ABC has joined in on the pre-Upfronts presentations fray by ordering five new series.
On the drama side, ABC has ordered...
Hey, Vern — Toby is back!
Lee Tergesen will reunite with fellow Oz alum JK Simmons — and vex Kyra Sedgwick's Brenda along the way — when he guest-stars on TNT's The Closer, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
In the season premiere, airing June 8, Tergesen will play ...
TV Guide invites you to get acquainted with the beautiful people of ABC's hot new Ugly Betty, premiering tonight at 8 pm/ET.
America Ferrera Plays: Betty Suarez, the sweet, style-deficient assistant to the editor of a top fashion rag. Previous experience: Starred in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.Betty's bio: Smarter than her wardrobe, our heroine is her boss' best asset. "When you get to know Betty, you don't want her to change," Ferrera says. "If becoming beautiful means changing who she is on the inside, then it's not worth it."
Question: Anything new on The Unit front?
Answer: Producers are adding some fresh young blood to the show in the form of sci-fi babe Summer Glau (Firefly, The 4400), who's joining the cast as the girlfriend of a new Unit member, played by Daniel Wisler. Also, a little birdie tells me Lee Tergesen will show up in an early episode playing — what else? — a creep.
Question: Enough with Grey's — where are the Desperate Housewives scoops?
Answer: Major prattle: As if Bree didn’t have enough to contend with, Wisteria Lane’s resident alcoholic is about to fall for a sex addict played by former Oz star Lee Tergesen. Of course, Bree won’t know he’s a sex addict until his sponsor shows up at her front door and tells her. Tergesen’s multi-episode arc kicks off on March 26. While we're dishing Bree, Marc Cherry has apparently scrapped plans to introduce a fortysomething character with a "Tom Hanks likability" that would have figured prominently both in Bree's romantic life and in next season's big mystery