The ‘Hot Jesus’ from ‘The Bible’ is joining CW’s ‘The Messengers’

03.05.14 4 years ago

The “Hot Jesus” from “The Bible” is joining CW”s “The Messengers”
Diogo Morgado will play a mysterious character known as “The Man.”

“Facts of Life” stars Lisa Whelchel & Kim Fields are reuniting on Hallmark Channel
They”re co-starring in the romantic comedy film “For Better Or For Worse.”

Fox wants $500,000 per 30-second ad for the “24: Live Another Day” premiere
That”s among TV”s priciest asking price. Even subsequent episodes are costly at between $325,000 and $350,000 per spot.

“Once Upon a Time” gets “Downton Abbey”s” Dan Stevens to narrate Sunday”s catch-up special
He”ll lend his voice to “Once Upon a Time: Wicked is Coming.”

Jimmy Kimmel is using the “Scandal Thursdays” strategy in his battle with Jimmy Fallon
Kimmel got his 2nd-best ratings ever last Thursday with Kerry Washington and a “Scandal” telenovela. So this week he has on Bellamy Young and another installment of “Escandalo.”

Tiffani Thiessen will host a “Dinner at Tiffani”s” special on Cooking Channel
Nathan Fillion, Willie Garson and Lindsay Price will be her guest on the March 23 special.

“Bachelor” reject writes “Ess Okay,” a song in “tribute” to Juan Pablo
Watch “free spirit” Lucy Aragon perform her song on YouTube.

“The Good Wife” teases “the most shocking moment ever”
See a new promo for a “three-episode event” leading up to the CBS drama”s “most shocking moment … EVER.”

Tina Fey recalls her failed audition for a McDonald”s commercial
Her facial scar apparently didn”t work out for her drive-thru audition.

“Dancing” co-host Erin Andrews admits she”s biased for 1 contestant
Andrews says she”s “kind of obsessed” with NeNe Leakes.

Georgia lawyer who starred in a viral 2-minute local Super Bowl ad is getting his own reality show
Jamie Casino will star in “Casino”s Law,” from the creator of “The Bachelor.”

Is Oprah exploiting Lindsay Lohan?
OWN”s “Lindsay” trailer seems to show just another reality show, while Oprah”s been touting it as a “documentary series.”

Jennie Garth: Shannen Doherty and I nearly came to blows on the “Beverly Hills 90210” set
Garth spills some beans in her new book “Deep Thoughts From a Hollywood Blonde”: “We were shooting a scene and Shannen kept grabbing at the hem of my skirt, trying to slap me on the leg-anything to get me to react and break character. Finally, when she'd pulled up my skirt, and my bare ass was exposed for everyone on the set to see, I did snap and I yelled at her, something to the effect of, 'Come on, bitch! We're talking this outside!””

IFC boss talks Fred Armisen”s “Late Night” gig, and getting a pitch from Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
Jennifer Caserta thinks Armisen being on NBC every night is good for her small cable network. Caserta also recalls Robert Smigel pitching her as Triumph. “It was awesome,” she says, without going into details on what happened.

A closeted gay football player hazes on tonight”s “SVU”
Tonight”s episode, inspired by the Miami Dolphins scandal, turns out to have some similiarities to the Michael Sam coming out story.

“Modern Family” cast members try to juggle movie roles
Nearly the entire cast has a movie project in the works. But finding time is difficult. Ty Burrell shot a movie during his Thanksgiving break.

Kelsey Grammer will become a dad for the 6th time
The former “Frasier” star already has kids ranging in age from 19 months to 30 years.

Ted Allen to host “America”s Best Cook” on Food Network
The reality competition will feature mentors Cat Cora and Tyler Florence.

Will “Workaholics” fans Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber make a cameo?
Maybe, maybe not, says Adam Devine. “We didn't want to have to make it look like broke-ass ‘Entourage,”” he says. “It would be cool to get Justin or Miley on, but only if we write a story that is really funny and won't take people out of it. It's a trap that you don't want to fall into, just having celebrities on for celebrity sake.”

Conan O”Brien: An “odd choice” for MTV Movie Awards?
It”s unusual for the MTV Movie Awards to get such an experienced host. PLUS: Relive Conan”s Emmy-hosting past.

Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers lends his voice to Disney Junior
Check out his vocal cameo on this week”s “Sheriff Callie's Wild West.”

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