Get ready to see a lot more of Mark Harmon on TV.
NCIS' leading man will star in a USA TV movie based on John Sandford's best-selling book series Prey, the network announced Thursday.
Certain Prey will be adapted from the 10th novel in the 20-book series, which finds Minneapolis Deputy Police Chief Lucas Davenport (Harmon) chasing a hit woman ...
The Defenders (Friday, 8/7c, CBS)
One week before she begins a limited run on Broadway — and let's hope HBO or somebody records THAT show! — the irrepressible Kathy Griffin goes to Las Vegas in a guest shot on this struggling courtroom drama. She is cast to type as a brash insult comic sued for offending one of her audience victims (What, Joan Rivers was busy?) In the subplot, the son of a hotel owner turns to buddy lawyers Nick and Pete for help after he wakes up to find a casino host strangled in a hot tub. What are the odds he's guilty? ...
Cheers to Justified for turning Larenz Tate back into a Menace II Society.
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The charismatic actor first broke out as teenage gangsta O-Dog in the Hughes Brothers' 1993 inner-city saga. Since then, he's mostly played nice guys in movies like Love Jones and on TV series like FX's Rescue Me. The cable net's top-notch crime drama let Tate cross over to the wrong side of the law as a violent convict who flees a halfway house — and who happens to be the ex-brother-in-law of Deputy U.S. Marshal Rachel Brooks (Erica Tazel). She teams with Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) to track him down....
Paula Abdul and LeAnn Rimes
Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva is about to welcome some real-life divas to the set for the show's upcoming third season, premiering this summer! Former American Idol judge Paula Abdul returns to give Jane (Brooke Elliott) relationship advice, while country star LeAnn Rimes guests as an estranged soon-to-be ex-wife to a celebrity on trial for hit-and-run.
Angela Bassett has landed the lead role in ABC's drama pilot Identity, Deadline reports.
Based on a British series, Identity revolves around an elite police unit that focuses on identity-related crimes. Bassett will play ...
Now we're talking. After a pretty lackluster crop of performances from American Idol's Top 12 guys, the girls took the stage Wednesday and redeemed this season's batch of talent. Of course, there were still some performances that could have used some more work. And the judges, especially Steven, were still often maddeningly unhelpful in their critiques. But at least now I am more excited about the next 12 or so weeks.
Let's break it down...
It may have seemed a little odd initially when new American Idol judge Steven Tyler was given his very own special "bleep sign" for his first time at the official judges table. After all, the top 24 performances were pre-taped days before they actually aired. And Idol plans to employ a seven-second delay for live performances. But, as the 62-year-old rocker has been so keen to point out in every step of the process thus far, he has an unusual flair for the English language when it comes to...