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Pilot Season: Chuck's Zachary Levi Joins Fox's Let It Go

For those lamenting the end of Chuck , Zachary Levi may not be away from your TV screen for very long. Levi has landed the leading role in Fox's Let It Go comedy pilot, which lifts the cast-contingency on the project, has confirmed. Deadline first reported the news. Let It Go is...  //

Top Moments: Kristen Bell's Sloth Meltdown and OMG! Gossip Girl Revealed

Our top moments of the week: 13. Most Bitter Reminiscence : During an appearance on The Tonight Show , Madonna , a newly minted director, confesses that in her acting days, she really hated auditioning. "I really sucked at some," she says. when Jay Leno presses for details, she crosses her arms like a petulant child. "I'm not telling," she says. She does, however, offer a hint: "You audition for something, like, eight times ... It's like a kind of torture ... and I ended up not getting the part and that's not very pleasant. I have a voodoo doll of that director." We've got fifty bucks that says that... //

TV Ratings: CBS rules Friday night with 'A Gifted Man,' 'CSI: NY' and 'Blue Bloods'

Though the 18-49 target age group was invested in the "Chuck" finale with a little over 4 million viewers, CBS was the big winner on Friday with "A Gifted Man" (despite the fact that all signs point to the death of that show), "CSI: NY" and "Blue Bloods." In the 8-9 hour, "Chuck" grabbed the youngsters, but the rerun of "A Gifted Man" walked away the winner with close to 7 million viewers, a 1.0 percent rating/3 share. ABC's "Shark Tank" nabbed 5.5 million with a 4.4 rating/8 share. The first hour of the "Chuck" finale grabbed 4 million with a 2.4 rating/4 share. "Kitchen Nightmares" on Fox and "Nikita" on The CW trailed behind with 3.4 million, 2.1 percent rating/4 share and a bit over 1 million, 0.7/1, respectively.The second hour of the "Chuck" finale rose slightly, but still couldn't beat CBS's "CSI: NY." "Chuck" ended it's run with 4.3 million but "CSI" (another... //

'Chuck' finale: Zachary Levi on saying goodbye -- 'it's been special from day one'

You've seen the galleries of most awesome moments and favorite guest stars. You've read all the other interviews. Now Zap2it's "Chuck" finale countdown concludes with a chat with Chuck himself, Zachary Levi.Zachary Levi didn't get choked up with a group of reporters during filming of the "Chuck" finale in December. To hear him tell it, though, it was one of the few times in the show's last week of production that he didn't."[The final day] is going to be nothing but waterworks, I'm sure," Levi said. "But last week, we shot pretty much all of the goodbye scenes -- all the characters saying goodbye to one another -- and when art is imitating life simultaneously in that moment, and I'm looking at my friends of five years, my family of five years, in a scene I'm having to look at them say goodbye and I really am saying goodbye? That was -- yeah."He doesn't have... //

'Chuck' finale: Co-creator Chris Fedak promises an 'emotionally epic' close to the series

Zap2it's "Chuck" finale countdown continues with a chat with co-creator Chris Fedak, who has seen the series through five seasons, on closing up shop for good. You can also read the three other pieces we've posted so far on the end of the show."Chuck" has already had four or five episodes that could have served as a series finale if the perennially on-the-bubble show hadn't made it to another season. Now, though, the end really is at hand, and co-creator Chris Fedak says that changed his approach to writing this finale."We designed this season to answer a lot of questions and tell a final story," Fedak says during a break in filming of the finale in December. "So it's a little different than in seasons past, where I had a whole back pocket or secret door where I could push the story through and find new tales to tell. This is very much, we're closing... //

Chuck Versus The Goodye – Series Finale

Chuck  "Chuck Versus The Goodye" Season 5 Episode 12 airs Friday January 27 (8-9 p.m. ET) on NBC. Episode Synopsis:  Chuck (Zachary Levi) enlists his family, friend and some unexpected allies as he races to stop Nicholas Quinn (guest star  Angus Macfadyen, "Braveheart") from destroying everything Chuck has built over the past five years. Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Adam Baldwin, Sarah Lancaster, Scott Krinsky, Vik Sahay and Mark Christopher Lawrence also star. Read More... //  

'Chuck' finale: Joshua Gomez gets some closure on Morgan Grimes

Previously on Zap2it's "Chuck" finale countdown, we spoke with Yvonne Strahovski and Adam Baldwin and the members of Jeffster! as they filmed the show's last episode. Up next: Morgan Guillermo Grimes himself, Joshua Gomez.The prevailing theme during "Chuck's" final days of filming was, not surprisingly, the emotions the cast and crew were feeling at the end of their five-season run together. Joshua Gomez says the waves of feeling started even before that."I get a text from Ryan McPartlin going , 'Dude, I just got the last script. I'm in tears, man,'" Gomez says. "I'm like, 'Oh, was it good?' He's like, 'No, I just looked at the title.' I'm like, 'Dude, didn't you play football?' This guy, he blows my mind. He cries, this man. ..."But it's wonderful, and it's beautiful. It's all these beautiful moments. It kind of takes you five years, this journey with these characters, but specifically Chuck and Sarah. It's a... //

'Chuck' finale: Yvonne Strahovski and Adam Baldwin on crying, memories and more

Zap2it went to the set of "Chuck" during its final days of filming in December. As we count down to the Jan. 27 series finale, we'll be running interviews from that final set visit all this week. First up: two-thirds of the show's core spy team, Yvonne Strahovski and Adam Baldwin.The final days of shooting on "Chuck" brought out a lot of emotions in the show's cast. Most of the cast, anyway."I can't stop crying. I cried every day, this whole month," Yvonne Strahovski says. "I've just been crying every single day. I'm going to cry now. It's horrible. I cried yesterday when I did my last fight scene ever."Adam Baldwin, however, was remaining true to his stoic character of John Casey -- at least in front of a gaggle of reporters."Casey doesn't cry. I think Casey goes out with a bang, or so I've been told," Baldwin says. He does allow that the end... //

'Chuck' Interview: Adam Baldwin and EP Chris Fedak Discuss the 'Chuck' Finale

Chuck will be over for good in just a few short days. But, until then, we should all think about Chuck as much as possible. In order to help with this, Adam Baldwin -- John Casey of Chuck -- and Chris Fedak -- the Chuck executive producer -- spoke to reporters about season 5, the Chuck finale and more. Keep reading for their thoughts -- and for a few Chuck finale spoilers! //

'Chuck' Series Finale First Look: Who's That Girl? (Video)

  If Chuck ( Zachary Levi ) and Sarah’s ( Yvonne Strahovski ) goal is to cut out the dangerous spying as NBC’s  Chuck  heads into Friday’s series finale, then the couple is failing miserably. Chuck has no idea what transpired while the villainous Quinn (guest star  Angus Macfadyen ) held Sarah captive. Of course, we know that her memories have been wiped away and she may be a killing machine, with Chuck as her target. But the unwitting romantic doesn’t know all that. All he sees is that his wife isn’t behaving normally. After what she has gone through, that makes sense. Read More... //