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'Sons of Anarchy': How they pulled off the gloriously gory special effects of 'Los Fantasmas'

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Spoiler alert! If you haven’t watched the “Los Fantasmas” episode of Sons of Anarchy (read our full recap), stop now. We asked the FX drama’s special effects supervisor Chris Nelson to take us inside its two most graphic scenes. You may never look at watermelon the same way again. READ FULL STORY

'Sons of Anarchy' postmortem: Walton Goggins talks Venus' revealing return

Spoiler alert! If you haven’t watched the Oct. 22 episode of Sons of Anarchy, “Sweet and Vaded” (read our recap),  stop now. We learned why Venus Van Dam (Walton Goggins) had returned looking for Nero: Venus’ 15-year-old “nephew” Joey, who was actually her son, had fallen into the custody of her mother, Alice — who’d launched a lucrative child pornography service back when Venus was a young Vincent. Venus needed SAMCRO to help her liberate Joey. Here, Goggins chats about Venus’ drama — and about that tender moment with Tig (Kim Coates). Special bonus for Justified fans: He also offers a juicy Boyd Crowder tease for season 5.  READ FULL STORY

'Sons of Anarchy' postmortem: The 'Mad King' scene that made even the director cry

Spoiler alert! If you haven’t watched this week’s episode of Sons of Anarchy, “The Mad King,” stop reading now. We spoke with director Gwyneth Horder-Payton about the key moments. (Read our full recap here.)

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'Sons of Anarchy' postmortem: Kurt Sutter and cast talk 'Wolfsangel' shockers

Spoiler alert! If you haven’t watched this week’s episode of Sons of Anarchy, “Wolfsangel,” stop reading now. Creator Kurt Sutter and other members of the cast open up about the high body count.  READ FULL STORY

'Sons of Anarchy': Donal Logue talks Toric's latest deeds

On last week’s Sons of Anarchy, we watched Lee Toric (Donal Logue) grow increasingly desperate to find someone to turn on SAMCRO. He used two Byz-Lats’ mouths as bottle openers when they refused to give him dirt on Nero (Jimmy Smits). “It was as insane on the page when I first read it. Thank god they’re such nice guys,” Logue says. He accidentally shot the prostitute he’d bedded when the DA (CCH Pounder) pulled up to his motel and the escort startled him. “She’s like, ‘Ohmygod, I’m shot,’ and he’s like, ‘No, no, no, you’re fine.’ It’s that weird thing of shocking someone who’s in shock,” says Logue, who blames one of Toric’s physical tics for pulling the trigger. “He’s gotta deal with this situation within three seconds. I remember on set that weirdness of boom-boom [two shots to the head] and then the knock at the door. It’s like, ‘One second! Just give me a minute!’” And then he kept the girl in his bathtub so he could remove evidence that could be planted in Nero’s truck. “I love Nero. I’m angry at myself. It’s not cool,” Logue says, with a laugh. “You could always fall back on some kind of argument that, ‘Look, this guy’s sister was brutally murdered.’ Like, he’s not the one morally in the wrong here. But now he’s crossed lines that he can’t come back from.”
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'Sons of Anarchy': Kim Coates talks 'Poenitentia'

Spoiler alert! If you haven’t watched this week’s episode of Sons of Anarchy, “Poenitentia,” stop reading now. We talked to Kim Coates (Tig) and Billy Brown (August Marks) about key moments. READ FULL STORY

Billy Brown compares his roles on 'Hostages' and 'Sons of Anarchy'

If you’re a fan of Billy Brown, who’ll continue to recur as August Marks on FX’s Sons of Anarchy while costarring as one of the captors in CBS’ new drama Hostages (which debuts tonight at 10 p.m. ET), we have good news: His role on Hostages lasts longer than the one he had on Fox’s The Following last season (his FBI agent was killed off in episode 3).  “Yes, as far as I know, I’ll be around for the duration,” Brown says with a laugh.

On Hostages, Brown plays Archer, one of the four kidnappers (led by Dylan McDermott’s Duncan) who holds a surgeon (Toni Collette) and her family hostage the night before she is to operate on the president of the United States (James Naughton). If she makes sure the president dies, her family lives. How does this turn into a 15-episode series? As Collette told EW in our Fall TV preview issue, “It’s not about a family tied up on their couch. They continue to be monitored, but the captors are smart and they know that the family has to get back out into the world and continue to look normal.” Viewers will also learn about the secrets family members are keeping from one another as well as more about Duncan’s crew.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: How would you compare Archer to August?
BILLY BROWN: They share some commonality of intensity in certain moments, but August is still learning to be disciplined and focused through all storms. Archer’s that guy. He’s got structure and discipline, and that’s having the background in the Army, and then moving into the Army Rangers and contract work outside of that life — all of which adds up to a guy who is highly organized and supremely motivated. So the intensity can be transferred to aggression, as well as to the more intellectual side. READ FULL STORY

'Sons of Anarchy': Theo Rossi, Maggie Siff talk 'One One Six'

Spoiler alert! If you haven’t seen this week’s episode of Sons of Anarchy (read our recap), stop reading now. We asked Theo Rossi (Juice) and Maggie Siff (Tara) to take us inside key moments. READ FULL STORY

'Sons of Anarchy' premiere is Tuesday's No. 1 show

Sons of Anarchy‘s shocking season 6 premiere paid off as far as ratings are concerned. Coming in as Tuesday’s No. 1 show, according to Nielsen ratings, SOA topped all broadcast and cable programs in the following demographics: Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54, Men 18-49, Men 18-34, Men 25-54, Women 18-49 and Women 18-34.

Last night’s episode also set a series high across those demographics on a live and same-day basis with 5.87 million total viewers. Adding in encore telecasts, the total rises to 8.09 million viewers.

The show’s ratings saw a significant improvement from its season 5 debut, with an increase of 13 percent in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54, a 43 percent increase in Women 18-34, and a 35 percent increase in Women 18-49.

Awaiting more data, the episode is likely to become FX’s top-rated single telecast in history.

'Sons of Anarchy': Maggie Siff talks Tara's next step after explosive season premiere

Spoiler alert: Sons of Anarchy‘s season 6 premiere featured many scenes that got fans talking, one of which was Jax (Charlie Hunnam) cheating on his wife Tara (Maggie Siff) with maternal madame Colette (Kim Dickens), someone with whom he’s also jumping into business. In a conference call with reporters today, Siff explained why Tara didn’t want to see Jax while she’s in jail awaiting her bail hearing and teased the character’s arc this season.
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'Sons of Anarchy': Creator Kurt Sutter breaks down the disturbing premiere

Spoiler alert! If you haven’t watched Sons of Anarchy‘s season 6 premiere, stop reading now. Creator Kurt Sutter explains the motivation behind the shocking final twist — and the other disturbing turns along the way. Read our full recap here. READ FULL STORY

'Sons of Anarchy' gets an aftershow

Taking a page from Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead, FX’s Sons of Anarchy is getting an post-episode chat fest, EW has confirmed.

The cable network has picked up three episodes of the online post-show. Each 30-minute installment will stream live on FX’s web site after the East Coast airing, following the premiere as well as episode 5 and the season finale, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The aftershow will be hosted by Chris Franjola  (Chelsea Lately).

On Twitter, creator Kurt Sutter confirmed the show will follow a similar format to the AMC after-shows, with “cast members, celebrity superfan and me” appearing.

FX will keep the content online so fans can catch up or re-watch. Sons of Anarchy season 6 premieres Sept. 10.

'Bones,' 'Chicago Fire,' 'Teen Wolf,' 'Revenge': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

Happy Spoiler Room day, friends. Hope this week has been kind to you. Mine’s been pretty darn good (see page 2 for details on a pretty amazing day I had on one of my favorite sets this week) and the weekend promises even more good things to come (Saturday’s my birthday!). No, you don’t have to get me anything, but I will take some of your questions! Send them along to spoilerroom@ew.com. Consider it my gift to you.

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