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14 items from 2015


The Whispers: A Little Closure for Fans of Cancelled ABC Series

26 October 2015 8:03 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

As fans of The Whispers know, the first season of the ABC summer series ended on a major cliffhanger. Several of the characters, including little Minx and Claire, were abducted without a trace.

On The Whispers, several Washington, DC children start talking about and playing with an imaginary friend. When their mysterious games turn dangerous, FBI child specialist Claire Bennigan (Lily Rabe) is called in to investigate. The rest of the cast includes Barry Sloane, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Webster, Kristen Connolly, Kylie Rogers, and Kyle Harrison Breitkopf.

Unfortunately, the Monday night series drew very poor ratings and the network cancelled it, deciding not to make a second season.

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‘The Whispers’ Canceled by ABC After 1 Season

22 October 2015 11:05 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

ABC has cancelled the Steven Spielberg-produced summer series “The Whispers” after one season. The alien drama starring Lily Rabe, Barry Sloane, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Webster, Kristen Connolly, Kylie Rogers and Kyle Harrison Breitkopf ended its run in August. Star Milo Ventimiglia first broke the news on Twitter Friday, responding to a fan inquiring about Season 2 with the message: “sadly not happening, darlin.” Also Read: 'Rookie Blue' Canceled by ABC The news of the cancellation comes after ABC cancelled another summer series, “Rookie Blue,” last week. “The Whispers” was executive produced by Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and Zack Estrin. »

- Reid Nakamura

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‘The Whispers’ Canceled by ABC After One Season

22 October 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Whispers” will not be returning for a second season, as ABC has cancelled the show after its freshman run, Variety has learned.

The sci-fi summer series from exec producer Steven Spielberg was created by Soo Hugh. It follows children who all communicate with the same invisible friend who gives them instructions, resulting in dangerous situations.

Wrapping it’s 13-episode run on Aug. 31, “The Whispers” had one of the strongest premieres of summer in adults 18-49 with a 1.5 same-night rating, but faded in subsequent episodes. Its finale did a 0.7 in the demo and 2.75 million total viewers, according to Nielsen.

“It’s not a show that we’re going to try to drag out and make people be frustrated at the end of the season,” cast member Barry Sloane told Variety at the time of the show’s premiere. “It’s a wonderful story that unravels week to week and you »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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The Whispers

20 October 2015 9:34 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: ABC

Episodes: 13 (hour)

Seasons: One

TV show dates: June 1, 2015 -- August 31, 2015

Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Lily Rabe, Barry Sloane, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Webster, Kristen Connolly, Kylie Rogers, and Kyle Harrison Breitkopf.

TV show description:      

A supernatural thriller, this TV series looks at what might happen when a mysterious force begins haunting our plant -- through children.

In Washington DC, the center of this country's political power, several kids have been talking about and playing with an imaginary friend -- someone their parents can't see. What the parents don't know is that this friend is not as imaginary as they assume.

When their mysterious games turn dangerous, FBI child specialist Claire Bennigan (Lily Rabe) is called in to investigate. As she searches for an answer, she wonders if this just a »

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The Whispers: Cancelled by ABC; No Season Two

19 October 2015 7:46 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

ABC has renewed some of their summer TV series but The Whispers isn't one of them. The drama won't be returning for a second season. To no surprise, the network has cancelled The Whispers after one season of 13 episodes.

On The Whispers, several Washington, DC children start talking about and playing with an imaginary friend. When their mysterious games turn dangerous, FBI child specialist Claire Bennigan (Lily Rabe) is called in to investigate. The rest of the cast includes Barry Sloane, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Webster, Kristen Connolly, Kylie Rogers, and Kyle Harrison Breitkopf.

The series debuted in June to a 1.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.66 million viewers. That was a decent start for a summer series but the ratings took a big drop in week two and got much worse as the weeks progressed. The season ended up averaging a 0.83 demo »

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Minder Actor George Cole Dead at 90

6 August 2015 6:53 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

George Cole, best known for his role of Arthur Daley in the series Minder, has died. He was 90. Agent Derek Webster said Cole passed away in the hospital after coming down with an illness. He was surrounded by his family at the time. Webster said in a statement obtained by E! News, "It is with deep regret that I have to announce the sad death of one of our most loved and respected actors. George Cole passed away yesterday at the Royal Berkshire Hospital after a short illness. His wife Penny and his son Toby were with him at his bedside." Adopted when he was just 10 days old, Cole grew up in London with comedy star Alastair Sim and wife Naomi. When he entered his teenage years, Cole appeared alongside his »

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British Actor George Cole, Star of ‘Minder,’ ‘St. Trinian’s,’ Dies at 90

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

London — British actor George Cole, best known for his role as a dishonest businessman in TV series “Minder,” died Wednesday at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, U.K., after a short illness. He was 90.

Cole played the part of lovable rogue Arthur Daley in “Minder,” in which he starred alongside Dennis Waterman, for 16 years. Cole was BAFTA-nominated for the role in 1983 and 1985. The show often drew audiences of 17 million.

Cole played another crooked character, Flash Harry, in four movies in the original “St. Trinian’s” school comedy franchise, which ran in the 1950s and ’60s. Other actors appearing in the films included Alastair Sim and Joyce Grenfell.

“He was one of those characters you never thought you are going to be without, both as an actor and a character,” Cole’s agent Derek Webster told the BBC. “He was a great guy to work with and a real genuine gentleman. »

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George Cole, who played Minder's Arthur Daley, dies at the age of 90

6 August 2015 3:39 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Minder star George Cole has died at the age of 90.

The actor was best known for playing used-car salesman Arthur Daley in the hit ITV comedy-drama opposite Dennis Waterman's Terry McCann.

His agent Derek Webster confirmed that he died on Wednesday (August 5) surrounded by his family at Royal Berkshire Hospital, following a short illness.

When once asked what prompted him to accept the iconic role of Arthur, Cole said: "When I read the proposal for Minder, it said Arthur's favourite film was The Godfather, that he was behind the then-Home Secretary as far as law and order were concerned and that he dressed like a dodgy member of a Citizens' Advice Bureau. That made me want to do [it]."

Cole's movie career started in the 1940s, and he appeared opposite Laurence Olivier in his movie version of Henry V in 1944.

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Kym Marsh: Sarah Harding critics 'a bit harsh'

4 August 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

George Cole has died aged 90. The TV and film actor - whose career spanned 70 years - is best known for his starring role in the British comedy-drama series 'Minder', in which he played the part of Arthur Daley for 16 years, between 1979 and 1994. Agent Derek Webster confirmed George's death, saying: ''It is with deep regret that I have to announce the sad death of one of our most loved and respected actors. ''George Cole passed away yesterday at the Royal Berkshire hospital after a short illness. His wife Penny and his son Toby were with him at his »

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The Whispers: Cancelled? Season Two Cast Options Expire

2 July 2015 5:33 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

It's not looking good for season two of The Whispers. The ABC TV show has been dropping in the ratings and now, the network has let the cast's options expire.

On The Whispers, several Washington, DC children start talking about and playing with an imaginary friend. When their mysterious games turn dangerous, FBI child specialist Claire Bennigan (Lily Rabe) is called in to investigate. The rest of the cast includes Barry Sloane, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Webster, Kristen Connolly, Kylie Rogers, and Kyle Harrison Breitkopf.

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The Whispers: Season One Ratings

9 June 2015 1:27 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

ABC hasn't had much luck with dramas with supernatural elements lately. Both Resurrection and Forever were cancelled due to low ratings. Will The Whispers be a different story? Cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.

On The Whispers, several Washington, DC children start talking about and playing with an imaginary friend. When their mysterious games turn dangerous, FBI child specialist Claire Bennigan (Lily Rabe) is called in to investigate. The rest of the cast includes Barry Sloane, Milo Ventimiglia, Derek Webster, Kristen Connolly, Kylie Rogers, and Kyle Harrison Breitkopf.

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The Whispers Review – ABC Creepy Mystery Drama Spins Wild Yarn

1 June 2015 7:25 AM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

ABC‘s The Whispers feels more like something that should pop up on Syfy, and while that isn’t at all a bad thing in general, it also feels like the kind of show developed around the brainstorm-session telling of its opening ten minutes.

“Here’s a creepy scenario,” someone says, and the response is to tell him to just keep going.

As is becoming all too common, the story is written largely paying attention only to the tenets that – A) if it’s really goofy, but everyone is very serious, it’s really good – B) bullet points are all you need in our era of short attention spans.

Point A is basically the simple result of people wanting to get a lot of sci-fi on the air, even when they don’t understand why people like sci-fi. They don’t get why things work, or don’t, but they know Lost was popular. »

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The Whispers First Look: That's Not a Firefly Making the Child Glow, Is It?

17 April 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The poster for ABC’s summer thriller The Whispers is rated TV-cc — and that stands for Creepy Child.

Ok, Ok, the kid is cute enough, but it’s the eerie glowing hands — and that “Not all imaginary friends are imaginary” tagline — that’s making us a little uneasy.

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The network’s logline for the series is as follows: “We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them, too? Someone we don’t know. Can’t see. Can’t hear. »

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Round-Up: ABC’s The Whispers, What’s Left Of Us UK / Ireland DVD Release Details, 7th Annual Chicago Zombie Prom

15 April 2015 2:10 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

ABC has slated some summer scares on their schedule with The Whispers, a new series debuting in June. Also featured in our latest round-up are UK / Ireland release details for the Argentinian zombie film, What's Left Of Us, and information on the 7th Annual Chicago Zombie Prom.

The Whispers: An upcoming thriller on ABC, The Whispers premieres June 1st at 10:00-11:00 pm Et/Pt:

Press Release -- "We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them, too? Someone we don’t know. Can’t see. Can’t hear. In “The Whispers,” someone or something - is manipulating the ones we love most to commit the unthinkable. In the country’s center of political power, Washington D.C., several kids have been talking about their imaginary friend, Drill. What the parents don’t know is that this friend »

- Derek Anderson

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