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'Burn Notice' at Comic-Con: Watch 'The Fall of Jeffrey Donovan' -- VIDEO

Micheal Weston is one of the USA network’s most fire-blooded characters, but who knew  Burn Notice star Jeffrey Donovan was just as intense?

At The Fall of Sam Axe panel held today in the legendary Ballroom 20, Donovan’s Burn Notice co-star Bruce Campbell was all too happy to unveil the dark side of Donovan — via a hilarious mockumentary — that was filmed while Donovan directed the prequel film in Colombia.

Watch the highly amusing clip from the full version below. It can be viewed in its entirety on the movie’s DVD, out July 26. READ FULL STORY

'Burn Notice' heats up in the ratings

Appropriately enough, summer TV is getting hot: USA’s Burn Notice returned to 2.3 million viewers among adults 18-29, a number that has increased 15 percent since the show’s fall 2010 premiere. And the show’s total number is even hotter — the Jeffrey Donovan-starring series boasted 5.2 million total viewers, which was a 20 percent increase from its fall debut.

Burn Notice proved to be a stellar lead-in for the lawyer series Suits, which scored 4.6 million viewers, and 2 million among adults 18-49. That latter number is a 47 percent increase from January’s Fairly Legal premiere, which shared the same time slot. This only means one thing: Expect plenty more insufferable “hot” puns for Burn Notice and its Thursday partner-in-crime.

'True Blood,' 'Torchwood,' 'The Closer,' 'The Killing': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

As you read this, I am likely standing in the center of the sun. That’s not meant to be poetic. I’m on vacation in my homeland of Texas! But I couldn’t leave without first giving you your weekly helping of TV scoop. In exchange, can someone pick up my mail?

Speaking of mail, send me some! Spoiler requests, casting suggestions for the numerous primetime openings we seem to have, or even your pilot questions. Email or Tweet me @EWSandraG. I’ll check them when I return in two weeks!

Note: Small programming change: Next week, I’ll have a very special Q&A for Weeds fans instead of your regular column. You’ll enjoy it! Promise!


Last week, we tackled some of your burning questions. This week, it’s round 2. The countdown to the June 26 premiere of True Blood is on! Here’s some stuff to tide you over.

Hi. I am a HUGE fan of True Blood. I know this season is primarily about Sookie/Eric, but this Bill fan wants to know if the former couple will have any decent scenes together as well? Will Bill be pursuing Sookie or is he too busy with his new power position? — CK
I know you’ve seen the first eight minutes, but the next eight will definitely answer your question about whether Bill cares or not. That said, Bill’s storyline is sometimes very twisted, but mostly just full of twists. READ FULL STORY

'True Blood,' 'Weeds,' 'Rescue Me,' and 'Entourage': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

If you heard loud squealing this week, it was probably just me getting my hands on the first three episodes of True Blood. (Don’t judge me.) And let me tell you, they do not disappoint! But by the sounds of it, neither will a lot of shows coming up.

Read on for more deets.

Also, be sure you’re submitting questions like good Roomies. or Tweet ‘em (@EWSandraG). READ FULL STORY

'The Glades,' 'Burn Notice,' 'Covert Affairs,' and 'House': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

Summer is in full swing here, as you can tell from the slate of shows on tap this week. And it’s going to be a pretty solid week, Roomies! I’m particularly excited about The Glades and Burn Notice, the subjects of your two pieces of big scoop this week.

Be sure to send me requests for your favorite summer shows via email: You can do so by emailing And, as always, I can be found trolling Twitter @EWSandraG.


The new season of Burn Notice is upon us, readers, and it’s going to be a good one! But it seems I’ve been inundated with your inquiries about this season more than ever, and I’m happy to help!  So I’ve plucked out three of the most frequent questions and posed them to Jeffrey Donovan: READ FULL STORY

'House,' 'Glee,' 'Leverage,' 'Royal Pains': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

It’s hot in New York right now. Not awful… but getting there. And watching the premiere of Leverage, where the team heads to Alaska for a case, not only made me wildly jealous but provided just the escape I was craving. That’s summer TV for you! And we’re gearing up for the bulk of it, readers. So send in your scoop requests to (that’s two r’s) or Tweet them to me @EWSandraG. I’m also accepting random questions about finales, questions for EW staffers, and your general TV musings. (I read them all when I run out of TV to watch, which happens more often than you think.) Thanks, as always, Roomies!


There’s so much change going on at House, it’s both terrifying and a little exciting. Exciting because there’s no way to predict how the post-Cuddy world will shift this show. One option currently being explored? The advancement of the Thirteen/Chase chemistry we’ve all picked up on. READ FULL STORY

'Parks and Recreation,' 'Bones,' 'Supernatural,' 'Castle': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

Happy Friday, Roommates! Lots of scoop in TV land (the best land of them all) this week, so I won’t keep you long. Just a reminder to send your scoop requests/musings/Fringe theories/flattery to You can also find me on Twitter @EWSandraG. See you again same time Tuesday! READ FULL STORY

'Smallville,' 'Supernatural,' 'Burn Notice,' 'The Killing': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

What a lovely day it is for television news, Roomies!

I’ll keep today’s usually-rambly intro short: You want scoop? Ask! All you have to do is email me at or find me on Twitter (@EWSandraG), where you will see I’ve already started celebrating Supernatural‘s upcoming Western episode (see below for scoop!). Don’t see yours below? Come back Friday; there’s a good chance it might be there then.



Smallville‘s better-than-ever farewell season continues Friday with the appearance of Booster Gold and the Blue Beetle/Jaime Reyes in an episode that will have both fans of the mythology and beloved Clois squealing in delight. As teased in previews, the episode indeed features an iconic phonebooth transformation (but not into the full tights-and-cape). The moment is all you’d hope it to be, but what got this nerd really excited? The steps that were taken toward creating a critical part of mythology: our hero’s name. Also great: Lois’ interactions with Jaime, Clark’s almost child-like reaction to Booster douche (who is actually as frustrating as he his hilarious), and the arrival of clumsy Kent. Take it all in, Smallville fans, because we’re in the homestretch. Luckily, the show’s been making it more than worth the 10-year investment. READ FULL STORY

'Burn Notice' EP Matt Nix talks tonight's Sam Axe movie, the character's 'action-tastic' ways

Tonight’s Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe is more than an opportunity to see a slightly younger version of Bruce Campbell’s former covert op in Colombia kicking butt first, asking questions later. It’s an exploration of the man we’ve come to know and a preview of where his story will go in Burn Notice‘s upcoming fifth season. Oh, and it’s also an opportunity to see Bruce Campbell kick butt first, ask questions later.

EW hopped on the phone with Burn Notice executive producer Matt Nix, who previewed the movie, airing tonight, and told us about a few of the nuggets he put in there especially for hard-core fans.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: So how did the idea for a Sam Axe-centered movie even come about?
MATT NIX: Really, the general idea for it came up really early. I grew up watching Bruce Campbell in movies, and he has his own following as a movie star in his own right. I think it was in season 1 that I said, ‘Hey, this is something we could do!’ We put that out there and I think it percolated for some years. I think they sort of thought that we had the Burn Notice fans for it, and the Bruce Campbell fans for it. It was also a good time in the life of the series to introduce some complicating factors in the series from Sam’s life before the series. READ FULL STORY

'Chuck,' 'Gossip Girl,' 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Fringe': Find out what's next in the Spoiler Room

The votes are in, Roomies, and in the end, the voting power of Chuck-dom, passionate followers of Gossip Girl, and loyal fans of Big Bang Theory earned themselves today’s mega-scoop! Thanks for your participation in my non-scientific Spoiler Room scoop election.

If your show didn’t win, try again! Or harass me until I listen. It honestly works. Ask some of your fellow question-askers for testimonials.

You know the drill: Send scoop requests to or Tweet them to me (@EWsandraG)

See you Tuesday! READ FULL STORY

'Burn Notice' prequel trailer is here! First look at 'The Fall of Sam Axe' -- EXCLUSIVE

Ready to bear witness to The Fall of Sam Axe? The trailer for USA’s Burn Notice prequel starring Bruce Campbell is here: Quips, heroism, ‘splosions. This first look at the project seems to have all the elements. See below: READ FULL STORY

Grant Show coming to USA's 'Burn Notice' -- EXCLUSIVE

Private Practice star Grant Show has landed a role on USA’s Burn Notice. The actor will have a recurring part in the upcoming fifth season, playing Max, a CIA operative. Show will appear in three episodes, starting with the season premiere (which is intriguingly titled, “Company Man”).

Show has been a busy man of late; he also has a role on HBO’s Big Love this year.

USA has yet to reveal the premiere date for Burn Notice — this summer is a safe bet — though it has announced that the eagerly anticipated prequel movie starring Bruce Campbell, Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe, will air April 17. Today, USA announced return dates for the third season of White Collar and second run of Covert Affairs. Both will debut this summer, airing Tuesdays starting June 7.

'Burn Notice' prequel gets release date

Mark your calendars, Burn Notice (and Bruce Campbell) fans. The prequel movie Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe has a premiere date: April 17 at 9 p.m. on USA.

The prequel is set in 2005 in Colombia, where Lieutenant Commander Sam Axe is sent to advise a local military platoon. “There he discovers deep layers of deception and ultimately realizes he may be allied with the wrong side,” says the release. It’s shot on location in Bogota, Colombia and directed by Burn star Jeffrey Donovan. Groovy.

Read more:
Comic-Con: ‘Burn Notice’ prequel announced
‘Burn Notice’ prequel heating up for a Spring 2011 air date


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