Since I'm too much in the holiday spirit to dwell on the cancellation of Terriers right off the bat, let's start this week's overview with a look at some of our favorite TV soulmates, comic and otherwise.
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Thursday night, you could hardly avoid them. The most provocative being an unusually pensive re-examination of the Bones-Booth dynamic on Bones. This artful hour is a true showcase for Emily Deschanel, as Bones sees an unflattering version of herself in this week's skeletal victim, discovered with a tree growing through her. The vic is a doc, a surgeon who lives for work and torments her interns, seen by peers as having no passion, no life, no one to miss her or maybe even mourn her...
TMZ has obtained a video of Miley Cyrus appearing to smoke from a bong and incoherently rambling and giggling.
The video, which was shot during a party at Cyrus' home five days after her 18th birthday, shows the pop star taking a hit from a water pipe and experiencing what she describes as a "little bit of a bad trip." But a source close to the Hannah Montana star tells TMZ that Cyrus is not smoking marijuana, but ...
When Fringe co-creators Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman announced that they were developing a Hawaii Five-0 reboot, fans of their previous work (Alias, Star Trek, Eagle Eye) undoubtedly let out a collective "Huh?" The twosome, best known for shows with intricate conspiracy theories, have now embarked on a journey of mystery-of-the-week — and say they-re loving it. TV Guide Magazine caught up with Orci at the HRTS Hitmakers Luncheon on December 8 to get the scoop on the mean streets of Honolulu and moving Fringe to Friday nights...
Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy Legend Award winner Liza Minnelli finally joins Robert Osborne's illustrious guest list on Saturday's episode of Private Screenings (10/9c, TCM). I watched her film the chat in the New York's West Village back in June, looking remarkably limber just a few months after knee replacement surgery. She was about to head out on tour to support her album Confessions, released this past September. Earlier this week, fresh from a San Francisco concert, the diva talked to me about her new album and her conversation with Osborne about growing up with legendary parents Judy Garland and director Vincente Minnelli and some of their equally famous friends. (AMC is also airing 10 of her parents' films — including An American in Paris and Gigi — plus Liza's Cabaret on Saturday and Tuesday...
The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries has finally gotten around to the story of Tyler Lockwood's painful transformation into a werewolf. Executive producer Julie Plec says that Thursday's episode, "By The Light of the Moon," is "the final piece to what he's been going through."
Top Chef: All-Stars contestant Jennifer Carroll wasn't happy with the judges' critique of her pork-and-egg breakfast dish. On Wednesday's episode, the Season 6 alum shocked viewers — as well as her fellow cheftestants — by dismissing the judges' complaints and displaying an endless array of flippant facial expressions. Looking back at the situation, Carroll says even though she wanted to fight for her dish, her aggressiveness was a little harsh. See what else she said about her unusual emotional state and what she really meant by her comments about Jamie. ...
All I want for Christmas is for some other shows to try as hard as Community.
Last night, the under-watched smile factory that is NBC's junior-college comedy scored yet another win with an animated holiday outing inspired by Abed's meaning-of-Christmas crisis. And if there is any show that can pull off a fantastical, stop-motion episode, it's the one that has already done wonders with its spoofs of action films and horror movies...