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Too much quality TV got you down? All that art and introspection making you pine for the long-gone age of junk? Here’s a companion to our list of the 100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time – a few of our picks for the worst. Remember: For every bad show that claws its way to the airwaves, there are hundreds of even worse ones that never made it that far. Respect!
Congratulations, Robertson family – you are officially the worst anything ever! A dipshit sitcom passed off as a reality show, »
Manheim — who starred on “The Practice” and “Ghost Whisperer” — will play Jade, a new-age guru who runs a partnering seminar for singles. She will appear in one episode, but with the option for more, as the season is currently in production.
The new season of “Masters of Sex” will begin in 1968. The episodes will travel through the “swinging ’70s” when the characters will take on new partners, both professionally and sexually. Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan star as human sexuality pioneers William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Caitlin Fitzgerald and Annaleigh Ashford also star.
“Masters of Sex” Season 4 premieres Sunday, Sept. 11 at 10 p.m.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
An intense WWII thriller torn from the frontlines, “Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth Reich” takes place in the midst of war as dissension amongst Nazi forces was on the rise. As Operation Valkyrie prepares to assassinate Adolf Hitler, an Allied special ops team gets ready to extract the man destined to lead the Fourth Reich. But after Valkyrie fails, everything changes. Now, the same special ops team must work together with a host of unlikely allies to free a resistance fighter from behind enemy lines. Watch an exclusive trailer for the film below.
The film was directed by Claudio Fäh, who has previously “Northmen – A Viking Saga,” “Sniper: Reloaded,” and 16 episodes of “Ghost Whisperer: The Other Side,” the online companion series to CBS’ “Ghost Whisperer.” It’s written by Robert Henny and Don Michael Paul. »
- Vikram Murthi
The Mist, centered around an ominous mist that takes over a small town and causes chaos, will begin production this summer and is set to air a 10-episode season in 2017.
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William Schallert, the veteran character actor and former SAG president, died Sunday at the age of 93, TheWrap has confirmed. Schallert’s prolific career — which included almost 400 screen credits — dates back to the 1940s, when he landed a series of small roles in films like “Mighty Joe Young,” “The Reckless Moment,” and “Perfect Strangers.” He would go on to work steadily for the next 60 years, including guest roles on classic TV shows like “The Lone Ranger,” “Get Smart,” and “The Wild, Wild West.” Also Read: Ian Sander, 'Ghost Whisperer' Producer, Dies at 68 One of Schallert’s most iconic roles came when he. »
- Joe Otterson
Friends and colleagues of Ian Sander are gathering at 10 Am this morning at Valley Beth Shalom for a memorial celebration of the veteran TV producer, who died last Tuesday at the age of 68. Among them is writer-producer John Gray, creator/executive producer of the long-running CBS drama Ghost Whisperer starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, on which Sander served as an executive producer alongside his wife and long-time producing partner Kim Moses, as well as in-house… »
Television producer Ian Sander has died at the age of 68. With wife, Kim Moses, he founded Sander/Moses Productions, the company behind TV series including Profiler, Ghost Whisperer, and more recently, Reckless, which was cancelled by CBS after one season.
According to Deadline, Sander and Moses were just wrapping up production on their Spark TV show pilot for ABC. An alternate-history steampunk drama starring Antonia Thomas and Rege-Jean Page, Spark comes from British playwright Michael Cooney who executive produces with Sander and Thomas.
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Take a gander at this preview for Fallout 4: Far Harbor, which will be released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on May 19th. Also in today’s Horror Highlights: a trailer / release details for Don’t Look in the Basement 2, info on a live digital séance from the team behind The Darkness, Crypt TV’s “One Sentence Scare” Contest, and details and teaser images for Hunting the Legend Part II.
In Far Harbor, a new case from Valentine’s Detective Agency leads you on a search for a young woman and a secret colony of synths. Travel off the coast of Maine to the mysterious island of Far Harbor, where higher levels of radiation have created a more feral world. »
- Tamika Jones
Veteran TV producer Ian Sander died in his home on Tuesday at the age of 68. Cause of death remains unclear. Best known for executive producing the CBS series “Ghost Whisperer,” Sander was partnered with his wife Kim Moses for their company Sander/Moses productions. The duo most recently worked on ABC’s genre pilot “Spark,” set in an alternate reality where gas and coal fuel the world. Sander and Moses, who married in 1994, also signed a first-look deal with NBC Universal International TV Studios in December, for which the duo would develop procedural dramas. Also Read: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2016 (Photos) Sander’s other. »
- Reid Nakamura
Sander and Moses have consistently fielded multiple pilots during the past few years. In the current development cycle the pair exec produced the ABC drama pilot “Spark,” which shot in Prague in March and early April. Sander also worked as a director.
Sander and Moses were early pioneers in harnessing online fan activity around television series to drive awareness and viewership for linear TV series. The pair developed a “Total Engagement Experience” campaign involving webisodes, viral videos, online gaming and what were then nascent social media platforms to support “Ghost Whisperer,” the CBS drama that starred Jennifer Love Hewitt as a woman who received messages from the dead. The drama ran from 2005 to 2010.
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- Cynthia Littleton
Veteran TV producer Ian Sander died yesterday, May 3. He passed away peacefully at his home, with the cause of death still undetermined. Sander was 68. Partnered with his wife, Kim Moses, in their Sander/Moses Prods., Sander executive produced CBS’ long-running drama Ghost Whisperer starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, on which he also served as in-house director. Sander’s death comes as he and Moses were wrapping their ABC pilot, drama Spark, which the duo executive produce… »
Many people are wowed by Dean’s celebrity on The Grinder — but we’ll soon meet someone who couldn’t care less: the woman who gave birth to him.
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According to the official character breakdown, Lenore Sanderson-Grant is Dean Sr.’s “adventurous and outspoken” ex-wife who in incredibly unimpressed by her son’s TV-star status. She remarried right after she and Dean Sr. »
ABC has ordered a TV show pilot presentation for Spark. A soapy steampunk story, Spark is written by British playwright, Michael Cooney, who will executive produce with Ian Sander and Kim Moses. Ghost Whisperer veterans, Sander and Moses, executive produced Reckless, which was cancelled by CBS after one season of 13 episodes.
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13 items from 2016
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