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Our Ideas for 'Survivor,' 'Ghost Whisperer' and Other CBS Video Games

by Jane Boursaw, posted Nov 6th 2009 5:45PM
CSI Video GameThere will come a time, no doubt, when every show on TV will be turned into a video game to delight and distract us from all the other important stuff we're supposed to be doing in our lives.

CBS is stepping up to help contribute to our delinquency with a new slate of TV-based video games. They've already got two 'CSI' games on shelves, and six more are in the works for a number of systems, including the Wii, Nintendo DS, iPhone and iPod Touch.

We thought we'd help out by supplying a few possible scenarios for these upcoming games.

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17 comedic actors who moved into dramatic television roles

by Richard Keller, posted May 1st 2008 12:20PM

The comedians who made inwards into drama are featured in this articleAs AOL Television continues their look at the 50 Best TV Comedies -- Ever with their Top 10, we here at TV Squad are also looking at television comedy, but with a slightly skewed difference. Last week, we took a look at the Saturday Night Live cast members from 1996 to 2006 that made it to the big time. This week, we get a bit more serious.

There are those in the industry who say that it is easier to go from acting in a drama to acting in a comedy than it is the other way around. Yet, as you will see from the list we've compiled after the jump, there are plenty of comedic actors who have jumped from the world of comedy films, stand-up comedy, and television sitcoms into the more serious world of drama. In many cases they have had even greater success than they did on the other side of the tracks. There have even been instances where they stayed in the drama genre and never went back to being funny.


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I'm worried about Jane Doe

by Bob Sassone, posted Apr 28th 2008 3:00PM

Lea ThompsonSo what did you do yesterday? I spent the entire Sunday watching detective movies on The Hallmark Channel. Of course, when I say "detective movies" it sounds like I was watching old film noir flicks from the 40s and 50s. Actually, I was watching Murder, She Wrote, Perry Mason movies, and Matlock.

Yes, I have the social life of a 70 year-old woman.

I've always been a sucker for these shows, going back to the NBC Mystery Movie and Columbo and McMillan and Wife. Those shows were probably better produced and written than the stuff you see on Hallmark Channel, but I think the new shows are quite entertaining and fun, and it's good to see favorite familiar faces on TV again: the McBride movies with John Larroquette, the Murder 101 movies with Dick Van Dyke, and the TV movie series I'd like to talk about, Jane Doe.

To put it simply, I'm worried about Jane Doe.

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New TV on DVD releases this week

by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 11th 2007 6:22PM

DeadwoodHere are the new TV DVDs, in stores tomorrow.

  • Deadwood - Season 3
  • Diagnosis Murder - Season 2
  • Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries - Season 2
  • Jesse Stone: Night Passage and Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise
  • Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D List - Season 1
  • Masters of Horror - The Screwfly Solution
  • The Office - Season 1 and Season 2 set
  • The Practice - Vol. 1
  • The Rat Patrol - Season 2
  • Red Shoe Diaries - Season 1 Limited Edition
  • Walker, Texas Ranger - Season 3
  • Welcome Back, Kotter - Season 1
  • What's Happening Now - Season 1

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Out of the Blogosphere

by Bob Sassone, posted Dec 30th 2006 3:53PM

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