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“I choose you.”
While The Catch‘s Ben dropped that romantic declaration on Alice — along with the revelation that he’d turned himself in to Agent Dao — at the end of last week’s episode, tonight’s two-part season finale (9/8c on ABC) will reveal whether the unlikely lovers can actually make it work.
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“They’re definitely going to try to find a way to be together, but there are big, big forces at work against them,” previews series star Mireille Enos. “In these last two hours, »
The Alphabet Network is at home in Shondaland. TV Line reports The Catch TV show on ABC has been renewed for a second season. When the series was not included in ABC's early season, fans feared The Catch would be cancelled.
A high-stakes private investigator/cat-and-mouse drama, The Catch features Mireille Enos as Alice Vaughan, who runs an excluse P.I. and security firm, Anderson/Vaughan, with her best friend and partner Valerie Anderson (Rose Rollins). When Alice's fiancé, Christopher Hall (Peter Krause) targets swindles her out of 1.4 million dollars and disappears, she learns he is the Mr. X she has been tracking for her clients -- master con artist Benjamin Jones. Alimi Ballard, Jay Hayden, Jacky Ido, Sonya Walger, and Elvy Yost also star.
At last, we’ve finally met the mysterious Benefactor.
Last week on ABC’s “The Catch,” John Simm (“Doctor Who”) made his debut as Rhys, the man behind the con team of Ben (Peter Krause) and Margot (Sonya Walger), and it’s clear that there’s a power struggle brewing — probably because Rhys also happens to be Margot’s brother.
In Variety‘s exclusive preview clip for the May 5 episode, titled “The Ringer,” Simm’s Rhys is planning the next con with his teammates — and he’s not getting his way.
“The young wine baron is checking in today, and he’s bringing with him the sweetest little gambling addiction,” The Benefactor tells Ben and Margot. Turns out their target is a fan of a particular brand of poker: Texas Hold ‘Em. “We convince him there’s an underground high stakes game here in the hotel, tell him there’s »
- Debra Birnbaum
While no details on her character or storyline have been made available — in typical Shondaland fashion — sources say Nicol will have a substantial recurring role on the Thursday night drama.
The latest series from Shondaland, “The Catch” stars Mireille Enos as private investigator Alice Vaughan, who is the victim of fraud perpetrated by her fiancé (Peter Krause). The cat-and-mouse thriller also stars Sonya Walger, Rose Rollins, Elvy Yost, Jay Hayden, Jacky Ido and Alimi Ballard.
Nicol starred on “Downton Abbey” as Mrs. Patmore for the series’ entirety.
Nicol’s casting comes after another British actor, John Simm, joined the cast, first reported by Variety. The “Doctor Who” and “Life on Mars” alum will play the mysterious benefactor behind Ben/Christopher (Krause) and Margot (Walger), who’s been footing the bill for their elaborate financial cons. As »
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
At last, we’ll get to put a face to “The Benefactor.”
He’ll play the mysterious benefactor behind Ben/Christopher (Peter Krause) and Margot (Sonya Walger), who’s been footing the bill for their elaborate financial cons. As the leader of the organization they work for, they’re deeply in debt to him, and he’s coming to collect.
“He’s one of my all-time favorite actors,” showrunner and executive producer Allan Heinberg told Variety. “I’ve wanted to work with him my whole professional life, and I could not be more grateful for that. We’re getting a great guest cast.”
- Debra Birnbaum
ABC has had found great success in the ratings with their Shonda Rhimes line-up on Thursday nights. However, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder have lost a lot of steam this season. How will The Catch perform? A hit or a miss? Cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.
On The Catch, Alice Vaughan (Mireille Enos) is Los Angeles' top private investigator. When her fiancé (Peter Krause) cons her out of millions and disappears, Alice goes on a private mission for payback. The rest of the cast includes Alimi Ballard, Jay Hayden, Jacky Ido, Rose Rollins, Sonya Walger, and Elvy Yost.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes »
There’s an implicit promise built in to ABC’s #Tgit programming block: You bring the popcorn and the red wine, and megaproducer Shonda Rhimes and her team of writers will show up with wicked, sexy, you-didn’t-see-it-coming twists. You’ll gasp, you’ll (occasionally) cry and (if you can focus on more than one screen at a time) you’ll watch your Facebook and Twitter feeds blow up with your friends’ and co-workers’ color commentary.
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Which is why »
The Catch's leading lady is set to find herself caught in a tangled web. In an exclusive clip at Shonda Rhimes' newest #Tgit offering, which premieres next Thursday, fraud investigator Alice Vaughan (Mireille Enos) is on the brink of personal and professional disaster - and she has no idea. In the scene, Alice signs papers to give her fiancé Christopher Hall (Peter Krause) $1.4 million for the apartment they'll share once they're married. Though Christopher makes a gentlemanly offer to buy their new home himself, Alice insists, "I'm not coming into this marriage as a dependent - we are »
- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard
If a teasing tango didn’t whet your appetite, maybe the heavy breathing and writhing shadows in a new promo for ABC’s The Catch will float your #Tgit-watching boat.
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Previously only available on iTunes, the above teaser for the Shonda Rhimes production plays up the sexual charge between elite P.I. Alice Vaughan (The Killing‘s Mireille Enos) and her fiance Christopher (Parenthood‘s Peter Krause) — aka “Mr. X,” an elusive con man she and her team of snoops have been unsuccessfully chasing.
As the premiere (airing Thursday, »
A new stylistic promo for ABC’s The Catch evokes The Thomas Crown Affair, promising “the sexiest game of cat-and-mouse” — a teasey tango, to be exact — between an ace investigator and an elite con man.
The sexiest game of cat and mouse is coming to television! #TheCatch premieres Thursday, March 24.https://t.co/Sv8aD4YPzC
— The Catch (@ABC_TheCatch) February 29, 2016
From the producers of Scandal, Greys Anatomy and How to Get Away with Murder, The Catch stars: Mireille Enos, Peter Krause, Alimi Ballard, Jay Hayden, Jacky Ido, Rose Rollins, Elvy Yost and Sonya Walger. It is executive-produced by Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Allan Heinberg and Julie Anne Robinson.
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11 items from 2016
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