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January 19, 2012
If you’ve seen the recent print ads for Kelsey Grammer’s new show, Boss, you know that their overly serious nature is just begging for a comedic reappropriation. You’re welcome.
July 16, 2011
The Chinese network ICN has a news show about Chinese and international news that I watch sometimes, and it’s anchored by an absolutely bewitching little slip of a man, Zhong Shi. He captured my heart a few months ago, and ever since I have been tuning in occasionally to catch bits of his weird quasi-American [...]
March 18, 2011
…I hate to tell her this, but two of her kids have seen the Ring video.
January 16, 2011
It seems like no time has passed since the last Golden Globe Awards, but the 2011 awards are upon us and airing tonight! I always get excited on award show days, what with the red carpet coverage, the celebrity musical numbers, the uncomfortable banter between wildly mismatched celebrity presenters, and of course, Jon Hamm. I [...]
November 15, 2010
I had been hearing off and on that MTV’s reality series 16 and Pregnant and the follow-up, Teen Mom, were interesting and addictive, but I never thought about actually sitting down and watching these series. Well, after reading a random recommendation in NY Mag while at the doctor’s office, I figured I might check them [...]
July 30, 2010
We here at Liz and Laura would like to offer a hearty welcome back to MTV’s Jersey Shore! Not only does it teach us all the importance of wearing proper undergarments on the dance floor…
October 10, 2009
September 1, 2009
Will your favorite show make the cut? There’s only one way to find out.
July 10, 2009
I had never seen this Zula Patrol show until I was flipping through channels during Mike and Juliet today. It’s a 3D children’s cartoon show starring a bunch of aliens who float around learning about science and stuff, and I suppose it would be good for kids to watch, although I found it kinda dull. [...]
June 29, 2009
As a former film student, I see a lot of potential in competitive filmmaking as a reality TV subject. I know Project Greenlight made some waves at the beginning of this whole reality era, but my idea is much better. Here’s what I envision: ten or twelve aspiring filmmakers are put into teams, a la [...]