Sunday's series premiere of Three Rivers (CBS, 9/8c) marks Alex O'Loughlin's return to TV, and the Aussie hunk hopes his Moonlight fans will follow him to the medical drama not just to support him, but to support organ donation. Rivers explores the lives of organ donors, recipients and a team of transplant surgeons led by O'Loughlin's Dr. Andy Yablonski. Since scrubbing into the role, the actor has become a Donate Life America spokesperson and ambassador to raise awareness, while CBS and Donate Life have partnered in a joint initiative to encourage people to donate their organs once they die.
We caught up with O'Loughlin to learn about his passionate new roles on- and off-screen for our new Celebrity Charities feature, which highlights stars' favorite causes.
Jon Gosselin told Larry King an "epiphany" made him realize TLC's recently re-tooled Kate Plus Eight has exploited his family and claimed the network terminated his contract after it learned he wanted to end the program.
"I don't want them to film anymore. I don't think it's healthy for them," Gosselin said on Larry King Live on Thursday. "And I — the reason I don't think it's healthy for them is that we're going through a divorce right now. And I don't think it should be televised. And I think my kids should be taken off the show."
News: Kate Plus Eight in turmoil
Kate Gosselin's attorney, Mark Momjian, appeared on the program as well, to say the couple's divorce will not be delayed and that Kate would end the show if she felt it was detrimental ...
Sorry, Moonlight fans: Mick St. John will not be resurrected.
Despite valiant efforts from die-hard fans to bring the beloved but short-lived series back to life on the small or big screen, Alex O'Loughlin says that story is over.
"That's a [executive producer] Joel Silver question, but as far as I know, no. It's done. It's over. Mick St. John has been laid to rest," he tells TVGuide.com.
News: Alex O'Loughlin on his post-Moonlight "tailspin"
That doesn't mean the show's cancellation was painless, especially since ...
The 14 couples get cut to 13 as a third celebrity gets ousted on Dancing with the Stars through a new elimination format. Whose time is up? Find out below!
Garrett Paul and Jessica Stout
Garrett Paul, 28, and Jessica Stout, 27, survived a Japanese game show, but met their match in some wayward ducks on The Amazing Race, becoming the second team to get axed. "It definitely came down to luck, which is disappointing for us since we got out so early," Jessica tells TVGuide.com. What's not disappointing is getting engaged after getting the boot, silencing critics of their "Dating On and Off" label on the show. Get the details on their engagement, what went wrong with the ducks and more.