Spoiler Room: Scoop on Blindspot, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Grey's Anatomy, and more
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Anything new to tease for season 3 of Blindspot? — Tony
If you’re wondering what has happened to the team over the last 18 months — that’s the exact amount of time that has passed when we pick back up with Jane and Weller — answers will come very quickly this season. “You’ll see flashbacks,” EP Martin Gero promises. “We hope to fill in a lot of it right away in the first two or three minutes of the show. No fan of the show will want to miss the opening of the season that will endeavor to fill in a lot of what the hell is going on. Why did she run away? Are Jane and Weller married? All those questions will be answered in the first few minutes.”
How long will Jake and Rosa be in jail on Brooklyn Nine-Nine? — Jessica
If Boyle has his way, not long! “He’s determined to make sure that his friend’s innocence is known to the rest of the world,” Joe Lo Truglio tells me. “So he’s doing everything he can, he’s tailing Hawkins and he’s trying to take advantage of her making a mistake.” But expect to find a very different Boyle in Jake’s absence when the show returns. “They’ve got a wonderful cold open to show his depression, which rivals and — dare I say — surpasses him breaking up with Vivian in the Matrix leather coat cold open.”
Where is the new season of Grey’s Anatomy picking up? — Karoline
Right where we left off, so everyone is still reeling in the wake of the finale explosion. But it won’t be long before there’s a shakeup at Grey Sloan. “There’s obviously some damage to the hospital,” Kelly McCreary says. “But it is, in true Grey’s Anatomy style, a completely surmountable obstacle, because we are superhuman doctors. It serves more as a metaphor of the transformation that the show is going to go through tonally. It’s lighter this season. The hospital definitely is undergoing some changes in the form of a new crop of students coming in. It’ll look a bit different in certain areas, and some relationships have come to an end or are blossoming, so repairing the damage is more of a metaphor.”
Any Chicago P.D. news would be great. — Mar
Antonio is back in Intelligence, as a case in the premiere reconnects him with his former family. “The suspect that they’re going after, they hit a bump in the road and they need someone to come in that this guy has never seen and can do a great job undercover, and that’s where Antonio comes in,” Jon Seda tells me, teasing that Antonio will bump heads with Voight over certain new policies within Intelligence this year.
Will Kuasa crossing paths with Ray on Vixen be addressed on Legends of Tomorrow? — Coleman
Yes, and his knowledge of Kuasa just may help the Legends version of Vixen. “If you go back and look at Vixen season 2, I wouldn’t exactly call her fighting alongside Ray, she’s always been morally questionable,” EP Marc Guggenheim says. “But I think that’s what makes it interesting as far as Amaya is concerned is that Ray, at the appropriate moment, will accurately tell her that there were moments where Kuasa was capable of selfless good, so I think that gives Amaya a little bit of hope.”
Do you know anything more about Regina’s alter-ego on Once Upon a Time? — Braden
Bar owner Roni is very, very different from Regina, so prepare yourselves. “She’s given up a little bit on life,” Lana Parrilla tells me. “She seems a little hopeless when we first meet her, and then Henry comes to town and things start to shift a little bit.” But don’t expect his arrival to immediately spark Regina’s memories. “No, there’s nothing there, and I like that. She’s just asleep. She’s not quite in touch with all that stuff yet. A few more things need to happen before she starts getting that feeling. Although, she is inspired by a character, and it shifts her a bit, at the end of the first episode.”
Anything on the Hawaii Five-0 team in season 8? — Elizabeth
I hear there’s going to be another new member of the team — but it’s definitely not who (or what!) you’re expecting. “There is a story that’s coming up, it actually was Alex O’Loughlin’s idea,” EP Peter Lenkov says. “I wanted to do a story where the victim left in the wake of a tragedy was a dog who lost its owner. It’s a very emotional, really great story. It’s a dog that’s a drug sniffing service dog that McGarrett ends up adopting. It’s a really emotional journey, but it was his idea to keep the dog, and I thought that was a great one.”
Hand over some Scandal scoop! — DangerWave
With Cyrus sliding into the White House as VP to Mellie’s POTUS, Jake will somewhat be sidelined — but his continued role in the White House will put some pressure on the dynamic between Jake and Olivia. “The interesting thing for Jake is that he’s still the head of the NSA, but Olivia being Chief of Staff is sort of his boss, which is a position they’ve never really find themselves in and a dynamic we have yet to explore,” Scott Foley says. “It’s going to cause some waves in the water of love.”
How will Gretchen be handling Jimmy’s disappearing act on You’re the Worst this season? — Malloy
Not well. Not well at all. Believe me, Gretchen does something so shocking in the premiere — and enlists Lindsay to do it, too — that you will have to remind yourself of the title of the show before you fall down a rabbit hole. And it only gets worse from there. “There’s some weird sh— that goes down,” Aya Cash says. “There are so many different kinds of bad, let me put it that way.” Even so, Cash has hopes that Gretchen and Jimmy will eventually reconcile. “I do because this show is about them and they’re going to have to figure it out,” she says. “I feel like we’re heading toward something positive. They start to work out how to be around each other and how to engage in a healthier way.” But will she get payback on Jimmy for abandoning her? “Yes,” Cash says with a smirk.
Any scoop on the season finale of Shadowhunters? — Taylor
A. lot. happens. You’ll find out whether we’ve seen the last of Jonathan within the finale’s first minute, but regardless of what happens there, there’s still the matter of stopping Valentine. And let’s just say that battle is filled with big decisions for Clary, none of which she’ll be able to take back, and the consequences of which will play heavily into next season. That cryptic enough?
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Additional reporting by Samantha Highfill.