DVD Review: RESCUE ME: Sixth Season & Final S...

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Release Date: 09/13/2011 MRSP: $45.99 I have been a fan of this show since the beginning. I love Denis Leary and will watch anything he does from stand up to movies and television. His character of Tommy Gavin was hinted at in the brief run of the show THE JOB in which he plays a cop with similar problems. Throughout the series we’ve seen Tommy cope with the loss of his cousin and best friend, and others, who died on 9-11. He drinks to excess, takes pills, fools around and generally is the poster child for self-destructive behavior. During it’s 6 season run we are given different reasons for his behavior but...

Michael J. Fox signs on for Rescue Me.

Emmy winner Michael J. Fox will be appearing in the fifth season of the FX series Rescue Me.Fox will be playing the wheelchair-bound new boyfriend of Janet (Andrea Roth). Janet is the ex-wife of Dennis Leary’s character Tommy Gavin.Fox will be appearing in four episodes of the upcoming fifth season. Season five will be longer than the usual 12-13 episodes, with a total of 22.

DVD Review: RESCUE ME – THE COMPLETE FOURTH ...

Sony Home EntertainmentRelease date: June 3rd, 2008SRP: $49.95Four-disc set with 13 episodesStars: Denis Leary, Steven Pasquale, Mike Lombardi, Daniel Sunjata, Andrea RothAnyone who has seen this show knows that it is full of bittersweet moments. Leary’s character Tommy Gavin is a man troubled by many things and in turns tends to make many bad decisions.The people around him are similar, if not to the same extremes. But what makes this such a great show and so utterly watchable is the fact that everyone on this show is so believable. There is definitely some extreme behavior, but I’ve know people who have acted like this for real. Every...

FX orders new seasons of Damages, Rescue Me.

FX, a cable network quickly becoming known for their strong dramas, has ordered a new season of Rescue Me as well as two of Damages.Rescue Me, which has just completed it’s fourth season, will be returning with a 22 episode fifth season. The standard length season for a cable show is 13. Rescue me features Dennis Leary as tortured fireman Tommy Gavin and has garned four Emmy nominations during its run.Damages just completed its first season. The show will see stars Glenn Close, Rose Byrne and Tate Donovan return.Glenn Close plays a ruthless, and successful, litigator named Patricia Hewes. Byrne is her protégée Ellen Parsons.Damages...