Extended Lost ending on DVD
There has been talk that the season 6 Lost DVD could include an extended finale. A source at ABC leaked the information, saying the box-set will feature an additional 20 minutes of footage. They went on to say that the producers of the show had wanted to include the additional scenes in order to answer some of the questions that fans may still have after the finale screens towards the end of May.
MacLachlan leaving Wisteria Lane
Another Wisteria Lane resident is set to leave, with news today that Desperate Housewives regular Kyle MacLachlan, who plays wheelchair-bound Orson Hodge, will depart the series. MacLachlan follows fellow cast members Drea de Matteo (Angie) and Dana Delany (Katherine) in leaving the show next season.
Bad reality show idea
Here’s another addition to the list of reality shows that really shouldn’t have been made: Auction Heroes. Ordered by American network Spike, the show takes two ordinary friends who each purchase a storage container full of stuff and have to re-sell the contents off at pawn shops for a profit. It is described as being as “cutthroat as Wall Street”.
A new sitcom is in the works at American network CBS which has been based on a Twitter page. The series entitled “Bleep My Dad Says” is inspired by the supposedly hilarious utterances of a retired doctor posted on a Twitter page by his son. Signed on to play the dad is none other than William Shatner.
Heroes creator Tim Kring has planted a small seed of hope for fans of the cancelled series by saying he is investigating a number of ways in which they he can “keep the Heroes universe alive for its fans”. In short, he is not ruling out a possible movie or mini-series wrapping up the Heroes story.
Susan Boyle on Glee?
It has been confirmed that reality show sensation Susan Boyle has been offered a guest role on hit musical series Glee. The show’s creator Ryan Murphy says the idea has been pitched and while he would love the Britain’s Got Talent runner-up to appear on the show he doesn’t even know if she’s interested.
Madonna sequel on Glee?
In related Glee news, Murphy has also announced that a follow-up to the hit Madonna episode of the series may take place next season. He says the “sequel” episode will be a part of next season but is unsure as to whether the singer herself will make a cameo appearance despite being a fan and avid supporter of the show.
American network The CW has confirmed the final season of drama series Smallville. The show, which charts the early years of Clarke Kent as he eventually becomes Superman, has run for nine seasons to date with a tenth and final on the cards this year.