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Bree Williamson Opens up about Her Lifetime Project MOMMY’S LITTLE BOY

Chicago Fire’s Bree Williamson enjoys playing flawed characters – take General Hospital’s Claudette.  In her upcoming Lifetime movie, Mommy’s Little Boy, she again sinks her teeth into the role of a damaged character.  In an interview with mytakeontv, Williamson opens up about her role and her career. mytakeontv (mtotv):  How did you prepare to play this role? Bree Williamson (BW):  I did pretty much the things I do for most roles – create a backstory for the character and try

My Take On…NBC’s smart, funny TRIAL & ERROR

Absurdly hilarious and hilariously absurd, that’s the simplest description of NBC’s latest comedy, the true-crime-parody series TRIAL & ERROR that starts tonight with a back to back post-THIS-IS-US (10/9c) preview. Starring John Lithgow as Larry Henderson, a roller-skating, er, roller-cizing poetry professor who maybe murdered his wife, represented in court by Nicholas D’Agosto’s Josh Legal, a “NorthEastern” lawyer from New York trying his first murder in the fictional East Peck, SC, the show provides an inside look at the case in

Turning Back Time with HAWAII FIVE-0’s Cast of Characters, Part 2

Cheryl’s multi-part story on how characters from H50 compare to their previous-run counterparts continues with Daniel Dae Kim’s Chin Ho Kelly – Looking back at the original Hawaii Five-O, the role of Chin Ho Kelly was played by Kam Fong.  Fong’s real name was Kam Tong Chun, and he was a real-life police officer for 16 years before retiring and ultimately joining the cast of Five-O.  Fong’s son, Dennis Chun, has a recurring role on today’s Five-0.  Unlike his Kelly-role

After-Take: GRIMM “Tree People”

Name of the Episode: “Tree People” AirDate: Friday, March 3 Monroe goes to the loft to hear more about Eve’s encounter with the demon in the mirror. Adalind, Wu, Hank and Rosalee also join in the case. Adalind suspects the demon is coming after Eve because she’s seen it twice in the mirror. Diana also has a thought saying what they see isn’t a dream, it’s real, but somewhere in the middle. Rosalee offers to let Eve stay with them

After-Take: CHICAGO MED “Lose Yourself”

Name of the Episode: “Lose Yourself” AirDate: Thursday, March 2 April has 21 more weeks until her due date and won’t tell Maggie what the sex of the baby is. Maggie keeps going through the alphabet trying to get April to slip up. Sharon gives Connor heads up of a trauma patient that will be the focus of the press. Justin Pepper, a window washer, fell when his platform gave out. He fell 43 stories and has somehow survived the

After-Take: One Chicago Crossover 3/1

Names of the Episodes: CHICAGO FIRE “Death Trap” / CHICAGO PD “Emotional Proximity” / CHICAGO JUSTICE “Fake” AirDate: Wednesday, March 1 HOUR ONE Firehouse 51 is reunited and back on the city’s night calls. Connie has just left for vacation, so her temp is Marcy, a bright eyed young girl unaware of what this house has seen. The trucks pull up to a blazing warehouse fire, much like the fire that just happened in Oakland. One door is opened as

First Look: New Josie & The Pussycats on RIVERDALE this week!

I was talking TV (as I do) with someone on the phone last night and the first show I brought up this week was RIVERDALE because I’m loving it so much.  Was excited to get  a sneak peek at their GREAT new Donna Summer cover (“I Feel Love”) – check it out (and did you notice that special guest Pussycat this week?): WB tells us: Josie McCoy is on the rise, and with the help of her Pussycats, Riverdale’s determined

Fiona Dourif talks ABC’s WHEN WE RISE

ABC’s inspirational miniseries WHEN WE RISE, written and created by Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, “chronicles the real-life personal and political struggles, set-backs and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pioneer one of the last legs of the US Civil Rights movement from its turbulent infancy in the 20th centruy to the once unfathomable successes of today.”  Fiona Dourif plays one of those pioneers, Diane Jones, founder of The Women’s Building, an

After-Take: GRIMM “The Son Also Rises”

Name of the Episode: “The Son Also Rises” AirDate: Friday, February 24 Monroe and Nick join Eve and Rosalee at the spice shop trying to decipher what their calendar could represent. They doubt the future event will be anything of good news. Then Monroe comes across an Italian painting representing the astrological signs; he believes the painter was a Grimm and trying to articulate the sort of wesen that span from the universe or even multiverse. Everyone is tired from

After-Take: CHICAGO MED “Cold Front”

Name of the Episode: “Cold Front” AirDate: Thursday, February 23 A major storm comes to Chicago which requires the assistance of firehouse 51. There are at least twelve vehicles involved in a pre-dawn collision. One vehicle bursts into flames and the driver is quickly pulled out and extinguished. Jeff is looking through a few cars looking for more victims and sees blood in the snow. The blood trail leads to a pregnant woman passed out near some trees. At the