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Jesse McCartney Lands TV Role

February 4th, 2011 1:13pm EST
Jesse McCartney
Singer/songwriter Jesse McCartney is heading back to the small screen in a new TV role.

The pop star enjoyed numerous acting stints before shooting to fame in the music industry, winning two Daytime Emmy Award nominations for his part in soap opera All My Children, while he also appeared in short-lived 2004 TV series Summerland.

His later work includes 2008 independent film Keith and a voice role in 2009's Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.

McCartney has now signed a deal to return to TV with a regular role in new series Locke & Key, which is based on the comic book of the same ...
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Zac Efron: The Next Leonardo DiCaprio Or Corey Feldman?

May 14th, 2009 9:30am EDT
Zac Efron
In theory, being a teen heartthrob seems like a pretty sweet gig. They never have to wait for tables at restaurants, they have throngs of adoring fans, and they get to date gorgeous models and actresses. Basically, they are given a first class ticket for life, which means more leg room, no middle seats, and cashews instead of peanuts.

But as appetizing as all that sounds, teen heartthrobdom isn't all that it's cracked up to be. It can be a dicey business that often comes at a hefty price because it doesn't guarantee that the ensuing path will be paved quite as goldenly as the yellow b...
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Today's Child Stars Struggle To Become Serious Entertainers

July 2nd, 2008 9:01am EDT
Cole and Dylan Sprouse
We saw it with Drew Barrymore and then again years later with Lindsay Lohan and most recently with Mary-Kate Olsen. Current "It" stars like the Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus will undoubtedly follow suit in the next few years.

They are child stars that want to turn into more serious entertainers as they get older, hoping the fans that are also growing up will follow them into more adult ventures. They take on roles they perceive as "serious" or "artsy," they change their look to try to separate themselves from their younger image, and they often take behind-the-scenes hybrid titles...
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Check Out CW's '90210' Promo

May 19th, 2008 2:29pm EDT
90210
A fresh interpretation of the iconic 1990's drama "Beverly Hills, 90210," the spin-off, "90210," features a dynamic cast of up-and-coming stars, familiar faces such as Lori Loughlin ("Summerland") and Jessica Walter ("Arrested Development"), and guest star Jennie Garth, who will reprise her role from the original series.

"90210" promises to deliver all the drama and excitement of the original series. Are you excited about it? Do you think it will be as good as the original? Make a comment!
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CW Announces Schedule For 2008-09 Season

May 14th, 2008 8:42am EDT
Smallville
The CW Network announced a fall launch date of September 1 and unveiled the schedule for its 2008-2009 season at a presentation and party for advertisers, affiliates and national media in the Tent at Lincoln Center.

On Monday, the network will continue the successful combination of Gossip Girl and One Tree Hill. "Gossip Girl" was the most buzz-worthy show of last season and had the highest concentration of female teens of any series on broadcast television. "Gossip Girl" will return to its 8:00-9:00 p.m. slot, followed by "One Tree Hill" from 9:00-10:00 p.m. "One Tree Hill's" loyal fa...
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A Touching Story Of Courage And Friendship, 'Moondance Alexander,' Comes To DVD April 29

April 16th, 2008 4:10pm EDT
Moondance Alexander
Experience a poignant tale of perseverance, heart and passion as Moondance Alexander rides on to DVD April 29th from Fox Home Entertainment. Inspired by a true story, Moondance Alexander features a stellar cast including up-and-coming actress Kay Panabaker (Nancy Drew, "Summerland"), Don Johnson (Tin Cup, "Miami Vice"), Lori Loughlin ("Summerland," "Full House") and Olympic Skating Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen (Blades Of Glory, Bratz).

Panabaker stars as Moondance, a young girl who doesn't quite fit in with the rest of her classmates, but that all changes when she finds a runaway Pin...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 2

May 2nd, 2007 3:00am EDT
David Beckham
Happy Birthday to "Summerland" actress Kay Panabaker (1990), singer Brooke Hogan (1988), NASCAR driver Kyle Busch (1985), English football star David Beckham (1975), WWE star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (1972), Italian designer Donatella Versace (1955), "Bowfinger" actress Christine Baranski (1952), country star Larry Gatlin (1948), "Hercule Poirot" portrayer David Suchet (1946), singer Lesley Gore (1946), British singer Engelbert Humperdinck (1936), rock and roll guitar pioneer Link Wray (1929; d. 2005), and Austrian character actor Theodore Bikel (1924).
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Mindy Smith's "Long Island Shores" Set For Oct. 10 Release

October 4th, 2006 8:00pm EDT
Mindy Smith
- Singer/songwriter's sophomore album is a follow-up to her stellar debut One Moment More.

On the heels of her critically acclaimed Vanguard Records debut, singer-songwriter Mindy Smith is back with her highly anticipated sophomore CD, Long Island Shores, a nod to her family and her heritage growing up in Smithtown, New York. The album is scheduled for release on Oct. 10.

Long Island Shores retains the raw, emotional intimacy of Mindy's songs and haunting vocals but adds some sharp edges both musically and lyrically, broadening the landscape of Mindy's storytelling. Mindy co-pro...
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The N Rolls Out 'Dawson's Creek' With 12-Hour Marathon

July 11th, 2006 12:37pm EDT
Dawson
The first 12 episodes of Dawson’s Creek season one will premiere back-to-back on the N network, starting Monday, August 14, during a 12-hour marathon from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET). The remainder of the six-season library (128 episodes) will continue to roll out weeknights starting Tuesday, August 16, at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. (ET).

Dawson's Creek, along with the one-hour drama Summerland which recently joined the network, will complement The N's summer line-up of original teen programming including: "Beyond the Break," which airs Friday nights at 8:30 p.m. (ET) and the one-hour mystery, "Whis...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 2

May 2nd, 2006 3:00am EDT
David Beckham
Happy Birthday to "Summerland" actress Kay Panabaker (1990), singer Brooke Hogan (1988), NASCAR driver Kyle Busch (1985), English football star David Beckham (1975), WWE star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (1972), Italian designer Donatella Versace (1955), "Bowfinger" actress Christine Baranski (1952), country star Larry Gatlin (1948), "Hercule Poirot" portrayer David Suchet (1946), singer Lesley Gore (1946), British singer Engelbert Humperdinck (1936), rock and roll guitar pioneer Link Wray (1929; d. 2005), and Austrian character actor Theodore Bikel (1924).
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Prism Awards Honor 'Walk the Line,' 'Without a Trace' & More for Accurately Depicting Drug Abuse

April 28th, 2006 3:19pm EDT
Walk the Line
Walk the Line took top honors at the 10th annual Prism Awards on Thursday. The awards were presented by the Entertainment Industries Council in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Institute on Drug Abuse/National Institutes of Health for works the groups believe do the best job of accurately portraying drug, alcohol and tobacco abuse.

Walk the Line, about Johnny Cash's music career, won for best drama. Neal Baer, the executive producer of the TV drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, won a leadership and inspiration award. Brad Paisley's hit song "...
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The N Network Adds 'Summerland,' 'Dawson's Creek' To Schedule

March 2nd, 2006 11:58am EST
The N, the nighttime network for teens, has acquired the broadcast rights to two of the hottest teen dramas that launched the careers of Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams, Joshua Jackson, James Van Der Beek, and Jesse McCartney.

The N will premiere all 26 hour-long episodes of Summerland beginning Monday, May, 1 at 7:00 p.m. and will follow in the fall with the entire library (128 episodes) of the groundbreaking teen drama Dawson’s Creek, on Friday, September 1.

“We are proud to bring Dawson’s Creek, the provocative, breakthrough drama that helped define TV for teens, to a new audi...
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Sara Paxton Heads For Career Crossover

November 2nd, 2005 2:30pm EST
Sara Paxton in Sleepover
With an impressive list of film, television and commercial appearances, this rising young star was most recently seen in MGM's feature film, Sleepover. She currently stars in Discovery Kids' Darcy's Wild Life and recently guest-starred on Fox's Malcolm In The Middle and NBC's Will & Grace. With an acting career that began at the age of six, Sara Paxton has worked with some of Hollywood's leading actors including Debbie Reynolds, Jim Carrey, Lea Thompson, Cindy Williams, Sherilyn Fenn and Sherman Helmsley to name a few. This teen phenomenon has appeared in eleven feature films including Liar...
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