Friday Night Lights
Our favorite more-than-a-football show Friday Night Lights begins its fifth and final season Wednesday (9/8c, DirecTV; the show will air on NBC this spring). Executive producer Jason Katims shares his plans for the folks of Dillon, Texas, as they head toward the final down...
Dancing With the Stars
Dancing With the Stars belonged to Brandy on October 25 — the singer left her competition in the dust with her dramatic tango and non-stop, booty-shaking energy during the dance marathon. But what everyone in the audience was talking about was the surprisingly strong showing by Bristol Palin, who managed to rack up 23 points for her graceful tango before coming in second-to-last for the marathon...
Find yourself secretly smitten by that dude who used to be on Punk'd? Well, you're not alone. Thanks to a plumb part as Crosby Braverman on NBC's Parenthood — and a starring role in the new indie flick The Freebie — Dax Shepard is suddenly proving he's smart, sexy, and, yes, totally crushworthy. Here are five legit reasons the former goofball, currently engaged to actress Kristen Bell, makes our hearts go pitter-patter.
The Good Wife
The cast of The Good Wife has Shakespeare on the brain. Granted, the playwright may not seem like an obvious influence on the hit CBS drama, which deals with such thoroughly modern issues as the destructive power of media and the Internet. But as the show charges through its sophomore season, it's exhibiting many of his hallmarks, complete with star-crossed lovers and a purloined letter. (Or make that voice mail.)
Aisha Hinds, who plays Lt. Maureen Mason on ABC's Detroit 1-8-7, was feeling the love recently while at a Trader Joe's in Royal Oak, Michigan. "A woman wanted to give me her entire cart of groceries," she says. "I just came in for a bottle of water."
That's a typical reaction in the Detroit area ...
Mele Kalikimaka! (That's Hawaiian for Merry Christmas). In honor of the holiday, Hawaii Five-0 executive producer Peter Lenkov is giving fans a gift — the introduction of the villainous Wo Fat, Steve McGarrett's archenemy from the original 1968—1980 series.
Just in time for their holiday episode (expect to see Scott Caan's Danny as Santa), Lenkov is planning the return of James Marsters as Victor Hesse, who murdered McGarrett's father in the pilot and, we'll learn, has a connection to Wo Fat.