Traditional kids' cartoons rarely have cliff-hangers, especially ones in which the main characters get transported into alternate realities. But Adventure Time is anything but traditional. The whimsical Cartoon Network series — which is populated with talking candies, partying bears and a flying, Korean-speaking, rainbow-colored unicorn — begins its fifth season Monday (7:30/6:30c) with audacious Finn and his magical dog Jake on the other end of the mysterious portal they leapt through in last month's finale.
Josh Radnor, Thomas Lennon
[SPOILER ALERT: The following story reveals major plot points from the How I Met Your Mother Season 8 premiere. Read at your own risk.]
How I Met Your Mother
With How I Met Your Mother heading into what is possibly its final season, the identity of the titular mother could be revealed in the coming months.
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Viewers have caught brief glimpses of the mother over the years, whether it be the sight of her ankle or her famous yellow umbrella, all of which were filmed with stunt "mothers," including HIMYM director Pamela Fryman.
Cobie Smulders and Taran Killam
Her How I Met Your Mother character has yet to say "I do" to Barney, but Cobie Smulders is now a married woman!
The actress, who plays Robin on the CBS comedy, married...
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special
He riotously roasted George Lucas and Star Wars in three Robot Chicken specials. Now evil genius Seth Green is ready to defame and defile yet another sacred sci-fi cow — the DC Comics universe! Adult Swim's Robot Chicken DC Comics Special (Sunday, Sept. 9, midnight/11c) boasts an awesome voice cast including Nathan Fillion (Green Lantern), Paul Reubens (The Riddler), Megan Fox (Lois Lane) and Alfred Molina (Lex Luthor), plus DC toys and action figures doing the most, well, unexpected things.
Robot Chicken's DC Comics special
Aquaman has always been the Rodney Dangerfield of superheroes but he's finally getting some respect — from Robot Chicken! The waterlogged DC Comics legend will be royally skewered, along with his Justice League pals Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, in Adult Swim's Robot Chicken DC Comics Special (Sunday, Sept. 9 at midnight/11c). The special kicks off the Emmy-winning show's sixth season. To commemorate the madcap occasion, DC Comics is issuing a special Robot Chicken variant cover of Aquaman No. 12 (on sale August 29 at comic book stores), and TV Guide Magazine has the exclusive first look!
A familiar face is returning to How I Met Your Mother.
Bob Odenkirk, who's currently a regular on Breaking Bad, playing corrupt lawyer Saul Goodman, is reprising his role as corporate lawyer Arthur Hobbs, Marshall's (Jason Segel) former boss at Goliath National Bank, TVLine reports. Hobbs will appear in the second episode of the CBS sitcom's upcoming eighth season, when he pseudo-represents Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) in his prenuptial negotiations with Quinn (Becki Newton), whom Barney proposed to in the Season 7 finale.
Bret Easton Ellis drew heat on Wednesday after declaring on Twitter that Matt Bomer cannot star in the upcoming film adaptation of the bestselling erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey because he's openly gay.
In British author E.L. James' sexually explicit Grey trilogy, Christian Grey is...
How I Met Your Mother
CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler is "optimistic" about a ninth season of How I Met Your Mother — and so are the show's creators.
CBS boss "optimistic" about more Mother, talks axing CSI: Miami
"We're optimistic too," co-creator and co-executive producer Craig Thomas tells TVGuide.com.
Darren Criss, Peter Gallagher
Gwyneth Paltrow, Neil Patrick Harris, Britney Spears and Ricky Martin — Glee has never had a problem luring A-list talent to the halls of McKinley High for guest-starring roles. And the roles of the glee clubbers' parents have been no exception. In its first three seasons, the Fox musical has nabbed comedy pioneers (Carol Burnett), Broadway vets (Victor Garber, Idina Menzel), sci-fi stars (Jeff Goldblum) and even produced an Emmy nominee (Mike O'Malley). Now that there are a new group of seniors set to rule the school — or at least the choir room — this season on Glee, could meeting Blaine's dad and Artie's mom be far behind? The cast shared their top choices to play their TV parents...