Friday, August 10, 2012

From LA Examiner: 'Franklin & Bash' Season Finale Sneak Peek; Inside 'Hart of Dixie' Season Two; FOX's Comedy Fan Screening; 'Grimm' & 'The New Normal' Advance Reviews; 'The Vampire Diaries' Stars Help Puppies...


After a season that saw the titular fun-loving lawyers in TNT's Franklin and Bash take on cases for vigilante superheroes, a potential dog-napper, female Navy officers, and a judge accused of misconduct, the second season finale dealing in a political candidate about to face a scandal should be a piece of cake, right? ... [MORE]


 

"Hart of Dixie S2 premiere to feature decision for Zoe, lots of shirtless Wade"
 
When we at LA TV Insider Examiner caught up with Hart of Dixie star Scott Porter at the TCAs in Los Angeles, he told us all about George Tucker’s on-screen single man journey for season two. But when we caught up with series showrunner Leila Gerstein just a few days later, she said she “found it really interesting” that he said George was single... [MORE]  


"FOX to host new Tuesday comedy screening/Q&A in L.A."

This fall, your Tuesday nights are going to get a whole lot more funny, thanks to FOX' new two-hour comedy block of Raising Hope, Ben and Kate, New Girl, and The Mindy Project. And in case you don't want to take our word for it, the network is giving you a chance to realize it on your own, early, well before you have to commit to a season pass of anything on your DVR... [MORE]


"Grimm is more confident, but not cocky, in its second season premiere"

Grimm spent its first season putting its own demented twist on the fairy tales we grew up with, following young Detective Nick (David Giuntoli) as he navigates his new world in Portland, realizing that his family blessing-- or curse-- is that he can see beneath everyone's human face to their true nature and the dangerous creatures that often lurk within... [MORE


"Paul Wesley and Torrey DeVitto help launch H-Couture & No Fur campaign in L.A."
 
You know, for a former "ripper," that Paul Wesley has a pretty good heart! The star of The CW's The Vampire Diaries, along with his real life wife and co-star Torrey DeVitto (also of Pretty Little Liars fame) have signed on to host the Humane Society's H-Couture 2012 fashion show... [MORE]




"Fall 2012 TV Preview: NBC's The New Normal"

Ryan Murphy's new NBC (surprise!) comedy The New Normal feels like it started out as an hour-long series, and then he and co-executive producer Ali Adler spent hours in editing, trimming away the fat until all that was left was a snappy, sassy half-hour full of colorful characters who sometimes choose to use even more colorful language. There was so much happening-- and even more said-- in the brief twenty-some-odd minutes of the pilot, we came away emotionally exhausted, but damn if we didn't want more! ... [MORE]

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