What the hell has she done now? Days of Our Lives' Melanie Jonas, the heart-tugging crisis queen played by Molly Burnett from 2008-2012, will return to the NBC soap Nov. 21 — and she's in big trouble! TV Guide Magazine gabbed with the dishy, delightful, two-time Emmy nominated Burnett to get the lowdown. Make sure to check out the exclusive clip below!
He scared the bejeesus out of Americans with his nuclear-war cry, "We will bury you!" But when Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev visited the United States in 1959 he was much more of a pussycat than an evil Commie dictator.
PBS's American Experience will track Khrushchev's bizarre trek in Cold War Roadshow (Tuesday, Nov. 18, 9/8c), a one-hour documentary that offers fascinating insight into the human side of our chilling face-off with the U.S.S.R.
She was the biggest star on the planet and could do what she damn well pleased — and that included taking a job on a daytime soap! It's been 33 years since Oscar winner Elizabeth Taylor stunned Hollywood by appearing on ABC's General Hospital as villainess Helena Cassadine, who campily crashed the wedding of Luke (Anthony Geary) and Laura (Genie Francis) and put a curse on them that lasts to this day.
One's in the slammer, the other is walking the streets. But which is the real serial killer? Franklin & Bash star Mark-Paul Gosselaar is guesting in a season-long arc on CBS's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation that has him playing Death Row inmate Jared Briscoe — aka the Gig Harbor Killer — and his twin brother, real-estate magnate Paul Winthrop, a pillar of the community who might be a sociopath and the true culprit. In the show's Nov. 16 episode (10/9c), the Briscoe-Winthrop case proves so daunting that even Patricia Arquette's character, Avery Ryan, from the upcoming spinoff CSI: Cyber, will show up to offer advice. (Check out the exclusive clip below!). What's Gosselaar's take on all this? TV Guide Magazine spoke with the actor about his unconventional showcase.
Robert Michael Morris
He Plays: Mickey Deane, personal hairdresser and trusty confidant to has-been actress Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow) on the HBO comedy The Comeback. "Mickey isn't just a great friend to Valerie," Robert Michael Morris says. "He's much more like a mother — and he has the patience of a saint." Make that a Saint Bernard. "We should all have a pal who is as unconditionally loyal," he adds. "Fans always say, 'Valerie is so mean to Mickey!' but he doesn't see it that way. He would walk through fire for her."
Michael Patrick King, Lisa Kudrow
She never took it personally. Nearly a decade has passed since HBO canceled Lisa Kudrow's Emmy-nominated, cult-hit comedy The Comeback — a prickly satire on Hollywood neediness — but now, in a startling mea culpa, the cable channel is reviving the series for another season. Kudrow calls the rebirth "crazy and miraculous," but you won't find her sitting around feeling vindicated.
He's as cute as a Campbell Soup Kid but make no mistake: Alexander Weiss is a killer in the kitchen! The first winner of MasterChef Junior will return for the show's second season — premiering Tuesday, Nov. 4 (8/7c) — to present the newbie contestants with their first mystery-box challenge. TV Guide Magazine spoke with the sage 14-year-old to get his take on food competition shows...the good, the bad and the ugly!
It's the British invasion! Five popular players from the powerhouse PBS serial Downton Abbey will lend their voices to the Disney Channel animated hit Doc McStuffins — ever so politely, of course.
Is Hell coming to Salem on Halloween? Former As the World Turns star Marie Wilson hits NBC's Days of Our Lives on Friday, Oct. 31 as Bree, who not only has a past with Hope (Kristian Alfonso) but also one with Aiden (Daniel Cosgrove), the man of Hope's dreams. Does Bree have intel that could destroy this romance before it even gets started?
Ghouls just wanna have fun! CBS's hit daytime gab show The Talk will celebrate Halloween Friday, Oct. 31 (2pm ET; 1pm CT/PT) with a salute to Hollywood's classic movie monsters — and TV Guide Magazine has an exclusive first look.