ABC on Wednesday picked up freshmen shows Ugly Betty, Brothers & Sisters, and Men in Trees for a second season.
The network also renewed Grey's Anatomy, Lost, Boston Legal, Desperate Housewives, Dancing With the Stars, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, The Bachelor, and Jimmy Kimmel Live.
The early votes of confidence for Men in Trees and Boston Legal were somewhat of a surprise. Remaining on the fence is another drama with limited following, sophomore show What About Brian.
Caaaaat fiiiiiiiiight! In the blue corner, we have Hollywood sweetheart America Ferrera, star of ABC's Ugly Betty and an all-around adored actress. And in the fiery redhead corner, we have Lindsay Lohan, known party girl, rehab regular, and woman of loose morals, so to speak. What happened? Read on for juicy details...
Lindsay Lohan's life has been put under the lens of a microscope (or, more accurately, the lens of the paparazzi) ever since the 21-year-old actress began overtly flaunting her hard-partying ways. The wild child has since been one of Hollywood's poster girls for out-of-control celebrities, drifting in and out of relationships with men, drugs, and rehab.
However, one good thing may come of her fall from being one of the industry's next big film stars to tabloid fodder--experience. If rumblings on the Internet prove true, Lohan may be able to look at the past few years of her life as source material for her next role.
Lohan is reportedly in "serious talks" with the producers of ABC's Ugly Betty to appear as a guest star on three episodes of the comedy, according to The New York Observer. Citing a "source on the set of Betty," the ...Read more
There's been a lot of activity on the television transaction wire as of late, and two more actresses are joining the list according to online reports. Grey's Anatomy is saying goodbye to a relatively new character, and Ugly Betty is parting ways with a series regular since day one.
TV.com: So we just heard that Ugly Betty has been picked up for a full season. Congratulations! That's really great news.
Vanessa Williams: Thank you.
TV.com: I heard that you were commuting back and forth from New York to LA to shoot the show. That must have been really difficult, especially because you have kids. Do you think you would do it again if it got picked up for another season?
Vanessa Williams: I don't know whether I'd commute. I'd have to rethink my living situation. So, you know, we'll see. Right now I'm renting and, you know, I'll keep renting until we know what's going on.
TV.com: It sounds like a pretty tough commute for sure.
Vanessa Williams: Well, actually, it's not too bad. I've been ...Read more