Bryan Cranston and Ellen DeGeneres are among the stars to be honored on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in 2013, reports Access Hollywood.read more
Last week the Biography Channel premiered Final 24. Using a mix of reenactments, archival footage and interviews, each episode recounts the last day in the life of a celebrity who met an untimely demise. The final 24 hours of legendary songstress Janis Joplin are studied in tonight's show (11 pm/ET). One of the interviewees tapped for the program was Joplin's longtime bandmate Sam Andrew. TVGuide.com spoke with the guitarist about Joplin's legacy, her tragic death and how he remembers the talented vocalist.
TVGuide.com: Why are people still fascinated with Janis Joplin's death?
Sam Andrew: Because she was one of those iconic figures like Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Judy Garland. Ever since the Greeks and probably long before, people have wanted to worship this goddess who died or was sacrificed in some way. It's tied to that.read more
Seemingly not having a first name is just one of the quirky qualities that makes The Closer's Detective Lieutenant Provenza one of the most endearing characters on a show full of them. G.W. Bailey, whose own real first name is George — but don't call him that — may not be a household moniker, but you'd probably know his face. The veteran actor's long career ranges from Charlie's Angels through such series as M*A*S*H, St. Elsewhere and The Jeff Foxworthy Show to a recent gig as a faux Santa Claus. We talked to the Port Arthur, Texas, native about what's happening on TNT's The Closer tonight at 9 pm/ET, why the show's such a hit, and yes, his love (or not) for his childhood buddy Janis Joplin.