Q&A

Q: What happened to one of my favorite shows, "The Amazing Race"? I haven't seen it yet this season.

"The Amazing Race" is taking the slow boat to get to our screens this time around, but it will get here eventually. Last season, the show's incredible 30th, aired over the first months of winter, but that won't happen for the 31st. We'll have to wait until late spring to see the next group of competitors hit the road.  CBS announced in la...

Q: My whole family loves "The Vampires Diaries," and we would love more episodes. We just finished season 8. Can you tell us if any more are coming out?

Alas, no, "The Vampire Diaries" are closed for good. The good news is the show's universe has expanded quite a bit from there. In fact, there's a new spinoff (the show's second) airing episodes as we speak. "Legacies" features some characters from "The Vampire Diaries," particularly the Saltzman family -- Alaric, Josie and Lizzie -- so you'll ...

Q: Why do I know the actor who plays Bill Hodges in "Mr. Mercedes"?

In an interview with Collider.com, Brendan Gleeson said he was attracted to the role of retired detective Bill Hodges in "Mr. Mercedes" because the character "is very flawed." That's a pretty big hint for you -- Gleeson can be found wherever flawed heroes are needed. He's far better known in his native Ireland, but he also had a pretty signific...