AfterElton Briefs: “Ringer”‘s Ratings Alarm, Good News For Coach Beiste, and The Most Important Moment In Gay Sports History

  • Birthday Shoutouts! Out MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts is 39, Clive Barker is 59, Kate Winslet is 36, and Guy Pearce is 44.
  • If you’ve never seen Thomas’ 11 AM ET show on MSNBC, he routinely features gay-interest stories you won’t see anywhere else. Below you can his interview from earlier today with out San Francisco mayoral candidate Bevan Dufty.

  • Even more alarming was last night’s Ringer , which was down 33% in the crucial 18-49 demo.
  • TV Line is reporting that Glee has cast Eric Bruskotter as a football recruiter who comes to McKinley High looking for talent, and may find a love interest in Coach Beiste.

Eric Bruskotter

  • Below you can see the cast of Dirty Girl with their “It Gets Better” video.

  • After the enormous success of The Lion King 3D, Disney is planning more 3D releases of its animated classics, starting in January with Beauty And The Beast. I’m not a big fan of film 3D, but the first thing I thought of was how amazing that swooping camera shot of the giant chandelier in the beast’s mansion would look. You know the shot I’m talking about.
  • Outsports has been counting down the 100 most important moments in gay sports history, and they’ve revealed their number one. Personally, I think number one should have been combined with their number two pick.
  • Via Towleroad comes word that Brandon McInerney will be retried for the murder of Lawrence King, but the hate crime charge will be dropped.
  • Below you can see a backstage look at The A-List: New York reunion show, which will air next week.

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