New season, new guest stars, and "Glee" didn't hold back with its season 4 premiere Thursday.
The Fox show's return opened smack in the middle of an NYADA dance class where Ms. David Schwimmer - as Hudson's no-mercy dance teacher, Cassandra July, called Lea Michele's Rachel Berry - was feeling way in over her head.
With Rachel adjusting to being the new kid in New York, the big question for the premiere was who would become the new "Rachel" back at McKinley High in Ohio. Funny enough, it seems critics were almost afraid to find out the answer to that question.
Save for a few standout performances (which you can view throughout this post) much of the talent on "The X Factor's" stage wasn't that remarkable.
But the talent at the judges' table? They gave us something to watch for.
"The Voice" returned Monday night with some serious talent in store ... and we're not just talking about the judges, who took a moment to remind us that they're also musicians with a performance of The Rolling Stones' "Start Me Up."
Cee Lo Green, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine, who all have to build 16-person teams this season, had plenty to choose from. Here are a few of our favorite performances:
Ricki Lake is ready for her close-up again. Well, almost.
The actress and longtime talk show host says she'd like to be a bit more svelte when she goes before the cameras again for her new daytime talk program in September.
Forthcoming NBC comedy "The New Normal" hasn't aired yet but it's already lost favor with one set of viewers. The group One Million Moms is boycotting the Ryan Murphy-created show on the grounds of it being "harmful to our society."
Actors Andrew Rannells and Justin Bartha ("The Hangover") star in the upcoming show as a gay couple searching for a surrogate to carry their baby.
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