Despite heavy criticism about the gratuitous violence against women, Stalker actually fared okay in its series debut, but the same can’t be said for week two of what ABC’s been touting as the No. 1 new comedy, Black-ish.
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Though Kevin Williamson is the Scream King, the debut of his new series Stalker was more of a whimper. And I’m not just talking about the sounds coming from the victims of the show’s eponymous creeps.
There was something literally and viscerally bloodless about the premiere, which was touted by CBS as “the scariest drama to ever air” on TV and which I have to admit was one of my most anticipated series of the 2014–2015 season. The pilot didn’t have quite the lingering chill it could or should have… nor did it have the narrative fire its multiple gasoline-drenched set pieces hoped to convey. There is certainly plenty of unsettling material to mine, but Stalker has yet to come close to the pulse-pounding promise of its initial trailer.
For those who didn’t catch the premiere, here are the basics (along with some spoilers): READ FULL STORY
It’s the burning question of the fall season: Who is the actual murderer on ABC’s new hit drama How to Get Away with Murder?
On the season premiere, it was uncovered through flash-forwards that a group of students from Annalise Keating’s class attempted to cover up the murder of her husband, Sam (Tom Verica), who was killed with the coveted justice statue Annalise uses as an immunity idol in her class. Who’s the real killer?
“I love everyone creating their own theories,” executive producer Pete Nowalk tells EW. “Some of [the clues] we’ve planted intentionally, a lot of them are subtle Easter eggs of suspicion for the audience, and some of them we didn’t plant and people are still seeing them. I’m hoping people really get into the details and subtleties of the show, and they might even want to watch certain episodes twice or watch those flash-forwards again because they’re all very specific and detailed and full of little clues.”
With the clues provided from the series premiere, we’ve listed 10 suspects—though, to be fair, there’s no guarantee that any or all of them are actually the murderer. Below, we weigh the odds on the suspects and Nowalk offers up juicy teases on what’s next:
Just in time for Halloween, NBC is about to get a little bit spookier thanks to its new supernatural series, Constantine.
Based on the DC Comics property Hellblazer, Constantine stars Matt Ryan as the titular con man-turned-occult detective who begrudgingly keeps dark forces at bay as he struggles with the sins of his past.
Hell hath no fury like an Ice Queen scorned.
Upon discovering Anna’s (Elizabeth Lail) necklace in Mr. Gold’s (Robert Carlyle) pawnshop during the Once Upon a Time premiere, Elsa (Georgina Haig) will lock down the town of Storybrooke in a bid to find her sister. But taking things to an icy level will have severe consequences for the residents, namely Emma (Jennifer Morrison). Check out a sneak peek at what’s ahead:
In our fall TV preview, we broke down each day into what to watch live and what to DVR. Here’s your Fall Wednesday night game plan:
Watch: Survivor (CBS): The long-running reality show revives the Blood vs. Water concept as nine pairs compete to win a million dollars in Nicaragua.
DVR: Arrow (The CW): Arrow returns with classic DC Comics villain Ra’s al Ghul as a new foe while Oliver (Stephen Amell) continues to contend with his identity as the titular superhero. Premieres Oct. 8.
Watch: Modern Family (ABC): The show continues with Cam (Eric Stonestreet) and Mitch’s (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) honeymoon period while Haley (Sarah Hyland) struggles with her feelings for Andy (Adam Devine).
Watch: Black-ish (ABC): Black-ish follows the Johnsons, a family living the American dream—even though father Andre (Anthony Anderson) feels that his family isn’t living his particular definition of “the black experience.”
DVR: Red Band Society (Fox): The hospital drama follows a Breakfast Club-like group of kids who live in the pediatric ward while dealing with illness and the everyday struggles of the teenage experience.
Watch: American Horror Story: Freak Show (FX): Freak Show was doing three-boobs before it became a whole thing. FX continues the American Horror Story franchise, this time set in a circus of performers that features the three-boobed Desiree (Angela Bassett), conjoined twins Bette and Dot (Sarah Paulson), and bearded lady Ethel (Kathy Bates). Premieres Oct. 8.
DVR: Stalker (CBS): CBS’s new procedural follows LAPD detectives played by Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott, who handle the city’s incredibly creepy list of stalking cases.
Though Bones fans are heartbroken over the loss of Sweets, his death may ultimately help the Jeffersonian team uncover the big conspiracy.
Get ready to meet the newest member of the BAU when Criminal Minds debuts its 10th season.
Ghost Whisperer alum Jennifer Love Hewitt is returning to CBS this fall as FBI Agent Kate Callahan, who will gladly fill the void at the BAU after Blake’s (Jeanne Tripplehorn) sudden exit in the season finale. The team will welcome her with open arms after spending the summer down a man, so to speak. How will she fit in? And what made Hewitt return to broadcast television? EW caught up with the actress to get the scoop. READ FULL STORY
If Grey’s Anatomy fans expected a warm sisterly embrace between Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) and Maggie (Kelly McCreary) when the ABC medical drama returned for season 11, they were sorely mistaken. Instead, the unaware Meredith butted heads with the new head of cardio, ultimately leading to a nasty confrontation that will undoubtedly color Meredith’s reaction when she eventually finds out the truth that Maggie is her half-sister.
“It’s going to get worse before it gets better,” McCreary tells EW. “Maggie’s a professional, but they push each other’s buttons professionally. They have different approaches on how to do things. Try as Maggie might, she can’t release her stubbornness or other vices, like her tenaciousness, when it comes to working with Meredith.”
In our fall TV preview, we broke down each day into what to watch live and what to DVR. Here’s your Fall Tuesday night game plan:
DVR: The Flash (The CW): One of the hotly anticipated superhero series this fall, The Flash exists in the same universe as CW’s Arrow and follows comic book favorite Barry Allen/The Flash (Grant Gustin). Premieres Oct. 7.
Watch: Marry Me (NBC): Casey Wilson and Ken Marino make a fine couple in this new comedy, which is loosely based on Wilson’s real-life romance with the show’s creator, David Caspe. Premieres Oct. 14.
Watch: The Mindy Project (Fox): We’ve already seen Danny (Chris Messina) do a sexy striptease for Mindy (Mindy Kaling) on the season premiere, so get excited to see where that relationship goes from there.
DVR: NCIS: New Orleans (CBS): The NCIS franchise has become a verifiable conglomeration with all these spin-off in cities all over the country. This time, NCIS heads to New Orleans with Scott Bakula at the helm as Special Agent Dwayne Pride.
Watch: Sons of Anarchy (FX): This will be the last season we’ll see our beloved NorCal biker bros and it is crucial to see how Jax (Charlie Hunnam) deals with the consequences of his destructive path of vengeance after Tara’s (Maggie Siff) death.
DVR: Forever (ABC): Forever joins a long line of “deductive genius” dramas, and this show is no exception to the trend. The show stars Ioan Gruffudd as Dr. Henry Morgan, a New York City medical examiner who’s been knocking around life for over 200 years due to his immortality.
Warning: This story contains spoilers from Once Upon a Time’s season four premiere. Read at your own risk.
Move over, Frozen: Once Upon a Time has introduced yet another Disney property into the mix.
Expectations for the upcoming fourth season of Once Upon a Time have never been higher.
After three seasons of introducing various fairy tale figures from years past—including characters from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Peter Pan, Pinocchio and even The Wizard of Oz—the ABC drama is tapping into a property that was released less than a year ago: The highly popular Frozen.
When Emma (Jennifer Morrison) and Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) returned from their time-traveling journey to the past in the season 3 finale, they unknowingly brought along a stowaway from Rumplestiltskins’s (Robert Carlyle) vault: Frozen‘s ice queen Elsa (Georgina Haig), who made a chilling entrance before closing out the third season.
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