New ‘Dexter’ Season Will Focus On Fatherhood, No Central Serial Killer

The upcoming season of ‘Dexter‘ will be unlike any other.  With both Dexter (Michael C. Hall) and viewers still reeling from the Trinity Killer murdering Rita (Julie Benz) in last season’s finale, the Showtime drama will take on a different feel and structure.  The show’s stars and producers spilled some of the secrets of the […]

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First Look, Two Takes: How Strong Is ‘No Ordinary Family’?

The fall TV season may be months away, but it’s never too soon to get a feel for the fresh fare coming our way. In Fancast’s First Look, Two Takes series, executive editor Matt Mitovich shares a snapshot overview of each new show, noting strengths and areas for improvement, and then invites a fellow editor […]

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ABC’s Fall Schedule Adds One Super ‘Family,’ Other Crimefighters

ABC’s lineup for the fall features an extraordinary ‘Family’ headed by Vic Mackey (meaning ‘The Shield’s Michael Chiklis), a crime-solving Dana Delany and some tough Detroit cops. Come midseason, viewers can expect a new medical drama produced by ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ boss Shonda Rhimes, the return of Friend Matthew Perry, and more lizardlike Vs. Day-by-day, it […]

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Delany Talks ‘Housewives’ Exit, Teaching ‘Castle’s Kate a Lesson

Dana Delany may have left Wisteria Lane last night, but she still hopes to call ABC home. Some 24 hours after ‘Desperate Housewives‘ Katherine Mayfair skipped off to Paris with gal pal Robin in tow, Delany makes her debut on ‘Castle‘ (Mondays at 10/9c), playing an FBI agent who rubs Beckett the wrong way as […]

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The Big Tease: Scoop on ‘NCIS,’ ‘Good Wife’ and More!

Wanna know what’s coming up on your favorite show? Tuesday is tease-day at Fancast, and MattMtvguy@gmail.com is the place to send you questions. Here now the scoop! Have you got any ‘NCIS‘ scoop about our favorite Goth? – SolisticeDreams Yes, and you best read it quickly, because it concerns this week’s episode: Ducky has a […]

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Star: Lesbian Role Was “Completely Unexpected”

Julie Benz was relieved that organizers of the annual PaleyFest decided to screen the ‘Dexter‘ Thanksgiving episode on Thursday night instead of the fourth season finale which ended with the shocking death of her character. “I certainly hope Rita’s death doesn’t overshadow the amazing work that went on throughout the season with everybody’s characters,” the […]

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Shake-Up! Who’s Definitely a Goner?

Wisteria Lane’s welcome wagon could use a bit of grease. The three most recent additions to the ‘Desperate Housewives‘ ensemble might all be gone come next season, leaving the ABC dramedy to again lean on its core quartet of ladies: Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross and Eva Longoria Parker. Who is definitely, absopositivalutely leaving? […]

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The Drama Club: Desperately Bi-Curious

‘Desperate Housewives‘ new stripper-with-a-heart-of-gold, Robin (Julie Benz), has a not so shocking secret: she’s a lesbian.  The pole dancer turned elementary school teaching assistant will be romantically paired with Katherine.  So DH, a show created by an out and proud gay man, is playing on both the old crazy lesbian stereotype and the hot lesbian […]

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