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Top 5 TV Shows Of 2013: Mack's List
2013 has been a great year for television, so narrowing down our list of favorites was no easy task. As TV Blend has numerous writers with varying tastes in TV shows, we decided to go solo this year in sharing our Top 5 lists of the best series of 2013. This is Mack's list, which begins with an underrated procedural at #5.
Hey Procedurals, Stop Casting Your Most Famous Guest Star As The Killer
I watch shows like The Americans, Parenthood and Game Of Thrones to be surprised. I watch procedurals when I want the familiar. Unfortunately, thereís one thing thatís a little too familiar about random episodes of procedurals: killers who are way the hell more famous than every other random guest star.
Pirate Radio's Rhys Ifans Will Recur On Elementary In Season 2
Elementary is gearing up for a successful second season over at CBS. The series is sticking to its guns and its 10 p.m. Thursday slot next season, but the popular crime drama is still going to shake things up a bit with its cast. In fact, Season 2 will add a famous name from the Sherlock Holmes canon, bringing Mycroft Holmes into some plots throughout Season 2. In Elementaryís world, Mycroft will be played by none other than Rhys Ifans.
Elementary Season 1 Will Hit DVD In August
All of these positives likely contributed to the CBS dramaís Season 2 renewal earlier this month, but if you havenít been able to catch the modern day Sherlock Holmes tale, youíll be able to do so when Elementary hits DVD later this summer. Elementary: The First Season will hit shelves on August 27.
CBS 2013-2014 Schedule Adds More Comedy, Moves Hawaii Five-0 To Friday
CBS has announced their 2013-2014 schedule today, revealing their plans to shuffle things around to make room for the four new comedies and new dramas they have joining the line-up. Person of Interest will move to Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m., while Hawaii Five-0 has been shifted to Fridays. The Eye has new series Hostages set to air Monday nights following their two-hour comedy block, which features two returning shows and two new comedies.
Elementary Season 2 Premiere To Film In London
Holmes is heading home for Season 2 of Elementary! CBS announced today that their popular Sherlock Holmes detective series is headed to London for the second season premiere episode. And not a U.S. or Canadian set version of London, but the real deal! The Season 2 premiere will be filmed in London starting in July. This will be the first time the drama is being shot anywhere outside of New York.
Game of Thrones' Natalie Dormer To Guest Star In Elementary For A Pivotal Role
These days, Natalie Dormer can be found trying to secure herself as the Queen on HBO's Game of Thrones. But it looks like the former Tudors star is going to be making an appearance on network television in the near future. And from what's been reported, it's a pretty big role with a multi-episode arc on the popular CBS drama series.
Elementary, 2 Broke Girls And 16 Other Series Renewed At CBS
CBS passed along some good news for more than a dozen of their primetime shows. 18 series received renewals from the Eye today, among which are The Big Bang Theory, 2 Broke Girls, NCIS, and newcomer Elementary. CBS is also moving forward with three of their popular reality series, Survivor, The Amazing Race and Undercover Boss.
F. Murray Abraham Will Guest Star On Elementary
F. Murray Abraham is headed to CBS to hop into an episode of the networkís hit freshman crime drama, Elementary. Abraham is no stranger to crime dramas, having played characters on both Homeland and Law & Order: Criminal Intent in the past. This time around, heíll play a wily hitman who may meet his match in Sherlock Holmes.
Elementary Loses Post-Game Audiences Due To Late Start
Last night, the Super Bowl scored giant ratings for CBS, bringing in big numbers for the network. Unfortunately, those good numbers didnít extend to CBSí post-game viewing of Elementary. The episode drew in fewer Super Bowl numbers than any other Super Bowl post-game programming in the last nine years.
Elementary Earns Extra Episodes While Vegas' Episode Count Drops
Just a few weeks ago, things were looking peachy keen for two of CBSí freshman dramas. Both Elementary and Vegas were given full season orders, bringing both shows to a neat and tidy 22-episodes. Now, CBS has decided to pull favorites with the two programs and is adding episodes to one show and retracting episodes from another.
Elementary To Air After The 2013 Super Bowl
The coveted post-Super Bowl spot has been filled for 2013. It's customary for whatever network is hosting the Super Bowl to air some lead-out programming, which benefits from the massive viewership of the big football game. Last year, NBC aired The Voice after the Super Bowl. And Glee, Undercover Boss, The Office and House are among the recent programs to air post-Super Bowl and come 2013, Elementary joins that list.
Elementary And Vegas Secure Full Season Orders
Today, CBS announced the network will be giving two hit freshman dramas, Elementary and Vegas, a full season order. Both programs have received nine additional episodes to air on the channel, bringing both series to a full 22 episodes for Season 1.
Fall 2012 TV Winners: 8 New Shows You Should Be Watching
It's at this point in the fall, when most of the new series have premiered, that we're forced to look at our overflowing DVRs and figure out which shows to keep and which ones to let go. And then, of course, there are the shows we haven't gotten around to checking out yet. For those of you trying to play catch-up and need a little help deciding which new series are worth a look, we've come up with a list of the keepers this season.
House's Lisa Edelstein Joins CBS' Elementary
Elementary has cast a former House star to take on a guest role on an upcoming episode. Lisa Edelstein will be joining CBSí new modern-day Sherlock Holmes drama as the CEO of a company that was the target of a bombing.