Hugh Laurie, House
Turns out you can't just drive your car through someone's house and spend the rest of your days sipping fruity drinks on the beach. That's something Dr. Gregory House will be keenly aware of as House's eighth season begins.
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"Actions have consequences — even on TV," creator and executive producer David Shore tells TVGuide.com. "He wasn't trying to hurt anybody; he was trying to lash out. But you can't have him just walk away from something like that. So the decision was made to punish the guy, and [we thought,] 'How can we have fun while doing that?'"
The answer is a departure episode (Monday, 9/8c, Fox) similar to the Season 6 premiere that took place with House in a mental hospital. This time, we find House (Hugh Laurie) several months into a prison sentence....
Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz announced at The New Yorker Festival Sunday that the sitcom will return to television for one abbreviated season.
The series will focus on what the characters have been doing since the show was canceled in 2006. The new season will serve as the precursor to an Arrested Development movie, which has been kicking around for years.
Jason Alexander recently Tweeted about the new hair "system" he's been sporting to diversify his casting opportunities. The $3,000 state-of-the-art toupee makes its TV debut on Harry's Law October 19 when Jason plays Richard Cross, a fired high school biology teacher who hires Harry (Kathy Bates) to get his job back.
A marriage to boyfriend Shane (Ryan Rottman) in early November is the beginning of the end for 90210's Teddy, played by outgoing cast member Trevor Donovan. But what a way to go. I was on set for the colorful nuptials, which take place in a cheesy Vegas chapel with an Elvis impersonator officiating. Silver captures the whole affair on a video that will go viral, and Navid playfully asks the grooms, "Which one of you is pregnant?"
Emily Deschanel gave birth to son Henry on September 21, but we'll have to wait until April for her Bones character to deliver her baby. "Brennan is going to be in prison when she goes into labor," reveals exec producer Stephen Nathan. "Booth and Brennan are investigating a prison escape when they get locked in."
When Melissa McCarthy took the stage to host Saturday Night Live, she started out by issuing a warning to her children: Go to bed now — because mama's about to get pretty inappropriate. She explained, "They're just getting over that sink scene from Bridesmaids. We've been dealing with some night terrors."
Shannon Tweed and Gene Simmons
After nearly 30 years of dating, Kiss bassist Gene Simmons wed longtime girlfriend and Playboy Playmate Shannon Tweed, Us Weekly reports.
More than 400 guests attended Saturday's affair in Beverly Hills, including Hugh Hefner and Bill Maher.
The couple met at a party at the Playboy Mansion and have two children together: Sophie, 19, and Nick, 22.
Is Showtime's Homeland the first post-post-9/11 TV show?
In a word, yes, according to Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa, the former 24 producers who developed the show.
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"If you look at 24, it was a response to the towers coming down. It was about America taking action against enemies," Gansa tells TVGuide.com. "This is very much a response to Osama bin Laden's death. It's a psychological exploration of what this war on terror has meant to the United States and meant to the individuals that are involved in it."
Adds Gordon: "It's really about what we have to fear now that all the boogeymen of the last 10 years...