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The Real Housewives of D.C. might be no more, but Bravo viewers need not worry that they’ll suffer through a decreased number of installments in this franchise. The Hollywood Reporter confirms that casting is underway for The Real Housewives of Toronto.
It’s unclear if this series will receive an official greenlight, or if it will air in the United States if it ever does go forward.
But let’s hope so, right? As the recent actions of Teresa Giudice prove, these are women that absolutely deserve the fame and money that comes along with their own show.
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British TV is preparing to launch an assault on the history of the Titanic with a new mini-series and Dame Helen Mirren is reportedly up for a starring role with the show.
The series, a four-part affair will be released to pay tribute with Titanic’s 100th anniversary and according to The Mirror the 65-year-old actress will be making her second appearance in a Titanic special, her first being the 1979 TV drama called SOS Titanic.
Filming for the series is set to begin this Spring in Hungary, while the mini-series will make a UK debut April 2012.
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Charlie Sheen once again today railed against the show that has made him millions of dollars. Sheen phoned into Fox Sports Radio with Pat O’Brien where he called the shows staff “knuckleheads” while saying that he couldn’t go back to working on the show if “the turds that are currently in place” were still working there.
Sheen says that during his entire 8 season run on the show he felt like “an unwanted relative being given cold coffee at 9pm every night.”
Sheen also announced that he thinks the show is done for good now that studio executives have shut down production for the rest of theMore >
James Van Der Beek is returning to TV as part of a new ABC Sitcom titled Don’t Trust The Bitch in Apt. 23.
Van Der Beek’s character is a fictionalized version of himself, sort of like Neil Patrick Harris when he appeared in the Harold & Kumar movies.
Premiering this fall the series will star June (Dreama Walker) an optimistic and honest girl who has no choice but to move in with Chloe (Krysten Ritter) who is amoral and the best friend of Van Der Beek.
Lance Bass of ‘Nsync fame was originally tapped to play a fictionalized version of Lance Bass, but turned down the role which was then pickedMore >
In news almost as shocking as Camille Grammer clamoring for pity, a new report spoils the finale of Kourtney and Kim Take New York…
… and states that the series will conclude with Scott Disick “proposing” to Kourtney Kardashian. From there?
“Just like sister Khloe and Lamar, Kourtney and Scott will not only get their own show but also a wedding. It’s going to be TV gold,” an insider tells Pop Eater.
Kris Jenner, of course, is the evil genius behind Scott and Kourtney’s planned reality show, which will follow the bride and groom as they pretend to argue over wedding details.
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Poor Katie Holmes and Greg Kinnear, their biopic miniseries about the Kennedy family, titled The Kennedy’s has been turned down by most major TV networks and now they can add Showtime to that list.
The History Channel, originally slated to air the miniseries announced several days ago that they canceled plans to air the controversial retelling of the family, mostly focusing on JFK and Jackie O.
Last week History Channel execs said the series was “well shot” but was also not a “good fit” for their programming. The miniseries was then pitched and turned down by Starz and FX.
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High times are ahead on 90210.
The awfully-acted CW drama has booked the Snoopiest of all Doggs to make a cameo on an upcoming episode, as TV Line confirms our favorite actor/rapper will appear as himself on a spring installment.
He’ll even bring daughter Cori along for the guest-starring stint.
Look for Snoop to run into Tristan Wilds’ Dixon at a car wash, as the West Beverly student will both freak out and attempt to impress his hip hop idol.
What else can fans of this series expect in 2011? Our friends at TV Fanatic have the answer in their 90210 spoilers section!
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Following the occasional rumor of the past few months, it looks like Glee producers have finally come down with a case of Bieber Fever.
Michael Ausiello, one of the most reliable sources in TV journalism, reports that the Fox smash will dedicate a full episode to Justin Bieber this February.
Despite his recent claim to be open to an appearance on the series, sources say Bieber is not currently scheduled to make a cameo.
Instead, as it has done for artists such as Britney Spears and Madonna, Glee will simply cover a number of Justin’s singles on the upcoming episode. Insiders do say,More >
(HMG Celebrity News) – The History Channel has dropped The Kennedys, which was set to air in the spring, and will no longer carry the 8-part miniseries in the US. The miniseries starring Greg Kinnear (as JFK), Katie Holmes (as Jacqueline Kennedy), Barry Pepper (as Bobby Kennedy), and Tom Wilkinson (as Joseph Kennedy), cost the network millions of dollars to produce and it took months to shoot, with many rewrites, but they ultimately decided that the series took too many liberties with the facts. “The Kennedys,” was supposed to be the History channels first major move into scriptedMore >
Guess we know on which side Adam Lambert stands when it comes to our THG debate on Teen Mom…
With the MTV show making a number of headlines these days – from airing a controversial abortion special to Amber Portwood going to jail… and pretty much sucking as a human being – the singer has chimed in on the series with the following Tweet:
This Teen Mom show on MTV is so depressing. I know it’s “real life” but shouldn’t there be programming that inspires kids to shoot higher? #glorifyingwhitetrash
Adam Lambert won’t be watching Teen Mom. Can you blame him?
Paula Abdul returns to the medium that made her both a household name and a running joke this week: reality television.
The former American Idol judge will take on a similar role on Live to Dance, which premieres tomorrow night on CBS. In preparation for the series, Abdul spoke to Julie Chen yesterday and aimed to correct her image.
“I am intelligent,” Abdul said, smiling. “Having a brain, that’s a concept, yes, with Paula Abdul. I have a brain.”
Abdul admits she can be “goofy,” but shoots down any talk that her on-screen behavior is relate to any substance.
“I’ve never had a drinkingMore >
Not even Superman could get out of this. Hello? Is this thing on?
Sam Jones III, who played Clark Kent’s pal Pete Ross on Smallville from 2001-2008, pleaded guilty to conspiring to sell the painkiller oxycodone yesterday.
The “hillbilly heroin” dealer now faces up to 20 years in jail.
Jones was arrested at his Canoga Park, Calif., home in 2009 by the DEA.
According to the U.S. Attorneys Office, he pleaded guilty to serving as the “Hollywood connection” in a conspiracy to sell more than 10,000 pills.
Most recently, Jones had a regular role as Craig Shilo in the series Blue Mountain State.More >
Steven Tyler, oh my gosh, he’s like God in the music industry. – Season 10 American Idol contestant.
In case you haven’t heard, American Idol will debut two new judges on January 19, as the Fox juggernaut kicks off season 10.
And while producers have said all the right things about focusing the series on its singers, while adding a number of changes to spice up the program, let’s face it: viewers will be tuning in to find out how Tyler and J. Lo compare to the departed Simon Cowell.
The following promo gives us a look at these two at the judges’ table, while hyping up their (debatable)More >
Glee producers are currently in talks with news anchor Katie Couric to appear on the show in a cameo role.
Katie would appears as herself on the show and would share a scene with Sue Sylvester, masterfully played by Jane Lynch. The goal is to have Couric on the show’s highly touted Super Bowl show which airs on February 6.
According to recent reports that Super Bowl show will be one of the most expensive 30 minute TV spots ever produced and will include a cover of Michael Jackson’s megahit “Thriller.”
Couric on the set of Glee would be interesting, just several weeks ago she criticizedMore >
Joel McHale’s Community will have a full 24 episode season with NBC announcing on Wednesday that they have ordered two more episodes of the sitcom.While the extra two episodes doesn’t necessarily mean the show will be renewed for a third season, it does show that NBC is at least interested in keeping the show on the air. Community has faced tough competition from The Big Bang Theory and they have been considered “on the bubble” in terms of season 2 ratings.In any case, Community is one of the funniest, most original shows on TV and it deserves to continue.
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