News Roundup: The O.C., 90210, Gossip Girl and More

27 01 2010
  • The CW is working on two pilots: an untitled project from the creator of Gilmore Girls and Nikita, a spin-off of the series La Femme Nikita, which will be produced by McG (executive producer, The O.C.) and his company Wonderland (which also made The O.C.).
  • Matt Lanter (Liam, 90210) is featured in the new issue of VMAN magazine. Paul Wesley (Donnie, The O.C.) is also featured.
  • Diego Boneta has been cast on 90210. Beware: there’s spoilers in the article.
  • Tori Spelling (Donna, Beverly Hills 90210) and hubby Dean McDermott star in a Funny or Die video spoofing Cottonelle’s “Over vs. Under” debate. I thought it was pretty funny.
  • Came across two great Beverly Hills 90210-related sites today: CafePress merchandise and one’s girls travels to the show’s locations. Among the gems: she has an amazingly detailed looks at Dylan’s house and Casa Walsh, including some sad news about the latter.
  • Taylor Momsen (Jenny, Gossip Girl) and her band Pretty Reckless will play at the annual Bamboozle Festival in New Jersey in May.
  • Spinner.com has a short article on Mike Grubbs (Grubbs, One Tree Hill) and his band Wakey!Wakey!
  • MTV has a brief interview with Katie Holmes (Joey, Dawson’s Creek).
  • The CW Source has a short video interview with Kerr Smith (Jack, Dawson’s Creek).




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, One Tree Hill and More

16 12 2009




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

8 12 2009
  • Last night’s One Tree Hill (2.6 million viewers rounded up) and Gossip Girl (2.2 million viewers) saw OTH rise back up and GG stay the same in the ratings compared to last week.
  • MTV has another interview with Jana Kramer (Alex, One Tree Hill).
  • The One Tree Hill Connection has a new podcast featuring Austin Nichols (Julian, One Tree Hill). Have you read my interview with Nichols?
  • Examiner.com has an article on purchasing the clothes seen on One Tree Hill.
  • Craig Sheffer (Keith, One Tree Hill) will star in the Hallmark movie Murder Among Friends.
  • Hilarie Burton (Peyton, One Tree Hill) has a new blog post on SoGoPro.
  • MTV has an interview with Leighton Meester (Blair, Gossip Girl) about her music.
  • TVGuide.com has a video segment about a birthday party for Jessica Lowndes (Adrianna, 90210).
  • The CW Source has a video interview with Matt Lanter (Liam, 90210).
  • Laura Leighton (Sophie, Beverly Hills 90210) has been cast in a pilot for ABC Family.
  • Zap2it has a fun video interview with Joshua Jackson (Pacey, Dawson’s Creek).




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

8 12 2009




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

2 11 2009
  • The CW sent out another press release saying that 90210, once again, had drastic improvements in ratings when DVR numbers are factored in.  One Tree Hill and Gossip Girl got bumps, too.
  • All three shows are included in TVGuide.com’s November Sweeps Roundup, but it’s mostly just taken directly from the press release the network had sent out a week or so go.
  • E! Online has a short but spoilish interview with Tristan Wilds (Dixon, 90210).
  • Kellan Lutz (George, 90210) co-hosted a joint Halloween-New Moon event in Las Vegas this weekend.
  • The CW Source posted podcasts for last week’s One Tree Hill and Gossip Girl.
  • Right after Gossip Girl finished airing tonight, The CW sent out a press release touting the clip of the “Somebody to Love” by Leighton Meester (Blair) that was included in tonight’s ep.  The full song will be featured next week and the full video will premiere on The CW’s Web site right after the episode ends.  Furthermore, “Leighton will also be the featured artist on the “Gossip Girl’’ music page of CWTV.com (CWTV.com/ggmusic).  Gossip Girl-centric social networking sites will also be plugged into the buzz surrounding “Somebody To Love,” featuring Tweets, Facebook updates, MySpace alerts and more, as well as serving up multiple online links to the steamy video.”
  • Apparently Meester performed with Weezer this weekend.
  • Ed Westwick (Chuck, Gossip Girl) hosted the launch party for Todd DiCiurcio’s new exhibit.  Also in attendance were Jessica Szhor (Vanessa, Gossip Girl) and Hilary Duff (Olivia, Gossip Girl).
  • Blake Lively (Serena, Gossip Girl) is on the cover of the November issue of Nylon.  You can also read an excerpt of the story.
  • MTV has an interview with Michelle Trachtenberg (Georgina, Gossip Girl) on her GG role.
  • Meredith Monroe (Andie, Dawson’s Creek) has been added to the Paley Center panel taking place this Wednesday night.




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

22 10 2009
  • The CW sent out a press release about November sweeps.  Noteworthy things: Jimmy Fallon will appear on the Nov. 2 episode of Gossip Girl and “Somebody to Love” by Leighton Meester (Blair, Gossip Girl) will play in the Nov. 9 episode.  The episode of One Tree Hill that airs that night is directed by Sophia Bush (Brooke, One Tree Hill).  The release also confirms that Lady Gaga will appear in the Nov. 16 episode of Gossip Girl.
  • Dan (Penn Badgley, Gossip Girl) made EW.com’s list of TV Characters Who Just Turn You Off.  Dawson (James Van Der Beek, Dawson’s Creek) is also on the list.
  • The CW Source has a video interview with James Lafferty (Nathan, One Tree Hill).
  • Examiner.com also has an interview with Lafferty.
  • Lafferty and Bethany Joy Galeotti (Haley, One Tree Hill) made EW.com’s list of TV Castmates With Perfect Chemistry.
  • Kate Voegele (Mia, One Tree Hill) is hosting a contest.
  • White Collar, starring Tiffani Amber Thiessen (Valerie, Beverly Hills 90210), will premiere tomorrow night. I believe she’ll be on the TODAY show tomorrow morning.
  • Laura Leighton (Sophie, Beverly Hills 90210) is done with Melrose Place–for now.
  • If you live San Francisco, you’ll soon be able to watch The O.C. at bus stops!




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

20 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 (2.2 million viewers) and Gossip Girl (2.0 million viewers rounded up) has a decent drop in the ratings, compared to last week.  Gossip Girl technically didn’t even hit the 2 million mark (again, I rounded up).
  • The CW Source has a podcasts for last week’s episodes of One Tree Hill and Gossip Girl.
  • Joe Davola (executive producer, One Tree Hill) recorded a message reminding fans to watch last night.
  • Here is the Mark Schwahn preview for next week’s One Tree Hill.
  • The One Tree Hill Connection has a podcast with Lisa Goldstein (Millie).  Have you read my interview with Goldstein?
  • E!Online has Gossip Girl spoilers.
  • According to Gossip Cop, Victoria Beckham guest-starring on Gossip Girl is not a done deal.
  • Penn Badgley (Dan, Gossip Girl) spoke with Cosmopolitan about fashion.
  • Kristen Bell (Gossip Girl, Gossip Girl) is on the cover of the November issue of Women’s Health.
  • You can vote to nominate Gossip Girl, Blake Lively (Serena, Gossip Girl) and Joshua Jackson (Pacey, Dawson’s Creek) for a People’s Choice Award.
  • Korbi has a video interview with Gillian Zinser (Ivy, 90210).
  • There’s pictures of Jessica Lowndes (Adrianna, 90210) appearing on America’s Next Top Model.  The episode airs tomorrow.
  • Jennie Garth (Kelly, Beverly Hills 90210) appears in PETA’s Save the Seals campaign.
  • Ausiello has a fun video with Aimee Teegarden (Rhonda, 90210).
  • HitFix has an interview with Jessica Lucas (Kimberly, 90210).  She talks about a 90210-Melrose Place crossover and about working with Daphne Zuniga (Victoria, One Tree Hill).
  • Korbi has interviews with both  Lucas and Zuniga.
  • Sasha Alexander (Gretchen, Dawson’s Creek) has joined the cast of House.
  • Mischa Barton (Marissa, The O.C.) said she’s going to stop pursuing television roles.
  • MTV has two articles on Olivia Wilde (Alex, The O.C.).




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

6 10 2009
  • Be sure to check out The CW’s site for all the new video content this week.
  • Both One Tree Hill (2.1 million viewers) and Gossip Girl (also 2.1 when rounded up) dropped significantly in the ratings compared to last week.
  • The CW Source has a podcast about last night’s One Tree Hill, as well as one for last week’s ep and last week’s Gossip Girl.
  • There’s another Mark Schwahn preview for next week’s One Tree Hill.
  • There’s a new One Tree Hill Connection podcast, this one featuring an interview with Lindsay Wolfington, the show’s music supervisor.
  • WakeyWakey tweeted a lot today from the One Tree Hill set.
  • Maria Menounos (Jules, One Tree Hill) tweeted that she will be the first-ever female co-host of Monday Night Raw, a wrestling program.
  • Ausiello is reporting that there will be a very, um, scandalous sex scene in the Nov. 9 episode of Gossip Girl. Purely for shock value, I’m sure, seeing as that’s how Josh Schwartz rolls these days.
  • Lady Gaga is reportedly appearing as herself on an upcoming Gossip Girl episode. See, it’s all about the buzz.  To be honest, though, I haven’t seen this confirmed elsewhere yet.
  • Korbi has a cool behind-the-scenes video of Matt Lanter (Liam, 90210) and Ryan Eggold (Ryan, 90210) filming tonight’s episode.
  • The Los Angeles Times has an entertaining interview with Trevor Donovan (Teddy, 90210).
  • The New York Post has an interview with Michael Steger (Navid, 90210).
  • TVGuide.com has quotes from most of the 90210 cast about upcoming episodes and storylines.  Quite a few spoilers in there, though some are slightly outdated and others are new.  A few of you won’t be happy!
  • I caught a glimpse of Melrose Place and I think I saw Nicholas Gonzalez (DJ, The O.C.). Can anyone confirm?




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

29 09 2009
  • Both One Tree Hill (2.5 million viewers) and Gossip Girl (2.4 million rounded up) improved in the ratings last night when compared to last week.
  • The CW is asking viewers to vote on “the most scandalous moment,” with scenes from One Tree Hill and Gossip Girl being the candidates.
  • As per usual, there’s a bunch new video content up on The CW site, and here is Mark Schwahn’s preview for the next One Tree Hill episode.
  • ChicagoNow has a video interview with Sophia Bush (Brooke, One Tree Hill).
  • The CW Source has a video interview with Austin Nichols (Julian, One Tree Hill). Have you read my interview with him yet?
  • The New York Post has an interview with Robert Buckley (Clay, One Tree Hill).
  • SoapNet has a poll called “Which Tree Hill Raven Hoopster Are You?”  Apparently I’m Skills! LOL
  • Sophia Bush (Brooke, One Tree Hill) is now a spokeswoman for the Teachers Count Campaign.
  • There is a new music-focused One Tree Hill Connection podcast.
  • Kelly Rutherford (Lily, Gossip Girl) is included in a photo gallery on hiding real-life pregnancies for TV.
  • Kevin Zegers will be on Gossip Girl later this season.  Coincidentally, he’ll be starring alongside Hilary Duff (Olivia, Gossip Girl) in The Story of Bonnie and Clyde. Fun Fact: Beverly Hills 90210’s Brenda (Shannen Doherty) and Dylan (Luke Perry) once dressed at Bonnie and Clyde for Halloween.
  • Korbi has some 90210 spoilers but they’re kind of outdated.
  • Movieline has the best interview I’ve seen yet with Shenae Grimes (Annie, 90210).
  • The Los Angeles Times has a pretty good interview with Jessica Lowndes (Adrianna, 90210).
  • AnnaLynne McCord (Annie, 90210) is included in this photo gallery of celebrity siblings.
  • This is a surprisingly decent synopsis of Beverly Hills 90210, in terms of casting, characters, general plot and the life of the show.
  • Tori Spelling (Donna, Beverly Hills 90210) has been in and out of the hospital in the last 24 hours.
  • Apparently Brian Austin Green (David, Beverly Hills 90210) started on Smallville last week.  Here’s a clip from upcoming his appearance this week.
  • Greg Vaughan (Cliff, Beverly Hills 90210) has reportedly been let go from General Hospital.  (Funny that I just had Tori, BAG and Vaughan news right after each other considering they were in a love triangle on the show!)
  • USA Today has an interview with Adam Brody (Seth, The O.C.).
  • Olivia Wilde (Alex, The O.C.) has joined the cast of the film The Next  Three Days.







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