TVLine Items: Parks and Recreation Elects Paul Rudd, Alcatraz Meets Facts of Life and More!
We’ve got ourselves a horse race, folks! Parks and Recreation has tapped Paul Rudd to play Leslie’s opponent in Pawnee’s hotly-contested race for City Council. READ MORE
Ask Ausiello Flashback: Spoilers on Moonlighting, Dallas, Cheers, Dynasty, Falcon Crest and More!
Please note: This column was originally published on Sept. 3. 1985
Question: I can’t wait for David and Maddie to finally get together on Moonlighting. The show will be even better then, don’t you think? Any idea if it’ll happen this season? —Fiona
Ausiello: I totally agree, Fi! The only bummer about the show is all that gnarly anticipation! But, we might get our wish for a David/Maddie – Daddie? – hook-up sooner than later: A new rival – David’s brother, no less! – hits on Maddie in the season premiere, and you don’t have to be a detective to figure out …READ MORE & GET SPOILED
Facts Of Life's Mindy Cohn Joins ABC Family Series
Brenda Hampton is reviving the career of another ’80s icon. The writer-producer — who made Molly Ringwald relevant again in The Secret Life of the American Teenager — has tapped The Facts of Life’s Mindy Cohn (go, Natalie!) to join the cast of her currently untitled ABC Family drama as a regular.
Cohn will play Cecilia, the overprotective mother of underachieving funny girl Dylan (Ana Lucasey).
The hour-long project revolves around four ethnically diverse teenage girls (Lucasey, Katelyn Tarver, Valerie Tian, and Christian Serratos) who attend private school in California. Brad Rowe (Tell Me You Love Me) also stars.
This story originally appeared on Movieline.com.