or


[03/27/08 - 10:21 AM]
Multi-Emmy Award-Winning and Recent Oscar Nominated Actor Hal Holbrook Makes a Special Guest-Starring Appearance on NBC's 'Er,' Thursday, April 24 (10:00 PM ET/PT)
He'll play Walter Perkins, a terminal cancer patient who impacts the life of Dr. Kovac (Goran Visnjic).

[via press release from NBC]

MULTI-EMMY AWARD-WINNING AND RECENT OSCAR NOMINATED ACTOR HAL HOLBROOK MAKES A SPECIAL GUEST-STARRING APPEARANCE ON NBC'S 'ER,' THURSDAY, APRIL 24 (10:00 PM ET/PT)

Burbank � March 27, 2008 � Multi-Emmy Award-winning actor and recent Academy Award nominee Hal Holbrook makes a special guest appearance on NBC's "ER" (10-11 p.m. ET) as Walter Perkins, a terminal cancer patient who impacts the life of Dr. Kovac (Goran Visnjic). The episode, "Truth Will Out," will air Thursday, April 24 (10-11 p.m. ET).

During a visit to a hospice ward, Dr. Kovac crosses paths with Walter, who despite his terminal illness, remains upbeat, offbeat and funny -- while continuing to outlive every other patient that comes through the doors of the facility. His presence impacts Luka and affects a major decision in his life.

Executive Producer David Zabel said, "The show has had an amazing array of incredible actors who have walked through the doors over the years and Hal Holbrook certainly continues that tradition. He is perfect for this role and we couldn't be more pleased to have him."

A Tony Award recipient and five-time Emmy winner, Holbrook is one of the great craftsmen of stage and screen. He is best known for his performance as Mark Twain, a role for which he won numerous accolades for "Mark Twain Tonight!" He has appeared in more than 50 television movies and mini-series including "Pueblo," "Our Town," "Sandburg's Lincoln" and "Outer Limits." He also starred in the landmark television movie "That Certain Summer." Holbrook has guest-starred on such television series as NBC's "The West Wing," "NCIS," and "The Sopranos."

On the big screen, his career began with "The Group" in 1966 and since then, he has appeared in over 40 films. These include "Magnum Force," "Midway," "All the President's Men," "Wall Street," "The Firm" and "Men of Honor." Earlier this year, Holbrook became the oldest male performer ever nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting role in "Into the Wild."

Currently recognized as the most Emmy-nominated show in television history, "ER" is currently in its 14th season and is produced by Constant c Productions and Amblin Television in association with Warner Bros. Television.





  [march 2008]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· ER (NBC)
· NCIS (CBS)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)
· WEST WING, THE (NBC)





[09/02/15 - 02:58 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Kicks Off Its 28th Season on September 8, 2015 with a Line-Up of Top Talent
From September 8-11, Ripa and Strahan will be challenged to "put their money where their mouth is" as they take on experiences that they've talked about on the show.

[09/02/15 - 02:57 PM]
The Official "Shark Tank" Companion Series, "Beyond the Tank," Returns for a 4-Week Event Beginning Tuesday, September 29 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC
The one-hour episodes of "Beyond the Tank" will feature the captivating and surprising outcomes after the Sharks strike a deal with the Entrepreneurs on "Shark Tank."

[09/02/15 - 02:04 PM]
Bill Wolff Named Executive Producer of Chelsea Handler's New Series on Netflix
The new talk show will feature an updated format that encompasses Chelsea's unfiltered opinions on topical entertainment and cultural issues, as well as her signature guest interviews.

[09/02/15 - 02:00 PM]
Disney Channel to Air a Special "Girl Meets World" Episode About Asperger's Syndrome on Friday, September 11
Three experts consulted on the episode to help deliver an authentic storyline that can spark conversation among kids and their families.

[09/02/15 - 01:54 PM]
Adult Swim Hits the Road with the 2015 Adult Swim Drive-In
The six-week, 15-city national tour will kick off September 17 providing fans the opportunity to screen all-new content like unaired episodes of current Adult Swim series, never-before-seen pilots and specials, and more favorites from Williams Street.

[09/02/15 - 01:15 PM]
Summer Was Hot on WE tv - Network Bucked Industry Trends to Grow Ratings More Than 30 Percent in Key Demos, Year-Over-Year
WE tv spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[09/02/15 - 01:15 PM]
Starz Hits a Three-Pointer with Third Season Renewal for Hit Comedy Series "Survivor's Remorse"
Mike O'Malley has signed on again to serve as executive producer and showrunner.

[09/02/15 - 01:10 PM]
2015 "MTV Video Music Awards" Generates More Than 73 Million Views Across Platforms
MTV further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 30.

[09/02/15 - 12:47 PM]
Hallmark Channel Introduces Its Newest Tradition, "Fall Harvest," With Four All New Original Premieres Every Saturday Night in October
Just in time for Halloween, the programming event presents a special two-hour sneak peek of "Good Witch" season two on Saturday, October 24.

[09/02/15 - 12:37 PM]
truTV Announces Additional Celebrity Guests for "Funny Or Die's Billy on the Street"
A 90 second sneak peek of the upcoming season will premiere during the "Impractical Jokers Live Punishment Special," set to air Thursday, September 3.

[09/02/15 - 12:31 PM]
New Jersey Educator to Star in DIY Network's Popular "American Rehab" Series
The series follows Shalina Joy, a Newark educator and veteran house flipper, as she tackles her largest renovation yet - restoring a 6000 sq. ft. 19th century Victorian mansion to its former glory.

[09/02/15 - 12:09 PM]
Velocity Greenlights Season Three of Top Car Culture Series "Americarna," Hosted by NASCAR Legend Ray Evernham
Evernham has given viewers unprecedented access to our nation's fascinating cultural history through the scope of its greatest invention: the automobile.

[09/02/15 - 11:53 AM]
OWN Delivers Double-Digit Growth in Key W25-54 Demo and Total Viewers in August 2015
OWN spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/02/15 - 11:41 AM]
Lifetime Posts Double Digit Year-on-Year Growth in Key Demos for August
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of August.

[09/02/15 - 11:32 AM]
E! Premieres Season Two of "House of DVF" on Sunday, September 13th at 9PM ET/PT
The series will then regularly air on Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00c.