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Lizzy Caplan Talks MASTERS OF SEX, Her Real-Life Counterpart, Going to Work and Watching People Pretend to Have Sex, and More

The compelling and already very buzzed about new Showtime drama series  Masters of Sex  tells the story of real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters ( Michael Sheen ) and Virginia Johnson ( Lizzy Caplan ). Their research, which combined his brilliant mind and her forward-thinking views of sexuality, not only sparked the sexual revolution, but an eventual romance between them. Read More... //collider.com/lizzy-caplan-masters-of-sex-interview/

'Masters of Sex' premiere: Did Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan manage to turn you on?

"Masters of Sex" has arrived, premiering on Sunday (Sept. 29) on Showtime, and while those skimming their cable box listing hoping for some salacious fun may have felt a tad underwhelmed (only a tad, mind you -- there is still pay cable, after all), those who anticipated a smart character-driven period piece that could very well take the title of best new series were likely quite taken.The new series stars Michael Sheen as Dr. William Masters and Lizzy Caplan as Virginia Johnson, the pioneers of science of human sexuality, trying to buck the conservative mindset of the '50 to advance the understanding of sex. Sheen presents an interesting character study as Masters that promises to unfurl like an onion as weeks advance, but Caplan is the shining star.She's certainly been great in guest roles before, but this role, as the free-thinking, twice-divorced single mom who might likely single-handedly spark the sexual revolution, she's the shining... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/09/masters-of-sex-premiere-did-michael-sheen-and-lizzy-caplan-manage-to-turn-you-on.html

Meet 'Masters of Sex's' Annaleigh Ashford: A 'Real Housewives' addict, plus 13 more facts

If you know Annaleigh Ashford, it's likely from her Tony-nominated work in the Broadway musical "Kinky Boots." Aside from a handful of one-off guest appearances on shows like "Law & Order" and "Nurse Jackie," the actress hasn't had much of a presence on TV. That, however, is about to change.As lesbian prostitute Betty DiMello in the new Showtime series "Masters of Sex," premiering Sunday (Sept. 29), Ashford goes for broke in a daring role, striking a deal with Michael Sheen's Dr. Masters -- helping move his study into her brothel, if he'll help her untie her tubes so she can have a baby and settle down for a "normal" life with a man. Do we even need to mention the series takes place in the '50s?Ashford strikes such a captivating presence in the series, and for that reason, she is one of Zap2it's Ones to Watch for the 2013-14 season. Get to know her better... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/09/meet-masters-of-sexs-annaleigh-ashford-a-real-housewives-addict-plus-13-more-facts.html

Lizzy Caplan, Michael Sheen carry promising 'Masters of Sex': Review

"Masters of Sex" is attention-grabbing just from its title, but Showtime's latest drama -- which stars Lizzy Caplan and Michael Sheen -- is a lot more than just a series about people getting it on. Instead of being just about sex, this new show is about the science of sex, which somehow makes for a much more engaging subject. Based on the biography of the same name, "Masters of Sex" tells the true story of Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson. The pair are credited with pioneering the research of human sexual response from the late 1950s through the 1990s, so there's clearly plenty of real-life stories to draw from for this show. But it's the people in "Masters of Sex" that make it so interesting, not only its subject matter. Caplan steals all of the scenes she is in from the get-go as Virginia Johnson. Virginia is a woman unlike anyone on this show,... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/09/lizzy-caplan-michael-sheen-carry-promising-masters-of-sex-review.html

Masters of Sex Exclusive: Michael Sheen on the "Interesting Puzzle" of Dr. William Masters

Whether you know him from stage work, acclaimed films like The Queen or Frost/Nixon or going for the silly with his arc on 30 Rock, Michael Sheen has always been an actor we connect with, reveling in the journey he and his characters take us on. In his new role as Dr. William Masters in Showtime's Masters Of Sex, Sheen must close himself off emotionally because his character was a man of greatness in his studies of sex but, ironically, had personal problems connecting with others emotionally. Especially when it came to his wife.  Read More... //www.tvfanatic.com/2013/09/masters-of-sex-exclusive-michael-sheen-on-the-interesting-puzzle/

'Masters of Sex': Vintage Designs for Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan

Costume designer Ane Crabtree transports viewers into the late '50s with period garbs and furniture for Showtime's buzzy new series.   Read More...            //feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/8oyNMy9WrgQ/story01.htm

Masters of Sex Season 1 Premiere 2013 “Pilot”

Masters of Sex  “Pilot” Season 1 episode 1 airs Sunday September 29, 2013 at 10pm et/pt Episode Synopsis : “Pilot” – Dr. William Masters, Washington University’s foremost OB/GYN, runs a successful medical practice by day and conducts a secret study of human sexuality by night. Former nightclub singer Virginia Johnson joins the hospital secretarial staff and proves herself to be an asset to Masters’ work. Read More.... //www.tvequals.com/2013/09/29/masters-of-sex-season-1-premiere-2013-pilot/

'Masters Of Sex' Star Lizzy Caplan Sizzles In The October GQ

Lizzy Caplan stars in Showtime's new series Masters Of Sex, about human sexuality researchers William Masters & Virginia Johnson. She also stars in a sexy new pictorial for the October issue of GQ ... //www.starpulse.com/news/Kevin_Blair/2013/09/26/masters_of_sex_star_lizzy_caplan_sizzl?ref_src=news_rss

'Masters of Sex' star Lizzy Caplan on nudity, the 1950s and typecasting

HitFix's Alan Sepinwall interviews Lizzy Caplan about her new Showtime series "Masters of Sex," in which she plays famous sex researcher Virginia Johnson at the start of her career in the mid-1950s.  Read More... //www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/masters-of-sex-star-lizzy-caplan-on-nudity-the-1950s-and-typecasting