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Interview: SUPERNATURAL guest star Richard Speight Jr. is a trickster and more

Richard Speight, Jr. as Gabriel in SUPERNATURAL - "Hammer of the Gods" | ©2010 The CW/Michael Courtney

Richard Speight Jr. is known to a whole bunch of different viewers for his work on a wide variety of projects. Fans of HBO’s 2001 miniseries BAND OF BROTHERS recognize the Tennessee-born actor as Sgt. Warren “Skip” Muck. Those familiar with the series THE AGENCY remember Speight as Lex. On the near-future post-apocalyptic JERICHO, Speight played Bill, and on JUSTIFIED, he’s recurred as not-very-bright crook Jed Berwind. Speight’s role over four episodes of SUPERNATURAL – currently in its ninth season on the CW, Tuesdays at 9 PM – is notable, for a number of reasons, one being that he played three […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: ALMOST HUMAN star Mackenzie Crook is the man behind the machine

Mackenzie Crook is Rudy Lom in ALMOST HUMAN - Season 1 | ©2013 Fox/Kharen Hill

In the near-future world of ALMOST HUMAN, Fox Mondays at 8 PM, it is mandated that all police officers have android partners. However, there’s something special about Dorian (Michael Ealy), the android partner of Detective John Kennex (Karl Urban) – Dorian has emotions. Dorian also has a very concerned and inventive computer scientist advocating on his behalf, one Rudy Lom, played by Mackenzie Crook. Crook got his onscreen start as The Man in 1996’s THE MAN WHO FELL IN LOVE WITH A TRAFFIC CONE. Since then, his many credits have expanded to include the original British version of THE OFFICE, […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Angelique Cabral gets ENLISTED with new Fox comedy

Angelique Cabral in ENLISTED - Season 1 | ©2013 Fox/Tommy Garcia

In Fox’s new half-hour comedy ENLISTED, Fridays at 9:30 PM, Angelique Cabral’s Jill Perez is the most capable soldier at the Rear D U.S. Army base in Florida. Her fellows are largely unorthodox and confused, the exception being Pete Hill (Geoff Stults), who has just been sent here after serving overseas and views his new posting as punishment. It doesn’t take long for Jill and Pete to clash. Cabral, originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, has appeared in the films VAIKOONT, THE PERFECT FAMILY and FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS, as well as a number of television series, but ENLISTED is her first gig […]Read On »

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Interview: GRIMM co-creators David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf chat more GRIMM Season 3 news

David Giuntoli in GRIMM - Season 3 - "Eyes of the Beholder" | ©2013 NBC/Scott Green

In Part 2 of our interview with GRIMM co-creators/executive producers/show runners David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf, they discuss the series mythology, Broadcast Standards, production challenges, GRIMM fandom and how far they’ve planned ahead. ASSIGNMENT X: Have you found any new sources of mythology for the episodes? DAVID GREENWALT: Boy, have we. JIM KOUF: The world’s full of it. GREENWALT: Yeah, we’re worldwide now. We’ve got a great Filipino story coming up for Reggie [Lee, who plays Sergeant Wu]. KOUF: I think it’s cool that the first couple of seasons, we were reading from the book of fairytales, and now finally, […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: INTELLIGENCE stars John Billingsley and P.J. Byrne on family matters

John Billingsley in INTELLIGENCE - Season 1 - "Red X" | ©2013 CBS/Robert Voets

CBS’s new series INTELLIGENCE premieres Tuesday Jan. 7 at 9 PM before settling into its regular timeslot on Mondays at 10 PM. Josh Holloway (Sawyer from LOST) stars as U.S. government agent Gabriel Vaughn, who has a chip embedded in his brain that enables him to access computer information from everywhere and then see that information as images and action. Marg Helgenberger (CSI) is his boss and Meghan Ory (ONCE UPON A TIME) is his designated bodyguard. John Billingsley, the acclaimed stage, TV and film actor who spent four years as the alien Dr. Phlox on STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE, plays […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Susan Sullivan on CASTLE Season 6 and more

Susan Sullivan in CASTLE - Season 6 | ©2013 ABC/Bob D'Amico

On CASTLE, now in its sixth season, Mondays at 10 PM on ABC, we have long known that our eponymous hero, played by Nathan Fillion, was raised alone by his mother, actress Martha Rodgers, portrayed by Susan Sullivan. Last season, Castle encountered his father, by super-spy Jackson Hunt, played by guest star James Brolin. Now Martha knows that her son knows who his dad is. Since Castle is now engaged to NYPD homicide detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic) and Castle’s daughter Alexis (Molly C. Quinn) has a boyfriend, it’s possible Jackson may return to stir Martha’s life up a little. […]Read On »

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Interview: Phyllis Logan gives the scoop on DOWNTON ABBEY Season 4

Phyllis Logan in DOWNTON ABBEY | ©2013 PBS/Joss Barratt

DOWNTON ABBEY, the phenomenally popular series about the wealthy British Grantham family and their servants before, during and after World War I, launches its fourth season on PBS Sunday, January 5 at 9 PM. When PBS throws a DOWNTON ABBEY event for the Television Critics Association, actress Phyllis Logan is among the guests. Logan plays Mrs. Elsie Hughes, the chief housekeeper at Downton Abbey. Logan, who hails from Scotland, is a constantly working actress in the U.K., with credits including a series regular role on six seasons of LOVEJOY as the very “upstairs” character Lady Jane Felsham and her award-winning […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Magda Apanowicz on THE GREEN INFERNO and Syfy’s CONTINUUM

Magda Apanowicz as Emily in CONTINUUM - Season 2 || ©2013 Syfy

Actress Magda Apanowicz [pronounced Ap-a-no-veech] was in Season 2 of HUSBANDS: THE SERIES. She’s not in Season 3 but, as she explains at the Paley Center premiere event for HUSBANDS Season 3 – now nominated for two Writers Guild of America awards and available for viewing at CWSeed.com – “I came here to support and love.” Apanowicz, a native of Vancouver, Canada, has a strong science-fiction genre pedigree, with regular roles on KYLE XY and CAPRICA to her credit. She’s now a regular on Syfy’s time-travel drama CONTINUUM and is one of the stars of Eli Roth’s upcoming THE GREEN […]Read On »

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Interview: The scoop on GRIMM Season 3 from co-creators David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf – Part 1

GRIMM Season 3 key art | ©2013 NBC

In Season 3 of GRIMM, NBC on Fridays at 9 PM, quite a lot is going on with all the characters. Our hero, Portland, Oregon police detective Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) is a Grimm who can recognize and, when need be, fight Wesen, supernatural beings who conceal their true identities behind a human appearance. Nick started the season as a zombie and killed a man in a bar fight before being restored to normal. Nick’s girlfriend Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch) and his police partner Hank (Russell Hornsby) now know Nick is a Grimm. Nick’s wolflike Wesen friend Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Echo Kellum talks SEAN SAVES THE WORLD and playing Hunter

Echo Kellum in SEAN SAVES THE WORLD - Season 1 | ©2013 NBC/Chris Haston

On NBC’s half-hour comedy SEAN SAVES THE WORLD, Thursdays at 9 PM, Sean Hayes plays the title character, trying to be a good single gay father to his teenage daughter (Samantha Isler) while at the same time coping with a tyrannical new owner (Thomas Lennon) at work. Echo Kellum plays Hunter, one of Sean’s coworkers and friends, who is usually ready to follow Sean’s lead. Originally from Chicago, Kellum did stage comedy and improv with the Groundlings and the Upright Citizens Brigade; he was previously a regular on the Fox half-hour comedy BEN AND KATE. At an NBC event for […]Read On »

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