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'The Defenders' Showrunner Talks 'Avengers' Comparisons, Tonal Challenges

"When you have literally the footprints that 'The Avengers' had, there's kind of no way to avoid the comparison," Marco Ramirez tells THR.  ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/hFCBbnuEdCg/defenders-showrunner-avengers-comparisons-1030460

'The Defenders' New Teaser Shows Heroes Post-Fight and Announces Premiere Date

Finn Jones looks more exhausted than the other three while Jessica Jones still has a lot of excess energy. ...Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00107638.html

‘The Defenders’ Sets ‘Jessica Jones’ Standout S.J. Clarkson to Direct

As production on Marvel’s Netflix series The Defenders looms closer, the directing team is being assembled, and they’ve chosen a terrific filmmaker to kick things off. Per Marvel, S.J. Clarkson will be helming the first two episodes of The Defenders and will serve as an executive producer on the first installment of the eight-episode miniseries. The filmmaker is no stranger to Marvel series, as she did a terrific job directing the first two episodes of Jessica Jones, which still stands as the best show Marvel has released thus far. Clarkson has also helmed episodes of Vinyl, Orange Is the New Black, and Dexter, but giving her the reigns of the first two episodes of The Defenders is a pretty terrific choice, as she’ll get to set the aesthetic tone of this Avengers-style miniseries. READ MORE...

CBS renews 'CSI: NY,' cancels 'Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior'

Just a day before their Upfront press conference in NYC, CBS announced "CSI: NY" has been renewed for an eighth season, Deadline reports. The size of the order for Season 8 has not yet been decided, but there's been speculation that it will not be a full-season -- 22 episodes.Unfortunately, freshman series "Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior" didn't survive the bubble battle and is being canceled. It reportedly came down the the wire between the two crime dramas. The "Criminal Minds" spin-off never achieved the success of the "CSI" and "NCIS" franchises' spin-offs, failing to find an audience during its short midseason run.CBS also recently canceled freshman series "The Defenders," "$#*! My Dad Says" and "Mad Love" and added two new shows to its line-up: "Person of Interest" (starring "Lost's" Michael Emerson) and the comedy "Two Broke Girls."... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/05/cbs-renews-csi-ny-cancels-criminal-minds-suspect-behavior.html

CBS cuts 'SH*! My Dad Says,' 'Mad Love,' 'The Defenders'

CBS opened up some space in its primetime lineup by axing three shows -- all of which were new to the 2010-2011 slate. Gone are the William Shatner-fronted, Twitter-inspired "SH*! My Dad Says,"the Jason Biggs/Judy Greer comedy "Mad Love" and "The Defenders," which paired Jim Belushi and Jerry O'Connell as two Las Vegas lawyers.On Friday, CBS added two shows to its fall lineup: the drama "Person of Interest" (starring "Lost's" Michael Emerson) and the comedy "Two Broke Girls."... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/05/cbs-cuts-sh-my-dad-says-mad-love-the-defenders.html

TV Tonight: What's On Friday 3/4

It's the last episodes of Supernatural and Smallville until they go on hiatus until April! LAME, right? Also, be sure to check out new episodes of Who Do You Think You Are, Merlin, and more! See what else is new tonight: 8/7c Supernanny  on ABC The Defenders  on CBS Smallville  on The CW The 42nd NAACP Image Awards  on FOX Who Do You Think You Are?  on NBC 9/8c Supernatural  on The CW The Ricky Gervais Show  on HBO 10/9c The Soup  on E! Merlin  on Syfy What will you be watching?

THE DEFENDERS “Noland v. Galloway Pharmaceuticals” Episode 16 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of THE DEFENDERS "Noland v. Galloway Pharmaceuticals" Episode 16 which airs on Friday February 25 at 10pm.  Episode Synopsis: : THE DEFENDERS "Noland v. Galloway Pharmaceuticals" Episode 16 – Two separates incidents of victims overdosing on epinephrine prompt Nick and Pete to sue a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company for faulty packaging. Meanwhile, Lisa has a secret affair with ADA Ward while contemplating an intriguing job offer, on THE DEFENDERS, Friday, Feb. 25 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read more... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/daemonstv/~3/mswaztErdk8/

THE DEFENDERS “Nevada V. Hunter” Episode 15 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of THE DEFENDERS Season 1 Episode 15 titled "Nevada V. Hunter" which airs on Friday February 18 at 10pm.  Episode Synopsis: : THE DEFENDERS "Nevada V. Hunter" Season 1 Episode 15 – Facing thirty counts of possession of a controlled substance, an overconfident judge turns to Nick, who has no choice but to help acquit him of the charges, on THE DEFENDERS, Friday, Feb. 18 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Dan Aykroyd guest stars as Judge Max Hunter. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/daemonstv/~3/20z2yKlAOgI/

TV Tonight: What's On Friday 2/11

Tonight check out a new episode of The Ricky Gervais Show, along with Fringe, Merlin, and Kitchen Nightmares. And don't forget Smallville and Supernatural! See what else is new tonight: 8/7c The Defenders  on CBS Smallville  on The CW Kitchen Nightmares  on FOX Who Do You Think You Are?  on NBC -- season premiere! 9/8c Fringe  on FOX CSI: NY  on CBS Supernatural  on The CW The Ricky Gervais Show  on HBO 10/9c The Soup  on E! Merlin  on Syfy Spartacus: Gods of the Arena  on Starz What will you be watching?

THE DEFENDERS “Nevada V. Greene” Episode 17 Photos With Kathy Griffin

Check out photos from THE DEFENDERS Season 1 Episode 17 titled "Nevada V. Greene" which airs on Friday March 4 at 10pm.  Episode Synopsis: : THE DEFENDERS "Nevada V. Greene" Season 1 Episode 17 – Unable to recall any events from the previous night, the son of a hotel owner turns to Nick (Jim Belushi) and Pete (Jerry O’Connell) for help after he awakes to find a casino host strangled to death in a hot tub, on THE DEFENDERS, Friday, March 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Kathy Griffin guest stars as Sally, a Vegas insult comic being sued for offending an audience member. Kuno Becker stars as Tony. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/daemonstv/~3/6OsV6kFa5vc/