BERLIN STATION: Leland Orser on Epix’s espionage drama – Exclusive Interview

Leland Orser in BERLIN STATION - Season 1 | ©2016 Epix

In Epix’s Sunday-night espionage drama BERLIN STATION,  which has just been picked up for a second season, Leland Orser plays Robert Kirsch. Kirsch is the C.I.A.’s Deputy Chief of Station, working sometimes at odds under station chief Steven Frost, played by Richard Jenkins. Orser, originally from San Francisco, is a prolific performer who appears in a wide variety of films and television, including the two most recent seasons of RAY DONOVAN, along with SE7EN, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, INDEPENDENCE DAY, ER, 24 and all three TAKEN movies. ASSIGNMENT X: Robert Kirsch seems a little ambitious and adversarial … LELAND ORSER: He […]Read On »

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Howard Gordon on SECOND CHANCE, 24: LEGACY and more – exclusive interview

Rob Kazinsky stars as Jimmy Pritchard in SECOND CHANCE | © 2016 Justin Stephens/FOX

In SECOND CHANCE, on Fox Network Fridays at 9 PM, Rob Kazinsky plays former sheriff Jimmy Pritchard. Jimmy is in the unusual position of being a 75-year-old man (played in older form by Philip Baker Hall) in a 30-something body, courtesy of a science experiment conducted to save the life of a techno-genius’ dying sister. Resurrecting Jimmy is strictly a byproduct of this as far as his benefactors are concerned, but Jimmy is determined to get to the bottom of the conspiracy that killed his older self and is now threatening his police detective son (Tim DeKay). SECOND CHANCE was […]Read On »

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FARGO: Jean Smart talks about the fun in Floyd’s look – interview

Jean Smart as Floyd Gerhardt in FARGO | © 2015 Chris Large/FX

Actress Jean Smart can still be seen in reruns in her five-season stint as sweet Southern interior decorator Charlene Frazier Stillfield on the comedy DESIGNING WOMEN, won a Supporting Emmy for her work on SAMANTHA WHO?, earned another two Emmys for her guest work on FRASIER and was nominated twice more for her dramatic work on 24 as troubled U.S. First Lady Martha Logan. Now Smart is playing a very different sort of character in Season 2 of FX Network’s FARGO, Mondays at 10. Criminal matriarch Floyd Gerhardt is perhaps the least glamorous role Smart has undertaken. “Hours and hours […]Read On »

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HOMELAND: Co-creator Alex Gansa on Season 5 – Exclusive Interview

HOMELAND - Season 5 key art | ©2015 Showtime

Nicholas Brody may have died at the end of Season 3 of HOMELAND, but Damian Lewis, the actor who played him, is alive and well and, just at this moment, hanging out with Alex Gansa. Gansa and Howard Gordon adapted HOMELAND for Showtime, based on Gideon Raff’s Israeli series HATUFIM. Gansa is still show runner on HOMELAND, which just began its fifth season on SHOWTIME and airing Sundays at 9 PM. In the new season, Claire Danes’ character Carrie Mathison finds herself dealing with intrigue in Berlin, Germany. Lewis, back at Showtime on the premium cable network’s upcoming series BILLIONS, […]Read On »

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FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: Juan Carlos Coto on Season 2 – Part 1 – Exclusive Interview

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN | © 2015 El Ray

Juan Carlos Coto – called “Carlos” by absolutely everyone except the IMDB – is in his second year as show runner/executive producer on FROM DUSK TILL DAWN, the TV series created by Robert Rodriguez, based on the 1995 bank robbers and vampires movie directed by Rodriguez and scripted by Quentin Tarantino from a story by Robert Kurtzman. The television DUSK, now in its second season Tuesday nights on the El Rey Network (co-founded by Rodriguez), has expanded on the film’s mythology. The creatures of the night are no longer traditional vampires but rather snakelike Culebras, who drink the souls of […]Read On »

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WAYWARD PINES: Reed Diamond on the new Fox summer series – Exclusive Interview

Reed Diamond in WAYWARD PINES - Season 1 | ©2015 Fox/James Minchin

In Fox’s miniseries WAYWARD PINES, Thursdays at 9 PM, Secret Service Agent Ethan Burke (Matt Dillon) is understandably upset. Not only is he trapped in the title town, where people are executed over transgressions like referring to their lives pre-arrival, but he finds his partner/ex-lover Kate Hewson (Carla Gugino) claiming she’s lived here for twelve years, even though she’s only been missing a few weeks. Morever, Kate says she’s been married for years to local toymaker Harold Balinger, played by Reed Diamond. Native New Yorker Diamond is no stranger to television or to genre. He was one of the starring […]Read On »

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BONES: John Boyd on Season 10 and being a newbie – Exclusive Interview

John Boyd in BONES - Season 10 | ©2015 Patrick McElhenney/FOX

Fox Network’s BONES is celebrating its tenth-season finale this Thursday, June 11 at 8 PM, and will be back in the fall for Season 11. Stars Emily Deschanel, who plays forensic pathologist Temperance “Bones” Brennan, and David Boreanaz, as her FBI agent spouse Seeley Booth, have been with the series since the beginning, as have supporting actors Michaela Conlin (as artist/computer expert Angela Montenegro) and TJ Thyne (as forensic entomologist Dr. Jack Hodgins). Tamara Taylor, who portrays lab boss Camille Saroyan, joined the cast in Season 2. It seems like it could be difficult entering this group at this stage, […]Read On »

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ONE BIG HAPPY: Elisha Cuthbert discusses Season 1 – exclusive interview

Elisha Cuthbert stars as Lizzy in the NBC sitcom ONE BIG HAPPY | © 2015 Chris Haston/NBC

In NBC’s new half-hour comedy ONE BIG HAPPY, Tuesdays at 9:30 PM, Elisha Cuthbert plays Lizzy. In the series created by Liz Feldman, Lizzy is a lesbian who lives with her straight male best friend Luke (Nick Zano). The two have been planning to have and raise a baby together. However, at just about the same moment that Lizzy discovers she’s pregnant, Luke meets Prudence (Kelly Brook), who’s the love of his life. In order to prevent Prudence from being deported – she’s English – Luke marries her, so the household is now Lizzy, Luke, Prudence and the impending Lizzy/Luke […]Read On »

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BACKSTROM star Dennis Haysbert Talks Season 1- exclusive interview

Dennis Haysbert as Almond and Rain Wilson as Backstrom in BACKSTROM | © 2015 Liane Hentscher/FOX

Back in 2001, seven years before Barack Obama was elected President of the United States in real life, Dennis Haysbert played David Palmer, the first African-American U.S. President, on Fox’s 24. Haysbert remained in the role for four seasons before his character died and he moved over to CBS’ THE UNIT, where he spent another four years as Special Ops commander Jonas Blane. Haysbert was also voted Most Trusted Man in America, based on his work as spokesman for Allstate Insurance. Film work has included the original MAJOR LEAGUE, FAR FROM HEAVEN and SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. […]Read On »

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BOSCH star Annie Wersching talks Amazon Studios New Show – exclusive interview

BOSCH from Amazon Studios | © 2015 Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios’ BOSCH, now streaming its ten-episode first season on Amazon Prime, is based on Michael Connelly’s best-selling novels about LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch, played by Titus Welliver. In the first season, Harry is investigating the recent murder of a pretty woman found in a car, and a cold case regarding the remains of a young boy, which suggests the work of a serial killer. Annie Wersching plays novice LAPD Officer Julia Brasher. 24 fans know Wersching from her two seasons on 24 as Jack Bauer’s troubled lover, Agent Renee Walker. Among her many credits, the Missouri native also […]Read On »

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