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Cristián de la Fuente on his mysterious Devious Maids Season 3 character: “He has secrets. He has stories behind the stories.”

Cristián de la Fuente on his mysterious Devious Maids Season 3 character: "He has secrets. He has stories behind the stories."

Lifetime’s telenovela-style hit series Devious Maids, from executive producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, returns June 1 in a brand new time slot on Monday nights. Season 3 will feature a handful of familiar faces in intriguing new Devious roles including Naya Rivera (Glee), John O’Hurley (General Hospital) and — amping up the show’s already sky-high heat factor — Nathan Owens (Days of Our Lives) and  Chilean hunk Cristián de la Fuente. While it’s been long rumored that de la Fuente’s character will be Rosie’s long-lost first husband Ernesto, he couldn’t confirm the rumors. However he did express his excitement at being cast on Devious, because … Continue reading

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Battle Creek series finale recap and closing thoughts: “Sympathy for the Devil”

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Finally, Battle Creek fans, we know the ghosts that haunt Milt Chamberlain. We are presented with what seems like Milt’s regular routine: wake up, throw on a hoodie, chat in the elevator of his building and drive out to a park, where he chants his mantra — “forward, positive, embrace the day” — then screams his lungs out before going for a run. His run and workout are punishingly intense. You can almost sense his anger in the hard foot falls and the way he attacks the exercise equipment. He returns to his car, sweaty and tired from the exertion, but … Continue reading

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CBS Battle Creek series finale: “Sympathy for the Devil”

CBS Battle Creek series finale: "Sympathy for the Devil"

CBS won’t be bringing Battle Creek back for a second season, so the series will wrap up with “Sympathy for the Devil,” airing Sunday, May 24, at 10pm ET/PT. In the finale, Milt (Josh Duhamel) survives a car bombing and enlists Russ (Dean Winters) to track down his would-be assassin, leading to startling revelations as to why Milt is the way he is and what brought him to Battle Creek. And if you really, really were into this show, then you have our sympathy. ALSO SEE: CBS announces fall 2015 new series and schedule Photo: Credit: Robert Voets/CBS ©2015 CBS … Continue reading

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Sony Movie Channel Airs Military Movie Marathon for Memorial Day

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Sony Movie Channel salutes veterans with a Memorial Day Marathon featuring 14 WWII and Military classics. The daylong marathon begins at 6:45am ET on Monday, May 25 and features films starring legendary and heroic actors including: Kirk Douglas, Ronald Reagan, Robert Mitchum and Denzel Washington. 6:45am ET The Wackiest Ship In The Army (1960) Starring: Jack Lemmon and Ricky Nelson Lieutenant Rip Crandall (Lemmon) is hoodwinked into taking command of the “Wackiest Ship in the Navy” – with a crew of misfits but none of them know that this ship has a very important top-secret mission to complete in waters … Continue reading

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Grace of Monaco premieres Monday night on Lifetime

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Despite its very public slide from Cannes Film Festival opener and much-anticipated theatrical release to Lifetime movie of the week, you could do worse than to spend the waning hours of your Memorial Day watching Grace of Monaco. Especially if you’re a fan of Nicole Kidman and her considerable knack for playing steely stunners. There. Permission granted to watch it and enjoy it. How you handle the rest is up to you. If you approach Grace as a sort of weird amalgamation of golden-hued rags-to-riches princess tale and G-rated political-intrigue drama/mystery — rather an accurate biography of the cool blond Hollywood ingénue turned misunderstood princess — you’ll … Continue reading

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Interview: Grey Damon of NBC’s “Aquarius”

Interview: Grey Damon of NBC's "Aquarius"

Although infamous cult leader Charles Manson initiates the events of the new historical fiction series Aquarius, he at times is almost relegated to the background in the midst of other cases and events, though you can always sense his lurking presence as the Summer of Love begins its descent into the darkness that ended the 1960s. “[Manson]’s sort of this symbol, more or less, of the change that was happening,” says costar Grey Damon, who plays young undercover cop Brian Shafe. Shafe is teamed with veteran homicide detective Sam Hodiak (David Duchovny, who also is an executive producer) to find … Continue reading

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UnREAL — New Lifetime dramedy examines the harsh reality of reality TV

UnREAL — New Lifetime dramedy examines the harsh reality of reality TV

UnREAL premieres Monday, June 1 at 10/9CT on Lifetime. Can you be a feminist and still love The Bachelor? Better question: Can you be a feminist and admit to loving The Bachelor? Best question of all: Can you be a feminist and actually work on The Bachelor? It’s a lot to digest — just ask writer/producer/director Sarah Gertrude Shapiro. When Shapiro was in her early twenties, she spent a few years working as a producer on ABC’s reality behemoth during its fourth and fifth seasons (that’s the disastrous “Bob and Estella” and “Jesse and Jessica” for those of you keeping score). … Continue reading

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7 Questions with Cristián de la Fuente of Lifetime’s Devious Maids

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Lifetime’s spicy hit series Devious Maids from executive producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria returns June 1 in a new Monday night time slot. This season’s regular cast will be joined by a handful of familiar faces including Naya Rivera (Glee), John O’Hurley (General Hospital), Nathan Owens (Days of Our Lives) and Chilean hunk Cristián de la Fuente, a veteran of Spanish-language telenovelas such as Valiant Love. De la Fuente says he’s thrilled with his juicy role, but he couldn’t confirm rumors that he plays Ernesto, Rosie’s mysterious first husband. “I don’t want them to kill me — literally — because, you know, a … Continue reading

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Why Should I Binge-Watch Top of the Lake?

Why Should I Binge-Watch Top of the Lake?

WHAT IS TOP OF THE LAKE ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is Top of the Lake now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great Elisabeth Moss (“Peggy” from Mad Men) is Detective Robin Griffin, who investigates the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl in a small New Zealand town that is the home of an organized crime ring and a cult. Original TV Home: BBC Two, SundanceTV Number Of Seasons: 1 (2013) Total Episodes/Time Table: Seven 50-minute episodes Viewing Strategy: It’s important to finish this series as fast as you can. There are … Continue reading

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The NCIS: LA team is bound for Moscow in the Season 6 finale

NCIS: Los Angeles Season 6 finale

In the NCIS: Los Angeles Season 6 finale “Chernoff, K.”, the NCIS team heads to Moscow, where they will assume multiple undercover identities to find their suspects in the Arkady oil tanker case. Meanwhile, Callen (Chris O’Donnell) uncovers new information about his father. “Chernoff, K.” premieres on CBS Monday, May 18, at 10pm ET/PT. CBS has renewed NCIS: Los Angeles for a seventh season airing Mondays this fall. ALSO SEE: Your guide to TV season finales 2015 CBS announces new shows and schedule for fall 2015 Photo: Credit: Richard Cartwright/CBS ©2015 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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