Grey's Anatomy is doing a musical episode.
The ABC medical drama is planning the event for later this season, but don't expect the doctors of Seattle Grace to just burst into song and start dancing down the hospital halls, executive producer Shonda Rhimes tells TVGuide.com exclusively.
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Rhimes says the Grey's musical episode will be very different from other shows that have attempted the stunt in the past. She specifically references Buffy the Vampire Slayer's musical episode, which she says is one of her favorites. "[Ours] is sort of the opposite of that in a weird way," Rhimes says. "They did an all-out, show-stopping, Broadway kind of musical. This is very different."
So what is in store? Read on for all the details...
John Larroquette and Gary Sinise, CSI: NY
Appearances are often deceiving on television.
Emmy winner John Larroquette, who wraps his three-episode CSI:NY arc Friday, says the same is definitely true for his character. Larroquette plays Manhattan Chief of Detectives Ted Carver, who first butted heads with Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) over how to handle the media during a sniper case.
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Last week, Mac's team found the body of Carver's sister buried in Central Park, and Mac began to suspect that Carver is somehow connected to the 15-year-old case. Larroquette admits that his character is not blameless, but advises that viewers wait to make up their minds.
"As much as it points toward him being [the villain], that opinion may be altered by the end of the episode," Larroquette says...
Damon Wayans, Jr.and Damon Wayans
Damon Wayans Jr. will get a visit from real-life dad Damon Wayans in an episode of the ABC comedy Happy Endings.
The series revolves around a couple (Elisha Cuthbert and Zachary Knighton), whose break-up complicates their friends' lives. Wayans Jr. plays one of their pals, Brad.
Wayans Sr. will play Brad's dad, an uptight guy who visits his son after getting a new lease on life post-health scare.
A new judges panel isn't the only change coming to American Idol this season.
Executive producer Nigel Lythgoe tells TVGuide.com that the finalists will face new challenges, including contests to make the best music video, to promote themselves, and to work with a band and dancers for an awards show-style performance.
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The producers have also eliminated...
For once, Richard Castle might not be the nerdiest person at a crime scene.
On Monday's Castle, Beckett (Stana Katic) and Castle (Nathan Fillion) investigate a murder that could be out of this world. "We have a couple [crew members] on the show ... who are from The X-Files, and so in a lot of ways this was our chance to do our Castle version of an X-Files episode," creator-executive producer Andrew W. Marlowe tells TVGuide.com.
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It all starts when the coroner determines that the victim died in a rare way. "We find a woman who's been killed due to explosive decompression," Marlowe says. "There are very few things that cause it, and one of those things is exposure in outer space. Of course, Castle sets off jokingly suggesting that maybe aliens were behind it."
Oddly enough, each turn in the case lends some credence to Castle's theory....