For ‘A Million Little Things,’ This Comparison Means A Lot

ABC’s new drama, A Million Little Things, centers around a group of friends who start to re-evaluate their lives after one of them commits suicide. With its strong emotional component and real-life feel, it’s already drawn a few comparisons to NBC’s This Is Us. The show’s creator, DJ Nash, and producer James Griffiths told us that if they’re going to be compared to another show, it’s an honor for it to be This Is Us. (Click on the media bar below to hear DJ Nash & James Griffiths)

 

A Million Little Things premieres September 26 on ABC.

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Mark Wahlberg Isn’t Your ‘Boogie’ Man Anymore

Mark Wahlberg may have earned himself an Oscar nomination for his role in 2006’s The Departed, but many fans still remember him best from his career-making role as Dirk Diggler in 1997’s Boogie Nights. Two decades after playing the decadent porn star, Wahlberg looks at the role a lot differently; more and more, he’s been distancing himself from it. Family and faith have changed his perception of Boogie Nights, and he doesn’t think he would ever do a movie as racy as that again. (Click on the media bar below to hear Mark Wahlberg)

 

 
Wahlberg’s new movie is the spy thriller Mile 22, and it opens in theaters on Friday.

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Does ‘Sunny’ Make Philadelphia Shine? Its Stars Think So

Philadelphia, of course, is a city that’s rich in history. It was the first capital of the United States, and it’s also the country’s first World Heritage city. Lately, of course, it’s also served as the backdrop to FXX’s raunchy sitcom, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Has that been a positive for the city? Sunny stars Rob McElhenney and Danny DeVito think the show has only enhanced Philly’s reputation. (Click on the media bar below to hear Rob McElhenney & Danny DeVito)

 

The new season of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia premieres Wednesday, September 5 on FXX.

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On ‘AGT,’ Howie Mandel Doesn’t Want To Find A Star

On any televised talent show, the goal is to create stars. That’s certainly the case for America’s Got Talent, but when people ask Howie Mandel if a new star will be born on the show this season, he usually gives a somewhat unexpected answer.  (Click on the media bar below to hear Howie Mandel)

America’s Got Talent airs Tuesday nights at 8/7c on NBC.

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Debra Messing Went ‘Searching’ For A Change Of Pace

While Debra Messing is back to making audiences laugh on the reborn Will & Grace, she’s decided to do something a little different for her latest movie role. “Searching” is a thriller about a father desperately trying to find his daughter, who’s gone missing. She told us she was really passionate about the story, and she’s thrilled that writer/director Aneesh Chaganty chose her for the role. (Click on the media bar below to hear Debra Messing)

 

 Searching opens in theaters on August 31.

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Rachel Bloom Sings A New Tune For ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s’ Final Season

When Crazy Ex-Girlfriend returns for its fourth and final season on The CW, it will have a new theme song. The show’s star, Rachel Bloom, still sings it, but it will sound much different than what fans have heard in previous seasons. Bloom talked about the changes and why she thinks it’ll be even more fun than before. (Click on the media bar below to hear Rachel Bloom)

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend starts its final season October 4 on The CW.

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