It wasn't supposed to happen this way: James Durbin, standing on the American Idol stage, in tears because he was being sent home. Before tonight, if you asked anyone on the production staff who they thought would win the whole thing, the answer would almost invariably be James. And if you asked any of the press who cover the show in person, or studio audience members, week after week, who they thought would be in the finals, James would always be one of the two names.
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Forget the serial killer — the most distressing mystery on Wisteria Lane is whether or not the idyllic street will be vacant next fall. "I wish I knew if we were coming back. It would be nice to know if we had a Season 8," Desperate Housewives star James Denton (Mike Delfino) told TV Guide Magazine at Thursday's Lupus LA Orange Ball, where he was performing with Band from TV and co-star Teri Hatcher. "We're all kind of on pins and needles."
Marlee Matlin owes the IRS $50,000 in back taxes from 2009, she tells People.
"I'm paying it back. I'm not shying away from it and I'm certainly ...
Smallville started with a story known 'round the world: An alien crash-lands on Earth, where he's found by a couple who have been desperate, but unable to have a child. Little did they know that the child they would adopt as their own would become a superhero and the world's savior.
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But first, he'd have to get through high school, the heartache of losing his first love, and 150 or so power-hungry bad guys. Over its 10-year run, Smallville explored the growing pains of the human, not-so-super side of Clark Kent (Tom Welling), while tipping its hat to his future greatness. Executive producers Brian Peterson and Kelly Souders talk to TVGuide.com about his journey from awkward teen to Superman. It all began with giving the future do-gooder some flaws...
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16. Most Self-Aware Reality-Show Judge: Showing she does have a sense of humor about herself, Christina Aguilera injects a little levity into a coaching session with battle-round opponents Frenchie Davis and Tarralyn Ramsey on The Voice. "Don't worry about the words! I never worry about the words!" she laughs, referring to her National Anthem debacle. Can't wait to hear what she has to say about her night behind bars...
Ralph, Survivor: Redemption Island
To hear Survivor: Redemption Island's Ralph Kiser tell it, he was one of the last standing members of the original Zapatera tribe because of his honest game play. But looking back, the 44-year-old farmer wishes he had played just the opposite. "I could have lied and done dirty things — and I wish now I had — but I just didn't," Ralph tells TVGuide.com. Kiser also talked about the advice he tried to give to Natalie Tenerelli, why he clashed with Russell Hantz from the beginning and why Ralph thought he wouldn't make it.
A record-setting 72 million votes were cast to determine which three American Idol singers would be become hometown heroes and which singer would, in the immortal words of Ryan Seacrest, "just be going home." But that poor, non-heroic person was a bit of a shock. So, who is headed home as the shame of his or her hometown? (Seriously, producers, let's not pretend that all of these kids aren't famous, OK? ) Let's find out...