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[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Thursday's episode of Colony, "Good Intentions."]
Colony took on the issue of fake news and alternative facts Thursday in a way only the sophomore USA science fiction thriller could.
After a spaceship exploded in the Los Angeles night sky one night, key political operatives serving the new not-from-our-world order gathered together the following morning to get their story straight. How would they sell the explosion to their subjugated civilians without revealing that it was an astonishing act of rebellion? Proxy Alcala (Tony Plana) comes up with a whopper of a pitch: »
- Josh Wigler
The Women's March on Washington on Saturday brought one beloved TV family together again.
"I march for family!" Ferrera captioned a pic of the reunion. "I found my #UglyBetty family @therealanaortiz & @markindelicato here at the #womensmarchdc and we're here celebrating @plannedparenthood."
The 32-year-old actress also ran into another Ugly Betty actor at the rally, Michael Urie, who portrayed Marc St. James in the series. "Added another #uglybetty family member! Love you @michaelurielikesit #uglybettymarches #womensmarch #dc," Ferrera exclaimed.
It was like no time had passed when this group got together. In addition to Ferrera's posts, Ortiz also snapped a selfie with Indelicato, her former onscreen son, writing: "Are we »
In today’s TV News Roundup, “7th Heaven” alum Barry Watson will star alongside Raquel Welch in a new family dramedy for Up, Food Network tacks on new episodes to “Ginormous Food,” and Tinopolis Group and Lionsgate Television get new execs.
David Mortimer has been appointed director of content at the Tinopolis Group. In the new role, Mortimer will be responsible for U.K. content direction and performance and identifying and recruiting new talent (with an emphasis on popular factual and factual entertainment). He will also work with U.K. and U.S. production companies to develop a transatlantic production strategy. Mortimer previously worked at NBCUniversal.
Lionsgate Television has upped two of its business affairs executives: Matthew Kearns and Dan Hadl have been promoted and signed new long-term agreements as executive vice presidents of business affairs. They will continue to report to Lionsgate TV Group president Sandra Stern.
- Dani Levy and Sarah Ahern
“Introducing Amy’s dad on Superstore,” Ferrera captioned a photo of her and Plana.
She continued: “What do you mean that’s weird? Im not following…#alternateTVuniverse #TVdad #worldscollide.”
Using the hashtag #worldscollide,” Ferrera references the fact that Plana played her father on the dramedy Ugly Betty, which ended in 2010 after four seasons.
Plana’s episode of Superstore will air March 16 at 8 p.m. »
- Patrick Gomez
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Plana’s guest spot, which was first announced by Ferrera via Instagram, airs Thursday, March 16 at 8/7c.
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"Introducing Amy's dad on Superstore!! It's @tony.plana! What do you mean that's weird? I'm not following... #alternateTVuniverse #TVdad #worldscollide," Ferrera wrote on Instagram when she announced the news.
Plana will appear in the Superstore episode airing Thursday, March 16 »
- Lesley Goldberg
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