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QUIZ: Creator James Graham and actress Sian Clifford on new fact-based mini-series – Exclusive Interview

QUIZ - Season 1 - Key Art | ©2020 AMC

QUIZ, the three-part miniseries debuting on American TV on AMC Sunday, May 31, is based on a real incident. In 2001 England, Charles Ingram won the million-pound jackpot on the ITV quiz show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE. There was an ensuing scandal that resulted in Ingram, his wife Diana and her brother Adrian Pollock, all being brought up on criminal charges for “procuring the execution of a valuable security by deception,” i.e., winning by cheating. James Graham, who had previously done a play on the subject, wrote and is an executive producer on QUIZ. The miniseries explores not […]Read On »

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MRS. AMERICA: Actress Margo Martindale on new miniseries – Exclusive Interview

Margo Martindale as Bella Abzug in MRS. AMERICA | ©2020 FX/Pari Dukovic

MRS. AMERICA is a nine-episode miniseries, streaming on FX on Hulu, about the battle over the Equal Rights Amendment. Created by Dahvi Waller, MRS. AMERICA is set in the 1970s, when what seemed like a simple constitutional amendment – the ERA guaranteed “equal legal rights for all American citizens, regardless of sex” – was turned into a political flashpoint by far-right activist Phyllis Schlafly, played by Cate Blanchett. Margo Martindale plays real-life Democratic politician Bella Abzug (1920-1998), a U.S. congresswoman for New York who was one of the founders of the National Women’s Political Caucus. Martindale, who was won three […]Read On »

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DEVS: Stephen McKinley Henderson on the science fiction miniseries – Exclusive Interview

Stephen McKinley Henderson as Stewart in DEVS |©2020 FX/Miya Mizuno

DEVS is a miniseries written and entirely directed by Alex Garland. All eight episodes are now streaming on FX on Hulu. DEVS concerns a mysterious tech company called Amaya. Amaya employee Lily (Sonoya Mizuno) rightly believes there is something suspicious about her boyfriend/co-worker Sergei’s (Karl Glusman) death. When Lily begins to investigate, she is on track to learn what it is that Amaya is actually doing. Stephen McKinley Henderson plays Stewart, one of the key associates of Amaya founder Forest (Nick Offerman). Henderson, originally from Missouri, has an extensive stage and screen career that includes the films LINCOLN, MANCHESTER BY […]Read On »

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WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS: Natasia Demetriou vamps it up in Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

Natasia Demetriou as Nadja in WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS - Season 2 | ©2020 FX/Pari Dukovic

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS is back for its second season on Wednesday nights on FX. The horror comedy, based on the film of the same name from creators Jemaine Clement and Taiki Waititi, gives us more adventures with the group of vampire roommates, unliving together in a mansion on Staten Island. British actress Natasia Demetriou plays Nadja, the lone woman in the group, who turned and is married to Laszlo, portrayed by Matt Berry. Kayvan Novak is Nandor the Relentless, Mark Proksch is energy vampire Colin Robinson, and Harvey Guillen is their human familiar Guillermo. Last season, Nadja […]Read On »

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COUNCIL OF DADS: Actress Sarah Wayne Callies on new drama – Exclusive Interview

Sarah Wayne Callies as Robin Perry in COUNCIL OF DADS - Season 1| ©2020 NBC/Jeff Lipsky

NBC’s COUNCIL OF DADS is on Thursday nights in its first season. The feel-good drama, created by Tony Phelan and Joan Rater, is about a family that loses one member, only to gain many more. In the pilot, Scott Perry (Tom Everett Scott), having received a cancer diagnosis, asks the three men he trusts most – Anthony (Clive Standen), Larry (Michael O’Neill), and Oliver (J. August Richards) – to be there for his family and serve as substitute dads after his death. This occurs partway through the first episode. Sarah Wayne Callies plays Dr. Robin Perry, Scott’s wife/widow and mother […]Read On »

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SACRED LIES: Actress Kristin Bauer van Straten on THE SINGING BONES – Exclusive Interview

Kristin Bauer van Straten at the Los Angeles Premiere for the fifth season of HBO's series TRUE BLOOD | ©2012 Sue Schneider

The second season of Blumhouse Television and Facebook Watch’s SACRED LIES, SACRED LIES: THE SINGING BONES, is now streaming in its entirety on Facebook Watch’s platform. The series, created by Raelle Tucker, tells a new folklore-inspired modern story in each season. In SACRED LIES: THE SINGING BONES, Kristin Bauer van Straten’s character Shannon is foster mother to musically gifted Elsie (Jordan Alexander), who is drawn into a murder investigation that concerns her biological father, played by Ryan Kwanten. Originally from Wisconsin, Bauer van Straten had previously worked with both Kwanten and Tucker on TRUE BLOOD. Bauer van Straten played the […]Read On »

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VIDA: Stars Ser Anzoategui, Chelsea Rendon and Carlos Miranda chat Season 3 – Exclusive Interview

Ser Anzoateguiin is Eddy in VIDA - Season 3 | © 2019 Starz Entertainment, LLC/Kat Marcinowski

VIDA, now in its third and final season Sunday nights on Starz, has a strong ensemble cast. While the series, created by Tanya Saracho, centers on the Hernandez sisters, Lyn (Melissa Barrera) and Emma (Mishel Prada), it also explores the lives of those around them in East Los Angeles. These people include Eddy Martinez, played by native Californian Ser Anzoategui, who is also a playwright. Anzoategui was also a regular on EAST LOS HIGH. Eddy is the widow of Lyn and Emma’s mother Vidalia. She is currently reeling from a series of blows, both literal and physical. After Vidalia’s death, […]Read On »

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A CONFESSION: Director Paul Andrew Williams discusses the new fact-based mini-series – Exclusive Interview

A CONFESSION - Season 1 | ©2020 Britbox

A CONFESSION, now streaming on Britbox, is based on real case that happened in Wiltshire, England, spanning 2003-2016. Well-respected police Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher, played in the miniseries by Martin Freeman, was so committed to trying to locate a missing woman that he bent the rules. The fallout was catastrophic, affecting a murder case as well as Fulcher’s career. Paul Andrew Williams, whose other work includes THE COTTAGE, THE EICHMANN SHOW, BROADCHURCH, and WHITE DRAGON, directed all six episodes of A CONFESSION. He sits down to discuss his work on the miniseries. ASSIGNMENT X: Was directing all six episodes of […]Read On »

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WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS: Actor Mark Proksch on playing an energy vampire on Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

Mark Proksch as Colin Robinson in WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS - Season 2 | ©2020 FX/Pari Dukovic

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS, the comedy about vampires in Staten Island created by Jemaine Clement, is now in its second season on FX on Wednesday nights (thereafter available on FX on Hulu). Mark Proksch plays Colin Robinson, a vampire unlike his housemates. Whereas Laszlo (Matt Berry), Nadja (Natasia Demetriou), and Nandor (Kayvan Novak) are all conventional blood-drinkers, Colin is an energy vampire, who feeds off human boredom. He preys on city council meetings and lines at the DMV; his idea of a banquet is sitting in the audience for a high school production of OUR TOWN, followed by […]Read On »

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VIDA: Creator Tanya Saracho gives the scoop on the third and final season – Exclusive Interview

VIDA - Season 3 Key Art | ©2020 Starz

VIDA is now in its third and final season, Sunday nights on Starz. The series concerns disparate sisters Emma (Mishel Prada) and Lyn (Melissa Barrera), who inherit their late mother’s lesbian bar in East Los Angeles. After a lot of consideration, the siblings decide to reopen the bar, rename it Vida (after their mom Vidalia), and add live music. Other main characters: Vida’s widow Eddy (Ser Anzoategui), who has learned that not only was she not legally married to Vida, but that Vida’s ex-husband is still alive; neighborhood Latinx activist Mari (Chelsea Rendon), whose father has thrown her out of […]Read On »

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