Archer

July 11, 2014 | 2:27 p.m.

Comic-Con 2014: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Walking Dead’ top Friday lineup

Appearances from the casts of “Game of Thrones,” “The Walking Dead” and “Orphan Black” look to be among the top draws at Comic-Con International’s July 25 events, a day heavy on programming centered on top-tier genre television. “The Walking Dead” will amble into Hall H early on, with a panel featuring stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Chad Coleman and Michael Cudlitz, along with executive producer and show runner Scott Gimple, executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd and Dave Alpert, and special-effects makeup supervisor and executive producer Greg Nicotero. “Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick will lead the cast through a discussion of Season 4 and what’s in store from the next run of episodes from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m., according to the official Comic-Con schedule released Friday. Riding high from an Emmy-topping […]
Jan. 26, 2011 | 12:28 p.m.

‘Archer': The sexed-up spy show returns Thursday night on FX

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Michael Giltz checks in with a feature on “Archer,” the ribald FX spy show that might just as well be called “James Bondage.” Start with the unflappable cool of Matt Helm, add the rapid-fire dialogue of “Moonlighting,” mix in enough raunchy sex to make even the cast of MTV’s “Skins” blush and you’ve got “Archer,” the animated comedy that begins its second season Thursday at 10 p.m. on FX. Emmy-nominated for the voice work of lead actor H. Jon Benjamin, Archer sprang from the mind of creator Adam Reed (“Sealab 2021” and “Frisky Dingo“) who has given us a series about a spy, Sterling Archer, who pioneered the tactical turtleneck, repeatedly shoots co-workers when they get on his nerves, sleeps with his mom’s secretary but refuses to remember her name (in retaliation, she keeps changing it) and says things like, “Sure […]
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