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TV Show Filmed in Ocean Beach – ‘Terriers’ – May Finally Be Made into Movie or Revived

July 13, 2020 by Source

The return of Terriers in TV or film may finally be in the works according to one of the stars of the short-lived FX series, Donal Logue.

by Holden Walter-Warner / Screen Rant / July 12, 2020

The return of Terriers may finally be in the works, according to one of the stars of the short-lived series. The show was a comedy-drama that doubled as a crime program, airing for 13 episodes on FX a decade ago. Terriers couldn’t count an audience above a million viewers after the pilot and was subsequently canceled as a result. It was a critical darling, however, and interest in reviving it in some fashion has been rising for years.

Donal Logue, one of Terriers’ stars, is now confirming that a return to Ocean Beach, San Diego may be on the horizon.

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Ocean Beach’s TV Series, Terriers, Was Robbed of Long-Term Greatness

September 18, 2019 by Source

Editordude: Every now and then a TV critic bemoans the cancellation of “Terriers” – that detective series on FX that was filmed in Ocean Beach but let go after only one season – and it surfaces on the internet. Here is the latest –

by Bryan O’Donnell / 25 Years Later / Sept. 12, 2019

“Only the good die young” as the song goes. Over the years there have been a number of TV shows that have made an impact on us here at 25YL, which we have been sad to see struck down in their prime. …This week Bryan O’Donnell takes a look at Terriers.

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The Idea of Another “Terriers” Series in Ocean Beach Just Won’t Go Away

September 15, 2017 by Frank Gormlie

The idea of another shoot for the wonderful but short series Terriers – filmed in Ocean Beach – just won’t go away.

Why, just the other day, Matthew Lickona at the San Diego Reader brought it up. He raised the point that of all the detective shows shot in San Diego (Simon & Simon, Veronica Mars, High Tide, Grand Slam, Coronado 9, Sarge, Harry O and Terriers) – ONLY Terriers is ever mentioned as a series to revive. (Editor’s note: I haven’t heard of many of these shows – but I do recall a San Diego TV show about San Diego city police way back in the Fifties and early Sixties maybe?)

Terriers – if you’ve never watched it –

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FX Teases Potential Revival of “Terriers” – TV Series Shot in Ocean Beach

August 11, 2016 by Source

Terriers actors on truckby Blair Marnell /CraveOnline / Aug 9th, 2016

Six years ago, the private investigator series Terriers hit FX and failed to find an audience before it was canceled after a single season. Shows get canceled constantly in television, but Terriers was a cut above almost ever other series. CraveOnline even named it the best drama on television for 2010, and it was also widely recognized by other outlets. Since its cancellation, Terriers has been rediscovered on Netflix and there may yet be some hope that the series could return.

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“Terriers” – Another Look at the Neo-Noir TV Series Filmed in Ocean Beach

April 13, 2016 by Source

TERRIERS: L-R: Donal Logue as Hank Dolworth and Michael Raymond-James as Britt Pollack in TERRIERS premiering on FX. CR:Patrick McElhenney / FX

Editor: Here is indeed an interesting look back at Terriers’ – the TV series filmed in Ocean Beach. The show ran for 13 episodes on FX in 2010.

By Phil McCausland / A.V. Club / April 12, 2016

Terriers’ perfect one-season run defied description, marketability

FX needed a comeback in 2010.

In September 2009 FX made an unprecedented move, going six-for-six with pilot-to-series orders. Four of those shows came to define the network: Louie, Justified, Archer, and The League. A fifth, Lights Out, had promise but no audience.

The sixth was the lowest-rated program FX ever produced, and one of its most poorly named: Terriers.

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Despite its cancellation, “Terriers” still raking in kudos

June 14, 2011 by Source
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Editor: Here’s yet another TV critique that heaps kudos onto “Terriers” – the private eye series filmed in OB but cancelled earlier this year. The Television Critics Association’s (TCA) announcement of its the nominations for the its 2011 awards included Terriers, which made the list for Outstanding New Program.

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“Terriers” Makes Top 10 TV Shows

May 27, 2011 by Source
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Judging by the ratings, which never topped a million viewers after the pilot, you didn’t watch “Terriers,” a private-eye show on FX from “The Shield” creator Shawn Ryan and “Ocean’s Eleven” scribe Ted Griffin. And in a way, we don’t blame you.

The title and marketing were baffling, the biggest star was schlubby sitcom veteran Donal Logue, and the premise—an ex-cop and recovering alcoholic with ex-wife problems works as an unlicensed private detective in Ocean Beach, California, with a former burglar—couldn’t have been more generic if it tried. Unfortunately for you, “Terriers” was simply fantastic, and it’s now been canceled.

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Part of the reason “Terriers” was cancelled.

May 21, 2011 by Source
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Last September, FX premiered a show about two private eyes called Terriers. The show had a sunny setting in Ocean Beach, an eclectic township of San Diego. It had two dynamic leads in the perpetually underrated Donal Logue and Michael Raymond-James, who played the Cajun-accented bad guy in the first season of True Blood. Terriers was exceptionally well-written and engaging, and the more episodes you watched, the more hooked you became. It also had an absolute masterpiece of an opening credit sequence.

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Interview with Ocean Beach TV series “Terriers” showrunner

March 25, 2011 by Source
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Editor: In TV parlance, a “showrunner” is a person who handles the daily operations of a television series. Here is an interview with Shawn Ryan, the showrunner for “Terriers” – the great 13-episode TV series filmed in Ocean beach last year.

by David Chen / SlashFilm / March 25, 2011

Shawn Ryan is one of the most exciting people working in the entertainment industry today. With an ear for crackling dialogue and a penchant for labyrinthine, satisfying plots, Ryan re-invigorates any genre he touches. He created the hit FX show The Shield, and was the showrunner on Lie To Me, Terriers, and The Unit. His newest show, The Chicago Code, airs on Fox on Monday nights and it’s one of my favorite new shows of 2011. …

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OB Businesses Hurting After “Terriers” Canceled

December 24, 2010 by Source
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    Editor: Here’s a brief piece from Channel 10 News about businesses hurting because of the cancellation of “Terriers” the great show filmed in Ocean Beach this year.  Our friend Ted Caplaneris, the owner of The Old Town Restaurant, is quoted. Now there is also a current attempt to reignite the show with an online poll […]

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“Terriers” is canceled by FX

December 6, 2010 by Source

Editor: This news hits us like a ton of bricks. All the loyal fans of this series are at a loss why the general viewing public didn’t get into it like we did. By Karla Peterson / SignOnSanDiego / December 6, 2010 at 10:23 a.m. In a blow to the local TV-production economy and TV […]

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Donal Logue on ‘Terriers’

December 1, 2010 by Source
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The actor delves deep into his role on the FX series from the set of the season finale. by Blair Marnell / CraveOnline / Dec 01, 2010 The FX drama “Terriers” has quietly become one of the best shows on television over the last few months, in no small part due to the performance of […]

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“Terriers” lightening round: Recaps of Episodes 6 – 9

November 24, 2010 by Dave Rice
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Episode #12 is on tonight, Wednesday, November 24th, on FX (ch 43 on Cox Cable) at 10:00 pm. Greetings once again folks, and welcome to the lightning round! I left off a week or so ago with a Terriers episode 5 recap, right before episode 11 went on air. Since this leaves us lagging considerably […]

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“Terriers” – Cast of Characters

November 24, 2010 by Dave Rice
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UPDATED November 24, 2010 This list is mostly accurate through episode 9, “Pimp Daddy,” and will be updated as more recaps become available Main Players Hank Dolworth – our main character, played by Donal Logue. Think of the Dude, if you added ‘recovering’ to his preferred title of ‘alcoholic.’ Kicked off the police force, he […]

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Reviews of the latest “Terriers” episode

November 18, 2010 by Source
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Hey boys and girls, here’s two reviews of last night’s (Nov.17th) “Terriers” episode, “Sins of the Past.”  There’s only two episodes left, so view them while you still can. Best Episode Ever! by Jo Curtis / Unreality Shout / November 18, 2010 This was, in my opinion, by far the best episode of Terriers so […]

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Local columnist adds “Terriers” to list of San Diego private eye TV shows.

November 13, 2010 by Source
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by Karla Peterson / SignOnSanDiego / November 13, 2010

When he talks about San Diego as the perfect scene for his TV crimes, actor Donal Logue likes to toss out a W. Somerset Maugham quote about the French Riviera. The geography is off, but the sentiment is a straight shot to the dark heart of our golden city.

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“Terriers” Recap: Episode #5 – “Manifest Destiny”

November 10, 2010 by Dave Rice
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Hello again! There’s a new episode airing tonight, check it out…here’s another recap from a couple weeks back that we’ll call “Manifest Destiny,” (mainly because that’s what the writers would like us to call it)…and if you find yourself confused click here.

We leave our heroes heading down to the police station for questioning about the disappearance of Robert Lindus (which they know nothing about), with Steph hovering over his corpse in Hank’s bathtub. Down at the station, the boys deny all of Mrs. Lindus’ story, including the true part about their abducting Lindus that’s verified by the couple’s two children.

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“‘Terriers’ is one of the best shows on TV right now…”

November 9, 2010 by Source
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Terriers has been consistently awesome all season and tomorrow [Wed – Nov. 10] night’s episode is no exception. We have some clips and a trailer for the episode to share with you!

Last month, I said Terriers was one of the best new shows of the fall season. Having seen the final four episodes of Season 1, I feel comfortable saying that this series isn’t just one of the best new shows this fall, it’s also one of the best shows on TV right now.

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“Terriers” – Recap of Episode #4 – “Fustercluck”

November 8, 2010 by Dave Rice
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Welcome back, brave souls who’ve endured my first three rambling diatribes! I see no reason to bore you with much off-topic banter, so let’s launch into Fustercluck, the fourth installment in the new Terriers series.

If you’re new and lost, click on my name at the top of the article and you’ll be linked to previous articles that will bring you up to date, along with other things I’ve written that, due to the quality of content, should not be viewed by anyone.

We open to Hank, sleepless at half past four, trying to catch the rats that he’s been hearing scurrying around in the night and presumably eating all his food. Bummed out with his kill rate of zero, he cruises down to the Old Townhouse Restaurant to meet Britt for breakfast.

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Recap of “Terriers” Episode #3

November 4, 2010 by Dave Rice

Hi kids! Welcome to our third and much-delayed “Terriers” recap.

The series by now is really starting to take shape, and going forward focuses a little less on character development and more on the weekly plot, making me think my initial classification of the show as a soap opera might’ve been a bit dramatic. As other (professional) critics have decided, this is a show that can be picked up and watched one episode at a time, though the back story tying the series together is what turns the show into something I really want to watch. Some of the best dialogue I can remember seeing on TV and the occasional ‘hey, I hang out there!’ moments don’t hurt either.

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“Terriers” – Episode 2 Recap

November 3, 2010 by Dave Rice
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Welcome to week two of what looks to be, should it survive through the end of the season, the longest-running TV show set in Ocean Beach. I don’t think it’s going to overtake Almost Famous as the most prominent showcase of our town on film, but it’s still garnering some attention. Whether that’s a good thing or a bad thing, and whether we the townspeople as a whole benefit or suffer as a result is certainly debatable, but for right now I’m focusing this article series on the show itself, for those that would rather just catch Cliff’s Notes on the storyline.

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Watch “Terriers” while you still can – 5 more reasons to see it …

October 27, 2010 by Source
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It’s an unfortunate fact that often the most creative, highest-quality shows on TV struggle to find enough viewers to survive. That’s what’s happening right now with FX’s new private-eye series, “Terriers.” It’s hands-down the best new series of the fall, yet no one’s watching. That has to change — come on people, don’t let this be one of those shows you discover on DVD a year from now and go “Huh, this is great, why didn’t I watch this back before it got canceled?”

Cancellation is where “Terriers” is headed unless it can show improvement in the ratings by season’s end. The season’s half over …

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Catchin’ up on “Terriers”: The Pilot – First Episode

October 26, 2010 by Dave Rice
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As a rule, I hate soap operas for several reasons. First, I’m not that big on TV in the first place, and when I do watch I tend toward news or other politically relevant programming. Since I don’t watch a lot of television, I can’t be counted on to plop my butt on the couch at precisely the same time week after week to vegetate for an hour or more, so I think I should be able to pick up and put down a show as I please. South Park works for this, but if I miss an episode or three of a soap, I’m lost and might as well go find a magazine article or Rag post to feed my decidedly inattentive attention span.

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Five Reasons to Watch the Ocean Beach ‘Terriers’

October 13, 2010 by Source
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The fall season hasn’t treated new shows kindly. With few exceptions, not many programs made a critical splash, and one of the few that did (‘Lone Star’) got the boot after just two episodes.

It’s all well and good to think in theoretical terms about what can be done to ensure that only the safest, most inoffensive and blandest programming gets the green light in the near future. But I’m here to propose a simpler, more concrete, and potentially more effective way to combat a future slew of boring TV: watch FX’s ‘Terriers.’

Lost in the shuffle in more ways than one, ‘Terriers’ had quietly produced five consecutively strong episodes right out of the gate.

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Interview with “Terriers” Gretchen Character

October 6, 2010 by Source
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While you may recognize Kimberly Quinn from her guest spots on House, Two and a Half Men, CSI: NY, and The Secret Life of the American Teenager, it’s her current role as Gretchen Dolworth on FX’s critically acclaimed new series Terriers that is turning into her coming out party.

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Terriers Series Premiere Review: Season Pilot – Great On-Screen Chemistry

September 11, 2010 by Source

C’mon, what else are we going to do, cure cancer?”

Terriers is not a spin-off of Best in Show. In fact it’s the furthest thing from a show about dogs, unless the title is a play on the makeup of its lead characters—dynamic, tough and fearless. Terriers is the latest brainchild from Ted Griffin (Ocean’s Eleven) and Shawn Ryan (The Shield).

Donal Logue (Grounded for Life, Damages) stars in this surf and turf crime series as Hank Dolworth, a former cop turned unlicensed investigator.

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“Terriers” – Well? Did you like it? Post your review here …

September 9, 2010 by Frank Gormlie
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Some of us from the OB Rag were at the Harp last night watching the premier of “Terriers”. I counted about 120 souls about the bar and restaurant, a noisy place until the show came on. Hosted by Ted and Kathy of the Old Town Restaurant – where 6 or 7 scenes were shot – the crowd at the screening cheered every time a scene of Ocean Beach appeared on the big screen.

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“Terriers” Finally Arives – Premier Showing Tonight – Sept 8th – at the Harp

September 8, 2010 by Frank Gormlie
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The day has finally arrived. The premier of the television series, “Terriers”, shot mostly in Ocean Beach, is this evening on FX at 10pm. For months, OBcieans have endured blocked streets, parking taken, lighting mechanisms in front of their fave stores on Newport, throngs of spectators hanging around the film crews, and quite a bit of controversy and complaints. There was even that nude swimmer who disrupted one filming.

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Actors from “Terriers” discuss the series

August 20, 2010 by Source
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Terriers is a show about two private investigators who are tenacious, just like the terrier dogs.

In the series Terriers, Michael Raymond-James plays Britt Pollack and Donal Logue plays Hank Dolworth, two men with questionable pasts who join together to form their own private investigation team. On August 3, 2010 the two gentlemen along with the producers discussed their new series with members of the Television Critics Association.

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Actors hit it off in OB-filmed “Terriers”

August 3, 2010 by Source
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By Maria Elena Fernandez / Los Angeles Times / August 3, 2010

Donal Logue and Michael Raymond-James like each other so much that they decided to live together in San Diego when they were filming 13 episodes of FX’s new drama, “Terriers.”

The two actors met on NBC’s canceled series, “Life,” and bonded over Jack Kerouac’s “Big Sur.” Later, fate put them in the same room again when FX was casting the pivotal role of Britt Pollack, who is best friend to Logue’s character, Hank Dolworth.

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