What To Watch: Friday

TOP PICK: ‘Smallville‘ (8pm ET on The CW) Tess creates an elaborate hoax in order to kidnap Green Arrow, and delivers him to Amanda Waller (guest star Pam Grier), who tells him that that the government is recruiting him to serve his country. However, Green Arrow escapes before they can reveal his identity. After Oliver […]

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What To Watch: Friday

TOP PICK: ‘Stargate Universe‘ (9pm on Syfy) In the midseason premiere, Chloe gets abducted by an alien race, while Colonel Young’s consciousness is placed in an unknown being after a mishap with the communication stones. KEY EPISODE: ‘Wife Swap‘ (8pm ET on ABC) A family who indulge their three real children and whose mother has […]

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What To Watch: Friday

TOP PICK: ‘Numb3rs‘ (10pm ET on CBS) After Charlie and Amita get married and begin preparations for their London adventure, they put a slight hold on their wedded bliss when they assist the team in helping Don track down the whereabouts of his gun after it goes missing in the sixth season (and possibly series) […]

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‘Spartacus’ Star Has Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

NEW YORK – Andy Whitfield, who plays the title role in the Starz Original series ‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand,’ has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The British-born actor will begin treatment immediately. The network says the cancer was discovered during a routine checkup as Whitfield prepared to begin shooting the second season of the action-adventure […]

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What To Watch: Friday

TOP PICK: ‘Who Do You Think You Are?‘ (8pm ET on NBC) This new series gives viewers an up-close and personal look inside the family history of some of today’s most beloved and iconic celebrities. Among the celebrities featured are Matthew Broderick, Lisa Kudrow, Spike Lee, Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields and Emmitt […]

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What To Watch: Friday

TOP PICK: ‘Spartacus: Blood And Sand‘ (10pm on Starz) With the glory and riches reaped by Spartacus’ victory in the arena, it appears that his long desired reward will be granted when Batiatus informs him that he will be reunited with his wife. KEY EPISODE: ‘Smallville‘ (8pm ET on The CW) Bernard Chisholm (guest star […]

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Lucy Lawless’ ‘Spartacus’: Blood, Sex and a Rockin’ Yarn

Lucy Lawless has been at the center of a whirlwind of promotional activity trying to make everyone aware that her provocative new series “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” premieres Friday on Starz. The former “Xena: Warrior Princess” star was in Pasadena at the Television Critics Association winter press tour Saturday, where she chatted a bit with […]

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Starz Thrills And Shocks With ‘Spartacus’

By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEW YORK — ‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand‘ isn’t exactly put-your-feet-up-and-relax television. Premiering on cable’s Starz network at 10 p.m. EST Friday, this new action-adventure series grabs you with its raciness, derring-do and visual pizazz. It’s based on the real-life Thracian slave-turned-rabblerouser from the first century B.C. (and, a couple […]

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