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Weekend TV Guide: 'Game Of Thrones' Returns For Season 6

4/23/2016 9:02am EDT
Weekend TV Guide: 'Game Of Thrones' Returns For Season 6
The return of Game of Thrones dominates the weekend's TV highlights, as fans tune in for the sixth season of the bloody, edgy fantasy series. Is Jon Snow actually dead? And who will join him by the time the next 10 episodes are done?

As usual, spoilers for the new season are not easy to come by, but fans who want a few clues can check out HBO's formal press release about Season 6. Season premiere "The Red Woman" airs Sunday at 9 p.m., and here's a scene from the episode that features Cersei (Lena Headey):

Below are the other programs worth checking out this weekend:


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Sunday TV Guide: 'Walking Dead,' 'Good Wife,' 'Madam Secretary'

3/27/2016 9:06am EDT
Sunday TV Guide: 'Walking Dead,' 'Good Wife,' 'Madam Secretary'
Some of Sunday night's shows are closing in on the end of their seasons tonight. Our Sunday TV guide is highlighted by new episodes of AMC's The Walking Dead, CBS's Madam Secretary, and CBS's The Good Wife.

At 8 p.m, Madam Secretary features a guest appearance by newswoman Jane Pauley playing herself. Elizabeth McCord (Tea Leoni) tries to conduct peace talks between India and Pakistan that are derailed by a plane crash. Jill Hennessy (Crossing Jordan, The Good Wife) reprises her recurring role as Jane Fellows, while Sarita Choudhury (Blindspot) also guests as Prime Minister Jaya Verma.


'The Good Wife': Creators Robert & Michelle King Talk Ending The Series

2/14/2016 11:55am EST
'The Good Wife': Creators Robert & Michelle King Talk Ending The
Tonight begins the end of The Good Wife, as the CBS drama airs the first of what we now know will be its final nine episodes. Series co-creators and showrunners Robert and Michelle King spoke to reporters recently to discuss why they stuck to their original plan of ending the series after seven seasons.

They also teased what might be ahead and whether or not any fan favorites might come back to visit Alicia (Julianna Margulies) before the series finale airs on Sunday, May 8.

"We started the show back in 2009 with the idea that it would only go 13 episodes because that was the only thing w...

Sunday TV Guide: 'Bob's Burgers' Brings Back A Not-So-Missed Character

2/14/2016 8:37am EST
Sunday TV Guide: 'Bob's Burgers' Brings Back A Not-So-Missed Cha
Bob's Burgers is doing a Valentine's Day themed episode tonight, and that means the show is bringing back a character you might not have missed: Gene's ex-girlfriend Courtney Wheeler (voiced by David Wain), who comes on way too strong. He's forced to reunite with her when they're recruited to deliver the Wagstaff School morning announcements in "The Gene and Courtney Show," airing at 7:30 p.m. on FOX. Below is a preview clip:

That leads into a new episode of The Simpsons, which likewise focuses on the holiday and turns its attention to supporting character Professor John Frink, whose que...

Are 'The Good Wife' Spinoff Rumors For Real?

2/10/2016 9:12am EST
'The Good Wife' Spinoff Rumors Are Still Just Rumors
The Good Wife's impending exit was announced on Sunday and by Monday, rumors of a possible spin-off series had already begun.

Per TVLine, reporters on a conference call asked series creators Robert and Michelle King if they'd consider a spin-off from the critically acclaimed legal drama, to which Michelle replied, "At this point, nothing's off the table...Sure, maybe, we're not saying no to anything."

Which doesn't mean there's a spin-off in the works. Or that the Kings have even talked about one with CBS (or that they haven't). Just that they'd be open to the idea of a new offshoot from ...

CBS To End Long-Running Drama 'The Good Wife'

2/8/2016 9:06am EST
CBS Ending 'The Good Wife' This Season
CBS has surprised fans by announcing that this season of The Good Wife will indeed be its last. The network released a new promo during Super Bowl 50 billing the "final episodes" of the long-running drama, which will air its series finale on Sunday, May 8.

Rumors had been swirling for months as to whether or not TGW would continue past this season, as creators Robert and Michelle King had always been vocal about doing the series for seven seasons, down to a specific pattern in the episode titles.

As such, they had announced earlier this season that they would be leaving the show to focus ...

'Bob's Burgers' Is Back, 'Billions' Launches, CBS Shifts

1/17/2016 9:08am EST
Sunday TV Guide: 'Bob's Burgers' Is Back, 'Billions' Launches, C
Yes, there's still football on tonight, but the important thing to note for Sunday TV viewers is that there's a new episode of Bob's Burgers! The oft-preempted and oft-time shifted FOX animated series returns tonight.

It's one of many shows airing new episodes - but some of them are at different times than usual because of football overruns, so take a look here to find out when your favorite is on and what's ahead on each series.

Bob's Burgers, "The Cook, The Steve, The Gayle & Her Lover" (FOX, 7:30 p.m., midseason premiere): After not airing a new show since Nov. 15, we wouldn't blame yo...

'The Good Wife' Midseason Premiere Preview

1/10/2016 11:04am EST
'The Good Wife' Midseason Premiere Preview: Too Close For Comfor
The Good Wife isn't wasting any time getting back to its drama-filled relationships. In tonight's midseason premiere simply entitled "Iowa," the show forces Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Peter (Chris Noth) to deal with each other as the entire Florrick family must ride on Peter's campaign bus to the Iowa caucuses.

But Alicia doesn't really like anyone at the moment, now that she found out several seasons too late that Eli (Alan Cumming) deleted the crucial voice mail from Will (Josh Charles, still a part of this show even though he's not in the show anymore) that changed things way back ...

Our Top Picks For TV Scene Stealers This Year

12/31/2015 11:45am EST
Top 10 TV Scene-Stealers Of 2015
Just when you think you've only got eyes for the lead star, a supporting actor/actress hypnotizes with the ultimate scene-stealing performance. Prepare to steer the spotlight in another direction as we look back at 10 of the best TV co-stars of 2015.

Helen Sollaway (Maura Tierney) "The Affair"

Noah Sollaway had the extramarital affair, but ex-wife Helen was the one reawakened in the sophomore season of "The Affair." Through her POV (finally!!) we watched her regrettably sleep with her ex-husband's bestie, get a DUI and have a nooner with her son's her basement. The real hi...

'The Good Wife' To Introduce Some New Faces

10/4/2015 12:01pm EDT
Can New Cast Additions Help 'The Good Wife' Rebound?
When it starts tonight, season seven of The Good Wife will be introducing a few more new faces to Alicia Florrick's world, several of which you could consider pretty big gets. But are these additions enough to help the show recover from an uneven season six that knocked it down a few notches?

One of the perks of The Good Wife being so good is that it's been able to attract that higher caliber of actor or actress to come play on the series. Season seven's castings so far have been no exception.

Tonight's season premiere, "Bond," will feature the introductions of Justified's award winner Ma...

Rita Wilson 'Won' Her Cancer Battle!

6/9/2015 12:16pm EDT
Rita Wilson
Rita Wilson hit the red carpet for Sunday night's Tony Awards, and at 58 she still looks pretty stunning. Especially considering that Sunday's red carpet walk was her first since undergoing surgery, following a breast cancer diagnosis in April.

But that's not stopping her! At New York City's Radio City Music Hall, Rita, who was starring in the Broadway show "Fish in the Dark" at the time of her diagnosis, looked especially elegant in a black Tom Ford gown with cutouts at the collarbones and a pair of black heels. She walked the red carpet in style with her stepson, Colin Hanks.

"I feel gr...

Julianna Margulies' Flashes Through Dazzling Gown

6/3/2015 8:36am EDT
'Good Wife' Star Julianna Margulies Flashes Her Underwear In See
Like so many other stars, Julianna Margulies arrived at Monday's Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards (aka the CFDA) flaunting a dazzling new outfit.

But unlike so many others, Julianna Margulies also flaunted something else: her underwear.

The "Good Wife" star looked stunning in a black Michael Kors gown, coated in head-to-toe glitter and revealing just the tiniest hint of cleavage. But the gown was also very see-through, and it didn't exactly take an eagle-eye to spot the star's undies on the red carpet.

You can see 'em yourself in the above photo.

But as far as celebrity un...

Archie Panjabi Talks 'Good Wife' Finale

5/27/2015 11:22am EDT
Archie Panjabi
When "The Good Wife" finale aired earlier this month, fans finally got what they'd been waiting for -- former BFFs Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Kalinda (Archie Panjabi) reuniting in a scene together.

Then people started speculating that the scene in question didn't actually happen but was spliced together to make it look like the two actresses were together. The characters didn't come into contact with each another, the lighting was off, and the whole thing just didn't feel right.

E! caught up with Panjabi at the "San Andreas" premiere in Los Angeles on Tuesday and asked about the cont...

Did 'The Good Wife' Season 6 Reach Its Full Potential?

5/11/2015 9:07am EDT
'The Good Wife' Finale Recap And Review: 'Wanna Partner?' - Let'
The sixth season of The Good Wife draws to a close with "Wanna Partner?," which sees Alicia Florrick put the finishing touches on her new career direction as well as tangle with the government one more time over a secret police facility detaining one of her clients. But does it cap off the season the way it should? Yes and no.

With her new home office all set up, Alicia is chatting with Eli and Peter, the latter of whom says he's been asked to run for President of the United States by the Illinois Democratic Committee.

Before she can do more than awkwardly chuckle at that, she gets a voic...

'The Good Wife': What Does The Future Hold For Alicia?

5/4/2015 9:07am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Don't Fail' - Where To From H
After last week's drama-filled episode, The Good Wife has just two more left in its bag for season six. And the first of these, "Don't Fail," sees Alicia having more flashbacks to the earlier days of her law career. When she's not trying to write her new book.

The show takes pains to show us how mundane her life has become now that she's no longer State's Attorney-to-be and isn't sure of her future with the firm that she founded. She has to hang up on telemarketers, go shopping at the hardware store, and call all the donors who gave money to her now failed campaign so that they can hang up...

'The Good Wife': Kalinda's Exit Story Becomes Clear

4/27/2015 9:45am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'The Deconstruction' - How Doe
After The Good Wife blew up its State's Attorney storyline two weeks ago, we've been asking ourselves what this show is going to do, not just for the end of season six but for a potential season seven. In "The Deconstruction," we find out that it's a little bit of deja vu: toying with the same splitting-firms storyline from season five, except in this case everyone behaves like children.

Meanwhile, Kalinda's exit story finally becomes clear, as she takes big steps toward resolving the Lemond Bishop situation. But all you really need to know is that no one is happy with anyone and that some...

'The Good Wife' Doesn't Paint A Very Flattering Picture Of Chicago

4/13/2015 9:05am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Winning Ugly' - Crimes Come O
"Winning Ugly" is an apt title for this week's episode of The Good Wife, which focuses on all the bad things that the main characters didn't know that they were getting away with, and who's going to be held responsible now that they're no longer getting away with them.

Fresh off her email problem, Alicia faces a voter fraud investigation, while Diane Lockhart becomes aware that the evidence she used to save Cary from prison was actually manufactured by Kalinda. Needless to say, no one has clean hands. Except for maybe Finn.

Alicia is looking all despondent as she watches a CBS News report...

'The Good Wife' Leaked Email Drama Continues

4/6/2015 9:24am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Loser Edit' - Spin The Emails
After last week's mess of political scheming and Internet hacking, Alicia Florrick has a lot of questions to answer. But in "Loser Edit," this week's episode of The Good Wife, she's still trying to get out of answering them, this time with some help from Peter.

Meanwhile, Diane is pulled into a highly charged argument, and everyone else finally catches on to Kalinda, but is it too little, too late? Things aren't looking good (pun intended) for any of the show's leading ladies.

Reporter Petra Moritz (a returning Lily Rabe from American Horror Story) is putting together a piece on Alicia's ...

'Madagascar' Series 'All Hail King Julien' lands A-list Addition

4/4/2015 12:07pm EDT
David Krumholtz Joins 'Madagascar' Series 'All Hail King Julien'
Netflix's Madagascar original series, All Hail King Julien, just landed an A-list addition to an already great voice cast. David Krumholtz provides the voice of new character Timo, who's King Julien's (Danny Jacobs) scientific go-to guy, and David joined us on Tuesday to discuss his first-ever voice acting role as well as his current recurring role on CBS's The Good Wife.

"It's interesting," he said of becoming a voice actor for the first time. "It's been a learning process. I've been doing this for about 23 years, and it's great at this point in my career to jump into something new and ha...

'The Good Wife' Email Hack And Post-Election Drama

3/30/2015 9:09am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Undisclosed Recipients' - Don
So the State's Attorney's election is over - so now what? That's the big question at the heart of this week's episode of The Good Wife, "Undisclosed Recipients," which between the post-election drama and another hacking problem, feels like it's going back to some of the same plot wells.

In what could've been a jumping-off point to start something fantastic for the remainder of the season, ultimately the biggest takeaway for the audience is to be more careful with one's emails.

Everyone at Florrick, Agos & Lockhart is celebrating Alicia's victory for two seconds before their motivations be...

'The Good Wife' Recap and Review: 'Red Meat' - Who Won The Election?

3/23/2015 9:03am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap and Review: 'Red Meat' - Who Won The Elect
Election day is finally here on The Good Wife, putting an end to the storyline that's been the focus of most of the sixth season. "Red Meat" wraps up Alicia's campaign in precisely the way you could've predicted it would end a while ago, but the lack of surprise is compensated for with some humor in unexpected places that makes the road more traveled still entertaining.

Alicia and Jonathan are pretending that they didn't just make out as Alicia meets up with Peter, who naturally is not thrilled that she took aim at him in her latest speech. She retorts that once the day is over, they can g...

'The Good Wife' Teaches Us Lessons About Working With Your Spouse

3/16/2015 9:04am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Open Source' - Spousal Differ
This week's The Good Wife teaches us that you should never work with your spouse, because inevitably, your work will cause you to do things that will spoil your personal relationship. Diane and Alicia both face that problem in "Open Source," while Alicia is also concerned with Jonathan and hey, a couple of people we've missed seeing surface again.

3D printers are fun, but like many things, can inevitably be used for both good and not so good. Such as the the case of Carsten Pope, who prints a gun which malfunctions and injures an innocent bystander. Florrick, Agos and Lockhart's newest cli...

'The Good Wife' Gets Inside Alicia's Wild Thoughts

3/9/2015 9:05am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Mind's Eye' - Inside Alicia's
The Good Wife takes a right turn with this week's episode, "Mind's Eye," which as the title implies spends half of its time inside the head of Alicia Florrick. While Alicia's mind is racing with thoughts that are often funny and sometimes uncomfortable, back in the real world, a longtime nemesis is back to harangue Florrick, Agos & Lockhart just a little more.

Alicia has a massive interview with the conservative newspaper Editorial Board that everyone is convinced will be crucial to the State's Attorney's race, but she's also come down with laryngitis, so Jonathan (Steven Pasquale) orders ...

'The Good Wife' At PaleyFest: Matt Czuchry Talks Cary In Season 6

3/8/2015 12:08pm EDT
'The Good Wife' At PaleyFest: Matt Czuchry Talks Cary In Season
The Good Wife finally joined the PaleyFest LA lineup on Saturday night, and we were on the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre to quiz star Matt Czuchry about the ups and downs that his character, Cary Agos, has been through so far in the current season - as well as the one big change that's about to come his (and our) way.

SPOILER ALERT: This article contains spoilers if you are not caught up with the current season of The Good Wife.

The character of Cary may be the most changed over the entire run of the series, and he certainly was thrown for a loop during the first half of season six. Fan...

'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Dark Money' - Horrible Bosses

3/2/2015 7:36am EST
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Dark Money' - Horrible Bosses
The Good Wife is back, returning from its midseason break with another of its well-established recurring characters, a well-known special guest star, and, of course, more campaign drama. "Dark Money" is just one ring shy of a circus and underneath that, a slow start to the second half of the season.

The eccentric Colin Sweeney believes that a television program has based a character on him, using the "ripped from the headlines" phrase famously coined by Law & Order - hilariously, Dylan Baker plays both parts - and has enlisted Florrick, Agos and Lockhart to file suit on his behalf.

It's D...

'The Good Wife' Recap: 'The Debate' - Political Showdown

1/12/2015 9:12am EST
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'The Debate' - Political Showd
Now that The Good Wife has answered the burning question hanging over it all season, it's time for the series to refocus on Alicia Florrick's campaign for State's Attorney. The political side of the show takes center stage in "The Debate," in which Alicia and Frank Prady (David Hyde Pierce) finally go head-to-head, and her estranged husband Peter worries about a potential riot in the streets of Chicago.

The episode opens with a news report about two police officers facing a grand jury verdict over the death of a civilian - just minutes before Alicia goes on stage for her debate with Prady....

'The Good Wife' Review: 'Hail Mary' - Desperate Times Lead To Surprises

1/5/2015 9:02am EST
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Hail Mary' - Desperate Times
After leaving us on a tear-jerker of an ending back in November, The Good Wife returns for the second half of its season with two of its principals heading on seemingly unstoppable courses in two opposite directions: one facing imminent time in prison, and the other continuing her campaign for political office. By the end of the episode, they both get surprises - and so do we.

Alicia's coughed up several thousand dollars to hire Bill Kroft (Domenick Lombardozzi, aka Herc from The Wire), a "prison consultant" who's supposed to prepare Cary for the next four years - two with good behavior - ...

TV's 10 Best Female Characters Of 2014

12/27/2014 11:43am EST
Television's 10 Best Female Characters Of 2014
No more simple sidekicks. No more dopey love interests with no purpose other than mooning over the smoldering leading man. Female characters have come a long way. From the anti-hero badasses who don’t mind destroying lives if it means getting their way to intelligent, compassionate women with ambition, 2014 was home to dozens of amazing female characters. These women push boundaries, more than hold their own against their male counterparts, and entertain audiences all over.

While it was tough to narrow down the barrage of awesome women to a short list, we have the 10 best female characters...

2014: Television's Most Shocking Moments

12/26/2014 4:00pm EST
Television's Most Shocking Moments Of 2014
Television creators, writers, and producers are constantly attempting to grab headlines with shocking moments that outdo their previous seasons and outshine the competition. 2014 was no different, with dozens of jaw dropping and instantly unforgettable twists and turns. Here are the top moments that made us gasp, cry, cheer, and stayed with us long after our screens went dark. Beware there are tons of spoilers to be found within.

The Good Wife’s Shocking Departure

Alicia Florrick and Will Gardner were meant to be. Typically, a television series introduces a love interest and then takes ...

Best TV Shows Of 2014

12/17/2014 2:03pm EST
Best TV Shows Of 2014
Last week, we brought you the Best TV Moments Of 2014. But what about the best TV shows - the ones that didn't have just one or two good moments, but that impressed us all year long? What was going to make up for the end of Breaking Bad or the absence of Strike Back?

Here now then, is our list of the Best TV Shows Of 2014. In alphabetical order, we present to you the eight small-screen series that were at the top of their class, that were appointment television in our book and the reasons that lists like these are made.

SPOILER ALERT - If you're not caught up on the current season of tele...