A quick look back at some of what got this critic talking about TV this week:
THE MAIN EVENT: Now that's how you do a TV debate, as the veep candidates squared off Thursday night in a lively encounter that made for great TV, unlike last week's unfocused and lost-in-the-weeds presidential face-off. Rousing, contentious, scrappy, with an actively engaged moderator...
True Blood's Tommy Mickens (Marshall Allman) has finally found a family this season — albeit an unconventional one. Unfortunately, Maxine Fortenberry's tendency to treat Tommy as a substitute Hoyt (Jim Parrack) will bring on a new set of problems in Season 4.
"What he wants deep down is a family," Allman tells TVGuide.com. "He wants to be loved, so that relationship just serves both of their needs. Max feels abandoned by Hoyt, and Tommy, even though he left his mom, feels abandoned by his mom because she chose her husband, my dad, over me."
True Blood: 10 big Season 4 spoilers
Though Max provides a roof over his head, early on Tommy will...
As if there were ever any doubt, Bon Temps will establish itself as our nation's most undesirable town to live in when True Blood's fourth season premieres June 26 on HBO. "There's going to be a lot of people not getting along," says Joe Manganiello, who plays hunky werewolf Alcide Herveaux. "The witches are starting...
Alfre Woodard will be guest-starring in Season 3 of True Blood, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The 57-year-old actress, best known for her roles on Desperate Housewives and My Own Worst Enemy, will play...
Now playing in this week's Mitovich Mega Minute:
• The Unit gets hit with a bombshell (... or two)!
• Who's returning for Prison Break's big finale ... and who isn't?
• Already I have told you about soap opera superstar Rebecca Budig's visit to How I Met Your Mother. Now get a heads-up on the clue that will be dropped at the very end of her episode.
Watch and discuss the new MMM after the jump.