Monday, January 17, 2011

NEWS: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Hathaway, Robert Wagner, DGA

Anne Hathaway joins GLEE as Kurt's lesbian aunt
Her guest stint was sealed last night, after the Golden Globes. "She came over and talked to Ryan [Murphy] about wanting to come on the show. And there you have it!" says exec producer Brad Falchuck.

Sarah Michelle Gellar joins CBS pilot
The former ALL MY CHILDREN and BUFFY star, after a failed HBO project, has joined the green-lighted pilot RINGER, in which she plays a pair of twin sisters on the run from the mafia.

BOARDWALK EMPIRE star gets drunk, exposes herself outside a Golden Globes party
Paz de la Huerta was so intoxicated she was forbidden from entering one after party. She also she fell on the sidewalk.

SHAKE-UP: Marissa Jaret Winokur is leaving THE TALK
Unhappy with her airtime, she wants to devote time on launching her own cable show and clothing line.

30 ROCK plans to shoot around Jane Krakowski's pregnancy
"Because," says Tina Fey and exec producer Robert Carlock, "no child should have Jenna Maroney for a mother."

Robert Wagner joins ABC's new version of CHARLIE'S ANGELS
Wagner is replacing the late John Forsythe as the voice of Charlie.

More record ratings for JERSEY SHORE
The latest episode topped last week's with 8.6 million.

Michael Emerson to guest on PARENTHOOD
He'll play a bug shop owner with Asperger's Syndrome.

THE GOOD WIFE producers want Rumsfeld on show
Robert King, who produces the show with his wife Michelle, said he wanted Donald Rumsfeld to appear as a witness in a lawsuit, testifying about why aggressive interrogation techniques like water-boarding are sometimes needed during wartime. But Keith Urbahn, who works for the former defense secretary, said the idea rules Rumsfeld out.

GREEK episode will tackle the Morning-After Pill
The ABC Family show's creator consulted with the network as well as nonprofit groups in preparation for the controversial 6th episode of the season.

DGA Nominations Announced
In the Daytime Soaps category, Larry Carpenter (ONE LIFE TO LIVE), Sally McDonald (THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS), Jill Mitwell (ONE LIFE TO LIVE), Michael Stich (THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL) and Owen Renfroe (GENERAL HOSPITAL) were nominated. Read the WE LOVE SOAPS TV interview with Renfroe here.

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