News Roundup: One Tree Hill, Gossip Girl and 90210

11 05 2010
  • Last night’s One Tree Hill (2.1 million rounded up) and Gossip Girl (1.8 million rounded up) both rose a tiny bit in the ratings compared to last week, though Gossip Girl’s raise was teeny tiny.
  • Mark Schwahn (creator, One Tree Hill), Mike Grubbs (Grubbs, One Tree Hill) and some others, under the name Nashville Skyline, co-wrote the song Carry You Home, which will play in the season/series finale’s coda next Monday.
  • Lee Norris (Mouth, One Tree Hill) will be the guest on ArtistsOnDemandRadio next Monday after the season/series finale airs.
  • TVByTheNumbers.com’s two writers believe One Tree Hill has a 60 or 75 percent chance of renewal.
  • E! Online has a spoiler regarding William (Billy Baldwin, Gossip Girl), which you can file under “Thank you, Captain Obvious. This is Gossip Girl we’re talking about.”
  • The Dartmouth has an interesting article on the suckiness of Gossip Girl, particularly when compared to  The O.C.
  • PopEater has an interview with Leighton Meester (Blair, Gossip Girl) mostly about her singing career.
  • Movieline.com has a pretty good interview with Laura Harring (Elizabeth, Gossip Girl).
  • Jessica Lowndes (Adrianna, 90210) is now on Twitter. I’ve added her to the Twitter Directory.
  • WPIX has a spoilish video interview with Lowndes.
  • Korbi has a spoilish video interview with Trevor Donovan (Teddy, 90210).
  • The CW Source has a spoilish video interview with Diego Boneta (Javier, 90210).
  • Kellan Lutz (George, 90210) is reportedly in a salary dispute with Summit Entertainment regarding Breaking Dawn and his role could be recast.
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News Roundup: Gossip Girl, One Tree Hill and The O.C.

22 04 2010
  • The CW is reportedly in talks to air British reality programming this summer.
  • EW.com has an interview with Taylor Momsen (Jenny, Gossip Girl).
  • WPIX has an interview with Matthew Settle (Rufus, Gossip Girl). Warning: they show a clip from this Monday’s episode.
  • The CW Source has an interview with James Lafferty (Nathan, One Tree Hill). Don’t forget: my interview with James will be posted Sunday!
  • Kansan.com has an interview with Tyler Hilton (Chris, One Tree Hill).
  • The Back-Up Plan, featuring Danneel Harris (Rachel, One Tree Hill) and Linda Lavin (Sophie aka The Nana, The O.C.), opens in theaters tomorrow.




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

19 03 2010
  • The Chuck/Elizabeth storyline from this week’s Gossip Girl is one of TVGuide.com’s Top Moments of the Week.
  • PEOPLE.com has an article on the friendship between Matthew Settle (Rufus, Gossip Girl) and Kelly Rutherford (Lily, Gossip Girl).
  • Kristin has a post praising 90210 and dishing tons of spoilers, the majority of which I’m pretty sure we knew already.
  • WPIX has a video interview with Tristan Wilds (Dixon, 90210).
  • Apparently Shenae Grimes (Annie, 90210) is preparing a photography exhibit somewhere. News to me. Strange it wasn’t mentioned during her recent TV interviews.
  • Jennie Garth (Kelly, Beverly Hills 90210) participated in The KIND Movement.
  • The new season of Dancing With The Stars, featuring Shannen Doherty (Brenda, Beverly Hills 90210), premieres Monday night.
  • A postcard will be sent on your behalf–for free–to The CW in support of One Tree Hill if you fill out this form.
  • USA Today has an interview with Bryan Greenberg (Jake, One Tree Hill).
  • Nylon has a video interview with Greenberg.
  • Thanks to Sara for sharing this fun video of a guy performing a bunch of TV theme songs, including The O.C.
  • A TV critic believes Southland is a breakout role for Benjamin McKenzie (Ryan, The O.C.).




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

25 02 2010
  • Variety confirmed Leighton Meester (Blair, Gossip Girl) will indeed star in the film Oranges.
  • Spoiler alert! One Tree Hill will do some filming in Utah soon and co-producer Kelly Tenney has a post on the SoGoPro blog about scouting locations for it.
  • Dina Meyer (Lucinda, Beverly Hills 90210) will be on NCIS this spring.
  • OK! Magazine has an interview with Shenae Grimes (Annie, 90210) about her passion for fashion.
  • Gillian Zinser (Ivy, 90210) is now a regular on 90210. I wonder if Trevor Donovan (Teddy, 90210) already is and I missed it? He came in first in my poll on this topic and Zinser ranked second.
  • Michael Steger (Navid, The O.C.) appeared on the WPIX Morning News earlier this week. The video has a few spoilers. The accompanying article says his character is “often compared to David Silver from the original series.” Um, thoughts?
  • WPIX also had Tate Donovan (Jimmy, The O.C.) on their show this week.
  • Adam Brody (Seth, The O.C.) is in the new movie Cop Out, which will be in theaters tomorrow.
  • Tomorrow at 2pm, SoapNet will start airing The O.C. from the beginning again. It will also start over Saturday at 8am and Monday at 1pm.
  • Formosa Betrayed, starring James Van Der Beek (Dawson, Dawson’s Creek) will have a limited release tomorrow. The New York Times has an interview with him and Filmcritic.com has a review of the film.




News Roundup: One Tree Hill, 90210, Dawson’s Creek and The O.C.

21 12 2009
  • WPIX did a fun interview with Jana Kramer (Alex, One Tree Hill).
  • Alloy also has an interview with Kramer.
  • Bethany Joy Galeotti (Haley, One Tree Hill) is featured in the new One Tree Hill Connection podcast.
  • PopEater has an interview with Tori Spelling (Donna, Beverly Hills 90210).
  • Extract writer-director Mike Judge had good things to say about Dustin Milligan (Ethan, 90210).
  • The Romantics, starring Katie Holmes (Joey, Dawson’s Creek) and Adam Brody (Seth, The O.C.), will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
  • The O.C. is given a shout-out here while the current teen dramas (although not named) are subtly dissed.




News Roundup: 90210 and Gossip Girl

4 05 2009
  • 90210’s Annie (Shenae Grimes) made Television Without Pity’s list of “main characters we’d love to fire.”
  • Lori Loughlin (Debbie, 90210) did a video interview with WPIX about the season finale.
  • This is a really interesting article on El Segundo High School, where 90210 sometimes films.  The school is looking for more revenue, which is why it is allowing different things to be filmed there.
  • Leighton Meester (Blair, Gossip Girl) is on the cover of the June issue of Cosmopolitan.
  • Michelle Trachtenberg (Georgina, Gossip Girl) is one of the leads in a new NBC drama called Mercy.
  • Ed Westwick (Chuck, Gossip Girl) participated in a celebrity soccer match in LA this weekend.
  • PEOPLE has a video clip of No Doubt’s upcoming appearance on Gossip Girl.
  • 50 Cent admitted he watched Gossip Girl to check out his Twelve co-star, Chace Crawford (Nate).







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