Wednesday, June 16, 2010

NEWS: GH Taping, GLEE Album #1, Torpey, SKINS

Once In A Lifetime Opportunity - With GENERAL HOSPITAL
GENERAL HOSPITAL fans are being given the chance to see Steve Burton (Jason), James Franco (Franco) and other GH actors as they tape some exciting episodes outdoors to be broadcast in July. The special remote taping is next Thursday evening, June 24, and is limited to the first 200 fans to register and arrive at the Hollywood location (which will be announced at the time you receive your confirmation - which you must bring with you for admittance). Visit for more details.

Fatal Attraction Hits GENERAL HOSPITAL
On July 2, General Hospital surgeons Lisa Niles (Brianna Brown) and Patrick Drake (Jason Thompson) will get drunk and hit the sack while his wife, Robin (Kimberly McCullough), is away in Africa working with AIDS patients. "Lisa is going to get very obsessive with Patrick and we will go into a Fatal Attraction story," says the soap's Emmy-winning head writer Bob Guza. "This is not a Glenn Close sort of thing. Lisa is not a psycho. She won't be boiling bunnies. But that's not to say she won't be acting out in a big way."

GLEE Rises Past Twilight To Top Billboard 200
The "Journey to Regionals" EP debuts at No. 1 with 152,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan, besting the "Eclipse" album at No. 2 with 144,000.

Has US version of SKINS Lost its Gay Male Character? Looks That Way.
Earlier this month, reported that Teo was being replaced by a lesbian character named Tea. Autostraddle based their info on updated sides showing the change. obtained the same sides and it looks like Autostraddle was right.

Method Actor Michael Bisping to Play 'Bad Guy' on British Soap Opera
The 31-year-old Cyprus-born Liverpudlian revealed during THE MMA HOUR with Ariel Helwani today that he will play a gangster on an unnamed British daytime drama. "I'm expecting to get a lot of grief from the Internet," Bisping told Helwani. "It's not a novel soap opera, it's a daytime soap opera. I play a bit of a bad guy."

Internet TV Faceoff: Google TV vs. Boxee
A number of solutions from Roku to PlayOn to various flavors of media streaming software are working on bringing the Internet video experience to your big screen, but two of the emerging frontrunners in the space are Boxee and Google TV. The former has been making popular social media center software for the desktop since 2008 and is now manufacturing a set-top Boxee Box to attach to your TV. Google TV is a relatively new entrant into the space, but the search giant’s clout will undoubtedly make it a major player in the trend towards widely-available Internet TV in the living room.

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Erin Torpey has her baby
According to her husband, Hamilton von Watts, the former ONE LIFE TO LIVE actress gave birth to a baby boy, Izaiah Torpey von Watts, today, June 16

1 comment:

  1. Of course the USA version of "Skins" is losing the gay character.
    The Brit version was edgy, well-written, deeply moving and realistic.
    I expect the USA version to be none of those things, just to be populated with pretty, vapid teeny-boppers.