Yvonne Strahovski Fans, Unite! This Is Your Night!

Yvonne Strahovski appears in two shows Monday night. Isn’t that wonderful? It is if you happen to be a Strahovski enthusiast, as I am.

It may even be more wonderful if you don’t know her yet, and take the opportunity to watch FOX’s 24: Live Another Day, premiering at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and the second of two back-to-back episodes of FX’s Louie, which begins a new season at 10 p.m. ET/PT.


Miranda Barbour's Sister: She Is Lying About Murder

Miranda Barbour, the Pennsylvania woman who claims she’s a serial killer, is a liar, her sister says in a new interview with a local newspaper.

Barbour is a fan of Showtime’s now-defunct series Dexter, about a serial killer who kills serial killers, and is lifting her claims straight from the show, Ashley Dean told The Daily Item in Sunbury, Pa.

Good Luck, Good Wife: 13 TV Shows That Survived Killing off Major Characters

Killing off a main character in a television show is a risky move: You’re upending the show’s world (and putting a coworker out of a job) in the hope that the shake-up will lead to something greater down the line. And guess what? Despite the ministrations of fans, who claim that they will never watch their favorite show without [insert character name here], it often works!

Below, 13 shows that did the same thing The Good Wife did Sunday night, and not only survived, but thrived.


The Dexter Finale: So, What Happened?

After eight seasons of blood and fun, Showtime’s Dexter ended Sunday night on a note of ponderous sorrow and penitence. You might as soon have expected Hannibal Lecter to open a funeral home for the indigent, or the Talented Mr. Ripley to sculpt balloons into animals for nursing-home patients.

So what happened to Michael C. Hall’s Dexter Morgan, the Miami forensic analyst who, in secret, was a serial killer who got off on murdering fellow serial killers?

SPOILER ALERT: Plot details to follow.

Bite Into a Killer Dexter-Themed Dessert

As if Sunday’s return of Showtime’s popular slasher series Dexter wasn’t sweet enough, pastry chef Sarah Magoon of Fort Lauderdale hot spot Steak 954 has created a dessert recipe inspired by the show.

Magoon got the idea for her Dexter-themed dessert – a cheesecake brulée topped with any berry compote – from the show s opening sequence.

Amanda Seyfried Steps Out with Dexter Actor Desmond Harrington

Is a new romance – dare we say, puppy love – in Amanda Seyfried’s life?

The In Time star, 26, was spotted in Los Angeles Friday morning with Dexter’s Desmond Harrington, 34.

Sporting workout duds and rival baseball caps (Detroit Tigers for him; N.Y. Yankees for her), they were accompanied by Seyfried’s rescue dog, Finn.

Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter Cuddle Up Post-Divorce

Love lost between Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter? No way.

The Dexter costars – who wed on New Years Eve in 2009 – and were divorced two years later – were spotted looking cozy during an evening out Wednesday in Venice Beach, Calif.

Hall, 41, clutched Carpenter’s arm as the pair grabbed coffee before heading to the beach to watch the sun set. Once there, the actor pulled his ex-wife in for an embrace.

Jennifer Carpenter, Michael C. Hall Finalize Divorce

It’s officially over for Dexter costars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter.

The exes, who play siblings Dexter and Debra Morgan on Showtime’s hit series, had their divorce finalized on Friday, according to court documents.

Hall, 40, and Carpenter, 31, wed on New Year’s Eve in 2008.

Separating in August 2010, Carpenter then filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences, in December. They have no children.
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Emmy Nominations: Which Drama Series Deserves an Award?

The Emmy Awards are almost here, and now it’s time to tell us which show deserves to win outstanding drama series.

The nominees are a varied bunch:

Jennifer Carpenter & Michael C. Hall of Dexter Divorcing

Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall are calling it quits.

The Dexter stars, who play brother and sister on the Showtime series, are ending their two-year marriage, their reps tell Entertainment Weekly.

“Having been separated for some time, Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall have filed for divorce,” the reps say in a joint statement.