13 Reasons Why, Netflix’s hit new show, is an impossible endeavor. Adapted from the #1 New York Times bestselling young adult novel by Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why revolves around a suicide and prominently features cyberbullying and sexual assault. For many, the subject matter is deemed too weighty; for others, the “teen drama” genre is dismissed as insubstantial. But these seemingly contradictory elements combine in a way that makes the show all the more important. For all of its flaws – and the internet proclaims that there are many – 13 Reasons Why succeeds in bringing certain issues into the open, promoting discussion in order to de-stigmatize. Through a staggeringly talented cast of young actors, the show also offers a more authentic look at the teenage experience (as opposed to, say, anything on the CW) that should be embraced by current teens, former teens, parents of teens, and pretty much everyone else, too.
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Great news for Colony fans as the show has just been renewed for a third season. The second season finale airs Thursday night (USA, 10 pm et/pt), and we have video of Josh Holloway talking about the “double-edged sword” aspect of doing the show. Plus, he talks about the “another world” aspect of Colony.
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Along with its deft and balanced handling of topical issues, American Crime explores the fabric of humanity from different locations. The third season, premiering tonight, takes place in Alamance County, North Carolina, as immigration, sex trafficking, and class struggles are all part of this eight-episode universe. During this year’s ABC TCA panel, the ensemble and creator John Ridley gave us a preview of this highly anticipated season.
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Real estate mogul and Sidney Torres, star of CNBC’s The Deed, helps developers achieve their dreams. But Torres, whose business portfolio is filled with investments in his beloved New Orleans, isn’t offering out handouts. In the video clip below, Torres explains how an early life lesson (after he first made his first million) shaped his career path (especially in working with other people).
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Most episodes of This Is Us has viewers reaching for the nearest tissue, but more importantly the show manages to pull at the heartstrings while also evoking the bittersweet truths of the human condition. Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore’s portrayal of the seemingly perfect couple Jack and Rebecca Pearson speaks directly to that reality, and in our video below the actors talk about their mutual chemistry and respect for each other.
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There’s many reasons behind the continuing success of the Dick Wolf’s Chicago series, and one of the biggest ingredients comes from the collaborative spirit of the ensemble and crew. Chicago Justice actors Monica Barbaro and Philip Winchester talked about their work with Wolf and showrunner Michael S. Chernuchin, and the video is found after the jump!
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Justin Hartley and the ensemble of This Is Us have received their share of acclaim. But aside for the critical praise, loyal fan support, and series’ overall success (it’s been renewed for a second season), the program has also made an impact on Hartley’s personal life. Check out the video below to hear Hartley talk about how This Is Us has helped him “slow down” and appreciate life on a deeper level.
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