Cory Monteith says his adolescent years were quite the opposite of the squeaky clean jock he plays on Glee.
"I had a serious [drug] problem," the actor who plays Finn Hudson tells Parade magazine. "I'm lucky on so many counts—I'm lucky to be alive."
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Fox announced its fall premiere dates on Thursday, which will stretch from late September until Thanksgiving Eve.
The schedule will kick off with the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 8/7c.
Glee is back for Season 3 on Tuesday, Sept. 20, followed by new series New Girl at 9/8c and the returning comedy Raising Hope at 9:30/8:30c. New Girl stars Zooey Deschanel as a brokenhearted elementary school teacher who moves away from her ex and bunks with three unruly guys.
Harry Potter is hitting the web with a new site dubbed Pottermore.
"Pottermore will be the place where fans of any age can share, participate in, and rediscover stories. It will also be the exclusive place to purchase digital audiobooks and, for the first time, e-books of the Harry Potter series," author J.K. Rowling explains on the site.
Elijah Wood and Jason Gann
There's no use trying to get around it: Wilfred is strange.
"It's not a nutshell show," star Elijah Wood tells TVGuide.com with a laugh when trying to succinctly explain the new comedy, which debuts Thursday at 10/9c on FX.
James 'Whitey' Bulger
Now that reputed crime boss Whitey Bulger has been captured, can a movie or TV miniseries be far behind?
After all, he was second only to Osama bin Laden on the FBI's 10 most-wanted list.
Aside from the impressive, horrifying and ultimately failed sword-swallower, Steven Retchless defined what America's Got Talent is all about on Wednesday's episode: being a one-person freak show. I do mean that in the nicest way, as part of what makes him so freaky is his adeptness at swinging, wiggling and falling from the poles he dances on. Sharon Osbourne called him "all things to everyone" (although there's no mistaking him for my dentist), while Piers Morgan's feedback was: "I didn't get it"...
Disney Friends for Change Games, Doug Brochu
So Random! star Doug Brochu is one of many Disney celebs battling it out in the upcoming Friends for Change Games.
In our exclusive clip, Brochu discusses how "intense" one recycling challenge was as he tried to help his team compete for $100,000 for charity. The games, which feature four teams composed of more than 30 Disney and Disney XD stars, are part of a network initiative to raise kids' environmental aware and activism.
Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris
Hugh Hefner's wedding special will take place on Lifetime as planned — only without the bride.
"The marriage special planned for Lifetime TV is now going to have a 'runaway bride' theme & will air in July," Hefner tweeted on Wednesday.
Who wants to be the lucky fella? Octomom is ready to date.
Nadya "Octomom" Sulemon is heading back to TV to participate in HDNet's celebrity dating show Celebredate, she tells Popeater.