Ed Westwick Goes ‘Californication’, ‘Deal’ Moves Cross Country, Moakler Talks Miss California

by | May 1, 2009 at 11:14 AM | TV News

Ed Westsick Californicates: California is about to get a lot more Upper East Side. ‘Gossip Girl’s’ resident bad boy, Ed Westwick, will be guest starring on ‘Californication.’ The actor will play ‘Balt’, one of Hank’s students who has a vampire book fetish. Other upcoming guest stars include rocker Rick Springfield, Embeth Davidtz (“In Treatment”) and Eva Amurri (Saved!)

Moakler Versus Miss California: Shanna Moakler confirmed to Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush last night that the Miss USA pageant competition did indeed pay for Miss California Carrie Perjean’s breast augmentation. The star also adds that she wishes Perjean would no longer be affiliated with the organization. “She wants to go and tell her story around the country and I think that’s fantastic,” she said. “I think that’s great if that’s what she wants to do and if she wants to do that, then she should release herself as Miss California USA.”

Selena Gomez, Wizard: On the heels of a movie based on the series, the Disney channel has picked up ‘Wizards of Waverly Place’ for a third season. The series stars Selena Gomez and follows a family of wizards. ‘Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie’ will open in August.

Connecticut Or No Deal: Change is hitting the game shows. Game show hit, ‘Deal or No Deal,’ is set to move production to Connecticut due to the tax credits and incentives offered by the local government. Howie Mandel will continue as the show’s host. Other series that NBC plans to move include ‘The Jerry Springer Show.’

Letterman’s Guests: David Letterman will host guests Kiefer Sutherland, Chef Gordon Ramsay, Bruce Willis, Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin and Teri Hatcher on next week’s ‘The Late Show With David Letterman.’