The Nathan James was quickly back to being the "Point of the Spear" on The Last Ship Season 5 Episode 2.
After all, most of that ship's crew is used to being part of the U.S. Navy's first, and often only, line of defense. The more things change ...
A big part of the Nathan James's success in recent years has been its crew's ability to improvise, and that point was hammered home on this episode.
Improvisation will likely be a big part of the military's action plan throughout The Last Ship Season 5. That's what happens when you're reduced to strategizing with paper maps, grease pencils, and model ships.
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Unfortunately, Admiral Tom seemed to be surrounded by other service-branch leaders who aren't used to thinking on their feet, which isn't good when the rulebook has been thrown out.
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NATAS said after the Daytime Emmys were handed out in April that it discovered “some entrants’ submissions in two categories may have been in violation of the published guidelines for the competition,” which state that prior-season appearances are disqualifying.
But Darbo says in an open letter today that NATAS knew about the submission errors “two days prior to the ceremony and made a conscious decision not to deal with it until after the ceremony was over.” She says the organization’s “arbitrary and after-the-fact ruling feels inequitable and wrong.” (Read the letter in full below.
NATAS said today it “received a credible report” after the Daytime Emmys were awarded April 27 and April 29 “that some entrants’ submissions in two categories may have been in violation of the published guidelines for the competition.” After an investigation, it rescinded Darbo’s honor and the nominations of both her and Colabro’s, saying it will not re-award the trophy.
Other nominees in the Guest Performer category included Jennifer Bassey of Anacostia,
Below is a statement from NATAS:
“The core mission of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is to honor excellence in television. Serving that mission has involved making every effort to preserve the integrity and distinction of the Emmy® Award through more than 60 years of technological and industry change.
“Following the 45th Daytime Emmy® Awards in Pasadena, California, on April 27th and 29th, NATAS received a credible report that some entrants’ submissions in two categories may have been in violation of the published guidelines for the competition. NATAS immediately commissioned a thorough internal investigation,
See 2018 Daytime Emmys full list of winners: Every category, every nominee at the 45th Daytime Emmy Awards
Coming into these Emmys, “The Bold and the Beautiful” was the least nominated of the four broadcast soap operas with 18 bids, but it got the last laugh — at least at Creative Arts. The CBS serial took home seven prizes, more than any other drama and tied with “Sesame Street” as the most awarded program — period. “B&B” won for its lighting direction,
1977: Ryan's Hope's Delia told Pat she was pregnant with his baby.
1986: Days of our Lives' Bo confessed to treason.
1987: Santa Barbara's Richard left a bomb with Cruz."Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results."
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Try as TV executives and creators might, it’s nearly impossible to replicate success in the same world or with many of the same characters. (Looking at you, “Joey” and “AfterMASH.”) Some of the best TV spinoffs succeed specifically because they approach a familiar template from a completely different angle. Spin-offs come in many forms: Some are continuations of series that have ended. Others follow popular characters on their own journeys. And some are simply planted into a hit show,
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The basic cabler on Wednesday released the first trailer for The Alienist, starring Dakota Fanning (American Pastoral), Daniel Brühl (Rush), Luke Evans (The Girl on The Train), and Brian Geraghty (The Hurt Locker). The series takes place in the Gilded Age — or more specifically the year 1896, “amidst the vast wealth, extreme poverty and technological innovation of New York,” per the synopsis — and follows the search for a serial killer preying on young male prostitutes.
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Per the basic cabler, Snowpiercer is “a futuristic thriller set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland,” where “class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival” plague the last “remnants of humanity.” Those who did survive are said to inhabit a “gigantic, perpetually moving train that circles the globe.
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In a statement released to our sister site Variety, a rep for the Last Ship lead/Grey’s Anatomy alum confirms that he requested “a break to deal with personal issues,” forcing the show to hit pause on production through Memorial Day.
“[Eric] suffers from depression,” the statement continues, “and has asked for a few weeks of downtime, and the producers kindly granted that request. He looks forward to returning.”
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Calabro is set to recur next summer, during Season 5 of TNT’s summertime action-drama, in the role of Don Kinkaid, the general in charge of the modest Army that the United States has built up since the end of the plague, our sister site Deadline reports.
The Last Ship was renewed for the upcoming Season 4 midway through its summer 2016 run, then a month later had a fifth season added to that (to air in 2018). The two seasons are filming back-to-back.
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