Welcome to May sweeps (albeit still in April) and, more important, the countdown to the end of the official broadcast season on May 23. Meaning an end, for now, to those pesky repeats and the start-and-stop scheduling of favorite shows. Reason enough to celebrate? Wait until you see what NBC has in store for you tonight (or at least for those choosy few who gravitate toward the network's better Thursday night comedies).
Cheers to The Big Bang Theory for finding an out-of-this-world new archenemy for Sheldon.
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Just when Jim Parsons' geek god had finally forgiven Wil Wheaton for failing to show up at a Star Trek convention years ago—the actor apologized and gave Sheldon his last Wesley Crusher action figure—Next Generation castmate Brent Spiner crossed the champion grudge-holder. His offense: tearing the aforementioned toy out of its original packaging.
When The Big Bang Theory beams back Sheldon's archnemesis, Wil Wheaton, on the October 13 episode, the Star Trek: The Next Generation alum will be joined by Brent Spiner, aka Commander Data. While Sheldon (Jim Parsons) has despised Wil ever since he failed to show at a sci-fi convention, exec producer Bill Prady believes that "of all the Star Trek characters Sheldon would love the most, we thought Data, the android [who has] trouble fitting in and wants emotions, is...
Star Trek; The Next Generation alum Wil Wheaton has long been a thorn in the side of Big Bang Theory's Sheldon (Jim Parsons). That thorn will...
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Any news about what's coming up for Alex on Grey's Anatomy? — Emma
ADAM: He'll have a blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment of flirtation with Lexie in the Oct. 28 episode, but his primary focus will be on a young girl who needs her trachea replaced. And though Alex maintains his stint in pediatrics has nothing to do with him being a softie for the kids, you can judge for yourself when he sings a few bars of a Justin Bieber tune to calm his patient while she's getting an MRI.
I heard that the guy from Justified was going to be on The Office. What's that all about? —Carl
MICKEY: Show some respect, Carl! The man's name is Timothy Olyphant, and he'll play Danny on The Office. Danny's a really successful, kinda hot salesman who works for a Dunder Mifflin competitor...