Ugly Betty

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Whitney Houston's Mother Is Upset Over Lifetime's Upcoming Biopic: "Let Her Rest"

Whitney Houston and Cissy Houston

Whitney Houston's mother has expressed that the Houston family is not supporting Lifetime's upcoming biopic about the late singer, which stars Yaya DaCosta.

Currently titled Whitney Houston, the movie will focus on... read more

CW's Jane the Virgin Is a Whimsical Fairy Tale — with a Telenovela Twist

Gina Rodriguez

Jane the Virgin stars newcomer Gina Rodriguez as Jane, an ambitious 23-year-old whose grandmother convinced her at an early age that women must protect their virginity at all costs. But when she gets pregnant after she is accidentally inseminated (what? it could happen!), she is extremely conflicted about whether to carry the child of a man (Justin Baldoni) whose battle with cancer has left him infertile.

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Top Model's Yaya DaCosta to Play Whitney Houston in Lifetime Biopic

Whitney Houston, Yaya DaCosta

Yaya DaCosta has landed the lead role in Lifetime's Whitney Houston biopic, TVLine reports.

Currently titled Whitney Houston, the movie will focus on... read more

Oscar Winner Octavia Spencer to Star in Fox's Red Band Society

Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer has been tapped to star in Fox's Red Band Society, TVGuide.com has learned.

In this comedic young soap, a group of teenagers meet as patients in the children's wing of a hospital and become unlikely friends and allies. With Fox declaring pilot season dead, Red Band Society is a series prototype with additional scripts ordered beyond the pilot.

The Oscar-winning actress will play... read more

The Vampire Diaries' Olga Fonda Engaged

Olga Fonda

The Vampire Diaries star Olga Fonda is engaged to Liam Waite, E! News reports.

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America Ferrera Lands Hourlong Drama Pilot for CBS

America Ferrera

America Ferrera has landed her first full-time, post-Ugly Betty role.

According to Deadline, Ferrera will star in the hour-long dramaDemascus, which has been given a put pilot commitment from CBS. Ferrera will also executive-produce with Ugly Betty's Teri Weinberg. Nick Osborne will write.  

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Can Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Save ABC's 8/7c Timeslot on Thursdays?

Peter Gadiot and Sophie Lowe

Just as Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.  has been tasked to open ABC's Tuesday night lineup, fellow new series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland has the dubious honor of filling the network's problematic Thursdays at 8/7c timeslot, which hasn't produced a hit since the Ugly Betty days.

The Once Upon a Time spin-off, which tells the story of Alice (Sophie Lowes) returning to Wonderland to find her true love, will debut on Thursday, Oct. 10 in a slot that seems cursed over the last few years... read more

Devious Maids' Ana Ortiz Heads to Revenge

Ana Ortiz

Ana Ortiz is returning to ABC.

The former Ugly Betty star has landed a guest-starring role on Revenge, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Lifetime renews Devious Maids for Season 2

Ortiz, who currently stars on Lifetime's Devious Maids, will play... read more

Keck's Exclusives First Look: A Hot in Cleveland Wedding

Wendie Malick, Alan Dale and Craig Ferguson

How do you pull off a fantastic wedding when your betrothed is rotting behind bars for tax evasion? We'll find out this season on TV Land's Hot in Cleveland as determined bride-to-be Victoria (Wendie Malick) pulls one wacky stunt after another to make her dream come true. "Victoria's had... read more

7 TV Gigs Tailor-Made for Lindsay Lohan — Once She Leaves Rehab

Lindsay Lohan

With Lindsay Lohan starting a 90-day stint in rehab on Thursday, we're hoping that once she gets out in August, she can keep herself busy and gainfully employed with a return to TV.

Lohan's last TV appearance on pal Charlie Sheen's Anger Management in April was a modest success. She played a caricature of her public persona -- named Lindsay, of course -- who consults Charlie (Sheen) for anger counseling, complete with shtick references to her notorious personal life, including drugs (donut powder mistaken for cocaine) and court dates. Despite receiving a mixed chorus of jeers, the Anger Management gig got this endorsement from Newsday: "There was an ember of something that seemed totally lost in all the coverage, headlines and nonsense of the last few years: Lohan actually has some talent."

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Premiered: September 28, 2006, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A bright but ordinary-looking woman is a fish out of water working at a glitzy fashion magazine. Adapted from a Colombian telenovela.

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