ABC Entertainment Group president Steve McPherson outlines his three-pronged strategy for 2010-11 season: "event television," "attack ten o'clock" and stock the comedy coffers.
CW renews LIFE UNEXPECTED and ONE TREE HILL
No word on the number of episodes for both shows yet.
Brazil's Rede Globo television company pre-launches soap-opera PASSIONE
Brazilian Rede Globo television company presented Monday, in Luanda, did a pre-launch of its new soap-opera called PASSIONE, a mega production recorded in Italy and Brazil. The soap opera had special participations of known actors such as Tony Ramos, Fernanda Montenegro, Mariana Ximenes and Reinaldo Gianecchini.
AS THE WORLD TURNS' Nuke-lear Meltdown
Noah will sock Reid in the chops (June 9). “I think the guy is deserving of a punch, at the very least,” says Silbermann, who doesn’t yet know if Luke and Noah will reunite before ATWT ends its run in September. “They’re pretty broken up at this point, so if the writers are going to put them back together it’ll take some work.”
2010 AfterEllen.com Hot 100
The AfterEllen Hot 100 has been revealed. The soap stars included are GREY'S ANATOMY'S Sara Ramirez (4), GLEE's Lea Michele (16) and Jane Lynch (29), DAYS OF OUR LIVES/VENICE's Crystal Chappell (23) and Nadia Bjorlin (89), ANYONE BUT ME's Nicole Pacent (51), THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS' Clementine Ford (83), 90210's Jessica Lowndes (100), and ONE LIFE TO LIVE/VENICE's Jessica Leccia (32).
Lee Meriwether to visit ALL MY CHILDREN
Meriwether will reprise the role of Ruth Martin (who retired to Florida with husband Joe in January) later this month on AMC, when Ruth pays a visit to Pine Valley as son Jake prepares to remarry his wife, Amanda. "She looks more beautiful than ever," says Ricky Paull Goldin (Jake). "It was great to have her back."