Dec 22

TwoCents TV News Round-Up: Week of December 8 – December 21

Nicholas GonzalezWelcome to TCTV’s weekly TV news Round-Up! There’s been a bit of news in that last two weeks, and since we’ve hit the holiday season filled with marathons and best-of lists, sometimes we can’t get to every single piece.

So, here we have some interesting bits of casting and production news, teasers, renewals, cancellations, and trailers for some of your favorite shows and some that might make you want to watch.

Are you guys ready? Here we go!

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Dec 21

‘American Crime Story’ Casts Its Robert Kardashian

David SchwimmerOne of our old Friends is now playing a Kardashian. Yup, you heard that right!

David Schwimmer will play Robert Kardashian, O.J. Simpson’s (Cuba Gooding Jr.) attorney and the only person he can turn to, on the first season of Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.

The project is based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson and focuses on the infamous Simpson trial from the lawyer’s perspective. It explores the backroom dealings and maneuvering of the lawyers on both sides of the case lead the jury to have reasonable doubt. Kardashian (Schwimmer) and prosecutor Marcia Clark (Sarah Paulson) playing the lawyers trying to navigate the biggest case of their careers.

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Dec 21

Ernie Hudson Joins ‘Once Upon A Time’ as Poseidon

Ernie HudsonLooks like Once Upon A Time is really going under the sea!

The ABC drama has chosen Poseidon as the latest character from The Little Mermaid to join the cast. According to TVLine, veteran actor Ernie Hudson has nabbed the role.

His character is the father of Ursula (Merrin Dungey), one of Once’s Queens of Darkness. The other two being Cruella de Vil (Victoria Smurfit) and Maleficent (Kristin Bauer van Straten). JoAnna Garcia Swisher is reprising the role of Ariel, The Little Mermaid herself, in the same episode.

For fans of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” scratching their heads trying to remember Poseidon, don’t worry he was not in it. The character and his relationship to Ursula was added when the story was made into a Broadway musical.

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Dec 21

Cinemax Announces ‘Banshee’ Premiere Date

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Cinemax has announced when Banshee will be returning for its third season.

Banshee will be returning Friday, January 9 at 10 p.m. on the premium cable network.  The series, which stars Anthony Starr as Lucas Hood, follows an ex-con (Starr) as he impersonates a sheriff while continuing his illegal activities.

Among those set to guest star this season includes Denis O’Hare as FBI Special Agent Robert Phillips, looking to bring Lucas to justice; Chaske Spencer as Billy Raven, a Kinaho tribe member hired as a new deputy; Tom Pelphrey as Kurt Bunker, a reformed skinhead who applies for the job of deputy at the Banshee sheriff’s department; and Meaghan Rath as Aimee King, the last remaining deputy at the corruption-riddled Kinaho Reservation police department.

Are you excited for Banshee‘s return?

Dec 21

TwoCentsTV Top 8 List – Top TV Moments from Dec 14 – Dec 20

121414Welcome to TCTV’s weekly TV reminder or catch up of what stood out this week. As we dig deep into the holiday season, there were still plenty of series and mid-season finales to satisfy us all. So it goes without saying, but spoiler alerts ahead! Don’t say I didn’t warn you!

As with any list, not every moment can be listed. Share your TwoCents on the moments below, but also what I may have missed and got you talking this past week.

So without further adieu, the top TV moments from this week in no particular order.

The Sing Off Holiday Special

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The NBC reality show that has come back from the dead came back roaring with a holiday special that knocked our socks off. In the end, the Vanderbilt Melodores won the night's competition.

Dec 19

TwoCentsTV Top 10 List – Best Holiday TV Episodes from the 2000s – Drama Series

xmasdramaWhether it be Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or Chrismakkah, many of our favorite TV series want to celebrate the holiday season. Over the years, our favorite TV shows have produced some amazingly emotional, heartfelt, funny, entertaining and everything in between holiday themed episodes. We at the TwoCentsTV have decided to look back just in the past 14 years to come up with our top ones.

Below are our top 10 holiday themed episodes from the 2000s from our favorite drama series (check out our top episodes from comedy series, too) – one episode per show – in no particular order. Is your favorite below? Share your TwoCents on your favorite holiday TV episodes below.

The O.C. - The Best Chrismukkah Ever

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Original Air Date: December 3, 2003

It’s Ryan Atwood’s first Chrismukkah in the Cohen household…or ever and with it comes plenty of the usual O.C. drama, including Marissa getting caught shoplifting, Summer and Anna getting played by Seth (with the pair getting payback by episode’s end), and Kirsten finding out some new things about her father’s business transactions.

Dec 19

Dear TV Claus…From Laura L.

ttc-pig-christmasHello and Happy Holidays to you all! For the month of December, the crew here at TwoCentsTV.com will be writing our letters to TV Claus, a powerful being who transcends all beliefs to bring us the wonderment of good television. You’ll see a new letter to TV Claus almost daily here and we hope you’ll chime in your TwoCents to TV Claus too!

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Dec 19

White Collar – Recap & Review – Au Revoir (Series Finale)

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White Collar
Au Revoir (Series Finale)

Original Air Date: Dec 18, 2014

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Well that’s it Collar fans. After six seasons of cons, drama, fun and everything in between, the show is over. But not without lots of drama and one final twist. Yes, this show has always brought the best cliffhangers and in the series finale, where things often get wrapped up, we are still left with things up in the air.

We pick up where we left off with Woodford pointing a gun at Peter’s head asking who he is. Peter quickly proves his credibility to Woodford and is let in as a Panther.

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Dec 19

Covert Affairs – Recap & Review – Gold Soundz

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Covert Affairs
Gold Soundz

Original Air Date: Dec 18, 2014

Brianna – Associate Editor
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It’s time for the Covert Affairs season finale and while the team continues to hunt down Langer before he causes anymore problems in Virginia and get Belenko out of Argentina, opportunities present themselves to the team that may change their ways of life as we’ve seen it up until this point and gave the final 20 minutes a very final finale feel.

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Dec 18

ABC Renews ‘The Great Christmas Light Fight’

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Looks like we’ll be seeing more neighbors competing for best Christmas light displays.

ABC announced yesterday it has renewed The Great Christmas Light Fight for a third six-episode season.

“We are delighted to embark on this journey of lights again in 2015 and look forward to making ‘The Great Christmas Light Fight’ a holiday tradition on ABC,” said SVP of Current Programming at FreMantle Media, Jennifer Mullin.

The third season, which is set to air around this time next year, is already casting. Head on over to ABC.com for more information.

Are you excited for more Light Fight?

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