Fall TV shows 2014: New drama series premiere dates, times and previews

Fall TV shows 2014 The Affair

Fall TV shows 2014: A roundup of the dates, times, previews and more for the new drama TV series premiering in fall 2014. The Affair Showtime Premieres: Oct. 19 Airs: Sundays at 10pm ET/PT Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson star in this drama that tracks the cause and effect of an extramarital affair between author/schoolteacher Noah (West) and waitress Alison (Wilson). Ascension Syfy Premieres: Nov. 24 Airs: Mondays Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica) returns to Syfy in this six-hour event series about a spacecraft that was launched in 1963. The story picks up in the middle of … Continue reading

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Stephanie Szostak Finds Herself In USA Network’s “Satisfaction”

Stephanie Szostak

It’s not a mid-life crisis, insists actress Stephanie Szostak. When her character on USA Network’s new drama Satisfaction begins an affair with a male escort, it’s not her character freaking out at getting older and mourning the loss of her youth. Instead, the French beauty says, “I think it is more of an awakening. It’s that stage where especially, women, you’re devoted, you’re a mother, a wife, and suddenly, you think, ‘Gosh, Who am I?’” It’s a thought-provoking question, and as Szostak’s character, Grace Truman, ponders who she is outside of her roles of wife and mother, she finds that … Continue reading

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Michelle DeShon Is Vibrant In USA Network’s “Satisfaction”

Michelle DeShon

“God, this is so intimidating!” giggled Michelle DeShon as she sat down before a small group of journalists on the set of USA Network’s new drama, Satisfaction. The fresh-faced teen is not only starring in her first major role, rebellions free-spirit Anika Truman, Michelle was sitting down to her first press event…ever. But this is a year filled with firsts for DeShon, and stepping outside of her comfort zone is exactly what earned her the coveted role. “When I went into the audition, everyone else had a guitar and I was like, ‘God, was I supposed to have a guitar?’ … Continue reading

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Katherine LaNasa Exudes Confidence In USA’s Satisfaction

Satisfaction

Satisfaction premieres on USA Network on July 17 as a steamy new drama about a husband and wife and how their successful lives start to evolve as they look at what makes them happy and the lengths people go to achieve happiness. As Neil and Grace Truman make unconventional decisions, they become more in tune to their desires and their connection to each other grows stronger. Katherine LaNasa plays Adriana, and there’s no way to skirt around her occupation. I’ll just let Katherine explain, “She’s a business woman and a pimp.” More specifically, she’s Neil’s pimp. Did that catch you … Continue reading

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Tom Ellis Plays A Steamy “Medical Fixer” In USA’s New Series “Rush”

Tom Elis

When baseball pros with anger issues, actors with — ahem — personal problems, or bullet-riddled gangsters need a discreet doctor, who do they call? If you’ve got cash, then Dr. Will Rush (Tom Ellis) has no prejudice. Rush, USA Network’s new high-octane drama, premieres  boasts an antihero lead with as much to hide as his famous, and infamous, clientele. Rush has all of the trappings of a slick medical drama; its protagonist’s swanky hotel room features a portable defibrillator machine, his car’s trunk has a portable surgery suite, and he is in possession of and uses every drug known to … Continue reading

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TCA: “Sharknado 2″ is the feel-good movie of the summer

Sharknado 2

Monday was NBCUniversal cable day at the Television Critics Association 2014 Summer Press Tour, with panels for shows from USA Network, Syfy, Bravo, Oxygen, Esquire Network and more. Kicking off the day was USA Network’s DaVinci Code-like new limited series DIG, starring Jason Isaacs and Anne Heche. Described as a murder mystery set in the realm of biblical prophecies, DIG is in production in Jerusalem. Recent violence in the Holy Land may impact production of both DIG and FX’s Tyrant, but producers were still trying to assess the situation. We talked with Isaacs, who reveled in the opportunity to film … Continue reading

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Tom Ellis plays a steamy “medical fixer” in USA’s new series “Rush”

Tom Elis

When baseball pros with anger issues, actors with — ahem — personal problems, or bullet-riddled gangsters need a discreet doctor, who do they call? If you’ve got cash, then Dr. Will Rush (Tom Ellis) has no prejudice. Rush, USA Network’s new high-octane drama, premieres  boasts an antihero lead with as much to hide as his famous, and infamous, clientele. Rush has all of the trappings of a slick medical drama; its protagonist’s swanky hotel room features a portable defibrillator machine, his car’s trunk has a portable surgery suite, and he is in possession of and uses every drug known to … Continue reading

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Interview: Matt Passmore of USA Network’s “Satisfaction”

Interview: Matt Passmore of USA Network's "Satisfaction"

“There’s an Everyman sense about Neil Truman,” tells Matt Passmore of his character in USA Network’s new drama Satisfaction. Neil’s been married for 18 years, has a knockout wife, Grace, a 16-year-old daughter, a successful career at an investment firm, an awesome house, even an 80-inch 3DTV, but there’s something missing. With reckless, liberating abandon, he looks to make a change and that’s when his life goes totally Enron. “As he tries to sort out within himself what he truly wants, the kind of man he truly wants to be and the kind of happiness he is truly searching for … Continue reading

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Poll: Which Royal Pains MacGyver-ism is your Favorite?

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What’s your favorite McGyver-ism? For the last five seasons of Royal Pains, Dr. Hank Lawson and the staff of HankMed have used medical improvisation to treat patients. As Season 6 begins, star Mark Feuerstein promises lots of medical MacGyver-isms, including one he calls Dr. Hank’s “most insane ever.” Which genius solution to a medical emergency has been your favorite? Take a look a a description of some of the most memorable moments from the first 5 seasons of fantastic saves and vote for your favorite. Medical MacGyver-ism Descriptions Season One, Episode 101: “Pilot” Hank MacGyvers surgery on Tucker with a … Continue reading

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Hurting for HankMed? Mark Feuerstein talks Royal Pains.

Royal Pains

On June 10 at 9/8c, Royal Pains returns to USA Network for Season 6, and it’s sweet, witty and utterly charming star, Mark Feurerstein, is excited that this season’s big new thing is a return to something old. So Mark, what’s new with the return of Royal Pains? “Royal Pains not only coming back, it’s coming back with a vengeance. It is returning to its greatest glory insofar as we are coming back with that jaunty fast-paced, romp of a medical show that fans first fell in love with. We may have diverged, like all entities searching themselves for who … Continue reading

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