Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 05/23/16: The Memorial Day Edition

This entry is part 20 of 22 in the series Spoilers 2016: Part 1

This week, we have more news and spoilers about sci-fi series and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here.

Last Week in Innsmouth

You can still catch last week’s Whispers, Spoilers and Speculation Corner here.

Also, our latest Vault of Secrets brought us Konga.

Sci-fi Spoilerpalooza
By Heather S. Vina

HBO has announced that their new futuristic show Westworld will debut “in the fall.”

Bad news for fans of Limitless: The show is officially over. No other network has picked it up.

12 Monkeys: EW has up an article on Railly’s experiences with the Witness.

Dark Matter: The show has cast actress Franka Potente (The Bridge) in a recurring role.

Dirk Gently: The show has cast several new actors, including Neil Brown Jr. (Straight Outta Compton) and Richard Schiff (The West Wing).

Fear The Walking Dead: TV Line has up an interview with showrunner Dave Erickson.

The Flash: The Hollywood Reporter has up an interview with John Wesley Shipp. EW has up several post-finale interviews and articles. They have an interview with John Wesley Shipp and an article speculating on the show doing the “Flashpoint” story in season three. And speculation that the show might be bringing in “Black Flash.” Grant Gustin hinted to TV Line about season three.

From Dusk Til Dawn: The official show Twitter account has been posting photos and video of behind-the-scenes on their feed.

Game of Thrones: Games Radar has up the promotional photos for episode 6.06. TV Line has up an interview with Kristian Nairn. EW has up an interview with the actor as well. Sources are denying the rumors that there is a Jon Snow spinoff in the making.

iZombie: TV Line has up a video interview with Rose McIver. The show has promoted actress Aly Michalka to a regular in season three.

Luke Cage: Gamesradar has up some set photos of actor Mike Colter as Luke, facing off against Erik LaRay Harvey’s character Willis Stryker AKA Diamondback.

Once Upon A Time: The Hollywood Reporter has an article up titled “12 Burning Questions for Season 6.”

Outlander: TV Line has up an interview with actress Nell Hudson. The Hollywood Reporter has up an interview with showrunner Ron Moore.

Orphan Black: Tatiana Maslany has up an interview with EW in which she says who her favorite clone is.

The Originals: TV Line has up a video interview with Phoebe Tonkin.

Scream: EW has a sneak peek up of season two.

Sense 8: Buzzfeed has up an article titled “What to expect” in season two. There are spoilers on every character, plus the news that Lilly Wachowski is stepping away from the show and Lana Wachowski will be running it on her own. The show has cast actor Ben Cole as a new sensate.

Wayward Pines: Spoiler TV has up the official synopsis for episode 2.04. TV Line has up an interview with new showrunner Mark Friedman. EW has up an article on season two. They also have up an interview with M. Night Shyamalan.

Over at E!Online, the latest Spoiler Room has spoilers on shows Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Wayward Pines, The Flash, 12 Monkeys, and Arrow.

At TV Line, the latest Ask Ausiello has spoilers on shows Supergirl, Grimm and Gotham.

Supernatural (Wednesday nights, 9pm, CW)
By Paula R. Stiles

The season is over and Hellatus has officially begun (which means not a lot of spoilers until Comic-Con, July 21-4). Season 11 starts repeating this week (still on Wednesdays for now) with 11.01 (“Out of the Darkness, Into the Fire”).

The show will be moving to Thursdays at 9pm after Legends of Tomorrow this fall.

There’s a new interview up with Lisa Berry, who plays Billie the Reaper.

A new article discusses how much money the show has injected into the Canadian economy in the past 11 years.

Last week’s ratings for the season finale rose again to 0.7/3 and 1.84 million. The show also came in second for the week in Nielsen Twitter ratings.

We’ll be back next week with more news, spoilers and blatantly unabashed self-promotion. Stay tuned and check out our reviews of Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Event, Once Upon a Time, Grimm and Supernatural.


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6 Comments on “Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 05/23/16: The Memorial Day Edition”

  1. evave2

    The week before the ratings went down from .7 to .6 due to a Cubs game in Chicago.

    So the finale went from .8 to .7 again due to a Cubs game in Chicago.

    Have we gotten the +7 for the penultimate episode (I love that word)?

    1. Paula R. Stiles

      That’s usually three or four weeks later, assuming the show appears in them.

      The good news is that the station in question in Chicago is dropping the CW and the network is moving to a FOX affiliate next fall, so hopefully, we won’t see as many preemptions in that market next season.

  2. evave2

    Thanks for the info. I am from Chicago, and the Cubs were on WGN but I checked WGN and they are not showing them on my cable so I am confuse if the CW runs off WGN.

    Do you know anything about this? i looked it up and google said 40 games on WGN and the rest on something called CSN (which I assume is Cubs Sports Network).

    I mean, if I got the CW on TWO channels (the Albuquerque NM channel and WGN I would be happy. But I did not ‘find’ the CW shows on WGN. So I don’t know what is going on.

  3. evave2

    Ok I checked again and there are “no” CW shows on my WGN Cable. Have they already dropped the CW so there are no ratings available or is the stuff that is shown on DISH (my provider) different from what the channel shows in Chicago?

    Very confusing.

      1. evave2

        That makes sense, I should have thought of it. I wondered if they were not allowed to have ‘two’ CW channels on my queue.

        Sometimes the world of satellite providers confuses me. I found out about 2wks ago that I have had Smithsonian for years and now I got lots of goodies to dvr.

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