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Today in Soap Opera History (December 30)

1968: NBC daytime soap Hidden Faces premiered. 1983: Guiding

Light's Phillip and Beth spent New Year's Eve in New York.

2002: The "Surrender" arc began on Port Charles. 2003: One

Life to Live's Dorian visited All My Children's Pine Valley."History is a vast early warning system."

Norman Cousins

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

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1963: ABC shifted General Hospital to the 3 p.m. Et time slot after nearly 9 months of airing at 1 p.m.

1964: On Another World, Pat Matthews (Susan Trustman) refused to give John Randolph (Michael M. Ryan) permission to access her medical records.

1968: NBC daytime soap opera Hidden Faces premiered. Created by Irving Vendig, the
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Benny Medina Accused of Attempted Rape by Actor Jason Dottley

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Benny Medina Accused of Attempted Rape by Actor Jason Dottley
Benny Medina has joined the ranks of entertainment-industry figures who have been accused of sexual misconduct. In an interview with The Advocate, “Sordid Lives” actor Jason Dottley accused manager Medina — whose clients have included Jennifer Lopez and Mariah Carey — of trying to rape him in 2008 at Medina’s Los Angeles home. Dottley told The Advocate that he met Medina in late 2008 while hanging out with his friend and fellow actor T. Ashanti Mozelle at the Abbey in West Hollywood. After inviting the pair to his home, Medina “grabbed me by the chest of my shirt and threw me...
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Producer Benny Medina Accused Of Attempted Rape By Actor, Denies Claim

Benny Medina, the TV producer and music manager who has worked with Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith and Mariah Carey, has been accused of attempted rape by actor Jason Dottley. Medina “categorically denies the allegation of attempted rape,” his attorneys say. The allegation was made by Dottley (Logo’s Sordid Lives: The Series) in an article posted by The Advocate yesterday and updated today with Medina’s denial. Dottley says the incident occurred in December of 2008, and that…
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Top Music & TV Exec Benny Medina Accused of Sexual Attack: 'I Could Not Fight Him Off' Alleges Actor Jason Dottley

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Top Music & TV Exec Benny Medina Accused of Sexual Attack: 'I Could Not Fight Him Off' Alleges Actor Jason Dottley
Music executive Benny Medina has been accused of attempting to rape Sordid Lives: The Series actor Jason Dottley.

In an article published by the Advocate Friday, Dottley, 36, claimed Medina — who has managed the careers of several A-list stars like Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith and Mariah Carey, as well as execute producing The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (which was based on his life) —allegedly tried to rape him at Medina’s Los Angeles mansion in December 2008.

Medina’s attorneys Howard Weitzman and Shawn Holley said in a statement to People, “Benny Medina categorically denies the allegation of attempted rape.”

The actor
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Lindsay Lohan Denied Hemingway Book Request

She’s been hanging in there as she serves her time in jail, but Lindsay Lohan isn’t getting any special treatment when it comes to getting gifts.

The “Mean Girls” actress received a visit from actor Jason Dottley yesterday (July 28) and when he tried to give Lindsay a copy of Ernest Hemingway’s “The Old Man & The Sea,” it was rejected by prison authorities.

According to LiLo’s attorney Shawn Chapman Holley, “She probably will not be able to get The Old Man in the Sea that was left for her. She can’t accept gifts.”

Holley continued, "She's eating some Twizzlers. She looks gorgeous. … She's writing a lot. She's creating art. She's a beautiful, talented, creative woman and she's going to come out and surprise you all!"
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Exclusive! Lindsay Lohan’s Lawyer Says She’s Doing Fine In Jail — Looks ‘Beautiful’ & Is ‘Eating Twizzlers’!

It doesn’t sound like jail is All that bad the way Lindsay Lohan’s lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, describes it! Candy and good hair? Check!

Lindsay Lohan may not be having a blast in the slammer, but at least she has her creature comforts! The 24-year-old starlet’s lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, says her time in jail isn’t all That bad – and is hopefully soon to be over!

“[Lindsay] has her hair in a bun right now and looks beautiful,” Chapman Holley told HollywoodLife.com exclusively outside of the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, Calif. on July 28. “She wasn’t wearing any makeup that I could see.”

As to what she’s been snacking on in her cell, her lawyer told us, “She’s eating Twizzlers…and has been writing a lot.”

Not too shabby, Lindsay! Add that in to the fresh underwear and cell phone use you’re allowed,
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Exclusive! More Of Lindsay’s Fellow Inmates Speak Out & They’re Furious She’s Getting Clean Underwear!

Three newly released jailbirds tell HollywoodLife.com that Lindsay Lohan Is getting preferential treatment at the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, Calif. – including cell phone use and clean underpants!

Apparently Lindsay Lohan’s celebrity status Is good for something in the slammer – or so say three recently released inmates who are Furious that the starlet has received VIP treatment in jail!

“The whole jail was on lockdown every time Lindsay moved or talked to anyone, including her lawyer and family, forcing [the rest of us] to eat in our cells,” one former inmate (who declined to be named) told HollywoodLife.com exclusively outside of the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, Calif. July 28.

“She received clean underwear when no [other inmate] did. She was given fresh pairs while [other inmates] have them for at least a week before [we got] a fresh pair.”

As for other preferential treatment, the girl said, “The one hour Lindsay was allowed out, she
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Betty White, Marc Cherry, Mandy Moore and More Thank Rue McClanahan for Being a Friend

Betty White, Marc Cherry, Mandy Moore and More Thank Rue McClanahan for Being a Friend
TV icon Rue McClanahan sadly succumbed to a massive stroke this morning, but she leaves in her wake laughs, love and a legacy most actors can only dream of. "Rue was a close and dear friend," sole surviving Golden Girl Betty White said in a statement today. "I treasured our relationship. It hurts more than I ever thought it would, if that's even possible." McClanahan's Sordid Lives costar Jason Dottley set up an official Facebook memorial page for the actress this morning "at the request of Rue McClanahan's family." "Rest in peace my dear dear Rue :(" he tweeted. Marc Cherry, the Desperate Housewives creator who launched his career in the...
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Coming Out Texas - Style

Right off, let me say that "Sordid Lives," the new sitcom on Logo, has the makings of a great show.

It has great stars - Bonnie Bedelia, Rue McClanahan, Caroline Rhea, Leslie Jordan and Olivia Newton-John for starters.

It has great characters - three crazy, big-haired Texas sisters, their crazy mother, their lunatic brother who channels Tammy Wynette, a son who hasn't come out yet, and a bunch of psychiatrists.

What "Sordid Lives
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Shores waving Eclectic banner

Shores waving Eclectic banner
Playwright Del Shores is teaming with producers Alice West, Victoria Alonso and Jason Dottley to form the production company Eclectic Entertainment. The label and its multifilm slate were announced Saturday at the American Film Market. Shores, a veteran writer and producer on such TV series as Queer as Folk and Dharma & Greg, will launch the shingle with a big-screen adaptation of his play Southern Baptist Sissies, which chronicles the lives of four gay boys growing up in a Baptist community. The film will begin shooting in the summer. "There comes a time in your career when you are able to choose the projects that you are passionate about and the people you want to work with," Shores said. "For us, that time had come, and Eclectic Entertainment was born."

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