Video: Matthew Rhys Previews Brutal Keri Russell-Margo Martindale Brawl on Americans, Laments Abrupt End to Brothers & Sisters

This just in: Keri Russell is going to kick Emmy winner Margo Martindale‘s ass on FX’s The Americans.

The nasty altercation between Russell’s chilly cold war spy Elizabeth and Martindale’s incoming espionage handler Claudia takes place in the Feb. 27 episode, confirms Americans leading man Matthew Rhys (Philip) in the following on-camera interview with yours truly. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

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The TV Characters We'll Miss the Most in 2012

When you raise your champagne flute at midnight on Dec. 31, may we respectfully suggest that you don’t just do so to celebrate the arrival of the new year? Instead, how about you think of the gesture as a toast to the characters we’ve loved and lost, and who won’t be starting 2012 with us. Such favorites as… READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY

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Exclusive: CBS' Gifted Man Casts Tom Wopat as Margo Martindale's Hubby

Emmy winner Margo Martindale has landed herself a good ol’ boy on CBS’ A Gifted Man.

Dukes of Hazzard‘s Tom Wopat is joining the rookie medical drama as the husband of Martindale’s Rita, TVLine has learned exclusively.  READ MORE

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Emmys 2011: Five Best and Worst Moments

The 2011 Emmy Awards are in the books, and while host Jane Lynch didn’t score nearly as many laughs per minute as last year’s emcee Jimmy Fallon, there were enough deserving and/or surprising winners to salvage the three-hour telecast from the scrap heap. (Raise your hand if you still can’t quite believe voters finally …READ MORE

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What Emmy Winners Revealed Backstage: Shrink Love, K-Mart Underwear and the Key to Badassery

On stage, when accepting their shiny new Emmy, actors oft recite well-thought, safe speeches. But once they get backstage to “meet the press,” things can get a little…. looser. Here’s what some of this year’s big winners had to say about their beloved shrinks, on-set rivalries, the art of being a badass, hearing costars tout their sex scenes, and so much more.  READ THE BACKSTAGE BUZZ