Archives for March 2010

Glee casting call begins today! Submit entries online through April 26

Attention all GLEEks, the opportunity of a lifetime is coming your way! GLEE’s executive producers are holding a nationwide online casting search for fresh, young, talented performers to fill new roles that will be featured during the show’s second season. Beginning March 30, amateur and professional performers between the ages of 16 and 26 will have the opportunity to submit an audition video exclusively on MySpace at

Bravo’s “Millionaire Matchmaker” picked up for season 4 and moves to Big Apple

Bravo and Patti Stanger have tied the knot for a fourth season of the hit docu-series “The Millionaire Matchmaker,” but this time Stanger will bring her cupid arrows to New York City. As Stanger expands her business to the Big Apple, we’ll follow her as she uses her magic to help singles find true love in New York City. In each episode, two wealthy clients will be set up with dates hand-picked by Stanger and her staff based upon their beauty and intelligence.

Next season of “The City” returns April 27 on MTV

Hurry up month of April! There’s so much great programming returning to TV. I don’t know if I’d classify “The City” amongst the ranks of “great” programming, but I still keep watching the show. The only thing that keeps me holding on is the drama with Olivia and Erin. From what I read on MTV’s Remote Control Blog (see “Make Room for more mean girl action on season two of ‘The City'”), the drams shall continue. Whitney, well apparently her backbone is growing stronger and her backing from Kelly Cutrone continues. I like Whitney, but she makes for boring TV.

RECAP: Nickelodeon 23rd Annual Kids Choice Awards

Mega-stars including Taylor Lautner, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Jim Carrey, Black Eyed Peas, Ryan Sheckler, Jay-Z, Selena Gomez and Misty May Treanor reigned as this year’s favorites, winning top honors at Nickelodeon’s 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards live telecast, Saturday, March 27, (8-9:30 p.m. ET/tape delay PT). Hosted by funnyman Kevin James and broadcast from UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, kids’ top choices in television, movies, music and sports were revealed this evening via winners’ boxes that contained everything from a live animal, to a human hand, inflatable man and of course slime. The evening got off to a slime-filled start as Kevin James and Adam Sandler opened the show with their own rendition of “Get Slimed Tonight” while soaking the audience with the green goo. Later in the show, The Last Airbender’s Nicola Peltz’ magic “slimebending” got out of hand; Katy Perry, Steve Carell and Tina Fey were treated to surprise slimings; and American Olympian Apolo Anton Ohno set a world record by shooting 60 yards across a football field, via the Kids’ Choice Awards Slime Catapult, through the goal posts and into a vat of slime. In a special honor, The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama accepted the first-ever Nickelodeon Big Help Award for inspiring families to be healthy and active through her recently launched Let’s Move! initiative.

Melky Jean launches The (I Am) Care for Haiti Project to help women, CD to come (free mp3 download)

America’s top Grammy nominated artists and internationally celebrated musicians have partnered with R&B singer and musician Melky Jean to launch a worldwide effort to benefit women and children in Haiti and to end poverty in the region. Entitled The (I AM) CARE FOR HAITI Music Project, the effort will culminate in a benefit album featuring original songs and selections from Patti LaBelle, Jill Scott, Patti Austin, Talib Kweli, KRS-1, Sean Paul, Angelique Kijo, Melky Sedeck and Brooke Hogan among others. Grammy Award-winning artist Wyclef Jean will also contribute songs to the project. Melky Jean will serve as the executive producer of the album compilation. will serve as the compilation album’s executive producer. ThYele e world music album will be released in August 2010.