Castle and Beckett's First Christmas Will Be "Fun" and "Challenging," Teases Andrew Marlowe — Exclusive!

Next week, TV's hottest primetime couple will spend their very first Christmas together in Castle Season 5, Episode 9: "Secret Santa." While the mysterious murder of a man dressed as Kris Kringle challenges Castle and Beckett's crime-solving skills, it's the stressful nature of the holidays that puts their relationship to the test. Will the festivities bring yuletide bliss for the mystery writer and his detective muse? Read on for more info about Caskett's first Christmas — and how...

'Castle' Spoilers: Espo Befriends a Teenager, Castle's Ex Returns and More

With the fall finale of Castle looming near, soon we'll only jve juicy tidbits from upcoming episodes to keep us warm during the winter hiatus. With that in mind, let's check out what's coming up in season 5.

Castle Christmas Promo: No More Santa?!?

Last night on Castle , fans met the parents. On December 3rd, meanwhile, they will meet Santa Claus. A dead Santa Claus, unfortunately. Indeed, this ABC favorite is off for a week and then returns to celebrate the holidays with the murder of someone dressed like Kris Kringle. As Castle and Beckett look into the crime, they will also be preparing for their first Christmas as a couple. And will there be trouble in Caskett paradise? Watch the official promo now:

TV ratings: 'Dancing With the Stars' up in 18-49 Monday while 'The Voice' drops

Fast National ratings for Monday, Nov. 19, 2012"Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars" improved on its adults 18-49 ratings Monday night, even as its total-viewer count dipped slightly. "The Voice," however, was down on both fronts, although it retained its place atop the 18-49 rankings for the night.Elsewhere, a "Two and a Half Men" rerun improved on the ratings for "Partners" for CBS, which in turn led to a boost for "2 Broke Girls." "Bones" was up for FOX too.ABC averaged 12.9 million viewers and an 8.4 rating/13 share in households in primetime. NBC took second overall with 9.4 million viewers and a 5.7/9, beating out CBS (8.5 million, 5.4/8). FOX (5.1 million, 3.1/5) came in fourth, and The CW trailed with 743,000 viewers and a 0.5/1.NBC led the 18-49 demographic with a 3.3 rating. CBS grabbed second with a 2.6. ABC was third at 2.2, followed by FOX, 1.4, and The CW, 0.4....

'Castle' Spoilers: A Lover's Quarrel, Plus Meeting the Parents

So far in Castle season 5, Castle and Beckett's love affair has gone pretty well. Sure, they've had some bumps in the road, but mostly it's been smooth sailing. Well it looks like the duo may be headed for their first spat and you'll never guess what it's about.

Castle Season 5 Episode 8 “After Hours”

Castle  “After Hours” season 5 episode 8  airs Monday, November 19, 2012 10:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT on ABC. Episode Synopsis:  In the aftermath of a disastrous “Meet the Parents” dinner, a bickering Castle and Beckett are sent to retrieve the only witness to a murder. But when they get ambushed, they’re forced to take the witness on the run. Stranded in the middle of the night in a bad part of town, with no phone, badge or gun, Castle and Beckett must find a way to protect him from a team of mobsters who want him silenced — that is, if they don’t kill each other first — on “Castle,” MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC. Read More...

Castle, Nathan Fillion, and Stana Katic Nominated For 2013 People's Choice Awards!

The time has come to let out a sigh of relief and pat yourselves on the back, dear Castle fans. Thanks to your relentless voting, ABC's hit crime procedural has been nominated for a 2013 People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Crime Drama. But that's not it! We're also thrilled to announce that Castle stars Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic have both been individually nominated this year! Nathan will duke it out for Favorite Dramatic TV Actor against Ian Somerhalder (The Vampire Diaries), Jared...

Will Kate Beckett Get Pregnant in Castle Season 5?

Now that Kate Beckett and Rick Castle are finally together, we can’t help but think ahead to marriage, babies, and a happily ever after. Even though the couple’s timing isn’t conventional in the least, when we saw TVLine’s blind item about a female lead character getting pregnant this season, our minds started reeling. And when Kate was listed as one of the 13 potential mamas-to-be, we were even more intrigued. TVLine’s Michael Ausiello reports that in the next...

Castle Episode Preview: Breaking the Code

Castle took fans behind the music and behind the murder on this week's " Swan Song ." Next Monday, meanwhile, the beloved ABC series will go... behind the movies? So Castle believes, at least, as the following preview references The Da Vinci Code . In reality, however, Rick and Kate will find themselves on the run with a witness, hiding out and attempting to keep him safe. While also fighting about their relationship. Uh-oh! Watch the official network teaser now:

TV ratings: 'The Voice' drops but still leads Monday in 18-49, 'How I Met Your Mother' up

Fast National ratings for Monday, Nov. 12, 2012"The Voice" fell a little bit Monday compared to last week's ratings, but it still easily led the night among adults 18-49 and carried NBC to another win in the demographic. Per usual, ABC led the night in viewers thanks to "Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars."Elsewhere, "How I Met Your Mother" was up a little bit over last week, but the rest of CBS' lineup was either flat or down a little bit. "Bones" and "The Mob Doctor" were both off a bit for FOX.ABC averaged 13.1 million viewers and an 8.4 rating/13 share among households in primetime (its numbers may change slightly as affiliates in Pittsburgh and Kansas City carried the "Monday Night Football" telecast). NBC (10.1 million, 5.9/9) finished second overall, comfortably ahead of CBS (7.9 million, 5.1/8). FOX came in fourth with 5.05 million viewers and a 3.1/4. The CW drew just above 1 million...