Looks like Matthew Perry and Courteney Cox may no longer be there for Jennifer Aniston. In a hilarious sketch promoting her co-hosting gig on today's episode of Ellen, TV's former Rachel Green gets nothing but shade from her old Friends, not to mention Ellen and Portia! Watch the clip below. READ MORE
"I have long admired Robin Roberts’s career and courage and am so honored to be publishing her book," said Jamie Raab, president and publisher of Grand Central, in a statement Wednesday. "Her story is both dramatic and inspiring, and will capture the incredible spirit that has endeared her to all of us who have followed her remarkable career and life." READ MORE
Abercrombie & Fitch just lost another customer. Ellen DeGeneres is not amused following CEO Mike Jeffries' declaration the company doesn't sell clothes to plus-sized individuals, because A&F only wants “cool, good-looking people” in their clothing. M’kay, boo…
Watch the daytime talk show queen give Jeffries a hilarious dressing down after the jump! READ MORE
Family drama hasn't slowed Sharon Osbourne’s career down. Britain’s ITV network has announced The Talk co-host will return to Simon Cowell’s U.K. version of X Factor, in time for its 10th season later on this year.
Osbourne was one of the original judges from 2004-2007. Mrs. O will join Pussycat Dolls’ Nicole Scherzinger, former Take That frontman Gary Barlow and music manager Louis Walsh. In a released statement on Osbourne’s return, Cowell remarked:
Three words I never thought I'd say.... Welcome back, Sharon! READ MORE
On today's Super-sized Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels dish the latest All My Children, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, One Life to Live and The Young and the Restless headlines and storylines, including:
Prospect Park cuts All My Children and One Life to Live’s weekly episodes from four to two. One of the reasons given was that fans were watching one show or the other, but not both. AMC and OLTL are dropped from FX Canada. Do fans of the shows have reason to worry? Michael Nader returns to Pine Valley as Dimitri Marick.
The Bold and the Beautiful had a busy week of casting news. Hunter Tylo says she's off contract. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood is taking a hiatus. Former Days of Our Lives star Darin Brooks joins the soap and his character will be involved with Hope. Rena Sofer joins B&B as the mother of Brooks' character. Brooke tries to steal one of Taylor’s men, yet again.
Rafe is attacked on Days of Our Lives. Sami, EJ and Stefano find out about Kate and Rafe’s relationship. Is JJ the voice of DAYS viewers?
General Hospital debuts a slew of new characters, portrayed by Maura West, Kristen Alderson, Roger Howarth and Michael Easton. The DC gang weighs in on the arrivals with their First Impressions. Did GH miss a beat by not pairing Morgan with Ava Jerome in a "Mrs. Robinson" storyline? Did lightning strike a third time for Kelly Monaco and Michael Easton?
GH casts Samantha Logan as a sister for Felix. Is TJ being written as a stereotypical “angry black man?” Jane Elliot needs to submit Monday’s scenes opposite of Anthony Geary for an Emmy nomination next year. The DC crew gives thumbs up or thumbs down to The Chew and General Hospital’s crossover.
Michelle Stafford is leaving The Young and the Restless as Phyllis. Find out who the DC gang thinks would make a good recast. Y&R casts Mishael Morgan as a character who will interact with Cane and Lily. Why do Y&R regimes INSIST on making Cane the heir apparent to the Chancellor empire ,when fans so vocally oppose it?
Should Traci be there for Michael and revive her rivalry with Lauren? Not a single member of the DC gang believes Kevin or Chloe would steal from Katherine. Y&R is reviving the question about Summer’s paternity. Michael learns about Lauren and Carmine.
All this and MUCH more on today’s Daytime Confidential podcast.
Hypochondriac, couch potatoes everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief. Broadcasting & Cable is reporting syndicated talker Dr. Oz has been renewed on Fox-owned TV stations through 2017.
Dr. Oz was picked up by 13 Fox-owned stations in 13 markets, adding seven new markets along the way. From the report:
The new markets include Los Angeles, where the show will switch over from ABC's KABC; Dallas; Houston; Phoenix; Minneapolis; Orlando; and Charlotte. The switch will happen in fall 2014 In all markets where the show is changing stations. Dr. Oz, hosted by Oprah Winfrey protégé and cardiologist Dr. Mehmet Oz, will remain on Fox stations in New York; Chicago; Boston; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; and Austin, Texas. Fox did not renew the show in Atlanta, where it currently airs.