The pilot episode of “Revenge,” set in the Hamptons, was picked up by ABC for its fall lineup. Emily Van Camp, from “Everwood,” stars as Emily Thorne. The cast also includes Madeleine Stowe, Gabriel Mann, Henry Czerny, Ashley Madekwe, Nick Wechsler, Josh Bowman, Christa B. Allen and Connor Paolo. “Revenge” was created by Mike Kelley, the man behind CBS’s short-lived but critically acclaimed series “Swingtown.” Phillip Noyce, the director of Angelina Jolie films Salt and The Bone Collector, as well as Harrison Ford films Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger, directed the pilot. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, the executive producers of the Twilight film series, produced. USA cable network’s show based in the Hamptons, “Royal Pains,” wrapped up filming of its third season last month.
Hamptonites Jerry Seinfeld and Kelsey Grammer joined Tom Hanks, Alicia Keys, Michael Jordan, Gayle King, Stevie Wonder and others at the Four Seasons hotel in Chicago last week for a star-studded blowout celebrating Oprah’s last show. Bridgehampton’s Madonna also participated by filming a segment for a tribute episode honoring the talk show queen.
After signing off “CBS Evening News” for good last week, South Forker Katie Couric celebrated her five-year gig with friends at a late-night party at Manhattan’s 1Oak.