Sun, 4 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTLynch, Kevin McHale, Meg Doyle, writer Michael Hitchcock, Jenna Ushkowitz, Matt Hodgson and Dante Russo posed in their winter formalwear for the "Glee wedding," as the pic was captioned, proving the ensemble cast was as tight offscreen as on. Glee ended its six acclaimed seasons in 2015, and since then Lea Michele has gone on to star in Ryan Murphy's dark comedy Scream Queens.
Sun, 4 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTAll in all a solid offering, and as far as we're concerned the Candle Song belongs on the SNL holiday highlight reel right alongside "Have a Happy Happy Hanukkah" and "I Wish It Was Christmas Today." Next SNL will return live on December 10th, hosted by John Cena with musical guest Maren Morris. Other Links From TVGuide.com Emma StoneKate McKinnonAlec BaldwinJennifer AnistonSaturday Night Live Click here to comment on this article
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UT"Detoured on Some Random Backwoods Path to Hell" was not only a great title for an episode of The Vampire Diaries (anyone remember which Season 1 moment it came from?), it was also a pretty great episode in general! [...] how would the state police be able to track down two mythological beings traveling with two other mythological beings? Fortunately Caroline provided a cute pic of Seline (http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/kristen-gutoskie/782002//?ftag=) plus a hand-drawn portrait of Sybil (http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/nathalie-kelley/332598//?ftag=). In a surprising, but actually very understandable moment, Caroline straight-up yanked off her engagement ring and told Stefan (http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/paul-wesley/262661//?ftag=) that until she'd rescued her children from Damon's clutches, she wanted nothing to do with Salvatores of any kind. After Bonnie (http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/katerina-graham/249194//?ftag=) and Enzo (http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/michael-malarkey/622912//?ftag=) finished doing sex in her high school bedroom, he immediately fell to the ground with stabbing pains in his head, face, and body. Like, it was sad that Enzo was having such a tough time, but I appreciate a ruthless villain in any form. The whole thing was made even more sinister by the fact that while she was mentally torturing Enzo, she was physically in a diner eating bacon sensually: [...] as many of you guessed, Seline had kidnapped Caroline's daughters as a sort of offering to Cade (a.k.a., THE DEVIL) and though Sybil had other things in mind, she and Damon felt forced to join her kidnapping party. Which was made more difficult when everyone in the diner's AMBER ALERT signals began blaring in unison. Everyone there promptly forgot about the kidnapping and then went home and probably left a weird Yelp review for this diner. [...] this one didn't work quite as well, as the twins started getting
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTThe sketch program announced via Twitter on Friday that Cena will host the show next weekend with musical guest Maren Morris. Oscar hopeful Casey Affleck will follow on Dec. 17 with Chance the Rapper. Cena's sincere delivery along with great natural comedic talent makes him a natural fit for SNL.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTOver the Top, but don't worry -- that didn't bruise her ego or anything. Kryssie ultimately finished in third, and that's just fine with her. [...] did she fake those tears on Thanksgiving during her fight with Justin? Over the Top's Morgan on her "underdog" victory [...] place isn't so bad. Kryssie: I kept saying it for Jason's sake, but I honestly didn't think so in my heart of hearts, but Jason would get mad at me every time I said I was playing for third. Do you think you guys turning on Justin the final week had anything to do with it? " data-image-credit="Lisette M. Azar, CBS" data-image-alt-text="Kryssie, Big Brother: How would you describe that dynamic within the Jamboree? Kryssie: I can't really speak for the rest of my alliance. For me, when it came to Jason, I knew coming into this experience that I was recruited and while the game seemed fun and was something I wanted to do, it wasn't the be-all, end-all for me. It was, "I'm going to take a shot at this." [...] by protecting Jason the whole time, I knew this was his life. Kryssie: [Laughs] That's an odd question because when you're in the moment, you're like, "Ugh, I hate it here! I want to f---in' get out of here!" But a lot of the reason I wanted to quit had nothing to do with the actual game of Big Brother. Probably my best game move and my worst game move were the same: throwing the HOH tiebreaker in the double eviction seemed like the best idea at the time because I didn't want to sully the image everyone had of me of not being a threat at all. When I talked to Justin, he said he thought you crying on Thanksgiving was a game move. Kryssie: I'm not at all shocked that he thought it was game move. [...] as the person who fought the hardest to keep him in the house even though he didn't really deserve it, I think it's pretty unfair that he did not extend any kind of olive branch to me. [...] I'm not going to make the effort for someone
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTJason's road from returning vet who was almost out the first week to the first Big Brother: Keep reading to see what he thinks, if he wants to be friends with Shelby IRL, and if he'd do this all over again for the third time. Jason: I mean, no, because I am a career pessimist. No shade on America, but I think they kind of fell into the classic bitter jury category. If you look at back, there have been juries that didn't really respect people who had played that hard and wanted it that badly. Do you think you would've won with a regular jury? Jason: I think most of the other side of the house, just like when Julie [Chen] asked who [the evicted houseguests voted for], because because Kryssie and I were in the final, my side of the house was always in the minority, so that side had more people casting votes [for Morgan], so I'm sure I still would've lost. [...] the other thing was these people went home and went on social media to campaign for people. [...] the BB purist in me likes it without America's input. Do you think you and Kryssie shunning Justin this last week had anything to do with people voting for Morgan? People were already very angry with me. Justin gave a very arrogant speech to us, telling us that we were all basically trash and he did everything for us and he deserved to win. [...] the way he behaved on Thanksgiving might translate as, "Oh, he's just homesick," but really he was butt-hurt that I told him the night before that I was going to take Kryssie to the final three and not him. The public can think what it wants and do what it wants. In the game, you definitely go through your ups and downs with people. [...] if you're going to talk about a pineapple for 15 minutes, I'm going to hide the pineapple. [...] the thing is, when you're in there, you're really bored and something like hiding chocolate around the house seems fun. What about the rubbing of the armpits and farting on the
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTFor the second time in two months, a woman beat a man on Big Brother, as Morgan beat Jason to become the first Over the Top winner Thursday -- and she still can't believe it. To be the first female winner of Big Brother: Over the Top and to be its first winner ever is just so crazy. Less than 20,000 votes separated the final two. [...] how did the last Ball Smasher standing defeat the returning vet whom almost everyone predicted would win? How stunned were you? Morgan: I'm sure you could tell from my facial expression. Because the week before, Jason had told us that he was voted in the house by America, so even when I got to the final three, I was like, OK, Jason was voted in by America. Anytime I watch a show like this, I was pull for the underdog. [...] the fact that I was alone in the house, my alliance had completely gone away and I didn't think I would make it to the end because I had no allies in the house. I won my way to the final four and I won my way to the final three, so I think that says a lot. [Laughs] But I kept fighting and in the end it all paid off. Probably I can credit them for a lot of the votes too because apparently they did a lot of campaigning on social media, so I'm very excited to see that. Oh, my God! I've missed her so much. How much of it do you think was an anti-Jason vote, like people not wanting a vet to win? [...] I'll give it to Kryssie and Jason -- they were very warm, very welcoming to my absolute surprise. Do you think that helped you in the final HOH against Justin, who was already distancing himself? Morgan: I came into this game always saying that I want to get out a big target if I was in power. When I talked to Alex, she said she didn't think you would tell people your secret until you were evicted or until the finale, but you told the house before the finale. [...] I thought if I told her this, she would trust me. Once Shelby left and she revealed her se
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTAmerican treasure Betty White will guest star on an upcoming Season 5 episode of Young & Hungry, Freeform's sitcom about chef/food blogger Gabi Diamond (Emily Osment) making her way in San Fransisco, the network announced Friday. White will start filming in the coming days, with the episode airing in 2017. White, still making us laugh at 94 years old, will play Ms. Wilson, the neighbor of Gabi.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTThe first episode back after a small tryptophan-induced trip and the penultimate episode of the first half of Supernatural's bazillionth season -- "Rock Never Dies" should have been a little more... [...] this entire season (so far) and the whole reason for Lucifer's latest efforts to spit in daddy's holy face is that he's essentially throwing a tantrum? Rather than take out his rage by ransacking Heaven or Hell, the Prince of Darkness decided he wanted to ditch the Judeo-Christian thing and get in touch with his human side by possessing a has-been 80s rocker (Sam's secret fave, of course) and cultivating a terrifying Twitter following of groupies and hangers-on who are willing to carve his name into their flesh because they have low self-esteem and base their value on the affections of, well, has-been 80s rockers. Luci escaped at the end of "Rock Never Dies" because we still have half a season to get back to after the holidays; and I guess we're just going to take the British Men of Letters stuff at an agonizing pace. [...] when even Sam, trapped in a room with the very being that literally tormented him into insanity just a few seasons ago, manages to get through the scene without so much as an Official Winchester Nervous Swallow, it's hard to care about the damage an aimless archangel with daddy issues could cause.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTOn Thursday's The Big Bang Theory, Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) -- now that they're living in separate apartments -- divvied up the possessions on which they share ownership. Sheldon gets Longclaw, their piece of Game of Thrones memorabilia, their one-of-a-kind Mr. Spock cuckoo clock and all of their board games, while Leonard claims the official flag of their apartment. Leonard retaliates with a shot below the belt: wearing the flag as a toga while he does laundry, going so far as to take his underwear off from underneath the flag while Sheldon watches in horror. "Seems like with Sheldon moving out, you're in a new phase of your lives and it's easier to fight than face your feelings for one another," he says, showing a surprising amount of insight for a guy who moments earlier was digging for change in Leonard's couch cushions. "I want you to keep the apartment flag, and I'm not just saying that because it touched your genitals," says Sheldon.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTWhy let the critics decide what the best TV show of 2016 is? [...] let us know what you think, by voting up (or down) on the ranker below. Oh, and if you do want to know what TV Guide's editors chose for their top list, check that out here.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTNBC's family drama from Crazy Stupid Love writer Dan Fogelman is the breakout hit of the Fall. Each week is a tender look at what makes and breaks a family, both with heart wrenching confessions, touching speeches and well-crafted humor. While This Is Us may have drawn people in with a huge plot twist in its pilot, the real strength of this drama is that it can be endearing and captivating without having to rely on fancy plot devices like time travel or super powers. HBO's sci-fi puzzle box isn't without its flaws, but they're easy to overlook because Westworld is asking all the right questions about artificial intelligence and technology -- questions that will become science fact in no time. [...] what's really made the show pop is its juxtaposition of heavy science-fiction themes with the classic western genre, combining immediate physical threats of classic cinema with timeless existential dilemmas to make a show that attacks your intelligence from multiple angles. Creator and star Rachel Bloom takes full advantage of the show's musical format, taking serious topics -- such as alcoholism, depression and coming out as bisexual -- to theatrical and often cringe-worthy new levels. [...] all of that wouldn't matter much if it wasn't also laugh-out-loud hilarious; but a writing staff heavy on Parks and Rec alumni and an ensemble cast anchored by immensely likable performances by Kristen Bell and Ted Danson keep the laughs coming while the plot unfolds. -- In its fourth and final season, Sundance's Southern drama Rectify continues to be a quiet revelation that stands out from its louder, more obvious peers through a subtle, award-worthy performance by star Aden Young and the beautiful character work detailing the human condition that's made possible by the careful direction of series creator Ray McKinnon. Though it remains as slow-moving as ever, the truth about what happened to Hanna all those years ago is bubb
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTWith great shows, come great performances -- and 2016 proved that TV is the medium for getting the best out of the incredible actors and actresses working today. [...] use the ranker below to vote up (or down) your favorite performances of the year. [...] if you do want our TV Guide Editors' takes, you can check those out, too.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTWith more TV shows, and more great TV shows, every year it gets harder to pick what were the singular best performances out of the plethora of phenomenal acting available. [...] TV Guide's editors are more than up to the task, so here are our picks for the best actors and actresses delivering unique, stunningly different characters each and every week. Better Things' excellent first season may have been overshadowed a bit by the debut of Donald Glover's Atlanta, but the stealth comedy and Pamela Adlon's Sam are as equally worthy of praise as their network neighbor. A strong and dominant female voice leading a quietly radical feminist series, Sam is a working actor and single mother to three daughters who is forced to balance many roles onscreen and off. Sam's fierce dedication to her daughters and the entire spectrum of life's circumstances has led to some of the best mother-daughter relationships depicted on TV. -- Throughout Gilmore Girls' original seven-season run, Bishop's Emily Gilmore and the WASP-y environment in which she existed was a constant source of drama and conflict for Lorelai (Lauren Graham), who eschewed her privileged upbringing and left home as a single mother at age 16. On, uh, paper, Paper Boi is drug dealer slash aspiring rapper -- one of the oldest clichés in the hip-hop canon. Over the course of eight episodes, Naz goes from a wide-eyed kid to a hardened criminal, as viewers debate whether someone like him could actually be capable of murder. By the end of the series, though that question is definitively answered as it relates to the central murder mystery, the real truth is even more murky. -- [...] the big story here is that famed comedian Louie Anderson is playing across sexes as Chip Baskets' mother, but what Anderson -- who won an Emmy for his performance -- has done with Christine is create an entirely realistic character that we all know in real life, yet also a character who
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UT[...] what are you favorite episodes of those TV shows? Let us know by voting up (or down) on the ranker below, and we'll reveal the final winner on December 15! Best TV Episodes of 2016
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UT"San Junipero" hits like a sledgehammer by the time the post-credits sequence rolls and we see Yorkie (Mackenzie Davis) and Kelly (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) dance away the rest of their lives in love to Belinda Carlisle's "Heaven Is a Place on Earth," rounding out the most important and inclusive episode of television of 2016. The lesbian and interracial sci-fi love story, where the dead are uploaded to a virtual heaven, deservedly got headlines for the way it was portrayed as hardly anything unusual -- it's just love, guys -- but "San Junipero" also tells a love story about two demographics that are largely ignored on television: the elderly, and the disabled. Few TV shows have so boldly turned the initial concept on its head as Luke Cage did in the seventh episode of its freshman season. [...] in an episode heavy on flashbacks to Stokes' youth, we learned how the formerly sensitive, Julliard-hopeful boy became the hardened criminal we know now; and then he was violently murdered, shockingly and suddenly by his sister Mariah (Alfre Woodard). Watching Louis-Dreyfus -- who submitted this episode en route to winning her fifth straight, and sixth total comedy lead actress Emmy -- modulate Selina's narcissism and grief while nailing her acid-tongued barbs is nothing short of stunning. On the surface, it seems like her grief is misplaced, but as someone who hated a mother who never gave her the love and approval she wanted and needed, Selina coming to terms with the end of a complicated relationship -- with her mother, and with the presidency -- is brutally honest and relatable. Netflix's animated comedy isn't afraid of taking risks, from a shockingly hilarious pop song about abortion, to the basic concept of the show: an alcoholic, washed-out sitcom star who happens to be a horse. Told entirely through music, action, and bubbles (BoJack doesn't talk fish language) the episode could have been a one joke premise; but as usua
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTde Ravin: There's a lot of stuff going on and a lot of fun storytelling. I think people are going to enjoy it. I'm excited, personally, to see a lot of the ultimate fairy tale stuff with Snow and Charming. Once Upon a Time's fall finale airs Sunday at 8/7c on ABC. Other Links From TVGuide.com Once Upon a Time
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UT[...] will it be the same show fans have come to know and love - so much so that they organized a social media campaign that led to a cable revival? Let the stories really play themselves out in a way that, by using that other template - where you would have really, like, eight stories per episode and a lot of things would happen very quickly - there wasn't a chance for the kind of emotional resonance that is really what we do. Over at ABC, where Shondaland rules the roost, that type of whiplash dramatic storytelling, with big cliffhangers and hashtag-able moments, is the network's bread and butter. Not so at CMT, which is mostly known for country music showcases and reality shows, and which is just starting to showcase its scripted drama slate. [But] I am actually happier to be at CMT than at ABC, because I feel that it gives us a chance to, in some way, let Nashville shine on its own in a place that really appreciates what Nashville means. Look, I spent many years working at ABC and I have a lot of respect for the people there, but it's a very big company with many, many shows, and they have their own brand. What we were basically saying is that we would rather bet on emotion than on the, I guess you'd say adrenaline factor. Given that Nashville will now be airing on what's essentially the country music version of MTV, it's understandable that the show will put more of an emphasis on music. There won't necessarily be more music added, but the slower pace will provide the songs with a bigger share of the spotlight. What I do feel is that there were time constraints at times, because they were trying to do so many stories, where they could only play a little bit of a song, that sort of thing. In case the news that actress Hayden Panettiere had signed on for the revival wasn't an indication enough, Herskovitz confirms that the country diva will live through the plane crash that was hinted at in the Season 4
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTGuggenheim: We've certainly talked about it. We don't want to do it immediately because we just told that story. I think it's more of a Flash and Legends question than an Arrow question, because that's not really what Arrow traffics in. But at some point, for sure. (Full Disclosure: TVGuide.com is owned by CBS, one of the CW's parent companies.) Other Links From TVGuide.com DC's Legends of TomorrowThe FlashArrowSupergirlMelissa BenoistStephen AmellGrant GustinEmily Bett RickardsBrandon RouthNick ZanoCarlos ValdesCaity Lotz
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTThe following story contains spoilers about Thursday's Big Brother: Was The Inevitable Coronation of Jason complete? Or did America vote Morgan or Kryssie in the second biggest upset in less than a month? Jason came in second and Kryssie, whom none of the evicted houseguests voted for, finished in third. Less than 20,000 votes separated Jason and Morgan in one of the closest votes in Big Brother history, according to Julie Chen.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTIf you've watched the last three episodes of Westworld, there's a good chance that your skull is shattered after all the mind-blowing revelations unloaded on us. Westworld, like so many shows these days, has fallen victim to the World Wide Web's propensity for utter dissection of "mystery" shows. Online sleuths (or joyless spoiler hounds, take your pick) have taken crackpot theorizing to a new level, unloading so many potential theories that it's almost mathematically impossible for some of them to not be right. There's currently a debate going on about whether viewers who race to figure things out before the show can reveal them are watching TV the right way and if they're spoiling the experience for everyone else. [...] the fact that Reddit nailed just about every reveal starting with Westworld's seventh episode (when Bernard was shown to be a robotic "host" all along) well before the series had a chance to show us almost became more logs on the fire for the "you're watching TV wrong" side of the debate. If you think your mom got you a certain sweater for Christmas because she's terrible at keeping secrets and dropped too many hints and, yeah, it turns out she did get you that sweater but presented it as a surprise, the surprise is ruined, right? Let's compare that with the big reveal from Season 2 of Mr. Robot -- another show over-examined, dissected and reassembled online -- that lead character Elliott (Rami Malek) spent the first half of the season in a prison rather than at his mom's house as he had told us. No one except your gullible Aunt Joan actually thought he'd stay dead after Olly (OLLY! *shakes fist angrily*) stabbed him in the gut in the Season 5 finale, and Game of Thrones tried to pretend that Jon wouldn't be back by shipping Kit Harington around Ireland in a nondescript crate guarded by secret service. The next popular theory about to be confirmed will almost certainly be that William (Jimmi
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTGod bless you Miley. Never change. Miley Cyrus, March 22 " data-image-credit="Trae Patton/NBC" data-image-alt-text="Miley Cyrus" data-image-credit-url="" data-image-target-url="" data-image-title="Miley Cyrus" data-image-filename="mileyrainbow.jpg" data-image-date-created="2016/12/01" data-image-crop="" data-image-crop-gravity="" data-image-aspect-ratio="" data-image-height="1170" data-image-width="804" data-image-do-not-crop="" data-image-do-not-resize="" data-image-watermark="" data-lightbox=""> The Voice airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8/7c on NBC. Other Links From TVGuide.com Miley CyrusThe Voice
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTBelle's decision to give up their newborn son appeared to be the final nail in their turbulent relationship's coffin. [...] we've heard that in Sunday's fall finale, a "surprising danger" to their son will put the estranged couple together again -- physically at least. [...] De Ravin hints that the threat will spark "a lot of changes in their relationship" that she guarantees will please (and possibly confuse) fans. Considering how emotionally distant Belle and Rumple have been since she got pregnant, any time they spend together has to be a good sign, right?
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTZeke: David. No question. No one even close. Survivor airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on CBS. (Full disclosure: TVGuide.com is owned by CBS.) Other Links From TVGuide.com Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen XZeke SmithHannah Shapiro
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 06:00:00 UTLast month, fans of The Walking Dead got in a bit of a tizzy when William Riggs, father of Chandler Riggs, who plays Carl Grimes on AMC's survival horror show, posted a message on Facebook about his son completing his seven year contract with the show. Combined with Chandler's announcement that he had been accepted into college, fans speculated that he was leaving the show. [...] since people leave the show by dying, that would mean that Carl was about to be killed off. Carl is about to embark on one of his most famous comics story arcs, where he stows away on a truck to the Sanctuary, pops out with a machine gun, kills a few Saviors and impresses Negan, who takes him under his wing while psychologically torturing him.