Dec 29, 2010

First Promo for 2011 Thursday Comedies

The first promo for Thursday comedies 2.0, when Community returns and is joined by the return of Parks and Rec and newcomer Perfect Couples!

This hilarious night of TV (with 6, yes 6, shows) kicks off January 20th.

Happy New Year!

All Night, All Right
Nonstop comedy comes to NBC Thursday nights starting January 20th at 8/7c.

Summer Glau’s Holiday Sneak Peek

Summer GlauNBC has posted a new “Sneak Peek” of The Cape which is introduced by fan favorite Summer Glau. Look for clips from the pilot and several episodes beyond it.

Many of the clips have made it online before, but at the very least, the introduction is new.

The Cape has a 2-hour premiere on Sunday, January 9, before moving to its usual Monday night timeslot.

Watch UFC 125: Edgar vs Maynard Online

Watch UFC 125: Edgar vs Maynard Online!! this is the upcoming event for the upcoming fight of Edgar vs Maynard UFC 125 and the two schedule considered as the main fight in that day the UFC 125: Edgar vs Maynard Live Stream!!

You can watch the Edgar vs Maynard 2 Fight Video Trailer (Preview) here, as well as read the Edgar vs Maynard 2 full fight review. You can also discuss this fight in the comments section below when it ends. I'll post the videos of UFC 125 post fight conference etc. when it finishes, so be sure to bookmark this page . Feel free to share, tweet and like this page if you actually like it. Thanks.

Edgar vs Maynard 2 Preview

Ok, we have an interesting fight card on the menu. Frankie Edgar will face Gray Maynard on the UFC 125 event. This will, of course be the main event of the evening.

What are my thoughts about this fight, you ask?

Well, first I'd like to say that I haven't seen anyone as underrated as Frankie Edgar in the MMA community. I mean, come on guys, he beat "the Prodigy" BJ Penn twice. When I was watching those fights I was thinking how weak BJ Penn actually looks. Sure, Frankie Edgar isn't the most spectacular fighter in the world, but he gets the job done. People seem to forget that these guys are constantly fighting the best of the best in the world. You can't expect them to win every fight by a flying knee or who knows what not. I think that Frankie Edgar has good chances in this fight if he is able to keep it on his feet. Gray Maynard is simply (in my opinion) unmatched when it comes to wrestling in his weight division.

This will be a tough challenge for Gray Maynard on January 1st in the MGM Grand Arena. Some people think that he is the most boring fighter in MMA history, but this is just his style. He's paid for winning, not for dropping people down, and that's the fact in the MMA (especially UFC) organization today. IMHO, Gray Maynard is the top of the class wrestler in this division. Maybe he's not that attractive, but he takes people down so easily. Based on all of the above, here's my prediction on how the Edgar vs Maynard 2 Fight will end:

f the fight doesn't go to the ground, Edgar will simply outpunch Maynard. He's a faster, more agile, and more technical fighter when it comes to stand up. However, if Maynard manages to take Frankie down, he may simply wear him out (not necessarily finish him) because he is a lot stronger fighter physically.
Be sure to watch the Edgar vs Maynard 2 Fight Video Preview below, and stay tuned for the Edgar vs Maynard 2 Full Fight review. Thanks for reading! Oh, and by the way, don't forget to share your thoughts about the fight below, I'd love to hear what you think. Also, I don't share any full fight videos anymore because it presents a copyright infringement also.

UFC 125 has a good card – the main card throwing Frankie Edgar vs Gray Maynard for the lightweight title, Shane Carwin vs Roy Nelson and Takanori Gomi will take on Clay Guida. The latter two are good enough to become UFC 125 fight of the night or even the KO of the night honors. The Main card for the UFC 125;

Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard: While both I am not a fan of either of these. While Frankie Edgar is smart and one who sticks to his plan inside the ring, Maynard is no mean. He too can execute game plan very well, but whoever can take the control of the pace of the fight will be the winner and Frankie Edgar is my winner.

Then in the Shane Carwin vs Roy Nelson, the latter has went on becoming respectful fighter after initial poor shows in the rings, and I believe that all the respect will be contained by Shane Carwin. The fight between these 2 could be Fight of the Night or KO of the Night. Shane Carwin is winner.

The Takanori Gomi vs Clay Guida is another fight potent enough to become Fight of the Night honors and I will be voting 'The Carpenter' as winner.

Even Chris Leben vs Brian Stann fight card can become Knock Out of the Night and the Fight of the Night. My winner is Chris Leben.

In the Nate Diaz vs Dong Hyun Kim fight I am not a fan of Hyun Kim and the Nate Diaz will win. Watch UFC 125 Resolution Live Online Free Frank Edgar VS Gray MayNard on Jan 1 2011 below.

Mixed Martial Arts fanatics and avid Ultimate Fighting Championship viewers are all excited for the opening fight headlined by current UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar vs. no. 1 top contender Gray Maynard in the main event of UFC 125 Resolution.

Frankie "The Answer" Edgar is the best lightweight in the world by shocking the whole world for two times. We saw him defended successfully his title against UFC Great BJ Penn on their clash at UFC 118. Also, he's going to revenge his only loss against Gray Maynard which makes UFC 125 more interesting. On the other hand, Gray "The Bully" Maynard is undefeated wrestler turned to a full martial artist. He's currently the no. 1 contender after defeating Froilan on their encounter at UFC 118 as well. Maynard wants to get the crown to Edgar!

The highly anticipated UFC event in the celebration of New Year! So, fans be ready and prepare for the explosive and blow by blow UFC 125 excitement. Don't miss it and catch UFC 125 Resolution at other sources below

UFC 125 Resolution Edgar vs Maynard

The UFC 125 Edgar vs Maynard will be happening on January 1, 2011 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.

Download Fringe on Otavo (For Free!)

Otavo is running a special promotion for their Video on Demand service, and we thought this would be a good way to show some support for Fringe.

Sign up before January 1st for the "Tweet and Get $5 as Otavo Video On Demand" to get your $5 VOD credit, then use that credit to buy two episodes of Fringe.

Fringe Season 3 is currently ranked #34 in the top Video On Demand TV Shows. It would be great if everyone would buy two Fringe Season 3 episodes ($1.99 each) and see if we can move Fringe up to the top ten!

FYI, I'm buying Entrada and Marionette... what episodes will you buy?

“Harry Potter,” “Twilight” sequels lead list of anticipated 2011 releases

As soon as “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One” ended, I wanted to see the finale … so it’s no surprise that “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two” leads a list of the Most Anticipated Movies for 2011 in a poll conducted by

More than 1,000 people surveyed over the Christmas holiday chose the last “Harry Potter” as the film they can’t wait to see next year. Fans of the boy wizard will have to wait until July 15, which is when Warner Bros.’ series finally concludes.

Coming in second place in the poll was yet another sequel: “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1,” which is due in theaters on Nov. 18. Guys, meanwhile, said they are most looking forward to the second “Hangover,” which will be in theaters on May 26.

So 2011 looks sequel-heavy, and Marvel has to be a little bit disappointed that their summer blockbusters “Thor” and “Captain America” went unmentioned. But if I had to pick the five films I’m most looking forward to in 2011, I’d go with:

5. The Beaver – Mel Gibson hopefully being recognized for his acting abilities, and not for the poor choices he makes in his private life.

4. Captain America – Of the two Marvel properties opening this summer, the World War II setting and casting of Hugo Weaving as Red Skull have me anticipating Cap over Thor.

3. X-Men: First Class – Far be it from me to lean too heavily on the comic-book genre, but Matthew Vaughn is a terrific storyteller, and the casting for this “X-Men” prequel has been first rate.

2. Larry Crowne – Tom Hanks’ second directorial debut has massive shoes to fill. “That Thing You Do!” remains one of my all-time favorite films, and the premise behind Hanks’ next picture sounds modern, relevant and compelling.

1. We Bought a Zoo – Cameron Crowe has to rebound after the mediocre “Elizabethtown,” and teaming with Matt Damon to tell the story of a man who moves his family to rural England to run a zoo sounds like a step in the right direction.

And that doesn’t even touch on “Cowboys & Aliens,” “Cars 2,” the “Harry Potter” conclusion, Terrence Malick’s “The Tree of Life,” “Moneyball,” Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo Cabret” in 3D, Steven Spielberg’s “War Horse” … yeah, 2011 sounds like it’s going to be an exciting year.

Are you annoyed of Dexter’s latest Season Finale?

There are many people who shared different comment about the season finale of Dexter Season 5. How about you? What is your comment about it?

The response to the season finale of "Dexter" on Sunday night is confidently separated into different camps: fans who were irritated and people who loathed it. I don't really fall in either of the two camps. The season was extremely robust in my mind, and "Dexter" positively remains one of the best shows on television, but the reactions of other people who have negative comments about the finale annoyed me.

Here are some of the negative comments about the finale. They were saying…

First, can somebody clarify how it was possible for Deb to so rapidly figure out about the camp where Jordan took Lumen captive? Deb encounters the non-English-speaking fruit vendor, who advices her off to the disturbing prisoner-in-the-back sounds coming from Jordan's car. Then, presto, Deb is pretty much at the decrepit old camp where Eugene Greer became the satanic Jordan Chase. Color me jumbled. It all transpired unpleasantly quick and felt disordered, plot-wise.

I won't mention another because I believe this people are just nothing to do with their lives.

Whatever they say, I strongly believed that the Season 5 finale was a very wonderful end of the season 5 and a great opener for the season six.

Dexter is still hot for me and never been annoying!

‘Housewives of Beverly Hills’ star Camille Grammer not dating yet

Although Kelsey Grammer quickly moved on from Camille Grammer, it seems the ‘Housewives of Beverly Hills’ star will not be doing the same.

Taylor Armstrong, Camille’s castmate, believes that Camille is not at all ready to begin dating again, states “As far as setting Camille up, I’m going to have to let her be the guide on that one,” Taylor said about waiting until Camille is ready to get back in the dating scene.

But when Camille is ready to go, Taylor revealed that she will be there for her every step of the way.

Who do you think Camille Grammer should date?

'Glee' Named TV Show Of The Year

The Fox musical-comedy Glee has been named TV Show of the Year by gay entertainment .

In announcing the winner, Greg Hernandez said it was a tight race between Glee and the ABC Sunday night comedy Modern Family.

“Still, Glee continued to move, entertain and inspire me in season 2 as much as it did in its first year – if not more,” just touched my LGBT heart more often than did Modern Family and far more than any other show on television, although I'm encouraged by the Teddy storyline on 90210 and continue to appreciate Scotty and Kevin on Brothers & Sisters.”

Hernandez praised the show for turning Chris Colfer's gay character into a bullied teen.

“With the bullying epidemic in our country making the lives of gay kids a living hell and leading some to kill themselves, I can't think of a more important storyline on television this year,” he said.

“It's for that and so many other reasons why Glee wins the Greggy for TV Show of the Year!”

Funny or Die Presents ... - HBO's Formal Press Release for 'The Complete 1st Season' DVDs

New York, N.Y. - In a technological innovation of massive proportions, executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy have done the unthinkable - they have merged TV with the Internet with Funny or Die Presents! Based on the popular comedy web site,, this half-hour late-night comedy series from HBO provides some of the sharpest writers, actors and comedians in the business free rein to create off-the-wall sketches, animations, music videos and more. Featuring unexpected guest stars in even less expected roles, Funny or Die Presents: The Complete First Season crosses lines you never even knew existed. The two DVD set, featuring all 12 episodes in the series, will be available on January 11, 2011 for the suggested retail price of $29.98.

Definitely not for the kiddies, Funny or Die Presents features an outrageous collection of disparate sketches loosely showcased within the framework of a "network" that features 70's style washed out graphics and music, and hosted by a decidedly unhip, white-haired spokesman who looks like he just walked off a used car commercial. With subject matters like "Playground Politics," "Sleeping with Celebrities," "Casual Sex," "Holdup," "Drunk History," "Designated Driver" and more, this riotous series features wildly funny performances from film and TV luminaries such as Will Ferrell, David Spade, John C. Reilly, Don Cheadle, Zooey Deschanel, Fred Willard, Ed Helms, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Zach Galifianakis, Richard Lewis and Jen Kirkman, as well as favorites like Derek Waters, Eric Sloven, Leo Allen, Paul Scheer, Rob Riggle, Mike O'Connell, Jennie Pierson and David Neher.

Funny or Die Presents DVD
Street Date: January 11, 2011
Rating: TV-MA
Runtime: Approx. 360 minutes

The Ricky Gervais Show - 'The Complete 1st Season' Press Release from HBO/Warner

BURBANK, CA - Popular, award-winning English comedian Ricky Gervais (The Office, Extras) comes to life in animated form in The Ricky Gervais Show, the Emmy Award-winning series set for release on DVD by Warner Home Video (WHV) January 4, 2011. The release will feature all 13 half-hour episodes from the show's first season on two discs, plus bonus material. Titled The Ricky Gervais Show: The Complete First Season, this release will retail for $29.98 SRP.

From the creators of the smash-hits The Office and Extras, The Ricky Gervais Show is an animated comedy based on a series of highly popular audio podcasts voiced by Gervais, collaborator Stephen Merchant, and colleague/friend Karl Pilkington that have been set to clever, eye-catching animation. The podcasts' storylines, which were inspired by Pilkington's offbeat musings about life, built a tremendous following amongst fans, earning a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most downloads. Among the topics discussed in season one are Pilkington's view on population control, monkeys in space, lion mutilation, public nudity, reversing the aging process, "Monkey News" segments and much more.

The Ricky Gervais Show premiered on HBO in February 2010 and won an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Animation Character Design. Gervais earned a spot on Time Magazine's 2010 list of Most Influential People and has been selected to host the Golden Globe Awards for the second time in 2011. He has earned multiple awards for his work in television, including Emmy and Golden Globe Awards.

DVD Special Features Include:
  • Channel 4 Comedy Gala Animation
  • Episode Story Board

Official HBO Press Release for 'The Complete 4th Season' on DVD

New York, N.Y. - Called "intriguingly complex" (New York Daily and "one of the finest hours of drama on any network" (The Salt Lake Tribune), Big Love continues to garner praise from critics and viewers alike with its ongoing tale of a modern polygamist family. On January 4, 2011, HBO Home Entertainment releases Big Love: The Complete Fourth Season featuring all nine episodes from the latest season along with the bonus features "Inside the Episode," nine insightful perspectives of each episode offered by the show's creators and executive producers Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer. Big Love: The Complete Fourth Season will be available just before the eagerly awaited season five premiere, for the suggested retail price of $59.99.

Honored with multiple Emmy and Golden Globe nominations, Big Love features a dynamic ensemble cast including Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Chloƫ Sevigny (who won the 2010 Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award for her role in the series).

Magnetic and wholly original, Big Love has boldly portrayed the engrossing life of Salt Lake City native Bill Henrickson, who tries to juggle his three wives, nine kids, three houses, and his own entrepreneurial ambitions. In the fourth season Henrickson faces a host of new and personal challenges including the launch of a Mormon-friendly casino with his Native American partners; the changing of the guard at the Juniper Creek compound; Bill's potential candidacy for the Utah State Senate; Barb's controversial role at the new casino; Nicki's stormy relationship with her ex-husband; and Margene's career as a home shopping personality, as well as ongoing complications involving Bill's daughter Sarah and his mother, Lois.

ER - Warner Home Video's Official Press Release for the Penultimate 'Complete 14th Season'

BURBANK, CA. - The emergency excitement continues in the fourteenth season of television's longest-running medical drama series. With incredibly healthy ratings in its fourteenth season, attracting over 8.6 million viewers per week, the heart-throbbing drama returns as Warner Home Video (WHV) releases ER: The Complete Fourteenth Season on DVD on January 11, 2011 for $49.98 SRP.

The doctors at Chicago's County General Hospital are never off-duty. Over 14 seasons, so many people have come and gone, but the noble calling of saving lives and the dedication of the people who operate County General remain. In the penultimate season of this powerful, Emmy-winning series, personal tragedies threaten - and sometimes strengthen - relationships amongst the staff. In ER, patients often bring their own compelling stories as well. A young genius diagnoses his own mysterious illness; a cancer-ridden prison doctor is haunted by the men he put to death; and a woman arrives in the ER expecting her thirteenth baby. Triumph, loss, tears,!

ER: The Complete Fourteenth Season aired in the 2007/2008 television season and starred John Stamos, Mekhi Phifer, Goran Visnjic, Maura Tierney, Parminder Nagra, Linda Cardellini, and Scott Grimes. The series was created by Michael Crichton and produced by Constant c Productions and Amblin Television, in association with Warner Bros. Television. Executive producers for the fourteenth season include Christopher Chulack, Michael Crichton, John Wells, David Zabel, Janine Sherman Barrois and Joe Sachs.

"We are thrilled to release the penultimate season of America's favorite medical drama series," said Rosemary Markson, WHV Vice President, TV and Special Interest Marketing. "ER: The Complete Fourteenth Season faithfully delivers the heart-stopping and powerful County General moments that have kept fans on the edge of their seats for over a decade."

DVD Special Features Include:
  • Unaired scenes
  • Paley Festival panel featurette

'Castle' Episode 3.13 Photos: Old Wounds and New Torture

The case of Beckett’s murdered mother is back with a bang in "Knockdown."

When an old detective is killed right before he can tell Beckett some information on the case, she and Castle delve into a conspiracy that may just have the solution to Beckett's mother's murder.

Whether they solve the crime or not, the drama of the episode may “take their partnership to the next level” (according to the press release). So that sounds good anyway.

Watch 'Castle' Episode 3.13

Did they get a bad guy?

Beckett looks concerned.

Castle and Beckett meet with her dad.

Played by Scott Paulin.

Castle confers with Jim Beckett.

At least she found something to read.

'Glee' Roundup: What to Do While You Wait for 'Glee' to Come Back, Part 3

'Glee' Roundup: What to Do While You Wait for 'Glee' to Come Back, Part 3

Feeling as anxious as Emma while you await the return of your favorite teen musical-comedy-drama?

Here are some fun little Glee bits to keep you busy while your TV continues its long winter nap.
And while you're at it, check out Parts 1 and 2 of this ongoing series.

1. Listen to Robin Thicke's "When I Get You Alone" and prepare for your Blaine-Kurt fan fic to finally become a (fictional) reality in the Glee Valentine's Day episode. Reports TV Guide: "The two will be crooning Robin Thicke's "When I Get You Alone" outside a Gap store as Blaine prepares to profess his love." If they mean his love for affordable jeans, I will be very upset. Chris Colfer is still doing his part to vaguely fan the romance fire: "There might be a development," hints Chris." There MIGHT be a DEVELOPMENT! Not a promise, but we'll take it. The lyrics certainly support that romance will be in the air at the Gap that day:

2. Watch this video of the making of Matthew Morrison's upcoming album
, get a little weirded out by his goatee and then decide whether you'll buy this new songs-for-older-people album or just stick with his "young and poppy" Glee covers, thank-you-very-much.

What's Coming for 'Chuck' in 2011

Missing Chuck? Having trouble weathering the weeks until the show returns in mid-January? Need a little something to keep you going until our favorite spies head back to the Buy More? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then here are some spoilers about Chuck in 2011.

New episodes of the spy comedy return on January 17 with "Chuck vs. the Balcony." SpoilerTV has posted a very brief synopsis of the episode, indicating that much of the action will take place in France. Chuck and Sarah will be at a vineyard trying to track down a computer chip while desperately attempting some non-lethal romance. It's likely that they won't succeed, but the effort should be entertaining. Meanwhile, Big Mike will be on hand in Burbank to dole out love advice to an unlikely recipient: Lester.

The next espionage outing will be in "Chuck vs. the Gobbler," in which Chuck will re-face a villain named Yuri the Gobbler (played, according to IMDb by football player, Matthew Willig). Yuri previously appeared way back in season 1's "Chuck vs. the Tango."

The 13th episode of season 4 was the final episode originally ordered by NBC and therefore will most likely feature a major event: the birth of Baby Awesome. Entitled "Chuck vs. the Push Mix," we have to wonder if Devon will create an awesome delivery-room music mix for Ellie?

According to IMDb and Chuck, the 14th and 15th episodes of this season will be "Chuck vs. the Seduction Impossible" and "Chuck vs. the Cat Squad," respectively. While the impossible seduction remains a mystery (Could it maybe, possibly be some more of Lester's romance? Please?), the Cat Squad is expected to refer to a Charlie's Angels-esque group of beautiful female operatives.

While there is no word yet on the subject, we can also expect the return of Mary Bartowski and her arms-dealing devotee, Alexei Volkoff. Hopefully, they will be back soon. And often. In the meantime, however, it looks like there is an intriguing 2011 to come for Chuck.

What do you want to see on Chuck in 2011? Let us know in the comments section below!

(Image courtesy of NBC)

Dec 7, 2010

'The Simpsons' Receives Four Annie Awards Nominations

The contenders of the 38th Annual Annie Awards have just been announced. In TV category, "The Simpsons" grabs four nominations, including a nod for Best Animated Television Production along with "Futurama", "Kung Fu Panda Holiday", "Scared Shrekless" and "Star Wars: The Clone Wars". The Simpson is nominated for episode "The Squirt and the Whale", and "The Clone Wars" is nominated for episode "ARC Troopers".

Next, the "Simpsons" leads Bob Anderson vying for Directing in a Television Production, thanks to its "Treehouse of Horror XXI". Anderson is facing off Peter Chung ("Firebreather"), Duke Johnson ("Frankenhole: Humanitas"), Tim Johnson ("Kung Fu Panda Holiday") and Gary Trousdale ("Scared Shrekless").

The "Simpsons" music worked for "Elementary School Musical" by a team consisting of Tim Long, Alf Clausen, Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement gets nominated for Music in a Television Production, and scribe John Frink is up for Writing in a Television Production for his work on "Stealing First Base".

Also honoring the best in animated feature, commercials, short subjects, video games, Annie Awards will announce its winners at a ceremony to take place on February 5, 2011 at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles. Special honors will also be handed out to recognize outstanding individual achievements.

Winsor McCay Award will be given to Brad Bird, Eric Goldberg and Matt Groening for career contributions to the art of animation; and June Foray Award will be taken home by Ross Iwamoto for significant and benevolent or charitable impact on the art and industry of animation.

Ub Iwerks Award will go to Autodesk for the development of digital entertainment creation tools that play an essential role in animated productions, films, video games and commercials worldwide; and Special Achievement Annie Award will be accepted to "Waking Sleeping Beauty" for the documentary about the turbulent and fruitful years of Disney Animation.

TV Ratings Report: Strong Showing for The Sing-Off

Viewers turned on The Sing-Off last night, but CBS still reigned supreme...

8 p.m.
How I Met Your Mother: 9.4 million viewers/Rules of Engagement: 8.8 million
The Sing-Off: 8.8 million
American Country Awards: 6.1 million
Skating With the Stars: 4.9 million
90210: 2.1 million

9 p.m.
Two and a Half Men: 13.3 million/Mike & Molly: 11.1 million
The Sing-Off: 8.3 million
American Country Awards: 5.8 million
Skating With the Stars: 4.5 million/Modern Family rerun: 4.45 million
Gossip Girl: 2.1 million

10 p.m.
Hawaii Five-0: 10.3 million
Castle: 8.6 million
Chase: 5.1 million

Charlie and Courtney Break Up

90210 in 2011: More Nilver Action Ahead

As detailed in our 90210 review, this CW drama made the decision to turn two of its main characters into cheaters on "Holiday Madness."

Will that remain the case when the series returns with new episodes on January 24? Based on the following preview, the answer is obvious.

While no major storylines or spoilers are revealed in the clips below, it's clear that Navid and Silver enjoyed this week's make-out session. A lot. Enough to do it again and again, behind Adrianna's back. For shame, you two...

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Dexter Season Finale Sneak Peeks: Tick, Tick, Tick...

According to Jordan Chase in one of the two clips posted below, that's the sound of Lumen's life slipping away.

Will Dexter save his new love's life in time? Or will she suffer the same fate as Rita? That's the main question viewers are asking themselves as this Showtime hit concludes season five on Sunday with "The Big One."

Check out a pair of sneak peeks from it now:

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Gossip Girl Round Table: "The Townie"

Welcome back to the weekly showGossip Girl Round Table, where our panel breaks down the previous night's episode .

1. What was your favorite Gossip Girl quote from last night?

Gossip Guy: Just 'cause I feel bad for for my cheap shot at Man Bangs last week, I'll give it to him for informing his dad orange was out of style. It was cute and got a laugh out of us both.

Mister Meester: Damien, after Eric's comment about recruiting virginal drug mules, replying that he'd ask if he's available, but he's gotta run. He was great last night.

DANdy: The show saved the best, funniest and perhaps most subtle for last: I laughed out loud when Chuck bid everyone farewell with "So long, friends... Dan."

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2. Which is looser, Lily's morals or Ostroff Center security?

Gossip Guy: Hidden option three: Serena.

Mister Meester: Lily has no soul. Even if you can defend what she did and consider Ben collateral damage in her quest to help her daughter (and that's a stretch), she lied to Chuck's face. Multiple times. This is her late husband's son, a young man who loves her and looks to her as the only family he has. That's what really struck me.

DANdy: Pretty sure Serena volunteered herself as the answer here when she admitted to sleeping with multiple guys in the same night, multiple times.

3. Was Serena right to let Juliet off the hook?

Gossip Guy: Definitely. I don't see what the big deal is. All the girl ever did was drug her and leave her in an unsavory neighborhood after withdrawing her from an Ivy League college and possibly ruining all her close relationships.

Mister Meester: I think she handled it well. Not only did Serena sympathize with Juliet and Ben, she likely realized her own role in his demise. She didn't sign an affidavit, but her behavior contributed to the gossip Lily used to ruin him.

DANdy: Yes. Two wrongs don't make a right, remember? Or, in this case, 67 wrongs, a few questionable decisions, dozens of confusing twists and a handful of flashbacks don't.

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PUBLIC ENEMY #1: Lily messed with the wrong Basstard(s).

4. Will Jack help Chuck save Bass Industries?

Gossip Guy: Without a Blair to receive in payment? I doubt it.

Mister Meester: Jack has been an awesome character from the start, with his only drawback being inherent - he's been at odds with his nephew, who everyone loves. Just imagine the evil machinations of Bart's brother and son working together. If I were Lily, I'd grab the keys to the Lincoln Hawk van and just peace out of New York now.

DANdy: Absolutely. These two might not get along, but they have one thing in common: unabashed greed. When it comes to revenge, these two won't be Bassful about how they go about reclaiming what is rightfully their family's.

5. Blair and Dan: Should they get it on?!?!

Gossip Guy: Could you find a bigger Dair fan than me? I'm sure some of you joined the dark side with me when you saw how cute they were on their road trip. Plus, there's no aphrodisiac like French documentaries about orangutans.

Mister Meester: Do I want to see more Dan and Blair adventures? Absolutely. That was some of the funniest banter of the season so far, and even grew sweet by the end as they reluctantly agreed to hang out by choice. Sexually, though? I don't see it ... yet.

DANdy: No way. I'm putting a ban on any Ban talk right here and now. Even the thought of these two in the same movie theater grosses me out.

BONUS: What do you think Vanessa was up to this week?

Gossip Guy: Hopefully wearing raccoon makeup and starting a terrible band. I think that's what happens when your character gets banished.

Mister Meester: Sending out letters seeking grants to study climate change in the Maldives. Seems like something Vanessa would be interested in, and if she misses the last flight out before the ice caps melt and the ocean engulfs that island nation, no big deal.

DANdy: Her eyeballs in uselessness!

A Desperate Housewives Proposal

On this Sunday's midseason finale of Desperate Housewives, Susan will get seriously injured in a riot.

But before that event takes place, Keith comes very close to getting broken himself. Heartbroken, that is.

In the following clip from "Down the Block There's a Riot," Bree wakes up, fetches her morning paper - and walks right into a marriage proposal. How does she react to it? What does she ask in response? The answer awaits...

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True Blood Casts Trio of New Roles

For the second time in a few weeks, True Blood has hired a trio of new actors for season four.

As first reported by Deadline Hollywood, the following stars will come aboard this HBO hit in the following roles:
  • Christina Moore (pictured; Hawthorne, 90210) will play Suzanne McKittrick, a stuffy Texas housewife who possesses certain special powers.
  • Neil Hopkins (pictured; Charlie's brother, Liam, on Lost) will play Claude, the mysterious brother of Claudine.
  • Chris Butler (The Good Wife) will play Emory, a shapeshifter with an agenda.

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Direct Download CSI: Miami Season 8 Episode 22 Mommie Deadest

TV Show: CSI: Miami

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 7th, 2010 – Tuesday

Channel: Channel Five

Episode Details: Season 8 Episode 22

Episode Name: Mommie Deadest


When a suburban soccer mom is murdered, the CSIs uncover her family’s dark past, while Delko continues his undercover mission.

Direct Download CSI: Miami Season 8 Episode 22 Mommie Deadest

Direct Download Stargate Universe Season 2 Episode 10 Resurgence (Part 1)

TV Show: Stargate Universe

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 7th, 2010 – Tuesday

Channel: Sky One Channel

Episode Details: Season 2 Episode 10

Episode Name: Resurgence (Part 1)


With their new-found control over Destiny’s flight path, the crew finds themselves in the middle of a war between two species while searching out a faint energy reading. When Destiny’s FTL drives are knocked out in the battle, Telford arrives in a seed ship to help and account of his experience with the “Ursini” after being left on the seed ship a month before (episode 2.03, “Awakening”). Eli is approached by several people looking to help him with the loss of Ginn. Chloe escapes her quarters after beating a guard outside her room and is found working at a terminal saying it’s too late for something.

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TV Show: Fringe

Aired on: 10:00 PM on December 7th, 2010 – Tuesday

Channel: Sky One Channel

Episode Details: Season 3 Episode 8

Episode Name: Entrada


Olivia’s message reaches Peter, who exposes Bolivia, but not before she can gain the upper hand and escape. The team tracks her down to the typewriter store in the Bronx, discovers the typewriter (a “quantum entanglement” device) she has used to communicate with the other universe, and find that she is expecting to be returned at Penn Station in Newark. They know she took one of the Machine parts with her, but are unaware that she left it with the typewriter store owner, who exchanges with another man in exchange for restoring his paralyzed legs. Meanwhile, Bolivia meets with a shapeshift that injects her with resonating rods.In the alternate universe, Walternate decides to use Olivia to make up for the mass of bringing Bolivia back, but not after removing her brain and other organs for further study. Olivia implores to Colonel Broyles to help her escape; Broyles takes some time to consider the impact of his choice with his wife before returning and freeing Olivia just before she is cut into. Olivia finds Walternate’s isolation tank empty, but has Broyles take her to Walternate’s old lab at Harvard, where the old isolation tank is still present. Olivia gets into the tank and crosses back to her universe just before Walternate’s forces converge on Broyles; Olivia lapses into unconsciousness and is taken to a hospital.The prime Fringe team learns of Olivia’s return just as they capture Bolivia and kill the shapeshifter. However, when they leave her inside a police van, the resonating rods activate, returning her to the alternate universe; the Fringe team finds the mutilated body of alternate Broyles in her place, sent back to make up for Bolivia’s mass. Peter and Olivia have a tense reunion at the hospital.

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Direct Download The Vampire Diaries Season 2 Episode 10 The Sacrifice

TV Show: The Vampire Diaries

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 7th, 2010 – Tuesday

Channel: ITV2 Channel

Episode Details: Season 2 Episode 10

Episode Name: The Sacrifice


US supernatural drama. Elena decides to take matters into her own hands and comes up with a way to tempt Rose to help her. But when things do not go according to plan, Rose calls in Damon. Meanwhile, Jeremy and Bonnie join forces to retrieve the moonstone but Stefan is forced to step in when Jeremy puts himself in serious danger. Tyler takes Caroline to the Lockwood cellar, but she is not prepared for what she finds. Bonnie and Luka get closer. With Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Candice Accola, and Katerina Graham.

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Direct DownloadOne Tree Hill Season 8 Episode 11 Darkness On The Edge Of Town

TV Show: One Tree Hill

Aired on: 8:00 PM on December 7th, 2010 – Tuesday

Channel: The CW Channel

Episode Details: Season 8 Episode 11

Episode Name: Darkness On The Edge Of Town


A HURRICANE HITS TREE HILL – A storm strikes Tree Hill, putting everyone’s life in danger. James Lafferty, Sophia Bush, Bethany Joy Galeotti, Robert Buckley, Shantel VanSanten, Jackson Brundage, Jana Kramer and Stephen Colletti also star. The episode was written and directed by Mark Schwahn.

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Direct Download The Biggest Loser Season 10 Episode 1

TV Show: The Biggest Loser

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 7th, 2010 – Tuesday

Channel: NBC Channel

Episode Details: Season 10 Episode 12

Episode Name: EPISODE: 12


The final four contestants face the ultimate challenge: running a marathon

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Eureka Season 4 Episode 10 O’ Little Town…

TV Show: Eureka

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 7th, 2010 – Tuesday

Channel: SYFY Channel

Episode Details: Season 4 Episode 10

Episode Name: O’ Little Town…

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Glee Season 2 Episode 10 A Very Glee Christmas

TV Show: Glee

Aired on: 8:00 PM on December 7th, 2010 – Tuesday

Channel: FOX Channel

Episode Details: Season 2 Episode 10

Episode Name: A Very Glee Christmas


Finn tries to bring a little holiday cheer to McKinley High, and Artie discovers that Brittany still believes in Santa. Meanwhile, the teachers pick their Secret Santas, and one manipulative coach rigs the gift-giving in her favor.

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Dec 6, 2010

ONE TREE HILL “Darkness On the Edge of Town” Season 8 Episode 11

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Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of ONE TREE HILL “Darkness On the Edge of Town” Season 8 Episode 11 which airs Tuesday December 7 at 8pm on The CW. You can read all our One Tree Hill coverage here.

Episode Synopsis: ONE TREE HILL “Darkness On the Edge of Town” Season 8 Episode 11 – A storm strikes Tree Hill, putting everyone’s life in danger. James Lafferty, Sophia Bush, Bethany Joy Galeotti, Robert Buckley, Shantel VanSanten, Jackson Brundage, Jana Kramer and Stephen Colletti also star. The episode was written and directed by Mark Schwahn.

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The Simpsons Review: "The Fight Before Christmas"

For this year's Christmas special, The Simpsons went with its "Treehouse of Horrors" style format and divided "The Fight Before Christmas" into four stories.

Yes, if you want to get technical, the Horrors series always has three. And double yes, we realize the Simpsons has even already adapted this format for a previous Holiday episode. And so has Groeming's Futurama just two weeks ago. Geesh, stop complaining.

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While the episode certainly didn't have the magic of the Halloween specials nor even past Christmas specials, some of the stories were at least unique, creative and entertaining. We'll keep these review simple and just rate each of the segments for the total rating:

Bart's Polar Express. Bart's adventure aboard Otto's pot-powered Polar Express to the North Pole was easily the strongest of the four stories. Bart working the corporate ladder of the elf world? Pirate teddy bears? Krusty and the Jewish clown Santa? It all came together for a very entertaining funny segment easily worth of 2 stars towards the total.

Lisa's Inglorious Basterds. Like most of Lisa's adventures, her little World War II story was mostly full of heart and a little less of the jokes than her big brother's outing. At least the idea of Marge going to war while Homer stayed at home and sent seductive post cards had us laughing. Plus the extremely random, funny Inglorious Basterds ending helped earned this segment 1 star for the total.

Marge's Martha Stewart Christmas. Unfortunately this segment was one mildly funny joke painfully extended into an entire story. One Martha Stewart joke could have made us laugh, but dragging her out ruined this bit for us. Yeah, we realize the irony after complaining how little the guest stars were used last week. Who cares cause it's our arbitrary rating system and we're taking away 1 star.

Katy Perry's Muppets. Unlike the other three, this short ending segment didn't really begin with a character's dream and just bounced right into its muppet action. They certainly had some funny jokes at the muppets expense and broke the fourth wall plenty of times in a funny, cheesy way. Plus, did we mention live action Katy Perry showed up and mocked her Sesame Street appearance by flaunting her boobs? While those alone could have earned this segment a half star each, it was Moe's ridiculously inappropriate performance of cunnilingus on her that won us over. We're giving it a wildly inappropriate 1.5 stars for The Simpsons trying to push the envelope for once. Take that Sesame Street. Call us Katy.

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DOCTOR WHO 2010 Christmas Special “A Christmas Carol” Photos

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Doctor Who Christmas Episode 2010

Check out two new photos for the DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special 2010 titled “A Christmas Carol,” which will air on Christmas Day on BBC One and BBC America on December 25 at 9pm ET. You can read all our coverage of Doctor Who here. Thanks to spicytv. for putting these up.

Doctor Who Christmas Special 2010 Synopsis: DOCTOR WHO “A Christmas Carol” – Penned by award-winning lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat (Sherlock, Coupling), the special sees Matt Smith once again reprise his role as The Doctor along with newlyweds Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and Rory Williams (Arthur Darvill). The team are joined by Harry Potter’s Michael Gambon and Opera diva Katherine Jenkins, for what may be the Doctor’s most Christmassy adventure yet – a combination of all your favorite Christmas movies and a great bit of festive cheer.

Amy and Rory are trapped on a crashing space liner, and the only way The Doctor can rescue them is to save the soul of a lonely old miser, in a festive edition of the time-travelling adventure, written by Steven Moffat. But is Kazran Sardick, the richest man in Sardicktown, beyond redemption? And what is lurking in the fogs of Christmas Eve?

Amy Pond is played by Karen Gillan, Rory Williams by Arthur Darvill, The Doctor by Matt Smith and Kazran Sardick by Michael Gambon.

The Closer Season 6 Episode 11 Old Money

TV Show: The Closer

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 6th, 2010 – Monday

Channel: TNT Channel

Episode Details: Season 6 Episode 11

Episode Name: Old Money


An acquaintance of Brenda is attacked on the street. Brenda attempts to focus on both her case and helping her acquaintance who is falsely charged with witness tampering.

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Watch Desperate Housewives Season 7 Episode 9: Pleasant Little Kingdom (Desperate Housewives s07e09)

Watch Desperate Housewives Season 7 Episode 9: Pleasant Little Kingdom Online Streaming. Desperate Housewives s07e09 with title Pleasant Little Kingdom airs on Sunday, December 5 2010 @09:00 pm on ABC.

Desperate Housewives Season 7 Episode 9: Pleasant Little Kingdom Summary:
Gabrielle desperately tries to figure out a way to keep Grace in her life; Keith plans a very special dinner with Bree; Tom is angry at Lynette for not disclosing his special attributes to the other ladies; Renee tells Susan a deep, dark secret; and Paul’s plan for Wisteria Lane is revealed.

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Watch Castle Season 3 Episode 10: Last Call (ABC Castle s03e10) Online Streaming

Watch Castle Season 3 Episode 10: Last Call Online Streaming. Castle s03e10 with title Last Call airs on Monday, December 6 2010 @10:00 pm on ABC.

Castle Season 3 Episode 10: Last Call Summary:
When the body of a dockworker turned bar owner is found floating in the East River, Castle and Beckett’s investigation takes them into the forgotten tunnels and passageways of turn-of-the-century New York, where they uncover a secret that’s been buried since the days of Prohibition.

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90210 Season 3 Episode 11 Holiday Madness

TV Show: 90210

Aired on: 8:00 PM on December 6th, 2010 – Monday

Channel: The CW Channel

Episode Details: Season 3 Episode 11

Episode Name: Holiday Madness


CHRISTMAS IN BEVERLY HILLS – Adrianna (Jessica Lowndes) rents a mansion and decides to throw a housewarming party complete with an ice skating rink and elves. All is great in Adrianna’s world until Victor (guest star Nestor Serrano) decides to reveal Adrianna’s secrets to the media. Annie (Shenae Grimes) decides to skip the party so she can take care of Liam (Matt Lanter), which leads to the two of them rekindling their old romance in Dixon’s (Tristan Wilds) bed. Ivy’s (Gillian Zinser) reconciliation with her father doesn’t go quite as she planned. Teddy (Trevor Donovan) and Ian (Kyle Riabko) discuss their feelings and decide to keep their relationship quiet for the time being, unaware that Dixon saw them share a kiss. Meanwhile, Navid and Silver share their feelings and realize they both feel the same way.

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How I Met Your Mother Season 6 Episode 11 The Mermaid Theory

TV Show: How I Met Your Mother

Aired on: 8:00 PM on December 6th, 2010 – Monday

Channel: CBS Channel

Episode Details: Season 6 Episode 11

Episode Name: The Mermaid Theory


Catch an extended preview of the next episode of How I Met Your Mother entitled ‘The Mermaid Theory’, airing Monday Dec. 6, 2010 at 8/7c only on CBS!

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Gossip Girl Season 4 Episode 11 The Townie

TV Show: Gossip Girl

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 6th, 2010 – Monday

Channel: The CW Channel

Episode Details: Season 4 Episode 11

Episode Name: The Townie


Blair (Leighton Meester) and Dan (Penn Badgley) join forces to track down an MIA Juliet (guest star Katie Cassidy). Chuck (Ed Westwick) begins to suspect Lily (Kelly Rutherford) isn’t telling him the full truth. Kevin Zegers guest stars as Damien. Blake Lively, Chace Crawford and Matthew Settle also star. Joe Lazarov directed the episode written by Stephanie Savage and Amanda Lasher.

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America’s Next Top Model Season 14 Episode 10 Hobbits Vs Models

TV Show: America’s Next Top Model

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 6th, 2010 – Monday

Channel: LIVING Channel

Episode Details: Season 14 Episode 10

Episode Name: Hobbits Vs Models


The hit US modelling show hosted by Tyra Banks returns for a brand new season. The girls visit the Hobbiton set from Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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Two And A Half Men Season 8 Episode 11 Dead From The Waist Down

TV Show: Two And A Half Men

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 6th, 2010 – Monday

Channel: CBS Channel

Episode Details: Season 8 Episode 11

Episode Name: Dead From The Waist Down


Alan is ashamed that he can’t afford to buy a nice birthday present to Lyndsey, so he gets creative.

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 11 Episode 5 Hardwired

TV Show: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 6th, 2010 – Monday

Channel: Hallmark Channel

Episode Details: Season 11 Episode 5

Episode Name: Hardwired


After Eva Banks (Rosie Perez) makes a shocking discovery about her son, Cory’s (Cruz Santiago) behavior at school, she takes him to the doctor, only to find out that he has been the victim of sexual abuse. Detectives Benson and Stabler come onto the scene and question the victim and his family. From the boy’s frightened reaction when his stepfather, Thomas Banks (Jim True-Frost), silences the investigation, it is clear to everyone in the room who the real perpetrator is. Detective Benson and Stabler are about to arrest the suspect when Thomas agrees to give up the leader of the largest pro child-adult relationship civil rights group in exchange for amnesty.

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Scrubs Season 9 Episode 7 Our White Coat

Aired on: 9:00 PM on December 6th, 2010 – Monday

Channel: E4 Channel

Episode Details: Season 9 Episode 7

Episode Name: Our White Coats

Scrubs Season 9 Episode 7 Our White Coat


Before receiving their white coats, the med students of Winston University must figure out why they want to be doctors, and Denise gets a little relationship help from Elliot. Also, Cole reveals a secret Drew has been hiding.

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Download Scrubs Season 9 Episode 8 Our Couples

Aired on: 9:30 PM on December 6th, 2010 – Monday

Channel: E4 Channel

Episode Details: Season 9 Episode 8

Episode Name: Our Couples


Lucy finds couplings, dysfunctional or not, throughout the hospital. Meanwhile, Turk is angered after Perry makes him operate on an old friend.

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CSI MIAMI Season 9

The team must fight for the life of a pregnant woman and her baby after she is assaulted.

Air Date :- 5 Dec 2010

Air Time :- 10 : 00 PM

Network :- CBS

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Download The Wire Season 1 Episode 1 The Target

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Jimmy McNulty, a Baltimore homicide detective, observes the trial of D’Angelo Barksdale, a young drug dealer charged with murder. The first witness, William Gant, identifies Barksdale, but the corroborating witness, a security guard named Nakeesha Lyles, changes her story and refuses to identify Barksdale.

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Brothers & Sisters Season 5 Episode 9 Get a Room

Brothers & Sisters Season 5 Episode 9 Get a Room

Nora and Kitty make unexpected romantic connections; Kevin’s nerves get the better of him; Sarah’s plans for a last romantic night with Luc do not go as planned.

Air Date :- 5 Dec 2010

Air Time :- 10 : 00 PM

Network :- ABC

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'Glee' rocks 'The X Factor' with 'Don't Stop Believin'


'Glee' rocks 'The X Factor' with 'Don't Stop Believin'

If there was any doubt New Directions could still kill with Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’”, just watch their live performance last night on Britain’s The X Factor. While Mark Salling had the best entrance (pelvic thrust!), Amber Riley stole the show by standing right in Simon Cowell’s face and belting out a couple of high notes. You may recall hearing that Riley once tried out for American Idol — and was rejected by producers, so she didn’t even get to sing in front of the judges.

30 Rock Preview: Christmas Attack Zone

30 Rock Preview: Christmas Attack Zone For some, the holidays present their own set of challenges and that appears to be the case for the characters on 30 Rock. Check out these clips from the episode to see what obstacles, Liz, Jack, Kenneth and Tracy will be tackling.

This week’s special holiday-themed episode of 30 Rock will feature guest appearances by Elaine Stritch (playing Jack’s mother), Alan Alda and Will Forte. Below is the information
NBC released on the episode and further down are a few clips.

Liz (Tina Fey) and Avery convince Jack (Alec Baldwin) to come clean about things that he’s been keeping from his mother (guest star Elaine Stritch) when she visits him for Christmas. Later, Liz attempts to mend Jenna’s (Jane Krakowski) relationship with Paul (guest star Will Forte). Meanwhile, Tracy (Tracy Morgan) buys the rights to a film he shot so that it will never be released and compromise his new, more serious persona. Also starring: Jack McBrayer, Scott Adsit, Judah Friedlander, Keith Powell and Katrina Bowden.

Dec 5, 2010

Dexter Watch: Hop A Freighter

Dexter Watch: Hop A Freighter I had a feeling tonight’s episodes of Dexter would be a lot of build-up and sure enough, we were left with a couple of big, gaping cliffhangers to torture ourselves with until the finale next Sunday.

The situation with Liddy collided with Dexter and Lumen’s pursuit of Jordan Chase tonight. Meanwhile, Deb has almost all the pieces of this mess put together. The only one she’s missing is Dexter.

Liddy's story started messy, played out messy and so I doubt any of us are surprised that it ended messy. With his union appeal shot down, Liddy’s a man with little to lose. He thought if he could serve Dexter to the cops on a platter, it would be enough to get them to reconsider canning him and revoking his penchant. Of course, Quinn wanted nothing more to do with it. We saw tonight that he really is serious about Deb. It seems that finding a woman who can handle him, call him out on his b.s. and not play games ranks higher to him than following a hunch on Dexter, even after seeing the photos of Dexter and Lumen dumping stuff at the marina.

Dexter figured out that he was being watched and traced the surveillance equipment back to Quinn. He didn’t realize it was Liddy who was following him until Liddy jumped him, restrained him and hauled him in a van to a pier to wait for Quinn. It’s not often that someone sneaks up on Dexter and certainly not when Dexter thought he was doing the sneaking but it happened tonight. Fortunately, Dexter has a quick mind and managed to attack Liddy in the van just as the ex-cop was trying to get him to record a confession to go with the video tapes. Wrestling ensued and ended with Dexter stabbing Liddy with his own knife. Quinn showed up just as blood was trickling from the van but when Liddy didn’t respond from inside the van, he left, taking a drop of the man’s blood with him.

So, Liddy’s dead, which was inevitable, but this is where it gets really interesting. Dexter now knows that Quinn knows at least some of what’s going on. When Liddy’s body is found, Quinn may deduce that Dexter knows what’s going on. Dexter knows that Quinn knows and Quinn knows that Dexter knows. Is there going to be some major conversation in their future?

Also, when Dexter was sneaking up on the van, he said (to himself), “I never wanted it to come to this.” Was he planning on killing Quinn? We all know the first rule is “Don’t get caught,” but does that mean killing a relatively innocent man to protect himself? He went through all of this in Season 2 with Doakes and eventually settled on letting Doakes take the rap for the Bay Harbor Butcher bodies. As much as I didn’t want to see Dexter get caught, I wasn’t in love with the idea of him pinning his crimes on someone else (no matter how unlikable Doakes was). That situation resolved itself (thanks to crazy-Lila). How will this one resolve?

My theory on how Dexter deals with Quinn is similar to my theory on how Quinn deals with Dexter. He doesn’t. Maybe that’s too optimistic but, if Quinn survives this (and I really, really hope he does), I’d like to think that Deb is the common denominator in the equation. Both of them love her. Neither of them would want to hurt her by going after the other and if Dexter thought that Quinn was really going to walk away from his pursuit, perhaps he’d be willing to do the same if it meant not seeing Deb hurt and disappointed. Again, too optimistic?

Moving on. Liddy wasn’t the only character to die tonight. Jordan lost the last of his (known) puppets tonight when he bludgeoned Emily in a fit of rage with a fireplace poker. This came after he used Emily to lure Lumen to her house. Dexter was supposed to be with her but he was off dealing with Liddy at the time. Jordan’s made it far in his crimes without getting actual blood on his hands but that ended tonight when he killed Emily. He made off with Lumen, who, judging from the trail of blood and the knife she left behind, was putting up a fight. Dexter made it to the house to find Emily’s body and enough clues to know that Jordan took Lumen somewhere.

I know I’ve spoken of my hope that Lumen would survive this season and up until tonight, I believed she would but now I’m not so sure. It wasn’t the way things ended for her tonight that has me worried about her fate. I think we all knew she and Jordan Chase were going to cross paths again. It was seeing her and Dexter curled up on the floor, snuggling and planning their next move that had me thinking she’s a goner. I just don’t see a happily-ever-after scenario for them. So, either she survives and lives to walk away (to return to her life or rebuild a life for herself away from Dexter), or she dies. The biggest problem with the latter option is how it will affect Dexter. If ever there was a chance to redeem himself for Rita’s death, it’s now. Losing Lumen may very well undo him.

And on a random side-note before we move on, I thought it appropriate that instead of buying Lumen a piece of jewelry as a token of their budding romance, Dexter bought her a little knife to put in her purse.

Finally, Deb is hot on Jordan Chase’s trail. After a visit to the dead Dentist’s wife, who I’m pretty sure was the girl that gives Seth Green a dirty look in Can’t Hardly Wait (she may have other notable roles but that’s the girl I pictured when I saw Mrs. Dentist’s face tonight), they learned that Jordan Chase changed his name and possibly got plastic surgery. Learning he changed his name allowed them to find the connection between Chase and the other guys and confirm that he’s somehow involved in the barrel-girls’ murders. Deb also figured out that one of the victims survived and is killing off her attackers and that she probably has help. The only thing she doesn’t know is that Dexter is the one doing the helping.

Deb decided not to go through LaGuerta to get the court order to keep Chase from leaving town after she expressed doubt in Deb’s vigilante theory. It was beyond irritating to see LaGuerta question Deb about the decision and then semi-smugly hand over the court order she got after Deb’s request was denied. It’s not as though LaGuerta’s established a good line of trust between herself and Deb. Sure, situations aren’t black and white but when you pin your own mistakes on someone else, it shouldn’t be difficult to see why that person wouldn’t trust you.

What are the predictions for next week’s finale? I think it’s fair to say that there will be blood. There always is. And I’d be genuinely surprised if Jordan Chase managed to walk away but after last season’s finale, I think it’s also safe to say that no one is untouchable.