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2008-10-09 09:00:32

By RICK BENTLEY By Rick Bentley McClatchy Newspapers LOS ANGELES THERE'S A LOT of concern about science running amok this year. Fox has "Fringe." CBS has "Eleventh Hour." British actor Rufus Sewell stars in "Eleventh Hour" as Dr. Jacob Hood, a special science adviser to the FBI. He works under the mandate to investigate crimes and crises of a scientific or technological nature. Imagine a cloning experiment goes bad. Who are you going to call? Dr. Hood. Executive Producer Ethan...

2008-10-09 03:00:26

By David Kronke CBS' "Eleventh Hour" and Fox's "Fringe" offer a textbook case in similar subject matter handled in each network's trademark style. "Fringe" trucks in manic, often gross-out yarns and paranoia. "Eleventh Hour" is measured, vaguely moody, just this side of condescending in its exposition and delights in manipulative stories involving dead children. Oh, and both shows feature a sexy blond FBI agent, because, you know, there are so many of those. "Eleventh Hour" is based on...

2008-10-07 06:00:31

By Christopher Lawrence Forget the housing meltdown, the crisis on Wall Street and the fact that banks are failing faster than Hugh Hefner's relationships. The surest sign America is in trouble? Even our TV shows are being outsourced. A quarter of the fall season's new series are remakes of foreign shows, and two of the British ones - "Life on Mars" (KTNV-TV, Channel 13) and "Eleventh Hour" (KLAS-TV, Channel 8) - face off this week at 10 p.m. Thursday. But that's pretty much where the...

2008-10-06 00:00:24

By Frazier Moore As you sample the new TV series arriving in the next week, you might find that no matter how widely they vary otherwise, they share a common link: All of them are playing with time. "Valentine," a romantic fantasy on CW, plucks Aphrodite, goddess of love, from ancient mythology and establishes her in the modern Hollywood Hills to help make love bloom between predestined partners. Assisting her (here known as Grace Valentine) are her son Danny (aka Eros), Leo (aka Hercules)...

2008-08-28 09:00:53

British actor Rufus Sewell is set to star in the new mystery/suspense drama series "Eleventh Hour," CBS announced. Sewell is best known for his roles in the films "A Knight's Tale" and "The Illusionist," and in the TV miniseries "John Adams." He will play biophysicist Dr. Jacob Hood, special science adviser to the FBI, in "Eleventh Hour," which is to debut Oct. 9. "Called in at the 11th hour, his jurisdiction is absolute and Hood is dogged in his pursuit of those who would abuse and...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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