‘Ugly Betty’ Fave Back: Becki Newton to Woo Barney on ‘HIMYM’

Despite this week’s heartbreaking romantic development for Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) on “How I Met Your Mother,” it seems like Mr. Legendary will rebound pretty quickly, and one of his conquests is going to be played by Becki Newton from the dear, departed “Ugly Betty.” According to Mike Ausiello at TVLine,  Newton will be playing […]

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It’s a Baby Boy for Former ‘Ugly Betty’ Star

LOS ANGELES – It’s a boy for actress Becki Newton. A spokeswoman for the former “Ugly Betty” star says Newton and her husband welcomed their first child, a baby boy, last month in Los Angeles. Publicist Ruth Bernstein says it’s the first child for the couple, who wed in 2005. Us magazine first reported the […]

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Pregnant Pause: ‘Apprentice’ Subs For Sidelined NBC Comedy

The pregnancy of series lead Becki Newton, paired with a bit of backstage business, has prompted NBC to postpone the premiere of the new romantic-comedy series ‘Love Bites.’ In its place, NBC will relaunch an original-flavor, non-celebrity edition of ‘The Apprentice.’ Fall TV Schedule: NBC Spies a Comeback With Eight New Shows Getting pushed back […]

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Many Are Called For, But Few TV Pilots Are Chosen

By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEWTON, Mass. — Turreted and stately, the house on a quiet street in Newton had been vacant for a while. But for a few days last month, its “For Sale” signs went away. Trucks, trailers, crews and actors converged along Lake Avenue after fliers in every neighbor’s mailbox gave […]

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Sackhoff and Sheridan Top Latest Pilot Picks

Katee Sackhoff‘s time on ‘24‘ may be running out. The ‘Battlestar‘ alumna has landed a lead role on an untitled ABC drama pilot, playing a detective who pairs with a disgraced cop to solve crimes, all the while chipping away at the conspiracy that sent her partner into hiding. (Yes, apparently ‘Life‘ does go on.) […]

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