Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 11/07/16


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

EW has up some video from their EW Popfest with actors Grant Gustin, Stephen Amell, Melissa Benoist, Caity Lotz, and executive producer Greg Berlanti on the Arrow, Supergirl, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow crossover.

Good news for fans of NBC’s Timeless: NBC has extended the show’s episode order to 16 episodes.

12 Monkeys: Terry Matalas released on her Twitter a photo of Jennifer in the new season.

Arrow: The show has done some amazing casting with actress Lexa Doig (Continuum, Andromeda) being cast as Talia, another daughter of Ra’s al Ghul and half-sister of Nyssa. Stephen Amell spoke to TV Line about a new romance for Oliver. TV Line also has up the first look of Dolph Lundgren playing Konstantin Kovar. The show has also cast actress Juliana Harkavy (Constantine) in a recurring role as Tina Boland.

The Defenders: Coming Soon has up a set photo of Jessica Jones and Misty Knight meeting.

The Flash: EW has up an interview with Danielle Panabaker about Caitlin’s powers.

Game of Thrones: i09 came up with a comprehensive listing (or their best version of it) of all the spoilers out there for the new season.

Gotham: Spoiler TV has up the official synopsis for episode ten. They also have up the promotional photos for episode eight. The show has cast actor Ivana Milicevic (Banshee) as Selina’s mother, Maria Kyle.

iZombie: The show has cast actor Andrew Caldwell (Transformers) in a recurring role.

Killjoys: The Mary Sue has up an interview with Tamsen McDonough (the voice of Lucy).

Legends of Tomorrow: TV Line has up the promotional photos for episode five.

The Librarians: There’s a new trailer out for the season.

Lucifer: TV Line has up a sneak preview of episode seven, with Lucifer and Dan “bonding.” Spoiler TV has up the official synopsis for episode nine.

Once Upon A Time: Spoiler TV has up links to some set photos of the actors. EW is reporting that Alan Dale is returning to the show as King George.

Sleepy Hollow: Fox announced the show is set to return on January 6, 2017. The show has cast actor Kamar De Los Reyes (Salt) in a recurring role.

Stranger Things: The show’s official Twitter account released a photo of a cast reading for season two with all the child actors, including Eleven.

Supergirl: TV Line has up the promotional photos for Mon El’s secret identity in episode five.

Teen Wolf: Spoiler TV has up the latest promotional photos for the new season. EW has up some spoiler tidbits from the actors at the EW Popfest.

The Vampire Diaries: Spoiler TV has up the promotional photos for episode five.

The Walking Dead: EW has up an interview with Norman Reedus on the state of Daryl. EW has up an interview with Lauren Cohan on Maggie’s state of mind. The Hollywood Reporter debunks a theory on Ezekiel’s tiger. E!Online has up an interview with Melissa McBride on Carol’s meeting with Ezekiel and the Kingdom. The Hollywood Reporter has up an interview with Khary Payton on Ezekiel and Carol’s chemistry. EW has up an interview with Greg Nicotero on last week’s Kingdom episode.

Over at E!Online, the latest Spoiler Room has spoilers on shows Arrow/The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Westworld, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and The Walking Dead.

At TV Line, Ask Ausiello was finally back with spoilers on shows Once Upon a Time, Teen Wolf, Legends of Tomorrow, Frequency, The Flash, Arrow, and The Walking Dead.


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

The Season 12 line-up (23 episodes) so far: “Keep Calm and Carry On” (12.01) official photos and press release; “Mamma Mia” (12.02) synopsis and photos; “The Foundry” (12.03) synopsis, official photos, sneak peek, and promo; “American Nightmare” (12.04) synopsis, official photos and promo; “The One You’ve Been Waiting For” (12.05) synopsis, promo and set photos; and “Celebrating the Life of Asa Fox” (12.06) synopsis.

The promo for “The One You’ve Been Waiting For” (12.05) is out.

A last-minute sneak peek for “American Nightmare” (12.04) is out.

The season 12 official cast and crew photo is out.

Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki discussed filming episode #250.

Davy Perez, who wrote last week’s episode, is also writing 12.12. Oh. Yay.

Kings of Con, season one will be out on November 15 on Comic-Con HQ.

There was a con this past weekend in New Jersey.

Ratings for “American Nightmare” (12.04) rose a bit in demo to 0.7/2 and 1.81 million. This put it in second place for the week on the network.

In the Live+7 ratings, the second episode of the season, “Mamma Mia,” rose from 0.6 to 1.2 in demo and from 1.619 million to 2.712 million in audience (it was not listed in either the Live+3 or Live+7 ratings for the week of 12.03).


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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