Smallville flies into its concluding season Friday night with a jaw-dropping episode so big, we just had to hit up exec-producer Kelly Souders for the super-deets. Up, up and away!
TV Guide Magazine: The first episode back is amazing! So much happened in one hour. What is left?!
Souders: I know! Believe...
Justin Beiber and George Eads
Will Justin Bieber's acting debut on CSI give his fans a different reason to scream?
The singing sensation guest-stars in the Season 11 premiere as Jason McCann, a troubled teen who's faced with a terrible decision about his only brother — which leads to an explosive confrontation with the CSIs, in particular, George Eads' Nick Stokes.
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"Justin was more than game," Eads tells TVGuide.com "He was into and it really excited to be here. He's just a gifted young kid. I think he did a good job. ... [His fans] can see another side to him and see some vulnerability. I get right in his face pretty good, and he stayed right with me."
Eads says he was able to bond with Bieber in the same way ...
The true-life spouses of TLC's Sister Wives (premiering September 26 at 10/9c) have more in common with the Henricksons of HBO's Big Love than just their polygamist lifestyle. But there are major differences as well. TV Guide Magazine spoke with Fundamentalist Mormon Kody Brown and his wives, Meri, 39, Janelle, 40, Christine, 37, and soon-to-be fourth wife Robyn, 31, about how their challenges compare to those of Bill, Barb, Nicki and Margene.
Fox's Family Guy will be presenting an hour-long Christmas special entitled Road to the North Pole, complete with three musical numbers. It's the long-running animated show's first holiday outing since Season 2. The insanity begins when Brian takes Stewie to see Santa at the mall. "They're in a very long line, so by the time they get up there, Santa goes on break," says executive producer Steve Callaghan. "Stewie gets pissed off, so he and Brian go on a road trip to the North Pole to kill Santa Claus."
When we last saw the reluctant assassin Nikita, she was a blonde. But the hair color of the lead actress — Peta Wilson then, Maggie Q now — isn't the only change you'll notice when you tune in to the CW's bold reimagining of La Femme Nikita, the cultish 1997—2001 USA Network series. Early intel suggests this isn't your parents' Nikita. Here's why. ...
Doris Roberts and Patricia Heaton
Cripes, are you already behind?
It's OK, most of us are. Especially since every major network fed us new stuff again last night. All night. If it weren't so much fun to watch television and talk about it, this fall season would be exhausting!
ABC takes the prize for the most fresh material, with the returns of ...
Joaquin Phoenix and David Letterman
Cheers to David Letterman for not letting Joaquin Phoenix off the hook.
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After the Oscar-nominated actor used the Late Show host as part of his I'm Still Here hoax, Phoenix returned to come clean—and Letterman cleaned his clock, comedically speaking. Dave proudly declared ...
Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey
We asked, and TV Guide Magazine readers responded in force! Grey's Anatomy stars Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey were kind enough to answer a few burning fan questions about the new season of the ABC drama. ...
For such a critical night of the week as Thursday, you'd think the networks could do better than deliver a pile of new $#*! to their lineups. But with the exception of the CW's already premiered and very promising Nikita, the three new series premiering this Thursday are among the very worst of a lackluster fall lot.
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Let's take them in sequential order. Starting at 8/7c with ABC's My Generation, about which I said in TV Guide's Fall Preview issue: "Welcome to 'Gen Zzzz' — as in: Wake me up when these stereotypes get over themselves. Generation's originality gap squanders its distinctive tone and promising young cast."
To elaborate: Bundling tiresome clichés in fancy but irritating new wrapping, My Generation follows nine members of an Austin, Texas high school's Class of 2000 a decade after graduation, as a documentary camera crew follows them around — as it did back in 2000, although apparently that documentary was never released...