Ryan Lochte Fielding Reality TV Offers; 'Grey's Anatomy' Actor Daniel Sunjata Heats Up 'Smash' (VIDEO)
Life is sure good when you’re young, handsome and an Olympic champion, eh? Michael Phelps’ swimming frenemy Ryan Lochte is currently fielding reality television show offers according to his agent. "Two different reality show concepts have been offered and one additional is being discussed," the swimmer's agent says. Will there be underwater cam? Please. [THR]
Who’s romancing Debra Messing’s Julia next season on Smash?
Daniel Sunjata will play Julia’s love interest on the musical drama’s second season. This wouldn’t be the first time Sunjata stepped in to rev things up on a series. Grey’s Anatomy fans will remember him as the nurse who helped Bailey (Chandra Wilson) get her groove back. The 40-year-old actor was also a regular on FX’s Rescue Me. [EW]
Speaking of Smash, NBC released a sneak peek. Watch it below.
TNT's Franklin & Bash star Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Last Man Standing actor Frankie Muniz are dropping in on ABC's Don't Trust the B in Apt. 23 this fall. They'll be playing themselves on an episode revolving around show reunions (Dawson's Creek in the case of star James Van Der Beek, Saved by the Bell for Gosselaar and Malcolm in the Middle for Muniz). Are we in for an epic retro TV show reunion? Let's hear it for the Bayside Tigers! [EW]
L.A.-based or L.A.-adjacent Drop Dead Diva fans, here’s your chance to rub elbows with the cast. Castmembers Brooke Elliott, Margaret Cho, April Bowlby, Jackson Hurst and Lex Medlin will be at The Grove on Friday from 11 AM-2 PM. On Friday and Saturday, fans can participate in the “Drop Dead Diva: Official Games” for a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas. For more information, click here. [Drop Dead Diva, TheKnot.com]