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Entries by Leigh Weingus from 07/2012

'Alphas' Season 2: Syfy Series Adds Sean Austin, Thomas Howell And More Guest Stars

Posted 07.06.2012 | TV

The original "Alphas" have some competition: A slew of new guest stars are headed to the Syfy series. With numerous TV and film credits under thei...

'The Newsroom': Alison Pill Talks Aaron Sorkin, Season 2

Posted 07.06.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin employs some interesting techniques when it comes to having his cast learn their fast-paced lines -- just ask star of "The Newsroom" (Sun...

'True Blood' Season 5: Valentina Cervi Had Never Seen HBO Series

Posted 07.06.2012 | TV

Valentina Cervi may be an avid fan of her show now, but the "True Blood" star wasn't always a Bon Temps expert. "I had never seen ['True Blood'], ...

'Mob Wives' Star Big Ang Is Writing A Book

Posted 07.06.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- Big Ang was the breakout star of VH1's "Mob Wives," and now the fan favorite is building her brand: She's writing a book. Big Ang said Fr...

Demi Lovato To Host 2012 Teen Choice Awards

Posted 07.09.2012 | TV

Demi Lovato has officially been named host of the 2012 Teen Choice Awards, EW reports. The former Disney star and current "X-Factor" judge will ta...

'American Idol': Adam Lambert In Talks To Judge Season 12

Posted 07.09.2012 | TV

Is Adam Lambert trading the stage for the "American Idol" judges' panel? According to E! news, the Season 8 runner-up is in talks to appear as a j...

Broadway Stars On TV: Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster, John Gallagher Jr. And More

Posted 07.09.2012 | TV

Broadway has some major competition for its acting talent: The small screen. Increasingly, stage actors are landing roles on TV. Known for their hi...

'7th Heaven' Star Barry Watson Joins 'Gossip Girl' And More Casting News

Posted 07.09.2012 | TV

Barry Watson is returning to TV. According to TVLine, the former "7th Heaven" star will join the cast of "Gossip Girl" for the show's final season. ...

Lennon And Maisy Join ABC's 'Nashville' And More Casting News

Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

Watch out, Tennessee. Lennon and Maisy are taking over! The Stella sisters, 12-year-old Lennon and 8-year-old Maisy, who became famous for their Y...

'Political Animals': Sigourney Weaver, Adrian Pasdar Talk Diplomatic Crisis (VIDEO)

Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

Don't even think about keeping Secretary of State Elaine Barrish (Sigourney Weaver) in the dark. In this exclusive clip from an upcoming episode of...

Olivia Munn On 'The Newsroom' Criticism, Defends Aaron Sorkin And Female Characters

Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

Olivia Munn thinks "The Newsroom" (Sundays at 1- p.m. ET on HBO) deserves a break. A great deal of criticism has been thrown Aaron Sorkin's way sin...

Megan Hilty Talks 'Smash' Season 2, Jennifer Hudson

Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

"Smash" is headed back to NBC this fall, and no one's more excited than Megan Hilty. Now being helmed by former "Gossip Girl" showrunner Josh Safr...

'Breaking Bad' Star Bryan Cranston Becomes Walter White (VIDEO)

Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

We'll be treated to another dose of Walter White on the Season 5 premiere of "Breaking Bad" this Sunday (airing at 10 p.m. ET on AMC). While the n...

Dan Harmon Talks Firing From 'Community,' Being A 'Liability'

Posted 07.11.2012 | TV

Is Dan Harmon finally admitting to a little bad behavior on the "Community" set? In an interview with G4′s "Attack Of The Show" (above), Harmon ...

Chloe Sevigny Talks Transgender Role In 'Hit And Miss'

Posted 07.11.2012 | TV

Chloe Sevigny will soon make her debut as an Irish assassin who's in transition from male to female in the six-part British series "Hit & Miss" (premi...

'Falling Skies' Renewed: TNT Renews Series For Season 3

Posted 07.11.2012 | TV

Aliens aren't leaving TV any time soon: TNT has renewed "Falling Skies" for a third season. Currently averaging 5.9 million viewers, 10 more episo...

Joshua Jackson Talks 'Fringe' Season 5, Joel Wyman

Posted 07.12.2012 | TV

Joshua Jackson has more than a little insight into how Season 5 of "Fringe" will go down. In honor of Comic-Con -- where Jackson famously revived ...

'The Mindy Project' Casts Amanda Setton, Stephen Tobolowsky And Ike Barinholtz And More Casting News

Posted 07.12.2012 | TV

A few new faces are headed to "The Mindy Project." According to EW, "Gossip Girl" alum Amanda Setton will play Mindy's office manager Shauna Dican...

'Suits' Season 2: Mike And Harvey Talk The Jonas Brothers, The Spinners (VIDEO)

Posted 07.12.2012 | TV

It's a rough morning for Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) at Pearson Hardman. In HuffPost TV's exclusive "Suits" (Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET on USA) cl...

'The Mindy Project': Mindy Kaling Releases New Promo

Posted 07.12.2012 | TV

We're just a little more than two months away from the start of the new TV season, which means broadcasters are beginning to dramatically up the volum...

'Breaking Bad' Premiere: Aaron Paul Talks Season 5, Deaths And Saying Goodbye To Jesse Pinkman

Posted 07.12.2012 | TV

Aaron Paul's character Jesse Pinkman hasn't had it easy on "Breaking Bad," (airing Sun, July 15 at 10 p.m. ET on AMC), but that doesn't mean he won't ...

'American Idol' Mariah Carey In Talks To Judge Season 12, Randy Jackson Rumored To Step Down

Posted 07.13.2012 | TV

It's been quite a week in "American Idol" news, and a few other big changes may be headed to the Fox singing competition show. According to Us Wee...

Jennifer Lopez Leaving 'American Idol'

Posted 07.13.2012 | TV

Jennifer Lopez is officially leaving "American Idol." The performer announced her exit on Friday morning on "On Air with Ryan Seacrest." "I'm telli...

Aaron Paul On 'Breaking Bad': Bryan Cranston, Vince Gilligan Discuss Evolution Of Jesse Pinkman

Posted 07.13.2012 | TV

The end of "Breaking Bad" won't arrive until the summer of 2013, but Aaron Paul is still getting ready for a sob-fest. "I know I'm going to be a m...

Don Brinkley Dead: Television Writer Dies At 91

Posted 07.15.2012 | TV

NEW YORK -- Don Brinkley, a noted television writer and the stepfather of supermodel and actress Christie Brinkley, has died. He was 91. A spokeswoma...