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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Revolution Revealed: Episode 6 "Sex and Drugs"

'Taken' Actor Joins Revolution

Leland OrserPatrick St. Esprit

First up is Leland Orser. He’s best known from the Taken franchise, and was a regular on ER and appeared as memorably panicked characters in Seven and Alien Resurrection. Orser will play a John Sanborn, a tense scientist who loves to build weapons.

Next is Patrick St. Esprit, who was the lumberyard owner/ex-mayoral candidate on Sons of Anarchy and was on The Chicago Code. He'll be on Catching Fire in 2013. He’s going to play Wayne Ramsey, a tough leader in the rebel resistance against General Monroe.

Source: EW

Cinemax Latinamerica Will Broadcast Revolution

   Cinemax Latinamerica will broadcast the new TV show of JJ Abrams and Eric Kripke, Revolution. The premiere will be on November 4 and the only detail they didn't give is if the show is subtitled or translated into Spanish.

Premiere by Country:

Revolution on Cinemax Latinamérica
  • Argentina: 4 Nov, 24hs.
  • Bolivia: 4 Nov, 23hs.
  • Brazil: 4 Nov, 22hs.
  • Chile: 4 Nov, 24hs.
  • Colombia: 4 Nov, 22hs.
  • Mexico: 4 Nov, 22hs.
  • Paraguay: 4 Nov, 23hs.
  • Peru: 4 Nov, 22hs.
  • Uruguay: 4 Nov, 24hs.
  • USA (ET): 4 Nov, 23hs.
  • Venezuela: 4 Nov, 22:30hs.

Cinemax Official Page: Revolution

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Behind the Scenes: Sex and Drugs (1x06)





Revolution Reairing on Friday

   As NBC’s prime-time lineup was preempted on NBC4 by our coverage of Sandy Monday, “The Voice” and “Revolution” will be rebroadcast later this week.

   Monday night’s episode of “The Voice” will air from 8 p.m. to 10:01 p.m. Thursday in place of “30 Rock,” “Up All Night,” “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation.

   Monday night’s episode of “Revolution” will air Friday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. instead of repeat episodes of “Go On” and “Guys With Kids.”

Source: NBC

Revolution Returns March 25

   UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - October 30, 2012 - NBC today announced changes to its 2013 primetime mid-season schedule highlighted by the premieres of three new series, including comedy "1600 Penn," from one of the architects of "Modern Family"; an intriguing drama "Deception" (formerly "Infamous"); and producer Eva Longoria's big reality relationship show "Ready for Love."

   In addition, several of the network's biggest hits will return, including "The Voice" with new coaches Usher and Shakira; fall hit "Revolution"; "Smash," featuring Jennifer Hudson; and "The Biggest Loser," with some innovative changes to the format and the return of Jillian Michaels.

SERIES PREMIERES:
-- New Drama "Deception" (Formerly "Infamous") January 7
-- New Comedy "1600 Penn" January 10
-- New Relationship Series "Ready for Love" from Eva Longoria March 31

ANTICIPATED RETURNS:
-- "The Voice" Begins Fourth Cycle March 25/26
-- The Season's Newest Hit "Revolution" Returns March 25
-- "The Biggest Loser" Weighs in January 6/7 with Return of Jillian Michaels
-- "Smash" Dances Back to the Schedule February 5 with Oscar Winner Jennifer Hudson
-- "Community" Returns February 7
--"The Celebrity Apprentice" Debuts March 3
-- "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" Comes Back January 8

Further scheduling announcements will be forthcoming.

Source: NBC

Monday Ratings Complicated due to Hurricane Sandy

   On the surface, Monday night's ratings look familiar and straight-forward: "Dancing with the Stars" carried ABC to an overall win, while "The Voice" and "Revolution" led their slots to help NBC dominate among young viewers. Of course, due to Hurricane Sandy, the numbers aren't that simple.

   In short, many Americans had no access to TV on Monday night and many who did have access weren't watching what the schedules called for them to be watching. So don't expect to learn much from these ratings.

   "Castle" averaged 11.95 million viewers and a 2.7 rating among adults 18-49 for ABC, with that key demo rating looking particularly inflated by storm coverage. NBC's "Revolution" averaged 8.39 million viewers and won the hour with a 3.1 key demo rating. CBS' hurricane coverage averaged 7.97 million viewers and a 2.1 key demo rating.

Complete Season 1 Ratings here: Episodes

TV Promo 1x07 "The Children's Crusade"

Monday, October 29, 2012

Revolution 1x07 Promotional Pictures




Episode Review & Discussion: 'Sex and Drugs' 1x06


Review by SpoilerTV


   Revolution episode 1.06, “Sex and Drugs” actually had very little of either. What it did have was another very finely crafted episode. Once again I was impressed by the writing of the episode and how wonderfully sewn together the various story threads were. Tonight’s episode was written by David Rambo and directed by Steve Boyum and both did a spectacular job.

   The episode begins with our small band in trouble as Nora’s stab wound has become infected and she is now dangerously ill, forcing them to appeal to Drexel who turns out to be a psychopathic drug and prostitute dealer who worked for Miles when he was the General of the Militia. Unfortunately, when Miles left the Militia, Drexel was also labeled a traitor, and he turned to growing poppies for heroin and prostituting young girls. Drexel is wonderfully played by Todd Stashwick. Stashwick imbues the character with enough manic energy to keep viewers on the edge of their seats as you’re never quite sure what he will do next. One of the things Revolution has done a good job of is creating complex characters like Drexel. It’s impossible to tell if he was always a psychopath or whether he became one after the blackout due to circumstances of having to survive or being betrayed by Miles and having the Militia turn on him.

   Neville arrives back at basecamp with Danny and hands him over to Sebastian. Sebastian tells Danny he is essentially his honored guest and apologizes for Ben’s death, saying Neville will be dealt with. It’s obvious Sebastian is simply trying to win Danny’s trust, and as soon as he leaves the room, Sebastian cuts off Neville’s apologies and tells him he’s promoting him to major and wants him to take over as head of Intelligence and Interrogations. Neville says that Julia will be happy to have him home more, but it seems that his homelife may not be trouble-free. Given what we know about Neville's backstory, it will be interesting to see what Julia makes of this new position. Neville's journey from the meek insurance salesman before the blackout his current role in the Militia has to have affected Julia's perception of him and their relationship, so I'm curious to see how that will play out. Aaron's story in this episode is also an interesting reflection of Neville's as Aaron moves from passive victim to active participant. Neville apparently embraced the violence, possibly through necessity, while Aaron is clearly still struggling against it. Neville’s relationship with Jason seems to be strained at the very least. He criticizes Jason’s report in front of Sebastian but Sebastian is able to learn from Jason about the pendant that Aaron has. When Sebastian tells Neville to send Strausser after the pendant, Jason is obviously worried about Charlie, and Neville is annoyed with him.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Episode 7 - The Children's Crusade - Press Release

NBC Ratings
"REVOLUTION"

"THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE"

11/05/2012 (10:01PM - 11:00PM) (Monday) : CHARLIE MUST CONVINCE MILES TO HELP A VILLAGE OF LOST CHILDREN - When Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) meets a boy who's suffered a plight similar to her own, she relates and longs to help him and his young friends. First, she must convince Miles (Billy Burke). Meanwhile, Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) grows weary of General Monroe (David Lyons) as she meets someone from her past.

Zak Orth, JD Pardo, Maria Howell, Tim Guinee and Giancarlo Esposito also star.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Episode 1x06 "Sex and Drugs" - Promotional Pictures

Sneak peek at Revolution 1x06 "Sex and Drugs", airing on October 29.





Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Revolution - Episode 1.07 - Title and Synopsis

NBC Ratings

Episode 1.07 - The Children's Crusade

Charlie relates to a boy with a similar past and tries to convince Miles to help him and his friends; Rachel meets someone from her past.

Revolution's Rating Improves

   Revolution delivered 8.8 million viewers and a 3.4 rating, reversing its gradual downward-ebbing trend. That’s up 13 percent from last week and marks a three-week high for the show.

   Revolutions‘s powerful lead-in The Voice (12.8 million, 4.6) was perfectly steady with last week’s rating, so that didn’t boost it. Both of Revolution‘s 10 p.m. rivals — CBS’ Hawaii Five-0 (8.4 million, 2.0), up 5 percent, and ABC’s Castle (10.9 million, 2.0), down 9 percent — aired original episodes, so there wasn’t softer competition last night. In fact, you could say there was more competition since Fox (which normally doesn’t program 10 p.m.) had baseball playoffs going late into primetime. So can we credit Revolution itself for this gain then? “I don’t know of any artificial reason for the increase, looks legitimate to me,” one network ratings analyst emailed.

   Revolution was a big swing that many us thought would open to a sizable number, but we worried whether the J.J. Abrams-produced drama could sustain itself given the track record in recent years of other serialized high-concept sci-fi shows like The Event, Alcatraz, FlashForward and V. Revolution does, however, have one very important thing going for it: It’s better than those shows. Wondering, long shot, but … could the massive ratings enjoyed by AMC’s post-apocalyptic The Walking Dead premiere Sunday night put some viewers into the mood to check out Revolution?

   Also, NBC just put out an announcement: For the first time in 10 years, the network has won the first three weeks of the broadcast season in the adult demo.

Source:  InsideTV

Revolution 1x06 'Sex and Drugs' Promo

Revolution's next episode, Sex and Drugs, will air on October 29, two weeks from now. This is the sneak peek..

Monday, October 15, 2012

Episode Review - "Soul Train" 1x05


Review of Soul Train

   Last week proved Revolution isn’t afraid of hitting us where it hurts. Killing off Maggie was shocking, and revealing Rachel’s true allegiance was less so, but it packed a punch. This week the show continues to build tension without ever going overboard.

   “Soul Train” starts off with what is becoming my favorite dynamic of the show: the relationship between Neville and Danny. The militia leader owes Danny a debt of gratitude after the captive saved his life, but of course he won’t recognize this. Whatever is happening here is deeper than just Neville leading the boy back to Monroe. Revolution may be about Charlie and Miles, but Danny definitely will play a major role as this series progresses. A compelling wrinkle to this aspect was Neville’s flashback. He was a complete pushover and fired the day of the blackout. He even warns his son (SPOLIER: who is Nate, the young militia boy tailing the group) while hitting a punching bag: “We only hit the bag, never people.” Guess the Blackout changed that.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Introduction Video of Revolution

This is the intro video of Revolution in HD. Enjoy!

Eric Kripke Reveals Important Answers

Eric Kripke   Eric Kripke talked about the first season of Revolution and revealed a lot of things about upcoming episodes. Attention, this article contains too many Spoilers!

   Since NBC's "Revolution" has emerged as one of the few true hits of the new season, creator/showrunner Eric Kripke realizes the pressure is on to keep his audience hooked.

   During a conference call to discuss the season so far and what's ahead in the remaining 18 episodes, Kripke revealed he has no intention of frustrating viewers by making them wait for answers. He's got a plan. Even when it comes to the show's central mystery: what caused the worldwide Blackout?

   "You should look for clues everywhere," Kripke teases. "There was a phenomenon that we have up our sleeves as to what caused the blackout. What you see in that globe shot [of the blackout creeping across the Earth] is an accurate representation of what we're working on. Currently, in the writers room, we're talking dangerously about revealing that secret before the end of the first season."

   That decision wouldn't be made simply to satisfy viewer curiosity, it's about what's best for the long term value of the show. "The longer you drag out an answer the more pressure there is that it's the greatest answer given in the history of man," Kripke explains. "Frankly, I'm not that smart. I'd rather answer a question and open a door to a bigger room. Even if we do answer the question of what caused the blackout it leads directly to a bigger and scarier mystery."

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Episode 5: Soul Train - TV Promo

Episode 6 "Sex and Drugs" - Press Release

Revolution

“REVOLUTION”

“SEX AND DRUGS”

10/29/2012 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) : DANNY COMES FACE-TO-FACE WITH GENERAL MONROE – In order to save Nora (Daniella Alonso) from her injury, Miles (Billy Burke) leads the gang on a detour to visit an old acquaintance of his for medical support, but they quickly find themselves in unfriendly territory. Aaron (Zak Orth) recalls his meek history as he looks back at his pre/post-blackout life, and Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) delivers Danny (Graham Rogers) to Monroe (David Lyons). Tracy Spiridakos, JD Pardo, Maria Howell, Tim Guinee and Elizabeth Mitchell also star.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Ratings of Episode 4 - The Plague Dogs

   This week's episode of Revolution, "The Plague Dogs", was down a bit with 3.1 in the 18-49 Rating and 8.21 millions of viewers. This numbers are still great considering the competition's: Hawaii Five-0 and Castle, both with 2.2 Rating.

   NBC must be really happy with this numbers since last week they ordered the full season of Revolution with 22 episodes.

See the full Rating table of this Monday here: SpoilerTV

Episode 5 "Soul Train" - Preview Pictures




Monday, October 8, 2012

Episode Review: "The Plague Dogs" 1x04


Review by SpoilerTV

   The twists keep coming on Revolution, and the series had its first major death this week. This episode of Revolution really felt like the show was hitting its stride. I’m starting to really want to know what’s coming and the pacing of the major story arcs is excellent. The use of flashbacks was particularly well done in this episode. “The Plague Dogs” owes that pacing to writer Anne Cofell Saunders and director Felix Alcala.There are some great parallel scenes and well chosen shots to frame them.

   The episode begins in medias res with Charlie being pursued and captured by a militia soldier. It’s quickly revealed that she’s only acting as bait so Nora and Miles can capture the soldier for news about Danny who, it turns out, is barely a day away at this point. We then cut to Maggie and Aaron who are waiting for the others at the rendezvous point. Maggie is worried.

   We then cut to the first of a number of flashbacks which take up the theme of this episode. The flashbacks centered on mothers this week, and what mothers were willing to do for their kids. Fathers also played a part in the episode though, as families were once again front and center.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

'Monday's Death May Not Be the Most Surprising Moment'

Monday's episode of Revolution will claim the show's first victim.

The latest promo for NBC's new drama dropped the news that one member of our motley crew won't make it out of the episode alive. "Obviously, it's not Charlie [Tracy Spiridakos]," executive producer David Rambo tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. And although there are some clues as to who may be taking a dirt nap, Rambo believes the death will have a significant impact. "In every single cut of this episode that we've watched, there wasn't a dry eye here," Rambo says. "It's a really emotional episode. Tracy's performance is amazing. She really moved us all."

With a death coming so early in the show's run, can viewers expect Revolution's characters to start dropping as fast as the citizens of Game of Thrones' Westeros? "As we say, no one is safe," Rambo teases. "I don't know if it's a regular thing, but it's something we're not afraid to do, because this is a brutal world and this is a world where you step on a nail and you could die." And even if your favorite survivor is the one to go, there's always the ability to revisit him or her through flashbacks, Rambo confirmed.

However, Monday's death may not be the most surprising moment in the episode. "There is a bombshell about the family and Rachel," Rambo says. "The final moments are pretty shocking."

After learning that Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) is a hostage of Monroe (David Lyons) and that Miles (Billy Burke) founded the militia, what other revelations remain? Rambo says Monday's episode does include some information about why Rachel left her family, but he stopped short of saying how that plays into the shocking moment.

New Promo Videos for "The Plague Dogs" 1x04

This videos were deleted from the official website of Revolution.

So Close, Yet So Far



Closing In On Danny

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Revolution Burning Questions: Secrets, Bombs and Marvin Gaye

   Tracy Spiridakos' performance wasn't the only thing to find its groove in Revolution's latest episode. "No Quarter" was the perfect balance of action, mystery and the cheesy one-liners I've now come to love and expect form the serialized mystery. But while some secrets were revealed, eight new questions were raised. [Warning: This story contains major spoilers. Read at your own risk!]

1.Can Mark Pellegrino do no wrong? Adding Mark Pellegrino as a guest star is pretty much a guarantee that I'm going to develop an obsession with the series (See: Lost, Supernatural, Dexter). And boy — the eviler Pellegrino is the better! This time around, he might not actually be playing the Devil, but his portrayal of evil militia commander Jeremy was more than sinister enough for my tastes. What can I say? I love a bad boy!

2."Can you boil everything down to getting laid?" Short answer: yes. Though, for a moment I thought Nora (Daniella Alonso) was actually going to break stereotype and be motivated by something other than sex or love. Sadly, as quick as she was to snap on Miles (Billy Burke), Nora was just as quick to admit she had joined the rebels because of a guy. The twist? The "guy" was actually her miscarried son (talk about a Debbie Downer!). Nora then tells Charlie that if she's ever to have a kid again she wants it born in the United States. It might just be me, but wanting an American-born child seems like a pretty flimsy reason to start a political revolution. If Jack Donaghey can get over it, why can't Nora?

3.Miles Matheson, Founding Father Forget what turned Sebastian against Miles, the real question is what turned Miles against Sebastian! Apparently, the hero of the revolution founded the very militia he's fighting against. When will people ever learn not to create something they can't control? Did Jurassic Park or I, Robot teach us nothing? But in all seriousness, Miles and Sebastian's relationship (and current lack there-of) is probably one of the most intriguing aspects of the series. I hope Revolution dedicates a bit more flashback time to the former bros soon.

Elizabeth Mitchell Interviews with Spoilers

   We’ll also get some clarity on Charlie’s mom, Rachel, played by Lost vet Elizabeth Mitchell, who isn’t as dead as her family thinks. "I asked [Kripke] if my character is some sort of sociopath, because I couldn’t see any other way a woman would leave her children like that — especially in a national crisis," says Mitchell. "But I keep getting told she’s a good person, really strong and a true survivor. You’ll just have to cut her some slack."
Source: TVGuide

   Question: I’m glad to see Revolution doing well, but where did Elizabeth Mitchell vanish to so soon? She’s one of the main reasons I’m watching. –Jerry Ausiello: Don’t worry, she didn’t get Lost — Rachel is seen again in Episode 5 (airing Oct. 15), in which Mitchell says “we learn quite a bit” about “the ins and outs of her leaving” her family. But it’s in Episode 7, she says, that “we find out 100 percent for sure” how it is that she wound up in Monroe’s possession.
Source: TVLine

Thanks to Elizabeth-Mitchell.org

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Revolution Revealed: Episode 3

Erik Kripke and the cast talk about the perils of perception and best intentions in this week's episode.

NBC Orders the Full Season of Revolution

Revolution
Revolution is a huge hit! Ratings are great and thats why NBC picked up Revolution for a full season of 22 episode. Great News! Read all the tweets from writers, producers and cast...

Revolution Ratings - 1x03 "No Quarter"

   Revolution was down a bit this week with 3.2 in the 18-49 Rating and 8.40 millions of viewers. This numbers are still great considering the competition's: Hawaii Five-0 and Castle, both with 1.9 Rating.

   If Revolution can maintain its rating above 3 points, NBC will order the full season without hesitation.

See the full Rating table of this Monday here: SpoilerTV

Promo Episode 1x04 The Plague Dogs


Monday, October 1, 2012

Episode Review: "No Quarter" 1x03

Episode Review: "No Quarter" 1x03

No Quarter Review


   The plot thickens and interesting characters become even more interesting in this week’s episode of Revolution, No Quarter, where we have the chance to see through flashbacks the story of Miles and Monroe after the Blackout. We also had the pleasure of Lost and Supernatural alum, Mark Pellegrino, being added to the cast; and it seems he is staying for a while.

Episode 1x05 "Soul Train" - Press Release

Revolution

“REVOLUTION”

“SOUL TRAIN”

10/15/2012 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) : MILES, CHARLIE AND COMPANY ARE ON THE VERGE OF REACHING DANNY – KIM RAVER (‘GREY’S ANATOMY’) AND JEFF FAHEY (‘LOST’) GUEST STAR – As the gang nears Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) and his men, their hopes of finding Danny (Graham Rogers) grow until a shocking discovery threatens to impede their efforts. Meanwhile, orders from Monroe (David Lyons) have upped the value of Danny’s life and Nora (Daniella Alonso) connects with a fellow Rebel.

Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Zak Orth, JD Pardo, Giancarlo Esposito, David Lyons, and Elizabeth Mitchell also star.


Source: Seriable