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“Mad Men” in space? Tricia Helfer climbs aboard Syfy’s “Ascension”

Tricia Helfer admits she has somewhat of a soft spot for science fiction. But there’s a good reason. “I started my career with Battlestar Galactica,” the 40-year-old actress explains. “And I got lucky for my first job to be on something that was so character-driven and something that made people think.” It was that combination of strong characters and storylines that drew Helfer to her latest TV project: Ascension (on Syfy Mondays at 9pm ET/PT beginning Dec. 15) a six-part series inspired by Project Orion, a real top-secret space mission authorized by U.S. President John F. Kennedy. Ascension is a […]

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17 SUPER things seen on TV in 2014 (and 6 that SUCKED)

It is the time of the year for list-making and list-reading, and because we as a society now pay attention to things only if they are put in a numerical sequence, we at Channel Guide Magazine have debated, voted and compiled this list of the 17 best things we saw on TV in 2014, and a few things we saw that we wish we hadn’t. Since we’ve already pushed your attention span to its limits, let’s commence with the list: 17 SUPER Things Seen on TV in 2014 17. Brazil Waxed The U.S. Men’s National Team’s tie vs. Portugal in […]


Girlfriends Guide To Divorce: Marti Noxon and Lisa Edelstein on Bravo’s bold new dramedy

How you relate to Bravo’s new Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce will likely depend not on how you feel about The Big D itself, but how you feel about your own romantic connections — or lack thereof. And that’s just how the show’s creator Marti Noxon intended it. “For me, this show is much more about what it’s like to be men and women right now — and right now it’s really complicated,” says Noxon, who took over for Joss Whedon as showrunner on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, then worked with Shonda Rhimes on Private Practice, Matthew Weiner on Mad Men […]