18 items from 2015
Way to go, Rayanne! A.J. Langer, 41, is living out her own "Downton Abbey" fairy tale. The actress best known as Rayanne Graff on "My So-Called Life" is now the Countess of Devon and mistress of a 600-year-old, 4,000-acre British estate. We'd call that a so-called awesome life.
A.J. -- who also starred in "Baywatch," "The Wonder Years" and "Private Practice" -- met her husband, Charles Courtenay, in Las Vegas in 2002 and married him back in 2005. They are only in the news now because his father, the Earl of Devon, just passed away. That means Charles now has that title and A.J. (aka Allison Joy) is the Countess of Devon and their crib is Powderham Castle in Exeter, Devon, England. Not bad for a girl from Columbus, Ohio! Here are photos of the couple and their castle.
A.J. told Breezy Mama back in 2009 that she, Charles and their two children, »
- Gina Carbone
Even by Teen Wolf standards, Monday’s midseason finale was a lot to take in.
TVLine spoke with executive producer Jeff Davis about how the episode’s biggest twists will affect the second half of Season 5, but first, a quick recap of the hour’s most important moments:
Parrish was discovered to be a hellhound; Liam struggled to accept the loss of Hayden; Braeden returned (!) with some bad news for Malia about the Desert Wolf; and Theo, who was revealed to be the Dread Doctors’ original creation, formed his own pack by reviving the fallen chimeras at the Nemeton.
Will there be blood when NCIS returns? How best to sum up the Once Upon a Time Season 5 premiere? Will Supernatural‘s Dean pay a price for snuffing Death? What’s the state of the Hawaii bromance? Read on for answers to those questions plus teases from other shows.
How will new faces affect The Flash? What tragic time will Teen Wolf revisit? Who will help battle The Strain? Who’s (finally) back on Bones? Is Castle‘s Kate Mia?! Read on for answers to those questions plus teases from other shows.
Any Westallen scoop to help us survive The Flash‘s hiatus? –Kaz
As we all surmised when I wrote this not-at-all-controversial bit, Barry is getting his own “Felicity” because it’s simply too soon for Iris to move on from Eddie — especially since Season 2 picks up right where we left off, with The Flash fighting the wormhole. »
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In ABC’s “reimagined take on the killer robot combat sport” — premiering Sunday, June 21 at 9/8c — homemade contraptions will battle each other in a single-elimination tournament-style format, until there is one ‘bot left whirring.
Check out the poster, then read on for more about the summertime series.
CBS today unveiled its 2015-2016 primetime lineup, featuring seven new shows and 22 returning series. CBS will build on a schedule that will finish the current season as America's most-watched network in viewers for the 12th time in 13 years, including the last seven years straight. The new fall dramas are: the heart-pounding medical series Code Black, set in the busiest, most notorious ER in the nation; the fast-paced Limitless, based on the feature film with Bradley Cooper, starring Jake McDorman as an average guy who can suddenly access 100% of his brain capacity with a mysterious pill; and Supergirl, starring Melissa Benoist in the title role based on the DC Comics superhero.
The new fall comedies are: Angel from Hell, about a loud, colorful, often inappropriate woman who claims to be a guardian angel, starring Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch and Maggie Lawson; and Life in Pieces, an irreverent »
PhotosFall TV Preview: Your Guide to Next Season’s New Shows and Stars
See below for complete cast/Ep details and official loglines for Angel From Hell »
PhotosFall TV Preview: Your Guide to Next Season’s New Shows and Stars
Here’s the logline/casting/pedigree info for each of the new shows:
Writers: Jared Stern, »
Oh, to be a fly on the wall when the producers of Dancing With the Stars were brainstorming the weekly themes for Season 20.
I totally understood the corporate cross-promotion of last week’s Disney theme, and the emotionally charged Most Memorable Year motif of the week before that. But I’m struggling to figure out the exact components that made up this week’s Spring Break theme, other than the obvious climb in temperature that we’ve seen since Punxsutawney Phil poked his head out in February and reminded us he’s useless.
Even though a handful of Monday’s routines revolved around beachy themes, »
RelatedPilot Season: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows and Stars
TVLine has learned that the Psych alumna has landed the second lead role in the single-camera CBS comedy pilot, as Allison, a multi-tasker and perfectionist who is leery when a woman named Amy (Glee grad Lynch) shows up claiming to be her “guardian angel” and new best friend.
Allison is inclined to believe that Amy is just a nutjob — except that every last one of the stranger’s pronouncements comes true.
Don’t you forget about Molly Ringwald. Don’t, don’t, don’t, don’t!
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of John Hughes’ 1985 classic, The Breakfast Club, stars Ringwald and Ally Sheedy attended a special screening at SXSW (a digitally remastered version of the film will also be released in select theaters from March 26-31). Which seems like the perfect opportunity to find out what our favorite detention-goers look like three decades later:
Molly Ringwald as Claire Standish, the “Princess”
Ringwald starred on The Secret Life of the American Teenager until 2013, lent her voice to the villainous Dark Princess in 2014's Rainbow Brite, and will next appear in a reboot of another ‘80s classic: Jem and the Holograms.
Sheedy had a multi-season stint on Psych, where she played serial killer Mr. Yang until 2013, and most recently appeared in the off-Broadway production “The Long Shrift,” directed »
An appearance from Nicolas Cage in a good film now seems as common as a unicorn sighting or finding a Freddo that’s still only 10p. Whilst we still await the other two occurrences with great anticipation, Deadline have revealed that Cage will be making a potential comeback, courtesy of the Edward Snowden biopic from Oliver Stone which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Based on Luke Harding’s book ’The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man’ and ‘Time of the Octopus’ by Anatoly Kucherena, Snowden will tell the story of the U.S. whistleblower who sought asylum in Russia after leaking classified files from the Nsa to the media in 2013. Levitt is set to star as the titular secret-spiller, whilst Cage is down to play a former U.S. Intelligence official.
The Oscar winning star (yeah, that happened once) is just the recent »
- Nicholas Staniforth
There are plenty of films about the troubles and triumphs of love in the '80s teen movie canon. Say Anything taught dudes about the importance of grand romantic gestures. Sixteen Candles showed ladies that just being yourself is more than enough to land Jake Ryan. Ferris Bueller's Day Off taught both genders that life moves pretty fast, and we should all stop and look around with our best friends and significant others once in a while. But when we think about cinematic tales of teen romance, The Breakfast Club usually isn't the first movie to come to mind. Well, »
- Kelli Bender, @kbendernyc
Is Pretty Little Liars finally making bold moves and getting back on track? Latest episode, Over A Barrel indicates so...
This review contains spoilers.
5.15 Over A Barrel
The first rule of Pretty Little Liars is that, if the girls are 100 per cent, unequivocally sure of who's behind A's shenanigans, then the person in question is going to be completely innocent. In season 5b, this applies to Allison and Holbrook so, while neither character seems to be completely on the up and up, they aren't the omnipotent tormentors that the Liars are assuming they are.
But it's frustrating to watch, because the audience know this about the show by now, and there's nothing worse than a bunch of protagonists who don't know the rules of their own universe. Previously, it's been characters like Spencer and Caleb – the voices of reason – that balance it out, but even they appear to have taken crazy pills this season. »
A firestorm of controversy surrounds comedian Bill Cosby after multiple allegations have surfaced claiming that he sexually assaulted numerous women, with alleged incidents dating as far back as 1969.
The 77-year-old is known around the world for his role as the lovable father Heathcliff Huxtable on the long-running sitcom The Cosby Show, and for having a stand-up comedy career that spans five decades. However, beginning in 2004, various claims of sexual assault and date rape began being leveled against Cosby.
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Cosby has never been charged in any criminal case regarding any of these accusations, and through attorneys has repeatedly denied that any of the allegations are true. Cosby himself briefly addressed the claims, telling Florida Today, "I know people are tired of me not saying anything, but a guy doesn't have to answer to innuendos."
To bring clarity to a complex series of troubling accounts, this timeline »
The former TV Guide Network — now Pop — which is officially rebranding on Jan. 14, unveiled four new projects in development Friday at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour.
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Those projects include the Morgan Spurlock and John Stamos‘ docuseries “Losing It,” another show featuring Z100’s Elvis Duran, a reality series pairing celebrities and inventors, and a stage show with celebrities recounting their most embarrassing life moments.
The revamped channel also announced that “90210’s” Shenae Grimes-Beech will co-anchor and serve as an entertainment correspondent for “Popsugar Now.” Grimes-Beech »
- Tony Maglio
The first thing we spotted inside Nokia Theatre L.A. Live is who is sitting next to who?
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Sitting front and center is Favorite Movie Actor nominee Robert Downey Jr. who is seated next to Ben Affleck. Also in front, the cast of The Big Bang Theory and Iggy Azalea. Presenter Kevin Hart will be laughing it up a row behind them.
The show will also feature a look »
18 items from 2015
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