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“Orphan Black’s” Felix (Jordan Gavaris) talks Season 2

Orphan Black's Jordan Gavaris as Felix

We’re five minutes into screening an action-fueled start to Season 2 of Orphan Black, returning to BBC America Saturday, April 19, and amid all the chaos of Kira and Mrs. S missing and Sarah’s (Tatiana Maslany) world falling apart, in enters the lovably flamboyant Felix (Jordan Gavaris) and some great new chaps. Hilarious! Somehow Gavaris failed to mention that scene when I met up with him earlier this year to talk about the hit series and his character Felix (a.k.a. Fee), who provides much of the series’ comic relief. “I’m not as funny as Felix,” Gavaris confesses. “I’m not anywhere … Continue reading

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Eric Mabius on “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” and guest star Valerie Harper

Eric Mabius in Signed, Sealed, Delivered on Hallmark Channel

Ugly Betty alum Eric Mabius stars in Hallmark Channel’s delightfully endearing new drama series Signed Sealed Delivered, which premieres Sunday, April 20 at 8pm ET/PT. The series follows a group of postal detectives who are dedicated to delivering undeliverable mail from the past, an act that often transforms the recipient and/or sender’s life. The series is written by Martha Williamson (creator of Touched by an Angel), who has a gift for writing appealing programming for a broad age range. “Anyone from 8 to 80 can sit around and watch because there are aspects from each of these characters that everyone … Continue reading

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“Orphan Black” star Jordan Gavaris answers our 7 Questions

Orphan Black star Jordan Gavaris answers our 7 Questions With column

Golden Globe-nominated Tatiana Maslany and costar Jordan Gavaris hit the ground running, literally, in Season 2 of the clone conspiracy-drama Orphan Black, returning to BBC America Saturdays at 9pm ET/PT beginning April 19. Gavaris, whose character Felix (aka Fee) adds the witty banter when dealing with his foster sister Sarah (Maslany) and her club of clones, tells us that this season brings new challenges. “He has a big decision to make and it’s not an easy one,” Gavaris says of Felix. “The relationship between him and his sister is going to be tested in really profound ways. It was very … Continue reading

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Casting call for “Summer Time Share” seeks teens and single parents

casting call for Summer Time Share, new docu/reality series that is seeking teens and single parents

An official casting call for Summer Time Share — the next “major network” docu/reality series — was made from Doron Ofir Casting. If you are a teen with a single parent or a single parent with a teen and would love the opportunity to be whisked away on a summer you’ll surely remember (and possibly the rest of the world, too) — now’s your chance. Doron Ofir Casting is currently casting for Summer Time Share and describes the adventure as: “a perfect opportunity for single parents and their teenage kids to embark on an idyllic summertime adventure, meet new people, … Continue reading

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Recap of “Lindsay” Episode 5: Mistakes happen

Recap of "Lindsay" Episode 5: Mistakes happen

The furniture arrives, wellness coach A.J. leaves and Lindsay admits to having a glass of wine. Here we are at the episode 5 recap of Lindsay on OWN, the docuseries that follows Lindsay Lohan post rehab and living in New York City, and we learn that Lindsay has had a glass of wine but apparently it’s really not that big of a deal. Let’s start at the beginning. It’s been 18 days since Lindsay moved into her New York apartment and she’s still waiting for her furniture and the rest of her items to arrive from Los Angeles. Killing time … Continue reading

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Those Who Kill finds new home on LMN beginning March 30

Those Who Kill finds new home on LMN beginning March 30

For all those fans who have been ranting at A&E over removing Those Who Kill from the network’s lineup after just two episodes, your comments have been heard. The series will get a rebirth on A&E’s sister network LMN (formerly Lifetime Movie Network) beginning Sunday, March 30 at 10pm ET.  For newbies of the series it’s a great binge-watching opportunity as the first two previously aired episodes of the series will air at 8pm and 9pm ET prior to an all-new episode in its regular time slot at 10pm ET. When asked for a comment on selecting LMN for the … Continue reading

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Season 2 of Da Vinci’s Demons: What’s next for Lucrezia?

Da Vinci's Demons Season 2 2014

There is a greater story here and it’s still being written, so we learn in the opening scene of Season 2 of Da Vinci’s Demons. David S. Goyer’s historical fantasy returns to Starz with 10 new episodes beginning Saturday, March 22 at 9pm ET/PT.  Below we give a quick breakdown of where we left off,  where Season 2 is heading and what’s next for Lucrezia Donati (Laura Haddock), Florence’s celebrated beauty and now outed spy, who will stop at nothing to protect those she loves. We sat down with Haddock and had a lovely chat about the new season. But … Continue reading

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7 Questions With Laura Haddock of “Da Vinci’s Demons”

Laura Haddock of Da Vinci's Demons Season 2

Florence was in chaos when we concluded Season 1 of Da Vinci’s Demons, and Lucrezia Donati (Laura Haddock), the beautiful lover to Da Vinci (Tom Riley) and mistress to Lorenzo (Elliot Cowan), was outed as a spy. Season 2 of Da Vinci’s Demons (which returns to Starz Saturday, March 22 at 9pm ET/PT) digs deeper into Lucrezia’s true motives through flashbacks that take us back 10 years. “She was this young, hopeful, naive, excited girl ready to take on the world,” Haddock explains. “But then this thing happened … and it changed her forever. She’s avenging what happened to her … Continue reading

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“Deal With It” host Theo Von talks Season 2, celeb guests include Nick Cannon, Jenner sisters & more

Deal With It host Theo Von with Howie Mandel

TBS’ Deal With It host Theo Von tells us “I was laughing at some points, even crying with laughter,” in regards to some of the hidden-camera pranks they pull off in Season 2 of the comedy series, debuting tonight on TBS at 10:30pmET/9:30pmCT. From executive producer Howie Mandel, Deal With It is a hidden-camera game show in which everyday people are secretly dared to pull a prank on their unwitting companion with no time to prepare.  The tasks usually involve the contestant doing something incredibly embarrassing or insulting in public to the prank victim. The contestant must obey all instructions … Continue reading

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Rich Kids Of Beverly Hills star Jonny Drubel answers our 7 Questions

Rich Kids Of Beverly Hills star Jonny Drubel answers our 7 Questions

We talked to # Rich Kids of Beverly Hills star Jonny Drubel, an aspiring singer/songwriter who is far more passionate about building his career than Dorothy Wang is about those selfies. Drubel opened up to us on being just a little bit dramatic, his diverse tastes in television and his overall dislike of shopping. What? He doesn’t like to shop? Hard to believe with those onscreen pals. You can watch Drubel and the rest of the clan on #RichKids of Beverly Hills Sundays at 10pm ET/PT on E!. (pictured below from left to right: Roxy Sowalty, Jonny Drubel, Dorothy Wang, … Continue reading

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