Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
When Law & Order: SVU showrunner Neal Baer began developing a character that would be a master manipulator who prodigiously procreates, he wrote the role with John Stamos in mind — even though that goes against type for the veteran actor.
"We wanted someone completely charming, affable, very handsome, had a way with women, that people could really connect to," Baer said in a recent conference call. "We wanted someone who is very appealing because these guys are often very appealing guys. We wrote it with [Stamos] in mind hoping he would do it."
American Idol, Casey Abrams
Why does American Idol's Casey Abrams think that so many people relate to him? Because he's a slacker
"A lot of people would come up to me and say, 'You remind me of my slacker son that dropped out of college.' That's exactly what I am — I like sleeping on couches, watching TV, eating cereal in the daytime," he tells TVGuide.com. "[I'm a] regular dude doing what he wants to do and I hope that inspired people to do this show and try other things.
Chad Michael Murray and Hilarie Burton
Are One Tree Hill alums Hilarie Burton and Chad Michael Murray open to returning to the CW show?
"I'm never ever gonna say never," Burton told TVGuide.com on the USA upfront red carpet in New York on Monday night. "I love that crew so much, I miss them and Wilmington."
The Nine Lives of Chloe King
It's no coincidence that Chloe King sits in a leopard-print chair in this exclusive first-look at the The Nine Lives of Chloe King's cast photo.
The upcoming ABC Family series follows Chloe, played by Skyler Samuels, who learns of her new heightened abilities on her 16th birthday. Turns out the teen is part of the ancient race called Mai, the offspring of the Egyptian cat-goddess Bastet, and she possesses many cat-like qualities while maintaining her human appearance.
Nathan Lane, Kara DioGuardi
Nathan Lane and Kara DioGuardi are heading to USA Network as part of a programming slate that includes 13 projects, the network announced on Monday.
"After five years as the No. 1 cable network, our development goal must be not only to do great new shows with original voices, but also to push the envelope of audience expectations," Jeff Wachtel, co-president said in a statement. Co-president Chris McCumber added, "Developed strategically through our brand lens, this diverse roster represents the network's introduction of more provocative, innovative original programming than ever before."
Dr. Charlotte Brown and Dr. Travis Stork
Travis Stork is a bachelor no more. The star of The Bachelor's eighth season has proposed to his girlfriend, People reports.
Stork asked Dr. Charlotte Brow, his girlfriend of two years, to marry him on a recent vacation in Hawaii, according to the magazine. It seems like a good fit: Stork currently co-hosts the CBS morning show The Doctors and Brown, 28, is a pediatrician.
Prince William and Kate Middleton
The Royal Wedding went off without a hitch as Prince William and Kate Middleton exchanged their "I do's" at London's Westminster Abbey.
The Queen released a statement announcing that His Royal Highness Prince William had earned the additional titles Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus. Middleton will be known as Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cambridge.
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