The television audience appears to have made its choice of serial killers. Fox’s Joe Carroll beats NBC’s Hannibal Lecter in viewer interest.
Violence, gore and gunplay were staples on prime-time television even in the most sensitive period directly following the Newtown school shooting.
If you watched Season 1 of “The Following” thinking it is just a story about serial killer Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) and the former FBI agent (Kevin Bacon as Ryan Hardy) who is trying to track him down, you’d be wrong. According to the show’s creator and executive producer, Kevin Williamson, it is also about […]
Kevin Bacon’s Twitter followers got more than they bargained for when he posted a juicy nugget about his series “The Following.” [xfinity-record-button id=”8513293858611304112″ program_type=”series”] The actor was forced to apologize on Tuesday after retweeting a compliment that detailed a major plot twist on the show. Warning, spoilers ahead! After the most recent episode aired, TV […]
Fox issued renewals for a handful of its shows Monday, most notably granting a second season to Kevin Bacon’s high-profile serial killer drama “The Following” after just six episodes have aired. [xfinity-record-button id=”8513293858611304112″ program_type=”series”] “From the very beginning, we felt Kevin Williamson and Marcos Siega had created a high-quality, edge-of-your-seat drama that could break from […]
Every Tuesday, the Nielsen company publishes a popularity ranking of broadcast television programs that has served as the industry’s report card dating back to when most people had only three networks to choose from.
Serial killers are having a moment right now on television. As Showtime’s “Dexter” prepares to enter his final season of slaying bad guys this summer, two new killer masterminds are moving into broadcast territory, with NBC’s midseason “Hannibal” (based on the Hannibal Lector from “Silence of the Lambs”) and Fox’s dark new drama, “The Following.” […]
Looks like movie star Kevin Bacon now has a “Following” of TV fans, too. His new serial killer drama premiered strong on Jan. 21 to over 10 million viewers and was the second-highest-rated drama debut of the season in the key Adults 18-49 demo. Better yet, the show passed the week 2 litmus test — […]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Kevin Bacon is hardly the first movie star to make the leap to television. But his new show – serial killer thriller “The Following” – may qualify as one of the creepiest projects he has ever done. Needless to say, Bacon – the charming teenager who turned a small American town […]
Natalie Zea has moved on to “The Following,” but she still had time recently to film one final episode for the current season of “Justified,” she disclosed Friday.