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Monday, 30 September 2013

Music: Justin Timberlake's Acoustic 'What Goes Around... Comes Around'

It's a classic hit. Check out Justin's haunting performance of "What Goes Around... Comes Around" in Ellen's studio.

TV: Modern Family 5x03 Promo "Larry's Wife" (HD)

Modern Family 5x03 "Larry's Wife" - Phil seems to have found his wheelhouse in real estate - recently divorced women - but it's taking up a lot of his time. Meanwhile, Luke invites his buddies over for a high-stakes poker game in the basement; Gloria think baby Joe might be cursed; and Cam holds an elaborate pet funeral for Larry the cat's made-up wife -- all for Lily's sake -- on Modern Family, Wednesday, October 2nd on ABC.

Official website: http://abc.go.com/shows/modern-family/
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TV: Once Upon a Time 3x02 Promo "Lost Girl" (HD)

Once Upon a Time 3x02 "Lost Girl" - Peter Pan presents Emma with a map of Henry's location, but there's a catch: Emma must come to terms with her true identity. Meanwhile, Mr. Gold gets some surprising advice; and back in fairy-tale land, the Evil Queen has a tempting offer for Snow White.

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TV: Revenge 3x02 Promo "Sin" (HD)

Revenge 3x02 "Sin" - Emily's next target takes her into unchartered, sacred terrain, now that the former Grayson Global executive is a reformed clergyman. Victoria makes a bold move with Patrick, and Margaux presents Daniel with an intriguing proposal, on Revenge, Sunday, October 6th on ABC.

Official website: http://abc.go.com/shows/revenge/
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TV: Boardwalk Empire 4x05 Promo "Erlkonig" (HD)

Boardwalk Empire 4x05 "Erlkonig" - Nucky (Steve Buscemi) heads to Philadelphia to deal with the fallout from Willie's (Ben Rosenfield) liquor fiasco. Eddie Kessler (Anthony Laciura) is detained by Agent Knox (Brian Geraghty), who uses physical and psychological tactics to elicit information about Nucky's organization. A desperate Gillian (Gretchen Mol) turns to an unexpected source to score a fix, and is rebuffed in her attempt to reunite with Tommy (Brady Noon). In Cicero, Van Alden (Michael Shannon) is recruited by the Capones to pay an election-day visit to factory workers who are opposed to the Capones' candidate of choice. Written by Howard Korder; directed by Tim Van Patten.

Official website: http://www.hbo.com/boardwalk-empire/


TV: Betrayal 1x02 Promo "...Except When A Bear Is Chasing You" (HD)

Betrayal 1x02 "...Except When A Bear Is Chasing You" - Still reeling from the discovery of who Jack really is, Sara decides to recommit herself to her marriage. Meanwhile, Jack comes face to face with Sara's husband, Drew, in the murder investigation that has shaken the Karsten family to its core, on 'Betrayal,' Sunday, October 6th on ABC.


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Sunday, 29 September 2013

Music: Gregory Porter "Liquid Spirit" - The Tonight Show With Jay Leno

#SAVETHEDAY teaser trailer - The Day of the Doctor - Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special - BBC One

Music: Ace Hood - Fire In The Booth

Ace Hood, Charlie Sloth, Radio 1 Rap Show, Hip Hop, 1Xtra, Freestyle, Fire in the Booth

Celeb: Once Upon A Time Emilie De Ravin (Belle)Talks Season 3

Emilie De Ravin, who brings Belle to live in the hit ABC series Once Upon a Time, talks about what's in store in Season 3 in this exclusive interview.

TV: Getting on Season 1: Tease #1 (HBO)

The series premiere of Getting On premieres Sunday, November 24th at 10pm. Only on HBO.

TV: Ja'mie Private School Girl Season 1: Tease #1 (HBO)

Don't miss the series premiere of Ja'mie Private School Girl Sunday, November 24th at 10:30PM. Only on HBO.

TV: The Walking Dead Season 4 "Nowhere Is Safe" Promo (HD)

The Walking Dead Season 4 premieres Sunday October 13th on AMC!

Official Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/WalkingDead_AMC/


Friday, 27 September 2013

TV: Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Episode #4 Clips

Tune in for a new episode of "Boardwalk Empire" every Sunday at 9pm. Only on HBO.


Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Episode #4 Clip "Mueller in the Middle" (HBO)


Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Episode #4 Clip "A Changed Man" (HBO)


Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Episode #4 Clip "Moving Up" (HBO)




Celeb: Britney Spears Teases Sexy New Video

The pop star looks fantastic in a preview of her upcoming video for "Work Bitch." Take a look.

Win Fate Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works on Blu-ray

Fate Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works is coming to Double Play and DVD on 30th September.

Courtesy of Manga Entertainment UK, we have Double Play copies to give away.

Synopsis
Spells and swords clash in deadly combat in Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, a feature-length adaptation of the hit television series that amps up the action and gives the popular tale plenty of new twists.

Join teen mage Shirou and his companions, beautiful spirit knight Saber and powerful magic-wielding schoolgirl Rin, as they are plunged into an epic battle for the Holy Grail.

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TV: Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Episode #3 Recap (HBO)

Thursday, 26 September 2013

TV: The Walking Dead Webisode Series Returns October 1st 2013

New York, NY – September 26, 2013
AMC’s award-winning “The Walking Dead” webisode series returns to www.amc.com and AMC’s YouTube Channel, www.youtube.com/amc October 1 with three new installments. The newest series – “The Oath” – was executive produced, directed and conceived by Greg Nicotero, executive producer, director and special effects makeup designer on the hit show.

In the three webisodes (7 to 10 minutes each), the lone survivors of a massive walker-attack, Paul (Wyatt Russell, Cowboys and Aliens) and Karina (Ashley Bell, The Last Exorcism), speed across the countryside, frantically searching for an aid-station, as one of them slowly bleeds out from a wound.  Finally coming upon a hospital that has not been overrun, at first feels like a blessing, but could soon turn to misfortune, as a seemingly benevolent doctor (Ellen Greene, Little Shop of Horrors) may hide a darker agenda.

Right on the heels of directing season 4’s premiere episode, Greg Nicotero focused his sights on the most ambitious “The Walking Dead” webisode series yet. “There’s walkers, gore and new threats lurking around every turn -- all the elements that fans ‘The Walking Dead’ will love!”

Nicotero further commented, “The webisodes give us a unique opportunity to see other parts of the ravaged world of ‘The Walking Dead’ while weaving in and out of our show.  The crossover between ‘The Oath’ and ‘The Walking Dead’ ties in one of the most iconic images from the series, and gives us insights and history to yet another timeline.  I had worked with Ashley on The Last Exorcism and brought in Wyatt and Ellen, who rounded out the brilliant cast perfectly.”

“‘The Walking Dead’ audience is passionate and enthusiastically interacts with the show and other fans online. Being able to develop new ways for them to experience the world of ‘The Walking Dead,’ like these webisodes, is a no-brainer,” said Mac McKean, senior vice president, digital media, AMC. “They tell a great story with high production values, and they perfectly complement AMC’s extremely popular ‘The Walking Dead’ digital experiences -- games, second screen experiences and interactive content.”

The previous two seasons of amc.com’s “The Walking Dead” webisodes have won back-to-back WGA, Streamy and Webby awards.  The webisodes are produced by Alloy Digital/Generate with Chris Pollack, Jared Hoffman, Greg Nicotero and Michael Petok serving as executive producers.

Hyundai continues its partnership with AMC and “The Walking Dead.” From the iconic Kiwi Green Tucson to Hyundai’s growing fleet of Zombie Survival Machines, including a fan-designed version to be revealed at New York Comic Con, the brand continues to play an important supporting role in “The Walking Dead” fandom.

“It’s great to extend our partnership with AMC again for ‘The Walking Dead’ webisode series,” said David Matathia, director, marketing communications, Hyundai Motor America. “We know fans can’t get enough of ‘The Walking Dead’ world and we’re excited to provide unique content before the start of the season.”

“The Walking Dead,” the most watched drama in basic cable history, returns for another terrifying and exhilarating season on Sunday, October 13th at 9pm ET/PT.  In this highly anticipated new season, we see Rick and the group of survivors fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison. Sadly, in this brutal world, happiness is short-lived and walkers and outside threats are no match for danger brewing inside the fences. The group’s home and new way of life will be thoroughly tested, and their struggle to survive has never been so perilous. Season 4 also introduces several new characters including Bob Stookey (Lawrence Gilliard Jr., “The Wire”).

The premiere episode entitled “30 Days Without An Accident” was written by Scott M. Gimple and directed by Greg Nicotero.

Celeb: Melissa Joan Hart Reveals Past Drug Use

The actress opens up about her wild child days in her new memoir. Hear Melissa's shocking confession.

TV: Revolution 2x02 Promo "There Will Be Blood" (HD)

Revolution 2x02 "There Will Be Blood" - Miles's (Billy Burke) life is in grave danger as he finds himself in the clutches of Titus Andover (Matt Ross). Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) is determined to find Monroe (David Lyons), as Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) and her father, Dr. Porter (Stephen Collins) desperately attempt to revive Aaron (Zak Orth). Meanwhile, Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) hatches a plan to infiltrate the Patriots. Also starring JD Pardo, Patrick Heusinger, Tim Guinee, Jessica Collins, Adam Beach and Nicole Ari Parker.

Official website: http://www.nbc.com/revolution/
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TV: The Bridge 1x13 Promo "The Crazy Place" (HD) Season Finale

The Bridge 1x13 "The Crazy Place" (Season Finale) - Sonya and Marco search for a missing girl. Charlotte meets someone who knows too much about her new business venture. Marco makes a decision that could change everything. Written by Elwood Reid & Dario Scardapane; directed by Gwyneth Horder-Payton.

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Celeb: Melissa Rauch's Accidental "Big Bang Theory" Masturbation Scene

Melissa was just trying to stay warm but to some people, it looked positively hot. More CONAN @ http://teamcoco.com/video

Music: Deer Tick "The Dream's in the Ditch" 09/25/13

Celeb: Little Mix Full Interview: Little Mix talk make-up, marriage and flirting

Our full interview with the Little Mix girls - Perrie, Jade, Jesy and Leigh-Anne. They give us make-up advice as well as revealing their best flirting techniques. . Report by Mark Morris.


TV: Truckers: Launch Trailer - BBC One

Truckers is a new drama series on BBC One about modern Britain told through the lives of truck drivers working for a haulage yard in Nottingham.

TV: Porn on the Brain | Monday, 10pm | Channel 4

Journalist and father Martin Daubney investigates how teenagers' pornography habits have changed, and the effect today's pornography is having on their brains

Channel 4's Campaign for Real Sex is a series of programmes which aim to reclaim sex from porn


TV: Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Episode #3 Clip "A Rocky Relationship" (HBO)

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TV: Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Episode #4 Preview

New episodes of Boardwalk Empire Season 4 air Sundays at 9 only on HBO.

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Music: Laura Mvula covers Pink's Try in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge

Laura Mvula covers Pink's Try in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge for Fearne Cotton

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

TV: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D 1x02 Promo "0-8-4" (HD)

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD 1x02 "0-8-4" - Coulson and his S.H.I.E.L.D. agents travel to Peru to investigate an object of unknown origin, codenamed 0-8-4. But when he runs into Comandante Camilla Reyes, more than just sparks fly at 30,000 feet, on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," Tuesday, October 1st on ABC.

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TV: Ravenswood (ABC Family) Official Promo

Watch the world premiere of Ravenswood on Tuesday, October 22 at 9/8c, following the Pretty Little Liars Halloween Special at 8/7c, only on ABC Family!

Official website: http://abcfamily.com/ravenswood/
Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Ravenswood/
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TV: Superhero Cameos on "S.H.I.E.L.D."?

Clark Gregg and his "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." costars name the silver screen superheroes they would love to see on their ABC show!

TV: Lucky 7 1x02 Promo "Inside Job" (HD)

Lucky 7 1x02 "Inside Job" - A news crew comes to profile the gang as the reality of the lottery win sets in. The girls go on a high-end shopping spree in advance of the Gold Star block party, as Antonio and his family deal with the aftermath of the gang's new status. Meanwhile, the police investigate the Gold Star robbery, getting closer to the shocking truth, on 'Lucky 7,' Tuesday, October 1st on ABC.

Official website: http://abc.com/shows/lucky-7/
Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Lucky7ABC/
Official Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/Lucky7ABC/


TV: Chicago Fire 2x02 Promo "Prove It" (HD)

Chicago Fire 2x02 "Prove It" - In the wake of Heather's (guest star Chaon Cross) incident, Lt. Casey (Jesse Spencer) is having a hard time handling his newfound responsibilities. Lt. Severide (Taylor Kinney) is on edge dreading the next attack from the firehouse's arsonist. Meanwhile, with Renee (guest star Sarah Shahi) back from her mother's, Severide knows he has to confront her about his paternity suspicions. Elsewhere, Mouch (Christian Stolte) begins his campaign for union president and Shay (Lauren German) and Dawson (Monica Raymund) feel that they need to get out more. Eamonn Walker, Charlie Barnett, David Eigenberg, Yuri Sardarov and Joe Minoso also star. Treat Williams, Michelle Forbes, Jon Seda, Jesse Lee Soffer and LaRoyce Hawkins also guest star.

Official website: https://www.nbc.com/chicago-fire/


TV: Sons of Anarchy 6x04 Promo "Wolfsangel" (HD)

Sons of Anarchy 6x04 "Wolfsangel" - An attack at the compound leads SOA to seek revenge. Written by Kurt Sutter & Kem Nunn; directed by Billy Gierhart.

Official website: http://www.fxnetworks.com/soa/
Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SonsofAnarchy/
Official Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/SonsofAnarchy/


TV: Citizen Khan: Series 2 Trailer - BBC One


Family-based sitcom set in Birmingham, following the trials and tribulations of Mr Khan (Adil Ray) and his long suffering family.

Buy Citizen Khan Series one using the link below


Citizen Khan Series 2 on Fridays from 4th October 9.30pm BBC1

Music: HAIM cover Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball in the Live Lounge

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Celeb: Sofia Vergara Twerks at Emmy Party

The "Modern Family" star cuts loose after her big win. See Sofia dance and chow down on a burger.

TV: 6 Reasons to Watch Person of Interest

Strong women, New York, a distinguished attack dog, and more! Executive Producers Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman share why Person of Interest should capture your eyeballs this season.

Season 3 premieres Tuesday, 9/24 at 10/9c on CBS.

TV: Supernatural : Jared Padalecki Interview

Jared Padalecki hints at what to expect in season 9. Supernatural premieres Tuesday, Oct. 8!

TV: Supernatural : Hellraiser Preview & Fist Bump Preview

Hell will be raised ... again on Tuesday, Oct. 8.

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TV: NCIS: Los Angeles - Ascension (Sneak Peek)

While Sam and Deeks recover from traumatic torture that will have a lasting impact on their personal and professional relationships, lives are still in jeopardy as the NCIS: LA team searches for stolen nuclear weapons, on the fifth season premiere of NCIS: LOS ANGELES airing Tuesday at 9/8c. Only CBS

Celeb: Tina Fey Suffers a Nip Slip

Tina accidentally spills out of her dress while accepting the Emmy for Best Comedy Writing. Check out her wardrobe malfunction.

TV: Bones 9x03 Promo "El Carnicero en el Coche" (HD)

Bones 9x03 "El Carnicero en el Coche" - The Jeffersonian team investigates the murder of Jamie Delcampo, a member of the Estrellas Locas gang, whose remains were found in a burnt out car. Meanwhile, having taken time off from the FBI in the wake of Pelant's latest assault on the team, Sweets ultimately decides to help with the investigation when he discovers that a young boy from the center where he volunteers is the son of one of the gang members in the all-new 'El Carnicero en el Coche' episode of BONES airing Monday, September 30th on FOX.

Official website: http://www.fox.com/bones/
Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Bones/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/bonesonfox/


Celeb: Britney Spears Friends With Miley Cyrus

In our exclusive interview with the Vegas-bound pop star, Brit dishes on Miley Cyrus, her new music video--and her new man!

TV: Sleepy Hollow 1x03 Promo "For the Triumph of Evil..."

Sleepy Hollow 1x03 "For the Triumph of Evil..." - Another soldier in the army of evil, the Sandman, seeps into the dreams of the residents of Sleepy Hollow. By infiltrating their minds at night, he tortures them to the brink -- all because they, at one time, turned a blind eye to justice. When the Sandman seemingly sets his sights on Abbie, she is forced to begin to face her past -- and her institutionalized sister, JENNY (guest star Lyndie Greenwood). With Ichabod by her side, and her life at stake, the duo must try to defeat the Sandman and continue their fight against evil in the "For the Triumph of Evil" episode of SLEEPY HOLLOW airing Friday, October 4th on FOX. Subscribe to televisionpromosdb on YouTube for more Sleepy Hollow season 1 promos in HD!

Official website: http://www.fox.com/sleepy-hollow/
Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SleepyHollow/
Official Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/SleepyHollowFOX/


Celeb: Pippa Middleton's Backless Ensemble

TV: Castle 6x02 Promo "Dreamworld"

Castle 6x02 "Dreamworld" - She promised a lifetime, but next Monday, if they can't solve this case, it could all be over in just 24 hours.

Official website: http://abc.go.com/shows/castle/
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TV: The Blacklist 1x02 Promo "The Freelancer

The Blacklist 1x02 "The Freelancer (#216)" - Red (James Spader) predicts an impending catastrophe, rooted by the work of an assassin, called 'The Freelancer.' Together, Liz (Megan Boone) and Red go undercover to prevent from having his next target, Floriana Campo (guest star Isabella Rossellini) from being killed. Elsewhere, Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) and newly re-hired CIA agent, Meera Malik, (Parminder Nagra) who's been added to Red's private security detail, keep an eye on them from a distance. Meanwhile, Liz considers what she should do next concerning Tom (Ryan Eggold) and the mysterious box she found hidden under the floorboards. Harry Lennix also stars.

Official website: http://www.nbc.com/the-blacklist/
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Monday, 23 September 2013

TV: Jason begins the search for his father - Atlantis: Episode 1 Preview - BBC One

Jason sets out to find his father, but has not anticipated just where his journey would lead him.

TV: Boardwalk Empire 4x04 Promo "All In" (HD)

Nucky gets to know Arnold Rothstein over a card game, and sizes up an unexpected partner for his Tampa land deal. A newly promoted Eddie Kessler gets detoured after making a train-station delivery. When one of their collectors is incapacitated, Al and Frank Capone decide to finish his route, enlisting a reluctant Van Alden to tag along. Agent Knox fills Hoover in on the Thompson operation, vowing to exploit Nucky's weakest link. Chalky is intrigued by Daughter Maitland's presence. Dunn Purnsley goes to Harlem, and is courted by Valentin Narcisse. Willie and his college roommate, Clayton (Owen Campbell), carry a practical joke too far. Written by David Matthews; directed by Ed Bianchi.

Official website: http://www.hbo.com/boardwalk-empire/


TV: Once Upon a Time Season 3 "Neverland Like You've Never Seen It" Promo (HD)

Once Upon a Time 3x01 "The Heart of the Truest Believer" - As Emma, Mary Margaret, David, Regina, Mr. Gold and Hook enter Neverland to search for a kidnapped Henry, they're greeted by a school of not-to-friendly mermaids who threaten to end their search before it begins; Henry finds himself on the run from the Lost Boys with another escapee from Peter Pan's encampment; and Neal, recovering from his wounds, travels through the Enchanted Forest with Mulan in an attempt to learn the fates of Emma and Henry, on Once Upon a Time, Sunday, September 29th on ABC.


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Celeb: Sofia Vergara Super Sexy In Red - The 65th Emmy Awards



Celeb: Neil Patrick Harris Pokes Fun at Paula Deen

TV: Marvel's Agent's of S.H.I.E.L.D | Friday, 8pm | Channel 4

Action-packed US drama following the adventures of a skilled team of agents from a global law-enforcement organisation as they investigate super-human individuals and unusual events



About:
Exhilarating, action-packed US drama co-created by Joss Whedon, the creative force behind the film Marvel's The Avengers and iconic TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

The series brings back the Avengers character of Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg), who has assembled a select group of highly skilled agents from the worldwide law-enforcement organisation known as S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement and Logistics Division).

Their mission is to investigate super-human individuals and highly unusual events worldwide, examining the new, the strange and the unknown to protect the ordinary from the extraordinary.

Coulson's team consists of Grant Ward (Brett Dalton), an expert in combat and espionage; Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen), a highly trained pilot and martial arts practitioner; Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker), a brilliant engineer; Jemma Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge), a distinguished bio-chemist; and mysterious computer hacker Skye (Chloe Bennet).

Episode 1 Preview:
Just after the Battle of New York, the existence of superheroes and aliens has become public knowledge and the world is trying to get to grips with this new reality. Phil Coulson is back in action and his attention has been drawn to a secretive group called The Rising Tide.

In order to find out more about this unseen, unknown enemy, he gives his team their first assignment together. They must try to track down an ordinary man who has gained extraordinary powers - the use of which could have devastating consequences.

How I Met Your Mother star Cobie Smulders guests as Agent Maria Hill.

TV: Homeland | Series 3 - Coming Soon | Channel 4

TV: The Paradise: Trailer - BBC One

The second series of The Paradise returns to BBC One.

Music: Justin Timberlake covers the Jacksons' Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)

Friday, 20 September 2013

TV: Revenge Season 3 Extended Promo (HD)

Revenge 3x01 "Fear" - The summer season kicks off in The Hamptons as Emily Thorne's course of revenge is renewed and set against an unexpected timeline. Meanwhile the return of Victoria Grayson's son brings changes and complications to the all-powerful family. And a glimpse into the future shows that the wedding of the century may lead to Emily's ultimate demise, on the Season 3 Premiere of Revenge, Sunday, September 29th on ABC.


TV: Once Upon a Time 3x01 Sneak Peek #2 "The Heart of the Truest Believer"

Once Upon a Time 3x01 "The Heart of the Truest Believer" - As Emma, Mary Margaret, David, Regina, Mr. Gold and Hook enter Neverland to search for a kidnapped Henry, they're greeted by a school of not-to-friendly mermaids who threaten to end their search before it begins; Henry finds himself on the run from the Lost Boys with another escapee from Peter Pan's encampment; and Neal, recovering from his wounds, travels through the Enchanted Forest with Mulan in an attempt to learn the fates of Emma and Henry, on Once Upon a Time, Sunday, September 29th on ABC.



Celeb: Morena Baccarin on Jimmy Kimmel Live



Music: Thompson Square "Everything I Shouldn't Be Thinking About" 09/19/13

Music: Kodaline cover Macklemore's Same Love in the Live Lounge

Kodaline perform their version of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' Same Love in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge for Fearne Cotton. To hear watch more exclusive tracks from the live lounge click here http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/rnc5d4

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Music: TheFatRat - "Dancing Naked



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TV: Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Business Trailer (HBO)

Boardwalk Empire Season 4 premiered September 8th. Only on HBO. The song featured in this trailer is "Dear Dictator" by Saint Motel


TV: The Buzz: Boardwalk Empire Season 4 Premiere (HBO)

The Buzz was in Los Angeles for the Season 4 premiere of Boardwalk Empire.


TV: Haven 4x02 Promo "Survivors" (HD)

Haven 4x02 "Survivors" - As charred bodies are uncovered around Haven, Duke must refocus Nathan from his search for Audrey to solve the case at hand. Meanwhile, Audrey's fate rests with Jennifer, as she comes to terms with her own trouble.

Official website: http://www.syfy.com/haven/
Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/haven/

TV: Once Upon a Time 3x01 Sneak Peek "The Heart of the Truest Believer"

Once Upon a Time 3x01 "The Heart of the Truest Believer" - As Emma, Mary Margaret, David, Regina, Mr. Gold and Hook enter Neverland to search for a kidnapped Henry, they're greeted by a school of not-to-friendly mermaids who threaten to end their search before it begins; Henry finds himself on the run from the Lost Boys with another escapee from Peter Pan's encampment; and Neal, recovering from his wounds, travels through the Enchanted Forest with Mulan in an attempt to learn the fates of Emma and Henry, on Once Upon a Time, Sunday, September 29th on ABC.

Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/OnceABC/
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TV: Bones 9x02 Promo "The Cheat in the Retreat" (HD)

Bones 9x02 "The Cheat in the Retreat" - The Jeffersonian team investigates the murder of Adam Pak, a management consultant whose remains were found being eaten by bobcats. When evidence leads the team to a marriage retreat site, Brennan and Booth go undercover as previous personas 'Roxie' and 'Tony' to try to find more evidence. While at the retreat, Brennan and Booth meet fellow married couple Bill (guest star Ratzenberger) and Evelyn (guest star Millicent Martin) Schumacher, whose relationship seems a little too perfect. Meanwhile, Cam gets mistakenly arrested when her identity is stolen and Sweets decides to take a leave from the FBI in the all-new 'The Cheat in the Retreat' episode of BONES airing Monday, September 23rd on FOX.

Official website: http://www.fox.com/bones/
Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Bones/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/bonesonfox/

TV: Sleepy Hollow 1x02 Promo "Blood Moon" (HD) / This Season on Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow 1x02 "Blood Moon" - Still adjusting to his 21st century reality, ICHABOD CRANE (Tom Mison) and Det. ABBIE MILLS (Nicole Beharie) move forward in their mission to unravel the mysteries lurking in Sleepy Hollow. A frightful vision from Ichabod's former wife, KATRINA (Katia Winter), sends the unlikely duo on the hunt for a vengeful witch from the 1700s who has been awoken by unknown evils and is on a path of destruction in the quaint town. Meanwhile, despite all odds, Officer ANDY BROOKS (John Cho) is back and on a questionable mission of his own in the all-new 'Blood Moon' episode of SLEEPY HOLLOW airing Monday, September 23rd on FOX.

Official website: http://www.fox.com/sleepy-hollow/
Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SleepyHollow/
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Celeb: Kris Jenner Shows Off Her Bikini Bod

Kim Kardashian's mom flaunts her terrific figure at 57. See the Instagram photo.

Celeb: Jennifer Lopez Wears the Same Dress

The "American Idol" judge sports the exact design in different colors two days in a row. Check it out.

Music: Jason Isbell "Flying Over Water" 09/16/13

Monday, 16 September 2013

TV: Boardwalk Empire 4x03 Promo "Acres of Diamonds" (HD)

Boardwalk Empire 4x03 "Acres of Diamonds" - Nucky has reservations about investing in a Tampa land deal engineered by transplanted bootlegger Bill McCoy (Pearce Bunting). While there, he meets speakeasy owner Sally Wheet. Valentin Narcisse books a sexy jazz singer, Daughter Maitland (Margot Bingham), to perform at the Onyx, and gauges Dunn Purnsley's allegiance to Chalky. Willie, Eli's son, turns to Mickey Doyle and his bootleg warehouse to elevate his social standing at college. Gillian agrees to pose as Roy Phillips' wife to impress a possible partner. Harrow tries to bury his past, though not before taking care of some unfinished business with Emma (Katherine Waterston). Written by Terence Winter; directed by Allen Coulter.


TV: (Spoilers) Inside Breaking Bad 5x14 "Ozymandias"

TV: Posh Pawn | Tuesday, 9pm | Channel 4

From helicopters to Lambourghinis and Hermes handbags, this documentary uncovers the hidden world of high-end pawnbroking

TV: The Jack Daniels Effect - How Do I Get Up There? - Ep 5

The guys are in the bar, but choosing what to drink proves to be rather difficult.

Competition: Win Arrow Series 1 on DVD

To celebrate the release of Arrow S1 on DVD and Bluray we have a great competition for you and 3 copies on Bluray to give away

Arrow S1 is out on Blu-ray and DVD from 23rd September 2013


Synopsis:
After being marooned for five years on a remote island, billionaire Oliver Queen returns home with a mysterious agenda and a lethal set of new skills that he uses in a war on crime in this hard-hitting action series. Reinventing the DC Comics character for a modern-day audience, the Arrow is not a superhero ... but a hero -- every bit as dangerous as the criminals he's hunting. After suffering unimaginable ordeals on the island, the Oliver returns to Starling City a new man -- determined to right the wrongs of his father and sworn to bring justice to those who've corrupted his city. But Oliver finds his crusade complicated by his friends and family. Overjoyed by his miraculous return, the Queen family nevertheless still trades on secrets that conflict with the Arrow's agenda. Oliver's return also affects his best friend, Tommy Merlyn, who will ultimately travel down a dark path; and the love of his life, Laurel Lance, who must somehow forgive Oliver before she can ever love him again. A dark and dangerous crime procedural with edge, intrigue and action, Oliver's story will be told from three perspectives: the Queen family, Oliver's harrowing ordeal on the island and the Arrow's adventures in Starling City. Showing all facets of the mysterious loner, this action drama follows the Oliver that disappeared, the one that returned and the one known as Arrow.

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For your chance to win just answer the following question... 

Who plays Oliver McQueen in Arrow?

To enter Email us  with your answer, along with your name and address. 

When the competition ends as indictated on this page, any and all entries received after this point will not count and emails blacklisted due to not checking this page first.


Winners will be chosen randomly and will be informed via email.

Sunday, 15 September 2013

Saturday, 14 September 2013

News: Star Trek Teleportation Stuns Shoppers

To celebrate the release of Star Trek Into Darkness, movie and TV streaming service blinkbox worked with top illusionist Scott Penrose to perform some cunning teleportation trickery. Shoppers looked on in awe at what appeared to be the world's first successful attempt at teleportation.

The illusion was achieved using a combination of science and trickery. It caused a stir among thousands of shoppers who witnessed'volunteers from the crowd step into a high-tech unit and appear to have been 'beamed' to nearby locations in seconds.

 

TV: Arrow Season 2 "You Better Pray" Promo (HD)

The battle was lost but The Hood still fights! Arrow Season 2 premieres October 9, 2013 on The CW!

Friday, 13 September 2013

TV: Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Episode 2 Previews and Trailers (HBO)

Tune in for a new episode of "Boardwalk Empire" every Sunday at 9pm. Only on HBO.







TV: Boardwalk Empire Season 4: Inside the Episode #1 (HBO)

Tune in for a new episode of "Boardwalk Empire" every Sunday at 9pm. Only on HBO.

TV: The Buzz: Boardwalk Empire Season 4 Premiere (HBO)

The Buzz was in New York for the season 4 premiere of Boardwalk Empire.

TV: True Detective: Official Trailer (HBO)

The new HBO series, True Detective, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson premieres January 2014.



Music: Wavves "Nine Is God" 09/12/13

TV: The Wrong Mans: Episode 1 Trailer - BBC Two

http://bbc.co.uk/thewrongmans Danger called...they happened to answer. Sam and Phil are The Wrong Mans, and they're entangled in a world of crime, conspiracy and corruption.

TV: Some Girls: Series 2 Trailer - BBC Three

More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01gkh5q Some Girls are back with Series 2! New hotties, new dramas, same Some Girls!



About:
Some Girls is about the lives and loves of a group of quirky 16-year-old girls who play on the same school football team and live on the same inner city estate. We join them on their bumpy journey through adolescence, taking in boys, sex, cliques, teachers, heartbreak, fun and even some football along the way.

At the heart of the comedy is Viva (Adelayo Adedayo), whose ambition is to stay motivated and go to college. She lives with her dad Rob (Colin Salmon) and her stepmother Anna (Dolly Wells), a New Zealander who also happens to be Viva's sadistic PE teacher.

Viva is great friends with Holli (Natasha Jonas) whose entertaining, violent outbursts are legendary. Saz (Mandeep Dhillon) and Amber (Alice Felgate) complete the gang. They talk about everything from history homework to their ambitions in life. They share everything: their clothes, their moods, their secrets and - occasionally - their mothers' tranquillisers.

Celeb: Police Race to Tulisa's Home Amid Kidnap Fears

Police rush to Tulisa's house after two men were reportedly spotted acting suspiciously.

TV: By Any Means: Trailer - BBC One

More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03bvtk4 Meet the unit who tread the line between the letter of the law and true justice.


TV: London Irish | Starts 24th September | Channel 4

Tuesday 24th September | 10pm | Channel 4
This brand new Channel 4 comedy featuring Father Ted's Ardal O'Hanlon, follows four Northern Irish twenty somethings trying to find their way in London.

Music: Arctic Monkeys - Hold On, We're Going Home (Drake) in the Live Lounge

Arctic Monkeys cover Drake's Hold On, We're Going Home in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge for Fearne Cotton

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Music: Avicii - Lay Me Down

Music: Gov't Mule "Funny Little Tragedy" 09/11/13

Gov't Mule performs a track from their album Shout! More CONAN @ http://teamcoco.com/video

TV: The Sarah Millican Televison programme: Trailer - BBC Two

More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01pt7pp Award-winning comedian Sarah Millican talks television, combining stand up and unique interviews with television people who have impressed her.

Music: Naughty Boy - Sonnentanz (Sun Don't Shine) feat Chasing Grace

Naughty Boy feat Chasing Grace perform their cover of Klangkarussell's Sonnentanz (Sun Don't Shine) in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge for Fearne Cotton and Trevor Nelson. Check out the Live Lounge page at bbc.co.uk/radio here http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/rnc5d4 for more like this

TV: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D | S1 - Ep1: FitzSimmons | Channel 4

Friday, 27th September | 8pm | Channel 4
Action-packed US drama following the adventures of a skilled team of agents from a global law-enforcement organisation as they investigate super-human individuals and unusual events

Series 1 Summary
Exhilarating, action-packed US drama co-created by Joss Whedon, the creative force behind the film Marvel's The Avengers and iconic TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

The series brings back the Avengers character of Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg), who has assembled a select group of highly skilled agents from the worldwide law-enforcement organisation known as S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement and Logistics Division).

Their mission is to investigate super-human individuals and highly unusual events worldwide, examining the new, the strange and the unknown to protect the ordinary from the extraordinary.

Coulson's team consists of Grant Ward (Brett Dalton), an expert in combat and espionage; Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen), a highly trained pilot and martial arts practitioner; Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker), a brilliant engineer; Jemma Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge), a distinguished bio-chemist; and mysterious computer hacker Skye (Chloe Bennet).

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Phil Coulson Episode 1 - Pilot
Just after the Battle of New York, the existence of superheroes and aliens has become public knowledge and the world is trying to get to grips with this new reality. Phil Coulson is back in action and his attention has been drawn to a secretive group called The Rising Tide.

In order to find out more about this unseen, unknown enemy, he gives his team their first assignment together. They must try to track down an ordinary man who has gained extraordinary powers - the use of which could have devastating consequences.

How I Met Your Mother star Cobie Smulders guests as Agent Maria Hill.



TV: Double Your House for Half the Money | Tuesday, 8pm | Channel 4

Sarah Beeny helps people achieve their property dreams without breaking the bank in these recession-hit times

Celeb: Tyra Banks transforms herself into Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss

Tyra Banks has transformed herself into Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne for a new photo project. Report by Andrea Lilly.


Jason Segel (‘Marshall’) & Alyson Hannigan (‘Lily’) HIMYM Interview

QUESTION: Which part of your characters’ journey throughout this whole series has been most surprising to you?

Jason Segel: In terms of a full series journey, they have done a lot of Marshall finding his chosen profession. I think that’s the big thing. We had a couple of seasons of turmoil, but Marshall and Lily has never really been in question as a couple, so I think the thing that has been most in transit with Marshall has been his career path, trying to figure out what he is going to do, and the choice between money and his ideals, and how best to be there for his family, and what’s more important: your family or your job? I think that’s been the running thing with Marshall.

Alyson Hannigan: They have given Jason some great stuff to do: the stuff with his father was really…

Jason Segel: Hilarious.

Alyson Hannigan: No! Remember: he died.

Jason Segel: Oh. Yeah. That was an amazing acting opportunity on a sitcom. You don’t normally get to do that sort of stuff. That’s the luxury of running for nine years.

Alyson Hannigan: That was amazing.

Jason Segel: That was really cool.

Alyson Hannigan: I’ve always just loved the Marshall/Lily relationship, and just exploring that, and the dynamic of a long-term relationship, and I just love our scenes together. I love it.

QUESTION: Do you think that relationship will always be happy? Should we ever be worried about Marshall and Lily?

Alyson Hannigan: Oh no. Just Marshall. Look who’s playing Marshall! No, I don’t think so. You can’t worry about them. Especially as we’ve seen them in the future and they’re together.

Jason Segel: Good point. I think they’re fine.

Alyson Hannigan: They may have a drinking problem, but that’s fine.

Jason Segel: I know! We look really old when we do the 20-year flash-forward. I am completely bald and I look like things aren’t going well.

Alyson Hannigan: They may have aged us a little too much. But then when we’re really old, I think we look pretty good.

Jason Segel: Yeah, we look nice.

QUESTION: One thing that fans of the show really love are the slaps. Can you talk about the slaps?

Jason Segel: It’s always fun when they work the slaps in, and I think having a finite number of them is really fun because you can count off what has been used up, and I really enjoy that element to the show.

QUESTION: Are you a Star Wars fan in real life?

Jason Segel: I enjoy Star Wars very much, and the Joseph Campbell metaphor aspect. I think they have taken a classic mythology and updated it for a new generation and a whole new era of science and technology, so I appreciate it very much in that regard.

QUESTION: But you wouldn’t use a lightsaber to carve your turkey in real life?

Jason Segel: No, no, no. I don’t want to get really deep into it, but these are Greek myths that are now translated into an era that children of the modern age can relate to, and I think that’s really remarkable.

Alyson Hannigan: And he doesn’t want anyone messing with his turkey.

QUESTION: They say never work with children or animals, but how is it working with a baby?

Jason Segel: Well, I’ll tell you this: babies don’t know they’re acting at all, they just think that you’re taking care of them, so they cry. They don’t care if it’s action or cut, they just cry a lot, or cry in my presence because I’m gigantic, and they can smell my fear a mile away. So we’re all learning. It’s a learning curve, me and this baby.

Alyson Hannigan: They are so cute.

Jason Segel: I hate to spoil the illusion that it’s one baby, but it’s actually babies. It’s a rotating merry-go-round of babies. And they are really scared of me. Really scared. I don’t know why. I don’t take the time to get to know them. They are prima donnas. Like, you don’t see me cry on set… anymore.

Alyson Hannigan: I have heard a lot of screaming. Did you hold them upside down again?

Jason Segel: I did not this time, as per your instructions.

QUESTION: Tell us about a favourite moment that you have from Season 8. The godparent game show stands out. 

Alyson Hannigan: Oh, when we were trying to figure out who to name godparent for Marvin, and we had a giant game-show wheel: that was cute.

Jason Segel: Oh yeah, that was really, really cute. That was great.

Alyson Hannigan: Everything blends into one in my memory.

Jason Segel: It really does; especially because it’s been to some extent one continuous story. Standalone episodes like the cockamouse episode…

Alyson Hannigan: I was just going to mention the cockamouse! Was that Season 8?

Jason Segel: That was a long time ago. Season 2, easily. You remember that kind of stuff, but stuff that was about the kind of moving plot lines, they all blend together at this point.

Alyson Hannigan: We’re so bad at the ‘Name That Episode’ game.

Jason Segel: How I Met Your Mother trivia, we’d probably be worse than the fans, for sure.

QUESTION: You obviously all get along on the set, you’re really good friends. Do you make each other laugh a lot? Are there a lot of mistakes and bloopers that will end up on the DVD gag reel?

Alyson Hannigan: Yes, definitely. Well, Jason really likes to make Cobie (Smulders – ‘Robin’) laugh. Cobie’s the easiest one to get.

Jason Segel: She’s very easy to make laugh.

Alyson Hannigan: And Jason loves to do that.

Jason Segel: It’s a lot of fun on set, I must say, and we each have our own particular button. We’ve learned each other really well, each other’s laugh buttons, so it’s really a good time.

Alyson Hannigan: If Jason and I get each other going, it’s kind of dangerous because it takes a while to recover.

Jason Segel: This is my TV wife, you know, for like nine years now.
Alyson Hannigan: But the thing is that we’ve never taped in front of an audience. They add the laugh track in later, so our goal has always been to make each other laugh.

Jason Segel: Right, that’s how we measure if we’re doing well. Totally.

Alyson Hannigan: So yeah, we do try to make each other laugh.

QUESTION: How was it to finally get some interaction with the audience, your fans at the Comic Con panel, and being there with the show for the first time? 

Alyson Hannigan: It was really sweet. It’s so cool to see all the people that care. I mean, some people camped out for like two days to be in there. It was amazing.

Jason Segel: And to just be there with this group of people. We all met each other about nine years ago now, and to be near the end of a run of something that was so special for all of us, and to get to see firsthand some of the people that the show impacted, who cared about it in various capacities, was just really, really exciting.
QUESTION: We finally catch a glimpse of the mother at the end of Season 8, how is Cristin Miloti and did she fit right in with your gang on set?

Alyson Hannigan: I love Cristin. She’s fantastic. She’s wonderful. She’s very sweet.

Jason Segel: She’s the coolest, ever. She’s like the cool kid. Honestly. She’s from New Jersey and she’s just really laid-back. She fits right in. She’s really cool.

QUESTION: Finally, looking forward, what milestones are you looking forward to in the final season?

Alyson Hannigan: Probably just the last episode. That’s also the one I’m most dreading because how are we going to get through that without just bawling?

Jason Segel: And the Season 9 mid-season orgy. Same every year.

QUESTION: You didn’t see that email, Alyson?

Alyson Hannigan: I think that just went to Junk mail.

Josh Radnor (‘Ted’) & Pamela Fryman (Director) HIMYM Interview

QUESTION: Hi Josh, why are you limping?

Josh Radnor: I’ve broken my toe. I’ve broken my fifth metatarsal. We’re shooting around me. I’m figuring that if we can hide three pregnancies, we can hide a broken foot! By the way, this is Pam Fryman, our director, who has directed almost every episode of How I Met Your Mother except for, like, five. 

Pamela Fryman: Then I just wasn’t in the mood. 

Josh Radnor: She was redoing her kitchen. She was not coming in. 

QUESTION: So let’s just address exactly how many nightmare girlfriends Ted has had… have you kept track of all of the dates you’ve had on the show?

Josh Radnor: I haven’t kept track, but actually the fans are the unofficial record keepers of the show. Someone sent me a collage of all of Ted’s girlfriends, and there were a lot. There were way more than I thought there would be. It was two rows of photographs of all of Ted’s girlfriends. I don’t know how many there were, but it was shocking. And some of them I went, “Who is that?” like, “Oh, I forgot I actually dated that person!” They might have just been in one episode. But there have been a lot. Of course, it’s all fake, you know. 

Pamela Fryman: The fans are constantly putting stuff out about Ted, specifically, so Josh is always seeing stuff about his character through the eyes of the fans because it’s always something. There’s stuff on YouTube. There are songs. 

Josh Radnor: Yeah, weird musical montages and people splice together photos… what are they? Memes, is that what they are called? I know all the terms! So yeah, it’s weird. 

QUESTION: Who has been your favourite love interest, other than Robin?

Josh Radnor: Some of them are just one episode type of deals – we have all had one-episode relationships! We’ve all had guest stars! – but some of them are very special guest stars that stay around for a little longer. It’s sad, because Sarah Chalke (‘Stella’) was so amazing, and Jennifer Morrison (‘Zoey’), and Ashley Williams (‘Victoria’). Ashley is the only one that they didn’t really turn into a villain at the end, to get her off the show. Zoey and Stella kind of turned into villainesses a little bit. But I love all three of those actresses. I guess, in some ways, just as a character, there is a soft spot for Ashley just because that was the first season; that ‘Drumroll, Please’ episode has always been one of my favorites, where they met at that wedding. So to have her come back and still have that buoyant, fun energy between them – there is just something great about that. And I run into Ashley all the time and we just really get a kick out of each other. That said, Sarah Chalke and Jennifer Morrison are pretty amazing people also, so I couldn’t pick a favourite, really.

QUESTION: You have such avid fans of the show.

Josh Radnor: Yeah, and I love the fact that the fans know the show better than we know the show, because we shoot an episode and move on. They watch an episode five times, or rewind, obsess over it, talk to their friends about it, and it’s more alive for them on some level. We’re just putting one foot in front of the other and making the show. So it’s great to go to an event like Comic Con, because then you really get a sense of the impact the show is having collectively. We don’t really get that a lot. When you’re in the groove with work, you got to work, you go home, it’s a very womb-like experience. We’re on this stage at the Fox lot and we’re shooting the show and you forget that it’s being beamed out to all these millions of people. 

Pamela Fryman: I think it would be a little bit different if we shot in front of an audience, because we’d get some feedback every week and that would be great, but because we don’t, just to be sitting there at Comic Con thinking, “Oh my gosh, people are actually watching!” Even though you know they are, to see them and to hear that applause, and hear them laugh, hear the reaction, it’s very gratifying. 

QUESTION: In the early stages, did you ever imagine that the show would go to this many seasons and get to this point that you’re at now. Do you remember the turning point where you felt like, “Okay, we’re really solid here?”

Pamela Fryman: I certainly remember early on waiting for that pick up and you didn’t know whether it was going to come. And then I think after our Britney Spears episode, which was a very highly rated episode, we just started growing in popularity. At one point we got a two-year pick up so we were like, “Oh my gosh!”

Josh Radnor: Some series explode right out of the gate and diminish in both quality and viewership over time. We were the opposite. I felt like our quality was always there, but we were a different show. We really introduced some stuff that is now commonplace in some ways. I was talking with Carter (Bays) and Craig (Thomas) last night about how there was this new fashion of serialized arcs, and that’s what Carter and Craig excel at, and what they always wanted to do: follow the locket or follow these different threads. The network initially was like, “No, do more standalone episodes. We want new people to just tune in and be able to watch the show.” But I feel like in some ways we just did what we did really well, and then the public mood caught up to us. But I think that the DVDs really helped, because they became things that people would pass around. It just gathered all this momentum. So it was quiet for those first few years, but I also had this confidence that it was just too good not to stick around. It felt like we’d got all guns firing on this show. And in some ways, because the network and the studio let Carter and Craig make their weird show and pick their music and do their thing, I feel like by the end, you’re at the top of the mountain and you look back, and you say, “Wow, we got to do some incredibly strange, amazing moments of television, because people weren’t paying that much attention at first.” 

Pamela Fryman: I think that’s true. I think we did well enough in our time slot, then all of a sudden we had this young demographic and they liked that about us.

Josh Radnor: We were essentially brought in on some level to get younger viewers and we always did that.  

Pamela Fryman: And to be able to have this last season and finish the story the way Carter and Craig always imagined ending it is so gratifying. It is sort of amazing that we’re even sitting here at this point… I don’t quite know how we got here. 

QUESTION: You guys look like you’re having a lot of fun on set. Obviously, you all get along great. Do you make each other laugh? And does that result in a lot of bloopers and a gag reel for the Season 8 DVD?   

Josh Radnor: Do we have a lot of bloopers? Yeah! We do a gag reel every year and it’s pretty long. 

Pamela Fryman: It’s incredibly long.

Josh Radnor: The wrap party where they unveil the gag reel is always, honestly, one of my favourite events of the year, because a) you see how much we’ve done all year – you can’t believe it, you’re like, “That episode was this year? It feels like so long ago.” Plus b) you see just the level of loose energy, the comedic looseness on set.

Pamela Fryman: It’s just fun, and we don’t shoot the show in front of an audience so we are the audience. And we still make each other laugh. 

Josh Radnor: Maybe some of the bloopers come from desperation, like, “Oh they laughed three times and they’re not laughing on this fourth take!” 

Pamela Fryman: I mean, the actors always know their lines.   

Josh Radnor: But we all have our moments where you think, “I’m a professional actor and I’m not behaving like one!” But let’s not go into it, Pam. 

QUESTION: Can you talk about shooting that final scene with the mother that we now know is played by Cristin Miloti?

Josh Radnor: She was amazing. We brought her in and it was under cover of darkness. I mean, it was really top secret.
Pamela Fryman: And the great thing was that the first scene we shot with her when she asked for that train ticket, all the background people that we work with, our crew, writers’ assistants, everybody was in that scene, and when she walked on the stage we literally got to turn to everybody – because nobody had met her, even the people that we’d been working with forever – and we got to say, “Ladies and gentlemen… the mother!” It was thrilling for everybody because we’ve been waiting a long time. 

Josh Radnor: And Cristin has such an easy-going personality that she’s easy to kind of fold into this very tight-knit group for whatever reason. That’s the luck of the chemistry draw. When they cast the five of us they didn’t know if it would all work together and for some reason it did, so maybe we have some good chemistry karma, I don’t know. 

Pamela Fryman: She fits beautifully. 

Josh Radnor: Yeah, she really does. 


Neil Patrick Harris (‘Barney’) & Cobie Smulders (‘Robin’) HIMYM Interview

QUESTION: As this show has progressed, have you guys been rooting for Barney and Robin to make it as a couple?

Neil Patrick Harris: I have. I’ve been actively trying to make that happen. I talk to the writers and I was pitching it, and I’d try to do little things in our scenes together where I gave her an extra look and an extra glance or would stare only at her during a whole scene just to see if anyone was noticing. I thought there was a nice wrinkle about Barney liking the chick that Ted wants. Though really I was just hoping that I’d get to ‘F’ her once and get it out of my system, but it was a good ‘F’. It was a capital ‘F’!

Cobie Smulders: I just grabbed you! 

Neil Patrick Harris: We had good chemistry. And I love doing scenes with Cobie, she’s super fun. She’s Canadian, you know. They’re cool. 

Cobie Smulders: It’s all about being Canadian. I agree with all that Neil said. I think when she was in a relationship with Ted and it came up, and they were like, “You’re going to hook up with Barney,” I was like, “No way. That is not cool. They’re like best friends!” I got kind of weirded out by it. Then I just feel like in life these things happen. That’s one of the things that I love about our show: a lot of our writers take from their own personal experiences. At the beginning of the show, Carter Bays is Ted and Craig Thomas is Marshall. It is based on their lives. So it’s very much filled with their own life experiences. So I went that way in my mind of like, “Listen, this stuff happens when you’re a close group of friends, people hook up and it happens.” Then, once we got together, I really enjoyed working with Neil. I enjoy our scenes so much, and I feel like it’s a very interesting and comical pairing. People are always asking, “Who would you rather be with, Ted or Barney?” But Barney and Robin are just so different that I feel for both of them to decide, “All right, this is it,” is just such a wonderful choice. 

Neil Patrick Harris: You always answered Barney, right?

Cobie Smulders: No. Ted. 

Cobie Smulders: But it’s a hard thing to end, with Ted.   

Neil Patrick Harris: I saw a lot of people being a little tired of Ted still hoping that Robin would be the one after we knew that she wasn’t the one. I’m embellishing on what Cobie said, but I think it’s nice that they’re actually playing it out like it would actually play out. Sitcom emotion tends to just end and they’re not together and then they move on, but there are feelings that do linger and even though the voiceover Ted, older Ted, has said that she’s not the mother, he still thinks that there could be something between the two of them and that doesn’t happen only once. That may happen three or four times. I like the realism of that in the confines of a multi-camera structure. 

QUESTION: When you’ve played these characters for so long, for so many years, does the character and yourself ever bleed into each other?

Cobie Smulders: I’ve played Robin for so long now, the character has changed and morphed, and they try out things – like she yells at Patrice all the time, she loves guns but then she’s super emotional, then she’s super insensitive – so I’ve been able to have such an arc of the character, which I think is rare on TV. So I think that there’ll always be little parts of her that go on to other roles that I play. Robin was not a Canadian when I signed on for the show. She became one because apparently according to Carter and Craig, we’re exotic! Those were literally the words they used to me in Season 1. They were like, “Well, you know, I just feel like it’s really exotic,” and I’m like, “I have never in my life been called exotic!” 

Neil Patrick Harris: I was thinking about that very question earlier – in the shower of all places – because I’m often asked, “Do they write Barney based on you?” but I think weirdly the opposite ends up being more true. Obviously we have conversations with the writers and they get to know how we talk and what jokes we sell better than others, so they write towards that, but I think it’s made me freer to be more of an extrovert and have a not-give-a-shit kind of attitude, having played Barney. Because you have to, as Barney, not only not care what people think, but go above and beyond that and just own things. I think before the show I was probably more hyper-introspective about what people were thinking and how I came across, and Barney has informed me in a way that I care less about that. So that’s good. 

QUESTION: Could you talk a little bit about the proposal? You were messing with the audience! 

Neil Patrick Harris: That was a long arc and I was concerned about it because all of a sudden Barney’s dating Patrice, someone that he would openly mock in previous seasons. They said, “Trust us, we have a whole thing.” I made them sit me down and explain what it was. It’s a whole long arc, even to explain that the last five episodes in a row were all one big long play, and we filmed extra little bits of scenes to pay off later. I still thought, “I get what you’re doing, but I’m worried that the audience at home are not going to like it, because there will be too many episodes in a row where they’re going, ‘Are you kidding me?’!” And yet it paid off so well. I just thought that was such a sweet thing: that playbook, the final play. So sweet for Robin and gave her such a great, wonderfully worded speech at Barney that ends with a yes to a proposal. That’s how Carter and Craig continue to keep the show fresh and good. 

QUESTION: Was that scene emotional for the two of you while you were shooting it?

Neil Patrick Harris: Kind of. I think a proposal is different from a wedding. We knew it wasn’t goodbye. We knew it was a continuation of more stuff to come and we’re not actually becoming a couple, so in that regard it wasn’t emotional, but I liked that it was solidifying a future between the two of us just as actors. 

Cobie Smulders: I also feel like the way it was played out, it was such a surprise for Robin – I went from pining after Barney to letting it go, to then getting really jealous. There was so much going on that when it happened – I think we had a few more episodes after that, right? – I feel like even in those episodes it was like, “Yeah, we’re engaged…” like we were still trying to figure it out between us. 

Neil Patrick Harris: It was a stunner. 

QUESTION: You obviously all get along on the set, the cast are really good friends. Do you make each other laugh a lot? Are there a lot of bloopers that will end up on the DVD gag reel?

Cobie Smulders: I break all the time. It’s actually something that I am working on. Right? Neil can attest. 

Neil Patrick Harris: It’s tricky because when something’s really funny you don’t want to break because that’s the take you want them to use, and the minute your mouth starts to turn then they have to cut. And yet you don’t want to say, “Don’t do that funny thing that you’re doing because it’s making me break!” So you have to get into a whole headspace about it. But a fit of giggles is hard to squelch. 

QUESTION: How are you feeling about the show coming to an end next season?

Cobie Smulders: How are we feeling emotionally about it? They are heightened emotions. We did our first interview where someone asked, “What are you going to miss the most?” and I was like, “I’m going to miss these people,” and I literally started to cry. On set it hasn’t quite sunk in. But I feel like it’s going to be just a really intense time for everyone. 

Neil Patrick Harris: I’m a little more part robot. I compartmentalize things and I’m not a fan of goodbyes so I haven’t really contemplated it that way. I don’t want to spend the time that we have left on the show lamenting its demise, because we’re not there yet. So even though it’s run eight, now nine seasons, we still have 20-some odd weeks to do this and I want to make sure that we’re enjoying it as opposed to being wistful about it. But I’m trying to take it in more. Cobie said that earlier, that she’s trying to take everything in, in a different way, and I’m trying to do that. But this show has been an embarrassment of riches.