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'The Last Ship' premiere: Eric Dane acts like a movie star in new Michael Bay-produced TV series

Whether its Bad Boys or the Transformers films, Michael Bay seems to have a fascination with cars. However, the new TNT show The Last Ship proves that Bay is as adept at sea as he is on land.

Of course the Eric Dane-led drama based on the William Brinkley novel of the same name is not Bay’s first time executive producing a project on a boat: He was also behind Pearl Harbor and his first TV adventure Black Sails. Dane plays Captain Tom Chandler, a Navy man in charge of a 200+ person crew aboard the U.S.S. Nathan James when a global catastrophe puts the fate of the entire world in his hands. Dane’s character’s name and the name of the boat are the only real similarities in the story between the novel and the TV adaptation, which was a smart move on the parts of showrunners Hank Steinberg (Without a Trace) and Steven Kane (The Closer). The book provides more narrative action, but when your show is being touted as the biggest summer blockbuster not in theaters, audiences are going to expect a little something more. READ FULL STORY

PopWatch Planner: 'Girl Meets World,' 'True Blood' premiere, 'Transformers' in theaters, and more

This week gets off to a supernatural start, with the return of both True Blood and Teen Wolf, but by the time it’s over, just about all of your pop-culture appetites should be filled. We’ve got finales, premieres, a big summer blockbuster, and some summer tunes to add to your beach playlist.

Check out your week in pop culture below: READ FULL STORY

PopWatch Planner: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Louie,' finales, 'Jersey Boys' premiere, and more

For Game of Thrones fans, today is arguably the most important day of 2014, because it marks yet another season finale, and furthermore, it will probably determine Tyrion’s fate. So to those of you who are obsessed with the show, I wish you good luck. But for the rest of you who are looking past tonight’s finale, there’s an entire week’s worth of possibilities that await you.

Here’s what your pop culture calendar looks like this week: READ FULL STORY

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