Sep 09, 2011

Issue #1171-1172
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5 best new shows

by Ken Tucker | Sep 02, 2011
''Person of Interest,'' ''Up All Night,'' and more cream from this fall season's crop Read it

Fall TV Preview: Monday

Sep 02, 2011
''Terra Nova,'' ''The Playboy Club,'' ''Two and a Half Men,'' ''Castle,'' and more Read it

Fall TV Preview: Tuesday

Sep 02, 2011
''Raising Hope,'' ''Ringer,'' ''The Biggest Loser,'' ''New Girl,'' and more Read it

Fall TV Preview: Wednesday

Sep 02, 2011
''Up All Night,'' ''Survivor: South Pacific,'' ''Modern Family,'' ''The X Factor,'' and more Read it

Fall TV Preview: Thursday

Sep 02, 2011
''Prime Suspect,'' ''The Big Bang Theory,'' ''Community,'' ''Person of Interest,'' and more Read it

Fall TV Preview: Friday and Saturday

Sep 02, 2011
''Fringe,'' ''A Gifted Man,'' ''Chuck,'' ''Rules of Engagement,'' and more Read it

Fall TV Preview: Sunday

Sep 02, 2011
''Pan Am,'' ''The Amazing Race,'' ''Boardwalk Empire,'' ''Homeland,'' and more Read it

Wardrobe notes: The Playboy Bunny

by Archana Ram | Sep 02, 2011
Costume designer Isis Mussenden explains all the attention to detail (and history!) that went into designing the iconic costume Read it

A conversation with Tracee Ellis Ross

by Tim Stack | Sep 02, 2011
Gab on ''Girlfriends,'' filming in lingerie, and a possible ''Reed Between the Lines'' cameo from her famous mom, Diana Ross Read it

A conversation with Joel McHale

by Dan Snierson | Sep 02, 2011
The ''Community'' star spills on what's in store this season Read it

A conversation with Rachel Bilson

by Tanner Stransky | Sep 02, 2011
The ''Hart of Dixie'' star talks about ''The O.C.'' and her return to TV Read it

Voicemails from Patrick Wilson

Sep 02, 2011
We asked the star of ''A Gifted Man'' to leave us a message from the show's New York City set. Instead, we got two! Here's what the actor had to say for himself Read it


Feedback: Sept. 9, 2011

Sep 02, 2011
In defense of Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher, another submission for the saddest movie of all time, and more Read it


What does a baby mean for Beyoncé?

by Keith Staskiewicz | Sep 02, 2011
The star is about to give birth, but will that compromise her role in the upcoming remake of ''A Star Is Born''? Read it

Monitor: Sept. 9, 2011

by Grady Smith | Sep 02, 2011
Steve Jobs resigns as Apple's CEO, Matthew Fox detained in for alleged attack, and more Read it

Book Article

Tyra Banks: America's next top novelist?

by Keith Staskiewicz | Sep 02, 2011
After a successful modeling career, and an even more successful television career, Banks is tackling the written word with her book, ''Modelland'' Read it

Jane Lynch: Four surprising facts

Sep 02, 2011
In her new memoir, ''Happy Accidents,'' the ''Glee'' star reveals some things you may not know Read it

Book Review

Life Itself

by Rob Brunner | Aug 31, 2011

The Art of Fielding

by Rob Brunner | Aug 31, 2011

DVD Article

DVDs: Sept. 9, 2011

Sep 02, 2011
''Thor,'' ''Bridesmaids,'' and more Read it

Guest Column

''10 years after the Towers fell…''

by Howard Gordon | Sep 02, 2011
The exec producer of ''24''and ''Homeland'' on the profound impact 9/11 still has on pop culture Read it

Hollywood Insider

Jolie directs a love scene in two tongues

by Anthony Breznican | Sep 02, 2011
The Oscar winner talks about going multilingual for her directorial debut Read it

'Two and a Half Men,' plus Courtney Thorne-Smith

by James Hibberd | Sep 02, 2011
The 'Melrose Place' and 'Ally McBeal' vet returns to the hit show as it turns a new leaf Read it

Deal Report: Sept. 9, 2011

Sep 02, 2011
Ryan Reynolds and Julia Roberts' upcoming film plans self-release, USA renews ''White Collar,'' and more Read it

Movie Article

'Contagion': Movie math

Sep 02, 2011
Breaking down the formula for director Steven Soderbergh's star-studded virus movie starring Kate Winslet, Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and more Read it

The dearly departed: Summer's best deaths

by Darren Franich | Sep 02, 2011
SPOILER ALERT! Summer movies mean blood. Since May, has tallied every lethal encounter in a wide-release movie. Grand total? 866. Here are the most memorable Read it

Chart Flashback: Sept. 5-7, 1986

by John Young | Sep 02, 2011
This weekend 25 years ago, the action blockbuster was being reshaped by James Cameron and Tony Scott, while then-24-year-old Tom Cruise was flying high Read it

Movie Review

The Debt

by Owen Gleiberman | Sep 12, 2011

The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 31, 2011

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 31, 2011

A Good Old Fashioned Orgy

by Owen Gleiberman | Aug 31, 2011

Movie on DVD Review

Everything Must Go

by Chris Nashawaty | Sep 02, 2011

Music Article

Kate Winslet: My first record

Sep 02, 2011
The Oscar winner shares one of her earliest musical influences Read it

What's new in music videos

by Melissa Maerz, Leah Greenblatt | Sep 02, 2011
Come along as Beyoncé glistens, the Red Hot Chili Peppers throw a roof party, and the Muppets, well, they just stay awesome Read it

Albums: Sept. 9, 2011

Sep 02, 2011
Reviews of the latest offerings from George Strait, The Rapture, and more Read it

Singles: Sept. 9, 2011

Sep 02, 2011
Reviews of new songs from Florence + The Machine, Tom Waits, and more Read it

Chart Flashback: 1999

by Leah Greenblatt | Sep 02, 2011
It may not have delivered quite the party times that Prince predicted back in 1982, but the second week of September 1999 did bring some major pre-Y2K pop moments Read it

Gavin DeGraw: The man of many hats

Sep 02, 2011
The secret meaning behind the soulful singer's headwear Read it

Music Review


by Melissa Maerz | Aug 31, 2011

Tha Carter IV

by Brad Wete | Aug 31, 2011

News + Notes

Meet the new 'Dancing With The Stars' cast!

by Jessica Shaw, Lesley Savage | Sep 02, 2011
David Arquette, George Clooney ex Elisabetta Canalis, Chaz Bono (the show's first transgendered contesant), and more will soon be fox-trotting their way into your hearts Read it

Hit List: Sept. 9, 2011

by Dan Snierson | Sep 02, 2011
Mark Wahlberg plans to open up Wahlburgers burger shop, Minka Kelly and Derek Jeter break up, and more Read it

A viewer's guide to 9/11 specials

by Tanner Stransky | Sep 02, 2011
In the days leading up to the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the networks will be rolling out in-depth looks at the lives mourned and lessons learned. In addition to coverage on all the major news shows, here are the 10 commemorative specials most worth watching Read it

Photo Gallery: Emmy Awards 2011

Emmys: Who will win? Who should!

by Ken Tucker | Sep 12, 2011
Ken Tucker goes category by category to predict Sunday's honorees -- and reveals who would get his vote! See photos

TV Article

SoundBites: Sept. 9, 2011

Sep 02, 2011
Quips from Snooki, Zingbot 3000, and more Read it

'Survivor' winners take on 'Amazing Race'

by Dalton Ross | Sep 02, 2011
Ethan Zohn and Jenna Morasca have emerged victorious on their own, but can they win with teamwork? Read it

TV Review

Sons of Anarchy

by Ken Tucker

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