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Ratings: Idol Keeps Rocking; Parenthood Debuts Fairly

Erika Christensen, Lauren Graham

American Idol continued its winning ways Tuesday, while NBC's heavily promoted Parenthood had a modest debut.

Idol drew 23.5 million viewers over its two-hour broadcast and more than doubled its competition among adults 18-to-49, pushing Fox to another overall Tuesday win.

Parenthood, meanwhile, drew 8.1 million viewers, despite NBC's continuous promotion during the heavily watched Winter Olympics. The show retained most of its Biggest Loser lead-in (8.3 million viewers), which wasn't much of a boost, considering Loser was down 11 percent from its last episode before the Olympics.

The silver lining for NBC, however, is that Parenthood won the 10/9c timeslot in the demo, which was good enough to move the network to third place overall for the night... read more

Michael Imperioli Nabs Lead in ABC Drama Pilot

Michael Imperioli

Michael Imperioli may be heading back to ABC.

The Sopranos alum has signed on to play the lead in 187 Detroit, a new drama pilot that offers a real but sometimes humorous look at Detroit's top homicide division through the cameras of a fictitious documentary crew, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Julie Benz joins ABC's new super Family

Imperioli will play ... read more

Private Practice Casts Derek Shepherd's Lil Sis

Caterina Scorsone

First we met Derek's older sister, Nancy, during Season 3 of Grey's Anatomy, and now his little sister is making her way to Private Practice.

Caterina Scorsone (Crash) is joining the cast in the recurring role of Dr. Amelia Shepherd, TVGuide.com has confirmed. However, she is not going to be heading to... read more

Mega Buzz: Scoop on Lost, CSI, The Office and More!

Marg Helgenberger, Henry Ian Cusick and Jenna Fischer

Every week, editors Mickey O'Connor and Adam Bryant answer your burning questions. Want some TV scoop? Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.

Will we find out whether Desmond was really on the plane on the season premiere of Lost? — Carrie
MICKEY: "We will answer that question very shortly in the show," executive producer Carlton Cuse tells us. "It will absolutely be clear whether he was on the plane or not." Does this help? We're also hearing that the next time Desmond appears, which might not be for a while, it'll be with Penny at his side.

What's the latest word on a love interest for Catherine on CSI? — Sid
ADAM: Well, the latest words are "The Panty Sniffer." Before your filthy minds get ahead of you, that's... read more

Lost Episode Recap: "Sundown"

Lost - Naveen Andrews

On Tuesday's episode of Lost, Sayid must make a difficult decision and Claire will make her way to the Temple. Plus: I hear that Sayid's love, Nadia, and freighter folk Keamy and Owen will all appear — what do you think that's all about?

I'll post a full recap later, but in the meantime, please use this space to share your thoughts on "Sundown."

Watch full episodes of Lost in our Online Video Guide or with our MyTVGuide.com DVR and follow TVGuide.com on Twitter for more breaking news and scoop

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Julie Benz Joins ABC's New Super Family

Julie Benz

Looks like Julie Benz is sticking with ABC a bit longer.

The former Dexter star, who currently recurs on Desperate Housewives, has landed the other lead role in the network's drama pilot No Ordinary Family, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Shield's Michael Chiklis to play superdad in new pilot

The series centers on a typical American ...
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The Bachelor Episode Recap: Finale

On the season finale of The Bachelor, Jake introduces Tenley and Vienna to his family as he struggles to decide which woman to choose.

After a long very montage showing viewers how far we've come, Jake is still where we saw him at the end of the last new episode in St. Lucia: stuck between two women he's fallen in love with. Before he makes his big choice, however, Jake must bring his family into the equation for their take on Tenley and Vienna.

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Dancing with the Stars Season 10 Cast — and Pairings — Revealed!

Tom Bergeron

SPOILER ALERT: The following story names all of the latest contestants added to Dancing with the Stars.

Kate Gosselin, Shannen Doherty, Buzz Aldrin and the latest Bachelor, Jake Pavelka, are among the 11 new celebrities who will hit the floor on Season 10 of Dancing with the Stars.

The Bachelor: Jake hands out his final rose

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host Tom Bergeron and Season 8 finalist Melissa Rycroft announced the roster during Monday's season finale of The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love. The celeb-dancer pairings will be announced... read more

The Bachelor: Jake Hands Out His Final Rose

Jake Pavelka

SPOILER ALERT: The following story contains information about the winner of The Bachelor.

The Bachelor's Jake Pavelka gave out his final rose Monday night, proposing to a woman who was the least popular among TVGuide.com users.

Watch The Bachelor finale in our Online Video Guide

Culminating a season of twists and surprising exits, the 32-year-old pilot picked... read more

Thirteen Clues About the End of Lost: Does Ilana Age? Who's Coming Back? Who Isn't?

Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof

Lost executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse are known for cryptic answers. So it was a real treat for fans at the Paley Festival's Lost panel this weekend when they said a few things that sounded — weirdly enough — pretty straightforward. We've culled the 13 best clues from the discussion, in which Lindelof, Cuse and a few of the show's stars talked about who's returning, what old mystery might soon be solved, and the sideways version of reality in which Flight 815 landed just fine in Los Angeles. Needless to say, spoiler alert.

Lost: How will Michael and Libby return?

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