MASTERS OF SEX: Michael Sheen gives the scoop on Season 4 – Interview

MASTERS OF SEX - Season 4 poster|©2016 Showtime

Michael Sheen plays sex researcher William Masters, of the famed real-world team Masters and Johnson, in Showtime Network’s MASTERS OF SEX. The series returns for its fourth season Sunday, September 11. The action resumes a few weeks after the end of Season 3, which saw Bill seemingly thoroughly defeated. History suggests that Season 4 will show a change in Bill’s fortunes, but Sheen cautions viewers against thinking they know what will happen. ASSIGNMENT X: What can you say about how Season 4 starts? MICHAEL SHEEN: Well, it begins pretty much where [the series] left off. I think it’s maybe three, […]Read On »

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Director Michael Apted on MASTERS OF SEX – Exclusive Interview

Teddy Sears as Dr. Austin Langham in MASTERS OF SEX - Season 2 | ©2014 Showtime/Michael Desmond

Michael Apted is a multi-award-winning director associated largely with feature films both narrative (COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER, GORILLAS IN THE MIST, THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH) and documentary (including the UP series of features, which revisits the same group of people every seven years, starting with 7 UP and currently at 56 UP). Apted also does television from time to time. He’s one of the producers and directors on Showtime’s MASTERS OF SEX, which has its Season 2 finale Sunday, September 28 at 10 PM, and has been renewed for a third year. Apted’s work on the show, about real-life sex […]Read On »

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Lizzy Caplan on the joys of MASTERS OF SEX – Exclusive Interview

Lizzy Caplan as Virginia Johnson in MASTERS OF SEX - Season 2 | ©2014 Showtime/Michael Desmond

In Showtime’s MASTERS OF SEX, now in its second season Sundays at 10 PM and renewed for a third, Lizzy Caplan plays real-life sex researcher Virginia Johnson. Johnson had an extremely complicated relationship with her fellow researcher and employer Dr. William Masters, played by Michael Sheen. The two were sexually involved, but although emotions are definitely part of the equation, in terms of where the story – based on Thomas Maier’s nonfiction book, adapted for television by MASTERS executive producer Michelle Ashford – is now, both Masters and Johnson keep up the pretext that what they are doing with one […]Read On »

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MASTERS OF SEX creator Michelle Ashford on Season 2 – exclusive interview

MASTERS OF SEX - Season 2 poster | ©2014 Showtime/

Now in its second season on Showtime, Sundays at 10 PM, and renewed for a third, MASTERS OF SEX chronicles the unusual personal and working relationships of pioneering sex researchers William Masters, played by Michael Sheen, and Virginia Johnson, portrayed by Lizzy Caplan. Based on Thomas Maier’s nonfiction book, Season 1 of MASTERS showed how Johnson came to work for Masters, how their study into human sexuality progressed and how they eventually became sexually involved with one another – as part of the study – even though Masters is married to Libby (Caitlin FitzGerald). The first season earned Allison Janney […]Read On »

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MASTERS OF SEX star Michael Sheen talks Season 2

Michael Sheen stars on MASTERS OF SEX Season 2 | © 2014 Showtime

MASTERS OF SEX, now in its second season, Sunday nights on Showtime, dramatizes the story of real-life sexual pioneers William Masters, played by Michael Sheen, and Virginia Johnson, played by Lizzy Caplan. In addition to embarking on their studies in the 1950s, when the subject was almost forbidden, Masters and Johnson had quite complicated personal lives. At the time we meet them, Masters is married to the devoted Libby (Caitlin FitzGerald), who resorts to somewhat drastic means to have a baby with her husband; Johnson is a twice-divorced mother of two. At Masters’ suggestion, he and Johnson embark on sexual […]Read On »

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Interview: Creator Michelle Ashford drives MASTERS OF SEX

MASTERS OF SEX executive producers Michelle Ashford and Sarah Timberman | ©2013 Showtime/Michael Desmond

Showtime’s MASTERS OF SEX, Sundays at 10 PM, has already been renewed for a second season. The series, which begins in the 1950s when the main characters meet, charts the working and personal relationships of real-life sex researchers William Masters, played by Michael Sheen, and Virginia Johnson, portrayed by Lizzy Caplan. Executive producer/show runner Michelle Ashford, whose other writing credits include THE PACIFIC and JOHN ADAMS, created MASTERS OF SEX based on Thomas Maier’s nonfiction book. At a Showtime-sponsored event for the Television Critics Association, Ashford talks about mastering this unusual subject matter. ASSIGNMENT X: How much, if at all, […]Read On »

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TV Review: MASTERS OF SEX – Season 1 – “Pilot” – Series Premiere

Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan in MASTERS OF SEX - Season 1 | ©2013 Showtime

Stars: Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan, Beau Bridges, Caitlin FitzGerald, Nicholas D’Agosto, Teddy Sears Writer: Michelle Ashford, series created by Michelle Ashford, based on the nonfiction book by Thomas Maier Director: John Madden Network: Showtime, Sundays @ 10 PM Original Airdate: September 29, 2013 There’s a nice duality in the title of MASTERS OF SEX. On the one hand, it refers, a little ironically, to its main characters, William Masters (Michael Sheen) and Virginia E. Johnson (Lizzy Caplan), who were real-life pioneers in researching and writing about human sexuality. Then there’s Masters himself, who is “of Sex” the way, say, the […]Read On »

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