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BBC's 'Spooks' Signs Off After Nearly A Decade

October 23rd, 2011 3:26am EDT
Spooks
Today sees the final hour of Spooks, the BBC's long-running and critically acclaimed espionage drama. After ten series and almost a decade on the air, the show signs off after its 85th episode on BBC One at 9 PM tonight.

The show first aired on May 13, 2002, telling the stories of a crack team of agents for Britain's elite spy agency MI5. It rose to become an institution of British TV, its ten series (seasons) virtually unheard of for a serial drama and more than that of other feted shows like Waking The Dead and Wire In The Blood.

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Who Are TV's All-Time Sexiest Couples?

June 27th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy and Angel from cult TV show "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" have topped a new magazine poll to find TV's All-Time Sexiest Couples.

The pair, played by Sarah Michelle Gellar and David Boreanaz, beat out "Moonlighting's" David and Maddie (Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd) and Father Ralph and Meggie (Richard Chamberlain and Rachel Ward) from "The Thorn Birds" in the Entertainment Weekly countdown.

"Gossip Girl" couple Chuck and Blair - played by Ed Westwick and Leighton Meester - and "Battlestar Galactica's" Number Six and Gaius Baltar (Tricia Helfer and James Callis) round out the top fiv...
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Cult Vampire Favorite 'Moonlight' To Return To Primetime This Summer

May 7th, 2010 9:38am EDT
Moonlight
Summer just got a lot scarier on The CW. The network will air the acclaimed drama "Moonlight" on Thursday nights beginning June 3.

"Moonlight" will air from 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET, following encore episodes of the first season of the The CW’s hit drama, "The Vampire Diaries."

On "Moonlight," Mick St. John (Alex O’Loughlin) is a captivating, charming and immortal private investigator from Los Angeles, who defies the traditional blood-sucking norms of his vampire tendencies by using his wit and powerful supernatural abilities to help the living.

In a life-altering twist of fate, Mick was “...
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The Right People At The Wrong Time: A Look at CBS' New Fall Shows

September 4th, 2009 9:06am EDT
Accidentally on Purpose
Accidentally on Purpose creator Claudia Lonow describes her new fall show, a comedy based on a memoir of the same name by Mary F. Pols, as being an unconventional romantic comedy. Jenna Elfman's character is a 30-something - well actually 37 as the pilot is quick to constantly point out - newspaper woman who gets pregnant after a one-night stand with a 20-something (the adorable Jon Foster) who lives in his van. From there, the two move in together because the guy is determined to do what he can to be a good dad, despite being scared to death and not really having a frame of reference on ho...
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Jordan Belfi, AKA Adam Davies, Returns To 'Entourage' To Push Ari's Buttons

August 4th, 2009 3:15pm EDT
Jordan Belfi
A-list movie star Vincent Chase and his buddies may be the focus of HBO's hit "Entourage," but there's a world of Hollywood insiders supporting the industry that allows them to jet off to Vegas on weekends. Enter Jordan Belfi, who plays Adam Davies, Johnny Drama's former agent turned nemesis to Ari Gold. Last season found Davies and Ari butting heads as their clients competed for the same role, ultimately resulting in a car chase down the streets of L.A. Belfi returns to "Entourage" later this season to further push Ari's buttons. He talked to Starpulse about working with Jeremy Piven, the ...
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Why Modern Vampires, Well, Suck

July 1st, 2009 2:19pm EDT
Twilight: New Moon
Let's blame Anne Rice. She started it, this whole vampire craze. We used to be fans, but enough is enough. Sure, vampires have been popular fodder for ages, but once you slap a pair of fangs on Brad Pitt, you can kiss the scary bit goodbye.

There used to be standards, you know. There used to be rules. No sun, no garlic, a stake to the heart and kaput. Burnings were good, as were decapitations, and you were safe so long as God was your co-pilot. Vampires were evil, blood-sucking fiends from places like Romania. They owned castles and could turn into bats. They lived in shadows. They had ...
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New TV On DVD, Jan. 20

January 20th, 2009 8:00am EST
Moonlight
It's a British invasion, a fanged favorite, and blast from the past this week for new TV on DVD releases: MI-5 season 6, Moonlight the complete series, The Rockford Files season 6.
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Check Out 'Moonlight: The Complete Series' On DVD Jan. 20

January 17th, 2009 7:00am EST
Moonlight
Any private eye knows a lot about other people's secrets. L.A. private eye Mick St. John (Alex O'Loughlin) has a secret of his own. He's a vampire, dwelling in a covert netherworld complicated by friendship with an undead finance honcho (Jason Dohring), memories of the alluring ex- wife (Shannyn Sossamon) who turned him into a vampire, and a relationship with a human (Sophia Myles) he feels drawn to protect - and maybe to love. But no matter how tempting, Mick knows a vampire-human romance is eternally dangerous.

This 16-episode, 4-disc set of "Moonlight" voted the 2008 People's Choic...
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Pulse Patrol: The Weakly Round-Up Of User Comments

January 13th, 2009 11:15am EST
Pulse Patrol
Each week the editors at Starpulse will be highlighting the best responses and remarks to news stories and celebrity topics that we've come across.

News Highlights = This week's most stirring and humorous remarks were made on the latest stories on Paris Hilton’s unfilled Love life as well as her musical prowess, the hottest of Alyssa Milano and the Golden Globes’ Fashion.

Topic Highlights = There were some friendly and pleasant commentary made about Mary Louise Parker, John Lithgow and singer Sarah Brightman however, there was no love or affection for the movies “The Ninth Gate” ...
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'Moonlight' Repeats To Air On Sci Fi

November 6th, 2008 10:47am EST
Moonlight
On January 23, 2009, the Sci Fi Channel will begin airing repeats of "Invasion" at 8 p.m ET and "Moonlight" at 9 p.m. ET, according to the Futon Critic. These shows will be followed by "Battlestar Galactica" at 10 p.m. ET.

The short-lived vampire series "Moonlight" spurred a huge fan backlash when CBS canceled the series after just one season last May. "Moonlight" the complete series will be released on DVD on Jan. 20, 2009.

Will you watch the show on Sci Fi or is it time to move on? Let us know in the comments!
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Awesome But Dead: Five Great TV Shows That Were Cancelled Undeservedly

September 23rd, 2008 9:00am EDT
Moonlight
Everyone can think of one off the top of their head: A TV show that got the axe way too soon. Actually, there is at least one show per season that "died before its time" - because it was killed by heartless TV executives. Here, we honour five shows that suffered an especially gruesome and undeserved death.

Profit (1996), 4 episodes aired

The best show you have probably never heard of. Also, it is the most cancelled of all cancelled shows, taken off the air by FOX after only four episodes in 1996, even though eight had been completed (and were later released on DVD).

Jim Profi...
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'True Blood' Creator Alan Ball Discusses Vampire Sex Appeal & More

September 2nd, 2008 9:30am EDT
True Blood
Vampires are the "it" supernatural species of the moment. When the CBS series "Moonlight" was canceled earlier this year, fans were devastated. Readers of the popular "Twilight" series attended midnight release parties across the country this month to get their hands on the final book. And on Sept. 7 "True Blood" will premiere on HBO.

Adapted from the Charlaine Harris novels, "True Blood" follows the romance between telepathic Louisiana waitress Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) and a civil war-era vampire named Bill (Stephen Moyer).

There's something very sexy about vampires, ...
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The End: More Satisfying Conclusions To Canceled Favorites

July 10th, 2008 9:00am EDT
Moonlight
Every year you wait with bated breath to see the new television show line up. You eagerly scan the list. "Hey, wait a minute. My show is not on the list," you may think with a sense of panic. Then, as the cloud of evil forebodings rises in your mind, you go online to see if you can get other information. Sure enough, they have CANCELED your show. The Television-Programming-Powers-That-Be have snatched your show off the line up without warning, apology, and even worse, NO CONCLUSION TO LONG-RUNNING STORY LINES!

That's just wrong. That's a slap in the face to the faithful. It makes you n...
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Vampires: Why The Obsession?

July 3rd, 2008 8:45am EDT
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
All around us are stories of the paranormal and fairytale worlds. Recent big-screen films have focused on hidden doorways to far off places (Chronicles of Narnia), talented wizards (Harry Potter) and even a crafty kid with an animal spirit sidekick (The Golden Compass). We've been inundated with ghosts, goblins and, yes, vampires.

The recent cancellation of "Moonlight" caused outrage in fanboys and fangirls everywhere. Thousands of viewers signed petitions urging CBS to change its mind. Rumors circulated that another network may pick up the show for a second season, but that didn...
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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

May 27th, 2008 9:17am EDT
Lost
Tuesday, May 27

Law & Order: SVU (NBC, 9 p.m.) - Cynthia Nixon guest stars in this rerun as a woman with multiple personalities who may have harmed her own child.

Hell's Kitchen (FOX, 9 p.m.) - The winners of tonight's relay race get to surf the waves, while the losers sweep the kitchen floor.

Samantha Who? (ABC, 9 p.m.) - Back to back repeats are capped with a memorable episode in which Sam tries to get rid of her dad's car after crashing it.

Wednesday, May 28

Men in Trees (ABC, 10 p.m.) - The recently canceled romantic dramedy comes back to the schedule temporaril...
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CBS Adds New Night Of Comedy, Not Much Else For 2008-09 Season

May 15th, 2008 10:59am EDT
New Adventures of Old Christine
Every year, the upfront presentations have a different theme. Ok, so that's not always the case, but it would be pretty cool if it was, right? This year, however, there definitely seems to be a theme emerging. NBC's presentation in April, which seemed to be heralding in an era of change, proved to be a red herring. As this week has shown us, the theme this year is not change. It is stability.

For CBS, leader in overall viewers for the past several seasons (although it is being challenged by Fox in that category this year), sticking with the status quo makes sense. Due to that fac...
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CBS Cancels 'Moonlight': What's A Vampire Fan To Do?

May 14th, 2008 1:37pm EDT
Moonlight
CBS just announced its 2008-09 schedule with one glaring absence: "Moonlight." What are fans of the fanged persuasion going to watch now?

There are rumors the CW may step in to rescue the beleaguered series (which has a corporate connection to CBS), but it's a slim chance. It's happened before - "Roswell" aired on the WB and moved to UPN before cancellation and ABC just picked up NBC castoff "Scrubs" - so it could happen again. Oh, and what about "Jericho?" But maybe that's not a good example. It was canceled. Twice.

So what can a "Moonlight" fan do? Many have already poured thei...
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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

May 12th, 2008 8:53am EDT
Britney Spears
Monday, May 12

Bones (FOX, 8 p.m.) - In real life, the sisters Deschanel are lovely singers, but Brennan doesn't do so well at an open-mic night featuring American Idol guest stars Ace Young and Brandon Rogers.

Gossip Girl (The CW, 8 p.m.) - The twisted love triangle - aka Blair, Chuck and Nate - come together to help Serena, who is back to her old ways.

How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) - Britney Spears returns as Abby, and she's teaming with Barney to make Ted jealous.

House (FOX, 9 p.m.) - How you know it's sweeps: House suffers from weird visions after waking fr...
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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

May 5th, 2008 8:44am EDT
How I Met Your Mother
Monday, May 5

Gossip Girl (The CW, 8 p.m.) - Someone's coming out of the closet. And on this show, he or she will probably do it wearing a fabulous outfit.

How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) - Barney auditions SNL's Will Forte for the position of his rebound bro.

Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9 p.m.) - The writers of CSI take a stab at "Two and a Half Men." Literally. No need to worry. George Eads is on the case.

House (FOX, 9 p.m.) - House becomes convinced that a soap actor (Sex and the City's Jason Lewis) is sick and takes to diagnosing him for fear that his fave chara...
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Comic Con Diary From the Geek Side

April 29th, 2008 2:43pm EDT
NYC Comic Con
Fellow Starpulse writer Michael Ryan may have lost his Comic Con virginity in New York City earlier this month, but mine was officially taken at age 10 when I attended my first con. This world of geekdom that so frightens the mainstream public is slowly being translated into "normal," and the attendance of celebrities, big publishing houses, and large studios at the Con gained the notice of the every day person who doesn't know Hal Jordan from Alan Scott. I, along with my photographer friend Lylianne, frolicked among my people for a fun-filled weekend.

SATURDAY

10:15 am - Arrive a...
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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

April 28th, 2008 8:51am EDT
House
Monday, April 28

Gossip Girl (The CW, 8 p.m.) - Michelle Trachtenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) begins her stint as Serena's ex-pal Georgina Sparks, and she's determined to ignite some sparks about Serena's past indiscretions.

Bones (FOX, 8 p.m.) - Booth and Brennan play Mom and Pops to a motherless infant. Let the cooing and awkward spit-up begin!

House (FOX, 9 p.m.) - The grumpy doc is back with new episodes, but not much has changed. Tonight, House is convinced that a patient's niceness must be the result of an illness.

Samantha Who? (ABC, 9:32 p.m.) - Samantha inv...
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Comic Con Spotlight On 'Moonlight'

April 25th, 2008 12:40pm EDT
Moonlight
The IGN theater at New York City Comic Con was bursting on Sunday, April 20, with two kinds of people: Those who were there to talk about "Moonlight" and those who were waiting for it to be over for "Harold & Kumar." It was clear to see the difference between the two by the sounds of screams in the air when a 12-minute clip show of the new vampire series was shown.

Although still in its first season, "Moonlight" has already managed to secure a group of loyal and intense fans, which is not unexpected for a show romanticizing vampires and the paranormal. The once beloved Joss Whedon sho...
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CBS Details May Sweeps, Including 'CSI' & 'Men' Writers Crossover

April 24th, 2008 10:03am EDT
CSI
An unprecedented CSI and Two And A Half Men "writers' crossover," cliffhanger finales and the crowning of the Ultimate Survivor, are among the highlights of CBS's May sweeps.

A CSI investigating a murder at Charlie Harper's house? Grissom and the team investigating the mysterious death of a diva sitcom star? It's all part of a first-ever "writers' crossover," in which CSI's writers will pen an episode of "Two And A Half Men" and "Men's" scribes will write an episode of CSI.

Also in May, the winner of Survivor: Micronesia - Fans Vs. Favorites, will be crowned in a special two-hour ...
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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

April 21st, 2008 10:15am EDT
Gossip Girl
Monday, April 21

Gossip Girl (The CW, 8 p.m.) - OMG, it's back, finally! Judging from tonight's episode title - "The Blair Bitch Project" - Jenny is not going to be sitting pretty for long.

Greek (ABC Family, 8 p.m.) - A flashback episode sheds light on how the Casey/Cappie/Evan love triangle started during freshman year.

How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) - The 80s make a return in tonight's Robin Sparkles comeback episode, which features James van der Beek, Tiffany and Alan Thicke in a music video for Robin's break-up ballad, "Sandcastles in the Sand."

One Tree Hil...
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'Bubble' TV Shows That Should Be Saved (& Safe Shows That Should Be Killed)

April 9th, 2008 2:30pm EDT
How I Met Your Mother
With the distant memory that was the writers' strike slowly fading from the minds of TV viewers, everyone is preparing for the return of their favorite shows. Well, you better take the time to enjoy them because they might not all be coming back in the fall.

Although television will see more returning favorites than usual come September, there are a few shows in jeopardy. Following are the top five shows with uncertain futures and the already safe shows they should replace:

Save Jericho (CBS)

With a fanbase that literally sent peanuts to save this show, CBS gave it a second cha...
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Fantasy TV Crossovers

March 17th, 2008 2:00pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris on How I Met Your Mother
Our fantasy TV crossovers are just that - fantasies. So why not put Neil Patrick Harris on Scrubs? Or pair two immortals together? The odds of these things happening are, well, probably a million to one. Nonetheless, we can't help but wish and hope.

How I Met Your Mother and Scrubs

With all the hoopla surrounding Britney Spears' appearance on "How I Met Your Mother," Alicia Silverstone, who was rumored to be playing the doctor to whom Spears is a receptionist, decided to postpone her appearance on the show. Instead, "Scrubs'" Sarah Chalke stepped into the role of the dermatologist r...
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TV's Longest Running Shows Continue To Thrive

January 24th, 2008 10:16am EST
The Simpsons
With the writers' strike still in effect, TV viewers are in limbo. No one knows for sure which "bubble" shows will make it through another season. The fate of series such as "Moonlight," "Medium" and "Supernatural" is unknown. The pilot season, which usually gears up in January, is not gearing up.

While viewers wait to see when and if their favorite TV shows will return, we take a look at some of the small screen programs that have not only survived but thrived over the years. The writers' strike is just a blip on the radar for these heavy hitters.

This is a list based on fact...
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What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week: (Jan. 14 - Jan. 20)

January 14th, 2008 8:35am EST
Prison Break
Monday, Jan. 14

Saved By the Bell (The N, 6 p.m.) - As The N's commercials say, "Embrace the cheese" and sigh dreamily over Zack Morris with a "Saved By the Bell" marathon.

Prison Break (FOX, 8 p.m.) - The boys are back, but still in that Panama prison while Michael's in solitary confinement.

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (FOX, 9 p.m.) - The series moves to its regular timeslot.

Medium (NBC, 10 p.m.) - Ariel dreams of her mother's high school days. "Medium" shines in episodes about the children's psychic abilities like this one.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

One T...
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What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week:

January 8th, 2008 10:28am EST
One Tree Hill
Tuesday, Jan. 8

One Tree Hill (The CW, 8 p.m.) - The teen soap returns with a two-hour premiere that flashes forward four years. Welcome to twenty-something, kids.

Bones, House (FOX, 8-10 p.m.) - Been thinking about checking out these two shows? You're in luck. FOX is reairing the pilots for both series on Tuesday, not to be confused with the reruns on Friday.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Gossip Girl (The CW, 9 p.m.) - "A Thin Line Between Chuck and Nate," the last completed episode, finds Blair wondering if she has a bun in the oven. Please don't go there, Josh Schwartz.

Proj...
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Starpulse TV Season In Review

December 5th, 2007 9:20am EST
Private Practice
It's been a bumpy television season full of winners, disappointments and a lot of forgetful folks. Some shows stumbled right out of the gate while others took steady steps towards a full-season pickup.

The TV season is nearing the halfway mark when most of the shows go into reruns, an indefinite period of torture this year thanks to the writers' strike. At least the respite provides the perfect time to take a look back at the season so far. This TV season, the TV gods brought us...

...9 new winning series.

The delicious guilty pleasure Gossip Girl redefined what it means to ...
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