Cheers to Sons of Anarchy for keeping the spirit of Deadwood alive.
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FX's motorcycle-club drama and HBO's late, great Western have more than a badass ambiance in common: No fewer than four Deadwood survivors have ridden again on SOA this season. Paula Malcomson (Old West hooker Trixie) is bringing her authentic Belfast brogue to the role of an Irish mother who tries to help Katey Sagal's Gemma rescue her abducted grandson, Abel. We only wish her ex-HBO costar ....
Law & Order: Los Angeles
After spending the summer playing Nelson Mandela for the upcoming film Winnie, Terrence Howard just couldn't let go of the South African president-activist so easily. So he found a way to bring Mandela to his newest role, Deputy District Attorney Jonah "Joe" Dekker on Law & Order: Los Angeles.
"The most important part of him was his legal appetite and his appetite for moral rightness. When we finished the movie, I wasn't finished being a lawyer," Howard told reporters on a conference call Tuesday.
Law & Order: Los Angeles' Terrence Howard says character is show's "moral compass"
Added executive producer Rene Balcer: "He did the read-through in Nelson Mandela's voice. That was quite an experience to hear...
Sara Ramirez (Grey's Anatomy), Jessalyn Gilsig (Glee), David Caruso (CSI: Miami)
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Any scoop about Callie and Arizona on Grey's Anatomy? — Marija
ADAM: When the Chief offers $1 million to the department of the hospital that best demonstrates need, Callie's and Arizona's feelings for one another do not put a damper on their competitive spirit. "Callie turns into a very competitive person and actually starts running around trying to intimidate everyone," Sara Ramirez says. "[She] does this hilarious passive-aggressive thing that was fun to play. She's trying to psych everybody out."
I was surprised to see Terri on Glee. She's been MIA for so long ... yet she's a series regular (or at least recurring)? Why is Mike Chang not a regular? He appears on the show more than Terri does! — Christine
MICKEY: These designations are complicated and take into account the plan for the entire season. So while Mike's fling with Tina is at the fore now, I'm hearing that Terri will play a much larger role in later episodes. As she made clear in the Britney episode, she's not giving up on Will, and her presence will be similarly menacing when she returns...
Glee will respond to the suicide of gay college student Tyler Clementi with an episode focused on the day-to-day fear and isolation many gay teens face, E! Online reports.
Clementi, an 18-year-old Rutgers University student, jumped off the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey three days after he was secretly filmed in a sexual encounter with another man, which was then broadcast online. His death followed...
When he's not hosting Let's Make a Deal during the day, the ever-versatile Wayne Brady is getting used to being a primetime guest star. After his recent return engagement to CBS' How I Met Your Mother, Brady tells TV Guide Magazine he's been told to expect to be called back again this season, and he really wants to follow in his TV brother Neil Patrick Harris' footsteps as a guest star on Fox's Glee.
The Biggest Loser contestants are in for a treat next week when celebrity chef Curtis Stone arrives on the ranch — and he's bringing dessert! TV Guide Magazine has an exclusive healthy dessert recipe straight from Stone himself!
Poached Pear with Red Wine Reduction and Yogurt
HE PLAYS NCIS' handsomely bespectacled nerd Jimmy Palmer, who assists medical examiner Ducky (David McCallum). Dietzen came in to shoot a one-day guest appearance near the end of the first season — and has been on most of the episodes since, thanks to "his comic timing and the way he plays so well with McCallum," says exec producer Shane Brennan.