You know Matt Servitto if you’ve seen The Sopranos (he played FBI agent Dwight Harris), various films including the 2005 blockbuster Hitch, and of course as Brock Lotus on Banshee. Servitto began the show a pale, rather doughy career cop and by the time season four rolls around, you can see the dedication of the character on Servitto’s shape: he is cut, bearded, tanned and ready for action.
Servitto joined us to chat about the final season of the show, the evolution of his character, and shined some light on what he calls the greatest acting exercise of his 25-year career.
Steven Schott: I got to tell you, I love the character of Brock. His journey is absolutely incredible. We first meet him as a buttoned-up lawman... Read More
There have been a lot of hospital shows on television over the years. It is arguably the most durable format on television, and it has provided some of the biggest hits in the history of the medium (ER, Grey’s Anatomy, St. Elsewhere, House, MAS*H, the list goes on). There have been hospital dramas, hospital comedies, hospital romances. I think there was even a hospital musical on UPN at one point.
But there has never been a hospital show like Cinemax’s The Knick.
Set at Knickerbocker Hospital in New York City at the turn of the 20th century, when medicine in general and surgery in particular was largely experimental, The Knick follows the exploits of Dr. John Thackery (Clive Owen), acknowledged surgical pioneer and resident genius. Thackery performs his... Read More