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Sep 12, 2012

Celebrities Honor September 11 Victims On Twitter

Today marks the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, and everyone — celebrities included — are finding ways to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives. Pretty Little Liars stars Ashley Benson and Lucy Hale are among the dozens of celebrities sounding off on this special day, and HollywoodLife.com has rounded up our favorite tweets.

Ashley Benson: Never forget

Lucy Hale: Today is Sept 11th, pledge to perform a good deed at http://911day.org God bless !

La La Vazquez Anthony: #Neverforget911..sending love and prayer to all the victims families and friends…their bravery will never be forgotten..

Andy Cohen: Trying to be still this morning. Remember what happened and #NeverForget

Alyssa Milano: God Bless America. #NeverForget911
Mandy Moore: Thoughts, prayers, love and light to those who lost ones 11 years ago today. #neverforget
Octavia Spencer: “I say vics of 9/11 are heroes b/c they were ordinary ppl just trying to live. Their sacrfice will always be sadly heroic. #NeverAgain!!!”

Craig Ferguson: I hate this bloody day #remember

Meghan McCain: I believe in America. I believe in freedom and democracy and I believe in the good in human beings. Let us never forget the tragedy of 9/11.

Simon van Kempen: This morning is just like it was 11 years ago, a clear, cool & calm morning in NYC & then …. #911 never forget

Melissa Joan Hart: I remember 9/11 like it was yesterday. It changed our world forever and I will #neverforget and spend today honoring those affected!

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Sep 1, 2012

Alyssa Milano’s St. Jude Fundraising Inspiration

Hello netters! First, I would like to apology for the lack of updates here at Alyssa Milano Online. I have some great updates for you soon, but I’ve just been super busy with other stuff lately! Bunches of content and screencapture updates are on the way though. For now, I have a little article for you lot + a utterly adorable photoshoot picture of Alyssa and Milo! In honor of Milo’s first birthday, Alyssa has created a fundraising goal which will be donated to the St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. Read all about it below – and check out the cute new photo in our galleries! To donate to Alyssa’s fundraising efforts, visit indiegogo.com.

Alyssa Milano is already instilling a strong sense of charity in her baby boy Milo Thomas.
After recently helping Gonzalito, a 4-year-old boy suffering from leukemia, obtain treatment through St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the actress became a mom on a mission in order to spread the love even further.

In honor of her son’s Aug. 31 birthday — he turns one! — Milano has set a fundraising goal of $50,000 by Sept. 9, with proceeds being donated to the medical center.

“St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital provides immense relief to parents and children from everywhere, who go through harrowing situations no one should have to endure,” she writes.

Established to treat children diagnosed with cancer and other life-threatening diseases, St. Jude offers treatment and research without any cost to the families.

Jul 16, 2012

New ABC series ‘Mistresses’ casting actors and extras in Los Angeles

he new ABC drama “Mistresses” is now in pre-production and Mary Jo Slater is casting recurring, guest starring, and day player roles. The series was created by Gossip Girl writer K.J. Steinberg, based on the hit BBC series of the same name. ABC picked up “Mistresses” as a 12 episode midseason order. In addition to acting roles, extras of all ages and types will be cast throughout the season. Shooting begins on August 7, 2012 in Los Angeles. The show follows four friends as they try to deal with complex relationships and toward a sense of order and enlightenment in their lives.

“Mistresses” stars Alyssa Milano (“New Years Eve,” “Romantically Challenged,” “Hall Pass,” “My Name Is Earl,” “Charmed,” “Melrose Place”) as Savannah, Yunjin Kim (“Lost”) as Karen, Rochelle Aytes (“Work It,” “White Collar,” “Detroit 1-8-7,” “Desperate Housewives”) as April, Jes Macallan (“Kiss Me,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Crash and Burn,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Shameless”) as Josslyn, Jason George (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Closer,” “Against the Wall,” “Castle,” “Off the Map,” “Eastwick”) as Dominic, Brett Tucker (“Castle,” “Spartacus: Vengeance,” “Rizzoli & Isles,” “NCIS,” “Neighbours”) as Harry, Erik Stocklin (“Grey Sheep,” “Sick Day,” “Let’s Big Happy”) as Sam.

Based on the U.K. television series, “Mistresses” is from K.J. Steinberg (“Gossip Girl”) and is executive-produced by Robert Sertner (“Revenge,” “No Ordinary Family”), K.J. Steinberg (“Gossip Girl”), Rina Mimoun (“Privileged,” “Gilmore Girls”) and Douglas Rae (“Wuthering Heights,” “Camelot,” “Mistresses,” “Raw,” “Meadowlands”). The pilot for “Mistresses” is directed by Cherie Nowlan. The series is from ABC Studios.

Details on how talent can submit for acting roles, and registration information for extras can be found on the following casting post here.

May 13, 2012

ABC orders 13 episodes of “Mistresses”!

Exiting news fellow Alyssa fans! This weekend, the TV channels announced which series would be canceled, renewed and picked up. According to our dear Lys, Mistresses has been picked up by ABC for 13 episodes! The series was originally going to air Summer ’13, but will apparently start airing this fall insteed. Which means we will have our girl back on the TV screens by the end of this year! Who else is exited!?

@Alyssa_Milano: My pilot #Mistresses was picked up by ABC for 13 episodes!!!! I’m so excited for you to see it. I am very proud of it.

Mar 23, 2012

New article: Alyssa Milano to star in ABC’s ‘Mistresses’

Continuing on from our post about Alyssa returning in an episode of Breaking In, we have more exiting career releated news for you lot today! Alyssa has been cast as one of the main characters in a new serie at ABC called “Mistresses“. According to a tweet Alyssa tweeted earlier today, she has her first table reading today – keep checking back for more information etc., here at Alyssa Milano Online!

Alyssa Milano is returning to TV this summer.

The actress has been cast in ABC’s new drama Mistresses. The series tells the story of four women with turbulent romantic lives. Milano plays Savannah, a successful married attorney who spends long nights racking up billable hours alongside her attractive law partner. Yunjin Kim, Rochelle Aytes and Jes Macallan round out the show’s other three three leads. K.J. Steinberg (Gossip Girl) is the head writer of the show, which is based on a British format.

Milano, of course, has appeared in several hit series over the years, including Fox’s Melrose Place, The WB’s Charmed to NBC’s My Name is Earl.
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Dec 30, 2011

New article: Pink, Alyssa Milano and Ali Landry have given the best baby names in 2011

The Best Celebrity Baby Names in 2011 list is here. Among the most inspired parents, there are Ali Landry, Rachel Zoe, Pink, Tina Fey, Zac Brown, Alyssa Milano and Miranda Kerr. Stay with us to find out which names were the most creative and which were just too odd.

The best girl names were:

• Amaya – the name given to Mariska Haritgay’s baby daughter
• Penelope Athena – the name given by Tina Fey to her little girl
• Willow Sage – a name highly appreciated by Pink’s fans; name obviously given to Pink’s daughter

Mariah Carey, the diva mom of this year, had a cool idea of naming her twin daughter Monroe, after the Hollywood’s most famous blonde, Marilyn Monroe, but lost points with her son’s name: Moroccan Scott.

When it came to best boy’s names, here are the top ideas:

• Alyssa Milano’s Milo
• Rachel Zoe’s Skyler
• Miranda Kerr’s Flynn
• Ali Landry’s Marcelo
• Jenna Fischer’s Weston

Among the least inspired parents were Bryan Adams, who named his daughter Mirabella Bunny, Ethan Hawke, whose daughter’s name is Indiana, Mike Myers’ boy named Spike and Jennie Finch’s baby Diesel.

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Dec 30, 2011

Alyssa Milano: Labour was overwhelming

Alyssa Milano was “overwhelmed” by the birth of her baby.

The 39-year-old actress and her husband David Bugliari welcomed son Milo Thomas into the world in August.

Milo is Alyssa’s first child, and she found the labour an awe-inspiring experience.

“Overwhelming and beautiful and everything in between,” she replied when asked how the birth was. “It was a profound experience. I had moments of apprehension throughout my pregnancy but when those fears popped into my head, I just kept telling myself that this is what my body was made to do and to trust that I had all the tools to have a healthy labour and delivery.”

Alyssa’s life feels complete now she has her baby.

The stunning star was overcome with emotions when she first set eyes on her newborn son.

“The first time I saw Milo I finally understood my purpose in life,” she gushed to OK! magazine.

“I think it was more emotional than I thought it would be. Even now, I can’t really put it into words how I felt. To be honest, I can’t even put into words the love I feel now when I look at him.”

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