Talent moves

Jun 24, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Stockard Channing has signed to appear as the first lady on 12 of next season’s 22 episodes of “The West Wing.” … Todd Bridges will take a recurring role on CBS’s “The Young and the Restless.” David Shaughnessy executive produces the show. … Hilary Swank will star in the HBO film “Iron Jawed Angels” about suffragist Alice Paul. Katja Von Garnier will direct. Jim Bigwood is producing. Paula Weinstein, Robin Forman and Len Amato are executive producing. … Trish Bergin has been named weekend co-anchor of “Inside Edition.” She will begin her duties on Aug. 12, working with co-anchor Don Criqui. Charles Lachman executive produces the show. … Maria Menounos has taken on a correspondent role with Paramount Domestic Television’s “Entertainment Tonight.” … Robin Leach has signed on as a special correspondent with Warner Bros.’ “Extra.”
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