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FRINGE Series Finale Date Revealed

When Fox Chairman of Entertainment, Kevin Reilly, spoke with reporters after his summer Television Critics Association panel, he said that the series finale for FRINGE would air in January of 2013. But things have changed. According to a tweet from FRINGE showrunner J.H. Wyman, the final hour of the series will air on February 1, [...]

Fringe promo: Heed, obey, and serve The Observers...or else!

The Observers are dishing out some serious threats. In the latest Fringe promo, they're laying down the law. Resistance is futile, and if you choose to rebel, there's a special form of punishment waiting for you.

FRINGE: Lance Reddick on Saying Goodbye to the Show

As we inch closer to FRINGE’s final season, it’s also starting to sink in more and more that the show is only 13 episodes from being over. At Comic-Con, FRINGE star Lance Reddick (Broyles) talked with reporters about saying goodbye to the show (and its fans), if viewers should expect Broyles to immediately reunite with [...]

Fringe Trailer: Why Is Walter All Bloody?

It looks like Walter Bishop is in major trouble when Fringe returns for its final season. The latest trailer for the Fox series begins where the last one ended, depicting Peter ( Joshua Jackson ) and Olivia ( Anna Torv ) happily picnicking with their daughter Etta off to the side. That is until The Observers arrive. By the end of the 30-second spot, Walter ( John Noble ) is bloody and being told, "You are fighting a lot more than I would've thought possible."

FRINGE Season 5 Promo — With New Footage!

We’re less than six weeks away from the premiere of the final season of FRINGE, and the first on-air promo has just been released! And even better? It’s nearly all new season 5 footage! Take a look at the quasi-spoilery spot! PS – Did anyone notice a certain ring on a certain finger?! FRINGE’s final [...]

'Fringe' star John Noble back to work after treatment for sleep disorder

John Noble has confronted and conquered an array of daunting acting challenges playing Fringe’s  brain scrambled boundary-pushing physicist Walter Bishop. But when the star found himself literally brain scrambled as a result of an ongoing sleep disorder while shooting the first episode of the Fox drama’s fifth and final season,  Noble had to ask for a time out . Read More...

'Fringe's' Lance Reddick on Season 5 and 'The Wire'

Zap2it recently caught up with "Fringe" star Lance Reddick at the 38th Annual Saturn Awards. He talks with us about the last season of "Fringe," his upcoming projects and thoughts on "The Wire.""Fringe" won the Saturn Award for Best Network Television Series, while Anna Torv won for Best Actress on Television. As we reported, John Noble and Blair Brown's illnesses have delayed production on the show until Aug. 7. Reddick confirms the episodes will air on schedule, with the premiere scheduled for Sept. 28.Reddick could not reveal whose side Broyles is on this season He tells us, "Ironically this season I actually know but I can't tell you."Last season on "Fringe", Agent Broyles aged 20 years in one episode. When asked about the difficulty of playing an aged Broyles with the heavy makeup required, Reddick laughed. "I was in the chair for three hours. It was only one episode and I wasn't in that...

John Noble's sleep disorder halts 'Fringe' Season 5 production

"Fringe" star John Noble is suffering from a sleep disorder which has forced the show's fifth season into a production hiatus. As reported yesterday, "Fringe" was put on hold this week to allow Noble and co-star Blair Brown to recover from illnesses. Production was expected to resume early next week, but Zap2it has confirmed that the "Fringe" cast and crew are now projected to return to work on August 7. Reportedly, the 63-year-old actor, who is beloved by fans and colleagues alike, has had trouble sleeping lately, and it's affected his performance on the show. The work stoppage has been ordered so that he can seek treatment for his condition.On Monday, Noble was expected to attend FOX's Television Critics Association Press Conference in Los Angeles, but was taken off the panel. When asked why Noble wasn't present, executive producer J.H. Wyman seemed unprepared to respond. "Well, we're trying to -- he's under the weather just...

'Fringe': Why was John Noble snubbed by Emmy voters?

When Emmy nominees were announced on Thursday, many were shocked not to see "Fringe" star John Noble nominated in any acting categories. Guest star Leonard Nimoy retweeted two fans outraged by Noble's snub, then tweeted, "No Emmy nomination for Fringe. Ridiculous.So much talent. So much hard work. So much imagination."On Monday, "Fringe" executive producer J.H. Wyman joined cast members Josh Jackson, Anna Torv, and Lance Reddick at the Television Critics Association Press Tour. Noble's absence from the event afforded them the opportunity to gush about his work on the series, which will wrap up its run this season."I don't think that there's a person that works on our show that doesn't have the utmost respect for John as a person but also as a performer," Torv says. "For me, watching John and watching Josh as well, both being more experienced than I was when I first joined, taught me -- I'm still learning -- essentially...

Fringe's Final Season Will Pay Off Big for Longtime Fans

It's Fringe 's last stand. Just three days into shooting the fifth and final season, Joshua Jackson , Anna Torv , Lance Reddick and showrunner J.H. Wyman waxed poetic over the final season, which sees the series jump ahead to 2036, where the Observers have taken over the Earth and the only people able to save the world is the former Fringe Division team members we've grown to know and love over the last four seasons. The Fox sci-fi series will say farewell in a 13-episode love letter to the fans who have stuck with the series through the low ratings, the dual universes and even the move to the so-called "death slot" Fridays. Though Fringe is ending, Jackson says it's not bittersweet for him. "All shows end," he told reporters at Fox's Television Critics Association fall TV previews Monday. "I'd rather have...