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ABC's Mixology Shakes Up the Recipe for TV Romance

Mixology

Mixology, which premieres Wednesday at 9:30/8:30c, 10 people have ended up at New York's hottest bar mix looking for love, distraction, relief and maybe even themselves. Having written big-screen comedies The Hangover and 21 and Over, executive producers and writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore are no strangers to turning around the lives of characters in one night, mainly assisted by alcohol. read more

Keck's Exclusives: Vanessa Lengies on Leaving Glee and Landing a New Sitcom

Vanessa Lengies

Fox's Glee will be a little less sweet next season now that Vanessa Lengies, who plays Sugar, has landed a regular role on the midseason ABC sitcom Mixology. "Getting to play Sugar Motta was one of the biggest opportunities of my life, and I met some of the most fantastic people, but I was being hired per episode," Lengies says about why she made the switch. "I loved getting to be there and dancing around, but I didn't really have much of an opportunity to act."

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Why Glee's Grant Gustin Hopes Sebastian Is the Heir to the Sue Sylvester Throne

Grant Gustin

One day after Glee aired its winter finale, which included an attempted suicide, a win at Regionals, a near-exchange of matrimonial I do's, and a surprise car wreck, Grant Gustin was back at it...auditioning for film roles while the regular cast shot its next episode.

At the moment, Gustin doesn't know the fate of his controversial alter-ego Sebastian, the smarmy Warbler introduced as this season's threat to New Directions. Karofsky's tragedy appears, for now, to have... read more

Glee's Vanessa Lengies on Sugar's Big Breadstix Bash and McKinley's New Love Triangle

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Move over, Sam and Shane. There's a new romantic rivalry heating up the hallways of McKinley High on Glee just in time for Valentine's Day.

"Sugar is going to be in the middle of a love triangle," Vanessa Lengies tells TVGuide.com. "Rory and Artie fight back and forth the entire time for Sugar's hand."

In Tuesday's episode (8/7c, Fox), Sugar's dad throws her a huge party at Breadstix — soon to be renamed Sugar Shack — in honor of her favorite holiday. All of New Directions is invited to the bash — but not without one stern marching order from their hostess: No singles allowed!

Glee sneak peek: Samuel Larson make his debut! Plus: Rachel's dad arrive!

The warning is odd considering Sugar herself has been riding solo since she first popped up in September. However, her sudden desire for a date will... read more

Cheers & Jeers: Glee's Not-So-Sweet Sugar

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Jeers to Glee for making an off-key addition to the cast.

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In last week's season opener, Vanessa Lengies joined the show as Sugar Motta, a tone-deaf student in more ways than one. Her attribution for her lack of social graces to "self-diagnosed Asperger's" had autism-awareness advocates up in arms. Well, Sugar was back ...
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Is Glee's Ashley Fink Being Phased Out?

Ashley Fink

Is another Glee star on the way out?

After being a major player last season, Ashley Fink's Lauren Zizes will have less screen time this year, TVLine reports.

Fall TV: Get the scoop on Glee and other returning shows

Her reduced screen time will be ...
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Glee Adds American Dreams' Vanessa Lengies

Vanessa Lengies

Glee is adding another new cast member to its roster for Season 3.

American Dreams vet Vanessa Lengies will recur on the Fox musical as Sugar, a spoiled new student described as... read more

Pilot News: Dreams Girl Feels the Hurt

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Vanessa Lengies, who in my semi-humble opinion was one of the very best things about American Dreams, has joined the cast of the ABC comedy pilot This Might Hurt. In the prospective medical practice-set series, says the Reporter, Lengies will play Lily, a receptionist who is "sweet, naive and disarmingly sincere" and has a strange predilection for go-go boots. — MWM read more

Fall 2007: Everwood Exec Taps Charmed One

New pilot castings, from the Hollywood Reporter:• Alyssa Milano has been tapped to star as a successful Atlanta lawyer — and the daughter of Mary Steenburgen — in Everwood exec producer Rina Mimoun's untitled drama for ABC.• Angie Harmon, who starred in the never-picked-up ABC pilot Secrets of a Small Town, has joined the Alphabet's Women's Murder Club.• Brian Austin Green is a gay writer, and Vanessa Lengies (American Dreams) and Jessica Capshaw are women who work with him, in a comedy pilot from Will & Grace's Max Mutchnick and David Kohan.• Liz Vassey is a biotech whiz in Fox's The Cure.• Johnny Messner is a hotheaded cop in ABC's Judy's Got a Gun.• Bruce McGill (Animal House's D-Day) is military in NBC's Area 52 comedy.• Will Yun Lee (Thief) is a field operative in NBC's The Bionic Woman. Wherefore art thou Oscar Goldman? read more

FALL 2006: CASTING ABOUT

Leslie Hope has scored the female lead as a wrongfully accused murder-suspect-turned-fugitive's wife in Runaway, the CW pilot being created by Sex and the City's Darren Star.... Dan Castellaneta will play a snippy bank teller on TBS' The Jeff Garlin Project.... Barry Bostwick has joined Fox's The 12th Man.... Kirk! Jere Burns seems to be revisiting Dear John territory as the latest addition to Help Me Help You, an ABC comedy starring Ted Danson as a therapist... Jessy Schram has grabbed the lead and Vanessa Lengies will costar in the CW drama Split Decision.... Rick Peters has come on board CW's untitled Aquaman series. read more

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