Glee (Tuesday, 8/7c, Fox)
What do you do for an encore when your second-season opener bursts out of the gate, more than holding its own against a hit like NCIS, especially in the coveted younger demos? Time for a stunt! Britney Spears is the theme of, and makes a cameo appearance in, this week's "Britney/Brittany" episode in which we learn of a connection between the pop superstar and New Directions' more endearingly daffy member. While the glee club argues with Mr. Shue that they'd rather do Spears' greatest hits at the school assembly — cue playlist — Will is distracted by meeting Emma's new beau, played by John Stamos...
Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison
Lots has happened to McKinley High's ragtag glee club over the summer. One original member of New Directions transferred to a new school. Quinn lost her baby weight. Finn and Rachel are still together, but Artie got dumped. So did Terri. And Coach Tanaka.
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The first day back at school brings even more surprises. In Glee's second season premiere, which Fox screened for a lucky crowd on Tuesday, Rachel will meet her new competition, Finn will bust a move for Coach Sue, Mr. Schu will make an unlikely ally, the football team will get to know ...
John Stamos and Matthew Morrison
This won't hurt a bit, Mr. Schuester. Actually, it might — a lot. But it's Will's heart, not his teeth, that is most in jeopardy when John Stamos joins Glee in Season 2's second episode as Emma's dentist beau, Dr. Carl Howell.
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"Just when Will thinks he'll win Emma because he can sing and dance, we find out Carl used to be in an '80s boy band," reveals John, who'll likely sport a mullet for flashbacks. "I discover Will's chewing his teeth, so the other day I had, like, four fingers in Matthew Morrison's mouth."
Carl will also be administering anesthesia to hygienically challenged students Rachel, Artie, Brittany and Santana, inspiring a dreamy sequence that will take them into the world of Britney Spears...
Get ready to see Britney Spears on Glee.
"Britney, I think, 100 percent is going to be on the [upcoming] episode" that's dedicated to her pop hits, Glee co-creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy told Ryan Seacrest on his radio show Tuesday morning.
Barack Obama, Jon Hamm
The boys were back in town this week. Rescue Me's Tommy had a spectacular flameout in his quest for sobriety. Coach Taylor counseled a pained player on Friday Night Lights. The men told all on The Bachelorette. President Obama charmed the ladies of The View. And Don Draper tried to get his groove back on the new season of Mad Men. Welcome to Top Moments: Manly Men Edition.
Glee has recruited 30 Rock actor Cheyenne Jackson to coach rival glee club Vocal Adrenaline, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Jackson's character succeeds Shelby Corcoran (Idina Menzel), who left behind the world of competitive glee clubs to start a family after...
Looks like Rachel isn't the only one with a new rival on Glee next season.
Actor and musician Chord Overstreet has landed the recurring role of Sam, a McKinley High jock who ...
Simon Baker, Dianna Agron, Jon Hamm
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A couple were found guilty of attempting to extort $680,000 from John Stamos with purported photos of him with strippers and cocaine.
Lawyer denies John Stamos had a fling with 17-year-old as extortion trial starts
Allison Coss, 24, and Scott Sippola, 31, both of Marquette, Mich., were convicted Thursday of conspiracy and using e-mail to threaten a person's reputation, according to The Associated Press.
"I would like to thank the court, the FBI and the U.S. attorney's office for their swift and efficient dealings in connection with this case," the former ER and Full House star said. "I am shocked and...
John Stamos' attorney denies the actor had a fling with a then-17-year-old girl in 2004 who is now accused of trying to extort the star by threatening to sell compromising photos of him.
Defense lawyer Sarah Henderson made the allegation during opening arguments Monday in the trial of Allison Coss, 24, and Scott Sippola, 31, both of Marquette, Mich., who are charged with conspiracy to commit extortion, according to The Associated Press. Coss and Sippola are accused of attempting to extort the actor for $680,000, claiming they had photos of him with strippers and cocaine. Prosecutors say the photos don't exist, and FBI agents ...