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Damages Scoop: Jenna Elfman Joins Cast as Catalyst For Climactic Patty-Ellen Showdown


Sitcom vet Jenna Elfman is taking a rare dramatic detour with a recurring role on the fifth and final season of Damages.

The Dharma & Greg alum will play …READ MORE

TVLine Items: Leah Remini's Post-Talk Gig, Grimm Pilot Preview, Horror Story Scoop and More!


An all Talk-ed out Leah Remini is returning to her sitcom roots.

The ousted Talk co-host has signed a talent deal with ABC to star in and produce a comedy series for next season …READ MORE

Exclusive: Damages Retains Ryan Phillippe


The verdict is in: Damages‘ fifth and final season will not be hurting for star power.

Sources confirm to TVLine exclusively that Ryan Phillippe has landed a major role on the upcoming season of the Glenn Close courtroom drama, now airing on DirecTV. READ MORE

Friday Night Lights Post Mortem: EP Jason Katims Reveals the Ending You Didn't See


If my hunch is correct, you’re reading this story after watching the Friday Night Lights series finale on NBC. And you are despairing — majorly despairing.

I screened the spectacularly satisfying yet utterly gut-wrenching episode months ago when it aired on DirecTV, and I’m still grieving to within an inch of my life. There’s no sense denying it: One of the best dramas in the history of TV is over (or is it?!), and it’s time to… remain in a state of denial because the alternative is just too painful. Yep, that’s it.

But before you get busy with that, check out my Q&A with exec producer Jason Katims, during which he reflects on the show’s odds-defying five-season run, answers your burning questions about the finale (why no Tyra/Landry?), and reveals the ending you didn’t see. …READ MORE

Rose Byrne on Damages Season 4: 'Ellen's Moral Boundaries Are Very Much Pushed'

Glenn Close and Rose Byrne are pictured during the production of "Damages" in New York on March 10, 2011.
Photo: David M. Russell/Sony Pictures Television

Damages returns for its fourth season this Wednesday at 10/9c — exclusively on DirecTV — with the grey areas as gunmetal as ever, agendas amply murky, and the frenemyship between Patty and Ellen maintaining its delicious prickliness.

Three years have passed since the events of the Season 3 finale, and a big new bad ripe for legal squashing looms on the horizon … READ MORE

Damages Season 4 Trailers: Patty Growls, Ellen Strips, and John Goodman Roars!


At the risk of blatantly taunting those out there who do not have DirecTV, I bring you the latest trailers for Damages Season 4, which will air exclusively on the satellite dish service beginning July 13. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEOS

Exclusive: Damages Retains Griffin Dunne


Griffin Dunne (An American Werewolf in London, After Hours) has booked a multi-episode arc on Damages, sources confirm to TVLine exclusively.

The former FX drama’s fourth season — which premieres on DirecTV this summer — revolves around …READ MORE

TVLine Items: Grey's Alum Is New Starz Star, and Other TV News to Know


He’ll always be Denny Duquette to us, but Grey’s Anatomy‘s Jeffrey Dean Morgan is thisclose to landing a deal with Starz that will send the stud back in time… READ MORE

Exclusive: DirecTV In Talks To Air The Kennedys


On the heels of Showtime passing on giving The Kennedys a home, TVLine has learned exclusively that DirecTV is in talks to air the eight-part miniseries.

If a deal is arrived at between the satellite service provider and producers, The Kennedys would air on … READ MORE

TVLine Items: Damages' New Big Bad, and Other TV News to Know


DirecTV subscribers are in for a treat.

Damages‘ fourth season premieres this summer, and per USA Today, veteran actor John Goodman is joining the fun as a brand new big bad… READ MORE