Ever wondered how Burn Notice's former Navy SEALs commander Sam Axe wound up in Miami Beach with burned spy Michael Westen? Blame it on a woman or two.
A prequel movie, Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (April 17, USA Network), explains it all when the action opens five years back with Sam (Bruce Campbell) still on active duty and sent to the dangerous mountains of Colombia. "The whole mission is because Sam was fooling around with somebody he didn't know was an admiral's wife," says Campbell. His assignment: Work with the local militia, check out a supposed terrorist group and report back.
When Kirstie Alley stepped into the lead female spot on the hit sitcom Cheers, her fearless, bawdy, neurotic energy thwarted all predictions that she'd never fill Shelley Long's shoes. She even earned an Emmy. Since then, Alley has continued to catch the world off guard by segueing into feature films, both arty and mainstream (Deconstructing Harry, the Look Who's Talking movies), headlining popular post-Cheers series Veronica's Closet and making a name for herself as one of the most unapologetic of Scientology's brethren. Then, when her weight ballooned at age 53, she used her indomitable spirit to turn her bathroom-scale struggles into a new branch of her career: She's been a Jenny Craig spokesperson; invented her own weight-loss program, Organic Liaison; starred in a semiautobiographical Showtime sitcom, Fat Actress; and to show what it's like to be an overweight celebrity single mom of two teenagers — William True and Lillie Price — she welcomed a reality-TV crew into her hectic home for A&E's Kirstie Alley's Big Life.
Victor Webster and Daniela Ruah, NCIS: Los Angeles
Former Charmed and Melrose Place star Victor Webster is set to guest-star on an upcoming episode of NCIS: Los Angeles, and as you can see in this exclusive first look, he might just throw a wrench into the bubbling chemistry between Kensi and Deeks.
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Webster plays Stanley King, a world-class thief suspected of several high-end heists. He lands on NCIS' radar after a secure facility housing sensitive materials on a Marine base is compromised. In order to get close enough to keep an eye on King, Kensi (Daniela Ruah) must work alongside him as a savvy thief...