via Andrew Williams at Metro UK: True Blood’s Sam Trammell reveal teeth shaving mad fan
Actor Sam Trammell, 38, plays bar owner Sam Merlotte in Channel 4’s new hit vampire show True Blood. His fanbase has grown thanks to his frequent nude scenes on the show. True Blood Season 1 by HBO is out on DVD and Blu-ray now

Have you been surprised by the success of the show?

Really surprised. I thought it would do well but it’s really taken off with the second season. During the first year the audience grew every week through word of mouth. I’m blown away by that.

This is the biggest role you’ve had. What effect has that had on you?

I get recognised every day. It’s exciting – I’m not going to pretend I’m bored by it. I got a round of drinks bought for me last night in a bar, that was nice. I’m also getting more offers for work, too.

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By Tina Chubb at In Entertainment: James Remar Joins ‘The Vampire Diaries’ Cast
When “The Vampire Diaries” returns in January 2010, there will be a new face among the cast members. According to, James Remur, who may be known for playing Dexter Morgan’s father Harry in “Dexter,” is joining the cast.

James will be playing Giuseppe Salvatore, who will be known as Stefan and Damon’s father. Reports say that Remur is expected to start filming his scenes at the beginning of next month. And it looks like he’ll be in more than one episode as well.

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from Kristen Dos Santos at E! Online: The Latest on Chuck, Vampire Diaries and Cougar Town

Chuck: The new Chuck promos (one above; three below) have us so amped about the new season, starting Jan. 10, we have to share some exclusive scoop: Spoiler alert! Smallville‘s Kristin Kreuk will be smooching the Chuckster, Brandon Routh will be smooching Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski) and Morgan (Josh Gomez) and Anna (Julia Ling) will be no more. But despite all that, there still will be plenty to make you fans happy, including evil Angie Harmon and general asskickery.

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