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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

CW Orders More Zach Roerig and Vampire Diaries

The Vampire Diaries starring IMTA alum Zach Roerig as Matt has been ordered for an entire season. According to Variety: "The CW has given a full season order to frosh hit "The Vampire Diaries" In live-plus-same day scores, "Vampire Diaries" is averaging a 1.8 rating/5 share with adults 18-49 and 3.9 million viewers overall. Among females 12-34, the show usually wins or is a contender for the timeslot lead, averaging a 2.8/10. "Vampire Diaries" now ranks as CW's most-watched series and is the net's No. 2 show with women 18-34...Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec are behind "Vampire Diaries," which revolves around two vampire brothers -- and rivals -- who battle for the soul of an orphaned high school girl. Nina Dobrev, Steven R. McQueen, Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Sara Canning, Katerina Graham, Candice Accola, Zach Roerig, Kayla Ewell and Michael Trevino star. Show is based on the book series by L.J. Smith."

Zach competed at the IMTA Convention in Los Angeles in 2003 where his charm, great looks and acting talent impressed the agents and managers attending. Zach signed with the late Thomas Harding Jones and FORD MODELS and was cast on One Life to Live, Reba and MTV's True Life. He is widely known for his portrayal of Casey Hughes on the daytime drama As The World Turns from 2005-2007. Last season, Zach Roerig joined the cast of the hugely popular Friday Night Lights as Cash, a local rodeo star who had eyes for fellow IMTA alum Adrianne Palicki's character, Tyra Collette!

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