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June Lockhart Celebrates 90th Birthday in Beverly Hills

June Lockhart receives B-Day cake from Conductor, Gary Greene (left) and 2x Oscar winning composer, Richard Sherman (right).  Photo Credit: Sheri Determan Hundreds of people filled Beverly Canon Gardens on Thursday evening, June 25 to honor actress June Lockhart on the occasion of her 90th birthday. Gary Greene, Esq. and His Big Band of Barristers played the classic songs from the big band era as members of the audience sang and danced. Beverly Hills City Councilmember Nancy Krasne presented Lockhart with a proclamation and noted that Lockhart resided in Beverly Hills for more than two decades from the 1940s to the mid 1960s. Krasne said, "This proclamation is to recognize the 90th birthday of June Lockhart, an entertainment industry icon." "Ten days of parties! If I had known turning 90 was going to be this much fun, I might have arranged to do it sooner," says Lockhart. Composer Richard Sherman ( Mary Poppins , It’s A Small World and dozens of Disney c

Anthony Geary Exits 'General Hospital' as Luke Spencer on July 27

Anthony Geary taped his final episode of General Hospital on June 23. Photo Credit: ABC After originating the character of Lucas Lorenzo Spencer 37 years ago, acclaimed actor Anthony Geary says farewell to General Hospital , Monday, July 27. Members of the “General Hospital” cast and crew gathered on the GH sound stage to celebrate and say farewell to Tony on his last tape date, on Tuesday, June 23.

AMC Releases 'Fear the Walking Dead' Comic-Con Poster

AMC released today Fear the Walking Dead key art for Comic Con International: San Diego 2015. The image will appear around the fan-based convention from July 8-12. A Fear the Walking Dead Comic Con panel with the cast and executive producers will take place on Friday, July 10 at 1 p.m. PT in Hall H. Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

Bravo Media Greenlights 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' Season Eight, Premieres 100th Episode 'Watch What Happens Live' Special on July 12

Bravo Media is celebrating a major milestone for its sassy Southern ladies with the debut of The Real Housewives of Atlanta: 100th Episode Watch What Happens Live Special on Sunday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The one-hour special will take a trip down memory lane and relive the series' most unforgettable and buzziest moments. From shady digs to an array of wigs, Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen pulls back the curtain on one of reality television's most-talked about shows and sits down with Housewives past and present to get the scoop on how the series has affected their lives. The Real Housewives of Atlanta , which launched in 2008, averaged nearly four million total viewers an episode this past season and has been picked up for an 8th installment, coming this fall. Additionally, memorable clips from the past seven seasons will be featured alongside candid interviews with former and current Housewives including Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Claudia Jordan, NeNe Leakes

Sneak Peek: First Footage from Upcoming Janet Iacobuzio & Nelson Aspen Series Released

From left to right: Anne Howard, Nelson Aspen, Stephen Schnetzer, Colleen Zenk, Ryan Brown and Anna Holbrook. The very first footage from the upcoming Janet Iacobuzio and Nelson Aspen series has been released. While the sneak peek doesn't give much away, it does give us a glance at some of the beloved soap opera stars in the cast, including Colleen Zenk, Anna Holbrook, Ryan Brown, David Forsyth, Marcia McCabe, Stephen Schnetzer, Anne Howard and Denise Pence, along with the two newest additions to be announced: Anna Stuart and Alice Barrett Mitchell. "I never got to work with these talented ladies during my stint at Another World , so we're making up for lost time," Nelson says of Anna and Alice. "I actually first fell for Anna when she was a temporary recast as Vanessa Chamberlain on Guiding Light , so that's how long I've been a fan!" Janet agrees, "It's a dream come true to work with Anna and Alice again [after Another World]. Wha

MTV To Invade San Diego Comic-Com 'Teen Wolf', 'Scream' and 'The Shannara Chronicles'

MTV will take San Diego Comic-Con by storm with the return of Comic-Con favorite and hit drama series Teen Wolf for the sixth time and convention debuts of highly-anticipated shows Scream: The TV Series and “The Shannara Chronicles.” For the first time in network history, MTV will be on-the-ground with its own branded booth, giving fans an all-new interactive experience when they hit the floor of the San Diego Convention Center. Fans will be treated to exclusive swag and the opportunity to meet and get autographs from a slew of MTV talent set to stop by. In addition, MTV will once again sponsor the SDCC wi-fi. Attendees can log on to the site for a full schedule of MTV events. Below is the schedule of panels. The signing schedule for the MTV booth will be announced via the wi-fi splash page.

ABC Family Announces Time-Slot Changes for 'Chasing Life' and 'Becoming Us'

ABC Family has announced time-slot changes for series Chasing Life and Becoming Us . Season Two of Chasing Life will premiere on Monday, July 6th at 9 p.m. ET/PT, following The Fosters . April will try to live life to the fullest despite her recent relapse. From wedding dress shopping to a surprise trip, and a bachelorette party ending in jail time, April is determined to enjoy everything. The rest of the Carver family must deal with the effects of April’s illness and choices as the medical bills start to mount up. Meanwhile, questions arise about a mystery surrounding their father’s death. Critically acclaimed Becoming Us moves to 10 p.m. ET/PT, following Chasing Life , starting Monday, July 6th. This groundbreaking docuseries centers on a teenager named Ben who is learning to live with his dad becoming a woman. The series follows Ben, his family and his friends, as they support one another through this unexpected journey and navigate their new world with Charlie now living as

Web Series of the Week Poll (June 20-26, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll, Family Problems was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on latest episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll. You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Wednesday, July 1 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from June 13-19, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice. Watch this week's indie series below: - 848 Episode 4 "And the Holy Ghost" - Classic Alice Episodes 59 "Herald of Freedom" & 60 "Confessional: Marcus" - Cupid Episode 5 "First Date" - Dating Dummy Episode 4 - Entangled with You Episode 13 "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" - Family P

Lifetime Movie 'Perfect High' Premieres Tonight, Stars Bella Thorne, Israel Broussard, Daniela Bobadilla, Ross Butler

Perfect High premieres June 27 on Lifetime. Photo Credit: Duane Prentice Copyright 2015 Lifetime movie Perfect High premieres Saturday, June 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Inspired by a true story, the film stars Bella Thorne, Israel Broussard, Daniela Bobadilla and Ross Butler. A star high-school dancer named Amanda (Thorne) starts using prescription painkillers after a knee injury sidelines her. Feeling isolated, she is adopted by a popular group, which leads to sharing her pills, having regular "pharm" parties and falling in love for the first time. But when her prescription runs out, they resort to buying pills, only to have their lives forever changed when they discover their classmate dealer has been selling them heroin under the guise of being a cheap Mexican painkiller. Watch a sneak peek below:

Web Series of the Week Poll Results (June 13-19, 2015)

Family Problems was voted favorite web series of the week. The results are in from the Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll for June 13-19, 2015. Family Problems was voted favorite web series for the second week in a row. The Karate Brothers was second, followed by new episodes of New Mayor of New York , Double Agents and Classic Alice . The acting favorites were Family Problems' John Samela and Natasha Hatalsky, and the favorite couple/duo was Christina & Alexander from Family Problems . Check out the complete results below: RANK SHOW LAST WEEK TOP 3 1 Family Problems 1 29 2 The Karate Brothers - 1 3 New Mayor of New York 3 2 4 Double Agents - 0 5 Classic Alice 11 0 6 Sixteen Unsweetened - 0 7 This Is Art - 0 8 From Mansfield With Love 7 0 9 Youthful Daze 14 0 10 Dating Dummy 11 0 11 Talking Marriage with Ryan Bailey - 1 12 848 13 0 13 Rivals 16 0 Watch the Top 3 series and see the rest of the

Secret Warriors Are Coming to 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns for a powerful third season introducing new friends and foes inspired by the critically acclaimed "Secret Warriors" comic series. In the aftermath of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s battle with Jiaying and the Inhumans, Director Coulson will search the world for more powered people and assemble an extraordinary new team to deal with threats unlike the world has ever seen. However, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will soon find out they're not the only ones tracking down these new Inhumans. Coulson and S.H.I.E.L.D. are already searching for new recruits, and at San Diego Comic-Con, ABC and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. are giving fans a chance to be part of the initiative. From Thursday, July 9 through Saturday, July 11, S.H.I.E.L.D. ambassadors will be searching the convention for the most dedicated fans and rewarding them with limited edition "Secret Warriors" pins.

Web Series of the Week Poll (June 13-19, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll, Family Problems was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on latest episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll. You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Wednesday, June 24 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from June 13-19, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice. Watch this week's indie series below: - 848 Episode 3 "An Eye For An Eye" - Classic Alice Episodes 57 "Confessional: Alice & Cara" & 58 "Herald of Freedom" - Dating Dummy Episode 3 - Double Agents Episode 5 "Spyfall" - Family Problems Episode 52 "Darkness" - From Mansfield With

Web Series of the Week Poll Results (June 6-12, 2015)

Family Problems was voted favorite web series of the week. The results are in from the Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll for June 6-12, 2015. Family Problems was voted favorite web series for the week. Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts was second, followed by new episodes of New Mayor of New York and Raymond & Lane , and the series premiere of Crave . The acting favorites were Troy LaPersonerie from Raymond & Lane and Family Problems' Wendy Hartman, and the favorite couple/duo was Christina & Alexander from Family Problems . Check out the complete results below: RANK SHOW LAST WEEK TOP 3 1 Family Problems 2 28 2 Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts 4 3 3 New Mayor of New York 14 1 4 Raymond & Lane - 4 5 Crave - 0 6 Preflight Launch - 0 7 From Mansfield With Love 7 0 8 Out With Dad - 14 9 Aloha Undertakers 8 0 10 Dating Dummy 10 0 11 Classic Alice - 0 12 Transitions - 0 13 848 9

The 'Young and the Restless' Star Alyvia Alyn Lind in Lifetime Movie 'A Deadly Adoption'

Photo by Courtesy of Lifetime On The Young and the Restless , Alyvia Alyn Lind plays Faith Newman, a girl whose fondest wish is for her parents Nick (Joshua Morrow) and Sharon (Sharon Case) to get back together. But in the Lifetime Movie A Deadly Adoption , her character Sully may find her Mommy (Kristen Wiig) and Daddy (Will Ferrell) killed by their Surrogate! The movie will premiere Saturday, June 20, at 8pm. Check out the extended trailer below!

'The Young and the Restless' Spoilers (June 15-19, 2015)

Check out the spoilers below to find out what is happening on The Young and the Restless during the week of June 15th, 2015! Do you like what you see? Make sure you sound off and let us know.

Web Series of the Week Poll (June 6-12, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll, Troy's Big Break was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on latest episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll. You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Wednesday, June 17 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from June 6-12, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice. Watch this week's indie series below: - 848 Episode 2 "Prince and Dre" - Aloha Undertakers Episode 4 "An Untimely Absence" - Classic Alice Episode 55 "Paradise (to be) Regained" - Crave Episode 1 "Surprise!" (series premiere) - Dating Dummy Episode 2 - Family Problems Episode 51 "Hate&q

Lifetime Movie 'I Killed My BFF' Premieres Tonight, Stars Katrina Bowden, Olivia Crocicchia, Chris Zylka, Blake Michael

I Killed My BFF    Photo by Jarrett Creative 2015 I Killed My BFF premieres Saturday, June 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime. The film stars Katrina Bowden ( 30 Rock ), Olivia Crocicchia ( Rescue Me ), Chris Zylka ( The Leftovers ) and Blake Michael ( Dog With A Bone ).

'General Hospital' Spoilers (June 15-19, 2015)

Are you looking forward to General Hospital this week? Check out the weekly spoilers to see what is happening in Port Charles!

'When Calls the Heart' Two-Hour Season Finale Preview

Kristina Wagner, Lori Loughlin - Photo Credit: Copyright 2013 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Eike Schroter The second season of When Calls the Heart concludes on Saturday, June 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. In "With All My Heart," a special two-hour season finale episode finds the residents of Hope Valley still searching for answers to the most pressing questions of the heart. Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) and Jack (Daniel Lissing) are at odds after returning from Hamilton, but when Jack’s dog Rip gets lost in the middle of a violent storm, they set out to find him before taking shelter in an old mine tunnel. Trapped together, Elizabeth and Jack narrowly escape danger, prompting them to get to the heart of the matter that has been keeping them apart. Meanwhile, Gowen (Martin Cummins) is threatening to shut down the café if Abigail (Lori Loughlin) doesn’t finish a long list of demanding repairs. Abigail is grateful when the charming Pastor Frank (Mark Humphrey) offers to

Web Series of the Week Poll Results (May 30-June 5, 2015)

Troy's Big Break was voted favorite web series of the week. The results are in from the Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll for May 30-June 5, 2015. Troy's Big Break was voted favorite web series for the week. A new episode of Family Problems was second, followed by the seasin finale of  Whole Day Down , and the latest from  Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts and Double Agents . The acting favorites were Joseph Ausanio from Troy's Big Break and Family Problems' Natasha Hatalsky, and the favorite couple/duo was Christina & Alexander from Family Problems . Check out the complete results below: RANK SHOW LAST WEEK TOP 3 1 Troy's Big Break - 1 2 Family Problems 1 27 3 Whole Day Down 3 2 4 Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts 4 2 5 Double Agents - 0 6 Life's a Drag 5 0 7 From Mansfield With Love 7 0 8 Aloha Undertakers 8 - 9 848 - 0 10 Dating Dummy - 0 11 Talking Marriage with Ryan

Ratings: Days of Our Lives and The Bold and the Beautiful up in Women 18-49

The ratings for the week of June 1-5 2015 are in and it looks like the big winners are Days of Our Lives and The Bold and the Beautiful . (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,787,000 (-90,000/+453,000) 2. B&B 3,830,000 (-32,000/+264,000) 3. GH 2,700,000 (-156,000/-300,000) 4. DAYS 2,340,000 (+13,000/-126,000) NOTE: DAYS did not air on Thursday and Friday due to French Open Tennis. Households 1. Y&R 3.48/12 (-.03/+.31) 2. B&B 2.77/9 (-.04/+.17) 3. GH 2.07/7 (-.07/-.11) 4. DAYS 1.74/6 (-.01/-.07)

Van Hansis & James Ryan Caldwell Comedy 'Ms. Guidance' Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Finish Six-Episode First Season

The Guidance Department is excited to announce their Kickstarter campaign to fund the final three episodes of a six episode first season of their new dark comedy, Ms. Guidance . Created by three-time Emmy nominee Van Hansis and acclaimed downtown playwright James Ryan Caldwell, Ms. Guidance follows Jenny Bump, a struggling actress, who, after a nervous breakdown on the New York stage, returns to the performing arts boarding school she attended in her youth to act as an interim guidance counselor. However, listening to the dreams and ambitions of her students only stokes the dying embers of her own, and soon Jenny is back to her old tricks, scheming for fame, and ruining lives (her own included) in the process.

Genie Francis Staying Put on 'General Hospital'!

Luke may be heading out of Port Charles when Tony Geary leaves General Hospital behind next month, but Genie Francis and her popular character Laura is sticking around!

Feature Film 'Limelight' Announces Cast!

Paul Vandervort Vandervort Entertainment announces the cast for new feature film Limelight , including Jonathan Lipnicki ( Jerry Maguire ), Jenna Jameson ( Private Parts ) and Rachel True ( Half & Half ). June 11th, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA - Production begins this week for Limelight , a beautifully gritty drama about fame, obsession, and vanity in Hollywood. The film follows small-town, social media obsessed narcissist Miles Chance (Paul Vandervort) and his journey to Hollywood in pursuit of fame. The film is directed by up-and-comer James Cullen Bressack, who has already completed 10 feature films at the age of 23. His last two projects were a pilot with Eli Roth and a film starring Shannen Doherty and Tom Green. His film Pernicious goes to limited theatrical and VOD beginning June 19th. In addition to writing the screenplay for Limelight , Paul Vandervort ( Hollywood Miles ) is both producing and acting in the project. Vandervort says of the film, “My goal with Limeligh

'Days Of Our Lives' Hits A 17-Week High In Women 18-49 Ratings

‘Days’ Grows +10% Week to Week in Women 18-49, For its Second Straight Weekly Increase UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – June 11, 2015 – “Days of our Lives” has delivered a 17-week high in women 18-49 rating during the week of June 1-5, along with its most-watched week in 11 weeks, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research.

Ammunition Theatre Company and Chhibber Mann Productions Present 'Forgotten In America' on June 22 to Benefit My Friend's Place and 'Lost in America'

On Monday, June 22nd, the newest force in LA’s growing theatre scene, Ammunition Theatre Company (Ammo) and Chhibber Mann Productions will host "Forgotten in America," a play reading and fundraiser for My Friend’s Place – a homeless youth resource center and day shelter in Hollywood – and the documentary film Lost In America . The fundraiser will be held at the Renberg Theatre of the LA LGBT Center. As part of their philanthropic mission, Ammo partners each season with a charity, non-profit or social justice organization. This season, the company is partnering with My Friend’s Place. The event will also be co-produced by Chhibber Mann Productions, an up-and-coming production company in LA that aims to connect audiences to entertainment that matters, using art as a medium for creating social change. Ammo’s Philanthropic Chair Karla Mosley explains, “Part of our mission is to create a new normal in the way artists engage with their community. California has the largest hom

Web Series of the Week Poll (May 30--June 5, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll, Family Problems was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on latest episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll. You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Wednesday, June 10 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from May 30--June 5, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice. Watch this week's indie series below: - 848 Episode 1 "Perico" (series premiere) - Aloha Undertakers Episodes 1 "Gruesome Crime Scene" (series premiere), 2 "Back So Soon?" & 3 "He's Been Acting Weird" - Dating Dummy Episode 1 (series premiere) - Double Agents Episode 4 "A View to a

'Days of our Lives' Spoilers (June 8-12, 2015)

It's that time for Chad  (Billy Flynn) and Abby (Kate Mansi)! What is going to happen on Days of Our Lives during the week of June 8-12, 2015? Check out the weekly spoilers below to find out what kind of drama is taking place in Salem!

'General Hospital' Spoilers (June 8-12, 2015)

Are you looking forward to General Hospital this week? Check out the weekly spoilers to see what is happening in Port Charles. Welcome back Genie Francis. You have been missed!

Web Series of the Week Poll Results (May 23-29, 2015)

Family Problems was voted favorite web series of the week. The results are in from the Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll for May 23-29, 2015. Family Problems was voted favorite web series for the week. A new episode of Real Mommy Confessions was second, followed by the latest from Whole Day Down , Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts and Life's a Drag . The acting favorites were John Samela and Natasha Hatalsky from Family Problems , and the favorite couple/duo was Christina & Alexander from Family Problems . Check out the complete results below: RANK SHOW LAST WEEK TOP 3 1 Family Problems - 26 2 R eal Mommy Confessions 2 5 3 Whole Day Down 5 1 4 Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts 1 2 5 Life's a Drag - 0 6 Preflight Launch 12 0 7 From Mansfield With Love 10 0 8 Town Car Willie 8 - 9 Rivals 11 0 10 The Enchanted - 0 11 Transitions - 0 12 Hunting Season 7 4 13 How I Seize It - 0 14 Standard

Lifetime Movie 'Double Daddy' Premieres Tonight, Stars Mollee Gray, Brittany Curran, Cameron Palatas

Double Daddy premieres June 6 on Lifetime. Lifetime movie Double Daddy premieres Saturday, June 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The film stars Mollee Gray, Brittany Curran and Cameron Palatas. When 17-year-old Amanda (Gray) learns her boyfriend Connor (Palatas) has impregnated a new girl at school (Curran), she is shocked…but even more so when she discovers that she too is pregnant! Even though Connor is doing everything he can to be there for both of his teen moms this high school drama is taking social backstabbing to a whole new level. Watch a sneak peek below:

Casey Moss Joins 'Youthful Daze'

Casey Moss on the set of Youthful Daze.  Photo Credit:  Joe Castillon On Wednesday, the beautiful and talented Chrishell Stause broke the news on Twitter that Days of our Lives star Casey Moss (JJ) was joining her on the popular teen soap Youthful Daze . Diva Behavior from @1CaseyMoss Filming on @Youthfuldaze 😜 #Teamwork #ZoeyAndnuTyler pic.twitter.com/Efssd6cLGK — Chrishell Stause (@Chrishell7) June 3, 2015

69th Annual Tony Awards Performances Announced

Performances have been announced for the 69th Annual Tony Awards, live from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 p.m., live ET/ delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The entertainment-packed evening will feature performances of the following numbers from the 2015 Tony-nominated shows in the Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical categories: * A medley of “Life is Like a Train,” “On the 20th Century,” “I’ve Got It All” and “Babette,” featuring nominee and co-host Kristin Chenoweth and the cast of “On the 20th Century.” * “Getting to Know You” and “Shall We Dance?” from “The King and I,” featuring nominees Kelli O’Hara, Ken Watanabe and Ruthie Ann Miles. * “Ring of Keys” from “Fun Home,” featuring nominees Sydney Lucas, Michael Cerveris and Beth Malone. * “A Musical” featuring nominees Brian d’Arcy James, Brad Oscar and the cast of “Something Rotten!” * A medley of “An American in Paris (pas de deux),” “S’ Wonderful” and “I’ve Got Rhythm,” featuring nominees

Brittany Undwerwood Joins 'The Bay' Season 4

Brittany Undwerwood LANY Entertainment has announced the addition of actress and singer Brittany Underwood to the cast of the Emmy-winning drama series The Bay . Making her appearance in Season 4, Underwood enters Bay City as Riley Henderson, the young southern belle daughter of socialite and former first lady Sofia Madison (Jackie Zeman). Underwood’s character moved from New Orleans to continue her studies at the prestigious Bay City University. Known for her role as Langston Wilde on ABC’s One Life to Live and as Loren Tate on Nick at Night’s Hollywood Heights , Underwood also stars as Sheila Edmundson on the online drama series Youthful Daze . “Brittany has become a dear friend and is a wonderful actress,” stated creator, writer and director Gregori J. Martin. “I’m excited about the opportunity to work with her in a role where she’s a perfect fit.” With shooting already underway, Season 4 of The Bay will premiere in the fall and air Thursdays at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT.

Casper Andreas' 'Flatbush Luck' Begins Production June 6

Casper Andreas Flatbush Luck , the new romantic-comedy crime caper from Director/Producer Casper Andreas ( Going Down in LA-LA Land and the upcoming Kiss Me, Kill Me ) is going into production on June 6th in New York City. Flatbush Luck is starring a talented group of up-and coming actors including Michael Nathanson ( The Wolf of Wall Street , The Knicks ), Alex McKenna ( 90201 , The Following ), Tanner Novlan ( Rizzoli & Isles ), Briana Marin ( The Leftovers , The Mysteries of Laura ), Shauna Miles ( The Good Wife ), Miles Mussenden ( Bloodline ) and newcomers Robby Stahl, Jenna Perez, and Juahn Cabrera. It is the eight feature film by the multi-award winning director. It is also the second feature Andreas is producing and directing this year, as he just shot his West Hollywood Murder Mystery Kiss Me, Kill Me , starring Gale Harold ( Queer As Folk ), Van Hansis ( As the World Turns ) and Briana Brown ( Devious Maids ) a few months ago.

Television Critics Association Announces 2015 TCA Award Nominees

The Television Critics Association (TCA) — a media organization with more than 200 professional TV critics and journalists from the United States and Canada — announced today the nominations for the 31st Annual TCA Awards. The 2015 TCA Awards recognize outstanding television programming in the 2014-2015 season, honoring actors, producers and programs in a variety of categories, including news and information, youth, reality, drama and comedy. The winners of the 31st Annual TCA Awards will be announced at the invitation-only presentation on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, as part of the group’s bi-annual industry conference, the summer press tour. The celebrity host for the event will be announced later this month. The nominations are spread across five broadcast networks—ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and The CW —as well as PBS, nine cable networks and Internet streaming services Netflix and Amazon. HBO leads the way with seven nominations; ABC, CBS, AMC, and FX each have

Fatima Robinson, Harvey Mason Jr. and Stephen Oremus Join NBC's ‘The Wiz Live!’

Acclaimed choreographer Fatima Robinson, and two of the most accomplished and influential music professionals from popular music and Broadway — Harvey Mason Jr. and Stephen Oremus — have joined the creative team of NBC’s holiday production of “The Wiz Live!,” set for Thursday, Dec. 3. Fatima Robinson, who will choreograph “The Wiz Live!,” is widely recognized as one of the most innovative choreographers working in film and TV today. She choreographed the acclaimed film “Dreamgirls” as well as “Ali,” “Collateral,” “Miami Vice” and “Public Enemies.” She is also one of the top performance producers for NBC’s Emmy-winning musical reality-competition series “The Voice.” Her TV work has been featured on several Oscar telecasts, the Super Bowl, Grammys and “The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.” She also has many commercials and videos to her credit as both director and choreographer and has worked with most of the top performers in popular music, including Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, Black E