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They Put 'Their Hearts and Souls' Into It. It Wasn't Enough

Fox cancels 'Beverly Hills, 90210' reboot 'BH90210'

(Newser) - A famous California ZIP code won't be getting any more fan mail. After just one season that didn't pull in hoped-for ratings, BH90210, the reboot of '90s hit Beverly Hills, 90210, has been canceled by Fox, per USA Today . The network confirmed the news Thursday, sending a... More »

Celebs Shower Support Onto Luke Perry: 'You Got This'

Messages are pouring in from '90210' and 'Riverdale' co-stars, plus others

(Newser) - Riverdale and 90210 fans are still in shock over the news of actor Luke Perry's stroke , which he suffered in his California home on Wednesday morning, and some of his co-stars are sending out their support online. BuzzFeed and USA Today note the big names from both shows who... More »

Report: Luke Perry Has Massive Stroke

His rep confirms only that he's 'under observation' at hospital

(Newser) - Luke Perry, beloved star of the '90s classic Beverly Hills 90210 as well as the current favorite Riverdale, has suffered a "massive stroke," TMZ reports. Details are scarce, but sources say paramedics responded to a call from Perry's Sherman Oaks, Calif., home around 9:40am Wednesday... More »

New AARP Cover Boy: Luke Perry

Yes, he's 50

(Newser) - He used to be on magazine covers geared to a much different age set, but Luke Perry just had a milestone birthday. As a result, the former 90210 star is on the front of AARP's magazine, notes CNET . Perry turned 50 earlier this month, officially putting him in the... More »

Ryan Lochte Makes Big 'Fratty Career Move'

Will guest on '90210'

(Newser) - Ryan Lochte gives off a certain "Spicoli-like" frat boy vibe, writes Julie Miller, and as soon as she saw his "Cribs-quality shoe-and-watch collection" on an NBC Olympics special, she started imagining future career moves for the swimmer—like paid nightclub appearances, a career as a celebrity DJ, a... More »

Why 30somethings Love Teen Soaps

90210, Gossip Girl help us escape...and the clothes are nice, too

(Newser) - Like many 30somethings, Taffy Brodesser-Akner grew up alongside the cast of Beverly Hills, 90210—the show that gave her, “stuck in an all-girls yeshiva in Queens with no prom to speak of,” a chance to have “a real teenage experience.” But why, she wonders, is she... More »

Beverly Hills High Aims to Market Its 90210 Image

Clothing, cosmetics may make up school's budget shortfalls

(Newser) - Beverly Hills High School is considering starting lines of clothing and cosmetics in an attempt to capitalize on the glamorous image perpetuated by television’s 90210 series and famous alumni like Angelina Jolie. A smaller population of school-aged children in the neighborhood has sapped the tax base, leaving it with... More »

'Donna' Heads Back to 90210

Tori Spelling close to making a deal to reprise role from teen soap opera

(Newser) - Tori Spelling is coming back to the world's most famous zip code, a show rep tells People. The star of the original Beverly Hills 90210 is close to finalizing a deal to reprise her role as Donna Martin in multiple episodes of spin-off 90210. An earlier plan for her to... More »

Hollywood Acts That Could Use a Bailout

MTV, Paris Hilton, the Oscars among franchises needing a makeover

(Newser) - Like Wall Street and Detroit, Hollywood is sinking under stagnant numbers and outdated business plans. The Los Angeles Times runs down some Tinseltown properties in need of a bailout.
  • MTV: The once counter-culture juggernaut should take a hint and develop edgy new dramas a la Gossip Girl.
  • Law and Order:
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90210 & Co. Get Full Ride as YouTube Ends 10-Minute Rule

Site starts showing full-length TV episodes, films

(Newser) - YouTube is abandoning its 10-minute video limit to show movies and full-length TV episodes, starting with Star Trek, MacGyver, and Beverly Hills, 90210. The Google-owned juggernaut is responding to competition from Hulu and other sites, reports USA Today. It’s also adding “pre-roll” advertisements that play before a video... More »

Same ZIP Code, Few New Tricks

90210 spinoff relies heavily on original series

(Newser) - Same Beverly Hills, same premise, same Kelly Taylor. 90210, the CW's much-hyped spinoff, sticks too close to the original series and lacks its power to shock, Laura Fries writes in Variety. The show that premiered last night “is a pallid copy of the original fish-out-of-water story, only with shinier... More »

Garth, Doherty Reunite for 90210

But both admit reunion was nerve-racking

(Newser) - Jennie Garth and Shannen Doherty were nervous about reuniting for the new incarnation of Beverly Hills, 90210, reports Entertainment Weekly. The actresses talked about the drama behind the 1990s drama, which ultimately resulted in Doherty’s departure from the show. "I don't think we ever hit each other,”... More »

Teen TV That Flunked College

10 shows that fizzled after high school

(Newser) - Heading off to university is typically viewed as an accomplishment, but one blog contends that most TV shows tank when their characters take this major life step. College on the Record lists the top 10 series muddled by matriculation:
  1. Boy Meets World
  2. Saved by the Bell: The College Years
  3. Dawson’
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'Brenda' Back on 90210 Spinoff

Shannen Doherty will reprise her 1990s character

(Newser) - Brenda Walsh will return as an adult to CW's 90210 spinoff this fall, reports the AP, but it remains to be seen whether actress Shannen Doherty has finally grown up. Also slated for comebacks on the angsty teen drama are Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling, but Doherty’s notorious volatility... More »

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