We Shine the Spotlight on ALMOST HUMAN Star Michael Ealy

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Fox’s new futuristic sci-fi series ALMOST HUMAN may be a fun buddy-cop show, but it also manages to address interesting issues of human/android tensions in working relationships. During press interviews at the Warner Bros. Mondo International Press Tour, star Michael Ealy shared what is like portraying an android in a human world and the joy of playing a character with such surprising humanity in his life. [Read more…]

We Shine the Spotlight on ALMOST HUMAN Star Karl Urban

Imagining a future where humans could be paired with androids working together to achieve peace and safety, FOX’s new drama series ALMOST HUMAN also explores wonderful themes of what it means to be human.  In a press interview at the Warner Bros. Mondo International Press Tour, star Karl Urban candidly shared whether he thinks his character is learning to be more human from his synthetic partner, and how fun it is to work on a sci-fi series with such humor and soul. [Read more…]

Today’s TV Addict Top 5: Jennifer’s Favorite Shows of 2013

By: Jennifer Schadel

It was so hard to pick just a few top shows from 2013 when there were so many! But these are the TV shows that jumped to mind as I look back at what I enjoyed from this past year:

REIGN is the perfect combination of addictively engaging writing (an amazing storyline and sophisticated dialogue), stunning visualizations (from the gorgeous wardrobes to the creative sets and stunning locations); it is a delight for all your senses. Instantly addictive, REIGN is the show that you need to be watching.

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Comic Con Quickie: Karl Urban, Michael Ealy and Lili Taylor Talk ALMOST HUMAN

Couldn’t make it to sunny San Diego for the annual pop culture confab that is Comic Con? Never fear… theTVaddict.com is here. Here that is with some fantastic video interviews courtesy of our West Coast Correspondent Jennifer Schadel, who risked life and limb to get you up close and personal with your favorite [or soon-to-be favorite] television talent. Case in point, these trio of very timely interviews with the stars of ALMOST HUMAN, Karl Urban, Michael Ealy and Lili Taylor. See for yourself, after the jump. [Read more…]

The Showrunner Chronicles: ALMOST HUMAN Scoop from Executive Producer J.H. Wyman

One of the hottest new sci-fi shows coming to television this Fall is Fox’s new series ALMOST HUMAN. Set 35 years into the future, robots and androids have become an integral part of everyday life; so much so, that many are paired with police officers in street patrols and to respond to criminal complaints.  ALMOST HUMAN introduces viewers to John Kennex (Karl Urban), a police officer injured in the line of duty, who comes back from his convalescence to find himself paired with an unusual android, Dorian (Michael Ealy). The show seeks to explore themes of what it means to be human and how working together can benefit both humans and droids.  The series is an unexpectedly touching and humorous look at life in the future, which also hides a darker side just as treacherous and volatile as the world we live in today. In a exclusive interview at last summer’s Television Critic’s Association Fox party, creator and executive producer J.H. (Joel) Wyman talked about what inspired the series and the fantastic casting for its key characters. [Read more…]

Fall TV Preview: Top 10 New TV Shows to Watch this Fall 2013

It’s that time of year again where the Big 5 networks start to roll out their annual Fall Season of new TV shows. Being lucky enough to preview the new shows being offered, here is a quick take on which of new shows caught our eye and that we recommend you add to your “watch” list this Fall: [Read more…]

Fighting Crime in a Future Time! Michael Ealy Talks ALMOST HUMAN

Over the past few decades, television has had a very interesting track record when it comes to unusual police partnerships. Yet this fall, Fox is planning on introducing a new pairing that will put the likes of Starsky & Hutch and Mac & C.H.E.E.S.E. to shame! From the imagination behind FRINGE (J.H. Wyman) comes ALMOST HUMAN: A new series set in the not-to-distant future where human cops (Karl Urban playing John Kennex) are paired up with android partners (Michael Ealy playing Dorian) to protect and serve. We caught up with the “almost human” half of the pairing at San Diego Comic Con. See what the well-spoken and — let’s face it — easy-on-the-eyes Ealy had to say for yourself, after the jump. [Read more…]

TCA 2013: 10 More Newsy Tidbits We’re Excited About!

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Over the past two weeks, theTVaddict.com’s Senior West Coast Correspondent extraordinaire Tiffany Vogt has the unenviable task* of covering the summer portion of the bi-annual 2013 Television Critics Association Press Tour. Which means, when she isn’t busy hobnobbing at an endless array of cocktail parties and pressing the flesh with some of your favorite (and what the networks and studios certainly hope are soon-to-be-favorite) shows, she’s busy “working.” Case in point, this just filed report direct from the ballroom at the beautiful Beverly Hilton Hotel [Editor’s Note: It’s tough work, but somebody’s gotta do it!] See for yourself, after the jump. [Read more…]