ABC’s Fall Schedule Adds One Super ‘Family,’ Other Crimefighters

ABC’s lineup for the fall features an extraordinary ‘Family’ headed by Vic Mackey (meaning ‘The Shield’s Michael Chiklis), a crime-solving Dana Delany and some tough Detroit cops. Come midseason, viewers can expect a new medical drama produced by ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ boss Shonda Rhimes, the return of Friend Matthew Perry, and more lizardlike Vs. Day-by-day, it […]

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Shriver, Gore Honored by TV Academy

By MIKE CIDONI AP Entertainment Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the group behind the annual Emmy awards, paid tribute to what it called “television with a conscience” at its third-annual Television Academy Honors. “I sort of call it, ‘The night where we see that television chooses its power to […]

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TV Academy Honors 8 Shows ‘With a Conscience’

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — A ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation‘ episode about prejudice and an Alzheimer’s documentary with Maria Shriver are among eight programs to be honored Wednesday for demonstrating the power of TV. The third annual Television Academy Honors spotlighting shows found to exemplify “television with a conscience” will be […]

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White-Hot ‘Castle’ Is Renewed for Season 3

ABC has picked up ‘Castle‘ for a 22-episode third season, just hours after the romantic dramystery delivered series-high ratings. Nathan Fillion, who stars opposite the increasingly gorgeous Stana Katic on the series, was quick to weigh in on the good news, saying via Twitter, “Cheers to you all for making it happen.” Find Full Episodes […]

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Shake-Up! Who’s Definitely a Goner?

Wisteria Lane’s welcome wagon could use a bit of grease. The three most recent additions to the ‘Desperate Housewives‘ ensemble might all be gone come next season, leaving the ABC dramedy to again lean on its core quartet of ladies: Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross and Eva Longoria Parker. Who is definitely, absopositivalutely leaving? […]

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The Drama Club: Desperately Bi-Curious

‘Desperate Housewives‘ new stripper-with-a-heart-of-gold, Robin (Julie Benz), has a not so shocking secret: she’s a lesbian.  The pole dancer turned elementary school teaching assistant will be romantically paired with Katherine.  So DH, a show created by an out and proud gay man, is playing on both the old crazy lesbian stereotype and the hot lesbian […]

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Will The ‘Desperate Housewives’ Survive Sweeps?

November sweeps are right around the corner and that means it’s time for show-runners to start pulling out the big guns in order to get ratings gold. Earlier this year ‘Desperate Housewives‘ head honcho, Marc Cherry, promised to keep the residents of Wisteria Lane safe from death during sweeps month.  It seems now he’s reneging […]

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Photo of the Day: Here Come the Brides!

Who is the blushing mystery bride? A ‘Desperate Housewives‘ cliffhanger left fans wondering who was standing at the altar with Mike, Katherine or Susan? Looks like ABC isn’t risking any spoilers…both of the potential Mrs. Delfinos appeared in wedding gowns Monday on the ‘Housewives’ set. Get more photos from the set here. Teri Hatcher recently […]

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