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Got any new Bones scoop? — Heather
Those of you hankering for another Bones wedding might want to keep those expectations in check. Although the subject of a marriage between Cam and Arastoo comes up again in the Nov. 6 episode, one member of the couple isn't exactly ready for a new level of commitment. Worse, that fight spills into the Jeffersonian when Arastoo's dissertation proposal is rejected by Dr. Brennan and Cam tries to change Brennan's mind. Unfortunately for Cam, she'll quickly learn that opening her mouth has only made things worse between her and Arastoo.
I don't understand why Rick would let Glen and Maggie leave with Abraham on the The Walking Dead. Shouldn't they all stick together? — Valerie
Haven't you learned not to question Rick?! Actually, Andrew Lincoln agrees that Rick's choice is cause for concern....
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Question: I thought this might be the year when The Walking Dead would finally be represented among the Emmy nominations, at the very least for Melissa McBride as supporting actress for last season's devastating "The Grove" episode. But the noms came and went with nary a Dead mention. I thought this show was among the most-watched basic cable shows, often posting numbers to rival some of the highest-rated broadcast programs every week. I know that its genre is already one strike against it, but is this show also a victim of its own success regarding recognition, where the more popular a show is, the more it provokes attitudes from voters that "normal" people might see as snobbish or anti-populist? While it's true that the dispersal of everybody into smaller groups during the second half of last season was seen as less than successful, and the quality this season appears to have roared back with a vengeance, I'm still thinking there will probably be no difference next year, recognition-wise.
This may end up being the kindest fall TV season in recent memory. Not only have the broadcast networks not canceled a single new show, but one of them is already adding episodes to its existing hits.
Actress Elizabeth Pena's death last week was caused by cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol abuse, TMZ reports.
Hispanic actress Elizabeth Pena, whose lengthy resume includes the films Jacob's Ladder, Lone Star, and La Bamba died Tuesday in Los Angeles. She was 55.
Pena's nephew, the Latino-Review critic Mario-Francisco Robles, shared the sad news via an obituary on the site. No cause of death was given.