News Roundup: 90210 and Dawson’s Creek

9 06 2010
  • 90210’s second season DVD will be released August 24 (with a slew of special features!) and TVShowsonDVD.com has a look at the preliminary cover art.
  • AnnaLynne McCord (Naomi, 90210) is starring in the webseries Dial*. She spoke with JSYK, PopEater and TV Squad about it and a bit about 90210, with the last one being the best, in my opinion.
  • The new issue of PEOPLE features an excerpt from uncharted terriTORI, the upcoming memoir by Tori Spelling (Donna, Beverly Hills 90210). The book will be released on Tuesday. According to the description on Amazon, the book goes over Spelling “discovering her former 90210 castmates’ ‘I Hate Tori’ club.”
  • The Wrap named Lindsay Price (Janet, Beverly Hills 90210) a “show-killer,” though what they wrote isn’t entirely accurate.
  • Katie Holmes (Joey, Dawson’s Creek) will be a presenter at the Tony Awards on Sunday.




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

23 03 2010
  • Be sure to check out The CW’s site for all the new video content this week.
  • Last night’s Gossip Girl (1.9 million viewers rounded up) rose a bit in the ratings compared to last week.
  • Josh Schwartz (creator, Gossip Girl; The O.C.) and Stephanie Savage (creator, Gossip Girl; executive producer, The O.C.) have signed a deal to form their own production company, Fake Empire, under Warner Bros. TV.
  • The Wrap has an interview with Schwartz and Savage about their partnership. Among the highlights: an interesting question about the Gossip Girl spin-off and a reference to Aaron Spelling (executive producer, Beverly Hills 90210) and E. Duke Vincent (executive producer, Beverly Hills 90210).
  • Chace Crawford (Nate, Gossip Girl), Sebastian Stan (Carter, Gossip Girl), Michael Cassidy (Zach, The O.C.) and whoever else was in the running for Captain America have not gotten the part. Chris Evans was offered and has accepted the role. Some six degrees: Evans is the brother of Scott Evans, who has been playing the love interest of Brett Claywell (Tim, One Tree Hill) on One Life to Live.
  • Queer Sighted has an interview with Claywell about his storyline with Evans on OLTL and their firing.
  • Zap2it has a recap and video of Shannen Doherty (Brenda, Beverly Hills 90210) on Dancing With The Stars last night.
  • Zander Eckhouse, son of James Eckhouse (Jim, Beverly Hills 90210), will star in Huge, an ABCFamily series.
  • Star News has an interview with Mary Beth Peil (Grams, Dawson’s Creek). Have you read my interview with her?




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

1 03 2010
  • Ausiello has Gossip Girl spoilers.
  • EW.com has semi-spoilish info on Billy Baldwin (William, Gossip Girl) filming with Blake Lively (Serena, Gossip Girl).
  • TVGuide.com has a photo gallery called Gossip Girl: The Show’s Sexiest Looks.
  • Taylor Momsen (Jenny, Gossip Girl) and her band Pretty Reckless will be on the Warped Tour this summer.
  • Adam Brody (Seth, The O.C.) is reportedly “in talks” to star alongside Leighton Meester (Blair, Gossip Girl) in Oranges.
  • Alabama Live has an interview with Benjamin McKenzie (Ryan, The O.C.).
  • New episodes of Southland, starring McKenzie and Michael Cudlitz (Tony, Beverly Hills 90210) begin on TNT tomorrow. This review spoke highly of them both.
  • Shannen Doherty (Brenda, Beverly Hills 90210) will compete on Dancing With The Stars when the new season begins March 22. The Wrap actually revealed it hours before the official announcement. Jennie Garth (Kelly, Beverly Hills 90210) and Ian Ziering (Steve, Beverly Hills 90210) have been past contestants. Doherty’s ex-husband, Ashley Hamilton, was a contestant last season.
  • Garth signed a book deal to write childrens’ books.
  • Examiner.com has an interview with Amanda Schull (Sara/Katie, One Tree Hill).
  • Bryan Greenberg (Jake, One  Tree Hill) will be on The Bonnie Hunt Show tomorrow.
  • In an interview with MTV, James Van Der Beek (Dawson, Dawson’s Creek) spoke highly of his role on One Tree Hill last season.
  • Star News and Alloy have interviews with Kerr Smith (Jack, Dawson’s Creek).




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

12 02 2010
  • The Wrap has an article giving their renewal/cancellation predictions but the teen dramas aren’t included. (Though the article starts out with quotes from Gossip Girl executive producer Josh Schwartz giving his thoughts on being a “bubble show.” He’s talking in reference to his other show, Chuck, though.) They think Smallville will return, Life Unexpected should be given another chance and Melrose Place needs a miracle.
  • E! Online is holding a TV’s Top Couples Tournament and you can help narrow down the list of possible contenders. You can vote for Chuck/Blair (Gossip Girl), Dan/Serena (Gossip Girl), Dan/Vanessa (Gossip Girl), Nate/Blair (Gossip Girl), Nate/Jenny (Gossip Girl), Nate/Serena (Gossip Girl), Nate/Vanessa (Gossip Girl), David/Donna (Beverly Hills 90210), Dylan/Brenda (Beverly Hills 90210), Brandon/Kelly (Beverly Hills 90210), Lucas/Brooke (One Tree Hill), Nathan/Haley (One Tree Hill), Pacey/Joey (Dawson’s Creek), Ryan/Marissa (The O.C.), Ryan/Taylor (The O.C.), or Seth/Summer (The O.C.).
  • Dan and Serena (Gossip Girl) ranked third on Television Without Pity’s list of Worst Romantic Relationships on TV.
  • HealthNewsDigest.com has an interview with Lori Loughlin about being the spokeswoman for Voices of Meningitis.
  • The Mansfield News Journal has an article on Luke Perry (Dylan, Beverly Hills 90210).
  • The Globe and Mail has an article on Jason Priestley (Brandon, Beverly Hills 90210) and his new show, Meet Phil Fitz.
  • You can watch Jennie Garth (Kelly, Beverly Hills 90210) in a bunch of  videos for Garden Party.
  • Mike Grubbs (Grubbs, One Tree Hill) has picked a winner for our Wakey!Wakey! contest. He will announce it publicly on his blog in the coming days.
  • Grubbs posted a video of himself and India de Beaufort (Miranda, One Tree Hill) on his blog.
  • Access Hollywood has an interview with Bryan Greenberg (Jake, One Tree Hill).
  • Parade.com has an interview with James Van Der Beek (Dawson, Dawson’s Creek).




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

26 01 2010
  • Last night’s One Tree Hill (2.2 million viewers rounded up) stayed the same in the ratings compared to last week. (Life Unexpected dropped quite a bit from 2.8 to 2.2.)
  • Be sure to check out The CW’s site for all the new One Tree Hill video content this week.
  • The PopEater interview with Robert Buckley (Clay, One Tree Hill) mentioned yesterday is now posted.
  • Star News has an interview with Mike Grubbs (Grubbs, One Tree Hill).
  • The new One Tree Hill Connection podcast has an interview with Scott Holroyd (David, One Tree Hill).
  • PEOPLE.com has a short article on the new season of Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood, starring Tori Spelling (Donna, Beverly Hills 90210)
  • John Eisendrath (executive producer, Beverly Hills 90210) wrote the script for a pilot called Justice, which was just picked up by NBC. Eisendrath will executive produce the show.
  • Jacksonville.com has an article suggesting Beverly Hills 90210 fashion (aka 90s fashion) will become big again this decade just as 80s fashion was big the last 10 years.
  • Kristin is hoping for a Gossip Girl-Vampire Diaries cross-over, with Leighton Meester (Blair) appearing on TVD and TVD star Nina Dobrev appearing on GG.
  • The Wrap has an exclusive clip from Twelve, starring Chace Crawford (Nate, Gossip Girl).
  • The comedy pilot Josh Schwartz (creator, Gossip Girl; creator, The O.C.) is doing, called Hitched, was picked up by CBS.
  • Wonderland, the production company responsible for The O.C., which is run by McG (executive producer, The O.C.), is making a web-based spin-off for Supernatural called Ghostfacers. McG will also executive produce.
  • PopEater has an interview with Kerr Smith (Jack, Dawson’s Creek).
  • EW.com has an article about the film Blue Valentine, which stars Michelle Williams (Jen, Dawson’s Creek) and premiered at Sundance.
  • MTV has a short interview with Williams about the film.
  • Jensen Ackles (C.J., Dawson’s Creek) confirmed he isn’t on Twitter. Thanks to Vida for the info!




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

20 01 2010
  • Monday’s One Tree Hill (2.2 million viewers rounded up) saw its ratings drop quite a bit from the last episode. (Life Unexpected had 2.8 million.)
  • Fancast has spoilish casting news for One Tree Hill.
  • Kristin has a pretty big Gossip Girl spoiler.
  • According to The Wrap, the Footloose remake, starring Chace Crawford (Nate, Gossip Girl) has been “pushed back indefinitely.”
  • Glamour has a photo gallery featuring Crawford. I believe the photos are also in their February 2010 issue.
  • The Los Angeles Times and E! Online both confirmed that Rob Estes (Harry, 90210) is leaving the show. It also sounds like there will be a third season but, once again, there hasn’t been an official announcement and probably won’t be for still a while.
  • Zap2it and EW.com also have posts on Estes leaving.
  • Charles Rosin (executive producer, Beverly Hills 90210) has a blog post up on showbizzle that mentions casting Luke Perry (Dylan, Beverly Hills 90210) on the show.
  • Dawson’s Creek premiered 12 years ago today. Thank you to Amanda for the reminder!
  • Dawson’s Creek is included in a TVGuide.com photogallery on The Best Midseason Replacements.




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

31 12 2009
  • Noticed that the finalized artwork for the Beverly Hills Season 9 DVD is significantly different from the preliminary art, and both are significantly different from the original photo. First the original photo was altered to photoshop in Luke Perry (Dylan). Then they decided to also add in Vanessa Marcil (Gina) and cut out Vincent Young (Noah). This makes the second season in a row with Young missing from the cover art, even though he was a regular the entire season, unlike Perry, Marcil and even Jason Priestley (Brandon) and Tiffani Amber Thiessen (Valerie). Missing in all three photos, however, is Daniel Cosgrove (Matt) who was also a regular that season, albeit not from the beginning (though he is in one of the faded background images). Expect me to still be griping about this when the set is released on February 2nd.
  • ABC News has an interview with Candy Spelling (wife of Aaron, mother of Tori; Beverly Hills 90210).
  • Digital Spy has an interview with Matt Lanter (Liam, 90210). Some of it is outdated for us, since the show is just premiering in the country where the site is based. Most interesting is that he says he’s pretty sure there’s going to be a season 3–and then is bold enough to say the show could last “four or five years.”
  • They also have an interview with Jessica Lowndes (Adrianna, 90210), which also covers things we’ve already seen but also has spoilers.
  • MTV made New Year’s resolutions for Ryan (Ryan Eggold, 90210), Dan (Paul Johansson, One Tree Hill) and Jenny (Taylor Momsen, Gossip Girl). Zap2it and The Wrap have good resolutions for The CW.
  • Star News has a brief article on Brett Claywell (Tim, One Tree Hill) and the amazing work he’s been doing on One Life to Live. It’s truly remarkable.
  • Blair (Leighton Meester, Gossip Girl) is still in the running in the Girl on Top tournament.
  • You can vote for Blake Lively (Serena, Gossip Girl) and Chace Crawford (Nate, Gossip Girl) as the stars you would kiss on New Year’s Eve.
  • The new season of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, starring Shailene Woodley (Kaitlin, The O.C.), premieres Monday on ABC Family.







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