CW's In Focus: The Joys of Being Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder

On the CW's breakout hit The Vampire Diaries, Ian Somerhalder plays a nearly 170-year-old man who — perhaps unwittingly — became a vampire as a teen. Though the actor's luck has been indisputably better than that of his character, Damon Salvatore, both have had the same response to the twists in their lives: outright glee.

For Damon, that giddiness manifests itself in the smirky, wanton torment of the people who surround him. In Somerhalder, fortunately, it takes a more gracious form.

"Right now, where I am, doing what I'm doing, it's exactly where I want to be," he says.

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As Vampire Diaries wraps up its first season (Thursday at 9/8c), look to learn... read more

Supernatural's Mark Pellegrino: Fans Will Be Satisfied with the Finale


It's the moment Supernatural fans have been waiting for all season: Lucifer (Mark Pellegrino) is about to throw down with pretty much everyone. caught up with Pellegrino, who says Lucifer is quite the sympathetic character. (Um, what about that whole wanting to destroy all of mankind thing?)  The 45-year-old actor also gave us the details on Lucifer's journey to the apocalypse as well as the similarities between Lucifer and his character on  Lost, Jacob... read more

Gossip Girl Episode Recap: "Ex-Husbands and Wives"

This week on Gossip Girl, the gang was up to its usual sleuthing and scheming. Only this time, those at the center of the conflict and lies were the parental figures in their lives, and the kids were working to expose the truth.
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14 Promising Pilots: What New Fall Shows Look the Best?

Becki Newton, Alex O'Loughlin

With networks set to announce their fall TV lineups next week, has the scoop on which pilots stand the best chance of flourishing next season. From medical dramas and romantic comedies to spies and Shatner, here's our take on 14 solid bets for the fall:

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Michael Steger to Guest on True Blood

Michael Steger

Michael Steger is going from 90210's resident geek to True Blood's hot hooker.

The 29-year-old actor will guest-star in one episode of the HBO vampire series in Season 3, has confirmed. He will play... read more

One Tree Hill Episode Discussion: "What's in the Ground Belongs to You"

On this episode of One Tree Hill, Haley distances herself from Nathan and Jamie as she grows more depressed. Meanwhile, Brooke views Julian's completed film, Clay realizes he can't ignore an unstable Katie, and Quinn and Jamie embark on a treasure hunt throughout town.

I'm currently on vacation, so I won't be able to post a full recap, but please use this space to discuss the episode!

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Smallville Episode Recap: "Hostage"

Tom Welling and Annette O'Toole

In this week's episode of Smallville, Martha Kent returns to town with a surprising new boyfriend: Perry White, future editor-in-chief of the Daily Planet. Meanwhile, Chloe and Clark search for the Book of Rao in hopes that it will provide information on how to stop Zod, while Lois and Perry join forces for a story about the Red Queen...

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Supernatural Episode Recap: "Two Minutes to Midnight"

In one episode the brothers Winchester have to deal with two Horsemen, their rings are needed to bring about the end of Lucifer and Sam's talking up his plan to trap the devil. Meanwhile, Dean has a rendezvous with Death at a pizza joint, Bobby's soul-selling self comes clean with his latest predicament and Castiel finally makes a comeback, but unfortunately he's not quite the same old Cas. Plus, a Croatoan virus starts to unload on the world making the apocalypse that much deadlier. 

In Davenport, Iowa, Pestilence works at some sort of convalescent hospital and goes by the name Doctor Green. An old lady is feeling really awful and according to the doc, she's suffering from a nasty virus (Dengue fever to be exact), Japanese encephalitis and chicken pox. This woman's screwed and now we know where the name "Green" comes from — it's that nasty stuff the old lady spits up right before she dies.  

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Smallville: Martha Kent and Perry White's Return Shake Up Lois and Clark's Relationship


This week's episode of Smallville brings together Lois Lane (Erica Durance) and Perry White (Michael McKean) for their first meeting, though Perry's return comes as a surprise to Clark as he shows up on the arm of his mother, Martha Kent (Annette O'Toole). caught up with O'Toole and McKean — whose real-life married couple banter is hilarious — to get the details on the evolution of their characters since we last saw them and if they'll return for more next season. Plus: Who really is the Red Queen?

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CW Resurrects Moonlight

Alex O'Loughlin

The CW is going to have a vampire night.

On Thursdays this summer, the network will air the canceled CBS series Moonlight, starring Alex O'Loughlin as vampire detective Mick St. John, following repeats of... read more

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