It's the first day of shooting American Idol Season 12's Hollywood Week, and the judges are on their best behavior. Sitting side by side at the dais, five-time Grammy winner Mariah Carey and three-time nominee Nicki Minaj listen patiently, compare notes and whisper suggestions to each other as dozens of male contestants step forward to sing. Flanked by Aussie country crooner Keith Urban and Idol mainstay Randy Jackson (the only returning judge), the divas reveal a camaraderie that's a far cry from the antagonism they displayed just a few months earlier.
In October, when auditions rolled through Charlotte, North Carolina, cell-phone-video footage of Carey and Minaj arguing over a contestant's performance was leaked on the Internet. "If you say one more disrespectful thing to me, off with your head!" Minaj threatened. "Why do I have a 3-year-old sitting around me?" countered Carey...
'Ello, Govna! David Morrissey takes control of The Walking Dead's third season as The Governor (whose real name has yet to be revealed), one of the franchise's most iconic villains. "In the comics, he has arrived at his psychological limit, is quite sadistic and is fully formed," says Morrissey. "In the show, we're meeting him much earlier in his journey, so there are...
Jamie Hyneman, Adam Savage and James Cameron
They're kings of the myth-busting world! For their season premiere, Mythbusters experts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage teamed up with one of Hollywood's biggest directors, James Cameron, to address the show's most requested query: Could Titanic's Jack [Leonardo DiCaprio] and Rose [Kate Winslet] have both fit on the wooden piece of debris and survived together at the end of the movie?
New Girl gone wild? Viewers can expect some sexy shenanigans tonight when Sam [David Walton] returns to the Fox comedy as Jess's [Zooey Deschanel] latest romantic partner. "The relationship is definitely Jess's most physical she's ever had," teases Walton. "She becomes a little more wild and my character knows how to tap into more carnal urges."
Mindy Kaling is no stranger to multitasking. For the past eight seasons, she's written for, produced and starred in NBC's The Office, where she played ditzy customer service rep Kelly Kapoor. Now, the 33-year-old from Cambridge, Massachusetts, is heading up her own Fox series, The Mindy Project, chronicling the rom-com-obsessed "Mindy" as she balances her career as a New York City OB-GYN with her messy dating life.
He's dissected owl vomit, shoveled road kill from the streets and inspected his fair share of sewage plants. But now, Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe gets to clean himself off and pull up barstool for Discovery's new three-part series How Booze Built America (premiering on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 10/9c).
Will.i.am, Britney Spears
The pop princess is about to get some help from a Black Eyed Pea! Sources confirm to TV Guide Magazine that singer and record producer will.i.am will join new X Factor judge Britney Spears as a mentor for her crop of contestants during the Judge's Home round on the upcoming second season of Fox's reality singing competition. Spears and will.i.am recently collaborated on a track entitled "Sexy Sexy" for his new solo album #willpower, due out Oct. 15.
Zooey Deschanel and Max Greenfield
When New Girl returns on September 25, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) is still reeling from the broken penis he sustained at the end of last season. In one awkward moment, he dons a trash-bag diaper to protect his private parts in the shower, and Jess (Zooey Deschanel) uses a homemade contraption to help him scratch an itch. When his injury is healed, Schmidt is determined to revamp his image by throwing a "rebranding event."
The new season of CBS' The Amazing Race is about to get a lot more fabulous. Goat farmers Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge, also known as Planet Green's Fabulous Beekman Boys, are one of 11 new teams racing around the world when the 21st season of the reality competition series begins Sunday, Sept. 30 at 8/7c. Joining the reality stars are heavy metal rocker and former member of White Lion and Megadeth James LoMenzo, double-amputee professional snowboarder Amy Purdy and Las Vegas Chippendales dancers Jaymes Vaughan and James Davis.