TV week in review: May 18-24
Bieber got booed, a 'Jersey Shore' goombah debuted a new Gatsby-style makeover, and 'Ellen' hosted a mini-'Friends' reunion.View the photo gallery:
An 'Arrested' primer
You do remember the Bluths, right? No? Okay. Perhaps a little catching up - character wise - might be in order.View the photo gallery
Banned from TV
Sometimes an episode gets pulled from reruns due to criticism. And sometimes a network just refuses to air the episode for its own unspecified reasons. View the photo gallery
Michael Cera interview
A tight-lipped Michael Cera is willing to offer only two measly crumbs to 'Arrested Development' fans clamouring for details on the long-awaited revival.Read the interview
Barbara's recent announcement that she will be retiring in the next year is a shock - even for a woman of 83. Here are just a few of her highs & lows.View the photo gallery
Spielberg to work on 'Halo' series
The Oscar-winning director will adapt the best-selling video game as an interactive live-action series, exclusively for the new Xbox One.Read the full story
Hey, watch this! May 20-26
'Rookie Blue' returns, a new Anne Heche sitcom and Michael Douglas channels his inner Liberace. View the photo gallery
'Arrested Development' best
Let's take comfort knowing that there will always be at least 53 episodes of genius for us to revel in -- the top 11 of which are listed below.Which episode is #1?
'Mythbusters' greatest moments
With Mythbusters' 10th season kicking off May 20, here's a look back at some of the wildest experiments that Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage have concocted.View the photo gallery
Review: 'The Goodwin Games'
Is this show about three estranged siblings dragged into a winner-take-all board game with some big stakes worth watching?Read our review
'The Simpsons' abroad
In honour of their impending trip to Iceland here's a look back at those ill-fated Simpson family trips.View the photo gallery
Shows that got renewed
Rather than focus on those shows that lost their lives recently, let's focus on those that defied the odds (and maybe common sense and good taste).View the photo gallery
Week in review: May 11-17
This week: One 'Mother' of a reveal, the kinky side of a Mad Man and Matthew Perry's worst interview ever.View the photo gallery
Best workplace sitcoms
From 'Fawlty Towers' to 'Taxi', some of TV's finest sitcoms have revolved around a single place of employment.View the photo gallery
Milking a character
Playing a popular character on a hit show often leads to typecasting when the show ends and viewers refuse to accept these actors in any other roles. View the photo gallery
TV's latest cancellations
Many of the cancelled rookie shows came as a surprise. A surprise because you've never heard of them. Guess that may explain why they were cancelled. Did your favourite show survive?
Characters ousted from future hits
After years as a struggling actor, you're cast in a TV pilot you know is going to be huge, but then your role is recast or written out of the show. 'Star Trek' without Shatner?!
Joyce Brothers dead at 85
The popular psychologist, columnist, and television and film personality died at the age of 85.Read the developing story
Second season retools
Tons of fledgling shows go under the knife after their first season - only to return much different. Though not necessarily better. View the photo gallery
TV picks of the week - May 13
'Tis the season for season finales, with many shows taking one final bow (whether they be premature or long overdue). View our top picks
'Arrested Development' was a wild, original series in its three year run. You do remember the Bluths, right? No? Okay. Perhaps a little catching up - character wise - might be in order.
Her recent announcement that she will be retiring in the next year is a shock - even for a woman of 83. Here are just a few of Barbara's highs, lows and most memorable moments.
In these days of uncertainty let's take comfort knowing that there will always be at least 53 episodes of genius for us to revel in -- the top 11 of which are listed below.
Somewhat lost amidst all of last week's TV show cancellations were the shows that survived to fight another season. Here are 10 that defied the odds (and maybe common sense and good taste).
Does a back-door pilot mean "a sneaky flier"?
Find out here.
Bieber got booed, a 'Jersey Shore' goombah debuted a new Gatsby-style makeover, SNL's Stefon almost got married and 'Ellen' hosted a mini-'Friends' reunion.
1. The Big Bang Theory (CTV)
2. NCIS (Global)
3. NHL Playoffs Rd 1 (CBC)
4. Two and a Half Men (CTV)
5. The Amazing Race (CTV)
6. Bones (Global)
7. Survivor: Caramoan (Global)
8. Castle (CTV)
9. NCIS: Los Angeles (Global)
10. CSI (CTV)