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2009-03-18 11:41:41

The series finale of the 1970s-set, sci-fi New York cop drama Life on Mars is scheduled to air next month, ABC announced. The U.S. adaptation of the popular British television show stars Jason O'Mara, Harvey Keitel, Michael Imperioli, Gretchen Mol and Jonathan Murphy.

2009-03-03 08:21:12

The New York-set police drama Life on Mars isn't being renewed for a second season, multiple sources told EW.com.

2008-10-20 18:00:19

U.S. actress Whoopi Goldberg has agreed to be a guest star on the new 1970s-set cop drama "Life on Mars," ABC said Monday. Goldberg, who won an Oscar for her work in the movie "Ghost," is now the moderator on the TV talk show "The View." She will play Disc Jockey Brother Lovebutter in the Nov.

2008-10-10 00:00:24

By Guy Adams Life on Mars is the latest in a spate of British programmes to cross the Atlantic - and it has gone down a storm, reports Guy Adams The cars are bigger.

2008-10-09 03:00:26

In America, of course, 16 episodes isn't even an entire season. So obviously, there'll be some busking when it comes to explaining why Sam has become an unwilling time traveler. In the meantime, he must make sense of the culture shock of '70 s mores. Police brutality is a casual pastime.

2008-10-09 00:00:27

By Frazier Moore NEW YORK -- All comfortably familiar by cop-show standards, "Life on Mars" begins with NYPD Detective Sam Tyler nabbing a murder suspect, who then gets a grilling from him at the precinct house.

2008-10-08 09:00:29

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- A couple of things can happen when Americans try to turn a hit British series into a hit on this side of the pond. It can turn out like "The Office," which was very successful in both versions.

2008-10-06 09:00:31

By JUDITH S GILLIES By Judith S. Gillies The Washington Post Detective Sam Tyler (Jason O'Mara) is hit by a car while chasing a bad guy in New York. When he regains consciousness, he's more than baffled to find himself as a member of the NYPD - in 1973.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.