Archive for July, 2008
The weekly, hour-long drama Lost TV Show began at a point that in any other case may have been an ending: a passenger jet, crashing on an uncharted Pacific Ocean.
At that stage, each survivor was given a choice to live together or die alone Among the survivors were, Dr. Jack Shephard, fugitive Kate Ryan, rock star Charlie Pace, the reclusive and mysterious John Locke, hot-tempered and self-serving James “Sawyer”, chauvinistic Korean husband Jin Kwon, his much-put-upon wife, resourceful former Iraqi Republican Guard Sayid, estranged siblings Shannon Rutherford and Boone Carlisle, dad Michael Dawson, and very pregnant Aussie Claire Littleton. The island is treacherous and it holds many secrets and the survivors quickly learn they must band together in order to have any hope of rescue. Jack, Kate, and Sawyer have been captured by the mysterious. Others forced to live in their campsite, they learn more of the island’s secrets and realize their enemies have an agenda all of their own. Meanwhile, Locke is brought back into communion with the island as it wraps him closer into its own insidious plot. Adding to the suspense, was the apparent presence of a person not on the passenger list, who seemed determined to bump off the hapless castaways one by one, and a mysterious, terrifying yet unseen monster-like creature. The show has announced it will run for three more seasons of 16 episodes and end in 2010. The show has become an international success and the fact that the viewer has no clue as to what is going on seems to have become its biggest appeal.
Grey’s Anatomy TV Show is a hospital drama that focuses on Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo), one of several first-year surgical interns at a Seattle, Wash., hospital. Along with her colleagues, Meredith struggles to maintain relationships while staying sharp at her new job.
The professional roles and real lives of a diverse group of surgeons collide unexpectedly in this Golden Globe-winning ABC television drama. As an intern at prestigious Seattle Grace Hospital, Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) tries hard to live up to the reputation of her legendary surgeon mother while hiding the fact that her mom now suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. As if life weren’t complicated enough, Meredith also falls for her boss, Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey), a surgical resident recently relocated to Seattle from New York. Meredith’s friend and rival Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh) finds herself in a similarly taboo romance with Preston Burke (Isaiah Washington), Derek’s chief competition for the title of chief resident. As for Meredith and Cristina’s fellow interns — Isobel “Izzie” Stevens (Katherine Heigl), George O’Malley (T.R. Knight), and Alex Karev (Justin Chambers) — they’ve got problems of their own. Izzie doesn’t want to be judged for her underwear-model past; Alex is better at bedding the ladies than bedside manner; and George can’t get any of the women around him to see him as anything but a cuddly friend. All five interns answer to the roar of senior resident Miranda Bailey (Chandra Wilson), affectionately known as “the Nazi.” But even Dr. Bailey jumps to it when Chief of Surgery Richard Webber (James Pickens Jr.) is on the scene. Although it was a hit from the time of its mid-season launch — in a plum post-Desperate Housewives time slot — on March 27, 2005, Grey’s Anatomy had sat on the shelf for a year before it saw the light of day. Creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes received plenty of accolades for her color-blind casting, but it was Oh who earned an Emmy nod and a Golden Globe statuette for her work on the show’s first season.
Gossip Girl TV Show is a series is based on Alloy Entertainment’s same name book by Cecily Von Ziegesar. Based on the popular book series of the same name, this drama gives viewers a peek into the world of privileged teenagers on an elite private school in New York City. The story is written by The O.C.’s Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, and directed by Mark Piznarski who has worked on series like Everwood and Veronica Mars. The show is focused on the lives of a group of wealthy, good looking, privileged teenagers all attending a private school in New York City. Blair and Serena are two rich Manhattan rivals in the school. Blair Waldorf with her friends, Kati Farkas and Isabel Coates, usually go to school and fancy parties with their rich parents. These guys can do whatever they want whenever they want. Blair is thought to have the perfect life because she has a gorgeous boy friend Nate Archibald, and she is also going to join her dream college, Yale. While enjoying her life, Blair is suddenly and unexpectedly placed in trouble by the reappearance of her ex best friend Serena Van Der Woodson, coming back into home town after getting out of her boarding school.
Serena tries to threaten Blair’s position as the school’s unofficial leader and to move in the heart of Blair’s handsome boyfriend. Serena comes back in to the life of Blair and in the eyes of her boyfriend. The series moves along with the life of Blair as her ideal world begins to collapse, when her ex-best friend enters at Blair’s private school.
Friday Night Lights TV Show is based on the book and movie Friday Night Lights. Odessa, Texas, is an oil town in the western part of the state. It is the home town of Permian High School Panthers, the football team with the best winning record in the state.Odessa is a racially divided and economically dying town because the decline of the oil business in Texas has set the city’s economy into a tailspin, but there is one night that gives the town something to live for, Friday Night. Well download them here if you miss any of the last episodes.
Football is the one thing that brings all the people of Odessa together, and on Friday night’ s every fall, as many as 20,000 people fill Permian’s football stadium to watch Coach’s boys try to lead the team to victory. The Permian Panthers have a big winning tradition in Texas high school football, led by QB Mike Winchell and superstar tailback Boobie Miles, but everything is not well, as Boobie suffers a career-ending injury in the first game of the season. Hope is lost among the citizens of Odessa, and for the team too but coach works to build a winning team in a town where victory is prized above all else, however, his players struggle through the emotional trials that are common to any teenager and reflect the fact that there is little future in their hometown and that a championship season can be as much a burden as a triumph. The show depicts the daily struggles endured by a coach of a high school team .The stakes are high, the reward is sweet, and the pressure is immense.
ER TV Show Created by novelist Michael Crichton and reportedly based on his own experiences as a medical student, the NBC hospital drama ER debuted September 19, 1994, directly opposite the similar CBS endeavor Chicago Hope. Though many critics thought that Chicago Hope had a better chance for survival than ER, the NBC series scored a surprise hit — and over a decade later it was still firmly imbedded in the network’s Thursday-night schedule, while Chicago Hope had long since vanished. Set largely in the emergency room of Chicago’s fictional County General Hospital, ER focused on the professional and personal trials and tribulations of the unit’s staff, with several subplots and story arcs weaving in and out of each hour-long episode. The regular cast for the first season consisted of Anthony Edwards as Dr. Mark Greene, George Clooney as Dr. Doug Ross, Sherry Stringfield as Dr. Susan Lewis, Eriq La Salle as Dr. Peter Benton, Julianna Margulies as Head Nurse Carol Hathaway, and Noah Wyle as med student (and later doctor) John Carter.
Later principals, in order of their appearance, included Laura Innes as Dr. Kerry Weaver, Alex Kingston as Dr. Elizabeth Corday, Paul McCrane as Dr. Robert Romano, Kellie Martin as med student Lucy Knight, Erik Palladino as Dr. Dave Malucci, Goran Visnjic as Dr. Luka Kovac, Ming-Na as Dr. Jing-Mei “Deb” Chen (a recurring character in season one who returned as a regular in season six), Maura Tierney as Nurse (and later Dr.) Abby Lockhart, Michael Michele as Dr. Cleo Finch, Sharif Atkins as Dr. Michael Gallant, Mekhi Phifer as Dr. Gregory Pratt, and Parminder Nagra as med student (and later doctor) Neela Rasgotra. Many of these characters’ lives were intertwined romantically, while some of the characters were bitter enemies; all were uniformly fascinating. And just as in “real life,” there was nothing predictable about the exits of certain characters: some departed with tragic abruptness (Lucy Knight, Robert Romano), others simply bade farewell and moved on with their lives (Doug Ross, Carol Hathaway, Peter Benton); but no “goodbye” was as poignant and moving as the lingering illness and death of Mark Greene throughout the length and breadth of season eight. Though the plot emphasis was on the continuing characters, a number of prominent guest stars made memorable appearances during the series’ decade-plus run. Alan Alda, Sally Field, and Bob Newhart were but three of the A-list entertainers who passed in and out of the doors of Chicago County. The winner of innumerable industry awards, ER has also earned a niche in media history as the most expensive dramatic series in TV history, reaching this particular plateau with its 13-million-dollar-per-episode average budget during the 1998-1999 season.
Dexter TV show is a dramedy which moves around Dexter Morgan who is a likable, self-effacing jovial employee in the Miami Metropolitan Police Department’s crime lab. Dexter is a forensic blood spatter expert.
In reality, He is a disciplined and murderous psychopath, and he slakes his blood lust at night by carefully killing the serial killers he tracks down during the day. Dexter’s homicidal tendencies were detected by his police officer father, Harry who encouraged his son to utilize his violent impulses in a positive manner, and also pounded a strict moral code into the boy.
He is the main support for his sister, Debra, a Miami Cop. He has a steady girlfriend Rita, with two kids who adore him. Such was Dexter’s harmless-looking veneer that no one suspected him of being a killer. Although his drive to kill is unflinching, he struggles to emulate normal emotions he doesn’t feel, and to keep up his appearance as a caring, socially responsible human being.
Dexter is originally based on Jeff Lindsay’s novels Darkly Dreaming Dexter and Dearly Devoted Dexter . Dexter began its weekly Showtime run on October 1, 2006 and will soon back for a new series.