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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