Jamie Rose on Criminal Minds

Jamie Rose will appear on this Wednesday's episode 'God Complex' of 'Criminal Minds' as the wife of Ray Wise ('Twin Peaks').

When a legless body is found in the New Mexico desert and a second unwilling amputee shows up at the hospital, the BAU team searches for this amateur surgeon (guest star Ray Wise) before he preys upon his next reluctant victim. Also, Reid's phone calls to a mystery woman have the team intrigued.

 The episode will air on CBS at 9/8c.


Susan Sullivan - Castle Promo Pictures

3 weeks ago, Susan Sullivan's TV show "Castle" started its 5th season. Here are some promo shoots of Susan as Martha Rodgers (with the red wig).

Wo was Melissa's most perfect lover?

She's had them all! But who was Melissa's most perfect lover? With whom did you like her the most? And why? Let us know... 


Falcon Crest music editor Joanie Diener wins Emmy Award!

Congratulations to Falcon Crest music editor Joanie Diener for winning the Emmy Award in category Outstanding Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special for her work on the HBO production Hemingway & Gellhorn!

Joanie was nominated for an Emmy before in 1984 for her work on "Falcon Crest" (episode "Ashes to Ashes") and in 1991 for the movie "Separate But Equal".

She has done so many movies and shows that I can only name a few: American Beauty, Mortal Kombat, Midnight Caller. A complete overview of her work can be found here: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0226038/

Well-deserved, Joanie. Thanks for your fantastic work.

William R. Moses Interviews

William R. Moses currently stars in the play "Sexy Laundry" at the Stage West Theatre in Calgary (see our news dated September 4, 2012). There are some new interviews with Billy online.
As he rarely gives interviews it's great to see him talking about his career and the play he's in.

Enjoy the interviews:

And here are some scenes from the play:


Susan Sullivan at NYC reading

Susan Sullivan will attend a NYC reading of the upcoming play "Love and Class in Connecticut" on September 7, 2012.


'Castle' star part of Woodbridge playwright's reading

Woodbridge playwright Susan Cinoman will move her play "Love and Class in Connecticut" a big step closer to a professional production with a New York City reading set for Friday, Sept. 7.
The script attracted the attention of director Karen Lynn Carpenter (of the off-Broadway hit, "Love, Loss and What I Wore") who sent it on to Susan Sullivan, the veteran actress who co-stars on the ABC series "Castle." The performer said she wanted a shot at the play and Carpenter quickly lined up Ally Walker and Angelica Page for the private reading, which will be done for potential producers and other theater-world folk.
In a phone interview last week, Cinoman said she was very excited by the interest in her play.
"Karen loved it right away and got some producers interested in it. One of the producers of `American Idiot' and `How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' is coming up from Washington to see it," she said.
"We'll be looking for some feedback, but we're hoping one of them will say, `Let's go!,' " the writer said, with a chuckle.
Cinoman teaches theater at Woodland High School in Beacon Falls. "I'd like to be writing full time, of course, but I like teaching acting and directing the (school) shows," she said.
Getting Sullivan to commit to the Sept. 7 event was a big step forward.
"Everyone loves her. Once she said she wanted to do it, it all started to come together," Cinoman said.
The two male roles in the play haven't been filled yet, but the playwright is hoping Fairfield native Justin Long will be able to participate.
"We're waiting to hear back from him and Christian Borle," she said of this year's Tony-winner for "Peter and the Starcatcher" and a featured player on the NBC series "Smash."
"I'm a little nervous, but Karen is not worried," Cinoman said of the two unfilled male roles, adding that for this sort of event the actors come together for the first time on the day of the performance to prepare for the reading.
Stay tuned to "Stage Buzz" for further developments on "Love and Class in Connecticut."

William R. Moses Interview & new play

William R. Moses will be starring in the new play "Sexy Laundry" at the Stage West Theatre in Calgary. The play will open September 5, 2012.

More infos here: http://www.stagewestcalgary.com/shows.html#SexyLaundry

There's also a great new interview online in which he talks about his days as Cole on Falcon Crest.


Moses brings sparkle to town in Dirty Laundry

By Louis Hobson ,Calgary Sun
To say William R. Moses is one of television’s more familiar faces is an understatement.

For the past three decades Moses has starred in or guest starred on every major TV series from his debut on Fantasy Island in 1981 to The Mentalist, The Glades and Castle this past season.
It’s not his one nighters that have made Moses a small- screen favourite, but such series as Falcon Crest, Perry Mason Murders, Melrose Place, Fame and The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Moses was just 22 when he landed the role of Cole Geoberti on Falcon Crest, still a reigning superstar of night time soaps because it played to as many as 40-million fans each Friday night from 1981 to 1990.
“I did 139 shows in six years. Falcon Crest was an amazing experience. I was a real novice when I got the role, so I have never forgotten how blessed and lucky I was.
“Jane Wyman, who was the star of the show, used to call me the dumb kid who knew nothing and then, through example, proceeded to show me the ropes as did Susan Sullivan and Robert Foxworth, who played my parents,” says Moses, who is headlining Stage West’s new comedy Dirty Laundry that opens Thursday.
He says the only downside of Falcon Crest was the producers marketed him for the first few seasons as the show’s beefcake.
“There are still some of those embarrassing shirtless photos of me hidden on the Internet. I was never comfortable with that approach but that’s what the producers wanted.”
No sooner had Falcon Crest wrapped but Moses was hired to play Ken Malansky opposite Raymond Burr in the TV movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson.
The pairing of Moses and Burr was so electric that they did 24 more Perry Mason movies together.
“Raymond was a very complicated person but he was also a very caring, loving man and it was another true blessing just to be around him.”
Moses didn’t exactly stumble into acting.
It was in his blood.
His mother was Marian McCargo, a film actress whose beauty was often compared to Grace Kelly.
McCargo starred in such films as The Undefeated with John Wayne, Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell with Gina Lollobrigada and Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round with James Coburn.
When McCargo divorced her first husband Richard Cantrell Moses in 1963 she was left to raise their four sons on her own.
“Before my mom married my stepfather (politician Alphonzo E. Bell Jr.) she had some pretty famous boyfriends such as Gene Hackman and Robert Logia but I was too young to realize that.
“What I wasn’t too young to realize was that my mom gave up her career to raise us four boys and my three stepbrothers.” A lighter look at the sacrifices people make for marriage is the subject of Dirty Laundry, the Stage West comedy that has brought Moses to Calgary for its Sept. 5 opener.
It is the story of a couple trying to bring some spark and sparkle back into their marriage.


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Season 3 DVD Release

News regarding season 3 release (source: Falcon Crest Fanclub):

The WARNER ARCHIVE COLLECTION asks for some more patience concerning the season 3 release date. The season will definitely be released as an MOD edition in the USA. Due to the extensive picture remastering, an exact release date cannot be given at this time.
In the meantime, however, WARNER BROS. offers many season 3 episodes on Amazon Instant Video in their original U.S. version. These videos are not remastered and can be downloaded only by people using a U.S. IP address and with a U.S. residence and credit card.

With WARNER HOME VIDEO's current product policy for older shows and due to unsatisfactory sales of seasons 1 and 2 in total, a season 3 box release with regularly pressed discs has become rather unlikely on the German speaking market unfortunately. However, according to WHV Marketing Director KAI UWE MARNER (06/25/2012), season 3 is likely to be released as an MOD edition (manufactured on demand - burnt discs); this seems also possible for later seasons. In a conversation with DFCF President THOMAS J. PUCHER, the Marketing Director said that, compared to an MOD edition in the USA, which includes the original audio only, an MOD edition in the German speaking market is much more difficult from a technical point of view as the current MOD versions are only compatible with the DVD-5 format, which is not suitable for a second audio layer and, hence, would only allow for the German audio to be put on. The release will make sense only as soon as an MOD edition compatible with the DVD-9 format can be produced.
This means for the German speaking market:
  • Season 3 will not be released before it is released in the USA.
    The DFCF welcomes this decision in the interest of remastered picture quality, which the German speaking market will profit from also.
  • Waiting for the technical improvements to create a DVD-9 compatible MOD edition will enable the MOD edition to be fully equipped with both German and English audio layers.
    The DFCF informed WHV that, in the interest of choosing between the German dubbing and the original English audio, further delays are not welcome, but acceptable. The DFCF emphasized the importance of both audio layers for the markets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
  • The MOD release will result in a higher price per box compared to "usual" retail sales since each DVD box will be individually manufactured for a very limited target group.

Not the news we hoped for but anyway: It's coming. We just have to be patient. I'll let you know as soon as more news are available.


Celeste Holm dies at 95

Sad news: Oscar-winning actress Celeste Holm (Anna Rossini from Falcon Crest's seasons 4 & 5) died at her home in New York on Sunday at the age of 95, her great-niece, Amy Phillips, confirmed.

Holm had been hospitalized about two weeks ago with dehydration. She asked her husband on Friday to bring her home and spent her final days with her husband, Frank Basile, and other relatives and close friends by her side, said Amy Phillips, who answered the phone at Holm's apartment on Sunday.

Holm died around 3:30 a.m. at her longtime apartment on Central Park West, located in the same building where Robert De Niro lives and where a fire broke out last month, Phillips said.
"I think she wanted to be here, in her home, among her things, with people who loved her," she said.

 Holm won an Oscar for best supporting actress in Elia Kazan’s 1947 movie about anti-Semitism Gentleman’s Agreement which starred Gregory Peck. She later was also nominated in the category for All About Eve and Come To The Stable.

Holm was born and raised in New York City and began acting in school plays. She studied acting in college and eventually embraced it as a career. Her first major Broadway role came in a 1940 revival of The Time of Your Life, co-starring fellow newcomer Gene Kelly. Holmes then starred in Rodgers & Hammersteien’s Broadway blockbuster Oklahoma! before her movie career took off in the late 1940s. Other movies included The Tender Trap with Frank Sinatra, High Society with Bing Crosby and The Snake Pit with Oliva de Havilland. In TV, she was nominated for Emmys for Insight and Backstairs at the White House. Holm also appeared in several TV shows during the 1970s and ’80s including Fantasy Island, Falcon Crest and Archie Bunker’s Place. She also appeared in Third Watch, Touched By An Angel and Promised Land. Holm was married five times.

On her 87th birthday she wed opera singer Frank Basile who now survives her. She is also survived by two sons and three grandchildren.

Celeste Holm with Cesar Romero and Anne Archer in "Falcon Crest" (1985)


Susan Sullivan & Gregory Harrison at SAG Golf Classic

Falcon Crest Stars Susan Sullivan and Gregory Harrison attended the 3rd Annual SAG Foundation Golf Classic at Lakeside Golf Club on June 11, 2012 in Burbank, California.

The Golf Classic is a charity tournament benefiting the Foundation’s Catastrophic Health Fund and Assistance Programs. The event hosted by Ron Perlman, had stars of television and movies out to support the worthy cause.
The Golf Classic brings together golf enthusiast from the sports and entertainment communities to raise funds for the foundation, which provides vital support to the acting community in times of need.

Susan looks great as always. Nobody would ever think of her turning 70 this fall. And so does Gregory Harrison. A few weeks ago he turned 62... who would have guessed?

Susan Sullivan and JoBeth Williams ("Poltergeist", "Private Practice")
Gregory Harrison

Gregory Harrison


Happy Weekend!

It's weekend time. The best time to meet good friends!
Enjoy the weekend :-)


Spring Mountain Video

Have you seen this promotional video from Spring Mountain Vineyards? In this short video you can watch the beautiful landscape of Spring Mountain as well as shots of Villa Miravalle and the winery building. Enjoy.

Jamie Rose & Dana Sparks in new movie

This is funny: both Vickies in one movie! Jamie Rose (Vickie 1981-1983) and Dana Sparks (Vickie 1986-1988) will both be starring in the upcoming movie 'Atlas Shrugged: Part 2 - Either-Or'.
Jamie will play the part of Sarah Connelly, Dana will be Reception Guest #2.

Next surprise: The movie is produced by Falcon Crest producer Jeff Freilich, who was responsible for seasons 6 and 7 (1986 - 1988).

Many other well-known stars will appear:  Jason Beghe, Kim Rhodes, D.B. Sweeney, John Rubinstein, Robert Picardo and Ray Wise are just some of them. The movie is scheduled for fall 2012, no specific release date was announced yet.

'Atlas Shrugged: Part 2 - Either-Or' is based upon  the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand. The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Unemployment has risen to 24%. Gas is now $42 per gallon. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear at the hands of the unknown. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations for Taggart Transcontinental, has discovered what may very well be the answer to a mounting energy crisis - found abandoned amongst the ruins of a once productive factory, a miraculous motor that could seemingly power the World. But, the motor is dead... there is no one left to decipher its secret... and, someone is watching. It's a race against the clock to find the inventor before the motor of the World is stopped for good.

More information can be found on the official website or on the movie's facebook page.

William R. Moses in new movie 'Assumed Memories'

William R. Moses will be starring in the upcoming independent suspense thriller "Assumed Memories" with Casper Van Dien, Armand Assante and Eric Roberts.

Billy will play the part of Dr. Green. The movie, which is written and directed by Bernard Salzman, is scheduled to be released in the US on September 1, 2012.

For more information please visit the movie's facebook site.

Official Synopsis: Award winning news reporter Daria Valdez Morrow was investigating a series of murders caused by a local serial killer when she gets into a car accident and suffers from Retrograde Amnesia. When she comes to, she begins to suspect that her husband, Sam Morrow is the serial killer and begins to build a case against him... follow us as we take this journey with Daria. Is she right, or is she wrong?


Falcon Crest DVD Release Campaign on Facebook

There is a Facebook page which is dedicated to the future release of seasons 3 through 9 of Falcon Crest in all worldwide regions. This is an effort to prove to Warner Bros that there is a dedicated fan base for this series and it is in high demand for continued releases on DVD.

 Please click the "Like" button on this Facebook page to help convince WARNER BROS. to speed up the release of the remaining seasons (3 through 9).
This campaign was started by fans in the U.S., headed by Tom Tagliente.

By clicking the LIKE button, you are not only supporting the cause, you are also supporting the release of seasons 3 through 9 of FALCON CREST on DVD in all territories

Please help, click the like button and share it on Facebook.

Selby, Moses, Lamas & Stevenson at Paley Center Exhibit Opening

On April 12, some of our Falcon Crest stars attended the Paley Center’s Celebration for the opening of their exhibit Television: Out of the Box. David Selby, Lorenzo Lamas, William R. Moses and Parker Stevenson were in Los Angeles to celebrate the exhibition.

The Paley Center for Media and Warner Bros. Television are teaming up for a new interactive, multimedia museum exhibit.

Highlights include iconic series ranging from The Bugs Bunny Show to The Big Bang Theory, Kung Fu to The Closer, Murphy Brown to The Mentalist…and more. Also featured are 80s soaps Knots Landing, Dallas and for sure Falcon Crest.

The Exhibit features props, costumes, photos, set pieces, video clips, photo ops, and original animation. It runs until 2015 with new items added periodically.

For more information and tickets please visit this site: www.paleycenter.org/p-television-out-of-the-box


Kim Novak honored at Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Kim Novak was immortalized on Hollywood Boulevard when she sank her hands and feet into a block of wet cement in the forecourt of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Saturday, April 14 2012.

Novak, 79, left her signature marks on the famous ground as a sign of the recognition she said she hungered for throughout her life. Her manager and friend Sue Cameron, actresses Debbie Reynolds and Connie Stevens and director Norman Jewison joined her at the ceremony. Nicole Kidman and Renée Zellweger sent letters to congratulate Kim.

The event was held in connection with the four-day TCM Classic Film Festival which features a screening of "Vertigo," one of Novak's major box-office hits, and her taping of an interview with the television channel's host Robert Osborne.

In an interview with Osborne during the film festival before a 300-people audience Friday, Novak said she sometimes regrets her decision to leave Hollywood in the late 1960s at the heyday of her fame. "I don't think I was ever cut out to have a Hollywood life," Novak said. "Did I do the right thing, leaving? Did I walk out when I shouldn't have? That's when I get sad."

A teenager model-turned-actress, Novak played her first starring role in the 1953 crime melodrama "Pushover." Best known for her role as Judy Barton in the 1958 Alfred Hitchcock film " Vertigo," Novak played her last major role in the 1991 thriller " Liebestraum," casting as an estranged mother who only found unpleasant truths after returning home.

Since the theater opened in 1927, hundreds of outstanding stars in the film industry have had their handprints and footprints in the forecourt.