Homer becomes obsessed with a 1980s sitcom called Thicker Than Waters that's written by David Mamet (who supplies his own voice), and he adopts his parenting persona from the show's practical father. This irks Bart to no end since he has his eyes set on a dirt bike. So Bart does what any normal kid would do — he sells his father's nuclear secrets to Chinese spies to get the bike. James Lipton (Inside the Actors Studio) has a voice cameo as himself. — Fred Mitchell
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The Wrigley Company and H&R Block dropped Skins on Saturday, becoming the third and fourth sponsors to pull their ads from the controversial MTV show.
"Wrigley has decided to suspend any advertising during MTV's Skins as it was never our intent to endorse content that could offend consumers," the company told The Hollywood Reporter in a statement. "Any ads that previously ...
What death slot? Fringe's Friday debut proved to be a ratings success, helping Fox top the night in the coveted adults-18-to-49 demographic.
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Fringe delivered 4.9 million viewers and a 1.9 in the demo, slightly above its fall average of 1.8 and up 12 percent from ...
Big Brother 9 winner Adam Jasinski has been sentenced to four years in prison on drug and tax charges, The Associated Press reports.
U.S. District Court Judge William Young sentenced Jasinski Friday for attempting to sell 2,000 oxycodone pills to a witness ...
Looks like Wonder Woman will again fly to the small screen after all: NBC has picked up David E. Kelley's pilot about the DC Comics superheroine, Deadline reports.
The order comes two weeks after networks, including NBC, initially passed on the project. According to Deadline, the Peacock was interested in Wonder Woman two weeks ago, but was forced to turn it down as NBC Universal's merger with Comcast was still in flux. The $13.8 billion deal was approved Tuesday, allowing new Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt to move forward with the pickup.
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An Idiot Abroad
An Idiot Abroad
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Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, The Office creators, send Karl Pilkington to sites across the world in this offbeat series. What sets this apart from other travelogues? Karl is truly a stranger in a strange land as his cohorts don't tell him where he's going or what to expect while cameras capture his off-the-cuff reactions. In the debut, we get a look at what to expect from the series, which is followed by Karl's trip to China at 10/9c. — Michael Chant
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Smallville has tapped Sebastian Spence to play inventor-turned-superhero Ted Kord, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
Spence, 41, will appear in the Geoff Johns-penned episode, "Booster," which will feature the genesis of Jaime Reyes' Blue Beetle and his teaming with Booster Gold. (For you non-geeks out there, the translation follows: "Sweet!")
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Top-rated MSNBC host Keith Olbermann announced on the air Friday that he is leaving Countdown with Keith Olbermann immediately.
Olbermann thanked his fans during his sudden and brief farewell: "My gratitude to you in boundless," he said. "This may the only television program where in the host was much more in awe of the audience than vice versa. You will always be in my heart for that."
Following his announcement, MSNBC sent out the following statement: