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2009-09-26 11:23:59

The CW network says it has canceled the new U.S. dramatic TV series The Beautiful Life after only two episodes. Variety said the CW confirmed Friday that production on the drama, which starred actress Mischa Barton and model Elle MacPherson, was halted in New York after the series' first two episodes garnered unimpressive ratings. The second episode of Life only earned 1.1 million viewers and was beaten out by a rerun of My Network TV's Magic's Biggest Secrets Revealed. The failed series will...

2009-09-22 10:23:53

Heather Locklear is joining the cast of the updated version of her 1990s nighttime soap opera Melrose Place, the show's producers said Tuesday. Usmagazine.com said the actress is reprising her role of Amanda Woodward on the new series and will make her first appearance Nov. 17. We're ecstatic to have the chance to bring Amanda Woodward back to 'Melrose Place,' executive producers Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer said in a statement. Heather's involvement in the show is something we've been...

2009-09-08 18:30:00

PARK RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony high-definition cameras are creating a new "look" for the updated version of a popular TV series. The new "Melrose Place," which premieres Sept. 8 on The CW television network, is shot using two Sony F35s as main cameras, while the PMW-EX3 camcorder handles shots that require a more compact, mobile tool. Like the original series, the new "Melrose Place" focuses on exciting visuals and scenery, but director of photography Chris Faloona...

2009-08-21 16:12:34

Heather Locklear is in negotiations to reprise her role of Amanda Woodward in the upcoming Melrose Place spinoff, sources told E! News. Locklear played the advertising executive and apartment complex landlady on the original series from 1992 to 1999. Her other TV credits include Dynasty, T.J. Hooker and Spin City. E! News said the CW network hasn't commented on the report that she may play Amanda Woodward again. The new series, which will feature appearances from original Melrose Place...

2009-06-19 14:02:15

Actress Josie Bissett has agreed to be a guest star on the updated version of the U.S. drama series Melrose Place. People.com said Bissett will reprise her role of Jane Andrews Mancini from the original series in this fall's spin-off Melrose. Bissett's former Melrose Place co-stars Laura Leighton and Thomas Calabro -- who played her scheming sister and philandering husband respectively -- are also to appear on the new version of the show, People.com said.

2009-06-19 09:13:42

Heather Locklear's publicist said the U.S. television actress isn't engaged to actor Jack Wagner, contrary to rumors suggesting she is. Locklear and Wagner, who appeared together on the 1990s television series Melrose Place, have been dating for about two years. Locklear was previously married to Bon Jovi rocker Richie Sambora and Wagner to soap opera actress Kristina Malandro. Usmagazine.com said speculation Locklear and Wagner are making wedding plans started after the actress was seen...

2009-05-21 18:31:54

The CW announced it has picked up the new U.S. shows Melrose Place, The Vampire Diaries and The Beautiful Life for its 2009-2010 season. Set to return to the network are Gossip Girl, One Tree Hill, 90210, America's Next Top Model, Smallville and Supernatural, Zap2it.com reported Thursday. The remakes of the hit 1990s companion series Melrose Place and Beverly Hills, 90210 are to air together Tuesday nights, the entertainment news Web site said.

2009-04-06 13:26:17

U.S. actress Laura Leighton has signed up to reprise her Melrose Place character of scheming Sydney in the upcoming remake of the 1990s nighttime soap opera. Zap2it.com said it got the news from the producers of Melrose, the new show that will air on The CW this fall if the pilot gets picked up. Sydney supposedly died in a car wreck at the end of the fifth season of Melrose Place, however, she somehow survived off-screen and will take over as landlady of the apartment complex where most of...

2009-03-29 11:43:45

Candy Spelling, widow of the late TV producer Aaron Spelling, says she is selling her Los Angeles home that once hosted countless stars for $150 million. Spelling, 63, said during her 18 years at the 4.7-acre residence in Los Angeles' Holmby Hills neighborhood, foreign royalty and TV personalities have been among her guests, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. All the stars came through, Spelling said. Prince Rainier, Prince Charles, Jackie Kennedy -- every star from every one of...

2009-03-19 08:10:00

U.S. actress Heather Locklear has opted not to appear in the updated version of her 1990s TV series Melrose Place, a source says. EW.com reported that Locklear, who played vixen Amanda Woodward on the original show, has declined to take a role on the revamped Melrose. There wasn't a way to bring her back that made sense, a source close to the situation told the entertainment news Web site. EW.com said Locklear's representatives confirmed she turned down an offer to appear on The CW show,...

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