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Melissa Peterman Dishes On Season 2 Of ABC's 'Bet On Your Baby'

June 6th, 2014 1:58pm EDT
Melissa Peterman Dishes On Season 2 Of ABC's 'Bet On Your Baby'
This summer, ABC has turned its Saturday night into three hours of high energy family fun. The evening opens with season two of Bet On Your Baby, led by the network's game show hostess extraordinaire, Melissa Peterman. BFTV checked back in with Melissa on Thursday to talk about the new episodes and what her secret is when it comes to keeping the whole crazy show together.

"It's always a luxury when you get to have another shot at something," she said. "What we did the second season was, instead of having five families compete each episode, we went down to four couples. It gave us more time...
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Meet The 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' Editing Team

June 1st, 2014 12:15pm EDT
Meet The 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' Editing Team
We continue our look inside the world of FOX's Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey by chatting with editors Eric Lea and John Duffy, to discuss how they and their fellow editors pieced together this epic miniseries. Needless to say, it was no small work order, so how did they divide up the episodes?

"On this show, shows were assigned initially to each editor. We each had sort of our allocation of shows," Eric explained. "But what made it so different and unique is that all 13 episodes of Cosmos were being shot and edited simultaneously over about 15 months, whereas [with] a normal TV show, you'd s...
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Warren Christie Doubly Impressive In 'The Color Of Rain' And 'Motive'

May 31st, 2014 4:02pm EDT
Warren Christie Doubly Impressive In 'The Color Of Rain' And 'Mo
Warren Christie is kind of everywhere right now, and that's a great thing. After winning us over as the roguish Cameron Hicks on SyFy's Alphas, he's now simultaneously appearing as Angie Flynn's charming new boss on ABC's Motive and starring with Lacey Chabert in the moving true story The Color of Rain, which premieres on Hallmark Movie Channel tonight. BFTV connected with Warren on Friday to discuss his recently busy schedule.

In The Color of Rain, Warren stars as Michael Spehn, trying to raise his three children after losing his wife Cathy to cancer. Michael forms a bond with Gina Kell (...
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Lacey Chabert Shines In Hallmark Movie Channel's 'The Color Of Rain'

May 30th, 2014 4:02pm EDT
Lacey Chabert Shines In Hallmark Movie Channel's 'The Color Of R
Last time we talked to Lacey Chabert, she was getting stuck on an airplane. Her latest movie is a much happier experience. In The Color of Rain, she plays Gina Kell, who loses her husband to cancer but forges an unlikely bond with another parent, Michael Spehn (played by Motive's Warren Christie), who's similarly dealing with the death of his wife. Based on a true story, The Color of Rain is a project close to Lacey's heart, and so BFTV reconnected with her to discuss it prior to tomorrow's premiere.

What made it strike a chord with her? "I read the book, actually, before I read the script...
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John Barrowman Dazzles As Host Of ABC's 'Sing Your Face Off'

May 30th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
John Barrowman Dazzles As Host Of ABC's 'Sing Your Face Off'
Who wouldn't want to spend your Saturday night with John Barrowman? Our favorite multi-talented entertainer is showing off a whole other side of himself as the host of ABC's Sing Your Face Off, in which celebrities are transformed into various singing superstars. We couldn't resist catching up with John on Wednesday to ask him about getting to do something completely different, as well as his own forthcoming album.

Those of you who know John from Arrow or Torchwood might be thrown to see him as here, but his background is in theater; he made for an amazing Albin in La Cage aux Folles in 20...
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Chris and Heidi Powell Preview Season 4 Of 'Extreme Weight Loss'

May 27th, 2014 12:15pm EDT
Chris and Heidi Powell Preview Season 4 Of 'Extreme Weight Loss'
Now that you're coming out of that Memorial Day Weekend food coma, it's time to get back to being healthy. At least, that's ABC's thinking, as Season 4 of the network's hit reality series Extreme Weight Loss begins tonight. BFTV chatted with the show's trainers, Chris and Heidi Powell, about what we can expect from this season.

Watch the video interview below as Chris and Heidi tell us about how they've changed up this season by partnering with the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the University of Colorado, and how it's not easy for them to pick a favorite of the 17 transformations ...
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Bonnie Somerville Stars In Hallmark Holiday Film 'Mom's Day Away'

May 11th, 2014 4:06pm EDT
Bonnie Somerville Stars In Hallmark Holiday Film 'Mom's Day Away
Happy Mother's Day, readers! There's no shortage this weekend of mom-friendly programming, including the new Hallmark Channel original movie, Mom's Day Away. Bonnie Somerville stars as the titular mom opposite James Tupper (Revenge), and BFTV chatted with Bonnie this weekend about the flick and her own Mother's Day plans.

"I love the script and that was one of the main reasons why I had to be part of Mom's Day Away. I loved working with the producers, the entire team and James Tupper too!" Bonnie enthused. "This is the second project I've done for Hallmark Channel, and the people there are...
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Bill Pope Discusses Directing 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey'

May 11th, 2014 2:09pm EDT
Bill Pope Discusses Directing 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey'
Continuing our look inside FOX's Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, BFTV recently spoke with the production's director of photography - and director of several episodes - Bill Pope, to discuss how he helped make the amazing science event hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson (pictured above in a scene from tonight's installment) come to life.

"I have no scientific background," he laughed. "I went to architecture school. I've taken courses like physics in college and so forth. But other than just being a nerd in general...it would be a stretch."

What Bill brought to Cosmos was award-winning cinematograp...
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14 Shows We Wish Were Still On Air

May 11th, 2014 11:00am EDT
14 Shows We Wish Were Still On Air
Admit it, both network and cable television just isn't what it used to be. Weekly series' have been for the most part, replaced for 12-episode arcs, reality television and non-interesting docudramas that do nothing to enhance the television landscape. Where's the friendship? The fun? The drama? The suspense? It makes viewers long for the days of when you looked forward to watching your favorite show every week and dissected it with your pals the next day and for days after. Some of the best are long gone, but fans still clamor for just one more episode. How many of these shows were you addi...
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Ann Druyan Takes Us Inside 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey'

May 4th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Ann Druyan Takes Us Inside 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey'
As FOX's revived Cosmos continues showing us the wonders of our world all over again, BFTV recently had the opportunity to sit down with the woman who's at the helm of this epic sequel to perhaps the best science program of all time. Ann Druyan co-wrote the original Cosmos along with her husband Carl Sagan and Steven Soter, and she now serves as creator, executive producer and co-writer on the new incarnation. Ann spoke with us on Friday about what it took to bring Cosmos back in 2014, and the moment when she knew it was going to work.

"It was just a fantastic experience," she said of craf...
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