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dinsdag 10 april 2012

TV to See This Week

TV to See This Week

This week’s TV is an embarrassment of guest-star riches. And it contains an anniversary that you have to be living under a rock not to have already heard about.


Fox’s Glee cast drops in to Bravo’s Inside the Actors Studio at 8 p.m. on Bravo – just in time for its new episode airing Tuesday.

Logo’s NewNowNext Awards recognizes who we are (or should be) keeping an eye on with its annual pop culture celebration at 10 p.m.

Guest star Uma Thurman may just be the star power Smash’s Marilyn Monroe musical needs at 10 p.m. on NBC.

Finales: Syfy’s Being Human and Lost Girl starting at 8 p.m.


White Collar star Matt Bomer guests on the new episode of Glee, back after its hiatus at 8 p.m. on Fox. Afterward, tune into the Bio Channel for its Glee special featuring the series creators and producers, as well as its cast members at 9 p.m.

Finale: ABC’s Body of Proof puts its season to rest at 10 p.m.


ABC’s Suburgatory returns with a new episode and a cameo from Inside the Actors Studio host James Lipton. One more week until its Clueless reunion between star Jeremy Sisto and Alicia Silverstone!

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston directs ABC’s Modern Family episode airing at 9 p.m.

Premiere: ABC’s Don’t Trust the B---- in Apt. 23 makes its comedy block debut at 9:30 p.m.


Near, far, wherever you are, it’s the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking. Take a look at The Live Feed’s guide to Titanic TV programs in homage to the centennial celebration.

Finale: NBC’s Up All Night makes its season goodbye at 9:30 p.m.


True Blood’s Jessica Tuck drops in to NBC’s Grimm at 9 p.m.

CBS is airing the AMC Presents Lionel Richie and Friends for a two-hour concert special starting at 9 p.m.


Josh Brolin hosts Saturday Night Live with singer-songwriter Gotye at 11:29 p.m.

Premiere: ABC’s four-part Titanic miniseries written by Downton Abbey’s Julian Fellowes debuts its first three installments starting at 8 p.m.

Finale: BBC America’s Being Human season finale airs at 9 p.m.


The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunite to break down the past season at 9 p.m. on Bravo.

Premiere: CBS’ new police procedural NYC 22, starring Adam Goldberg and Leelee Sobieski, debuts at 10 p.m. HBO comedy Girls starring creator Lena Dunham premieres at 10:30 p.m.

Finale: HBO’s Eastbound and Down season finale airs at 10 p.m.

'American Idol' Designer Shops for Contestants' Costumes in West Hollywood

'American Idol' Designer Shops for Contestants' Costumes in West Hollywood

If you're in the Beverly Center or on Robertson Blvd. on Saturday, look out for season 11's finalists shopping for outfits to wear on the next show.

Soyon An, American Idol’s longtime costume designer, may be the hardest-working person on the hit Fox TV series. She's been dressing the female contestants on the show for four seasons and she now does the men as well.

Her daunting task is to dress all the contestants twice a week; first, for their oh-so critically reviewed performances and second, for the nerve-wracking and sad elimination show the very next night.

Dressing Idol contestants is not as simple as picking pretty dresses for the women or nice suits for the guys. Their looks must reflect a combination of their particular song choice (and the music's decade) and their individual style. “It’s more than just putting someone in something fabulous," Soyon explains. "You have to make it all work as a full package."

To top it off, the contestant must feel comfortable in whatever they wear, right down to the shoes.

"They have to lose themselves, forget what everyone has said to them and just perform when they set foot on that stage," she explains. "And if they’re not comfortable in their jacket, shoes, dress, whatever and they don’t feel like stars, then they won’t give a star performance."

Even their age comes into play. “Jessica Sanchez is 16 and Elise Testone is 28," Soyon explains.  "I always have to keep in mind that Jessica is that young. Even though she's very fashionable, I never want to make her look older than her current age. I want to make her be both on-trend and a trendsetter.”

"Compared to Jessica, Elise is more boho rock. We market her to a younger demographic but her song choices skew older so I want to make sure that she’s a trendsetter in her own right but don’t make her look too young or too old. You can easily go wrong in either direction."

Soyon is always weighing necklines, skirt lengths, colors and prints for the girls. “Brighter colors, funky prints, a shorter skirt and fun shoes are youthful. With Elise, it’s all about opening up her neckline, showing off her assets.  But with Jessica, it’s always a more demure sweetheart neckline.”

For the recent ‘80s themed performances, she dressed Jessica in a pair of Robin’s Jeans, Boutique 9 fluorescent blue-green shoes with chrome heels, a Bebe dress with neon yellow trim (that Soyon cut into a short top), a denim jacket with big shoulders and perforated leather, and chrome and neon jewelry.

“When it’s a song from a different era, I remind them that it's about the fashion inspiration the '80s left us -- neon and crazy prints, skinny jeans, big shoulders, stuff like that -- but let’s not go completely over there. We’re not doing a period film. it’s American Idol."

Her recent fave outfits include 17-year-old Holly Cavanaugh's blue fringed shimmy dress for her B-52's song "Love Shack."

“I picked that dress because she told me she was gonna move and shake. And the color looked gorgeous on her," says Soyon.

She also loved 17-year-old Skylar Laine's bright fuchsia dress worn for Bette Midler's "Wind Beneath My Wings." "It's a color she wouldn’t normally wear and I chopped it up, making it short in front, long in back, her little personal stamp."

Soyon always has designers and/or showrooms happy to send items for the hit show. This season, she’s been loving Bod & Christensen, Elizabeth and James, Cohesive & Co., Levi’s, Creative Recreation shoes, Bebe, House of Harlow, and Jewelmint.

But every week, on Saturday and/or Monday, Soyon takes all the contestants (sometimes two at a time when they’re doing duets) to shop for (and try on) the upcoming show's clothes, shoes, jackets and accessories.

At the Beverly Center, she always hits the big department stores Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s, as well as Angl, Forever 21, H&M, Steve Madden, Bebe, Super Dry, Guess?, Bijoux Tresor (great for statement accessories), Hugo Boss and Express.

Her favorite Robertson Boulevard haunts: Kitson, Halle Bob, Allsaints Spitalfields and Moods of Norway because they work with her budget. “We do pop into other more expensive stores to get big pieces, but if the contestant wears it, we have to purchase it.”

She's a big believer in mixing high and low. She’s put a pair of Christian Louboutins on a female contestant who is wearing a Forever 21 blouse and a Band of Outsiders jacket on a guy wearing jeans. And she’d love to have some Valentino, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Marni or Prabal Gurung on the show. But she'd mix it up and make it look funky and cool, a blend of runway and street.

The best part of all this shopping for the Idol winners and losers? "They get to keep all their clothes at the end of the season and they get an awesome wardrobe," reveals Soyon. "They’ll ask me, ‘What do I get to keep?’ and I point to their entire rack and they go, “No WAY!”

Way. Colton Dixon is probably the luckiest guy this season. She dressed him in one of Ralph Lauren's son Greg Lauren’s expensive hand-sewn jackets, exclusively available at Barneys. She mixed it with an Alternative Apparel shirt, Serious Jeans, H&M shoes and an Alexander McQueen skull scarf much like this cheaper one at Zara. "Those jackets are like $3,000 to $4,000. But Greg worked with us on the price so Colton gets to keep his jacket."

As soon as Idol is over, Soyon will not rest. Instead, the costume designer, stylist, and design consultant will take a deep breath and head out on the Idol tour as well as start doing the costumes for So You Think You Can Dance, another hot show she's worked on for several years.

Second 'Walking Dead' Novel Release Date Set

Second 'Walking Dead' Novel Release Date Set

"The Road To Woodbury," will be the sequel to 2011's award-winning "Rise of the Governor" novel.

Publisher Thomas Dunne Books revealed that The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury, the newest novel spinoff of the hit comic book and TV series, will arrive in bookstores on Oct. 16, roughly timed to coincide with the expected debut of the third season of the AMC TV show.

Series creator Robert Kirkman and collaborator Jay Bonansinga will co-write the novel, as they did the first time.

The book will pick where the events of the first novel, Rise of the Governor, left off. Kirkman previewed the story in an interview with Amazon:

"It’s going to be a direct sequel to Rise of the Governor. We’re going to meet new characters as they come to Woodbury and see how Woodbury is founded, and how the Governor continues to grow as a character. It all takes place before we met the Governor in the comic book series, and there’s a lot more story to tell with that guy. We’ll also look at others—Lilly is going to be another focus. It’s going to be fun to explore those characters again."

Rise of the Governor was published in Oct. 2011 and won the Diamond Gem Award for Trade Book of the Year. The book chronicled the backstory of the Governor, one of the most popular characters in The Walking Dead comics. The novel's story is considered part of the canon of the comics' universe.

Kirkman announced that the Governor will appear in season three of the TV show for the first time.  AMC cast British actor David Morrissey (State of Play) in the role. It is unclear if the TV version will deviate from the print version.

During promotion for Rise of the Governor, Kirkman described his creative aspirations for the book. "I always kind of looked at it like Rick and the Governor were two sides of the same coin, and if Rick had gone down a certain path he could have ended up exactly like that guy. And so I had a story in mind of how he became that guy and what caused him to be that bad of a person."

Hugh Hefner, Larry King pay tribute to the late Mike Wallace

Hugh Hefner, Larry King pay tribute to the late Mike Wallace

Hugh Hefner has paid tribute to the late 60 Minutes journalist Mike Wallace.

Wallace died on Sunday (April 8) at the age of 93, drawing tributes from colleagues and celebrities like Alec Baldwin.

Mike Wallace, the legendary newsman who hosted 60 Minutes for nearly half a century and interviewed some of the most high-profile subjects of his day, has died at the age of 93, CBS reports.

Playboy founder Hefner was among those to eulogise Wallace on Twitter and cited his first interview with the journalist as a turning point in his professional life.

"Newsman Mike Wallace is dead at 93. He did my first TV interview. He was unique. He will be missed," Hefner tweeted.

Hefner added: "Mike Wallace didn't take me serious when we did that first interview, but he changed his mind & said so publicly."

Larry King also touted Wallace's reputation as a tough, but fair journalist who dedicated his life to the news industry

"Mike Wallace was a dear & wonderful friend. Not just a great broadcaster, but a great guy. We will never see his likes again," King shared.

Wallace is most famous for his 38 seasons as host of 60 Minutes, where he interviewed newsmakers such as Lawrence Taylor, Yasser Arafat and Dr Jack Kevorkian.

He was portrayed by Christopher Plummer in the 1999 film The Insider.

Wallace is survived by his wife Mary Yates Wallace, his son Chris, stepdaughter Pauline Dora and stepson Eames Yates.

Ratings: Katie Couric's 'GMA' Episodes Beaten by 'Today' on 4 of 5 Days

Ratings: Katie Couric's 'GMA' Episodes Beaten by 'Today' on 4 of 5 Days

Despite the recruitment of former "Today" anchor Katie Couric as a guest host, 'Good Morning America" was beaten in the ratings by "Today" four out of five days last week.

NBC's "Today" edged out ABC's "GMA" on Friday in total viewers, taking in 4.71 million total viewers versus "GMA"'s 4.69 million. "Today" likewise claimed a victory in the key 25-54 demographic Friday, drawing 1.9 million viewers in that demo -- or about 255,000 more than "GMA"'s 1.67 million in the demo. (Friday's numbers represented the second-smallest gap in the demo between the two shows for the week.)

Those numbers closed out a week that saw "Today" mostly besting "GMA," with the exception of Wednesday, when "GMA" took a victory in total viewership.

The good news for "Good Morning America"? Friday's numbers showed the morning TV offering virtually on par with its televised nemesis "Today," with a gap of just 25,000 in total viewership.

The bad news for both shows? "Today" and "Good Morning America" were both down from their seasonal averages Friday, which so far are 5.4 million total viewers for "Today" and 4.9 total million for "Good Morning America."

Overall, "Today" averaged 5.1 million total viewers last week -- also down from its seasonal average -- with 2.1 million in the key demographic. The 4.9 million total viewers for "GMA" were exactly in line with its seasonal average. The show had 1.8 million viewers in the key demo.

Dan Aykroyd, Rosie O'Donnell to appear in 'Happily Divorced'

Dan Aykroyd, Rosie O'Donnell to appear in 'Happily Divorced'

Dan Aykroyd and Rosie O'Donnell have signed up for guest roles on Happily Divorced.

The pair will appear in several episodes of the TV Land sitcom towards the end of May, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

O'Donnell will play Katie O'Grady, an old school friend of main character Fran (Fran Drescher) and Judi (Tichina Arnold). She arrives to help Fran with her relationship with her difficult mother Dori (Rita Moreno).

Aykroyd will appear as a potential love interest for Fran, after her ex Peter (John Michael Higgins) sets them up.

Happily Divorced is now airing its second season after being renewed last year.

Aykroyd is currently working on a third Ghostbusters film, which is said to be in "suspended animation" since Bill Murray dropped out.

He recently announced that he has reunited with his Spies Like Us co-star Chevy Chase on a new project.

Kiss to perform on 'Dancing with the Stars' Rock Week

Kiss to perform on 'Dancing with the Stars' Rock Week

Kiss are set to open Dancing with the Stars this week.

The band will kick off Rock Week tonight (April 9) performing 'Rock and Roll All Nite', and return on Tuesday (April 10) with 'Lick It Up'.

The show's dancers Mark Ballas, Chelsie Hightower, Henry Byalikov and Oksana Dmytrenko will perform during Kiss's Tuesday night performance.

Dancing with the Stars airs on Mondays at 8/7pm ET and Tuesdays at 9/8pm ET on ABC.

This summer, Kiss and Motley Crue will be hitting the road together for a US tour with both bands bringing their full shows to more than 40 cities including Atlanta, Dallas, Pittsburgh, Nashville and Las Vegas.

Kiss's Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley recently criticised the credibility of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for inducting non-rock acts like Madonna and Blondie.

"Who the f**k knows what other disco act is in there?" Simmons said. "It's an insult to them because they don't get to be in the 'Dance Hall of Fame', because that's what they do. They're legitimate dance, disco artists. They don't belong in rock and roll."

Spring Season of Syfy's "Powerful Mondays" Features Return of "Eureka" Monday

Spring Season of Syfy's "Powerful Mondays" Features Return of "Eureka" Monday

The programming block will feature "the fifth - and final - season of the beloved, iconic series 'Eureka.'"

The spring season of Syfy's "Powerful Mondays" programming block will feature the fifth - and final - season of the beloved, iconic series Eureka on Monday, April 16 at 9PM (ET/PT), followed by the second season of the sexy supernatural drama series Lost Girl at 10PM (ET/PT).

As Eureka's thrilling fifth and final season kicks off, the town is reeling after the Astraeus and her crew mysteriously vanished just before their planned launch to Titan. When they finally crash land, Allison and the crewmembers are shocked to find themselves back in Eureka - and that they've been missing for four years. As the town copes with the shocking personal changes that have happened during their long absence, Sheriff Carter and Henry try to uncover the truth about the forces behind the crew's bizarre disappearance - with deadly results.

Eureka stars Colin Ferguson (Sheriff Jack Carter) Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Allison Blake), Joe Morton (Henry Deacon), Erica Cerra (Jo Lupo), Neil Grayston (Douglas Fargo) and Niall Matter (Zane Donovan). Returning for the final season will be popular guest stars Wil Wheaton (The Big Bang Theory, Star Trek: The Next Generation) as the contentious Dr. Parrish and Felicia Day (The Guild, Red) as Dr. Holly Marten. Co-creator Jaime Paglia and Bruce Miller are executive producers. The series is produced and distributed by Universal Cable Productions.

In the Lost Girl season two opener, a nomadic Fae sideshow comes to town to take advantage of the chaos caused by both the bombing of the Light Fae headquarters and the declining physical condition of The Ash. Lost Girl stars Anna Silk as Bo, co-starring Kris Holden-Ried as Dyson; Ksenia Solo as Kenzi; Zoie Palmer as Lauren; Rick Howland as Trick, and K.C. Collins as Hale. Lost Girl is a Prodigy Pictures Production in association with Showcase. Executive producers are Jay Firestone, Michelle Lovretta and Peter Mohan. Lost Girl was created by Michelle Lovretta.

'Horrible Histories' renewed for fifth series

'Horrible Histories' renewed for fifth series

CBBC comedy Horrible Histories has been renewed for a fifth series.

The BBC has ordered another batch of episodes before the fourth run has even begun, the British Comedy Guide reports.

The live-action show, starring Peep Show's Jim Howick, Ben Willbond and Laurence Rickard, has become a surprise hit with viewers and critics alike.

Stephen Fry hosted a BBC One clip show of the show's best sketches in 2009.

Based on Terry Deary's children's books of the same name, the programme won a British Comedy Award in December.

The cast later claimed that the show's slow development on CBBC was "crucial" to its success.

Horrible Histories returned to CBBC today at 5pm, and will continue every Monday.

'Glee,' 'New Girl' and 'Raising Hope' Renewed by Fox

'Glee,' 'New Girl' and 'Raising Hope' Renewed by Fox

The "New Girl" is settling in: Fox has renewed the Zooey Deschanel comedy, as well as fellow Tuesday comedies "Raising Hope" and "Glee."

"Glee" will be returning for its fourth season, while "Raising Hope" has signed on for a third and "New Girl" will enter its second.

“Over the past season, 'New Girl' has become the hottest new appointment series for young adults; 'Raising Hope' has established itself as one of the smartest and most unique offbeat comedies on television; and 'Glee' has continued its success as a genre-defying, global cultural phenomenon,” Fox Broadcasting Company's president of entertainment Kevin Reilly said of the renewals. "All three of these comedies add a fresh and distinctive flavor to our Tuesday nights, and I’m really happy to bring them back to our air next season."

"New Girl," which premiered in September, proved a hit for the network from the beginning, posting an impressive 4.8 rating/12 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and drawing in 10 million total viewers with its premiere. Though ratings have slipped, it is Fox's highest-rated show this season behind "American Idol" and "X Factor."

"Glee" has had lower ratings in its current, third season than in its first two, but continues to pull big numbers for Fox. "Raising Hope" trails "New Girl" and "Glee" in the ratings, but still performs solidly.

'Real Housewives of Atlanta': The Yawn Goodbye

'Real Housewives of Atlanta': The Yawn Goodbye

“Happiness and Joy” was not just the title of last night’s "Real Housewives of Atlanta" season finale; it also served to express the emotions felt by audiences everywhere elated the humdrum of the past few months was over.

It seems the ladies decided to save the venom we missed for the reunion special airing next week. In the meantime, we were forced to sit through another yawn-inducing episode…

Sparing you the filler, I bring you the epilogues:

Kim and Kroy entered wedded bliss on 11/11/11, but haven’t found time for a honeymoon. Kim surprised Kroy with a Porsche that he’ll be making the payments on, because nothing says "I love you" like a big red bow on the gift of a recurring monthly debit from his own bank account.

Phaedra is busy designing a makeup line that brings dead faces to life as well as developing a fitness video focused on firming and lifting her favorite — the donkey booty.

Cynthia’s Bailey Agency held a model search and in addition to securing some top model rejects, she has been able to keep classes full with Model Mayhem hopefuls. She is now speaking to her sister Malorie again as long as the conversation doesn’t involve Peter.

Sheree still hasn’t received child support and Chateau Sheree never broke ground. Bravo doesn’t suffer down-and-out housewives well: rumor has it Sheree has been fired and won’t return next season.

Kandi mastered country and is now interested in rock.

Mastered country? In what country?!

Whatever her endeavors, she was able to move to a luxury estate. And Kandi finally launched Bedroom Kandi, her discreet sex toy line.

To celebrate, she held a passion party complete with eye candy, massages, gift bags, and Twitter people. Twitter people are the lowly masses that arrived when Kandi tweeted an invitation to her sultry soiree therefore making it non-exclusive and thereby ensuring NeNe left early to avoid the association with such creatures.

Yes, NeNe left early because she couldn’t be surrounded by no-moneyed Twitter people with her new-money self. The former stripper also affected an attitude of disgust at the notion of being in the same room as sex toys.

NeNe has let the money and fame go to her head, but at least it filled up a row of her back teeth since it’s been there. Now divorced from Gregg and living her Hollywood dream as Coach Roz on “Glee,” NeNe believes she’s better than the other Atlanta housewives.

Maybe NeNe will excuse herself from the franchise altogether? And take her -- in the words of Marlo, "One Rolex?! That’s Exciting?! One Rolex?" with her.

'Voice' UK coach Danny O'Donoghue: 'I tease Tom Jones over age'

'Voice' UK coach Danny O'Donoghue: 'I tease Tom Jones over age'

Danny O'Donoghue has revealed that he mocks Sir Tom Jones over his age while filming The Voice UK.

O'Donoghue, 31, insists that people should "not mistake youth for inexperience" given his success with The Script.

Everything I've worked for in the last 15 years has put me in a position where I don't feel scared," he told Look magazine.

"Tom was 40 when I was born and I remind him of that at every opportunity. Then he reminds me of the 40 million more records he's sold!"

O'Donoghue and Jones are battling it out for the winning Voice singer.

Rival Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden joked that 71-year-old Jones may not be alive for long.

Britain's Got Talent singer's 9st weight loss inspired by TOWIE's Arg

Britain's Got Talent singer's 9st weight loss inspired by TOWIE's Arg

Britain's Got Talent contestant Tony Roberts has revealed that TOWIE's Arg helped him lose weight.

Singer Roberts, who has lost nine stone, told The Sun that his friendship with Only Way Is Essex reality TV star James Argent could have saved his life.

"I lost the weight when a doctor told me I was close to a heart attack," he said. "I weighed 25st when I was 19 and now I weigh 16st."

"Arg took me to boot camp with him and it was an amazing experience," the 25-year-old continued.

"I met Arg a few years ago through Amy Childs and he loved my voice. We did talk about working together at the time. I can see us doing a swing duet one day."

Roberts also disclosed that he made a cameo on TOWIE last year, adding that he hopes to land a starring role in the ITV2 show.

"There was no warning, I just got a call out of the blue. So hopefully in the new series it will happen again," he added.

Tony Roberts appeared on The X Factor in 2006, passing the first audition but failing to make it past the last 14.

'South Park' Takes on Bullying … and 'Bully'?

'South Park' Takes on Bullying … and 'Bully'?

More proof bullying has become the issue du jour: Cartman and his cohorts are tackling the subject this week this week on "South Park."

Wednesday's episode, titled "Butterballs," comes a few days before the Weinstein Co. "Bully" documentary expands to more theaters with a PG-13 rating. "Bully" was originally released unrated because the Weinstein Co. refused to release it under its original R rating.

Comedy Central's official episode description, in which the ever-vulnerable Butters is the bullying victim: "Stan wants to raise awareness about the dangers of bullying by shooting a big dance video. Will he able to handle the pressure that goes along with the notoriety of taking on such a worthy cause?"

TV Tonight 10th of April 2012

TV Tonight 10th of April 2012

The daily list in alphabetical order, of all the new episodes airing.

    16 & Pregnant S04E04: "Lindsey"
    60 Minute Makeover S09E10: "Series 9, Episode 10"
    Allerslechtste Chauffeur Van Nederland, De S02E01
    American Experience S24E06: "Grand Coulee Dam"
    Animal 24:7 S08E07: "Series 8, Episode 7"
    Battleground S01E09: "TBA"
    Best Ink S01E03: "Emotional Skin-Pact"
    Big Brother Sverige S08E45: "Del 45"
    Body Of Proof S02E20: "Mind Games"
    Bomb Patrol Afghanistan S01E13: "Route X (2)"
    Bondi Vet S04E10: "Season 4, Episode 10"
    Chelsea Lately S06E61
    Chopped S11E09: "Ready, Set, Escargot!"
    Come Dine With Me S18E74: "Series 18, Episode 62"
    Conan S02E76: "Phil & Willie Robertson, M. Ward"
    Cougar Town S03E07: "You Can Still Change Your Mind"
    Dance Academy S02E18: "Catch Me If I Fall"
    Dance Moms: Miami S01E02: "Moms Making Waves"
    Dancing With the Stars (US) S14E07: "Season 14, Episode 7"
    Days of our Lives S47E107: "Ep. #11817"
    Deadliest Catch S08E01: "Season 8, Episode 1"
    Deal Or No Deal (UK) S07E207: "Episode 1887"
    Doctors S14E05: "Reality Check"
    Doomsday Preppers S01E10: "Disaster Doesn't Wait"
    Dream Machines S01E01: "Pilot"
    EastEnders S28E59: "April 10, 2012"
    Emmerdale S41E85: "April 10, 2012"
    Facejacker S02E03: "Series 2, Episode 3"
    Fashion Star S01E05: "Living Department Store Window"
    Four In A Bed S03E22: "Hotel Continental"
    General Hospital (US) S50E07: "#12535"
    Giuliana & Bill S05E02: "The Booby Trap"
    Glee S03E15: "Big Brother"
    Go Girls S04E09: "TBA"
    Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden S22E157: "Season 22, Episode 157"
    Great British Menu S07E02: "The Olympic Feast - 2"
    Haiyore! Nyaruko-san S01E01: "Episode 1"
    Hardcore Pawn S05E17: "Millionaire Mayhem"
    Hit the Road Jack S01E04: "Manchester"
    Holby City S14E26: "Equilibrium"
    Hollyoaks S18E72: "April 10, 2012"
    Home and Away (AU) S25E57: "Episode 5492"
    Horizon S50E14: "Beating Cancer"
    Horrible Histories S04E02: "Series 4, Episode 2"
    Hotel cæsar S28E179: "Season 28, Episode 179"
    Jeopardy! S28E147: "Show #6352"
    Jimmy Kimmel Live S09E235
    Justified S03E13: "Slaughterhouse"
    Kimi to Boku S02E02: "Mary`s Christmas"
    Last Call with Carson Daly S10E38
    Last Man Standing S01E21: "Wherefore Art Thou, Mike Baxter"
    Late Night with Jimmy Fallon S02E250
    Late Show with David Letterman S19E54
    Let's Stay Together S02E14: "An Even More Indecent Proposal"
    Level Up S01E11: "Charm Bracelet"
    Live with Regis and Kelly S29E160
    NCIS S09E20: "The Missionary Position"
    NCIS: Los Angeles S03E20: "Patriot Acts"
    Neighbours S28E67: "Episode 6377"
    New Girl S01E20: "Normal"
    Pointless S06E40: "Series 6, Episode 40"
    Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is S06E12
    Queen's Blade: Rurou no Senshi S03E02
    Raising Hope S02E21: "Inside Probe"
    Ringer S01E21: "It's Called Improvising, Bitch!"
    River City S10E31: "Episode 775"
    Rory McGrath's Pub Dig S01E02: "Episode 2"
    Supersize vs Superskinny S05E07: "Saskia Roberts / Nick Harvey"
    The Biggest Loser S13E15: "Season 13, Episode 15"
    The Bold and the Beautiful S26E13: "Ep. #6297"
    The Chase (2009) S05E46: "Series 5, Episode 46"
    The Colbert Report S08E49: "Richard Hersh"
    The Daily Show S17E85: "Elon Musk"
    The Ellen DeGeneres Show S09E135
    The Estate S01E03: "Episode 3"
    The Game S05E13: "Derwin's About to Go H.A.M."
    The Hairy Bikers' Bakeation S01E05: "Austria"
    The Jeremy Kyle Show S07E145
    The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson S08E58
    The Project S04E85: "Series 4, Episode 85"
    The Real Housewives Of Orange County S07E09
    The Syndicate (UK) S01E03: "Episode 3"
    The Talk S02E142: "Season 2, Episode 142"
    The Tonight Show with Jay Leno S19E276
    The View S15E135: "Steve Harvey, Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker"
    The Voice (US) S02E13: "Week 10 Part 2"
    The Young and the Restless S40E12: "Ep. #9881"
    Thuis S17E162: "Season 17, Episode 162"
    Top Shot S04E09: "The Longest Shot"
    Totally Bonkers Guinness World Records S01E05: "Episode 5"
    True Life S12E12: "I'm Addicted To Sex"
    Unforgettable S01E20: "You Are Here"
    Zetman S01E02: "In the Fire"
    Интерны S06E10: "Совместная жизнь"

ReelzChannel Acquires Second Original Drama Series

ReelzChannel Acquires Second Original Drama Series

ReelzChannel has acquired spy thriller action series XIII, starring Stuart Townsend and Aisha Tyler. Named for the Roman numeral tattooed on his neck, XIII (Townsend) is a former secret operative who has been stripped of his memory.

Hunted by a dark anti-government organization, XIII searches for clues that will uncover the secret that makes him so valuable—and so potentially dangerous. Jones (Tyler) is a government agent and XIII’s most loyal ally. XIII will premiere in June, following the season finale of ReelzChannel’s first acquired original series, True Justice, starring Steven Seagal.

XIII was developed and produced by Jay Firestone’s Prodigy Pictures and Luc Besson’s French production company EuropaCorp Television based on Jean Van Hamme’s adrenaline-fueled graphic novels.

Sony to Cut 10,000 Jobs Worldwide

Sony to Cut 10,000 Jobs Worldwide

Sony will cut 10,000 jobs from its global workforce, according to a report in Japanese business daily The Nikkei.

Half of the cuts are expected to be accounted for by the disposal of the conglomerate’s chemical and midsize LCD operations, with the rest spread across the company, the report said, without citing sources.

There are no details as to whether the cuts will fall more heavily in Japan or overseas. Sony’s global workforce, including at subsidiaries, totals more than 168,000.

Sony is forecasting a 220 billion ($2.7billion) loss for the financial year that ended on March 31.Chairman Howard Stringer and six other executives will give up their bonuses to take responsibility for the red ink, according to The Nikkei.

Kazuo Hirai, who took over as president and CEO from Stringer last week, faces the challenge of returning Sony to the black after four straight years of red ink. 

Hirai will brief analysts and the media on Thursday this week at Sony’s HQ in Tokyo on his strategy for turning the electronics to entertainments giant around.

Kristen Wiig Talks Leaving 'SNL,' Character Inspirations on Alec Baldwin's Podcast

Kristen Wiig Talks Leaving 'SNL,' Character Inspirations on Alec Baldwin's Podcast

The longtime star of the sketch comedy show wouldn't speculate as to when she'd exit, but admitted that saying goodbye will be quite difficult.

Kristen Wiig has had confirmed Saturday night plans for the past seven years, but will her long-running reservation at 30 Rock in Manhattan soon be coming to an end?

Having made the transition from sketch series ensemble player to bonafide movie star with last spring's Bridesmaids, speculation about Wiig's future on Saturday Night Live has swirled for the past year -- a report last week even said that she and co-stars Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis, who have also made the transition to film, will be leaving at the end of this season. But in her interview on Alec Baldwin's podcast Here's the Thing, Wiig seemed much less sure of any decision.

When Baldwin asserted that she'd be leaving this year, Wiig answered, "I don't know," though she did acknowledge that her contract was expiring, adding, "Well, everyone has to leave." Still, the idea of leaving Studio 8H behind left her quite sad.

"I will say that when I do leave it’s not because I’m sick of it and not because I see something better or anything like that," she said. "It’s just that it’s time. When I do leave, it will be the hardest thing. I mean, you know. You’re there for a week and on Saturday night you’re sad because you leave these people."

Wiig continued, talking about the helter-skelter, rushed nature of the show and the closeness it fosters between cast members.

"Being surrounded by creative people and knowing that you’re all in it together, and you’re putting on a show, you’re all pushing this huge boulder together – every Saturday you do something that you’re scared to do – I think I will miss that feeling," she added.

But it wasn't all looking backwards when it came to the famed comedy institution; Wiig also discussed how being on the show helped her carve out her highly unique niche.

"That, I have to say, one of the greatest gifts that I’ve gotten from SNL is getting out of my comfort zone," she offered. "I realized, and I think Lorne [Michaels] realized probably the first handful of years that I was there, most of my characters were ladies in their 40s with short hair and weird sweaters, that no one wanted at their dinner party. The good thing about being at SNL, for me creatively, is to think, 'Okay, I’m comfortable enough. I really want to try something that’s not something that I normally do.'"

"That’s when I actually first came up with the character Shana, the one that’s sexy but then gross things," she continued. "I was like, 'I really want to write a character that looks kind of good but blank,' and that’s where the flirting lady came from, too. I didn’t really know what that was going to be. None of it was on the page when we wrote it."

As for her future beyond SNL, Wiig spoke about Imogene, which she wrote and will co-star in with Annette Bening, and some more dramatic projects she wants to pursue. She's also in talks to co-star with Ben Stiller in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and will co-star with Robert De Niro in The Comedian.

Sofia Vergara: 'America welcomed me with pulled-down pants'

Sofia Vergara: 'America welcomed me with pulled-down pants'

Sofia Vergara has said that American men made her feel welcome.

The Modern Family actress, who hosted Saturday Night Live last night (April 7), only had good things to say about America in her opening monologue.

"I always heard that immigrants had a really hard life when they came to America," Vergara said.

"But when I showed up here, everyone was so nice!" she continued. "The men bought me drinks and offered me a place to sleep. This country welcomed me with open arms and pulled-down pants."

Vergara recently declared that hosting SNL is an honour, adding that the sketch comedy show is an American tradition.

The Colombian star was joined by musical guests One Direction, who made their Saturday Night Live debut.

Jennifer Love Hewitt: 'Client List co-star Cybill Shepherd is funny'

Jennifer Love Hewitt: 'Client List co-star Cybill Shepherd is funny'

Jennifer Love Hewitt has said that working with Cybill Shepherd on her new series The Client List has been wonderful.

Hewitt stars as a spa worker-turned-call girl in the show, with Shepherd playing her mother and Colin Egglesfield her brother-in-law.

Discussing The Client List with Collider, the actress said she loves working with three-time Golden Globe winner Shepherd.

"She lights the set. All the lighting that you see on the series is pretty much just Cybill being in the room," Hewitt joked. "She is hysterical. I love her to pieces. She's just an awesome lady."

She continued: "There was no way that I was going to do the series without her. It's just great. We have a really good time."

Hewitt's breakthrough performance came on the hit series Part of Five, leading her to star in the films I Know What You Did Last Summer, Heartbreakers and The Tuxedo.

She explained that she really has no preference for film or television work.

"I like them both, for different reasons. Films are amazing. To be a part of a movie is the greatest. It's so historic and exciting," she said. "Television, for me, is great because I love to act, every day.

"I love to work that muscle. I love to learn, and I love to be able to just do what I love. It's when I'm at my best. So, I love TV for that reason because it's every day."

'Celebrity Deal or No Deal' opens with 2m viewers on Easter Sunday

'Celebrity Deal or No Deal' opens with 2m viewers on Easter Sunday

Celebrity Deal or No Deal made its debut last night (Easter Sunday) with 2 million viewers, overnight figures show.

The Noel Edmonds gameshow pulled in 1.77m (7.3%) in the 8pm hour and 253k (1%) on Channel 4 +1 for Jimmy Carr's game, which saw the comic pick up £750 for charity and kicked off a special run of primetime shows.

Damian Lewis's Homeland followed with a solid 1.82m (7.4%) and 336k (1.7%) on +1.

Fellow US drama Once Upon a Time, launching to a high audience last week, retained a decent 1.67m (6.9%) for Channel 5 at 8pm (+1: 103k/0.4%). Royal documentary William and Kate: One Year On enthralled 1.69m (7.6%) at 7pm.

Over on BBC Two, the Masters Golf final scored 2.16m (11.4%) between 7pm and 12.45am, with a peak of 2.8m watching at 11.30pm.

Elsewhere, Julian Fellowes's Titanic sunk to a disappointing average of 3.17m (11.8%) for ITV1 at 9pm (+1: 364k/1.9%). The mini-series, which premiered with nearly 7m, concludes next week.

Des O'Connor's return to ITV primetime went down without much fanfare, with 3.46m (14.5%) tuning in at 7.30pm (+1: 172k/0.7%), while All Star Family Fortunes had 3.37m (16.3%) at 6.30pm (+1: 102k/0.4%).

Meanwhile on BBC One, Countryfile (5.19m/23.4%), Antiques Roadshow (5.4m/22.2%) and Silent Witness (5.88m/23.8%) all posted slot-winning numbers.

This meant that BBC One led primetime with 22.6%, ahead of ITV1's 12.5% (+1: 0.8%), BBC Two's 9.2%, Channel 4's 6.6% (+1: 1.3%), and Channel 5's 5.6% (+1: 0.4%).

BBC Three's Shrek the Third logged 1.23m (5%) at 8.25pm, and was one of the most-watched multichannel shows.

The digital channel's repeat of The Voice UK took 727k (3.2%) at 7pm, while Britain's Got Talent - repeated on ITV2 at 4.15pm - managed a superior 751k (4.9%) and 179k (1%) on timeshift.