What could be cooler than a Dinosaur Olympics? The beloved Jim Henson Company-PBS Kids series Dinosaur Train goes for the gold Aug. 18 when it airs a one-hour special "Classic in the Jurassic."
In the special, kids travel through time with the Pteranodon family to an Olympic-type competition in which dinosaur teams representing three Mesozoic time periods will compete in a variety of air, water and land games.
Paul Coelho, Oprah Winfrey
You can already feel the "Aha!" moments. Oprah Winfrey returns Sept. 7 with her Emmy-winning OWN series Super Soul Sunday (11 a.m./10c) and is kicking off the new season with a major "get." Winfrey's first guest is Paulo Coelho, author of the international mega-blockbuster The Alchemist, which at last count has sold 65 million copies.
Kim Matula. Darin Brooks
Sound the trumpets! Hope Logan has finally made up her mind. Daytime's splashiest soap opera, CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful, went on location to Paris and Monte Carlo to shoot the conclusion of a year-long triangle that has the love-torn heroine (played by Kim Matula) deciding which of two Spencer brothers she's going to wed. Will it be flaky sweetheart Liam (Scott Clifton) or feisty opportunist Wyatt (Darin Brooks)? Spoiler alert! Though Hope is seemingly committed to Liam right now, she will end up married to Wyatt by the end of the episode airing Wednesday, Aug. 13.
Luis Butelli and Clive Owen
Well, so much for that. Just over a year ago, Oscar- and Emmy-winning director Steven Soderbergh (Traffic, Behind the Candelabra) turned 50 and announced his retirement from filmmaking — a decision that left Hollywood insiders stunned and baffled. Turns out he barely had time for...
How ya gonna keep 'em down on the Bel Air farm, after they've seen Paree? CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful went on location to Paris and Monaco for the latest twist in the Hope-Wyatt-Liam love triangle, and TV Guide Magazine has a first-look clip!
This fashion montage, from the soap's Aug. 8 episode, features goddess-in-training Hope Logan (Kim Matula) modeling the Hope for the Future Diamond in the famed Trocadero Gardens, with the Eiffel Tower in the background and one of her lover boys, Wyatt (Darin Brooks), looking on adoringly.
Who's up for some "Day Drinking"? Not only is Little Big Town hosting CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock for the second year in a row, but the white-hot group will also perform its current chart-topping salute to afternoon boozing. The rowdy three-hour special, filmed in Nashville over four days in June, also boasts Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, the Band Perry, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and more top acts. LBT's Kimberly Schlapman gave us a down-home preview.
Lauralee Bell, Doug Davidson and Melody Thomas Scott
Honeymoon for three? On CBS's The Young and the Restless, hotshot attorney Christine (Lauralee Bell) has been in a tizzy since learning that her hubby Paul (Doug Davidson) and his pal Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) created a child decades ago when they were members of a hippie love cult. This bizarre development — news to everyone in Genoa City, including the parents — has really bonded Paul and Nikki, to the point where he now seems hesitant to go through with plans to have a baby with Christine. What's worse, that damn drama queen Nikki won't go away! On Aug. 8, she's so emotionally distraught she intrudes on Christine and Paul's long-delayed honeymoon. TV Guide Magazine went to lunch with the three stars to find out where this divine mess is headed.
Crank up the heat! The new Bravo series Top Chef Duels pits 18 past winners, finalists and fan favorites from Top Chef, Top Chef Masters and Top Chef All-Stars in ferocious one-on-one competitions that will play upon each chef's weaknesses and lead — at the end of 10 weeks — to the grand champ winning $100,000. Judge Gail Simmons offers up a tasty appetizer.
Melody Thomas Scott and Meredith Baxter
Hmmm...wonder if she'll have any family ties? TV Guide Magazine can exclusively confirm that TV icon Meredith Baxter is heading to daytime's No. 1 soap, The Young and the Restless. The juicy gig will have her character, Maureen, kicking back a few cocktails — make that lots of cocktails — with troubled socialite Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott).
Hide your husbands and your sons! Emmy winner Eileen Davidson is heading back to NBC's Days of Our Lives as maniacal mantrap Kristen DiMera and, as you can see in this exclusive preview clip, she's already roped in Dr. Daniel Jonas (Shawn Christian) — literally.