Breaking News


Don Van Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart, Dies at 69

Musician and artist Don Van Vliet, who performed experimental rock under the name Captain Beefheart, died Friday, according to The Associated Press. He was 69.

Van Vliet died in California from complications stemming from multiple sclerosis, according to the Michael Werner Gallery in New York. The gallery exhibits his paintings... read more

Will Smith Developing TV Crime Drama Set in China

Will Smith

Will Smith is developing a new crime drama set in China for Fox, according to Variety.

Smith and Overbrook Entertainment have partnered with Chinese-born filmmaker Eva Jin (Sophie's Revenge) to work on the project. The hourlong drama, which has a script order at 20th Century Fox TV, would focus on a crime-fighting female college... read more

Denise Richards Confirms She's Dating Nikki Sixx

Denise Richards, Nikki Sixx

Denise Richards has confirmed that she's dating Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx.

During a visit to Bravo's Watch What Happens: Live, Richards was asked by host Andy Cohen about reports that she and Sixx were dating. Richards first asked, "What's considered dating?" before admitting that the duo has "gone on a couple... read more

Nicollette Sheridan Drops Abuse Claims From Desperate Housewives Lawsuit

Nicolette Sheridan

Nicollette Sheridan has agreed to drop the abuse allegations from her $20 million lawsuit against Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry and ABC, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

In a joint stipulation filed Friday, the 47-year-old actress dropped her claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress and said she won't assert any claim for emotional or physical damages. In exchange for agreeing to drop the abuse charges, Sheridan will not have to submit to a mental... read more

Matt Dillon to Play Claire's Former Flame on Modern Family

Matt Dillon

Matt Dillon is set to guest-star on Modern Family as Claire's ex-boyfriend, Entertainment Weekly reports.

The Oscar-nominated actor, 46, will appear on an upcoming episode in which Claire (Julie Bowen) learns her ex has become good friends with her... read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live
11:29/10:29c NBC
There will be some true grit when Jeff Bridges serves as host. The 2010 Best Actor Oscar winner for Crazy Heart (and a four-time Oscar nominee) first hosted the show back in 1983 with his brother, Beau, but the star of the Coen brothers' forthcoming western, True Grit, is back in the SNL saddle tonight. Jeff refs a trouncing of the day's topical events and political dramas — and, with Christmas just around the corner, there will likely be some merry ho ho hos and yuletide yuks. In the midst of all this is music guest Eminem, who joins forces with fellow rapper Lil Wayne to perform their duet, "No Love." — Dean Maurer

Read on for previews of the New Mexico Bowl, Battle of the Bulbs, Guy's Big Bite, WWE Tribute to the Troops, Operation Secret Santa and Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 — The Stand-Up Special. read more

Brian Austin Green, Harold Perrineau Sign On for TBS Pilot

Brian Austin Green, Harold Perrineau

TBS announced Friday that Brian Austin Green and Harold Perrineau have joined the hourlong comedy pilot, The Wedding Band.

The project follows a group of guys who perform in a wedding to escape the stress and chaos of their daily lives. The band is led by best friends — one bachelor and one a married father of two — who make sure... read more

Jersey Shore's Ronnie Indicted on Assault Charge

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro

Jersey Shore star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been indicted on an assault charge stemming from a Season 1 episode of the MTV series where he was shown knocking a man unconscious, The Asbury Park Press reports.

The grand jury charged the 25-year-old reality star with one count of third-degree assault. He faces up to... read more

Keck's Exclusives: Vampire Diaries Werewolf Heads to Hawaii Five-0

Michaela McManus

Michaela McManus, who plays Vampire Diaries sexy (though lethal) werewolf Jules, is taking a tropical turn: she has just been cast in a February episode of CBS's Hawaii Five-0! Michaela will play a tough district attorney named Kathleen Roberts who will work alongside Grace Park's character, Kono.   

She has also shot several more episodes of... read more

John Corbett Joins Parenthood for Recurring Role

John Corbett

John Corbett has been cast for a multi-episode arc on Parenthood, a show rep confirms.

The Sex and the City vet will play Seth, the estranged husband of Sarah Braverman (Lauren Graham) and father to Amber (Mae Whitman) and Drew (Miles Heizer).

Watch full episodes of Parenthood

A recovering alcoholic and musician, Seth will return to the Braverman fold when he comes to town for a few concerts with his band. Nine months sober, he attempts to... read more

My Watchlist

On TV

Editors' Picks

8:00PM | CBS
9:00PM | USA

Full Episodes

Find a TV Show

See more »

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular