NBC Officially Cancels ‘Love Bites’

NBC is breaking up with “Love Bites.” The network confirmed they are pulling the plug on the love-and-romance drama after it failed to catch on with viewers. The hour-long anthology series, which starred Becki Newton, Greg Grunberg and Constance Zimmer, got off to a rocky start when it was originally scheduled to debut last fall […]

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‘Big Brother’ Premiere Tops Night’s Ratings

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap) – The 13th season premiere of “Big Brother” won the evening’s top ratings on Thursday and beat out its previous season premiere, according to preliminary viewership figures. “Big Brother” on CBS at 9 p.m. received a 2.7 rating/8 share in the adults 18-to-49 viewer group, an eight percent climb […]

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Michelle Trachtenberg Dealing Pot On ‘Weeds’

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” alum and “Gossip Girl” troublemaker Michelle Trachtenberg will guest-star on two episodes of “Weeds” this season. She will play Emma, a character described as “a sexy, intelligent, low-level, pot-dealing rival to Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker).” CATCH UP: Showtime Subscribers Can Watch Every Episode of “Weeds” Online Now Trachtenberg’s […]

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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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Jennifer Love Hewitt Sheds Hair, Gains Two TV Roles

Jennifer Love Hewitt is hair, there and everywhere these days – somewhat coincidentally as she makes the rounds promoting her new book, ‘The Day I Shot Cupid.’ Love last week got heads turning and tongues wagging when she debuted a new, shorter ‘do. Many speculated that she had “Cut That Man Right Out of Her […]

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