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What Is Dallas' Big Secret? Will WWE Stars Say 'I Do'? Did Glee Project Provoke? And More Qs!


We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, here are some queries we’re going to lob at you, from shows including Political Animals, RAW, Fringe, Bunheads and Runway! READ MORE

Cable Ratings: Breaking Bad Premiere Hits Series High, Political Animals Starts Tame and More

Walter White (Bryan Cranston) - Breaking Bad - Season 5, Episode 1 - Photo Credit: Ursula Coyote/AMC

Breaking Bad broke open its fifth and final season on Sunday night with a record audience of 2.9 million total viewers, up 14 percent from its year-ago premiere.

What’s more, in the 18-49 and 25-54 demos, the acclaimed AMC drama saw surges of …READ MORE

Political Animals: Does It Get Your Vote?

POLITICAL ANIMALS -- Pilot -- Pictured: Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish -- (Photo by: David Giesbrecht/USA Network)

On Sunday night, USA Network set the Political Animals loose, premiering its six-episode limited series starring Sigourney Weaver — and even upon my third time watching the first episode …READ MORE & VOTE IN POLL

Meet the Power Players of Political Animals — Plus, How USA Network Landed the Sexy Series

The Political Animals: Carla Gugino as Susan Berg, Ciaran Hinds as Bud Hammond, Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish, Ellen Burstyn as Margaret, James Wolk as Doug Hammond, Brittany Ishibashi as Anne Ogami and Sebastian Stan as TJ Hammond

When prolific TV producer Greg Berlanti started developing a series about Political Animals — first and foremost a former First Lady-turned-Secretary of State (played by Sigourney Weaver) who is trying to get out from under her philandering husband’s shadow — he frankly had no idea where it would ultimately call home. READ MORE & MEET THE CAST

Exclusive Political Animals Video: Carla Gugino Clashes With Sigourney Weaver, Ellen Burstyn

POLITICAL ANIMALS -- Season: 2012 -- Pictured: (l-r) Carla Gugino as Susan Berg, Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish -- (Photo by: Andrew Eccles/USA Network)

If you’re not anxiously awaiting the premiere of USA Network’s Political Animals (premiering Sunday, July 15), you should be. And if you need the slightest extra nudge, TVLine here presents video of the luminous Carla Gugino (Sin City, Karen Sisco) detailing how her character, journalist Susan Berg, fits into the mix. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Exclusive: Fringe's Blair Brown Plays With USA Network's Political Animals

POLITICAL ANIMALS -- Season: 2012 -- Pictured: Carla Gugino as Susan Berg -- (Photo by: Andrew Eccles/USA Network)

Blair Brown, before starting work on her fifth and final season as Fringe‘s Nina Sharp, will visit the Political Animals at the heart of USA Network’s highly anticipated summer drama series.

TVLine has learned exclusively that Brown will play …READ MORE

First Look: USA's New Drama Political Animals


USA Network is taking Washington by storm this summer with its ambitious new drama Political Animals, and we’ve got your first look at Sigourney Weaver and Co. rocking some serious D.C. action. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Scoop: Adrian Pasdar Elected President on USA Network's Summer Drama Political Animals

CASTLE - "Setup" (Part 1) -- Castle and Beckett investigate the apparent robbery-homicide of a New York cab driver, only to discover that the victim was involved in a mysterious conspiracy with unimaginable consequences. As the stakes continue to rise, hard-charging federal agent Mark Fallon (guest star Adrian Pasdar) takes over the investigation. Together, Fallon, Beckett and Castle must race to unmask the truth about the victim before it's too late, on "Castle," MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21 (10:01-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/RANDY HOLMES)

Adrian Pasdar is getting back into politics in a big way.

The onetime Heroes senator has been cast as the President of the United States in Political Animals, USA Network’s star-studded six-part drama series set to debut on Sunday, July 15 at 10/9c. READ MORE

Casting News: Ellen Burstyn Joins USA's Political Animals, Parenthood Actress to Army Wives


Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn has joined the cast of USA Network’s upcoming drama series Political Animals. READ MORE

Scoop: Rome's Ciarán Hinds Cast as Sigourney Weaver's Ex in USA's Political Animals

Ciaran Hinds Sigourney Weaver Political Animals

Ciarán Hinds is moving from ancient Rome to modern-day America in USA Network’s upcoming drama Political Animals.

Debuting this summer from executive producers Greg Berlanti (Dirty Sexy Money) and Laurence Mark (Jerry Maguire), the six-episode D.C.-based project centers around newly-appointed Secretary of State Elaine Barrish (played by Sigourney Weaver) balancing both personal and political crises.

Hinds will play Bud Hammond, a …READ MORE