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The Following Season Finale Recap: Boom Goes the Denouement [Updated]

THE FOLLOWING: Weston (Shawn Ashmroe, L) and Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon, R) get closer to capturing Joe in the "The Final Chapter" season finale episode of THE FOLLOWING airing Monday, April 29 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2013 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Barbara Nitke

The following recap contains spoilers for the season finale of The Following. If you haven’t watched yet, be gone! Everyone else, read on…

Remember the The Following‘s pilot, when a really evil, highly intelligent man slayed several prison guards in his intricately planned scheme to break free? Remember how shocking it was when …READ MORE


Kevin Bacon Previews The Following's 'Epic and Gothic' Season Finale: 'Hold Onto Your Hat!'

The Following Season Finale Preview

This Monday at 9/8c, Fox’s The Following turns the page to “The Final Chapter” — as in the title of its freshman finale. But is Joe Carroll (played by James Purefoy) truly ready to close the book on his and Ryan Hardy’s (Kevin Bacon) game of cat-and-mouse? And whom among the good guys might he take out along the way to his killer coda? READ PREVIEW


The Following Exclusive First Look: Joe and Claire Take a Chilling Trip Down Memory Lane

THE FOLLOWING: Claire (Natalie Zea) is trapped at the followers' mansion in the "The End is Near" episode of THE FOLLOWING airing Monday, April 22 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2013 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Barbara Nitke/FOX

Believe it or not, The Following‘s killer antagonist Joe Carroll really, truly loves his ex-wife Claire. So much so that, in the midst of threatening to murder her, he’s still trying to rekindle their long lost romance! READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


The Following Finale First Look: Joe Carroll's Final Chapter Begins to Fall Into Place

THE FOLLOWING: Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) listens to his followers in the "Guilt" episode of THE FOLLOWING airing Monday, March 25 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2013 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Sarah Shatz/FOX

The Following‘s first season comes to its killer end next Monday (Fox, 9/8c) — and based on this all-new promo, the culmination of Joe Carroll’s murderous mission is well within sight. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


The Following Recap: Stick a Fork In It

THE FOLLOWING: Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) goes against the FBI, hoping to gain the trust of one of Joe's followers in the "Havenport" episode of THE FOLLOWING airing Monday, April 15 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2013 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Giovanni Rufino/FOX

This week’s episode of The Following finds a bleeding madman, marinating in a cocktail of drugs, alcohol and his own deteriorating mental state, still getting the jump on the FBI. In the Bureau’s defense, it’s distracted by townsfolk who’ve chosen to deal with the threat of rampant killers in the same way they would an impending hurricane or catastrophic heat wave. But Joe’s banter, and two really big developments in the final moments of the episode, make all of the aforementioned silliness worth it. For now. READ MORE


The Following Recap: Lawman on the Lam

THE FOLLOWING:Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon, L) and Weston (Shawn Ashmore, R) capture one of Joe's followers in the "Havenport" episode of THE FOLLOWING airing Monday, April 15 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2013 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Giovanni Rufino/FOX

The shine comes off two of Joe’s golden boys in this week’s The Following, which nevertheless ends with an event we’ve been waiting for for some time. And it looks like FBI Nick isn’t the follower many of us thought… but you never know. READ MORE


Exclusive Sneak Peek: The Following's Weston Realizes Sheriff Roderick Is the Enemy!

THE FOLLOWING: Weston (Shawn Ashmore, C) questions Roderick's role as sheriff in the "Havenport" episode of THE FOLLOWING airing Monday, April 15 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2013 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Giovanni Rufino/FOX

It’s Agent Weston vs. acolyte Roderick at the start of next Monday’s The Following (Fox, 9/8c) — and we have your exclusive first look at their face-off in the episode’s full opening sequence. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


The Following Recap: What's My Motivation?

THE FOLLOWING: Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) is caught off-guard in "The Curse" episode of THE FOLLOWING airing Monday, April 8 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2013  Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Barbara Nitke/FOX

An angry Mike Weston returns to the action in this week’s The Following, only to end the hour once more in an ambulance. Elsewhere, a potentially very satisfying girlfight between Claire and Emma is thwarted (stupid Roderick) and Joe’s writer’s block nearly gains a body count. READ MORE


The Following's Shawn Ashmore Talks Weston's 'Aggressive' Return and a 'Very Satisfying' Finale

THE FOLLOWING:Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon, L) and Weston (Shawn Ashmore, R) capture one of Joe's followers in the "Havenport" episode of THE FOLLOWING airing Monday, April 15 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2013 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Giovanni Rufino/FOX

Following his recent not-so-pleasant run-in with Joe Carroll’s ruthlessly loyal acolytes, Shawn Ashmore‘s Mike Weston resumes his FBI duties on The Following this Monday (Fox, 9/8c). All seems well at first, but underneath the surface bubbles a damaged, newly hardened agent, not unlike his onetime idol Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon).

Here, Ashmore chats with TVLine …READ MORE


The Following Recap: Be Our Guest

THE FOLLOWING: Special Agent Parker (Annie Parisse, L) and Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon, R)  track down an undercover location that may have dark ties to Joe's followers in the "Whips & Regret" episode of THE FOLLOWING airing Monday, April 1 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2013 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Giovanni Ruffino/FOX

Claire finally gets to see her long-lost son in this week’s episode of The Following, and the reunion is as touching as you’d expect it to be. The circumstances surrounding it, though, are 10 kinds of messed up (and the forecast only calls for even more “What the?!” in the weeks to come). READ MORE