House, Mad Men
There were a lot of dirty tricks on TV this week. Jo Reynolds (Daphne Zuniga) cajoled poor Riley into posing topless on Melrose Place. House and Foreman conducted an autopsy on a living person. Gossip Girl's Chuck kissed a guy because of Blair's deception. CSI: Miami's Eric Delko tricked us all by slinking off into the night with barely any explanation. Welcome to this week's Top Moments: Dirty Tricks Edition.
ABC's Modern Family (premiering Wednesday, 9/8c) is one of the funniest new sitcoms, hence its inclusion in our list of Editors' Picks for the fall. What makes it so special? Read on.
Paula Abdul will not return to the judges' table for American Idol's ninth season.
Abdul revealed the stunning news on her Twitter feed: "With sadness in my heart, I've decided not to return to #IDOL. I'll miss nurturing all the new talent, but most of all being a part of a show that I helped from day 1 become an international phenomenon," she tweeted over two separate messages.
Fox quickly followed up with an official statement: "Paula has been an important part of AI. We are saddened ...
Tom Welling, Smallville
There is super news, and then there is the truly super. You can file this under the latter: For the first time in Smallville's nine-year history, series star Tom Welling will appear at the San Diego Comic-Con.
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Just how big of an entrance does Welling plan to make? Ain't It Cool News reports that Welling might arrive in a blue, red and cape-less Superman costume to be donned ...
Shirley Jones, David Cassidy
I think I love this: Shirley Jones will guest-star on ABC Family's Ruby & the Rockits, playing mother to David and Patrick Cassidy, her real-life stepson and son, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
Shaun Cassidy, another of the actress' sons with the late actor Jack Cassidy, executive-produces the new comedy. He joked that Jones got the role the old-fashioned way.
"She slept with the producer," he tells TVGuide.com. "Although in her defense, I was two years old at the time and afraid of the dark."
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Jorja Fox, CSI
Jorja Fox is returning to CSI as Sara Sidle.
Fox will appear in the Season 10 premiere (airing Sept. 24) and additional episodes, says CBS.
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"We're thrilled for Jorja's return," CSI executive producer Carol Mendelsohn ...
Could the King of Pop still be walking the halls of his beloved Neverland Ranch?
Check out the most memorable moments from Jackson's memorial
An eerie shadow, resembling a human figure, appeared during a recent broadcast of Larry King Live from inside Michael Jackson's former home. Unbeknownst to the interviewer or cameraman, the darkened form proceeds to quickly walk across the corridor from left to right.
Watch the video after the jump.
The BET Network could send The Game into overtime, in a deal that would pluck the canceled CW series from the ashes.
"BET is doing everything it can to acquire the rights to Mara Brock Akil's The Game," a source at the cable network tells TVGuide.com.
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With the entire cast on board for a fourth season, BET and CBS Television Studios are now trying to ...