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Nashville has tapped singer-actress Bridgit Mendler (Undateable, Good Luck Charlie) to recur during Season 5 of the ABC-turned-cmt drama as Ashley Wilkenson, an internet sensation who is about to record her first album, per The Hollywood Reporter.
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Ashley is described as extremely talented, sexy, self-assured and stubborn, with a well of hidden vulnerability.
Nashville debuts on Cmt with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 9/8c.
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Former Disney Channel star Bridgit Mendler will join the cast of “Nashville” for Season 5 in a recurring role, Cmt announced on Friday. Mendler will play Ashley Wilkenson, described as a sexy, talented internet sensation with 30 million views who is about to record her first album. Mendler starred on Disney’s “Good Luck Charlie,” and was also a regular on NBC’s “Undateable.” She is repped by Gersh.
Tyrese Gibson has joined Lee Daniels’ upcoming Fox music drama “Star” in a recurring role. He announced the news on Instagram. Gibson will play Queen Latifah’s on-screen love interest. His character, Pastor Bobby Harris, presides over Carlotta’s (Latifah) congregation. He is a handsome ex-thug, who has, like Carlotta, turned his life over to God. The »
- Will Thorne
It’s been 20 years since the Tanners were on television, and Netflix‘ Fuller House is an effort that had a lot of people wondering if the world really wanted to revisit the family. The theory of the show has a lot going for it, but audiences need to see things through a very specific lens.
In a world with more sequels, reboots, and reimaginings than it needs, and with the popularity (or at least Roi) of several film trips to the 80s, it just isn’t that strange to take another ride with a popular show.
That said, it can’t go unmentioned that Fuller House isn’t a good show. It just isn’t. But, it isn’t a terrible show either, and you’ve got to remember that it isn’t a look back to a good show, so you need to accurately set your bar.
Full House wasn’t a good show, »
- Marc Eastman
With just five days until Gravity Falls reaches its too-soon conclusion, fans of Disney Xd’s cult hit are dreading the big goodbye — or is just a “see ya later”?
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“It’s not inconceivable that one day we may return to this world,” series creator Alex Hirsch told reporters during a press conference Wednesday. “With a little bit of time away from it, it’s possible there might be a special or something.”
Hirsch clarified that there aren’t currently any follow-up plans for the waning series, but promised »
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