Shows With GrownUp Stars
Tom Selleck, Blood Bloods
He's already got plenty of experience playing the right arm of the law as private investigator Magnum and police chief Jesse Stone. In his new series Tom, 65, slips back into blue as Frank Regan, the New York City Police Commissioner who's also the patriarch of a family which has its hands in every aspect of the New York City criminal justice system. Premieres Friday, Sept. 24 at 10 p.m. on CBS.
Laura Innes, The Event
Best known for her work as Dr. Kerry Weaver on E.R., Laura, 53, plays Sophia, the leader of a group of detainees being held in a top-secret facility. Although imprisoned, she holds the key to a major government cover-up that could alter the nation for good. Airs Mondays at 9 p.m. on NBC.
Debra Jo Rupp, Better With You
Debra Jo Rupp takes another stab at TV motherhood. She stars as Vicky, a woman who's endured 35 years of marriage, and only wants the same fate for her two grown daughters. So what's the best part of playing this role? Says Debra, 59, who starred for on That '70s Show, she "finally got a 40-year update" on her onscreen hairstyle. Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 8:30 p.m. on
William Shatner, S#*! My Dad Says William Shatner is a Twitter sensation! The outspoken star does his best turn as outspoken Ed Goodsen, who pretty much says whatever is on his mind, even when it's politically incorrect (and it often is), especially when his son moves back in with him. The series is based on the twitter feed from Justin Halpern, who turned his own dad's colorful commentary into blogging gold. Airs Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. on CBS.
Wanda De Jesus, Law & Order - Los Angeles
The location has changed, but the crimes are still ripped from the headlines. CSI alum Wanda De Jesus has traded in the beaches of Miami to clean up crime on the freeways of Los Angeles. Wanda, 52, plays Arleen Gonzales, the tough and cool lieutenant of the Robbery Homicide Division who presides over the city's young and temperamental beat detectives. Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 10 p.m. on NBC.