William Shatner may just be warp-speeding past Ryan Seacrest as the man with the most jobs in show business: the TV icon has a hit sitcom with big upcoming guest stars, a talk show, a newsmakers series, an upcoming book and a new album in the works.
His CBS sitcom, $#*! My Dad Says, is a likely candidate to return for a second season, the actor told TV Guide Magazine at a breakfast to distribute philanthropic funds in conjunction with the Hollywood Charity Horse Show he founded. "It's getting terrific numbers, holding steady and beginning to build, and we're very hopeful for next season," Shatner says of his first regular sitcom gig. "I was unprepared for how different it is and I'm thrilled by it. I may be having the most fun of anything that I've ever done."
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
Five years and 99 episodes ago, Tony Bourdain kicked off this entertaining travelogue in Paris. Now, he's going back to the City of Lights to celebrate the show's 100th episode, and he's bringing along his pal, renowned French chef Eric Ripert. Together, they embark on a culinary tour of the French capital, sampling both classic cuisine and bold new dishes that are redefining French cooking.
Read on for previews of Aftermath, Thintervention with Jackie Warner, Nickelodeon Mega Music Fest, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, Giuliani's 9/11 and 100 Greatest Artists.
Miss Universe Pageant
A global collection of head-turning beauties is featured as the women vie for the crown by competing in swimsuit, evening-gown and interview categories at the 59th annual contest, hosted by Natalie Morales and rocker Bret Michaels from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Adding sonic glitz to the gala is a song medley from the Cirque du Soleil show, Viva ELVIS, plus a performance by John Legend and the Roots. The celeb panel of judges includes illusionist Criss Angel; actors William Baldwin, Chazz Palminteri and Jane Seymour; anchor Tamron Hall; skater Evan Lysacek; singer Chynna Phillips; model Niki Taylor; and musician Sheila E.
Read on for previews of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Aftermath, Huge, Bond of Silence, , If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise and Dance Your Ass Off.
Aftermath with William Shatner (Monday, 10/9c, BIO) As he proved in his Shatner's Raw Nerve series, the future star of $#*! My Dad Says is no slouch when it comes to interviewing people who interest him. In this new series, he catches up with people who became famous or infamous overnight. First subject: Bernard Goetz, the so-called "Subway Vigilante" who shot four men he alleged were intending to mug him on a New York subway train in 1984...