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CBS has canceled five freshmen shows: THE CRAZY ONES, INTELLIGENCE, BAD TEACHER, FRIENDS WITH BETTER LIVES, and HOSTAGES. Which show will you miss the most? Follow @GiveMeMyRemote and @marisaroffman on Twitter for the latest TV news. Connect with other TV fans on GIVE ME MY REMOTE’s official Facebook page. And be the first to see […]

HOSTAGES: Mateus Ward on the Jake Twist and What Comes Next

December 17, 2013 by  
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HOSTAGES has had many twists and turns in its freshman season, and in last night’s episode, the Sanders family took their biggest stand: by teaming up with Duncan to “kill” Jake, they laid the groundwork for their eventual escape once the President’s surgery is completed. I spoke with HOSTAGES star Mateus Ward (Jake) about the […]

HOSTAGES: Mateus Ward Previews ‘Fight or Flight’

December 16, 2013 by  
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The final HOSTAGES hour of 2013 is a big one…and as the promos have hinted, the Sanders family finds themselves in even more of a bind than before. And while there is very little that can be said about the hour before it airs, Mateus Ward (Jake) did offer up this juicy tease about “Fight […]

CBS Moves INTELLIGENCE’s Premiere, Schedules HOSTAGES’ Finale

November 12, 2013 by  
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CBS has opted to give INTELLIGENCE — its new action series starring Josh Holloway, Marg Helgenberger, and Meghan Ory — a special premiere with a one-night preview on January 7, 2014 behind NCIS. The show will then move to its regular Mondays at 9 PM slot on January 13th. INTELLIGENCE follows Holloway’s Gabriel, a “high-tech intelligence operative […]

HOSTAGES: WAREHOUSE 13’s Joanne Kelly Lands a Recurring Role

September 25, 2013 by  
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WAREHOUSE 13 may have completed production on its final season, but star Joanne Kelly won’t be free for long: a rep for HOSTAGES confirmed that Kelly has landed a recurring role on the CBS freshman drama. She’ll first appear in the show’s seventh episode. According to Deadline (who was first to report the casting), Kelly […]

HOSTAGES: What You Need to Know About the New CBS Series

September 23, 2013 by  
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There are approximately one million new shows debuting this season*, and it’s going to get difficult to keep track of them all. To help you out, for every new show, I’m going to basically create a hub of info on the day of the premiere — pilot photos, my quick take on the pilot (or […]

HOSTAGES: Executive Producers Jeffrey Nachmanoff and Rick Eid on Crafting a Satisfying Season 1 Arc

September 22, 2013 by  
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CBS is trying something a little bit different this television season: HOSTAGES, a 15-episode serialized drama starring Toni Collette and Dylan McDermott, about a surgeon who is taken hostage with her family…right before she was scheduled to operate on the President of the United States. In theory, this is a show you might expect to […]

HOSTAGES at TCA: Live-Blog

July 29, 2013 by  
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This fall, CBS is bringing HOSTAGES, a new serialized show to its schedule, starring Toni Collette and Dylan McDermott. HOSTAGES is about “a premiere surgeon thrust into a chilling political conspiracy when her family is taken hostage by rogue FBI Agent Duncan Carlisle (Dylan McDermott).” I’ll be live-blogging the Television Critics Association panel, so be […]

HOSTAGES: Season 1 Cast Photos

July 25, 2013 by  
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When CBS announced back in May that they had picked up HOSTAGES, they released a couple of photos from the pilot, but that was pretty much it. Now the cast has taken some shiny new photos to promote the show’s first season. Check them out… Follow @GiveMeMyRemote and @marisaroffman on Twitter for the latest TV […]

HOSTAGES on CBS – First Look

May 15, 2013 by  
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Toni Collette is coming to CBS. After spending several seasons as Tara on UNITED STATES OF TARA, Collette will take the lead in CBS’ HOSTAGES, a series about a surgeon taken hostage — along with her family — after she’s picked to operate on the President. Take a look at some photos from the pilot, […]


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