Nicole Beharie Talks SLEEPY HOLLOW, Abbie’s Backstory, Whether or Not She’ll Find Love, Abbie vs. Katrina, Returning to Biblical Storytelling and More

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In Season 2 of the Fox series Sleepy Hollow, the heroic duo of Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) and Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie) is still fending off the forces of evil to save not only their town, but the world.  With Henry Parish (John Noble) manipulating the wheels of a mysterious plan and everybody a bit more worse for wear, Sleepy Hollow has never been so close to destruction.

During this recent interview with press to discuss where things are headed with the show, actress Nicole Beharie talked about learning more of her character’s backstory, shifting back to the biblical storytelling, that she thinks Abbie would take Henry out even without Ichabod’s support, that she would like to see Abbie and Katrina unite, whether Abbie might ever find love, and how she feels about ‘shippers.  Check out what she had to say after the jump.

Monday TV Ratings: STATE OF AFFAIRS Debuts So-So; GOTHAM Ticks Up

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TV ratings for Monday, November 17th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • NBC’s series premiere of State of Affairs (directed by Joe Carnahan) debuted to a 2.2 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 8.6 million viewers.  That’s three tenths shy of last week’s episode of The Blacklist in the same timeslot.
  • Over on Fox, a Harvey Dent-infused episode of Gotham (read Dave’s recap here) ticked up a tenth to a 2.3 rating and garnered 6.41 million viewers.  Sleepy Hollow was also up a tenth from last week’s series low to a 1.6 rating and scored 4.61 million viewers.
  • CBS’ 2 Broke Girls rose two tenths to a 2.1 rating and garnered 7.92 million viewers, while Scorpion matched last week’s 2.0 rating and hit 10.06 million viewers and NCIS: Los Angeles was up two tenths to a 1.7 rating and 8.7 million viewers.
  • ABC’s Castle was up two tenths to a 1.8 rating and 9.38 million viewers.
  • The CW’s The Originals matched last week’s 0.7 rating and scored 1.41 million viewers, while Jane the Virgin dropped a tenth to a 0.4 rating and garnered 1.11 million viewers.

Monday TV Ratings: THE BLACKLIST Rises with Fall Finale; GOTHAM Dips

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TV ratings for Monday, November 10th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • The game-changing fall finale of NBC’s The Blacklist rose 4% from last week to a 2.5 rating in the 18-49 demo and scored 9.69 million viewers, making it the highest-rated scripted program of the night.
  • While The Blacklist may have been the highest-rated scripted show of the night, CBS’ new drama series Scorpion was the most-watched with 10.04 million viewers and a 2.0 rating, which is down 10% from last week. Elsewhere on the network, 2 Broke Girls fell 14% to a series low 1.9 rating and scored 7.64 million viewers, The Millers dropped 9% to its own series low of 1.5 rating and notched 6.52 million viewers, and NCIS: Los Angeles matched last week’s series low with a 1.5 rating and 8.17 million viewers.  CBS Mondays are still suffering from The Big Bang Theory’s move back to Thursdays.
  • Over on Fox, Gotham (read Dave’s recap here) was down 8% to a 2.2 rating and scored 6.3 million viewers, while Sleepy Hollow was even with last week’s series low 1.5 rating and scored 4.6 million viewers.
  • The CW’s The Originals was up 40% to a 0.7 rating and garnered 1.54 million viewers, and Jane the Virgin rose 25% to a 0.5 rating and notched 1.22 million viewers.

Posters for HELLBOY 3, SLEEPY HOLLOW 2, FIGHT CLUB 2, and More from the “Sequel” Art Exhibit Imagine Films That Never Happened

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The “what if’s” of the movie world are unendingly fascinating when it comes to films that never got made.  Some came very close to fruition, while others never even had a chance.  The “Sequel” art exhibit in Los Angeles puts a spin on “what if’s” as 40 artists imagine movie sequels that were never made, and today we have two exclusive pieces from the exhibit to debut: posters for Sleepy Hollow 2 and Hellboy 3.  They’re incredibly well-made, and they serve as a fun teaser of what might have been if these films had come to fruition.  While a sequel to Tim Burton’s swell Sleepy Hollow wasn’t really in the cards, Guillermo del Toro has very much tried to get a third Hellboy movie off the ground.  Though this poster has nothing to do with del Toro’s intended vision, it’s a neat piece of artwork regardless.

Check out the posters for Sleepy Hollow 2 and Hellboy 3 after the jump, along with other posters from the exhibit including Fight Club 2, Blade Runner 2, The Rocketeer 2, and more.  The “Sequel” art exhibit will be held at Iam8bit in Los Angeles on Thursday, November 13th from 7pm-11pm PST.

Monday TV Ratings: GOTHAM Rises While SLEEPY HOLLOW Falls to Series Low

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TV ratings are in for Monday, November 3rd.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • A solid new episode of Fox’s Gotham (read Dave’s recap here) scored a 2.4 rating in the 18-49 demo and garnered 6.55 million viewers, which is up two tenths from last week.  Sleepy Hollow, on the other hand, fell one tenth from last week to a series low 1.5 rating and scored 4.49 million viewers.
  • Over on CBS, the absence of The Big Bang Theory was felt across the board. 2 Broke Girls fell two tenths to a 2.2 rating and 7.96 million viewers, The Millers was down a tenth to a series low 1.6 rating and 6.78 million viewers, Scorpion dipped a tenth to a 2.2 rating and 10.3 million viewers, and NCIS: Los Angeles was down one tenth to a series low 1.5 rating and scored 9.13 million viewers.
  • NBC’s The Blacklist dipped a tenth to a 2.4 rating in the demo and scored 9.2 million viewers.

John Cho Talks SELFIE, Giggles Leprosy, Social Media, Balancing with SLEEPY HOLLOW, STAR TREK 3, and More

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The ABC comedy series Selfie follows social media superstar Eliza Dooley (Karen Gillan), who realizes that even though she has over 250,000 followers, being friended is not the same as having actual friends.  As a result, she enlists co-worker and marketing guru, Henry (John Cho), to rebrand her self-obsessed reputation and teach her how to connect with people in the real world.

During this exclusive interview with Collider, actor John Cho talked about what attracted him to Selfie, how much he’s enjoyed being involved with Sleepy Hollow, trying to balance both shows, having always been drawn to comedy, how much he enjoys working with Karen Gillan, the correlation between fatigue and breaking into the giggles on set, and how he feels about the world of social media.  He also talked about what he’d like to see for Sulu in Star Trek 3.  Check out what he had to say after the jump.

Matt Barr Talks SLEEPY HOLLOW, Why He Wanted to Be Part of the Show, Learning His Character’s Backstory, and More

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In Season 2 of the Fox series Sleepy Hollow, the heroic duo of Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) and Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie) is still fending off the forces of evil to save not only their town, but the world.  With Henry Parish (John Noble) manipulating the wheels of a mysterious plan and everybody a bit more worse for wear, Sleepy Hollow has never been so close to destruction.

During this recent interview to discuss his role on the show, actor Matt Barr (who plays Nick Hawley, a man with mysterious and questionable motives) talked about what made him want to be a part of the show, how Hawley’s relationship with Ichabod and Abbie will develop, his past with Jenny, what motivates him, having only recently learned his character’s backstory, why his first episode was his favorite to shoot, why unpredictable characters are fun, and what he enjoys about exploring a character on TV.  Check out what he had to say after the jump.

Monday TV Ratings: GOTHAM and THE BLACKLIST Slide; SLEEPY HOLLOW Ticks Up

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TV ratings for Monday, October 20th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • NBC’s The Blacklist dropped a considerable four tenths from last week, earning a 2.4 rating in the 18-49 demo and scoring 9.37 million viewers.
  • Fox’s silly yet enjoyable Gotham (read Dave’s recap here) was also down, garnering a 2.2 rating and 5.99 million viewers for a drop of two tenths from last week.  Sleepy Hollow ticked up to a 1.8 rating and scored 5 million viewers.
  • Over on CBS, The Big Bang Theory was down a tenth to a 4.4 rating and 15.65 million viewers, while the second season premiere of The Millers earned a 2.2 rating and scored 9.13 million viewers.  That’s down a tenth from last year’s season finale, but the comedy lost half of its lead-in audience from TBBT.  The new drama Scorpion was even with last week’s 2.4 rating and scored 10.52 million viewers, and NCIS: Los Angeles was up a tenth to a 1.7 rating and 8.65 million viewers.
  • ABC’s Castle dipped three tenths to a 1.6 rating and 9.29 million viewers.
  • The CW’s The Originals matched last week’s 0.7 rating and scored 1.54 million viewers, and Jane the Virgin was up a tenth to a 0.7 rating and 1.75 million viewers.

Monday TV Ratings: THE BLACKLIST Rises; GOTHAM and SCORPION Dip

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TV ratings are on for Monday, October 13th, though The CW’s preliminary numbers were affected by football overrun and thus not usable.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • NBC’s The Blacklist was up 8% from last week’s 2.6 rating, hitting a 2.8 rating in the 18-49 demo and scoring 9.83 million viewers.
  • Over on Fox, an Arkham Asylum-infused episode of Gotham (read Dave’s recap here) notched a 2.4 rating and scored 6.24 million viewers, which is down 4% from last week’s 2.5 rating.  Sleepy Hollow was even with a 1.7 rating and 4.84 million viewers.
  • CBS’ The Big Bang Theory was up 2% with a 4.6 rating and 15.63 million viewers, though the numbers may be slightly inflated due to a preemption in San Francisco.  Scorpion was down 4% to a 2.4 rating and 11.47 million viewers, and NCIS: Los Angeles matched last week’s series low 1.6 rating and scored 9.09 million viewers.
  • ABC’s Castle was even with last week’s 2.0 rating and scored 9.30 million viewers.

Monday TV Ratings: GOTHAM and SCORPION Hold Strong; THE BLACKLIST and SLEEPY HOLLOW Drop

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TV ratings for Monday, September 29th are in.  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Fox’s Gotham showed a fairly strong hold of its audience in week two (read Dave’s recap here), scoring a 2.8 rating in the 18-49 demo and 7.33 million viewers.  That’s a drop of just 13% from last week’s premiere and marks a solid retention of its audience.  Sleepy Hollow, on the other hand, was down 15% from last week with a disappointing 1.7 rating and 5.1 million viewers.
  • The strongest hold for a new show this week, however, goes to CBS’ Scorpion (read Dave’s recap here), which dipped only 6% from its premiere and garnered a 3.0 rating and 12.23 million viewers.  It was second only to The Big Bang Theory as far as scripted programming goes, with the comedy hitting a towering 4.7 rating and 16.18 million viewers for a drop of 13% from last week.  Elsewhere on CBS, NCIS: Los Angeles stumbled 37% from last year’s premiere with a 1.9 rating and 9.44 million viewers.
  • Over on NBC, The Blacklist was down 18% in its second week, notching a 2.8 rating and scoring 10.66 million viewers.  The show is one of the most heavily DVR’d, though, so expect its numbers to go way up once Live+7 ratings are figured.

John Noble Talks SLEEPY HOLLOW Season 2, What His Character Has Been Doing, Getting to Play Multi-Layered Characters, and More

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After its shocking Season 1 finale, the hit Fox drama series Sleepy Hollow is back for Season 2, with all-new crazy and wild adventures, as the heroic duo of Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) and Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie) must again fend off the forces of evil to save not only their town, but the world.  Henry Parish (John Noble) was the only one who came away from the events of last season unscathed, as Ichabod was buried alive in a coffin, Abbie was trapped in purgatory, Ichabod’s wife, Katrina (Katia Winter), was kidnapped by the Headless Horseman, Capt. Frank Irving (Orlando Jones) was behind bars for a murder he did not commit, and Abbie’s sister, Jenny (Lyndie Greenwood), was among the wreckage of a horrific car crash.  Obviously, there wouldn’t be a show anymore if that meant the end for all of those characters, so the fun will be in seeing how they make it out of those precarious situations.

During this exclusive phone interview with Collider, actor John Noble (who gives a fantastically stand-out performance as Henry Parish, aka the Horseman of War) talked about how lucky he feels to play such complex and multi-layered characters, what attracted him to Sleepy Hollow, that he knew his character’s arc before he started last season, so that he could lay in little hints along the way, always focusing on the human aspect and the family, what fans can expect from Season 2, what Henry has been up to since we saw him get his revenge, and whether it’s possible for his character to ever find some redemption.  Check out what he had to say after the jump, and be aware that there are some spoilers.

Comic-Con: Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Executive Producer Alex Kurtzman, and Showrunner Mark Goffman Talk SLEEPY HOLLOW Season 2

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The unusual premise of the hit Fox series Sleepy Hollow combines supernatural elements with a police drama format.  Marketed as a modern-day retelling of the short story, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving, the show takes the same liberties with history as Once Upon a Time does with fairy tales, as facts and myths are tweaked slightly to fit within the show’s universe.

Season 2 begins on September 22nd, and has been bumped up in size from 13 to 18 episodes, so that fans can get even more monsters.  Before greeting their fans at the panel, co-stars Tom Mison and Nicole Beharie, along with showrunner Mark Goffman and executive producer Alex Kurtzman, spoke with press about what to expect in the upcoming season.  Hit the jump for highlights from those interviews.

PaleyFest 2014: Mison, Beharie, Kurtzman, Orci, Wiseman, and Goffman Talk SLEEPY HOLLOW

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For more than 30 years, PaleyFest has held panel sessions and screenings that connect the worldwide community of television fans with the casts and creators of their favorite TV shows. One of the evenings was to celebrate the huge success of the first season of the Fox television series Sleepy Hollow.  The modern-day twist on the Washington Irving’s classic tale of Ichabod Crane seems like a completely insane story idea, but has instead proven to be a fun ride that is very entertaining to watch on a weekly basis.  Collider was there to attend the panel, and we’ve compiled some of the highlights.

During the evening, executive producers Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Len Wiseman and Mark Goffman, as well as actors Tom Mison (“Ichabod Crane”) and Nicole Beharie (“Lt. Abbie Mills”), talked about what’s up for the gang in Season 2, what type of new characters will show up, how Ichabod and Katrina will be dealing with their very complicated family drama, when the actors found out about what would happen in the season finale, how surprised they are that viewers want to see Ichabod and Abbie together, how monumental the fan response has been, whether Ichabod will ever change his clothes, and how there will be backstories for more of the characters.  Check out what they had to say after the jump.

Clancy Brown Talks HOMEFRONT, Joining the Film, Collaborating with Director Gary Fleder, and Playing a Straight-Up Guy, Plus WARCRAFT and SLEEPY HOLLOW

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From director Gary Fleder and written by Sylvester Stallone, the action thriller Homefront (now available on Blu-ray/DVD) tells the story of widowed ex-DEA agent Phil Broker (Jason Statham), who retires to a quiet Southern town with this 10-year-old daughter, only to find it filled with drugs and violence.  When psychotic local drug lord Gator Bodine (James Franco) ends up fixated on Broker, the man who was looking to live a quiet, idyllic life must do whatever it takes to protect his family.

During this recently exclusive phone interview with Collider, actor Clancy Brown (who plays local town sheriff Keith Rodrigue in the film) talked about how he came to be a part of Homefront, why the script appealed to him, what makes director Gary Fleder a good collaborator, that he enjoyed playing a straight-up guy, and how a good script will usually get him to take on a role.  He also talked about why the video game turned movie Warcraft appealed to him, wanting to work with director Duncan Jones, and how he ended up being a part of the hit Fox TV series Sleepy Hollow.  Check out what he had to say after the jump. 

Fox Grants Early Renewals to BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, THE MINDY PROJECT, NEW GIRL, and THE FOLLOWING

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Fox is off to an early start in the renewal game. Here’s a quick look at the comedies that will be returning for another year:

  • Freshman comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, starring Andy Samberg, Joe Lo Truglio, Stephanie Beatriz, Chelsea Peretti, Melissa Fumero, Terry Crews and Andre Braugher, will return for a second season.
  • The Mindy Project, starring Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ed Weeks, Ike Barinholtz, Zoe Jarman, and Beth Grant, has been renewed for a third season.
  • New Girl, starring Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson, Lamorne Morris, and Hannah Simone, will return for a fourth season.
  • As part of its two-year pickup, Glee will enjoy its final season run next year, with Lea Michele and Jane Lynch starring.

Hit the jump for some drama renewal news.

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