..Tops at 10 p.m. was “Castle” on ABC with 7.2/12 (- 9 percent from the year-ago evening), followed by “Hawaii Five-O” on CBS (5.2/ 9: -27 percent) and Revolution on NBC (3.8/ 6), which dipped by 54 percent from the 9:30 p.m. portion of “The Voice” (8.2/12). Had it not been for the lead-in support from “The Voice,” “Revolution” would not be the hit NBC would like you to believe. Yes…lead-in still matters…
During my freshman year at MIT, most of the guys in my dorm would stay up insanely late trying to think up an idea that would change the world. Unfortunately, this pursuit usually just turned into betting someone to do something stupid. Case in point, I remember one night I bet my friend Gary 50 bucks that he couldn’t down three flaming vodka shots in under a minute. He gladly accepted the challenge and we set them ablaze. However, as we were stupid college freshmen, we didn’t know that you have to blow out the flame before drinking and sadly, Gary didn’t realize this until it was too late. Terrified, he spit the vodka out – momentarily resembling a screaming dragon – and lit the common room ping-pong table on fire. Luckily, someone else grabbed a fire extinguisher while I hid in the corner laughing, fairly certain I had just witnessed the best fire story of my life. Continue reading
Revolution has bolstered its writers’ room for Season 2 with the recruitment of Cult creator Rockne S. O’Bannon, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. O’Bannon will serve as an executive producer and right-hand man to showrunner Eric Kripke on the NBC drama’s recently-renewed second season. He’s expected to play a prominent role in shaping the second chapter of the post-apocalypse serial, which has become the network’s top scripted drama across the primetime landscape…
In further Season 2 recruitment news, Revolution has also added Trey Callaway (CSI: NY) to its staff as a co-executive producer.
“REVOLUTION”, “THE LOVE BOAT”
05/06/2013 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) : MILES REMAINS WARY AS NEVILLE CLAIMS TO BE ON HIS SIDE AND THE GANG MAKES A DARING RESCUE, WHILE RACHEL AND AARON FACE THE MILITIA – Miles (Billy Burke) and Tom Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) find themselves fighting for the same cause but Miles still doesn’t trust him. And Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos), Jason (JD Pardo) and Nora (Daniella Alonso) attempt to pull off a daring river rescue of Dr. Stephen Camp (Timothy Busfield) to keep deadly anthrax out of the hands of Monroe (David Lyons). Meanwhile Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) and Aaron (Zak Orth) are captured and threatened by Militia forces.
- Also starring, Colm Feore and Tom Nowicki
REVOLUTION | “HOME”
04/22/2013 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) : MILES AND MONROE FACE OFF WITH DEADLY CONSEQUENCES WHILE RACHEL AND AARON ENCOUNTER OBSTACLES IN QUEST TO REACH THE TOWER- When the past catches up with Miles (Billy Burke) and Monroe (David Lyons) in the form of mutual heartthrob, Emma (Annie Wersching) all hell breaks loose for them physically and emotionally. Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) and Nora (Daniella Alonso) are the ones who rescue Miles this time. Meanwhile Aaron’s (Zak Orth) life is turned inside out while accompanying Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) on her tenacious trek to the mysterious Tower where she plans to restore the power. Also starring Giancarlo Esposito, Leslie Hope, Malik Yoba, Mark Pellegrino and Maureen Sebastian.
04/15/2013 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) :
ANOTHER BETRAYAL PUSHES MONROE TO THE EDGE WHILE RACHEL MAKES A BIG MOVE TO TURN THE POWER BACK ON – Paranoia strikes Monroe deeply (David Lyons) as Neville disappears and Neville’s (Giancarlo Esposito) son Jason (JD Pardo) makes a big decision. Meanwhile, the familial bond between Miles (Billy Burke) and Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) grows stronger. Elsewhere, Miles experiences romantic attraction with both Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) and Nora (Daniella Alonso). And Rachel sets off on her dangerous quest to infiltrate the Tower and restore power to the world before Monroe can ignite a nuclear device. Also starring, Zak Orth, Dayo, Okeniyi and Robert Pralgo.
04/08/2013 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) : WHILE NEVILLE FACES PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL JEOPARDY, RACHEL STRUGGLES TO RESTORE THE POWER AND HER SELF-RESPECT- Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) faces danger and hard choices as Monroe (David Lyons) doubts his loyalty, he disowns his son Jason (JD Pardo) and gets captured by Miles (Billy Burke). Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) and Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) begin slowly patching their relationship only to be pulled apart again as Rachel suddenly embarks on a quest to restore the power and her self-respect. She must make a dangerous journey to the mysterious Tower as it holds her only chance at redemption. Also starring Zak Orth, Daniella Alonso, Colm Feore, Kim Raver, Malik Yoba and Derek Webster.
DANIEL R. JONES will play the role of Cutrone.
AILEY RENEE WIST will play the role of Young Etta. We don’t have any other details currently.
“Is the Monroe Republic going to have some competition when “Revolution” returns to NBC on March 25? That we do not know; however, we can say with some certainty that there is going to be at least some more competition on the show from powerful people across other parts of the country.
Sources have confirmed that former “24? star Leslie Hope (whose last name seems strangely appropriate given the destitute state of many of the characters’ lives on this show) has signed up for a significant multi-episode storyline on the drama series, where she will be serving as President Foster for the Georgia Republic. ” Continue reading
We are gearing up for the next 8 episodes of Revolution! We will start filming as early as this Friday!! We wanted to give everyone a heads up:
This episode has a whole new militia!! It is in a new town and we need fresh military faces. We are looking for fit men with military experience. These men must be NEW faces or military that were booked and never used on set. Looking for very fit men with a pant size of 28-38/40 and ages 18-55. Please spread the word if you know anyone that fits the description.
We also have a huge new town we are filming!! This is a whole new town and we are looking for business type men, fit, good looking with pant size 28-40. Also, beautiful and fit women with a “classic”/”business”/”upper class” look and sizes 2-6. These must be NEW faces as well, or faces we have booked but have not been on set or were in DEEP DEEP background. Ages will range from 18-75. Continue reading