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John O'Hurley, full of projects in the head


John O'Hurley (ex-Stephen Slade) is full of projects. Whereas the show Dancing With the Stars (where he is one of the regular competitors) came back this September 20 on ABC for a new season, he appeared as a (mute !) guest-star in the episode of General Hospital of this same day. He played there police officer Bates, the time of a few seconds on screen, as a joke for his partner of Dancing With the Stars, Kelly Monaco, one of the heroines of General Hospital.
The other news of John, it is the release of Peace of our Minds, an album reuniting the repertory of 25 years of musical compositions for piano.
But John has other projects in progress : first a new TV show of which he will be the hero... because it will be autobiographical ! John will play his own role, in a scenarized vision of his life.
In an interview given to the magazine Soap Opera Digest, he besides entrusts to be candidate to play in the musical Chicago, which will be produced in Broadway this winter.
Finally, the actor announces the release of a book for 2006 : It's Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump, a collection of observations about life that he says to get... from his dog ! In short, John O'Hurley is visibly not a man to stay without ideas...

Jack Wagner takes the micro again


After two concerts last July (see the News of 06/20), Jack Wagner (ex-Warren Lockridge) was missing the scene. The actor will be able to fill his lack next October 14 and 15 at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT for two concerts which will ravish his fans.
The dates of the new season of the American television


In a few days, the American TV show will make their re-opening for the season 2005-2006. And many former actors of Santa Barbara have their place in it.
Beginning with the renewals : 5th season for Constance Marie (ex-Nikki Alvarez) in George Lopez on September 28 on ABC, 4th season for Eric Close (ex-Sawyer Walker) in Without a Trace on September 29 on CBS, and finally 3rd season for Paul Johansson (ex-Greg Hughes) in One Tree Hill on October 05 only on WB.
Then the new series : it is first the arrival of Eva LaRue (ex-Margot Collins) in the team of CSI : Miami, as from September 19 on CBS (see the News of 08/08). Finally, confirmation of the beginnings of Commander-in-Chief, with Kyle Secor (ex-Brian Bradford), as from September 27 on ABC (see the
News of 04/08).
All these in a few months in France... we hope so !
Eva LaRue investigates in Miami


Good news for the American fans Eva LaRue (ex-Margot Collins), disappointed to see her go from All my Children last May (see the News of 05/02) : the actress will be in fall the new star of CSI : Miami !
Eva was indeed hired to play the recurring character of Natalia Boa Vista, a lab specialist who focuses on unsolved cases. Her first appearance will occur as the opening episode, on September 19 on CBS.
While that, Eva continues the co-hosting of Modern Girl's Guide to Life, a fashion program on the channel Style Network.
A new site : Barbarian Television


At the occasion of the 21th anniversary of Santa Barbara, a new site is born : Barbarian Television. Its purpose ? To centralize informations coming for the most part from already existing internet sites. The "original" part of the site contains videos, proposed by fans from the United States, Europe, Russia and an important list of links of sites devoted to the show or its actors.
Happy birthday Santa Barbara !


Santa Barbara celebrates today its 21 years of existence. Happy birthday Santa Barbara !
On the Americans screens


This July 29 is released in the American theatres Must Love Dogs, a love comedy where, in the part of Peter, Jon Lindstrom (ex-Dr. Mark McCormick) makes a small appearance.
It sometimes takes some time to be rewarded : Isla Bella, movie shot by A Martinez in 2003 (see the
News of October 2003), sould finally be released on the American screens in the next months. Meanwhile renamed Once Upon a Wedding, the film tells the renouncement to her wedding of the daughter of a dictator, El Comandante, played by the ex-Cruz Castillo of Santa Barbara.
Among the releases to come regarding A Martinez, can be added Lesser of Three Evils, where A plays the character of Anthony, and Desolation Canyon, a TV movie for The Hallmark Channel with Patrick Duffy and Stacy Keach, of which A has just finished the shooting. He will be Arturo Zetta, in an airing planned before the end of the year.
Meg Bennett well served


She could have written her part herself : Meg Bennett (ex-Megan Richardson) rejoins on August 10 General Hospital in the part of Allegra. Initially an actress, Meg is today before all a scenario writer and alreay wrote many episodes of The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, Sunset Beach, General Hospital and even Santa Barbara ! Besides she is the wife of Robert Guza Jr., head writer of General Hospital. Anyway, you can never be better served than by yourself... or the one you married !



Click here to enlargeFBI, Portés Disparus - Without a Trace is the success of the summer on the channel France 2. First proof of this statute : Eric Close (ex-Sawyer Walker) makes the cover this Monday of the weekly Télé Câble Satellite, with a part of the team of the show. However no special article reserved to the actor, but a general presentation of this program.