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Sam Heughan (as Jamie Fraser) and Caitriona Balfe (as Claire Randall Fraser) in "The Fox's Lair." Photo copyright of STARZ. This week on Outlander, Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie (Sam Heughan) call upon Jamie’s grandsire, Lord Lovat (Clive Russell), in an attempt to elicit support for the Jacobite cause. However,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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The Americans, the most critically acclaimed series on television, will conclude its extraordinary series run on FX with two more seasons, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. A 13-episode fifth season will air in 2017, followed... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Josh Helman as Xander Beck in Wayward Pines. Photo copyright of FOX. When it comes to choosing a career path, actor Josh Helman had his mind more or less made up before he could even utter a line of dialogue. “I’ve been obsessed with movies since I was a kid,”... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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This week in the first episode of Archer's two-part season seven finale Deadly Velvet: Part I, Archer (voice of H. Jon Benjamin) and the gang are hired by renowned director, Ellis Crane, to investigate suspicious activity on the set of his new movie, Deadly Velvet. Guest voices include Keegan-Michael Key... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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BBC AMERICA announced today the start of production on its highly anticipated new series, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Penned by Max Landis and from the producers of The Walking Dead, the series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric “holistic” detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett)... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Jason Patric as Dr. Theo Yedlin in Wayward Pines. Photo copyright of FOX. If you were to suddenly one day wake up in Wayward Pines, you would feel very much at home and in familiar surroundings. Hidden, however, beneath its quaint small town streets are deep, dark and quite disturbing... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Alan Ritchson as Arthur Curry a.k.a. Aquaman Once again this month, I have decided to open up the interview vault and revisit some of the many interviews I have had the pleasure of writing over the years and that just appeared in-print and not on-line. Today's interview is a 2007... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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From Strike Back to Banshee to The Knick, Cinemax has built an exciting slate of dramas over the past few years, and this summer brings the most thrilling one yet. The pilot episode of Outcast, the new exorcism drama series from Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), is now available to... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Amanda Schull as Dr. Cassandra "Cassie" Railly in 12 Monkeys. Photo copyright of Syfy. Years ago, the phrase “beat the clock” referred to a TV game show where, if you did just that, you won some wonderful prizes. Nowadays, though, those same words have quite a different meaning, especially when... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Slater (as voiced by Christian Slater) returns this week on Archer. Photo copyright of FX. In this week's episode of Archer, the on-again, off-again relationship of Archer (voiced by H. Jon Benjamin) and Slater causes a rift in the on-again, off-again relationship of Archer and Lana (Aisha Tyler). Guest voices... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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(L-R): H.G. Wells (Freddie Stroma) and John Stevenson/Jack the Ripper (Josh Bowman) in Time After Time. Photo copyright of ABC. Based on the novel and movie Time After Time, executive producer/writer Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries, Scream franchise, Dawson’s Creek) delivers a fantastical cat and mouse adventure through time when... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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In ABC's Designated Survivor, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor Kiefer Sutherland (24) returns to prime time in a conspiracy thriller as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who unexpectedly becomes president after a devastating attack on Washington. He will struggle to prevent the country and his own family from falling... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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This fall on ABC's Conviction, lawyer and former First Daughter Hayes Morrison (Hayley Atwell, Marvel’s Agent Carter) is about to accept a job offered from her sexy nemesis, NY District Attorney Wayne Wallis, to avoid jail time for cocaine possession and avoid hurting her mother’s Senate campaign. Working with his... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Dominic Cooper as Jesse Custer in Preacher. Photo copyright of AMC. Following yesterday’s debut on Snapchat, AMC has released the first five minutes of the highly anticipated Preacher pilot episode in advance of the Sunday, May 22nd launch @ 10:00 p.m. EST/PST. The initial preview on Snapchat marked the first... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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In the first comedy series set in the universe of DC Comics, Vanessa Hudgens (Grease Live, High School Musical) stars in NBC's upcoming comedy series Powerless. The actress plays Emily, a spunky young insurance adjuster specializing in regular-people coverage against damage caused by the crime-fighting superheroes. It’s when she stands... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Welcome to a place where being normal is really quite strange. From Niels Arden Oplev, the visionary director of Mr. Robot, and based on the hit book series from author Charlaine Harris (True Blood), comes Midnight, Texas a journey into a remote Texas town where no one is who they... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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(L-R) Abigail Spencer (as Lucy Preston), Paterson Joseph (as Connor Mason) and Matt Lanter (as Wyatt Logan) in Timeless. Photo copyright of NBC. From Eric Kripke (Revolution, Supernatural), Shawn Ryan (The Shield) and the producers of The Blacklist comes NBC's Timeless, a thrilling action-adventure series in which a mysterious criminal... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Widely regarded as the greatest horror movie ever made, The Exorcist broke box office records and terrified audiences around the world. Now, more than four decades after the Academy Award-nominated film, The Exorcist returns as a TV series to FOX this fall. Directed by Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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As announced on last night’s episode of Talking Dead, AMC will air a live after show, Talking Preacher, following the season premiere and finale episodes of its highly-anticipated new series “Preacher.” Hosted by comic and super-fan Chris Hardwick (Nerdist, Talking Dead, Talking Saul), the hour-long talk show will feature series... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Toby Jones (Infamous, The Secret Agent, The Girl) is confirmed to star in the fourth season of Sherlock, the award-winning hit drama on Masterpiece on PBS, produced by Hartswood Films for BBC One and co-produced with Masterpiece. Jones will star in the second episode of the brand new three-part season,... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Maya Bell (Ava Arrindell) and Art Bell (Kevin Hanchard) in Orphan Black. Photo copyright of Bell Media/SPACE. When two police officers become a team, the one irrefutable aspect of their partnership is being able to always count on each other. In the crazy Sci-Fi world of TV’s Orphan Black, Detective... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Lucas Bryant and Fiona Gubelmann star in Tulips in Spring. Photo copyright of Hallmark. At Payden Farms, Rose Newell (Fiona Gubelmann, Castle, iZombie) meets Tom Novak (Lucas Bryant, Haven) - a handsome “flower broker” who acts as a liaison between the farm and local distributors - and discovers that the... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen) in the season two premiere of Killjoys. Photo copyright of Bell Media/SPACE. Canada's SPACE Channel unveiled earlier today a first-Look promo from Season 2 of its highest-rated original series Killjoys. The action-packed spot sees the return of the kick-ass bounty hunter trio of Dutch (Hannah John-Kamen), Johnny... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe) in "Best Laid Schemes." Photo copyright of STARZ. On the next all-new episode of Outlander, Jamie (Sam Heughan) and Claire (Caitriona Balfe) use Claire’s medical knowledge to devise a scheme to stop a wine deal which could fill the Prince’s war chest. When Claire learns Jamie... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Damien Puckler. Photo courtesy/copyright of Shirley Petchprapa. He has rescued a damsel in distress, saved her baby from evildoers, and even killed a not-so-noble king. Martin Meisner’s life has been anything but dull since he was first welcomed into the Grimm fold in the season three episode PTZD. Since then,... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk