Showtime's competitive juices aren't limited to the arena of scripted entertainment. Now the pay cable network is challenging HBO's Real Sports franchise by turning to masters of long-form narrative with the launch of 60 Minutes Sports (10/9c). Among the segments in Wednesday's premiere: a closer-up profile by Bob Simon of FC Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi, whose prowess at 25 was demonstrated in last Sunday's 60 Minutes piece on the Barcelona team.
Frankie Heck is not going to let the pinch steal Christmas.
The Middle's stretched-thin, harried mother (played by Patricia Heaton) has a scant $20 to spend on gifts for her three kids this year. Ever the problem solver, she cracks to her unflappable quarry-manager husband Mike (Neil Flynn): "I'll fake my own death!" This way, she says, when she appears very much alive on Christmas morning, her children will be so happy they won't care that there aren't any presents.
Law & Order: SVU district attorney Rafael Barba (Raul Esparza) better bring his A-game.
The long-running NBC procedural has snagged Malcolm in the Middle mom Jane Kaczmarek to battle the DA in...
These are the guest stars and events that the networks have planned for the second week of November sweeps:
Monday, Nov. 5
90210 (The CW)
Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte tests out his acting skills when he makes a cameo appearance at a resort where Naomi and Max are staying. (Episode pre-empted from last week because of Hurricane Sandy.)
Malcolm in the Middle reunion
Reunited and it feels so good!
The cast of Malcolm in the Middle held a reunion recently, the first time they had all been together since the Fox comedy went off the air six years ago, according to star Frankie Muniz, who tweeted photos of the event.
Oh Whitney, you're better than this. A few months ago, we couldn't say that, but back then you weren't better than a lot of things.
However, over the course of the coarse comedienne's first season, she has totally grown on us. We love the chemistry between Whitney Cummings and co-star Chris D'Elia, and the writing ...
Jake and the Neverland Pirates
Dead men tell no tales — but cartoon pirates sure do! Disney Junior's smash morning hit Jake and the Never Land Pirates kicks off its second season February 20 (8:30am/7:30c) with a slew of new swashbucklers voiced by well-known names.
Look for movie star Josh Duhamel as landlubber Captain Flynn, who "ends up shipwrecked in the middle of the desert with a first mate who's a camel named Camille," says exec producer Rob LaDuca.
Let us sing the praises of Community while we can — an apt sentiment as the NBC cult comedy, and recent TV Guide Magazine "Fan Favorite," airs its last original episode (8/7c) before taking an unwelcome and ...
Jane Kaczmarek has joined the cast of the upcoming NBC sitcom Whitney, Deadline reports.
The former Malcolm in the Middle star, 55, replaces Beverly D'Angelo as the...
Jake and the Never Ending Pirates
She's taking a break from CBS' The Talk, but Sharon Osbourne has already lined up a new TV role.
Well, sort of. Ozzy's better half has signed on to guest star on the Disney Junior pre-school hit Jake and the Never Land Pirates as it returns for a second season. Osbourne will voice Captain Hook's genteel mother, Mama Hook, who scolds him after learning that her son is stealing treasure from Jake. She'll pop up from time to time in a recurring role.