Tuesday, December 20, 2011

NEWS ROUNDUP: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS No. 1 Scripted Show In Product Placement, More Hollywood Moms Night, A Martinez Back To B&B

NBC Shows Tops In Product Placement
The Peacock network has four of the top 10 shows in terms of product placements, according to new figures from Nielsen. The No. 1 scripted show in terms of product placement was FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, which was No. 8 overall.

New behind the scenes pictures from Johnny Depp's Dark Shadows
Meanwhile, Kathryn Leigh Scott wrote a letter to the Dark Shadows News Page: "Lara Parker (Angelique) and I, who both play cameos in the new Dark Shadows film, are surprised by Helena Bonham Carter's comments because they do not at all reflect our wonderful conversation together on the set. She was eager to hear about Grayson Hall, who played Dr. Julia Hoffman, and we were only too happy to tell her about our old friend."

TV Guide Network orders more of Alison Sweeney's HOLLYWOOD MOMS NIGHT
The show, a five-episode series centering on best friends Alison Sweeney and Ali Landry, is slated to air in March. The entry will go behind the scenes at the women's long-running potluck dinner tradition with fellow celebrity moms Denise Richards, Niecy Nash and LaLa Anthony.

A Martinez returning to THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL
Martinez (Cruz, SANTA BARBARA; Roy, GENERAL HOSPITAL; Ray, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) will be back as Dr. Ramon Montgomery for a handful of episodes beginning Friday, January 13.

J.R. Martinez Is Going to Be a Dad
"We found out just last week it's a girl and we are over the moon," Martinez, 28, says.

Betty White's NBC 90th birthday tribute will feature an All-Star lineup
Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner, Carol Burnett, Hugh Jackman, Amy Poehler and Jay Leno will be among the celebs present.

GLEE adds REAL HOUSEWIVES star NeNe Leakes
Leakes will join the cast for a few episodes playing a swim coach who battles Sue Sylvester.

RAGGED ISLE gets Indie Soap Award nods
"We are so proud to be recognized nationally, said Barry Dodd. "It's great to see such a wide range of categories that 'Ragged Isle' has been nominated in and that's a testament to the entire cast and crew of Mainers who came together and believed in the project."


1 comment:

  1. Articles like this make me very uncertain about the Dark Shadows movie. The original series is a complete classic...and fans can only hope the movie will respect that. Kathryn Leigh Scott and Lara Parker rule....that's for sure!