Interview: Paulo Costanzo Talks Directing Royal Pains “Dancing With The Devil”

Paulo Costanzo, who plays Evan Lawson on  Royal Pains , is making his directorial debut in the upcoming episode, “Dancing with the Devil.” During a recent conference call,  TV Equals  was able to ask Constanzo about his debut as a director, what his favorite genre to direct might be and more. On directing his castmates Costanzo said the  Royal Pains  cast was very helpful during his stint as a director. “[T]hey were very supportive. Everybody on the crew was very aware that this was my first time. This is my first time directing anything,” he said. “I’ve directed a couple short films, but I’ve never actually directed a feature or a TV show. So they all knew how big it was for me.” For Costanzo, directing allowed him to see his castmates in a new light. “Directing them was amazing because I got to see a different side of them,” he said. “And I was actually very nervous about that because I didn’t know how they were going to take to me giving them direction. But it turned out to actually be very good.” Read More...  

Royal Pains “Dancing With The Devil” Season 4 Episode 11

Royal Pains  “Dancing With The Devil” Season 4 Episode 11 airs on Wednesday August 29 2012 at 9pm on USA Network. Episode Synopsis: When a famous pop star comes to the Hamptons  to prepare for her new world tour, HankMed must stay on hand to treat  her for more than just exhaustion. Meanwhile, Divya becomes distracted when she falls head over heels for a globe-trotting polo player. Read More...  

Royal Pains' Paulo Costanzo on Directing, Divya's Big Love Scene, 50 Shades of Jewish?

Royal Pains ' episode on Wednesday (9/8c, USA) marks the directorial debut of star Paulo Costanzo , but don't think anyone, or anything, went easy for him just because it was his first time behind the camera. See: a severe rain delay that kept the cameras rolling until 5 a.m., an hour-long fire alarm during a nightclub shoot and a very testy Brinks driver. "We were shooting in the city and this Brinks truck pulled directly in the middle of our shot. All of these production assistants ran over and said you got to move it! The driver got out of the car, pulled...

Telenovela Star Khotan Checks in to Royal Pains

Chances are, if you've ever watched Telemundo, you've seen Mexican soap opera star Khotan smolder (so much so, that he's hot enough to go by only his first name). Starting Wednesday, you don't have to understand Spanish to get all the sweet nothings he whispers: He's making his English-language TV debut on Royal Pains as Rafa, an Argentinean polo player and underwear model who falls for Dr. Hank's physician assistant Divya ( Reshma Shetty ). Below, we get him to gossip a little about his character.