Opinion: Why the REIGN Rape Storyline Needed to Air

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A storyline involving rape will always bring attention and for whatever reason causes controversy. Rape is obviously a topic that people don’t want to talk about or witness on a TV show (unless that show is Law and Order: SVU). Yet, this thinking makes no sense because rape, like all crimes, happens in real life. So why when a plot on Reign leaked that Mary the Queen of Scots was going to be raped, did fans go crazy and start a petition to stop the story? Was it the fear that the story wouldn’t be handled properly or was it that fans didn’t want a character they liked to suffer through this act or did they think it was just another plot device? [Read more…]

PERSON OF INTEREST Preview: Your Exclusive First Look at Finch’s New Job!

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Just how excited are we for the return of PERSON OF INTEREST? So much so that we’re thrilled to share this exclusive clip from next week’s episode! Ominously titled “Last Call,” the Tuesday February 25th instalment sees our intrepid team put in a perilous situation when Finch (Michael Emerson) goes undercover in an emergency call center to protect a 911 operator, that in typical POI fashion, appears to be in more trouble than it initially appears. See for yourself, after the jump. [Read more…]