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Question: What are your thoughts on the awareness of people in the TV industry regarding the perception that it's always the non-white characters that are killed off shows? It seems impossible to me that those in charge don't see this phenomenon as a problem, and yet, consistently, that seems to be what happens. That reality is so pervasive for me that when I watched the pilot for Sleepy Hollow, my thought as what looked to be the two main characters — a well-known white, male actor (Clancy Brown) and a young, unknown-to-me African-American actress (Nicole Beharie) — approached the spooky, abandoned farm house was, "Seriously, Show? Already you're going to kill off the black actor?"
JFK: The Smoking Gun
Among the legion of shows commemorating the upcoming 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, REELZChannel offers up JFK: The Smoking Gun (Sunday, Nov. 3 at 8/7c), a documentary that sets out to prove that Lee Harvey Oswald did not shoot the bullet that exploded the brain of the 35th President on Nov. 22, 1963 in Dallas. Retired Australian homicide detective Colin McLaren, whose investigation is the focus of the REELZ film, revealed what's behind his theory of a second shooter.
Stars from television's buzziest shows including The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, Breaking Bad and more flocked to Hollywood's SkyBar at Mondrian on November 12 to celebrate TV Guide Magazine's Hot List 2012 issue.
The Voice judge Adam Levine arrived directly from set after taping the NBC singing competition's Monday show and was still surprised that he was chosen for this year's Hot List cover. "It's definitely something I would have never expected considering I was a musician and television is just something that kind of came into my life randomly," the Maroon 5 frontman told TV Guide Magazine after walking the red carpet. "It's a new thing and it's amazing."
Childrens Hospital may have begun as a satire of medical dramas like Grey's Anatomy, but now its take on everything in pop culture has us in stitches. Last season the Adult Swim series spoofed everything from Broadway plays to PSAs, and in one episode, all TV programming from the 1970s.
"It's gotten to the point where we don't know what the normal Childrens Hospital is anymore," says creator Rob Corddry, who also plays clown doctor Blake Downs. The best example? "This year we preempt the regularly scheduled episode to present the pilot for the British adaptation of the show." (In that version, Downs is a French mime).
Once Upon a Time
Television's hottest vampires, werewolves, time travelers and zombie hunters descended on San Diego Comic-Con International from July 12-15 for the hottest sci-fi event of the year. For the second year in a row, TV Guide Magazine was on hand to welcome the casts of The Vampire Diaries, Fringe, Glee, Once Upon a Time and so many more to our luxury yacht and floating photo studio. Drop anchor and check out some of our favorite pictures from the ultimate geekfest!
Despite an exhausting shooting schedule, the Glee cast had a blast playing dress up yet again — this time in red leather, glittery gloves and fedoras, for their Michael Jackson tribute episode, airing Jan. 31. "One of our challenges," explains co-costume designer Jennifer Eve, "was to take the inspiration of Michael Jackson but keep the iconic Glee characterizations."
But it's not all sparkle and no substance. According to Cory Monteith, who plays Finn, "What makes 'Michael' a great tribute episode is that it successfully carries a lot of our storylines forward while at the same time paying homage to the King of Pop."
Move over, Baby Vamp, there's a new hot link in town!
For those of you who got sucked in to last night's True Blood, you know what we're talking about. It's www.vamps-kill.com and lordy, is it a creepy creation. Referenced early on in the episode as the website responsible for catching filmed proof of a rogue vampire's feeding frenzy (a misdeed punishable by the true death, which Mayor Bill readily dispensed on the ...
In this sneak peek image, Michael Scott (Steve Carell) gets some much-needed advice from co-workers on how to pop the big question. "He's paralyzed by wanting it to be the perfect proposal — and perfect in a 'Michael Scott' way," executive producer Paul Lieberstein tells TV Guide Magazine. "Pam catches him in one of his early attempts, which is to...
Stana Katic and Nathan Fillion
Castle stars Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic get close on TV Guide Magazine's photo shoot, and we have the exclusive behind the scenes pictures of the couple's smoking chemistry. While on set for the shoot, the stars discuss the relationship between Castle and Beckett, they're famous kiss and the likelihood of a relationship in the future.
Check out the exclusive gallery here!...
The hottest TV stars in Hollywood came out to celebrate TV Guide Magazine's 2010 Hot List issue on Monday, November 8 at Drai's! From Glee cover stars such as Lea Michele and Kevin McHale to current Dancing With the Stars hoofers Brandy and Cheryl Burke, the party was rocking throughout the night. Check out some highlights from the red carpet — including NCIS star Pauley Perrette's hot-themed shirt — and let us know who you think had the hottest look of the night!