Noah Wyle, Falling Skies
Alien invasion drama Falling Skies has been renewed for a second season, TNT announced Thursday. The 10 episodes will begin airing next summer.
"Falling Skies is a true standout series, from its ambitious storytelling, high-profile cast and production team to its...
There's a new life to live online for All My Children and One Life to Live.
ABC has sold the online rights to the canceled soaps in a multi-year deal to Prospect Park, a company led by Royal Pains executive producers Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz. The company is the process of finalizing the funding for an as-yet-unnamed online TV network that would feature the soaps and eventually other programming.
"We are privileged to continue the legacy of two of the greatest programs to air on daytime television, and are committed to delivering the storylines, characters and quality that audiences have come to love for over 40 years. All My Children and One Life to Live are television icons, and we are looking forward to providing anytime, anywhere viewing to their loyal community of millions," Frank and Kwatinetz said in a statement. "We believe that by continuing to produce the shows in their current hour format and with the same quality, viewers will follow the show to our new, online network."
ABC News has hired Elizabeth Smart as a contributor, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Smart, who was kidnapped in 2002 and spent eight months in captivity before being found, will comment on missing persons cases for the network.
Casey Anthony was sentenced to four years in jail by a Florida judge on Thursday, but she will be released next week, CNN reports.
The 25-year-old, who on Tuesday was found not guilty of murdering her daughter, Caylee, was convicted of four counts of lying to police after Caylee disappeared. Each of the counts carried a maximum one-year sentence, which Judge Belvin Perry handed down Thursday in Orlando. In addition, Anthony was fined $1,000 for each count.
Nicole Richie and designer John Varvatos have signed on as celebrity mentors on NBC's new reality series, Fashion Star, the network announced Thursday. They join fellow mentor Jessica Simpson and host Elle Macpherson.
"NBC could not have asked for better additions to the celebrity mentors than John Varvatos, one of the most well-known menswear designers in the nation and international style icon and creative director, Nicole Richie," Paul Telegdy, NBCS' executive vice president of alternative programming, said in a statement. "Both are trendsetters and tastemakers and their design skills and expertise will be invaluable to our contestants on the series."
Rapper Bow Wow has revealed that he has a daughter in a letter to his fans on his website.
"I waited so long to tell yall the truth because i was nervous on how yall would look at me," he wrote on his blog. Although he said his daughter is growing up fast, Bow Wow did not reveal how old his daughter is or how long he's kept her a secret.
There may be a new life to live for recently canceled ABC soaps All My Children and One Life to Live, according to The New York Post.
ABC has sold the online rights to the canceled shows to Prospect Park, a company lead by Royal Pains executive producers Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz. The company is the process of finalizing the funding for an as-yet-unnamed online TV network that would feature the soaps and eventually other programming.
The NFL may be in a lockout, but some of the league's biggest stars joined Taylor Lautner to spoof the situation for Funny or Die.
In a mock movie trailer for Field of Dreams 2: Lockout, Lautner plays an Iowa corn farmer who, just like Kevin Costner in the original film, hears a voice say, "If you build it, they will come." After creating a football field in the middle of the farm, real NFL players including Tony Gonzalez, Ray Lewis, Shawne Merriman, DeSean Jackson and Dwight Dweeney show up for the big game.
Amy Robach and Nadya Suleman
Move over, Casey Anthony. The original "Tot Mom," Octomom Nadya Suleman, is back in the spotlight this week.
Today's Ann Curry will interview Suleman, 34, live on Friday, NBC announced Wednesday. It will be Suleman's first-ever...