Eva Longoria Taking Part in Celebrity Bake Sale “America’s Sweetest” to Support of Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation (EBMRF)

Eva Longoria is hittin’ the kitchen for a good cause…

The 45-year-old Mexican American actress is joining Courteney Cox, John Stamos, Aaron Taylor Johnson, Bridget Moynahan, Elizabeth Olsen and others as they show off their sweet teeth for charity.

Eva Longoria

Foodie app Off the Menu, Beverly Center and DoorDash have announced the launch of a partnership called America’s Sweetest, a charitable bake sale to support the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation (EBMRF).

The one-day initiative is scheduled for October 14 in honor of National Dessert Day, and it finds a roster of names teaming up with local eateries to create custom desserts.

Pre-order began on Oct. 9 with day-of pick up on October 14 available at Beverly Center or via DoorDash delivery throughout the Los Angeles area. Dessert boxes cost $125 each with proceeds donated directly to the EBMRF. Individual desserts will be also be made available at the eatery location the day of the event.

The lineup includes: Cox with Little Pine; Haylie Duff with Lou, the French on the Block; Longoria with Porto’s Bakery; Moynahan with Joan’s on Third; Olsen with Just What I Kneaded; Roselyn Sánchez and Eric Winter with Baked by ShaSha; John and Caitlin Stamos with Valerie Confections; and Sam and Aaron Taylor Johnson with Gjusta.

“We’re thrilled to have Off the Menu support EBMRF and create a program in America’s Sweetest we think can continue to grow over the years while sharing our mission of raising funds for this disorder,” said Andrea Joseph, who launched the foundation with husband Paul Joseph to help support research and finding a cure for the condition which their son Brandon has battled his entire life.

Added Off the Menu founder Lawrence Longo: “We know that food can act as a way to connect and educate people. We’re thrilled to be able to create an event like America’s Sweetest that will allow us to raise money for EBMRF while putting together a ‘care package’ that any food lover and especially those with a sweet tooth will obsess over.”

Imagined by Off The Menu, the initiative follows its Burger Showdown and Wing Showdown competitions held over the summer. As part of America’s Sweetest, Off the Menu will host videos from each celebrity participant on its website and platform.

More information about the initiative can be found here.

MTV Releases Trailer for Thorne’s New Series “Scream”

Bella Thorne’s ready to make you scream

MTV’s television adaptation of the horror movie franchise, Scream, starring the 17-year-old half-Cuban American actress-singer, is set to premiere this summer, and the network has released the first official trailer

Bella Thorne in Scream

Thorne, who portrays Nina Patterson in the Scream series, announced the premiere date and introduced the first look preview Sunday at the MTV Movie Awards.

Scream will follow the aftermath of a cyber-bullying incident that results in a shocking murder. The brutal event brings back memories from of past killing spree that has haunted some, possibly inspires a new killer and brings together a new group of teens.

The television adaptation also stars Willa Fitzgerald, Amy Forsyth, John Karna, Carlson Young and Amadeus SerafiniJamie Travis directed the pilot. Wes Craven, who directed the original flicks, serves as an executive producer.

The original 1996 feature was written by Kevin Williamson and featured Neve Campell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, Jamie Kennedy, Matthew Lillard and Drew Barrymore.

The series will premiere on MTV on June 30.

TBS Renews Gomez’s “Cougar Town” for Sixth and Final Season

Ian Gomez is staying in Cougar Town one more season…

TBS has renewed Cougar Town, starring the 49-year-old half-Puerto Rican actor, for a sixth and final season, according to TVGuide.com.

Ian Gomez

The network has ordered a total of 13 episodes of the ensemble comedy, which will air in early 2015.

Set in the fictional town of Gulfhaven, Florida (nicknamed “Cougar Town” since its high school teams are the Cougars), the series focuses on a woman in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls, and rewards of life’s next chapter, along with her son, ex-husband, and wine-lovingfriends who together make up her dysfunctional, but supportive and caring extended family.

After starting on ABCCougar Town moved to TBS for its fourth season.

Along with Gomez, who portrays Andy on the show, the series also stars Courteney CoxChrista MillerBusy PhilippsDan ByrdJosh Hopkins and Brian Van Holt.

Gomez’s “Cougar Town” to Return for a Fifth Season on TBS

Ian Gomez’s cougar days will continue for at least another season…

TBS has renewed Cougar Town, which stars the part-Puerto Rican actor, for a fifth season.

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The network saved the series from cancellation by taking it over from ABC for its current fourth season.

Cougar Town’s fifth season, which will air in 2014, will feature 13 episodes.

The ABC Studios-produced series, which airs Tuesdays at 10:00 pm, will have its season four finale on April 9.

Since its launch on the network January 8, the show has averaged 2.8 million viewers and 1.7 million adults 18-49  in the Live+7, ranking as TBS’ top original primetime series ever in total viewers and the demo. It also is drawing younger viewers than during its last season on ABC by a median age of 7 years.

Cougar Town has been everything we hoped it would be: a smart, big-hearted, laugh-out-loud comedy that shines a bright light on the TBS brand,” said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TBS, TNT and Turner Classic Movies.

Along with Gomez, who portrays the lovable Andy on Cougar Town, the series stars Courteney Cox, Christa Miller, Busy Philipps, Dan Byrd, Josh Hopkins and Brian Van Holt.

Cox and David Arquette also serve as executive producers on the show.