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Unforgettable Recast: Skeet Ulrich Is Now Carrie's Husband In Season 4

20 May 2015 10:32 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Unforgettable is undergoing another casting change as it prepares to return, now on A&E, for its fourth season later this year.

RelatedExclusive: Revenge Alum Joins Unforgettable Season 4 as New Series Regular

Skeet Ulrich (Jericho) will play Eddie Martin, the husband of Poppy Montgomery’s Carrie, is reporting. The role, first introduced in the Season 3 finale, was originally played by Michael Dempsey (Guiding Light).

The addition of Ulrich is merely the latest in a long line of casting shake-ups for the former CBS drama. Not only are Jane Curtin, Tawny Cypress and Dallas Roberts not returning as series regulars, »

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'Bates Motel' poll: Which episode should Vera Farmiga submit to Emmy judges?

14 May 2015 9:44 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Legions of TV shrewdies checked in to "Bates Motel" this past TV season for two reasons: 1.) When Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) Finally went psycho, this program suddenly got a racing pulse and – stand back, y'all – blood splattered everywhere. It was thrilling to watch. 2.) Vera Farmiga gave the best performance on TV this year. She deserves a dozen Emmys for her multi-faceted turns as Norman's wigged-out, broken-hearted and ferociously protective mother. -Break- Sure, Farmiga was not nominated for Best Drama Actress last year after making the list in 2013, but don't pooh-pooh her current chances. All of the following stars returned to Emmy competition after getting snubbed in recent years: Melissa McCarthy, James Gandolfini, Eric McCormack, Allison Janney and Ray Romano, to name just a few. In 2013, Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife") got snubbed, but rallied to win last year. If nominated, I don&#39...' »

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20 Emmy-Worthy Picks That Deserve a Closer Look

13 May 2015 6:33 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

This story originally appeared in TheWrap magazine: Emmy Race Begins We get it: “Modern Family” is really good. And so are most of the other shows, actors and actresses that seem to land Emmy nominations every year. But TheWrap staff would like to suggest that Emmy voters — famous for being creatures of habit — occasionally take the road less traveled. Here are some of our suggestions. Vera Farmiga, “Bates Motel” Few actresses have the opportunity to play such a polarity-challenged TV role as Farmiga does with her Norma Bates–from icky, incestuous hot mess to femme fatale hotness. As the mother-and-son dynamic. »

- Wrap Staff

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8 TV shows based on horror movies -- and how they fared

12 May 2015 5:26 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

With the recent successes of such TV series as "American Horror Story," "Hannibal" and Showtime's "Penny Dreadful," horror is hot on the small-screen right now -- so much so that in addition to MTV's forthcoming small-screen "Scream" spinoff, TV studios are in the midst of bringing a horde of cinematic fright-film properties to television, ranging from "Shutter Island" to "The Devil's Advocate" to "The Mist." In light of this, I've taken a look back at eight previous horror movie-to-tv translations and analyzed why they hit -- or didn't -- with audiences. "Bates Motel" (A&E) Based on: "Psycho" Aired: 2013-present Why it did (or didn't) work:a great pedigree ("Lost" showrunner Carlton Cuse), a terrific cast (Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore) and generally positive critical notices gave "Bates Motel" a sheen of respectability that worked well in this Golden Age of prestige television. The show has so far aired three successful seasons »

- Chris Eggertsen

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Bates Motel Finale: Cast, Showrunner Dissect That Psycho Cliffhanger

11 May 2015 7:01 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

If you have yet to watch Monday’s Season 3 finale of Bates Motel, stop the car and turn around because spoilers await. Everyone else, you are permitted to enter the post mortem zone… 

It’s official: Bates Motel has gone completely Psycho.

In Monday’s Season 3 finale, Norman Bates — in full-tilt Norma mode — brutally murdered fellow lost soul Bradley before Marion Crane-ing her at sea in a car coffin.

Below, showrunner Kerry Ehrin and castmembers Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thierot and Nestor Carbonell answer burning questions about that killer cliffhanger, as well as Dylan and Emma’s big moment, »

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What Was Big Bang's Bigger Leap? Is Nashville Needing a Nanny? Is Coulson Alive? Best CW Gorilla? And More Qs

8 May 2015 10:49 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Mad Men, The Flash, Person of Interest and Nashville!

1 | If you’d had to bet on who would off Outlander‘s pesky Horrocks, wouldn’t your money have been on quick-tempered Jenny rather than her cool-headed husband Ian?

2 | Was Mad Men‘s Peggy skating around Sterling Cooper & Partners’ vacant office, while Roger played the organ, the greatest visual the show has offered this season?

RelatedMay Sweeps/Finale Preview! Get 100+ Spoilers, Exclusive Photos From »

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Revenge Alum Joins Unforgettable Season 4 as New Series Regular

8 May 2015 8:54 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

One of Nolan’s exes has landed an Unforgettable new gig.

Revenge grad E.J. Bonilla — Aka Nolan’s Season 2 love interest Marco Romero — is joining the A&E-bound procedural’s upcoming fourth season as a series regular.

RelatedUnforgettable Season 4 Shake-Up: 3 Actors Exit Ahead of A&E Relaunch

Bonilla will play Denny Padilla, a new team member at the Major Cases division and a fast-rising star within the NYPD. He’s a bit rough-around-the-edges, but with a quiet side with a gentle wit. He’s also a fanboy of Poppy Montgomery’s Carrie.

The Denny character is one of three »

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Time Machine: Pre-Ted Wahlberg - Bypassed for Best Actor Oscar - and Super-Model Wife on the Red Carpet

7 May 2015 1:32 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Mark Wahlberg and wife Rhea Durham on the Oscars' Red Carpet Mark Wahlberg and wife Rhea Durham at the Academy Awards Mark Wahlberg and wife Rhea Durham in a red-and-golden outfit are pictured above on the 2011 Academy Awards' Red Carpet, just outside the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The Oscar ceremony was held on Sunday, Feb. 27. Wahlberg, decades ago known as underwear model Marky Mark, was an Oscar nominee as one of the producers of Best Picture contender The Fighter – which ultimately lost to odds-on favorite The King's Speech. Mark Wahlberg was the only major player in the David O. Russell-directed boxing drama who failed to be nominated for an Academy Award in the acting categories. Co-stars Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, and Christian Bale were all shortlisted; Leo and Bale ended up winning in their respective supporting categories. Wahlberg, however, was a Best Supporting Actor nominee four years ago: for »

- D. Zhea

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Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Rookie Blue, Revenge, Once, Hannibal, S.H.I.E.L.D., Bates, Hawaii Five-0 and More

7 May 2015 12:44 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Send any/all of the above to

Question: Do you have any scoop on the season finale of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? —Deana

Ausiello: The first half of Tuesday’s two-hour closer alone is chock-a-block with reveals, including what exactly was in the vials found on Cal (gorilla testosterone?!), what Ward wants from Bobbi and just how far (too far?) Jiaying will go to ignite a war between the Inhumans and S.H.I.E.L.D. The first hour also boasts two sizable hand-to-hand combat sequences (girl-girl, »

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'Bates Motel's' Carlton Cuse Breaks Down Shocking Season-Finale Death

7 May 2015 8:04 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from the season-three finale of A&E's Bates Motel.] The third season of Bates Motel wrapped Monday with one of the A&E drama's biggest shockers to date. As Norman (Freddie Highmore) and Bradley (Nicola Peltz) raced away from White Pine Bay, Norman fought to keep the fictional version of Norma (Vera Farmiga) living inside his head quelled. Unfortunately for Bradley, Norman lost out to his own mind, and fully embraced becoming Norma in order to execute one of the bloodiest deaths we’ve seen on the series to date. THR caught up with Bates Motel co-

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- Amber Dowling

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Nominees for the Critics Choice Television Awards include “24: Live Another Day” and many more

7 May 2015 4:40 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Yesterday, the nominations for the 5th annual Critics Choice Television Awards were announced. The sister group to the Critics Choice Movie Awards, this is what could be looked at as a bit of an Emmy Awards precursor, if you will. I’m not exactly an expert when it comes to TV and this awards season (it’s mostly film or bust for me in that regard), but I watch a handful of shows and follow along with the race. Not enough to accurately do predictions, mind you, but I did think this nomination announcement was worthy of a mention. As such, today we have the list of Critics Choice nominees, which I’ll be revealing to you shortly. Among the titles that fared best this year with the nominations, we have Justified lead the way with five nominations. Following that, we have The Americans, The Good Wife, and Transparent with four apiece. »

- Joey Magidson

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5th Critics’ Choice Television Awards Nominations Dominated By HBO And FX

6 May 2015 11:12 AM, PDT | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

It’s time to start honoring television again, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association has released their (our) nominations for the 5th Annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards.

HBO comes out especially strong with a whopping 27 nominations.

Justified‘s final season earned it a tie with Olive Kitteridge for the most series nominations (5)


Any release of nominees also means its time to talk snubs, and generally start the wheels of backlash turning, and I want to know you’re reaction.

But, before that kicks off, lets see who the nominees are.

By the way, don’t miss the awards! Sunday, May 31st at 8:00pm Et on A&E!



HBO leads the networks in nominations with 27, followed by FX which garnered 16.  Topping the list of nominated series are Justified (FX) and Olive Kitteridge (HBO), both with five nominations.  The Americans (FX),Bessie (HBO), The Good Wife (CBS), Transparent (Amazon) and Wolf Hall »

- Marc Eastman

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Justified, Broad City, Empire, Mom, 24, Jane the Virgin, Transparent Lead the 2015 Critics Choice Nominations

6 May 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

The critics are out for (new) blood!

Nominations for the fifth annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards were announced Wednesday, and the list is chock-full of first-time nominees from rookie hits and established series.

RelatedEmmys 2015: Are Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis About to Make History?

In something of a surprise, FX’s Justified parlayed widespread acclaim for its final season into a leading five nominations, including best drama series, lead actor for Timothy Olyphant, supporting actor for Walton Goggins (who’s also up for his guest work on Sons of Anarchy), supporting actress for Joelle Carter and guest performer for Sam Elliott. »

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HBO Leads Critics Choice TV Award Nominations

6 May 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has announced the nominations for its annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, with HBO leading the networks with 27 nominations and FX coming in second with 17.

FX’s “Justified” and HBO’s “Olive Kitteridge” tied for most-nominated series with five bids each, followed by FX’s “The Americans,” HBO’s “Bessie,” CBS’ “The Good Wife,” Amazon’s “Transparent” and PBS’ “Wolf Hall” with four each.

“From streaming television to broadcast and cable, single-camera to multicamera productions, inventive reality shows to high-end drama series, this year’s Critics’ Choice Television Awards contenders really span the gamut,” said Btja president Joey Berlin. “It’s thrilling to continue to see such creativity and diversity in television programming, and as television journalists, it’s exciting to be able to share our favorites with viewers.”

The awards ceremony will be held May 31 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and broadcast live starting at 8 p. »

- Whitney Friedlander

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'Justified,' 'Transparent' Lead 2015 Critics' Choice Television Award Nominations

6 May 2015 6:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

New series are ascendant in the Critics' Choice Television Awards nominations, but it's the final season of "Justified" that reigns supreme.

The FX drama topped the nominations list with five nominations, including Best Drama, Best Actor for Timothy Olyphant, and Best Supporting Actor for Walton Goggins. "Transparent" was the leading comedy, with four nominations.

Along with "Transparent," new shows "Empire," "Jane the Virgin," and How to Get Away With Murder" all received multiple nods.

Here's the full list of nominees:

Best Drama Series

"The Americans"


"Game of Thrones"

"The Good Wife"



"Orange Is the New Black"

Best Comedy Series

"Broad City"

"Jane the Virgin"


"Silicon Valley"



You're the Worst

Best Actor In A Drama Series

Aden Young, "Rectify"

Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul"

Charlie Hunnam, "Sons of Anarchy"

Freddie Highmore, "Bates Motel"

Motel Matthew Rhys, "The Americans"

Timothy Olyphant, "Justified"

Best Actress In A Drama Series

Eva Green, »

- Kelly Woo

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Vera Farmiga and Nestor Carbonell Bicker About the Bates Motel Brawl That Left One of Them Hurting

4 May 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Forget Mayweather vs. Pacquiao. The real Fight of the Century went down on Monday’s Bates Motel, when Norma Bates at last took out three seasons of sexual frustration on local lawman/romantic foil Alex Romero.

Below, the almost-couple’s Method portrayers, Vera Farmiga and Nestor Carbonell — with a little help from showrunner Kerry Ehrin — take TVLine readers behind the scenes of the violent, passionate brawl, present he says/she says accounts of their injuries (or, depending on whose story you buy, lack thereof!) and reveal which of them wanted the bout to end in a knockout of a kiss. »

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Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Gotham, Grey's Anatomy, Bates Motel, Arrow, Nashville, Outlander and More

29 April 2015 5:22 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Send any/all of the above to

Question: I am sure you are getting bombarded with Grey’s Anatomy questions, but after Thursday’s episode I’m a little confused: I could’ve sworn Patrick Dempsey signed a two-year contract with ABC last year. What gives? —Laura

Ausiello: Four things: (1) Yes, it’s true, he signed a contract last year that was supposed to carry him through a potential Season 12. (2) Contracts are made to be broken. (3) Contracts tend to give networks/studios the “option” to »

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[TV Review] “Bates Motel” Episode 3.08: ‘The Pit’

29 April 2015 6:03 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

While this week’s episode of Bates Motel had it’s moments (mostly in the last ten minutes), it was a bit of a letdown after last week’s stellar episode. Not to sound like a broken record, but the best parts came from scenes involving Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore, while all of the other scenes kind of dragged […] »

- Trace Thurman

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'The Conjuring' Team To Bring 'The Entity' Back To Theaters

21 April 2015 8:25 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

James Wan is continuing to cement himself as the modern day Wes Craven. The Malaysian filmmaker may have just scored his biggest hit ever with Furious 7, but his roots in the horror genre go deep. Between SawThe Conjuring, & Insidious, Wan has created a steady stream of horror hits. It looks like he's now ready to shepherd a new project, though his exact role is currently unclear.

The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Wan has signed on to produce a remake of The Entity, about a single mother who is abused physically and sexually by a supernatural force. The original film came out in 1983 (the year I was born! Good year, that was!), and this one will likely not go into production until Wan is done shooting The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist this fall. 

Similar to his Conjuring movies, The Entity is based on a true story- which »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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TV Performer of the Week: Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel

17 April 2015 12:48 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

TV Performer of the Week is our new recurring series that focuses on one particular example of great acting in an episode from the previous week. New picks will post on Fridays. Fans of A&E's Psycho prequel series Bates Motel know that what has always made the show (now in its third season) a standout is Vera Farmiga. Her portrayal of Norma Bates is both dynamic and hypnotic, as she swings from moments of controlled determination to childlike helplessness. [caption id="attachment_423479" align="alignright" width="239"] Image via A&E[/caption] "Norma Louise" was a rare episode where Norma and Norman (Freddie Highmore) were separated, as Norma took off to Portland to gather her wits after both Dylan (Max Theiriot) and Norman encouraged her to speak to her estranged brother Caleb (Kenny Johnson). Feeling betrayed by Norman taking Dylan's side, Norma (given this and other pressures in her life) grabs up her things and leaves, with Norman screaming after her. »

- Allison Keene

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