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  1. Terrible TV accents thata ll make you reach for the earplugsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Post

    Having the training to sustain an accent over the course of a series has done wonders for the careers of actors like Hugh Laurie and Ruth Wilson, who fooled a lot of people into thinking they were American when they starred on "House" and "The Affair," respectively. . We asked dialect coach Patricia Fletcher - who has worked in television and theater and with actors such as James Spader and Brian Dennehy - to lend a professional ear to some of the actors who aren't quite doing it for us in the accent department.


  2. An Evening with Kal Penn at Adelphi UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 |

    ... on hold to work full time in politics. In 2009, Penn began working full time as the associate director at the White House Office of Public Engagement. During his time, he served as the liaison to Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities and ...


  3. White House highlights Obama trip with pics and fun videoRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Nerve News

    The White House posted the highlights of President Barack Obama's visit to India with several pictures and a light hearted video report anchored by Indian-American Hollywood star Kal Penn. First Lady Michelle Obama @FLOTUS tweeted followers Thursday to Check out the photos of the President and First Lady at the Republic Day parade in India at Titled Chalein saath saath; forward together we go -- India-US Delhi Declaration of Friendship the White House report noted it was their first time visiting the South Asian nation since Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in on May 26, 2014.


  4. A disappointing return for Rainn Wilson and "Backstrom"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Denver Post

    ... Jan. 29 (9:00-10:00) PM ET/PT on FOX. A 2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Liane Hentscher/FOX Imagine Hugh Laurie's House or Peter Falk's Columbo with no heart and worse social skills you've got a rough idea of Rainn Wilson's title character, ...


  5. Religion gone wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Altus Times

    ... the Bible, Jim Jones, David Koresh, and Westboro Baptist Church. It almost makes you want to agree with Dr. Gregory House (House, TV series), "If you could reason with religious people, there would be no religious people." It's fascinating how ...


  6. Rainn Wilson: In Defense of the Anti-Hero and Cracking Offensive JokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Time

    ... which is a lot to ask in today's TV environment when you have to make a big pop right away. People compare the show to House, and to me, yes, there is a conceit that's similar, in that there is an "unlikable" character at the center of the action, ...


  7. Go Behind-the-Scenes of the Sundance Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | People

    ... star Keanu Reeves was chased down Main Street by a mob of Matrix fans while on his way into the Eddie Bauer Adventure House. 4:20 p.m., Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck premiere, The Mark: Though Frances Bean Cobain and her mother Courtney Love have had ...


  8. The Reviews Are In: FOX's 'Backstrom' Is a Lesser 'House'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    House was long a fixture on FOX as a show that reveled in the "unlikable genius protagonist" motif that began all the way back when Arthur Conan Doyle brought Sherlock Holmes to life back in 1887. It's something that's been copied, emulated, and reworked over and over again.


  9. Rainn Wilson Slams 'Office' Comparisons: Backstrom Would Shoot Dwight in the FaceRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WVII

    ... a group of reporters on the set of Backstrom in Vancouver. So far the go-to comparison is that if Hugh Laurie 's Dr. House decided to start solving crimes, instead of curing patients, we'd have Backstrom . Wilson admitted that he is ready to face ...


  10. Review: Playing House; or, The Repeat Offenses of BackstromRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Time

    ... starting Thursdays at 9 p.m. on Fox, it's Backstrom , with Rainn Wilson as a cranky, insult-spewing cop imitating the House formula with diminishing results. Backstrom is directly based on the work of Swedish novelist Leif G.W. Persson, but he's ...


  11. BACKSTROM!! Hercules Rains On Fox's New Portland-Set Rainn Wilson HourlongRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... wit and charm I associate with Hanson's earlier efforts. Instead it comes off as a clumsy crime knock-off of Fox's "House." The bottom line? Were Backstrom a funnier jerk, he'd be much more tolerable. Hanson and Wilson both know how to make great ...


  12. 'Backstrom,' '12 Monkeys,' and the trouble with a Gen X-hausting toxic worldview in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    From Homer Simpson to Gregory House, Profit to Rake, Lie To Me to Gracepoint, t he Fox Broadcasting Company has a history of trying to amuse Americans with protagonists who act like total dicks-to varying degrees of prickishness, and with varying degrees of success. They aren't alone in this, of course.


  13. Backstrom: Series Premiere ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | IGN

    ... is a total scumbag. Not only is Detective Backstrom mean, lazy, racist and sexist, but -- unlike Hugh Laurie's House or Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock -- he doesn't even have the "brilliant mind" to make up for his flaws. And yet somehow he ...


  14. Rainn Wilson as Detective Everett Backstrom in Fox's 'Backstrom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Access Hollywood

    Although the show is built around a brilliant, but prickly detective , Rainn said his character doesn't have a lot in common with another of Fox's brilliant problem solvers Gregory House, M.D. "I saw 'House' a few times and I think it's a terrific show. [Hugh Laurie is] amazing on it.


  15. Swede and sourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... probably hoping viewers will find favourable comparisons between this guy and its most successful TV MD, Dr. Gregory House. House was a big hit for Fox because Hugh Laurie found the right balance of toxicity and talent and made House a guy who could ...


  16. 'Backstrom' is one sorry characterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | USA Today

    BackstromFox, 9 ET/PT** out of four Paging Dr. House. Backstrom, of course, is not the first and won't be the last to embrace the the template that gave Fox a break-through hit in House: The arrogant, 'Backstrom' is one sorry character BackstromFox, 9 ET/PT** out of four Paging Dr. House.


  17. Rainn Wilson is reinvented on a Backstrom,a backed by Canadian showrunnerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 680News

    ... Plus there always seems to be a cigar in Backstrom's mouth. Backstrom's personality is not unlike that of Dr. Gregory House, the cranky MD who was a Fox fixture for nearly a decade. Both seem to be brilliant at their jobs but with very bad ...


  18. Former 'Office' star Rainn Wilson returns to TV as 'Backstrom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Star Tribune

    ... detective with horrendous social skills who appears to hate everyone, including himself. "The big difference is that House had coping mechanisms, where Backstrom is falling apart. He wears his heart on a sleeve in a way House never did," said ...


  19. Fox's 'Backstrom' delivers another rude role modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... he sniffs out the city's worst murderers, kind of like Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital put up with Dr. Gregory House because he could diagnose bubonic plague over the phone. As the head of the Special Crimes Unit, Backstrom is getting a ...


  20. I Love Television Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... they are so "the worst," America hired a Brit (Hugh Laurie) to play the lead role in the extremely popular series House - about a jerkhole doctor who used his jerkhole detection skills to solve medical mysteries and act like a complete and utter ...