Dylan McDermott, Taissa Farmiga and Connie Britton
Glee fans, this one may not be for you. To paraphrase series co-creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy, if Nip/Tuck was about transformation, and Glee is about underdogs, his next show, American Horror Story, is a portrait of marriage.
Well, that and other things that should scare the sh-- out of you.
Ryan Murphy talks new FX show American Horror Story: Everyone was freaked out by the creature
The show, Murphy's first since Glee, introduces us to the fragile Harmon family: Ben (Dylan McDermott), a therapist, and his wife Vivien (Connie Britton) move with their daughter Violet (Taissa Farmiga) to Los Angeles after Ben makes a terrible mistake that jeopardizes their family. The only problem? Their maybe-haunted new house may not be the best place to start over.
Murphy and series co-creator and executive producer Brad Falchuk unveiled a rough cut of the first episode of the FX show to TV reporters Tuesday, describing it as a
If there was one performance that earned almost unanimous praise from both TV critics and viewers alike this season, it was that of Justified's Margo Martindale. So the fact that her riveting portrayal of Harlan County crime family matriarch Mags Bennett earned the stage and screen veteran her first Emmy nomination is, well, justified.
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"I'm truly beside myself with joy," Martindale tells TVGuide.com, giddy with laughter. "It's a whole new world for me. I've been nominated for a Tony, but this whole thing is just joyous."
Although Martindale says she never anticipated the waves of support and critical appreciation she received throughout the season, she instantly responded to Mags on the page...
Elijah Wood and Jason Gann
There's no use trying to get around it: Wilfred is strange.
"It's not a nutshell show," star Elijah Wood tells TVGuide.com with a laugh when trying to succinctly explain the new comedy, which debuts Thursday at 10/9c on FX.
Jason Patric is taking the lead role in the FX pilot Powers, the network announced Wednesday.
The procedural is based on the comic book series, published first by Image Comics and then by Marvel's Icon imprint. Patric will play Christian Walker, a homicide detective who investigates cases involving people with superpowers (referred to as "powers"). Charles S. Dutton (as Walker's boss), Lucy Punch (as his partner) and Bailee Madison are also set to star...
Simon Baker, Mary-Louise Parker, Thomas Gibson
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I just watched The Mentalist finale again, and I have no idea what they're going to do next season. Any clues? — Chris
ADAM: It's simple: Jane will claim that he killed Red John in self-defense after he learned that Red John was communicating with his mole, Agent O'Loughlin. (We all saw the gun and the phone call, right?) Not so fast, says series creator Bruno Heller. "Not only is there no cell phone with any calls from an FBI Agent named O'Loughlin, but no gun will be found [by the police]," he says, hinting that someone is still pulling the strings. "Within five minutes of the season-opener, Jane is in jail for homicide with no way out. And he and Lisbon, to some extent, start questioning his sanity." There we go — the insanity defense!
I can't wait for Weeds to return! How will Nancy be different after "Plan C"? — Amanda
NATALIE: Don't assume that being behind bars has taught Nancy anything....
Fans of FX's firefighting drama Rescue Me had better take note for their summer DVR programming.
The cable channel announced Thursday that it's shifting the premiere of the show's seventh and final season to Wednesday, July 13 at 10/9c and that it will continue to run the drama on Wednesday nights.