My So-Called Life

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Exclusive Video: Royal Pains Star Mark Feuerstein to Debut Season 5 Premiere at ATX Festival

Mark Feuerstein

Royal Pains star Mark Feuerstein will debut the USA dramedy's Season 5 premiere at the second annual ATX Television Festival, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

"I love television, I love Austin, and I love that we're going to show you the premiere of Season 5 of Royal Pains," Feuerstein says in the video below.

Royal Pains Exclusive Video: Get your first look at Season 5

Joining the actor will be co-star Reshma Shetty and executive producers Andrew Lenchewski and Michael Rauch.

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My So-Called Life Cast to Reunite at ATX Television Festival

Wilson Cruz and Claire Danes

Almost 20 years after the show's debut, much of the cast of My So-Called Life will reunite at the second annual ATX Television Festival.

Taking the stage this summer will be Wilson Cruz, Devon Odessa, Bess Armstrong, Devon Gummersall and creator Winnie Holzman. Stars Claire Danes and Jared Leto are unable to attend.

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Showtime Orders Season 2 of Homeland

Claire Danes

Showtime's Homeland will return for a second season of 12 one-hour episodes, the network announced Wednesday.
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Private Practice Exclusive: A.J. Langer, Paul Adelstein Dish on the Surprise Ending

AJ Langer, Paul Adelstein

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from Thursday's episode of Private Practice]

Private Practice's Cooper is... read more

Fall Popularity Contest: Did You Like Homeland?

Mandy Patinkin

Showtime debuted the suspense thriller Homeland, marking Claire Danes' return to television since the cult classic My So-Called Life. Were you hooked by the drama that in which she plays a CIA officer suspicious who suspects a returning POW (Damian Lewis) has been turned?

Vote now! And encourage your friends and other fans to vote too.

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Claire Danes Eyeing Lead Role in Showtime's Homeland

Claire Danes

Fresh off her Emmy win for the HBO TV movie Temple Grandin, Claire Danes is in talks to return to TV for the Showtime pilot Homeland, Deadline reports.

Based off the Israeli format Hatufim (aka Prisoners of War), Homeland centers on U.S. Marine Sergeant Scott Brody, who is found 10 years after going... read more

Huge Executive Producer: "You Don't Need to be Fat to Relate" to Series

Huge

ABC Family's Huge takes place at a weight-loss camp, but executive producer Winnie Holzman says, "You don't need to be fat or have a weight issue to relate to it." The series (Mondays at 9/8c) follows a diverse group of teens. Willamina (Nikki Blonsky) is an outsider who sets out to gain weight to anger her parents, while Amber (Hayley Hasselhoff) is the camp's "golden girl" — with a lot less confidence than it appears. Although different from Holzman's previous shows My So-Called Life and Once and Again, Huge similarly focuses on the scariness of change as the characters struggle and try to figure out who they are.

TVGuide.com: Besides being set at a weight-loss camp, what is Huge about?
Winnie Holzman: Camp is like this set-apart world where people...

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Life Unexpected Creator: Cate and Baze Are Not Soul Mates

Life Unexpected

Whenever a new show premieres, audiences tend to pick out the couple that's meant to be together. On Life Unexpected, it's easy to choose Cate (Shiri Appleby) and Baze (Kristoffer Polaha) as soul mates because they have a child together, but executive producer Liz Tigelaar doesn't quite agree. Tigelaar discussed the story behind the new CW series, what's next for the relationships on Life, and what we'll learn about Lux (Brittany Robertson)...

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My So-Called Life, The Riches and More News Briefs

My So-Called Life courtesy Shout! Factory

Shout Factory! is auctioning off a My So-Called Life six-DVD deluxe boxed set autographed by cast members Claire Danes, Bess Armstrong, Wilson Cruz, Devon Gummersall, Tom Irwin, A.J. Langer, Devon Odessa and Lisa Wilhoit, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to DonorsChoose.org. Go to eBay for deets.... The 2008 CMT Music Awards will be held April 14.... DVD releases have been set for The Riches: Season 1 (Jan. 8) and Mrs. Doubtfire: Behind-the-Seams Special Edition (March 4). read more

My So-Called Life Star Walks Down Memory Lane

Wilson Cruz, My So-Called Life

Back in 1994, one of the best series never to make it was born: My So-Called Life, a teen drama with such heart and truthfulness that many (including its network) didn't know what to make of it. For anyone who was a teenager — or an overgrown teenager — back then and watched each week with bated breath, the complete series is being released today on DVD in a special collectible set. TVGuide.com talked to Wilson Cruz, now 34, whose Rickie Vasquez had one of the show's most poignant storylines, about the show's legacy. TVGuide.com: After more than a decade, why does My So-Called Life still speak to people so much?Wilson Cruz: I think it took its audience really seriously but didn't take itself too seriously. In the end, what it was trying to say with the parallel storylines between the parents and the adolescent read more

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Premiered: August 25, 1994, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A thoughtful drama about an angst-ridden teen (she calls school `a battlefield for your heart') and her suburban family. Critical acclaim failed to translate into ratings and the show was gone in less than a year.

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