Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/13/16


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


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Sci-fi Spoilerpalooza
By Heather S. Vina

12 Monkeys: EW has up an interview with executive producer Terry Matalas on the show’s recent storylines.

Doctor Who: Did Peter Capaldi accidentally spill the news that Jenna Coleman will be making a return appearance on the show?

Peter Davison was at MCM Comic Con in London and Doctor Who News site has up a set of videos released from the event.

The Exorcist: The show has upped Alan Ruck from recurring to series regular.

Game of Thrones: TV Line has up the promotional photos for episode eight. EW has up an interview with co-executive producer Bryan Cogman about the return of the Hound. EW has up an interview with actor Ian McShane about his role as Brother Ray.

Legends of Tomorrow: The show is adding a version of the superheroine Vixen to the show in season two. But she won’t be played by actress Megalyn E.K., who is unavailable. It will be an earlier version of the character before Megalyn’s Mari McCabe took on the mantle.

Once Upon A Time: The show is planning on dropping the half-season arcs.

Orphan Black: EW has up an interview with co-creator John Fawcett.

Outlander: TV Line has up an interview with Stephen Walters.

Preacher: The Hollywood Reporter has up an interview with showrunner Sam Catlin on the introduction of the comic character the Saint of Killers. Actors Anatol Yusef and Tom Brooke spoke with EW about their big fight scene.

Supergirl: The show is planning on bringing in Superman after all. Not excited about that one. I wish they’d leave Superman/Clark Kent/Lois Lane out of it! Anyway, TV Line is reporting that the show is bringing in a whole slew of new characters.

The Walking Dead: IGN has up an interview with Norman Reedus who says the cliffhanger is “worth the wait.”

Zoo: Spoiler TV has up the promotional photos and official synopsis for episodes one and two.

Over at E!Online, the latest Spoiler Room has spoilers on shows The Flash, Once Upon a Time, Scream, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., 12 Monkeys, and Outlander.

At TV Line, the latest Ask Ausiello has spoilers on shows The Flash, Grimm, Outlander, Penny Dreadful, Arrow, and Fear the Walking Dead.


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 continues repeating this week (still on Wednesdays for now) with 11.03 (“The Bad Seed”).

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

The DVD/Blu-ray for season 11 will be out on September 6. You can find the cover art and inside details here.

Prep for filming season 12 starts on June 23.

Jared Padalecki and Misha Collins have been nominated in the Teen Choice Awards, as has the show for the “TV: Sci-Fi/Fantasy” category. Padalecki was nominated for “TV Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy,” while Collins was nominated for “Scene Stealer” and both were nominated in the “TV: Chemistry” award.

Last week’s ratings for the 11.02 (“Form and Void”) repeat were a 0.2/1 and 0.64 million.

In Live+3 ratings for the season finale, the show nearly doubled its A18-49 demo from 0.7 to 1.2 and rose in audience from 1.836 million to 2.719 million.


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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