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TVLine Items: The Big C's Glimpse of hereafter, New Girl Adds to Nick's Family and More!


Showtime is bringing Cathy’s journey to a close with The Big C: hereafter (bowing April 29) — and based on the following promo, the dramedy’s final mini-season is going to be an emotional one. READ MORE & WATCH PROMO

TVLine Items: Bates Motel First Look, Big C Books Brian Dennehy, CSIs Crossover and More

Bates Motel Season 1 Spoilers

The doors of Bates Motel are finally open.

A first look at A&E’s upcoming Psycho prequel — featuring Finding Neverland‘s Freddie Highmore as teenage Norman Bates, Vera Farmiga as his ‘Mother! Oh God, Mother!’ and the infamous residence itself — has surfaced. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTO

TVLine Items: Big C's Final Season Title Change and Casting Scoop, Portlandia Promo and More!

Laura Linney as Cathy in The Big C (Season 3, episode 7) - Photo: David M. Russell/SHOWTIME - Photo ID: TheBigC_307_0210

The Big C‘s fourth and final season has yet to secure a premiere date, but it has obtained a brand-new name.

Titled The Big C: hereafter, the four-episode event will conclude the story of Laura Linney’s cancer-battling Cathy and those who have stood by her side over the past three seasons. It will also introduce two new characters in guest stars Kathy Najimy and Isaac Mizrahi, Showtime announced Thursday. READ MORE

Showtime Renews The Big C For Extremely Short Fourth and Final Season — Will Cathy Die?

Laura Linney as Cathy in The Big C (Season 3, episode 7) - Photo: David M. Russell/SHOWTIME - Photo ID: TheBigC_307_0210

Showtime has renewed The Big C for a limited fourth and final season of four one-hour episodes, network president David Nevins confirmed Monday at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour in Beverly Hills.

Is it safe to assume the series will conclude with Laura Linney’s Cathy succumbing to her illness? READ MORE

What to Watch: The TVLine-Up for Sunday

Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton in Nurse Jackie (Season 4) - Photo: Courtesy of SHOWTIME - Photo ID: nurse_jackie_gal4_Edie066rc

On TV this Sunday: James Cameron explores Titanic‘s mysteries even further, Nurse Jackie, The Big C and The Borgias uncork new episodes, The Client List hopes to rub you the right way, CSI: Miami wraps its 10th (and final?) season and more. On this very busy night, here are 11 programs you may want to keep on your radar. READ MORE

Exclusive: The Big C Promotes Gabourey Sidibe to Series Regular


Well, it’s about time! The Big C is finally making Gabourey Sidibe a series regular, starting with the Showtime hit’s upcoming third season (bowing April 8).

The upgrade not only makes sense from a quality standpoint — c’mon, the erstwhile Precious is 11 kinds of awesome as smartass Andrea Jackson — but also …READ MORE

The Big C Lands a Big Name: Susan Sarandon


The Big C‘s cancer-afflicted heroine is getting a high profile confidante.

Susan Sarandon is joining the Showtime series for a multi-episode arc …READ MORE

TVLine Items: Victor Garber Visits The Big C, Treme Season 3 Pushed to Fall and More!


Victor Garber is Big C-bound.

The Alias alum has landed a guest spot in the upcoming third season of the Showtime dramedy (premiering Sunday, April 8), playing …READ MORE

Showtime Boss Defends Dexter's Incesty Twist, Offers Homeland Season 2 Intel and More!

At the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour Thursday, Showtime president David Nevins weathered a storm of Dexter-related questions, particularly regarding that controversial Season 6 twist that found Deb confronting her romantic feelings for her adoptive brother — a creative choice the exec vehemently defends. READ MORE

Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Bones, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, House, Revenge and More!


Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Just want to say hi? Send any/all of the above to

Question: Will Booth and Brennan get married on Bones? —Iza
Ausiello: Yes, but not anytime soon. “I can’t see a wedding happening this season,” says executive producer Stephen Nathan. “At some point I think there has to be [one]. But there are going to be so many problems they’ll have to deal with before that, like how their work is affected by this baby — and it’s going to be affected a lot.” (BTW, Nathan would neither confirm nor deny rumors that Brennan gives birth in a stable.)

Question: Any squintern-related Bones scoop? —Dave
Ausiello: New (unconventional) triangle alert! READ MORE