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American Idol Has a New Judge! September 9, 2009

Filed under: American Idol,Ellen DeGeneres,TV News — Alexandra @ 9:32 pm

And replacing Paula Abdul is…….

ELLEN DEGENERES!

“DeGeneres will sit alongside Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi and offer her own unique perspective to the contestants throughout the competition,” Fox television said in a statement.

“I’m going to have a day job and a night job,” DeGeneres said at her talk show taping Wedneday. She also assured her audience that The Ellen DeGeneres Show will continue. “This is so exciting for me.”

I’ll definitely watch this season, now!

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Hilary Duff Joins Gossip Girl! July 1, 2009

Filed under: Gossip Girl,Hilary Duff,TV News — Alexandra @ 3:34 pm

Hilary Duff has joined the cast of Gossip Girl as Olivia Burke, a movie star who will be attending NYU in hopes of receiving a traditional college experience.

And here’s a zinger – she’ll be playing Vanessa’s roommate!

For all of those who don’t remember, Blair, Vanessa, and Dan have all been accepted to NYU. And it’s being rumored that Olivia will serve as anew love interest for Dan. Ohhhh boy.

Duff’s episode airs October 5, so I guess we’ll all just have to wait and see.

Until later… xoxo

 

The Sopranos Meets Desperate Housewives! June 30, 2009

Filed under: TV News — Alexandra @ 2:32 pm

Looks like the people over at Wisteria Lane are Desperate for some ratings.

Former Sopranos star Drea de Matteo is joining the cast of Desperate Housewives in hopes of giving the sagging show a boost in the ratings.

The actress is said to be playing the matriarch of an Italian family who just moved to the neighborhood. And casting underway for her landscape designer husband and their tightly wound son.

Should be interesting…

 

Katherine Heigl/T.R. Knight Leave Grey’s! February 10, 2009

Filed under: Katherine Heigl,TV News — Alexandra @ 3:36 pm

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I literally just screamed out to my roommate! Fucking a!

Katherine Heigl and T.R. Knight have officially left Grey’s Anatomy, and their co-star James Pickens Jr. (who plays the Chief) confirmed their departure:

“Yes, she is,” he said of Katie’s departure. “Wherever Katherine goes, I wish her nothing but the best.”

And of T.R., he said, “He’s going too. He just wanted to pursue other career paths.”

Damnit.

 

DWTS Season 8 Cast Revealed! February 9, 2009

Filed under: Dancing With the Stars,TV News — Alexandra @ 5:27 pm

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Ohhhh so this should be an interesting season. Check out the upcoming cast for season 8 of Dancing With the Stars:

Jewel

Steve-O (of Jackass fame)

Denise Richards

Shawn Johnson (17-year-old Olympic gymnast)

Lil’ Kim

Ty Murray (Jewel’s husband)

Belinda Carlisle

Chuck Wicks (Julianne Hough’s boyfriend)

David Alan Grier

Lawrence Taylor (former NFL star)

Nancy O’Dell

Steve Wozniak (Apple co-founder)

Gilles Marini

 

Kendra Wilkinson to Get Own Show! February 3, 2009

Filed under: Kendra Wilkinson,TV News — Alexandra @ 2:28 pm

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Hugh Hefner’s # 3 ex-girlfriend Kendra Wilkinson is starring in her own show!

Great. Now I get to hear that annoying laugh more often.

The show will follow Kendra post-“breakup,” aka, paying her own bills, doing laundry, grocery shopping — things that were done for her while living at the Playboy Mansion.

However, we will also get to watch her plan her wedding to Philadelphi Eagles football player Hank Baskett. That I’ll watch!

Kendra’s show doesn’t premiere until the fall.

Think it’ll last?

 

George Clooney Back on ER! January 22, 2009

Filed under: George Clooney,TV News — Alexandra @ 4:06 pm

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Ahh this is exciting!

Sources close to the show said that George Clooney will indeed appear on the show before the series ends for good later this year. He is expected to film his scenes today and tomorrow.

And not only that, but Julianna Margulies will reprise her role again as well.

An insider told Life & Style, “They are the last two of the original cast to make one last appearance,” the insider says. “It’s part of an effort to wrap up all of the original characters’ story lines.”

The final episode will air on April 2.