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5 Questions With Rebecca Breeds Of CBS’ “Clarice”

Rebecca Breeds’ posh Australian accent is surprising if you have been following her on CBS’ Clarice in the title role. As FBI agent Clarice Starling — the role Jodie Foster won an Oscar for playing in The Silence of the Lambs — Breeds speaks with a West Virginia twang. As the show approaches its season finale (Thursday, June 24) Breeds happily chats about how she found this very specific accent. “There was a little bit of magic involved,” Breeds says. “I just listened to a couple of videos on the Appalachian accent and how to do it, and listened to […]

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5 Questions With Jocko Sims of “New Amsterdam”

New Amsterdam, NBC’s Tuesday night medical drama, which shoots at the country’s oldest public hospital, Bellevue in Manhattan, had no choice but to be at the center of the pandemic. The ravages of this virus were woven into Season 3, which concludes June 8. The show continues to take us into the often stormy lives of its doctors. Jocko Sims, who plays Floyd Reynolds, a cardiovascular surgeon, has returned to New Amsterdam. Toward the end of Season 2, it looked as if there could have been a spinoff for him. “I can be comfortable saying Reynolds is back at New […]

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Inmates and Friends Spill the Dirt in “Cellmate Secrets”

Uh-oh, the tea is about to be spilled. Lifetime’s new six-episode documentary series Cellmate Secrets (Fridays beginning June 4) is like the TMZ of true crime, as it tracks down former friends, prison guards, cellmates and lovers of some of the most famed felons and defendants of today to reveal new insights and information about them. Casey Anthony. Drew Peterson. Joyce Mitchell. Jodi Arias. All of their stories are told in a new light, along with an enhanced re-airing of the Lifetime original movie that followed their true story. Rizzoli & Isles’ Angie Harmon narrates the series and couldn’t be […]

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5 Questions With Sig Hansen Of Discovery’s “Deadliest Catch”

Capt. Sig Hansen is where we don’t often see him — on land. Speaking from his Seattle home, the captain of the Northwestern, one of the ships featured on Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch (Tuesdays), Hansen, 55, talks about the challenges of crab fishing during the pandemic. “COVID made it much more of a struggle for our industry. It was a shot in the dark because we had no formula for how to combat COVID, even how to get out there and try to fish,” he says of the filming that began last fall. And so Hansen made a big deal […]