My House Moment

hugh-laurieThere is nothing worse than waking up at 1:30am with incredibly itchy palms and soles of your feet and knowing they’re the first signs of something. Unfortunately it wasn’t the coming into a large fortune. Instead, it was the third instance of anaphylactic shock I’ve had in the last 12 months.

House is one of my all time favourite TV shows but to find myself in the middle of a medical emergency last week, complete with a couple of 24-style adrenaline jabs in the leg, wasn’t nearly as much fun. Continue reading »

USA orders marriage drama

US Cable network USA has ordered a yet to be titled 10 episode drama series that explores the culturally resonant story of an imperfect marriage and looks at real modern day issues facing couples in today’s complicated world.

The show stars Matt Passmore (The Glades) as an investment banker who discovers his wife is seeing a male escort and the repercussions of that revelation on his stagnant marriage.

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hugh-laurieLike all of us, even celebrities have to complete immigration forms.  They, too, also find some of the questions a little ridiculous.

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hi reddit, Olivia Wilde here. I’m one of the stars of Drinking Buddies which is a comedy about love and craft beers, two of reddit’s favorite things. I’m going to be answering questions alongside the director of the film Joe Swanberg, so ask us anything!

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Olivia! First, as a bisexual female I have to say that your role in the OC was a huge eye opener for me and helped me come to terms with that part of my life. So thank you! Second, you and Jason Sudeikis’ relationship is one that I admire and I strive to have a similar dynamic with my boyfriend.

Now that being said, how does it feel to be a woman who has portrayed an LGBT character and helped others come to terms with their sexuality?

Nothing gives me more pride than hearing gay and bisexual men and women tell me they were helped in some way by my roles on television. That’s a true honor. It is the responsibility of media to accurately reflect society.

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csi2013CSI renewed for season 14

CSI has been renewed for a 14th season by the CBS network in the US. All of the show’s regular cast will return for the new run of episodes.

Coogan joins new US pilot

Steve Coogan has been cast in a new US TV pilot from the creator of House. The British comic will play a cop-turned-lawyer in the pilot called Doubt. Continue reading »

The Inbetweeners MovieThe Inbetweeners creator keen for sequel

The co-creator of The Inbetweeners, Iain Morris, has said he is keen to create a sequel to the 2011 movie adaptation. “I miss working with Damon [Beesley, co-creator], and I miss the boys. They are four of the most talented comedic actors of their generation, and it would be wonderful to get another project going with them. I can hardly believe it’s been two years since we filmed The Inbetweeners Movie. Damon and I would like to do a sequel.”

Dawn French to judge Australia’s Got Talent

British comic Dawn French has joined Australia’s Got Talent as a judge for this year alongside the recently announced Mel B. The 2012 line-up of Danni Minogue, Kyle Sandilands and Brian McFadden will not be returning. Continue reading »

Breaking Bad (Season 4)Breaking Bad actress in new pilot

Breaking Bad actress Anna Gunn has picked up a role in a new drama pilot called Rita. The pilot is adapted from a Danish series of the same name.

Super Bowl ratings through the roof

Early US Super Bowl ratings suggest the match could be the most-watched in the history of the sport. The ratings look to be up 1 per cent on last year’s game, which was the most-watched ever. Continue reading »

CSI and CSI NY to crossover

CSI and CSI: NY will produce a special crossover double-episode where Gary Sinese’s character Mac Taylor from CSI: NY will work alongside Ted Danson’s D.B. Russell on a case.

Laurie to play Blackbeard?

Hugh Laurie has been rumoured to be close to signing up to play iconic pirate Blackbeard in a new TV series called Crossbones. The ten-part action-adventure is the brainchild of Luther creator Neil Cross. Continue reading »

House actress joins Elementary

House actress Lisa Edelstein will make an appearance in the new US Sherlock Holmes series Elementary. She will appear in the seventh episode of the first season.

No Freaks and Geeks reunion

Freaks and Geeks creators Judd Apatow and Paul Feig have said that reunion or movie version of the show is highly unlikely. “I love the question mark at the end of the series, so I never want to know more than that,” Apatow said. “It is the reason why you don’t want to find out what happened.” Continue reading »