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October 29 2013

Why we (heart) vampires. New special this Friday night on NBC at 8 about vampires with James Marsters.
Happy Birthday, Tim Minear! He turns 50 today.

October 28 2013

Tony Head to appear on 'Cool Gothic and the New Vampire' panel at the BFI. This'll be on November 4th. Also appearing on the panel are Lily Loveless (The Fades), Dominic Mitchell (In the Flesh), Darren Blackburn (The Fades), Damien Molony (Being Human) and Toby Whithouse (Being Human).
Armin and Harry meet Diani And Devine Meet The Apocalypse. Promo video for "Diani & Devine Meet The Apocalypse: A Feature Film" Kickstarter featuring Armin Shimerman and Harry Groener.

October 27 2013

Reed Diamond will be back in tonight's episode of 'The Mentalist'. He's back as Red John suspect, Ray Haffner. More...

October 26 2013

Seth Green's 'Dads' gets full-season order. Fox has picked up the back nine for a full season of 22 episodes.

October 25 2013

Shawna Trpcic is answering questions on io9. "Just in time for Halloween, Shawna Trpcic - the woman behind the amazing and enviable outfits worn in Firefly, Angel, Dr. Horrible, The Cabin in the Woods, Power Rangers, and many, many more - is here to answer your questions about dressing up and getting costumed!"
Chiwetel Ejiofor was a guest on latest 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'. He's promoting his latest movie "12 Years a Slave" on the show originally broadcast on October 24th. Video may not be available in all territories.

October 24 2013

Congratulations to Morena Baccarin and Family! Morena has given birth to a healthy baby boy named Julius.
USA Network renews Suits for a fourth season. The series has been picked up for another sixteen episodes, so that's more Gina Torres on our televisions.
Scarlett Johansson and Chiwetel Ejiofor nominated for The 2013 Gotham Independent Film Award. The winners will be announced on December 2nd, they were respectively nominated to the Best Actress and Best Actor categories. As the movie award season begins, we'll probably start to see a lot of headlines like this one.

October 23 2013

Sean Maher will guest star in Arrow. He will appear in the tenth episode of the season as the serial bomber Mark Scheffer, also known as Shrapnel. More...
Showtime renews Homeland. Good news for Morena Baccarin. The show has been picked up for a 12-episode fourth season.

October 22 2013

Joss Whedon loves BriTANicK and so should you. Mashable speaks to Brian McElhaney and Nick Kocher about working with Joss and Much Ado About Nothing.
Lovely interview with Amy Acker at Collider.com. Among other things, she talks about Much Ado, working with Joss, and the connection between Beatrice/Benedick and Fred/Wesley.
Tom Hiddleston does an impression of Samuel L. Jackson as Loki. Go watch (NSFW).

October 19 2013

Chris Hemsworth interview. Includes a reference to Joss Whedon's contribution to the first Thor film.

October 18 2013

Sarah Michelle Gellar's "The Crazy Ones" gets picked up for full season. James Wolk tweeted the news.
A fan makes Maurissa Tancharoen blush. She tweeted about this fan song "I'll fight a Whedon for you", by Thom Dunn.
Interview with Sarah Paulson and photos of Chiwetel Ejiofor. Although they had no scenes together in "Serenity," Sarah Paulson (the doomed Doctor) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (the Operative) are reunited in "12 Years a Slave". Nice pix of Mr. E.
(SPOILER) Sneak peek of Felicia Day on Supernatural. She's appearing in the Oct. 29th episode.

October 17 2013

The new season of 'Husbands' is now available internationally on YouTube. The videos are up on the CW Seed channel.
Jane Espenson at NYCC: Serenity, crossovers and Once Upon a Time. As ever, an enjoyable interview with Jane. Her thoughts on what she'd like to see in the new Serenity comic book mini-series are very interesting.
Neil Patrick Harris debuts first ad image for Hedwig and the Angry Inch. It's very glittery.

October 15 2013

New season of 'Husbands' will be entirely available internationally on YouTube on October 17th. The new season premiered back in August 15th via CW Seed, will finally be viewable outside the US this month. Created by Jane Espenson and Brad Bell, this new season includes Amy Acker and Seth Green among the guest stars. UPDATE: Worldwide release will be via CW Seed Youtube Channel. More...

October 13 2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anthony Stewart Head in "Dancing on the Edge" trailer. "Dancing on the Edge" is a five-part miniseries that begins on Starz in the U.S. Sat. Oct. 19. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars. ASH is visible at the beginning of the trailer; he's not mentioned on the Starz site, but he's listed on IMDB as being in all five episodes as "Donaldson". Extended trailer here.

October 11 2013

Tom Hiddleston does an impression of Owen Wilson as Loki. Not much else to say about that. Just watch it.
Trailer for Tony Head's new sitcom "You, Me & Them". Rupert Giles and Gwen Cooper! Together!

October 10 2013

Dollhouse's Enver Gjokaj lands major role on Witches of East End. His first appearance will be in the Nov. 17th episode.

October 09 2013

Nathan Fillion to guest on AMC's Talking Dead on October 13, 2013. This is the opening episode for the new season of the TV show, which is a companion to The Walking Dead series.
Chiwetel Ejiofor on 12 Years a Slave's Oscar Hype. He does an interview with Esquire.com, and he also appears on The View and The Today Show.

October 08 2013

Adam Busch explains how to enjoy John Mayer. Boston punk at a Deadhead show runs into Adam Busch. A brief interview/encounter with AB near the end of the article.
Scarlett Johansson is 2013's Sexiest Woman Alive. In Esquire's November issue, she wins the title for the second time in seven years and is the only woman to win it twice.

October 07 2013

Patton Oswalt discusses his crushes from the Whedonverse. "You know who serves up the perfect geek crush is anyone from the Joss Whedonverse." It starts out as a general "who is your crush" question and becomes a walk through of all of the Whedon shows.
Clark Gregg to guest on The Chew on October 7, 2013. The show airs on ABC in the afternoon. It looks like they'll be making sandwiches.

October 06 2013

Reed Diamond will be back on The Mentalist tonight. He plays ex-CBI agent Ray Haffner. More...

October 05 2013

Reed Diamond back as Agent Flynn on Monday's new "Bones." Or Don Pedro reunites with Angel, if you want to look at it that way. Per the IMDB episode credits, plus the TV Guide description (but the latter doesn't give Diamond's name and IMDB does).

October 04 2013

'Back in the Day' starring Morena Baccarin and Emma Caufield gets 2014 release date. The raunchy high school reunion comedy was directed by, and stars, Michael Rosenbaum. It is due on VOD January 7, 2014, followed by a theatrical bow February 7. More...
Nathan Fillion to guest star on 'Community'. He'll play Bob Waite, a "politically savvy head custodian who's not afraid to get his hands dirty but is smart enough to wear rubber gloves".

October 03 2013

Sarah Michelle Gellar remembers her first David Letterman Show appearance. She was on the Late Show on Oct. 1st, and Letterman brings up a picture of SMG as a young girl doing a safety skit.

October 02 2013

Olivia Williams is on BBC Radio 3's 'Essential Classics'. She is Rob Cowan's guest of the week. More...
Tom Hiddelston live at Books Kinokuniya, Sydney, Australia, October 9. Something very special for Sydney fans of Thor and the Avengers! Check it out and make sure you're there at 10am next Wednesday for your certified opportunity to meet Tom 'Loki' Hiddleston! More...

October 01 2013

Sarah Michelle Gellar joined Twitter! Robin Williams said "Welcome" to her.
Constantine casting call: 10 picks for NBC's Hellblazer. Newsarama's choices include Tom Hiddleston and James Marsters.
Clark Gregg is a guest tonight on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' to promote Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The show is on ABC at 11:35pm. Also doing the late night rounds is Sarah Michelle Gellar, who'll promote her new show 'The Crazy Ones' on 'Late Show with David Letterman' tonight. On related news Simon Helberg was a guest on last night's 'The Late Late with Craig Ferguson' More...

September 30 2013

University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business Interviews Felicia Day. Knowledge@Wharton discusses Creativity and Building a Business on the Web. More...
(SPOILER) Amy Acker talks about the new season of 'Person of Interest'. She talks about Root's arc for the season, her biggest episode of the season (so far), and more.
The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith Podcast interviews Shawn Ryan and Jane Espenson. The Podcast includes interviews with other TV writers during WGA 101 Best Written TV Series announcement event last June and also the Panel discussions conducted during the event. More...
IFC orders 'Garfunkel & Oates' pilot to series. The comedy pilot, starring comedy duo, Whedon alum Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel), Joss' "Scary Smash" co-star Kate Micucci (Oates) will join the cable network's roster of scripted originals to premiere in 2014. More...
Reed Diamond on Culturally Fixated podcast. A podcast with the likeable Reed Diamond talking twitter and Much Ado.

September 27 2013

Tom Hiddleston on why he loves Much Ado About Nothing. An AV Club feature where they interview people in pop culture about the stuff they get fannish about. Hiddleston chooses to elaborate on why he loves Shakespeare and that play in particular. More...
'The Crazy Ones' premieres big. Better numbers than 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' in total viewers.
Charisma Carpenter to Guest-Star on Blue Bloods. Her episode is slated for November.
Patton Oswalt to guest on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'. The episode will air later this year.
Sarah Michelle Gellar returns to TV with The Crazy Ones. SMG talks about her role and working with Robin Williams.

September 26 2013

'The Crazy Ones' raises an important question: what happened to Sarah Michelle Gellar's career? Pop culture critic Alyssa Rosenberg asks, "Why can’t television find something great for Sarah Michelle Gellar to do?" and explores our Slayer's post-"Chosen" projects while musing about what kind of role might best suit her talents.

September 25 2013

TWoP thinks that other Whedonverse actors deserve their own shows. Television Without Pity states, "Here's to hoping that Clark Gregg getting leading man status on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. means even more Whedon alums will be back in the spotlight."
Clare Kramer and Ray Wise in the Trailer for "Big Ass Spider". Hits theaters and VOD on October 18th.

September 24 2013

Tony Head joins 'Dominion' pilot. The Syfy show is based on the movie 'Legion'.
Harry Lennix talks The Blacklist & what happened to Boyd in Dollhouse. Lennix talks about his new series The Blacklist, along with the twists in his Boyd Langton character on Dollhouse.

September 23 2013

Steve Berg in a Bud Light NFL commercial. Very funny. I love these commercials and finally the Whedonverse and the NFL join forces.
Watch Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion sing and dance together at the Emmys! Neil Patrick Harris is joined by Nathan Fillion and Sarah Silverman to perform a number in the middle of the show called "The Number in the Middle of the Show". Of course!

September 22 2013

Neil Patrick Harris speaks with Variety about the Emmys. Neil talks about his role as host and about the awards itself. There's also another Q&A on Deadline.
Lifetime orders new pilot written by Marti Noxon. Titled "Unreal", it is inspired by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro short "Sequin Raze", about the behind the scenes of a hit competition dating show to follow the experiences of a young staffer.

September 21 2013

Dollhouse reunited: Miracle Laurie and Mr. Printy. Miracle and her husband chatted to Nerdy Minds at Dragon Con and did a mini photoshoot with the original imprint chair from Dollhouse.

September 20 2013

Nathan Fillion reflects on Castle's past, eyes the future. He speaks with TVLine about the new season of "Castle" and about his great "summer at the movies".
Neil Patrick Harris on his best and worst emcee moments. With the Emmys coming up, NPH talks about some memorable hosting experiences.
Sneak peek of Summer Glau on Arrow. The second season starts Wednesday, Oct. 9.
Morena Baccarin scheduled to be on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" tonight. That's tonight in the U.S., Thursday Sept. 19, ABC, 11:35 EDT/PDT, 10:35 Central. Scroll down to the show description for 9/19 (U.S. date with month first).

September 19 2013

Join Neil Patrick Harris for a pre-Emmys Google hangout this Friday. EW and Google are teaming up for a live Google+ hangout with NPH on Sept. 20th at 11:45am EST to chat about the Emmys and the upcoming final season of HIMYM. To submit a question for the chat, add your question on the Google event page or tweet @EW with the hashtag #EWtalksTV. More...

September 17 2013

Gina Torres on Suits, towering over her male co-stars, and playing badass women. Vulture interview with Gina Torres... she plays strong female characters. ;) More...
The BBC's "The Hollow Crown", with Tom Hiddleston as Prince Hal/Henry V, comes to the US. The New York Times reports that Great Performances on PBS will begin broadcasting the series this Friday. More...
Bear McCreary wins an Emmy. The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. composer won an Emmy for his work on the Main Title Theme Music for "Da Vinci's Demons". The award was announced last Sunday during the Creative Arts Emmy Awards Ceremony, a two-hour, edited version of it will air Saturday, September 21st on FXX. Bear tweeted some pictures from his award and the event.

September 15 2013

Amy Acker on Husbands: The Series, Much Ado About Nothing and more. Interview during Husbands Season 3 screening reception at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills, talking a bit about everything she’s got going on right now, including being cast as a regular on Person of Interest. [So how soon will EVERY TV series be part of the Whedonverse?].
'Binge-watching' viewership casts bigger spotlight on TV composers. Buffy's Robert Duncan gets quoted in this article about tv soundtracks.

September 14 2013

Marti Noxon's 'Divorce' dramedy nabs pilot order at Bravo. "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" was originally developed for Showtime, and Noxon will write the pilot. More...

September 13 2013

Cobie Smulders wins an "EWwy" Award. These are Entertainment Weekly's own TV awards. She wins for Best Supporting Actress, Comedy.
Trailer for "Last Days on Mars" with Olivia Williams. May be NSFW.

September 12 2013

'Killing Kennedy' trailer. National Geographic drama starring Michelle Trachtenberg coming November 10th. More...
How Hollywood ruins relationships with Kristen Connolly. Our favorite "Virgin" stars in a CollegeHumor spoof story "of love, loss and whether Deep Impact is better than Armageddon".
Doug Jones on The Nerdist Podcast. Buffy's Gentleman Doug Jones talks about such topics as costumes, makeup, and what he's working on now.
Harry Lennix featured in August Wilson play "Seven Guitars". Harry Lenix ("Dollhouse") will be part of a livestreamed reading of "Seven Guitars" on Friday Sept. 13 at 7 pm edt.
Christos Gage interviewed by The Nerdist Writer's Panel. The Angel & Faith writer talks "about working for Marvel and smaller publishers, Avengers Academy, company crossovers, developing characters, and lots more".
Wentworth Miller speaks at the HRC dinner. Miller, whom we know as the Creature from the Blue Lagoon (not Brooke Shields; Gage from "Go Fish") gives a speech about his life experience and recent coming out, at the Human Rights Campaign dinner.
Morena Baccarin appears at the Homeland season three premiere. The screening was at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C..

September 11 2013

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Henstridge! Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. show runner Maurissa Tancharoen celebrated by dressing like her. More...

September 10 2013

Juliet Landau has bowed out of her starring role in "The Bells of West 87th". James Marsters will remain in the production.

September 09 2013

Robin Williams & SMG talk about their new show. Brief article & video on TV Guide online with Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar discussing "Crazy Ones" and who they'd like to guest star.

September 08 2013

Tom Hiddleston talks about his character in "Only Lovers Left Alive" and Hamlet as an influence. The interview is also with his director and co-stars. He also discusses his physical transformation for the role and his love of Detroit. More...

September 07 2013

Neil Patrick Harris on his Emmys plans. "I want it to be classy and smart. If I can make the three-hour show feel even like it's two and a half hours long, then I've done my job. I'm just hoping to keep the energy, the mood in the room, light and celebratory."

September 06 2013

Tom Hiddleston joins Guillermo Del Toro's "Crimson Peak". He will replace Benedict Cumberbatch. The movie begins filming in 2014.
Neil Patrick Harris to join David Fincher's "Gone Girl"? Deadline reports that NPH is finalizing a deal to join the cast.

September 05 2013

Scarlett Johansson is engaged! She's engaged to journalist Romain Dauriac. According to People, the proposal took place about a month ago.
Christina Hendricks lands new 'Dark Places' role. Instead of a supporting role, Christina will play one of the leads, Patty Day. Producers offered Christina the role after Samantha Morton pulled out.

September 04 2013

TV Guide's Sneak Peek: Sarah Michelle Gellar's return to TV in The Crazy Ones. SMG shares her thoughts on being asked to sing in the pilot episode. More...

September 03 2013

Tim Minear featured as writer of American Horror Story on Sundance Channel's The Writer Room. Tim Minear explains he bought into Ryan Murphy's vision of a horror television show once he learned that all of the characters would be killed after the first season.
Den of Geek discusses: The geek credentials of How I Met Your Mother. Lot's of Joss love in here.
Chris Hemsworth talks about his new movie 'Rush'. The James Hunt biopic comes out later this month.

September 01 2013

Grigware interviews James Marsters. Interview with James Marsters talking about The Bells of West 87th and more. More...

August 31 2013

"Chiweitel Ejiofor is probably THE Best Actor contender to beat." Thus says a critic based upon his performance in 12 Years a Slave, shown at the Telluride Film Festival, and to be released October 18.

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