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TV Is Right For Working Mom Ashlee Simpson

August 24th, 2009 9:41am EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Television has been good for the Simpson family. Newlyweds made Jessica a multimedia star. Actually, TV caused problems for younger sister Ashlee when she performed on Saturday Night Live, but now the medium is making it up to her by providing a steady job on The CW's Melrose Place.

"I have a son now, so I wanted to do something that was more consistent," Ashlee said. "At the same time, with this show, our characters are so exciting and our scripts our jaw-dropping, whenever we get to read what's going to happen next with our characters I still get that excitement and I get to be around ...

Heather Locklear May Return To 'Melrose Place'

August 21st, 2009 10:51am EDT
Heather Locklear
Heather Locklear is in talks to possibly reprise her role as the conniving ad exec Amanda Woodward on the upcoming revamp of the popular ’90s series "Melrose Place," according to

Original series stars Laura Leighton, Thomas Calabro, Josie Bissett and Daphne Zuniga are starring in the new show.

The CW and Locklear’s rep declined to comment on the reported talks.

See more photos of Heather Locklear here!

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Jenna Dewan Joins 'Melrose Place'

August 20th, 2009 8:49am EDT
Jenna Dewan Joins Melrose
Newlywed Jenna Dewan has landed a role on hot new TV drama Melrose Place.

The young actress became Channing Tatum's wife a month ago and now she's set to join Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Katie Cassidy in the program's revamp.

Dewan will play a sexy Hollywood studio executive on the show, which will debut on September 8th.

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Corbin Bleu & Sara Paxton Nude For 'The Beautiful Life' (Pictures)

August 19th, 2009 4:10pm EDT
Beautiful Life cast nude pictures
The cast of The CW's 'The Beautiful Life: TBL' posed nude in a series of new advertisements for the upcoming Fall TV show. Check out the hot pictures below...

The show's stars Corbin Bleu, Sara Paxton, Ben Hollingsworth and Ashley Madekwe are covered with nothing more than the 'Beautiful Life' logo in the sexy new black & white ads. However, recent meltdown and former O.C. star Mischa Barton is noticeably absent from the new nude adverts, despite recent photos of her filming on-set.

Produced by Ashton Kutcher, The Beautiful Life: TBL focuses on the daily lives of young models living t...

Heather Locklear Always Welcome On 'Melrose' Remake

August 6th, 2009 3:09pm EDT
Heather Locklear
Bosses on rejuvenated TV hit Melrose Place aren't giving up on luring Heather Locklear to rejoin the cast - insisting there is always a "door open" for the actress.

Locklear was one of the favorite original cast members to take part in the remake of the 1980s drama, but she declined an offer to star in the new line-up.

The actress, who entered a rehab facility last year, insisted she couldn't see a way for writers to realistically bring back her character Amanda Woodward - but bosses are still desperate for her to return.

Executive producer Todd Slavkin says, "The door is always...

We'll Miss You 'Dirty Sexy Money'

July 18th, 2009 10:22am EDT
Dirty Sexy Money
Most of America is cutting corners these days - bringing lunch to work, cooking looking for happy hour specials, perusing the sale rack. But if there's one vestige of indulgence left, it is spying on the scandals and seductions of the Darling family of ABC's Dirty Sexy Money, which returns July 18.

The show was canceled in the spring, but the network was kind enough to burn off the remaining episodes, as it has already done this summer with the dearly departed Pushing Daisies and Eli Stone.

In the television landscape of reality competition shows and barely unscripted reality shows, ...

Ashlee Simpson-Wentz Desperate To Read 'Melrose Place' Scripts

July 6th, 2009 10:51am EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Melrose Place star Ashlee Simpson-Wentz has no idea what sort of scandal will unfold on the upcoming TV series - because the show's producers refuse to let her read future scripts.

TV bosses at the CW network are going to great lengths to ensure the remake of the 1990s soap opera is kept under wraps and have banned the cast from reading upcoming plot lines.

And the singer/actress is counting down the days until the show airs in September - so she can finally find out secrets about her character, Violet Foster, a small-town girl new to Los Angeles.

She tells, "I play the ...

Fall 2009 TV Premiere Dates

July 1st, 2009 10:21am EDT
Two And A Half Men
Even though summer has just begun, many TV addicts are itching to know when their favorite shows will be returning and new ones will be premiering. ABC, CBS, NBC, The CW & Fox recently released their schedules, and we have compiled them in one convenient list.

As often is the case, networks revise or tweak their schedules over the summer. So check back often for updates!

New series are in bold. Click on the show's name for photos, cast lists and more!

Tuesday, September 8

8 pm 90210 (The CW)

9 pm Melrose Place (NEW! The CW)

10 pm Sons of Anarchy (FX)

Wednesday, September 9


Ashlee Simpson-Wentz Turns Biker Chick In Black Leather

June 25th, 2009 9:13am EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Ashlee Simpson-Wentz took the leather theme to heart at Axe Instinct and Rolling Stone Magazine's "The Power of Leather" Party in New York City yesterday. What do you think of Ashlee's leather look? See more photos after the jump...

Image © Janet Mayer / PR Photos

Ashlee's husband Pete Wentz also appeared at the event. The couple recently dismissed gossip that they were having trouble. Rumors surfaced suggesting Simpson was unhappy with the Fall Out Boy star's constant partying, while she was left at home to look after their son.

Image © Janet Mayer / PR Photos

Ashlee, who...

Sneak Peek: The New 'Melrose Place'

June 16th, 2009 9:55am EDT
Melrose Place
The pilot episode of The CW's revamped "Melrose Place" includes a murder, an engagement, prostitution and so much more.

Like its predecessor, the show revolves around a bunch of 20-somethings who live in the same apartment complex. This drama has just the right elements to make a primetime soap fan giddy: inappropriate relationships, bribery, death and, well, you get the point.

On the series premiere, original characters Michael Mancini (Thomas Calabro) and Sydney Andrews (Laura Leighton) make appearances, and while one is major the other is forgettable. Where is Heather Locklear whe...

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