or


[12/10/09 - 06:24 AM]
Hugh Laurie to Direct Episode of "House"
"I am thrilled, daunted and honoured - with a 'u' - by this new responsibility," said Laurie.

[via press release from FOX]

HOT FROM FOX...

HUGH LAURIE TO DIRECT EPISODE OF "HOUSE"

Hugh Laurie, star and executive producer of HOUSE, will direct an upcoming episode of the hit FOX series scheduled to air this spring. This marks the first time Laurie has directed an episode of HOUSE in the more than 100 episodes produced to date.

"I am thrilled, daunted and honoured - with a 'u' - by this new responsibility," said Laurie. "HOUSE scripts are Faberge eggs, and I will try my very hardest not to drop this one on a stone floor."

"I've wanted him to direct since Season One. In fact, I can't believe he's actually doing it," said HOUSE executive producer Katie Jacobs. "There is no one more qualified to direct the show than Hugh Laurie. I'm sure this is evident to anyone who's seen the show, but he is simply the most versatile, talented, funny actor on TV today. Add to that an impeccable feeling for the visual storytelling, and you have the makings of a great director. I don't know how he's going to be in two places at once, but that part we'll just have to figure out."

According to Jacobs, the episode Laurie is directing is "very intense and truly a director's piece."

In addition to his many film and television acting credits, the multi-talented, Emmy-nominated Laurie has directed television programs and commercials, composed and recorded numerous original songs and written articles for London's The Daily Telegraph newspaper. His writing credits include the groundbreaking U.K. series he starred in with Stephen Fry, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie." His first novel, "The Gun Seller," was published in both the U.K. and the U.S. to critical acclaim and has been adapted into a screenplay.

Laurie's performance as "Dr. Gregory House" has garnered him two Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, four Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. He has twice been honored by the Television Critics Association with TCA Awards for Individual Achievement in Drama.

HOUSE is an innovative take on the medical drama in which the villain is a medical malady and the hero is an irreverent, controversial doctor who trusts no one, least of all his patients. The series also stars Lisa Edelstein, Robert Sean Leonard, Omar Epps, Jennifer Morrison, Jesse Spencer, Olivia Wilde and Peter Jacobson.

HOUSE is from Heel and Toe Films, Shore Z Productions and Bad Hat Harry Productions in association with Universal Media Studios. Katie Jacobs, David Shore, Paul Attanasio, Bryan Singer, Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner, Thomas L. Moran and Hugh Laurie are executive producers.





  [august 2020]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· HOUSE (FOX)





[08/04/20 - 10:12 AM]
OWN's Hit Tyler Perry Drama "The Haves and the Have Nots" Returns with a Two-Episode Premiere Tuesday, August 25
The popular series roars back to the screen with a vengeance as the Cryer, Harrington and Young families fight for their very existence.

[08/04/20 - 09:30 AM]
Video: "Ratched" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Sarah Paulson stars in "Ratched," coming to Netflix on September 18.

[08/04/20 - 08:09 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Titan Games" Wins Demo Race for NBC
The network remains on top among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/04/20 - 08:03 AM]
EPIX Premieres New Docuseries "Enslaved" in Fall 2020
Led by icon and activist Samuel L. Jackson, "Enslaved" sheds new light on 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World.

[08/04/20 - 07:56 AM]
Video: "The Boys" Unveils Final Trailer for Season 2 and New Key Art
The first three episodes of season two premiere Friday, September 4, with new episodes available each Friday following, culminating in an epic season finale on October 9.

[08/04/20 - 07:50 AM]
The Riveting and Unpredictable New True Crime Docuseries "The Suspect" - Exclusive U.S. Premiere on Sundance Now on Tuesday, August 18
The top-rated CBC 4-part documentary involves alleged police misconduct, media frenzy and wrongful conviction.

[08/04/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Power Book II: Ghost" - Official Trailer - Starz
The legacy lives on Sunday, September 6 on the pay channel.

[08/04/20 - 05:35 AM]
Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Network Announces Return of Hit Series "Fixer Upper," Expands Original Programming Slate
The "Fixer Upper" series reboot will air exclusively on Magnolia Network and will premiere at the time of the Network's launch in 2021.

[08/03/20 - 02:53 PM]
"Delicious Miss Brown" Returns with New Season Filled with Family, Friends and Fresh Dishes from South Carolina's Lowcountry
Season three kicks off on Sunday, September 6 with a Labor Day grilling menu of Jerk Chicken and Pineapple Skewers, Sweet and Savory Grilled Corn, Sweet Heat Baked Beans and Spiked Mojito Pops shared with friends under the Southern sun.

[08/03/20 - 02:26 PM]
The Ultimate Price of Adventure: All New Discovery Series "Expedition to the Edge" Premieres August 23
In 2018, Captain Clemens Gabriel, along with his family, including daughters aged five and six, and a group of modern-day explorers, set out on the adventure of a lifetime.

[08/03/20 - 01:00 PM]
Video: "Big Brother: All-Stars" House Theme Revealed!
In a first for the hit summer series, the season premiere will air live, and the All-Star cast will be revealed during the two-hour move-in premiere event, Wednesday, August 5 on CBS.

[08/03/20 - 12:03 PM]
HBO Max Launches Summer Comedy Stand Up Specials on Thursday, August 20th
The offerings will feature solo specials from Rose Matafeo, Beth Stelling, and James Veitch, as well as a multi act special from the HA Comedy Festival, hosted by Anjelah Johnson.

[08/03/20 - 12:01 PM]
National Geographic Takes Viewers Inside the Global Underworld in New Docuseries, "Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller," Premiering January 1, 2021
In advance of its premiere, the network has commissioned a second season.

[08/03/20 - 11:16 AM]
National Geographic Unveils the First Field Ready Class
"As the global leader in natural history programming, we are profoundly aware that there is a lack of diversity and inclusion in natural history filmmaking teams," added Janet Han Vissering.

[08/03/20 - 11:02 AM]
National Geographic Defies Gravity with TV's First Global Airborne Franchise, Delivering Cutting-Edge Aerial Cinematography from Around the World in Four New Installments of Its Highly Rated "From Above" Series
With exclusive access all over the world, National Geographic's cameras are able to fly through restricted airspace, capturing never-before-seen views of the Earth.