Monday, May 10, 2010

NEWS: Eileen Fulton, Giddish, Metcalfe, SKINS, Walters

What will become of Eileen Fulton's unshot scenes with Helen Wagner for Lisa's 50th celebration?
Fulton tells Canyon News, "I don’t know what we are going to do with the scenes. I had so many to film with Helen [Wagner]. Leave it to her to upstage me yet again. But Chris Goutman is a genius, he’ll figure it all out." Wagner and Fulton were to have shot those scenes last Thursday (Wagner passed away on May 1). On a side note, Fulton recently slipped in her kitchen while making a sandwich and broke her arm.

Kelli Giddish and Jesse Metcalfe star in latest NBC pick up
NBC describes CHASE as a fast-paced drama amid a game of cat-and-mouse as a team of U.S. marshals hunts down America's most dangerous fugitives. Giddish (ALL MY CHILDREN) stars as a cowboy boot-wearing marshal from Texas. Metcalfe plays a member of Frost's elite team.

MTV orders the American version of SKINS
The profane, sex-addicted, drug-taking and controversial British teen series — starring actual teenagers — which debuted in January 2007, will launch an American version in January 2011 consisting of 10 episodes.

Mark Burnett, Trifecta shopping a daily "American Idol" for daytime TV
ONE IN A MILLION will consist of a singing competition in which three judges award a winner each and every day. That winner will go on to compete in semi-finals until the show's 33-week season wraps up.

Barbara Walters will undergo heart valve surgery
Walters will take time off from THE VIEW to recover from the replacement of a faulty heart valve.

Lifetime mulling an ARMY WIVES spinoff
The spinoff, currently in the early stages of development, will center on the character of Pamela (played by Brigid Brannagh).

1 comment:

  1. An American "Skins" -- that show was genius because of its inherent Britishness.
    We don't even use the slang 'skins' here in the same context.
    Instead of being compelling stories about realistic teens, I fear it will be Jersey Shore II.
    (I didn't always used to be such a cynic, really...)