When choosing his next television project, former House executive producer Greg Yaitanes simply wanted to get out of a hospital.
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And so, he landed on Banshee, the latest sexy, pulpy thriller in Cinemax's expanding slate of original programming. Also produced by True Blood creator Alan Ball, the show takes its title from the quiet Pennsylvania town in which it's set. But the relative calm of the rural Amish country locale is quickly upset when a recently freed ex-con (Antony Starr) comes to town and, in a violent twist of fate, assumes the identity of the new town sheriff Lucas Hood.
Even though Yaitanes was looking to get away from lupus and lab coats, he says he found more similarities between Banshee and House than he first considered. "Lucas Hood and Gregory House both play by their own rules, and both characters are emotionally immature," he tells TVGuide.com. "They've been stunted in a moment in time...
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[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday's episode of Scandal. Read at your own risk!]
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday's episode of Grey's Anatomy. Read at your own risk!]
Thursday's episode of Grey's Anatomy brought both the best of news and the worst of news.
While Cristina and Owen grappled with whether they should get a divorce, Bailey skipped her wedding to perform surgery on Adele Webber. One of these things ended with good news, another with bad. To find out which, we take a look at this week's top moments from the episode. Have your tissues handy!
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...
Below you can find all the scoop on ABC's new and returning shows from the Television Critics Association winter TV previews.
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For ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee, the Alphabet network's fall schedule was a bit of a mixed bag.
"We have a lot to shout about and we also have a lot to do," Lee told reporters at the Television Critics Association winter TV previews on Thursday. The network, which finished 2012 in third place behind NBC and Fox, struggled to launch new shows -- new dramas Last Resort and 666 Park Avenue were canceled; Nashville is solid, though Lee wishes he had more viewers in the 35-to-49 demographic — and saw previous ratings juggernaut Dancing with the Stars slide to new lows. "Turns out people like to...
Bunheads creator and executive producer Amy Sherman-Palladino knows about the criticism surrounding the first season. In fact, she welcomes it.
"I wake up every day wanting someone to call me nihilistic and...
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Wednesday's episode of American Horror Story: Asylum. Read at your own risk!]
Even though we still have two more hours before American Horror Story: Asylum comes to a close, Wednesday's episode, which featured...