John Goodman, Treme
Cheers to Treme for marching to its own beat.
As HBO's post-Katrina New Orleans drama has weaved its way towards Sunday's Season 1 finale, even die-hard fans of The Wire creator David Simon have found their patience tested by his new show's pokey pace and frequent breaks for (admittedly fabulous) tunes. Simon seemed to respond to the criticism when he had John Goodman's Tulane professor Creighton Bernette tell his students of Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening: "Don't think in terms of a beginning and an end, because unlike some plot-driven entertainments, there is no closure in real life...
The '61 Lincoln convertible has pulled up to the curb once more and Vincent Chase's crew is climbing out for a seventh season of Entourage (Sunday, June 27, 10:30/9:30c, HBO), but the bonds between the party-hardy boys and the women who love them will grow — and, in one case, be tested.
In Friday's episode of Big Time Rush (8/7c on Nickelodeon), the guys bump into American Idol winner Jordin Sparks when she's recording a new song with the band's label. Not only did the show's stars, James Maslow, Kendall Schmidt, Carlos Pena and Logan Henderson, get to act alongside the singer, but the foursome filmed a new music video with her as well. Shooting with Sparks "was a lot of fun," Pena tells TVGuide.com. "She's very talented, and it's a very funny episode."
Watch the video for the brand new song "Count on You," which will be featured in Friday's episode, titled "Big Time Sparks."
Clive Owen, Nicole Kidman
HBO has green-lit a new film about Ernest Hemingway starring Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman, Deadline.com reports.
Hemingway & Gellhorn will follow the relationship between writers Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn. Owen, 45, will play the Nobel Prize-winning author and Kidman...
Al Thompson is used to couch-surfing after years of staying with friends while away from New York. The actor-comic has taken a free night's stay one step further with his new web series, Johnny B. Homeless, with longtime friend and Saturday Night Live star Kenan Thompson (no relation). The Thompsons share their first encounter, their most outrageous couch-surfing experiences and...
Eddie Cibrian is leaving CSI: Miami, says a source close to the set.
The CBS procedural has opted to not pick up his contract, citing a creative decision to focus on the...
The mother's identity may or may not be revealed on How I Met Your Mother next season, but one thing is certain: a variety show.
"It's going to happen. I don't know when, but it looks like it's finally coming," Cobie Smulders tells TVGuide.com. "I talked to [creators and executive producers Carter Bays and Craig Thomas]: 'Are we doing ...