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March 2007

ABC Renews 14 For 2007-08 Season

14 Series See New Seasons Sunday, March 25, 2007 1:47 PM | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- The ABC Television Network seems to have faith in its current crop of television shows as it becomes the first network to renew the majority of its series for the 2007-08 television season. On Wednesday, ABC announced that it has ordered second seasons for critical darlings "Brothers & Sisters," "MEN IN TREES" and "Ugly Betty," along with returning shows "The Bachelor," Boston Legal," "Dancing with the Stars," "Desperate…

Chace Crawford Signs on for ‘Gossip’

By Venus Stone-Cutter (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Teen actor, Chace Crawford, signs on with the CW network to co-star in the upcoming teen drama, "Gossip Girls." The CW network has found it's leading male for their upcoming teen drama, "Gossip Girls." Chace Crawford, ("The Covenant") will star along side Blake Lively ("Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants") and Leighton Meester ("Surface") in the yet-to-be released pilot. Crawford will play Nate, the rich boyfriend of Blair (Meester), and the object of Serena's (Lively)…

‘Viva Laughlin’ for Eric Winter

Friday, March 9, 2007 1:47 PM ET | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Former "Days of our Lives" heartthrob and "Wildfire" cowboy, Eric Winter, has signed on to star in the Hugh Jackman produced CBS drama pilot "Viva Laughlin!" "Laughlin!," tells the story of Ripley Holden, played by Lloyd Owen ("The Young Indiana Jones;" "Coupling") and his family as they try to a run a casino in Laughlin, Nevada. Winter has signed on to play Det. Peter Carlyle. Character description is unavailable at this time. Also set to star in…

Vanessa Marcil Wants to Care for Hair

By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Vanessa Marcil is ready to give a makeover for Cosmopolitan magazine. Marcil, who plays Sam Marquez on NBC's "Las Vegas," has signed on as a judge in the upcoming Head & Shoulders "Head-Turning Hair" contest. Procter & Gamble Distributing Company will serve as Sponsor. Other judges include trendsetter Shawneelle Prestidge and Head & Shoulders celebrity stylist James P. Hayes. According to Cosmopolitan magazine, 80% of its readers found that Head & Shoulders shampoo…

‘Las Vegas’ Carries on For Season 5

Return To 'Vegas' For Another Year Saturday, March 3, 2007 7:21 PM | By Errol Lewis (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- While NBC has enough problems on its schedule with such low-rated fare as "30 Rock," "Friday Night Lights" and "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," the network can at least smile at the fact that they have one constant player on their schedule. The network has decided to renew gambling drama "Las Vegas" for a fifth season. "Vegas," which premiered in September 2003 revolves around an elite surveillance team who oversee…