The third and final season of Bloodline begins streaming on Netflix on Friday, and it wraps up the family history of the Rayburns, the deeply troubled owners of a family inn so cursed with bad luck, bad events, and bad mojo, there ought to be special Yelp warnings about trying to book a room at that Florida joint. The series picks up where Season 2 left off, with youngest brother Kevin (Norbert Leo Butz) having killed cop Marco Diaz (Enrique Murciano). Will big brother-cop John (Kyle Chandler) help his screw-up sibling out of his latest jam?
Yahoo TV talked to Emmy-worthy star Norbert Leo Butz, who plays Kevin, about how it all continues to get worse for the Rayburns, what’s at the heart of the family’s dysfunction and tragedy, and what he thinks will be a satisfying series finale for fans.
Get a first look at the Rayburns' final journey in the Season 3 trailer for the acclaimed third and final season of "Bloodline."
Bloodline Season 2 found the Rayburn siblings digging themselves even deeper into the murder hole, with a season finale that could be summed up as “We Know What Kevin Did This Summer.” With he and brother John and sister Meg turning on each other at various points, a desperate Kevin turned to John’s cop partner Marco for in a last ditch bid to save himself, and when Marco brutally rejected Kevin’s pleas for help, Kevin brutally rejected Marco’s desire to continue breathing. Kevin’s Emmy-worthy portrayer Norbert Leo Butz, the two-time Tony Award winner who’s also a regular on the PBS period medical drama Mercy Street, talked to Yahoo TV about Kevin’s surprising path this season, about the unusual production practices that lead to the show’s tense mix of chaos and slow-burn vibe, and his hopes for where Kevin will go if the Netflix series gets the go-ahead for a third season.
As we enter Emmy season — nomination voting runs through June 27 — Yahoo TV spotlighted performances, writing, and other contributions that we feel deserve recognition. Emmy nominations will be announced July 14. The Emmy Awards will air live Sept. 18 on ABC.
Netflix unveiled the Netflix Binge Scale today, which takes a crack at pinpointing the average speed with which members watch the streaming service’s top shows. Netflix analyzed series between October 2015-May 2016 and data based on global viewing of more than 100 serialized TV series across more than 190 countries was included only for accounts that fully completed the season.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens left so many questions unanswered about what happened between the Ewok’s partying down at the end of Return of the Jedi and Poe Dameron’s mission to Jakku. What happened to the New Republic? How did the remnants of the Empire morph into the First Order? What was Han and Leia’s relationship like? What happened between Ben Solo and Luke Skywalker? While we’re still clueless about the latter question (hey, Episode VIII is only a 18 months away), most of the others are tackled head-on in Bloodline, the new Star Wars novel by Claudia Gray released this week.
Bloodline is back for a second season on May 27 and today Netflix dropped a sneak peek at the upcoming 10 episodes of the Emmy-nominated series at Deadline’s The Contenders Emmys event in Hollywood. Introduced by star Linda Cardellini just now, the trailer reveals that for the Rayburn family, in the words of Ben Mendelsohn’s seemingly dead Danny, “You’re damned if you do, you’re damned if you don’t” – literally, after the events of last season.
We’re thankful for plenty of things this holiday season… and that includes the supporting characters that make TV worth watching. Here, we’re raising our glasses in a toast to the funniest, most fascinating people (and dogs) we’ve spent our 2015 with. And if any of these standout characters are unfamiliar to you? Well, there’s your holiday binge-watching assignment right there
“I’m going to tell you everything,” Emmy nominee Kyle Chandler says in voiceover as Rayburn brother John. “What was fascinating about the process,” Anderson told us of filming that 20-minute power play, “was that because we haven’t sat face-to-face in scenes before, it was as much about the actors dancing as it was about the characters dancing and observing each other, sussing each other out.
Today’s three categories: Best Sex Scene, Best Sketch, and Best Mystery. Yes, yes, Outlander’s first season culminated in an epic battle between Black Jack (Tobias Menzies), Jamie (Sam Heughan), and Claire (Caitriona Balfe) for Jamie’s soul, but the Starz drama is also known for its epic love scenes.
Once upon a time, television was awash in catchy, cool, and substantive title sequences, from Green Acres and The Brady Bunch to The Facts of Life and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. These days, though, they’re an increasingly vanishing art on network and even cable channels, where shows are often required to cut to the chase in order to cram in extra minutes and, more importantly, extra ads. But there is one outlet that still gives title sequences the credit that they’re due: Netflix. ...