[11/26/13 - 09:54 AM]
Amy Brenneman to Guest Star as Mary, Queen of Scots' Mother, on "Reign"
Brenneman will play Marie de Guise, Mary, Queen of Scots' mother and the acting regent of Scotland.

[via press release from CBS Television Studios]


LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2013 - Catherine de Medici has met her match! Amy Brenneman ("Judging Amy," "Private Practice") will make a guest appearance on REIGN as the mother of Mary, Queen of Scots in an episode to air in Spring 2014.

Brenneman will play Marie de Guise, Mary, Queen of Scots' mother and the acting regent of Scotland. Beautiful, brilliant and cunning, she returns to French Court after years apart from her daughter. She faces off with Catherine de Medici, the woman to whom she traded her child for Scotland's protection, and the two mothers will conspire against young hearts, fierce desires and dark warnings for the purpose of achieving their own ends.

"What do you do when all of the character traits required for such a dynamic character happen to exist in the actor who's right under your roof?" said Executive Producer Brad Silberling. "You ask REALLY nicely. Amy and Marie de Guise are a dream pairing of role and performer. Amy's a huge fan of the show and the actors, and she can't wait to come play."

"We've been waiting for just the right moment, and the actor, to introduce Mary's mother - the complicated and fascinating Marie de Guise," added Executive Producer Laurie McCarthy. "In a time when women held very little power, Marie ruled a nation under siege. Amy Brenneman's talent, strength and beauty illuminate even the darker corners of Marie de Guise. Amy's character will face off with Megan Follows' character (Catherine de Medici), not to mention her own daughter, Mary (Adelaide Kane). Hearts will break and blood will spill as a major battle of wits ensues."

REIGN airs Thursdays at 9/8c on The CW Network. For the latest updates on REIGN, follow us on Twitter at @CWREIGN, @CW_Network, @CBSTVStudios, and the hashtag #REIGN, as well as on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/cwreign and Tumblr at http://cwreign.tumblr.com/.

  [november 2015]  


[11/25/15 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Third Season of "Girl Meets World"
Production resumes in Los Angeles in January with season three scheduled to premiere in spring 2016.

[11/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Date for Animated Adult Comedy Series "Animals"
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[11/25/15 - 10:35 AM]
American Hero and Fan Favorite Alek Skarlatos to Join "Dancing With The Stars: Live! -- Dance All Night Tour"
Skarlatos made headlines around the world in August 2015 when he and his friends heroically overpowered a man that opened fire on a train from Amsterdam to Paris.

[11/25/15 - 10:04 AM]
Gwen Stefani and Sia to Perform on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 Telecasts of NBC's Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Voice"
Sia will perform the single "Alive" from her upcoming album "This Is Acting" while Stefani will sing her current single "Used to Love You."

[11/25/15 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
New Debut Date for "Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists"
The exclusive HBO presentation is now slated to debut Monday, December 14.

[11/25/15 - 08:36 AM]
Week Two of "Chicago Med" Is Up 50% vs. Last Season's Slot Average
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[11/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Wins the Final Tuesday of November with a Season-High Performance
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 24.

[11/24/15 - 04:45 PM]
Video: First Promo for "Grease: Live" to Air During "Scream Queens" Tonight
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[11/24/15 - 02:44 PM]
Michigan State at Ohio State: Highest-Rated Game of Season across All Networks
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[11/24/15 - 02:41 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 23.

[11/24/15 - 01:48 PM]
Spike TV Unwraps Big Ratings for "Lip Sync Battle" Holiday Special
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[11/24/15 - 01:40 PM]
The CW Extends "The Flash/Arrow" Crossover by Four Minutes
Lead outs "iZombie" and "Supernatural" will air in their entirety following said event.

[11/24/15 - 01:26 PM]
"48 Hours: The Strange Case of Kurt Sonnenfeld" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, November 21.

[11/24/15 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's Annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Celebrates the Music of the Holidays Live on Wednesday, Dec. 2
Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales will host the live broadcast from New York City's Rockefeller Center.