Posts tagged "History Channel"

‘Glee’ To ‘Vikings’: Jessalyn Gilsig Talks Extreme Makeunder

There may be very little intersection between those who would watch FOX’s Glee and History Channel’s Vikings. But if you’re a fan of Jessalyn Gilsig, you may take the leap with her.

Probably best known as Will Schuester’s (Matthew Morrison) colorful and conniving ex-wife, Terry, on the musical series, Gilsig wanted to make…

By: Jethro Nededog / March 3, 2013

What Makes Skye Tick On ‘Cult’?

Skye hasn’t told us all there is to know about her extensive knowledge of the Billy Grimm Universe on The CW’s Cult. As of last week’s episode, she’s just a curious production assistant who’s done her research.

Or is it really that simple?

“There is something that you find out i…

By: Dio Anthony / February 26, 2013

‘Cult’ Star Matt Davis Breaks Down His New Series

The CW’s newest midseason drama, Cult, takes a stab at obsessive fandoms, a “show within a show,” and even the online world of investigative journalism.

“The premise is my brother’s gone missing in this cult, and it has something to do with this television show that’s called ‘Cult,’ as well,” star Matt Davis told Celebuzz

By: Danielle Turchiano / February 19, 2013

Why You Should Watch ‘House of Cards’ This Weekend

After a first foray into original programming, the folks at Netflix swung for the fence with House of Cards. And, boy, did they hit it out of the park.

The political thriller, a remake of a BBC series based on Michael Dobbs’ novel, follows a cunning South Carolina Congressman as he schemes his way…

By: Cory Lopez / February 9, 2013

‘Do No Harm’ Star Hopes You Hate Yourself for Loving Ian

Jason Cole or Ian Price? A brilliant neurosurgeon or his charming, manipulative alter ego? That’s the choice audiences will have to make when they tune in on Thursday to the premiere of NBC’s new series, Do No Harm, starring Steven Pasquale.

“What actor wouldn’t love to have the acting smorgasbord that is getting to…

By: Jordan Riefe / January 31, 2013

Who’s Dallas’ White Knight on ‘Suburgatory’?

The fictional town of Chatswin, N.Y. and its quirky residents are welcoming back That 70’s Show star Wilmer Valderrama for another visit to Suburbia. The 33-year-old actor reprises his role as the kooky animal spiritualist Yoni, a smooth talking fellow, with a knack for wearing white, when Dallas’ (Cheryl Hines) dog, Yikult, needs some help.

By: Dio Anthony / January 30, 2013

‘The Following’s’ James Purefoy: This Isn’t ‘Wham-Bam-Thank-You-Ma’am TV’

When James Purefoy looks in the mirror, he doesn’t see a monster staring back at him. So why did FOX executives find him perfect to play charismatic serial killer Joe Carroll in their chilling new series, The Following?

“Why get cast as Marc Antony, the most venal Roman general in history?” wondered the…

By: Jordan Riefe / January 28, 2013

Kevin Bacon Thought His First Series Would Be on Cable

Kevin Bacon has played his share of good guys and bad guys in his time – a victim in the original Friday the 13th, a sociopath opposite Meryl Streep in The River Wild, and this week, on the new FOX series, The Following, he plays an ex-FBI agent on the trail of a murderer i…

By: Jordan Riefe / January 21, 2013

Meagan Good Didn’t Go Far to Research Her ‘Deception’ Role

An actress since the age of four, Meagan Good didn’t have far to go to research her breakthrough role as an undercover cop on NBC’s new series, Deception.

“Mainly, I got with my father who was LAPD for 26 years and his wife, an FBI agent, just to pick up the mannerisms and…

By: Jordan Riefe / January 14, 2013

Benjamin Stockham Gets to Play White House With Bill Pullman

Imagine what it would be like to have the run of The White House. That’s exactly what Benjamin Stockham gets to do as one of the stars of NBC’s new comedy, 1600 Penn. Well, kind of.

“It’s really cool, because I feel like they took the White House apart and just put it…

By: Jethro Nededog / January 10, 2013

‘Bates Motel’: 6 Things to Expect From A&E’s ‘Psycho’ Prequel

Anyone who has watched Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 horror film Psycho can admit that it opens up an entirely new set of questions about Norman Bates and how he ended up being the killer with a frightening attachment to his mother.

A&E and Lost executive producer Carlton Cuse try to answer those questions on its “prequel” (though…

By: Jethro Nededog / January 5, 2013

Midseason TV Preview: Standouts From 21 New Shows in 2013 (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

It’s a new year and that means the networks are rolling the dice on series to fill the time slots vacated by their fall fails and while their hits shoot more episodes.

There are some definite trends in the midseason offerings like suburban housewives who find their world evolving (ABC’s Red Widow, NBC’s Save Me).

By: Jethro Nededog / January 1, 2013