Castle's Stana Katic: A Traumatic Case Will Bring Beckett a 'Huge Step Closer' to Being With Rick

This Monday on Castle (ABC, 10/9c), the manhunt for a New York City sniper hits a bit too close to the heart for Beckett, who almost instantly has memories of her own, near-fatal shooting jostled anew.

Beckett being Beckett, she labors to put up a brave front. Meanwhile, team members unsuccessfully go out of their way to not utter the S-word — sniper — in front of her. But it only takes a startling squad car siren or a harrowing night terror to make her acknowledge that she’s still suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. READ MORE

Castle Boss Teases a Season of 'Explosive' Secrets, Defends Controversial Twist

Castle creator Andrew W. Marlowe admits it wasn’t easy putting a bullet into Detective Kate Beckett in the Season 3 finale. But what doesn’t kill the NYPD cop will only make the show stronger.

“It was a pretty tough decision to shoot her — and to have Captain Montgomery take that [fatal] bullet,” Marlowe told TVLine during our visit to the hit ABC drama’s set … READ MORE

Castle Finale Recap: Deadly Confessions

[The following story contains numerous spoilers from this Monday's episode of ABC's Castle.]

After three seasons of intrigue about the murder of Beckett’s mother (and even more torturous “Will they/Won’t they?” sexual tension between the two leads), Monday’s season finale of Castle finally offered up some confessions. …READ MORE