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Alcatraz “Garrett Stillman/Tommy Madsen” Episode 12 & 13

The two-hour season  finale of  Alcatraz  "Garrett Stillman/Tommy Madsen" Episode 12 & 13 air Monday, March 26 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis:  Doc and Rebecca  close in on a man who may be the key to revealing the secrets behind all the returning criminals . Meanwhile, Hauser makes a discovery beneath the halls of Alcatraz that brings him ever closer to the truth. Then, revealing doors are opened and lives hang  in the balance as Rebecca will stop at nothing in pursuit of the man who killed her partner  in the all-new special two-hour season finale "Garrett Stillman/Tommy Madsen" episode of ALCATRAZ airing Monday, March 26 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Read More... //  

Alcatraz Scoop: Tommy vs. Rebecca and 6 More Spoilers from the Season Finale

Spectacular. Kinetic. Breathtaking. These are just a few of the words that the cast and creative minds of Alcatraz used to describe the two-hour season finale of the Fox mystery series, airing Monday at 8/7c. The season-ender finds Rebecca ( Sarah Jones ) finally confronting Tommy ( David Hoflin ), while the team comes one step closer to discovering who's behind the mass disappearance that sent more than 300 guards and prisoners from 1963 into the future. Get the scoop on the finale below:  //

'Alcatraz': Madsen Realizes Lucy May Be The Key

While Hauser has been running a campaign of his own on " Alcatraz " (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on Fox), Madsen and Doc have been working largely in the dark. What little he does give them is often just tantalizing glimpses into what he knows. Viewers know that Lucy was a psychiatrist working on the Rock in the 1960s, where she first met a younger Hauser, as well as knowing all about Hauser's New Alcatraz and the modern-day presence of Dr. Beauregard. With next week's two-hour season finale looming, the intrepid pair stumbled upon a key piece of the puzzle, though how much it will help them remains to be seen. Lucy has been a key figure since the beginning, but she's also been in a coma. Recently, Beauregard learned that the blood of a '63 that had been "treated" on Alcatraz may save her life, but they needed to find a match. That came this week in the form of Webb Porter, one of Lucy's patients. He want from a man tortured by a ringing in his hears to a violin virtuoso through her treatment. In the modern era, he harbored fantasies of playing at the Philharmonic, while at the same time kidnapping women with long hair he could use to string his bows, and then drowning them when his dreams were dashed because he couldn't read music, or whatever other obstacles came along. In the end, he proved a fairly easy capture for Madsen and Hauser, and he was more than happy to play along in donating blood to Lucy. Back on Alcatraz, after she'd helped him with her music therapy, he said, "Maybe one day I'll be able to return the favor." It took nearly 50 years, but it looks like he did, as the episode closed with her eyes opening. Find out which questions get answered, and which new ones get raised as "Alcatraz" wraps its season with a two-hour finale next Monday at 8 p.m. ET on Fox. TV Replay scours the vast television landscape to find the most interesting, amusing, and, on a good day, amazing moments, and delivers them right to your browser. //

Cast and Creators of ‘Alcatraz’ Tease Final Episodes at WonderCon 2012 [Exclusive Interviews]

While at WonderCon 2012 over the weekend ,  TV Equals  got a chance to catch up with the cast and creators of FOX’s  Alcatraz  and ask them all about what’s coming up with those anticipated final three episodes of Season 1. If you have been following the series, you will be happy to know that questions will be answered by the end of the season, however get ready for a big cliffhanger, so fingers crossed for season 2. Read More... //  

Alcatraz Exclusive: Crimson Tide's Matt Craven to Play One of the Powers That Be

Get ready to find out who is behind that mysterious door on Alcatraz ! The cast and creative minds behind the Fox serieswere on hand Sunday at WonderCon for a panel, moderated by this reporter, during which they teased the introduction of one of the powerful people pulling the strings. has learned exclusively that the ... //

Alcatraz “Webb Porter” Episode 11

Alcatraz  "Webb Porter" Episode 11 airs Monday , March 19 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Episode Synopsis:  Rebecca, Doc, and Hauser set out to capture musically-inclined serial killer Webb Porter (guest star Malek), an unknown ’63 that returns more violent than ever in the all- new "Webb Porter" episode of ALCATRAZ airing  Monday, March 19 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Read More... //  

TV ratings: 'Bachelor' finale woos viewers; 'The Voice,' 'Smash' down

Fast National ratings for Monday, March 12, 2012"The Bachelor" Ben Flajnik got the girl (sort of) Monday night, and the ratings followed for ABC. It took three hours of programming -- two for the finale and one for "After the Final Rose" -- but the reality show won out in the 10 o'clock hour, giving strong showing at 8 and 9 p.m. against NBC's "The Voice," which earned NBC the top spot of the night but was down over last week. Fans of "Smash" may be singing a sad tune because the show was down to 7.1 million viewers over last week's 7.9 million.NBC won out for the night in total viewers with 11.9 million viewers and a 7.1 rating/11 share in households. ABC was second (9.3 million, 6.3/10), CBS third (7.1 million, 4.6/7), FOX fourth (4.3 million, 2.8/4) and The CW (700,000, 0.5/1).The adults 18-49 win also went to NBC, with a 4.2 rating,... //

Innocent Man Turned Killer While On 'Alcatraz'

The only innocent man on " Alcatraz " (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on Fox) returned to the present day, but he wasn't the same Clarence Montgomery that went in. That man was convicted for a murder he didn't commit. But now he's back, and recreating that same murder scene from more than half a century ago. How could that be? As has been hinted, Alcatraz was about more than just incarcerating and holding the most dangerous men in the world. There were strange experiments going on with their blood, but for what purpose? For that matter, for what purpose did the warden orchestrate a prison riot between the white and black inmates over Clarence being the head cook at the next meal? All of these are questions that may never get an answer, as Fox is moving quickly through this first season, and fans may not get any more "Alcatraz" after these thirteen episodes. One thing's for sure, though, the warden wanted to ensure Clarence was a killer. Maybe he knew Clarence was innocent, and their experiments would only work on guilty men. So he made Clarence into one. After subjecting Clarence to torture by forcing him to watch images of the murder he was convicted for among other horrific sounds and images insisting on guilt -- as well as possibly doing something to his blood -- Clarence turned and killed a man in the kitchen, as if it was an out-of-body experience. It was this behavior he continued in the modern day when he returned, killing two young women before the team tracked him down at an old friend's house. But Clarence wasn't one of the inmates who would be brought in alive. Instead, his friend saved him from going in again by killing him. "Alcatraz" has two more weeks in its first season, continuing next Monday at 8 p.m. EST on Fox. //

'Alcatraz' Crew Helps Save Woman's Life

The crew of "Alcatraz" can now say they helped save a woman's life. According to, crew members of the Fox drama knocked on a Dr. Janice Zakin's door to ask her to move her car so the film crews could set up, but they were met with her young daughter who told them her mother needed help. After getting up to move her car around 7 a.m. PST, Dr. Zakin said she fainted. When her daughter found her, she said she was dizzy and unable to move her leg. Ignoring her daughter's pleas to call 911, Dr. Zakin said she tried to crawl to the bathroom. "The next thing I knew, it looked like 10 handsome men were in my room," Dr. Zakin told SFGate. "I clearly needed to go to the hospital. I didn't know what was happening to my heart." TMZ reports "Alcatraz" crew members alerted on-set police officers and an ambulance was called to transport Dr. Zakin to the hospital. Dr. Zakin said a faulty wire in her pacemaker may have attributed to low blood flow and caused to her to faint. According to EW, filming on the Season 1 finale resumed on Thurs., March 8 in San Francisco. This is not the first time in recent history that a TV show has been credited with helping to save a person's life, albeit in different ways. In December, a young girl said she performed CPR on her mother after seeing it on "Grey's Anatomy." According to the Sheboygan Press, Kandace Seyferth was found unresponsive at the bottom of her stairs after suffering a severe asthma attack. Her 10-year-old daughter, Madisyn Kestell, called 911 and then, along with a friend, administered CPR. "Me and my mom watch the show every Thursday, and I learned it from there," Kestell said. While her daughter may not have learned the life-saving tips from "Alcatraz," Dr. Zakin credits the show's crew members for her safey. "They saved my life," she said. //

Will 'Fringe,' 'Alcatraz' be canceled by FOX? The numbers game begins

When FOX confirmed on Monday that it has canceled its expensive dino-drama "Terra Nova," we weren't particularly surprised, given the cost of making the show in New Zealand, the extended production schedule, and the middling-at-best ratings.Given the fact that we can now strike "Terra Nova" from the potential schedule for next season, though, it's a good time to re-examine some other FOX on-the-bubble dramas -- in particular, fan favorite "Fringe," plus freshman mid-season series "Alcatraz" and "The Finder."Despite the fact that "Fringe" ratings are significantly lower than "Terra Nova" numbers, we remain optimistic about a potential Season 5. Despite FOX president Kevin Reilly's statements about "Fringe" costing the network money, Reilly remains a supporter of the show and fans can expect him to do his best to help find creative ways to make it cost-effective.The fact that FOX hasn't yet announced that "Fringe" is ending -- the way it did with "House" -- is also... //