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
Smallville DVD Exclusive: Tom Welling and Others Share 'Lex-Rated' Series Finale Secrets
Each time I think I am done writing about Smallville… they pull me back in. Or, in this instance, an exclusive sneak peek at an extra from the complete series DVD set (out next Tuesday, Nov. 29) lands in my lap. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Exclusive: Smallville's Erica Durance Brings Wonder Woman to Harry's Law
Anyone who has longed to see Erica Durance channel the Wonder Woman are going to see their dream come true — albeit perhaps via the unlikeliest of circumstances.
TVLine has learned exclusively that the Smallville alumna is set to guest-star on … READ MORE
Matt's Inside Line on Covert Affairs, Terra Nova, Parks and Rec, Justified, Smallville and More
Will Annie Walker run into the arms of a Latin lover? What mysterious crime will be committed in Terra Nova? Is Secret Circle‘s Faye about to change her tune? Read on for those answers, plus other teases from TV’s hottest shows. 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
First Look: Smallville's Cassidy Freeman Puts On Quite a Show at Playboy Club
Tess Mercer in satin dinner gloves? Don’t mind if we do.
Smallville alum Cassidy Freeman, as we first told you, has shot a recurring role for NBC’s recently debuted The Playboy Club — playing a socialite with a secret — and TVLine has an exclusive first look at how she matches up with the Dean Cain-like Eddie Cibrian. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTO
Scoop: Secret Circle Gets Major Smallville Infusion
The Secret Circle is getting some fancy new super powers — two of them, to be precise. READ MORE
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
Exclusive: Smallville's Cassidy Freeman to Recur on The Playboy Club
We know how Cassidy Freeman will be passing the days waiting to learn the fate of her and Katee Sackhoff’s A&E pilot, Longmire — by spending some time at NBC’s The Playboy Club.
TVLine has learned exclusively that the Smallville alumna has booked the recurring role of … READ MORE
Exclusive: Smallville's Erica Durance Strikes a Spark With One of Charlie's Angels
Charlie’s Angels executive producer Al Gough wasn’t kidding when he said the other day, “We’d obviously love to have any [Smallville alumni] come on the show.” In fact, it now seems he may have been holding out when he said that.
A studio source tells TVLine that Erica Durance — whom Gough cast as Lois Lane during his and Miles Millar’s lordship over Smallville — will guest on ABC’s new Angels as … READ MORE