When it comes to heavy lifting, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is being asked to flex more than its share of muscle. Leading off an entire night of new ABC programming (always a risk, especially in these fragmented times), taking on TV's top-rated drama (NCIS), satisfying the expectations of Marvel Comics fans and Joss Whedon's considerable cult following, that's a lot for any spin-off to live up to, even with source material like The Avengers.
Malin Akerman vividly remembers when she first heard about the project Trophy Wife.
"When I first read the title Trophy Wife I was not interested," she tells TVGuide.com. "I was like I don't want to play a trophy wife. To me, that's just a vapid, no-brains, really uninteresting [character] to watch."
Yes, it's no secret that the title trophy wife is typically one that makes people bristle. "It was part of the idea, actually, to turn that stereotype on its head," co-creator Sarah Haskins says. Adds co-creator Emily Halpern: "What if we do tell the story of a trophy wife but...
Few captive audiences present as treacherous a minefield as the Television Critics Association, whose members are conditioned not to applaud or otherwise act like fans on those rare occasions during a press tour when a pilot episode is screened for the entire group for the first time. (Those of us with long memories remember when such events have backfired, most notably in my experience with the ...
Malin Akerman had a very distinct reaction when she first heard the title of the new ABC comedy Trophy Wife.
"I literally saw the title and I said, 'Oh, hell no. I'm not playing a trophy wife,'" Akerman said at the Television Critics Association fall TV previews on Sunday.
Luckily, in the role twenty-something party girl-turned-wife and...
By the end of The Mentalist's Season 5 finale, viewers will finally know Red John's real name.
On Sunday's episode (10/9c, CBS), Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) narrows down his list of suspects to seven people. And despite the twists and tricks of the past (remember Bradley Whitford as Red John?), creator and executive producer Bruno Heller insists that one of the names on Jane's list is indeed his serial-killing nemesis.
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"The cards are up on the table and they're the real cards," Heller tells TVGuide.com...