Top Chef: Just Desserts Recap: "Cocktail with a Twist"

Top Chef: Just Desserts

In the second episode of Top Chef: Just Desserts, Morgan and Seth have bonded over their heterosexuality. You'll remember Seth as the chef who won last week's Quickfire and distinguishes himself with the use of savory flavors in his desserts. Morgan made that fried chocolate pie that landed him in the bottom three.

Tim is the "go-to" mama. So far, we know that means he makes the coffee, is older, and likes to play the motherly role. Last week, he identified himself as "the snow queen." Speaking of moms, Seth's has been going through physical surgeries and he wants to win the title of Top Chef for her.

read more

The Mentalist: Has Jane Lost Red John's Cat-and-Mouse Game?

Robin Tunney and Simon Baker

Patrick Jane got closer than ever to his psychopathic nemesis, Red John, in The Mentalist's Season 2 finale, but an end to Jane's quest for vengeance couldn't be further away.

Fall TV: Get scoop on your favorite returning shows

"Jane was pretty badly traumatized by his encounter with Red John," creator/executive producer Bruno Heller tells TVGuide.com "It wasn't on Jane's terms. He felt ... violated and to a degree humbled by the experience. Jane had always had some sense that this was an equal duel of wits. But the last episode showed it was certainly more of a cat-and-mouse thing going on, and that Red John was holding all the cards."

Worse, Red John abducted psychic Kristina Frye (Leslie Hope), the first woman Jane (Simon Baker) had allowed himself to get close to since the murder of his wife and child at Red John's hand. Heller says Jane will pull away from Lisbon (Robin Tunney) and the rest of the team... read more

Fall TV Popularity Contest: What Did You Think of Undercovers, Better with You?

NBC's spy series, Undercovers, and CBS' buddy-lawyer drama, The Defenders, premiered Wednesday, along with ABC's comedy, Better with You, and The Whole Truth — a legal procedural with a twist. We want to know what you thought of them — and what you think of every new show this season.

Vote: Which fall premieres won you over? Which flopped?

Is Undercovers going to be another ...
read more

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Joaquin Phoenix's Return to Letterman

Joaquin Phoenix made his (clean-shaven) return to the Late Show with David Letterman, inevitably discussing his last time on the show.

"Honestly, it's like you slipped and hit your head in the tub," Letterman joked about Phoenix's... read more

Grey's Anatomy: Derek to Bond with Owen?

Grey's Anatomy

There's a new entanglement on Grey's Anatomy this season, and it's not a romantic one. Following the events of the finale, Owen (Kevin McKidd) — who has gone through, and is still living with, PTSD — will become a soundboard for many of the doctors, but none moreso than Derek (Patrick Dempsey), whose near-death experience will send him... read more

Private Practice's Tim Daly: Pete and Violet Won't Be a Perfect Couple

Private Practice

After getting married in the season premiere, Private Practice's Pete and Violet won't suddenly be a perfect couple — especially after all the drama brought on by their custody case last season.

Exclusive: Who's getting married in the Private Practice premiere?

"I think that they're just avoiding our inevitable downfall because Private Practice isn't known for having relationships work out," Tim Daly, who plays Pete, tells TVGuide.com. "I'm just assuming that... read more

My Generation: The Mockumentary About Firsts

My Generation

My Generation showcases the firsts that young adults typically go through, and star Jaime King says the impact of what's happened in the last 10 years — Enron, 9/11 — will play a large role in the show as well.

My Generation: The first show of the Internet era?

"It's not to say that it's heavy," co-star Julian Morris adds. "It's still... read more

NBC Lands Terry O'Quinn, Michael Emerson Project

Terry O’Quinn, Michael Emerson

There's no returning to Lost's mysterious island, but this isn't the end for the partnership of Terry O'Quinn and Michael Emerson.

NBC has just picked up a new pilot from... read more

Ratings: Glee's Numbers Sing; NCIS Still Most-Watched King


Glee proved it was no freshman fluke, according to overnight Nielsen estimates.

Fox was No. 1 for the night as the musical dramedy drew 12.3 million viewers and its second-highest rating ever among the 18-to-49 demographic. Tuesday night's Season 2 premiere was also up 57 percent over Glee's premiere last fall (which was a repeat of its spring preview), and it was the night's highest-rated series in the demo.

Watch full episodes of Glee

Fox's new comedies, Raising Hope (7.5 million viewers) and Running Wilde (5.9 million viewers) lost... read more

American Idol Makeover: Fresh Judges, An In-House Mentor and Changes to Theme Weeks

American Idol

After American Idol formally unveiled its new judges — Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson — the show announced even more changes for its upcoming tenth season, including the introduction of an in-house mentor and an overhaul of theme weeks.

Jimmy Iovine, chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records, will be a regular presence on the show, helping to coach the Idol hopefuls throughout the competition. To aid him, Iovine will also recruit high-profile music producers, including Timbaland and Polow Da Don, to work behind the scenes with the contestants.

read more

My Watchlist


Editors' Picks

10:00PM | CBS

Full Episodes

Find a TV Show

See more »

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular