On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels weigh in on the latest pop culture headlines and hot topics, including:
A French magazine published nude photos of Prince William’s bride Kate Middleton. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds get married. Does Chris Brown’s new tattoo resemble Rihanna? Eva Longoria is dating New York Jets’ Mark Sanchez.
Nicki Minaj and Keith Urbon join American Idol as judges. The Voice beats The X Factor in the ratings. Glee returned for its fourth season, but Luke isn’t happy about the premiere. He and Melodie are sick of The Rachel Berry Show. Find out what the PC gang thinks of NBC’s new comedy The New Normal. Who will Jenna choose on Awkward?
Resident Evil's latest franchise offering tops the Box Office.
All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast.
Current and former soap stars Victoria Rowell (pictured above), Eric Winter, Kamar de Los Reyes, Roselyn Sanchez and Winsor Harmon attended the 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards on September 16. Glee’s Naya Rivera, Teen Wolf’s Tyler Posey, Revenge’s Madeleine Stowe, The Voice’s Christina Aguilera, Suits’ Gina Torres and Eva Longoria were among the primetime, film and music stars who walked the red carpet. See more photos after the jump! READ MORE
SPOILER ALERT: Ricky Williams caught one in the shoulder, sending him sailing out of a window to his death last week on The Young and the Restless. Now the character's talented portrayer, Peter Porte, is talking with CBS Soaps In Depth, revealing how he knew the writing was on the wall for Paul (Doug Davidson) and Isabella's (Eva Longoria) demonic son. Said Porte:
"I was there just under a year, but when you start stealing babies, threatening lead characters and murdering people, you know your time is going to be limited," he tells Soaps In Depth with a smile. "He certainly was his mother's son!" READ MORE
Marc Cherry's Devious Maids is back in play! The Desperate Housewives auteur's adaptation of the telenovela Ellas son la Alegría del Hogar has been picked up with a 13-episode order. Ex-Housewife Eva Longoria is one of the executive producers. READ MORE
Will Susan Lucci's and the Devious Maids finally make it to television? According to Deadline, the Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria project may not be dead in the water. The site is reporting Lifetime is currently eyeing the drama to be added to their roster. As of now the talks are in their early stages, but it seems Lifetime is interested in snagging shows that didn't make the cut at broadcast upfronts. Devious Maids revolves around four maids (Roselyn Sanchez, Ana Ortiz, Judy Reyes, and Dania Ramirez) who are dreaming of a better life, while working for the wealthy in Beverly Hills.
Fans of All My Children will forever remember Susan Lucci’s dramatic diva Erica Kane, but it looks like we will be seeing the funnier side of the pop culture icon! In a new TV Guide article, Devious Maids’ executive producer Eva Longoria gushes about Lucci’s comedic talents.
"She's hysterical — so amazing," raves Eva, who thinks Susan "missed her true calling. She's a strong comedic actress and the loveliest person you'd ever meet. Not at all the soap opera diva." READ MORE