TV Action (Fox 1999, Jay Mohr, Illeana Douglas) Published 2 years ago on August 31, 2017 Alternately praised by critics for its no-holds-barred insider look at Hollywood and criticized for its profanity-laden dialogue, Action was–truth be told–doomed from the start. Starring the perfectly cast comedian-actor Jay Mohr as sharp-tongued, unscrupulous movie mogul Peter Dragon (a character allegedly based on the series’ honcho, Joel Silver), Action followed Dragon as he schemed to produce his next blockbuster movie, Beverly Hills Gun Club. Featuring A-list guest stars like Sandra Bullock (as Peter’s ex-girlfriend and the star of his homemade sex video called “While You Were Sleeping…on My Face”), the series was rife with rapid-fire one-liners and in-the-know humor. (Can you guess the real-life inspiration for the balding, well-endowed, gay media mogul who was Dragon’s boss?) Ultimately, the show suffered from a lame time slot (Thursdays at 9:30) and an audience that wasn’t ready for (or simply didn’t care about) what really goes on in Tinseltown. Still, even its strongest detractors must give it props for what is the most clever series finale of all time. After learning Fox had axed the show, Action’s execs quickly had an episode filmed wherein the dastardly Dragon suffers a heart attack and dies. Only 8 of the 13 episodes aired. cast Jay Mohr as Peter Dragon Illeana Douglas as Wendy Ward Jarrad Paul as Adam Rafkin Jack Plotnick as Stuart Glazer Buddy Hackett as Uncle Lonnie Lee Arenberg as Bobby G. Fab Filippo as Holden Van Dorn crew details Creator: Chris Thompson Executive Producers: Barry Katz, Joel Silver production details Country: USA Studio: Fox Duration: 30 minute episodes | 13 episodes made but only 8 aired. Aired From: 1999 Buddy HackettFoxIlleana DouglasJay MohrJoel SilverLee ArenbergSitcomsTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in TV15 hours ago Cutting It (BBC-1 2002-2005, Amanda Holden, Sarah Parish) Comedy drama series. Allie runs a successful hairdressing salon but her problems begin when a rival salon opens across the... TV15 hours ago Culloden (BBC-1 1964, George McBean, Olivier Espitalier-Noel) Highly innovative documentary drama telling the story of the last battle to be fought on British soil in 1746 at... TV15 hours ago C.S. Lewis: Beyond Narnia (BBC-2 2006, Anton Rodgers, Diane Venora) Biographical drama. The story of author CS Lewis’s life from childhood to old age as his views on religion alter... TV15 hours ago Crow Road, The (BBC-2 1996, Joe McFadden, Peter Capaldi) Drama serial. Prentice McHoan returns to his Scottish home and gets caught up in the dark secrets that everyone around... TV15 hours ago New Tricks (BBC 2003-2015 with James Bolam, Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman) Crime drama series New Tricks took the Cold Case took it’s natural extreme by bringing out of retirement a group... search EPISODES Episodes24 hours ago WHAT / IF Series Premiere Fri 24 May 2019 on Netflix Neo-noir social thriller WHAT/IF explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things. The first... Episodes24 hours ago Blindspot: Coder to Killer (S4EP20 NBC Fri 24 May 2019) Coder to Killer: A horrifying and vengeful villain threatens the FBI. Weller considers his priorities. Zapata and Reade try to... Episodes24 hours ago Dynasty: Deception, Jealousy, and Lies (Season 2 Finale The CW Fri 24 May 2019) Deception, Jealousy, and Lies: As various members of the Carrington family make the ultimate decision between preserving their legacies and... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago Shazam! | 2019 | Zachary Levi, Asher Angel A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.... Movies2 months ago Dumbo | 2019 | Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans... Movies2 months ago The Man Who Killed Don Quixote | 2018 | Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.