GLEE already renewed for a third season
Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly said, “Everything about GLEE – from the concept to the characters to the marketing – has been innovative and risky, but with [series creator] Ryan Murphy tapping into the zeitgeist, the risk has paid off with this truly remarkable series. GLEE has one of the most active, devoted fan bases I’ve ever seen, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to give Gleeks a third season of their favorite show.”
INTERVIEW: DAYS actor Roark Critchlow (Mike)
"A soap opera is like the stage. There are three cameras and scenes shoot all the way through. You speak, the light goes on you. Another actor speaks, the light goes on them. You have to do a scene all the way through, even if you make a mistake. You do these five minutes plays all day long and it forces you to be a good actor."
Cable providers revamp service - Competition from satellite TV, Web threatens industry
Cable TV operators are trying to treat their customers better. Consumers now can get a 30-day money-back guarantee from at least two major cable companies. Soon subscribers might set specific times for technician visits and get their orders confirmed in writing.
New radio soap HUNTSFORD coming soon
Huntingdon Community Radio (HCR) is preparing for a summer launch and when it starts broadcasting, one of the first things you will hear is the new radio soap called HUNTSFORD. Set at the Wavelength Hair Salon, the show will be on air for five minutes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with a 15-minute omnibus on Sunday afternoons.
Haiti Soap Opera Relief
A Haitian film crew in the earthquake-ravaged nation is providing a welcome distraction for refugee camp residents throughout the capital.
The crew is filming a soap opera based on the situations of the homeless. The crew is being paid about $6,000 per episode by the United Nations. Each week's episode teaches the residents how to deal with different problems. The episodes are shown on white screens in the camps every weekend, and fans have been turning out in droves despite tropical downpours.
The final 'Lost' review: sweet, fun, Christian
Ken Tucker writes: "LOST went out in a manner that was refreshingly not like that of so many dramas, which tend to become more dramatic, serious, and bleak in an effort to prove their ultimate profundity. Instead, the long LOST last night was a combination of a greatest-hits album and a lively Sunday-school lesson."