acting like this is an even match. Gazing back a decade into the smart, »

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How the 'West Wing' Cast Reunited to Campaign for Hillary Clinton

22 September 2016 10:32 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

The gang is getting back together in an effort to once again work for the White House.  Castmembers from The West Wing, including Richard Schiff, Allison Janney, Bradley Whitford, Joshua Malina, Dule Hill and Mary McCormack, will campaign for Hillary Clinton in Ohio this weekend. Malina, who played Will Bailey in the iconic political drama created by Aaron Sorkin, told The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday he is thrilled to get out the vote with his friends.   "I support Hillary Clinton and the idea of being a part of any effort to get her elected is exciting to me," Malina tells THR. "[This election] really

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- Ryan Parker

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‘Designated Survivor’ Blew Up the Government — Producers Explain What Happens Next

21 September 2016 8:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

From the moment of its announcement, ABC’s “Designated Survivor” was easy to get excited about — a political drama about what might happen in a Tom Clancy-esque scenario where a bombing at the State of the Union made a cabinet official (Tom Kirkman, played by Kiefer Sutheland) President of the United States.

But while the exciting premise makes for a great TV pilot, what can we expect from the episodes to come? IndieWire got to ask creator David Guggenheim and executive producer Jon Feldman all about that at the Television Critics Association press tour, as well as what kind of influence both “24” and “The West Wing” might have over subsequent episodes. Also, somehow the question of whether Maggie Q is the show’s Robert De Niro or Al Pacino comes up. (The answer is both.)

To start off — casting, of course, makes a huge difference when you’re doing a show. »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Designated Survivor’ Blew Up the Government — Producers Explain What Happens Next

21 September 2016 8:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

From the moment of its announcement, ABC’s “Designated Survivor” was easy to get excited about — a political drama about what might happen in a Tom Clancy-esque scenario where a bombing at the State of the Union made a cabinet official (Tom Kirkman, played by Kiefer Sutheland) President of the United States.

But while the exciting premise makes for a great TV pilot, what can we expect from the episodes to come? IndieWire got to ask creator David Guggenheim and executive producer Jon Feldman all about that at the Television Critics Association press tour, as well as what kind of influence both “24” and “The West Wing” might have over subsequent episodes. Also, somehow the question of whether Maggie Q is the show’s Robert De Niro or Al Pacino comes up. (The answer is both.)

To start off — casting, of course, makes a huge difference when you’re doing a show. »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Designated Survivor: Does President Kiefer Sutherland Get Your Vote?

21 September 2016 7:57 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

In the wake of calamity, “Designated Survivor” Tom Kirkman got sworn in as the unlikely President of the United States this Wednesday night. Does ABC’s new D.C.-set drama get your vote?

RelatedKiefer Sutherland’s New Designated Survivor Blends ‘West Wing, House of Cards, Homeland‘

Dez (as I am choosing to call it around the office) stars 24 alum Kiefer Sutherland as the aforementioned Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, who was on the verge of being demoted to the Chairman of the International House of Pancakes (or the like) when the President and his entire Cabinet are »

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‘West Wing’ Cast Stumps For Hillary Clinton In Ohio This Weekend

21 September 2016 6:32 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Let’s walk and talk, shall we? If you’re in the Buckeye State this weekend, there’s a chance you might see such a phenomenon as six cast members from the 2000s White House drama The West Wing are hitting Ohio to campaign for Hillary Clinton. The Democratic nominee’s camp said today that Allison JanneyBradley WhitfordRichard SchiffDulé HillJoshua Malina and Mary McCormack will be hitting events Saturday and Sunday in cities including Cleveland, Toledo, Dayton, and… »

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‘West Wing’ Stars to Stump for Hillary Clinton in Ohio

21 September 2016 5:07 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

It’s been a decade since President Josiah Bartlet said his final goodbye on NBC’s hit political drama “The West Wing.” Now his staff is coming back together this weekend to stump for a real presidential candidate — Hillary Clinton. Cast members Richard Schiff (Toby), Allison Janney (C.J.), Bradley Whitford (Josh), Dulé Hill (Charlie), Joshua Malina (Will) and Mary McCormack (Kate) are set to stump for Hillary Clinton in Ohio. Also Read: Allison Janney Reprises 'West Wing' Character for White House Press Briefing (Video) The Clinton campaign announced Wednesday that all six actors will be crisscrossing the Buckeye State to try and get out. »

- Itay Hod

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The West Wing Cast to Reunite, Campaign for Hillary Clinton in Ohio

21 September 2016 3:34 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Start up the motorcade: The cast of The West Wing is reuniting… and this time, they’ve got a real-life candidate to elect.

Six stars of NBC’s Emmy-winning political drama — Allison Janney (C.J. Cregg), Bradley Whitford (Josh Lyman), Richard Schiff (Toby Ziegler), Dulé Hill (Charlie Young), Joshua Malina (Will Bailey), and Mary McCormack (Kate Harper) — will head to the battleground state of Ohio this weekend to campaign for Hillary Clinton. The Clinton campaign says the actors will attend several grassroots events across the state, encouraging residents to register to vote and explaining why they think Clinton is the right person for the job. »

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Kiefer Sutherland Says Jack Bauer Would 'Respect' His Designated Survivor Character

21 September 2016 8:50 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Kiefer Sutherland is confident that 24's Jack Bauer would "respect" his new Designated Survivor character. ABC's new series, premiering Wednesday, centers on Sutherland's eponymous "designated survivor" Tom Kirkman, who is sworn in as president - despite never having served as an elected official - after an explosion kills nearly the entire U.S. government. So what does the 24 agent think of Sutherland's portrayal of Potus? "One of the things I loved about Jack Bauer as a character was he was absolutely apolitical, and anytime you deal with someone in the Secret Service you're dealing with that as well," Sutherland tells People. »

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‘Designated Survivor’ Review: Kiefer Sutherland Is Here To Save You From Electing the Next President

21 September 2016 6:30 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

With “Designated Survivor,” ABC isn’t just expecting audiences to crave wish fulfillment fantasies over reality. The network is betting Americans are so sick of politics, they’re A-ok with blowing Congress straight to hell — literally.

The pilot episode of Kiefer Sutherland’s latest series — aka, his latest attempt to capitalize off of Jack Bauer’s iconic visage — wastes little time turning him into a lone survivor, even if it takes a bit longer to swear in the nation’s sixth unelected president. Assigned to be this year’s designated successor (a cabinet official chosen by the President to be excused from the State of the Union to preserve the line of succession… you know, in case everyone in attendance dies and we need a new President), Tom Kirkman watches in horror as a fiery inferno rises from the capital building and an outcome he never planned for becomes a frightening new reality. »

- Ben Travers

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‘Designated Survivor’ Review: Kiefer Sutherland Is Here To Save You From Electing the Next President

21 September 2016 6:30 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

With “Designated Survivor,” ABC isn’t just expecting audiences to crave wish fulfillment fantasies over reality. The network is betting Americans are so sick of politics, they’re A-ok with blowing Congress straight to hell — literally.

The pilot episode of Kiefer Sutherland’s latest series — aka, his latest attempt to capitalize off of Jack Bauer’s iconic visage — wastes little time turning him into a lone survivor, even if it takes a bit longer to swear in the nation’s sixth unelected president. Assigned to be this year’s designated successor (a cabinet official chosen by the President to be excused from the State of the Union to preserve the line of succession… you know, in case everyone in attendance dies and we need a new President), Tom Kirkman watches in horror as a fiery inferno rises from the capital building and an outcome he never planned for becomes a frightening new reality. »

- Ben Travers

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Twin Peaks to Cracker: your favourite TV episodes of all time

21 September 2016 4:39 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

With seminal moments in everything from ER to Boys from the Blackstuff, our readers nominate their top hours of television drama ever – and most of it was even made before the year 2000

The Game of Thrones episode Battle of the Bastards has won a record seven Emmys, which prompted a Guardian article on six of the best hours of TV drama ever made.

Some of you agreed; quite a lot of you, not so much. Many of you couldn’t even agree on the best episodes of the series listed.

Related: What was the best hour of television ever?

I'm desperate father.

Call me Dan.

I'm Desperate Dan.

Doctor Who's own Heaven Sent - Peter Capaldi's masterful one-hander. Simply sublime.

The last episode of Twin Peaks. Bold, bewildering, brutal, beautiful. Nothing like it before or since.

As I once said, only David Lynch would have his protagonist walk »

- James Walsh

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‘Game of Thrones’: Why Its Emmy Record Will Probably Stand Uncontested for Years

19 September 2016 12:59 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Frasier who?

The“Game of Thrones” dominance at this year’s Emmys gave it 38 overall wins, which just gave the drama enough juice to surpass “Frasier’s” 37 and make it the most decorated scripted series of all time. The show had better get used to this moniker, because it’s not going to change for a while.

Game of Thrones” has two more seasons left, which will very likely rack up more wins and allow the show to pull ahead even further. Of the Top 10 most Emmy-winning shows of all time, six — “ER,” “The West Wing,” “Hill Street Blues,” “Cheers,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Frasier” — have long since been canceled and therefore no longer pose a threat to the title.

Read More: Emmys Winners and Losers: ‘Game of Thrones’ Broke Records & Amazon Is on Fire, But What About ‘Fargo’?

The only other scripted series that’s alive in that Top 10 is “Modern Family, »

- Hanh Nguyen

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