January 2013

Wednesday, January 23 – 8pm ET/PT on Global

Lorna’s dinner party for her son Gene turns into a nightmare when Sheila brings an unexpected guest. Meanwhile, Gladys distracts herself with a game of cards to keep her from thinking about James, and Betty struggles with coming to terms with her cellared past.

OfficeCarellSorry, Office fans, Steve Carell will not be returning to the series for its finale.

Showrunner Greg Daniels has confirmed the news that the former boss, Michael Scott, will not return to help celebrate the series finale with the rest of the cast.

Daniels confirmed that the focus will be on the rest of the cast saying goodbye to the show, saying that the season “is the goodbye that the rest of the show gets to have.”

He said that Carell “was very much of the opinion that the ‘Goodbye Michael’ episode and story arc leading up to it was the goodbye to the fans and the show.” Continue reading »

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Golden Globe winner Jennifer Lawrence displays some rather questionable archery skills in a new promo for Saturday Night Live.

The Silver Linings Playbook actress is hosting the show this weekend alongside musical guests The Lumineers.

alphasAlphas will not return for a third season.

Syfy announced today that no new episodes of the drama series will be produced.

“Sad to say that ALPHAS will not be returning. What an honor to get to play Rachel for 2years & to work w/ & for the MOST AMAZING PEOPLE EVER,”cast member Azita Ghanizada said on Twitter. Continue reading »

Glee has released a bunch of photos from the January 31 episode entitled ‘Naked’ in which several cast members get their kit off, all in the name of music. Continue reading »

Dallas cast members of days gone by will return to the revamped series for the special episodes featuring JR Ewing’s funeral.

Actor Larry Hagman, who played oil tycoon JR in both the original series and the revamp, passed away last year and producers of the show confirmed his character would be written out.

Deborah Shelton, who played JR’s mistress Mandy Winger between 1984 and 1987, and Cathy Podewell, who played JR’s second wife Cally Ewing from 1988 to 1991, will make brief appearances. Continue reading »

A short promo for Oprah’s interview with Lance Armstrong has been released.

Unfortunately, there is very little to be learned from it besides the fact that Oprah loves a little dramatic suspense.

Let’s hope Armstrong actually says something in the interview.

Not even a recurring guest turn from Kim Kardashian could save Drop Dead Diva from getting the axe after four seasons.

The Lifetime series will not be renewed for a fifth season despite the fact ratings for the fourth season finale reached a series high.

The series, which features Brooke Elliot, Margaret Cho,April Bowlby, Kate Levering, Jackson Hurst, Josh Stamberg, Lex Medlin and Carter MacIntyre, centred on an aspiring model who was killed in a car crash and brought back to life in the body of a lawyer. Continue reading »

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Is Lance Armstrong fair game now given he has been shamed for allegedly doping during his career?

The women of The View certainly think so, taking the opportunity this week to poke fun at the American cyclist.

“When you’ve had steroids, do your testicles shrink?”Joy Behar asked on the show. “Wouldn’t that be the tip-off?” Continue reading »

Some of Jessica Simpson’s music may be laughable but is her life really all that funny?

NBC certainly think so as they are basing a semi-autobiographical sitcom around the singer and Fashion Star judge.

The network has begun developing the yet-to-be-named sitcom with Robin and Nick Bakay, the comedy geniuses behind Paul Blart: Mall Cop. Hmmm…

“We are thrilled to team up with the multi-talented Jessica Simpson to bring this new sitcom to life on NBC as she is truly a modern-day Lucy with incredible comedic chops,” series producer Electus chairman Ben Silverman says. “From running a fashion empire to wrangling her public image as a new mom, we see Jessica’s character approach a variety of ‘everyday’ circumstances that will get audiences laughing out loud.” Continue reading »