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Production Begins on “THE RED ROAD” Season 2

Article: Production Begins on “THE RED ROAD” Season 2

SundanceTV announced today the start of production for season two of its gripping, original scripted series THE RED ROAD. Production will begin in Atlanta on September 22, and it will air mid-2015.

New casting includes acclaimed Native American actor Wes Studi (Road to Paloma, Hell on Wheels) who plays tribal chief Levi. Returning cast includes Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones, Road to Paloma), Martin Henderson (Devil’s Knot, The Ring, Smokin’ Aces), Julianne Nicholson (Masters of Sex, August: Osage County, Black Mass), Tamara Tunie (Law and Order: Special Victim’s Unit, The Good Wife), Lisa Bonet (High Fidelity, The Cosby Show), Allie Gonino (The Lying Game, Hidden Away), Kiowa Gordon (The Twilight Saga, Wind Walkers) and Golden Globe® nominee Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Heat).

Which “HONORABLE WOMAN” Episode Is Your Favorite? Vote Now

Article: Which “HONORABLE WOMAN” Episode Is Your Favorite? Vote Now

From its premiere to its heart-stopping finale, THE HONORABLE WOMAN’s eight-episode run was filled with drama and suspense. Did you have a favorite episode? Read the recaps then vote in the poll below.

Critics Applaud “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Finale; “Grantland” Talks to Hugo Blick

Article: Critics Applaud “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Finale; “Grantland” Talks to Hugo Blick

This week, Grantland goes deep with the creator of “one of the great television shows of 2014″; while Junkee tells readers, “You need to watch Maggie Gyllenhaal in THE HONORABLE WOMAN.”

“THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Recap: Episode 8 (The Paring Knife)

Article: “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Recap: Episode 8 (The Paring Knife)

Sir Hugh shares his theories with Dame Julia, suggesting that Samir Meshal was a go-between for the US and the Palestinians. Hugh proposes that when Meshal called a Palestinian contact to confirm the Secretary of State’s agreement to an unknown plan, he inadvertently alerted the Israelis to the plan’s existence via the wiretap on Shlomo’s cables. Since the CIA was piggybacking on the Israeli tap, Hugh theorizes, they were able to take out Meshal before the Israelis could abduct and interrogate him. Dame Julia suggests that the Secretary of State might have been agreeing to Nessa’s assassination, but Hugh expresses doubt, guessing that Monica Chatwin independently arranged the attack on Nessa to curry favor with the CIA, ultimately gunning for Julia’s job.

SundanceTV to Air Danny Boyle’s “BABYLON” on September 25

Article: SundanceTV to Air Danny Boyle’s “BABYLON” on September 25

In honor of BABYLON, SundanceTV’s highly anticipated original series from Executive Producer Danny Boyle, the network is featuring an evening-long celebration of the renowned director, including the original long form episode that inspired the SundanceTV Original Series of the same name.

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Uncensored: Recapped and Revealed (Do’s & Don’ts)

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Uncensored: Recapped and Revealed (Do’s & Don’ts)

These days marriage is outdated, sex is reshaped by porn, cigarettes are forbidden, weed is legal and the Pope can be barely considered Catholic.

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Wrap-up: Best of the Season

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Wrap-up: Best of the Season

THE APPROVAL MATRIX season has wrapped, and if you’re still debating the various pop culture topics in your head, then it’s time to revisit clips featuring the varied opinions of host Neal Brennan and the celebrity guests including Amy Poehler, Chris Rock, Eugene Mirman, Hannibal Buress, Jason Biggs, Jim Norton and Whitney Cummings.

“Paste” and “The Washington Post” Highlight “THE HONORABLE WOMAN”

Article: “Paste” and “The Washington Post” Highlight “THE HONORABLE WOMAN”

This week, Paste applauds the series’ tense build toward the climax, writing, “THE HONORABLE WOMAN is slowly plummeting into a dark and twisted hole and there seems to be no way out—this is a good thing.”

11 Ways to Prep for “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Series Finale

Article: 11 Ways to Prep for “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Series Finale

Can’t wait to find out what happens on the series finale of THE HONORABLE WOMAN, Thu., Sep. 18 at 10/9c? Instead of staring at your calendar, sign-up to receive a reminder, then check out these thirteen ways to go deeper into political thriller.

1. Watch video interviews with THE HONORABLE WOMAN star Maggie Gyllenhaal (Nessa Stein) as well as Andrew Buchan (Ephra Stein), Stephen Rea (Sir Hugh) and Janet McTeer (Dame Julia).
2. See photos from every THE HONORABLE WOMAN episode as well as surveillance photos of the characters, the Stein Family photo album, and behind-the-scenes photos with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Andrew Buchan, Janet McTeer, Hugo Blick…
3. Quizzes for every episode as well as cast members Maggie Gyllenhaal, Andrew Buchan and Stephen Rea.

Celebrity Chef Ludo Lefebvre’s Top 10 Favorite Chefs

Article: Celebrity Chef Ludo Lefebvre’s Top 10 Favorite Chefs

Get a glimpse of at the chefs who have inspired Ludo Lefebvre throughout his career!

“THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Recap: Episode 7 (The Hollow Wall)

Article: “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Recap: Episode 7 (The Hollow Wall)

The burned man and the mysterious contact who came to his aid, revealing herself as Monica Chatwin, rendezvous in a hotel room. When MI6 agents bug the room, Chatwin starts a fire and the duo escapes.

Sir Hugh tells Nessa he knows she’s collaborating with the terrorists to get Kasim back. She tells him the Israeli national MI6 spotted Monica meeting with is actually a Palestinian terrorist (the burned man) and then confesses the truth about Kasim’s parentage.

4 Questions with “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Star Maggie Gyllenhaal

Article: 4 Questions with “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Star Maggie Gyllenhaal

THE HONORABLE WOMAN star Maggie Gyllenhaal talks the challenges of playing powerful, deeply flawed Nessa Stein and how she’s perfected the English accent.

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with Bestselling Author Lisa Birnbach

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with Bestselling Author Lisa Birnbach

Bestselling author of The Official Preppy Handbook Lisa Birnbach discusses her disdain for Pinterest wedding extravagance, her respect for brilliant Twitter commentary, and her desire to hear Stephen Hawking uncensored. Don’t miss Birnbach as a featured panelist in THE APPROVAL MATRIX: “Do’s & Don’ts”.

Notable Quotes from the “RECTIFY” Supporting Cast

Article: Notable Quotes from the “RECTIFY” Supporting Cast

The supporting cast of RECTIFY is full of standout character actors. Below is a sampling of what they had to say about everything from shooting sex scenes to tapping into your inner psycho. Check out these choice quotes, and click on the actor’s name to read the full Q&A.

“I was studious but I was a bit of a thrill seeker. Nerds are sexy to be honest, man. You’ve got to tap into your nerd side.” – Johnny Ray Gill (Kerwin Whitman)

Notable Quotables from the “RECTIFY” Cast

Article: Notable Quotables from the “RECTIFY” Cast

When the RECTIFY cast isn’t knocking it out of the park on set, they’re known to give some pretty great interviews. Check out some of the choice quote from the main cast, and click through to read their full interviews:

Aden Young on being recognized by fans: “You’d go to a supermarket and there would be a few people following me around, and they do have a look as if they’re expecting you to stand still for twenty minutes staring at a protein bar.”

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: Recapped and Revealed (#WorstPeopleEver)

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: Recapped and Revealed (#WorstPeopleEver)

What you didn’t see in Monday’s episode but which you will see in the 45-minute version of THE APPROVAL MATRIX “#WorstPeopleEver”, which airs on Thursday night at 11:15/10:15c, is Mandy Stadtmiller predicting the future: “Someday we’re going to elect a president who… [pause] we’ve seen his d**k.”

Order In the Court! Who Is Your Favorite “Law & Order” Actress?

Article: Order In the Court! Who Is Your Favorite “Law & Order” Actress?

Law & Order’s line-up of fantastic actresses aren’t on the sidelines or simply sitting behind a desk in the background of the scene—they’re in court and fighting crime. Vote on your favorite female character:

“L.A. Times” Calls “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Brilliant and Provocative

Article: “L.A. Times” Calls “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Brilliant and Provocative

This week, The Los Angeles Times calls THE HONORABLE WOMAN “a splendid example of the brave new world of television… a thing of beauty that would not have existed 10, or even five years ago.”

Supplement “Sons of Anarchy” Final Season With “THE WRITERS’ ROOM” Online Extras

Article: Supplement “Sons of Anarchy” Final Season With “THE WRITERS’ ROOM” Online Extras

In honor of the new season of Sons of Anarchy starting Sep. 9th, here is a round up of insider stories from creator Kurt Sutter, star Katey Sagal and the executive producers behind the acclaimed FX biker hit. Listen to them talk shop and spill secrets on THE WRITERS’ ROOM, catch up on blog posts and test your fanship with Sons of Anarchy quizzes.

Got a Favorite “RECTIFY” Season 2 Episode? Vote Now

Article: Got a Favorite “RECTIFY” Season 2 Episode? Vote Now

The ten episodes in this season of RECTIFY were full of memorable and show-stopping moments. But which one was your favorite?

“DREAM SCHOOL: NYC” Set to Premiere October 1

Article: “DREAM SCHOOL: NYC” Set to Premiere October 1

SundanceTV’s DREAM SCHOOL: NYC premiering Wed., Oct. 1 at 10/9c takes on a new class of students who have dropped out or been expelled from the conventional school system and offers them a real chance to graduate.

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with Journalist Hannah Seligson

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with Journalist Hannah Seligson

Author and journalist Hannah Seligson talks about Facebook narcissism, The Real Housewives of New York City’s downhill spiral, and Kim Kardashian’s branding genius. Don’t miss Seligson as a featured panelist in THE APPROVAL MATRIX: “#WorstPeopleEver”.

“THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Recap: Episode 6 (The Mother Line)

Article: “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Recap: Episode 6 (The Mother Line)

Nessa is bludgeoned and raped by a sadistic stranger during a one-night-stand. Her MI6 tail brings her to a discrete medical facility, where Sir Hugh meets with her and asks if she wants the man arrested. She says no to avoid publicity.

Sir Hugh tells Nessa an Israeli extremist group has claimed the killing of the whistleblower who exposed the Stein Foundation academy’s selection process as biased. When Nessa denies the corruption, Sir Hugh theorizes aloud that Ephra made a deal with the Israelis to hide military intelligence programs in the academy without her knowledge.

Jared’s Blog: “Everything Happens for a Reason” Essay

Article: Jared’s Blog: “Everything Happens for a Reason” Essay

So, of course, for my very last essay, I have the absolute stupidest quote of all time: “Everything happens for a reason.” I mean… you have got to be kidding me. This is my last essay question? Fine. Here goes.

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with “xoJane” Editor Mandy Stadtmiller

Article: “THE APPROVAL MATRIX”: 5 Questions with “xoJane” Editor Mandy Stadtmiller

Deputy editor of xoJane Mandy Stadtmiller admits her Breaking Bad secret, her love for old Steve Martin jokes, and talks about Lana Del Rey’s lowbrow brilliance. Don’t miss Stadtmiller as a featured panelist in THE APPROVAL MATRIX: “#WorstPeopleEver”.