9-1-1: LONE STAR: Brian Michael Smith on playing a Chicago firefighter in Texas – Exclusive Interview

Brian Michael Smith as Paul Strickland in 9-1-1: LONE STAR - Season 1 - "Act of God" | ©2020 Fox/Jack Zeman

Fox’s 9-1-1: LONE STAR has its two-hour Season 1 finale on Monday, March 9. The series, spun off from 9-1-1 (which returns Monday, March 16), concerns first responders in Austin, Texas. Brian Michael Smith plays firefighter Paul Strickland, who has moved to Austin in order to be part of Station 126. Smith, originally from Michigan, has been a series regular on QUEEN SUGAR, THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, AFTER, and the Web series EASY. Smith also previously played a firefighter in an episode of DETOUR. ASSIGNMENT X: Talking with Jacqueline Toboni about her work in THE L WORD: GENERATION Q […]Read On »

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9-1-1: LONE STAR: Rafael Silva on the new 9-1-1 spin-off – Exclusive Interview

Rafael Silva as Carlos Reyes in 9-1-1: Lone Star - Season 1 | ©2020 Fox/Drew Hermann

9-1-1: LONE STAR follows emergency services workers in Austin Texas. The 9-1-1 spinoff wraps up its first season on Monday, March 9. So far, the series primarily follows the firefighters of Firehouse 126, but we also see paramedics and police. Rafael Silva plays police officer Carlos Reyes, who is best friends with paramedic chief Michelle Blake (Liv Tyler). Carlos has a complicated romantic relationship with new-to-town firefighter T.K. Strand (Ronen Rubinstein), son of fire chief Owen Strand (Rob Lowe). Silva has appeared on MADAM SECRETARY and in the film FLUIDITY, but 9-1-1: LONE STAR is his first series regular role. […]Read On »

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9-1-1: LONE STAR: Jim Parrack talks about playing a grieving Texas firefighter – Exclusive Interview

Jim Parrack as Judd Ryder in 9-1-1: LONE STAR - Season 1 | ©2019 Fox/Drew Hermann

9-1-1: LONE STAR, now in its first season Monday nights on Fox, deals with the emergency services in Austin, Texas. Rob Lowe plays new fire captain Owen Strand, brought in from New York to rebuild the local fire station after an explosion has killed most of its crew. Jim Parrack plays firefighter Judd Ryder, the lone survivor of the incident, who still suffers from PTSD as a result. Judd initially resents Owen, but respect develops between the two men. Judd the loving husband of sensible 9-1-1 operator Grace (Sierra Aylina McClain). Parrack, originally from Allen, Texas, has worked across stage […]Read On »

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9-1-1: LONE STAR: Showrunners Tim Minear and Rashad Raisani on new spin-off series – Exclusive Interview

Julian Works as Mateo Chavez, Ronen Rubenstein as T.K. Strand, Jim Parrack as Judd Ryder, Sierra McClain as Grace Ryder, Liv Tyler as Michelle Watts, Rob Lowe as Owen Strand, Rafael Silva as Carlos Reyes, Brian Michael Smith as Paul Strickland and Natacha Karam as Marjan Marwani in 9-1-1: Lone Star - Season 1 | ©2019 Fox

9-1-1: LONE STAR is spending its ten-episode first season in the Monday-night timeslot of its progenitor, 9-1-1. Both series are created and executive-produced by Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk & Tim Minear. Minear also serves as show runner on both shows, a position he shares on 9-1-1: LONE STAR with fellow executive producer Rashad Raisani. While the original 9-1-1 is set in Los Angeles, 9-1-1: LONE STAR takes place in Austin, Texas. (The series does some location shooting in Austin, with the rest of production located in Los Angeles.) New York fire chief Owen Strand (Rob Lowe), who previously rebuilt […]Read On »

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WHY WOMEN KILL: Sam Jaeger on Season 1 – Exclusive Interview

Sam Jaeger as Rob in WHY WOMEN KILL - Season 1| ©2019 CBS Interactive/Cliff Lipson

WHY WOMEN KILL, now streaming its entire first season on CBS All-Access, is a dark comedy/thriller created by DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES deviser Marc Cherry. Season 1 of WHY WOMEN KILL explores three different couples in three different time frames – the ‘60s, the ‘80s, and the present – who are linked together by the same house. Sam Jaeger plays ‘60s husband Robert Stanton, outwardly devoted, but cheating on his loving homemaker wife Beth Ann (Ginnifer Goodwin). Originally from Ohio, Jaeger has been in Season 1 of CBS All-Access’s TELL ME A STORY, Detective Les Zoeller in the LAW & ORDER: TRUE […]Read On »

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Movie Review: READY OR NOT

READY OR NOT movie poster | ©2019 Fox Searchlight

Rating: R Stars: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Michael O’Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell, Melanie Scrofano, Kristian Bruun, Nicky Guadagni, Elyse Levesque, John Ralston Writers: Guy Busick and Ryan Murphy Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett Distributor: Fox Searchlight Release Date: August 21, 2019 READY OR NOT is at heart a riff on THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME. Unlike the abruptly pulled-from-release THE HUNT, though, it’s unlikely anybody is going to worry about READY OR NOT making some kind of political statement. Well, okay, the statement that kids generally accept whatever their families do as normal is arguably political, but most people […]Read On »

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POSE: Writer-producer Our Lady J talks the first two seasons of the FX series – Exclusive Interview

POSE - Season 2 Key Art | ©2019 FX

As FX’s POSE Season 2 draws to a close on Tuesday, August 20, plenty of characters are at a crossroads. It’s the ‘90s, and mainstream culture has had a glimpse of New York City’s transgender ballroom scene. House of Evangelista mother Blanca (Mj Rodriguez) is facing empty nests, at home and at work. Daughter Angel’s (Indya Moore) modeling career takes off, as has her romance with Lil Papi (Angel Bismark Curiel), so both have moved out. Son Damon’s (Ryan Jamaal Swain) work as a professional dancer has taken him to Europe. Meanwhile, Blanca’s hard-won nail salon business has been burned […]Read On »

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POSE: Dominique Jackson on playing Elektra – Exclusive Interview

Dominique Jackson as Elektra in POSE - Season 2 | ©2019 FX/Pari Dukovic

In POSE, now in its second season on Tuesday nights and renewed for a third, we’ve jumped ahead a few years, from the late ‘80s to the ‘90s. Dominique Jackson plays perennial ballroom star Elektra. Originally the mother/founder of the House of Abundance, Elektra lost the financial backing of her lover when he objected to her gender reassignment surgery (he wanted a woman who still had male genitalia). For awhile, Elektra took refuge as part of the House of Evangelista, run by Blanca (Mj Rodriguez), formerly Elektra’s daughter in the House of Abundance, who struck out on her own. This […]Read On »

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POSE: Billy Porter on the impact of the series and Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

Billy Porter is Pray Tell in POSE - Season 2 - "Acting Up" | ©2019 FX/Macall Polay

As FX’s POSE, now on Tuesdays, jumps ahead in its second season to 1990, there are a lot of changes for the participants in New York’s transgender ballroom scene. One thing has stayed the same, though: the most fabulous Commentator emceeing a ball is still cis-gendered gay man Pray Tell. As played by Billy Porter, Pray is a great friend to the House of Evangelista, especially house mother Blanca (Mj Rodriguez). Both Pray and Blanca are dealing with their HIV diagnoses. When Pray’s friend and nurse Judy (Sandra Bernhard) urges him to get involved in the budding ACT UP movement, […]Read On »

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POSE: Actor Mj Rodriguez chats Season 2 and her groundbreaking role – Exclusive Interview

Mj Rodriguez is Blanca iN POSE - Season 1 | ©2018/Pari Dukovic

POSE returns for its second season on FX on Tuesday, June 11. Season 2 of the drama, created by Steven Canals & Brad Falchuk & Ryan Murphy, jumps ahead several years from the late ‘80s to 1990. The New York ballroom scene, primarily inhabited by trans people of color, is just starting to gain notice from the mainstream, and voguing is coming into vogue. But the AIDS epidemic is raging, tearing away those we love. House of Evangelista founder and mother Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelistista, played by Mj Rodriguez, continues to nurture and support her found, adult “children.” Since Blanca’s main goal […]Read On »

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