Acrophobes, beware! The new vertigo-inducing quiz show Downfall challenges players to answer questions before their potential prizes — and possibly even themselves — are sent crashing over the edge of an L.A. high-rise on a massive conveyor belt. Host Chris Jericho tells us about the high points of tonight's season premiere, airing at 9/8c on ABC...
The sixth season of Rescue Me will premiere tonight at 10/9c on FX, but the cast has already wrapped filming on this season and next, which will be the last. So no wonder actors John Scurti (Lou) and Adam Ferrara (Needles) are feeling nostalgic.
Scurti compares the chemistry between himself and executive producer/star Denis Leary (Tommy) to some great comedic teams. "I don't know if it's the ghosts of Laurel and Hardy or Ralph and Ed, or Fred and Barney," Scurti tells TV Guide Magazine. "It just kind of works."
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It's fitting, then, that Scurti's favorite moment from the show is a scene between he and Leary from an earlier season....
We never learned exactly what the evil Mayor Lockwood (Robert Pralgo) was (vampire? werewolf? smoke monster?) before he lost his life in a burning basement in The Vampire Diaries season finale. But we may find out thanks to a mysterious new arrival headed to Mystic Falls...
Calista Flockhart finally became Mrs. Harrison Ford on June 15 after eight years of dating. Less fortunate: her Brothers & Sisters character, Kitty Walker, who was widowed when Robert (Rob Lowe) died in the season finale. Calista tells me she has high hopes that the show will be still be "funny and poignant." Though saddened to lose Rob, Calista says, "I don't think Kitty will be single for that long. She'll have lots of guys — at least I hope...
For The Office star Steve Carell, the idea of saying goodbye to Michael Scott after seven years is bittersweet.
"I'm sure I'm going to be very nostalgic," he told TV Guide Magazine at the June 27 premiere of his new animated movie, Despicable Me. "These are some of my best friends in the world. But it will be good for everybody, I think."
Carell announced in May ...
Nick Cassavetes and Adrian Grenier
Cheers to Entourage for getting Nick Cassavetes back in front of the camera.
In the HBO comedy's otherwise-lackluster season opener, the big surprise was the actor-turned-director's formidable ...
Huge - Hayley Hasselhoff
The fat hits the campfire quite literally in Huge, as ABC Family tackles subject matter as tricky as it is weighty and comes up with a winner. This appealing and emotionally engaging series about life in a weight-loss summer camp comes with high expectations, having been co-created by Winnie Holzman, who enthralled a generation with the short-lived but long-remembered My So-Called Life.
Working with her daughter Savannah Dooley (with Holzman's husband Paul Dooley appearing ...
Supergirl, Summer Glau
As if Summer Glau hadn't already cemented her status as a fanboy favorite, the actress is about to go up, up and away to a new level with the sci-fi set. The Firefly and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles star is providing the voice for Supergirl in the upcoming animated movie Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (out September 28 on DVD, Blu-ray, on demand and digital download). In the ...
House's seventh season will open with Dr. House (Hugh Laurie) acting like "a teenager in love skipping school," whisking Cuddy (Lisa Edelstein) away for an idyllic day without the pressures of their hospital and her child, says House executive producer Katie Jacobs. "Anywhere other than Princeton-Plainsboro Hospital is an easier place for them to be together in a relationship," says Jacobs. "That's where we start — 'What if we only have each other?' As their day goes on, Cuddy will learn that the locales they visit hold a secret significance...
KEVORKIAN (Monday, 9/8c, HBO)
If you still think you don't know Jack after Al Pacino's turn as "Dr. Death" in HBO's You Don't Know Jack movie, this new documentary on Dr. Jack Kevorkian presents a very intimate portrait of the notorious assisted-suicide specialist. In addition to a lengthy Kevorkian interview, the filmmakers interview friends, family, lawyers and journalists to help interpret his passionate feelings about life and death...