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2009-07-10 08:43:35

Terry Kinney has signed on to join the cast of the U.S. television drama The Mentalist, CBS announced. Starting this fall, the former Oz and The Unusuals star will play the recurring role of Agent Sam Bosco, a seemingly flat-footed policeman with a deceptively sharp intelligence, the network said in a news release. He leads the CBI Serial Crimes Unit and is brought in to oversee the Red John case. His by-the-book approach serves as a constant irritation to Patrick Jane, CBS said. In turn,...

2008-11-18 13:28:31

The U.S. television movie The Two Mr. Kissels was watched by about 4.2 million viewers when it debuted, Lifetime announced. While averaging a 3.3 household rating during its premiere last Saturday, the film became the second most-watched Lifetime Original Movie of 2008 behind The Memory Keeper's Daughter. Starring John Stamos and Robin Tunney, Kissels is based on the true story of two multimillionaire brothers who marry the women of their dreams and wind up dead.

2008-11-11 06:00:13

By Kelley L. Carter LOS ANGELES -- Simon Baker looks directly into the camera, using his hands to accentuate his words, the tips of his fingers drawing a square in the air. "Look at me. Look in my eyes," he says almost seductively to Robin Tunney, the actress with whom he's working through the scene. "I'm looking," Tunney coolly responds. He draws another breath, leans in toward her and delivers his next line: "Imagine a simple, geometric shape, any shape you like. Picture it in your...

2008-10-16 12:25:00

CBS says it has ordered a full season of its new U.S. drama series "The Mentalist." Starring Simon Baker, the show is about an independent consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation, who has a remarkable track record for solving serious crimes by using his razor-sharp skills of observation. Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman and Amanda Righetti co-star in the series, which CBS has described as the season's No. 1 new show in viewers and adults ages 25-54. "The Mentalist" is...

2008-09-23 06:00:20

By Robert Bianco When you're certain you've seen something before, it can pay to take a closer look. At first glance, much is familiar in The Mentalist, a seeming mash-up of Psych, House and CSI that represents a CBS retreat to its procedural safe place. You've even seen the star on CBS, which has tried twice to make Simon Baker a household name, first with The Guardian, then the blessedly short-lived Smith. You just haven't seen him like this, at least not on TV. Finally...

2008-09-22 00:00:20

By Mike Hughes There is a separate California, it seems, existing inside our TV sets. "It's California as people who don't live in California dream about," says Bruno Heller, creator of CBS' "The Mentalist." That's a world of blue skies and white buildings. It's a place where most cops and criminals are beautiful people. "It's an ideal world," Heller says, "in which a mentalist detective can ply his trade." His show gives us Patrick Jane (Simon Baker). Formerly a phony psychic, he uses...

2006-03-17 08:54:16

The Zodiac By Kirk Honeycutt LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Zodiac Killer was California's Jack the Ripper, a serial killer who operated briefly in a limited geographical area, then vanished into history without his identity being discovered. Like our old friend Jack, the Zodiac has inspired his share of movies about his legend and lore including the original "Dirty Harry." The latest, "The Zodiac," takes an unusual angle and perhaps for this reason has sat on a shelf since...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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