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...
Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison
Lots has happened to McKinley High's ragtag glee club over the summer. One original member of New Directions transferred to a new school. Quinn lost her baby weight. Finn and Rachel are still together, but Artie got dumped. So did Terri. And Coach Tanaka.
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The first day back at school brings even more surprises. In Glee's second season premiere, which Fox screened for a lucky crowd on Tuesday, Rachel will meet her new competition, Finn will bust a move for Coach Sue, Mr. Schu will make an unlikely ally, the football team will get to know ...
Expect to feel some déjà vu when The Middle returns on September 22 with an episode that reunites Patricia Heaton with her Everybody Loves Raymond mother-in-law, Doris Roberts. And for Heaton, it's like old times when her character, Frankie, ends up on the losing side of a battle with Roberts, who plays Brick's teacher Ms. Rinsky, a woman Heaton describes as "very no-nonsense and sick of interfering parents like Frankie."
Executive producer Eileen Heisler....
Courteney Cox and Jennifer Aniston
Real-life besties and former Friends costars Courteney Cox and Jennifer Aniston share the small screen again on the September 22 season premiere of Cox's comedy Cougar Town.
Aniston plays a shrink with some strange treatment methods....
Jane Lynch (Glee), Mark Harmon (NCIS) and John Noble (Fringe)
NCIS, Fringe and Glee are the most hotly anticipated returning fall shows, according to TVGuide.com's TV Team research panel.
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The shows were the top picks in a survey conducted Aug. 9-15 that included 3,547 of the approximately 10,000 members of the research panel.
NCIS, which ended last season with Gibbs' father being targeted by a drug cartel...
Saturday Night Live has tapped alum Amy Poehler to host the show's season premiere, NBC announced Tuesday.
Katy Perry will perform on the Sept. 25 episode, Poehler's first time hosting. Poehler left SNL in 2008 after seven years, and has...