February 3, 2009 |
It seemed like a surefire recipe: Take the No. 1 teen drama in TV history, update it, stoke the publicity fires with news of returning favorite characters from the original, and the CW would land a huge hit. But "90210" is suffering a serious case of adolescent angst. Instead of becoming prime time's cocky homecoming king, the series developed more like the shy, insecure kid with no date to the dance. Then, to make matters worse, there has been that mean girl "American Idol" to contend with.
June 11, 2009 |
The crop for this year's first-year player draft was considered by some analysts to be among the weakest in years. That may explain why the Angels decided to spend their 10th-round selection on a guy who has played only 10 games in the last three years and already has another steady job. But it may turn out to be the shrewdest pick in the draft if Jake Locker's career goes the way the Angels think it will.