Thursday, July 21, 2011

From LA Examiner: Paley Center August Events; Rob Benedict Lightens Up 9/11; Spotlight on 'Falling Skies' Colin Cunningham...


"Paley Center for Media plans events for The Closer, Happy Endings, etc"

Looking to escape the summer heat in Los Angeles? You may find you'll be spending a lot of your days (and evenings) at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles. There summer shows and programs are certainly heating up, as this morning they have announced a number of additional panels honoring fan favorite shows like The Closer and Happy Endings... [MORE]



If you’re familiar with Rob Benedict’s fantastic television work of the past (Felicity, Head Case, Supernatural-- to name a few!), you already know how he can lighten up a dramatic or otherwise tense situation with just one line delivery or nervous smile. He is certainly no stranger to playing “comic relief” characters, but don’t consider him just pigeonholed. Benedict says these types of guys are close to who he is, though perhaps one was never more so than his role of Paul in the independent darling A Little Help... [MORE]


"Colin Cunningham: Falling Skies' bad boy with a heart of gold?"

For a little while it seemed like John Pope (Colin Cunningham) was going to be the biggest foe for the 2nd Mass community in TNT’s Falling Skies. The rebellious, and somewhat mysterious, biker didn’t play by the rules Tom Mason (Noah Wyle) was enforcing for his own troops, and that posed an immediate threat to their new way of life. Suddenly we all had to come to terms with the fact that people are still people, and regardless of the other-worldly, or otherwise just external, opposition, not everyone was going to be able to put differences aside and band together. But in the grand scheme of things, Pope may end up being more of a help to this group than a hindrance…right? ... [MORE]

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