Alright, people. Get your couch cushions fluffed, your pillows prepared, and set a stack of menus by your phone, because you’ll want to call in delivery. This is one of the biggest TV weeks of the year, with oodles of new shows and season premieres of the ones that already have their crafty hooks in us. From “Melrose Place” to “Glee” to “The Vampire Diaries,” here are the shows that have us giddily waiting for prime time. Keep reading »
As if news of a rebooted “Melrose Place” weren’t bad enough, Michael Ausiello of Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Ashlee Simpson has been cast in this epic s**tshow. According to The Aus, Simpson is slated to play country bumpkin Violet, “a character whose disarming naiveté masks the calculating, shrewd sex kitten within.” In plain talk, she’s gonna be Sydney 2.0. It takes some doing to be outraged by this apparent threat to the integrity of a show that regularly featured poolside cat fights and characters with lobotomies, but surely MP’s legacy deserves more than this. Thoughts? Keep reading »
We were loyal fans of the sexy nighttime soap opera, “Melrose Place,” so we are so excited it’s getting a facelift and coming back to television. However, after the hack job they did on the new “90210″, we are very afraid about what the CW network might do to the other delicious Aaron Spelling drama! We want to help them help us. Here are the actors that would make us stay home to watch (and drool over) Melrose Place 2.0, after the jump.
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Before she was Bree on “Desperate Housewives” Marcia Cross was the infamous Dr. Kimberly Shaw on Melrose Place. Bitch was over-the-top psycho and the world loved it. Enjoy her most infamous scene, above. Keep reading »
Gossip Girl delved into major Melrose Place territory when (SPOILER ALERT!!!) it was revealed, kind of, sort of, that Serena may have killed someone and that’s what evil Georgina is holding over her head. Whatever. The reason to watch last night was to finally see, once and for all, which character was going to come out of the closet. We’ve known for weeks that it was going to be Serena’s lil’ bro, but it was a nice added touch that he’s been snogging Jenny’s posh boyfriend. Also, Jenny is really falling from grace in our eyes, by actually going along with the dork’s plan to pretend the two are sleeping together — which would “raise” her social status and keep his gayness quiet. Anyway, here’s a clip from the episode when that infamous gay bomb is dropped. Keep reading »