Billy Bob Thornton
Aw, geez. Fargo had a modest debut Tuesday.
The well-received drama bowed to 2.65 million viewers, with 1.02 million in the 18-to-49 demographic. That's slightly below FX's most recent launch, The Bridge in July, which drew 3.04 million. Counting encores, Fargo pulled in 4.15 million and 1.79 million in the demo.
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Cedric Sanders, Christian Slater
Mind Games has been canceled after just five episodes, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The drama, which starred Christian Slater and Steve Zahn as brothers who work in psychological manipulation, debuted in February to...
Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Bassett
Kendra Wilkinson and her husband Hank Baskett are expecting their second child, Us Weekly reports.
The former Girls Next Door star and Playboy Playmate is...
Gerardo Mejia, Kathy Mejia
One-hit wonders Gerardo (of "Rico Suave" fame) and Sisqo (best known for "The Thong Song") trade spouses on Sunday's episode of Celebrity Wife Swap — and immediately, Sisqo's girlfriend Elizabeth realizes that she might be getting more than she bargained for.
Andy Dick and Lena Sved
Sunday's episode of Celebrity Wife Swap (8/7c, ABC) features actor Lorenzo Lamas and comedian Andy Dick trading lady loves. Lamas' wife, Shawna Craig, goes to live with Dick, while Dick's former girlfriend and mother of his children, Lena Sved, moves in with Lamas and his three daughters.
Complicating matters is the fact that Dick has a new girlfriend named Jennifer, and the couple live in an Airstream trailer in the driveway of his and Sved's home.
Joan Rivers, Bristol Palin
Joan Rivers and Bristol Palin will appear on the summer premiere of Celebrity Wife Swap, ABC announced Thursday.
Both Joan and...
Summer is almost here!
On Thursday, ABC announced its summer schedule, which will kick off Thursday, May 9 with the premiere of Wipeout (8/7c). Other returning shows will come later in the month, with Rookie Blue kicking off on Thursday, May 23 (10/9c) and The Bachelorette debuting in a special time period on Monday, May 20 (9/8c).
ABC announces season finale dates
Steve Carell and Jimmy Fallon
Our top moments of the week:
15. Oddest Return: Jerry Seinfeld has kept plenty busy since the end of his TV show in 1998. However, it's still a little odd to see him return to stand-up on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno basically doing the same comedy he's been doing his whole career with some minor chronologically required updates (America's obesity problem! Push-up bras!). Aren't there struggling up-and-coming stand-up comics who need his coveted spot more? Also, isn't this precisely why the...
Smash grew for the first time since its premiere a month ago on Tuesday.
The musical drama nabbed 2.9 million viewers and a 0.9 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, inching up a tenth.
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The title of this week's pivotal episode of FX's Justified (Tuesday, 10/9c), "Get Drew," may evoke memories of an Elmore Leonard classic (Get Shorty), but Justified is a modern classic in its own right, honoring Leonard's spirit with wit and suspenseful grit and twisty plotting that just won't let up. That's especially true after last week's revelation of the identity of the long-missing and much-sought-after Drew Thompson, who sets off a multi-faceted manhunt.