A deluxe if derivative wallow in crime awaits viewers of TNT's Mob City (Wednesday, 9/8c) a six-hour primer in film noir attitude from The Walking Dead's Frank Darabont that's as sleek as the brilliantine in "fixer" Milo Ventimiglia's impeccably styled hair. Saturated in neon hues and evocative shadows, this limited-run series (airing in two-hour blocks over three Wednesdays) is gorgeous to behold even when it lays on the noir trappings awfully thick.
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Love that Caroline is helping Stefan through his PTSD! Will anything romantic develop between them on The Vampire Diaries? — Ginger
NATALIE: Do we have a new love triangle on our hands? Not quite -- Stefan will be spending a lot of time with Katherine actually, as they help each other in their darkest moments. Meanwhile, Caroline will have her hands busy with someone else very soon.
How can The Following possibly bring Joe Carroll back this season? — Chris
ADAM: Through the magic of TV, of course! But rest assured, Joe will come out of last season's explosion a changed man...
Something speedy this way comes!
Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) will make his Arrow debut Wednesday (8/7c on The CW) for a two-parter that will cap off the show's fall run. Hailing from Central City, a pre-Flash Barry heads to Starling City to lend a hand with an investigation that will shed light on his own backstory, which is very similar to his origin story in the comics.
Arrow scoop: Alex Kingston returning to Starling City!
"Barry comes to Starling City because...
Alex Kingston is returning to Arrow later this season, TVGuide.com has learned.
Kingston portrays Dinah Lance, the mother of Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy), who first appeared last season with...
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I am so excited for the 100th episode of The Good Wife! What can you tease? — Lisa
ADAM: It's fair to say that all bets are off when Alicia and Will face off in court over the last will and testament of Alicia's murdered client Matthew Ashbaugh (a "returning" John Noble). Just as it did last season, the case will bring up old memories — cough, outdoor sex — for both attorneys. Unfortunately, those steamy memories cause serious (sexual) tension when Will puts Alicia on the stand. And speaking of lust, Kalinda will take a roll in the hay with a new suitor.
Come on! Why doesn't The Blacklist just reveal that Red is Liz's dad? We're all thinking it, right? — Sean
NATALIE: Actually, Tom is Liz's dad. Kidding! (And ew!) The producers are...