Liz Vassey, CSI
As the fall season approaches, shows are looking to add some new characters.
Glee is adding a new high school jock named Sam, who is described as very good looking. Though he plays football, Sam must also have a strong singing voice. Sounds like he could be at the heart of the season premiere, which is titled "Audition." Sam also sounds a lot like the character Chris Colfer told me they were conceptualizing for Kurt's new boyfriend. If so, our little Kurtie scored big time! My advice to Sam: if you like it then you should put a ring on it!
As CSI goes into its 11th season without actress Liz Vassey (Wendy)...
Jada Pinkett Smith and Michael Vartan
It was a high-wattage party when TNT and TBS gathered together the stars of their current and upcoming series. Inter-show mingling and laughter ensued as the actors hammed it up for the camera in TV Guide Magazine's photo booth. Memphis Beat's Jason Lee debated the country's best barbecue, Will Smith roamed the room in support of his wife, HawthoRNe's Jada Pinkett Smith, and the stars...
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
The framed letter from President Obama hangs in the hallway outside Matt Weiner's office. "He wrote to say he enjoyed Season 3," the Mad Men creator says, giggling in disbelief. "He was congratulating me on my and the show's success, and I wanted to say, 'But wait, you're the successful person.'"
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The president was merely speaking for the quality-TV nation. In three seasons, Mad Men has gone from being a cool retro diversion to one of the most stylish, seductive shows in TV history...
It's the blessing and curse of all hard-working character actors: "I have a household face but not a household name," says Tim DeKay, who plays FBI agent Peter Burke on White Collar (airing tonight at 9/8c, USA).
Burke's job is to keep tabs on con—turned—FBI consultant Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer)...
Note: Violence is never the answer. However, what went down last night on The Real Housewives of New Jersey wasn't so much violence as it was the highest level of low-class art we've ever been blessed with. The screaming. The shoving. The insults. The fake hair. It was all so...Real Housewives. On 'roids...
Cheers to Disney Channel for wishing upon another teen star: Bridgit Mendler.
You may not know her name yet, but your kids do: She stars in Good Luck Charlie, TV's top-rated tween series, which the cable net has just picked up for a second season and an original movie...
Ryan Seacrest, Katie Couric
There will never be another Larry King. Gone are the days when a guy from Brooklyn who addictively plays the horses and gets married eight times can fall into TV stardom. CNN is hunting down some big names to fill King's suspenders in prime time. Here's the lowdown on who is being considered and why...
One of the most unlikely—on paper, anyway—regulars at the Emmy party the last few years has been the infamously outspoken Kathy Griffin and her cheeky Bravo docu-reality series My Life on the D-List. Including this year, it has been nominated five times for Outstanding Reality Program and won twice. This year, her hefty and relatively high-minded competition includes...
Werewolves, step aside. As this exclusive photo reveals, a panther has been spotted on the set of HBO's True Blood, and will make her on-screen debut in mid-August.
Could this be a sign that the series is tearing a page from Charlaine Harris' books and transforming ...