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Darren Criss Stays Mum on 'Glee' Finale, Geoff Stults Gives Hugs & More From Fox's Upfront Party

by Jean Bentley, posted May 16th 2011 11:45PM
Michael Clarke Duncan, Geoff Stults, The Finder, FoxNo matter how much you ask, Darren Criss won't tell you anything about the 'Glee' finale.

Despite the number of times AOL TV pressed him for intel at tonight's Fox Upfront party, he wouldn't spill any details. Of course, that could be because he isn't actually in the episode. He was in New York when the cast visited a few weeks ago to film, so that could've caused some confusion.

"I was here when they were shooting so I just went to say hi," he told us.

Though Criss was spiffed up in a suit when we chatted, earlier he had joined the Dalton Warblers in donning one of those ubiquitous red-piped blazers to sing 'Hey Soul Sister' at Fox's presentation today. Naturally, that led to the most hard-hitting Warbler-related question of them all: How often do those blazers get washed?

"Oh, never!" he joked (we think).

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Geoff Stults Signs for 'Bones' Spinoff, Andy Garica Heads to 'The Simpsons' and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Jan 28th 2011 5:50PM
Geoff StultsGeoff Stults has grabbed the lead role in 'The Finder,' the 'Bones' spinoff.

According to Deadline Hollywood, Stults will play Walter Sherman, a former member of the military police who has the ability to find anything. The character is based on 'The Locator' books by Richard Greener.

Michael Clarke Duncan is set to play Stults' partner.

In other casting news ...

Andy Garcia will voice a character on 'The Simpsons.' Garcia will voice a character in a parody episode of 'Ocean's Eleven.' [Entertainment Weekly]

John Lithgow will play Barney's biological dad on 'How I Met Your Mother.' Lithgow, who won an Emmy for his work on 'Dexter,' will appear in a February episode. [Hollywood Reporter]

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Casting Roundup: Jennifer Love Hewitt's TV Comeback and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Sep 17th 2010 11:20AM
Jennifer Love HewittJennifer Love Hewitt is plotting her TV comeback just a few months after the cancellation of 'Ghost Whisperer.'

According to Deadline Hollywood, Fox is in talks to pick up a half-hour comedy starring Hewitt that's being described as a female 'Big Bang Theory.' Walt Becker, director of 'Wild Hogs,' will write the project with 'Nancy Drew' writer Tiffany Paulsen.

Becker has a fraternity comedy at TBS titled 'Glory Daze' and Hewitt can next be seen as a guest star on 'Law & Order: SVU' and NBC's 'Love Bites.'

In other casting news ...

Lee Tergesen will guest star on 'Castle.' The 'Oz' star will play Gates, a suspect in the Triple Killer ("3XK") case, the season's big investigation. Look for Tergesen to first pop up in episode seven. [Ausiello Files]

Judd Nelson has been tapped to play Chris, Lyndsey's ex on 'Two and a Half Men.' Look for Nelson to appear in the fourth episode of this season. [Fancast]

Geoff Stults will play a very well-endowed beau of Robin's on 'How I Met Your Mother.' The 'Happy Town' actor will debut in this season's fifth episode. [TV Guide]

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Underwater Dreams on 'Happy Town' (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Jun 10th 2010 4:35AM
Underwater Dreams on 'Happy Town'Sometimes, it's pretty hard to get out of town. The latest episode of 'Happy Town' (Wed., 10PM ET on ABC) features a woman who's desperate to escape -- but everything keeps dragging her back to a place where she doesn't want to go.

[Spoiler alert.]

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A Severed Hand on 'Happy Town' (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Jun 3rd 2010 1:35AM
A Severed Hand on 'Happy Town'The mystery drama 'Happy Town' (Wed., 10PM ET on ABC) has been canceled. But the series still has a few episodes left. Will we find an answer to all the weirdness before the show is pushed off the air?

[Spoiler alert.]

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A Disappearance on 'Happy Town' (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted May 13th 2010 2:35AM
A Disappearance on 'Happy Town'The mystery deepens on 'Happy Town' (Wed., 10PM ET on ABC). The residents of the small town of Haplin, Minnesota are gathered at the annual Thaw Fest carnival, when one person vanishes.

[Spoiler alert.]

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A Strange Vision on 'Happy Town' (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Apr 29th 2010 4:20AM
A Strange Vision on 'Happy Town'The new drama 'Happy Town' (Wed., 10PM ET on ABC) is set in the seemingly idyllic town of Haplin, Minnesota. But beneath the surface of the town lurks a deadly unsolved mystery. Haplin has been plagued by a serial kidnapper known as "the Magic Man." Now, a new murder has the residents fearful that the "Man" has returned.

Watch the video after the jump.

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'Happy Town' - 'In This Home on Ice' Recap

by Bob Sassone, posted Apr 28th 2010 11:35PM
Happy Town
(S01E01) "A well man doesn't put a hole in another man's head." - Sheriff

Every single review is going to compare 'Happy Town' with 'Twin Peaks.' This isn't just because both shows involve mysterious goings on with mysterious characters in a small town, it's because ABC itself has been driving the point home in all of its marketing for the show. "From the network that brought you 'Twin Peaks ..." I don't really understand why they're mentioning a TV show that ran on their network over 20 years ago, but maybe they feel they have to connect it to something cultish and beloved.

Is it like that show? I guess. A little. It has that small town mystery vibe. It also has dashes of 'Harper's Island' and 'Salem's Lot,' but those ran on CBS so I guess they can't mention them in the ads.

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Geoff Stults on Living in 'Happy Town'

by Michael D. Ayers, posted Apr 28th 2010 1:04PM
Geoff Stultz of 'Happy Town'Premiering tonight on ABC is a new 'Twin Peaks' -looking drama called 'Happy Town,' where things in small town Haplin, Minn. are thrown into chaos following a gruesome string of murders. At the center of all this mess is Geoff Stults ('7th Heaven,' 'October Road'), who's taking his first lead role as town deputy Tommy Conroy. Joining him on the cast is Steven Weber ('Wings') as John Haplin, M.C. Gainey ('Lost') as his father Griffin and Amy Acker ('Alias,' 'Angel') as Stultz's wife Rachel.

TV Squad spoke to Stults about the show's Midwest setting, working with M.C. Gainey and 'Happy Town's creepy factor. 'Happy Town' premieres Wednesday, April 28 at 10PM ET.

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'Happy Town' Stars Talk Being Bad, Strange Goings-On & Secrets (VIDEO)

by Maggie Furlong, posted Apr 28th 2010 9:00AM
Don't let the name fool you -- 'Happy Town' has more kidnappings, murders and mysterious residents than a slasher flick. But star Lauren German is adamant about one thing: "It's not a horror show." "But it's certainly thrilling," her costar Sam Neill adds with a smile.
I sat down with German, Neill, Steven Weber, Amy Acker and Geoff Stults to get the scoop on their new show (premieres Wed., April 28, 10PM ET on ABC). "There's lots of strange goings-on in Haplin," teases Weber. "And strange people," Acker chimes in.

Watch our full interview to hear more about Haplin, its residents and ... Charo as a guest star? OK, it's not that strange.

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Welcome to 'Happy Town'! The Cast Visits WonderCon

by Jo Garfein, posted Apr 4th 2010 2:00PM
The co-creators/producers and cast of 'Happy Town' presented the first episode of their new ABC series Saturday morning at WonderCon in San Francisco. The enthusiasm was palpable from both behind the scenes and in line as fans eagerly awaited the screening.

'Happy Town' is set in the small suburb of Haplin, a seemingly idyllic, close-knit community in Minnesota. Although the town was haunted by unresolved kidnappings from the past, ignorance had been bliss ... until now. A disturbing crime shakes up the status quo, and the citizens of Haplin begin to fear that the "Magic Man" may have returned.

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Sneak Peek: ABC's Happy Town

by Bob Sassone, posted Dec 15th 2009 8:03AM
We told you earlier this year about the new ABC mystery series Happy Town. It's from the people who did Life on Mars and is about weird happenings in a small town. OK, that doesn't describe much, but from the extended preview below, it looks like it has a lot of Twin Peaks and a little Harper's Island. It has a good cast, including Sam Neill, Steven Weber, Amy Acker, Geoff Stults, and Abraham Benrubi.

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From the network that gave you a show 20 years ago, here's Happy Town

by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 17th 2009 9:14AM
I roll my eyes a bit when a network has to go back about 20 years for a reference that ties into a new show. From the network that gave you Twin Peaks, comes a new town: Haplin, Minnesota. Hey, this show's about a town too! This one is also a mystery, about someone called "The Magic Man," who kidnapped several children years earlier and now might be back and behind a murder and another kidnapping. This has Amy Acker and Dean Winters in it, so I'm definitely going to check it out.

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Lifetime nixes ABC's October Road and Men in Trees

by Allison Waldman, posted Mar 20th 2008 10:23AM
Men in treesThis is disheartening. ABC has been looking to Lifetime as a new home for Men in Trees and October Road. Both dramatic series have not as yet been picked up for next year, and now this report makes it clear they are both skating on thin ice. The powers that be at Lifetime were given copies of both shows to review and chose not to pick up either of them. They basically threw the ball back to ABC, forcing the network to decide the fate of these two shows.

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