HARD SUN: Executive Producer Kate Harwood chats new Hulu detective series – Exclusive Interview

HARD SUN Key Art - Season 1 | ©2018 Hulu

In the British series HARD SUN, now streaming its entire first season on Hulu, police detectives Charlie Hicks (Jim Sturgess) and Elaine Renko (Agyness Deyn) learn that the world will end in five years. Meanwhile, they’ve got to stop a serial killer with a weird philosophy. Neil Cross created HARD SUN. He then brought it to fellow executive producer Kate Harwood (EASTENDERS, OLIVER TWIST, TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES), who explains how HARD SUN came together. ASSIGNMENT X: Did you develop HARD SUN with Neil Cross? KATE HARWOOD: Yes. He brought me the idea when we started Euston Films up, and […]Read On »

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SHARK WEEK: Shark Expert Paul de Gelder on the 30th Anniversary of Discovery’s annual summer event – Exclusive Interview

Ronda Rousey and Paul De Gelder pose before their dive beneath the waters off the Fiji coast in RHONDA ROUSEY UNCAGED | ©2018 Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel’s SHARK WEEK is back for its thirtieth anniversary, bringing with it seven days of aquatic apex predator fun and information, beginning Sunday July 22. One of SHARK WEEK’s favorite hosts, Paul de Gelder, is back for three of the event’s specials: RONDA ROUSEY UNCAGED, which features Olympic and UFC athlete Rousey training with de Gelder in order to be able to face sharks, airing Sunday, July 22; SHARKWRECKED, on Thursday, July 26, which follows de Gelder and James Glancy float for two days and nights with sharks in the open ocean; BLOODLINE: THE SPAWN OF JAWS, which investigates […]Read On »

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LEGION: Rachel Keller gives the scoop on Season 2 of mutant series – Interview

LEGION - Season 2 key art | ©2018 FX

In FX Networks’s LEGION, which has its second-season finale on Tuesday, June 12, Dan Stevens stars as David Haller. David grew up thinking he was schizophrenic, but it turns out that he has superpowers, and the voices in his head belonged to the power-hungry Amahl Farouk, a body-jumping parasite who has a grudge against David’s birth father, Charles Xavier, aka Professor X of Marvel’s X- Men. David is in love with Syd Barrett, another powered person played by Rachel Keller. Syd’s issue is that if she touches someone, they have a tendency to swap bodies. This can alternately come in […]Read On »

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TRUST: Brendan Fraser chats about his new limited series – Interview

Brendan Fraser is James Fletcher Chace in TRUST | ©2018 FX

FX’s Sunday-night limited series TRUST concerns the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J. Paul Getty III (Harris Dickinson). His grandfather, oil baron J. Paul Getty (Donald Sutherland), can afford the ransom, but refuses to pay it, despite the reactions of other family members. Brendan Fraser plays investigator James Fletcher Chace, who is dedicated to finding the missing young man; Chace also narrates TRUST. Fraser’s feature career encompasses comedy (AIRHEADS, BLAST FROM THE PAST), drama (GODS AND MONSTERS, THE QUIET AMERICAN, CRASH) and blockbusters (he’s the star of THE MUMMY adventure franchise). He will also be seen soon in AT&T Audience Network’s […]Read On »

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THE TERROR: Adam Nagaitis and Nive Nielsen on Season 1 of historical horror series – Interview

Adam Nagaitis as Cornelius Hickey in THE TERROR - Season 1 | ©2018 AMC/Nadav Kander

In AMC’s Monday night limited series THE TERROR, based on Dan Simmons’s historical novel, two ships full of British Navy explorers find themselves trapped in the Arctic ice. As the events take place in the mid-nineteenth century, the vessels the Terror and the Erebus have no means of calling out for help, even before their crews find themselves stalked by a possibly supernatural entity. English actor Adam Nagaitis (pronounced Nag-I-tis) plays crew member Cornelius Hickey, and Greenland Inuit singer/musician Nive (rhymes with “divvy”) Nielsen portrays an Inuit woman, dubbed Lady Silence by the sailors, who may know something about the […]Read On »

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LETHAL WEAPON: Clayne Crawford on Season 2- Interview

Clayne Crawford in LETHAL WEAPON - Season 2 - "Family Ties" |©2017 Fox/Ray Mickshaw

LETHAL WEAPON, now in its second season Tuesday night on Fox Networks, is based on the popular buddy cop film franchise. In the movies, Danny Glover played uptight police detective and family man Roger Murtaugh, who winds up paired with unstable widower Martin Riggs, portrayed by Mel Gibson. In the LETHAL WEAPON TV series, Damon Wayans is now Murtaugh and Clayne Crawford is Riggs. Crawford joined LETHAL WEAPON while still playing the polar opposite role of confused, status-conscious Teddy Talbot in the fourth and final season of the acclaimed series RECTIFY. Last year, the actor from Alabama appeared in the […]Read On »

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EMPIRE: Jussie Smollett chats Season 4 and acting and directing on the Fox series – Interview

Jussie Smollett in EMPIRE - Season 4 - "False Face" | © 2017 Fox/Chuck Hodes

EMPIRE star Jussie Smollett is having a spectacular first third to 2018. Besides being in his fourth season as middle son Jamal Lyon on Fox Networks’ Wednesday-night musical drama, Smollett makes his television directorial debut with an EMPIRE episode that airs later this season. His first feature-length studio album as a singer/songwriter SUM OF MY MUSIC, was released in March, and he seems very happy about all of it. ASSIGNMENT X: Jamal Lyon has a strong personality, he’s a singer/songwriter, he has a healthy ego, but his mother, father and brothers are often so out of control, he’s relatively the straight […]Read On »

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LIVING BIBLICALLY: David Krumholtz talks about new CBS comedy and his Tweet about Woody Allen – Interview

David Krumholtz as Rabbi Gil in LIVING BIBLICALLY - Season 1 | ©2018 CBS/Smallz + Raskind

In CBS’s Monday night comedy LIVING BIBLICALLY, based on the nonfiction book by A.J. Jacobs, Chip Curry (Jay R. Ferguson) determines that he’s going to spend a year trying to live as closely as possible to the dictates of the Bible – even though nobody around him is doing the same. David Krumholtz plays Rabbi Gil, who along with Ian Gomez’s character Father Gene, is one of Chip’s spiritual consultants. Native New Yorker Krumholtz costarred last year in HBO’s THE DEUCE as adult film director Harvey Wasserman. The actor also starred in six seasons of the CBS procedural NUMB3RS as […]Read On »

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SCANDAL: Joe Morton on playing Rowan and the Final Season – Interview

Joe Morton is Rowan Pope in SCANDAL - Season 7 | ©2018 ABC/Bob D'Amico

ABC’s SCANDAL is now in its seventh and final season on Thursday nights. Shonda Rhimes created the series about Washington, D.C. fixer Olivia Pope, played by Kerry Washington in a twice-Emmy-nominated performance. Olivia’s morally flawed, superpower behind-the-scenes father Rowan Pope is played by Joe Morton, who won the 2013 Guest Actor Emmy for his work before he was made a SCANDAL regular. Morton, originally from New York, was nominated for a Tony Award for his work in the 1974 production of the musical RAISIN. He starred in the title role in filmmaker John Sayles’ cult film BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET […]Read On »

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THE X-FILES: Mitch Pileggi chats Season 11 and reprising Skinner – Exclusive Interview

Mitch Pileggi as FBI Asst. Dir. Walter Skinner in THE X-FILES - Season 11 | ©2018 Fox/Frank Ockenfels

Twenty-five years after it began – and after two movies, five Golden Globe awards, and an historic impact on genre TV series – THE X-FILES is back on Fox Network for a ten-episode eleventh season on Wednesday nights. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are back as FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, who investigate possibly paranormal and/or extraterrestrial events with varying degrees of belief and skepticism. Also back is Mitch Pileggi as their enigmatic boss, Walter Skinner, whose past gets examined in the February 7 episode, “Kitten.” Pileggi, a native of Portland, Oregon, has been with THE X-FILES […]Read On »

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