When Bones returns for its seventh season on Nov. 3, the show will be moving into uncharted territory. After a six-season dance around and toward one another, Booth (David Boreanaz) and Brennan (Emily Deschanel) will be living as a couple, preparing for the birth of their first child. How will the show change without the will-they-won't-they romantic tension that's driven the story for so long? Although the show's Comic-Con panel was scrapped, TVGuide.com spoke with executive producer Stephen Nathan to seek answers to that very question. Plus: He talks about working around Deschanel's real-life pregnancy, a new long-term villain and seeing more of Booth and Brennan's families....
Fans of Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse novels, on which HBO's True Blood is based, will be plenty happy very soon. Why? Several key elements from the books will pop up this season and next. Sexy shower scene, anyone?
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Here's what TVGuide.com learned during Friday's True Blood panel at Comic-Con:
1. Eric and Sookie. Shower. Together....
Michael C. Hall
Dexter's titular serial killer will be bloody busy this season as he takes on single parenting, hiding his secret hobby, and the ever-encroaching suspicions of his sister. On Thursday at Comic-Con, the cast and producers of Dexter dished on the new season, which jumps ahead a year. Which one of his victims encourages his journey to find faith?
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Here are the five things Dexter will find this season:
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Buffy the Vampire Slayer looms large over Sarah Michelle Gellar. This fall, more than eight years after she last played the droll demon fighter, she'll return to prime time as the star of another series, The CW's neo-noir mystery Ringer.
Speaking to reporters at Comic-Con Thursday, before she took the stage to promote Ringer, Gellar said she knows that she'll have to convince Buffy fans that this very different project — in which she plays twins! — will be worth their time. "I'm not trying to re-create Buffy and I'm not trying to top it," she said. "I'm trying to do something that the fans, who have been so good to me, will love. I'm a television watcher, and this is the kind of show that I would watch."
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On Ringer, Gellar plays
Max Adler won't say if Glee's Dave Karofsky, the closeted jock who planted a big wet one on Kurt last year, will be back this season — but it sure sounds like he will.
"There have been discussions," Adler tells TVGuide.com. "I can say, definitely stay tuned and please watch because it will be pretty neat."
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"Karofsky's story line wasn't completely resolved after the prom episode. I feel like there's more to
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Have you gotten any new information about Calleigh and Delko on CSI: Miami? — Mary
ADAM: Nothing new to report on the relationship front, but I can promise that you'll see Calleigh out in the field much more now that Emily Procter is no longer pregnant. Her maternal instincts will come in handy when Calleigh forms a strong bond with the rescued children of a wanted fugitive in the season premiere. In fact, the word adoption will come up.
Thanks for the 90210 scoop, but who of the West Bev kids won't be going to college? — Maxine
NATALIE: Remember how Annie inherited all that money from Marla and was thrilled that she could actually afford to go to college? As they say, money changes everything, but not how you'd expect...