Arousal is the beginning of all magic, we are reminded as WGN America’s Salem (Sundays, 10/9C) builds towards a big finish to its second season.
Mary Sibley and Countess Marburg continue to feign allegiance, each to the other – as they scheme to achieve dominance over each other – and new allegiances are born in this week’s episode, Dead Birds.
Continue reading Salem Casts A Potent Spell As It Nears The End of Season Two!
Ever since In Plain Sight [USA Network, Fridays, 9/8C] premiered, we’ve known that Mary Shannon’s father was a criminal who abandoned his family when she was seven years old. Last week, James Wylie Shannon [Stephen Lang] turned up at Mary’s house in the episode’s final moments – and she promptly arrested him – leading up to a two-part arc for the character.
Earlier this week, Stephen Lang spoke with a group of journalists/bloggers about the unique challenges of playing the senior Shannon. He proved himself to be a gentleman – diplomatically handling technical difficulties and some silly questions with aplomb. He also proved to be intelligent, incisive and witty. It was a thoroughly enjoyable call.
Continue reading Daddy’s Home! Stephen Lang On Playing Mary Shannon’s Long Gone Father On In Plain Sight!
When Terra Nova premieres this evening [Fox, 8/7C], American audiences will witness Jason O’Mara’s third shot at a hit TV series – his previous shows, Men In Trees and Life On Mars, were not hits, though he received good reviews, personally.
The affable Irishman comes across, onscreen, as someone we want to see every week and when I had the chance to take part in a conference call Q&A with him, it’s clear that the reason is that he’s just an all-around nice guy.
Continue reading Jason O’Mara – When Terra Nova’s New Sheriff Speaks We Listen!