NEWS: Could Susan Lucci Host 'The View'? Plus, Laura Wright, Eric Martsolf, Jill Larson, Brandon Routh, Joshua Morrow

Susan Lucci dishes 'Devious Maids,' 'Deadly Affairs' and hints at joining 'The View'
In the Devious Maids season finale, there are "shockers, and there are cliffhangers. All of it is so fabulous, so well done, well written, clever, funny, hilarious, sexy and shocking!"

"I will finish shooting Deadly Affairs in September, and gosh, that’s just the time that The View goes back on the air."

'General Hospital' Star Laura Wright Teams Up With ASPCA For 'We-Care' Campaign
Starting June 17, Wright is serving as the face of a unique online partnership between ASPCA and we-care.com, a handy browser app that will donate a portion of shoppers’ online purchases from their favorite shopping destinations to the ASPCA at no extra cost to the shopper. Wright is encouraging the public to take the small step of signing up for we-care to help make a big difference for animals in need.

Halle Berry's 'Extant' Brings a Big (Older) Audience
CBS' big summer drama rakes in 9.4 million viewers, though it makes a considerably smaller impression among adults 18-49, dropping from its Big Brother lead-in.

'Days of our Lives' Emmy winner Eric Marsolf playing roles in 'Extant' and 'Rizzoli & Isles'
The actor is currently playing Ben, the voice of the computer program in Halle Berry's CBS series Extant, which premiered last night, and will appear on TNT's Rizzoli & Isles on Tuesday, July 15.

Solid start for new MTV drama 'Finding Carter'
According to Nielsen estimates, Finding Carter averaged a 0.73 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.69 million viewers overall in the 10 p.m. hour, virtually matching its Catfish lead-in in 18-49 (0.75) while building on it in adults 18-34 (1.01 to 0.98) and total viewers (1.69 million to 1.32 million).

Three generations plus Jill Larson to perform 'The Foreigner'
Ken Jenkins, best known as Dr. Kelso from NBC/ABC medical comedy Scrubs, will direct and play the role of Sgt. Froggy LeSueur, a British demolition expert.

Jenkins' son Dan will play the role of Charlie, a man overcome with fear of making conversation. Dan's wife, Katherine Hiler, will appear in the role of Catherine Simms. Rounding out the family in the cast will be Dan's son Jesse, in his first professional role as Ellard Simms.

Jill Larson, best known for playing Opal Cortland for 22 years on the soap opera All My Children, will play Betty Meeks, the operator of a bed and breakfast in Georgia where Froggy brings the character Charlie to rest when she mistakenly refers to Charlie as a foreigner who doesn't speak English.

20 Years on 'The Young and the Restless': Joshua Morrow's 5 Favorite Moments
"Man, this anniversary really makes me feel old but also very grateful," Morrow says. "This is the best job in the world and, second to my children, my proudest accomplishment. I hope to do it as long as CBS and Sony and the fans will have me. It's the ride of a lifetime."

Time-Shift Heroes: 'Orphan Black' and Other TV Shows That Thrive Belatedly
According to an analysis of 2014 Nielsen data obtained by Vulture, Orphan Black currently gets a bigger bump, percentage-wise, from DVR replays than any other series on TV — a 123 percent lift, if you’re counting.

Brandon Routh and Kimberley Sustad Star in Hallmark Movie 'The Nine Lives of Christmas'
Fireman Zachary Stone (Routh) is a confirmed bachelor who doesn’t believe in love or commitment. When a stray, tabby cat named Ambrose shows up at his door, Zachary takes him in and slowly starts to see that a little companionship might not be so bad after all. Zachary’s commitment to solitude is further challenged when he meets Marilee (Sustad), an animal lover and veterinary student who teaches Zachary how to care for his new feline roommate.

2 comments:

  1. Yes to Susan Lucci on The View, much better than some of the names I've heard tossed around.

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  2. In other news, Season 2 of "East Los High" debuted on Hulu on Wednesday, July 9.

    East Los High

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