Alycia to anchor in San Diego?
Alycia Lane has been offered a main-anchor slot at San Diego's KUSI-51, reports NewsBlues.com, a TV industry Web site. The site says that Lane is "considering the offer." Our e-mail to Lane's agent, and multiple calls to KUSI, have not been returned since Friday. Lane's been seeking a television gig since she was fired from CBS 3 in January.
Local dancers, rockers on MTV
Area dance crew Phresh Select are among those competing on MTV's "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew," which returns at 10 p.m. Thursday night for its second season.
The group is made up of: Jay "Rukkus" Jao, 23; Virgil "Lil-O" Gadson, 21, a UArts graduate; Jon "Poppin Jon" Bulack, 22; Lor "Blao" Song, 20, a student at Delaware County Community College; Andrew "Riot" Ramsey, 27, whose father was murdered two years ago, according to an MTV bio; and Mark "Smart Mark" Boston Jr., 22.
* In other MTV news, local band Pawnshop Roses' song "All the Way Down" was in last week's episode of MTV's "The Real World XX: Hollywood." Episodes of the show, on which Warminster's Brianna Taylor is a cast member, are also webcast on MTV.com. The song is on Pawnshop Roses' new record "Let it Roll." You can hear some tunes at myspace.com/pawnshoproses.
Out and about
It's not every night that someone with face and neck tattoos is spotted at Chops (401 City Ave.), the posh Bala Cynwyd steakhouse, but rapper The Game was in the house Thursday night with Power 99 employees and a large entourage. The Game went for filet mignon, and he and his crew, who tipped well, dined in a private room at the restaurant.
South Philly native Fabian Forte played against teen idol type as a junkie drifter in 1973's "Soul Hustler." The AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania's dug up the film for its June 20 Summer Movie Party at Digitas Health (229 S. 18th). Party starts at 6, movie begins at 7:30 p.m. There's a $20 minimum donation for tickets, which are available by calling 215-587-9377. *
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