Bristol Palin and Mark Ballas
This season's cast of ABC's Dancing With the Stars is a mix of the kind of contestants viewers have come to expect: the singer (Brandy); the football player (quarterback Kurt Warner); and the tabloid magnet (Jersey Shore's Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino). But one name came from left — or is it right? — field: single mom Bristol Palin, 19, daughter of Republican lightning rod Sarah Palin.
After surviving a club fire, a tornado and a block party plane crash, Desperate Housewives will next be rocked by an earthquake that'll unleash prehistoric creatures on Wisteria Lane! Just joshin'. Seems series creator Marc Cherry realizes he's run out sweeps stunts and is getting back to basics...
Table-flipping is so last year. This season's Real Housewives of New Jersey concluded with a reunion show two-parter that took the hysterics to new heights. Caught-in-the-crossfire host and Bravo exec Andy Cohen spills all.
TV Guide Magazine: Teresa Giudice launched herself at Danielle Staub, and you got tackled in the process!
Cohen: I was so surprised. My body was not expecting to be pushed — that's why I went down so easy! And she's strong.
Charlie Hunnam and Ron Perlman
There's no crying in outlaw biker gangs, right?
As Sons of Anarchy roars back for its third season, the leather-clad, gun-running testosterone that has fueled the series takes a bit of a backseat to resolving last season's cliff-hanger: the abduction of Jax's infant son, Abel.
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"I just wanted to begin the season showing the emotional devastation of that," creator and executive producer Kurt Sutter tells TVGuide.com. "Even though these guys navigate in a fairly dangerous world, ultimately what happened to Jax is not in the outlaw handbook."
Cher blew away a national television audience this weekend -- but it wasn't the Cher you're thinking of.
On Britain's X-Factor, sixteen-year-old Cher Lloyd wowed judges with her rendition of Keri Hilson's version of "Turn My Swag On" by Soulja Boy. Judge Louis Walsh told her she was "born to be a pop star," and Simon Cowell agreed, "That was a great, great audition."