Ruby & the Rockits

2009, TV Show

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ABC Family Orders Three Pilots, Renews Melissa & Joey, Baby Daddy

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ABC Family has picked up three drama pilots -- Alice in Arabia, Recovery Road and Unstrung -- as well as renewed Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy for additional seasons, the network announced Monday.

Alice in Arabia is a high-stakes drama about... read more

Raising Hope: Six Million Dollar Man and Partridge Mom to Play Burt's Parents

Lee Majors, Shirley Jones

Raising Hope has cast two TV legends to play the parents of Burt (Garret Dillahunt), TVLine reports.

The Six Million Dollar Man himself, Lee Majors, will play Burt's dad and... read more

Spy Kids' Alexa Vega Marries

Sean Covell and Alexa Vega

Spy Kids star Alexa Vega has gotten married, her rep tells TVGuide.com.

The 22-year-old actress wed longtime boyfriend, Napoleon Dynamite producer Sean Covel, at the Homestake Opera House in Lead, S.D., on Sunday.

Spy Kids director Robert Rodriguez walked Vega, who wore an ...
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Tonight's TV Hot List: Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009

The Biggest Loser

Biggest Loser
8/7c NBC
The Biggest Loser gang are back for an eighth season, this time with a "second chances" theme. Last season's heaviest contestant, Daniel Wright, returns to the ranch to finish his weight loss. The other 15 players are new to the competition and include a social worker, who is the heaviest player in Biggest Loser history; a youth pastor; and a teacher, who has endured a terrible tragedy. In tonight's premiere, the contestants visit Dr. Huizenga for a preliminary health assessment.

Read on for previews of Ruby & the Rockits, Big Brother 11, More to Love and The Cleaner. read more

Exclusive: Shirley Jones Gets an ABC Family Reunion with Cassidy Kin

Shirley Jones, David Cassidy

I think I love this: Shirley Jones will guest-star on ABC Family's Ruby & the Rockits, playing mother to David and Patrick Cassidy, her real-life stepson and son, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Shaun Cassidy, another of the actress' sons with the late actor Jack Cassidy, executive-produces the new comedy. He joked that Jones got the role the old-fashioned way.

"She slept with the producer," he tells TVGuide.com. "Although in her defense, I was two years old at the time and afraid of the dark."

Watch Alexa Vega talk about the Cassidys

Ruby & the Rockits stars David and Patrick as ... read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Ruby & the Rockits

Ruby & the Rockits
8:30/7:30 CT ABC Family
Imagine that Keith Partridge grew up and was contacted by his long-lost daughter. That's not exactly the premise for this comedy, but it's close. David Cassidy portrays an aging pop star who was once in a band with his brother (played by David's half brother Patrick). His daughter, Ruby (Alexa Vega), shows up out of the blue, and now irresponsible David needs suburban dad Patrick's help raising her. Shaun Cassidy is the show's creator and an executive producer, keeping it all in the family.

Read on for previews of Hell's Kitchen, Rescue Me, The Colony and NYC Prep. read more

VIDEO: Alexa Vega Jams with David Cassidy on Ruby & the Rockits

Alexa Vega with David Cassidy in Ruby & the Rockits

In ABC Family's Ruby & the Rockits (premiering Tuesday at 8:30/7:30 CT), former Spy Kid Alexa Vega plays a teen who introduces herself to David Gallagher, the father she never knew. But since Dad (played by Partridge Family front man David Cassidy) is busy living off the fumes of his once-ago success ... read more

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Premiered: July 21, 2009, on ABC Family
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A teenage girl reconnects with her estranged father, a pop star whose heyday was in the '80s.

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