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September 11, 2013 | By Jessica Gelt
The series finale of “Burn Notice” will air on Thursday night, and when it ends so will the life of one of the show's main characters. That's all USA will say in advance of the highly anticipated episode titled “Reckoning.” The show follows the dangerous adventures of burned spy Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan) and his rag-tag group of spy friends as they use their super-human detection skills to solve mysteries and crack international cases. At the core of the show is its humanity as Westen negotiates his difficult relationship with his troubled mother Madeline, played by Sharon Gless.
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September 12, 2013 | By Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
While television pundits work themselves into an honors-English lather deconstructing the minutiae of "Breaking Bad's" final episodes, let us pause for a moment, crack a window and possibly a beer, and consider Thursday's final episode of USA's "Burn Notice," a show that had profoundly altered the television landscape before Walter White was barely a mad gleam in Vince Gilligan's eye. USA was the network that "Monk" built when "Burn Notice" debuted...
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September 12, 2013 | By Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
While television pundits work themselves into an honors-English lather deconstructing the minutiae of "Breaking Bad's" final episodes, let us pause for a moment, crack a window and possibly a beer, and consider Thursday's final episode of USA's "Burn Notice," a show that had profoundly altered the television landscape before Walter White was barely a mad gleam in Vince Gilligan's eye. USA was the network that "Monk" built when "Burn Notice" debuted...
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September 11, 2013 | By Jessica Gelt
The series finale of “Burn Notice” will air on Thursday night, and when it ends so will the life of one of the show's main characters. That's all USA will say in advance of the highly anticipated episode titled “Reckoning.” The show follows the dangerous adventures of burned spy Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan) and his rag-tag group of spy friends as they use their super-human detection skills to solve mysteries and crack international cases. At the core of the show is its humanity as Westen negotiates his difficult relationship with his troubled mother Madeline, played by Sharon Gless.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 6, 2013
It's officially almost summer, which means basic cable is ascendant. Between them, USA, TNT and ABC Family own the summer, with a host of new and returning shows. Here are a couple to look out for this week: "Burn Notice. " If there were an Emmy for most entertaining and informative voice-over, the USA spy thriller would win it.  From the very first episode, six years ago, Jeffrey Donovan's Michael Westen has chronicled his life as a "burned" CIA operative, stripped of identity, money and contacts and dumped in Miami.
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May 10, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
"Burn Notice," the spy-themed action drama on USA will come to an end after its seventh season, set to debut June 6. Fans of the series, which has inspired a devoted cult following and a spin-off prequel movie, "Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe," can reasonably expect that the series will be given a proper ending. The show's producers are promising this final season will reveal the details behind the mysterious deal the "burned" agent Michael Weston (Jeffrey Donovan) made at the end of the sixth season.
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June 27, 2007 | Robert Lloyd, Times Staff Writer
When I was small in what was still a Cold War world, you could sell me anything -- that is to say, you could get me to beg my parents to buy me anything -- simply by putting the word "spy" on it. ("Secret agent" would work too.) There was a lot of that around then, as there is a lot of it around now, but these days mostly dressed in the dark raiment of what for the foreseeable future will be known as "post9/11." I am, however, more a pre-9/11 sort of person.
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January 18, 2009 | Choire Sicha
Jeffrey Donovan has been living in the cozy Wrigleyville district of Chicago, doing the sex farce "Don't Dress for Dinner." Soon he's headed to prep for filming on Season 3 of USA's "Burn Notice" -- which returns to air more of Season 2 on Thursday. He also recently appeared in "Changeling." -- Your theatrical show is closing -- well, you're moving on. It's a hit! They extended through March. And I was always intending on leaving -- I need a little break.
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June 22, 2010
The Early Show Managing diabetes. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Miranda Cosgrove. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA 5 Morning News at 7 Mary McCormack. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz; Shawn Johnson; Macy Gray performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Regis and Kelly Guest co-host Lucy Liu; Salma Hayek; Padma Lakshmi. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View D.L. Hughley; Jeffrey Donovan. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Bonnie Hunt Show Alison Sweeney.
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January 6, 1994
A self-professed fugitive member of the Weather Underground, the 1960s-era anti-Vietnam War group, will surrender after spending the last 24 years living and working under an alias, his lawyer said Wednesday. Jeffrey (Donovan) Powell, now in his mid-40s, was originally charged with mob action and aggravated battery for his participation in the "Days of Rage" rioting in Chicago in October, 1969, lawyer Jeffrey Haas said.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 6, 2013
It's officially almost summer, which means basic cable is ascendant. Between them, USA, TNT and ABC Family own the summer, with a host of new and returning shows. Here are a couple to look out for this week: "Burn Notice. " If there were an Emmy for most entertaining and informative voice-over, the USA spy thriller would win it.  From the very first episode, six years ago, Jeffrey Donovan's Michael Westen has chronicled his life as a "burned" CIA operative, stripped of identity, money and contacts and dumped in Miami.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 10, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
"Burn Notice," the spy-themed action drama on USA will come to an end after its seventh season, set to debut June 6. Fans of the series, which has inspired a devoted cult following and a spin-off prequel movie, "Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe," can reasonably expect that the series will be given a proper ending. The show's producers are promising this final season will reveal the details behind the mysterious deal the "burned" agent Michael Weston (Jeffrey Donovan) made at the end of the sixth season.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 18, 2009 | Choire Sicha
Jeffrey Donovan has been living in the cozy Wrigleyville district of Chicago, doing the sex farce "Don't Dress for Dinner." Soon he's headed to prep for filming on Season 3 of USA's "Burn Notice" -- which returns to air more of Season 2 on Thursday. He also recently appeared in "Changeling." -- Your theatrical show is closing -- well, you're moving on. It's a hit! They extended through March. And I was always intending on leaving -- I need a little break.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 27, 2007 | Robert Lloyd, Times Staff Writer
When I was small in what was still a Cold War world, you could sell me anything -- that is to say, you could get me to beg my parents to buy me anything -- simply by putting the word "spy" on it. ("Secret agent" would work too.) There was a lot of that around then, as there is a lot of it around now, but these days mostly dressed in the dark raiment of what for the foreseeable future will be known as "post9/11." I am, however, more a pre-9/11 sort of person.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 3, 2010
SERIES Community: John Michael Higgins ("A Mighty Wind") guest stars in this repeat (8 p.m. NBC). So You Think You Can Dance: Auditions continue in this new episode of the reality competition (8 p.m. Fox). Weird, True & Freaky: Bizarre rituals involving all manner of creatures are examined in this new episode (8 and 11 p.m. Animal Planet). Burn Notice: The espionage-themed series starring Jeffrey Donovan is back with new episodes (9 p.m. USA). Mall Cops: Mall of America: Security guards have their hands full with an appearance by former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and throngs of "Twilight" fans in back-to-back installments of this reality series (10 and 10:30 p.m. TLC)
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June 23, 2011
SERIES So You Think You Can Dance: This new episode features performances by LMFAO and Quest Crew (8 p.m. Fox). Expedition Impossible: This new series from "Survivor" creator Mark Burnett brings 13 three-person teams to Morocco to navigate 2,000 miles worth of deserts, mountains, canyons and rivers using kayaks, camels and their own muscles (9 p.m. ABC). Burn Notice: When we last saw Michael (Jeffrey Donovan), he was being whisked away to Washington, D.C., and welcomed back by a mystery man (Dylan Baker)
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