Cheryl Ladd: Chuck's Mother of a Twist Will Wow Fans - Plus, Her Take on TV's Grounded Angels
NBC’s Chuck (Fridays, 8/7c) marked the midway point of its farewell season by dropping a “baby” bombshell relating to Sarah’s past. The action picks up this week with Sarah, dreading whatever it is that Shaw set in motion, high-tailing it to Hungary to confront her original CIA handler (played by White Collar‘s Tim DeKay), whom she fears is out to harm, among others, her mother Emma (Charlie’s Angels‘ Cheryl Ladd). READ PREVIEW!
TV's 20 Biggest Disappointments of 2011
Just as TV can exceed our expectations by, say, taking what felt like the umpteenth couples comedy and parlaying it into wonderful, weekly Happy Endings, gripping us tight with Homeland drama or reviving the primetime sudser with a delicious serving of Revenge, small screen fare can also let us down.
With 2011 drawing to a close, we reflected on 20 instances over the past year when, for one reason or another, the TV gods didn’t quite smile on us. VIEW SLIDESHOW
Breaking: Charlie's Angels Canceled By ABC
Sorry, Charlie, but this week’s tiny uptick in ratings simply wasn’t enough to keep your Angels aloft.
ABC has shut down production … READ MORE
Erica Durance Previews Her Date With Charlie's Angels (Plus, Smallville Finale Scoop...?)
Erica Durance has a date with an Angel — all four of ‘em, actually — as a guest star on this Thursday’s Charlie’s Angels (ABC, 8/7c), which pays homage to the classic “Angels in Chains” episode circa 1976. TVLine spoke with the Smallville alumna about getting her Glock on as a CIA agent, her Hope to star in a medical drama, and breaking out of the genre-TV “box.” (We also of course made one last grab for Clark/Lois scoop!) READ THE TVLINE Q&A
Ratings: Charlie's Angels Dive and Grey's Hits Low as Yankees-Tigers Game Sets Record
Facing the Yankees-Tigers Game 5 — aka the highest-rated MLB Division Series match-up in cable history, with almost 10 million viewers — only one primetime series (The Mentalist) enjoyed an increase in ratings, while ABC’s lineup incurred the biggest damage. READ MORE
Thursday Premiere Ratings: A Bigger Bang Theory, Modest Start For Angels, Suspect
ABC’s reboot of Charlie’s Angels premiered to less than heavenly ratings Thursday, while NBC’s remake of Prime Suspect failed to collar a sizeable audience. The X Factor, meanwhile, held steady and The Big Bang Theory got bigger. READ MORE
Charlie's Angels Reboot Eyes Alias Vet Victor Garber to Play Charlie
Meet your new boss, Angels.
After an exhaustive search, Alias star Victor Garber is in final talks to supply the voice of Charlie in ABC’s Charlie’s Angels update, TVLine has confirmed. READ MORE
Hot Video: Charlie's New Angels on Long Hours, Sore Body Parts and Reboot Pressure
It’s hell being an Angel.
On the Emmy red carpet Sunday, Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor and Annie Ilonzeh told me all about not only the long workdays that are keeping them too busy to stress over the fate of their Charlie’s Angels reboot, but also the stunt work that has rendered their glamour-girl gams unsuitable for the viewing public. (Somehow I doubt that!) READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Exclusive First Look: Charlie's Angels Says Halo to Erica Durance
Call it a match made in Heaven. As first reported by TVLine, Smallville alumna Erica Durance is set to guest-star on ABC’s new Charlie’s Angels this fall — and now we have a first look at her dangerously sexy covert agent in action. READ MORE & SEE PHOTO
Fall TV Poll: What Will You Watch on Thursday?
The Fall TV season is right around the corner folks, so some tough viewing choices are coming. Let’s get thinking about them, shall we? READ MORE & VOTE FOR WHAT YOU’LL BE WATCHING