Willie Garson – Saying Goodbye to White Collar
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Willie Garson – Saying Goodbye to White Collar

Willie Garson Saying Goodbye to White Collar by Jay S. Jacobs Willie Garson has been pretty lucky recently in long-term TV roles.  First he spent several years playing Sarah Jessica Parker’s flamboyant best guy-friend in HBO’s Sex and the City.  He quickly followed up that beloved character with one that has become even more widely … Continue reading

Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer – Having Fun with the Law
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Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer – Having Fun with the Law

Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer Having Fun with the Law by Jay S. Jacobs A few months ago, while I was talking with legendary actor Malcolm McDowell, he was excitedly telling me about Franklin and Bash – an upcoming TV series that he was co-starring in. “That’s a terrific show,” McDowell said. “It’s about a law firm … Continue reading

Henry Simmons – Building a Playground
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Henry Simmons – Building a Playground

Henry Simmons Building a Playground by Jay S. Jacobs “I’ve always had a love for theater,” says Henry Simmons.  “Out here in Los Angeles, it’s more geared towards movies and television.” With a career that is just over a decade old, Simmons has made significant inroads on both TV and the movies.  The strikingly handsome … Continue reading

Gail O’Grady – Roles of a Lifetime
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Gail O’Grady – Roles of a Lifetime

Gail O’Grady Roles of a Lifetime by Ronald Sklar “I did Celebrity Poker, and it was the first time I ever played,” actress Gail O’Grady tells me, and this should surprise me, shouldn’t it. You would think that the beauty and the brains were enough to get her by in life, that those heavy doors swing … Continue reading

NYPD Blue – Season 01 (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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NYPD Blue – Season 01 (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

NYPD Blue Season 01 (1993-1994) (20th Century Fox-2003) In the dawn of the last decade of the twentieth century, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was putting a dazzling new sparkle on the formerly graffiti-laden and dingy New York City; meanwhile, on the West Coast, the beating of a law-defying Rodney King by enraged cops (and captured on videotape) … Continue reading

The Job – The Complete Series (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Job – The Complete Series (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Job The Complete Series (2001-2002) (Shout! Factory-2005) It is a mystery why Denis Leary has never become huge. He’s one of the funniest guys in show business, and yet none of his films or TV ventures seems to catch on. He is a brilliant stand-up comedian (just track down his old CD No Cure for … Continue reading

James Pickens, Jr. – Into The Lyon’s Den
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James Pickens, Jr. – Into The Lyon’s Den

James Pickens, Jr. Into The Lyon’s Den by  Jay S. Jacobs Every year, TV Guide does a special issue called “The Best Show You’re Not Watching.”  In it, they champion a TV series that has fine acting, excellent writing and good production values, but somehow has not seemed to attract a huge audience.  Sometimes the honor has … Continue reading

Tom Verica – American Dad
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Tom Verica – American Dad

Tom Verica American Dad by Ronald Sklar Tom Verica stars as family patriarch Jack Pryor on the NBC sleeper hit American Dreams.  The role calls for the strong silent type: a challenge which is not always as appreciated as it should be in a medium that often displays the dad as the house fool. Here, Verica … Continue reading