R.I.P.: The upcoming seasons of Beverly Hills 90210 and Melrose Place likely will be the last, producer Aaron Spelling says.

JASON JUMPING: 90210-er Jason Priestley will appear in only four-to-six of next year's 32 episodes, Spelling adds.

NEW FRIEND: Sarah Ferguson has filmed a cameo for the season cliffhanger of Friends. Fergie plays herself.

SEIN-OFF: The last line on the last Seinfeld: "So what am I going to do now?" This, from the show's producers. Jerry Seinfeld's spokesman says the guys "were joking."

BLOW UP: Hollywood is buzzing about a New Line Cinema exec--chewed out, but not fired, by his bosses for publicly enjoying the services of a lady friend at a Hollywood party.

THE SHINER: The real story behind that black eye Leonardo DiCaprio's been sporting this week? Bumped into a door, his rep says.

STILL THE WORD? Opening in 2,000 movie theaters today: The 20th anniversary reissue of Grease.

BROADWAY BABY: Quentin Tarantino bows on Broadway tonight in a preview performance of Wait Until Dark.

X-MAN: Darren McGavin guest stars on Sunday's X-Files. Chris Carter credits the actor's old Night Stalker series with inspiring his creation.

HARDBALL: Fox is hiring casting directors in five cities to find subs for the unsigned Simpsons voices, Daily Variety reports.

STILL KICKING: The actors' union is worried about "casting from Forest Lawn," its president says in arguing against the use digitalized dead people in film.

DOWN UNDER: Next up for Madonna, actress: Under Girls, about five Brooklyn girls, the Hollywood Reporter says. For all the casting news, see Dotted Line.

GOOD HEAVENS! Roma Downey's estranged hubby is a "nasty" man who makes her "miserable," says Touched by an Angel costar Della Reese, who married the pair.

HOLY WAR: David Anspaugh, the estranged Downey hubby, says Reese should zip it with the "disturbing comments."

DOG FIGHT: The ex-lead singer of Three Dog Night is suing bandmates still performing under the name for fraud.

BAD KARMA: Carl Sagan's publisher wants its money back--$1.2 million in advances, plus interest. The Cosmos star died before he could complete a four-book contract.

CASE CLOSED: Prosecutors have rested their case in the trial of three gang members charged with killing Oscar winner Haing Ngor.

BEAUTY QUEEN: The former Miss USA who says she was the Sultan of Brunei's prisoner is suing--again. Her first case got tossed.

ROYAL CANADIAN: Titanic crooner Celine Dion will be made an exalted officer in the Order of Canada in May.

SOUP FOR YOU! The chef who inspired Seinfeld's Soup Nazi will appear tonight on the Home Shopping Network to hawk his soup.

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