How do you negotiate a hostage situation, and control a situation that could go in any direction? In Global’s Ransom, Luke Roberts stars as Eric Beaumont, a negotiator working with a team of experts to handle delicate situations, including kidnapping.
Three is not a crowd in You Me Her. The rom-com series’ first season found suburban couple Jack (Greg Poehler) and Emma (Rachel Blanchard) in a marital rut. An impulsive “date” between Jack and grad student-turned-neophyte escort Izzy (Priscilla Faia) evolved into an unexpected three-way affair with Emma, who was harboring her own secrets and desires. The trio developed strong feelings for one another, which snowballed into a meaningful relationship.
Sloths, birds, Komodo dragons, lizards, and penguins, oh my! BBC Earth has arrived in Canada, and to mark its debut, the channel hosted a special premiere screening of Planet Earth II last night in Toronto at the Royal Ontario Museum with a few special guests, including series producer Elizabeth White, AsapSCIENCE hosts Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown, and the ROM’s managing director, Centre of Discovery of Biodiversity, Dave Ireland.
Caroline Dhavernas, of Hannibal fame, stars in the new Global drama, Mary Kills People, about an ER doctor who spends her “spare time” helping terminal patients die with dignity.
On a weekly basis, Timeless follows three adventurers–Wyatt (Matt Lanter), Lucy (Abigail Spencer) and Rufus (Malcolm Barrett)–as they use a time machine to thwart the villainous Flynn (Goran Visnjic) from messing around with past events that could irrevocably alter the present. However, Wyatt may prove as equally dangerous to the timeline as Flynn. Wyatt’s wife was murdered years ago, and the still grieving soldier now plans on jumping back in time to prevent her death–consequences be damned.
It’s do or die time on Grimm’s sixth and final season. Detective Nick Burkhardt’s (David Giuntoli) boss, former frenemy and current mayor, Captain Sean Renard (Sasha Roiz) is out for blood. To achieve his ambitions and climb the political ranks, Renard will eliminate anything standing in his way–including Nick. At the same time, a magical artifact seems to have a strange hold over Nick. His love life is in shambles now that both Adalind (Claire Coffee) and Eve/Juliette (Bitsie Tulloch) are in the picture. So, what’s a Grimm to do?
Time-travel adventures are all the rage on television these days. Timeless, 12 Monkeys, and Frequency effortlessly weave that sci-fi element into their storytelling narratives. Travelers recently joined the club with its own spin on the genre.
Tricia Helfer landed one mother of a role on Fox’s supernatural drama, Lucifer. After escaping Hell, the Devil’s “Mum,” played by Helfer, journeyed to Earth where she quickly inhabited the body of a deceased woman named Charlotte. Since then, she’s attempted to mend her strained relationships with Lucifer and Amenadiel, while trying to adjust to her human host body. Mum’s antics certainly provide plenty of humor–but be warned. She’ll stop at nothing to return her family to the blissful realm above. Heaven help us all.
You’ve watched the show, and now that it’s Halloween, it’s time to celebrate with two Stranger Things dishes that are just awesome: Demogorgon Pie and French Onion Barb. Yes, you read those right, and they look as delicious as they are just a little bit gross, which is what Halloween is all about.
Many male actors get stuck playing a variation of the same role over and over again. Those options frequently range from the dependable best friend and the jock, to the action hero and the funny slacker or the jerk. Ryan Kennedy has managed to avoid that pitfall. The Canadian native broke into the business as “Med Student” in More Than Meets the Eye: The Joan Brock Story. Since then, he’s racked up 45 other credits including guest shots on Blade: The Series, Smallville, Flashpoint, V, Caprica, Mistresses, and Motive. He’s enjoyed recurring roles on Defiance, Hellcats, and Whistler.