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An Everybody Loves Raymond spin-off, The King of Queens revolves around the life and times of Doug Heffernan, a blue-collar, sports fanatic package delivery man who lives in Queens, New York. In his mid-thirties, and married to a beautiful woman named Carrie (Leah Remini), Doug spends the majority of his non-working hours watching his state-of-the-art 70-inch television with two friends who share his devotion to sports, Spence (Patton Oswalt) and Deacon (Victor Williams).
The King Of Queens premiered in Fall 1998 as a spin-off series related to the popular sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. Based on the life of a bit character from that show, The King Of Queens follows the life of IPS delivery man Doug Heffernan (Kevin James) and his wife Carrie (Leah Remini). Much like its predecessor, the series makes use of similar marriage humor material as the basis for its premise.
Law and Order is centered around the officials who make the New York City criminal justice system function, or as the series tagline states, where "the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups - the police who investigate crime, and the district attorneys who prosecute the offenders". Each episode is composed of half police/detective drama and half courtroom/attorney drama.
The recipient of more than 52 Emmy nominations since its inception in 1990, Law and Order is one of the more popular television shows of the modern era. Boasting a four additional Golden Globe nominations for Best TV Dramatic Series, Law and Order is more than a traditional TV show, it's quite possibly television's most lucrative franchise ever, spawning popular spin-offs Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Law and Order: Criminal Intent (2001), and Law and Order: Trial By Jury...
Nominated for 17 Emmys, Soap is a cult classic among the sitcom elite. Set against the backdrop suburban Connecticut, the series focuses on the lives of two sisters: Jessica Tate (Katherine Helmond), a wealthy yet ditsy elitist, and Mary Campbell (Cathryn Damon), a housewife in a more traditional working class nuclear family. But regardless of social station, neither woman can escape the intrigue and scandal surrounding a their typical soap opera families.
Will and Grace premiered in late 1998 to widespread commercial success. Debra Messing plays the role of Grace Adler, a heterosexual interior designer who shares an apartment with her gay best friend Will (Eric McCormack). Friends since college, Will is a successful lawyer and Grace's closet confidant. Having dated Will before he came out of the closet, Will and Grace maintain a more intimate relationship than most casual friends, and Grace often expresses her wish that Will...
First airing in Fall 1998, Will and Grace became one of the most talked about and celebrated sitcoms of its era. The recipient of 49 Emmy nominations, and winner of 12 including one win for Outstanding Comedy Series, the comedy follows the lives of two best friends from college who now live together. With widespread critical acclaim - 24 Golden Globes, 14 SAG Awards, and 6 People's Choice Awards, Will and Grace was the darling of prime time network programming with its clever...
Nominated for 16 Emmys and 4 Golden Globes, Coach delighted fans of all ages during its celebrated nine-season run. One of the most underrated sitcoms of its era, the series covers the exploits of fictional Minnesota State Screaming Eagles college football coach Hayden Fox (Craig T. Nelson), the quintessential male chauvinist pig. But unlike many of his politically-incorrect brethren, Hayden has a heart of gold.
The Da Vinci Code as a novel is an international bestselling phenomenon, but The Da Vinci Code as a movie is bound to be long forgotten by year's end. Directed by Ron Howard, the Hollywood veteran behind such memorable films as A Beautiful Mind and Cinderella Man, this adaptation of Dan Brown's religious thriller is 149 minutes of monotonous exposition and tedious European spy thriller cliches.
Recipient of 15 Golden Globe and 25 Emmy nominations, The Waltons enjoyed nine seasons of high ratings and widespread critical acclaim. Premiering in Fall 1972 on CBS, the drama series catalogued the life and times of a close-knit country family during the depths of the Great Depression. Supposedly, the series is based on the real life events of creator Earl Hamner Jr. and his family.
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