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Entries by Maggie Furlong from 05/2012

'The Pitch' Is A Fine Reality TV 'Mad Men' Knock-Off, But Should AMC Stop There?

Posted 05.01.2012 | TV

AMC seems to be testing out a new programming model, and it's a little worrisome. With their three hallmark original series -- "Mad Men," "The Walk...

'Who Do You Think You Are?': Rashida Jones, 'Parks And Rec' Star, Digs Up Sad Family Past (VIDEO)

Posted 05.02.2012 | TV

"Parks and Recreation" funny lady Rashida Jones is taking on a more serious role: Tracing her family's roots on "Who Do You Think You Are?" (Fri., May...

'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jesse Williams On What's Next For Jackson And Kepner, The 'Special,' 'Tragic' Finale

Posted 05.03.2012 | TV

"Grey's Anatomy" is nearing its season finale, and soon, we'll find out who's staying, who's leaving and, yes, who's dying. But before we do, we'll...

'Castle' Season 4 Finale Scoop And Exclusive Sneak Peek: Boss Andrew Marlowe Previews Big Moments

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

The "Castle" Season 4 finale might be one of the most highly anticipated finales of the year. It's been a season of push and pull, hot and cold, lies ...

National Geographic's 'Untamed Americas': Exclusive First Look And Premiere Date Announcement

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

National Geographic's "Untamed Americas" is a gorgeous new high-def wildlife miniseries, narrated by Josh Brolin, and we've got the exclusive first lo...

Summer TV Premiere Dates 2012: Guide To New And Returning Shows

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

We know you're probably preparing yourselves for the season finales of some of your favorite shows, but there's plenty of new and returning series pre...

Shannen Doherty Talks Old Enemies, New Friends And Getting Married (Again) On 'Shannen Says'

Posted 05.05.2012 | TV

Shannen Doherty is nothing if not brutally honest -- and she wouldn't have it any other way. In a career move that would soften the image of almost an...

'Toddlers & Tiaras' Exclusive: Tiara Twins' Mom Admits To Spending $500,000 On Pageants (VIDEO)

Posted 05.08.2012 | TV

We've seen some ridiculousness on "Toddlers & Tiaras," but this week's episode (Wed., May 9, 10 p.m. ET on TLC) is a shocking reminder of just how muc...

'The Voice' Season 2: 12 Most Memorable, Shocking, Envelope-Pushing Moments (VIDEO)

Posted 05.08.2012 | TV

Everyone wants to compare NBC's "The Voice" and Fox's "American Idol," but we think it's no contest. Sure, they're both singing competitions with nota...

'Happily Divorced' Sneak Peek At Rosie O'Donnell's Guest Spot (VIDEO)

Posted 05.09.2012 | TV

Rosie O'Donnell is stopping by "Happily Divorced" (Wed., May 9, 10:30 p.m. ET on TV Land) to provide comic relief and some awkward tension between Fra...

Fox Orders Mindy Kaling's 'The Mindy Project,' Kevin Williamson's 'The Following,' 'Goodwin Games,' 'Ben & Kate' To Series

Posted 05.09.2012 | TV

Fox has ordered its first new pilots to series for the 2012-13 TV season, and it's a talent-packed crop so far. Their first big pickup features a ...

'Community' Giveaway: Win A 'Chang We Can Believe In' Poster

Posted 05.10.2012 | TV

"Community's" fate is still unknown -- and it's sounding like Season 4 could be a shortened season -- but don't give up yet. Things are looking good. ...

'Awake' On NBC Shocking Twist: Exclusive Sneak Peek At 'Say Hello To My Little Friend' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.10.2012 | TV

Arguably the biggest question of NBC's compelling drama "Awake" has been which of Britten's (Jason Isaacs) realities is real? Both? Just one? Neither?...

TBS Greenlights Two New Comedy Series, 'Deon Cole's Black Box' And 'Who Gets The Last Laugh?'

Posted 05.10.2012 | TV

"Cougar Town" isn't the only new show coming to TBS -- the network has ordered two new comedy series, "Deon Cole's Black Box" starring the "Conan" wri...

'Community' Renewed For A 13-Episode Fourth Season On NBC

Posted 05.10.2012 | TV

You can take off that "darkest timeline" goatee now -- NBC has renewed fan-favorite comedy "Community" for a 13-episode Season 4. This news comes ...

'Desperate Housewives' Death Mash-Up: Every Death From The Show's Eight Drama-Filled Seasons (VIDEO)

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

No primetime soap does death better than "Desperate Housewives." But it's all coming to an end for the ABC soap with its series finale looming (Sunday...

Bobby Flay Talks Battling Alton Brown And Giada De Laurentiis On 'Food Network Star,' Loving HBO's 'Girls' & Angry Bobby Flay

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

"Food Network Star" is getting a whole new look. Now in its eighth season (premieres Sun., May 13, 9 p.m. ET on Food Network), they're mixing things u...

TV Fashion: 'The Voice,' 'Vampire Diaries,' 'Mad Men' & More Best And Worst Dressed For The Week Of May 4-10 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

It was the finale of "The Voice" this week, so we wouldn't dare deny Christina Aguilera one last appearance as the reigning queen of "where are your p...

Is Jennifer Lopez Leaving 'American Idol'?

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

Is Jennifer Lopez leaving "American Idol"? Currently in her second season as a judge on the Fox reality singing competition, the big question is: Will...

Shonda Rhimes' 'Scandal' Renewed For Season 2 On ABC

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

The only thing better than a good scandal is even more "Scandal" -- ABC has renewed Shonda Rhimes' freshman drama series for a second season, which Rh...

ABC Renews 'Private Practice,' 'Body Of Proof,' 'Don't Trust The B,' Cancels 'GCB' And Three More Dramas

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

Bubble shows are called that because things can really go either way -- for "Scandal," it meant a Season 2 renewal today, but for "GCB" and a handful ...

ABC Picks Up Shawn Ryan's 'Last Resort,' 'Nashville,' '666 Park Ave' And Six More New Series

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

ABC went on a bit of a pilot pick-up spree today for the 2012-2013 TV season, ordering five new dramas and four new comedies to series. The five dr...

CBS Picks Up 4 New Dramas, 2 New Comedies And Another Mark Burnett Reality Show

Posted 05.13.2012 | TV

CBS has picked up its new crop of shows for the 2012-2013 TV season, and it tallies up to four new dramas and two new comedies. On the drama front...

CBS Cancels 'CSI: Miami,' 'Rob,' 'NYC 22' And 'Unforgettable,' Renews 'CSI: NY'

Posted 05.13.2012 | TV

It's the end of 10 seasons of investigations, pun-filled taglines and best supporting sunglasses on "CSI: Miami" -- CBS has canceled the long-running ...

NBC 2012-2013 Schedule: 'Community' Moves To Fridays, 'Smash' Held For Midseason & Previews Of NBC's New Shows

Posted 05.13.2012 | TV

In advance of their official Upfronts presentation on Monday, NBC jumped the gun to be the first network to unveil their complete 2012-2013 schedule o...