Articles for Royal Pains Season 2

Hank, Evan and the rest of the crew return tonight to kick off the second season of Royal Pains, hopefully to resolve some loose ends left by the first season‘s cliffhangers. Last time we saw this medical dramedy, Evan discovered that all of HankMed‘s earnings have disappeared from the company coffers, while Divya got engaged, leaving Hank and Evan worried that she‘ll move to London and lose an important employee. Could this spell the end of HankMed? Read more »
If last season on Royal Pains was all about the absence of family, this season is all about the presence of family, according to executive producer Michael Rauch, who tells TV Guide  what fans can expect in the coming episodes of season 2. Read more »
How about some of today‘s TV news in 300 words?USA USA USAThe USA network continues its cable dominance with the renewal of 3 hit shows: White Collar, Psych, and Royal Pains. Add the 3 returning shows to the already renewed: In Plain Sight, Covert Affairs, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Burn Notice, and you‘ve got yourself a real rival network on your hands. At this point, USA crushes in the summertime ratings. Bringing these 7 shows back means USA is looking forward to a hot summer 2011.  But if they are able to work their mojo in the fall, basic network channels need to look out. The network could soon be a major contender. USA has their tone, style, and whatever they‘re putting in the water over there on lock. They have successfully mastered their brand to the point that almost every effort is a hit. [THR]Chuck Lands Rob RiggleChuck‘s 4th season has brought with it a ton of casting news. The show cast Linda Hamilton as Chuck‘s mom, and a whole slew of actresses (Olivia Munn, Summer Glau, Stacy Keibler) to play Greta, the revolving undercover agent. Now we have news that funnyman Rob Riggle (The Daily Show) is set to guest star. Riggle will play Jim Rye, a slightly off CIA agent who is brought in to help Chuck with his spy skills. Too bad Riggle is not one of the Gretas; that would be epic! [Ausiello] Read more »
Royal Pains returns January 20 at 9/8c on USA.  Yep, that‘s not only one week from today but also a new time so mark your calendar accordingly. As you may recall, in the summer finale both Divya and Boris were having romantic troubles. Divya was struggling with her relationship with Raj after a former patient, Adam, returned leading to a kiss. Boris brought Marissa back from Cuba, sick. She later revealed to Hank she‘s five weeks pregnant. The big shock came at dinner with Boris, Hank, Evan and tag-along Eddie. Boris told Hank and Evan that Eddie‘s an informant against him. AJ showed up, Hank‘s patient with mysterious symptoms, and announced she‘s a private investigator and with the stress of the secrets revealed, Eddie collapsed.    Read more »
Royal Pains, which ended the first half of its sophomore season last August, left fans with plenty of cliffhangers. What will happen to Hank and Evan‘s father Eddie, who suffered a heart attack? Will Divya still go through with her marriage to Raj? And what‘s in store for Boris? Some of these questions will hopefully be answered when the show returns Jan. 20 at 9/8c. For now, executive producers Andrew Lenchewski and Michael Rauch give us hints on the remaining episodes, what‘s in store for the upcoming third season and the possible return of Tom Cavanaugh, who will play a big role on the Jan. 20 episode. Check out the Q-and-A from a recent conference call BuddyTV‘s Carey Proctor participated in with the pair.Enter to win a Royal Pains Prize Pack>> Read more »
Royal Pains returned last night, picking up exactly where the show left off almost six months ago. While the issue of Hank and Evan‘s father Eddie‘s health condition has seemingly been resolved, the second half of the sophomore season has certainly opened a can of worms that entails a lot of  conflicting story lines and emotions. Mark Feuerstein, who stars as  Dr. Hank Lawson, has a lot to share about what‘s in store for the coming episodes and plenty to tease surrounding this season‘s finale cliffhangers. Check out Feuerstein‘s Q-and-A from a recent conference call, which included BuddyTV‘s Carey Proctor.Warning: The rest of this article may contain spoilers. Read more »

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