Friday, August 12, 2011

NEWS ROUNDUP: Ron Artest Soap Star? Sarah Brown's DAYS Role, OLTL Ratings High

It looks as if NBA player Ron Artest will sign with England's Cheshire Jets. One of his incentives is a possible role on a British soap opera. For the week of August 1-5, 2011, ONE LIFE TO LIVE had 2.912 million views, it's highest total since November 2008. Sarah Brown's DAYS characters come to Salem with "an agenda." Chandler Massey talks about his first love scene. TRUE BLOOD renewed for a fifth season.

Daytime Soap Opera Ratings: OLTL Highest Viewers Since November 2008
For the week of August 1-5, 2011, ONE LIFE TO LIVE had 2.912 million views, it's highest total since November 2008. FYI: This does not include SOAPnet viewers or viewers on

Sarah Brown On Joining The Cast Of DAYS OF OUR LIVES - Is Her Character Good Or Bad?
"I play Madison James, a business woman who owns Mad World Cosmetics and I come to town with a bit of an agenda."

DAYS OF OUR LIVES' Chandler Massey Talks First Love Scenes... and Sonny
"I'm very pleased that they wrote Will that way... as very accepting and open-minded," says Massey. "One of Will's really close friends is not completely comfortable with [Sonny]. He's kind of homophobic, so Will kind of has to stick his neck out there, because he knows what's right and what's not right."

Will NBA's Ron Artest land on a British soap opera as part of his payment to play in the UK?
Ron Artest sort of, kind of officially signed to play in England with the Cheshire Jets. But as you might expect, there could be some complications involved in the deal. The most important being money. Via

"You'll appreciate that we haven't got the means to entice someone of Ron's standing on financial grounds," [Jets director [Peter] Hawkins said. "Our commitment is to help raise Ron's profile in the UK in order to help him develop his music and movie career over here while playing basketball."

What's the solution? Soap operas. According to the report, one possibility is trying to find Artest a role in a British soap opera.

Soap opera ideas for Ron Artest
Four popular British soap operas and how Ron Ron might fit in with the cast.

Former Brazilian soap opera actress is suing her billionaire ex-lover, George Soros, for $50 million
The lawsuit filed by Adriana Ferreyr claims the 80-year-old financier reneged on a promise to give her a Manhattan apartment and an argument over a $2-million apartment escalated into physical abuse.

HBO renews TRUE BLOOD for a fifth season
HBO has renewed the hit show TRUE BLOOD for a 12-episode fifth season. The Alan Ball series will begin production of new episodes later this year in Los Angeles, with debut set for summer 2012.

No comments:

Post a Comment