NEWS ROUNDUP: FOX Responds To GLEE Rumor, Dark Shadows Spoiler, Leighton Meester Prevails Over Her Mother in Court

FOX Responds To Alleged Glee Revolt
Us Weekly is reporting that the actors from the hit series are “fed up with long hours, low pay and uneven story lines.”

FOX Sr. VP of Publicity, Christopher Alexander, told RumorFix the rumors are not true.

"This mean-spirited story is malicious and 100 percent false," he said. “Ryan and the cast are extremely close and morale on the set has never been higher.”

Did Helena Bonham Carter Reveal A Major Spoiler for Johnny Depp's Dark Shadows?
"I did love playing her. I mean, she’s an alcoholic psychiatrist, so I hadn’t played that before. And she’s got a secret. They all have secrets." (Video reveals more).

American Airlines May Pull 30 ROCK Over Alec Baldwin's Planegate
The airlines confirmed that since Baldwin's game of Words With Friends gained him some enemies (or more accurately, since the actor spoofed the airline on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE over the weekend), the union has broached the subject with those in charge of making such decisions of pulling the critically lauded 30 ROCK from its inflight entertainment lineup.

GOSSIP GIRL's Leighton Meester Prevails Over Her Mother in Court
Constance Meester has withdrawn claims that she "sacrificed her happiness" for her daughter's career. As a result, the actress will obtain a default judgement that states her mother is not her manager and not due any support payments.

Betty White to reunite with Ed Asner on HOT IN CLEVELAND
The MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW alums will air in the sitcom’s batch of new episodes next summer. Asner will be playing the role of Jameson Lyons, the president of the an old-money country club in Cleveland. When the ladies try to get in to the club, it’s revealed that Elka (White) has a long history with Jameson and tries to avenge something from their past.

SMALLVILLE actor Sam Jones checks into prison
Jones checked in to the low-security correctional facility in Lompoc, California some time this week -- beginning his 366-day sentence for the role he played in a massive drug ring.

Terence Winter Looks Back on the Mother of All BOARDWALK EMPIRE Seasons
Where does BOARDWALK EMPIRE go from here? Terence Winter, the creator and show runner of the period crime-drama, spoke recently to ArtsBeat about the planning and preparation for the final days of Jimmy Darmody, the origins of a disturbing act of incest in the character’s past, and which characters may or may not be returning for Season 3.

Turkish soap operas invade the Middle East
Television serials like MUHTESEM YUZYAL (Magnificent Century), ASK-I MEMNU (Forbidden Love) and YAPRAK DOKUMU (Falling Leaves) are breaking records in the number of viewers. The more than a hundred episodes that are in circulation have earned the producers the equivalent of more than $60 million this year. These facts are reported by Turkish websites, which point out that a Japanese television channel has made a documentary on Turkish soap operas and their impact on tourism and export. And Time Magazine recently called these series "the secret of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan".

Research shows radio is king in Kenya
Television is the third most popular way to consume entertainment (after radio and the internet) but viewership of TV soaps is on the rise.

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