06/04/2013: Mark-Paul & Catriona are expecting!
Their first child together is due this September! Congratulations!

06/04/2013: Franklin & Bash are back!
The 3rd season of Franklin & Bash returns July 24th on TNT.

06/04/2013: More Happy Endings news
Mark-Paul will reprise his role as Chase on Happy Endings - more info to follow...

19/10/2012: Mark-Paul to guest star on Men At Work!
It was revealed yesterday that Mark-Paul was shooting an episode of Met At Work, the TBS series written by his Franklin & Bash co-star, Breckin Meyer. Further information to follow.

01/10/2010: Mark-Paul to guest star on Don't Trust The B in Apt 23! Mark-Paul will be playing (a fake version of) himself in the season 2 premiere of the show, which airs on 23 October 2012 on ABC. The episode will be further evidence to refute the long-standing claims that Mark-Paul and James Van Der Beek are in fact the same person.

28/09/2012: Franklin & Bash renewed! TNT announced today that Franklin & Bash will be renewed for a third season.

16/09/2012: Gold! - Mark-Paul's team "Franklin & Bash" came first place in the men's celebrity team relay division of the 2012 Nautica Malibu Triathlon.

28/07/2012: Mark-Paul is married! Mark-Paul has wed Catriona McGinn at the Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California.

10/08/11: It's true! MP is engaged! The lucky lady is the beautiful Catriona McGinn, who Mark-Paul has been dating for some time. Mark-Paul says “She's absolutely gorgeous, she's stunning, and she takes my breath away. Catriona's great with my kids. My kids absolutely adore her.” Congratulations!!

01/08/11: Season 1 might be over for F&B fans in the US but UK fans of Mark-Paul can see him in Franklin & Bash on E4 every Wednesday at 10pm. Canadian fans have to wait until August 22nd for Bravo! to air the show.

27/07/11: Franklin & Bash renewed for season 2!!!

14/10/10: Mark-Paul's on Twitter @MPG! Follow us too @MPGosselaarNet !

14/10/10: Check out this tiny clip of Mark-Paul in the gameplay trailer for the new Wii game Just Dance 2! He's got the moves!


11/10/10: Mark-Paul guest starred in Weeds, in possibly their most explicit scene ever! [READ MORE...]

07/10/10: Do yourself a favour - put down that copy of Screech's trashy excuse for a book and check out Danielle Turchiano's latest book “My Life, Made Possible by Pop Culture” in which she talks about how the Zack Morris character influenced her growing up. [BUY NOW]

11/07/10: Join us on TWITTER (finally)!! @MPGosselaarNet

09/07/10: MPG invites fans to join him for a beer at Founders in Grand Rapids, MI !

27/06/10: Mark-Paul lands a 'shady' guest role on Rizzoli & Isles. [Read more...]

18/06/10: It's over! Mark-Paul today filed for divorce at LA County Superior Court citing irreconcilable differences. Mark-Paul will pay spousal and child support and seeks joint custody of Michael (6) and Ava (4).

17/06/10: No hope with dope!! Showtime confirms MPG will guest star in an episode of Weeds. Mark-Paul will play Jack, a 'rough around the edges' bartender who beds Nancy. Season 6 begins August 16th.

13/06/10: Family day out! MPG having fun with kids Michael and Ava at the A Time For Heroes Celebrity Picnic held by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation.

03/06/10: Mark-Paul's rep confirms the sad news that he and Lisa have separated after nearly 14 years of marriage! [Read more...]

21/05/10: Mark-Paul attended the 76th Annual Drama League Awards ceremony and luncheon in New York. He was nominated for a Distinguished Performance Award for his work in the off-Broadway play, the Understudy earlier this year.

14/05/10: TNT has given the go ahead for MPG's latest pilot Franklin & Bash. The legal comedy drama also stars Breckin Meyer, Malcolm McDowell and Mark-Paul's ex-NYPF co-star Garcelle Beauvais. [Read more...]

19/11/09: Mark-Paul & Justin Kirk on Good Day New York.

05/11/09: Opening night of The Understudy! See's photo gallery.

04/11/09: Video footage of Mark-Paul in his off-Broadway show, The Understudy and new interview. [See video]

01/11/09: Show your support for a third season of Raising the Bar by calling TNT's viewers and comment line on 404-885-4538 and telling them how much you love the show!

20/10/09: Mark-Paul & Tiffani feel sad for Dustin! [Read more...]
The rest of the Saved By The Bell cast have reacted admirably to Dustin Diamond's latest exploitative money-spinner, a tell-all book entitled 'Behind The Bell'.

15/06/09: Who's Mr. Popular? Mark-Paul's popularity rating on the Internet Movie Database rocketed up by 1,700% this week! Think the season 2 premiere and the Jimmy Fallon show appearance were a success?

09/06/09: Reality show? Mark-Paul has mentioned in several interviews that he and his wife are working on a reality TV show.

08/06/09: ZACK IS BACK! Mark-Paul's appearance as Zack on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon was met with rave reviews from fans. [WATCH INTERVIEW]

08/06/09: Season 2 of Raising the Bar airs tonight at 10/9c on TNT!

21/04/09: Raising the Bar press conference - Mark-Paul shows off more of the new do - now much improved!

21/04/09: First look at the new and slightly improved hair!

03/09/08: Check out's new sister site RaisingTheBar.TV

01/09/08: Raising the Bar
premieres tonight at 10/9c on TNT!

31/08/08: Mark-Paul was interviewed by the LA Times about the upcoming show.

Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

24/07/08: Dustin Diamond is allegedly writing a book, entitled Behind the Bell, a tell-all report of the SBTB cast's "sexual escapades...drug use, and hardcore partying"!

11/07/08: Mark-Paul and fellow Raising The bar cast members attended the TNT Upfronts at the Beverly Hilton.

10/06/07: Catch the first episode of Raising The Bar on 1 September 2008 on TNT at 10/9c. An all new Raising The Bar mini-site to follow soon! Watch the promo...

11/06/07: Mark-Paul, Lisa & Michael attended the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation benefit yesterday.

Check out this photo courtesy of the Celebrity Baby Blog. More photos to follow soon! [DISCUSS THIS]

01/03/07: Happy Birthday! Mark-Paul turns 33 today!
07/02/07: Pilot season is here...and word has it that Mark-Paul has landed a lead role in CBS drama pilot about the lives of a group of public defenders in LA. The series, which is still untitled, is the brainchild of Barry Schindel ("Numbers"), also will also feature Janeane Garofalo. [MORE INFO] [DISCUSS THIS]

01/01/07: Mark-Paul wishes you a Happy New Year!

Check out 'Zack Attacks' a recent article by Alison Granell of - photo credit Stewart Volland.

Check out a very charismatic Mark-Paul discussing his latest role in three mini video interviews on the [Lifetime] website. Click 'Video' to view.

03/10/06: Mark-Paul is to appear in Lifetime's 'The House Next Door' - a supernatural thriller also starring Lara Flynn Boyle. 'The House Next Door' airs October 29th and 30th, 2006 on The LifeTime Network

Image: LifeTime Network

17/09/06: Mark-Paul at the 20th Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon where the NYPD Blue team won the male celebrity relay event. Thanks to Carole! Click thumbnails to enlarge.

21/05/06: MPG last night at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation event 'A Taste of Napa.' Thanks Mandy!


07/05/2006: Lisa, Mark-Paul & Michael welcome Ava Lorenn born at noon today in Los Angeles! "Mother, daughter and family are all well," according to rep Ame Van Iden. [AVA LORENN'S FIRST SITE] [DISCUSS THIS]

03/02/06: Commander in Chief pulled for remainder of sweeps! [READ MORE]

01/02/06: Latest Commander in Chief pics from Carole!


02/05/06: MPG's career breathes a deep sigh or relief as [] quashes rumours that the [Saved By The Bell] cast is to reform. The rumours were sparked when hopeful fans took seriously comments made in jest by Cartoon Network's Adult Swim.

06/02/06: Check out this great interview by Richard Pestes at [PezCycling News] Warning - this police drama contains partial nudity!

25/01/06: Mark-Paul at the FUSE studios as part of his promotional visit to NYC - Thanks Carole!


25/01/05: Screen caps from WB11 Morning News


11/01/06: Lisa's pregnant with the couple's second child. Their little girl is due in Spring - Congratulations!

11/01/06: Mark-Paul & Lisa at the People's Choice Awards


17/12/05: From this week's US Weekly: 'Mark-Paul & Lisa - Happy at Home and Back on TV!'


17/12/2005: More CiC photos - Thanks again, Carole!


07/12/2005: Images from MPG's first episode on CiC!


18/11/2005: MPG at the Xbox360 launch. Thanks Mandy!


24/10/2005: Mark-Paul recently made his first appearance on Commander in Chief in episode 1.9, entitled 'The Mom Who Came to Dinner'.


25/09/2005: 19th Nautica Malibu Triathlon, CA. The NYPD Blue Team (Mark-Paul, Randy Eickhoff & Elton Lewis) won the male celeb relay race.

19/09/2005: Emmy After Party Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel