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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Review Blogs - MOCA ep 4 - The New Guy

If you were feeling a bit off last night, these should help.
Alan Sepinwall
Z on TV
and their merry bands of commenters dissect The New Guy to find the sweet candy center.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Interview -- New

InsideTVAOL has a new interview including some things about Chuck

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Online -- Live Webcast January 23

The recipients of this year's Stunt Ensemble honors will be announced during the live Webcast by SAG awards committee members JoBeth Williams and Scott Bakula.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Video Download --Get 2 Episodes of Chuck for Free

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* Download 2 episodes of Chuck free from Amazon with $4 VOD credit. Enter promo code ‘AVODGIFT.’
* Credit ends Jan. 3rd
* For eps with Scott. click on Season 2
* Click on “Redeem a gift card…” and enter code.


Friday, December 25, 2009

Tidbit -- A Bakula Christmas

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Christmas is music for Scott Bakula. He and his family host a huge musical event in their home on Christmas. Bakula says they invite "like 120 people." He says some of them sing and some of them play instruments. He says music is a big part of his life and that of his family.
from Fox network news
thanks to Paula

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Review -- MOCA

This one, as yet unread is from America, the National Catholic Weekly

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Ratings -- a little lower, but higher than... Chuck

Men of a Certain Age
- 4.425 million viewers
- 2.8/5 HH
- 1.3/4 A18-49
It's official, I'm not making anything at all out of Men Of a Certain Age's 19% post-premiere drop, considering that The Closer was down almost 12%. If that's not a series low for The Closer, I'm pretty sure its among the lowest episode since the early days of the show, and I'm pretty sure it's the lowest since we started this blog over 2 years ago.
Men again edged The Closer out in adults 18-49, just like last week.

from TV by the Numbers
thanks to Kay

Ratings -- Last Week's Chart

Last week's Top 25 Cable Shows

Recap -- Men of a Certain Age Ep. 102, Let It Go

TVOverMind's recap of episode 2
thanks to Petra

Reruns -- Men of a Certain Age (just one)

Men of a Certain Age is only on twice this week. Second airing, tuesday 1am ET on TNT - aka, about 45 minutes from now

Monday, December 14, 2009


Episode 2 of Men of a Certain Age airs at 10pm ET on TNT
Get out there and keep those ratings up so we can see Scott on TV (next year too). It's cheaper than plane tickets!!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Recap -- Men of a Certain Age Pilot

I haven't seen a lot of recaps. I think this is the first one.

Interview -- Scott and Christmas

Another Men of a Certain Age interview with a seasonal twist

Video -- Scott Remembers (Something about) Quantum Leap

This was probably press for MOCA. The frustrating part is you can't hear the question

Friday, December 11, 2009

TV -- Interview, Ray Romano

Tonight on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Ray Romano will be plugging his and TNT's new series MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE

Online -- MOCA Pilot on

It's up! Watch here.

TV -- Lopez (Last) Night

For those of you who missed Scott on Lopez Tonight last night catch it here. (kick the kids out of the room first)

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Episodes Online

According to TNT's message board,
Full episodes will be posted every Friday
at the website. At this moment, MOCA is airing TBS on the east coast. So if you live on the west coast, and don't get TNT, try midnight on TBS
thanks to Joanne

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Audio Interview -

Scott doesn't have a facebook page cause his kids won't help him ;-) (also, he's not on Twitter)

Ratings -- Men of a Certain Age

The ratings can be found here

Review -- Z on TV -- Men of A Certain Age

Let me tell you how much I like TNT's new drama series, "Men of a Certain Age." The cable channel sent me five hours worth of screeners, and I watched all five back-to-back Saturday -- and would have watched another five hours of the series if they had sent them.

Outside of Tony Soprano, middle-aged, existential male angst has rarely been explored with any intelligence or sensitivity on TV. But it is here.

Then, there is the acting. Five minutes into the pilot, I believed totally in this world, these characters and their lives.

Bakula is the character that is going to get critics calling this series "Sex and the City" for baby boomer men. But that's not really an apt description -- too simplistic and glib. Bakula's Terry just seems to enjoy women -- and to talk unselfconsciously about the physical ways he enjoys them. In the fifth episode, when he starts to show more depth and soul, Bakula makes you believe in that part of Terry's character, too.

I wasn't going to do this, but I am getting so wound up remembering how much I enjoyed watching the show

read more of Z on TV's review of MOCA

Monday, December 7, 2009

Picture - Scott signing

Scott signing DVDs for SAG Fundraiser Auction
non-facebook picture thanks to Paula

Live Buzz

Current Tweets on MOCA

Video -- MOCA, On the Set from Tonight's Upcoming ET.

ET is going to air part of this video tonight. Considering it's 5 minutes long, either they love Ray Romano a whole lot, or they are going to edit it.

LIVE Radio - 3 to 4pm

Daune Robinson Tune in for Men of a Certain Age Hour on Mix 106.5 (@mixcleveland) from 3p-4p. Interview Day Video @ site above.

I'm going to the dentist at 3:15. Arrrgghh.

Q&A -- TV Chick

This was included in the transcript TNT wrote up earlier, but thetvchick was nice enough to let me know it was up, so click and read. My page is not ad supported, but hers is, so do her a favor. :-)

Review -- Sepinwall -- Men of A Certain Age: It's Not as Much of a Downer as You Might Expect

I've been waiting for Sepinwall's review and now it's up
...I'm sure it's tempting to look at the cast of "Men of a Certain Age"... and say Romano has no business acting in a drama opposite Andre Braugher and Scott Bakula...

Reminder -- as if you needed one

Scott's new series, Men of a Certain Age premiere's tonight at 10pm ET on TNT. If you are in a different timezone, please check your listings.

Audio Interview - SciFiTVZone

Here is a new audio interview with Scott
thanks to Ed Gross

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Review -- MOCA

What makes this show so great is how realistically written it is. Instead of soap opera drama or insane plot twists, it takes situations that many people can relate to. There aren’t many people who can relate to a doctor who has an unhealthy, on again then off again relationship with a man who has an evil twin, but they can understand a man who despises his job, but knows he must keep it to care for his family

Collider's review
thanks to Mera

ALERT -- TV -- ET behind the scenes of MOCA, Monday

Entertainment Tonight is syndicated, so check local listings for time and channel

Saturday, December 5, 2009

TV -- Interview

An interview from KCRA in Sacramento
thanks to Laurence

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Interview -- Men of A Certain Age from TWOP

It's not a review, it's an interview and it's from Television without Pity so I'm going to read one more.... :-)

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Interview -- Men of A Certain Age Q&A

Red’s Celebrity Interviews: Scott Bakula
I was sad during our last week because I knew we wouldn’t be together when it first aired... We did a lot of improv, which was fun. The show gives an insight into Ray... he’s quick but he has this vulnerability. I think his fans will be delighted because that vulnerability will be very appealing particularly to women. What’s most unusual about the show is that men are talking about their feelings with other men. I think there’s something very open and honest about that.

Interview -- The Informant (New Stuff!)

"They didn't prep me and say: this guy is bipolar," he says. "Literally, when I read the script first, every 10 pages I would stop and flip back 10 pages earlier and say: 'Well, that's weird - that doesn't match up. He said his parents died when he was three and now, on this page, he said they died when he was seven.' I'd be thinking: 'These are mistakes in the script' but, at the same time, be thinking: 'No, these guys are way too smart to be sending out scripts with mistakes like this'.

New Scott Interview on The Informant

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

TwitReview -- Sepinwall

Have now watched still-to-be-scheduled 4th episode of "Men of a Certain Age." I think I really really like this show. #screener
Happy Dance

Print -- Scott in TV Guide

The issue you want is next week. I'm not sure when it comes on newsstands and not all stores have TV Guide anymore, but you want the one that says Simpson's Turn 20 on the cover.

TV -- The Answer Is You Airdates

Scott will be appearing in a PBS program called The Answer is You. Here are the airdates.
Thanks to Barbara on the SBFF

Monday, November 30, 2009

TV -- Talk Show Appearance

Scott will be appearing on Lopez Tonight on December 10. Lopez Tonight Airs on TBS, please check your listings for time. I'm guessing that if you have an 11pm airing and a 2am airing, the one you want will be the 11pm (and then the 2am *after* that)
Thanks to MenOfACertainAgeTV

Review -- MOCA

I'm preaching to the choir, here, but the biggest thing I got out of this review was "give it time, it will be worth it"

Friday, November 27, 2009

Promotion! -- Men of Certain Age Posters and Ads

Here is another Men of a Certain Age poster.

I recorded Regis today, I think, and there were *two* MOCA promos. (And ET had two promos for Chuck)

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

TV -- MOCA Timeslots

We have reached the two week window and my DVR has decided to share with me the timeslots for Men of a Certain Age
Monday, Dec. 7, 10pm ET on TNT (check your listings in other timezones)
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1am ET on TNT
Tuesday, Dec. 8 10pm on TBS
I'm guessing Nielsen will be counting the first one.
Pass it on.

Interview -- Scott says "eventuated"

If this was an interview for MOCA, they forgot to mention that, but here's the link

Tuesday, November 24, 2009


I'm watching Donny Osmond on Dancing with the Stars - live. I don't usually watch it live.

Now all is done but the editing and offloading. For those of you who want to know and don't
Donny won.

Interview -- Another Interview with Scott I haven't read yet


TV -- MOCA Airdates

Looks like a straight run through February 8. Check here for airdates and episode titles.

Interview -- Men of A Certain Age

This is a new interview from The Faster Times

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Promotion: MOCA Billboard

I love TNT! Here is a pic of the "Huge MOCA "billboard" on Sunset, shot by Daune Robinson
Thanks also to Brittany Curran for mentioning it, and _Baylink for suggesting I ask someone to take a picture.
Follow Daune - she'll be interviewing the creators of the show, somewhere, sometime, for some reason ;-) (answers are, see her twitter, see her twitter, and because she is a "radio personality")

Oops -- Ray Romano on Oprah

Missed Ray promoting MOCA on Oprah Friday. Here are the two halves of the interview.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Interview -- Men of A Certain Age

RakedReviews: A Q&A with MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE's Scott Bakula! from November 10

favorite quote so far (social media keeps interfering with my reading!):

We’re just trying to get a pick up for next season. That’s all we want. We want to keep working. We’re having too much fun and we don’t want to stop.
Any transcription errors belong to TNT (who we will forgive for the sake of the huge billboard on Sunset Blvd and the super idea of promoing on a marathon route!)

Promotion! -- Men of Certain Age


When I was just driving down Sunset Blvd. I saw a huge side-of-building billboard for "Men of a Certain Age"!!

Production -- Men of a Certain Age, Wrap

That's a wrap ....season 1 of "Men of a Certain Age" is in the can. Please watch on TNT Dec. 7th

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Twibbon -- MOCA

You can now get a twibbon for Men of a Certain Age to put on your Twitter avatar.
Thanks to @tntweknowdrama

On set with Andre Braugher, Scott Bakula & the cast for our last day on 'Men of a Certain Age' Season 1
from @actorbrianwhite

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Video -- Scott talks Quantum Leap

In this video from Hollywood Outbreak

Online -- Video Interview/Access Hollywood

I don't know if or when this Access Hollywood Interview with Scott will air, but it's good and it's online.
thanks to Sarah

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Press -- Scott Bakula would love to return to 'Chuck'

Finally located this in my google alerts.
There was a phone press conference today And of course Scott would love to be on Chuck again.
MOCA only has 9 eps to shoot and they've been at it a while, while Chuck got an order for an additional 6, so maybe they will have time to write something for him.
We can hope. (and maybe twitter at the writers...)

Promotion -- Men of a Certain Age conference call

@thetvchick: Men of a Certain Age conference calls today! Andre Braugher is done--but do you have any questions for Scott Bakula or Ray Romano?
about 2 hours ago from web.
Too late for questions, but stay tuned

Video -- MOCA, On the Set with Scott Bakula

Laurence found these two videos from Men of a Certain Age.
The first is On the Set, the second... dunno. I haven't watched either yet. Work first, then play.
She did mention a Health Warning for the first one. Sit down, remember to breathe... :-)
thanks Laurence
27 days and counting

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Print -- MOCA Cover Story, USA Weekend

Men of a Certain Age will be the cover story of the December 6 issue of USA Weekend
USA Weekend is an insert in Sunday papers that are not USA Today. You can find a list of papers which carry it here.
In the meantime, click on the picture in the article till it gets huge.
thanks to Paula

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009



Thursday, October 29, 2009

Review -- Men of a Certain Age, Detailed, SPOILERS

SPOILERS AHOY - this person has seen the screener and writes in detail.
Trying to decide if and how much to read.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Interview -- The Informant

Better late than never this interview for The Informant was posted yesterday by WISN tv

Friday, October 23, 2009

Online -- Wake Up With Al, MOCA

Wake up With Al from this morning, if you didn't see it. Looks like more than one video.
Also, MOCA now has a Facebook Page.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Online/TV -- Men of a Certain Age Website Online

Now with pictures, trailer, message boards and all kinds of stuff Check it out. I still am.

TV -- Reminder, Scott on Wake Up With Al tomorrow

Tomorrow, October 23 on The Weather Channel
Times I have listed at 6am and 10am ET but please check your listings

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

TV -- Men of a Certain Age Premiere Date

Cause Monday nights aren't busy enough on my DVR (maybe there will be reruns in December?)
MOCA premieres Monday December 7 at 10pm ET (thankfully it's not any earlier!)

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Friday, October 16, 2009

Radio/Online -- Scott on Mark Reardon

Scott was interviewed by Mark Reardon, a recording is available here. He covered The Informant (and meeting Mark Whitacre and his wife) as well as Men of a Certain Age.
thanks to Elaine

TV -- Robert Loggia on MOCA

Brittany Curran, who plays Ray Romano's daughter on Men of a Certain Age mentioned on Twitter than Robert Loggia will be playing her father

TV Update -- The Weather Channel Reschedules Scott

Sarah emailed the Weather Channel and here is their reply

We're sorry for the inconvenience.

We rescheduled Scott Bakula for next Friday 10/23.
The show's name is Wake Up With Al. In Eastern Time it appears to air at 6 and 10am, but please check your listings.

thanks to Sarah

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Or not

Those who have reviewed their recordings of The Weather Channel report not seeing Scott (and tomorrow I believe the guest star will be A Massive Storm on the East Coast)
More if I ever find out more.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

TV ALERT -- Scott on ...the Weather Channel?

Yup, that's right - we're moving up in the world! According to this clip Scott will be seen tomorrow morning on The Weather Channel's Wake Up With Al.
In (someone)'s defense, Al Roker once did an interview with Scott (I think it was 95, as he asked whether Scott's young daughter Chelsea would be "going to see the movie" (Lord of Illusions) and he said no) and it was a very good interview.
In Eastern Time, WUAH (yup, they call it that) air at 6am and 10am.
thanks to Sarah and Paula

Monday, October 12, 2009

Promotion - MOCA M&Ms

as seen in a tweet and then here, TNT appears to be sending out promotional M&MS to...uh.. promote Scott's upcoming series, Men of a Certain Age.
Amusing, as we often refer to one of his past series, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, as M&MS.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

TV -- Made in Hollywwod

Last night Cynthia says she saw Scott talking about The Informant oa show called Made In Hollywood. I'm guessing it's sydicated, so search your listings. Yes, it's on the website too, although it's listed as an interview with Matt Damon, Scott is also interviewed.

Thanks to Cynthia

Friday, October 9, 2009

Happy Birthday...

To Scott, here singing birthday mate John Lennon's Imagine

In other news, ET ignored Scott's birthday in favor of Sean Lennon, Tony Shaloub, and... someone else

And Ausiello predicts Chuck may return as early as sometime this month.

Scott is 55 today. Happpy birthday to a talented man who is very kind to his fans.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Video -- KABC LA TV Interview

KABC's interview with Scott
thanks to Gianna

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Article -- The Real Informant

An article about the real "Informant"

thanks to Freda

Online/Pictures -- Mark Whitacre's Website

Someone on Twitter pointed out Mark's website. There's a page on the Informant Premiere, as well, with pictures of Mark with Scott

Article/Review -- The Oracle

Long but good, The Henderson State University Oracle's Review of The Informant

Tuesday, September 22, 2009


How often do I editorialize? Quickly, or I'll be late. The Movieline and the Dark Horizons were the best print interviews for The Informant (of those I caught).

Monday, September 21, 2009

Interview/Blog -- Wall Street Journal

from last Friday
thanks to the author, Steven Kurutz.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

DVD -- LeapBack 09 (QL Convention) Update

thanks to Laurence and Gianna for the directions, an update on the DVD of the 2009 Quantum Leap Convention should be shipping before the end of the year.
Check here for more details

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Interview -- Dark Horizons

Long lead-in full of stuff-we-already-know. More details on "the phone call."
Find it here

tripped over this one on a Twitter Search, thanks @paulfischer

Video -- More Red Carpet

Another Informant! red carpet video from CNN

Video -- Interviews Scott

my google alerts overflow's video is here

Friday, September 18, 2009

Interview -- Movieline Interviews Scott

re: The Informant, Playgirl and... I haven't read it yet - but you should.
Read it here.

The Informant Opens Today nationwide. I hope to make the 5pm show, maybe 4...

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Video -- Scott on Today Show

the later part, I guess, can be seen on Hulu. If it won't play, try updating your flash player.
Thanks to the person who posted it on Twitter.

Video -- CNN

Missed posting this here last night, sorry.
Scott on CNN, 5 minute interview. Interviewer notes some people know him from Quantum Leap, but some just know him from Chuck.

Also, I would expect more pictures from last night's New York Premiere, today. There's a link to Wire Image in the top frame, above the banner.

TV -- Old Christine tonight

I'm bumping this up. More News below.

Scott's episode of The New Adventures of Old Christine is rerunning tonight, Sept 16, at 8pm ET, on CBS

Quote -- "Some of them are behind us right now"

Scott was in New York yesterday for the premiere, there, of the Informant

Here's a brief article from TV Guide/AOL/UK

Scott Bakula has said he'd like to reprise his role in Quantum Leap.

The actor appears in forthcoming film The Informant! and at its New York premiere said he'd love to see a return of the cult show, in which he played its time-travelling lead Dr Sam Beckett.

"I'd like to do it again and there are talks, but I don't think it's going to happen - there are complicated legal issues," he said.

But at least the show still has dedicated fans to keep it alive, some of whom had turned out to see Scott at the premiere.

"I see these folks, they follow me to various places. Some of them are behind us right now - I'm not kidding," he said.

The Informant! is due out in the UK in November.
Last Updated: Wednesday, 16 September 2009, 12:36 GMT

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Video -- Good Day NY

Scott was on Good Day NY this morning and you can watch it here.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Video -- Press Conference for The Informant

Friday, September 11, 2009 - 09:02 p.m.

Press Conference in Toronto, today, for The Informant! Scott says some interesting things about 27 minutes in.
thanks to Emma

Online -- Trailer for Men of a Certain Age

Thursday, September 10, 2009 - 08:00 p.m.

Oh this looks good!

You may have to download and install a plugin. And thanks to Suzee!!!

Movies -- Informant, Free Screenings in some Cities

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 07:56 p.m.

for more info, go here
Please note, I was told that American Beauty free previews were triple booked, so get there early! (we didn't have this problem in Boston, cause no one wanted to go out in Hurricane Floyd.)

Info -- Scott talks about The Informant

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 06:54 p.m.

Article here.

Live -- Informant Premiere

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 11:50 p.m.

September 8 - Warner Bros. Entertainment's "The Informant" starring Matt Damon and Scott Bakula - Private Screening and dinner at the Director's Guild of America.

With these movie premiere and various celebrity events, fans are sometimes treated to stars who will sign autographs before walking the carpet. Make a note that the general public is usually separated from the actual premiere itself.


Live -- Scott & Chelsea taping PBS special Thursday 8/20 in LA

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 - 05:28 p.m.

Scott and Chelsea will be taping a PBS special tomorrow in LA.
that's as far as I've gotten, but most PBS specials do end up on PBS (that thing Roxann Dawson did about directing Enterprise never did, but it probably wasn't a special) so, if their part doesn't get cut, we will at least get to see it on TV.
If you must be there in person, you've probably already been to the SBFF. The link I followed lead me to something about bras (but then, I'm not that motivated).

Page to buy tickets


Sunday, August 16, 2009 - 10:27 p.m.

this info is from Jay by way of Margaret posted by Anita on SBFF (see nav panels for permalinks to SBFF)

Shooting on MOACA started on Monday 10
Premiere for the series is now December 8 - a Tuesday
Release of The Informant is now scheduled for September 18
The "Upcoming" box will be updated when I am on a computer with actual software

TV -- Enterprise

Friday, August 7, 2009 - 01:29 a.m.

Enterprise is back on Syfy. (Do I really have to spell it that way?) The schedule is beyond me. I saw a batch of eps at 4pm and then one at 7... Who know. Read the schedulebot if you are so inclined. I'm looking forward to MoCA.

Video -- Scott singing Adelaide

Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 10:34 p.m.

on youtube
thanks to luvstigers

Pictures -- Guys & Dolls

Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 12:52 p.m.

Pictures -- Guys & Dolls
check out this thread (and some others) at the SBFF for a batch of Guys & Dolls pictures.
thanks to janewayish

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Archives -- back to 1999 (and a bit beyond)

can be found here
Most of the links don't work, but there are quotes, and notes

Friday, March 20, 2009


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