Simon Cowell: The X Factor Can Top American Idol

Simon Cowell

Does Simon Cowell think his lineup of X Factor judges are deliberately mean to contestants? Well, not deliberately.

During Fox's fall TV preview Friday, American Idol's former acerbic kingpin was asked if the harsh judgments seen in commercials for The X Factor were an intentional contrast with the "cuddly with contestants" vibe of last season's Idol.

"We didn't make an intentional effort to be mean," Cowell told reporters via satellite... read more

Desperate Housewives To End This Season

Desperate Housewives

ABC is ready to leave Wisteria Lane. The upcoming eighth season of Desperate Housewives will be its last, a source confirms.

Is this the end for Desperate Housewives?

ABC will make the official announcement Sunday during the network's fall TV previews and is currently in the process of.... read more

TNT Renews Rizzoli & Isles for Season 3

Rizzoli and Isles

TNT has renewed Rizzoli & Isles for a 15-episode third season, the network announced Friday.

The second season of the ratings smash — which premiered last month to 8.6 million viewers — will continue through Sept. 12, take a fall break and come back for its final Season 2 episodes in November and December. Season 3 is expected to bow...
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Before They Were Teen Choice Awards Nominees, They Were Just Teens

Katy Perry

The blast from Katy Perry's past on the left comes courtesy of snakkle.com, which is dedicated to vintage celebrity pictures, especially of the before-they-were-stars variety. Perry is but one in the site's gallery of Teen Choice Awards nominees...
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Jersey Shore Scores Biggest Season Premiere Numbers in MTV History

Jersey Shore

Those who are wishing that Jersey Shore would go away are going to have to wish harder: A total of 8.8 million viewers watched the reality show's Season 4 premiere, making it the biggest season premiere in MTV history...
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Is AMC About to Lose Breaking Bad?

Breaking Bad

Could AMC lose Breaking Bad?

Sony Pictures Television, which produces the show, is shopping the critically acclaimed drama to other networks following "tense" talks with AMC over the fate of the fifth (and likely final) season, TheWrap reports.

AMC President Charlie Collier, however, told the site...
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Glee Project Sneak Peek: Damian's "Dancing Eyebrows" Rear Their Ugly Head, Zach Mocks Them


Know what can really kill the mood? Dancing eyebrows.

Nervous about filming the music video for "The Only Exception" on Sunday's Glee Project (9/8c, Oxygen), Damian lets his relentlessly twitchy eyebrows go into overdrive — much to the judges' dismay... and entertainment.
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Catherine Bell Signs On for TNT's Good Morning, Killer

Catherine Bell

Army Wives' Catherine Bell will star in the TNT movie Good Morning, Killer that could potentially turn into a series, according to Deadline Hollywood.

Bell will play Ana Gray, an FBI agent on the hunt for a kidnapper. Killer, adaptation of April Smith's novel, will be one of six features in the new TNT Tuesday Night Mystery franchise that's set to start airing in November...
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Report: Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford Are Engaged

Carey Mulligan

After five months of dating, Carey Mulligan and musician Marcus Mumford (of Mumford & Sons) are set to tie the knot, Us Weekly reports...
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Bones Scoop: Meet the Jeffersonian's New Squintern!

Emily Deschanel, Luke Kleintank

There will be a new face at the Jeffersonian Institute on Bones this season.

Bones Season 7 scoop: Booth and Brennan's family matters and a new villain, squintern

No Ordinary Family and Gossip Girl star Luke Kleintank has been cast in the potentially recurring role of young genius Finn Abernathy, TVGuide.com has learned. Described as brilliant, sweet and a bit rough around the edges, Finn earned his college degree at 16. However, his braininess is balanced with redneck charm. (Think Doogie Howser with Larry the Cable Guy's accent.)

As we first reported, Cam (Tamara Taylor) happily welcomes Finn and his smarts to the Jeffersonian, but Caroline (Patricia Belcher) is concerned about ...

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