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Go Behind-the-Scenes on Showtime's "Californication"

Looking for more Californication? (The Showtime series, I mean, not... You get the idea.)

Two of the half-hour drama's hard-working assistants have launched a behind-the-scenes blog about their work on the series located here.

While there's no horror stories of series star David Duchovny throwing scalding coffee in their faces (he does seem to be a genuinely nice guy), you will find a Q&A with series creator Tom Kapinos, notable quotes from the series, and an insightful look at what goes on behind closed doors on a weekly television series (i.e., rating the relative hotness of the guest cast).

So take a look and let's hope that Mike Metz and Co. continue to share their experiences as Californication moves into its second season on Showtime. Scalding hot coffee not included.

Comments

The CineManiac said…
I may have to check this out. I'm a bit behind on the series (I just finished episode 3, thank God for Showtime on Demand) but I love Duchovny's character, and would love to see some of the behind the scenes work.
Anonymous said…
Pretty cool. Most shows wouldn't allow for a blog like this (too worried about privacy issues, spoilers, etc). But it's a fun way to catch a glimpse inside of the production world.

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