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August 16 2017

Charisma Carpenter and Julie Benz talk about being on "Battle of the Network Stars". As you'll see from the interview they have a great friendship.

October 23 2016

(SPOILER) Sneak peek at Charisma Carpenter on 'Lucifer'. Her episode airs tomorrow night on Fox.

March 22 2016

Buffy cast (partially) reunited. The media has been feeling nostalgic for Buffy after Charisma Carpenter shared her pics with Nick Brendon and James Marsters.

June 24 2015

Charisma Carpenter cast in new series "Scream Queens". She will be guest starring/have a potentially recurring role in the new comedy-horror anthology series coming to Fox this fall.

April 08 2014

Charisma Carpenter to guest on 'Lost Girl' in season 5. "In "Lost Girl" Season 5, "Buffy" actress Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia Chase) is joining the fae-tastic cast as a guest star. Carpenter will be playing a character by the name of Freyja, who's well-known in mythology as the most renowned of the Norse goddesses."

January 08 2014

Investigation Discovery renews Charisma Carpenter's Surviving Evil. She's returning as the show's host for 10 more episodes.

September 26 2013

Charisma Carpenter to Guest-Star on Blue Bloods. Her episode is slated for November.

July 26 2013

'Surviving Evil' new doc series hosted by Charisma Carpenter gets premiere date. Set to premiere August 28th on ID (Investigation Discovery). The first episode will deal with Charisma's own encounter with a rapist.

March 13 2013

An interview with Charisma Carpenter. In which she riffs on Supernatural, compliments Sarah Michelle Gellar and sings Joss' praise.

January 05 2013

411mania interviews Charisma Carpenter. She talks a little bit about her role in The Lying Game and touches on her past work on Angel and Buffy as well.

September 18 2012

Charisma Carpenter and Sean Maher will be guests at the first ever Edmonton Expo! This will be on October 20th and 21st.

August 09 2012

Charisma Carpenter opens up to TVLine. As she prepares for her new show 'I Survived Evil', Charisma talks about her own harrowing experience.

August 03 2012

Charisma Carpenter to host "I Survived Evil". According to the press release, "The [Investigation Discovery] show will feature dramatically compelling and emotional stories of victims who fought back against their attackers and, against amazing odds, survived."

July 12 2012

Charisma Carpenter at the Thirst Gala. Charisma Carpenter discusses her trip to Africa, her commitment to the Thirst Gala, and her belief that real teenagers are scarier than the characters on The Lying Game.

June 28 2012

Charisma Carpenter talks "Lying Game" season two. After becoming a fully fledged regular earlier this week, Charisma talks about what's in store for her character in the upcoming season.

June 20 2012

Charisma Carpenter in discussions to be a regular on 'The Lying Game'. Variety has the story about Charisma being considered for a full time cast member.

February 22 2012

Live chat with Charisma Carpenter. She will be answering fan questions from her Twitter Monday at 9pm EST/6pm PST.

December 21 2011

First Look at Charisma Carpenter on ABC Family's 'The Lying Game'. Her arc begins with the Jan.2nd mid-season premiere.

December 19 2011

Charisma Carpenter talks about Whedon World and Buffy Season 3. This is taken from a conference call about Charisma's new role on the ABC Family show "The Lying Game".

November 07 2011

A Hallowhedon 3 convention report. Charisma Carpenter, Tony Head, Phina Oruche, Amber Benson and Adam Busch were at the UK con and there's some good tidbits to be had from the Q&As. And if you're interested you can buy artprints from the event at under the floorboards.

October 21 2011

(SPOILER) Tonight on The CW - Charisma and James guest on Supernatural! This episode looks like it could be a lot of fun. And there's an interview with Charisma about the episode over at

October 13 2011

(SPOILER) New pics of James and Charisma on Supernatural. The episode airs October 21st.

October 04 2011

(SPOILER) First look at Charisma Carpenter and James Marsters on Supernatural. Their episode will air on October 21st. Spoilerish for the plot details.

September 01 2011

(SPOILER) Charisma Carpenter talks to TVLine. She previews her episode of Burn Notice, which airs tonight, and also addresses the current Vampire Craze. More...

August 23 2011

(SPOILER) First Look: Charisma Carpenter on Burn Notice. In the Sept. 1 episode of the USA Network spy drama, Carpenter plays Nicki, the wife of a brilliant physicist.
'Supernatural': Jared Padalecki and Charisma Carpenter on Set. Charisma Carpenter and James Marsters will be both in an upcoming episode of Supernatural. This is a picture from Charisma's first day on set. More...

August 17 2011

Charisma Carpenter and James Marsters to guest on the same Supernatural episode. TV Line has the scoop about the fifth episode of Season 7. And don't forget that Jewel Staite will appear in the Season 7 premiere. More...

August 15 2011

Tonight on Lifetime - Charisma Carpenter stars in 'Deadly Sibling Rivalry'. She plays identical twin sisters, one of which.... well you'll see from the official synopsis.

July 25 2011

Charisma Carpenter comments on the Buffy reboot. She's still not in favour, to put it mildly.

July 21 2011

Charisma Carpenter: "You need to get it out that I'm a proud Latina!". She also says that she will be a bridesmaid at Julie Benz's wedding.

July 05 2011

Charisma Carpenter to guest star on USA's Burn Notice. She'll appear on the 11th episode of the current season slated for broadcast in September.

March 23 2011

Julie Benz's Supanova appearance cancelled, Charisma Carpenter is set to take her place. Julie Benz has unfortunately had to cancel her Brisbane and Melbourne appearances due to work obligations in her new CBS pilot, as discussed here. A personal apology can be found on the page. Fear not though, as Charisma Carpenter has been called to replace her in the up-coming event, starting April 1st.

February 21 2011

Charisma Carpenter cloned. Moviehole has details about her new movie "Deadly Sibling Rivalry".

January 13 2011

Charisma Carpenter tweets on Buffy reboot movie. Charisma Carpenter, on Joss-less Buffy movie: "Stupid". More...

January 10 2011

Charisma Carpenter is on tonight's episode of "Greek". The show airs on ABC Family, and is on right now if you are on the East Coast.

October 02 2010

Charisma Carpenter joins Twitter! Really this time. Confirmed by a tweet from Julie Benz who says "we just spoke this morning".

August 22 2010

Charisma Carpenter cast in the new movie "The Human Factor". A thriller also starring Sean Patrick Flannery, Danny Trejo, Tom Sizemore, and Michael Madsen who is making his directorial debut.

July 29 2010

Charisma Carpenter hosts The Art of Seduction: Vampire Lore. To be featured as a Blu-ray exclusive for the October 12th release of Lost Boys: The Thirst. You heard me. More...

July 22 2010

Happy Birthday Charisma Carpenter! Raise a toast, she turns 40 today.

July 15 2010

Charisma Carpenter interviewed on 'Psychosis', 'The Expendables', Wonder Woman and more. It's from her recent press tour to promote her new movie 'Psychosis'.

June 25 2010

Charisma Carpenter talks fandom. It's always interesting to hear what actors think of the fans. She also chats about Joss and Wonder Woman and trying to change her pic on IMDB.

April 26 2010

Charisma Carpenter on how Cordelia Chase landed her Stallone's Expendables. Entertainment Weekly interviews Charisma about her upcoming projects.

April 06 2010

Trailer for 'The Expendables' featuring Charisma Carpenter. She appears at the 1:40 mark. More...

March 26 2010

Charisma Carpenter signing this weekend in NY. Charisma will be signing on Long Island this weekend at ICON 29 in Stony Brook. ETA: And a Q&A with her from the event can be found here.

January 16 2010

411 Mania interview with Charisma Carpenter. Promoting "House of Bones" (premiering tonight at 9PM on SyFy) She discusses which Angel co-star got her in the door for the casting of The Expendables and which Angel scene she showed Sly Stallone to get the part.

October 30 2009

Trailer and poster for Charisma Carpenter's new movie 'Psychosis'. Just in time for Halloween. More...

September 23 2009

First photo of Charisma Carpenter in 'Legend of the Seeker'. "Carpenter plays Triana, one of the feisty Mord-Sith warrior women."

July 23 2009

(SPOILER) Charisma joins Legend of the Seeker's Season 2 premiere. From Comic Con, comes the news of our very own CC getting another gig in genre land.

April 09 2009

Charisma Carpenter on CSI tonight. The episode is called "The Descent of Man".

April 01 2009

Tim Minear posts a tribute video for Andy Hallett on Facebook. "Andy was a natural. "Angel" was his first acting gig. Joss came up with the character of The Host (later known as Lorne) with Andy as in inspiration". And Charisma Carpenter had this to say about Andy yesterday, "Andy was a beacon of love and laughter". More...

March 09 2009

Who is really in charge of the Dollhouse? Joss gives some hints in TV Guide's Mega Minute. There's also news about Charisma Carpenter starring in Stallone's new movie "The Expendables".

February 27 2009

First photo of Charisma Carpenter in "Vivid". And a preview for an upcoming onset report (article offline at the moment).

February 17 2009

Charisma Carpenter Brings CSI a Touch of Mink. Charisma Carpenter lands a guest starring spot on the hit series. More...

January 16 2009

Details about Charisma Carpenter's new horror movie 'Vivid'. It's set in England and she'll play a novelist.

December 15 2008

Charisma leads new movie for Sci-Fi channel. Playing a ghost hunter alongside Corin Nemec, to air in 2009.

August 21 2008

TV Guide wants Charisma to Dance With The Stars. TV Guide has given their picks for who they want to see on the upcoming season of the reality hit. They think our favourite seer could fill the 'The Female Hottie' role.

August 04 2008

When Cordelia met Darla. Fab pic of Charisma Carpenter and Julie Benz enjoying the nightlife in Vegas.

July 24 2008

Surprise--It's Charisma Carpenter's Un-Birthday! At least in my time zone it's still July 24, which is the day after the annual July 23rd anniversary of Ms. Carpenter's nativity. More...

February 11 2008

Charisma Carpenter confirmed for Buffy Reunion. She's now the ninth cast member who'll be at the PaleyFest event.

December 11 2007

Charisma Carpenter's Big Shots debut on hold. ABC has pulled the show from its schedule.

December 06 2007

Buffyverse actresses feature in AOL's "TV's 50 Sexiest Women - Ever" list. Sarah Michelle Gellar came in at no. 50 and Charisma Carpenter no. 22.

October 31 2007

Charisma Carpenter: IGN's Babe of the Day. This is in recognition of the release of the Angel series box set. And Charisma's debut on 'Big Shots' is scheduled for Nov. 29th according to TV Guide.

September 12 2007

Charisma Carpenter to appear on "The Apprentice". TV Guide has the scoop.

July 30 2007

Cordelia Chase goes to college. Charisma Carpenter gets guest spot in "Greek". More...

June 11 2007

Veronica Mars really is of a deadness most dead. Save your Mars bars - or eat them for comfort. Joss loved it, and appeared in it to yell at Stacy who works at Lariat, we loved the feisty noir-ness of it all, whedon-verse alumni variously appeared, and now and finally the Ausiello Report tells us to hope no longer. More...

May 26 2007

Charisma Carpenter joins the Toronto Fan Expo. August 24-26 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

April 13 2007

"Veronica Mars" emerges victorious from E!'s Save One Show. For the first time ever not one but two shows get SOS love and "Veronica Mars" is one of them.

March 11 2007

Charisma Carpenter to appear at Collectormania event in the UK. She'll be joining Tony Head and James Marsters on the weekend of May 4th-7th.

February 02 2007

Wonder Woman Role : 16 candidates gallery & details on Moviefone. Moviefone has a almost complete gallery of all the candidates with photo and mini-bio (Flash required).

January 13 2007

Charisma vs. Morena - results of the Wizard Wonder Woman poll. It was a pretty clear cut victory for one of the actresses (spoilers for Veronica Mars S3 Ep 1 btw). And Wizard Universe are currently running another comic book casting poll where Nathan Fillion is one of the choices for who should play Green Lantern.

September 06 2006

(SPOILER) "I would really like this opportunity to work with Joss". Charisma Carpenter expresses her strong desire to play Wonder Woman (spoilers for Veronica Mars in the second part of this TV Guide Insider interview).

September 05 2006

Charisma Carpenter gets a Buffy reunion. Well done, fun to read interview by TVguide. More...

September 03 2006

Nick and Charisma, reunited. Nicholas Brendon and Charisma Carpenter talk to the Boston Herald about working together again on "Relative Chaos," which airs Sept. 4 on ABC Family. More...

August 31 2006

Charisma talks Relative Chaos, Veronica, Buffy and Angel. A lengthy and very nice interview.

August 30 2006

"Relative Chaos" site is live. The official website for "Relative Chaos," the ABC Family movie starring Nick Brendon and Charisma Carpenter, is up! Includes pictures, character/actor bios and more. More...

August 08 2006

Cover art for the 'Voodoo Moon' R1 DVD. The horror movie starring Charisma Carpenter is scheduled for release in the States on October 3rd. More...

August 06 2006

(SPOILER) Relative Chaos promotional images. Promotional pictures for Nick Brendon and Charisma Carpenter's TV Movie "Relative Chaos" have been released, and yes, they are together in a few. More...

August 03 2006

"Relative Chaos" with Nick Brendon and Charisma Carpenter set for Labor Day. ABC Family has announced "Relative Chaos" will be shown Labor Day, September 4th. Nick is part of a competitive family with Terry Bradshaw as their dad. More...

May 31 2006

Charisma Carpenter's new movie, Voodoo Moon will air June 4 on the SciFi Channel at 9PM (8 Central). More...

May 22 2006

(SPOILER) New info for Nick Brendon and Charisma Carpenter's tv movie. 'Relative Chaos' is scheduled to air on the ABC Family network this September. More...

May 16 2006

Veronica Mars renewed. It may have Charisma Carpenter appearing in season 3.

May 11 2006

Xander and Cordelia Reunited. Nicholas Brendon and Charisma Carpenter are cast in an ABC movie of the week called Relative Chaos.

April 30 2006

20 questions with Charisma Carpenter in K9 Magazine. If you ever wanted to read what she thinks about dogs, well now's your chance. More...

April 22 2006

Charisma Carpenter to be lead in Cheater's Club. She's been cast in the lead role in a new Lifetime TV movie to be directed by Steve DiMarco, currently filming in Ontario, Canada, according to Variety. More...

April 21 2006

Not Another Wonder Woman Poll. TV Guide has decided to do a poll on who should play Diana based on who had the 3 highest votes on's poll. Its on the right side of the page and you need to register on their site to vote. More...

April 03 2006

Charisma Carpenter interview with Men's Edge. One of the best articles you'll ever read about her (some pics may not be considered safe for work).

March 14 2006

(SPOILER) Charisma Carpenter talks to TV Guide. Cool interview which covers Veronica Mars, Buffy, Wonder Woman, her family and lots more.

January 03 2006

Charisma visits a Wizard by way of Vegas. Las Vegas Autographs is bringing Charisma Carpenter (March 18) and Clare Kramer (March 19) to sign autographs and meet fans at Wizard World Los Angeles. More...

November 29 2005

(SPOILER) Herc reviews Veronica Mars 2.9 with the return of Alyson Hannigan. Spoilers are mild, even the invisotext. Details about how to view the alternate ending over at The Futon Critic.

November 23 2005

Trailer for Charisma Carpenter's new movie 'Voodoo Moon'. It's a horror flick set in a small midwestern town (Windows Media Player required for viewing).

November 21 2005

(SPOILER) Pics of Alyson and Charisma in next week's 'Veronica Mars'. Would it have killed UPN to actually have a pic of them together?

November 16 2005

(SPOILER) Charisma Carpenter praises Joss Whedon in this Veronica Mars TV Guide interview with her and Jason Dohring.

November 07 2005

Joss Whedon cheers on Buffy's Alumni. Find out what he thinks of Nick, Alyson, David, Charisma and James in their post-Buffy TV careers. And there's a poll on TV Guide's front page for you to vote on who has the best gig.

November 04 2005

People Magazine speaks to Charisma Carpenter. Nice interview with her which covers Veronica Mars, the Playboy photo shoot, her Buffy chums and how she balances her career and family.

October 31 2005

(SPOILER) A chat with Jason Dohring of "Veronica Mars". A cool interview with Jason Dohring (Logan from VM) with lots of cute mentions of Alyson, Joss and Charisma.

October 25 2005

(SPOILER) Kristin reveals Veronica Mars info concerning Charisma and Alyson. There is also a mention of Kitchen Confidential. More...

October 20 2005

(SPOILER) UPN reveal details on November episodes of Veronica Mars featuring Joss, Aly and Charisma. And the plot thickens. More...

October 12 2005

(SPOILER) Joss Whedon praises Charisma Carpenter in the latest 'Ask Ausiello' column at TV Guide (numerous spoilers for TV shows).

October 04 2005

Stars of the Buffyverse Are Back on TV. A nice little roundup on's front page featuring a brief synopsis of the former and new television characters of several of our Buffyverse alums, as well as predictions for the future of their new shows. More...

October 01 2005

AICN-Downunder: Joss Whedon info [about Buffyverse TV movies!]. Quint from AICN reports on a rumor about there being the possibility of more than one Buffyverse TV movie. WW and Charisma Carpenter are also mentioned. More...

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