Lisa Edelstein and Hugh Laurie
Think you were surprised by House star Lisa Edelstein's sudden exit? Hugh Laurie says even he didn't know it was coming.
"[Lisa's departure] came out of left field in my world too,"
As any House fan knows, Dr. Gregory House is not the easiest person to get along with. Well, actually, he's probably one of the most loathed characters on television. But the cynical, self-absorbed, isolated doctor is about to find a kindred spirit -- in the form of a new female doctor played by Odette Annable.
"They have a great connection," Annable tells TVGuide.com about her character. "Much like House, she loves the puzzle, the clues and the discovery of the diagnosis. I think they can really relate to each other."
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Annable, as well as fellow new series regular Charlyne Yi, are entering the picture in the wake of Lisa Edelstein's unexpected exit. Although Annable is still learning about her character, she knows one thing for sure: she's not Cuddy 2.0. "She's a completely different character. She's not coming in to replace anybody," Annable says. "She's a prison doctor who meets House at the prison so that's a little bad...
Hugh Laurie, House
TV writers know the drill: You paint characters into a corner in the season finale and spend the summer plotting how to get the characters out. If only it had been that simple for House creator David Shore this summer.
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Besides resolving last year's cliff-hanger — which saw House (Hugh Laurie) drive his car into the living room of ex-girlfriend Cuddy (Lisa Edelstein) before escaping to a tropical locale — Shore also had to deal with Edelstein's sudden decision against returning to the show.
"I didn't paint the corners this year," Shore tells TVGuide.com with a laugh that suggests he's looking on the bright side. ...
House has added another dose of estrogen for Season 8.
Charlyne Yi (Knocked Up, Paper Heart) has signed on as a series regular, joining fellow newbie Odette Annable as ...
Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein
Speaking publicly for the first time about House co-star Lisa Edelstein's exit two months ago, Hugh Laurie sounds like he and everyone else was sorry to see her go.
"We all miss Lisa very much...
Odette Annable has joined the cast of House as a series regular for Season 8, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
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Annable, 26, who co-starred on Fox's midseason comedy Breaking In, has signed on to play...
Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons
Reactions to the Emmy nominations announced Thursday have poured in:
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife, Lead Actress in a Drama Series: "I am so excited that our show, The Good Wife, has been recognized in such a big way this year. It is very gratifing to work with such an amazing cast, crew, producers, and writers. I feel very lucky."
Good news for House fans: Lisa Edelstein's Cuddy is the only doctor who won't be returning to Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in the fall.
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Jesse Spencer signed a new contract to continue with the Fox medical drama late Tuesday night, a rep for NBC Universal, the studio that produces the show, tells TVGuide.com. He will return as a series regular...
House's Lisa Edelstein has signed on for a multi-episode arc on The Good Wife next season, TVLine.com reports.
The 44-year-old actress, who left the Fox series after contract negotiations for her return fell through, will play...
Lisa Edelstein, Chris Meloni
If you believe all of those doomsday predictions, the world is set to end in 2012. But the broadcast networks are bracing for a different kind of apocalypse next year, as several prime-time staples appear ready to call it quits.
Aging favorites like House, CSI, Desperate Housewives, Grey's Anatomy and Law & Order: SVU are all nearing the end of their lifespans, with ratings declining and costs rising. Furthering these shows' slides are the seismic casting shifts that rocked the industry in recent weeks. CSI's Laurence Fishburne, SVU's Christopher Meloni and...