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Casting Roundup: Hayden Panettiere to Play Amanda Knox, Joe Jonas Guests on '90210' and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Sep 20th 2010 6:00PM
Hayden PanaettiereHayden Panettiere has signed on to play Amanda Knox in Lifetime's TV movie based on the real-life story of Knox, an American exchange student who was convicted in Italy for murdering her roommate.

According to Deadline Hollywood, the movie tentatively titled 'The Amanda Knox Story' will air in 2011. Robert Dornhelm will direct with a script from Wendy Battles of 'CSI: NY' and 'Law & Order.'

Knox and her boyfriend were arrested in 2007 and accused of killing Meredith Kercher. Knox's trial lasted for nearly a year and ended with a 26 year prison conviction. She has maintained her innocence and appealed.

In other TV news ...

Joe Jonas will guest star on The CW's '90210.' The singer who has also appeared on 'Hot in Cleveland' and multiple Disney shows and movies will play himself and escort Adrianna to a magazine cover party. [Ausiello Files]

Peter Coyote has joined the ever-expanding cast of 'Law & Order: Los Angeles.' Coyote will play the district attorney, boss to the characters played by Alfred Molina and Terrence Howard. [Deadline Hollywood]

Jim Gaffigan will guest star on 'Royal Pains.' The comedian and former star of 'My Boys' will play Pete Stambleck, a park ranger who turns up with a personality change. Look for Gaffigan in the season 2 finale. [TV Guide]

Callie Thorne has been cast in USA Network's 'Necessary Roughness.' Thorne will play a psychiatrist who takes a gig as a consultant to a professional football team and quickly becomes sought after by other celebrities. The project is based on a true story. [Deadline Hollywood]

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The Jonas Brothers & Demi Lovato Talk 'Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam' (VIDEO)

by Maggie Furlong, posted Aug 23rd 2010 9:30PM
The Jonas Brothers! And Demi Lovato! (Shhh ... if you're quiet, you can hear the wild screams of tween fans around the world.)

'Camp Rock' was such a sensational hit for the Disney Channel, they smartly decided to get the gang back together for 'Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam' (premieres Fri., Sept. 3, 8PM ET). But something's standing in the way of Mitchie and the boys having a rockin' summer: rival Camp Star across the lake. The whole thing ends in a musical battle to end all battles, deciding which is the better camp.

I caught up with Nick, Joe, Kevin and Demi to hear all about the sequel, some new characters and some that've grown up since the first film and if there are more 'Camp Rock' movies in their future.

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Jonas Brothers Talk About In-Fighting on 'GMA' (VIDEO)

by Donald Deane, posted Aug 13th 2010 2:00PM
We'd gladly pay for ringside seats to a knock-down-drag-out fistfight between all three Jonas Brothers. But, sadly, it looks like that day may never come.

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Joe Jonas to Guest on 'Hot in Cleveland'

by Chris Jordan, posted Jul 12th 2010 4:20PM
Joe Jonas is going solo.

No, not a solo record: The middle member of the Jonas Brothers will do a solo guest spot on the TV Land hit 'Hot in Cleveland,' according to the Ausiello Files.

Joe is set to play Valerie Bertinelli's son on an upcoming episode, set to air in August. The report speculates that since the sitcom is signed up for a second season, Joe should be due for a return visit or two.

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Kevin Jonas on 'Minute to Win It' (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted May 12th 2010 11:15PM
Kevin Jonas on 'Minute to Win It'Pop singer Kevin Jonas appeared on the game show 'Minute to Win It' (Wed., 8PM ET on NBC). The singer apparently loves the series, and wanted to be a guest on it. He was attempting to win up to $1 million for his favorite charity, Change for the Children.

In-between preforming the show's ridiculous tasks -- such as blowing a deck of cards off a bottle and moving eggs across the floor using only a pizza box -- Jonas took time out to respond to his adoring fans in the audience. He signed the aforementioned pizza box and presented it to a young girl, while the crowd exploded into cheers. "We'll be back to our [regularly] scheduled program," said host Guy Fieri, but that still failed to stop the screaming from Jonas's fans.

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'American Idol' - '1 of 11 Eliminated' Recap

by Jane Boursaw, posted Mar 25th 2010 6:27AM
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Last night, we learned the Top Ten who'd be going on the 'American Idol' tour this summer. Out of all the contestants who made it into the Top 24, I'm ok with who's left. There are really only a handful of standouts for me -- Crystal Bowersox, Michael Lynche, and Siobhan Magnus -- but all of the contestants have their moments.

What I love about this season is there's such a diverse group of singers, each with their own fan base. We've got Crystal's bluesy-folksy vocals, Katie Stevens' teen pop, Michael Lynche's soulful blues, Casey James' guitar rock, Aaron Kelly's mad vocals (I'm convinced he can sing anything well), Tim Urban's Zac Efron vibe, and Siobhan's edgy pop-rock. Lee DeWyze, Didi Benami, and Andrew Garcia don't really pop out at me, but there's still time.

Did the right person go home last night? Let's talk about it after the jump.

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Jonas Brother Will Not Be on 'Brothers and Sisters' After All

by Isabelle Carreau, posted Feb 6th 2010 7:03PM
Joe JonasEarlier this week, we informed you that 'Brothers & Sisters' was considering casting Joe Jonas to play a younger version of Tommy in a special two-hour episode filled with flashback sequences and set to air in April.

Fan reaction from the news differed a lot. Some fans were glad at the idea of one of the Jonas brothers to be part of the series as Joe not only shared physical features with actor Balthazar Getty, which would have helped making this younger version of Tommy be believable, but also because the Jonas Brothers' following could have tuned in the show and help boost the ratings.

Other fans were outraged at the idea that Joe Jonas could land the role. Comments ranged from fans claiming that Joe did not look like Getty at all to them wondering if Joe Jonas had the needed acting skills to play such a role.

No matter what's your opinion, Jonas did not get the part after all. A young actor from 'Make It or Break It' was offered the role instead.

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TV Casting: Virginia Madsen Leads 'Scoundrels'; Zooey Deschanel Is HBO's Latest Groupie

by Andrew Scott, posted Feb 3rd 2010 12:49PM
Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen is headed back to television following a recurring role on 'Monk.' The Oscar nominee will next star in the ABC dramedy 'Scoundrels,' playing a mom of a family of criminals who finally decides to clean up her act. The network has picked up eight episodes of the series, which will air in the summer. [Hollywood Reporter]

More casting news after the jump.

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Joe Jonas Could Be Young Tommy on 'Brothers and Sisters'

by Allison Waldman, posted Feb 3rd 2010 11:11AM
getty_jonas_abcThere's going to be an upcoming episode -- a two-parter -- on 'Brothers and Sisters' that will boldly go somewhere it hasn't gone before (at least not in any detail). And when they do, we may be seeing teen heart throb Joe Jonas on 'Brothers and Sisters' as Tommy Walker. That's the Balthazar Getty role.

ABC hasn't confirmed the Jonas casting, but it would make sense. Look at how much alike they are? But there's still a question about acting. Is Joe Jonas able to make us believe that he's a young Tommy Walker?

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Viewers to Choose Disney Channel's New Years Eve Lineup

by Lauren Metz, posted Nov 23rd 2009 1:13PM
Miley CyrusHappy 17th Birthday, Miley Cyrus! When this megastar blows out the candles on her cake today, will she wish for:

A Porsche? Nah, got that already.

A kiss from Nick Jonas? Been there.

A spot on Disney Channel's 'New Year's Eve Star Showdown' lineup? Ding, ding, ding!

Beginning this Friday, Nov. 27, the Disney stars will duke it out for a spot on the Disney Channel's Dec. 31 evening lineup, the Hollywood Reporter confirms. Fans will be able to vote for their fave episodes and music videos at DisneyChannel.com. The winning shows will run on New Year's Eve from 6PM to 12:30AM, while songs from the 10 favorite music videos will play on Radio Disney, starting at 12PM on Jan. 1.

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Kelly Clarkson and Joe Jonas to guest judge American Idol

by Jason Hughes, posted Aug 21st 2009 8:36AM
Kelly ClarksonThe rotating guest judge slots in the wake of Paula Abdul's departure continue. The latest celebrities guest judging American Idol are Kelly Clarkson and Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers. I'm starting to see an upside for the show post-Paula.

With ratings on the decline the past couple of years, it's also been observed that the median age for the show had been getting older as well. As we all know, old people don't exist to advertisers, so youth is where it's at. Kelly Clarkson is a great choice to bring in a hip and young crowd, and she's a great story for the show. Here's their first crowned champion coming back to offer sage advice and wisdom ... or at least a lot of "Y'all!"

Joe Jonas is sure to bring legions of screaming pre-pubescent girls to the screen. And nobody obsesses over stars like pre-pubescent girls. I'd love to see the permanent slot filled by an artist as current and relevant as these two. Maybe Amy Winehouse is available; it'd be like Paula never left!

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Joe Jonas to Guest Judge 'American Idol' & More TV News

by Andrew Scott, posted Aug 19th 2009 1:30PM
Joe Jonas American Idol'American Idol' books Joe Jonas in Dallas, Kim Kardashian lands a guest spot on 'Brothers,' Oliver Stone plans to unveil the 'Secret History of America' and more of today's top TV headlines.

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Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/The Jonas Brothers - VIDEOS

by Annie Wu, posted Feb 15th 2009 2:29PM
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(S34E16) It was pretty obvious there was going to be at least two sketches with the Jonas Brothers. I called it! I mean, no one apart from the people in my apartment know I called it, but that doesn't change the facts or my sad sense of accomplishment. I had to tune out once they started singing (sorry, 15 year-old girls), but their skits were all right. Alec Baldwin did a fine job of hosting as well, though there weren't any particularly striking sketches. I suppose after doing something like "Schwetty Balls", just about everything else will pale in comparison.

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