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Desperate Housewives Showrunner on Mike's "Heroic Ending" and His Possible Return

Mason Vale Cotton, Teri Hatcher

There are still five episodes of Desperate Housewives left, but fans will say an early goodbye to one Fairview resident when Wisteria Lane gathers to lay Mike Delfino (James Denton) to rest this Sunday (9/8c on ABC).

Why was Mike the one to bite the bullet? How will Susan cope with the loss? And what does it mean for the rest of the women? Showrunner Bob Daily spoke with TVGuide.com about the decision behind the big death, the "heartbreaking" funeral and why we may not have seen the last of Mike just yet!

How long had Mike's death been in the works?
Bob Daily:
Quite some time. And I can't believe that we were able to keep this secret as long as we did. I think we pitched it to the network and the studio maybe as early as December.

First Look: Desperate Housewives kisses one of its own goodbye

Why did you decide to kill Mike?
Daily:
I think we knew we wanted another blockbuster moment as we approached the end. Everybody's been married at least a couple times and we were running out of other big life events. We had a lot of births. We thought... read more

In Plain Sight's Mary McCormack: "It Feels Right" to End the Series Now

Mary McCormack

Mary Shannon is keeping it all in the family for the final season of In Plain Sight. The USA drama's last episodes, which kick off Friday at 10/9c, will find Mary grappling with motherhood just as her fugitive father (Stephen Lang) suddenly returns to her life after abandoning her as a child. "It will be bittersweet for sure. I love everyone I work with down here," Mary McCormack tells TVGuide.com of the series' end. "Then the part that will be sweet is that I'm exhausted and I want to spend time ...
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Fairly Legal Is Back In Session: A New Guy, a New Showrunner, a New World

Fairly Legal

When Fairly Legal returns for Season 2 on Friday (9/8c on USA), it will be a different world for Kate Reed, star Sarah Shahi tells TVGuide.com.

"The things she found most comfortable in life: Justin, her boat, some of her work, we've pulled that out from underneath from her," Shahi says. "She doesn't have a security blanket anymore. She's being forced to become an adult a... read more

Rihanna Defends Recording with Ex-Boyfriend Chris Brown: "It Made Sense"

Rihanna and Chris Brown

Rihanna  and Chris Brown caused waves last month when the exes released not one, but two musical collaborations. Despite their rocky past — which includes Brown's pleading guilty to assaulting and making threats to his then-girlfriend — Rihanna says he was always the right person for the job.

"I reached out to him about doing [the song] 'Birthday Cake' because that's the only person that really... it made sense to do the... read more

Glee Casts Melrose Place ' Thomas Calabro As Puck's Pop

Thomas Calabro

Oh, doctor!

Glee has cast former Melrose Place star Thomas Calabro to play Puck's estranged dad, a show rep confirms.

Calabro, who played Dr. Michael Mancini on the original series for all seven seasons, will appear in... read more

NBC Unveils Premiere Dates for Jenny McCarthy's Love in the Wild Debut, Erica Durance Series

Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy will make her debut as the new host of NBC's Love in the Wild on Thursday, June 7 at 8/7c, the network announced Thursday.

The two-hour season kick-off of the dating competition will be followed by the series premiere of the Canadian medical drama, tentatively titled Saving Hope, at 10/9c. Love in the Wild, which debuted last summer with host... read more

Russell Brand Arrested for Stealing and Smashing Photographer's Cell Phone

Russell Brand

Is cell phone snatching a new celebrity trend?

Russell Brand was arrested early Thursday for allegedly taking a photographer's cell phone and throwing it through the window of a... read more

Katie Couric Announces Premiere Date for Daytime Talk Show

Katie Couric

She's baaack!

Katie Couric will return to TV this fall when her daytime talk show, Katie, premieres on Sept. 10, executive producer Jeff Zucker announced on Thursday.

Zucker, the former head of NBC and Couric's old producer on Today, announced the additions of... read more

James Franco Joins Nick at Nite Telenovela Hollywood Heights

James Franco

So long, General Hospital. Hello, Hollywood!

James Franco has signed on to do a multi-episodic arc on Nick at Nite's upcoming primetime soap, Hollywood Heights, Vulture reports.

Check out photos of James Franco

Formerly known as Reach for the Stars, the show is based on a Mexican TV series centered on a shy girl who is... read more

Idol's Jermaine Jones Explains Hiding His Four Outstanding Warrants: "I Was Just Scared"

Jermaine Jones

American Idol addressed the controversy surrounding now-former finalist Jermaine Jones one day after news broke that he had been booted for concealing past criminal charges.

Host Ryan Seacrest discussed the incident briefly at the beginning of Wednesday's show, saying producers received information from law enforcement officials "that left us with no choice but to... read more

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