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Leftovers' Eccleston on Matt's Fall From Grace: "There's a Great Deal of Ugliness in Him"

Christopher Eccleston

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's episode of The Leftovers. Read at your own risk.]

HBO's The Leftovers took a bit of a detour Sunday. Instead of continuing to focus on the Garvey family, the show dedicated an entire episode to the plight of Christopher Eccleston's Rev. Matt Jamison.

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In particular, we learned that Matt's wife (Janel Moloney) was critically injured during the Departure when she and Matt collided with a vehicle whose driver vanished. His congregation's numbers are dwindling (the townspeople justifiably upset by his smear campaign) and he is struggling to pay for his wife's full-time care. To add insult to injury... read more

Ray Donovan Season 2: Can Ray Fix Himself?

Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight

On the second season of Showtime's Ray DonovanLiev Schreiber's titular Hollywood fixer will have to find a way to fix his biggest problem: himself.

The drama's first season dealt primarily with Ray's complicated history with his father Mickey (Jon Voight), whom Ray eventually tried to have killed by Sully Sullivan (James Woods), one of Mickey's old Boston rivals. Although Mickey actually ended up killing Sully instead, the biggest twist of the first season revealed that Ray, like his brother Bunchy (Dash Mihok), had been sexually abused as a child by a priest.

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While the revelation helped color exactly why Ray carries so much hatred for Mickey, who failed to protect his son, it also provides fertile ground for the show to explore its main character in Season 2. "It was a big reveal and we need to deal with it and we do," executive producerAnn Biderman tells TVGuide.com... read more

Major Crimes Scoop: Meet Capt. Raydor's Son!

Ryan Kennedy, Mary McDonnell

The Major Crimes family is about to get a little bigger.

Canadian actor Ryan Kennedy (Caprica, Hellcats) has been tapped to play Ricky Raydor, the son of Mary McDonnell's Capt. Sharon Raydor, on the TNT drama, TVGuide.com has learned. 

Ricky, who will first appear in this season's ninth episode "Sweet Revenge," is ... read more

Exclusive Gotham Teaser: Go Inside the New Fox Drama's "World of Craziness"

Gotham

If you're wondering whether Fox's Batman prequel drama series Gotham will be campy like the Adam West TV series or dark and gritty like the Christopher Nolan films, the answer might just be both.

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Major Crimes Boss on Rusty's Big Confession: "It's About Him Being Honest"

Graham Patrick Martin

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Monday's episode of TNT's Major Crimes. Read at your own risk.] 

As Major Crimes' Rusty Beck learned on Monday's episode, keeping secrets can actually just lead to more pain.

The episode, which was told mostly from Rusty's point of view during a therapy session with Dr. Joe (Bill Brochtrup), featured a murder that implicated a foreign diplomat whose daughter, Lina (Rima Rajan), was set to wed the victim in an arranged marriage. Although the diplomat used his immunity to escape questioning and potential punishment, the real killer turned out to be Lina's American boyfriend, whom she had kept hidden from her parents.

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Realizing how Lina's secret had destroyed multiple lives, Rusty (Graham Patrick Martin) finally decided to get past his own fears and tell the members of the squad his truth... read more

Major Crimes: Will Rusty Put His Secrets Behind Him?

Graham Patrick Martin

Secrets just can't seem to stay buried on Monday's episode of Major Crimes.

The episode (9/8c, TNT) finds the squad investigating a murder that implicates a foreign diplomat whose daughter Lina (Rima Rajan) was set to wed the victim in an arranged marriage. And as Rusty (Graham Patrick Martin) watches Lina's struggle with the truth, he begins to once again wrestle with his own secrets. 

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"Rusty is one of those people who hates to deal with the personal side of his life," executive producer James Duff  tells TVGuide.com... read more

Exclusive 24 First Look: Can Jack and Kate Save Chloe from Cheng?

Mary Lynn Rajskub

24: Live Another Day's Jack Bauer is in for a big surprise.

On Monday's penultimate episode (9/8c, Fox) Jack (Kiefer Sutherland) and Kate (Yvonne Strahovski) continue their pursuit of the override device only to learn that it's now in the hands of someone far more dangerous than the recently deceased Adrian Cross (Michael Wincott).

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In the exclusive, behind-the-scenes preview below, Jack and Kate finally evade a group of trigger-happy Russians only to realize that all the members of Adrian's Open Cell have been killed. Well, everyone except ... read more

Californication Series Finale: Did Hank and Karen Get Their Happy Ending?

David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Sunday's series finale of Californication. Read at your own risk.]

Californication's Hank Moody said it best on the Showtime comedy's series finale: "I'm a sucker for happy endings."

After seven seasons of breakups, breakdowns, and tons of drug- and alcohol-fueled bad behavior, the love story of Hank (David Duchovny) and Karen (Natascha McElhone) finally came to a close... read more

Why The Leftovers Isn't Lost: We're Not "Hoping to Find Out What Happened," Boss Says

Justin Theroux

Go ahead and compare HBO's new drama The Leftovers to LostJust go on and get it out of you system.

On the surface, the two shows undoubtedly share some DNA. Both were co-created by Damon Lindelof. Both explore the struggle between science and faith. And both feature a large cast of characters trying to move on from a life-altering event. But the thing that sets the two shows apart is crucial: While Lost was derided by many for the answers it provided to the show's once-celebrated head-scratchers, The Leftovers has absolutely zero interest in explaining its central mystery.

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Based on Tom Perrotta's 2011 novel of the same name, The Leftovers kicks off with the sudden disappearance of 2 percent of the Earth's population... read more

Exclusive 24: First Look: Why Does Adrian Really Want Margot's Override Device?

Kiefer Sutherland

Now that 24: Live Another Day has dispensed with the threat of terrorist Margot Al-Harazi, Jack Bauer & Co. can celebrate, right? Not so fast. 

Even though Jack (Kiefer Sutherland) dumped Margot (Michelle Fairley) out a window last week, the override device she was using to control American drones is now in the hands of dirty CIA Station Chief Steve Navarro (Benjamin Bratt), who has designs to turn the device over to hacker Adrian Cross (Michael Wincott).

24's Michelle Fairley on the latest twist and that Game of Thrones spoiler

The good news: In the exclusive sneak peek from Monday's episode (9/8c, Fox) below, Jack is hip to what Navarro is up to and... read more

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