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Blunt Talk 

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A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show.

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Jonathan Ames
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Series cast summary:
Patrick Stewart ...  Walter Blunt 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Adrian Scarborough ...  Harry Chandler 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Timm Sharp ...  Jim 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Dolly Wells ...  Celia 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Jacki Weaver ...  Rosalie Winter 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Mary Holland ...  Shelly 19 episodes, 2015-2016
Karan Soni ...  Martin 19 episodes, 2015-2016
Romany Malco ...  Bob Gardner 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Ken Weiler ...  Sam / ... 12 episodes, 2015-2016
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British newscaster Walter Blunt comes to Los Angeles, intent on conquering the world of American cable television. Through the platform of a nightly interview show, Blunt is on a mission to impart his wisdom and guidance on how Americans should live, think, and behave. Unfortunately, Blunt is constantly harassed by interfering network bosses, a dysfunctional news staff, and his numerous ex-wives and children. Blunt must now deal with the fallout from his well-intended but misguided actions, both on and off the air, with only an alcoholic manservant at his side.

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Some people toe the line. Others walk the line. Walter Blunt will do a line... if politely offered. See more »

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English

Release Date:

22 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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Conversa Fiada See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Sir Patrick Stewart named the character for Sir Walter Blunt from William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part I, his first Shakespearean role. See more »

Quotes

Walter Blunt: What would I do without you, Harry?
Harry Chandler: What would I do without YOU, Major?
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A brilliant performance - great show
1 February 2017 | by steverichmSee all my reviews

This is a brilliant show , mad and funny but deals with important issues , real issues in life

The great cast makes this show into something completely different and i love it i wish more producers and production companies would have the balls to create content like this. i would recommend anyone who hasn't watched it to do so. Walter Blunt , played by our loved Patrick Stewart is simply an ingenious character , morbid and happy at the same time full of life and advice and yet childish and playful the supporting cast is also an assortment of "weirdos" who make the show come to life with their over the top issues and loyalty to the main character

as i usually don't find good things to write about , this review is by far a oddity for me ( i also don't write under this name) but here it is

One of the best shows on TV


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