Tuesday, December 2, 2008

News Round-up

Are you afflicted with 'TiVo guilt'?
More and more people are becoming turned off by their TiVos. Digital video recorders (DVRs) revolutionized television for many viewers, freeing them from endless VCR programming and buying and keeping track of tapes. But it turns out that very ease is providing users with more than they can watch -- and turning a joy into drudgery.

AOL names TV’s sexiest, hottest hunks in TV history
Here are the soap related hunks:
#48 Jack Wagner (Nick, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
#41 Mario López (ex-Christian, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
#37 James Denton (Mike, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES)
#25 Blair Undersood (ex-Bobby, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
#24 Eddie Cibrian (ex-Matt, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
#18 Jensen Ackles (ex-Eric, DAYS OF OUR LIVES)
#7 Taylor Kitsch (Tim, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS)
#6 John Stamos (ex-Blackie, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
#4 Taye Diggs (Sam, PRIVATE PRACTICE)
#1 Patrick Dempson (Derek, GREY'S ANATOMY)

TOM CASIELLO: Mythbusters, Soap Style - Part Four "The Plot-Driven Myth"
"Plot seems to have become a four-letter word around Internet Message Boards these days, and it doesn't have to be. Plot is actually a very good thing. And if a plot drives your story, it's not always the worst thing in the world."

James Reynolds on Movie Addict Headquarters today at 4pm ET
Recently named Chairman of the Department of Veterans Affairs 2009 National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans, Reynolds (Abe, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) is a former Marine who served as an information service officer after graduating from high school. He was sent to Vietnam and added battlefield reporting to his combat duties. He remains dedicated to supporting our troops and does so by touring with the USO as well as traveling to various countries to meet with them. In 2007, Reynolds was honored by the Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP Veteran Affairs and Armed Services Committee for his contributions to the U.S. Armed Forces.

Today, at 4 pm eastern, Reynolds will be interviewed on Movie Addict Headquarters about his career, his public service and future projects. You can call in with your own questions and comments at 646-478-5668.

J.R. Martinez and Beth Ehlers to appear on THE VIEW
The ALL MY CHILDREN actors are guests on the Friday, Dec. 5 episode.

B&B's move to prime time in Australia is paying off...
...for a day at least. As trumpeted by the network yesterday, shifting the soap from the afternoon to 6pm resulted in the year's highest rating episode - up from the average of 473,000 viewers to a bumper 594,000 on Monday night.

GOSSIP GIRL's Kelly Rutherford Pregnant
The former GENERATIONS star, 40, and her entrepreneur husband, Daniel Giersch, are expecting their second child in June, her rep said in a statement Monday.

On her new series of children's books: "There has been only one negative review, and it was so poorly worded and personal that I'm convinced an ex-boyfriend wrote it. But then, I realized none of my ex-boyfriends can read or write [laughs]. I get letters on my Web site, every day, from kids who've read it or their mothers, from school teachers. It's been amazing."

Brown stays on GH
GENERAL HOSPITAL's Sarah Brown is sticking around. The actress confirmed on her Facebook page that she has just signed on for another year of playing troubled Mob princess Claudia.

Have Lunch With ATWT's Van Hansis and Jake Silbermann
Charity Buzz has opened bidding on lunch with the actors as part of Cyndi Lauper's 1st Annual True Colors Online Charity Auction.

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