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Lie to Me Finale: End of the Line for Lightman and Reynolds

Tim Roth and Mekhi Phifer

The second-season finale of Lie to Me doesn't play as your typical cliffhanger, but it does bring about some big changes for the show. Chief among them: The departure of Mekhi Phifer's FBI agent Ben Reynolds from the series.

Executive producers and Season 3 showrunners Alex Cary and David Graziano made the decision to broaden their stories and character development.

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"It hobbled us a bit," Cary tells TVGuide.com of the FBI's watchdog attachment to the Lightman Group. "It put Lightman [Tim Roth] into the sort of one-note position of having to roll his eyes. It became unsurprising, because we knew he was going to go and do whatever he wanted to do anyway."

"Lightman is like that kid in the back of class who used to sit with his feet up on the back of the desk and snarl at the teacher. He subverts authority and the FBI represents that," Graziano adds... read more

Exclusive VIDEO: The Fact Checkers Unit stalks NCIS star Pauley Perrette

Pauley Perrette

Is NCIS actress Pauley Perrette a natural blonde? Finding out sounds like a mission for the FCU: Fact Checkers Unit.

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Courtney B. Vance to Guest-Star on The Closer

Courtney B. Vance

Brenda Leigh Johnson is going to need a little help in The Closer summer finale, and Courtney B. Vance is the man for the job.

The former Law & Order: Criminal Intent and FlashForward star will guest-star in Monday's episode, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. He may also return later in the season.

Vance will play Deputy Chief Tommy Delk, the head of the LAPD's counter-terrorism division. He's brought in to help with a joint investigation between the FBI and the LAPD. As Brenda (Kyra Sedgwick) fights to stay a step ahead, Delk proves that he is just as clever as she is in manipulating the system... read more

Exclusive: The Whole Truth Casts Annabella Sciorra

Annabella Sciorra

The Whole Truth is taking aim at cougars.

Annabella Sciorra, who played Tony's crazy mistress on The Sopranos, will guest-star in ABC's new legal drama as... read more

Exclusive: Which Lost Castaway Is Crashing onto NCIS?

Sam Anderson

There is life beyond the great white light for at least one Lost actor: Sam Anderson has been tapped for a guest-starring role on NCIS, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

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The veteran character actor will appear in Season 8's second episode as Walter Carmichael, a middle school teacher whose classroom becomes a crime scene when one of his students is kidnapped. The episode also features William Devane (Knots Landing) as the grandfather of the abducted girl.

Anderson, 65, is perhaps best known... read more

Watch an Exclusive Supernatural Behind-the-Scenes Clip with Commentary from Eric Kripke

"We don't do angels on this show," Supernatural creator Eric Kripke recalls saying back in Season 3. Fast-forward two seasons and he now admits, "Looking back it was obvious."

Supernatural's Misha Collins wants to catch people off-guard with random acts of kindness

In this exclusive, behind-the-scenes clip from the Season 5 DVD, Kripke talks about the introduction of Misha Collins' character Castiel. Plus: He and writer Bob Singer discuss their original five-year plan for the show and how they chose to dramatize the apocalypse in Season 5.

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VIDEO: Exclusive Sneak Peak of TLC's New Polygamist Series Sister Wives

Sister Wives

"I just fell in love, and then I fell in love again, and then I fell in love again," polygamist Kody Brown says on his new series Sister Wives.

TLC's latest docudrama depicts the real life Big Love — one man living with three wives.

The next Gosselins? TLC orders sextuplets series

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Exclusive: Tricia Helfer to Crush on Lie to Me's Lightman

Tricia Helfer



Battlestar Galactica alum Tricia Helfer will guest-star on a Season 3 episode of Lie to Me, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

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Helfer will play Naomi, who's attracted to Lightman (Tim Roth) despite being frustrated by the inability to hide anything from him. But when she calls on Lightman for protection from a violent ex-boyfriend, it's Lightman who begins to wonder if her beauty has impaired his lie-detecting skills... read more

CSI: NY Scoop: Melrose Place's Thomas Calabro to Guest-Star

Thomas Calabro

Melrose Place veteran Thomas Calabro will guest-star on an upcoming episode of CSI: NY, TVGuide.com has learned.

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Calabro will play a man who is searching with his wife (Helen Slater, Smallville's Lara-El) for their missing son. Together, they follow clues left for them from a mysterious caller... read more

Exclusive: Watch Jane Lynch Make Her Comedic iCarly Debut

iCarly

Jane Lynch is trading her megaphone for mom jeans in her iCarly debut on the upcoming episode "iSam's Mom," on Nickelodeon.

Jane Lynch to be a mom — on iCarly

The Glee Emmy winner plays Pam, cranky mom to Sam (Jennette McCurdy). In this exclusive sneak peek, Carly (Miranda Cosgrove) convinces the bickering pair to see a therapist to work out their differences. And that's where the trouble starts.

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