News Roundup: One Tree Hill, Gossip Girl and 90210

13 10 2009
  • Be sure to check out The CW’s site for all the new video content this week.
  • Last night’s One Tree Hill (2.5 million viewers) and Gossip Girl (2.4 million viewers rounded up) increased its ratings significantly compared to last week.
  • There’s another Mark Schwahn preview for next week’s One Tree Hill.
  • There’s a YouTube video of Sophia Bush (Brooke, One Tree Hill) on KTLA and another video of her on The Bonnie Hunt Show.
  • There’s a new One Tree Hill Connection podcast, which features an interview with India de Beaufort (Miranda).
  • I just found out Scott Holroyd (David, One Tree Hill) is married to Allison Munn (Lauren, One Tree Hill). Damn.  I should’ve asked her about that in our interview!  You can follow him on Twitter via @scottholroyd.
  • Penn Badgley (Dan, Gossip Girl) confirmed to MTV that Lady Gaga will appear on an upcoming episode.
  • MTV also has details on Badgley attending the premiere for The Stepfather, his new film. He’s also the subject of this week’s edition of their column Star Gazing.
  • PEOPLE.com has a short piece on Blake Lively (Serena, Gossip Girl) and her love for designer shoes.
  • EW.com spoke with Leighton Meester (Blair, Gossip Girl) about her new song, Somebody to Love. Meester says she can’t find love–which is an interesting thing to say if you’re dating Sebastian Stan (Carter, Gossip Girl). Unless they aren’t anymore?  She made a similar comment on the radio this morning with Ryan Seacrest.
  • Make sure you enter my Soundtrack 90210 contest!
  • The Los Angeles Times has a story on the release of the soundtrack.
  • TVGuide.com has a story on AnnaLynne McCord (Naomi, 90210) and her involvement with Blind Project, an organization that tries to help victims of human trafficking.  I actually remember talking to AnnaLynne about this last year.  She’s very passionate about a number of issues.
  • Complex.com has the first piece I’ve seen on Mekia Cox (Sasha, 90210).  I never made the connection before that she was on One Tree Hill!  Now I totally remember the episode: the season 3 ep Brave New World as Faith, Lucas’ old friend.




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

5 10 2009
  • This by far the BEST One Tree Hill article I have seen in quite a while.  It’s about time someone addressed the obvious: the show outperforms many others on The CW but rarely gets any love.  Here’s hoping this changes that from now on!
  • And this is a step in the right direction!  The Futon Critic has an interview with Mark Schwahn.  He said some interesting things about Leyton, Dan and (unfortunately) Alex.
  • Starpulse has an interview with Robert Buckley (Clay, One Tree Hill).
  • India de Beaufort (Miranda, One Tree Hill) confirmed that her Twitter account is real.  For more accounts, see my Twitter Directory.
  • Grant Show (Jake, Beverly Hills 90210) is also now on Twitter.
  • Matt Lanter (Liam, 90210) and Michael Steger (Navid, 90210) spoke with E!Online about Samantha Ronson’s upcoming cameo.
  • Korbi has a video interview with Steger and another video interview with Jessica Lowndes (Adrianna, 90210).
  • Rumors of Jessica Lowdnes (Adrianna, 90210) and Kellan Lutz (George, 90210) dating are false.
  • BuzzGloss has an interview with Lori Loughlin (Debbie, 90210) but 90210 isn’t mentioned.
  • ChicagoNow has an interview with Penn Badgley (Dan, Gossip Girl).
  • I had no idea Tom Kapinos (executive producer, Dawson’s Creek) created Californication!  You learn something new every day…




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

25 09 2009
  • Check out this video segment of Shenae Grimes (Annie, 90210) and Jessica Stroup (Silver, 90210) on The Jay Leno Show Wednesday night.
  • Silver’s sex tape in season one of 90210 made a TVGuide.com list of Unsexiest Sex Scene.
  • Sarah Solovay blogged about being selected for the 90210 soundtrack.
  • TVFanatic has an interview with Robert Buckley (Clay, One Tree Hill).
  • India de Beaufort (Miranda, One Tree Hill) recorded a message for fans.
  • The New York Post has an article on Gossip Girl’s fictional depiction of NYU versus the reality.
  • Kelly Rutherford (Lily, Gossip Girl) has filed a restraining order against her estranged husband.
  • Edwin McCain credits Dawson’s Creek for part of his success.




News Roundup: One Tree Hill, Gossip Girl, 90210 and The O.C.

12 08 2009
  • The One Tree Hill Twitter account tweeted a picture of Mark Schwahn (creator), Lindsay Wolfington (music supervisor) and some of the crew.
  • There’s a very interesting interview posted on YouTube (done by The CW Source–don’t know why it’s not on their site) with Schwahn and Austin Nichols (Julian, One Tree Hill). Turns out the show is jumping ahead MORE than a year–14 months, to be exact.  And Schwahn says it’s possible for Leyton to return.  Also says the show returns with Jamie’s 7th birthday, which means his birthdays have been celebrated on the show at 3 different times during the year. Like I said, interesting…
  • Robert Buckley (Clayton, One Tree Hill) is on PEOPLE.com’s wish list for Dancing with the Stars contestants.
  • There’s a new SoGoPro podcast featuring Hilarie Burton (Peyton, One Tree Hill). There’s also some new vlogs.
  • India de Beaufort (Miranda, One Tree Hill) tweeted from the set.
  • The next round in the Gossip Girl bracket tournament has been posted.
  • Korbi posted a picture from ELLE magazine that features Leighton Meester (Blair, Gossip Girl) and Ed Westwick (Chuck, Gossip Girl), and some pics from the set.
  • According to Newsweek, NYC Prep “tops” Gossip Girl, and one of the stars mentioned GG in an interview.
  • Jennie Garth (Kelly, Beverly Hills 90210) and Lori Loughlin (Debbie, 90210) will be one of the presenters for the Daytime Emmys.
  • Garth now has a Twitter account.
  • Tiffani Amber Thiessen (Valerie, Beverly Hills 90210) has won the CLCA Green Award.
  • Tori Spellling (Donna, Beverly Hills 90210) recently did an interview with Allure.
  • You can submit a question for Lindsay Price (Janet, Beverly Hills 90210) here.
  • Mischa Barton (Marissa, The O.C.) spoke to TVGuideMagazine.com about working on The Beautiful Life.  PEOPLE.com has a story on Barton’s new fitness regime.
  • Chris Pratt (Che, The O.C.) got married last month.




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

28 07 2009
  • I find it pretty disgusting that Perez Hilton is selling Team Tori and Team Candy tee shirts.  Guess it’s also disgusting that I’m giving it attention.
  • Taylor Momsen (Jenny, Gossip Girl) is on the cover of Teen Vogue.  They posted an interview excerpt online and PEOPLE.com also has a story on it.
  • The next part of the Gossip Girl bracket is available.
  • Gossip Girl’s Valley Girls (the 80s episode) and One Tree Hill’s We Three – My Echo, My Shadow and Me (the 1940s episode) are nominated for Best Special Episode in the Sourcies.
  • According to the above link, Victoria (Daphne Zuniga) won in the Hooray! The Bitch is Back category.
  • There’s a commercial for the One Tree Hill Season 6 DVD.
  • India de Beaufort has joined the cast of One Tree Hill as Miranda, who comes to down to take over Peyton’s record company for her.  Not happy about this!
  • Hilarie Burton (Peyton, One Tree Hill) posted another vlog on the SoGoPro site.
  • According to MTV News, Mischa Barton (Marissa, The O.C.) has been out of the hospital since “early last week.”
  • According to E!Online, Barton won’t be at the Television Critics Association panel for The Beautiful Life.  The other show mentioned in the article, Life Unexpected, stars Kerr Smith (Jack, Dawson’s Creek).
  • Examiner.com has an interview with a director who was inspired by the Marissa-Alex (Olivia Wilde) relationship on The O.C.
  • Peter Gallagher (Sandy, The O.C.) stars in Adam, which will be released in theaters this weekend.
  • The Guardian says The Vampire Diaries, which stars Paul Wesley (Donnie, The O.C.) is “a Frankenstein’s monster of teenage programming, featuring the hot teens of Beverley Hills 90210, the arched eyebrows of Gossip Girl, the soft heart of Dawson’s Creek, and some fangs.” I  thought that was cute.
  • An article on Jeff Wachtel, the head of programming for the USA Network, recounts his involvement with the origins of Dawson’s Creek.







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