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In 2007, Jackman produced and guest-starred in the television musical-dramedy series "
", which was cancelled by CBS after two episodes.
The 12th season premiered on November 4, 2007 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. It took the timeslot of the canceled CBS series "
". The finale aired on January 20, 2008 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Bowker executive produced both "
" and "Wuthering Heights". He won the Royal Television Society Award for Best Writer for both 2002, for "Flesh and Blood", and 2009, for "Occupation".
The opening line of "The New York Times" review said, ""
" on CBS may well be the worst new show of the season, but is it the worst show in the history of television?"
In October 2007, American network CBS aired a series adapted by Bob Lowry and the creator of Blackpool, Peter Bowker, and based on the same premise, coproduced by BBC Worldwide, CBS Paramount Network Television, Sony Pictures Television and Seed Productions called "
"; the series was cancelled after two episodes, due to low ratings.
In May 2007, CBS confirmed "The Amazing Race" was picked up for a 12th season. It was originally to be scheduled in the mid-season of the 2007–08 TV season. However, when "
" canceled in October of the same year, "The Amazing Race 12" started early to take the time slot.
Prior to "Hawaii Five-0", Griffith's television work included the short-lived WB sitcom "Twins" (2005–06), and the 2007 series "
", which was canceled after two episodes. Her 2012 television pilot, "This American Housewife" (produced by Banderas), was not picked up by Lifetime. In the interim, Griffith guest-starred on "Nip/Tuck" and "Hot in Cleveland".
"Newsday"'s review started with, "The stud is a dud. And that's only the first of a dozen problems with CBS' admirably ambitious but jaw-droppingly wrongheaded new musical/murder mystery/family drama "
." Let us count the ways it bombs..."
Carter Mark Jenkins (born September 4, 1991) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the films "Aliens in the Attic" (2009), "Valentine's Day" (2010), and "Struck by Lightning" (2012). On television, Jenkins was part of the main cast of "Surface" (2005–06) and "
Jenkins began performing in community theatre, and then on local and national commercials. He played lead roles in the television series "Surface" (2005–06) and "
" (2007), and guest starred in episodes of "", "House", "", "Without a Trace", "The Bernie Mac Show", and "Unfabulous". He has also starred in feature films such as "Bad News Bears" and "Keeping Up with the Steins", and starred in the television film "Life Is Ruff".
CBS cancelled "
" on October 22, 2007 after airing two episodes, with the Nine Network (in Jackman's home country of Australia) following suit the next day by canceling the show after airing only one episode. Both CBS and Nine filled the show's time slot with episodes of "CSI", with "The Amazing Race" then taking "Viva Laughlin's" place on CBS on November 4. There are still no plans to air the remaining episodes.
Peter Bowker (born 1958) is a British playwright and screenwriter. He is best known for the television serials "Blackpool" (2004), a musical drama about a shady casino owner; "Occupation" (2009), which follows three military servicemen adjusting to civilian life after a tour of duty in Iraq; and "Desperate Romantics" (2009), a biographical drama about the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. In 2007, he adapted "Blackpool" for CBS as "
In 2005, Jackman joined with longtime assistant John Palermo to form a production company, Seed Productions, whose first project was "
" in 2007. Jackman's wife Deborra-Lee Furness is also involved in the company, and Palermo had three rings made with a "unity" inscription for himself, Furness, and Jackman. Jackman said, "I'm very lucky in the partners I work with in my life, Deb and John Palermo. It really works. We all have different strengths. I love it. It's very exciting."
Sandra went on to perform in music videos with musical artists Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Too Short, Katharine McPhee, Raphael Saadiq, Chelo and toured with Rihanna in 2007 and Katharine McPhee in 2008. She appeared in television shows Boston Legal,
, MadTV, Dancing with the Stars "(with Raphael Saadiq)", The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Singing Background for both Paulina Rubio and Katharine McPhee) as well as movies "" and "The Day The Earth Stood Still".
" is a mystery drama musical about businessman Ripley Holden, whose ambition is to run a casino in Laughlin, Nevada. It occasionally has the actors break into contemporary song. Ripley has invested all his money into opening a casino that is nowhere near completion, when his financing suddenly falls through. Needing an investor, Ripley approaches his rival, wealthy casino owner Nicky Fontana; but Fontana wants to own the casino himself, and Ripley turns down the deal. Ripley becomes embroiled in a murder investigation after the body of his ex-business partner is found at his casino.
Thomas got his second show picked up in 2004 — the critically successful but again low-rated "Veronica Mars", which battled low ratings until it was canceled after the third season in 2007. He was offered the showrunner position on NBC's "Friday Night Lights" in 2006, which he declined in favor of the possibility (and eventual reality) of a third season of "Veronica Mars". Thomas was also offered and declined CBS's "
" in 2007; he joined ABC's "Miss/Guided" in May 2007 before leaving in July of the same year, again due to creative differences.
is an American musical comedy-drama series adapted by Bob Lowry and Peter Bowker (creator of the original series) from the popular BBC British serial, "Blackpool", and taking its name from the latter program's sequel, "Viva Blackpool". Lowry and Bowker also served as executive producers alongside Hugh Jackman, John Palermo, Paul Telegdy, and Gabriele Muccino. The latter also directed the pilot. It was filmed on location in part at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California for most of the inside casino shots.
Seed's first planned project was "", a film detailing the origins of the character Wolverine played by Jackman in the X-Men film series. "Wolverine" was scheduled to begin filming just after completion of the third film in the series, "", but production delays delayed principal filming in New Zealand until January 18, 2008. In the meantime, the company produced "The List" starring Ewan McGregor, three cricket documentaries starring Jackman's best friend Gus Worland, and the short-lived television series "
". The company close down in 2010 but Jackman and Palermo continued to work together.
Bensinger grew up in Los Angeles and attended the Webb School of California. He earned his B.A. as an English Major at Yale before attending UCLA Film School where he received his MFA. He began his career writing features and wrote and directed the film "Just Looking". Bensinger moved from features to TV in the late nineties and has written on numerous shows including "The Pretender", "Beverly Hills 90210", "Titans", "Going to California", "Dragnet", "Cold Case", "Justice", "
", "Harper's Island", "Parenthood", "Prime Suspect", "Masters of Sex", "Nashville", "The Good Wife", "Notorious" and "This Is Us".
In 2007, the television series "
", based on the BBC television serial "Blackpool", was reformatted to take place in Laughlin. The show was broadcast on CBS in the United States, E! in Canada, and the Nine Network in Australia. Reaction to the show was so overwhelmingly negative that all three networks canceled the series after airing only three episodes. Although it was set in Laughlin, the show was filmed almost entirely in California, including all principal photography, and generally bore no resemblance to real life in Laughlin. There was some brief second unit photography which was filmed on Casino Drive in Laughlin.
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