Interview: "Revenge" Creator Mike Kelley

Now that we're in the middle of November, it's a bit clearer to see which new shows that premiered with much fanfare this fall have failed miserably and which have succeeded. ABC's "Revenge" easily is part of the latter category as the soapy drama has been trouncing timeslot competitors "CSI" and "Law & Order: SVU" in the coveted adult viewers 18-49. What is it about this "The Count of Monte Cristo" retelling starring Emily VanCamp as a revenge-bent young woman stirring up trouble in the Hamptons that is pulling in the viewers? The best person to ask is "Revenge" creator/Executive Producer Mike Kelley, who spoke with our Jim Halterman last week about initially casting key roles on the show, the evolution of the revenge plan of Emily Thorne (VanCamp's character) and what we'll see in tonight's episode now that the real Emily Thorne (Margarita Levieva) has turned up. Read More....


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