Thursday, February 7, 2008

News Brief

Former THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS star Thom Bierdz, who is a talented artist as well, painted a portrait of Heath Ledger with James Dean after being moved following Heath's death. In the painting James Dean appears crushed, but welcoming, too. Heath is beautiful, pure, and not aware he is in a new frontier. The word “ Hollywood ” can be seen in the background, backwards, and sinking. You can buy the painting on his website.

Access Hollywood: VIDEO: Although FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS has achieved cult status among its young fans, will there be a season 3 of this ratings challenged show? Access' Laura Saltman gets the dish.

Buzzworthy Radio: AUDIO: Interviews with GUIDING LIGHT's Tom Pelphrey and soap writer Tom Casiello at 10:30pm ET.

PGP Blog: AS THE WORLD TURNS photo spoilers: On Thursday, February 14, As The World Turns offers fans an out of time Valentine's Day episode asking the question "What If..."

Springfield State Journal Register: EVENT: Credited as daytime TV’s first “super couple,” Doug and Julie’s tumultuous relationship has helped define DAYS OF OUR LIVES. Its plots haven’t influenced the 34-year married life of these actors, but that doesn’t mean their fact can’t cross into such fiction as the play “Love Letters.”
When: 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday
Where: Hoogland Center for the Arts, 420 S. Sixth St.
Tickets: $22; available at the center box office, by calling 523-2787 or online at

This is Nottingham: Former ANOTHER WORLD star Morgan Freeman has revealed that although he's rich enough to retire, he doesn't want to.

Glasgow Daily Record: Once the cornerstone of the BBC's kids output, GRANGE HILL now sits on the shelf marked "someone else's mistake" in the vaults, next to TOP OF THE POPS. In an age when teenagers are more likely to watch SKINS and HOLLYOAKS, perhaps the bell was ringing on the London comprehensive. But it's been ringing for a long time - and the show's producers didn't hear it. Instead, they moved away from the harder issues which made its name and gave the drama a softsoap edge. As Phil Redmond, the creator, said: "The point has been lost". And now, so has a classic.

Variety: Val Kilmer has signed on as the voice of KITT in the new Justin Bruening television movie KNIGHT RIDER.

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