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

14 05 2010
  • Media Life has an interesting article on state of The CW, its success in the past year (including why Gossip Girl and 90210 are considered successful when their total live audience numbers suggest otherwise) and how it might approach the 2010-2011 season. The article also says there is speculation both One Tree Hill and Life Unexpected will return, which is the same speculation we heard yesterday. And let me put emphasis on the word “speculation.”
  • Kristin also reports that OTH and LUX could get a 12 or 13 episode order but cautions “no final decisions have been made.”
  • Gossip Cop and I busted a Hollywood Life story claiming Torrey DeVitto (Carrie, One Tree Hill) and Paul Wesley (Donnie, The O.C.) “got secretly married.” They haven’t.
  • Generation Y, featuring Daniella Alonso (Anna, One Tree Hill), has been ordered as a series by ABC.
  • NBC ordered three series with teen drama connections: Friends With Benefits, starring Danneel Harris (Rachel, One Tree Hill), Outlaw, previously called Justice and created by John Eisendrath (executive producer, Beverly Hills 90210), and Harry’s Law, previously called Kindreds and featuring Brittany Snow (Young Lily, Gossip Girl).
  • Luke Perry (Dylan, Beverly Hills 90210) worked with Soles4Souls today to aid those affected in Nashville by the floods.
  • Jessica Stroup (Silver, 90210) received the Sparkling Performance Award at last night’s Young Hollywood Awards, which were also attended by Jennie Garth (Kelly, Beverly Hills 90210), Snow, Wesley and Nikki Reed (Sadie, The O.C.) and possibly other teen drama stars.
  • Stroup has a new pixie haircut and spoke to PEOPLE.com about it.
  • Gossip Cop busted rumors that Ed Westwick (Chuck, Gossip Girl) and Jessica Szohr (Vanessa, Gossip Girl) are back together. They are NOT…but anything is possible down the road.
  • NBC canceled Mercy, which starred Michelle Trachtenberg (Georgina, Gossip Girl) and James Van Der Beek (Dawson, Dawson’s Creek).
  • PEOPLE.com reports Michelle Williams (Jen, Dawson’s Creek) is in “active negotiations” to play Marilyn Monroe in a movie.
  • If you were a fan of The WB–and I imagine you were if you’re a Dawson’s Creek and One Tree Hill fan–I highly encourage you to check out this roundup of promos from the network, featuring those casts and many other teen drama stars. It’s a chillingly beautiful trip down memory lane.
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News Roundup: 90210, Gossip Girl, One Tree Hill and More

8 06 2009
  • AnnaLynne McCord (Naomi, 90210) was named the Young Hollywood Superstar of Tomorrow at the Young Hollywood Awards last night.  Ed Westwick (Chuck, Gossip Girl) scored an award for breakthrough male performance.
  • McCord and Chace Crawford (Nate, Gossip Girl) both attended the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball this weekend.
  • 90210, Gossip Girl and One Tree Hill are all mentioned in this Huffington Post piece on portraying racial issues on TV. (Though there’s inaccurate info about 90210 included.)
  • Hilarie Burton (Peyton, One Tree Hill) is up for “star you’ll miss the most” in the Tater Top Awards.
  • Kelly Tenney, who works on One Tree Hill and with Burton’s Southern Gothic Productions, wrote this cryptic line in a SoGoPro blog post: “I’m busy at OTH… as you all know there are some major changes at foot… more on that later.”  Wonder what it’s in store…
  • Cam Gigandet (Volchuk, The O.C.) has one of the lead roles in Priest.







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