10 items from 2015
Remember the historic whiteout that hit Hollywood on Jan. 15, 2015?
We’re not talking about the weather, of course, but rather this year’s Oscar nominations — in which not a single person of color snagged one of the 20 major acting nominations.
Whether Academy insiders egregiously snubbed critical faves like Selma‘s David Oyelowo and Beyond the Lights‘ Gugu Mbatha-Raw — or if it was more a case of the film industry failing to deliver interesting, diverse roles/casting — the resulting public-relations black eye was definitely not the kind of color we’d been seeking.
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Once Upon a Time‘s Regina is on a mission, to find the storybook Author and in turn hopefully secure her own happy ending — whatever that might be for a famously evil queen.
Rumplestiltskin, though, has appropriated Operation Mongoose’s endgame for his own purposes, allying with the Queens of Darkness (Maleficent, Ursula and Cruella de Vil) to storm Storybrooke and hunt down the Author themselves.
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With Season 4 of the ABC series resuming this Sunday at 8/7c, TVLine invited Lana Parrilla to preview Regina’s next move, assess her alliance with Emma, »
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including The Walking Dead, Castle, Parks and Recreation and How to Get Away With Murder!
1 | Was it more suspicious or suicidal of The Walking Dead’s Aaron to try to refuse the applesauce that Rick wanted him to eat? And we know he has other things on his mind, but: Isn’t it time Grizzly Grimes borrowed a razor and shaved?
2 | In Sleepy Hollow‘s season finale, where was the Katrina that was supposed »
ABC’s (unofficially renewed) How to Get Away With Murder wrapped its freshman run with 9 million total viewers and a 2.8 demo rating, steady in audience but dipping a tenth in the demo week-to-week.
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Grey’s Anatomy opened ABC’s night with 7.5 mil and a 2.2, down 8 and 12 percent.
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Fox | Idol (9.3 mil/2.1) and Backstrom (3.8 mil/0.9) were steady week-to-week.
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NBC | The Blacklist (7.9 mil/1.8) added a few eyeballs plus a tenth in the demo, while The Slap »
Better turn in your class registration (and DNA swab sample) early, because Prof. Annalise Keating will certainly be around to school you next season.
Though ABC has yet to make an official announcement, a spot that aired after last night’s Season 1 finale informed fans that How to Get Away With Murder will be back for a second run of episodes.
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“Thank god we’ll be back with a whole new season of insanity,” the 15-second spot proclaims, suggesting that an official pickup is »
Is there a word for a bromance between women? If not, somebody needs to come up with one, stat, because in this week’s Grey’s Anatomy, it was on between Arizona and Herman (and “gal pals” just ain’t gonna cut it).
As the docs tried to plow through as many cases as they could before Nicole’s surgery, their growing closeness fascinated their colleagues almost as much as Amelia’s lectures on the daring procedure that she believed/hoped would eradicate Herman’s tumor.
And that was just the beginning of what happened in “Staring at the End. »
Out goes Renee Walker, in comes Michelle Dessler.
Last day on @Castle_ABC with the best guest star cast and director ever! Seamus too… »
A potential ABC drama with a Shondaland pedigree has elected Joan Allen its mayor, TVLine has learned.
The Oscar-nominated actress will play Claire Warren, a crafty politician who uses upheaval in her family to further her career, in an untitled thriller pilot from Jenna Bans (Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal).
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Formerly known as Flesh and Blood, the potential series centers on a Claire’s son, who rocks his local community by showing up roughly a decade after his presumed death. His reappearance, naturally, has repercussions »
PhotosRevenge First Look: Emily and Ben Work Up a Sweat, Jack Remains Heartbroken
When we last left the tempestuous exes, they had agreed to go their separate ways — including David’s unofficial promise to, you know, stop trying to murder her — but new photos from the ABC drama’s March 15 episode find them side-by-side once again.
Then again, images can be deceiving. Per the episode’s official description, Natalie (flawless newcomer Gina Torres) invites David to be her »
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The as-yet-untitled project follows a Broadway starlet and brainiac husband who are thrust into the world of youth sports when they find themselves with an athletically gifted son.
Per our sister site Deadline, Hilty’s character, Irene, is a flamboyant diva who “can come off a little self-involved but has a heart of gold.”
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10 items from 2015
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