Even though he's still grieving for recently murdered Detective Nate Moretta (Kevin Alejandro), Southland 's Sammy Bryant (Shawn Hatosy) will soon be assigned a new partner. And as TVGuide.com has learned exclusively, fans of the show will most definitely recognize Sammy's new wingman. Laz Alonso will reprise his role as Detective Gil Puente in the Season 3 finale. Alonso previously appeared in three episodes in Season 2 as a former partner of Nate's who helped Nate and Sammy work undercover on a gang case. Sammy and Gil often disagreed on how to handle the case, so could there be more bad blood during their reunion? http://www.tvguide.com/News/Southland-Laz-Alonso-1029220.aspx?rss=breakingnews
Happy February! Not sure what to watch tonight? Well, for one, don't forget Brooke & Julian's wedding on a new episode of One Tree Hill, followed by a new episode of Hellcats, in which Ashley Tisdale makes her musical comeback alongside guest stars 3OH!3. If that's not to your liking, @sidereelRachel & @sidereelAdam are big fans of Lights Out, which is on at 10/9c on FX! See what else is new tonight: 8/7c One Tree Hill on The CW NCIS on CBS The Biggest Loser on NBC 9/8c V on ABC Hellcats on The CW NCIS: Los Angeles on CBS Million Dollar Money Drop on NBC 10/9c Detroit 187 on ABC The Good Wife on CBS Parenthood on NBC Lights Out on FX White Collar on USA Network Southland on TNT What will you be watching?
Back in December, I was lucky enough to get to play on the set of 'Southland.' Little did I know at the time that they were shooting the episode after last week's shocker, but even now, I'd definitely call this week's 'The Winds' action-packed. We've got two exclusive photos from tonight's episode (Tuesday, Feb. 1, 10PM ET on TNT), both featuring a very special guest star: a huge snake. When Officers Cooper and Sherman get called to a home, they arrive to find a small dog being strangled by someone's python. To make matters even worse, the two neighbors who own the pets are fighting, throwing F-bombs and totally freaking out. http://www.tvsquad.com/2011/02/01/exclusive-photos-southland-season-3-episode-5-the-winds/
In Southland 's deft mix of intriguing characters, Michael Cudlitz's complex cop, John Cooper, is a standout. The veteran character actor shares some secrets from the TNT police drama as well as his own life. ... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Southlands-Michael-Cudlitz-1028760.aspx?rss=breakingnews
Our top moments of the week: 11. Best Excuse for Facial Hair: White Collar mixes style and substance for its flashback episode. Fans finally learn how Neal met his love, Kate, and future partner-in-crime(-solving) Peter. But much more importantly, we get to see Tim DeKay rock a mustache! Your move, Bradley Whitford. 10. Cheapest False Alarm: Remember all those promos for that catastrophic tsunami on Hawaii Five-0 ? "This is one wave you don't want to ride," CBS warned us. Yeah, it never happened. It turns out the tsunami warning signal was a fake, instigated by a hacker who wanted to create an evacuation as a diversion. We haven't felt this cheated since Rob Lowe "died" for a hot second on Brothers & Sisters (the first time). 9. Worst Display of Emotion: The dysfunction between Sammi and Ronnie reaches a new high... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Moments-Castle-Kiss-1028471.aspx?rss=breakingnews
Did you cry? Because there were definitely tears here at WWK HQ during last night's devastating Southland episode. We lost one of our favorites—an actor we've loved for years on a series of TV shows—and his character's death was terribly painful and drawn-out. We just talked to the actor in question about why he's leaving the show, and got some exclusive spoilers about how the big death changes the life of the surviving partner. Goodbye, Santos Nate. Once again, Kevin Alejandro is leaving a TV show in tragic fashion. He was killed off Ugly Betty back in the day, devastating Hilda and Justin, and last night was his final hour on Southland. So why the departure this time? "I'm a regular on True Blood so you'll see me there," says Alejandro. "I wish I could have done both shows. If it had worked out that way, I would have been the happiest man in the world, but it works out the way it's supposed to work out. Southland's been an amazing experience, and [this storyline] just fit into the way things were going. It was good for the show, it was good for me, and it's going to be positive on both sides.." Read More... http://feeds.eonline.com/~r/eonline/kristin/~3/MjVKz23zOs8/b222608_southlands_dead_cop_explains_his.html
Characters come and go on television shows and on a serious and very realistic crime police drama like TNT's "Southland" it was only a matter of time before one of our beloved regular characters would succumb to dangerous circumstances and die in the line of duty. In the "Southland" episode that aired tonight (entitled "Code 4," written by Will Rokos and directed by Felix Alcala) the close relationship between Kevin Alejandro's Detective Nate Moretta and Shawn Hatosy's Detective Sammy Bryant was punctuated throughout, which only made the final moments of the episode an even more impactful punch in the gut. To catch you up, Sammy, whose estranged wife is possibly pregnant by another man, is sleeping on Nate's couch, much to the chagrin of Nate's spouse. The personal drama bleeds into the work front as the team investigates a gang-related homicide and Nate constantly must reign in the hot-headed Sammy. It's all the more shocking and heartbreaking at the end of the episode when, during a seemingly low-key gang altercation, the calm and collected Nate (who has just held up four fingers - or Code 4 - to apolicehelicopter overhead to signal that the situation is under control) takes a blow to the back of the head by a baseball bat in Los Angeles gang territory and is killed much to the horror of Sammy. Read More... http://www.thefutoncritic.com/interviews/2011/01/25/exclusive-interview-southland-co-star-kevin-alejandro-232025/20110125_southland/
'Southland' continues to up the ante (Tuesdays, 10PM ET on TNT), proving to be more than just a cop drama, and this week's episode ('Code Four') is even more jaw-droppingly action-packed than usual. If somehow you're still not sold on the show, this is one hour that'll make you a true fan. With great performances from the entire cast, it's a particularly standout episode for Shawn Hatosy -- poor Sammy just can't seem to catch a break. There's more drama with Tammy and her new baby daddy (or is he?), a big push for Sammy to stop sleeping on his partner Nate's (Kevin Alejandro) couch and a life-changing ending that had me in tears. A few more teases (all spoiler-free, I swear) after the jump .. http://www.tvsquad.com/2011/01/25/southland-season-3-episode-4-spoiler-free-teases/
Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of SOUTHLAND “Code Four” Season 3 Episode 4 which airs Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT. Episode Synopsis: SOUTHLAND “Code Four” Season 3 Episode 4 – John teaches Ben several key tips to being a police officer, including the proper ways to make a death notification and arrest a suspected drug user. Sammy stays with Nate’s family while he sorts out how his marital problems. Lydia and Josie handle a drug-related murder case with an unorthodox suspect. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/daemonstv/~3/RtZ_nLAwAKM/
It's Tuesday night, which means it's time for the 2-hour series finale of short-lived CW series Life Unexpected! Also, don't forget the return of White Collar on USA Network (and be sure to enter our giveaway !), as well as new episodes of Parenthood, Glory Daze, and more! See what else is new tonight: 8/7c No Ordinary Family on ABC NCIS on CBS The Biggest Loser on NBC Life Unexpected on The CW -- 2-hour series finale! 9/8c V on ABC NCIS: Los Angeles on CBS Million Dollar Money Drop on NBC 10/9c Detroit 187 on ABC The Good Wife on CBS Parenthood on NBC Lights Out on FX White Collar on USA Network Glory Daze on TBS Southland on TNT What will you be watching?