For Entertainment Weekly‘s “The Art of Saying Goodbye” story, which ran in the April 11 issue, we interviewed the masterminds behind 10 iconic TV shows to learn how they crafted their series finales. No one’s story was quite like Dawson’s Creek creator Kevin Williamson’s. He’d stepped away from the drama earlier in its run. The series was set to end with the season 6 episode “Joey Potter and Capeside Redemption,” which sent Joey (Katie Holmes) off to Paris. But then the network had an idea: “Warner Bros. called Greg Berlanti up knowing we were friends and said, ‘See if you can talk Kevin into doing the finale.’ I went to lunch with Jordan [Levin], president of The WB, and they had the conceit: Why don’t we do five years in the future? They were like, ‘Let’s push ahead and show how everyone ended up.’ I thought about it, and I went, ‘Okay. That frees me up. That allows me to tell a new story,'” Williamson says. Below, in our extended Q&A, he details how he decided what that new tale would be (RIP, Jen), when he changed his mind about who Joey would end up with romantically, and why you shouldn’t hold your breath for a reunion movie. READ FULL STORY
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[SPOILER ALERT IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED THE SEASON FINALE OF THE FOLLOWING!!!!]
Last night’s season finale of The Following left us shocked but also full of questions. EW talked to executive producer Marcos Siega to clear up who’s dead and who’s alive as well as what’s in store for season 2. READ FULL STORY
Tonight is the highly anticipated season finale of Fox’s The Following and fans are waiting to see if all the major questions will be answered. Will Ryan (Kevin Bacon) save both Parker (Annie Parisse) and Claire (Natalie Zea)? Will he catch and/or kill Joe Carroll (James Purefoy)? Is Weston (Shawn Ashmore) secretly a bad guy? EW talked to The Following‘s mastermind Kevin Williamson about tonight’s can’t-miss season finale.
'The Following': Kevin Bacon and Kevin Williamson talk Hardy's race to save buried alive Agent Parker -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO
The penultimate episode of Fox’s The Following climaxed with one of the series’ most disturbing scenes: Agent Parker (Annie Parisse) being buried alive by some cult members, and the screen fading to black with just her muffled screams.
EW has an exclusive peek at Monday’s season finale, fittingly titled “The Final Chapter,” including interviews with star Kevin Bacon, creator/executive producer Kevin Williamson, and executive producer/finale director Marcos Siega. Watch it below. READ FULL STORY
'The Following': Watch the intense opening sequence for next week's game-changing episode -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO
Tonight’s episode of The Following ended on a helluva cliffhanger: Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) finally found the cult threesome’s farm house and nearly rescued Joey (Kyle Catlett). Unfortunately, Hardy was caught by gun-wielding Paul (Adan Canto). Now, EW can exclusively reveal what happens in next week’s opening sequence, which picks up immediately after this cliffhanger. Having seen the episode, I can say things only get crazier from here. Watch below… READ FULL STORY
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