Today's News: Our Take


Question: When will Roseanne ...

Question: When will Roseanne come out on DVD? I need my white trash fix. BTW, am I the only one who liked the episodes when they were rich? I mean, come on — they got to meet Patsy and Edina! — Roseanne

Ausiello: Well, I'm sure you're not the only person named Roseanne who liked those episodes. And regarding the DVD, I'm hearing that the first season will likely be out in late 2005.

read more

Question: Yes, Mike, that ...

Question: Yes, Mike, that tidbit of a scoop you gave me about Joey will suffice for now ("Ask Ausiello" 11/24), but you have got to admit that something has to be done to make that show more watchable. Any suggestions? — Chase

Ausiello: Aside from a new writing team and more Jennifer Coolidge? Not really. Although, I'm looking forward to catching Lucy Liu as his boss later this month. Click here for more on that.

read more

Question: Have you noticed ...

Question: Have you noticed that Felicity Huffman's character on Desperate Housewives wears that three-strand necklace in every scene she is in? Regardless if she's wearing sweats or a cocktail dress? Is this the result of a really lazy stylist or do you think it will be part of a story line to come? — Lauren

Ausiello: Yes, I've noticed this, too! I have a feeling it's just a personal choice made by Ms. Huffman. I have a call in to the show to make sure, though. Stay tuned...

read more

Question: Hi, I'm fat, too! ...

Question: Hi, I'm fat, too! How fat were you? — Greg

Ausiello: Yippee! I was 250 lbs. at my heaviest, which was my senior year of high school.

read more

Question: You are blocking ...

Question: You are blocking out my ability to view program listings. — Steve

Ausiello: Enough with the fat jokes, people. I'm skinny now!

read more

Question: I just got back ...

Question: I just got back from seeing Keri Russell's new play Fat Pig. Did you make it to Friday's show? And if so, what did you think? — Christine

Ausiello: Yes, I certainly did make it and I have to admit, I got chills when she first stepped out on stage. I mean, it's been nearly three years since I've seen her in anything and I had no idea what to expect. Well, not only did she look stunning, but she acted her freakin' ass off in a role that was about as far from Felicity as you could get. Essentially, her character — a foul-mouthed, superficial, judgmental accountant — disapproves of her ex-boyfriend's (Entourage's Jeremy Piven) decision to date a "generously proportioned" girl. She has some great scenes with Piven, including one in which she literally shoves him halfway across his office, over a swivel chair and onto the floor. The play itself, like most of Ne read more

Question: Just a quick note ...

Question: Just a quick note to say Mom is looking forward to seeing you at Christmas. But just remember that my real husband will be there and you have to pretend to be a distant cousin. Love ya. — Sheri

Ausiello: OK, but please don't seat me next to your brother Jimmy at dinner. There's something seriously wrong with him. Plus, he smells.

read more

Question: There is a ...

Question: There is a commercial currently running for Aleve that shows two black women talking. I know that I have seen both of these women before but I can't place their names. Can you help me? — Rhonda

Ausiello: Ismail, meet your first assignment.

read more

Question: This is more of a ...

Question: This is more of a comment than a question. Although I love Desperate Housewives, and I think all of the actresses deserve Golden Globe nominations later this month ("Ent. News" 11/17), I think Lauren Graham deserves it more. — April

Ausiello: You're preaching to the choir, Ape. There's no question that Graham is long overdue for recognition for her work in Gilmore Girls, but with Housewives fever sweeping the nation, I fear those buzz-worthy Wisterians will squeeze Graham out of the best comedy actress category. And not to knock Teri Hatcher and Co., but that would be a tragedy on par with the great Scrubs snub of 2002. And 2003. And 2004...

read more

Question: I loved Flame on ...

Question: I loved Flame on Santa Barbara ("Ask Ausiello" 11/17), especially when she slept with Father Michael and then wrote, "I am a sinner" on his back with red lipstick as he slept. — Tony

Ausiello: Yeah, they don't make characters — or scenes — like that on daytime anymore. Speaking of The Fiery One, am I the only one shocked that Roberta Weiss (aka Flame) didn't become the biggest star on the planet after SB? I mean, is Hollywood, deaf, dumb, blind and stupid?

read more

My Watchlist

On TV

Editors' Picks

8:00PM | CBS
9:00PM | ABC
9:00PM | FOX

Full Episodes

Find a TV Show

See more »

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular