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EVIL: Co-creator Robert King talks Season 1 and THE GOOD FIGHT – Exclusive Interview

EVIL Season 1 logo | ©2019 CBS

In CBS’s series EVIL, now in its first season on Thursday nights and renewed for a second, faith and science both come into play in examining some very scary incidents. Katja Herbers plays forensic psychologist Dr. Kristen Bouchard, mother of four young daughters. Kristen leaves her job consulting for the court system when she is recruited by Catholic Church assessor David Acosta (Mike Colter). David is tasked with investigating whether certain situations are supernatural events or have natural, albeit complex, explanations. David believes in the supernatural; Kirsten does not. Even more skeptical is the third member of their team, technical […]Read On »

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DEAR WHITE PEOPLE: Showrunner Yvette Lee Bowser on Season 3 – Exclusive Interview

Jeremy Tardy, Nia Jervier, Ashley Blaine Featherson, Jemar Michael, Marque Richardson in DEAR WHITE PEOPLE - Season 3 | ©2019 Netflix/Adam Rose

Netflix’s DEAR WHITE PEOPLE is currently streaming its first three seasons on Netflix, with a fourth and final season set for 2020. Created by Justin Simien, who also wrote and directed the 2014 feature film of the same name, DEAR WHITE PEOPLE is set at the fictional Winchester University, where students grapple with issues that affect them personally, including racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia, between one another and in broadcasts from the college radio show, which is also called “Dear White People.” In the current season, DEAR WHITE PEOPLE takes on possible sexual predation, and possible false accusation. Yvette Lee […]Read On »

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MIXED-ISH: Actress Arica Himmell on Season 1 of the ABC spin-off – Exclusive Interview

Arica Himmel as Bow in MIXED-ISH | ©2018/Brian Bowen Smith

MIXED-ISH, now in its first season Tuesday nights on ABC, is spun off from BLACK-ISH. In BLACK-ISH, Tracee Ellis Ross plays doctor, wife and family woman Rainbow Johnson. MIXED-ISH, which Ross created with Kenya Barris (who also created BLACK-ISH) & Peter Saji, chronicles Rainbow’s childhood. Arica Himmel plays the young Rainbow in MIXED-ISH (Ross narrates the show as Rainbow’s adult self). As MIXED-ISH begins, we’re in the ‘80s. Rainbow, her two younger siblings and their parents, black mom Alicia (Tika Sumpter) and white dad Paul (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) move from a free-spirited commune to suburbia, where the kids must deal with […]Read On »

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BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA: Co-creator/actress Gina Yashere on new CBS sitcom – Exclusive Interview

Gina Yashere in BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA - Season 1- "Splitting the Hairs" | ©2019 CBS/Michael Yarish

BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA, now in its first season Monday nights on CBS, is a romantic comedy charting the relationship of Midwest compression socks businessman Chuck (Billy Gardell) and Nigerian immigrant nurse Abishola (Folake Olowofoyeku). The series was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Alan J. Higgins and Gina Yashere. Yashere (pronounced YASH-er-ay, rhymes with SASH-hurray) is an English stand-up comedian of Nigerian descent. Gorodetsky and Higgins caught her act on YouTube and brought her to Lorre’s attention. The trio originally wanted Yashere to consult on BOB HEARTS ABISHOLA, but after a few days of talking together, it was decided that […]Read On »

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THE L WORD: GENERATION Q: Creator Marja-Lewis Ryan on the sequel series – Exclusive Interview

THE L WORD GENERATION Q - Season 1 Key Art | ©2019 Showtime

THE L WORD, about a group of lesbian friends in Los Angeles, ran for six seasons, 2004-2009, on Showtime. Now its sequel series, THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, premieres on Showtime Sunday, December 8. Three of the original leads, Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, and Katherine Moennig, are back, as is original series co-creator Ilene Chaiken, who serves here as an executive producer. THE L WORD: GENERATION Q is created by Marja-Lewis Ryan, who also serves as show runner and one of the executive producers. Ryan previously wrote and directed the films LIKED and COLLEGE; she has also worked extensively in […]Read On »

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Movie Review: LITTLE JOE

LITTLE JOE movie poster | ©2019 Magnolia Pictures

Rating: Unrated Stars: Emily Beecham, Ben Whishaw, Kerry Fox, Kit Connor, Lindsay Duncan Writers: Jessica Hausner and Geraldine Bajard Director: Jessica Hausner Distributor: Magnolia Pictures Release Date: December 6, 2019 LITTLE JOE, from its logline, sounds like it’s going to be a science-bound riff on LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. In the loosest sense, it is, in that it’s about a plant that wants to take over the world by influencing humans. LITTLE JOE winds up more closely resembling INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, with people beginning to act not quite like themselves. Under Jessica Hausner’s direction, LITTLE JOE is never […]Read On »

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TELL ME A STORY: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES star Paul Wesley talks Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

Paul Wesley as Tucker Reed in TELL ME A STORY - Season 2 | ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. /James Dimmock

TELL ME A STORY premieres its second season on CBS All-Access on Thursday, December 5. Created by Kevin Williamson, TELL ME A STORY uses classic fairytales as a basis for several intertwined contemporary thriller plots set in the big city. Like FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY, TELL ME A STORY spins an all-new yarn each season, with some actors playing different roles from one year to the next. Paul Wesley is one such cast member. He played Eddie Longo in Season 1 of TELL ME A STORY. In Season 2, Wesley portrays Tucker Reed. Wesley previously played (mostly) noble blood-drinker Stefan […]Read On »

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NANCY DREW: Leah Lewis plays tough on the new sleuthing series – Exclusive Interview

Leah Lewis as George in NANCY DREW - Season 1 | ©2019 The CW/Kharen Hill

In the new series version of NANCY DREW, Wednesday nights on The CW, Kennedy McMann plays the title character. When Nancy is not busy sleuthing – and sometimes even when she is – she works as a waitress at the Claw Restaurant in the little scenic town of Horseshoe Bay. Nancy’s boss at the restaurant is a former classmate, the dictatorial George Fan, who is played by Leah Lewis. Lewis’s other recent credits include SING IT!, GUIDANCE, THE GIFTED, STATION 19, and The CW’s CHARMED reboot. “George is not Nancy’s friend, actually. Plot twist. [George] is this really tough girl […]Read On »

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CHECK INN FOR CHRISTMAS: Actress-producer Rachel Boston on her new Christmas movie: Exclusive Interview

Wes Brown and Rachel Boston in CHECK INN FOR CHRISTMAS | ©2019 Hallmark Channel

Rachel Boston has a very successful relationship with the Hallmark Channel. As an actress, she’s starred in seven Hallmark telefilms; as a producer, she’s made three for them. Her newest Hallmark film, CHECK INN FOR CHRISTMAS, was shot in August. It airs Friday, December 6, and thereafter throughout the month. Boston, originally from Tennessee, has also starred in two seasons of WITCHES OF EAST END. Her other credits include IN PLAIN SIGHT, THE EX LIST, GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST, (500) DAYS OF SUMMER, and AMERICAN DREAMS. Additionally, Boston is currently producing a documentary. She talks about all of this and […]Read On »

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ALL AMERICAN: Showrunner Nkechi Okoro on Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

Bre - Z as Coop, Taye Diggs as Billy, Daniel Ezra as Spencer, Karimah Westbrook as Grace, Jalyn Hall as Dillon (Bottom L -R): Michael Evans Behling as Jordan, Greta Onieogou as Layla, Daniel Ezra as Spencer, Taye Diggs as Billy, Samantha Logan as Olivia, Cody Christian as Asher and Monet Mazur as Laura in ALL AMERICAN - Season 2 Key Art | ©2019 The CW Network

ALL AMERICAN, now in its second season Monday nights on The CW, is loosely based on the life of real-life football player Spencer Paysinger. Daniel Ezra plays the fictionalized version, Spencer James, who starts out as a star player at South Central Los Angeles’s Crenshaw High School before being recruited to play at Beverly Hills High. This means Spencer must relocate and move in with the family of Beverly Hills High coach Billy Baker (Taye Diggs), while still keeping close ties with his mother Grace (Karimah Westbrook) and younger brother Dillon (Jalyn Hall) back in South Central. Executive producer Nkechi […]Read On »

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