Hot Video: J.J. Abrams Invites You to Alcatraz
The premiere of Fox’s Alcatraz is still two weeks away — Jan. 16, to be precise. But already, we are trying to unravel the series’ mysteries.
Today, our sleuthing has taken the form of checking out the show’s spanking new website and watching (and rewatching) this exclusive interview with executive producer J.J. Abrams. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
TVLine Items: Desperate Housewife Bedded By AMC Vet, 'Support Community' PSA and More!
One of Pine Valley’s finest is coming to Wisteria Lane.
All My Children alum Cameron Mathison has landed a guest spot on the final season of Desperate Housewives, playing …READ MORE
NBC Orders 'Epic Adventure Thriller' From Supernatural Creator Eric Kripke and J.J. Abrams
I’m guessing NBC greenlit this thing based on the pedigree alone.
As first reported by our sister site Deadline.com, Supernatural creator Eric Kripke is teaming up with J.J. Abrams on a one-hour NBC drama series billed as “an epic adventure thriller.”
No other details were released, save for the title: READ MORE
Exclusive: Fringe's Observer Eyes CBS' Person
J.J. Abrams is temporarily dispatching Fringe‘s ubiquitous Observer to his new drama Person of Interest. READ MORE
J.J. Abrams' Person of Interest, By the Numbers: Our Fall TV First Impression
The broadcast networks have more than 30 shows debuting this fall, including Charlie’s reborn Angels, homecomings for Sarah Michelle Gellar and Rachel Bilson, and no less than two series set in the ’60s. To help you prep for fall, TVLine is offering First Impressions based on the not-for-review pilots. Next up…. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Fall TV: CBS Picks Up J.J. Abrams/Michael Emerson Drama, Broke Girls Sitcom
While ABC unloads a whopping 12 new shows from its shopping cart, CBS has opened its upfronts season with just two major buys so far … READ MORE
Fall TV: Fox Is First Out of the Gate with Orders for Bones Spinoff, J.J. Abrams' Alcatraz
And they’re off! Fox popped the cork on the annual upfronts season by placing orders for four new series for the 2011-12 TV season.
Among Fox’s orders are the Bones spinoff The Finder, starring Geoff Stults and based on a “planted pilot” episode that aired last month, and Alcatraz, a time travel-flavored drama from Lost/Fringe VIP J.J. Abrams.
Also on Fox’s shopping list … READ MORE
Lost's Michael Emerson Reunites With J.J. Abrams In CBS Pilot Person Of Interest
Lost alum Michael Emerson is set as a lead in Jonah Nolan’s CBS pilot Person Of Interest, which is being executive-produced by Lost co-creator J.J. Abrams. READ MORE
TVLine Items: Office Boss Wants Arnett, CBS Eyes J.J., and Other TV News to Know
Imagine Gob Bluth running around Dunder Mifflin, carrying a mug that reads “World’s Best Boss” — perfection, right?
Well, if Ricky Gervais has his way, Will Arnett may be on Office duty soon enough. …READ MORE
Exclusive: Fringe On Fridays Will Be A Fringe 'Unhinged,' Says J.J. Abrams
Fringe‘s move to Fridays, which takes hold on January 21, is looking more and more like a really terrific thing.
Not only has Fox been promoting the heck out of the time-slot change, but Fringe‘s new “under the radar” home apparently has opened the door for even freakier storytelling.
Noting that Fox “has always been pretty cool” about letting Fringe push the envelope, series creator J.J. Abrams tells TVLine that … READ MORE