With Lindsay Lohan starting a 90-day stint in rehab on Thursday, we're hoping that once she gets out in August, she can keep herself busy and gainfully employed with a return to TV.
Lohan's last TV appearance on pal Charlie Sheen's Anger Management in April was a modest success. She played a caricature of her public persona -- named Lindsay, of course -- who consults Charlie (Sheen) for anger counseling, complete with shtick references to her notorious personal life, including drugs (donut powder mistaken for cocaine) and court dates. Despite receiving a mixed chorus of jeers, the Anger Management gig got this endorsement from Newsday: "There was an ember of something that seemed totally lost in all the coverage, headlines and nonsense of the last few years: Lohan actually has some talent."
Following Law & Order: SVU's headline-ripping take on Chris Brown and Rihanna's rocky relationship, the veteran NBC drama is poised to explore another hot topic.
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Shameless star Ethan Cutkosky has been tapped to play a troubled boy named Henry Mesner, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. Despite his seemingly normal and supportive upbringing, and various diagnoses and prescriptions, Henry has become increasingly antisocial and his capacity for violence is escalating.
"The question for our detectives is," executive producer Warren Leight tells TVGuide.com, "is Henry a born psychopath?" To help answer that question...
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What's coming up on Parks and Recreation? — Kevin
NATALIE: Besides an elegant wedding? What the French call "le threeway sex." Yes, Tom's head just may explode if he gets his way and has a menage-a-Pawnee. What's more: One-third of that saucy triangle could be Ann. We'll wait while your head explodes.
Got any good SVU scoop? — Brad
ADAM: Thanks to Detective Rollins' black sheep sister (guest star Lindsay Pulsipher), the SVU squad will...
The fall TV season is taking shape. Networks have ordered dozens of new pilots starring familiar faces like Lost's Josh Holloway, Andy Samberg, The Office's Ellie Kemper and Malin Akerman (Watchmen), and from proven producers like J.J. Abrams, Arrow's Greg Berlanti, David Shore (House) and Joss Whedon.
To keep track of who's doing what, read our complete list of all the series projects in contention — there are nearly 100! — and check back for updates on their status. Here are the Fox pilots: (Click here for ABC, CBS, CW and NBC.)
Showtime has ordered a new drama pilot titled The Affair, the networked announced Friday.