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A Love Pentagram and a New Brother! 6 Teases for Witches of East End Season 2

Witches of East End

Darkness is rising on Witches of East End.

When viewers last saw the Beauchamp women, they had defeated Penelope (Virginia Madsen), but the fight had only just begun. First, Joanna was left fatally poisoned, and her death also triggered the power within her sons, Dash (Eric Winter) and Killian (Daniel Di Tomasso), which surfaced during their death match over Freya (Jenna Dewan-Tatum). At the same time, Ingrid (Rachel Boston) was forced to open the portal to Asgard — the magical realm they originally came from --  leaving the door wide open for any enemy whom Joanna (Julia Ormond) and Wendy (Madchen Amick) left behind to seek revenge.

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Witches of East End Boss: There Is More Than One Major Death in the Finale

Rachel Boston, Jenna Dewan Tatum

Two worlds are about to converge on the season finale of Witches of East End.

On the penultimate episode, Joanna (Julia Ormond) destroyed the key to Asgard, the world from which she and her family of witches came. But when a mysterious — and very curious — man named Mike (Enver Gjokaj) showed up to Ingrid's (Rachel Boston) library, he revealed that not only is there a second key located in Fair Haven, but that the key is Ingrid herself. Will Mike use Ingrid to get to the other side? Will Penelope (Virginia Madsen) destroy her son's wedding to Freya (Jenna Dewan-Tatum) so that she can return home to Asgard and reunite with Archibald (Matthew Del Negro)? And will the Beauchamp girls work with their newly discovered father to save everyone? We checked in with both Boston and executive producer Maggie Friedman who answered our burning questions heading into finale.

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Pilot Season: Virginia Madsen Joins the Cast of NBC's Hatfields & McCoys

Virginia Madsen

The McCoy family of NBC's modern-day Hatfields & McCoys is starting to take shape: Virginia Madsen has joined the McCoy clan, TVGuide.com has learned. 

Set in present-day Pittsburgh, a startling death reignites the feud between these two American legendary families, which was... read more

Stars Speak Out Against Barneys Skinny Minnie Mouse Ad Campaign

Minnie Mouse ad campaign

Celebrities including Virginia Madsen, True Blood's Kristin Bauer van Straten and Disney heiress Abigail Disney are speaking out against a planned Barneys holiday ad campaign that features an "emaciated" version of Minnie Mouse.

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Antonio Sabato Jr. Welcomes Baby No. 3

Cheryl Moana Marie and Antonio Sabato Jr.

Antonio Sabato Jr. and girlfriend Cheryl Moana Marie welcomed their first child together on Sunday, People reports.

Antonio Kamakanaalohamaikalani Harvey Sabato III was born at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Sunday. The newborn's first middle name is... read more

Blair Underwood on The Event's Guest Stars, Hiatus, and — Finally! &mdash the Big Event

Blair Underwood

On the morning that the Golden Globe nominations are announced, at 5:38 am PT, most people await the good news in their pajamas. But The Event's Blair Underwood woke up long before dawn to bring an early Christmas present to this year's nominees. Before he headed back to bed, TV Guide Magazine caught up with the fictional president about what's coming up when his show returns next spring.

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Virginia Madsen Joins The Event

Virginia Madsen

The Event has nabbed Virginia Madsen for a recurring role, Deadline.com reports.

The 49-year-old actress will play Catherine Lewis, the widow of a U.S. senator from Alaska. A Harvard grad, Lewis has taken over her husband's post and is determined to carry out her husband's legacy at any cost.

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Ask Matt: The Glades, The Gates, Mad Men, Hawaii Five-0 and More!

Matt Passmore, The Glades

Send questions to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: I am a long-time follower of your columns and reviews, and I just want to thank you for all the great series you have steered me toward over the years. The latest is Breaking Bad, which I never would have gone near if not for your raves. What an amazing show. Now I'm wondering if you have been watching The Glades and what you think of its development. Being from South Florida, I am always curious about shows located there. Most shows don't get the feel of the place (we won't even speak of that CSI show), but this one seems to be doing it right so far. And talk about someone coming out of left field: Where did this amazing guy Matt Passmore come from? Because I know he is Australian, I'll forgive his lack of a Chicago accent, but he has developed such an interesting and believable character (thank you also, writers) and is such a charismatic lead. After Lost, I never thought I could appreciate Kiele Sanchez in anything, but I am enjoying her performance as well. Thanks again for all the enjoyable hours of TV and please keep writing your columns! — Susan

Matt Roush: Well, thanks for that encouraging feedback. With The Glades, I'll fess up that I haven't seen every episode... read more

Cheers & Jeers: Scoundrels' Sweet David James

Scoundrels

Jeers to Scoundrels for not living up to its title.

ABC's summer crime dramedy (at least I think it's trying to be funny) suffered a huge loss when Neal McDonough was reportedly sacked after three days of production because the devout Catholic refused to shoot sex scenes with costar Virginia Madsen. McDonough brings a riveting malevolence to every role he plays, from sleazy DA David McNorris on Boomtown to psycho killer Dave Williams on Desperate Housewives. He surely would've lived up to the name of Palm Springs crime family patriarch Wolfgang "Wolf" West.

Here's the real crime: McDonough was replaced by David James Elliott, a likably generic TV hunk best known for his role as straight-arrow military man Harmon "Harm" Rabb on JAG. But on Scoundrels, Elliott seems... read more

Scoundrels' Virginia Madsen: It's Fun to Root for the Bad Guy

Virginia Madsen, Scoundrels

Take it from Virginia Madsen: Sometimes being bad can feel oh-so-good.

"Sometimes it's really fun to root for the bad guy," Madsen tells TVGuide.com of her new ABC dramedy, Scoundrels (premiering Sunday at 9/8c).

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Madsen plays Cheryl West, the matriarch of a family of criminals. When her husband Wolf (David James Elliott) is sent to prison, Cheryl decides she and her four children — ditzy aspiring model Heather (Levin Rambin), young and smart Hope (Vanessa Marano), and twin boys (both played by Patrick Fleuger), one of which is a dim slacker while the other's a sharp lawyer — are going to go straight. Of course, things don't exactly work out that way... read more

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