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Shameless and Episodes are returning for second seasons, Showtime announced Monday.
"The viewer loyalty and critical acclaim that has met both Shameless and Episodes since their January debuts makes it clear that these two brash and sophisticated series are burgeoning hits," David Nevins, president of the premium cable channel, said in a statement.
The Hangover star Zach Galifianakis will return to Saturday Night Live for his second turn at hosting, NBC announced Monday.
Galifianakis will appear with first-time musical guest Jessie J on the March 12 program. The actor made his SNL debut last March and is in the upcoming film The Hangover Part II. Jessie J's debut album, Who You Are, is due out in April. This will be the first U.S. television appearance for the English singer.
Get ready for the re-enactment of Lady Gaga's birth in the video for her new song, "Born This Way."
With her voice narrating over eerie music, Gaga splits into two, wields a heavy automatic weapon, then walks out in a bra and underwear to start her performance.
Lady Gaga: Madonna has love and support for "Born This Way"
The video, which runs seven-plus minutes, includes a lot of dancing, skeleton makeup and provocative images.
Charlie Sheen is demanding a raise to return to his CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men.
"At this point, because of psychological distress, it's $3 million an episode. Take it or leave it," Sheen, who reportedly makes nearly $2 million per episode, told NBC's Jeff Rossen.
Zeke and Luther
Disney XD's Zeke and Luther may be known for skateboarding and lots of silly gags, but star Adam Hicks, who plays Luther, says Season 3 will have more in-depth story lines and a little bit of romance.
"In Season 3, I have this crush on this girl who works at Don's Donuts and Zeke (Hutch Dano) has this crush on a pageant girl," the 18-year-old actor tells TVGuide.com.
Bryan Hoppy, Bethenny Frankel
Bethenny Frankel has gone from single and jaded businesswoman to wife and mother — but don't expect Bethenny Ever After to be all soft-focus wedded bliss. The reality star says the series will, instead, show the first year of her marriage to Jason as they both began to realize how different they were.
On this week's episode of The Vampire Diaries, Katherine's mind games are getting to everyone, but Damon, Stefan and Elena realize that her knowledge of Mystic Falls history will keep them alive. Meanwhile, it's all about confessions as Alaric enlightens Jenna and Katherine 'fesses up to Damon.
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The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries' Jenna Sommers remains clueless about Mystic Falls' supernatural inhabitants. But as we saw last week, she may be catching on.
"She started having these inklings and mistrust creeping in largely due to what John has been mumbling," says Sara Canning. "Jenna is straight up with Alaric and says, 'If this is going to work you need to be honest with me' and he really doesn't have anything to say."
Funeral homes aren't usually a date location, but on this week's The Bachelor, contestant Shawntel wanted Brad to see where she spends her days. Between explaining the embalming process, showing him the crematorium and having her father plead with her to stay with the family business, Shawntel was sent home. Host Chris Harrison discusses why Brad said goodbye to the funeral director, how Brad and Chantal's dad had a bit of a bromance and what really goes on in the fantasy suites. (Sorry to disappoint, he says, but it's a lot of talking.)