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'House of Cards' to return to Netflix Feb. 14

'House of Cards' to return to Netflix Feb. 14

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Season 2 of "House of Cards," a Washington-set series starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, is to premiere Feb. 14, Netflix announced Wednesday.

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Tornado-themed 'Mike & Molly' episode to air Thursday

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LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) -- The Season 3 finale of the U.S. sitcom "Mike & Molly," which was postponed after last week's tornado, has been rescheduled for Thursday, CBS said.

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Gerald McRaney planning return to TV

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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Gerald McRaney has signed on to star in J.J. Abrams' pilot for a possible spy thriller series called "Undercovers."

SCI FI to air 'Jericho' re-runs

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- SCI FI Channel said it has acquired off-network cable rights to the U.S. drama series "Jericho" from CBS Television Distribution.

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CBS's 'Jericho' gets full-season nod

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Citing solid ratings growth, CBS has signed new drama "Jericho," featuring Skeet Ulrich and Gerald McRaney, to a full season of 22 episodes, the network says.

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Today is Saturday, Aug. 19, the 231st day of 2006 with 134 to follow.
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Actor Gerald McRaney has tumor removed

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A malignant growth was removed from actor Gerald McRaney's lung, but doctors said the Hollywood star's cancer was detected at its earliest stage.

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Today is Thursday, Aug. 19, the 232nd day of 2004 with 134 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 19, the 231st day of 2003 with 134 to follow.
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Gerald McRaney
Actor Gerald McRaney attends the 'Designing Women' reunion held at the Museum of Television and Radio in Beverly Hills, California on October 25, 2006 . (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)
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Gerald Lee "Mac" McRaney (born August 19, 1947) is an American television and movie actor. McRaney is best known as one of the stars of the 1980s television shows Simon & Simon and Major Dad.

McRaney was born in Collins, Mississippi, of Scottish and Choctaw Indian ancestry. He attended college at the University of Mississippi Before hitting it big as an actor, McRaney worked in the Louisiana oil fields. He also starred in 1969's Night of Bloody Horror, a low-budget slasher film in which he played the lead character Wesley Stuart.

He holds the distinction of being the last guest star to meet Marshal Matt Dillon in a gunfight on Gunsmoke (1955), in the episode "Hard Labor," which was first broadcast on February 24, 1975. He also played a receptionist in two different episodes of The Rockford Files and a heroin-addicted Vietnam War veteran in one episode of Hawaii Five-0. In addition, he starred in numerous episodes of The Incredible Hulk playing roles as a jealous boyfriend, an evil race car driver, and an angry police officer. However, McRaney is perhaps best known as one of the stars of the 1980s television show Simon & Simon. A veteran actor of television, he is also known for starring roles on Major Dad and Promised Land, and a recurring role on Designing Women. McRaney portrayed General Alan Adamle in two episodes of the NBC drama The West Wing. He played a prominent role in the second and third seasons of HBO television series Deadwood, as famed gold prospector George Hearst. McRaney had a starring role in the CBS post-apocalyptic series Jericho as Johnston Green. In addition, he has acted in many television films such as Not Our Son (1995), Going for Broke (2003), as General George S. Patton in Ike: Countdown to D-Day (2004), and appeared as Dan's father in One Tree Hill. He also starred in an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

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