Looks like Marc Cherry is keeping his promise: He's been in the media everywhere proclaiming that the show's quality will be back in tip-top shape, like it was in the first season. He deserves a pat on the back for cowriting a (for the most part) first-rate script with Jeff Greenstein (Emmy-winning writer/executive producer of Will & Grace - Jeff wrote the pivotal '80s flashback episode where Will first came out to Grace). I thought it was a smart thing to fast-forward to six months from the last time we saw them. This way they didn't have to deal with following up on the aftermath of the Applewhites' departure; also, Xiao-Mei's more pregnant and they could have Bree realistically able to say yes to Orson's proposal.Poor unlucky-in-love Bree. She went from one disastrous relationship to the next and then to the next. But tonight's biggest highlight for me was Bree experiencing her very first orgasm without even realizing it. I had been wondering what she was exactly referring to...
Veteran character actor (and former Screen Actors Guild president) Richard Masur joins All My Children on Jan. 13 as TV network exec Jesse Johnson. He'll get involved with Erica Kane's fictional talk show, New Beginnings.... Julia Barr has announced she'll remain on AMC as Brooke for "at least another year," despite rumors to the contrary.... It's still unknown whether Hillary B. Smith, whose Nora character is currently comatose, will stay at One Life to Live. As previously reported, Smith's contract expires this month.... Sources say Playboy pinup Sung Hi Lee (ex-Sophie, Days of our Lives) recently auditioned to play General Hospital's Dr. Kelly Lee. However, as you read here first,
On Jan. 3, Gwendoline Yeo begins recurring on General Hospital as Dr. Kelly Lee, who will complicate Courtney's love triangle with Jax and Nikolas. Yeo has guest-starred on several prime-time TV series, including 24, NYPD Blue and The O.C.
FYI, Yeo popped up in a 2002 episode of GH
in another role. "She made a brief appearance as Brigette Murray, a reporter covering a club opening," recalls casting director Mark Teschner
. "She left an impression on me, and I have continued reading her [for roles] through the years, but she is here now because she gave a great reading." (By the way, don't forget that "Jessie's Girl" rocker Rick Springfield
reprises his '80s role as Dr. Noah Drake today