Drea de Matteo, Desperate Housewives
Drea de Matteo's addition to the cast of Desperate Housewives is somewhat of a cosmic punchline for the actress.
First of all, get this: She's a huge fan of the show. "For some reason, the real prissy homemakers appeal to me the most," she says, singling out Marcia Cross' Bree and Dana Delany's Katherine. "I'm obsessed with their wardrobes."
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Plus, she remembers a time when she considered giving up acting altogether and wished she could just get a gig on a long-running TV show, and specifically mentioned Housewives. Lastly, when her longtime boyfriend, musician Shooter Jennings, proposed to de Matteo recently, the marriage-averse actress replied...
Brothers & Sisters
Most TV actors would be pleased with one meaty storyline each season, but Brothers & Sisters' Dave Annable feels like he struck gold this season with two.
Not only will Annable's Justin Walker start medical school this fall, but he'll also be planning a wedding with new fiancée Rebecca (Emily VanCamp). Naturally, those two arcs will conflict, and the result will be major drama.
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"We're really trying to tell the truth of how chaotic his life has become," Annable tells TVGuide.com. "Justin gets very frustrated ...
Michael C. Hall and Julie Benz
When Dexter returns on Sunday, Sept. 27 (9/8c, Showtime), Dexter (Michael C. Hall) is a married man, living in suburbia, with three children. Wait, does that sound like the serial killer we've come to know and love? That's exactly the challenge this season: Can he juggle his favorite pastime and his new responsibilities? To answer that and other burning questions for the fourth season of Dexter, the stars of Showtime's killer series discuss what's to come...
The Cleaner: Benjamin Bratt
A&E has canceled The Cleaner, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The network has opted to not renew the rehab drama starring Benjamin Bratt. This news comes on the heels of the cancellation of A&E's only other scripted program, the Patrick Swayze drama The Beast, and, interestingly, the Emmy win of A&E's Intervention, which is like an unscripted version of The Cleaner.
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The show's second — and now final — season concluded earlier this month.
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Conan O'Brien was injured on the Tonight Show set Friday, and was brought to a hospital for examination.
O'Brien, 46, was hit on the head filming a stunt that was scheduled to air that night. Production on the show was halted and NBC ran a repeat Friday.
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The comedian released a lighthearted statement acknowledging the incident. "Last thing I remember I was enjoying the play with Mrs. Lincoln, and the next thing I knew I was in bed being served cookies and juice," it reads.
An NBC spokesperson said, "Conan is resting comfortably at home. He is expected to return to work on Monday."
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Elizabeth Mitchell, V
ABC will air its alien-invasion drama V in two parts starting in November and then continuing after the Olympics in March 2010.
"We're planning to air four episodes in November and end with a cliff-hanger," a rep for the show tells TVGuide.com. In March, the show will resume airing the rest of the original 13-episode order, which has not changed with the new airing schedule. V continues to be...
The Beautiful Life
It's official: The Beautiful Life: TBL is dead, a rep for the show tells TVGuide.com.
After airing only two episodes, TBL becomes the first casualty of the fall TV season. The show has been immediately pulled from the schedule, and production on the seventh episode was shut down on Friday.
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American Idol first-season runner-up Justin Guarini is used to pressure.
He's performed on one of America's biggest stages on American Idol and deals with the demands of live TV on a regular basis as co-host of Idol Tonight and Idol Wrap for the TV Guide Network. This weekend, Guarini will face a very different kind of pressure when he walks down the aisle Saturday to marry girlfriend Reina Capodici.
Guarini, 30, talked to TVGuide.com about his upcoming nuptials, brushing off the thought of pre-wedding jitters. "The only thing I'm a little nervous about is...