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5 Ways Simon Cowell Plans to Crush Idol with The X Factor: Mo' Money, Crazy Nicole …

L.A. Reid, Nicole Scherzinger, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul judging thousands of aspiring singers, some of whom will make your ears bleed? Sounds like American Idol redux. At first glance, there isn't a ton separating Cowell's new music competition show, The X Factor, from its predecessors — until you stack up the details. Then Cowell's master plan for music show domination becomes all too clear.

My God, It's huge! And 9 other things we learned at the premiere of The X Factor

In advance of Wednesday's premiere (8/7c on Fox), Cowell and the other X Factor judges help explain the five biggest ways in which their show will crush the competition.

5. He'll throw more money at the screen: How best to top... read more

Fox's New Girl Finds New Girls in Lake Bell, Natasha Lyonne

Lake Bell, Natasha Lyonne

Fox has found a few more New Girls.

5 things to know about Fox's New Girl, Zooey Deschanel

Lake Bell and Natasha Lyonne will guest-star on the Fox comedy, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The series stars Zooey Deschanel as an unlucky-in-love elementary school teacher who moves out of her philandering boyfriend's apartment and in with three unruly guys.

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Bell, best known for her role on Adult Swim's Childrens Hospital, will play... read more

Sopranos' Drea de Matteo to Guest-Star on CSI: Miami

Drea de Matteo

Sopranos alum Drea de Matteo has signed on to guest-star in an upcoming episode of CSI: Miami, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

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The 39-year-old actress, whose credits also include Desperate Housewives and Sons of Anarchy, will play... read more

ABC Buys Drama From Castle Duo

Nicholas Sparks and Noah Hawley

ABC has bought four new dramas, including Nicholas Sparks' first series project and a crime drama from a pair of Castle producers, TVGuide.com has learned.

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Sparks, who's numerous novels have been adapted into such films as The Notebook and Dear John, has sold The Watcher to the network, a drama about... read more

NCIS: Will Tony's Mole Hunt Force Him to Grow Up?

NCIS

Is NCIS' Tony DiNozzo really the best man to carry out the Navy secretary's search for a mole? With all possible respect to DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly) as an agent, isn't he a little too goofy for super-secret spy work?

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"You ask the question that's on everyone's mind," Weatherly tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "When Tony gets to play James Bond, he takes it very seriously... read more

Kutcher's Two and a Half Men Debut Gets Idol-Like Numbers; Sheen Set Record

Two and a Half Men

How curious were people about Ashton Kutcher replacing Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men? Some 27.76 million people tuned in — numbers that rival American Idol. On cable, Sheen set a ratings record of his own.

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Exclusive Photo Gallery: Supernatural's Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki

Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki

It's been a helluva summer for Supernatural fans waiting for the seventh season of their much-loved series to begin. Now, with just a few more days to go until the Winchester boys are back — Friday at 9/8c on The CW — TV Guide Magazine has a special treat. We've been given an exclusive peek at some previously unseen gallery photos of series stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki. Click here to see all of the shots.

As for plot scoops, we've been given very few specifics... read more

VIDEO: The 6 Best Jokes From Charlie Sheen's Roast

Charlie Sheen

While Charlie Harper was getting killed off Two and a Half Men, Charlie Sheen was getting roasted on Comedy Central.

What did you think of Ashton Kutcher's Two and a Half Men debut?

Seth McFarlane emceed the festivities, which featured ...
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Elizabeth Perkins Appearing on The Closer

Elizabeth Perkins

Weeds alum Elizabeth Perkins will guest-star in an upcoming episode of The Closer, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Perkins, 50, will play Gail Meyers, the wife ...
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