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The Mentalist's Owain Yeoman on Next Season: Rigsby Will "Really Grow a Pair"

There comes a time in every TV character's life where they must choose to either stay in one-dimensional land, or transition into something of substance. For The Mentalist's Owain Yeoman,... http://feeds.eonline.com/~r/eonline/kristin/~3/wgaiMXah7ZA/b245981_mentalists_owain_yeoman_on_next_season.html

TV Ratings: 'Love Bites' lives up to its name, NBA Finals programming wins Thursday for ABC

Fast National ratings for Thursday, June 2, 2011The long-delayed premiere of NBC's anthology romantic comedy, "Love Bites," failed to meet even the lowest expectations Thursday night. The series managed to pull in marginally better numbers than "30 Rock" reruns in the same time slot. ABC's NBA Finals programming, which introduced Game 2 between the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat with special episodes of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and "NBA Countdown," was on top for the night, winning the network the most viewers and a strong lead in the key demo. ABC topped the night 10.96 million viewers and a 6.6 rating/11 share in households. CBS (7.9 million, 5.2/9) came in second, followed by FOX (5.98 million, 3.6/6) in third, NBC (2.6 million, 1.7.3) in fourth and The CW (1 million, 0.7/1) in last.The adults 18-49 demographic belonged to ABC, with a wide margin between its closest competition. The network scored a 4.4 rating, with... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/06/tv-ratings-love-bites-lives-up-to-its-name-nba-finals-programming-wins-thursday-for-abc.html

TV ratings: 'So You Think You Can Dance' premiere up from last year

Fast National ratings for Thursday, May 26, 2011The premiere of "So You Think You Can Dance" started the summer TV season with solid ratings Thursday, improving on last year's debut and carrying FOX to a win for the night. FOX was the only network with original programming Thursday and led the night with 9.1 million viewers and a 5.1 rating/9 share in households. CBS (8.1 million, 5.1/9) finished second. There was a pretty sizable drop from CBS to third-place ABC (4.1 million, 2.6/4). NBC took fourth with 2.4 million viewers and a 1.5/3, while The CW drew a little under 1 million viewers and a 0.6/1.FOX led the adults 18-49 demographic by a wider margin, scoring a 3.2 rating while no one else managed to get above the 2.0 mark. CBS came in second with a 1.7, and ABC, 1.0, edged out NBC, 0.9, for third. The CW scored a 0.3 in the demo.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/05/tv-ratings-so-you-think-you-can-dance-premiere-up-from-last-year.html

'Mentalist': Red John dish!

So was it really Red John? That’s one of our burning questions as we match wits with Bruno Heller, the wickedly savvy showrunner behind CBS’  The Mentalist  (and, lest we forget, HBO’s  Rome ). Here’s Heller talking for the first time about last week’s shocker finale, where Patrick Jane gunned down in cold blood his longtime serial killer nemesis in a shopping mall (clip below). What’s the story behind that pivotal scene, could there be a  Mentalist  spin-off and what’s the latest on the Rome  movie? Read on.  http://insidetv.ew.com/2011/05/26/the-mentalist-finale/

The Mentalist Season Finale Shocker: There WILL Be Consequences!

SPOILER ALERT: if you have not seen the season finale of The Mentalist , stop right now, go fire up the DVR and/or read our review of an incredible episode, with a truly shocking conclusion. Okay? Ready? Then read what creator Bruno Heller had to say about how Patrick Jane's actions will impact season four: "Patrick has just murdered a man in cold blood in front of hundreds of people and next season he will be tried in court. We won't dodge any issues. Patrick won't wake up and discover it was all a dream. There will be consequences." Read More... http://www.tvfanatic.com/2011/05/the-mentalist-season-finale-shocker-there-will-be-consequences/

The Mentalist - And Red John Is...

SPOILER ALERT—STOP READING NOW IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED LAST NIGHT'S EPISODE! Simon Baker's Patrick Jane finally came face-to-face with the madman who slaughtered his family — and the culprit perfectly embodied the phrase "the banality of evil." Casting the always-likable Bradley Whitford (the West Wing vet just starred in a show called The Good Guys , for cripes' sake!) as the chillingly cruel serial killer was a masterstroke. "You expected me to have warts?" Red John, if it was in fact him, taunted the man he's haunted for years. "I'm not a monster." http://www.tvguide.com/News/Cheers-Jeers-Mentalist-1033353.aspx?rss=breakingnews

The Mentalist's Amanda Righetti Thinks About That Crazy Finale

No contest. Patrick Jane killing Red John was the shocker event of The Mentalist 's season ender Thursday night. But RJ wasn't the only corpse left lying there when the dust settled. In another stunning development, FBI agent Craig O'Laughlin (Eric Winter) was revealed to be Red John's mole and he, too, was shot dead, leaving his fiancée, CBI agent Grace Van Pelt, with some major trust issues. "This is a life-changing, mind-bending experience for Van Pelt," says creator-exec producer Bruno Heller. "She will certainly come back next fall very damaged in some ways, but in other ways she will come out of this stronger and more ferocious." Oh, yeah? Tell that to Amanda Righetti, the flame-haired beauty who plays Van Pelt. TV Guide Magazine spoke with the actress, who doesn't know what to think about her character's crappy luck with men. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Mentalist-Amanda-Righetti-1033352.aspx?rss=breakingnews

Spoiler Alert: Simon Baker Talks About The Mentalist's Shocking Season Finale

Did CBS cancel The Mentalist and forget to tell us? The smash-hit crime drama just wrapped its third season with Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) shooting and killing serial slayer Red John (Bradley Whitford) in the crowded food court of a shopping mall. But wasn't Jane's vengeful pursuit of Red John his raison d'être and the very point of this series? How could the plot wrap up so soon? Then again, did Jane kill the real Red John? Whether he did or he didn't, he's in deep doo-doo. "Patrick has just murdered a man in cold blood in front of hundreds of people and next season he will be tried in court," creator Bruno Heller tells us. "We won't dodge any issues. Patrick won't wake up and discover it was all a dream. There will be consequences." TV Guide Magazine spoke with Baker to get his take on the daring cliffhanger and where his show is headed from here...  http://www.tvguide.com/News/Mentalist-Season-Finale-1033336.aspx?rss=breakingnews

THE MENTALIST “Strawberries and Cream Parts 1 and 2? Season 3 Finale - Preview

Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the season finale episode of  THE MENTALIST  Season 3 Episode 23 & 24 titled "Strawberries and Cream  Parts  1 and 2? which airs on Thursday May 19 at 10pm on CBS.  Episode Synopsis:  THE MENTALIST "Strawberries and Cream Parts 1 and 2? Season 3 Episode 23 & 24 – Red John’s mole  is finally revealed and Patrick Jane comes face-to-face with the serial killer in an explosive confrontation that leads to shocking repercussions, on a special two-hour third season finale of THE MENTALIST, Thursday (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television  Network. Read More... http://www.daemonstv.com/2011/05/19/the-mentalist-strawberries-and-cream-parts-1-and-2-season-3-finale/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+daemonstv+%28Daemon%27s+TV%29&utm_content=Google+Reader

The Mentalist Finale: Jane and Red John Come Face to Face

The word game-changer gets thrown around a lot, but  The Mentalist 's bold Season 3 finale, which finally puts Patrick Jane face to face with serial-killer nemesis Red John, is a giant moment for the CBS drama. "This changes everything," executive producerAshley Gable tells TVGuide.com. "[There] is a confrontation between Jane and Red John like we've never seen before, and I think fans are going to be screaming at their televisions. It's going to blow people's minds." CBS clearly believes in the power of the episode, which for the first time in the show's history will be two hours long. The first hour (Thursday, 9/8c, CBS) begins with a routine case involving a man who shows up at a gas station with a bomb strapped to his chest. When the man is blown up by a remote detonator, Jane (Simon Baker), Lisbon (Robin Tunney) and the team begin looking for clues from the man's life. Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/News/Mentalist-Finale-Jane-1033288.aspx?rss=breakingnews
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