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In 16th-century France, there's one problem no queen can prepare for: the plague. But with a castle on lockdown and King Francis (Toby Regbo) having ventured out to save his bastard child, new queen Mary (Adelaide Kane) has no choice. With former monarch Catherine (Megan Follows) by her side, she is introduced to the ''real France,'' which has less to do with the young love that drove season 1 and more to do with disease, politics, and murderous nobles. Yet Mary rises to the occasion, ruling with (sometimes deadly) determination. Sadly, Francis' adventure in the woods isn't half as interesting as the disease within the castle's walls. B
Elena has spent the past four months coping with the loss of Damon in an unconventional and potentially dangerous way. Competitive hot-dog eating?
Kate Walsh plays a hot judge with a reputation for unorthodox behavior and no desire to settle down. That's right, it’s basically the Antonin Scalia story.
Meanwhile, this new sitcom asks, ''Can Ginsberg from Mad Men successfully woo The Mother from How I Met Your Mother?'' Answer: not if S stands for ''self-administered nipple removal.''