Deadline (2000–2001)

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Oliver Platt plays Wallace Benton, a journalist for a New York tabloid magazine called the NY Ledger. He works along side his soon to be ex-wife, and various other people, using his ... See full summary »

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2001 | 2000
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 Wallace Benton (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Charles Foster (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Nikki Masucci (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Hildy Baker (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
Hope Davis ...
 Brooke Benton (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Si Beekman (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
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 Sammy Klein (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
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Oliver Platt plays Wallace Benton, a journalist for a New York tabloid magazine called the NY Ledger. He works along side his soon to be ex-wife, and various other people, using his journalistic instincts to get the story no matter what it takes. He seems to drink heavily, and he curses, so he's clearly an average guy, with no super human qualities about him. On the side, he teaches a class full of journalism students, who sometimes go along on his researching "missions," and he frequently uses them to get information on stories he has done, or is doing, to save himself some time. Benton is a smooth talker with a lot of tricks up his sleeve, always searching for more information to add just the right touch to his articles, and he sometimes finds himself using somewhat devious tactics to get that information. Written by Joshua Bozeman <JBoze3131@aol.com>

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It's all about money now...
25 February 2001 | by (Québec) – See all my reviews

Why NBC had to cut this show? Because of the rating? They don't know yet that sometimes, a show needs time to grow? They don't remember that Seinfeld was not a very successful show the first year? It reminds me of an episode of The Simpsons where Homer is the coach of a young football team and has the need to cut everybody off!

It was a good show, not the best ever but a good show. I personally think that it's good enough to keep it on the air, at least for an entire season.


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