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June 27 2013

Happy Birthday, Christian Kane! Angel's Lindsey McDonald turns 39 today.

June 06 2013

Christian Kane to guest star on King & Maxwell. He will play the brother of Rebecca Romjin's character, Michelle Maxwell.

June 27 2012

Angel's Christian Kane turns 38 today. Christian Kane from "Angel" Seasons 1,2,5 and TNT's "Leverage" turns 38 today. Please message him on Twitter and visit his website all you Kaniacs!

June 26 2012

Captain Mal vs Captain Jack in TVLine's Best Bad Boy Tourney. Angel and Spike will be featured in future rounds as well. More...

December 20 2011

Emma Caulfield guest stars on TNT's 'Leverage'. 'The Lonely Hearts Job' airs December 25th on TNT. More...

August 12 2011

TNT renews Christian Kane's "Leverage" for a fifth season. It got a 15 episode order.

August 05 2011

Christian Kane's video release for "Let Me Go". On Christian's facebook page, he is calling on all Kaniacs and other fans to check out his new video and help him get it charted on CMT.

July 14 2011

Emma Caulfield Guest Starring on TNT's Leverage! She will be in an upcoming episode of the show airing this winter.

January 04 2011

Christian Kane talks to last.fm about "Let Me Go". Christian talks about begging the song writer for the song and then he performs it. On last.fm tomorrow they will have another performance by Christian and Steve Carlson of "One More Shot".

December 21 2010

Christian Kane tops Billboard's Heatseaker Album chart . The chart is based on the week's top-selling albums by new acts, defined as those who have never appeared on any other of the Billboard charts. Titles are ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. More...

December 17 2010

Interview with Christian Kane about his new album. Also mentions Angel and Joss Whedon.

December 14 2010

Auction to Benefit The LA Mission. Yes, the proceeds will be in Aldis Hodge's name, but items up for bid include stuff that feature Christian Kane and David Boreanaz. Check it out!

December 08 2010

Christian Kane talks New Album and Season Finale of Leverage. Interview with USA Weekend. More...

December 07 2010

Christian Kane's album The House Rules released today. It's available to be purchased by download at iTunes and amazon or by CD at Target and Walmart in the US. International orders can be made through his website. Also check out his appearance dates as he makes the rounds touring.

November 23 2010

Christian Kane Finds Truth in Country Music. In an article on CMT.com, Christian Kane discusses his music, his fans, and his career.

November 05 2010

Christian Kane Acoustic. Christian played live in the K102 Roadhouse. Photos and videos of the performance.

October 01 2010

Official Video for Christian Kane's "The House Rules." Now up at CMT.com for their "Big New Music Weekend." More...

September 13 2010

WhedonFest (Toronto) cancels convention. Due to low ticket sales, this first time convention has been canceled 3 weeks before the event was to take place.

July 28 2010

Christian Kane to appear at WhedonFest in Toronto. He will be joining Nicholas Brendon and Amy Acker. The con takes place October 1-3.

July 17 2010

Christian Kane Shows his Musical Side on "Leverage". The actor talks Eliot, music and why Sunday night's episode (9/8c on TNT) is close to his heart.

June 27 2010

Happy Birthday Christian Kane! Raise a toast, he turns 36 today.

May 26 2010

Leverage - The Fighting fun with Christian Kane. A video about the fighting scenes on Leverage and the fact that season 3 will deliver more kick butt fight scenes with Christian Kane.

April 07 2010

The Vampire Ball convention in London. There's Julie Benz, Juliet Landau and Christian Kane to name a few from the land of Joss, along with peeps from True Blood and Being Human. End of November.

March 05 2010

Christian Kane's album released next week as downloads on Amazon and iTunes. The album will be released on March 9th. The album contains 5 songs.

February 23 2010

Early details for Leverage Season 2 DVDs slated for May 25th release. Starring Christian Kane and also features Mark Sheppard in a recurring role. The show has already been renewed for a 3rd season on TNT.

January 23 2010

Video of this week's Leverage episode featuring Mark Sheppard. The best part of the clip is the Mark and Christian fight scene.

January 18 2010

Christian Kane to appear on Good Morning Texas, Jan 18th. Christian tweeted about his appearance, "Doing Good Morning Texas tomorrow Jan 18th @ 8:20 am. Channel 8. WFAA in Dallas.. Hope y'all can tune in." Update: The video is on the site linked, now for those who missed it. More...

January 14 2010

Christian Kane Opens New Website. Launch comes just in time for the return of Leverage tonight on TNT. Some of the photos used on the new site was taken by his co-star Beth Riesgraf.

January 12 2010

(SPOILER) Christian Kane's 'Leverage' returns tomorrow night on TNT. The link takes you to an IFmagazine recap of the first half of season two.

November 01 2009

Christian Kane's Leverage to air in the UK. Executive producer Dean Devlin tweets that Leverage has been picked up by Virgin 1 in the UK and will air on the Freeview channel soon. More...

October 18 2009

Christian Kane adds more tour dates for October. Nashville, TN show on Oct 27th and the Austin, TX on Oct 28th. For the Austin event get "$3 discount at the door if you have an Austin Film Festival badge or ticket stub. This is the special afterparty for the film THE DONNER PARTY."

September 23 2009

Christian Kane tours Ohio and Kentucky in October. Christian is opening for Eric Church Oct 21-24, hitting Louisville and Covington, Kentucky as well as Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio. Ticket onsale Friday for these shows.

August 28 2009

Christian Kane's 'Leverage' picked up for a third season. The hit TNT series will return for another round of cons and heists. More...

July 22 2009

Christian Kane talks about the late, great Andy Hallett. "Andy was a great friend of mine. We went all over Europe together. He was a good friend and a really good guy…It's hard for me to talk about, I get really choked up... He was such a great guy and I really hate that he passed".

July 15 2009

Christian Kane's series Leverage Season 1 DVD out now in the US. Which includes a nice shout out to Joss in the commentary from the producers on the episode "The Snow Job". Then tonight marks the premiere of Season 2 of Leverages tonight on TNT at 9pm ET. More...

June 28 2009

Happy Birthday Christian Kane. A day late (June 27th) but we cannot forget one of our favorite evil lawyers. Also if you are in Portland, Oregon go check him out at Dante's tonight. More...

May 20 2009

Christian Kane's band will be performing at Dante's in Portland. Sunday June 7, 2009 at 9 PM. More...

April 30 2009

TNT set return dates for J. August Richards and Christian Kane shows. Raising the Bar return on June 8th at 10pm and Leverage returns July 15th at 9pm.

April 22 2009

Christian Kane and company back to work on Leverage. They are keeping fans in the loop on twitter and blogs without being too spoilery. They start airing in June on TNT and the 1st season DVD is slated for a July release. More...

March 08 2009

Christian Kane stars in "The Forlorn". The movie is based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The trailer has been released, but no release date for the film as of yet.

February 18 2009

(SPOILER) 10 Minutes and 10 Questions with Christian Kane. Christian answers questions about his "Leverage" character Eliot Spencer and how the show’s gone for him. There's also an “Angel” question and a brief mention on the status of his music career. And if you haven't seen the show, TNT will be doing a season marathon on the 24th of this month. More...

February 06 2009

Video of the Leverage cast getting news of their renewal. A fun video to watch, and the fact that they had half the people linked up via video conference, Christian being one of them. Plus how often do you get to be a fly on the wall for something like this?

February 02 2009

Leverage renewed for second season. TNT has ordered 15 new episodes of the popular, high-octane series, which stars Oscar winner Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane, Beth Riesgraf and Aldis Hodge, and features Mark Sheppard in a recurring role.

January 28 2009

Christian Kane leverages his top 5. This week's list ... villains. "And now Tuesday Night also means the Kane's Top 5! Christian is weighing in on his Top 5 Favorites (as requested by you). Then tell Christian what you want to know about his favorites." More...

January 27 2009

(SPOILER) Interview: Sam Anderson Talks Leverage. Wolfram & Hart's Holland Manners guest stars on tonight's episode of the TNT series, along with Danny Strong. More...

January 20 2009

Christian Kane podcast talks about Leverage. It's a radio interview Kane did a few weeks ago about Leverage and is now available for download. It also includes the song from "The 2 Horse Job".

January 10 2009

Buddy TV Lists the 100 Best TV Episodes of 2008. Included are HIMYM, Chuck, Bones, T:TSCC, Dexter, Mad Men, Seth Green's My Name is Earl episode as well as American Dad, and Leverage.

January 06 2009

(SPOILER) Anatomy of a fight scene (with Christian Kane). Video footage of Christian and a guest star rehearsing a fight scene for TNT's "Leverage". Additionally, Gina Bellman updated her TV guide blog for tonight's episode, entitled The Stork Job, in which Mark Sheppard again appears as Jim Sterling. More...

December 06 2008

(SPOILER) Christian Kane interview with Pegasus news about Leverage. Lengthy interview about the new series, which premieres on TNT Sunday, December 7th at 10/9c. More...

November 30 2008

(SPOILER) The TV Legion reviews Christian Kane's new series 'Leverage'. The review includes promo shots of the ensemble cast, video clips and a brief synopsis of the first couple of episodes.

November 21 2008

Part 2 of iF Magazine Interview with Christian Kane. Chris talks about his new deal with Columbia Records, balancing his musical career with acting, his new series "Leverage" and how to get into his underwear (it's not what you think!;-).

November 04 2008

IF Magazine talks to Christian Kane. Lindsay's got "Leverage" - Christian Kane talks about his new series and what else is new in the life of an up-and-coming country superstar.

October 31 2008

Christian Kane says thanks to his fans. With a video message on his myspace page he thanks his fans for giving him a million plays of his songs on myspace. He is on the Leverage set and Tim Hutton stops by during the taping. More...

October 06 2008

(SPOILER) Warren Ellis reviews Leverage. Comic scribe Warren Ellis reviews the pilot of Christian Kane's new TNT series. More...

June 27 2008

Happy Birthday, Christian Kane! Wolfram & Hart's golden boy turns 34 today.

June 21 2008

(SPOILER) First Promo for Leverage. Christian Kane's new show on TNT. More...

June 20 2008

Christian Kane's Podcast Interview avaliable for download. Yesterday's WFRE-FM interview includes live versions of the songs "Happy Man" and "Drinking to Drink". Additionally, the single "More Than I Deserve" (coming out soon) is also played. More...

May 21 2008

Christian Kane just added to the KTRY Listener Appreciation Concert in San Jose tonight. He is not listed on their site as of yet but if you're in the San Jose area you can print off your free pass to see Christian perform as he kicks off his California radio tour. More...

April 28 2008

Christian Kane's Radio Tour dates in FL. Chris is headed to Florida this week to play for radio stations. Let's show our support, if you're in one of the areas, call the station and request they have him do a live performance on-air. More...

March 19 2008

Christian Kane's Smoke Signal from Starstruck Studios. Instead of his blog, Christian filmed a video this week. In addition to thanking fans, he talks about various things including his upcoming single and his new TNT series. More...

February 28 2008

Christian Kane's Latest Updates to his "Smoke Signals" Blog. Updated twice in the past week with news that his TNT series "Leverage" has has been picked up. More...

February 13 2008

Christian Kane's 'Leverage' greenlit by TNT. The show is slated to appear this year.

February 07 2008

Christian Kane Nominated for the 2008 CMT Music Awards. In the category for "CMT Music Awards Supporting Character of the Year" for his appearance in Carrie Underwood's video "So Small". More...

November 10 2007

(SPOILER) Trailer for Christian Kane's upcoming movie Hide. No release date yet but there's also the Hide movie website that has clips and a gallery.

October 09 2007

Christian Kane's Smoke Signals about his new TNT series and the Cubs. Chris rants about his Cubbies getting knocked out of the playoff's and a new series for TNT called 'Leverage'. He also mentions that their are some new Kane songs posted at the bands myspace page, for people to listen to. More...

September 19 2007

Christian Kane, Mercedes McNab, Elisabeth Rohm, Michael Muhney & Ellen Muth coming to Australia in October! The Hub Productions have just announced their fifth guest for the October 27/28 convention happening in Sydney and Melbourne. More...

July 14 2007

Website now up for Christian Kane's film Hide. The film is described as "a psychological thriller in the vein of Kalifornia and Natural Born Killers". More...

May 29 2007

Christian Kane is sending up Smoke Signals. Kane has started a blog to keep in touch with the fans and to let us know what he is upto with his music, movies, and other various things.

May 03 2007

Kane Rocks the UK in June on the Barfly Tour. Christian Kane has just announced acoustical concert dates for June 4-10 in the UK tickets go on sale this Friday.

January 31 2007

Christian Kane's band Kane wins New Country Artist of the Year for 2006. Voting is over and Kane won with 37.9% of the vote. Update: Offical announcement is on the New Country site now. More...

January 24 2007

Christian Kane Interview at New Country Star website. They talk with Christian Kane and he explains just how important the fans are to him. Also don't forget to vote for Kane as 2006 Artist of the Year at New Country while you're there.

January 17 2007

Christian Kane thanks the fans for voting for his band via video. Currently in the studio recording their new album, Chistian took time out to send a video thank you to the fans that voted in the New Country Star poll and made them Band of the Year 2006. More...

December 03 2006

Christian Kane News on a new album, film making the circuit, and a new tee. He has had a busy year so far and it looks like he is not slowing down in '07. His band, Kane, is busy recording an album, the film he co-stars in, "Four Sheets to the Wind", has just been accepted at 2007 Sundance Film Festival. More...

November 03 2006

Into the West to air on BBC2. The Emmy award winning mini series, featuring Alan Tudyk and Christian Kane will start in the UK on November 4th at 9.00pm. Alan also guest stars on tonight's episode of CSI on CBS. More...

October 14 2006

Christian Kane at Fangoria Event in Chicago in Feb 2007. He will be part of the Death Walks the Streets panel.

August 15 2006

TNT kicks off its Dramavision with 'Into the West'. Fans can watch the entire six-part series, as well as extensive behind-the-scenes content. The mini-series which features Alan Tudyk and Christian Kane can be seen at tnt.tv, starting Aug 15th.

July 25 2006

Christian Kane's "Walks The Streets". Our little Texan has a movie coming up. Looks familiar too. More...

June 27 2006

Happy Birthday to the Tiny Texan! Christian Kane turns 32 today.

May 28 2006

Christian Kane exclusive interview from Fedcon in Germany. "I'll do whatever Joss wants me to do. I believe in him and I trust him..." There is also an exclusive interview with Clare Kramer "I love Joss' work. He's a really creative guy, the dialogue he writes... it's superb!" from the same event. ETA: Inteview with Andy Hallett is last but as ever not the least.

May 16 2006

CBS renews Christian Kane's "Close to Home". Kristin at E! dishes that CBS has renewed Kane's series on CBS.

May 15 2006

Kane Interview, part 1. Slayerverse got an exclusive interview with Christian and Steve before they played their concert in London on May 11th. The same concert where they announced their record deal with RCA. More...

May 11 2006

Good news, bad news on pilots. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the early word about pilots is that ABC is "handing a series order" to "Day Break," the Taye Diggs series that co-stars Adam Baldwin, but that "Him and Us," the sitcom starring Anthony Stewart Head, is a "no-go" but might be shopped elsewhere. The article also reports that Christian Kane's "Close to Home" is "looking good to return next season" on CBS. More...

May 08 2006

Christian Kane music video and tribute to his mom. This is the first song Chris ever wrote, with the help of his cousin and songwriter, Brandon Hart. They made a video to celebrate Mother's Day and to honor his mom. It's only appropriate that this be his first video. Enjoy.

April 23 2006

Kane playing 2 gigs in Germany in May. Christian Kane will be doing acoustical performances in Fulda on May 20th and Munich on May 22nd.

April 14 2006

BE Scared with Christian Kane on Friday the 13th. As he signs up for the Horror themed event in Burbank, Oct 13-15. Due to scheduling Christian will be appearing at the event Friday and Sunday only. More...

March 29 2006

Christian Kane wins award at Phoenix Film Festival. He received the award, Special Jury Prize Acting Achievement - Christian Kane (Her Minor Thing).

March 25 2006

Kane goes acoustic in London and sells out in less than a day. May 15, 2006 at the Troubadour and it was more like they sold out less than 16 hours after the tickets were announced. They are looking into adding another date (May 16th). More...
Christian Kane performs an acoustic concert for charity in Las Vegas. The concert is for the Las Vegas Animal Foundation. It is being held at the Rio on April 23rd. There are only 60 tickets availible for the concert and meet-n-greet and they are onsale now.
A few moments with Stephanie Romanov, Christian Kane and Elizabeth Rohm. Brief interviews with these guests from the Booster Entertainment booth at Wizard World in Los Angeles.

March 21 2006

Vote for Christian Kane's band Kane. New Country Star is looking for who will be the next new country star. Kane is nominated for best new country duo or band. You have until March 30th, and you can vote everyday.

March 02 2006

Christian Kane in "24: The Game". The just released "24" game features the likeness and voice of Christian Kane. He is in the trailer and seems to be one of the main bad guys .(Fury influence here?)

February 26 2006

'Keep Your Distance' co-starring Christian Kane at Chicago area Film Festival. The Lake County Film Festival will be showing 'Keep Your Distance' Friday March 3rd and Saturday March 4th at 10pm at the Liberty Theatre.

February 23 2006

Christian Kane to attend FedCon. Clare Kramer and Andy Hallett are also confirmed guests.

February 20 2006

Christian Kane stars and is co-exec producer an Indie horror film. "Death Walks the Streets - Vampires. Demons. Zombies. Werewolves. The Mob." It's due out Oct 2006. More...

February 18 2006

Find some Kane Country in MySpace Music. Christian Kane's band Kane takes up space in MySpace, if you never heard them you can check out some of their songs there. Also the announcement of a couple of dates: the band will be playing 2 **FREE** concerts in Nashville, Tn in March. More...

January 29 2006

Christian Kane joins the Booster line-up at Wizard World LA. He will be there on Saturday March 18th, with Stephanie Romanov. On another note Alan Tudyk has been added to the Flanvention line-up in Dec.

January 05 2006

Christian Kane's band plays the Viper Room. Tuesday, January 24th, KANE is coming back to the Viper Room with Whitestarr. Kane hits the stage at 10pm.

December 06 2005

Kane Concert moved to the House of Blues. There has been a slight change to the Dec 9th concert, it has been moved from the Roxy at 10:30pm to the House of Blues at 9pm, where they will open for Pat Green. More...

November 23 2005

Christian Kane's 'Close to Home' is home for the year. CBS just place a full season order for the freshman drama series.
Booster Events offer Kane concert tickets for the Dec 9th concert at the Roxy. Booster has been given a limited number of tickets to sell at the discount price of $12 compared to the $15 price from ticketmaster. Kane will be hitting the stage around 10:30pm that night.

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