Mike & Molly
Are there really men the size of Mike (Mike & Molly's Billy Gardell) on the police force? Do they not have to pass a physical? —Carol Osika, Emerald Isle, N.C.
"Police recruits entering the academy are required to pass a physical and several fitness tests before graduating," confirms Roderick Drew of the Chicago PD...
Dancing With The Stars
If you thought that dancing to iconic TV theme songs on Monday night's Dancing With the Stars would give the performers a leg up because they already knew the music, you'd be wrong.
In fact, most the Dancing pros — and at least one star — were either too young or living in a foreign country when American television hits such as Bewitched and Hill Street Blues were on the air. "I had no idea what that song was," says pro Cheryl Burke, who was born in 1984 and danced to Hill Street Blues, which aired from 1981-1987...
Jeers to The Talk for filling an hour of daytime TV with not-so-hot air.
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CBS' new View wannabe got off to an awkward start, to say the least. Despite Julie Chen's insistence that she and her five — count 'em! — cohosts had "instant chemistry," mostly it just came off as forced merriment....
Start spreading the news. Patti Stanger is storming New York for her fourth season of Millionaire Matchmaker (Tuesday, 9/8c, Bravo), but from what Los Angeles' most caustic Cupid tells us, she doesn't exactly have it made in Manhattan when it comes to her East Coast clients. Here, she lets loose on the core issues plaguing the Big Apple's moneyed singletons...
The stars of the naughty CBS prime-time soap Falcon Crest (1981—1990) were together again for the first time in two decades on October 12 for a discussion hosted by TV Guide Magazine senior editor William Keck at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, in honor of their upcoming 30th anniversary and last month's Season 2 DVD release.
If The Vampire Diaries is supposed to suffer from a second-season curse, someone forgot to send the supernatural romance the memo. Feeding the public's continuing thirst for vampire love, lust and blood, Season 2's ratings have been steady and fan frenzy has multiplied. The CW's highest-rated series' place in the TV firmament was cemented when Nina Dobrev, who plays long-suffering teen heroine Elena Gilbert (plus her evil vamp doppelgänger, Katherine Pierce), was chosen for Jimmy Fallon's buzzy Emmy opening number. "We're definitely not in a sophomore slump," says exec producer Kevin Williamson. "The actors are still so enthusiastic."
Cartoon Network's latest venture into live-action is its most sophisticated series yet. A mix of teen angst and intricately serialized storytelling, Tower Prep is set at a mysterious, isolated school where kids with special powers are kept against their will — ostensibly to learn how to master their abilities. "This was an idea that always intrigued me ever since I went to boarding school some years back," says series creator Paul Dini, a popular comic-book writer and animation producer (Batman Beyond), who spent a year as a writer on Lost. "I wanted to take what is ...
Rachel and Brendon
She's back, bitches! Big Brother 12 firecracker Rachel Reilly, a Las Vegas cocktail waitress before she became a reality-TV villainess, has landed a recurring role on The Bold and the Beautiful. She'll play a waitress at the show's tropical hangout Bikini Beach, and be joined by her Big Brother beau Brendon Villegas, who will play a bartender. They first air October 25-26, then return November 18-19. TV Guide Magazine grilled the duo about their move from Big to Bold — and of course we had to ask about their showmance! Did it turn out to be the real thing?
TV Guide Magazine is compiling its annual Hot List, and we want to hear from you! With the fall season underway, some fresh faces have joined the force, and we want to know which cop you think is the hottest! Do you think Tom Selleck and Will Estes from Blue Bloods are the real deal, or are Mariska Hargitay and Stana Katic still the hottest women with badges? Who do you think is the hottest arresting officer? Vote in our poll below after the jump.
Jennifer Grey trades her Dancing With the Stars spangles for hospital gowns when she guests as the mother of a mysteriously ill baby on tonight's House.
"Getting this part made me remember how much I love acting," says Grey, who took time off to ...