Penguins of Madagascar
Neil Patrick Harris has brought his powerful pipes to the stage, the Internet and How I Met Your Mother, but now he's taking his singing voice to Nickelodeon's animated Penguins of Madagascar special, "Blowhole Strikes Back."
In the hourlong special (airing Friday at 8/7c), Harris returns as the penguins' sinister nemesis, Dr. Blowhole. In the exclusive clip below, Harris performs the power ballad "Mutant Disaster," one of six original songs from the movie.
Andrea Mitchell announced on her MSNBC show that she has breast cancer, urging women to get screened and saying her own prognosis was "terrific."
"I had planned to be hiking in Wyoming last week but instead discovered that I am now among the one in eight women — incredibly, one in eight — who've had breast cancer," she said Wednesday. "Mine was discovered during my annual screening just a short time ago. Lucky for me, I'm one of the fortunate ones. We discovered it in the earliest stage, it has not spread, and I'm already back at work with a terrific prognosis."
Nate as a movie star? Chuck Bass jumping off a building?
When Gossip Girl heads west to Los Angeles for the start of Season 5, anything is possible with our favorite twenty-something troublemakers from the Upper East Side. As Serena points out, "everyone in Hollywood...
Uncle Frank Potenza, Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy Kimmel paid an emotional tribute to his uncle Frank, showing a video montage of Frank's funniest, quirkiest moments to the accompaniment of Sinatra's "My Way."
"Uncle Frank loved being a part of this show," the tearful host of Jimmy Kimmel Live! said. "Thanks to all of you who came to the show and who watched for indulging me and letting me put my crazy uncle on television."
Jimmy Kimmel's Uncle Frank dies at 77
Potenza was a retired New York policeman and Las Vegas casino security guard whom Kimmel invited to Los Angeles to join the late-night talk show. He was married to Kimmel's aunt for 28 years.
The Good Wife
To hype the Season 3 return of its Emmy-nominated drama The Good Wife, CBS is pulling out all the stops. First, there was that sexy poster of Alicia, breathless and in negligee. Then, on Sunday, Sept. 4, the network will air The Good Wife: A New Beginning (9:30/8:30c), a catch-up special aimed at bringing new viewers up to speed in under a half-hour.
If all that wasn't enough, on Friday CBS released its first-ever digital magazine for the most ardent Good Wife fan. The magazine serves as a companion to Sunday's special with several bonuses, including a sneak peek at the new season, never-before-seen pictures of and quotes from the cast, and additional catch-up footage highlighting key story arcs for the casual viewer.
Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton
In the upcoming film Warrior, two estranged brothers and Mixed Martial Arts fighters (Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton) confront the forces that tore their family apart as they prepare to do battle in the ring. Miracle's Gavin O'Connor directs.
Indie rock band The National sets the mood with its song "About Today." Check out a lengthy trailer for the family drama set to the song:
Can The Glades' Jim smooth-talk his way out of a hostage situation?
In the Season 2 finale, ex-con brothers seize Callie's hospital. In the exclusive clip below, Jim (Matt Passmore) tries to butter the gun-wielding man up.