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Damages Back For Second Season

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John Griffiths, TV critic for US Weekly, writes FBLA:

Forget Frobisher. Patty Hewes (played by Glenn Close) just scored the most important win of her career.

Although an FX spokesperson is denying it, reliable sources are telling me that Damages has been picked up for a second, 13-episode season. A rather surprising turn of events given the show’s recent ratings woes, but, hey, I’ll take it!

Now, for the $500 million question: What the heck will Season 2 look like? Patty Hewes goes after Hostess for getting her hooked on Ho Hos, perhaps?

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Anna David’s Party for Party Girl–Quite a Party, Quite a Girl

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Journo/novelist Anna David signed her book, Party Girl, at Book Soup, and her friends and fans turned out in herds.

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She writes:

The experience was quite surreal–from seeing my name on the marquee outside to having people wait in line for over an hour to have me sign books–and over way too fast. The whole night, friends were grabbing me and saying, “This is so amazing! How do you feel?” but I was just completely overwhelmed so I basically stammered incomprehensibly. By sometime the next afternoon, my anxiety had finally quelled and I could relish in how incredible the entire evening was. I was just about eight hours later than everyone else.

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John Griffiths Talks Recovery In Pop Culture with Ted Casablanca

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John Griffiths, television critic for Us Weekly, is also the host of The Hollywood Pitch on CRNTalk. He has a great show set for tonight from 7-9 p.m. (PST). From the release:

Principles before Superstardom?

Screenwriter Bennett Yellin (Dumb and Dumber) discuss the media’s reporting of the rising spate of celebrities with high-profile drug and alcohol problems, from Mel Gibson to Lindsay Lohan. Is it informed or just salacious? Also, a rising number of personalities are “coming out” as sober (think talk show hosts Greg Behrendt, Glenn Beck and Craig Ferguson. Is the information age changing the way the recovery community looks at anonymity? Guest: E! Entertainment personality Ted Casablanca.

Yes, that’s right–the king of the blind item, Ted Casablanca. FBLA will be tuning in, and probably drunk dialing, er, calling in, as well. 866-587-5872