I’ve made no secret of my tendency to embarrass myself on TV sets. (See: My mortification on the Castle set.) So, naturally, it happened again at the end of last month when I visited the set of Royal Pains to get some scoop on the new season straight from stars Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, and Brooke D’Orsay. Only this time, it was my equipment’s faulty battery — and not my own boneheaded actions — that would turn an on-set visit into a bit of a lesson.
The day started off well — great, in fact. I met up with the cast and crew at a Brooklyn stage that houses all of the shows sets. (They also film on-location in the Hamptons and in Long Island, but as luck would have it, it was not a Hamptons day.) When I arrived, Feurestein and Costanzo were wearing nothing more than white towels and hard at work on a scene that took place inside of a steam room. This is not as glamorous as it sounds. READ FULL STORY