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"As things stand now, production on both shows has been
shut down, so there will be no more OLTL or AMC, at least not in the near future. But we never give up hope! In any case, I loved being back at OLTL; I loved being back with all my friends on the show and we had a wonderful time although it was short lived. Still, I am very grateful for that brief opportunity to have played Viki once more."
Soap opera stars share their holiday plans and traditions
“This holiday we are all going to be in Montana to celebrate with my family,” DAYS OF OUR LIVES star Wally Kurth tells Celebrity Baby Scoop.
“My daughter and I look for any excuse to decorate like crazy,” says Melissa Reeves.
“As far as traditions go, my boys and I always build a train around our Christmas tree and through a Christmas village that we set up every year,” reveals Galen Gering.
FX gives series order to TYRAN from HOMELAND creator Gideon Raff
The show revolves around the son of a Middle Eastern dictator who returns to his home country with his American family after 20 years in the U.S. Once there, he’s drawn into political and familial turmoil.
SCANDAL's Torture Porn: Easy to Turn Away, Hard to Ignore
The Root's Colette Gaiter writes: "The show has so many things to savor: a Republican president with a married, gay chief of staff, Abby’s wit, Harrison’s fast-talking Gladiator-ness, Liv’s super-fine love interests and those huge shawl collars she wears, which seem to stand in for a superhero’s cape. But more and more, I find myself averting my eyes during some of the show’s disturbing violent scenes, then continuing to watch when those sequences are over."
Television May Be Embracing Gay Characters, But Where Is The Same-Sex Intimacy?
While LGBT representation went down slightly in 2013, the bigger problem is how LGBT characters were portrayed. With displays of same-sex affection so invisible, gay characters just aren’t on the same footing as their heterosexual counterparts.
THE GOOD WIFE: Carrying Kudos Flag for Big 4 Dramas
“It’s kind of like being a newspaper,” co-creator and showrunner Robert King said. “It’s a challenge but the rushed schedule allows you to stay up to date. We can touch upon things that happened just a month ago. We are always trying to guess where the zeitgeist is going. I don’t want to lose that feeling of being so contemporary.”
GLEE casts Skylar Astin in 'explosive' role
According to sources, the actor-singer — who’s currently starring in TBS’ rookie sitcom GROUND FLOOR — will play Jean-Baptiste, the lead singer of Throat Explosion (aka New Directions’ competition at Nationals).
Kelly Clarkson will guest star in NASHVILLE as herself
A promo following Wednesday’s cliffhanger-happy midseason finale of NASHVILLE confirmed that Kelly Clarkson will appear as herself in the January 15 installment of ABC’s drama. She’ll record “Fade Into You” — a song co-written by characters Gunnar (Sam Palladio) and Scarlett (Clare Bowen) in season 1.
NASHVILLE's Hayden Panettiere joins fiancé Wladimir Klitschko in Ukraine protests
The 24-year-old actress shared a photo of herself protesting in Kiev, Ukraine, alongside her Ukrainan boxer fiancé Wladimir Klitschko. Klitschko's brother is opposition leader Vitali Klitschko, and Panettiere is there to support her beau's family and their country.