She curses, she gets lap dances, she makes raunchy sex jokes. For Kristen Bell's latest role on Showtime's House of Lies, it's safe to say her squeaky clean Veronica Mars persona has officially left the building.
"Being in a strip club in the middle of the afternoon with the lights on was a little unnerving. There's a scene where I have to dance sexily around in my underwear that made me very nervous," Bell tells TVGuide.com. The part "scared me a little bit."
In the half-hour comedy, which follows a team of management consultants and stars Don Cheadle, Bell plays whip-smart, cutthroat "schmooze operator" Jeannie Van Der Hooven. House of Lies marks Bell's first series regular TV project since she played a teen sleuth in cult favorite Veronica Mars, which was axed in 2007. On the big screen, she's co-starred in films Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Burlesque and still voices the title character of Gossip Girl. "I was excited that Jeannie was very, very different and much more provocative [than Veronica Mars]," Bell says. "It's important to show...
ABC has canceled Scrubs, Better Off Ted, FlashForward and Romantically Challenged, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The end of the Scrubs comes as no surprise to fans. The comedy was rebooted...
Now, where are we going into tonight's season (series?) finale? Tom, who we know is a dead man, made a deal with Lenny (the guy who stole Lenny's identity years ago, actually), and Lenny turned on the Tobins after Joe turned him out. Joe has already gone bonkers: How much further will he sink? What's with Patty and the horse? And with Julian Decker? And look for more developments in the Season 1 murder of David Connor. (Watch out, Arthur Frobisher!) At the very least, Ellen can take comfort in that.
Read on for previews of Nurse Jackie, Romantically Challenged, House and Explorer: 25 Years.
Alyssa Milano says she used her many years of awkward dating situations to perfect her role as newly divorced Rebecca on ABC's Romantically Challenged. Premiering Monday at 9:30/8:30c, the sitcom focuses on a group of friends trying to find love while navigating the world of first dates, new relationships, and one-night stands. Milano, 37, spoke to TVGuide.com about how she relates to her quirky character and about the chemistry between the cast.
TVGuide.com: Tell me about your character Rebecca.
Alyssa Milano: She's a newly divorced single mother of a 16-year-old son. She's a really, really, really bad...
Romantically Challenged, ABC's comedy about four friends trying to find love, will debut on Monday, April 12 at 9:30/8:30c.
The series centers on Rebecca Thomas (Alyssa Milano), a recent...