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August 30, 2015

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ferent, grotesque and scary, but oddly kind of beautiful at the same time," said Durand in an interview with "Collider." "That's what Guillermo [del Toro] does. I feel like everything in the second season is just turned up, which might include that fear of losing your favorite character. It's so damn scary. We don't want to lose any- body." Turned up indeed, as this season not only builds on pre- viously established characters (Corey Stoll, "House of Cards"), looking to save the world through medicine; Eph's close ally, Dr. Nora Martinez (Mía Maestro, "Alias"); Holocaust survivor Prof. Abraham Setrakian (David Bradley, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," 2001); and nail gun-wielding rat extermi- nator Vasiliy Fet (Kevin Durand, "Vikings"). "A lot of the first season we spent following each character and learning about the biology of the virus and how it com- pletely changes human beings into something completely dif- novel publisher Dark Horse Comics began "The Strain's" transition into comic book form, with the series running for 32 issues. It premiered on FX last sum- mer, and the premise is pretty straightforward: a genetic dis- ease takes hold of New Yorkers and turns them into vampires. Hundreds of thousands of citi- zens run amok crying for help, but no one outside NYC is will- ing to lend a hand. As with most shows, the first season focused on introducing characters, including epidemiol- ogist Dr. Ephraim Goodweather By Rory MacDonald- Gauthier TV Media T he 2010s decade has been a bloody entertaining one so far, that's for certain. In the past few years, we've seen AMC's juggernaut "The Walking Dead" dominate the zombie-apocalypse-survival genre and HBO's "True Blood" sink its teeth into the vampire drama scene. Enter FX's "The Strain," which blends the best of both catastrophes — undead vam- pires have taken over New York City, and in the midst of surviv- ing, a select few are looking to cure the epidemic through medicine or flat-out eliminating the night walkers. With season 2 now underway, catch an all- new episode of "The Strain" airing Sunday, Aug. 30, on FX. "The Strain" began as a hor- ror novel trilogy created by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan and was originally imagined as a television series. After countless unsuccessful attempts to pitch it to net- works, though, del Toro decided to adapt the idea into a series of books, and in 2011, graphic Wishbone Restaurant 2 x 6.5" TV August 30 - September 5, 2015 TIFTAREA MÌa Maestro as seen in "The Strain" SUNDAY DAYTIME AUGUST 30, 2015 10 AM 10:30 11 AM 11:30 12 PM 12:30 1 PM 1:30 2 PM 2:30 3 PM 3:30 4 PM 4:30 5 PM 5:30 6 PM 6:30

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