Let the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon extend to TV.
The Golden Globe winner will star in Kevin Williamson's Fox drama pilot about a massive serial killer plot, TVGuide.com has learned. Bacon will play a retired FBI profiler who gets drawn in when a heinous serial killer uses technology to assemble a cult of serial killers. The news was first reported by Deadline.
Glee has cast Guiding Light actress Tanya Clarke to play mom to Sam Evans (Chord Overstreet), Entertainment Weekly reports.
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The irrepressible, irreplaceable Kim Zimmer hits the market August 2 with her autobiography I'm Just Sayin'!: Three Deaths, Seven Husbands and a Clone! My Life as a Daytime Diva (New American Library). It's a startling, provocative and wildly entertaining read, though who'd expect anything less from the gal who won four Emmys playing Reva "The Slut of Springfield" Shayne on Guiding Light? Zimmer, currently back on One Life to Live as the demonic Echo DiSavoy, cut loose with TV Guide Magazine on a variety of topics — from Lucci and Oprah and Alcoholics Anonymous to the precarious state of soaps!
As soap memoirs go, this one's a lollapalooza. TV Guide Magazine has had an early look at Kim Zimmer's autobiography, I'm Just Sayin'! (New American Library), which hits stores in August and — spoiler alert — it's sure to be a smash! Throughout her long and remarkable suds career, the four-time Emmy winning Zimmer — best known as Reva Shayne on Guiding Light — has wowed us with her take-no-prisoners performances and subversive, balls-to-the-wall interviews in the press. She delivers no less in this tantalizing tell-all.
Sarah Chalke, Brittany Snow
Brittany Snow will guest-star on CBS' new romantic comedy Mad Love as Sarah Chalke's sister, the actress tells TVGuide.com.
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Mad Love follows the story of Kate (Chalke) and Ben (Jason Biggs), who find romance on top of the Empire State Building. Unfortunately, their respective best friends — serial rom-com best friend Judy Greer and Reaper's Tyler Labine — aren't too fond of one another.
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Days of Our Lives
NBC has renewed Days of Our Lives for two more years.
One of Criminal Minds' dirtiest crimes yet is getting a good sudsing. Former Guiding Light icon Robert Newman — who played Josh to Kim Zimmer's Reva — guest stars Wednesday (9/8c, CBS) as a ...
Cynthia Watros is bringing back the crazy for a guest role on Desperate Housewives, according to Entertainment Weekly.
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The House actress — who nabbed an Emmy in 1998 for playing unhinged stalker Annie Dutton on Guiding Light and more recently starred as mental patient Libby on Lost — will play Bree's unbalanced bud in the ninth episode.
Watros' character will ...
Noelle Beck and Jon Hensley
How could the death of As the World Turns been avoided? Was Guiding Light the victim of low-ratings or something insidious? Are certain networks execs looking to save the soaps — or their own asses? That recent 113-degree heat wave in L.A. may be nothing compared to the upcoming scorcher Afternoon Delight: Why Soaps Still Matter (4th Street Media) due in 2011 from veteran journalist Carolyn Hinsey (Soap Opera Digest, New York Daily News). One of the most dynamic and provocative voices in the suds world, Hinsey says her book is packed with insider analysis and celebrity contributions but is also written from a true fan's perspective. And she will take no prisoners...
Can one soap possibly contain Erika Slezak, Robin Strasser and Kim Zimmer without imploding? We'll find out October 1, when Guiding Light alum Zimmer returns to One Life to Live as Echo DiSavoy, a role she was fired from 27 years ago. Back then, Echo sneakily seduced Clint Buchanan and tried to get him convicted of murder. And she's still a hell-raiser. ...