Season finales are tough to write, mainly because with today's television scheduling, producers and writers are never sure if the show will be back for another season. Audiences have been finding more and more that seasons have their own substantial arc and the finales for them aren't really cliffhangers but definitive answers to that season. Justified has been working on an arc cycle for its last three seasons. It seems Bates Motel is up to play the same game, beause "Midnight" feels less...Read Full Story
A strange sleeping arrangement with his mother - check. A creepy devotion to dead things - check. Incapability of accepting that Bradley will never love him - check. This all sounds like the Norman Bates that will grow up to commit the atrocities in Psycho, and Bates Motel has slowly been adding the eerie character elements throughout the season without the need to have Norman kill anything. Well, sort of, since he kind of has.Norman's been going through some troubles though, and the pressure...Read Full Story
TV Shows. There are so many of them each year and I’d say that about 90% of them are garbage. Sometimes that garbage is rightfully thrown out and other times it lasts for seasons and seasons beyond any rhyme or reason.
2013 isn’t even half over yet, there are still a lot of new shows waiting to premiere this Summer and Fall, but I thought I’d throw together a list of the five new shows that officially have my attention. As well as one that I really wanted to like, but that ended up being a...Read Full Story
The first season of Bates Motel was well received and the first episodes had enough viewers for A&E to greenlight a second season right away. Bates Motel Season 2 will begin production later this year and we have new details on where the story is headed.
Executive Producer Carlton Cuse told TV Guide that we’ll be meeting more members of the Bates family next season: “We would be remiss if we didn’t meet some other members of the Bates family… I don’t want to say who, but we are definitely...Read Full Story
(A&E)Get ready for a nice long stay at Bates Motel.The new A&E drama has been renewed for a second season after just three episodes. The series, which stars Freddie Highmore as a teenage Norman Bates and Vera Farmiga as his mother, scored 4.5 million viewers for its premiere, making it the most-watched original drama debut ever for the network.The 10-episode second season will air sometime in 2014.Are you watching Bates Motel? Excited to hear that the Psycho-prequel (of sorts) will be back...Read Full Story
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Vera Farmiga (born August 6, 1973) is a New Jersey-born actress who is known for her roles in "The Departed," "Orphan," and "Up in the Air." See more about Vera Farmiga here.