Roots hails from Milford, Connecticut, and got her start in journalism when the arts editor of The New Haven Register gave her a shot as a student reporter. After graduating from Northeastern University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Roots wrote for The Patriot Ledger and Science & Theology News before turning her love of TV (and many childhood summers spent soaking up Days of Our Lives storylines) into an editor gig at Soaps In Depth. She covered All My Children and ultimately became senior news editor, then took a few years to eat cookies work as a writer/editor at Girl Scouts of the USA before landing at TVLine. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, Nate.
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By the end of This Is Us‘ first episode, characters we’ve barely met (yet already care about) experience quite a few extremes of the human condition. There’s budding love. Sibling bonds. A terrible loss. A life-affirming reconnection.
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Here at TVLine, we have spent the past few months taking great pleasure in diligently sharing often-exclusive intel on what will happen as the much-anticipated 2016-17 TV season unfolds.
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Pitch: Rita Wilson, Lyndsy Fonseca to Guest-Star on Fox Baseball Drama
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Hand of God Cancelled at Amazon
Barring some deus ex machina action, Hand of God is done at Amazon.
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