Smallville kicks off its tenth and final season with big emotional ups and downs. Clark comes back from the brink of death to be chided by Jor-El for not becoming the shining light he should be. Lois decides to hide the fact that she knows Clark's secret, while grappling with whether she'll head to Africa. Tess wakes to find that her face has been fixed, but accidentally releases a somewhat familiar evil force in the process. Meanwhile, Chloe makes a sacrifice to save Oliver...
There's nothing small about the 10th and final season premiere of Smallville. The season opener finds Clark (Tom Welling) coming back from death to face the ultimate challenge: becoming Superman. So what obstacles will stand in his way? And how will Lois deal with knowing his secret? Executive producer Brian Peterson tells all in our super Q&A below:
Supernatural just wouldn't be the same demon-hunting show if Sam (Jared Padalecki) really died after that fall into hell. The man he is now is a stark contrast to what we've seen over the last five seasons.
"I come back much less lovey-dovey," says Padalecki, "and more like, 'All right. I've been to hell a couple times, I've been to heaven. I've died, I've come back, I've done this, and I've done that. [Now] Sam's more no bullsh--."
"The truth is when it gets really quiet when the silence gets too loud and I really start to miss everyone, I tell myself the same thing: I can't see you, but I know you're there."
Haley begins this week's episode of One Tree Hill by writing the above in a letter to Lucas. It applies to her missing Lucas, Peyton, Keith, Karen, her mom and others, and becomes the episode's theme.
Lindsay Hartley and Justin Hartley
Lindsay Hartley, real-life wife of Justin Hartley (The Green Arrow), has been cast in the final season of Smallville, TVGuide.com has learned.
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Karina Smirnoff
On the first official night of the fall TV season, Dancing with the Stars led ABC to a ratings win, while Fox's Lone Star was the night's biggest disappointment, according Nielsen estimates.
Dancing's two-hour premiere averaged 21 million viewers and improved 22 percent in the adults-18-to-49 demographic over last fall. Leading out of Dancing, Castle (11.2 million viewers) also saw a 22 percent bump in the demo versus last year...
Chloe Sullivan won't be seen much during the final season of Smallville — Allison Mack is signed on for just five episodes of the CW drama — but her passionate fans are getting a nice consolation prize. Clark Kent's pal finally makes her first comic-book appearance...