HALT AND CATCH FIRE: Lee Pace on Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan in HALT AND CATCH FIRE - Season 2 | ©2015 AMC/Frank Ockenfels 3

AMC’s HALT AND CATCH FIRE, a great show that deserves your viewership if you’re not already watching, returns for its second season tonight at 10 PM. Created by Jonathan Lisco, HALT AND CATCH FIRE is set in the 1980s and deals with the advent of the personal computer (the title refers to a command that causes a hard drive to destroy itself). Lee Pace stars as Joe MacMillan, who arrives at the small Texas company Cardiff Electric in 1982 and proceeds to more or less trick them into developing a new PC to compete with IBM, where Joe was previously […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Time to GO ON with actress Julie White

Julie White in GO ON - Season 1 - "The World Ain't Over 'Til It's Over" | ©2013 NBC/Vivian Zink

In NBC’s freshman half-hour comedy GO ON, Tuesdays at 9:30 PM, Matthew Perry stars as sportscaster Ryan King, who reluctantly joins a therapy group after the death of his wife. Laura Benanti plays group leader Lauren, who believes she is up to the task despite her relative lack of credentials. Julie White plays Anne, another therapy group member who is mourning the death of her longtime partner. White, a native of San Diego, California, has a thriving career in stage, television and film – nearly everyone on Earth has seen her as Judy Witwicky, the mother of Shia LaBeouf’s character, […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: TOTALLY BIASED’s W. Kamau Bell talks Season 2

W. Kamau Bell stars in TOTALLY BIASED WITH W. KAMAU BELL | (c) 2013 Matthias Clamer/FX

TOTALLY BIASED WITH W. KAMAU BELL is now in its second season on FX, Thursdays at 11 PM. The talk show, executive-produced by Chris Rock, features Bell’s distinctive progressive viewpoint on a variety of political and social issues, along with guests including George Takei, David Allen Grier and Reggie Watts. At a party thrown by Fox/FX for its talent and the Television Critics Association,Bell moves to a slightly quieter part of the venue to talk about Season 2. AX: Were you surprised or just gratified when TOTALLY BIASED got picked up for a second season? BELL: I was gratified. I […]Read On »

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News: KILLING LINCOLN writer discusses how different it is from the Spielberg LINCOLN movie – TCA 2013

KILLING LINCOLN movie | ©2012 National Geographic Channel

During the Winter TCA 2013 session for the National Geographic Channel’s forthcoming movie KILLING LINCOLN, writer and executive producer Erik Jendressen spoke about the differences between this TV Movie airing this February and starring Billy Campbell as Lincoln and the Steven Spielberg feature film LINCOLN starring Daniel Day Lewis. “Spielberg’s film really focuses on the 13th Amendment,” says Jendressen. “That’s the story of the victory of Abraham Lincoln. Ours is really the story of the tragedy, and the irony that, once the events covered with the ending of the Civil War, the signing of the surrender and the 13th Amendment […]Read On »

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Interview: Jared Harris on his MAD MEN exit

Jared Harris in MAD MEN - Season 5 - "Commissions and Fees" | ©2012 AMC/Jordin Althaus

Alas, Lane Pryce. The intriguing if not always sympathetic character on AMC’s MAD MEN, a tamped-down financial whiz who turned his back on his bosses back in England to join with the upstart leadership of the breakaway new ad agency made more than a few mistakes that came back to haunt him. After three seasons on MAD MEN, Pryce made a statement to his erstwhile colleagues in Sunday’s episode “Commissions and Fees” – by hanging himself in his office. Actor Jared Harris, who has played Pryce Seasons Three through Five of MAD MEN, knows how to keep a secret. He […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: JUSTIFIED star Walton Goggins talks Season 3

Walton Goggins in JUSTIFIED - Season 3 | ©2012 FX/Frank Ockenfels III

JUSTIFIED, which has its third-season premiere tonight on FX at 10 PM, has brought the contemporary Western back to life. Originally based on Elmore Leonard’s short story “Fire in the Hole” and expanded from there, the series has been nominated for pretty much every award going, with Margo Martindale winning a Supporting Actress Emmy for her performance last season as country crime matriarch Mags Bennett. Leonard, an active creative participant in the series, has a new novel out, entitled simply RAYLAN. JUSTIFIED focuses on U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, played by Timothy Olyphant, who has successfully made a life away from […]Read On »

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