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    Why Kelsey Grammer Didn't Want to Do Television Again

    When FX announced that they would be debuting a sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence, the first reaction from pretty much everyone was "Whaaaa?" It was a strange arrangement, to be sure; pairing the erstwhile Frasier Crane with the manic energy that made "Martin" one of FOX's early hit...

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    Why Starz Is Looking for Truth and Spectacle and Bringing In Talent From Outside the TV Realm Like 50 Cent and Michael Bay

    Starz's managing director Carmi Zlotnik talks about betting big on pirate drama "Black Sails," the two essential elements he looks for in all new series and bringing multicultural voices to the network by way of originals from 50 Cent and LeBron James.

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    'Downton Abbey' Hired For Season 4, 'Boss' Fired After Two Seasons

    This morning we have some news about everyone’s favorite soap opera, the cancellation of another cable drama series, and a pirate show.

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    Starz Ends the Reign of Kelsey Grammer Political Drama 'Boss'

    It had a great leading turn from Kelsey Grammer as ruthless (and terminally ill) Mayor Tom Kane. It featured a smart if breathtakingly cynical take on Chicago politics. It was created by Farhad Safinia (writer of "Apocalypto") and had no less than Gus Van Sant as the director of ...

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    Watch: Exclusive Clip From the Upcoming Episode of 'Boss' Hints at Trouble Unfolding in Mayor Kane's Absence

    At its season two midpoint, Starz's "Boss" has Chicago mayor Tom Kane (Kelsey Grammer) struggling with some out-of-control symptons from the degenerative neurological disorder slowing that's eating away at his ability to function, and looking for new treatments to control the condi...

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    In Its Second Season, 'Boss' Remains the Darkest Political Drama on Air

    "Veep," "Political Animals," "Scandal" -- if you were to take a measure simply from scripted TV, our view of politics has become cynical indeed (and not without justification). But none of them can top Starz drama "Boss," the second season of which starts...

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Art Scene Girls, Unemployment and Kelsey Grammer

    Sure, Sunday remains overcrowded with high-end TV like "True Blood," "The Newsroom," "Weeds" and "Breaking Bad," but what to watch the rest of the week? Every Monday, we bring you a guide to five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Watch: Kelsey Grammer Seethes in the Trailer for Season Two of 'Boss'

    "Your best days are behind you." Kelsey Grammer returns to the role of Tom Kane, the Chicago mayor struggling to hide a degenerative neurological disorder and battling rampant corruption, in season two of "Boss," premiering Friday, August 17th on Starz.

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    MATT ZOLLER SEITZ: When great TV shows disappoint

    As regular readers know, I sometimes fall head-over-heels in love with promising new shows, and when they deliver a problematic or outright bad episode, it’s disillusioning. I tell myself it’s the nature of the beast — that it’s hard to make just one great half-hour or hour-long episode, let alone 1...

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    Gus Vant Sant To Executive Produce & Direct Pilot For Starz Drama 'Boss' Starring Kelsey Grammer

    With directors headed to the freedom of cable TV programming in droves these days -- Martin Scorsese, Todd Haynes, Michael Mann, Bill Condon and Kathryn Bigelow just to name a few -- it's no surprise that auteur Gus Van Sant is now making the jump.

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