American television often looks across the pond for inspiration. Though the U.S. version of a British hit can be very successful (The Office, Three's Company), more than a few have gotten lost in translation (anyone remember Life on Mars or Coupling?). But several seem very promising this winter season: teen drama Skins, Matt LeBlanc's Episodes and Being Human, in which a vampire, ghost and werewolf live together in semi-harmony. So which remake of a British show are you most looking forward to?
Thankfully, Mike & Molly's big sugary romance comes served with a heaping spoonful of hot spice. "Skip the foreplay!" Molly's mom, Joyce, demands, digging for details after her daughter's first overnight date with her new boyfriend. "I don't wanna know how the sausage was made — I just wanna know how it was served!"
Even now, after 22 seasons of The Simpsons, many still see those bright cartoon colors and think, "kids' stuff." But the truth is, several animated shows contain very dark and adult humor, not to mention some of the sharpest social commentary on television. Which of the following do you believe is the best cartoon show for grown-ups?
Check out an exclusive clip from "Judgement Day," the season finale of Storm Chasers! For the last chase of the season, the TIV crew (navigator Brandon Ivey, driver Marcus Gutierrez and team leader Sean Casey) confront a powerful EF4 twister in Wadena, Minnesota. Watch as the team attempts to warn the town before witnessing the power of the storm firsthand. ...
Regis & Kelly
As Live! With Regis and Kelly (check local listings) heads out to Vegas this week, the hosts reveal their big party plans for Sin City.
TV Guide Magazine: What are you looking forward to most? Showgirls?
Regis: I got one sitting next to me.
Russell Brand and Conan O'Brien
Conan averaged almost 3 million viewers his first week — can he sustain those numbers or will the late-night wars be back on in full force? Are you watching Conan O'Brien? Or do you still prefer Jay Leno, The Tonight Show host who knocked him out of the NBC peacock's nest? Is the humor of David Letterman on CBS more to your liking, or the freshness of Jimmy Kimmel? Who is the best late-night host? Vote in our poll after the jump...
Memphis Beat's Jason Lee brings some '80s glam into the lives of the Chance family on the November 30 episode of Fox's Raising Hope. He plays musician Smokey Floyd, who headlines the local market's "Grocery-Palooza" concert, much to the thrill of Burt (Garret Dillahunt).
"Jason plays this sort of aging, falling-apart, former hair-band lead singer," says Martha Plimpton. "He comes to town to help rescue my husband, who's always wanted to play in a band."
Lee, who's reteaming with Hope creator Greg Garcia (who also created Lee's 2005—2009 sitcom My Name Is Earl), spent hours in the makeup chair...
As the Blue Bloods cop most likely to shove a perp's head in a toilet, Danny Reagan (Donnie Wahlberg) makes it hard to tell which side of the law he's on. "He's a gray guy," says Wahlberg. "Is anyone really good or bad?" Though Danny exercises a little flexibility with constitutional rights, he's always a stand-up older brother to the youngest Reagan, Jamie (Will Estes), who recently joined the force...
Cloris Leachman, Raising Hope
She plays Raising Hope's Maw-Maw, the addled but still vivacious great-great-grandmother in what Leachman calls a "zany, off-the-wall, dysfunctional, in fact typical ...
As today's TV teens appear in racy plotlines and even skimpier clothes, we want to know if you think there are still good role models for young girls. From teen senstations such as iCarly's Miranda Cosgrove and Disney princess Selena Gomez, to more controversial figures such as singer and star of Hannah Montana Miley Cyrus and...