Kirsten Vangsness, Shemar Moore
Criminal Minds' quirky lab tech Penelope Garcia is about to show her BAU colleagues — and viewers — a side of her they've never seen.
On Wednesday's episode, the show will reveal that Garcia (Kirsten Vangness) spends her time outside the lab acting in a theater troupe. When Hotch (Thomas Gibson) finds out, Garcia begs him to keep it a secret from the rest of the group.
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But the truth comes out when a woman dressed like a 1950s starlet is found murdered in an alley. In their investigation, the team discovers that her murderer, played by Prison Break's Robert Knepper, has cut off her lips in a deranged homage to his former movie star mother (Sally Kirkland). When a second victim goes missing, the team needs to draw the killer out, so Hotch calls on Garcia to use her acting skills...
Sally Kirkland and Robert Knepper
Working on a television show can be much like being an agent or a spy — all information is on a need to know basis, and you have to be extremely good at keeping secrets. So when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences brought together a group of primetime crime fighters, TV Guide Magazine took the opportunity to gather some information about upcoming plotlines and character development.
Criminal Minds' Thomas Gibson teased the November 10 episode, guest starring Prison Break's Robert Knepper. "Rob plays ...
John Fisher, Valerie Hampton, Jerry Lester, Jason Woodall
If Prison Break were set inside this big house, Michael and Linc never would have seen daylight. In A&E's eye-opening docuseries The Squad (Thursday, 10/9c), a crack team of Tennessee corrections officers is followed as it thwarts escapes, hinders smuggling and investigates all manners of jailhouse crimes. We were scared straight after speaking with the squad's special agent in charge Jason Woodall about things he's witnessed behind the walls...
Dexter has cast British actor Chris Vance in a multi-episode arc.
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The Showtime series, which has had nearly as many casting announcements for its fifth season as Dexter has had victims, will welcome Vance as...
Daniel J. Travanti
Hill Street Blues star Daniel J. Travanti is headed to the other side of the law: The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor will guest-star as a serial killer in upcoming episode of Criminal Minds, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
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Travanti will play Mr. Mullens, a crotchety 75-year-old whose brutal murders 20 years ago earned him the nickname "The Butcher." Now suffering from Alzheimer's and depending on the live-in care of his adult son, Mullens...
Freddy Rodriguez, Eric Close
CBS has ordered Chaos, a new drama from executive producers Brett Ratner (Prison Break) and Tom Spezialy (Desperate Housewives), the network has announced.
Without a Trace's Eric Close to cause a little Chaos
Chaos follows ...
Breakout Kings, the fall pilot passed over by Fox, has found new life at A&E.
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The network has greenlit 13 episodes of the series from Prison Break producers Matt Olmstead and Nick Santora.
Kings centers on several convicts, played by Malcolm Goodwin and Jimmi Simpson, who are...
NBC has added a fifth pilot to its fall season with the pickup of Chase, a drama produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
NBC picks up three more series for 2010-11 season
"Chase has all the undeniable elements of a thrill ride that you would expect from a Jerry Bruckheimer action series," said Angela Bromstad, NBC's president of primetime entertainment. "Equally important, it also features...
Sarah Wayne Callies
Sarah Wayne Callies has scored the female lead in AMC's new drama The Walking Dead, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The 32-year-old actress will play the wife of Rick...
On Tuesday's Sawyer-centric episode of Lost, UnLocke is sending The Talented Mr. Ford on a mission. From what we've heard, it involves lots of dead bodies and the introduction of a new character — this late in the game? — named Zoe (Sheila Kelley). Other notable guest stars in this hour include: Rebecca Mader, who plays the doomed Charlotte; Neil Hopkins, who plays Charlie's brother Liam; and Jodi Lyn O'Keefe (Prison Break), who plays another new character named Ava. An interesting mix, no?
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