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Q&A: Son followed Caan into acting

Son followed Caan into acting

Is Scott Caan (Hawaii Five-O, CBS Mondays) the son of James Caan?

Scott Andrew Caan, 34, who plays detective Danny "Danno" Williams in the remake of the TV series Hawaii Five-O, is the son of actor James Caan and his second wife, actor-model Sheila Ryan. They divorced a year after his birth.

The younger Caan also appears in the HBO series Entourage, as a talent agent, and was previously in Mercy. He's also been in the movie trilogy Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve and Ocean's Thirteen and had roles in Varsity Blues, Gone in Sixty Seconds and Ready to Rumble.

Before he got into acting, he dabbled in the rap industry as a roadie and as a member of the Whooliganz.

Florida-based series renewed

Will last year's A&E original series The Glades return for a second season?

The Glades has been renewed for a second season by A&E. It stars Australian Matt Passmore as a homicide detective run off from the Chicago police force who lands in sleepy Palm Glade, Fla.

A date for a return to the air has not been set. It's reportedly resuming shooting in March. The first season debuted July 11, 2010.

Different paths for 'Lights,' 'Unit'

Can you tell me if and when the television shows Friday Night Lights and The Unit will be back?

Friday Night Lights has been airing on the 101 Network on DirecTV. Its fifth and final season began Oct. 27, 2010.

The Unit was canceled by CBS in May 2009 after four seasons. It has been sold into syndication, so it could pop up again.

Poor ratings sink 'Whole Truth'

What has happened to the show The Whole Truth?

ABC pulled the Rob Morrow-Maura Tierney drama after a handful of telecasts. But, because it still had some unaired episodes, it started to burn them off in early December. The ratings were reportedly so dismal, ABC yanked it again.

Low ratings send show online

Could you please tell my family, friends and me what happened to the show on ABC called Happy Town? We all followed it, but then it quit coming on.

ABC dropped the show because of low ratings — so low that it put the last two episodes online instead of on the air. At this writing, all eight Happy Town episodes can be seen on Hulu.com.

'Sister Wives' gets another year

Will there be more Sister Wives?

TLC's Sister Wives, featuring a man, his four wives and 16 children living in Lehi, Utah, has been renewed for a second season, which is expected in March.

Q&A: Son followed Caan into acting 01/13/11 [Last modified: Thursday, January 13, 2011 11:35am]
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