Never underestimate the power of a soap opera fan. A fan-created Facebook group called Colleen Zenk Deserves to be on DWTS has over 5,000 members and according to the gorgeous, super-talented As The World Turns star on Twitter, reps from Dancing With the Stars have contacted her agent!
DWTS just contacted my agent! Keep it going! There is a big hill still to climb! Dancing!! READ MORE
New York Magazine is reporting that The Young and the Restless alum David Hasselhoff's new reality show, The Hasselhoffs, was given the axe after two episodes by A&E. According to the site, the show debuted on Dec. 5, with dismal ratings of 718,000 while its second episode brought in 505,000. No word on whether the network will burn off the remaining eight episodes.
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Harsh Realities and Domestic Double Standards: Can Daytime Soaps Reclaim Their Turf From Euro-Soaps and Snooki?By Jamey Giddens on December 01, 2010
Everywhere you look in popular culture these days it seems abusive people are helping to spike ratings. MTV has two hit reality shows (Jersey Shore and Teen Mom) where charm school graduates routinely pound on other human beings, and in an odd showing of Women's Liberation, the abusers are primarily female.
A recent episode of ABC's primetime hit Private Practice featured a storyline where a mentally-disturbed woman acted out by physically assaulting her husband. Now comes news that Irish soap opera Fair City has posted record increases in viewership do to a shocking story arc featuring a character named Suzanne beating the crap out of the husband who cheated on her. Meanwhile, another soap villain returned from the dead on ABC Daytime's All My Children. READ MORE
Going into Skating With The Stars Sean Young thought her opponents should be intimidated by her. Unfortunately, the show’s judges were not. The film actress and former The Young and the Restless star got the boot after falling twice during her second week performance. After getting iced, Young told Zap2it backstage "Mostly I'm disappointed because I felt like maybe I disappointed my partner because he worked really hard with me." READ MORE
I am going to need a Bingo card and a bottle of Ripple to keep up with all these soap stunt castings. TV Guide's Michael Logan is reporting The Bachelor's Jake Pavelka will appear on The Bold and the Beautiful this January 14. Pavelka, a real-life pilot will play—you guessed it—a pilot in scenes with daytime's sexiest mother/stepson combo, Brooke and Thomas (Katherine Kelly Lang and Adam Gregory). Here's hoping Brooke and Tom join the Mile High Club (in High Def) on that flight. Brad Bell, you kinky mother (shut yo mouth!)!