For Law & Order: Special Victims Unit guest star Colm Feore, playing a wealthy sexual predator had its obvious upsides and downsides.
Feore plays a man who, despite leading a privileged existence, becomes involved in a sexual abuse case involving a teenage girl who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder.
"I live in a kind of museum-like world. I just imagined that I've taken home the front few galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art ... that part was easy enough," Feore says of his character. "Harder is the psychology of a guy who gets his kicks from taking advantage of...
TLC is hitting the pre-teen party circuit. Outrageous Kid Parties, the cable network's next series, will deliver exactly what the title promises: a look inside big-budget, out-of-control kiddie parties. Insiders describe it as a cross between TLC's Toddlers and Tiaras and MTV's My Super Sweet 16.
The Bold and the Beautiful can be wildly goofy and trash-tastic — and we do love that! — but the CBS soap turns deadly serious for its 6,000th episode on February 7. That's when stage 4 lung-cancer patient Stephanie Forrester, played by Susan Flannery, and several actual lung-cancer survivors — including Desperate Housewives star Kathryn Joosten and Chinese opera diva Zheng Cao — will attempt an intervention to convince Nick (Jack Wagner) that he needs to deal with his addiction to cigar smoking. TV Guide Magazine got a rare chance to speak with the ultra-private, four-time Emmy winning Flannery — herself a cancer survivor — and got her take on this groundbreaking story.
Dr. Mike Dow
Whether they shoot heroin, compulsively tan or sleep with a hair dryer on the bed, loving someone with an addiction is a 24-hour challenge. So we asked My Strange Addiction's specialist (and Freaky Eaters counselor) Dr. Mike Dow for tips on being part of the solution instead of the problem.
Elton John and Billy Joel
Elton John says Billy Joel needs to get serious about rehab and "do something better than what you're doing now."
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Calling it "tough love," John tells Rolling Stone that he's upset with his longtime friend and tour-mate because they've had to cancel numerous dates on their Face to Face tour over the years due to Joel's various ailments and "alcoholism."
"He's going to hate me for this, but every time he goes to rehab they've been light," John says. "When I went to ...
TV Guide Magazine caught up with Forest Whitaker on the set of Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, the CBS spin-off debuting February 16 in which he stars as FBI Agent Sam Cooper. He was happy to talk about his new procedural and also about Brick City, the Peabody Award-winning reality show that he produces about the struggles of Newark, New Jersey and its mayor Cory Booker. The riveting series — a sort of nonfiction version of The Wire — returns for Season 2 on February 6. (Sundance Channel, 8/7c)
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Now that the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills two-part reunion has wrapped, we figured this would be the perfect time to look back on the ladies' first season and what they left us with last night. Other than a burning need to see the upcoming "Producers' Cut" of the Dinner from Hell that Andy Cohen tweeted about last night. Hurry up and schedule that thing, Bravo! Until then, chew on these goodies...