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Netflix Rounds Out Cast For Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings

Oscar winners Melissa Leo, Ray McKinnon, and Emmy winners Jessica Collins, Camryn Manheim, Tim Busfield, and Patricia Wettig are among 19 cast in upcoming anthology series.

The Dolly music you love, the stories you’ve been waiting for. Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings is an anthology series that showcases the stories, memories, and inspirations behind her most beloved songs. New and classic Dolly music will score every episode. Each story will vary in tone, from love stories and inspirational tales to family dramas, westerns, and revenge comedies.

Each episode will begin with an introduction by Dolly talking/singing to the camera (as herself) about the meaning behind each song. Dolly will also star/guest star in some stories. Each episode is a standalone story and will have a different cast.

Produced by Magnolia Hill Productions and Sandollar Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television for Netflix, Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings will premiere
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Melissa Leo, Camryn Manheim Among Cast for ‘Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings’

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Melissa Leo, Camryn Manheim Among Cast for ‘Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings’
Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings,” the Netflix anthology series showcasing memories and inspirations behind the country icon’s most beloved songs, has rounded out its cast.

Melissa Leo, Ray McKinnon, Andy Mientus, Katie Stevens and Michael Willett will star in “Two Doors Down,” in which a family’s “lifetime of secrets” comes bursting out during a chaotic but comedic New Year’s Eve wedding weekend. This episode is written by Mark B. Perry and directed by Wendey Stanzler.

Holly Taylor, Shane McGhie, Robert Taylor, Bellamy Young, Camryn Manheim and Mary Lane Haskell star in “Down From Dover,” in which a pregnant teenager finds support at a home for unwed mothers after being shunned by her father. This story is more complicated by the fact that the man the young woman loves is fighting in the Vietnam War. It was written by John Sacret Young and directed by Erica Dunton.

Patricia Wettig,
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The Wonder Years (is finally) on DVD

The Wonder Years

Cast: Fred Savage, Josh Saviano, Danica McKellar, Dan Lauria, Alley Mills, Daniel Stern, Jason Hervey

Due Out: October 7, 2014

Who’S It For? “The Wonder Years” is timeless. Thankfully it doesn’t feel dated simply because I was a child of the ’80s trying to understand life in the late ’60s. “The Wonder Years” was my gateway drug to a nostalgia I didn’t even know. Like many of you, I grew up with Kevin. I hoped for Winnie, I had friends like Paul (and probably was Paul more than I realized).

I can’t wait to show “The Wonder Years” to my son. I’ll have to wait, because he hasn’t even turned two yet, but now I have six episodes to show him, and hopefully that will just be the beginning.

TV Score: 10/10

Courtesy of Starvista

Named by TV Guide as one of the “Top 20 Shows of the ’80s,
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Revenge, Ep. 2.21 and 2.22 “Truth, Part 1” and “Truth, Part 2”: Saying goodbye and setting things right

Revenge, Season 2, Episode 21: “Truth, Part 1”

Written by Michael Foley and Nikki Toscano

Directed by Randy Zisk

Revenge, Season 2, Episode 22: “Truth, Part 2”

Written by Mike Kelley and Mark B. Perry

Directed by J. Miller Tobin

Airs Sundays at 9pm (Et) on ABC

This season of Revenge has been as rocky as the dark seas by the Hamptons, but the second season finale, “Truth, Part 1” and “Truth, Part 2”, is an incredibly powerful, often emotional episode that proves to be a game changer in many ways.

Until the explosion that rocks Grayson Global at the end of the first hour it’s slow, mostly set up for a nonstop and engaging second half. The show makes an interesting choice in giving Takada his own revenge box. This season of Revenge seemed to be all about putting new twists on old stories and the realization that Takada has had his own agenda
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New Revenge Season 2,Finale Episodes 21 & 22 Official Spoilers,Plotline Revealed By ABC

New Revenge season 2,finale episodes 21 & 22 official spoilers,plotline revealed by ABC. Recently, ABC released the new,official,synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Revenge" finale episodes 21 & 22 of season 2. The episodes are entitled, "The Truth Part One" and "The Truth Part Two," and it sounds like it will be extremely intense and shocking as more death and destruction is set to occur.,Emily will rethink her revenge path,and more. In the new 21 and 22nd finale episodes press release , high octane and life changing moments are going to go down. In the first hour, entitled “Truth, Part One,” a series of dangerous events are going to get set into motion ,and it all comes to a head in one catastrophic moment that will change everyone’s lives forever. In the emotional second hour, “Truth, Part Two,” the devastation will lead to a heartbreaking death that will send shockwaves down the shoreline ,and
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Revenge, Ep. 2.01, “Destiny”: Holy Moley, Revenge is back

Revenge, Season 2, Episode 1: “Destiny”

Written by Mike Kelley and Mark B. Perry

Directed by Kenneth Fink

Airs Sundays at 9 pm (Et) on ABC

Emily (Emily VanCamp) might have started to see the light at the end of the tunnel at the end of last season, but things started to fall apart pretty quickly when Amanda (Margarita Levieva) returned pregnant with Jack’s (Nick Wechsler) baby, Charlotte (Christa B. Allen) tried to kill herself, Victoria’s (Madeleine Stowe) plane crashed, Daniel (Josh Bowman) and Ashley (Ashley Madekwe) began an affair, and Nolan (Gabriel Mann) informed Emily that her mother was possibly alive.

As the new season opens, we learn that Charlotte is still alive and in a sober living facility, hoping to take her mother’s place at her Memorial Day art auction, Jack is pulling away from the now heavily pregnant Amanda after his one night stand with Emily,
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Revenge Ep. 1.13, “Commitment”: I’ve Always Wanted A Big Sister!

Revenge Review Season 1, Episode 13, “Commitment”

Written by Mark B. Perry & Liz Tigelaar

Directed by Kennet Fink

Airs Wednesdays at 10pm Et on ABC

Louis Godfrey: Since the beginning, we’ve known that Revenge is headed towards Emily and Daniel’s engagement party at the end of the summer, at which Daniel will be shot on the beach (possibly by Jack, although we can’t be sure just yet). If last week set the pins for that eventuality, this week’s episode, “Commitment,” gets the ball rolling. And if you are going to have an engagement party, naturally you have to have an engagement. Daniel proposes to Emily in the rain and, with her chest heaving like she’s about to have a panic attack, Emily accepts without hesitation. The scene is fascinating, mostly because Emily’s reaction is both controlled and revealing – where is that anxiety that she’s fighting coming from?
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Best of 2011 (Behind the Scenes): 'Revenge' writer Nikki Toscano on the line that had everyone buzzing

As 2011 comes to a close, EW.com wanted to honor some of the hardworking names and faces from behind the scenes for their outstanding achievements. Nikki Toscano, a writer on this year’s addictive new drama Revenge, is one of many people behind the scenes at this show whom you might not know by name, but you certainly know her words — particularly because she’s responsible for one of EW.com’s favorite soundbites of the year. Read on as she talks about the season’s 5th episode, “Guilt.” For more behind the scenes access to the year’s best TV and movie scenes,
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