‘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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‘Harold & Kumar’ May Star in Animated TV Series

As moviegoers prepare to revel in the seasonal stoner antics of “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,” Lionsgate Television is working to bring the weed-puffing comedic duo to the small screen in animated form. Yes, that’s right — a “Harold & Kumar” cartoon could be coming to television soon. An individual familiar with the […]

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Kal Penn Returns To TV With A ‘Mother’ Of A New Role

It certainly has been a tough time for the Obama administration lately. First, there’s that dust-up about the whole debt limit thing. Perhaps just as damaging, though….it’s losing the White House’s only primetime television star. According to TVLine.com, Kal Penn is exiting his job in the Office of Public Engagement after two years in order […]

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Diagnosing ‘House’: How Can The Show Heal Itself?

‘House‘ is in serious condition. Once Fox’s most watched scripted series, this season the show is faltering.  The Season 7 premiere’s ratings declined 34% from the sixth season opener (6.1 million viewers versus 4.1 million among Adults 18-49), and this week’s episode was down another 10%, to 3.8 million.   It’s a case that’s suited to […]

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‘House’ Star Congratulates White House Pal Kal Penn on Health Care Bill

As President Barack Obama signed the new and long-awaited health care bill, Peter Jacobson aimed to offer kudos to ‘House‘ costar-turned-White House employee Kal Penn. “I was about to give him a call and congratulate him on the administration pushing through health care reform,” Jacobson, who plays Dr. Taub, told Fancast on Tuesday afternoon. “I […]

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