Re: [torchwood] Re: Freema's New Show
- Deadline starred Oliver Platt as Wallace Benton, a rather lordly but
willing to get down-and-dirty columnist for the "New York Ledger," a
tabloid daily (basically a combination of the New York Daily News and
the New York Post; frequently seen in the various Law & Order
versions). It had a great cast, too - Bebe Neuwirth, Lili Taylor, Hope
Davis, Tom Conti. Benton was always investigating something or other
that didn't want him to be poking into its affairs and was always
trying to make trouble for him for doing so. Very little connection to
the other L&Os, and a totally different style (no "duh-duh" sound for
There were only 13 episodes. I liked it, but I'm one of the few.
Here's some more info:
On Feb 25, 2009, at 5:46 PM, Robert wrote:
> I never heard about Deadline before. I do remember they did a spin-off
> called Conviction where Stephanie March reprises her role as
> Alexandra Cabot
> (from Special Victims Unit). It really didn't revolve too much around
> trials, but revolving around the personal lives of the lawyers
> with some of them very young as well.
Dudley Moore: Do you feel you've learnt by your mistakes here?
Peter Cook: I think I have, yes, and I think I can probably repeat them
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