Posts tagged "television"

“I Am Cait” Teaser Shows Caitlyn Jenner Being Real Good With A Saber, Among Other Things

The premiere date for “I Am Cait” inches closer and closer, so here is a new teaser trailer. What do we learn about Cait this time? Her mom, Esther, is adorable. She has a nice group of friends who look supportive and friendly. She knows how to saber the top of a champagne bottle which…

Megan Reynolds / July 7, 2015

“Full House” Is Getting A Sequel On Netflix

In today’s dispatch of “Hollywood Is Out of Ideas,” Netflix is said to be on the five-yard line of ordering a “Full House” reboot entitled — wait for it — “Fuller House.”
The 13-episode series would follow the grown up exploits of DJ Tanner and Kimmy Gibler (Candace Cameron Bure and Andrea Barber), ostensibly a…

Beejoli Shah / April 2, 2015

Snoop Dogg Developing HBO Series About 1980s Reaganomics

New good TV show alert! Snoop Dogg announced at SXSW that he is working on a new series for HBO that will be about the effects of Reagan’s politics and economics on real American families in and around the early 1980s.
I’m personally very psyched about this, since I am in the midst of binge…

Katrin Higher / March 22, 2015

How I’m Choosing To Cope With My Pop Culture Exhaustion

Here’s an admission: I work for a blog that does lots of pop culture coverage, and I spend a lot of time in conversations with my coworkers about pop culture going, “What? What is that? That is over my head.” This isn’t a brag, just a description of my life: I don’t watch TV, not…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 17, 2015

Changes On Rehtaeh Parsons’ Wikipedia Page Are Being Traced To The Canadian Defence Department

Someone in the Canadian Defence Department has been editing Rehtaeh Parsons’ Wikipedia page to imply that Parsons’ father believed that she had had consensual sex with the two boys who were later convicted child pornography in her case. (Huffington Post)
A letter from ISIS captive Kayla Mueller has been released by her family, i…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 10, 2015

Amazon’s New Woody Allen Show Would Be A Bad Idea Even If He Wasn’t A Pedophile

As news broke yesterday that Amazon Studios brokered a deal with controversial filmmaker and alleged pedophile Woody Allen to create a TV series for the fledgling streaming network, perhaps no one encapsulated the reaction better than Allen himself. “My guess is that Roy Price will regret this.”…

Beejoli Shah / January 14, 2015

12 Super Random Reality Shows To Get Re-Addicted To Online

Need something to pass the time through the upcoming bleak winter months? How about some random D-list reality shows you can watch online? There is something oddly addictive about getting sucked into the circa 2007 life crises of random semi-celebrities.

Claire Hannum / December 23, 2014

The Computer Game Myst Is Being Developed As A TV Show

File this under YAAAASSS: The computer game series Myst is getting a TV show and a new game for tablets along with it.
Cyan, Inc., the company that produced the Myst game series, is teaming up with Legendary to produce the show. For reference, Legendary is partnered with Warner Brothers and is the productio…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 8, 2014

The Clown Makeup In “American Horror Story: Freak Show”‘s New Promo Will Give You All The Nightmares

In the event you’ve been sleeping entirely too much, look no further for a solution–we’ve got one right here! Well, three actually. The new “American Horror Story: Freak Show” promos have just been realized by FX, and they are great. And by “great” I mean “I’m super creeped out, which is probably the desired effect but BRB,…

The Gloss / September 6, 2014

Live Tweet With Us (And Say Farewell To Cristina!) During Tonight’s “Grey’s Anatomy” Season Finale

The tears will come, my friends, and they will be plentiful. Tonight marks the Season 10 finale of “Grey’s Anatomy,” and I, for one, am dreading saying goodbye to Cristina Yang. The show has had some pretty memorable exits from fan favorites like George, Izzy, Lexie, Denny (OMG tears for days) and Mark to name…

Katie Oldenburg / May 15, 2014

New “Walking Dead”-Themed Beer Has Actual Brains In It

The Dock Street Brewing Company in Philadelphia is churning out a special “Walking Dead”-themed beer. In fact, it’s so authentic to the series that it has real brains in it. Roasted goat brains, in fact.

Claire Hannum / March 27, 2014

Check Out This Supercut Of Pop Culture References In “The Office” And Weep Over Missing Michael Scott

Joe Sabia is a director and advocate for changes in copyright law. In an attempt to show just how reliant great comedy is on shared experiences and others’ intellectual property, he’s made “The Office” Time Machine. The site is organized by year and uses video clips to break down 1,300 pop culture references made throughout the…

Claire Hannum / March 26, 2014

Carrie Without Big!? Watch These Alternate Endings To “Sex And The City”

Like so many ladies, I have a storied love/hate relationship with “Sex And The City.” Carrie Bradshaw infuriates me on the regular, but that hasn’t stopped me from periodically binge-watching the show and wondering whether Carrie would ever work it out with the one and only Mr. Big. Yes, the fact that she ends u…

Claire Hannum / February 18, 2014

The “Breaking Bad” Theme Song Gets An A Cappella Cover

Admittedly a cappella is not for everyone. For those of you who are suffering from “Breaking Bad” withdrawal (all of us), have a listen to this a cappella cover of the show’s theme song. The Warp Zone, the group of comedians behind the video, have done the same for theme songs of shows like “Doctor…

Claire Hannum / February 13, 2014

Bob Dylan Finally Releases A Video For “Like A Rolling Stone”

It’s about time Bob Dylan released a music video for “Like a Rolling Stone,” which only came out, oh, nigh 50 years ago. Is it possible that he could have been working on this very thing for the past 48 years? Possible, sure, but not likely. The interactive video, which I imagine is the first…

Rachel Krause / November 19, 2013

Watch Bjork Explain How Television Works

Most of us would look at the inside of a television set and see a mess of wires. But the rare, exotic creature Bjork looks inside a TV and sees a miniature city with houses and elevators. In this vintage video, the singer explains how television used to scare her because an Icelandic poet told…

Ami Angelowicz / November 19, 2013

A Loving Tribute To Krissi Biasiello Of “MasterChef” Season 4 (In Pics & GIFs!)

Never before has “MasterChef” had a proper villain like Krissi Biasiello, the single mom from Philly who admits to “having some evilness goin’ on inside.” While we don’t laud her racist tweets, we do appreciate a cooking show contestant who can fry up a batch of calamari while wearing door knocker earrings and shit-talking her…

The Frisky / August 28, 2013

Watch A Sneak Peek Of TLC’s Crime Documentary, “Half-Ton Killer?”

We need to talk about the upcoming TLC documentary, “Half-Ton Killer.” If you’ve seen TLC’s other “Half-Ton” docs (“Half-Ton Mom,” “Half-Ton Teen,” etc.), this is a different beast. Yes, Mayra Rosales does weigh a half-ton. Actually she weighs 1,100 pounds and is considered one of the heaviest women in the world. But this is not…

Ami Angelowicz / September 23, 2012

The “Liz & Dick” Trailer Is Here

The trailer for the biggest television event in Lifetime’s history is here. Infamous, scandalous, dangerous. They drink, they fight, they fornicate. Love affairs, diamonds, paparazzi. Lindsay Lohan and Grant Bowler as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. That pretty much sums up the “Liz & Dick” trailer. Is it almost November? [MTV]…

Ami Angelowicz / September 21, 2012
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