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“Hellcats” Debrief: We Are Loving The Tiz

A funny thing happened while watching last night’s premiere of “Hellcats,” the new TV show based on my book Cheer!: Inside the Secret World of College Cheerleaders. Yes, I got a little giddy seeing my name flash onscreen in the opening sequence. Yes, I found my hips shaking during the cheer scenes and Aly…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 9, 2010

Make Your Own “Hellcats” Video

Exactly a year ago, I got word that a production company was interested in optioning my book, CHEER!: Inside the Secret World of College Cheerleaders, and turning it into a fictional TV show. Tonight, the show—”Hellcats“—premieres on The CW at 9 p.m. (EST), right after “America’s Next Top Model.” To hype up the show, The…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 8, 2010

A Brief History Of Cheerleading

This week brings the premiere of The CW’s new show “Hellcats,” which is based on the book Cheer!: Inside The Secret World of College Cheerleaders written by The Frisky’s own Kate Torgovnick. To get you pumped up and ready to shake your pom-poms, we’re bringing you cheer-related content all week. Enjoy, and make sure to

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 6, 2010

“Hellcats” To Set A Guinness World Record

For the past, oh, 20 years, I have wanted few things more than to set a Guinness World Record. Last year, I determined that the most likely way to do this is by gathering a mass group of people to do an activity together, à la getting the most people dressed as Smurfs to one

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 3, 2010

“Hellcats” Countdown: 28 Days Until The Premiere!

A few months back, I told you all about The CW’s new series, “Hellcats,” starring Aly Michalka and Ashley Tisdale. While I can’t wait for new fall television in general, I have a special tie to “Hellcats.” The series is based on my book, CHEER!: Inside The Secret World Of College Cheerleading, a non-fiction rom…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 11, 2010

All Up In The Upfronts: Why We Can’t Wait For “Hellcats”

In the upfront-iverse, this morning was CBS’s turn to unveil their fall lineup. But because I’m feeling a smidge uninspired by it (sitcom, sitcom, police show, “Hawaii Five-O”), I’m moving on to an offering from The CW that is going to be pure genius. “Hellcats” is a series about a competitive college cheerleading squad starring…