Being Death can be a killer, as Dean discovers when Death persuades him to take his place for 24 hours. Dean agrees to be the Grim Reaper in exchange for Death's help to get Sam's soul back. But, wouldn't you know it, Sam decides he doesn't want his soul back and asks Balthazar for a protective spell to keep his soul out of his body. There's just one hitch. Sam needs blood from his father for the spell to work. Of course, Sam's dad is dead. What to do? Sam decides Bobby is the next best thing. — Tim Holland
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Tom Brokaw Presents Bridging the Divide
As part of USA Network's monthlong "Characters Unite" campaign to fight discrimination, Tom Brokaw will host a documentary looking at the progress made since the civil rights movement.
In Bridging the Divide, airing Friday at 7/6c on USA, Brokaw puts the spotlight on...
Andrew Lincoln and Danny Pudi
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12. Heaviest Joke: What is it about Levi Johnston that makes all the ladies crazy? Kathy Griffin, who famously had a faux relationship with the Thrilla from Wasilla, pokes fun at Bristol Palin, who had a child with Johnston, while hosting VH1 Divas Salute the Troops. The acerbic comic quips that Palin is the only person in the history of Dancing with the Stars to gain weight on the show. "She gained, like, 30 pounds a week. I swear to God; it was fantastic — she's like the...
With dominant, reality TV-friendly personalities NaOnka Mixon, Holly Hoffman and Jane Bright — oh, and the (faux?) cluelessness of Fabio Birza — on the screen, Ben "Benry" Henry flew under the radar for the first half of Survivor: Nicaragua. But as soon as his impressive physical skills in challenges became a threat to the equally strong Chase Rice, Benry was blindsided by Chase and his alliance faster than you can say "hidden immunity idol." The 24-year-old club promoter talked with TVGuide.com about how his competitive nature did him in, why he thought he had Chase in his "back pocket" — and last week's quitters...
Fans of Criminal Minds were of one mind Wednesday night, leading CBS to a sweep in the 18-to-49 demographic.
A. J. Cook
If you were one of the nearly 55,000 fans to sign an on-line petition to get axed Criminal Minds actress A.J. Cook and her character, Jennifer Jareau, back on the CBS procedural, there's finally some good news for you. While the actress will not be returning to her former series, she has been hired by...
Comedy Central has unveiled a new logo that screams copyright infringement — if only because it looks similar to the copyright symbol.
The logo features a small C within a larger one, with the Central in "Comedy Central" spelled upside down.
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In a time where the Facebook blue F and the Twitter T (and more often, the fail whale) are prominent in the digital era, Comedy Central executive Bob Salazar told reporters: "It's a mark that stands out in that environment."
Check out the network's promo video for the new logo:
Ashley Williams has been tapped to star in TNT's Bird Dog, replacing Eliza Dushku as the lead, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Williams, 32, will play Gail McGrath, a cop who is forced to partner with her estranged father, also a policeman, who will be portrayed by...