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'The Wire' Cast Reunites in Baltimore to Read Residents' Monologues

18 July 2015 10:24 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

The cast of HBO's The Wire reunited in Baltimore on Saturday to celebrate the city's real-life residents.  Dominic West (Det. Jimmy McNulty), Michael K. Williams (Omar), Wendell Pierce (Det. Bunk Moreland) and Felicia Pearson (Felicia) were among the cast members in attendance at Wired Up!, a free event aimed at highlighting the city's resiliency, according to CBS Baltimore.  Sonja Sohn (Det. Kima Greggs) told the Baltimore Sun before the event that the former castmembers would be reading monologues written by the residents, some of whom were set to be on stage with the actors. Read More 'Rush Hour' Stars

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- THR Staff

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2015 Emmy Nominations: Snubs and Surprises

16 July 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Give the Emmys credit for at least trying to keep up with the current explosion of quality television.

This year, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences expanded the Best Comedy and Drama Series categories to seven slots each, and they made other minor changes (online voting!) meant to bring the awards into the 21st century. Still, there's more good TV now than even the Academy can keep up with, so the outrage and shock over the snubs and surprises in this morning's Emmy nominations is inevitable. Here are some of the most astonishing omissions and inclusions.

Best Drama Series

The biggest shocker here is the snub of "Empire," the season's breakout hit. Was it too soapy or guilty-pleasure-ish for the Academy to take seriously? Fellow newbie/Twitter sensation "How to Get Away With Murder" was also snubbed. Golden Globe fave "The Affair" got no love, here or in other major categories. »

- Gary Susman

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The Affair Season 2 Teaser Trailer Asks Tough Questions

14 July 2015 9:21 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Showtime’s emotionally raw series The Affair entered the TV landscape last year with an interesting premise (episodes split between a man and a woman’s vastly different perspectives on the same events), and found a lot of truth in its portrayal of the devastation of infidelity. The time spent on its murder plot, however -- which I forgot was a part of the show most weeks -- was less successful. [caption id="attachment_368145" align="alignright" width="350"] Image via Showtime[/caption] For the uninitiated, Season 1 essentially dealt with two marriages that fell apart and reformed. Noah (Dominic West) and Helen (Maura Tierney) and their kids took a vacation in Montauk, where Noah happened to meet Alison (Ruth Wilson), who was struggling in her marriage to Cole (Joshua Jackson) after the loss of their son. The two formed a strong and immediate connection, and then struggled through trying to keep away from each other while also being unshakable drawn together. »

- Allison Keene

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TV News: Westworld, Flash, Hannibal, Affair

14 July 2015 9:13 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Westworld

Sidse Babbett Knudsen ("Borgen") is set to take over for Miranda Otto in HBO's upcoming robot theme park-themed series "Westworld". Knudsen will play Theresa Cullen, the pivotal operations head of Westworld.

Also hopping onboard are Eion Bailey ("Once Upon A Time") as ladies man Logan, Jimmi Simpson ("House of Cards") as park-newbie William, and Clifton Collins Jr. as sly criminal Lawrence. They join a cast that includes Ed Harris, Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Wright, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden and Thandie Newton. [Source: Deadline]

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Confused about what's going on with Firestorm in the upcoming "The Flash" spin-off, namely will Robbie Amell still be in the role? His co-star and the character's other half Victor Garber (who plays Martin Stein) says he knows about as much as us:

"I can tell you this much. It will be resolved and you will see Robbie, but the Firestorm, they're in the comics, »

- Garth Franklin

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Showtime’s The Affair gets a new trailer for season 2

14 July 2015 8:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Showtime has debuted a brand new look at the second season of the hit drama The Affair, which we have for you below…

The Affair stars Dominic West (The Wire), Ruth Wilson (Luther), Maura Tierney (E.R.) and Joshua Jackson (Dawson’s Creek), with season two exploring “the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together.”

In a change to the first season, the second will see the story told from four perspectives rather than the original two, which will reveal “four distinct truths.”

Wilson plays Alison, a young woman attempting to move on from tragedy and build a lasting relationship while contending with the judgment of others and her own self-doubt. Her lover Noah (West) is a burgeoning writer trying to balance the temptations of success, the family he left behind, and the woman he loves. Noah’s »

- Scott J. Davis

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Showtime releases the first trailer for the second season of ‘The Affair’

14 July 2015 6:37 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Among one of the more acclaimed new shows last season was the Showtime relationship drama The Affair. Created by the In Treatment team of Hagai Levi and Sarah Treem, the series’ first season went on to win a Golden Globe for best Drama, with lead actress Ruth Wilson taking home another award on the same night for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television series.

The show was soon renewed for a second season, which is now poised to return in the fall, with a major change. While the structure of the first season meant that the story of the unfolding events was told from two perspectives, the new season will expand the viewpoints to tell the story from four different perspectives, adding in Helen and Cole’s viewpoints to the series. Ruth Wilson is poised to return once again, joined by Dominic West, Maura Tierney, and Joshua Jackson, »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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'The Affair' Season 2 Trailer Is Double the Sexy Trouble

14 July 2015 5:45 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

How did we get here

We took the slow way

Do you love me

What am I supposed to say

Those haunting, heart-tugging lyrics from the song "Walls" by the band Stars plays over the new trailer for Showtime's Golden Globe-winning "The Affair." The exchange between the male and female singer captures the mood of the teaser, which shows us that Noah (Dominic West) and Alison (Ruth Wilson) continue their affair as their respective marriages crumble.

Watch the trailer.

This season will double down on the drama, literally, as the show expands from two points of view to four. We'll see more from Noah's ex Helen (Maura Tierney) and Alison's ex Cole (Joshua Jackson).

As Noah and Alison navigate their relationship, they also have to contend with the police's ongoing investigation of Scott Lockhart's death. Noah claims he's innocent, but if he is, who did kill Scott?

"The Affair" season 2 premieres this fall. »

- Kelly Woo

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The Affair Season-Two Trailer: Even More Rashomontauk!

13 July 2015 2:53 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

The dual perspective structure of the first season of The Affair is going to get even more fractured. In the first season we toggled between Alison (Ruth Wilson) and Noah's (Dominic West) points of view as they carried on with their sultry affair. But surely their partners, Cole (Joshua Jackson) and Helen (Maura Tierney), have something to say about that. After all, there are four sides to every story. To further this point, the poster: »

- E. Alex Jung

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Showtime’s ‘The Affair’ Teases More Stories, Sorrow and Sex in Season 2 Trailer

13 July 2015 2:22 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Things aren’t going happily ever after for Noah Solloway and Alison Bailey in season two of “The Affair.”

The teaser for the second year of the Showtime drama was released Monday and seems to imply that the two leads, played by Dominic West and Ruth Wilson, are still be traumatized by season one’s arresting cliffhanger (Spoiler the arrest of Noah on suspicion of killing his daughter’s much older paramour).

But they’re not the only ones dealing with the fallout. While last year chronicled the narrative through the eyes of Noah and Alison, this season will add in the impact of their choices as seen from the perspective of Noah and Alison’s scorned spouses, Helen (Maura Tierney) and Cole (Joshua Jackson), including the damage the breakup had on Helen and Noah’s children.

And then there’s still the matter of who actually committed that murder. »

- Whitney Friedlander

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‘The Affair’ Season 2 Trailer: Showtime Drama Becomes A Four-Way Truth

13 July 2015 1:23 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

“At a certain point, fate takes over a story.” Here is our first look at Season 2 of Golden Globe-winning drama The Affair, Showtime’s steamy and subtle saga of an illicit Hamptons romance and its fallout. The twist: It’s told separately from the male and female perspectives. Dominic West plays a married teacher and author who hooks up with a married waitress with a tragic past (Ruth Wilson, who also won a Globe), and their tryst ruins two marriages. The sophomore season… »

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Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Joshua Jackson Serve Up Sex, Murder in ‘Affair’ Season 2 Teaser (Video)

13 July 2015 12:49 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Season 2 of Showtime’s “The Affair” promises more sex, at least one divorce, and an ongoing murder mystery. “What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done?” Ruth Wilson’s character poses early on in the teaser. “This, probably,” Dominic West’s Noah — her extramarital lover — replies. She’s done a lot of bad, Alison admits. Also Read: 'The Affair' Star Ruth Wilson on Playing 2 Versions of Her Character and 7 Other Emmy Contender Questions Later, Noah tries explaining divorce to the child he shares with Helen (Maura Tierney), as the jig is up. That isn’t the last »

- Tony Maglio

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'The Affair' season 2 trailer promises 'more than two sides to every story'

13 July 2015 12:37 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Though "The Affair" between Dominic West and Ruth Wilson's characters was the title subject of Showtime's newest drama series, the show was often at its most vibrant last fall when it was focusing on the spouses (played by Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson) and other family members whose lives were being irrevocably altered by it. So it's exciting to learn that season 2 — debuting this fall — will, according to Showtime, "be told separately from four different perspectives, revealing four distinct truths."  I had some issues with "The Affair" by the end of season 1, but I'll absolutely be watching in the fall, and look forward to seeing how Helen and Cole see what's going on with their soon to be ex-spouses. Here's the season 2 trailer and poster: »

- Alan Sepinwall

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Emmy Nominations: Do Big Finales Skew Balance Between Old and New?

13 July 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Emmys forever seem to be grappling with a tension that, in award circles, is virtually unique to television — one that, thanks to a spate of big series finales, seems more sharply focused than usual this year. In the simplest terms, the choice boils down to paying tribute to the old, or ushering in the new?

While the Grammys, Oscars or Tonys are presented with a new list of candidates every year, the Emmys feature contenders that are frequently nominated — and sometimes win — year after year. Witness “Modern Family’s” gaudy five-year stranglehold on the best comedy category, or “The Daily Show” and “The Amazing Race’s” decade-long runs in their fields.

While the TV Academy is ostensibly charged with honoring the best programs from any particular year, it’s difficult not to take past performance and context into account. And that can cloud and complicate the decision-making process, especially »

- Brian Lowry

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Testament Of Youth – The Review

9 July 2015 8:53 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Well, looks like it’s time to take another break from the Summer movie multiplex mayhem and settle in for something a tad more staid and much more somber. Like last May’s Far From The Madding Crowd, this new release feels closer to an “end of the year” award and critics’ ten best contender. Like that earlier film, we’re back across the pond amongst the “veddy, veddy” British, plus it’s also based on a revered piece of literature. The time period is taken up about 50 years, so the horse-drawn carriages have given away to motorized vehicles (and lots and lots of trains). The big change is that this one doesn’t spring from the imagination of a writer, such as Mr. Hardy. Everything really happened to these very real people chronicled in an acclaimed memoir. Happily, like Far, this new work balances rising young stars of cinema »

- Jim Batts

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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - The Affair, Hannibal

8 July 2015 3:10 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Long Lost Family: ITV, 9pm

Last in the current series, as more people attempt to reconnect with their lost relatives. Alley Lofthouse was abandoned as a baby on the doorstep to a block of flats. Now 48, she wants to meet the woman who left her.

Meanwhile 32-year-old Jade Hartley hopes to meet her father, who she only has one photograph of.

Strike Back: Legacy: Sky1, 9pm

The latest offering of the action thriller has super soldiers Scott and Stonebridge making a grave error.

Will Locke defy orders to correct this mistake?

The Affair: Sky Atlantic, 9pm

Last episode in the drama series starring Dominic West and Ruth Wilson.

Whitney's crisis reunites Helen and Noah, which in turn leads them to back to Alison and Montauk.

Hannibal: Sky Living, 10pm

Hannibal may soon find himself in a bit of a pickle...

As Will, Chiyoh, Jack, and Palazzo close in around the cannibal, »

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True love conquers all in first teaser for season 2 of The Affair

30 June 2015 1:32 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its return in the fall, Showtime has debuted the first teaser trailer for season two of its critically acclaimed, Golden Globe-winning drama The Affair, starring Ruth Wilson, Dominic West, Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson. Take a look here…

At once deeply observed and intriguingly elusive, The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher and novelist who is happily married, but resents his dependence on his wealthy father-in-law. Alison is a young waitress trying to piece her life and marriage back together in the wake of a tragedy. Set in Montauk at the end of Long Island, the provocative drama unfolds separately from both the male and female perspectives, using the distinct memory biases of both to tell the story.

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- Gary Collinson

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Watch: 'The Affair' Season 2 Teaser Asks If True Love Conquers All

29 June 2015 1:52 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Who's Telling the Truth on 'The Affair'? Golden Globe Winner Sarah Treem Shares Secrets Showtime gives fans even more reason to eagerly anticipate Season 2 with the new teaser for "The Affair." Season 1 set the bar high with an abundance of critical praise and a Golden Globe for Best Television Series (Drama). Starring Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson, Sarah Treem and Hagai Levi's summer-set romance explores the psychological and emotional effects of an affair between Noah Solloway (West), a schoolteacher and novelist, and Alison Bailey (Wilson), a young waitress and former nurse.  If you missed out on Season 1, you can catch up via Showtime's new standalone platform or by subscribing through Hulu. What will become of the creative storytelling and the characters' battle between truth and desire in Season 2? We will have to wait and see. Check out the teaser above, which lays the. »

- Conor Soules

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Watch: 'The Affair' Season 2 Teaser Asks If True Love Conquers All

29 June 2015 1:52 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Read More: Who's Telling the Truth on 'The Affair'? Golden Globe Winner Sarah Treem Shares Secrets Showtime gives fans even more reason to eagerly anticipate Season 2 with the new teaser for "The Affair." Season 1 set the bar high with an abundance of critical praise and a Golden Globe for Best Television Series (Drama). Starring Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson, Sarah Treem and Hagai Levi's summer-set romance explores the psychological and emotional effects of an affair between Noah Solloway (West), a schoolteacher and novelist, and Alison Bailey (Wilson), a young waitress and former nurse.  If you missed out on Season 1, you can catch up via Showtime's new standalone platform or by subscribing through Hulu. What will become of the creative storytelling and the characters' battle between truth and desire in Season 2? We will have to wait and see. Check out the teaser above, which lays the. »

- Conor Soules

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‘The Affair’ Star Ruth Wilson on Playing 2 Versions of Her Character and 7 Other Emmy Contender Questions

24 June 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Showtime’s “The Affair” is not just about the ramifications of an extramarital affair between two people, even as the ramifications of a relationship tear families apart and leave one guy dead. The unique draw of the show is that it’s told from two different perspectives: the man, Noah (Dominic West), and the woman, Allison (Ruth Wilson). “Like everything in life, it’s about how we tell our own stories and how they’re influenced by our experiences,” Wilson told TheWrap. “And how there isn’t really an objective truth. Everything is subjective. It’s a love story in that context, »

- Linda Ge

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'The Affair' co-creator Sarah Treem talks sin, consequence and show's three year plan (Exclusive Video)'

19 June 2015 4:28 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

"We had three seasons when we pitched it, with an idea of what a potential fourth season could look like," says Sarah Treem about her outlook for "The Affair" when she and co-creator Hagai Levi pitched the series to Showtime. "The first season is the sin, and the third season is the cost. We've been playing a long game for a long time; in some ways that's been good … and in some ways it's been a little hamstrung. We've boxed ourselves into some corners that I wish we hadn't … but sometimes that's where the ingenuity comes from." (Watch our complete video chat below.) -Break- Maura Tierney on telling her side of the story next season in 'The Affair' (Exclusive Video) The series follows New York City writer Noah Solloway (Dominic West) and Montauk waitress Alison Bailey (Ruth Wilson), who are married to others, but meet one summer and begin an extramarital affair. »

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