Exclusive: Sadie Calvano Dishes on Continued MOM Drama, and Violet’s Unspoken Fear

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Sobriety, cancer, and teenage pregnancy. Those were just a few of the issues tackled on season one of “Mom.”

In season two of the hit CBS sitcom (Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c), things aren’t getting any less complicated as Violet and Christy work through their strained mother-daughter relationship. In tomorrow night’s fall finale, Christy and Bonnie join Violet in therapy, and family secrets are revealed.

Earlier this week, I spoke exclusively with the 17-year-old Sadie Calvano about her role as Violet, and what it’s like to play a flawed person in a series dependent on the limitations of its characters. We also spoke about some of her favorite on-set moments, and the dream it has been to perform in front of a live studio audience. [Read more…]

We Shine the Spotlight on MOM Star Blake Garrett Rosenthal

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Very few actors in Hollywood can hold their own on screen with the likes of Allison Janney and Anna Faris, but young actor Blake Garrett Rosenthal makes it look effortless. Portraying Roscoe, the younger son of Faris’ character Christy, Blake gets all the best lines. His character Roscoe is a child beyond his years that seems to innately know that he is years ahead of his mom and even his grandmother in maturity and wisdom. Getting to play such a rich and hilarious character has been a dream for Blake, and even at his tender age, he knows how rare it is to get such a fun and remarkable opportunity.

In a recent exclusive interview, Blake talked about what he loves and appreciates working on the CBS comedy series MOM. [Read more…]

We Shine the Spotlight on MOM Star Anna Faris

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Having made the leap from the big screen to the silver screen on CBS’s MOM, Anna Faris landed on one of the hottest new sitcoms of the season. During a press interview at the Warner Bros. Mondo International Press Tour, Anna talked about making the big leap, what interests her about this particular role, and the fun of working with Chuck Lorre. [Read more…]

We Shine the Spotlight on MOM Star Allison Janney

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In the CBS comedy MOM, Allison Janney has been presented with the role of a lifetime portraying a mother, grandmother, and recovering alcoholic who is now battling breast cancer. Credit goes to Chuck Lorre for knowing that Allison was the perfect actor for the part. During a press interview at the Warner Bros. Mondo International Press Tour, Allison shared what she loves about this fascinating role and the unexpected joy of working with a live audience. [Read more…]