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Revenge Showrunner to Leave as Result of 'Difficult Mutual Decision' With ABC

Mike Kelley Leaving Revenge

Revenge is losing one of its ringleaders.

Creator Mike Kelley is stepping down as the ABC drama’s showrunner …READ MORE


Revenge Boss Previews a 'Powerful' Tragedy, Emily/Aiden At Odds and Amanda's 'Darker' Path

REVENGE - "Collusion" - With Emily by his side, Daniel goes toe to toe with his fiercest business rival, Jason Prosser, to land an important deal that Victoria is determined to block. Aiden takes a very dark turn, and Jack and Amanda's future lands in the unlikely hands of Conrad Grayson, on "Revenge," SUNDAY, JANUARY 20 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/RICHARD CARTWRIGHT)
EMILY VANCAMP, MADELEINE STOWE

After just one week back on the air, ABC’s Revenge is preparing to hit fans with a few tragic departures, some romantic kerfuffles and a return to ruthlessness for one individual.

Here, Revenge creator Mike Kelley details all of that and more — including …READ MORE


Revenge Boss Reveals Plans to 'Solidify' Victoria as a Villain and Clarify The Initiative's Big Plan

REVENGE - "Collusion" - With Emily by his side, Daniel goes toe to toe with his fiercest business rival, Jason Prosser, to land an important deal that Victoria is determined to block. Aiden takes a very dark turn, and Jack and Amanda's future lands in the unlikely hands of Conrad Grayson, on "Revenge," SUNDAY, JANUARY 20 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/RICHARD CARTWRIGHT)
EMILY VANCAMP, MADELEINE STOWE

This Sunday marks the return of ABC’s Revenge (at 9/8c) — and the beginning of a return to form for erstwhile Big Bad Victoria Grayson.

“My big goal [for the rest of] this season is to reset the revenge element between Emily and Victoria, and to really solidify Victoria as our villain once again,” creator Mike Kelley shares with TVLine. READ MORE


Fall Preview: Revenge Boss on Emily's MIA Mom, Nolan's New Lady, Fauxmanda's Baby and More!

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REVENGE - "Destiny" - In the wake of last summer's events in the Hamptons and with the ante even higher, what will Emily's next move be? Will she be able to manage her heart and keep her emotions from getting in the way of her resolve to avenge her father? The Season Two premiere of "Revenge" airs on the series' new night and time, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/KAREN NEAL)
EMILY VANCAMP

Picking up after a jaw-dropping finale featuring a pill overdose, a plane crash and a back-from-the-dead parent is no easy task, but it’s one Revenge boss Mike Kelley was more than happy to take on with this Sunday’s Season 2 premiere (ABC, 9/8c) — and beyond!

Here, the gutsy showrunner chats with TVLine about everything he has in store for the Hamptons elite, including …READ MORE


Exclusive: Revenge Boss Reveals Why We Won't Meet Conrad's MIA Son — For Now

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REVENGE - "Doubt" - Daniel's imprisonment sends Victoria to depths that no one thought possible, as the surprise return of a past love (James Purefoy as Dominik Wright) provides a destructive but welcome distraction from her family's struggles. Meanwhile, Jack's search for Amanda grows more desperate as he comes under suspicion for murder, on "Revenge," WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/VIVIAN ZINK)
HENRY CZERNY

Revenge fans eagerly awaiting the arrival of Conrad Grayson’s other son — the one from his first marriage — heed our advice: Patience is a virtue, and one you’re going to need.

TVLine has learned exclusively that the previously reported introduction of Daniel’s half-brother has been tabled for the foreseeable future — but why? …READ MORE


Revenge Returns With a Blast from Emily's Past, a Lady Love for Nolan and One Big, Bad Mama

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REVENGE - "Infamy" - Emily sets her sights on a new target when a famed author who has deep ties with both the Graysons and the Clarkes returns to town; Conrad proves how dirty he's willing to get when Daniel gets dragged into the divorce; Jack finally let's his guard down with Amanda; and a stunning revelation is unveiled and becomes a game changer for Emily and the Graysons, on "Revenge," WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/COLLEEN HAYES)
MADELEINE STOWE, GABRIEL MANN, EMILY VANCAMP

Revenge is back with a vengeance this fall.

“Dynamics have shifted [in Season 2],” Gabriel Mann teased during a Thursday afternoon visit to the ABC drama’s Manhattan Beach set. “Plots are coming fast and furious. It’s going to be utterly twisted and darker and deeper than even last year.”

But there’s also more fun ahead …READ MORE


Revenge Boss Answers Finale's Burning Qs (Someone Did Die!) and Spills Season 2 Secrets

REVENGE - "Reckoning" - With the end in sight, Emily fearlessly pushes forward, closing in on the final phases of her plan for revenge, while the Graysons continue their downward spiral into the rabbit hole of self-destruction. But a big, explosive event leaves much hanging in the balance, courses are altered and even more is left in question, on the Season Finale of "Revenge," WEDNESDAY, MAY 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/ERIC MCCANDLESS)
EMILY VANCAMP

ABC’s Revenge capped its addictive freshman run Wednesday night with more questions than answers and more twisty turns than resolution — and we wouldn’t have had it any other way! READ MORE


Revenge Boss Teases 'Very Big' and 'Terrible' Things Ahead! Plus: Someone's Leaving!

REVENGE - "Commitment" - Daniel plans a romantic proposal that may carry dire, long-term ramifications, and Charlotte is devastated when she's forced to move back home with her mother. Meanwhile, Jack's life is put in jeopardy when he's betrayed by someone he adores, and Nolan forces Emily to think twice about her actions, on "Revenge," WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/COLLEEN HAYES)
EMILY VANCAMP

Will Jack and Emily ever rekindle their childhood romance? Is Amanda’s true identity finally going to be revealed? Could Nolan really be Em’s half-sib? And what about Charlotte?!

Those are just some of burning questions that remain in play as ABC’s Revenge resumes its addictive freshman run tonight at 10/9c. Below, showrunner Mike Kelley sheds some light on …READ MORE


Emily VanCamp Reveals the Reasons Why Revenge Is So Sweet (and So Devious!)

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People say revenge is a dish best served cold. But we at TVLine are of the mindset that Revenge is actually an addictive new primetime soap premiering this Wednesday (ABC, 10/9c) starring the immensely likeable Emily VanCamp (Brothers & Sisters) as a quick-witted young woman seeking vengeance — of the no-holds-barred variety! — for the unjust demise of her father.

We spoke with some of the series’ stars, who vow to …READ MORE