News Roundup: Gossip Girl, 90210 and One Tree Hill

17 06 2010
  • The Pretty Reckless EP, featuring Taylor Momsen (Jenny, Gossip Girl), doesn’t come out until next week but Billboard is currently streaming all four songs online.
  • Joanna Garcia (Bree, Gossip Girl) stars in Revenge of the Bridesmaids, airing on ABCFamily July 18.
  • Jessica Szohr spoke to the Press Association about working on movies, including being in Love, Wedding, Marriage with Kellan Lutz (George, 92010).
  • Sophia Bush (Brooke, One Tree Hill) is now on Twitter. I’ve added her to the Twitter Directory.




News Roundup: Gossip Girl, One Tree Hill, 90210 and Dawson’s Creek

28 05 2010
  • I personally haven’t yet calculated the season averages for Gossip Girl, One Tree Hill and 90210 but in comparison to other network shows, here’s how they stacked up: IN 18-49 DEMO, GG ranked 111, OTH 115 and 90210 119, out of 124 shows.  IN TOTAL VIEWERS, OTH ranked 119, GG 120 and 90210 121.
  • Tomorrow is the last day to vote in the Gossip Girl Evaluation.
  • Joanna Garcia (Bree, Gossip Girl) is engaged to Nick Swisher, who plays for the Yankees.
  • The Park Record has an interesting article on whether the One Tree Hill season finale, which was mostly filmed in Park City, will benefit them at all.
  • PEOPLE.com has a brief interview with Shenae Grimes (Annie, 90210) about her look at the Gracie Awards this week, which were attended by some other teen drama stars as well.
  • Kristin compiled a list of her 20 favorite shows from the past 20 years. None of our teen dramas made the list but Beverly Hills 90210 and Dawson’s Creek are eligible in the readers’ poll.
  • Gossip Cop busted a false Perez Hilton post about Katie Holmes (Joey, Dawson’s Creek) and hubby Tom Cruise…and Joshua Jackson (Pacey, Dawson’s Creek).




Second Annual Gossip Girl Evaluation

27 05 2010

With the One Tree Hill evaluation now complete (results will be posted later today), we move on to Gossip Girl.

You have until Saturday at 11:59pm eastern to vote in these polls.

**Please remember your answers should be based solely on the season that just ended, except for the last question, which is about the show overall.**

Note: The format is wonky for the open-ended questions.  Please put your answer in the “other” space.





News Roundup: 90210, One Tree Hill, Gossip Girl and More

25 01 2010
  • E! Online has a brief interview with Jessica Stroup (Silver, 90210) about Jennie Garth (Kelly, Beverly Hills 90210) and Trevor Donovan (Teddy, 90210).
  • The CW Source has a podcast on last week’s One Tree Hill.
  • PopEater has an interview with Robert Buckley (Clay, One Tree Hill) but it’s not on their site yet. Thankfully, an excerpt has been posted on Geekweek.com
  • Chace Crawford (Nate, Gossip Girl) will voice a character on Sunday’s episode of Family Guy. Coincidentally that same night, I’ve planned to post another instance of Family Guy and our teen dramas colliding. (I’ve posted some already.)
  • Joanna Garcia (Bree, Gossip Girl) will star in an untitled pilot for ABC.
  • EW.com has a great interview with Kerr Smith (Jack, Dawson’s Creek). Lots of DC stuff.
  • Korbi has a short video interview with Smith about Life Unexpected. TVGuideMagazine.com has an even shorter one.
  • Sasha Alexander (Gretchen, Dawson’s Creek) and Jordan Bridges (Oliver, Dawson’s Creek) will both be starring in a new TNT show, Rizzoli & Isles.
  • Just found this fabulous interview with Josh Schwartz (creator, The O.C.) that covers a ridiculously awesome amount of information about the show.




News Roundup: 90210, Gossip Girl and One Tree Hill

1 11 2009
  • A U.K. paper says Beverly Hills 90210 is one of the “most shameless cultural franchises.”  The article also claims that 5 original stars have appeared on 90210 2.0 but I can only think of 4!
  • These are the first pictures I’ve seen of Greg Vaughan (Cliff, Beverly Hills 90210) filming 90210.  Not sure what his new character’s name is or how I’ll refer to him on here.
  • Kelly Lynch has been cast as mom to Ivy (Gillian Zinser, 90210).  TVGuide.com has a few more details on the role.
  • Michael Cudlitz (Tony, Beverly Hills 90210) was named “hot in Hollywood” in the current issue of USA Weekend.
  • Joanna Garcia (Bree, Gossip Girl) will appear on How I Met Your Mother.
  • Registration for the One Tree Hill Reunion trip to Wilmington will close at the end of this month, Nov. 30.
  • Hilarie Burton (Peyton, One Tree Hill) has a new blog post on the SoGoPro site.




Spoiler: Watch With Kristin

5 10 2009

RELEVANT QUESTIONS–DON’T READ IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW!!!

Marriam in Mississauga, Ontario: I was just wondering if there’s hope after all for Body Politic now that The Beautiful Life has been canceled? Body Politic should have been picked up to begin with, it was the smartest prospect for the CW since Veronica Mars.
Sorry, the death of TBL doesn’t mean that Body Politic will be resurrected. Honestly, it’s dead and buried, and you gots to let it go. Sorry, dear. That said, if you love good TV, hold out for the CW’s Life UneXpected, which is coming up soon and is wonderful!

Rene in Washington, D.C.: What’s up with this new guy coming to Gossip Girl?
Damien (Kevin Zegers) is bad news. If you like raccoon-eyed Little J, you’re in luck, because sources tell us Damien’s going to bring Jenny “to a dark place.” Break out the mascara and eyeliner, Jenny.

Mel in Boise, Idaho: I really like Bree and Nate together on Gossip Girl. Please tell me that Joanna Garcia is sticking around for a while?!
Sorry, Bree’s not exactly a paragon of sweetness and light. Her intentions are not as pure as we’ve been led to believe. The redheaded Gossip girl mostly just wants revenge on Carter, and she wants it bad. Better luck next time, Nate.

Sydne in Canada: Loved the Gossip Girl clips for tonight. Can you tell us anything else about the episode?
Feeling a bit Bluck-deprived? We promise you’ll get your “Chair” fix tonight. Just as Jenny thought a new beginning was in store, the reigning queen bee has yet another showdown with predecessor Blair. B just can’t let go of the past, and when Little J begins the school year with a no-more-hierarchy rule, her little lackeys reach out to the reluctant NYU undergrad for an intervention. Of course, it takes the always incredible Chuck Bass to pull B back to reality.

Juliet in Arkansas City, Kans.: Have you got any spoilers on Brooke and Julian from One Tree Hill?
Yes, but it’s not necessarily what you One Tree Hill fans will want to hear: Alex comes between them, and Brooke receives some devastating news.

Kimmy in Seattle: I’ve read that Clay has some big secrets on One Tree Hill. Any idea what they are?
Not entirely, but it sounds like Nathan’s basketball career isn’t the only thing that brought the sports agent to Tree Hill. Superstud Robert Buckley tells us: “He has a lot of mystery in his past, and they did not waste any time introducing that. Episode seven has been my personal favorite so far…I was so completely enthralled and affected by it.” And while we’re not sure what it is, Rob says that people will be filtering in and out of the show to piece together his past life.

Shannon in Encinitas, Calif.: All right, I have to ask. The whole porn thing in last week’s 90210 was too weird. Are they going to elaborate on that?
We’d almost forgotten about Navid’s family business too, but Michael Steger tells us that 90210 is about to delve into the adult film biz: “We’re going to see my parents again. They’re going to talk more about the porn industry, and a lot of dirty details from my Dad’s past are going to surface.” With Navid’s journalistic chops, we’re curious to see if he’s the one who uncovers the dirty deets.

Janet in Palmdale, Calif.: I loved the season premiere of Californication. Any spoilers?
In episode two, “The Land of Rape and Honey,” Hank starts his teaching gig at the university and Chuck Bass takes Professor Moody’s criticism too hard—OK, it’s just Ed Westwick guest starring. In the meantime, someone gets raped, and Becca lashes out, leading to more father-daughter drama than we’ve ever seen on the show.

Credit: E! Online

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Lots of stuff here!

1. The Body Politic starred Brian Austin Green (David, Beverly Hills 90210).  Life UneXpected stars Kerr Smith (Jack, Dawson’s Creek).  I remember someone saying they hoped they’d bring Body Politic back but I can’t remember if it was here or elsewhere.  I’m curious to see Life UneXpected, though. (Not that I can even find the time to watch another show!)

2. A dark place for Jenny?  As I said when this Zegers news was announced, we’ve been there and done that.

3. While Joanna Garcia only has 1 more episode (I believe), the door is open for her to return.  I don’t see how this was the “Romeo and Juliet” love story, though, that Garcia and Chace Crawford claimed it would be. Yes, feuding families but is anyone really digging them as a couple?!  At this point, I think it’s better that she has another connection to the group and if that’s through Carter, so be it.

4. Why would we feel Bluck deprived?  Last week had plenty of Chair in it!  And sadly, I didn’t like it then and I didn’t like it tonight.

5. The Alex thing we could’ve guessed last week.  As far as Brooke goes, I have a feeling she won’t be able to have kids or something like that.

6. Robert Buckley gave the same vague quote he’s been giving to all the media.  But I don’t know how E! doesn’t know the spoilers that we do.  This is their JOB!

7. As strange as this might sound, I’m glad we’ll be seeing more of the porn stuff on 90210. I would hate for it be that go-to device every 20 or so episodes just for comedy. Let’s see a real storyline.

8. We already knew about Ed Westwick and Californication.





Spoiler: Mega Buzz

16 09 2009

RELEVANT QUESTIONS–DON’T READ IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW!!!

Does Gossip Girl plan to give Chuck and Blair a fair shot as a couple this season? And what about Nate and Serena? Can we expect a build-up for them? — Fernanda
MICKEY:
As Monday’s premiere demonstrated, C. & B.’s love is a many-splendored (read: twisted) thing. Its success or failure won’t follow any logical path. No Serena for Nate, as he’ll be otherwise occupied with guest star JoAnna Garcia, who plays Texan heiress Bree Buckley. “I invested in a lot of lip balm and a spray tan, and just prepared myself to make out all summer,” Garcia says of filming her four-episode stint. She compares their affair to that of Romeo and Juliet. “It’s very poetic and lovely,” she says. Oh, happy dagger!





News Roundup: Gossip Girl, 90210, One Tree Hill and More

12 09 2009
  • PEOPLE.com has an interview with Joanna Garcia (Bree, Gossip Girl).
  • 90210 is one of EW.com’s TV Highlights for last week.
  • Matt Lanter (Liam, 90210) and Rumer Willis (Gia, 90210) both star in Sorority Row,  which hit theaters yesterday.
  • The CW Source has a podcast for last week’s 90210.
  • The CW Source also has two podcasts looking back at One Tree Hill’s season 2 episodes.
  • Star News posted photos of some of the One Tree Hill cast at a charity event.
  • Hilarie Burton (Peyton, One Tree Hill) has some  new vlogs on SoGoPro.
  • Here are even more comparisons between Dawson’s Creek and The Vampire Diaries.  There’s also a good interview in there with Paul Wesley (Donnie, The O.C.).







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