Elisabeth Sladen, who played one of the most popular Doctor Who companions in the franchise's history, has died. She was 63.
"It is with much sadness that we can announce Elisabeth Sladen, the much-loved actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who and CBBC's The Sarah Jane Adventures, passed away this morning," a BBC spokesman said Tuesday.
The first episode of Game of Thrones on Sunday had several chilling scenes that featured creepy, white-pupiled baby creatures and multiple beheadings. In the end, however, I was most disturbed by what befell Bran.
Spoiler alert: Consider this your notice to click the back button if you haven't watched the pilot, titled "Winter Is Coming," yet.
This just in: Griffin Dunne will be playing a reporter on the upcoming fourth season of Damages, TVLine reports.
The central case this season revolves around a wrongful death lawsuit filed against a military contractor. John Goodman will play the corrupt CEO of the company.
There's a New Kid on the Psych block.
Joey McIntyre, one of the members of the boy (now men!) band New Kids on the Block, will guest-star on USA's upcoming sixth season of Psych, EW reports.
Evangeline Lilly won't have to borrow a baby Aaron again.
The former Lost star was photographed in Hawaii with what looks like an undeniable baby bump, US Weekly reports. In fact, "bump" seems to be too tame a word for the paisley-draped girth.
Despite winning a coveted Golden Ticket, Jacob Lusk almost didn't make it on American Idol because he lacked another ticket, TMZ reports.
Back in February 2009, he was cited for riding the Los Angeles metro without a ticket. When he blew off the court hearing, a warrant was issued for his arrest. That warrant came back to haunt him.
Let me relieve you by saying you don't have to read George R.R. Martin's massive A Song of Ice and Fire fantasy novels to appreciate HBO's adaptation, Game of Thrones.
Don't get me wrong: I devoured Martin's fantasy novels set in a medieval-inspired world of intrigue and recommend it to those who've got the time and aren't intimidated by, well, lots and lots of pages. I've also watched the first six episodes of Game of Thrones, and the good news is it's obviously a less daunting time-commitment and the show offers certain benefits the books do not.
TNT has booked 'em, Danno.
Even before Hawaii Five-0 has finished its freshman season on CBS, TNT has acquired the off-network rights to the action series from CBS Television Distribution. The episodes will begin airing in summer 2014.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Zsa Zsa Gabor and her husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, want to experience the joys of parenthood despite Gabor's advanced age and failing health, CNN reports.
"That's just weird," Francesca Hilton, Gabor's only child (for now), said upon hearing the news. Ah, from the mouths of 64-year-old babes.
Attorneys for Warner Bros. TV have fired their own violent torpedo of truth to counter Charlie Sheen's recent claims that he's been in talks to get his job back at Two and a Half Men.
In a letter obtained by TMZ, John W. Spiegel of Munger Tolles & Olson tells the actor's lawyer Marty Singer, "As you know, there have been no discussions, there are no discussions, and there will be no discussions, regarding his returning to or having any involvement in the series."