After seven seasons of sexually transmitted comedy, Californication's vice-ridden writer Hank Moody is hanging up his black T-shirt (Sunday, June 29, 9:30/8:30c, Showtime). While Golden Globe—winning star David Duchovny admits "there's some sadness" to saying goodbye to the role, "I feel good. [Executive producer] Tom Kapinos did a great job pulling everything together."
Next month, Duchovny begins shooting NBC's Aquarius, playing a cop tracking Charles Manson, which marks the X-Files vet's return to creepy TV. "We'll be pushing the limit," he says. "It will be as dark as...
Ian Harding, Sasha Pieterse
OK, Liars lovers, Season 5 kicks off Tuesday (8/7c on ABC Family) and as we all know, Ali (Sasha Pieterse) is alive and ready to head back to Rosewood.
Of course, before that, there's also the teeny matter of making sure Ezra (Ian Harding) is OK after being shot in the season finale, (hopefully) uncovering what the heck happened to Mama DiLaurentis, and figuring out if Ali can play nice with Aria and the others. Has she really changed? Will she try to regain her position as Queen Bee? And really, should anyone ever trust her again? ...
Oh Arrow-heads, you are in for a treat! Tonight's season finale (8/7c, The CW) features a moment too good to wait for, so we are proud to present to you an exclusive first look at a scene that fans of Roy Harper (Colton Haynes) are gonna freak out over. Has Ollie (Stephen Amell) finally completed the hoodie-sporting hottie's Jedi training? Click below for the good stuff, then go all sorts of crazy in the comments section to discuss the repercussions and possibilities of what our hero hands to his young apprentice.
It's official: Marc Guggenheim deserves a vacation. In the past few years, he's not only been executive producing and writing The CW's Arrow, he's also been penning screenplays (Green Lantern, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters and Perry Mason for Robert Downey Jr.), and agreeing to take over the X-Men comic at Marvel. Oh, and he just published his first novel, a political legal thriller called Overwatch. Who needs sleep, right?
James Van Der Beek
The Beek is back! After a hilarious turn as himself on ABC's Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, James Van Der Beek is sticking with the yuks in Friends With Better Lives, a new CBS comedy about a group of pals — including Entourage's Kevin Connolly and model Brooklyn Decker — who are all over the romantic map. Just don't ask about the Dawson's Creek theme song...'cause that's no laughing matter!
Katie Cassidy, Caity Lotz
As if Arrow wasn't flying high enough already, the superhero hit is aiming for new heights with this week's episode, inspired by the popular DC Comics title Birds of Prey (which was also the basis for a short-lived 2002-03 WB series). "It's beloved," says executive producer Marc Guggenheim of the comic book, whose menagerie has showcased the Huntress, Black Canary and Barbara Gordon's tech-savvy Oracle. "We're excited to be doing our version of it."
"The title of the season finale is 'A Is for Answers,' and it really is the answer episode," promises Pretty Little Liars executive producer Marlene King, who also directed the hour. "We've been planning this episode since midway through last season and have steadily built to it since the start of this season."
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Move over, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! There's a new avenger on the scene, and she's helping underrated sci-fi drama The Tomorrow People move into its new Monday-night home. "It's a redefining of the show," says executive producer Phil Klemmer...