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'Siren' Season 2: Natalee Linez Joins Cast as Bristol Cove's Mysterious New Resident

With Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action series Siren returning to Freeform in January 2019, the town of Bristol Cove – and possibly Xander (Ian Verdun) – will be getting a "plus one" for it's second season. Natalee Linez (The Art of Panic, The Swerve) has been cast in a recurring role in the thriller drama as Nicole, a […]

'Siren' Season 2 Premieres January 2019, Promises "More Mermaids Are Coming"

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water — surrounding Bristol Cove, that is (don't want to get into any copyright issues) — Freeform has announced that Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action series Siren would be returning for its 16-episode second season in January 2019. Though no specific date has been […]

Siren Season 2: Garcelle Beauvais Joins Freeform Series as Maddie's Mother

With production currently under way in Vancouver on the second season of Freeform's Siren, the population of Bristol Cove is about to "plus-one" it with Garcelle Beauvais (The Arrangement) joining Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama in a recurring role. Garcelle is set to play Susan Bishop, Maddie's (Fola Evans-Akingbola) mother and Dale's (Gil Birmingham) […]

TLC Member/Superfan Chilli Goes Chasing Mermaids as Siren's SDCC Panel Moderator

The stars and executive producers of Freeform's hit mermaid fantasy series Siren are making their way from Bristol Cove to San Diego for next month's Comic-Con International — and they're bringing TLC's Chilli (Rozonda Thomas) along for the ride (swim?). The Siren superfan will be moderating the show's Thursday, July 19, SDCC panel — set to include […]

Siren Season 1, Episode 10 / Series Review: A Weak Season Finale for a Promising Series

Welcome to our final edition of Bleeding Cool's weekly recap/review of the first season of Freeform's Siren, Eric Wald  and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama. The season finale brought a permanent end to some of our characters; major changes to others; a town council demanding answers; and Ben (Alex Roe) and Maddie (Fola Evans-Akingbola) at a personal crossroads – with Ryn […]

Siren Songs s01e10: Bleeding Cool's Mer-Mazing Season Finale Live-Blog!

Welcome to Siren Songs: Bleeding Cool's Mer-Mazing Live-Blog!, as we take a look at the season finale of Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama Siren, 'Aftermath'. The streets of Bristol Cove have become a human/mere-people battleground, with Ryn (Eline Powell), Ben (Alex Roe) and others struggling to maintain some kind of peace — but is it already […]

Siren Songs: Join Bleeding Cool's Mer-Mazing Season Finale Live-Blog Tonight!

Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama Siren is rushing head-long into a mere-folk/shady goverment showdown on the streets of Bristol Cove. Can Ryn (Eline Powell) find a way to bring about a ceasefire before things gets worse – even as her sister Donna (Sibongile Mlambo) lays dying from a gunshot wound, courtesy of […]

Siren Season 1, Episode 9 'Street Fight' Review: A Shot Across Bristol Cove's Bow

Welcome to our penultimate edition of Bleeding Cool's weekly recap/review of Freeform's Siren, Eric Wald  and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama. That's right, we're almost at the season finale (props to Freeform for the large second-season pick-up) as we take a look at the series' ninth episode. While Xander's (Ian Verdun) going through the stages of grief righteously well-armed, Donna's (Sibongile […]

Freeform's 'Siren' Season Finale Sneak Peek Finds Bristol Cove Under Siege

With Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama Siren set to wrap its first season this Thursday, Bristol Cove finds itself under siege as angry mere-people and shady government officials have already turned the coastal fishing village into a warzone – with casualties on both sides. In a preview from this week's season finale 'Aftermath', […]

Siren Season 1, Episode 9 'Street Fight' Preview: Xander Wants Revenge

In last week's episode of Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama Siren, Bristol Cove gathered together to bury one of their own. Xander (Ian Verdun) is forced to deal not only with the loss of his father Sean (Brian Anthony Wilson) – at the hands of a merman, no less – but also […]

Mermaid Series 'Siren' Nets Second Season Sighting from Freeform

Looks like Bristol Cove won't be ridding itself of its pesky "killer mermaids/shady military" problem any time soon, with Freeform announcing Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama Siren has been renewed for a second season. The network is also upping their episode order to 16 for Season 2, as compared to their 10-episode first season […]

Siren Season 1, Episode 8 'Being Human' Review: Tragic Loss, Hard Truths for Xander

Welcome to our "Lucky #8" edition of Bleeding Cool's weekly recap/review of Freeform's Siren, Eric Wald  and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama. After last episode's tragic ending, 'Being Human' brought us a Bristol Cove gathered together to bury one of their own. Xander (Ian Verdun) is forced to deal with a heartbreaking loss – and some shocking truths. But even in […]

Siren Season 1, Episode 7 'Dead in the Water' Review: Merman Means Business

Welcome to our seventh edition of Bleeding Cool's weekly recap/review of Freeform's Siren, Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama. Last week, Bristol Cove continued inching closer to being ground zero for some kind of mermaid/government stand-off. Helen (Rena Owen) and Donna's (Sibongile Mlambo) bond strengthened as our speculation about Helen grew. Donna and Ryn's […]

A.P. Bio Season 1, Episode 13 'Drenching Dallas' Review: I Am Jack's Karmic Justice

Welcome back to Bleeding Cool's recap/review of NBC's Thursday night comedy series A.P. Bio, starring It's Always in Sunny in Philadelphia's Glenn Howerton and Happy!'s Patton Oswalt. With last episode's surprising turn of events for Jack (Howerton) – in a good way for once – we're back with the season finale 'Drenching Dallas.' And from the […]


Siren Season 1, Episode 4 'On The Road' Review: There's Something About Helen

Welcome back to the fourth edition of Bleeding Cool's weekly recap/review of Freeform's Siren, Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama. We've got strange nurses, mermaids on the loose, and a hidden conspiracy that's quickly becoming a whole lot less hidden as we head into the season's fourth episode, 'On The Road.' But first, […]


A.P. Bio Episode 9 'Rosemary's Boyfriend' Review: I Am Jack's Mom's Boyfriend

Welcome back to Bleeding Cool's recap/review of NBC's Thursday night comedy series A.P. Bio, starring It's Always in Sunny in Philadelphia's Glenn Howerton and Happy!'s Patton Oswalt. After last week's "fall from grace" (it happens), here's hoping tonight's ninth episode 'Rosemary's Boyfriend' gets the series back on track…and how can you go wrong with Mr. […]

Siren Season 1, Episode 2 Review: No Sophomore Slump for Freeform's Mermaid Mystery

Welcome back to Bleeding Cool's weekly recap/review of Freeform's Siren,  Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid fantasy-action drama. After a very strong and promising start to the series, let's see if the the show builds upon it or suffers a second-episode sophomore slump with 'The Lure'. But before we get to that, a quick sneak preview and […]

A.P. Bio Episode 7 'Selling Out' Review: I Am Jack's Pocket Smiles

We're back with Bleeding Cool's recap/review of NBC's Thursday night comedy series A.P. Bio, starring It's Always in Sunny in Philadelphia's Glenn Howerton and Happy!'s Patton Oswalt. With the understanding that we just witnessed "The Science Guy," a Sex Pistol and a member of one of the most influential rap groups that Brigitte Nielsen has […]