Upon hearing that the fourth season of FX's lurid American Horror Story franchise was subtitled Freak Show, you can be forgiven if your first reaction was "Redundant much?" Few series are freakier by their very nature than Ryan Murphy's annual anthology of grotesque Grand Guignol. Freak Show (Wednesday, 10/9c) upholds the grisly tradition, although the empathy shown for this year's bizarre family of sideshow outcasts makes this edition of AHS initially less ridiculous than usual (especially when compared to the ludicrous hot mess of last year's Coven).
John Carroll Lynch
John Carroll Lynch has joined the cast of American Horror Story to play the villain in Freak Show, the upcoming fourth installment of FX's anthology series.
John Carroll Lynch, Tammy Blanchard
John Carroll Lynch and Tammy Blanchard will star opposite Paul Giamatti in the FX pilot Hoke, the network announced Friday.
The dramedy, based on Charles Willeford's novel series, follows the unbalanced homicide detective Hoke Moseley (Giamatti) during a murder investigation and his midlife crisis in early '80s Miami.
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John Carroll Lynch
John Carroll Lynch will guest-star on Fox's upcoming comedy Us & Them, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
Body of Proof creator and executive producer Matthew Gross has made it no secret that his ABC drama has undergone quite a makeover during its 10-month hiatus. But should existing fans be worried that they'll be watching a completely new series when Season 3 premieres (Tuesday at 10/9c, ABC)?
Yes and no.
Body of Proof has already been off the air for nine months, but now fans will have to wait two more weeks for the show's return.
Body of Proof producers on Season 3 revamp: "We wanted to inject more octane in the show"
Season 3, which was originally set to premiere on...
Body of Proof
When Body of Proof returns for its third season on Feb. 5, it sounds like medical examiner Megan Hunt may be trading in her lab coat for something much more — ahem — revealing.
"It's a little silly in the high heels, I have to admit. I feel like I should be wearing a catsuit or something," star Dana Delany said with a laugh of the new season's increased action sequences at ABC's winter TV preview Thursday. "I've even had a gun in my hand a couple of times, which medical examiners don't normally do. There's a lot more action and it's a fun show to watch."
Hunt will indeed be getting more action this season as part of a larger plan to try to reenergize the ABC procedural after ratings spiked for the final three episodes of Season 2, which revolved around a serial killer. "We've decided to continue that momentum to make stories that are more...
Some new faces are heading to ABC's Body of Proof.
Ray Wise, Michael Nouri and Derek Webster are all set to guest-star on the upcoming season, TVLine.com reports.
24 alum heading to Body of Proof
In the fourth episode of the new season...
John Carroll Lynch
Body of Proof stars John Carroll Lynch, Nicholas Bishop and Sonja Sohn will not return for the show's third season, but a new regular will join the series.
For her acting debut on Body of Proof, Crystal Bowersox says fans will be surprised, but not necessarily because she's playing a character with a rap sheet or acting opposite famous series star Dana Delany.
"I think the mug shot is the gnarliest of all," she tells TVGuide.com. "I took the mug shot myself in a hotel in New Jersey so I'm pretty proud of that."
Fans will meet the rougher and tougher side of American Idol's Season 9 runner-up when she guest-stars on Tuesday's episode (airing at 10/9c on ABC) as Zoe Brant, a woman serving 4-7 years behind bars for assaulting her drug dealer. Zoe comes under some intense questioning by Megan Hunt (Delany) and...