"How Did This Turn Into A Flirty Thing?" Amy Acker Talks Root And Shaw

The new season of Person of Interest plunged us into a dystopian A.I.-monitored world. And all of a sudden, Root is the linchpin of everything, as she helps the undercover Machine Gang. We talked to Amy Acker about Root's new role, her flirtation with Shaw, and whether Root will be meeting Samaritan's right-hand woman… » 9/29/14 4:13pm 9/29/14 4:13pm

Person Of Interest's Creators Explain Why A.I. Could Be The New A-Bomb

Person of Interest returns tonight with an even scarier look at ubiquitous surveillance than before. The Electronic Frontier Foundation's Dave Maass is fascinated by the show's themes — so he seized the chance to interview the creators and stars. And they told him why we should be very afraid. » 9/23/14 3:20pm 9/23/14 3:20pm

Amy Acker Tells Us About The Evolution Of Root On Person Of Interest

Person of Interest has been dealing with some heavy themes lately — determinism, artificial intelligence, surveillance, posthumanity — and the hacker known as Root has been at the center of all of them. We talked to Amy Acker, who plays Root, and she told us what to expect from Root's continuing evolution. » 3/20/14 11:56am 3/20/14 11:56am

It's Not What You Know, It's Who You Know In Cult TV

Click to view » 9/07/08 7:00am 9/07/08 7:00am Yes, the television industry may be somewhat incestuous, but that's a good thing - if you're Amy Acker, at least. The , and veteran has been talking about how she owes her latest role to her best friend... who just happens to go by the name Joss Whedon.Talking to SciFi Wire, Acker explained how she got…

"Dollhouse" Gets A Doctor... And We Get Fred Back!

Actress Amy Acker, who appeared as the nerdy Fred in Joss Whedon's vampire-detective show Angel, will join Whedon again in his latest TV show, the futuristic Dollhouse. Acker will play Dr. Claire Saunders, who takes care of the amnesiac "dolls" who can be programmed for any mission or assignment by clients who hire… » 4/21/08 10:21am 4/21/08 10:21am