Articles for In Treatment Season 2

HBO’s award-winning drama In Treatment recently opened its sophomore season a couple of weeks ago, and garnered positive reviews despite the initial dismissal of its first run.  It could be because of some changes in the series, such as taking on a new array of cast members and moving the doc’s office to Brooklyn.  Of course, there’s also the transformation that the protagonist, Dr. Paul Weston (Gabriel Byrne), is undergoing.  “I think you‘ll see the therapist more on his game,” said Warren Leight, who took over as show runner from executive producer Rodrigo Garcia.  “You want to see a detective solve crimes, and you want to see a therapist help people.  Last year, he was so mired with his divorce and romance with Laura that it spilled over.  I think he‘s in the process of becoming a more evolved human being.” Read more »
Paul (Gabriel Byrne) and Gina (Dianne West) reach a crossroad in their relationship on the second season finale of HBO‘s innovative series In Treatment.  On the first episode at 9, Mia (Hope Davis) makes a life-changing decision, while April (Alison Pill) shares some news.  The two patients wrap up their season on In Treatment, and as it says goodbye to our screens, A Taste of True Blood takes over come June 6th.  The program returned for a second season which premiered on April 5.Davis plays a successful malpractice attorney and former patient of Paul‘s from 20 years ago, who blames him for her present status: an unmarried, childless, workaholic, who makes poor choices in men.  Pill, meanwhile, is an architecture student diagnosed with lymphoma which she has been keeping shamefully secret.  She appears to be in denial about the severity of her illness.  West, lastly, plays Gina, Paul‘s own therapist and mentor who painstakingly guides Paul from a budding midlife crisis to a road to personal satisfaction and validation. Read more »
It‘s Emmy nomination eve as TV fans are looking forward to tomorrowmorning‘s Emmy nominations, announced at 8:35am ET by Grey‘;s Anatomy‘sChandra Wilson and The Big Bang Theory‘s Jim Parsons.This year there are plenty of interesting changes and storylines goinginto the announcement.  As always, Grey‘s Anatomy has plenty of drama,with Katherine Heigl and T.R. Knight‘s behind-the-scenes decisions andPatrick Dempsey‘s choice to submit himself as a supporting actor forthe first time.  Expanding the major acting and series categories tosix nominees each should also add some extra spice into the morning.  Read more »
The Emmy nominations were announced this morning, and there were sometruly out-of-the-box nominees.  Sarah Silverman for Lead Actress in aComedy for her Comedy Central show?  Flight of the Conchords for ComedySeries and Jemaine Clement for Lead Actor?  Simon Baker from TheMentalist?  And Family Guy for Outstanding Comedy Series?  Yeah, thesearen‘t your daddy‘s Emmys.Complete List of Nominees >>Emmy Fun Facts>> Read more »
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards are this Sunday at 8pm on CBS.  Hostedby Neil Patrick Harris, it looks like two shows will have astranglehold on the night: Mad Men for Drama and 30 Rock for Comedy,both coming in with an overwhelming lead in total nominations.But will they really prevail.  Check out the nominees for the majorEmmy Drama categories below and who I think will win, then make yourown picks and watch along with me Sunday night. Read More: Comedy Category Predictions>> Read more »
Fans of the Michael-Holly tandem on The Office may not get the return of The Flax after all on the next season of the NBC comedy as Amy Ryan, who plays dorky HR rep Holly Flax on the show, just booked a spot on another series.Deadline reports that Ryan, who previously said she‘s very open to returning to Dunder Mifflin, will appear on the upcoming season of HBO‘s In Treatment, where she‘ll play Paul‘s (Gabriel Byrne) new therapist. Read more »

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