Caroline Dhavernas' last show on TV, the cult favorite Wonderfalls, was killed after just 13 episodes. So, it's not surprising that she wasn't exactly eager to go back to series television.
"It was really too bad because it was such a different and quirky show and the fans loved it," Dhavernas says of the Bryan Fuller-produced series that followed a philosophy graduate working in a gift shop where the wax figurines urge her to help people in need.
Is Off the Map more than Grey's Anatomy in the jungle?
Six years of bit parts in Canadian films and guest roles on crime procedurals passed. Then, while on a beach in Bali, she read the script for Off the Map, a near-surefire hit from the team behind Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice. The show was a medical drama set in the South American jungle.
"[Going to Bali] was the first time that I had traveled on my own, for a whole month," she says. "That's also one of the reasons why Off the Map appealed to me, because I was on the beach surrounded by coconuts and sand and ocean. I was reading something that took place exactly in that setting and was like...
Smallville has tapped Sebastian Spence to play inventor-turned-superhero Ted Kord, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
Spence, 41, will appear in the Geoff Johns-penned episode, "Booster," which will feature the genesis of Jaime Reyes' Blue Beetle and his teaming with Booster Gold. (For you non-geeks out there, the translation follows: "Sweet!")
Smallville scoop: Lois and Clark's big day!
"We meet Ted Kord as...
Top-rated MSNBC host Keith Olbermann announced on the air Friday that he is leaving Countdown with Keith Olbermann immediately.
Olbermann thanked his fans during his sudden and brief farewell: "My gratitude to you in boundless," he said. "This may the only television program where in the host was much more in awe of the audience than vice versa. You will always be in my heart for that."
Following his announcement, MSNBC sent out the following statement:
CBS has given the greenlight to Vince Uncensored, a comedy pilot from Conan O'Brien, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
General Motors' has placed MTV's new series Skins on its "do not buy" list, according to a statement released by the Parents Television Council on Friday.
"PTC thanks General Motors for swiftly responding to PTC members' concerns about Chevy Volt advertisements" PTC President Tim Winter said in a statement. "MTV admitted placing the Chevy commercial on Skins in error. GM also stated that MTV had...
Lyndsy Fonseca and Maggie Q
Nikita's inside man may soon betray her boss.
As TVGuide.com first reported, Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) will have a run-in with the head of the Russian sex trade ring into which she was once sold. He'll give her an unwanted taste of her old life by...
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Following the blowout season finale of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills — in which Kyle Richards called her sister Kim "an alcoholic" — Kim's family checked her into rehab.
In Thursday's season finale, Kim and Kyle got into a drunken fight at Taylor Armstrong's birthday. Following an initial argument between Kim and Armstrong, Kyle and Kim went back to their limo where the sisters fought some more.
Robert De Niro
CBS has given the greenlight to Rookies, a crime drama pilot from Robert De Niro, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Rookies centers on...