TheWrap Teases Game of Arms‘ “War Horses”

goa101-press-325This week, TheWrap checks out Game of Arms‘ most recent episode, “War Horses.” Plus, a Sacramento Arm Benders team member is interviewed by his local paper. Read on for more:

TheWrap previewed Episode 8, “War Horses,” commenting, “These men mean business and their seriousness about this game takes the stakes higher.”

The (Stockton, Calif.) Record profiles Alex Coleman, a member of the Sacramento Arm Benders who has appeared on Game of Arms.

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Hypable Previews Morgue Season 2 Stunt; TV.com on Freakshow Return

fs-morgue-325.jpgThis week, Hypable readies itself for Season 2 with an exclusive clip of Morgue. Plus, TV.com announces Freakshow‘s May 6 premiere date. Read on for more:

Hypable presents a video from Season 2 of Morgue performing a stunt where “the slightest wrong move will cause a lot of pain.”

TV.com reports on the May 6 debut of Freakshow‘s Season 2.

Shockya features an exclusive Freakshow clip and observes, “AMC has a lot of compelling television, and this one certainly pushes the envelope in terms of showing how reality is sometimes even stranger than fiction.”

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Huffington Post Checks Out Season 3 Preview; TV.com Talks Small Town Security Debut

sts-325.jpgThis week, The Huffington Post is excited about Small Town Security‘s May 6 opener. Plus, TV.com says Season 3 will see new characters. Read on for more:

The Huffington Post trumpets the return of Small Town Security, with a cast that “wants even crazier story lines.”

TV.com reports on the return of Small Town Security in a Season 3 that will “see several new characters join the cast.”

Zap2it showcases a Season 3 promo where Small Town Security‘s employees “celebrate the returning season with — what else? — a foot massage day.”

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Hell on Wheels Wins 5 Alberta Film & TV Awards; Dominique McElligott Leads ABC Series

how106-cullen-lily-325.jpgThis week, Hell on Wheels walks away with the Alberta Film & TV Award for best drama. Plus, Dominique McElligott nabs the Astronaut Wives Club lead. Read on for more:

Hell on Wheels won the Alberta Film and Television Award for best dramatic series, as well as four other awards, the Calgary Herald reports.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dominique McElligott has been cast as the lead of ABC’s Astronaut Wives Club.

According to the Daily Pilot, Common visits the University of California, Irvine to share the message, “We have to be willing to be around people that are different than us and be accepting of that, and by the same token, be proud to be who we are.”

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Vince Gilligan Talks Finales With EW; Washington Elite Watch Bryan Cranston in All the Way

bryan-aaron-vince-325.jpgThis week, Entertainment Weekly gets Vince Gilligan’s take on the art of the series finale, while Bryan Cranston in All the Way is drawing the powerful from Washington. Plus, Breaking Bad‘s science advisor talks about how she did her job. Read on for more:

Talking TV finales with Entertainment Weekly, Vince Gilligan says Walt had to die because he “got a death sentence in the first act of the very first episode. It would be less than satisfying perhaps if he didn’t die at the end of the whole thing.”

The New York Times observes that Washington’s power players have flocked to Broadway to see Bryan Cranston as LBJ in All the Way.

According to The Huffington Post, Breaking Bad‘s science advisor is especially proud of a Season 4 episode with very high level chemistry terminology (“catalytic hydrogenation,” “enantiomerically,” etc.).

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Canada.com, Moviepilot Praise TURN; Jamie Bell Calls Abraham “Highly Paranoid”

tn-s1-anna-abe-325This week, TURN receives kudos from Canada.com and Moviepilot, while Jamie Bell tells IGN that Abraham, his character, is “highly paranoid.” Plus, Heather Lind discusses Anna’s strength with Zap2it. Read on for more:

Canada.com calls TURN “compelling precisely because it’s out of the ordinary.”

• After watching the series premiere, Moviepilot thinks TURN is set to become AMC’s “next big success.”

Connecticut Magazine is a TURN fan: “They always say the truth is more compelling than fiction. In the case of AMC’s Turn, a healthy dose of both is making for some great TV.”

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Danai Gurira Teases “Dire” Season 5; Robert Kirkman Talks Negan With MTV

TWD-Episode-416-Michonne-2-325This week, Season 5 is called “dire” and “intense” by Danai Gurira, while MTV gets the scoop on The Walking Dead‘s Negan from Robert Kirkman. Plus, Steven Yeun can be seen in the trailer for I Origins. Read on for more:

Teasing Season 5 to Access Hollywood, Danai Gurira says, “I can tell you that it’s gonna be dire and it’s gonna be intense. It’s all the things you tune in to see. It’ll be that and then some.”

MTV learns from Robert Kirkman that it’s “a 99% lock” that Negan, a character from the graphic novel, will eventually be on the TV show — although it’s unlikely he’ll be played by Mad Men‘s Jon Hamm.

Catch Steven Yeun at mxdwn Movies to see him in the trailer for I Origins, a movie directed by Mike Cahill that won the Sundance Film Festival’s Alfred P. Sloane Prize earlier this year.

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Jon Hamm Talks Season 7 Opener; Neve Campbell, Joel Murray Appear in Premiere

mm513-don-325.jpgThis week, The Daily Beast gets Jon Hamm’s thoughts on “Time Zones,” while Neve Campbell and Joel Murray talk to Vulture about popping up in the Season 7 premiere. Plus, Elisabeth Moss likens Peggy to The Good Wife‘s Diane Lockhart. Read on for more:

Jon Hamm tells The Daily Beast that, in the season premiere’s last scene, he thinks Don is “trying to feel… Something. It’s an image that is arresting, but it’s also a moment when he is alone.”

Neve Campbell made a surprise appearance in the season premiere and talked to Vulture, The Daily Beast and Entertainment Weekly about taking a plane ride with Jon Hamm. The New York Times examines other familiar faces that have shown up on Mad Men over the years, while People checks out Campbell’s most memorable roles.

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Rob Bigwood Featured in Ad Age; Forbes Talks Game of Arms Ratings

gameofarms-rob-bigwood-325This week, Ad Age profiles Rob Bigwood. Plus, Forbes points out how well Game of Arms premiered, ratings-wise. Read on for more:

Ad Age spotlights Rob Bigwood, an art director at a Manhattan ad agency that also happens to be an arm wrestling champion and Game of Arms competitor.

Forbes underscores how Game of Arms set a network ratings record when it premiered.

411Mania.com recommends Game of Arms, saying, “Look, I’m not a reality show guy, but this series rocks. Check it out.”

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Bryan Cranston to Pen Memoir Including Breaking Bad Years; BAFTA Nod for Series

bb5-paul-cranston-325This week, Bryan Cranston inks a deal to write a memoir, while Breaking Bad is honored with a BAFTA TV nomination. Plus, Breaking Bad is featured in Roddy Doyle’s latest story in The New Yorker. Read on for more:

The New York Times reports that Bryan Cranston plans to write a memoir that will include “the secrets and lies that I lived with for six years shooting Breaking Bad.”

Breaking Bad has been nominated for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award in the international category, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Breaking Bad (and Mad Men) make appearances in the opening paragraphs of Roddy Doyle’s short story, “Box Sets,” in The New Yorker. Continue reading “Bryan Cranston to Pen Memoir Including Breaking Bad Years; BAFTA Nod for Series” »

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