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'Archer' Star Aisha Tyler: 'The Insanity Is Nigh For Lana'

February 26th, 2015 2:08pm EST
'Archer' Star Aisha Tyler: 'The Insanity Is Nigh For Lana'
Tonight's episode of Archer focuses on Lana Kane and her parents, Claudette and Lemuel Kane (voiced by CCH Pounder and Keith David). With the parents coming to town, this was the perfect time for us to sit down with the voice of Lana, the ever-witty Aisha Tyler, to ask how much of Lana she sees in herself, if maternity has made Lana a bit nicer, and how crazy the Archer cast really gets.

"I think the insanity is nigh on Archer for Lana," teased Aisha. "That’s about all I can tell you, but she’s about to enter a world of reckless pain for in a few episodes, so I think that will be very fun....
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'Vikings' Star Katheryn Winnick: 'Lagertha Is A Free Woman'

February 26th, 2015 12:02pm EST
'Vikings' Star Katheryn Winnick: 'Lagertha Is A Free Woman'
Katheryn Winnick doesn't just kick people's behinds as Lagertha on Vikings; she can do that in real life, too. Actress, martial artist and generally strong woman, this is a lady who doesn't have to pretend to be cool - she's as impressive off camera as she is in front of it.

What makes her so inspiring? We caught up with Katheryn last week to discuss where Lagertha is headed in the new season of Vikings, her memorable guest stint on TNT's Transporter: The Series, and how she became the woman audiences know and love today.

"It's a bit surreal," she said, when we asked her about the fantast...
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'The Americans' Star Noah Emmerich On His Journey To Television

February 25th, 2015 12:07pm EST
'The Americans' Star Noah Emmerich On His Journey To Television
Noah Emmerich wasn't looking for a television show when The Americans came calling. With movies like Cop Land, Frequency, Miracle and Super 8 to his name, his longest TV role was doing a four-episode arc as shady FBI agent Garrett Fowler on USA's White Collar. The idea of a series regular part just didn't appeal to him.

"For a long time, I thought I wanted to avoid doing a series," Noah explained when we sat down with him at FX's Television Critics Association. "I thought I'd get bored by the repetition. One of the main reasons I wanted to become an actor was to try on so many different ha...
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Red's Randy Armstrong Talks Music, Touring And The Band's Latest Album, 'Of Beauty And Rage'

February 25th, 2015 9:23am EST
Red's Randy Armstrong Talks Music, Touring And The Band's Latest
Grammy nominated rock band Red features the talents of Michael Barnes (vocals) and twin brothers Anthony Armstrong (guitar) and Randy Armstrong (bass). The band has sold more than a million albums to date, racked up two Top 10 Active Rock singles, three Top 10 Mainstream Rock singles and toured alongside such artists as Hinder, Three Days Grace, Staind, Papa Roach and Seether. Their latest album, of Beauty and Rage, is the band's fifth studio album. I recently had the opportunity to chat with Randy Armstrong to learn more about the band and their music.

Can you talk a little bit more about...
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'VANish' Star Tony 'Candyman' Todd Gives Insight On His Amazing Career!

February 24th, 2015 12:20pm EST
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Sometimes the hardest job for an actor immediately associated with a single standout character is to move past such a notorious notable and keep working. Fortunately for character actor Tony Todd, who is of course most recognized for his arresting work as former slave Daniel Robitaille turned hook wielding legend "Candyman," it’s truly been a success story. Having done some seriously stellar work both before (see "Platoon," "Lean On Me" and the Tom Savini version of "Night of the Living Dead" to name a few) and after ("The Crow," "The Rock" and of course the "Final Destination" films!) th...
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Coby Bell On Concluding 'The Game,' Returning To 'Archer'

February 24th, 2015 12:03pm EST
Coby Bell On Concluding 'The Game,' Returning To 'Archer'
The Game is heading into its fourth quarter. The long-running series is airing the last few episodes of its eighth season on BET, with its ninth and final cycle to follow. That unfortunately means we're parting company with Coby Bell, who's been one of the busiest - and coolest - actors on television for the last several years.

We caught up with Coby last week to discuss wrapping up The Game, how strange it is for him after so many seasons of balancing the show with his starring role as Jesse Porter on USA's Burn Notice, and his long-awaited return to Archer in January.

It'll be awhile be...
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Julie Ann Emery Stands Out In 'Better Call Saul'

February 23rd, 2015 2:07pm EST
Julie Ann Emery Stands Out In 'Better Call Saul'
AMC's Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul has been even better than we were expecting it to be. In addition to being as well-written and produced as its predecessor, it's also populated by some tremendous actors, from Bob Odenkirk to Michael McKean and Julie Ann Emery, who plays the enigmatic Betsy Kettleman.

We sat down with Julie Ann last week to discuss what it's been like for her to go from portraying Ida Thurman on FX's critically beloved Fargo to taking on the less-than-scrupulous character of Betsy, and the number one thing she's learned from working on two tremendous projects.

J...
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Bill Corbett And Kevin Murphy On 'RiffTrax Live: Sharknado' (And 'Sharknado 2'?)

February 21st, 2015 12:00pm EST
Bill Corbett And Kevin Murphy On 'RiffTrax Live: Sharknado' (And
Need something to do with your weekend? How about getting caught in a sharknado? RiffTrax's hilarious skewering of the most famous B-movie since The Room, Rifftrax Live: Sharknado, is now available for digital streaming and download. You can enjoy Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy's commentary on Tara Reid's acting, improbable weather formations and that infamous chainsaw scene.

We caught up with Bill and Kevin on Wednesday to look back on Sharknado and ask them if they're arming themselves for Sharknado 2: The Second One - plus, we've got some fresh information on what the RiffTr...
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'12 Monkeys' Takes Amanda Schull To Number 1

February 20th, 2015 12:06pm EST
Amanda Schull
SyFy's 12 Monkeys has been one of the biggest surprises of the new TV season: a smart, legitimately suspenseful science-fiction thriller that's already blown the movie out of the water. Within that, one of the best things about it is that its main ensemble is comprised entirely of actors who've been doing tremendous work elsewhere and are now really getting a chance to shine.

One of those is Amanda Schull, who won us over as hard-charging lawyer Katrina Bennett on USA's Suits, and is now playing a strong woman of a different kind as Dr. Cassandra Railly, the woman who may hold the future o...
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Carlos Pratts Gets The Spotlight In Disney's 'McFarland, USA'

February 19th, 2015 2:30pm EST
Carlos Pratts Gets The Spotlight In Disney's 'McFarland, USA'
Disney's McFarland, USA is all about inspiring young adults to do amazing things, and it's a case of art imitating life for actor Carlos Pratts, who co-stars in the film as Thomas, one of the members of McFarland High School's 1987 cross country team.

Like his character, Carlos is getting his chance to shine in this heartwarming sports pic opposite Kevin Costner. We sat down with him on Tuesday to discuss what it was like for him to make McFarland.

You probably haven't heard the story of coach Jim White and the McFarland High runners, who come together out of unlikely circumstances and th...
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