Top Chef Masters, Curtis Stone, Ruth Reichl and James Oseland
It's hotter in the kitchen this time around on Top Chef Masters.
In Wednesday's third season premiere, three of the 12 master cheftestants will fail to complete their Quickfire dishes (failures made all the more painful because the chefs are paired off in head-to-head combat). The group is then immediately hit with a round of Restaurant Wars.
Bringing out the contestants' competitive edge is just part of an overall revamp to the Top Chef spin-off, which arrives following viewership declines between the first and second seasons (2.2 million viewers vs. 1.6 million). Gone are host Kelly Choi, critics Gael Greene and Jay Rayner, the five-star rating scale and the tournament-style elimination. The masters are still playing for charity but, by design, they'll feel more...
NCIS star Pauley Perrette live-tweeted Tuesday's episode, which introduced the Port-to-Port Killer, a serial murderer that the team will chase the rest of the season.
CBS kicks off "Tweet Week"
It was a tense hour that saw Gibbs (Mark Harmon) butt heads with Special Agent E. J. Barrett (guest star Sarah Jane Morris) over who should take lead on the sensitive case. Even the burgeoning romance between Ziva (Cote de Pablo) and her finally introduced boyfriend, Ray (Enrique Murciano) turned much more serious than flowers and candlelight
Thankfully, Perrette's tweets — all part of CBS Tweet Week — kept it a little bit lighter....
Olivia Wilde, Lea Michele, Sela Ward
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What can you tell me about House's big 150th episode? — Trisha
ADAM: The episode, perhaps the best of the season, finally reveals that Thirteen (the returning Olivia Wilde) ended up in prison. It's a shocking story, so we won't give it away, but we will say that she was convicted of one thing, but actually did something some might consider worse. Mitigating factor: She was acting in the best interest of someone very close to her, which moves House so much that he makes an incredible promise that proves that Dr. Crankypants may have a heart after all.
Is there hope for Rachel and Finn on Glee? — Cheryl
ADAM: "There is [hope], absolutely," Cory Monteith tells us. "That's a very important, very...
It's been a rough couple of months for Christina Aguilera. She messed up the lines to the National Anthem at the Super Bowl, fell onstage during a performance at the Grammy Awards and jailed for public intoxication.
"In light of the past year, there have been obvious setbacks," the Grammy-winning singer tells Us Magazine. "I've gone through a really hard divorce, and anyone who has gone through a divorce will speak about how...
Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison
Yes, carpooling is good for the environment, but with Glee star Matthew Morrison, it can also be a little hard on the ears.
In a new Funny or Die video, Morrison gives co-star and on-screen nemesis Jane Lynch a ride to work, but insists on warming up his pipes to the radio. Morrison, 32, then proceeds to belt out everything from George Michael's "Faith" and Limp Bizkit's "Nookie" to...