HBO Pays Tribute to James Gandolfini By Re-airing His Work


HBO continues to honor the late, great James Gandolfini.  The premium cable channel will make the entire series of The Sopranos available On Demand. 
 
Starting today, Season One will available throughout July.  Season Two will follow in August, then Season Three in September, and so forth. 
 
Additionally, the documentary he executive produced and hosted, which honored veterans of the Iraq War will also replay on HBO.  Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq is scheduled to air Thursday, July 4 at 7 p.m. EST. 

Review: Jon Voight and Liev Schreiber Do Battle On Showtime’s Ray Donovan


Ray Donovan (Liev Schreiber) is a fixer.  He’s the guy a celeb calls when they are getting stalked, wake up with a dead one-night-stand in their bed, or have a transgendered hooker attempting to blackmail them.  The most powerful athletes, actors, musicians, and lawyers of Los Angeles depend on Ray.
 
While Ray’s got his work life handled, his personal life is another story.  He is the patriarch of a family of Boston transplants living in Hollywood.  Ray’s disgruntled wife, Abby (Paula Malcomson), wants to move to a nicer neighborhood, so their two teenagers’ can attend better schools.

Daytime Talk Show Hosts React to James Gandolfini’s Death (VIDEOS)

 


The tragic passing of The Sopranos star James Gandolfini has had Hollywood reeling since Wednesday. The 51-year-old actor reportedly suffered a fatal heart attack while vacationing in Italy.

Needless to say the iconic, pop culture figure's death has been a topic of discussion on both ABC Daytime's The View and CBS Daytime's The Talk. Watch the clips after the jump.
 

 

The Sopranos Kneecap Competition to Top WGA’s 101 Best Written TV Series


HBO’s The Sopranos topped the list of 101 Best Written TV Series chosen by the Writers Guild of America, West and Writers Guild of America, East. TV Guide Magazine hosted an event for the unveiling of the WGA’s 101 Best Written TV Series on June 2.

In addition to The Sopranos, HBO had three other series among the Top 20: The Wire (No. 9), Six Feet Under (No. 18) and The Larry Sanders Show (No.20). NBC also had four series among the Top 20; Seinfeld (No. 2), Cheers (No. 8), The West Wing (No. 10) and Hill Street Blues (No. 15).

Mad Men (No. 7),  The Simpsons (No. 11), Breaking Bad (No. 13), Arrested Development (No. 16), The Daily Show With John Stewart (No. 17), Saturday Night Live (No. 25), Curb Your Enthusiasm (No. 30), Modern Family (No. 34), Game of Thrones (No. 40), Downton Abbey (No. 43), Homeland (No. 48), The Colbert Report (No. 50*), The Good Wife (No. 50*), South Park (No. 63), Dexter (No. 66*), The Office (US) (No. 66*), Justified (No. 86), Boardwalk Empire (No. 93) and Louie (No. 101) are the TV series currently on air to make the list.

See the full list of the WGA’s 101 Best Written TV Series after the jump and tell us which shows you think deserved to be on the list and which shows you would have cut from the list.