By Patrick Munn | October 16, 2017 - 11:29 pm | 5 Comments
After a combined twelve years and thirteen seasons, the franchise that began with The Closer, and since 2012 has continued on with Major Crimes, is set to come to a close. I recently caught up with series creator, executive producer and showrunner James Duff to ask him about what viewers can expect from the new episodes, whether or not Sharon and Andy finally tie the knot, if Kyra Sedgwick will reprise her role as Brenda Leigh Johnson, and whether or not the series finale will provide closure.
By Patrick Munn | December 6, 2016 - 2:52 pm | 27 Comments
TVWise recently caught up with Major Crimes creator and showrunner James Duff, who teased what little he could about Andy Flynn’s fate. We also talked about the power vacuum in the LAPD that was left by the exit of Robert Gossett, how that would play out in the back eight episodes and discussed the candidates who are vying to replace Taylor as Assistant Chief.
By Patrick Munn | November 21, 2016 - 10:00 pm | 8 Comments
WARNING – The following interview contains some major spoilers from Monday night's episode of Major Crimes that some readers may wish to avoid until after viewing the episode.
To get a sense of how the decision to kill of this long-running character came about, how that conversation evolved with actor Robert Gossett, as well as the inspiration for this arc focussing on a Nazi gang, TVWise recently caught up with Major Crimes creator and showrunner James Duff.
By Patrick Munn | October 7, 2016 - 5:35 pm | No Comments
Ahead of the premiere of Trump Vs Clinton: The Choice 2016 on PBS America this Sunday, TVWise caught up with writer and director Michael Kirk on his recent trip to London to discuss the ins and outs of the movie, the unique challenge posed by covering two candidates with such high unfavourable ratings, how he tackled the much discussed issue of false equivalence and what surprised him about both presidential candidates.
By Patrick Munn | September 19, 2016 - 5:00 pm | 14 Comments
As part of our continuing feature series on Major Crimes for the UK premiere of season five on Universal Channel, TVWise recently spoke with series star Mary McDonnell about the genesis and development of her character, what's in store for Sharon Raydor this season, the mother/son dynamic with Rusty, the blooming relationship between Sharon & Andy and much more.
By Patrick Munn | September 12, 2016 - 5:16 pm | 3 Comments
TVWise talks with Major Crimes creator and showrunner James Duff about what he has planned for the fifth season, his inspiration for last season's five episode arc, what's, what's in store for the characters and if, given the reception that the arc received, he will be producing another multi-part story this season.
By Patrick Munn | October 23, 2015 - 10:49 am | No Comments
Ahead of the UK premiere of Da Vinci's Demons third season on FOX UK, TVWise recently spoke with lead actor Tom Riley to find out if Da Vinci will indeed fire on his own mother to prevent the Ottoman invasion, what season three has in store for Da Vinci and the rest of the characters, if there was room to produce a fourth season, how things were different under new showrunner John Shiban and much more.