Dreams do come true! At Comic-Con last summer, Kevin McHale suggested Sons of Anarchy actress Katey Sagal to play Artie's mother on Glee, and on Thursday night, Ryan Murphy announced just that.
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[WARNING: The following story reveals major details about Wednesday's episode of Law & Order: SVU. Read at your own risk.]
After weeks of teases and debate, Wednesday's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit finally revealed Detective Olivia Benson's mystery man.
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And he is...
Bachelor No. 1, come on out! After months of anticipation and impassioned guessing from fans, Law & Order: SVU will finally reveal Det. Benson's mystery man on Wednesday's episode (9/8c on NBC). So who is the lucky guy? Little is known about the man in question other than he and Olivia (Mariska Hargitay) are taking it slow and that he likes spending major holidays in tropical locales. Ahead of the big reveal, we look at seven possible suspects most likely to have stolen Benson's heart.
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ADAM: As creator Andrew W. Marlowe already teased, that encounter is a consequence of Castle pretending to be single in order to keep his relationship with Beckett a secret from their co-workers. But that doesn't mean infidelity won't be an issue. An upcoming case will implicate Castle in the murder of an ex. "It makes everybody question: How well do we actually know this guy?" Marlowe says. But it gets worse: "Castle may have been having an affair with her at the same time he was dating Beckett," he teases. "That goes to the heart of all of Beckett's insecurities."
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Neil Patrick Harris, Britney Spears and Ricky Martin — Glee has never had a problem luring A-list talent to the halls of McKinley High for guest-starring roles. And the roles of the glee clubbers' parents have been no exception. In its first three seasons, the Fox musical has nabbed comedy pioneers (Carol Burnett), Broadway vets (Victor Garber, Idina Menzel), sci-fi stars (Jeff Goldblum) and even produced an Emmy nominee (Mike O'Malley). Now that there are a new group of seniors set to rule the school — or at least the choir room — this season on Glee, could meeting Blaine's dad and Artie's mom be far behind? The cast shared their top choices to play their TV parents...
Law & Order: SVU
Warren Leight joined Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as its showrunner just before star Christopher Meloni jumped ship. It was a particularly dismal time for NBC. Nobody would blame Leight if he wanted out of the long-running procedural after just one season. But it seems the opposite is true.
"I don't want it to be a victory lap," Leight tells TVGuide.com of a possible Season 14. "I want it to be 14 years down, seven to go, as opposed to 14 years down and it's been a good run."
The current season of SVU hasn't been its strongest, but it has perhaps been its most interesting. After the exits of Meloni and longtime showrunner Neal Baer, ratings have dropped (6.9 million/1.9 average versus last season's 8.8 million/2.7) and with little help from its lead-in, the struggling Rock Center with Brian Williams. But ratings don't tell the whole story.
"I get so tired of people saying that the show is down from Meloni," Leight says...
As sad as Mariska Hargitay is that Christopher Meloni has left Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, she says that with Meloni's Detective Stabler out of the picture, it's now finally time for her character, Detective Olivia Benson, to open herself up to love. All that will-they-or-won't-they was holding Benson back, Hargitay says.
"Chris and I started together and...
Oh damn, Olivia. Look what fresh hell you have wrought!
If you didn't see Law & Order: Special Victims Unit last night, you missed a major turn of events that could give the series a whole new coat of pain.
After realizing that she'd coerced a confession out an innocent man for a Fleet Week rape and torture eight years prior, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and the squad had to scramble not just to catch the real culprit, they also had to exonerate the...
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Will Olivia (Mariska Hargitay) ever get her happy ending?
On Wednesday's episode of Law & Order: SVU, the veteran detective weathered not one but two storms when she learned she had elicited a false confession of rape and put away an innocent man for eight years — a fact which subsequently put a harsh spotlight on her romantic relationship with...
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Forget about the bad girl. Embrace the Beek. As in James Van Der Beek, the long-ago Dawson's Creek heartthrob who spoofs his own quasi-celebrity status with such ruthless zeal he elevates ABC's latest odd-couple comedy into a surreal stratosphere of anything-goes outrageousness.
"The Beek" (playing himself more or less, but ...