Basket of News, Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2014

 Posted by on October 3, 2014 at 9:00 am  Media-Web-News
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The Homeland Season 4 premiere gets thumbs-up from THR. Remember Homeland will be recapped here at the Basket!

The Walking Dead‘s Season 5 premiere gets kudos at Variety.

TWD‘s Scott Gimple, Melissa McBride, Michael Cudlitz, Andrew J. West, Emily Kinney, and Norman Reedus all talk to Entertainment Weekly ahead of the S5 debut.

Andrew Lincoln talks to The Guardian about the importance of family in his life

The second episode of Season 5 of Downton Abbey was down sharply from the equivalent episode last year. But the show’s audience share remained pretty steady at 41 percent, compared with 42 percent last season and the second-best figure ever for a season start of the drama.

Alan Sepinwall talks to Masters of Sex creator Michelle Ashford about Season 2.

Clark Gregg visited Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but wound up talking about was what it was like to be a nerd hero and making fun of crappy ’70s TV.

The cast and creative team behind Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. answer some of the show’s mysteries.

John Slattery, Homeland alum Jamey Sheridan, and Billy Crudup are among the new additions to Tom McCarthy’s Catholic sex abuse film Spotlight.  John Slattery has joined the cast of Seth MacFarlane’s Ted 2

Jon Hamm will star in the 90-minute Christmas special of Black Mirror, an anthology series that airs on the U.K.’s Channel 4.

A Better Caul Saul music video will premiere during this weekend’s TWD marathon.

Bob Odenkirk talks to The Oregonian about Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, hooey, and what people say when they see him on the street.

AMC unveiled a new first-look photo from the set of Better Call Saul to celebrate the launch of the show’s Twitter account. (via jahnghalt)

The Walking Dead co-creator Frank Darabont and his agents at CAA wrangle with AMC over document requests in Darabont’s lawsuit against the network.

Tyler James Williams has been cast on TWD as a character named Noah.

The Walking Dead is the scripted series with the most expensive ad buy.

TVLine has obtained fresh intel about the six principal characters populating the potential companion series to The Walking Dead.

The second season of TURN began production this week in and around Richmond, Virginia, including at two historic locations in Williamsburg; Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area and on the campus of the College of William & Mary.

Basket of News is compiled by Deborah and Karl — and Basketcases like you.


  3 Responses to “Basket of News, Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2014”

  1. Walter White vs. Donald Draper: Dodgers-Cardinals NLDS matchup

  2. ‘Better Call Saul’ Music Video Proves No Case Is Too Shady

  3. Maybe Jon Hamm will win a voice over award before he wins an Emmy!

    Voice Arts Award Nominations

    Outstanding Audio Book Narration – Classics
    Becky Ann Baker, Dylan Baker, Bobby Cannavale, Jon Hamm, Richard Kind, Jan Maxwell, Gretchen Mol and Dallas Roberts, The New York Stories by John O’Hara, Penguin Random House Audio

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