What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Monday January 2: ‘The Bachelor‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Season Premiere** Record Now Millions of viewers were shocked, along with Ben Flajnik, 29, the handsome winemaker from Sonoma, when, after summoning the courage to get down on one knee and offer his heartfelt proposal to Bachelorette Ashley Hebert, she rejected him, sending him off heartbroken […]

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New On DVD This Week: Californication, Cars 2, Like Water for Elephants

Californication The provocative and popular series about the lustful misadventures of writer Hank Moody continues with the release of ‘Californication‘ Season 4 on DVD. David Duchovny electrifies in his portrayal of a talented writer whose salacious behavior cause his life to spin hilariously out of control. After just being hauled off to jail for assaulting […]

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‘William & Kate’ Star Joins ‘Californication’

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Playing the future Queen of England really does pay off. British actress Camilla Luddington, who portrayed Kate Middleton in the Lifetime TV movie “William & Kate,” has landed a meaty role on Showtime’s racy series “Californication.” Luddington will take on the role of a nanny who hired by Charlie (Evan […]

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Rick Springfield Arrested For Drunk Driving In Malibu

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Pop star Rick Springfield was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk through Malibu in his vintage Corvette over the weekend, police said on Monday. Springfield, 61, was taken into custody on Sunday night after failing a field sobriety test, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s spokesman said in a statement. The singer, […]

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‘Californication’s Natascha McElhone Bounces Back from Tragedy

BY: FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK – Natascha McElhone faces dual challenges as Karen on “Californication.” For one thing, McElhone is gorgeous: willowy, ethereal, with lofty cheekbones and a luxurious mane. So how is she supposed to make viewers believe that Karen’s boyfriend, Hank (series star David Duchovny), would habitually stray from that fine a woman? […]

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‘Californication’ Renewed For Season 5

Hank Moody will live drink and screw another day. Showtime has renewed “Californication” for a fifth season, David Nevins, the network’s president of entertainment confirmed Friday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena. “This is a show I can honestly say has been a personal favorite of mine,” Nevins delighted. Sunday night’s fourth […]

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What To Watch: Weekend

TOP PICK: ‘Shameless‘ (Sunday at 10pm on Showtime) **Series Premiere** ‘Shameless’ is a new drama series from John Wells (‘ER’) and Paul Abbott (‘State Of Play’) is based on the long-running hit UK series and stars Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee William H. Macy (‘Fargo’) and Emmy Rossum (‘The Phantom of the Opera’). Macy […]

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Winter TV Premieres: The Welcome Back Kids

The winter television season signifies a time of change. Some fall favorites will have disappeared (“The Good Guys,” “Undercovers“), others will have changed time slots (“Fringe,” “30 Rock,” “Blue Bloods“), still others are coming back after way too much time off (“Parks & Recreation,” for instance), and then there are the new shows. Midseason is […]

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