In an effort to up the ratings — and apparently our blood pressures — it seems the powers-that-be at the season's best new drama (albeit the one with the lowest numbers) decided to give us something more than just ...
NCIS' assistant medical examiner Jimmy Palmer can't stay lovably dim forever, right?
"I wanted the character to grow a little bit and learn a bit from what he's been doing the last seven years in autopsy," Brian Dietzen tells TVGuide.com of his character's growth this season. "Jimmy's always kind of been the bumbling guy who's a half a beat behind. We don't want to lose any of that, but ... if this guy hasn't learned a thing since the first season, he'd get canned pretty quickly."
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Jimmy will start on that path in Tuesday's episode, when a handful of interns are called into help with a kidnapping investigation. Unfortunately for Jimmy...
The producers of The Event, perhaps having learned a lesson from the demise of FlashForward, promised that the second episode would provide lots of answers for the fans. And they weren't lying! In this hour, we learn where the plane went, who made it disappear, why Michael was flying that plane, how the detainees of Inastranka came to be here and who among their ranks is free and living in our world. But were they enough to keep viewers coming back? Here's a look at the answers we got:
Gael Garcia Bernal and Dolores Fonzi
Gael Garcia Bernal is expecting baby No. 2.
The actor announced the news in Spanish on Twitter last week.
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"Yes! We're making the announcement official: We have a baby on the way. Tremendous and complete happiness that we share with all of you. Hugs and celebration," he wrote.
James Van Der Beek and Kimberly Brook
Dawson is a daddy.
James Van Der Beek and his wife, Kimberly Brook, welcomed Olivia Van Der Beek on Saturday, the actor tweeted.
In the Season 1 finale of The Good Wife, Alicia (Julianna Margulies) made it very clear that Will (Josh Charles) needed to come up with a plan if they were going to make things work. As Charles tells TVGuide.com in the video below, "Will lays out his plan out pretty early on," in Season 2.
Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence
Art imitates life when Melissa Joan Hart relives her Dancing with the Stars days on this week's Melissa & Joey.
"It's Dancing with the Stars of Toledo," Hart tells TVGuide.com. "I get to be a complete lunatic in it, because I'm trying to learn how to dance and I'm a spaz and a klutz."
Joan Cusack, Peter Strauss
"Ripped from the headlines" is the Law & Order franchise's catch phrase, but often times just one nugget of a real-life story is enough to inspire an episode.
This season's premiere slightly borrowed from the story of Jaycee Dugard (who was kidnapped and found to be living with her captor years later), added an element of the Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novack film Vertigo about remaking someone you love, and combined it with the idea of installing RFID chips in your kids to trace their every move.