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The Mentalist's Simon Baker Goes Behind the Camera

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As bad-boy crime whiz Patrick Jane on The Mentalist, Simon Baker takes orders from no one. But he sure knows how to give 'em! The Aussie Adonis turns director for tonight's episode, a sprawling story — written by series creator Bruno Heller — that finds the CBI team investigating an artfully staged triple homicide, which appears to be the work of a complicated maniac. It's soon revealed that the small-town murders are part of a wider slaughter of California policemen, which could lead to a media nightmare.

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Stargate Atlantis: Your Burning Questions Answered!

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With the July 11 Season 5 premiere of Sci Fi Channels Stargate Atlantis just a week-and-a-half away we thought it a good time to reveal exec producer Joseph Mallozzis answers to many of your questions posted to the TVGuidecom Asks blog Will Lt Ford return Is a new alien race on the horizon Will the Midway station be rebuilt Read on for those answers and moreId like to know if there is any chance of seeing another hot SheppardTeyla kiss And will these two get together romantically TheUnitLoverJoseph Mallozzi Romance blossoms in Season 5 of Atlantis but alas not between Sheppard and Teyla Last we left our favorite Athosian back in Season 4 she had a man in her life or more accurately a half-man half-iratus bug with very conflicted feelings My question is about Lt Ford from the beginning of the series I enjoyed his character and was wondering if they will ever do a show where he is located and maybe healed or should we assume he is gone for good read more

Trek Star Fires off Parting Shots


Star Trek: Enterprise is now history, but it wasn't the only thing that died the night of May 13. Cmdr. Trip Tucker, one of the UPN show's most popular characters, set off an explosion in the series finale that was meant to kill evil aliens, but he wound up killing himself as well.

"At first I was shocked and a little miffed at the choice that was made," says Connor Trinneer, who played Trip. "But, selfishly, things worked out for me. I'm the only one who went out with a bang... no pun intended. I got the goodbye no one else did."

Most of the Enterprise regulars were cheated out of airtime to make room for juicy, highly hyped guest stints by Jonathan Frakes and Marina Sirtis of Star Trek: The Next Generation. "I wanted us all to have the big M*A*S*H moment — the really memorable farewell," Trinneer says. "Sadly, it just didn't happen. That's not where the writers and producers wanted to focus."

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