It's time for the top ten! I got a chance to visit the set of "So You Think You Can Dance" this week and talk to some of the dancers (and hear what Nigel, Mary and some choreographers had to say). I'll post a story soon, but before that happens, we have to say goodbye to two dancers. I really can't understand how Cat Deeley does this every week.
January seems a long way away, especially when American fans of "Downton Abbey" realize they'll have to wait until then to see season four. Luckily, PBS brought some of the stars -- Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith, Michelle Dockery (Lady Mary), Joanne Froggatt, (Anna Bates), Phyllis Logan, (Mrs. Hughes), Sophie McShera, (Daisy Mason) as well as executive producer Gareth Neame and series executive producer of "Masterpiece" Rebecca Eaton -- to talk to press tour attendees about the show and what fans might want to expect. I'll be live blogging the most likely very polite conversation.
I love the parties they have on "The Real Housewives" franchise. For the season finale of the Orange County installment, Vicki's house gets all decked out like a winter wonderland them (penguins in the pool!) so that, if there is blood splatter, it will really pop against all the white. It's little details like that that really set this series apart.
So, after last week's episode of "The Bachelorette," it seemed that this season of the show was pretty much a gory mess of disappointment and dead roses. Brooks, one of my favorites to win the whole kit and kaboodle (glad I didn't put money on it!) dumped Des like a load of moldy laundry. It was the kind of teary, agonizing break-up that made me want to buy Des a copy of "He's Just Not That Into You" and a pint of Ben & Jerry's. If you didn't see it, it was bad with a capital B, and, while plenty of people have been dumped in exactly the same way, most of them didn't have camera crews around to record every single, hideous moment. At least we learned Des' false eyelashes are really, really well secured. I see sponsorship possibilities!
As the war on vampirism deepens on "True Blood," it's becoming more and more obvious that non-vampires are going to have to pick sides and make sacrifices -- and none more so than Sookie.
First off, let's all congratulate McCrae and Amanda on their 'Big Brother' (read: totally fake) engagement. So… the "Big Brother" house is kind of like Las Vegas? Does that apply to making racist comments? Because I think Aaryn, GinaMarie and a couple of other people would REALLY like to invoke that rule.
As you might expect, having Rebel Wilson and Conan O'Brien (the executive producer of her new ABC series "Super Fun Night") on the same panel meant that many, many wisecracks were traded. After O'Brien gushed about meeting Wilson when she was a guest on his show, calling her a "revelation" and "vulnerable, fearless and one of the most likable performers" he has ever met, he explained that he was then eager to work with the "Bridesmaids" star.
While part of me was very excited about the announcement of a new Doctor Who today, at heart I had to admit I met the announcement of Peter Capaldi with a shrug. Yeah, a shrug.
While Comic-Con fans got a longer look at "Once Upon A Time in Wonderland," more details about the show were revealed at press tour. A panel including Emma Rigby (The Red Queen), Naveen Andrews (Jafar), Michael Socha (Knave of Hearts), Sophie Lowe (Alice) and executive producers Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz and Zack Estrin tried to explain the complex world of the new series -- and how it may function with the mothership of "Once Upon A Time."
It was a spellbinding panel of talent when FX presented the latest "AHS" installment, "American Horror Story: Coven." Angela Bassett, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Jessica Lange, and executive producer Tim Minear took the stage, being careful not to give away too much -- though that doesn't mean we didn't get a tantalizing glimpse of what to expect in season three.