Roots hails from Milford, Connecticut, and got her start in journalism when the arts editor of The New Haven Register gave her a shot as a student reporter. After graduating from Northeastern University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Roots wrote for The Patriot Ledger and Science & Theology News before turning her love of TV (and many childhood summers spent soaking up Days of Our Lives storylines) into an editor gig at Soaps In Depth. She covered All My Children and ultimately became senior news editor, then took a few years to eat cookies work as a writer/editor at Girl Scouts of the USA before landing at TVLine. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, Nate.
Madam Secretary's Téa Leoni, EPs Talk Elizabeth's First Scandal, Henry's Spy Game, Staff Bonding and More
Madam Secretary‘s Elizabeth McCord is always one cool politico, no matter what tricky feat of international diplomacy is demanded of her. But those behind the scenes of CBS’ Sunday-night drama admit that its Season 2 pickup last month provided a welcome respite from the nerve-racking renwal waiting game. READ MORE
Pilot Scoop: JoAnna Garcia Swisher Joins Tommy Johnagin's CBS Comedy
After dramatic turns as a mermaid and an astronaut’s wife, JoAnna Garcia Swisher‘s new gig will bring her back to her comedic roots.
The Reba alum has joined a CBS multi-cam comedy pilot written by and starring comedian Tommy Johnagin, TVLine has learned. READ MORE
Game of Thrones Season 5 Poster: Daenerys' Dragons Are Coming!
Tyrion, meet dragon.
Bob's Burgers Video: Gayle's Demands Include 'Love, Drama & Scott Bakula'
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Allow us to explain. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
How to Get Away With Murder Renewed for Season 2 'of Insanity,' Promo Touts
Better turn in your class registration (and DNA swab sample) early, because Prof. Annalise Keating will certainly be around to school you next season. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Pilot Scoop: Joan Allen Joins ABC Thriller From Scandal/Grey's Vet
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Fox Mulling Empire Concert Tour
Nashville Recap: Free for Y'all
In the same way that cockroaches will probably scurry over the Earth long after humanity has winked out of existence, Jeff Fordham spends much of this week’s Nashville not only surviving — but thriving — in the wake of Edgehill Records’ implosion. READ MORE
The Mindy Project Recap: Whatever Mama Wants, Mama Eats
William Shakespeare wrote, “If music be the food of love, play on.”
Danny Castellano groused, “I’ve got a baby in there, and he’s cookin’, and he needs some healthy chicken.”
Kinda the same thing, right? READ MORE