Elmore Leonard: Justified Gets It Just Right

Elmore Leonard with Justified star Timothy Olyphant

Elmore Leonard doesn't waste words on the page or in conversation.

So when asked what he thinks of Justified, the FX series based on one of his characters, anachronistic U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, the prolific author's response is simple and direct: "I like it a lot."

6 Reasons you should be watching Justified

For Leonard, whose 43 novels and countless short stories have inspired decades of TV and movie adaptations, dialogue has always been the key to the 84-year-old writer's success. And Leonard thinks that's one of the reasons Justified works.

"When he delivered the lines, the ones that I wrote, they were just the way I heard them when I wrote them," Leonard says of series star Timothy Olyphant. "That doesn't happen very much. They're sticking right to my sound, and I think it's really good."

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Tim Allen to Host TV Land Awards

Tim Allen

Tim Allen will host the 8th annual TV Land Awards, the network announced.

"Tim Allen is a versatile and hilarious performer who fits perfectly into the plans for this year's TV Land Awards," Larry W. Jones, president of TV Land, said. "We are ...
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Southland's Ben McKenzie Previews "What Makes Sammy Run?"

The title of this episode refers to Det. Sammy Bryant, whom we open on in full sprint, racing through the streets of LA. (I should add, it is also a sly reference to the famous novel about showbiz by Budd Schulberg.)  In typical Southland fashion, we later discover "what makes Sammy run."  Without spoiling the plot, suffice to say his reasons have to do with a bright young kid from the neighborhood whom Sammy is desperate to save from a life of crime. 

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Dweezil Zappa's Wife Files for Divorce

Dweezil Zappa

Former MTV VJ Dweezil Zappa and his wife have split after nearly five years of marriage, People reports.

Lauren Knudsen filed for divorce two weeks ago, citing irreconcilable ...
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Jon Heder Exits Comedy Central Sitcom

Jon Heder

Jon Heder has dropped out of the sitcom he was set to headline for Comedy Central, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

"Comedy Central, Gary Sanchez Productions and Jon Heder have mutually decided to part ways over creative differences with the character," the actor's rep said in a statement. "Jon wishes the show nothing but success ...
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Which Former So You Think You Can Dancers Do You Want to See Again?

So You Think You Can Dance - Travis Wall, Jeanine Mason

While we patiently await the announcement of which So You Think You Can Dance all-stars will return to the show to be paired with this season's finalists, we ask you: Who do you want to see hit the dance floor again? Whether you're a fan of... read more

Dancing with the Stars Episode Recap: Monday, March 29, 2010

Before the first Dancing with the Stars elimination of the season, the 11 couples get one more chance to impress the judges and win over fans. Did anyone improve? Or regress? Let's find out!

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V Sneak Preview: Erica Throws Down

V, Elizabeth Mitchell

As the Visitors return on V, humanity's fate is more in question than ever. One human is especially in danger. In the special sneak preview below, Erica (Elizabeth Mitchell) finds herself in a vicious throw down with a seemingly unstoppable home intruder. Is she getting too close to the truth about the Visitors?

V's Elizabeth Mitchell: "It gets better and better"

V airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on ABC. Watch our exclusive sneak preview here:

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Lost's Yunjin Kim Gets Married


Yunjin Kim, best known for her role as Sun Kwon on Lost, got married over the weekend in Hawaii, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Lost: Will Sun and Jin ever reunite?

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Getting Lost: Who Is Zoe Looking For?


Oh, how the Lost producers love to toy with us. With only eight episodes to go, we've been introduced to yet another new character: Sheila Kelley's Zoe. Why is she on the island? Kelley tells TVGuide.com that Zoe is searching for someone, and that she may actually hold some answers. Plus: What can we expect from the finale? It's all about the alignments, she says. Check out this week's Getting Lost below... read more

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