EASTENDERS stars face pay cuts after BBC Trust launches value-for-money probe into the show
The corporation's governing body will also place HOLBY CITY, CASUALTY and DOCTORS under scrutiny. The BBC is thought to spend about £200million a year on TV drama. All EASTENDERS stars earn a basic wage, which is boosted by the number of episodes they appear in.
EASTENDERS Web Spin-Off Gets Second Season
According to reports in The Stage, the new E20 season will be ten episodes long at 14 minutes each and will be penned by the same group of young writers that were responsible for the first series.
Former SEARCH star Michael Nouri cast as Erica's new man on AMC
Michael Nouri (ex-Tim, SOMERSET; ex-Steve, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW; et al) has been hired as Caleb McGraw, Erica's (Susan Lucci) new love interest. He will debut on May 24. "We look forward to working with Mr Nouri as he uses his vast experience and talent to bring the unique and complex character of Caleb McGraw to life. It is with great pleasure that we welcome Michael Nouri to the ALL MY CHILDREN family," said Executive Producer Julie Hanan Carruthers in a statement.
TWIN PEAKS turns 20: The best videos
Parodies of the instant cult classic series.
Report: DESPERATE fired Nicollette Sheridan for missing lines, coming in late
A source close to the ABC show says he knows the real reason why Nicollette Sheridan was fired. The source says she was fired because "she didn't know her lines, she came in late. She was very unprofessional."