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Rose Byrne on Damages' Endgame and Her Frantic Call to Bosses: 'This Is Really Happening?'

Damages doesn’t kick off swan song season until Wednesday (9/8c on DirecTV’s Audience Network), but a recent promo has already revealed the big mystery at the center of the 10-episode endgame: Is Ellen really dead? And, if so, who’s responsible?

The character’s long-suffering portrayer, Rose Byrne, isn’t about to spoil the outcome, but in the following Q&A, the Bridesmaids actress hints at a …READ MORE

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Exclusive: Damages Retains Ryan Phillippe

The verdict is in: Damages‘ fifth and final season will not be hurting for star power.

Sources confirm to TVLine exclusively that Ryan Phillippe has landed a major role on the upcoming season of the Glenn Close courtroom drama, now airing on DirecTV. READ MORE

Friday Night Lights Post Mortem: EP Jason Katims Reveals the Ending You Didn't See

If my hunch is correct, you’re reading this story after watching the Friday Night Lights series finale on NBC. And you are despairing — majorly despairing.

I screened the spectacularly satisfying yet utterly gut-wrenching episode months ago when it aired on DirecTV, and I’m still grieving to within an inch of my life. There’s no sense denying it: One of the best dramas in the history of TV is over (or is it?!), and it’s time to… remain in a state of denial because the alternative is just too painful. Yep, that’s it.

But before you get busy with that, check out my Q&A with exec producer Jason Katims, during which he reflects on the show’s odds-defying five-season run, answers your burning questions about the finale (why no Tyra/Landry?), and reveals the ending you didn’t see. …READ MORE

Rose Byrne on Damages Season 4: 'Ellen's Moral Boundaries Are Very Much Pushed'

Damages returns for its fourth season this Wednesday at 10/9c — exclusively on DirecTV — with the grey areas as gunmetal as ever, agendas amply murky, and the frenemyship between Patty and Ellen maintaining its delicious prickliness.

Three years have passed since the events of the Season 3 finale, and a big new bad ripe for legal squashing looms on the horizon … READ MORE