Angus T. Jones
Two and a Half Men will technically become three men on Saturday, Oct. 8 when Angus T. Jones turns 18. Jones, who's been playing Jon Cryer's underachieving son, Jake, since he was 9, has been one of the most successful, not to mention loaded, young stars in the biz. Here are eight things to know about the low-key actor:
Adrienne Maloof and Vivica A. Fox
Reality star Adrienne Maloof and actress Vivica A. Fox are among those judging this year's Miss Universe Pageant.
The two-hour competition will be broadcast from Sao Paulo and composed of contestants representing some 90 countries. They'll compete in swimsuit, evening gown and interview categories.
The full list of judges, which NBC announced Wednesday:
Uncle Frank Potenza, Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy Kimmel paid an emotional tribute to his uncle Frank, showing a video montage of Frank's funniest, quirkiest moments to the accompaniment of Sinatra's "My Way."
"Uncle Frank loved being a part of this show," the tearful host of Jimmy Kimmel Live! said. "Thanks to all of you who came to the show and who watched for indulging me and letting me put my crazy uncle on television."
Jimmy Kimmel's Uncle Frank dies at 77
Potenza was a retired New York policeman and Las Vegas casino security guard whom Kimmel invited to Los Angeles to join the late-night talk show. He was married to Kimmel's aunt for 28 years.
Former kid sensation Henry Thomas (E.T.) has been set to appear on CBS's The Mentalist as bounty hunter Tommy Lisbon, the brother of Robin Tunney's character, CBI senior agent Teresa Lisbon. The sibs will meet up in an episode airing in late October on a case concerning the death of a police officer.
"Everyone else in the Lisbon family is a policeman or fireman so Tommy is considered a bit of a black ...
ABC has bought the action-adventure project The Seven Wonders from prolific producer Mark Gordon, Deadline reports.
Based on the Jack West Jr. book series by Matthew Reilly, the show follows the titular archeologist and his team of four as they search the world for seven pieces of an ancient relic. The first season, to be adapted by Michael Seitzman, will be based on the first two books in the trilogy.
Paget Brewster, Thomas Gibson
"People everywhere were coming up [to me] and saying, 'Why did you die?'" Criminal Minds star Paget Brewster told the audience at Tuesday's Paley Center fall TV preview, which was moderated by TV Guide Magazine's Michael Schneider. "Fans did not want their show being ...
George and Cindy Anthony, Dr. Phil
This September marks the first time in 25 years without The Oprah Winfrey Show, and in the battle to assume the Oprah throne, Dr. Phil has fired the opening salvo. The talk show beat out the network and cable news operations to land a heavily touted interview with George and Cindy Anthony, the parents of Casey Anthony, who was acquitted on charges of killing her toddler, Caylee.
Phil McGraw recently spent more than nine hours with the Anthonys, and...