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Joan Rivers’ Selfie-Snapping Doctor Revealed as Throat Specialist to the Stars (Report)

17 September 2014 4:05 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The ear, nose, and throat specialist who performed a procedure on late comedienne Joan Rivers has been revealed as her personal physician, Dr. Gwen Korovin, according to reports. Pictures posted on Korovin's Facebook show the New York-based specialist has a slew of celebrity clientele, including Hugh Jackman and Daniel Radcliffe.  She's known as Broadway's go-to throat specialist helping such stars as Patti Lupone with their singing voices. Also read: Melissa Rivers to Make First TV Appearance Since Mother Joan Rivers’ Death According to TMZ, Korovin isn't authorized to practice medicine at the Yorkville Endoscopy center, where Rivers went Aug. 28 to undergo a scheduled. »

- Travis Reilly

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Andrew Rannells talks 'Hedwig' pressure, 'Girls' Broadway connections

16 September 2014 10:20 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Broadway’s most exhilarating rock concert burst onto the boards earlier this year when Neil Patrick Harris stepped into the silky fishnets of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, earning a Tony for the role and ushering the East German rocker into the hands of a new generation of fans. After Harris departed the show in August, The Book of Mormon veteran Andrew Rannells was tapped to fill Hedwig’s high heels. To say his turn is electric, heartbreaking, and wholly different from Harris’ would still be underselling the performance.

With TV turns on Girls (as gay frenemy Elijah) and How I Met Your Mother »

- Marc Snetiker

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TV News Wrap Up: Keanu Reeves Sci-Fi Series, CBS Stephen King Pilot & More

15 September 2014 6:47 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

This Week in TV:

Keanu Reeves and director Roland Emmerich team for a sci-fi series called New Angeles; CBS orders a pilot for the Stephen King adaptation The Things They Left Behind; TNT begins development on a Shooter adaptation; Penny Dreadful season 2 casts Patti LuPone as a guest star; and The Simpsons reveals an upcoming crossover episode will feature the old version of the Simpsons from The Tracey Ullman Show.

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- Daniel Johnson

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Jane Lynch to host an 'Uprising of Love' for the Lgbt community

15 September 2014 2:42 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Actress Jane Lynch will host Monday night’s Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality, featuring performances by multiple-Grammy award winners Sting and Patti LuPone, to support the advancement of rights for the worldwide Lgbt community.

The concert, which takes place at New York City’s Gershwin Theatre, is written by Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black (Milk), directed by Schele Williams, musically directed by Alex Lacamoire, produced by Jayson Raitt, and executive-produced by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and Bruce Cohen (Silver Linings Playbooks).

Tony-winner Lena Hall, currently starring in the Broadway hit Hedwig and the Angry Inch, will also perform. »

- Carolyn Todd

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Nurse Jackie to End After Season 7

10 September 2014 12:16 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Nurse Jackie is getting ready to make her final rounds.

Showtime announced Wednesday that the show’s upcoming seventh season — which is set to premiere in 2015 — will also be its final one.

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The cast of Nurse Jackie — including Emmy winners Edie Falco and Merritt Wever — helped break the news with a photo taken during the first table read for the Season 7 premiere (see above).

“Edie is one of our finest actresses,” said David Nevins, President, Showtime Networks, in a release. “We are so honored to have had her on the network. »

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Showtime to Pull the Plug on ‘Nurse Jackie’ After 7th Season

10 September 2014 12:12 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The Showtime series “Nurse Jackie” will end its run after its upcoming seventh season, the network said Wednesday. The series, which stars “The Sopranos” alum Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton, a nurse struggling with addiction, will soon begin production on its final season, which will premiere next year. Also read: ‘Penny Dreadful’ Casts Broadway Star Patti LuPone for Season 2 The series earned five Emmy Awards, including a lead actress award for Falco. During its sixth season, the comedy averaged 3.4 million total viewers weekly across multiple platforms. Also read: CBS's Showtime Could Offer Online Subscriptions Direct to Viewers “Edie is one of our finest. »

- Tim Kenneally

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Penny Dreadful Recruits Patti LuPone For Season 2

10 September 2014 7:22 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

One of TV’s best surprises this year was Showtime’s deliciously scary, sexy drama Penny Dreadful, a richly imagined series boosted to must-see levels by the go-for-broke performances turned in by star Eva Green week after week. And though we won’t see a second season until next year, Showtime is already giving us more reasons to be excited about Penny Dreadful‘s sophomore run. Today, the network announced that Patti LuPone has joined the show’s cast in a key role.

LuPone, a Broadway-honed actress and veteran of the small screen who recently appeared on American Horror Story: Coven and Girls, is on board as a guest star, playing a mysterious character from Vanessa’s (Green) past. No further details on her character were made available.

The actress is just one of multiple new additions for Penny Dreadful‘s second season. Douglas Hodge (Robin Hood), Sarah Greene (The Guard »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Broadway’s Patti Lupone Joins Penny Dreadful

8 September 2014 8:25 PM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

We are seeing some cast shakeups for Penny Dreadful‘s second season! Broadway vet Patti Lupone has just been confirmed as a new cast member for the second season of the thriller. Her role will be as a guest star to star as a person from Vanessa’s past. Patti will be joined by a slew of other stars who will be joining her on the show for season 2. Sarah Greene, Douglas Hodge, and Jonny Beauchamp as guest stars. Helen McCrory and Simon Russell Beale have been promoted as season regulars. The show will kick off their second season next year.

This of course isn’t some of the biggest news on what we can expect. However, we should be glad to see the network beefing up the cast for the second season. It seems like they have big plans for the show, perhaps even hinting at something going on »

- Sarah Peel

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Penny Dreadful Season 2 Casting Update

8 September 2014 4:37 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

American Horror Story: Coven fans who enjoyed renowned Broadway actress Patti LuPone’s turn as the murderous mother next door may be drawn to Season 2 of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful series, as LuPone has been announced to play a key guest-starring role connected to Eva Green’s character. Several other guest stars have been revealed and two actors have been bumped up to series regulars.

According to Variety, LuPone will join a Season 2 guest star roster that includes Douglas Hodge, Sarah Greene and Jonny Beauchamp:

“Hodge will play an intense Scotland Yard investigator named Bartholomew Rusk who is on the hunt to discover who is responsible for the terrible murders that have been plaguing London. Greene will play Hecate, the powerful daughter of Helen McCrory’s Evelyn Poole, and Beauchamp has the vague and mysterious character description of a “young man with a singular past.”

Showtime has also announced that »

- Derek Anderson

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Patti LuPone Joins Penny Dreadful, Other Guest Stars Revealed

8 September 2014 1:15 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Patti LuPone, who will be seen in this season's American Horror Story: Freak Show, is jumping over to Showtime's Penny Dreadful.

The stage legend will play a mysterious character of great importance in Vanessa’s (Eva Green) past.

In addition, award-winning British actors Helen McCrory and Simon Russell Beale have been upped to series regulars.

The post Patti LuPone Joins Penny Dreadful, Other Guest Stars Revealed appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Ryan Turek

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‘Penny Dreadful’ Casts Broadway Star Patti LuPone for Season 2

8 September 2014 12:34 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Penny Dreadful” is beefing up its cast big-time as it prepares for its second season. The “Showtime” drama has cast Patti LuPone as a guest star for Season 2. The two-time Tony Award winner, whose television credits include “American Horror Story” and “Life Goes On,” will play play a mysterious character of great importance in Vanessa's (Eva Green) past. Also read: Showtime Chief on Reviving ‘Dexter,’ New ‘Penny Dreadful’ Villain LuPone will be joined by fellow newcomers Douglas Hodge, Jonny Beauchamp and Sarah Greene, who are also coming aboard as guest stars for “Dreadful's” second season. Hodge (“La Cages aux Folles”) will. »

- Tim Kenneally

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Patti Lupone Joins “Penny Dreadful”

8 September 2014 12:21 PM, PDT | IMDb Television Blog | See recent IMDb Television Blog news »

Patti Lupone is a legend of both stage and screen, although she may be on her way to establishing herself as a horror diva. Lupone has signed on to guest star in season two of Showtime’s gorgeous and addictive “Penny Dreadful,” playing a character described in the official announcement as “mysterious” and “of great importance …

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- Melanie McFarland

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Patti LuPone Joins "Penny Dreadful" Cast

8 September 2014 11:59 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Broadway vet Patti Lupone is set to join the cast of Showtime's "Penny Dreadful" for its upcoming second season. Lupone will guest-star as a mysterious character of great importance in the past of Vanessa (Eva Green).

Other newcomers next season include Douglas Hodge as an intense Scotland Yard investigator named Bartholomew Rusk, Sarah Greene as Evelyn Poole’s daughter Hecate, newcomer Jonny Beauchamp as an unnamed young man with a unique past.

At the same time Helen McCrory (Evelyn Poole) and Simon Russell Beale (Ferdinand Lyle) have been promoted to series regulars. Filming on the new season begins this month in Dublin.

Source: TV Line »

- Garth Franklin

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Patti LuPone to guest star on 'Penny Dreadful'

8 September 2014 11:31 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Patti LuPone is getting in deep with the psychological horror shows.

After a memorable turn as the God-fearing Joan Ramsey on American Horror Story, EW has learned that LuPone will be heading over to Showtime to guest star on Penny Dreadful. Details about LuPone’s character are being kept under wraps for now, only being described as a “mysterious character in Vanessa’s (Eva Green) past.”

Along with LuPone, Showtime announced a slew of new guest stars for the show’s sophomore season, which include Douglas Hodge, who will play a Scotland Yard investigator assigned to follow the murder cases in London; Sarah Greene, »

- Teresa Jue

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Patti LuPone joins 'Penny Dreadful'

8 September 2014 11:26 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Patti LuPone joins “Penny Dreadful" The Broadway legend will guest on Season 2 as “a mysterious character of great importance to Eva Green’s bewitched character Vanessa.” Plus: 2 “Penny” stars get a promotion. "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” brings on Hayley Atwell Agent Carter will be in the season premiere. NBC orders anthology drama “Manhunt” The 10-episode series will follow a city’s manhunt for a fugitive. »

- Norman Weiss

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Patti LuPone Joins Penny Dreadful Season 2; Plus Additional Guest Star Roles Revealed

8 September 2014 11:23 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Patti LuPone’s run on American Horror Story: Coven fizzled out courtesy of a rather lackluster climax for her character, but she’ll get another opportunity to go big in the realm of small screen supernatural horror soon enough because Showtime just announced that she’s joining the cast of Penny Dreadful as a guest star. It was also officially announced that season 1 vets Helen McCrory and Simon Russell Beale are getting bigger roles this time around, joining Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, Danny Sapani and Harry Treadaway as series regulars.  Hit the jump for more on what’s coming in Penny Dreadful season 2. The press release doesn’t give any specifics on LuPone’s character, but does note that she’s of “great importance” to Vanessa’s past.  Hopefully that means we’ll get another Vanessa flashback episode because “Closer Than Sisters »

- Perri Nemiroff

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'Penny Dreadful' Books Patti LuPone, Ups Two to Regular Status

8 September 2014 10:53 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Patti LuPone is heading to Showtime. The Broadway actress and TV fixture, who most recently had recurring gigs on American Horror Story and Girls, will appear in the upcoming season of Penny Dreadful. Thus far only booked as a guest star, her addition marks one of several to the sophomore horror-drama. Actors Douglas Hodge, Sarah Greene and Jonny Beauchamp have also been added to guest roles to the cast — and freshman recurring players Helen McCrory and Simon Russell Beale have both been upped to regulars. LuPone will play a mysterious character from Vanessa's (Eva Green) past. The Tony and

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- Michael O'Connell

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Penny Dreadful Adds Patti Lupone, and More Season 2 Casting News

8 September 2014 10:48 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Showtime’s Penny Dreadful has scared up some casting news for Season 2 — including the addition of Tony-winning Broadway vet Patti Lupone.

Related Fall TV Spoilerpalooza: Exclusive Scoop and Photos From 42 Returning Favorites

The cabler announced on Monday that Lupone will guest-star during the frightfest’s sophomore run as “a mysterious character of great importance in Vanessa’s (Eva Green) past.” The actress’ previous TV credits include Girls, American Horror Story: Coven, Oz and Life Goes On.

Also new for Season 2 are Tony winner Douglas Hodge (playing Bartholomew Rusk, an intense Scotland Yard investigator), VikingsSarah Greene (as Evelyn Poole’s powerful daughter, »

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Patti LuPone Joins Showtime’s ‘Penny Dreadful’

8 September 2014 10:47 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Broadway great and “American Horror Story: Coven” alum Patti LuPone will soon be casting a spell on Showtime’s supernatural period drama “Penny Dreadful,” Variety has learned.

The stage legend will guest star on the second season as a mysterious character of great importance to Eva Green’s bewitched character Vanessa.

She joins fellow new cast members Douglas Hodge, Sarah Greene and Jonny Beauchamp. Hodge will play an intense Scotland Yard investigator named Bartholomew Rusk who is on the hunt to discover who is responsible for the terrible murders that have been plaguing London. Greene will play Hecate, the powerful daughter of Helen McCrory’s Evelyn Poole, and Beauchamp has the vague and mysterious character description of a “young man with a singular past.”

Showtime has also confirmed that McCrory and Simon Russell Beale have been upped to series regulars for the sophomore season.

Production on the upcoming 10 episodes — all »

- Whitney Friedlander

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Penny Dreadful Season Two Adds Broadway's Patti Lupone

8 September 2014 10:44 AM, PDT | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Two-time Tony Award winner and Emmy nominee Patti LuPone ("American Horror Story," "Life Goes On") has signed on as a recurring guest star for the second season of the hit Showtime drama series "Penny Dreadful". Lupone will play a mysterious character of great importance in Vanessa.s (Eva Green) past. In addition, award-winning British actors Helen McCrory (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, As You Like It), and Simon Russell Beale ("Mi-5," Uncle Vanya) have been upped to series regulars. McCrory returns as Evelyn Poole (a.k.a. Madame Kali), the seductive spiritualist who will pose a unique threat to our protagonists this season, along with Beale, who is back as eccentric Egyptologist Ferdinand Lyle. »

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