Sunday, April 3, 2011

From LA Examiner: 'The Sing-Off' Heads To LA This Summer; Adrian Pasdar & Milo Ventimiglia Join G4; 'Happy Endings' Reflects Friends As New Family...


"Los Angeles singers: Mark your calendars to audition for The Sing-Off"


The Sing-Off is once again looking for the best-of-the-best a cappella groups to audition for season three of the hit series hosted by former boy bander Nick Lachey. Casting for the vocal competition show has amplified and expanded to five different U.S. cities-- including right here in Los Angeles-- over seven days to discover the most talented a cappella groups to compete for an opportunity to win a cash prize and a Sony Music recording contract... [MORE]


"Adrian Pasdar & Milo Ventimiglia team up with Marvel & G4"

July 2011 will deliver new versions of both Iron Man and Wolverine thanks to Marvel, G4, and the voice talents of Adrian Pasdar and Ventimiglia! It was announced earlier today that Pasdar, who most recently guest starred on ABC's Castle, was just cast as the legendary Tony Stark in Iron Man, an all-new series which sees Stark travel to Japan and battle the evil Zodiac Organization. Meanwhile Ventimiglia will be taking on the title role in Wolverine, as Logan claws his way through Japan's criminal underworld.... [MORE]


"Who won and who got slimed at the 2011 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards"

This weekend, Nickelodeon hosted their annual Kids Choice Awards ceremonies here in Los Angeles. It is the only award show that allows its young viewers to vote for their favorites in categories that span music, movies, and television. The ceremony is notorious for being one of the most fun, "anything goes" ones out there, even signing up big names to get buckets of slime dumped on their heads on stage and in front of a national televised audience. Modern Family's Rico Rodriguez shared that the slime is apparently edible...though he doesn't recommend trying it! ... [MORE]


"The Happy Endings cast discusses friends as the new family"


Pilot season two years ago was all about the family sitcom. Traditional families, twisted families, families of friends-- the details didn’t much matter. Bonds are bonds and ties are ties, and sometimes the strongest ones are the ones that choose to stick together, even when times get tough. Pilot season last year seemed to be quite heavily about the relationship sitcom. Married couples, single people trying to couple up, and couples in various stages of the dating world-- those details didn’t matter much, either. All of the relationships revolved on a core group of friends in the key demographic of late twenties and early thirties. In that way, the relationship comedies more closely reflected today’s definition of family because “real life” twenty and thirty-somethings often define their families by the people they choose to keep around, not the ones who changed their diapers... [MORE]

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