The SpoilerTV Daily Newsreel - 30th January 2016 *Updated* By SpoilerTV (January 30, 2016, 11:19 pm)
Baby Daddy, Movies, The Strain, Un-Real, Fear The Walking Dead, Billions, Superstore, The Muppets, Shut Eye, Love
BEN SEEKS "BEN-GEANCE" ON THE GIRL WHO SPURNED HIM IN HIGH SCHOOL, ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF "BABY DADDY," WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 (8:30-9:00 P.M. EST) ON FREEFORM
Daniella Monet ("Victorious") Guest Stars
Ben's former crush comes back into his life, on an all-new episode of "Baby Daddy," airing WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 (8:30 -9:00 p.m. EST) on Freeform, the new name for ABC Family.
While looking for a new bar manager, Ben interviews his old crush Sam (guest star Daniella Monet), and decides to exact "Ben-geance" on her for never noticing him in high school. However, once Ben sees Sam again, his plan to make her believe she got the job and then take it from her unravels. Bonnie decides marrying Brad means he's always going to be around causing her to reconsider their union. And Danny can't stomach Riley's cooking, but doesn't have the heart to tell her.
13:30 -The Muppets - Episode 1.12 - A Tail of Two Piggies - Promotional Photos
02:10 - Shut Eye - KaDee Strickland Cast as Female Lead in Hulu's Original Drama Series
Kadee Strickland is set to co-star opposite Jeffrey Donovan in Hulu’s original drama series Shut Eye. The series, from creator Les Bohem, Tri-Star Television and Mark Johnson’s Gran Via Productions, takes a darkly comedic look at the underground world of Los Angeles storefront psychics and the organized crime syndicate that runs them. The story revolves around Charlie Haverford (Donovan)a disgruntled player in the organization who finds his cynical world view challenged when he starts to experience visions that may or may not be real.
Private Practice alumna Strickland plays Linda, a beautiful former dancer and Charlie’s wife. Struck with occasional bouts of manic depression, Linda is a self-described housewife who makes money on the side as a fortune teller entertaining at upscale parties, though what she truly desires is for Charlie to break away from his crooked and violent boss, Fonzo, so that they can make some real money running scams on their own.
22:35 - Fear The Walking Dead - Season 2 - Arturo Del Puerto to Recur / The Strain - Season 3 - America Olivo to Recur
Arturo Del Puerto (Ride Along 2), has booked a recurring role on the upcoming second season of AMC’s Fear The Walking Dead. He’ll play Carlos, who’s guarded but possesses a spiritual understanding of the world. The Walking Dead companion series focuses on new characters and storylines. Season 2 premieres on April 10. Del Puerto just wrapped a series regular role on FX’s pilot Snowfall. He can currently be seen on the big screen in Ride Along 2 and will next be seen in features Independence Day 2 and CHiPS opposite Dax Shepard.
America Olivo (Chicago PD) has joined the third season cast of FX’s horror drama The Strain in a recurring role. The thriller, from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse, is based on the best-selling The Strain Trilogy by del Toro and Chuck Hogan. Olivo will play Kate Rogers, who commands a squad of NYPD combatants. Olivo also recently guest-starred in an episode of CBS’ Blood Bloods and recurs on Degrassi: The Next Generation. She is repped by Talentworks and Vanguard Management and BRB in Canada.
TORONTO , Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Global announced today a brand new Canadian original drama series Mary Kills People, set to premiere on the network in January 2017 . Partnering with independent studio Entertainment One (eOne), Mary Kills People is executive produced by Canadian Screen Award winner Tassie Cameron (Rookie Blue), under her new production company, Cameron Pictures Inc., and created and written by talented newcomer Tara Armstrong , a winner of the 2015 Shaw Media Writer's Apprentice Program. Set in the morally grey world of assisted suicide, Mary Kills People is a thought-provoking, intense, and controversial drama. The provocative six-episode series is set to begin production in Toronto this summer.
Mary Kills People follows Dr. Mary Harris , a single mother and ER doctor by day, who also moonlights as an underground angel of death — helping terminally ill patients who want to slip away on their own terms. So far Mary has managed to stay under the radar; but death is hot, business is booming, and her double life is getting complicated. When the police start to close in, Mary realizes she's going to have to fight dirty if she's going to stay in the killing game.
"It's a pleasure to work on this new original drama with an exceptional group of Canadian partners including the team at eOne, the brilliant Tassie Cameron , and the talented Tara Armstrong ," said Christine Shipton , Senior Vice President and Chief Creative Officer, Shaw Media. "Mary Kills People is unlike anything currently on conventional television. Its gripping and complex storyline is addictive, and we're looking forward to getting production underway."
"Tara's script, characters and concept blew me away," said Tassie Cameron , Executive Producer. "Her take on the world is so fresh and daring and fast-paced – it's exactly the kind of television I want to be watching right now. Which means it's exactly the kind of series I want to be producing. And I'm thrilled to be doing it with my long-time partners at Shaw and eOne."
"We are very excited to be partnering with the courageous team at Shaw Media on this intoxicating series, and thrilled to be extending our great relationship with Tassie who has a formidable track-record of success," said Jocelyn Hamilton , President, Canada , eOne Television. "We are proud to be working with Tara Armstrong on her debut series, as an emerging talent destined for big things, and look forward to developing this topical and captivating story that will get audiences talking in Canada and around the world."
Mary Kills People is produced by eOne and Cameron Pictures Inc., in association with Shaw Media, and with the financial participation of the Canada Media Fund, the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit and the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit. eOne handles international distribution for the series.
22:35 - UnReal - Season 2 - Monica Barbaro, Denée Benton, Michael Rady and Gentry White Join as Series Regulars
Monica Barbaro (Hawaii Five-O), Denée Benton, Michael Rady (Jane The Virgin) and Gentry White (Turn: Washington’s Spies) have joined the second season cast of Lifetime’s hit UnReal as series regulars.
Created by Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, UnReal gives a fictitious behind-the-scenes glimpse into the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition program, Everlasting.
Barbaro, repped by Main Title Entertainment, will play Everlasting contestant Yael, who will drive Rachel (Shiri Appleby) insane because she’s the hotter, less damaged, not crazy, version of her. Benton is Everlasting contestant Ruby, who’s very smart and is not at all interested in doing what the producers of Everlasting want her to do. Rady is Coleman, an East Coast kid who went to NYU film school and is now a documentary filmmaker, and White is Romeo, Darius Hill’s (B.J. Britt) cousin.
11:30 - Fear The Walking Dead - Season 2 - Daniel Zovatto Cast in a Recurring Role
Daniel Zovatto (It Follows) has booked a recurring role on the upcoming second season of AMC’s Fear The Walking Dead. As usual, details are being kept under wraps. Set in Los Angeles, The Walking Dead companion series focuses on new characters and storylines.
Zovatto joins a cast that includes Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Lorenzo James Henrie, Ruben Blades, Mercedes Mason and Colman Domingo. Season 2 premieres April 10.