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Fringe Scoop: Anna Torv Tackles the Peter Question and Her Own Big Season 4 Dilemma

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It is the question that’s been driving Fringe fans bat-you-know-what crazy all summer long: Is Joshua Jackson’s Peter gone for good?!

I suspect we’ll get some kind of answer on Saturday afternoon, when the Fox drama holds its Comic-Con session. Until then, check out the video Q&A I conducted with leading lady Anna Torv at TVLine’s interview suite on Friday as there may be some clues. (Emphasis on may.) WATCH VIDEO


Eye on Emmy: How Fringe's Anna Torv Finds the Reality Amid the Unreal

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FRINGE: Olivia (Anna Torv, R) tries to help Peter (Joshua Jackson, L) in the FRINGE Season Three finale episode "The Day We Died" airing Friday, May 6 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2011 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Liane Hentscher/FOX

As FBI agent Olivia Dunham, Fringe’s Anna Torv this past season loved and lost a man, endured a difficult pregnancy, and cheated death all but one time. Complementing the spectacular conceits of dual universes, duplicate selves, accelerated gestation periods and time-jumps, the drama quotient remained high as well, with this formidable female often feeling – literally — the weight of our world on her shoulders. Perhaps it’s time for Emmy voters to see past the Fox series’ fantasy elements and give props to the Aussie actress who delivers the fantastic week after week. READ MORE


Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on House, Grey's Anatomy, Fringe, Nikita and Leverage

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Fringe Exclusive: Anna Torv Shares Her Take On a Very Spocking Twist

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FRINGE: Olivia (Anna Torv) works in the lab in the "Stowaway" episode of FRINGE airing Friday, March 18 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2011 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Liane Hentscher/FOX

Viewers of Fox’s Fringe (Fridays at 9/8c) were left to utterly geek out at the close of last week’s episode, when William Bell’s “soul magnets” theory proved legit, and the late great scientist inhabited Olivia’s body.

Make no mistake, Anna Torv herself was agog when she first learned of the twist – one that forced into her repertoire a third Fringe characterization. “This is not one I had been asking for!” the actress admits with a laugh. READ MORE


Fringe Exclusive First Look Video: The Fight to Extract William From Olivia Begins!

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Fringe fans let out a collective gasp in the final moments of last Friday’s episode when William Bell returned from the dead in Olivia Dunham’s body! But no one was more surprised by the unorthodox resurrection than Anna Torv herself. …READ AND WATCH MORE


Bo, No! Latest Fringe Twist Will Not Unfold In a Traditional Way, Say Producers

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Warning: The following contains a major spoiler from this Friday’s episode of Fox’s Fringe. If you have not yet watched it, check back once you have.

As if Peter Bishop didn’t already feel the weight of the world -– er, two worlds -– on his shoulders, the closing moments of this week’s Fringe … READ MORE


Fringe Bosses: There's More To the Rest of Season Than Peter, the Olivias and The Machine

FRINGE: Peter (Joshua Jackson, R) tracks a suspected killer in the "Concentrate and Ask Again" episode of FRINGE airing Friday, Feb. 4 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2011 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Liane Hentscher/FOX

If it seems too simple that the final 10 episodes of Fringe‘s third season will revolve around Peter, the two Olivias and the ultimate purpose of The Machine… well, that’s because it absolutely is. “We’re full of wrinkles,” executive producer Jeff Pinkner promises TVLine. “We’re like a pair of corduroy pants.”

One wrinkle the size of the San Andreas fault comes at the end of this Friday’s episode … READ MORE


Exclusive: Fringe Welcomes Home Olivia's Wicked Stepfather!

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As if you needed another reason to follow Fringe to its new Friday time slot, sources confirm to me exclusively that later this season, producers are planning to introduce a new Big Bad — perhaps the largest, worst Big Bad of them all: Olivia’s abusive (and never-before-seen) stepfather.

As you know, a 9-year-old Olivia — tired of watching her stepdad mercilessly beat her mother — shot and nearly killed the evil-doer. He eventually disappeared to parts unknown but has continued to send her cryptic messages every year on her birthday. What brings him back into the fold? And better yet, who should play the MIA monster? Let’s leave the first Q to the producers and the second one to Mr. Armchair Casting Director (that’s me!). …READ MORE


Hot Video Touts Fringe's Move To 'Death' Slot

FRINGE: Over here, Olivia (Anna Torv) takes charge in the "Entrada" episode of FRINGE airing Thursday, Dec. 2 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2010 FOX Broadcasting Co. CR: Liane Hentscher/FOX

“If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” seems to be the theme of a new Fox promo promoting Fringe‘s upcoming move to Fridays at 9/8c, starting January 21. READ MORE