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Having won an Emmy for his guest-starring role last season, Gerald McRaney returns to This Is Us for Tuesday night’s brand-new episode. He’s always thrilled when producers ask him to come back to the show, and he told us why he thinks the show is so good and so popular with audiences.

After Sunday’s post-Super Bowl [...]


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Thirty years ago, the dark comedy Heathers was released. The movie, which starred Winona Ryder as a high school student who plots to kill the “mean girls” who have been tormenting her, earned critical acclaim, but didn’t earn much at the box office. That’s why we were a little surprised to see that the film [...]


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Jason George may have come to the Grey’s Anatomy party late — he joined the cast in the show’s sixth season — but if all goes well, his character will live on well after Grey’s has gone away. George stars in the new spinoff Station 19, which has Dr. Ben Warren transitioning into a new [...]


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An interesting thing happens when a television series becomes successful: Fans of the show start to have expectations of their favorite characters. With the rise of social media, actors are now more aware of viewers’ opinions than ever. Does this new interactive relationship with the fans change the way actors sometimes approach their roles? We [...]


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Animation has traditionally been a form of entertainment that had to be produced well in advance. (Shows like The Simpsons can take up to a year or more to produce!) Then, along came South Park, which proved that animation can be made timely through technology. Now, with the headlines coming out of Washington changing daily, [...]


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Believe it or not, Ellen DeGeneres just celebrated her 60th birthday. Sadly, that puts her at the tail end of a generation of comedians who had their lives changed by an American legend: Johnny Carson. For decades, getting a slot on Carson’s Tonight Show was a “make it or break it” moment for young comics. [...]


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On the series Counterpart, JK Simmons plays two roles. More accurately, they’re two versions of the same character, but existing in two different realities. It’s a premise that explores one of the most basic human curiosities: How would our lives be different if we’d made different decisions? And it’s something that has made Simmons think [...]


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There were plenty of compelling reasons for Alan Cumming to take the lead role in the new CBS procedural Instinct. His character is intriguing — a retired CIA agent who’s put his secrets aside to start a new life as a professor. The premise is interesting — an NYPD homicide detective seeks out his unique skill [...]


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It’s been nearly 21 years since Roseanne aired its original series finale, ending a nine-season run that cemented the sitcom’s place in television history. Its star, Roseanne Barr, was already 35 years old when the show premiered in 1988, and she had a reputation for being pretty wild and unpredictable. Now, as she prepares to [...]


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The unsung hero of any superhero TV show or movie is the costume designer. After all, these characters are larger than life and meant to stand out, and that’s exactly what their outfits do for them. When Cress Williams signed on for the lead role in Black Lightning, he couldn’t wait to find out how [...]


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