Lost Boys

As the biggest and most expensive television series of all time, Lost became a global television phenomenon, with a near-hysterical following and dense multilayered mysteries of plane crash survivors on an island. With gloriously whack-a-doodle storylines (amid accusations that they were just making it all up as they went along) and a huge cast, the…

Under fire in Afghanistan

Former British soap star Ross Kemp on his new role reporting from the front lines of Afghanistan. ESQUIRE: In Afghanistan you had a lot of access to the front line… ROSS KEMP: Yes, but that access only comes about through trust. There was an article in The Times saying, “How the hell does this soap…

Bad Behaviour

Chatshow host, Jimmy Kimmel, on the pros and cons of rudeness ESQUIRE: The way you do your interviews seems more unfiltered than a lot of the other chat show hosts. For example, if I ever called Mel Gibson “sugar t*ts” when interviewing him I’d be escorted from the building… JIMMY KIMMEL: It’s a lack of…

Things that go bump

As season four of Ghost Whisperer starts, we speak to Jennifer Love-Hewitt about getting into character. Interview Matt Pomroy How do you see Melinda, your character, after four seasons? Different. She’s changed a lot. In the first season she was very vulnerable and new. Fresh off the medium boat, I guess, and focused on forgetting…

Dirty Sexy Baldwin

As the second series of Dirty Sexy Money starts on Showseries, we speak to William Baldwin about his character Patrick Darling, the power of money, his own political work and growing up with famous brothers. Words Matt Pomroy With such body of work behind you, what appealed to you about this show? A regular wage…

Cash for questions

Is money the root of all evil and does it always corrupt? Time Out met Peter Krause to talk about his current series Dirty Sexy Money and the crooked billionaires it satirises. Interview Matt Pomroy In your previous series, Six Feet Under, you were a son that didn’t want to do the same job as…

Generation Kill

From the makers of The Wire comes Generation Kill, one of the finest accounts of modern warfare. Words Matt Pomroy ‘Eleven thousand pounds of ordnance dropped,’ ponders one Marine, in post analysis of an air strike he called in, ‘and we didn’t hit any armour. Didn’t destroy any villages either. I guess that sort of…

Life after Love

In Ghost Whisperer, Jennifer Love-Hewitt helps restless spirits cross over to the other side. Time Out met her on set in Los Angeles to talk about ghosts, mediums and why real life scares her. Interview: Matt Pomroy This current series is a lot darker isn’t it? It is. It’s sort of gone into a more…

Miller’s tale

Time Out visits the set of hit series Eli Stone to talk to star Johnny Lee Miller about the show, TV, living in LA and talking football with George Michael. Words Matt Pomroy What made you want to try TV again after spending most of your career in films? Well, I was on a show…

Films on TV column

Fargo (Star Movies 18:15) ***** Just Friends (ShowMovies Family 23:00) *** Beverly Hills Cop ( ShowMovies Action, 21:00) *** Life and Death of Peter Sellers (Super Movies 20:00) *** Sometimes, everything in a film just comes together perfectly to make a great cinema and Fargo (Star Movies 18:15) is a true modern classic and arguably…