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LIGHTS OUT “The Shot” Episode 3 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of FX’s new series LIGHTS OUT “The Shot” Episode 3 with Holt McCallany which will air Tuesday Jan. 25 at 10 pm. Episode Synopsis : LIGHTS OUT (FX) “The Shot” Episode 3 – Lights, on the eve of his fortieth birthday, struggles to reach a young fighter who may be the Leary gym’s best hope of a champion since Lights retired. Read More...

Lights Out Promo: "The Shot"

Looking ahead to the third installment, titled "The Shot," viewers will find Patrick on the eve of his fortieth birthday. But the former champion won't be in a celebratory mood, as he's struggling to reach a young fighter that may be Lights' best hope for a champion. Watch the official episode trailer now:

'Lights Out': Holt McCallany shows the softer side of the tough guy

As "Friday Night Lights" prepares to take the field for the last time, those of us who are unhealthily over-invested in Coach Taylor are looking for something to numb the pain that will inevitably follow "FNL's" final episode.FX's "Lights Out" may be an unexpected contender. Holt McCallany plays Patrick "Lights" Leary, a former heavyweight boxing champion with an itch to return to the ring to support his wife and three daughters. The marketing has largely swayed toward the boxing aspect of the show, with posters displaying McCallany looking stone-faced and bloody, gloves up, but we're particularly drawn to the way the series taps into Leary's family life outside the ring.If Coach Taylor parents like a coach, Leary parents like a boxer, as you can see from the clip below. Played by Meredith Hagner, Ryann Shane, and "Fringe's" Lily Pilblad, Leary's daughters bring out his softer side. Their boyfriends, not so much.You also won't want to...

"Lights Out" Premiere Ratings: 1.5 Million Total Viewers

Last night's (Tuesday, 1/11/11, 10 PM) series premiere episode of FX's critically acclaimed drama Lights Out posted 1.5millionTotal Viewers and 793,000 in Adults 18-49, and 530,000 Men 18-49. The premiere episode of Lights Out combined with its encore airings (11p and 1a) delivered a multi-telecast gross audience of 2.4millionTotal Viewers, 1.3millionAdults 18-49 and 862,000 Men 18-49. LIVE+7 DVR data will be available in approximately three weeks.

Stacy Keach Lights Up Lights Out

The veteran character actor has been knocked down a few times — most notably, he was incarcerated for cocaine possession in the mid-'80s, interrupting his run as hard-nosed PI Mike Hammer, and suffered a mild stroke in 2009. But he's returned to fighting form as Pops Leary, the tough-talking trainer who pressures his son "Lights" (Holt McAllany) to resume boxing against the wishes of his wife — and the advice of his doctor. Read More…

Patrick Lies to His Daughter About Being Done Fighting on the Premiere of 'Lights Out' (VIDEO)

FX's latest dramatic foray takes us into the world of professional boxing. More specifically, 'Lights Out' (Tue., 10PM on FX) is the story of a retired boxer, Patrick "Lights" Leary, who has to find a way to make ends meet and support his family. He's also faced with the demons of his final split-decision loss and pressures to return to the ring for a rematch. Read More...

This Week In TV: Scheduling & Most Anticipated Midseason Premieres Including Skins, Off The Map and More – 01/10/11

In this edition of This Week in TV, Kendra and Rachel dive right into the excitement of midseason premieres! First up, they have loads of new premieres and season returns of some of our favorite shows, including The Cape, Lights Out, Human Target, Off The Map, and more! Also, don't forget the Golden Globes this upcoming Sunday! If that's not a big enough list for ya, Rachel and Kendra help you narrow things down by sharing the midseason premieres they're most looking forward to. For the full list of picks, watch the video in the link below! Watch Now: This Week in TV: 1/10/11

TV Tonight: What's On Tuesday 1/11

Tonight, don't miss the series premiere of new FX drama Lights Out, as well as new episode of The Good Wife, Parenthood, Southland, and more! And for all you reality fans, be sure to check out the season finale of The Millionaire Matchmaker! See what else is new tonight: 8/7c No Ordinary Family  on ABC NCIS  on CBS The Biggest Loser  on NBC Caprica  on Syfy 9/8c V  on ABC NCIS: Los Angeles  on CBS Million Dollar Money Drop  on NBC The Millionaire Matchmaker  on Bravo -- season finale! 10/9c Detroit 187  on ABC The Good Wife  on CBS Parenthood  on NBC Lights Out  on FX -- series premiere! 16 and Pregnant  on MTV Glory Daze  on TBS Southland  on TNT What will you be watching?

The Men of FX's 'Lights Out' Preview the Show (VIDEO)

Call it a knockout. Maybe refer to it as a one-two punch of dramatic goodness. Whatever boxing pun you choose, 'Lights Out' is exactly that -- lights out fantastic. Picking up five years after heavyweight champ Patrick "Lights" Leary was knocked out in the last round and forced into retirement, we find Lights struggling with money, health and family issues, and possibly considering a comeback. And who doesn't love a comeback? Stars Holt McCallany, Pablo Schreiber and Stacy Keach stepped in the ring to tell me about their new FX show (premieres Tues., Jan. 11, 10PM ET).  Read more....

'Lights Out' Offers Ringside Seat in Boxer's World But Sometimes Lacks Punch

Despite some compelling moments, 'Lights Out' (10PM ET Tuesday, FX) isn't always an easy show to like. For a drama about a visceral contact sport -- boxing -- it has trouble sustaining intensity from episode to episode, and it echoes a number of cable dramas about conflicted characters trying to hang on to their middle-class or upper-middle-class lifestyles. And if you're expecting Patrick 'Lights' Leary to be a Rocky Balboa clone, think again. Leary, a former heavyweight champion who hasn't been in the ring for five years, isn't the kind of guy you instinctively cheer for. Read More...