Is this the year The Mentalist's Patrick Jane finally catches Red John? Probably not, but creator Bruno Heller is promising some major movement in the case.
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"We're going to get much, much, much closer," Heller tells TVGuide.com. "We're going to take an investigative leap forward, further than we have in the previous four seasons. Up to now, we've kind of been stalking him. This season, conceptually, we get a location for him. The running chase starts now."
Perhaps the key to that reveal is Lorelei (guest star Emmanuelle Chriqui), the cocktail waitress-turned-Red John disciple Jane (Simon Baker) had a fling with in last season's finale...
The Mentalist isn't just about a hot dude with a lot of vests and a savvy Spidey sense. Patrick Jane also has a killer team in his corner and there is much fun to be had watching the CBI's inter-office antics. In the clip from "The Brotherhood" extra on the show's fourth season DVD release (now on sale), Simon Baker and his colleagues share their takes on the gallows humor that keeps their characters from cracking under the pressure of a seriously twisted job.
Hollywood is ready to Stand Up to Cancer for the organization's third prime-time television fundraising special.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Joel Callen of Tenth Planet Productions will produce the broadcast as they try to rally support in the fight against cancer.
The star-studded event will include appearances by Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Jessica Biel, Samuel L. Jackson, Seth Rogen, Emma Stone, Simon Baker, Chelsea Handler, Joe Manganiello and others.
Jim O'Heir, Simon Baker
Ever imagined what a Parks and Recreation crossover with The Mentalist might look like? This could be as close as you'll ever get.
Parks mainstay Jim O'Heir will guest-star on the upcoming Season 5 premiere of The Mentalist, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. O'Heir will play a hotel manager who may have some valuable information to offer Patrick Jane ...
Simon Baker and Robin Tunney
Teresa Lisbon, heartbreaker?
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On Thursday's episode of The Mentalist, Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) and Agent Lisbon (Robin Tunney) investigate a surfer's murder. But as they begin questioning suspects, Lisbon is shocked to come across Greg Tayback (guest star Kenny Johnson), her former fiancé!
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Carlton Wilborn, Simon Baker
He's not in Kansas anymore. The Mentalist's Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) will suddenly find himself over the rainbow when a ghastly murder has him grilling female impersonators. "The charred corpse of a young man is found handcuffed to the steering wheel of a car, and the main clue at the crime scene is the broken heel of a ruby slipper," says exec producer Daniel Cerone, who also wrote the episode, airing Thursday (10/9c, CBS). "The discovery sends Jane into a nearby cabaret called the Pink Noir, where a male drag show is in full swing."
Entourage alum Emmanuelle Chriqui has been cast on Fox's The Mentalist, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Bruno Heller, Simon Baker
It may seem like the crime of the week, but it's really much more. On this Thursday's episode of CBS's The Mentalist, FBI agent Susan Darcy (Catherine Dent) is back on the scene and conducting an investigation into the murder of a woman whose family has statehouse connections.
With Homeland on hiatus after completing its hugely successful first season, star Morena Baccarin is free to return to her previous gig. No, she's not hopping back on the V spaceship, but rather picking up her derailed relationship with The Mentalist's Simon Baker.
Jeffrey Donovan, Kristanna Loken
Who's getting burned in the eventful season finale of USA Network's Burn Notice (10/9c)? Arch-villain Anson (Jere Burns), who it's now known is trying to rebuild the organization that burned Michael in the first place? Maybe Agent Pearce (Lauren Stamile), Michael's CIA handler? Anson's latest scheme in keeping Michael (Jeffrey Donovan) under his sadistic ...