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Buffy Who? Sarah Michelle Gellar To Star In A New Thriller Series

Over the weekend, I got sucked into a “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” marathon on Oxygen. The classic vampire show was, in a word, amazing and Sarah Michelle Gellar was the perfect mix of kick-butt and vulnerable, with spot-on comedic timing. So why has her career tanked? Luckily, Sarah has a new show in the works—CBS’ “Ringer.” (Which bears no relationship to “The Ring.”) In this now-greenlit thriller series, Sarah plays twin sisters, uber-troubled Bridget and wealthy, perfect Siobhan, who had a big falling out for some mysterious reason. When Siobhan dies in a boating accident, troubled Bridget steps in and assumes her life, even sleeping in the same bed with her husband, only to find that she has a bounty on her head, too. Keep reading »

A Very Michael Jackson “Glee”

This is actually sort of thrilling—on February 6th, right after the Super Bowl, “Glee” will be back with a special Michael Jackson-themed episode. Here is one of the first photos from the episode, which will be followed two days later with another fresh dose on its regular night. I’m sorta hoping Puck does a rendition of “PYT” somewhere in here. [EW]

Oh, and check out a preview after the jump. Keep reading »

Is Referencing Venereal Disease Supposed To Be Sexy? Cause, It’s Not.

Behold, The CW’s ad campaign for the “Vampire Diaries,” which returns with new episodes this week. Naturally, it’s causing quite a kerfuffle since “VD” is usually short for “venereal disease.” The CW’s response to the hoopla: “VD simply stands for Vampire Diaries, and anyone who thinks otherwise should probably get themselves checked out.” Which is actually some nice word play. [EW] Keep reading »

Wanna Write For British “Skins”?

Are you a wannabe screenwriter between the ages of 16 and 22 in the U.K.? Good, well then we’ve got a gig for you. “Skins” is looking for writers of the young, cool, not-at-all-professionals variety. “We’re looking for someone to come and help us with the development and writing of ‘Skins’ series six,” writes the show’s co-creator, Jamie Brittain. “We’re a bit obsessed with finding new, young, exciting voices to help us write our show, so we thought we’d run a competition to find some. We’ve done stuff like this before and it’s worked out really well.” Keep reading »

“Jersey Shore” Cast Is Moving To Italy

Mamma mia! The cast of “Jersey Shore” is moving to Italy to film season four, presumably so Ronnie can see what the inside of an Italian jail looks like, too. Sources tell TMZ that MTV is already scouting locations in Italy and working to get cast members their visas. Apparently, a dinner with Vinny’s “authentic Italian relatives” is already lined up, too. Get President Obama on the line … this qualifies as an international emergency, right? [TMZ.com] Keep reading »

The Boob Tube: Must-See TV For The Week Of January 24, 2011

You have plans this Saturday night. Yes, you do. At 9 p.m. on the 29th, you will be watching Tiffany and Debbie (fine, Deborah) Gibson in their SyFy movie, “Mega Python vs. Gatoroid.” And it should be either (a) awesome or (b) so bad it’s fun to play “Mystery Science Theater 3000″ along with. I’m betting on the second. But there are other exciting things happening on the small screen, too, as this week brings the return of many of our favorite shows. Find out what after the jump. Keep reading »

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