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With 'Constantine,' Harold Perrineau Gets His Wings

October 24th, 2014 12:05pm EDT
With 'Constantine,' Harold Perrineau Gets His Wings
As if Harold Perrineau wasn't cool enough as the bassist of the most underrated TV band, now he's gained supernatural powers as an angelic sidekick on NBC's new drama Constantine. His character Manny is tasked with watching over occult detective John Constantine (played by Matt Ryan, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior) and trying to keep him in line, while the two battle literal forces of darkness.

We caught up with Harold last week to chat about Constantine joining the ranks of DC Comics adaptations on TV, how much Hellblazer reading he had to do, and if he's used to jumping on board new se...
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'How To Get Away With Murder' Recap: Maybe The Show Should Spend More Time On Why Then How

October 24th, 2014 11:05am EDT
'How To Get Away With Murder' Recap: Maybe The Show Should Spend
How To Get Away With Murder has an interesting problem to deal with: do we show the how or the why? It's chosen how nearly every time and it's not making the show stronger.

Look at the season-long murder mysteries: the murder of Lila Stanguard, the college student who was most definitely sleeping with future murder victim number two, Sam Keating. Usually on shows like these, the victims are really fleshed out to feel like real people and to gain our interest. Shows like Twin Peaks and Veronica Mars did this was aplomb, but How To Get Away With Murder is neither of these shows.

The show is...
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'Scandal' Recap: 5 Essential Questions From 'The Key'

October 24th, 2014 8:59am EDT
'Scandal' Recap: 5 Essential Questions From 'The Key'
“You are poison,” Abby tells Olivia after weeks of antagonizing each other. It’s not exactly a fair criticism, seeing as Abby is attempting to blame Olivia for Rosen’s own stupid actions. But it hits Olivia right to the core. Because as far as she knows, as far as she’s been told in “The Key,” that’s exactly what she is. She’s basically told that she’s a poison that infects the men in her life and sets them on the path to destruction.

It’s an assessment built on lies, but it points out a disturbing part of Scandal. How many terrible, seedy political actions have been committed out of love ...
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'The Vampire Diaries' Season 6: Sarah Salvatore And 5 Other Shocking Reveals From 'Black Hole Sun'

October 24th, 2014 8:52am EDT
'The Vampire Diaries' Season 6: Sarah Salvatore And 5 Other Shoc
Last night's episode of The Vampire Diaries season 6, "Black Hole Sun," revealed some major secrets. One of them gave the Salvatores a new family member. The episode also proved that Stefan sucks at secret keeping. Like The Vampire Diaries of yester years, it gave one major shock after another. If you missed last night's explosive The Vampire Diaries season 6 episode, here are the most important reveals.

1. Stefan Lets the Big Damon Secret Out of the Bag

Once again, Stefan plans his escape. Unfortunately, Elena 3.0 won't let him go without playing Deal or No Deal. Stefan must prove moving...
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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 11 Episode 5 Recap: 'Bend And Break'

October 24th, 2014 8:09am EDT
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In the wise words of pop star Usher, sometimes “you gotta let it burn.” Callie and Arizona have finally walked away from their long-simmering marriage, relatively unscathed in “Grey’s Anatomy’s” fifth episode “Bend and Break.”

The ep opens with Callie and Arizona pitting their swords of resentment against each other in couple’s therapy. The therapist suggests taking a breather from one another to evaluate their situation. Callie’s immediately against it. She believes in order for her their marriage to survive they need to spend more time together, not less. Unsurprisingly Arizona is gung h...
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‘Grimm’ Season 4: David Giuntoli Talks Nick’s Absent Powers, His ‘Magical’ Connection With Adalind

October 23rd, 2014 8:10pm EDT
‘Grimm’ Season 4: David Giuntoli Talks Nick’s Absent Powers, His
Last season of “Grimm” left us with Nick minus his Grimm abilities, Trubel trying to save the day, Juliette discovering Nick slept with Adalind aka a Juliette look-alike, Rosalee and Monroe tying the knot, the Captain getting shot and Adalind leaving Portland to find her baby.

Whoa. Talk about an intense finale, and we have a feeling there’s a lot more to uncover when “Grimm” returns for its fourth season this Friday.

Just the other day, Starpulse chatted with David Giuntoli during a conference call, where he opened up about the upcoming season and where his character Nick Burkhardt goes...
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7 Reasons ‘Grey’s Anatomy’s’ Callie and Arizona Need To Call It Quits

October 23rd, 2014 4:15pm EDT
7 Reasons ‘Grey’s Anatomy’s’ Callie and Arizona Need To Call It
Every relationship has a breaking point and from the looks of tonight’s "Grey's Anatomy" episode “Bend and Break” Callie and Arizona have reached theirs. You can call it the seven year itch that CalZona has refused to confront until now. The proverbial band aid they’ve been using to cover their bullet wound of a relationship refuses to stick any more. Evidenced by tonight’s sneak peak listed above. Well, guess what team Callie, team Arizona? The wound is officially fatal. I call time of death at 8pm. As if that’s not enough to tag their shipper status as D.E.A.D, I give seven reasons, don’t...
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Anna Gunn On 'Gracepoint': 'It's Quite Hard To Drop It Sometimes'

October 23rd, 2014 2:03pm EDT
Anna Gunn On 'Gracepoint': 'It's Quite Hard To Drop It Sometimes
Anna Gunn knows good drama; she starred on HBO's Deadwood and recently won an Emmy for her work on AMC's Breaking Bad. Yet her starring role on FOX's Gracepoint is more than just good drama. Anna is impressive in the role of Ellie Miller, the steady and opposite to David Tennant's aggressive Emmett Carver as they investigate a child's murder.

And for the actress, it was something more than just another complex character. Anna spoke with us last week about her thorough preparation for her Gracepoint duties and how the series was slightly hard for her to shake.

"I think that it can strike p...
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Actor Undercover: Meet 'Scandal's' Double Agent Brian Letscher

October 23rd, 2014 12:04pm EDT
Actor Undercover: Meet 'Scandal's' Double Agent Brian Letscher
Don't worry, Brian Letscher's only pretending to be lethal. As Secret Service agent slash B613 operative Tom Larsen on Scandal, the actor's complicit in the death of President Grant's son Jerry, tried to kill former boss Jake Ballard (Scott Foley), and is on the hot seat with the nefarious Rowan Pope (Joe Morton). And tomorrow, he might just add to his body count with a juicy new role in NBC's supernatural thriller Grimm.

But in real life, he's the nicest guy you could ever hope to meet. We caught up with Brian last week to discuss how much street cred he gets from playing the bad guy, wha...
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6 Powerful Scenes From Duke Porn Star Inspired 'Law & Order SVU' 'Porn Star Requiem' Episode

October 23rd, 2014 9:19am EDT
6 Powerful Scenes From Duke Porn Star Inspired 'Law & Order SVU'
"SVU’s" “Porn Stars Requiem” episode picks up where the writers left off: on a never-ending loop of ripped from the headlines story lines. Suddenly the vision of a newbie writer slaving over an original sex-based trauma tale to present to the exec producers comes to mind, only to find it in the trash alongside “Law & Order L.A.” But I digress; this week’s installment is inspired by Duke porn star Belle Knox, a staunch defender of using porn to pay her college tuition, and the recent spike in college sexual assaults. In SVU’s case the coed/porn star attends Hudson University and is the victi...
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