"This is Nikita's version of Inception," Melinda Clarke tells TVGuide.com about Thursday's episode. "Amanda is injecting Alex with a hallucinogen to give her this waking dream state in order to extract the information she wants."
The chemical interrogation will make many fans happy. "They really want Amanda to be truly evil," she says. "That's the fan response: We need her to be as bad as possible and to be really evil. At one point someone asked for some violence."
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Who set fire to serial cop-killer Todd Johnson, executing him in his jail cell? That mystery has been haunting the characters on The Mentalist since November, and tonight one of the CBI's very own is fingered as the perp!
First, Agent J.J. LaRoche (Pruitt Taylor Vince), who's been investigating the case as head of CBI's internal affairs, will reveal that one of Johnson's victims had been sleeping with...
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The Vampire Diaries' Jenna Sommers remains clueless about Mystic Falls' supernatural inhabitants. But as we saw last week, she may be catching on.
"She started having these inklings and mistrust creeping in largely due to what John has been mumbling," says Sara Canning. "Jenna is straight up with Alaric and says, 'If this is going to work you need to be honest with me' and he really doesn't have anything to say."
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Spoiler Alert: The following story reveals one of the top 24 semifinalists for Season 10 of American Idol.
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In his first interview since leaving rehab last month, David Arquette tells Oprah Winfrey he had his first taste of beer when he was just 4 years old.
"I was down in the basement with my dad and the beer was there and I just grabbed it and drank it," Arquette says in an interview airing on The Oprah Winfrey Show Thursday. "I remember that. It's one of my...
The uprising in Egypt was the kind of story that gets the adrenaline pumping for a foreign correspondent. But the attacks on Greg Palkot of Fox News, Lara Logan of CBS and other journalists reminded the world of the extreme danger that comes with the job. Palkot, who with his cameraman Olaf Wiig was badly beaten in Tahir Square during the height of the violence on the streets of Cairo, says he is ready to go back to work and is even up for an assignment to cover the unfolding revolution in Libya. He gave TV Guide Magazine an update on his condition and reflected on the occupational risks.
TV Guide Magazine: It's been three weeks since you were attacked. How are you feeling?
Palkot: Much better. I had a...
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Traffic Light signaled an increase this week to 4.1 million viewers — up from last week's 3.6 million, but still well below the premiere's 4.6 million two weeks ago. Fox's relationship comedy also leapt 21 percent to a 1.7 rating in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49 demographic.
Justin Tennison, a Deadliest Catch crew member on the Time Bandit, has been found dead. He was 33.
Tennison's body was found Tuesday at a hotel room in Homer, Alaska, the Anchorage Daily News reports. Police say he died of unknown causes and no foul play is suspected. The state medical examiner's office will perform an autopsy in Anchorage.
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Alcohol and roughly a quarter-ounce of what appeared to be marijuana were also found in the room, Lt. Randy Rosencrans said. "There was information that there ...