USA, TNT, AMC, FX
Rizzoli & Isles, meet Mark Burnett. Cable networks like TNT, USA, FX and AMC became scripted powerhouses while mostly ignoring reality TV — until now. All four networks have big plans to enter the reality arena in the coming year in a bid to keep up with the times.
Last week, TNT — known up until now as the home to dramas like Rizzoli — picked up the reality competition pilot Fortune Hunters, from ace reality producer Burnett. And over at AMC, the Mad Men network added two more reality projects to its plate: JJK Security, shot inside a real-life rural Georgia ...
Sesame Street's upcoming 42nd season promises a gaggle of celebrity guests who'll frolic with children and puppets — as well as some skits based on pop-culture references.
Speaking of those, Glee (in a skit called "G"), Deadliest Catch ("The Heaviest Catch"), the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark ("SpiderMonster the Musical") and cooking competitions...
Stuffed from eating too much barbecue? Sunburned from laying out at the beach? Then head inside this Fourth of July weekend to log some serious time watching your favorite TV shows. Trust us, you'll have plenty of choices. Below, we map out the best holiday-weekend marathons the networks have planned:
(All times are ET/PT)
Andy Hillstrand and Johnathan Hillstrand
Two of Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch captains are trading crab fishing for a different kind of prey: Sea monsters. Brothers Johnathan Hillstrand and Andy Hillstrand have signed on to star in the special Alaskan Monster Hunt, which airs next month.
Forget fresh air! There's no better way to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend than logging some serious quality-viewing time on the sofa watching endless hours of TV. But what to watch? Check out a selection of the many holiday-weekend marathons the networks have planned:
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What does Romany Malco consider good TV? The Good Wife, of course.
"It's cryptic and clever with a message that promotes strong family values," he tells TVGuide.com. "The cast is a nice mixture of flawed and complex ...
James Creel and crew of Ramblin' Rose
It's been a tough year for Deadliest Catch. The mourning continued for beloved Capt. Phil Harris, who passed away last winter. Then in February, Time Bandit crew member Justin Tennison was found dead in a motel room.
Justin Tennison, a Deadliest Catch crew member on the Time Bandit, has been found dead. He was 33.
Tennison's body was found Tuesday at a hotel room in Homer, Alaska, the Anchorage Daily News reports. Police say he died of unknown causes and no foul play is suspected. The state medical examiner's office will perform an autopsy in Anchorage.
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Alcohol and roughly a quarter-ounce of what appeared to be marijuana were also found in the room, Lt. Randy Rosencrans said. "There was information that there ...
The King's Speech
The King's Speech beat out Oscar front-runner The Social Network to win top prize at the 2011 Producers Guild Awards.
The film starring Colin Firth was awarded the top prize for feature films at the awards Saturday in Los Angeles. The surprise win came less than a week after The King's Speech lost out to The Social Network for best...
If you're going to spend much of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend on the couch — after all, you'll have lots of food to digest -- there's plenty of TV to watch. Check out our marathon roundup:
(All times are ET/PT and subject to change)
Thursday, Nov. 25
The Haunted (9 a.m.-8 p.m., Animal Planet)
Millionaire Matchmaker (10 a.m.-6 p.m., Bravo)
Mythbusters (9 a.m.-8 p.m., Discovery)