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Pretty Little Liars’ 10 Most Ridiculous Moments of All Time

Pretty Little Liars

Pretty Little Liars' fourth season is already off to a crazy start, but we wouldn't expect anything less after three seasons of nonstop WTF-ery. The ABC Family drama has so many twists, turns and shark-jumps that it's easy to forget some of its biggest jaw-droppers.

Let's take an absurd trip down memory lane and look back on the 10 most ridiculous PLL moments of all time.

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Pretty Little Liars: Who's The Betrayer? We Size Up the Suspects

Pretty Little Liars

Pretty Little Liars is nearing its summer finale when one of 12 possible people will make the ultimate betrayal.

Although at the end of last season, it was finally revealed that Mona (Janel Parrish) was "A," there are still plenty of mysteries to be solved. First, there's the new person calling themselves "A" who continuously torments Aria (Lucy Hale), Emily (Shay Mitchel), Spencer (Troian Bellisario) and Hanna (Ashley Benson). Then there are the unsolved murders of Alison (Sasha Pieterse) and Maya (Bianca Lawson).

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Melrose's Shaun Sipos: Who Will Be David's Cougar Lover?

Melrose Place

Now that Amanda Woodward (Heather Locklear) has returned to Melrose Place, it was only a matter of time before she set her sights on one of the men. sat down with Shaun Sipos to get the dish on how his character, David, will be getting cozy with Amanda. Sipos also discusses David's many other relationships, who's going to be blackmailing him and what's ahead for the second half of the season...

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Leighton 'Lords over New Melrose Pilot! Plus: Meet Jake's Son

Laura Leighton, Shaun Sipos

Heather Locklear may have passed on the chance to be a part of the CW's Melrose Place reboot, but Laura Leighton — who played sassy schemer Sydney Andrews on the original Fox prime-time sudser — has said yes.

Leighton will reprise her role in the pilot and then continue on as a recurring player, "if" the new Melrose gets ordered to series, says the Hollywood Reporter. Sources tell the trade that Sydney will serve as the landlord of the titular apartment complex/den of iniquity.

For those not familiar with Leighton's character, I — as someone who used to "blog" recaps for Melrose in another age of man, before this Internet thing met its promise — can sum up Sydney as ... read more

Knight Rider, Grammys and More Specials to Watch For

Justin Bruening by Chris Haston/NBC Photo

Here's a roundup of winter and spring TV-movies and specials to keep in mind when seeking out alternative, strike-time programming:Husband for Hire | Jan. 19, at 8 pm/ET, OxygenA single woman (Nadine Velazquez) has 24 hours to find a husband in order to inherit her share of the family fortune. Mark Consuelos, Erik Estrada and Mario Lopez costar.Daniel's Daughter | Jan. 26, 9 pm, Hallmark ChannelLaura Leighton (Melrose Place) plays a woman who realizes how much she has in common with her late father when she fulfills his last wish.The Russell Girl | Jan. 27, 9 pm, CBSAmber Tamblyn (Joan of Arcadia) stars as an aspiring med student who returns home to confront her difficult past.Bernard and Doris | Feb. 9, 8 pm, HBOEccentric billionaire Doris Duke (Susan Sarandon) hires penniless Irish butler Bernard Lafferty (Ralph Fiennes) and then leaves him her fortune in this fictional tale based on true events.The 50th Annual Grammy Awards | Feb. 10, 8 pm, CBSRapper Kanye West and troubled souls... read more

Kathy Griffin, Tori Spelling and More Short Cuts

Because so much was left undiscussed on her D-List series, Kathy Griffin: The E! True Hollywood Story premieres Oct. 20 at 6 pm/ET.... A March 25, 2008, release has been slated for Tori Spelling's obnoxiously titled biography sTORI Telling, says the New York Post.... The Hallmark Channel weeper Daniel's Daughter, starring Melrose Place's Laura Leighton, will premiere Jan. 12.... Care to write lyrics for your favorite instrumental TV theme song? The Asks... blog is the place to do it! read more

Casting News: Nine Star Warms Up Mafia Lesbian

Lourdes Benedicto by Jeremy Cowart/ABC

Lourdes Benedicto, formerly of The Nine, 24 and NYPD Blue, has been cast as Bonnie Somerville's lesbian love interest on ABC's midseason drama series The Hot Dream Rosie Had Last Night Cashmere Mafia.... Also from the Hollywood Reporter, Melrose Place brat Laura Leighton is Daniel's Daughter in a Hallmark Channel weeper about a high-powered magazine editor who comes to some realizations about life when she takes time off to spread her father's ashes.More casting news: Exclusive: Eddie Cibrian Gets Dirty, Exclusive: George Michael Gets Stoned for ABC read more

Desperate for Housewives ...

Question: Desperate for Housewives spoilers over here!

Answer: Doug Savant told Extra that when the show returns in January, we're going to see some action between Tom and Gabrielle. “When we come back on the air, Eva Longoria is kissing me! I had a hellacious day on the set with just hours and hours of Eva Longoria kissing me!" And I'm sure Laura Leighton was totally cool with it. After all, they're both professionals. 

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