November 21, 2018

Jack Black, Paula Abdul and more: The Tribe takes over summer TV

Members of the tribe populate the TV landscape this summer, in both returning and new series. You’ll find Eric Dane piloting TNT’s “The Last Ship” (June 21), Mark Feuerstein in USA’s “Royal Pains” (June 2), Rachelle LeFevre in CBS’ “Under the Dome” (June 25), Nat Faxon, Jenny Slate and Paul Reiser in FX’s “Married” (July 16) and Corey Stoll in FX’s “The Strain” (TBA). 

Jewish stars of new programs include Michael Rosenbaum posing as a reverend in TV Land’s “Impastor” (July 15), James Wolk as an animal behaviorist in CBS’ “Zoo” (June 30), Shiri Appleby in Lifetime’s reality TV exposé “UnReal” (June 1), Jonathan Silverman and Josh Zuckerman as father and son in the CW comedy “Significant Mother” (Aug. 3), Michael Rapaport in TNT’s ’60s crime drama “Public Morals” (Aug. 25), and Josh Charles, of “The Good Wife,” in a recurring role on Showtime’s “Masters of Sex” (July 12), plus this noteworthy quartet: 

Jack Black

Paula Abdul

Caroline Rose Kaplan

Marc Bendavid