Jul 07

All Voice Performers Returning to ‘The Simpsons’

Ned FlandersLooks like everyone is staying in Springfield.

Fox announced Tuesday that all six voice performers, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, and Harry Shearer, will be returning to The Simpsons for their 27th and 28th season.

The news of the whole cast returning comes after weeks of uncertainty as to whether or not Shearer would be returning to the long-running animated series. Shearer is the voice behind some iconic Springfield citizens including Montgomery Burns, Principal Skinner, Reverend Lovejoy, and Ned Flanders.

The Simpsons returns to Fox for its 27th season this fall.

Jul 07

‘Daredevil’ Taps Elodie Yung To Play Elektra In Season 2

Elodie YungDaredevil has made its second major hire.

The Marvel series is adding Elektra for the upcoming second season. The Wrap reports Elodie Yung has nabbed the role.

Charlie Cox stars as Matt Murdock, a blind lawyer who defends his clients in court during the day and fights crimes on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen at night. The first season followed his difficult journey to figure out how to keep the streets safe. Rosario Dawson, Elden Henson, Deborah Ann Woll, Ayelet Zurer, Vondie Curis-Hall and Vincent D’Onofrio also star.

Elektra is known for being a major love interest of Daredevil’s. She was his girlfriend and then left to learn to fight. In her training, Elektra crosses paths with Murdock’s teacher Stick before going on to become an assassin and bounty hunter.

There were references to the character during the first season of Netflix’s Daredevil. During a an episode featuring Matt and Foggy’s (Elden Henson) college days a Greek girlfriend of Matt’s is mentioned. Unfortunately the relationship did not end well.

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Jul 07

Comedy Central Renews ‘@Midnight’

at midnightPoints, Comedy Central!

The comedy network has given the late night  fake game show, @Midnight, a third season according to Variety.

@Midnight, which is hosted by comedian Chris Hardwick, brings in revolving roster of comedians to participate in a series of games derived from the latest news to come from the internet and social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit as the comedians get points for the most ridiculous and/or funny responses.

@Midnight airs Monday through Thursdays on Comedy Central.

Are you excited for more?

Jul 07

‘Castle’ Adds Toks Olagundoye as Series Regular

Toks OlagundoyeCastle will be adding some new blood for season eight.

TVLine is reporting that the procedural has cast Toks Olagundoye as Hayley Vargas, a new addition to the series regular roster.

The new series regular, Hayley, is described as ” a quick-witted, free-spirited, former Scotland Yard police officer who works as a security specialist.” Olagundoye’s will make her Castle debut in the season eight premiere, which will be a two-part entry. The premiere is titled “XY.”

The news of the new addition after a summer of shifts and changes for the ABC procedural as Penny Johnson Jerald, who played Captain Victoria Gates,  revealed she will not be returning to the show and the announcement of the two new incoming showrunners, Terence Paul Winter and Alexi Hawley,  since both David Amann and show creator Andrew Marlowe stepped down.

Olagundoye’s previous credits include starring as Jackie Joyner-Kersee on The Neighbors, and guest spots on Steven Universe, NCIS, and The Fosters.

Castle returns Monday, September 21 at 10 p.m.

What do you think of the new addition to the series?

Jul 07

Teen Wolf – Recap & Review – Dreamcatchers

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photo: mtv

Teen Wolf
Dreamcatchers

Original Air Date: Jul 7, 2015

Alamin – TwoCents Reviewer
alamin@thetwocentscorp.com

Teen Wolf’s latest installment could be called “There Once Was A Girl Named Tracy” because the girl is causing serious mayhem in Beacon Hills. Meanwhile someone tries to go on a date, we see the return of a character from last season and Mason’s first time in the inner circle.

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Jul 07

2015 TwoCentsTV Awards – First Wave of Voting

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Many TV viewers feel that our favorites get overlooked during award season. The awards go to the ‘best’ or ‘most outstanding,’ but what about our favorites? What about the performances and TV related things that makes it fun for us to watch?

For the third year in a row, the TwoCentsTV Awards are here! Our nominees highlight some of our favorite performances, shows and other fun items from the past year in television. The staff of TwoCentsTV has come up with a great slate of nominees and a new set of categories will be announced during the week of July 6th and 13th. Voting ends the week of July 28th and the coveted “Golden Piggy Bank” awards will be presented after.

So, please – vote, share, comment and let’s get the debate started! Voting open for two weeks! On to the first wave of nominees….

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Jul 07

So You Think You Can Dance – Recap & Review – Vegas Callbacks 2 / Top 20 Chosen

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photo: fox

So You Think You Can Dance
Vegas Callbacks 2 / Top 20 Chosen

Original Air Date: Jul 6, 2015

Jules – Managing Editor
jules@thetwocentscorp.com

So we are at the last episode before the live episodes. But before we get to the top 10 street and top 10 stage dancers, there were still two rounds left in Vegas.

First up was the small group round and then the last choreography round. Both rounds had it’s ups and downs.

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Jul 06

Adan Canto Joins ‘Blood and Oil’ As Series Regular

Adan CantoBlood and Oil has also been getting in on the recasting today.

The ABC freshmen soap is filled one of its vacancies. According to The Hollywood Reporter Adan Canto has been cast as a series regular.

Blood and Oil follows Billy (Chance Crawford) and Cody Lefever (Rebecca Rittenhouse) as they head to North Dakota to cash in on the biggest oil discovery in American history. The couple may have set out to get a better life, but instead they will find a tycoon, family drama and people just as committed to make it big as them. Don Johnson, India De Beaufort, Amber Valletta, Delroy Lindo and Scott Michael Foster also star.

Canto is set to play AJ Menedez, a geologist hired by Hap Briggs (Johnson) to assist with his attempt to make as much money as possible on the new discovery. AJ will help Hap’s business, ranch and possible his daughter Carla (Valletta). Safe to say things will get complicated. Canto is replacing Yani Gellman who played the role in the original pilot.

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Jul 06

‘Masters of Sex’ Adds Emily Kinney for Season 3 Arc

Emily KinneyFrom zombie apocalypse to sexual revolution!

Masters of Sex is adding a zombie specialist for its upcoming third season. TVLine reports Emily Kinney has been tapped for a recurring role on the Showtime drama.

When the drama returns it will be 1966 and our central duo’s research is in the spotlight. With the sexual revolution in full swing, Masters and Johnson will have a lot of interesting new things to deal with in Season 3. Kinney is set to play Nora, a former neighbor of Bill’s who volunteers to join the study as a sex surrogate.

Kinney will not be the only addition going into Season 3. Tate Donovan and Josh Charles are among the additions to the period drama.

Since The Walking Dead, Kinney has appeared on The KnickForever and The Flash.

The third season premieres July 12 on Showtime.

Jul 06

‘Wicked City’ Fills Open Roles With Jeremy Sisto and Evan Ross

Jeremy SistoWicked City has filled one of its openings. Deadline reports Jeremy Sisto has joined the series in the first of several recastings.

The anthology will follow different cases throughout the history of Los Angeles. The first season centers on a 1982 murder case. Set in the Sunset Strip during the rock and roll and cocaine infused days, unheard of alliances will be made to catch the serial killer. A case that brings together detectives, reporters, drug dealers and clubbers is definitely one to watch.

Sisto will play Detective Jack Roth, one of the officers tackling the case at the center of the drama, the role previously filled by Adam Rothenberg.

According to The Hollywood Reporter Evan Ross has also filled one of the open roles. He will play Diver Hawkes, a role previously held by Darrel Brit Gibson. Diver runs a paparazzi agency that takes crime scene photos. He does not have the best relationship with Jack who believes Diver just gets in the way of his police work.

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