When Scrubs returns for its somewhat unexpected ninth season this fall on ABC, the show will make a move from the halls of Sacred Heart to those of a medical school — with Christopher Turk (played by Donald Faison) and Dr. Cox (John C. McGinley) leading the way.
"It's going to be a different show," creator Bill Lawrence told EW's Ausiello. "It'll still be life-and-death stakes, but if the show is just Scrubs again in the hospital with a different person's voiceover, it would be a disaster, and people would be mad."
While Cox and Turk will now be teaching and the setting will ...
Ashley Valerio, Max Kapitannikov
It was the end of the So You Think You Can Dance road for Ashley Valerio and Max Kapitannikov but neither has any regrets about how they handled things in just two weeks of the Top 20 competition.
Kapitannikov, a Russian-born ballroom dancer from Brooklyn, said his pop jazz routine this week was "definitely ... out of [his] comfort zone" — but he did the best he could with Brian Friedman's high-energy choreography.
"I kind of predicted that..."
Cher, Chastity Bono
Cher said she would support her daughter's decision to undergo a sex change, but admits she doesn't fully understand.
It was the first time Cher talked about the transition since Chaz (né Chastity) Bono's publicist announced last week the musician and author had started the process earlier this year.
"Chaz is embarking on a difficult journey, but one that..."
Billy Joel and Katie Lee Joel
Billy Joel and his wife Katie Lee are splitting up.
"After nearly five years of marriage, Billy and Katie have decided to separate," reps for the couple told the Daily News in a statement. "This decision is the result of..."
Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley
Taylor Swift and Brad Paisley were the biggest winners at the 2009 Country Music Television Awards.
Swift, who opened the show with a skit about making her dreams come true, took home awards for video of the year and female video of the year for her hit "Love Story." (Watch the video here.)
"This is for everybody who still believes in love stories, because I do," Swift, 19, said in her acceptance speech. (Check out red carpet photos here.)
Brad Paisley won ...
A&E has canceled Patrick Swayze's FBI drama The Beast, TVGuide.com confirmed Tuesday.
"The Beast has truly been a labor of love for everyone associated with the project and we couldn't be more proud of the series and are in absolute awe of Patrick, his passion and tenacity," A&E president Bob DeBitetto said.
Carnie Wilson and her husband, Rob Bonfiglio, have welcomed a baby girl.
Luciana Bella weighed in at 6 lbs., 5 oz., and is the couple's second child, according to People.. She was born Friday.
Wilson and Bonfiglio are also parents to Lola Sofia, who was born in 2005.
Wilson is "happy as a lark," her rep said, adding that she and her baby are "happy, healthy and smiling."
The new mom — and former member of Wilson Phillips — is currently hosting GSN's The Newlywed Game. Bonfiglio is a former guitarist for the band Blush. The pair met on tour and married in 2000.
Brad Pitt, Blake Lively
Fox's annual Teen Choice Awards announced the nominees for this summer's honors, with a mix of tween staples and adult fare in the running to win the surfboard trophies.
Twilight leads with 12 nominations, in categories including Choice Movie: Romance and Choice Movie: Drama. Stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were nominated as a pair for Choice Movie: Liplock, as well as...
Paris Torres, Tony Bellissimo
No sooner had So You Think You Can Dance introduced its Top 20 dancers on Wednesday night, than Tony and Paris were the first two to go.
Interestingly, Paris agreed with judge Mary Murphy, who said that their hip-hop routine wasn't "extraordinary." "What's funny is that Tony and I, when we first learned our routine..."
Shooter Jennings and Drea de Matteo
Drea de Matteo and boyfriend Shooter Jennings are ready to tie the knot. Just ask anyone who was in attendance at Jennings' Thursday-night concert.
Jennings — a music artist and son of the late country singer Waylon Jennings — proposed to the former Sopranos star during...