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February 26th, 2015

One Big Happy to Premiere on NBC

Elisha Cuthbert stars in "One Big Happy" on NBC. Photo crop by Lady Lotus © Wikimedia Commons

Elisha Cuthbert stars in “One Big Happy” on NBC. Photo crop by Lady Lotus © Wikimedia Commons

One Big Happy brings another spin on a mixed family. Lizzy (Elisha Cuthbert) and Luke (Nick Zano) have been friends forever. The two are all grown up now and still single but decided they want to have a family together. But there’s a hitch – Nick is straight and Lizzy is gay. Don’t worry thought, modern technology can help with that – or not. One night, after another failed conception attempt, the two head to a bar where Nick meets Prudence (Kelly Brook) who he falls head-over-heals for. In a whirlwind romance, Luke and Prudence get married. Lizzie discovers that she’s pregnant at the same time Nick announces his marriage. So now this child gets to be raised by a gay mom, a straight dad and his new wife. Also starring in One Big Happy (which is executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres) are Rebecca Corry as Leisha, Brandon Smith as Marcus, and Chris Williams as Roy.

One Big Happy premieres Tuesday, March 17 at 9:30pm on NBC.

 

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February 25th, 2015

Dig to Premiere on USA

Jason Isaacs stars in "Dig" on USA. Photo by Gage Skidmore © Wikimedia Commons

Jason Isaacs stars in “Dig” on USA. Photo by Gage Skidmore © Wikimedia Commons

Dig is a mini-series shot in Jerusalem, Croatia and New Mexico. FBI Agent Peter Connelly (Jason Isaacs) is stationed in Jerusalem and while investigating a case uncovers a 2,000-year-old conspiracy that threatens to change history as we know it. Lynn Monahan (Anne Heche) works at the Jerusalem FBI office and is Peter’s boss as well as his main love interest.Emma Watson (Alison Sudol) is an American archaeologist working on the Jerusalem dig site. She becomes friends with Peter and leads him to the tunnel where she and Professor Ian Margrove’s (Richard E. Grant) team are working. Golan Cohen (Ori Pfeffer) is a detective with the Israeli National Police who often butts heads with Peter. As the two detectives follow separate paths in their investigation of the murder of an American and in their search for Yussek Khalid (Omar Metwally), their number one suspect, they find themselves deeper into the mysteries surrounding the Jerusalem dig site.

Also starring in Dig are Regina Taylor as Ruth Ridell, the U.S. Ambassador to Israel; David Costabile as Tad Billingham, a bestselling author of religious books and TV celebrity/personality; and Lauren Ambrose as Debbie Morgan, a dedicated follower of Tad Billingham.

Dig premieres Thursday, March 5 at 10:00pm on USA Network.

 

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February 24th, 2015

American Crime to Premiere on ABC

Timothy Hutton stars in "American Crime" on ABC. Photo by sagindie © Wikimedia Commons

Timothy Hutton stars in “American Crime” on ABC. Photo by sagindie © Wikimedia Commons

American Crime begins with news coverage about a young couple in Modesto, California, who were attacked in their home, leaving a war veteran dead and his wife in critical condition. The case sends shock waves into the community stirring up tensions across racial lines. The series, which is told from multiple characters’ points of view, stars Felicity Huffman as Barb Hanlon, Timothy Hutton as Russ Skokie, W. Earl Brown as Tom Carlin, Penelope Ann Miller as Eve Carlin, Richard Cabral as Hector Tontz, Caitlin Gerard as Aubry Taylor, Benito Martinez as Alonzo Gutierrez, Johnny Ortiz as Tony Gutierrez, Elvis Nolasco as Carter Nix, and Regina King as Aliyah Sayeed.

American Crime premieres Wednesday, March 5 at 10:00pm on ABC.

 

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February 23rd, 2015

Secrets and Lies to Premiere on ABC

Ryan Phillipe stars in "Secrets and Lies" on ABC.

Ryan Phillipe stars in “Secrets and Lies” on ABC. Photo by Josh Jensen © Wikimedia Commons

Secrets and Lies is about the murder of a young boy and the skeleton-filled closets of the suburban community where he lived and died. The story is told through the eyes of Ben Crawford (Ryan Phillippe), who starts out as the Good Samaritan who found the child’s body but is ultimately named the prime suspect in his murder. As Detective Andrea Cornell (Juliette Lewis) digs for the truth, the secrets and lies of this town come to the surface and no one is above suspicion. Secrets and Lies will be a 10-episode, open-and-shut event series, with the central mystery solved by the final episode. The show also stars KaDee Strickland as Christy Crawford, Natalie Martinez as Jess Murphy, Dan Fogler as Dave Lindsey, Indiana Evans as Natalie Crawford, and Belle Shouse as Abby Crawford.

Secrets and Lies premieres Sunday, March 1 at 9:00pm on ABC.

http://abc.go.com/shows/secrets-and-lies

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February 22nd, 2015

Last Man on Earth to Premiere on FOX

It’s the end of the world as Phil Miller (Will Forte) knows it, and he feels fine. Forte plays the only known human being on the planet (thus also making him the richest and the smartest, etc., – you get the idea) in this pants-optional post-apocalyptic comedy. Phil does what a lot of people might do in that situation: He grows a huge beard, runs the field at Dodger Stadium and, when time allows, searches for other human beings to keep mankind going. Boris Kodjoe, Mary Steenburgen. January Jones, Kristen Schaal and Cleopatra Coleman will appear in surprise roles.

Personally, this looks so stupid I have no interest in even giving it a shot. I do not expect the series to last very long.

Last Man on Earth premieres Sunday, March 1 at 9:00pm on FOX.

 

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February 21st, 2015

How to Make a Shamrock Snack Bowl

Shamrock HeartsThis Shamrock Snack Bowl is so simple that even a beginning painter (glass or otherwise) could do it.

Materials Needed to Make a Shamrock Snack Bowl:

3 Heart Shaped Glass Bowls

Floral Wire or Pipe Cleaners

Floral Tape

Gloss Enamel Paints:  Two different shades of green & white (I use Americana Gloss Enamel Paints)

Rubbing Alcohol

Paint Brushes

 

Instructions to Make a Shamrock Snack Bowl:

First prepare the glass for painting by wiping it down with rubbing alcohol. On the bottom of the glass use the darker shade of green to paint an outline of a heart on all 3 bowls (that’s only if your bowl doesn’t have the outline that mine does.) Paint some small shamrocks in a lighter shade of green on the top two sides and bottom of the heart, outlining them in white. (Painting the small shamrocks is optional). Let dry as per instructions for whatever paint you are using, then paint in the large heart with the dark green. Once dry, apply the lighter shade of green to the remanding part of the bottom of the bowl. I painted some larger shamrocks on the sides of the bowls, which is also optional. Put your own spin on it; whatever you create doesn’t have to look exactly like mine. Wrap some pipe cleaners or floral wire with green floral tape to make a ‘stem’ for the Shamrock Snack Bowl. The stem pretty much just lays on the table beside the bowls to complete the shamrock look. Let the paint cure as per instructions for the brand of paint you are using then bake in the oven as per the same instructions.

 For example, I use American Gloss Enamel paints. The directions on the paint bottles say to let the paint cure for 4 days then put the glass pieces into a cold oven on a cookie sheet, set the temperature to 325 degrees; once the oven reaches temperature begin the countdown clock for 30 minutes. Once the 30 minutes is up, turn off the oven and let the glass sit in the oven until it completely cools down. Taking the glass out of the oven before it is completely cooled could cause it to crack or break and who wants that after putting all that work into painting it? I’m impatient while waiting for it to cool, so to belay the temptation of taking it out too early and risking breaking it I cook my glassware in the evenings and let it cool overnight.

 Optional:

The bowls could be glued together to make one piece if so desired. I prefer to just lay them together in the shape I want. Or they could be glued or positioned onto a serving platter. Use your imagination!

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February 20th, 2015

Lucky Leprechaun Flower Pot

CiPhone 4 215Lucky Leprechaun Flower Pot

If you’ve been following along, then you’ve already met my little leprechaun Lucky O’Malley when he was all dressed up for a night on the town. Now Lucky is just hanging out in the garden.  Read on to find out how this Lucky Leprechaun is made.

Materials Needed to Make Country Lucky O’Malley:

4” Terra Cotta Pot

3” Styrofoam Ball

White & Green Carnations

Shamrock Top Hat

Floral Styrofoam

Rubbing Alcohol

Pencil

Green Foam Paper

Gold Glitter Glue

Green Glitter Glue

Craft Glue

Button (optional)

Paint Brushes

Patio Paint Colors ( Patio Paints by Deco Art):

Spring Green for the Shirt

Citrus Green for the Vest

Mistletoe Green for the Jacket

Daisy Cream for the Styrofoam Ball/Face

Pumpkin (orange) for the Hair, Beard & Eyebrows

Vintage Rose for the Nose & Mouth Outline

Cloud White for the Eyes & Mouth

Summer Sky Blue for the Eyes

Wrought Iron Black for the Eyes

CiPhone 4 216Instructions to Make Country Lucky O’Malley:

First prepare the terra cotta leprechaun pot for painting by wiping it down with rubbing alcohol. Then sketch an outline of the coat onto the pot with a pencil. Paint the leprechaun coat in the colors of your choosing. (I listed the colors I used above.) I always paint from lightest color to darkest color, so I started with Spring Green for the shirt, Citrus Green as the vest color, then I outlined the jacket lapels with Pine Green before painting the remainder of the pot Mistletoe Green.

Paint the Styrofoam ball Daisy Cream. Once the paint dried, I glued the ball to the front of the pot, lining it up with the center of the vest.  Then I glued the top hat onto the Styrofoam ball. (I found St. Patrick’s Day top hats at Dollar Tree which were perfect for this, or you can create one like I did when I made the Lucky Leprechaun Candy Bowl.) I used two triangle stencils to make a pattern for the bow tie which I then I made from a piece of green foam sheet. I cut out the bow tie, painted it with gold glitter glue and glued it to the front of the pot on the shirt. I also made a small shamrock from the green foam, highlighted it with green glitter glue and glued it onto the lapel of the pot. I didn’t have a green button that would match the colors I used on the pot so I painted a button Mistletoe Green and glued it onto the vest.

When the glue dried, I continued to paint the face of Lucky O’Malley onto the ball. I used the end of a paint pen to make the eyes. Dip the end of the paint pen (or freehand or use any other round template or item you might have on hand) into the white paint and press onto the ball where you would like the eyes to be. This gives a starting point as to how to outline and paint the rest of the face.

 Once the face is complete, add flowers to the pot and/or any other “lucky” accessories you like.

 Time to Complete: 3 ½ – 4 Hours

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February 19th, 2015

Lucky Leprechaun Candy Bowl

CiPhone 4 177Lucky O’Malley: Leprechaun Candy Bowl

Meet Lucky O’Malley. This lucky leprechaun is made from 2 candy bowls which can either be glued together to just stacked atop one another so you can have access to two bowls. Use them to hold candy or any other lucky items you need a nifty hiding place for.

Materials Needed to Make Lucky O’Malley:

1 Small Candy Bowl

1 Large Candy Bowl

Green Glitter

Gold Glitter Glue

Mod Podge

Rubbing Alcohol

Craft Glue

Green Foam

Thin Sharpie

Paint & Foam Brushes

Gloss Enamel Paints – Paint Colors: orange, green (2 complimentary shades), white, blue, black

Green Buttons (optional)

Plastic Containers (optional)

Instructions:

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Sketch out your leprechaun’s face and clothes with a thin Sharpie before painting.

To begin this project I first Googled the word “Leprechaun” and browsed through the images to find a leprechaun’s face that I liked and I thought would be easy for me to sketch onto a glass candy bowl. After prepping the glass by wiping it down with rubbing alcohol, I then used a thin sharpie to sketch the outline of my leprechaun onto the bowls. No worries if you mess up; the sharpie lines wipe off easily with the alcohol, so just erase and start again. Once I had the pattern I liked I then began painting my Lucky Leprechaun using gloss enamel paints.

Hint: I used the back end of a large paint pen to get the big blue eyes and the end of a flat eraser on a #2 pencil for the black pupils. I mixed white and orange paint to get the color for the skin tone and facial outlines.

While waiting for one color to dry before beginning another, I glued the two plastic containers together to make my leprechaun’s top hat. (One container is from Jello Pudding and the other is a fruit container that goes with a single serving of oatmeal. I later found St. Patrick’s Day top hats at DT that would have been perfect for this.) I slathered the top hat with mod podge and then covered it with green glitter. (There has to be an easier way to do that!) I let that dry overnight before adding another layer of mod podge over the glitter to seal it in. I painted a green ribbon around the top hat and used gold glitter glue to make the “buckle”.

I used the green foam to cut out a bow tie and then covered it with mod podge and glitter like I did for the top hat. I also used the foam to make a shamrock embellishment for the top hat.

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Lucky O’Malley is almost complete. Notice how the bowls can separate for storage.

Once all the painting on the glass bowls is complete, the instructions for the Americana Gloss Enamel paint says to let it cure for 4 days then bake 30 minutes at 325D degrees in non-preheated oven. Put the glass in the oven, set the oven to 325, when it reaches temperature start the 30 minute clock. Wait until the oven completely cools down before removing the glass bowls. Removing them before it cools down could cause the glass to crack or break and who wants that to happen after spending all that time painting it? I find it best to do this at night so it has all night to cool down and I’m not tempted to open the oven door early.

Once the glass bowls are removed from the oven, the buttons and bow tie can be added to Lucky Leprechaun. The bowls can be glued together if so desired but I did not glue mine together.

Lucky O’Malley Leprechaun can be used as a candy dish or maybe he’s hiding gold coins inside.

Time to Complete: Approximately 8-10 Hours

Learn how to make country Lucky as he’s hanging out in the garden at Lucky Leprechaun Flower Pot.

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February 11th, 2015

Battle Creek to Premiere on CBS

Josh Duhamel will star in "Battle Creek". © Wikimedia Commons

Josh Duhamel will star in “Battle Creek”. © Wikimedia Commons

Before Vince Gilligan created Breaking Bad, he wrote Battle Creek. After the success of Breaking Bad, CBS has dusted off Gilligan’s 10-year-old script and brought in House mastermind David Shore to run the show. The lighthearted procedural drama features a pair of mismatched detectives — Josh Duhamel’s slick FBI agent and Dean Winters’ local cop — who fight crime in Battle Creek, Michigan on a budget that would make a piggy bank feel hollow.

Russ Agnew, a good but gruff, hard-boiled detective, has his world upended when strikingly handsome, charismatic Special Agent Milton Chamberlain opens an FBI field office at the police station and chooses Russ to be his partner. Milt’s polished sophistication and access to unlimited state-of-the-art equipment is impressive to his new co-workers in the absurdly underfunded department. As Russ and Milt work long hours together in the economically distressed city of Battle Creek, the question is: will it be Milt’s charm and endless supply of high-end resources or Russ’s old-fashioned cynicism, guile and deception that prove to be the keys to catching the bad guys in his beloved hometown? Kal Penn, Janet McTeer, Aubrey Dollar and Edward Fordham, Jr. also star.

Battle Creek premieres Sunday, March 1 at 10:00pm on CBS.

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February 8th, 2015

Valentine Topiary Craft

Valentine Topiary

Valentine Topiary

Valentine Topiary Craft

Materials:

6” Styrofoam Ball (takes approximately 56 cupcake papers)

4” Styrofoam Ball (takes 36 cupcake papers)

4” Terra Cotta Pot

6 packs of Cupcake Papers & Picks (Seasonal packs of 18 w/picks can be found at Dollar Tree)

Red Glitter Glue (or any other compatible color)

Food Skewers or Dowels

Floral Tape

Floral Styrofoam

Clear Marble Balls

Deco Art Patio Paints:

Geranium Red

Cloud White

Paint Brushes

Stencil Dabbers

To begin making this Valentine Topiary, take  approximately 50 cupcake papers and 8-16 cut slits down the sides to the center mark of the paper. “Paint” the glitter glue in the center part of the cupcake paper. (Using the glitter glue is an optional step.)

Paint the Styrofoam balls red. Let dry. These will be the bases for the Valentine Topiary cupcake paper “flowers”.

Paint the terra cotta pot white. Let dry.

Once the Styrofoam balls are dry, begin applying the cupcake papers. To do this, put one cut cupcake paper, inside out, into another cupcake paper. Stick the pick through the center and stick onto the Styrofoam ball. Continue to do this until both the balls are covered.

Decorate the outside of the terra cotta pot as desired. I used heart-shaped and dot-shaped dabbing stencils. (Not sure what these are called exactly. They are interchangeable shapes on an application stick that you dip into paint and then dab the tips onto a surface to get the shape.)

Stick the skewers through the Styrofoam balls and cover the viewable parts of the skewers with green floral tape.

Put the floral Styrofoam in the pot and add the topiary. Cover with the clear marble balls for added stability. (Or use any other style or color you desire.)

Time to Complete:  4-6 Hours

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January 30th, 2015

The Odd Couple to Premiere on CBS

Oscar and Felix are reunited in this TV reboot starring Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon respectively. In this relationship, Felix is still the neat-freak opposite of Oscar’ messiness. Lindsay Sloane and Leslie Bibb play the sisters living in the same apartment building that the divorced gents have their eyes on.

The Odd Couple premieres Thursday, February 19 at 8:30pm on CBS.

 

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January 29th, 2015

The Slap to Premiere on NBC

One little slap can have a huge impact. What happens when one person of a close-knit family disciplines another person’s misbehaving child? Why, you sue them, of course. In The Slap, Aisha (Thandie Newton) is planning her husband, Hector’s (Peter Sargaard), 40th birthday bash which will be filled with close friends and boisterous Greek family members.  When an over-zealous cousin slaps another couple’s misbehaving child, tensions quickly flare with the parents vowing legal action. This moment will ignite a chain reaction of events in which secrets will be revealed and truths will be exposed, threatening to ruin relationships left and right. This eight-part drama is based on the Australian miniseries of the same name which is also based on the book by Christos Tsiolkas. The impressive cast also includes Uma Thurman, Melissa George and Zachary Quinto.

The Slap premieres Thursday, February 12 at 8:00pm on NBC.

 

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January 25th, 2015

Better Call Saul to Premiere on AMC

Prequels seem to be all the rage these days and Breaking Bad didn’t want to be left out. Better Call Saul begins six years before the events of Breaking Bad; back when criminal lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) was known as Jimmy McGill. Expect to see some faces from Breaking Bad such as Mike (Jonathan Banks) as McGill evolves into Albuquerque’s greatest defender of scum.

Better Call Saul premieres Sunday, February 8 at 10:00pm on AMC.

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January 22nd, 2015

Allegiance to Premiere on NBC

This thriller will make the family home look like enemy territory.  In Allegiance, Russian-born Katya (Hope Davis) was tasked years ago by the KGB to get close to American businessman Mark O’Connor (Scott Cohen) and recruit him as a spy. They broke all the rules of separating work and pleasure, fell in love and got married. This was allowed only as long as Katya remained an asset for the KGB and could be called on in the future. The two, who live in America, had a son who grew up to become a CIA analyst. Now Mother Russia wants Katya to turn her son, Alex (Gavin Stenhouse), into a spy for them.  If you can’t stomach The Americans on FX, then maybe this one you can. But don’t count me in.

Allegiance premieres Thursday, February 5 at 10:00pm on NBC.

 

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January 21st, 2015

Fresh Off the Boat to Premiere on ABC

It’s 1995 and 12-year-old Eddie is experiencing culture shock after moving to suburban Orlando from DC’s Chinatown with his Asian family in Fresh Off the Boat. His parents made the move in order to open a restaurant in their pursuit of the American Dream.  This comedy is based on the memoir of the same name by Chef Eddie Huang. Fresh Off the Boat stars Randall Park, Constance Wu, Hudson Yang, Forrest Wheeler and Ian Chen. Huang provides the voiceover narration.

Fresh Off the Boat premieres Wednesday, February 4th at 8:00pm on ABC.

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January 21st, 2015

30th Birthday to Premiere on Hallmark

(A Hallmark Original Movie) 30th Birthday is about a down-on-her-luck birthday girl who suddenly receives everything she ever wished for, only to realize the happy life she wanted was right in front of her all along. Stars Megan Park, Benjamin Hollingsworth and Dean Cain.

30th Birthday premieres Saturday, January 31 on the Hallmark Channel.

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January 17th, 2015

Bridal Wave to Premiere on Hallmark

(A Hallmark Original Movie) A bride-to-be is planning her dream wedding to a well-off doctor at a beautiful resort in Bridal Wave. Although his family doesn’t care much for her, she’s trying to make the most of the situation. When she meets a charming local right before the wedding, she must decide which man she should be with – the man that can provide for her financially or the man that really understands her. Stars Arielle Kebbel, Andrew W. Walker and David Haydn-Jones.

Bridal Wave premieres Saturday, January 24 at 9:00pm on the Hallmark Channel.

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January 16th, 2015

Love by the Book to Premiere on Hallmark

(A Hallmark Original Movie) In Love by the Book, Emma is the owner of a quaint, struggling bookstore. She believes she has met the perfect guy when an unanticipated helping hand saves her store and steals her heart. The show stars Leah Renee and Kristopher Turner.

Love by the Book premieres Saturday, January 17 at 9:00pm on the Hallmark Channel.

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January 14th, 2015

Backstrom to Premiere on FOX

Who is Backstrom? He is a despicable, alcoholic, lazy, self-destructive and bigoted, yet brilliant detective. Backstrom is a subversive and comic crime procedural about an unhealthy, offensive, irascible – albeit brilliant – detective who is brought back from exile to run the Portland Police Bureau’s Special Crimes Unit (S.C.U.). The newly formed Special Crimes Unit is comprised of an elite team of like-minded eccentric detectives who must solve the city’s most sensitive and serious cases.

Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom (Rainn Wilson) is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland’s newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city’s most sensitive and serious cases, he must solve each crime as he tries, and fails, to change his own self-destructive behavior.

To no one’s surprise, Backstrom’s return is far from well-received, especially by his commanding officer, Police Chief Anna Cervantes. Running the day-to-day operations of the S.C.U. is Detective Nicole Gravely (Genevieve Angelson) the ambitious and optimistic yin to Backstrom’s yang, she extends herself to the limit to counterbalance his erratic and controversial behavior. By her side is Detective Sergeant John Almond (Dennis Haysbert), a tested veteran of the Bureau who doesn’t approve of Backstrom’s xenophobic antics; although he tries to find the light in people, when it comes to Backstrom, he sees only darkness.

The group’s forensics liaison is Sergeant Peter Niedermayer (Kristoffer Polaha), a handsome, free-spirited, philosophical man whose open approach to the universe pushes all of Backstrom’s buttons. Managing the chain of evidence at S.C.U. headquarters is civilian support Nadia Paquet (Beatrice Rosen), a beautiful French immigrant with a profound ability to navigate cyberspace. She also takes a liking to Backstrom and, at least technically, fills Backstrom’s doctor’s prescription to “make a friend.” On the street, uniformed officer Frank Moto (Page Kennedy) proves his value by suppressing the perpetrators and swiftly maneuvering around hostile conditions. Meanwhile, Gregory Valentine (Thomas Dekker), who serves as Backstrom’s tenant, decorator and underworld connection, has a genuine fondness for the abrasive cop.

Using his dark instincts and peculiar abilities, Backstrom always manages to outsmart his foes, manipulate his peers and, with the help of his eccentric team, solve the case.

Backstrom is based on the Swedish book series by Leif G. W. Persson.

Backstrom premieres Thursday, January 22 at 9:00pm on FOX.

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January 14th, 2015

Man Seeking Woman to Premiere on FXX

Jay Baruchel plays Josh, an unlucky-in-love twenty-something single guy who’s looking for a soul mate. Metaphors come to life via moments of fantasy — like a woman literally eating Josh’s heart — which take over the storytelling when words just won’t do the trick. Eric Andre, Britt Lower and Maya Erskine also star.

Man Seeking Woman premieres Wednesday, January 14 at 10:30pm on FXX.

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January 13th, 2015

12 Monkeys to Premiere on SYFY

12 Monkeys follows the journey of a time traveler, James Cole (Aaron Stanford), from the post-apocalyptic future. Using a dangerous and untested method of time travel, Cole arrives in the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate 93.6% of the human race. Will Cole be able to save the fate of mankind or is mankind bound by fate? Taking place in the ravaged future of 2043 and the present day (2015), 12 Monkeys explores themes of destiny, fate, love and the possibility of second chances.

12 Monkeys also stars Amanda Schull as virologist Dr. Cassandra Railly; Kirk Acevedo as Ramse, Cole’s best friend; Noah Bean as Aaron Marker, a political insider and chief aide to Senator William Royce; Emily Hampshire as math genius Jennifer Goines, whom Cole meets in a psych ward for the criminally insane; Barbara Sukowa as Jones, a former physicist who creates a time machine; and Tom Noonan as the Pallid Man, who tries to stop Cole and Railly in their pursuit of the 12 Monkeys.

12 Monkeys is a drama based on the 1995 Universal Pictures film directed by Terry Gilliam.

12 Monkeys premieres Friday, January 16 at 9:00pm on SYFY.

 

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January 5th, 2015

World’s Funniest Fails to Premiere on Fox

World’s Funniest Fails proves that people will never stop doing stupid things. Thanks to power of modern technology, we can film every single second of our collective idiocy. This import from the YouTube channel FailArmy features comedians commenting on videos in which unfortunate saps commit egregious acts of failitude, as if having millions of people watch them embarrass themselves on the Internet wasn’t bad enough. Terry Crews hosts.

World’s Funniest Fails premieres Friday, January 16 at 8:00pm on FOX.

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January 3rd, 2015

Eye Candy to Premiere on MTV

In this thriller, Victoria Justice is Lindy, a 21-year-old hacker and tech genius. Eye Candy follows Lindy as she enters the world of online dating and begins to suspect that one of her suitors is a deadly cyber stalker who’s responsible for several murders in New York City. Eventually, Lindy teams up with the police to bring the killer to justice. Based on the book, “Eye Candy” by R.L. Stein.

Eye Candy premieres Monday, January 12 at 10:00pm on MTV.

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January 2nd, 2015

Togetherness to Premiere on HBO

Togetherness follows two married couples living under the same roof. Brett and Michelle (Mark Duplass and Melanie Lynskey), are struggling to rekindle their relationship while sharing digs with Brett’s BFF Alex (Steve Zissis) and Michelle’s sister Tina (Amanda Peet). Expect plenty of dramedy as they all try to remain friends/siblings/spouses.

Togetherness premieres Sunday, January 11 at 9:30pm on HBO.

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January 2nd, 2015

A Novel Romance to Premiere on Hallmark

(A Hallmark Original Movie) In A Novel Romance, a best-selling romance novelist writing under a pen name moves to Portland to cure writer’s block. Unknowingly he falls in love with the biggest critic of his latest book. When true identities are revealed, both must find the courage to take a leap of faith. Stars Amy Acker and Dylan Bruce.

A Novel Romance premieres Saturday, January 10 at 9:00pm on the Hallmark Channel.

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