Colin O'Donoghue and Jennifer Morrison of "Once Upon a Time" (Photo: ABC)

Fall TV Preview: 5 Things to Know About Season 3 of ‘Once Upon a Time’

“Once Upon a Time” has left Storybrooke behind — for now. Emma (Jennifer Morrison), Snow (Ginnifer Goodwin), Charming (Josh Dallas), Hook (Colin O’Donaghue), Rumpelstiltskin (Robert Carlyle) and Regina (Lana Parilla) all head to Neverland in the third-season premiere. Their mission: to rescue Henry (Jared Gilmore), who was kidnapped by Tamara (Sonequa Martin-Green) and Greg (Ethan […]

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‘Once Upon a Time’ Hooks Ariel

By Tim Kenneally “Once Upon a Time” has found its little mermaid. “Reba” alum JoAnna Garcia Swisher has been cast as Ariel on the ABC fairytale drama. Also read: Comic-Con Quickie: ‘Once Upon a Time’ Gets Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and … Ariel? Swisher will appear as the mermaid in two episodes of the series. The […]

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ABC Cuts ‘Happy Endings,’ ‘Malibu Country’

Despite a campaign to save “Happy Endings,” ABC has decided to cancel the comedy series as it prepares its schedule for the new fall season. “Happy Endings,” along with Reba McEntire’s comedy “Malibu Country” and the Dana Delany series “Body of Proof,” were all given the ax by the network, according to The Hollywood Reporter. […]

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Paul Reubens Joins ‘Once Upon a Time’ Spinoff as the White Rabbit

Paul Reubens (aka Pee-Wee Herman) is joining the cast of ABC’s spinoff of its fairytale hit, “Once Upon a Time,” Deadline.com reports. [xfinity-record-button id=”6540412360136466112″ program_type=”series”] Reubens will provide the voice for The White Rabbit, one of the signature characters from “Alice in Wonderland” for the spinoff called “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.” He joins […]

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Sebastian Stan in "Once Upon a Time" (ABC)

‘Once Upon a Time’ Showrunner Dispels Spin-Off Casting Rumor

“Once Upon a Time” will not be letting its characters live happily ever after any time soon. On the red carpet for the show’s recent Paley Fest Panel, the showrunners and cast promised that the remainder of the drama’s second season will be darker and more intense. Teased co-showrunner Edward Kitsis, “I think what we […]

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‘Once Upon a Time’ Preview: A ‘Downton Abbey’ Star Comes to Storybrooke

Sunday night’s episode of “Once Upon a Time” is serving up a heaping plate of Mrs. Patmore –or, as she’s known to non-“Downton Abbey” fans, Lesley Nicol, the actress who plays the beloved Grantham family cook on the hit PBS series. [xfinity-record-button id=”6540412360136466112″ program_type=”series”] Nicol, who looks a wee bit different sans apron and bonnet, […]

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