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Shemar Moore as Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson in S.W.A.T., image courtesy of ViacomCBS.

So Is S.W.A.T. Too Pro-Cop for Our Current Mood?

In the wake of nationwide protests against the killing of George Floyd and the kind of institutional racism in the police force that enables that to happen, Hollywood is forced to do some serious soul-searching, especially the producers of cop shows. Because of public anger at the police, shows like S.W.A.T. suddenly don't have the […]


"Timeless" Future? "Reprisal" Star Abigail Spencer Open to New Movie "Every Couple of Years or Around the Holidays"

Though the actress is receiving strong praise for the role, the Grey's Anatomy-Mad Men actress will never be able to avoid questions about possibly her most famous role: team leader and history professor Lucy Preston in Shawn Ryan and Eric Kripke's time-travelling adventure series Timeless.[caption id="attachment_1134912" align="alignnone" width="1280"] TIMELESS -- "Public Enemy No[...]

'S.W.A.T.': Shawn Ryan Teases Crossover with 'The Shield' [VIDEO]

While fans of screenwriter/producer Shawn Ryan have embraced two seasons of his CBS crime drama S.W.A.T., there's no denying that Ryan is still wildly - and fondly - remembered for his work in created FX's The Shield Airing from March 2002 to November 2008 and starring Michael Chiklis as uber corrupt Det Vic Mackey, the[...]


Timeless: Revisit 11 Clockblocker-Approved Moments Before 'The Miracle of Christmas'

Clockblockers have made it their personal mission to spread "The Gospel of Timeless." NBC's thrilling and beloved time-travel dramedy repeatedly cheated death due to the fans' passionate outpouring of support. Extensive and expensive "#SaveTimeless" campaigns continue raising awareness for the show. Still, there are TV lovers out there who may not have heard of Timeless […]

NBC's 'Timeless' Series Finale Won't End with Lucy, Wyatt or Rufus

With production on the final two episodes of Erik Kripke and Shawn Ryan‘s Timeless recently wrapped and less than a month to go before the two-hour series finale premieres on NBC, star Matt Lanter (Wyatt Logan) wants to make one thing clear: they're not gonna' make it to the end - and neither is Lucy (Abigail[...]

NBC's 'Timeless' Fails to Find New Home, 2-Hour Movie Finale Still in Discussion

Sony Pictures TV has ended its efforts to find a new home for the Erik Kripke/Shawn Ryan time-travelling drama/action series Ryan took to Twitter on Monday to notify Timeless fans of the news and give an update of sorts on the status of a possible television movie finale -- which wasn't exactly promising.Here's what Kripke tweeted in[...]

Time's Up for NBC's 'Timeless' as Network Cancels Series for Second Time

Appears time's run out on Erik Kripke and Shawn Ryan's Timeless, with NBC cancelling the time-travelling drama/action series for a second - and seemingly final - time The network postponed making a decision on the show's fate until after the May upfronts; and the announcement comes eight days before cast's options were to expire. NBC and[...]

S.W.A.T. Reboot Gets Full Pilot Order From CBS

CBS has given a full pilot order to a new series from The Shield creator Shawn Ryan The series is a reboot of S.W.A.T (Special Weapons and Tactics), but it's based on the 2003 film that starred Colin Ferrell, LL Cool J and Samuel L Jackson, which was inspired by the 70's drama on ABC.The[...]

The Shield Creator Shawn Ryan Says He Has "Ideas" For Vic Mackey

And in a television climate ready to bring shows back, Mackey is one of those great TV characters still roaming the streets of Los Angeles somewhere.And his creator has a few ideas what he might be doing.While speaking at a Shield writers' room reunion at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, show creator Shawn Ryan[...]

Shawn Ryan & Eric Kripke To Bring Time Travel To NBC

Deadline reports Time, an action-adventure drama from The Shield creator Shawn Ryan and Supernatural instigator Eric Kripke, will land at NBC According the report, the show is "a high-octane hour about an unlikely trio traveling through time to battle unknown criminals in order to protect history as we know it."Which, at first blush, sounds like Legends of[...]

Beverly Hills Cop Pilot Rejected, Producers To Try Other Networks

Despite having The Shield and Terriers' Shawn Ryan in charge, Men in Black's Barry Sonnenfeld directing and stars of the original movies involved, the next gen Beverly Hills Cop pilot hasn't been picked up for a series by CBS Sadly, I'd expect that's the end of it It usually is.There is some chance that another network could[...]

Shawn Ryan Planning US Version Of Brit TV Show Mad Dogs

Nonetheless, Digital Spy caught wind of a US remake.Shawn Ryan, of The Shield and Terriers and the upcoming Beverly Hills Cop sequel TV show was a guest on Kevin Pollak's online chat show, and he dropped early word of a Mad Dogs do-over: I'm working with a British writer - Cris Cole - who had a mini-series in[...]

Beverly Hills Cop TV Show To Team Eddie Murphy With The Shield's Shawn Ryan

and presumably his buddy.Marking this out as a "true sequel" and not just a do-over, Eddie Murphy is to reprise the role of Foley "in the pilot and possibly a few special episodes throughout the first season." Apparently Axel Foley will now be the chief of police in Detroit.Vulture are following up on a Rolling[...]