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Grey’s Anatomy Season 14 Just Received Extra Great News From ABC

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Hey, "Grey's Anatomy" fans. We've got some extra great news for you guys that we think you'll certainly enjoy hearing. Recently, the folks over at Deadline recently put out a report revealing that ABC is so pleased with the way the current season 14 is going that they decided to extend it! That's right. Apparently, ABC only originally ordered 22 episodes for this season, but now they've bumped that number up to a full 24. That means you guys can expect to get an additional two more episodes before this season is over. How do you guys feel about that? We're sure most of you are ecstatic about it. In addition to ABC extending out Grey's Anatomy's 14th season, Deadline also reported that ABC gave their hit comedy series "Black-ish" another two episodes, and they gave their show American Housewife another two episodes. That gave both of those series a total 24 episodes each.
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Family Says ‘Selfless’ Church Massacre Victim Died Shielding Her Grandson from Gunfire

  • PEOPLE.com
Authorities on Wednesday confirmed that Peggy Lynn Warden, a grandmother, sister, mother and devout Texan woman, was among those killed in Sunday’s church massacre.

“She was a woman of faith, not just in her church but in the way she lived her life every day,” her sister Leisa Kugler tells People. “She was absolutely the most selfless person I’ve ever know.”

Warden, who grew up just five miles from First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, was fatally shot when a 26-year-old gunman opened fire in the rural church on Sunday morning, killing 25 people and an unborn baby and injuring 20 more.
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Rebecca Damon Replaces Mike Hodge as New York SAG-aftra President

Rebecca Damon Replaces Mike Hodge as New York SAG-aftra President
Rebecca Damon has been appointed SAG-aftra’s New York president, replacing the late Mike Hodge in the post.

Damon has been acting president of the union’s second-largest local since Hodge died on Sept. 9. The New York Local Board unanimously approved Damon’s appointment, which was announced Tuesday by SAG-aftra. Hodge was elected to serve a two-year term on Aug. 24.

Damon was also re-elected over Matthew Modine on Oct. 6 as executive vice president, the union’s second-highest office, at its biennial convention.

Damon was part of the successful efforts to merge SAG with AFTRA in 2012, which brought in broadcasters and recording artists into what had been an actors union. SAG-aftra has about 160,000 members.

Damon has credits on “The Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” and “One Life to Live” in addition to working as a voiceover performer. She is a SAG-aftra National Board member and chair of the national Government Review Committee and Move NY Committee. She is
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Grey’s Anatomy Season 14 Is Bringing On A New Female Guest

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Hey, "Grey's Anatomy" fans. We've got some very interesting new casting news for you guys in regards to this current season 14. Recently, the folks over at Entertainment Weekly put out a new article revealing that the show has hired former"One Tree Hill" actress Bethany Joy Lenz. If any of you were "One Tree Hill" fans, you'll remember her as the one who played character Haley James Scott on that show. Entertainment Weekly pointed out that this new casting comes just after they got rid of season regular Martin Henderson aka Dr. Nathan Riggs. Bethany is scheduled to just be a guest character on Grey's Anatomy. So, it doesn't sound like she'll be sticking around for long. She might come in and do an arc that spans a few episodes and then head out. But, who knows? Anything can happen. She might stick around the whole season if they decide its better for the show.
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General Hospital Adds Wes Ramsey in November Sweeps Mystery Role

General Hospital Adds Wes Ramsey in November Sweeps Mystery Role
August will arrive in November when Wes Ramsey joins General Hospital in a mystery role.

RelatedGh Vet Tamara Braun Is Returning… But Not as Carly?

TVLine has learned exclusively that the Guiding Light and CSI: Miami alum is joining ABC’s daytime drama in the role of Peter August. No further details on the character are available, other than his first airdate: Tuesday, Nov. 14 — smack dab in the middle of November sweeps.

The casting comes on the heels of Gh vet/favorite Tamara Braun being confirmed to return (though not as Carly).

In addition to his run as Gl‘s
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Rebecca Damon Re-Elected SAG-AFTRA Exec VP Over Matthew Modine

Rebecca Damon Re-Elected SAG-AFTRA Exec VP Over Matthew Modine
SAG-aftra convention delegates have re-elected Rebecca Damon to a two-year term as executive vice president of the performers union over Matthew Modine.

The vote took place Friday on the opening day of the biennial SAG-aftra National Convention in Los Angeles at the Universal Sheraton. The four-day event is closed to the news media.

The exec VP slot is the second-highest elected post in SAG-aftra and shall act in the place of the president if the president is absent.

Damon has been in the exec VP post since April, 2016, succeeding Gabrielle Carteris in the slot. Carteris became president after Ken Howard died, serving the final 16 months of his term and was re-elected in August over Esai Morales and three other candidates. Damon has also been serving as acting president of the New York local since Mike Hodge passed away last month.

“It is my honor to continue to serve the members of SAG-aftra as executive vice president and
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Five Things You Didn’t Know About John Wesley Shipp

Actor John Wesley Shipp is well-known for a variety of television and film roles. He was born on January 22, 1955, in Norfolk, Virginia. His first role in television was playing Dr. Kelly Nelson, a regular character on a daytime soap opera called ‘Guiding Light’. However, it is ‘The Flash’ for which he is best-known. In this CBS series, he played Barry Allen and The Flash between 1990 and 1991. He was cast in a mysterious role in the CW series ‘The Flash’ in 2014 and this character was later revealed as Henry Allen, the father of Barry Allen/ The

Five Things You Didn’t Know About John Wesley Shipp
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Melina Kanakaredes Scrubs Into Fox's The Resident as Series Regular

Melina Kanakaredes Scrubs Into Fox's The Resident as Series Regular
Melina Kanakaredes’ new TV role works out great, since she probably still has leftover scrubs hanging in her closet.

RelatedTyrant‘s Moran Atias Joins Midseason Fox Medical Drama The Resident

The CSI: NY and Providence alum has joined the cast of Fox’s upcoming medical drama The Resident as a series regular, according to our sister site Deadline. Kanakaredes will play Dr. Lane Hunter, a top oncologist who’s harboring dark secrets that set off a thriller arc in the show’s first season.

The Resident, set to debut at midseason, stars Matt Czuchry (The Good Wife) as a
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Days Of Our Lives To Get Rid Of Dario Hernandez Character, New Details

  • OnTheFlix
According to a recent report from the folks over at Soapcentral, the NBC “Days Of Our Lives” crew has decided to cut actor Jordi Vilasuso aka character Dario Hernandez from their roster. So, Dario will be no more here shortly. Poor Jordi hit up his official Instagram account to say,” Yes, it's true- my Days are numbered. I've been wanting to speak on this for awhile but out of respect and love for the show I've stayed quiet." He went on to say that the show brought him a lot of joy. It was a pleasure to work with the entire cast and crew. At one point, he said he wished they had taken Dario in a different direction. However, he’s still happy to have been a part of the Hernandez family. He also noted that he’s grateful to the women that managed to escape Dario’s grasp.
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Supergirl's Sharon Leal Boards CBS' Alan Cumming-Led Drama Instinct

Supergirl's Sharon Leal Boards CBS' Alan Cumming-Led Drama Instinct
J’onn J’onzz’s lady love on Supergirl has found a new network to call home.

Sharon Leal — who last season recurred on the aforementioned CW program as White Martian M’gann — has booked a series-regular role on CBS’ midseason drama Instinct, it was announced Thursday.

RelatedCBS Fall Premiere Dates: Big Bang, NCIS, S.W.A.T., Young Sheldon and More

Instinct follows Dr. Dylan Reinhart (The Good Wife‘s Alan Cumming), a former CIA operative who has since built a “normal” life as a gifted professor and writer. He is lured back into his old life when tenacious
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Sarah Wayne Callies, Kate Bosworth, Jason Ritter to Star in NatGeo Military Miniseries The Long Road Home

Sarah Wayne Callies, Kate Bosworth, Jason Ritter to Star in NatGeo Military Miniseries The Long Road Home
NatGeo is filling the ranks of its new miniseries with some well-known names.

Kate Bosworth (Blue Crush), Sarah Wayne Callies (Prison Break, The Walking Dead), Jason Ritter (Parenthood) and Jeremy Sisto (Law & Order) are among the actors who’ve signed on to The Long Road Home, an upcoming eight-episode event at the basic cabler, per The Hollywood Reporter.

RelatedIsis Scripted Drama Ordered at NatGeo

Based on Martha Raddatz’s book, the mini will concern itself with April 4, 2004, aka “Black Sunday,” on which a Texas platoon form the 1st Calvary Division came under attack in Sadr City, Baghdad. Noel Fisher
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TVLine Items: Paula Patton's ABC Gig, Love's Return, Y&R Recast and More

TVLine Items: Paula Patton's ABC Gig, Love's Return, Y&R Recast and More
Paula Patton (Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol) will be spending her summer on ABC as the star of the supernatural-esque thriller Somewhere Between, our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedABC Orders Good Doctor Pilot From House Ep, Five-0‘s Daniel Dae Kim

Based on a Korean format, the 10-episode summer series — from writer Stephen Tolkin (Legend of the Seeker) — follows a news producer (Patton) who knows exactly when, where and how her daughter Serena will be murdered. The catch? She’s clueless about why and who the killer is, and nothing she does seems to change Serena’s unmovable fate.

Somewhere Between reunites Patton with ABC,
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Soap Opera Writer Courtney Simon to Be Honored by Writers Guild East

The Writers Guild of America East has selected soap opera writer Courtney Simon as the recipient for its Richard B. Jablow Award for service to the guild.

Simon will be honored at the 69th annual Writers Guild Awards at New York’s Edison Ballroom on Feb. 19. The Jablow award was established in 1978 to recognize service and created in honor of Jablow, who helped found the WGA East, authored its constitution, and served as its first counsel.

Simon has been a WGA East member since 1980. She has written for 12 different daytime dramas, including “As the World Turns,” “Santa Barbara,” “Guiding Light,” and “All My Children.” She has won seven Daytime Emmy Awards and seven Writers Guild Awards.

Simon has served on the WGA East Council since 2007 and has been active in lobbying efforts to promote a diversity-based tax credit in the state of New York. She co-chairs the Wgae Diversity Coalition, is
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Could Beloved Soap Opera Days of Our Lives Be Canceled for New Megyn Kelly Gig?

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Could Beloved Soap Opera Days of Our Lives Be Canceled for New Megyn Kelly Gig?
Days of Our Lives fans, you might want to sit down for this one.

Speculation about what Megyn Kelly‘s official new role at NBC will be has been running high since her exit from Fox News was announced Tuesday — but what could that mean for the network’s long-running daytime drama Days of Our Lives?

A source connected to the beloved soap opera tells People that several cast members have been told that this upcoming year of the series will likely be its last.

Days is one of the longest-running scripted television programs in the world, airing nearly every weekday since Nov.
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‘Halloweentown’ Star Kimberly J. Brown Pens Tribute to Debbie Reynolds: ‘I Was Always in Awe of Her Fierce Spirit’

‘Halloweentown’ Star Kimberly J. Brown Pens Tribute to Debbie Reynolds: ‘I Was Always in Awe of Her Fierce Spirit’
Debbie Reynolds is cemented in Hollywood history for iconic parts in such films as “Singin’ in the Rain,” but to younger generations, she was known as Grandma Aggie from Disney’s fan-favorite “Halloweentown” films.

In the “Halloweentown” franchise, Reynolds played the on-screen grandmother to young actress Kimberly J. Brown, who had breakout roles in the first three Disney TV movies in the late ’90s and early 2000s. Brown, who also starred in Disney Channel Original Movie “Quints” in 2000, has recently been seen in AMC’s “Low Winter Sun.” Her other credits include “Guiding Light” and “Two of a Kind.”

Reynolds died on Wednesday after suffering a stroke, for which she was rushed to Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai hospital. Her death came just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died from a heart attack. An overwhelming amount of support from fans and the Hollywood community has been pouring out with many saying that Reynolds did not die of
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‘Halloweentown’ Star Kimberly J. Brown Pens Tribute to Debbie Reynolds: ‘I Was Always in Awe of Her Fierce Spirit’

‘Halloweentown’ Star Kimberly J. Brown Pens Tribute to Debbie Reynolds: ‘I Was Always in Awe of Her Fierce Spirit’
Debbie Reynolds is cemented in Hollywood history for iconic parts in such films as “Singin’ in the Rain,” but to younger generations, she was known as Grandma Aggie from Disney’s fan-favorite “Halloweentown” films.

In the “Halloweentown” franchise, Reynolds played the on-screen grandmother to young actress Kimberly J. Brown, who had breakout roles in the first three Disney TV movies in the late ’90s and early 2000s. Brown, who also starred in Disney Channel Original Movie “Quints” in 2000, has recently been seen in AMC’s “Low Winter Sun.” Her other credits include “Guiding Light” and “Two of a Kind.”

Reynolds died on Wednesday after suffering a stroke, for which she was rushed to Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai hospital. Her death came just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died from a heart attack. An overwhelming amount of support from fans and the Hollywood community has been pouring out with many
See full article at Variety - Film News »

The Best Things Said to IndieWire in 2016

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The Best Things Said to IndieWire in 2016
Over the course of a year, we talk to a lot of Hollywood’s brightest talents, about the projects which have inspired them most and the industry which at times supports, and at times hinders, their efforts to make their best work. As individuals, we’re often blown away by their insights; in gathering them together, we end up with a portrait of a community of artists and creators who love their art, for better and for worse.

Read More: The Best of 2016: IndieWire’s Year in Review Bible

Here are some of the best things our favorite actors, directors, writers, producers and more have shared with us over the last 12 months.

Diversity in the Industry (and The World)

“Do I want to make a huge studio picture that’s incredibly successful? Fuck yes, of course.” – Lake Bell

“‘Dolores, run!’ The first take we did, I ran — I’m not supposed to run.
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The Best Things Said to IndieWire in 2016

The Best Things Said to IndieWire in 2016
Over the course of a year, we talk to a lot of Hollywood’s brightest talents, about the projects which have inspired them most and the industry which at times supports, and at times hinders, their efforts to make their best work. As individuals, we’re often blown away by their insights; in gathering them together, we end up with a portrait of a community of artists and creators who love their art, for better and for worse.

Read More: The Best of 2016: IndieWire’s Year in Review Bible

Here are some of the best things our favorite actors, directors, writers, producers and more have shared with us over the last 12 months.

Diversity in the Industry (and The World)

“Do I want to make a huge studio picture that’s incredibly successful? Fuck yes, of course.” – Lake Bell

“‘Dolores, run!’ The first take we did, I ran — I’m not supposed to run.
See full article at Indiewire Television »

'Boy Meets World' House -- Live Like Cory for $1.5 Million! (Photo Gallery)

  • TMZ
The house from the '90s hit show "Boy Meets World" is now ready and waiting for one nostalgic fan to snatch it up. To be clear, the show starring Ben Savage as Cory Matthews wasn't shot on location, but this Studio City, CA crib was used for the show's exterior shots. It's a 2 bedroom, 2 bath on a .27 acre lot ... with a sick 2 story guest house. Veteran actor Joe Campanella -- from "The Guiding Light,
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Claire Labine, Creator of Ryan's Hope and Iconic Gh Stories, Dead at 82

Claire Labine, Creator of Ryan's Hope and Iconic Gh Stories, Dead at 82
Veteran soap scribe Claire Labine, the creator of ABC’s Ryan’s Hope and a winner of nine Daytime Emmy Awards, died this week at age 82. A cause of death has not been disclosed.

RelatedAgnes Nixon, Creator of All My Children and One Life to Live, Dead at 93

Labine’s venerable daytime-tv career began in 1970, writing for CBS’ Where the Heart Is and Love of Life. She was then courted to create a companion series for ABC’s General Hospital, the result of which was Ryan’s Hope, which revolved around an Irish family and would go on to earn eight Emmys,
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