Articles for Bones Season 9

The time has finally arrived! Bones Season 9 premieres tonight at 8pm on FOX. BuddyTV was on the line when creator Hart Hanson and executive producer Stephen Nathan spoke to reporters about the upcoming ninth season of the hit series, teasing everything from Pelant‘s future, the Booth and Brennan wedding (and honeymoon!), as well as the show‘s next Big Bad.   Read more »
It‘s been a long and somewhat lonely/sad summer picturing our favorite TV couple post-broken engagement by the hands of the villain that just won‘t go away, Pelant. Since Booth can‘t reveal the true reason why he cannot marry Brennan, he just comes off as the bad guy until the actual bad guy is caught. Read more »
Monday‘s all-new episode of Bones titled "The Cheat in the Retreat," might center around Brennan and Booth‘s latest undercover adventure, but a side storyline involves one main character who lands in jail! What‘s exactly going on? Check out three clips below to get a better idea. Read more »
With Big Brother winding down, it seemed like there was nothing to stop Breaking Bad at least for a few weeks. Read more »
The fall season officially began Monday night with the four major networks all airing new episodes, including the premieres of three new shows and the return of big hits like The Voice and Castle. And NBC emerged victorious.  Read more »
In last week‘s episode, we saw Sweets off his psychological game. Then he expressed his desire to leave his job so he can actually help people with psychology rather than be an FBI profiler. By the end of the episode, he was granted a leave a absence. Read more »
Returning fall shows made their presence known in TV engagement stats last week. It took Bones a couple of weeks to get up to speed, and the highly anticipated final season of CBS‘s How I Met Your Mother put it in third place. Read more »
Pelant‘s been quite the psychopath nemesis since the sixth season, and it‘s time for him to go away and stop torturing Brennan, Booth and the rest of the gang. Whether you like it or not, Pelant‘s story arc will come to a close on Monday with the episode "The Sense in the Sacrifice." Read more »
Last week, Bones featured Sweets helping out the gang, yet not ready to return from his leave of absence. Sweets is suffering from guilt because of Pelant‘s latest murders and struggling with how to make a difference with his life. Please come back, Sweets!In this week‘s episode, "The Sense in the Sacrifice," the Bones crew lay a trap to catch the evil genius Pelant. Will Booth and Brennan finally be rid of Pelant for good? Or will he outsmart them yet again? Read more »
Clay Aiken and Taylor Hicks competed on American Idol, and now they‘ll be the ones sitting at the judges‘ table on Law and Order: SVU. Alana De La Garza will be reprising her role from the original Law & Order on SVU as well. And Gilles Marini is joining 2 Broke Girls. Read on for all the details, including casting news for Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Following, Blue Bloods, CSI and Bones. Read more »
The nominations have been announced for the 2014 People‘s Choice Awards.Glee leads the pack with eight nominations, including Favorite Network TV Comedy and nods for Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Jane Lynch and Lea Michele. Both The Big Bang Theory and Grey‘s Anatomy come in second with five nominations each, and How I Met Your Mother, Supernatural, Castle, The Walking Dead and Vampire Diaries all have four. Read more »
Ahhhhh, the big day on Bones is finally here, and we can barely contain our excitement! It‘s taken nine seasons -- close to a decade -- for the moment that will come up on Monday‘s episode titled "The Woman in White."  Read more »
This week, Bones makes its big move to Friday nights. BuddyTV was on the line when executive producer Stephen Nathan teased what‘s in store for the rest of Season 9, including upcoming stories for Hodgins and Cam, as well as the new serial killer, the possibility of adding a new squintern, more challenges to Booth and Brennan‘s marital bliss, and more.   Read more »
Last time on Bones, Brennan served on a jury and was not selected to be foreperson, even though she volunteered for the position. The defendant in that case was found not guilty even though he committed the crime, but Brennan did manage to find evidence to convict him of yet another murder. Who says justice doesn‘t prevail?In this episode of Bones, "The Mystery in the Meat," the team works on a case involving human remains found in cans of stew. I think I just lost my appetite! Read more »
Bones is back! Last season, the evil hacker and murderer Christopher Pelant ordered Booth to turn down Brennan‘s touching marriage proposal or he would kill five innocent civilians. Pelant gets his wish because Booth cannot bear to have that type of guilt on his conscience. When Booth asked Brennan if they are okay, she says that they are. How has this changed their relationship and the dynamic of the whole Bones crew? Read more »
Last week on Bones, after a tension-filled episode, we saw Brennan accept Booth‘s refusal to marry her on faith after talking with his friend, and former priest, Aldo. In the end, Brennan also informed Booth that next time, he will be the one doing the proposing. Read more »
Last week, Bones threw us a few curveballs. Cam had her identity stolen, and our favorite couple Booth and Brennan went undercover at a couples retreat. (Hello again, Roxie and Tony Scallion!) I love it when they go undercover!Perhaps the biggest surprise was Sweets‘ decision to take a leave of absence from the FBI. It was partly because of his guilt over Pelant‘s latest murders, and partly because his profiling skills were generating more hits than misses. How will his absence affect the crew on Bones, and how long will Sweets be out of the field? Read more »
Finally! Last week, after laying a trap for the serial killer Pelant, Bones fans were treated to two reasons for celebration: Booth killed Pelant and then proposed to Brennan. Let the wedding planning commence!In this week‘s episode of Bones, titled "The Lady on the List," Booth and Brennan investigate the murder of a high school principal. UFC champ Chuck Liddell guest stars. Read more »
The last time we saw the Bones crew, Brennan and Booth were tying the knot in an amazing wedding put together at the last minute by Matron of Honor Angela. The wedding was nearly cancelled after the church burned down the night before the wedding. I absolutely loved the wedding, from the vows to the "squinterns" donning clothes from fashion exhibits at the Jeffersonian.In this week‘s episode of Bones, called "The Nazi on the Honeymoon," it seems that this duo just cannot escape a case. Come on, it‘s your honeymoon! Read more »
The day that Bones fans have been waiting years for has finally arrived -- Brennan and Booth‘s wedding day! With help from her trusty Matron of Honor, Angela, Brennan has taken to the idea of a more traditional wedding ceremony. And we all know how Booth feels about pigs in a blanket being served at the wedding. I cannot wait to see this extravaganza.In this week‘s episode, titled "The Woman in White," a murder may distract our bride from her big day. Will Brennan make it to the ceremony on time? And what other wedding day surprises does Bones have in store for us? Read more »
Last week on Bones, Booth and Brennan honeymooned in Buenos Aires. That is, if you call working on a murder mystery and hanging out at a morgue a honeymoon. After finding the murderer of a Nazi war criminal, Booth and Brennan finally kicked back and relaxed. Meanwhile, back at the Jeffersonian, Angela and Hodgins mulled over giving their son, Michael, a sibling.In this week‘s episode of Bones, titled "The Dude in the Dam," the team investigates the murder of a male model, and Brennan gets into a feud with another author. Read more »
On the last episode of Bones, we saw Brennan feud with another novelist, and Hodgins birthed his baby bot fly. Oh, and of course, the team solved a murder mystery.In this episode of Bones, called "The Fury in the Jury," Brennan performs her civic duty and serves as a juror. Now that is one jury room I would love to be in! Read more »
Last time on Bones, we were treated to Brennan‘s belated bachelorette party, complete with drinking, dancing, and a fist fight. Did I mention that it was held in a biker bar, but the ladies thought they were going to a western bar? I loved it!Angela also made peace with Booth and they hugged.This episode of Bones, titled "The Spark in the Park," deals with the murder of a gymnast. This episode also features guest stars Richard Schiff and U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney. Read more »
Isn‘t Pelant so 2013? With Bones‘ return in the new year, we thought the killer who kept alluding Brennan, Booth and their crew would be gone for good.  Read more »
It‘s a new year, and we finally have a new episode of Bones! Last time, we saw Brennan bond with a physicist after the death of his daughter. Cam also confronted her former friend from college, Haley, who stole her identity. With Arastoo‘s encouragement, Cam decided to let go of her anger and move toward forgiveness.This episode of Bones, titled "The Ghost in the Killer," finds Brennan plagued by nightmares about the evil and murderous Pelant, while she becomes drawn into the case of another serial killer. Read more »
Don‘t shoot the messenger here! Bones is likely to be renewed next season but there‘s a hitch: Season 10 might also be its last. "We‘re negotiating on Bones for season 10, and I expect it will be back," Fox Chairman Kevin Reilly told reporters Monday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. If and when Bones gets renewed, executive producer Stephen Nathan will be serving as showrunner, replacing Hart Hanson who will be focusing on his new series Backstorm.  Read more »
Last time on Bones we saw Brennan haunted by nightmares of the murderous Pelant, and obsessed with trying to tie sets of unsolved cases to the "Ghost Killer." Brennan fears that the female serial killer that Pelant told her about is still committing crimes, and getting away with murder.  Booth, meanwhile, tried to comfort his wife even though he doubted there may be a "Ghost Killer."This episode of Bones, "Big in the Philippines," finds the team trying to solve the murder of a country singer.  Will this case get Brennan‘s mind off of Pelant?  Read more »
On the last episode of Bones, we saw Brennan face an emotional challenge when she had to tell Wendell that he was suffering from Ewing‘s sarcoma, which is a rare form of bone cancer with a high mortality rate.  Wendell thought he had a normal broken arm from playing hockey and initially decided to refrain from a rigorous course of treatment that offered little hope for a cure in favor of setting out to see the world. The intern ultimately turned to Brennan and Booth for support as he decided to fight for his life. This episode was quite moving, and I am hoping that we will continue to see Wendell for a long time to come.This episode of Bones, titled "The Master in the Slop," has Sweets busting out his chess skills as the team probes the murder of a chess champion. Sweets is certainly one talented man!  Read more »
FOX is offering Bones fans a double dose of good news. First, the David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel drama has been officially renewed for a 10th season for next year. Additionally, the show is moving back to Mondays starting in March.  Read more »
Last time on Bones, we watched as Sweets showed off his legendary chess moves in order to solve a murder. Who knew Sweets has so many hidden talents?This episode of Bones, "The Heiress in the Hill," follows the team as they attempt to solve the murder of a kidnap victim. Hodgins will also learn about a long-buried secret in his family history. Read more »
It‘s that time of year again. The calendar is turning to March, which means (hopefully) nicer weather, leprechauns, and brackets, brackets, brackets! In March we all go mad for pitting our favorite things against each other in bracket form, whether it‘s basketball teams or television shows. Read more »
Bones is finally back from its long winter nap! In the previous episode, Hodgins discovered that he had a secret brother who suffers from schizo-affective disorder. Although Brennan and Booth offered to give Hodgins the money from her book royalties so that Hodgins could keep his brother at the facility where he has lived most of his life, Hodgins declined in favor of getting a loan.This week‘s episode of Bones, titled "The Source in the Sludge," brings back CIA agent Danny Beck (Freddie Prinze, Jr.) as Booth and Brennan join Beck in the hunt for a terrorist. Read more »
Bones Season 9 has already had some amazing moments, including the wedding of Booth and Brennan. But there are still plenty more great stories to come. BuddyTV was on the line when executive producers Hart Hanson and Stephen Nathan spoke to the press about the returns of the Ghost Killer and Wendell, plus teased their plans for the 200th episode, Season 10 and much more.   Read more »
The Buddy Battles are under way, and it‘s time to start making some hard choices. With the final bracket decided, now is when we whittle our favorite current Scooby gangs down to just the elite few. Read more »
Last time on Bones, Booth and Brennan worked with CIA agent Danny Beck (Freddie Prinze, Jr.) to track down the murderer of a CIA asset.  We also learned that Daisy failed her oral exams for her doctorate. A compassionate Brennan spilled the shocking information that she, too, failed her oral exams.In this week‘s episode of Bones, "The Repo Man in the Septic Tank," sees the team in hot pursuit of a killer while welcoming a new Jeffersonian squintern, Rodolfo Fuentes, played by guest star Ignacio Serricchio. Read more »
The Bones team is one of the Scooby Gangs advancing in the Buddy Battles, and over the past nine seasons, these team members have proven that they can find any killers. This team is that group of people who can kill you and get away with it because they know what they‘re doing. In fact, this season‘s "The Sense in the Sacrifice" showed just that as they prepared to bait Pelant. Would you really want to go up against or doubt a team that can do that? Read more »
The first round of the Buddy Battles were intense and we lost some admirable Scooby gangs along the way. Goodbye Pretty Little Liars. Congrats on your new film, but so long Veronica Mars. Read more »
Many TV show relationships are exaggerations, romantic partnerships are usually portrayed as highly dysfunctional for laughs, or they are overly dramatic like a soap opera.  Bones is an exception because it actually tackles real life issues that couples face and models the ingredients that make for a successful real life relationship; believe it or not Brennan and Booth can teach us a thing or two about being a couple.  Read more »
Last time on Bones, we were introduced to a new squintern, handsome Cuban forensic anthropologist Dr. Rudolfo Fuentes. He was granted political asylum in the US and loves to flirt with all the ladies. Even Hodgins was taken with the charismatic newcomer.This week‘s episode of Bones, titled "The Carrot in the Kudzu," has the crew investigating the death of a children‘s television star, all while Booth and Brennan prepare for Christine‘s first birthday. I hope we actually get to see Christine in this episode and watch Booth and Brennan‘s parenting dynamic. Read more »
It‘s down to the wire now in the Buddy Battles. Where there were once 20 Scooby gangs, there are now four. And after this week, we‘ll be down to our final two. Read more »
Last time on Bones, the team solved a murder, but more important, Booth and Brennan marked their daughter‘s first birthday with a party and rousing game of tag in the park. Tag was Brennan‘s favorite game as a child, so this had sentimental significance as well.This week‘s episode of Bones, "The Turn in the Urn," has the crew trying to identify the remains of three people found in an urn. It also marks the return of one of my favorite interns, Finn Abernathy. Read more »
With the first week of the Buddy Battles behind us, it‘s now time to move on to the final bracket. In total, 16 Scooby gangs will enter the bracket, but only one will be victorious. Who will be the last one standing? Only your votes can help decide.  Read more »
In the last episode of Bones, we saw the return of squintern Finn Abernathy, who was crossing his fingers that Opie and Thurston‘s Hot Sauce, his creation with Hodgins, would do well nationally. Sadly, Cam‘s daughter, Michelle, decided to break up with Finn.This week‘s episode of Bones, titled "The High in the Low," has the crew trying to solve the murder of a marijuana dispensary employee. Read more »
This week, Bones gets very cold as the team investigates a body they discover has been cryogenically frozen, and by the end of the case, things have taken a turn I‘m not used to with this show. Meanwhile, Cam and Arastoo are going strong, but they have hit a bit of a snag when his parents come to town and want to meet his girlfriend. Then there‘s Booth, who may or may not be up for a promotion, which may not necessarily be a good thing. Read more »
Well, Bones fans, we are ticking down to this season‘s finale in a few weeks. This has certainly been a season of change with Wendell‘s diagnosis, Pelant‘s death, Hodgins‘ secret brother and a Brennan and Booth wedding (finally!)This week‘s episode of Bones, "The Nail in the Coffin," sees the team uncovering another possible victim of the Ghost Killer. Lana Brewster and Trent McNamara both had the exact same wound -- a missing fingernail. Is this the killer‘s signature, and will Brennan finally find some concrete evidence in the case? Read more »
Not only has FOX announced spring 2014 finale dates for shows like New Girl, Bones and Glee, but also premiere dates for shows airing in the summer including So You Think You Can Dance and MasterChef. Read more »
While Bones fans are thrilled over the assurance of a tenth season, they‘re also filled with trepidation over what shocking plot twists are in store in this season‘s finale, "The Recluse in the Recliner," which airs on May 19. The finale has been greatly teased by executive producers Stephen Nathan and Hart Hanson who have announced that two different story lines will converge to throw Booth and Brennan‘s work relationship into turmoil and causes big, big changes. What? Yeah, just hang on. Read more »
FOX is making a change to its previously announced spring finale and summer premiere schedule. Bones‘ new episode, "The Drama in the Queen," is bumped two weeks from April 28 to May 12 shifting the season nine finale, "The Recluse in the Recliner," to a May 19 premiere. The April 28 Bones episode will feature the encore of, "The Spark in the Park," previously aired on December 6, 2014, followed by The Following‘s much anticipated finale, "Forgive." May 5 brings a two hour premiere of 24:Live Another Day. Read more »
FOX has given a 13-episode order to a new show that features the unlikely pairing of Hart Hanson, the creator of the network‘s hit series Bones, and The Office star Rainn Wilson,  Read more »
FOX released its Fall 2014 schedule on Monday morning, and it includes several big changes thanks to the lack of The X Factor. Bones moves to Thursdays, Golden Globe-winning live-action comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine joins the "Animation Domination" block on Sundays and Glee is being held back until mid-season.  Read more »
Brennan and Booth discovered that Stephanie McNamara, Trent‘s sister, was the actual Ghost Killer. Stephanie, in turn, was killed by the teacher who was framed for the first victim‘s murder. So is this the actual end of the Ghost Killer case? That remains to be seen.This week‘s episode of Bones, "The Drama in the Queen," has the team investigating the death of a community college swim coach. Read more »
What‘s Bones got that other shows ain‘t got? Nine years and 190 episodes deep, Bones has defied gravity by captivating a viewer base averaging 10 million pairs of eyes for every original episode.Why haven‘t the abrupt and sometimes enraging storyline risks or the seemingly insurmountable external obstacles, primarily the ten time slot changes, killed this show off yet? Surely there‘s gotta be a genie in a bottle somewhere whose subservience has made all this possible, right? How else could this comedy-drama-crime-science-romance do what they do so well and for so long? There is an answer to this riddle, people, but first the facts. #PatiencePays Read more »
Every year, the TV networks do battle. Now that all of the Fall 2014 schedules have been released, fans can look forward to figuring out what shows they‘ll watch and what tough decisions they will have to make.  Read more »
Can it really be finale time again, Bones fans? After a stellar season in which we witnessed Brennan and Booth tie the knot, Pelant‘s death (hooray!) and Wendell‘s cancer diagnosis, what do the creative minds at Bones have in store for us now? It seems as if the Ghost Killer case is resolved, but I think that remains to be seen.This week‘s episode, "The Recluse in the Recliner," was directed by David Boreanez, so you know it is going to rock! It has been teased for quite a while that nothing will be the same again, and my hands tremble while even typing that statement. Read more »