From ‘Fringe’ to ‘Smash': How ‘Mistresses’ Have Invaded U.S. TV

Shelley Conn

Who is she on Mistresses? Jessica, the formerly promiscuous — now happily monogamous — event planner.

Where else on American TV might you have seen her? She’s ducking from dinosaurs as Dr. Elisabeth Shannon on Fox’s big-budget, time-travel series Terra Nova.

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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