Posts tagged "showtime"

7 Reasons I’m Already Totally Obsessed With “The Affair”

I've been seeing ads for Showtime's "The Affair" for months now, so there was a lot of build up to last night's series premiere, and I was expecting to be disappointed as a result. Hardly. Despite it's utterly schmaltzy sounding title, "The Affair" is straight up juicy, smart, sexy TV. "True Detective" presented by Harlequin,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 13, 2014

The Ladies Of “The Real L Word”

These are the (naked) ladies of "The Real L Word." You can catch more of them when the show premieres Sunday, June 20th. Until then, check out the show teaser here.

By: Simcha / April 28, 2010

Is Nancy Botwin A Hooker Or A Drug Dealer?

I was making my way through the subway station this morning, when BAM! there was Mary-Louise Parker, splayed out across a spider web wearing a green bustier and bejeweled undies. Great!, I thought, another season of "Weeds" is on its way. But why do they have to make Mary-Louise all sexy to advertise the show?

By: Catherine Strawn / May 22, 2009

David Duchovny: The Sex Addict Returns

What's better than a scandal? A sex scandal! When the studly star of a TV show about a Los Angeles novelist who can’t keep it in his pants revealed he suffered from the same sex addiction as his character, I had to wonder: Am I still going to enjoy watching David Duchovny hump his wa…

By: Simcha / September 29, 2008

Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week of August 19th 2008

MUSIC Lykke Li Youth Novels A Frisky favorite, we’ve been anxiously anticipating the release of Lykke Li’s first full length studio recording. And Youth Novels lives up to her ladylike hype! This Swedish singer’s sound is so cute and clap-able without pandering to pathetic pop trends. You’ll nod your head to her thoughtfully luscious vocal…

By: Simcha / August 19, 2008

The L Word: The Show Must Go On (The Web)

The L Word has one hot television season left, tear. But it looks like there’s hope for at least one lucky lady! At the Television Critics Association press tour, Showtime’s Entertainment President, Robert Greenblatt promised that there’s a spin off in the works. Hip, hip, hooray! The best part is, you won’t have to rely…

By: Simcha / July 21, 2008

Sex On TV: Belle Du Jour Double Books

On Monday night's third episode of Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Belle had an overnight job with a client -- who only seemed to want to sleep. Bored out of her mind, Belle went downstairs to get a drink and meets another man who wants to hire her straight away. This is clearly the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 2, 2008

Sex On TV: “Call Girl” Has Family Values

The second episode of Secret Diary of a Call Girl aired last night on Showtime, and Belle came out of it as a really endearing character. Basically, she goes to a sex party with a creepy, clingy guy. At the party, she meets and starts hooking up with her favorite author and a couple…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 24, 2008

Sex On TV: Secret Diary Of A Call Girl Wets Our Appetite

I have a new favorite show, well, for now. Secret Diary Of A Call Girl debuted last night and I love it. A British import based on the blog by call girl Belle Du Jour. Billie Piper plays Belle (real name: Hannah), a call girl who loves sex, loves money, and loves having sex for…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2008

Quote Of The Day: Secret Diary Of A Call Girl

Secret Diary of a Call Girl, the new show about a high-class hooker in London, premieres on Showtime next week. The Frisky was lucky enough to get a sneak preview earlier this week, and now you can too (definitely NSFW though) at SHO.com. Here are three of the best lines from the series premiere: "The…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 13, 2008

This American Life: Two Sides To A Jackie O Sighting

On Showtime's This American Life, NPR’s Robert Krulwich and his wife tell the same story but disagree on a few key factors, including whether Robert was actually present when his wife had an encounter with Jackie Onassis. Sometimes couples disagreeing can be cute, especially when they're represented in cartoon form. My favorite part might be…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 15, 2008

Quick Pic: Showtime’s Pleasure Girls

Check out Showtime's advertisement for the upcoming season of Weeds alongside their new show, British import The Secret Diary Of A Callgirl. Mary-Louise Parker is sublime and we're super psyched about the latter. Yay! New TV!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 14, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Ira Glass

This Sunday night, Ira Glass is coming back to my place...through my cable provider. From behind the desk of his NPR radio show, Glass sweet talked himself and his stories into our hearts. Now with his highly anticipated Showtime series about to start its second season, he is the face of modern American mythology and…

By: Simcha / May 2, 2008

Congrats Cody!

Smart women, like good strippers, know how to market themselves and Diablo Cody has found more ways to turn a buck than pasties with tassels. The Academy Award Winning screenwriter of Juno, who sauntered up to accept her award with skull earrings, a sexy lady tattoo, and a leopard print dress with a slit u…

By: Simcha / February 29, 2008