The Real Housewives of New York alum Bethenny Frankel's branding machine just hit a snag in its quest for TV domination. The New York Post is reporting, the Bethenny Ever After star's daytime talk show's development has gotten the axe. According to the newspaper's site, Telepictures, Frankel's distributor was unable to secure a syndication deal. The site claims Frankel has gotten offers from cable channels, after Telepictures gave her the boot, while The Hollywood Reporter claims nothing has been given.
Queer Eye For The Straight Guy hottie Jai Rodriguez is once again dipping back into the soap world. Rodriquez announced via Twitter he snagged a guest role on Days Of Our Lives. The actor tweeted:
Yay! I booked a great new role on Days of Our Lives!!! I start shooting in one week. Details to come!!
So far the show is staying mum on his role and when is airdate is for. This isn't Rodriquez's first daytime stint. In 2005, he appeared on One Life To Live as Andrew.
Another day, another report of a talk show pilot being taped. According to The Hollywood Reporter, former The Real Housewives of New York City star Bethenny Frankel is taping a talk show pilot and Ellen DeGeneres is “involved with the project.” Reportedly, Frankel’s pilot is being produced by Warner Bros’ Telepictures, the same company responsible for Ellen, Lopez Tonight and The Tyra Banks Show.
Frankel and her husband, Jason Hoppy, currently star in Bethenny Ever After on Bravo.
And they called it, Puppy Love! Film, primetime, reality and soap stars mixed at the New York Celebrity Pet Product Showcase on April 5. General Hospital and Cougartown star Carolyn Hennesy (pictured with Beth Stern above),One Life to Live’s Melissa Archer, Farah Fath, Kristen Alderson and Eddie Alderson rubbed shoulders at the event, held at InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, with such stars as The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Caroline Manzo and The Good Wife’s Archie Panjabi.
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