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Deception (NBC) Episode 5 “Don’t Be A Dummy”

The new NBC series  Deception  Episode 5  “Don’t Be A Dummy” airs Monday, February 11 on NBC (10-11 p.m. ET). Episode synopsis :  The true identity of Mia’s father is revealed. After she finds out the identity of her mother, Mia runs away with her boyfriend Kyle to a friend’s empty vacation home. Meanwhile, Will visits Edward’s home to find answers to some questions regarding Vivian’s murder. Featuring special guest star John Larroquette. READ MORE...

Deception (NBC) Episode 4 “Why Wait”

The new NBC series  Deception  “One, Two, Three…One, Two, Three” episode 4 airs Monday, February 4th on NBC (10-11 p.m. ET). Episode synopsis: The truth about Mia’s real mother is revealed when the story is published for everyone to see, ruining her debutant ball and shattering the life she thought she knew. Julian tries to rekindle an old flame who can help them get their new cancer drug on the market. Will and Joanna put their feelings aside to focus on solving Vivian’s murder. Featuring special guest star John Larroquette. READ MORE...

'Deception's' Tate Donovan: 'Soapy has a connotation of crazy pilot changes'

Zap2it: Would you describe "Deception" as soapy?Tate Donovan: It's gets more into the thriller. Soapy has a connotation of crazy plot changes.Zap2it: Are you directing episodes of this?Tate Donovan: I directed No. 7, and we will shoot 11. And if we get picked up another season, I will direct some more. It is a lot of work. Some scenes are easier than others. When you are acting, it is like old-fashioned filmmaking, where the director would turn to the cameraman and say, "Was that good? OK, let's move on." I ask a [director of photography], I ask Melissa, the script supervisor, and the other actors. "Should we move on?" [They say,] "Yeah, that's great." I can't really imagine a better way to spend the day.Zap2it: How is this show different from other dramas on TV?Tate Donovan: I have to say, and I especially get this when I started directing, they are really taking chances that...

Victor Garber on Deception, His "Coming Out"

Everyone's a suspect on NBC's Deception , the freshman whodunit series about young detective Joanna Locasto ( Meagan Good ), who goes undercover to find out who killed her childhood best friend, Vivian Bowers. Leading the way in ethical dubiousness is Robert Bowers ( Victor Garber ), the family patriarch and Vivian's father. By the show's third episode, viewers know that Robert is not only championing a new drug that has exhibited deadly side effects in trial patients, but also recently ended an affair with his secretary, fired her, and then scared her into silence by dispatching an employee to break both of her brother's knees with a hammer. Read More...

Deception (NBC) Episode 4 “One, Two, Three…One, Two, Three”

The new NBC series  Deception  “One, Two, Three…One, Two, Three” episode 4 airs Monday, January 28 on NBC (10-11 p.m. ET). Episode synopsis :  Joanna discovers Julian has something to hide from the night of Vivian’s murder. Senator Haverstock gives Edward disturbing news about his past. Meanwhile, Sofia and Robert meet Mia’s new boyfriend . John Larroquette guests. READ MORE...

Deception (NBC) Episode 3 “A Drop of Blood and a Microscope”

The new NBC series  Deception  “A Drop of Blood and a Microscope” episode 3  airs Monday, January 21 on NBC (10-11 p.m. ET). Episode synopsis :  Joanna’s (Meagan Good) undercover operation leads her to get closer with Samantha Bowers (Marin Hinkle) and spend more time with Julian (Wes Brown). Amid heavy scrutiny from the board of Bowers’ Pharmaceutical, Edward (Tate Donovan) is fired from the family company. A stranger comes into Mia’s (Ella Rae Peck) life, causing her to make some hasty decisions. John Larroquette guest stars. READ MORE...

'The Biggest Loser' Maintains 100% of Last Week's Premiere; 'Deception' Ties for #1 Among 10 p.m. Dramas in women 18-34

In the time period, "Biggest Loser" tied for #2 on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49

NBC: 'Deception' Falls To A "Toss Up" For Renewal Or Cancellation

While the ratings for last night's second episode of Deception aren't in the calculations above, they are nevertheless in my mind as far as predictions go.

'Deception' Boss on Show's Biggest Challenge: 'Creating a Mystery That Had Enough Legs'

In a chat with THR, executive producer Liz Heldens talked balancing the police world with the soapy family drama, employing flashbacks and what she learned from her "Friday Night Lights" days.

TV ratings: Miss America hits nine year high on NFL playoff dominated Saturday

It was an unusually active Saturday night thanks to two NFL playoff games on FOX and CBS and this year's Miss America pageant on ABC.The 8.3 million viewers who tuned in to see Miss New York, Mallory Hytes Hagan, win the 2013 Miss America title makes it the most watched edition since 2004 (the pageant aired on TLC in 2006 and 2007 and on CMT from 2008-2010).But the news isn't all good: the pageant's adults 18-49 rating dropped 11% year-to-year from a 1.8 to a 1.6.And the audience is still puny next to the 30.8 million who watched CBS' NFL overrun from 8-9 p.m. ET, in which the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Denver Broncos to advance to the AFC championship.Or the 29.3 million viewers FOX averaged directly against Miss America from 9-10 p.m. ET, thanks to the NFC playoff match-up of the victorious San Francisco 49ers taking on the Green Bay Packers.FOX led the night...