Morgan Freeman's induction as the 39th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award on June 9 brought out such big-name stars as Sidney Poitier, Clint Eastwood, Tim Robbins, Matthew McConaughey, Don Cheadle, Garth Brooks, Matthew Broderick, Helen Mirren, and Samuel L. Jackson. But the most poignant moment of the evening was Rita Moreno's heartfelt tribute that took the audience (myself included) back to the early '70s when she and Morgan taught many ...
Walking Dead Action Figure
You've been warned! This November, four Walking Dead action figures — designed to look like the actors on AMC's chilling zombie saga, which returns in October — are hitting stores. (Figures based on the hand-drawn characters in the graphic novels will be out in September.)
Deputy sheriff Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) comes with two guns, a walkie-talkie, a baseball bat and a...
USA's Covert Affairs will finally reveal how CIA agent Auggie Anderson (Christopher Gorham) became blind, in a flashback to his time in Iraq that airs July 19.
I got the scoop at a panel I moderated with the show's stars and producers at the Television Academy. A vacationing Auggie heads to a...
Forgive that headline, because Julie Benz is actually one of the sweetest actresses I've ever met. And I'm thrilled she's just landed a fun role on USA's Royal Pains...
Eddie McClintock and Joanne Kelly
Favorite sci-fi actors from Star Trek and Caprica will amp up the mystery and excitement on the third season of Syfy's Warehouse 13, returning with new episodes July 11. Star Trek Voyager's Jeri "Seven of Nine" Ryan debuts as a bride named Amanda on Aug. 1, while Kate "Captain Janeway" Mulgrew begins her four-episode run as Warehouse protector Jane in September. Both characters share a shocking connection to a series regular...
Brandy may have been robbed of the mirror ball trophy on last year's Dancing With the Stars, but she reclaimed her diva status and has landed a juicy recurring role on Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva, which returns Sunday June 19 (9/8c). TV's former Moesha will...
Lost's Jacob is coming to the aid of The Closer. Actor Mark Pellegrino, who also played Supernatural's Lucifer, will recur on the TNT series beginning in mid-August.
Pellegrino will play Brenda's high-powered defense ...
Rachel Bilson and Eddie Cibrian
Buffy as twisted identical twins! The O.C.'s Summer, now with a license to practice medicine! A smoking and drinking 1960s playboy sure to give Don Draper a run for his money! Some of my favorite TV vets give me the inside scoop on the new characters we'll start meeting in September.
The Playboy Club (NBC)
HIS CHARACTER Chicago Playboy Club founding member Nick Dalton is a lawyer who smokes, drinks and, ahem, socializes just as much as Mad Men's Don Draper. And that's just fine by Eddie (CSI: Miami), who is ready for the comparisons. "I'm not going to...
Desperate Housewives' seventh season ended with both a wink to the past and an unsettling nod to the show's future.
After Carlos came to Gaby's rescue by murdering the back-from-the-dead stepfather who'd raped her as a child, the housewives conspired to...