Tag Archives: the event

  • Freeman Joins VH1’s ‘Single Ladies’; Vidal in BET’s ‘Being Mary Jane’

    Apr 5, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *In casting news, actress Cassandra Freeman, best known for her role on the CBS series “Numbers,” has been added to VH1′s hourlong series “Single Ladies,” while Lisa Vidal, who played Blair Underwood’s wife in NBC’s “The Event,” joins Gabrielle Union in BET’s hourlong pilot “Being Mary Jane,” formerly known as “Single Black Female.” Freeman, who […]

  • Series Finales for ‘Event’, ‘Chicago Code’, ‘L&O: LA’ Jump in Ratings

    May 24, 11 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *One week after their cancellations were announced, FOX’s “The Chicago Code” starring Jennifer Beals and Delroy Lindo; NBC’s Blair Underwood vehicle “The Event” and NBC’s “Law & Order: Los Angeles” with Terrence Howard all experienced  double-digit ratings increases from the previous week. Monday’s final episode of “The Chicago Code,” which saw Beals’ police commissioner character […]

  • NBC Cancels ‘The Event’; ‘Law & Order: L.A.’

    May 13, 11 by EURPublisher01 8 Comments


    *Two prime time dramas with African American males in the lead have just been given the axe. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that NBC is passing on picking up its sci-fi action-drama “The Event” for another season. Blair Underwood starred in the show as the US president. Though the series about aliens covertly living among us […]

  • The Donloe Q&A: Blair Underwood & Lisa Vidal Talk About ‘The Event’

    May 10, 11 by EurPublisher 4 Comments


    *When the NBC drama, “The Event,” first hit the airwaves, it was filled with mystery. It looks like the way it started is the way it’s going to finish. Whether the show will return for the fall television season is still up in the air. This is nothing new for the show’s star, Blair Underwood, […]

  • NBC Orders Full Season of ‘Event,’ ‘L&O: LA’

    Oct 19, 10 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Great news for Blair Underwood and Terrence Howard. Despite just lukewarm ratings, NBC has decided to take a chance on their respective freshman dramas. “The Event,” which stars Underwood as U.S. president Elias Martinez, is getting a full-season pickup along with “Law & Order: Los Angeles,” which stars Howard as deputy district attorney Jonah “Joe” […]

  • Underwood Having ‘More Fun Than I Should’ Playing POTUS

    Sep 15, 10 by EurPublisher 6 Comments


    *From the trailer below, we know exactly what “The Event” is not. It’s not the assassination plot. It’s not the disappearance. It’s not the CIA cover up. So what is it? Blair Underwood says he doesn’t even fully know — and he stars in the NBC drama as the President of the United States. “I […]