SHOTS FIRED: Actress Jill Hennessy on new crime series – Exclusive Interview

Jill Hennessy in SHOTS FIRED - Season 1 | ©2017 Fox /Michael Lavine

In Fox Network’s Wednesday-night limited series SHOTS FIRED, created by Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Bythewood, a special prosecutor (Stephan James) and his top investigator (Sanaa Lathan) are called in to handle a case in a small North Carolina town. The only black law enforcement officer on the local force has shot and killed a white teenager, Jesse Carr. This incident turns to be tied into the uninvestigated killing of a black teenager weeks earlier. Jill Hennessy plays Alicia Carr, Jesse’s mother. Hennessy often plays professional types, such as her starring roles as lawyer Claire Kincaid on four years of LAW […]Read On »


THE FLASH: Jesse L. Martin on Season 3 – interview

Jesse L. Martin in THE FLASH | ©2016 The CW

THE FLASH begins its third season on The CW Tuesday, October 4. Since the Flash, aka Barry Allen (Grant Gustin), just altered the past in the second-season finale to save his mother, there’s no telling what the present will be like. This includes Barry’s relationship with his erstwhile foster father, Central City police detective Joe West, played by Jesse L. Martin. Martin, originally from Virginia, is famous to Broadway theatergoers for his stint in the original cast of RENT; he reprised his role in the film version. Martin is probably best known to television viewers for playing another police detective, […]Read On »


CHICAGO MED: Executive Producer Matt Olmstead also talks FIRE and P.D. – Exclusive Interview

CHICAGO MED- Season 2 key art | ©2016 NBCUniversal

As he did with his LAW & ORDER franchise of old, executive producer/creator Dick Wolf is steadily expanding his CHICAGO empire. In 2012, CHICAGO FIRE premiered on NBC. It begins its fifth season Tuesday, October 11. Its first spinoff, CHICAGO P.D., premiered in 2014; it is now in its third season on Wednesday nights. CHICAGO MED, another spinoff about the hospital that serves the fire and police departments on the other two series, has begun its second season on Thursday nights on NBC. Matt Olmstead, who is an executive producer on all three series, co-created CHICAGO P.D. and CHICAGO MED […]Read On »


GRACE AND FRANKIE: Co-creator Marta Kauffman on her Netflix comedy – Interview

GRACE AND FRANKIE Key Art | ©2015 Netflix

In Netflix’s GRACE AND FRANKIE, now streaming its full thirteen-episode first season and preparing for its second, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin star as the title characters. Grace is very uptight and Frankie is very free-spirited. The two have baffled and tolerated each other for decades because their husbands, Grace’s Robert (Martin Sheen) and Frankie’s Sol (Sam Waterston), are law partners. It would be an understatement to say that Grace and Frankie – and their grown children – are thrown for a loop when Robert and Sol announce that they’ve been in love with each other for twenty years and […]Read On »


GOTHAM: Robin Lord Taylor on playing Penguin and Season 1 – Part 1 – exclusive interview

Robin Lord Taylor is Oswald Cobblepot in GOTHAM - Season 1 | ©2015 Fox/Justin Stephens

In Fox’s GOTHAM, adapted by executive producer Bruno Heller from D.C. Comics BATMAN series, Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz) is part of the story, but he’s a young teen just beginning to learn how to defend himself. The center of the series, in its first season Mondays at 9 PM and renewed for a second, is Gotham City Police Department homicide detective Jim Gordon, played by Ben McKenzie. Gordon has to deal with trying to protect Bruce and the city from crazy rogue criminals, organized crime and a corrupt police department. This corruption includes Gordon’s partner Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue), a […]Read On »


JANE THE VIRGIN star Andrea Navedo talks Season 1 – exclusive interview

Andrea Navedo as Xiomara in JANE THE VIRGIN | © 2015 JSquared/The CW

The cast of The CW’s JANE THE VIRGIN is in a celebratory mood. The series, now in its first season 9 PM on Mondays, has been officially picked up for a second year. Furthermore, leading lady Gina Rodriguez, who plays the title role, has just won a Golden Globe for her performance. JANE THE VIRGIN, based on a telenovela, is a comedic soap opera. Suavely narrated by Anthony Mendez, it tells the story of Jane, a young aspiring writer who has held onto her virginity but finds herself pregnant via a mistaken artificial insemination (it was supposed to be a […]Read On »


CHICAGO FIRE and CHICAGO P.D. co-creator Dick Wolf chats about his new franchise – Interview

Jesse Spencer in CHICAGO FIRE - Season 2 | ©2013 NBC/Nina Munoz

NBC’s CHICAGO FIRE has been such a hit for the network that last spawned a spin-off, CHICAGO P.D., which has also been a success. Spin-offs are nothing new for the two series’ executive producer Dick Wolf, who has also been the power behind NBC’s massive LAW & ORDER franchise. LAW & ORDER: SVU is now in its sixteenth season, Wednesdays at 9 PM. The original LAW & ORDER ran twenty seasons and also launched LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, LAW & ORDER: TRIAL BY JURY, LAW & ORDER: LOS ANGELES and the ongoing BBC LAW & ORDER: UK. Wolf is […]Read On »


BLACK-ISH star Anthony Anderson on his new ABC comedy – Exclusive Interview

Anthony Anderson as Andre "Dre" Johnson in BLACK-ISH | ©2014 ABC/Bob D'Amico

In ABC’s new comedy BLACK-ISH, Wednesdays at 9:30 PM, executive producer Anthony Anderson stars as Andre “Dre” Johnson. Dre is a successful, self-made man with a wife and three children. On the one hand, Dre wants his kids to go into the world without any sense of racial divide; on the other, he wants them to have a sense of their cultural roots. Dre’s character and his familial issues are close to home for family man Anderson, who wound up having BLACK-ISH creator Kenya Barris incorporate a real-life incident into the series pitch and the body of an episode – […]Read On »


LEGENDS show runner David Wilcox goes undercover – Interview

Morris Chestnut in LEGENDS - Season 1 | ©2014 TNT/Marco Grob

In TNT’s new series LEGENDS, Wednesdays at 9 PM, Sean Bean plays Martin Odum, an FBI agent who is uncannily gifted with “legends,” the term for long-term undercover identities. The trouble is not only that Martin has a tendency to become a little too absorbed in these identities, but also that he’s starting to question who he really is. The series, based on Robert Littell’s novel, was developed for television by Howard Gordon and David Wilcox. Wilcox, whose producing and writing credits include LAW & ORDER, FRINGE, LIFE ON MARS, 666 PARK AVENUE and THE FOLLOWING, is present at TNT’s […]Read On »


Exclusive Interview with SUBURGATORY star Jeremy Sisto

Jeremy Sisto gets caught in a tight situation on SUBURGATORY | © 2014 ABC/Jordin Althaus

In ABC’s half-hour comedy SUBURGATORY, now in its third season Wednesdays at 8:30 PM, Jeremy Sisto stars as divorced dad George Altman. In the series created by Emily Kapnek, George has moved fromNew York City to the suburbs to provide a safer environment for his teen daughter Tessa (Jane Levy) – much to Tessa’s initial exasperation. Sisto, originally from Northern California, has been a regular on several major series before, notably LAW & ORDER and SIX FEET UNDER, and worked in many feature films, but SUBURGATORY is his first lead in a TV comedy. At a party thrown by ABC […]Read On »

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