Steve Carell, Lea Michele
It sounded like a brilliant, made-for-sweeps idea: The Office's Dunder Mifflin gang would get together to watch an episode of Glee. Producers were so pumped by the comedic potential of their plan that even though their bosses at NBC weren't thrilled about promoting another network's hit, they went ahead with it anyway.
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"It's not just a popular show, but a phenomenon," Office executive producer Paul Lieberstein told Zap2it last month. "We watch a lot of TV; we watch Glee. We like it. ... I don't know. Someone said the words 'Glee viewing party' and it just made us laugh so hard that we had to do it."
The set-up was simple ....
Wizards of Waverly Place
Wizards of Waverly Place
The fourth-season premiere picks up where the third season ended, with the Russos escaping a government agency that is holding wizards captive. In an attempt to free her fellow wizards, Alex holds a press conference (to get them to attend she tells the reporters that Lady Gaga will be there) and announces that she and her brothers are wizards. But Alex's stunning statement brings about unexpected repercussions. — Tim Holland
Read on for previews of Smallville, Blue Bloods, Avalon High, the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards, Medium and Real Time with Bill Maher.
Chris Colfer and Conan O'Brien
Our top TV moments of the week:
13. Worst Parents: Jen Clark isn't going to win any Parent of the Year awards, and neither is Ryan after this week's baby-drop fiasco on 90210. When Jen turns her back on baby Jack while changing him, the poor little guy rolls off the table and lands flat on his back. Jen is hysterical naturally, and while Ryan is sweet for trying to console her, we wondered: Um, did we forget that a newborn baby just fell three feet to the floor and could very well be injured?
12. Blunt Truth Award: Outgoing California Gov...
After his attack on her during last week's Tribal Council, it was only a matter of time before Jane Bright got back at Marty Piombo on Survivor: Nicaragua — saying "you are a disgrace to any man who calls himself a father." She only said it to the camera, though, and just as Marty was on his way out of the game. The 48-year-old castaway tells TVGuide.com how "appalled" he was by Jane's final remarks, her surprising plea to him on the game's first day and why he doesn't regret calling her out...
Glenn Beck focused on billionaire financier-philanthropist George Soros during his Fox News Channel programs this week, calling him a "puppet master" who is "notorious for collapsing economies and regimes all around the world" — and drawing criticism from a major Jewish group.
Beck also said that, during the Holocaust in Nazi-controlled Eastern Europe, a 14-year-old Soros "used to go around with this anti-Semite and deliver papers to the Jews and confiscate their property and then ship them off."
"I am certainly not saying that George Soros enjoyed that, even had a choice. I mean, he's 14 years old. He was surviving. So I'm not...
Pat Sajak apologized Wednesday for being the first to put Keith Olbermann on the air. However, the MSNBC anchor thinks Sajak needs to atone for something else.
"I think if he needs to apologize for anything, it needs to be that talk show," the Countdown host told The Hollywood Reporter. "When he was canceled, he was replaced by a crime-and-skin series called Silk Stalkings, for God's sake. Obviously, we guests must...
Flipping Out fans know Jeff Lewis always tells it like it is. Whether it's berating his maid, Zoila Chavez to make him a drink or threatening to kill himself when his assistant, Jenni Pulos, forgets a phone number, the home designer and reality TV star has never been one to shy away from sugarcoating the truth.
Now comes news that Lewis has signed on to co-host a daytime series with Tori Spelling...
Following Amber Portwood physical assaulting of her child's father on Teen Mom, the 20-year-old feels "like everything is spinning out of control," she tells US Weekly.
In the Sept. 28 episode of Teen Mom, Portwood punched and screamed at her on-and-off fiancé Gary Shirley. Leah, their 2-year-old daughter, was later...
Renn Hawkey and Vera Farmiga
Vera Farmiga gave birth to a baby girl on Thursday, People reports.
The 36-year-old Oscar-nominated actress of Up in the Air and her musician-husband, Renn Hawkey, welcomed...