Basket of News, Dec. 20-26, 2014

 Posted by on December 26, 2014 at 9:00 am  Media-Web-News
Dec 262014

Jon Hamm won the People Magazine Award for TV Performance of the Year (Actor), which he accepted from Elisabeth Moss:

…and he talked to People afterward.

Jon also talked to The Guardian about the Black Mirror Christmas special; He tells The Independent there has been nothing like it since The Twilight Zone.  Both Slate and TV Overmind give him rave reviews.

Uproxx has two clips from Jon’s recent appearance on The Late Late Show.

Jessica Paré talks to Glamour about Megan Draper, her wardrobe, and the end of Mad Men.

Peyton List has joined the cast of the CW’s The Flash.

Kim Dickens (Gone Girl) has been cast in Cobalt, the Walking Dead companion series.

Norman Reedus speculates about the impact of the most recent Walking Dead finale on Daryl.

The new Better Call Saul teaser gives fans a real taste of the show’s scope and tone. THR reveals a potentially revealing pic.

Aaron Paul was picked by Jason Reitman to play Luke Skywalker in the director’s live read of The Empire Strikes Back. He tells the Daily Express he’s still mourning the loss of Breaking Bad.

Showtime Networks president David Nevins talked with THR to discuss the future of Homeland, what he thought worked best during the fourth season and how he reacts to the show’s frequently divided critics.

The Atlantic picks the Best TV Episodes of 2014, including some BoK faves.

Maureen Ryan picks the Best TV Lines of the Year (including BoK faves), picks more BoK faves among the Best Returning TV Shows of 2014, and leads her Top 10 TV Shows of 2014 with an extended riff on The Walking Dead.

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


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