Posts tagged "television"

Guy Talk: We Merged Sex With TV

It was 11:45 p.m. on a Wednesday night. My wife and I were exhausted and cozied up in bed together. We both had one thing on our minds. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the same thing. I was craving sex and she was craving the season three finale of "Friday Night Lights." We were at a standstill,…
By: Amit Wehle / June 29, 2010

3-D TV Sets Are Coming To An Electronic Store Near You

In case you haven't heard, the recession is over and in celebration, everyone is throwing out their brand-new LCD plasma TVs to make room for the new $2,000 3-D sets! JK. But that's seemingly where technology companies think we're headed. Manufacturers and cable programmers are already working to develop the TV sets and new…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 6, 2010

The 5 Best Places To Watch TV On The Internet

How do I break this to you gently? If you are a Time Warner Cable subscriber, take a careful look at your next bill, because your fees went up as of New Year's Day. Fox, which is free for folks who get it via antennas, somehow managed to ink a new contract with the cable…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 5, 2010

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For September 26-27th 2009

Saturday "Spiderman" on TBS at 9:55 am "The Closer" on TNT at 11 am "In Julia's Kitchen" on PBS at 12 pm…
By: Erica Maxwell / September 25, 2009

3-D TVs Coming To Your Home By … Next Year

Just when I've finally figured out what each and every button on my flatscreen TV's remote control does, electronics companies are ready to sell me the next must-have boob tube incarnation: 3-D TV. Both Sony and Panasonic have announced that they will be releasing 3-D TVs in 2010, and Mitsubishi and JVC are working…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 20, 2009

“Heathers” The TV Show: Our ’80s Prayers Have Been Answered!

Corn Nuts! I am literally shaking with excitement over the news that "Heathers" is being revamped into a TV show. The 1989 movie, the ultimate high school revenge fantasy, elevated Winona Ryder to star status as she tried to fit in with her school's mean girls, all named Heather. (The best: Heather Chandler, played…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 27, 2009

Kids Who Watch Too Much TV Have High Blood Pressure

Oh, unholy of holies. Too much TV-watching is causing high blood pressure in young children! It seems that kids who spend more hours in front of the screen, even if they’re thin and in shape, have significantly higher diastolic and systolic blood pressures than those who don't watch much TV. Joey Eisenmann, the senior author…
By: Justine Fields / August 8, 2009

“The Rachel Zoe Project” Season Two Trailer: August Just Got A Whole Lot Better

It's a big day in Rachel Zoe news. Not only did The Zoe Report debut this morning, but there's also a preview trailer for season two of "The Rachel Zoe Project," which airs on Bravo starting Aug. 24. We cannot wait to watch how she deals with the bad press about…
By: Catherine Strawn / August 4, 2009

Television Tries To Represent Gay And Lesbian Folks. But Usually Fails.

I gotta say, given that it's 2009 and all, I'm just not impressed with how gay and lesbian folks are portrayed on television. Sure, you might see gay couples on TV, particularly of the lesbian variety. But often, these portrayals smack of being publicity stunts. This week, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against…
By: Nikki Dowling / August 1, 2009

The “Househusbands Of Hollywood” Are True Home Boys

Some people say they're sick of all the shows about housewives, trophy wives, and other kept women. Well, now they can see how the other side -- the househusband -- lives. Fox Reality's "Househusbands of Hollywood" focuses on men who run their households while their bread-winning Hollywood wives bring home the…
By: Annika Harris / July 30, 2009

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For July 18-19th 2009

Saturday “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List” Marathon on BRAVO starting at 9:30 am “16 & Pregnant” Marathon on MTV starting at 11 am “Dance Your Ass Off” on Oxygen at 12 pm “John Tucker Must Die” on FX at 12 pm “True Hollywood Story: Michael Jackson” on E! at 12 pm…
By: Carrie Wasterlain / July 17, 2009

What Will Rachel Zoe Say Next?

Season two of "The Rachel Zoe Project" premieres Aug. 25 on Bravo, and we're just dying with anticipation. The Zoe has been tweeting up a storm, teasing us about the upcoming episodes, but she hasn't been using any of her infamous catchphrases. Maybe she has some new ones u…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 17, 2009

Remote Control: What You’ll Want To Watch The Week Of July 13th 2009

It's Monday, which means that you have some serious DVR-setting to do for the week. Here are the shows we can't wait to watch—from the series premiere of "Michael and Michael Have Issues" to the season finale of "The Fashion Show."…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 13, 2009

On “Drop Dead Diva,” Blonds Are Dumb And Plus-Size Women Are Smart But Insecure

Television producers might be running out of ideas for new shows, because the people over at Lifetime have taken what is essentially the episode of "The Tyra Banks Show" when Tyra dons a fat suit to experience what it's like to be a larger woman. "Drop Dead Diva" premiered last night. The…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 13, 2009

“Daria” On DVD, Finally!

La, la, la, la, la, I've got to be direct, I've been waiting for "Daria" on DVD ever since MTV took the "Beavis and Butt-Head"-spinoff off the air. Daria was to alt-girls what Cher Horowitz was to Valley girls. She made it okay to wear combat boots and not care about the latest fads. And…
By: Annika Harris / July 7, 2009

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For July 4-5th 2009

Saturday "The Fashion Show" on Bravo starting at 9 am "E! News Weekend" on E! at 9 am "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" on HBO2 at 9 am…
By: Annika Harris / July 3, 2009

Miami Social, Will You Watch?

I have a confession to make. I've never been to South Beach. Gasp! I have been to Miami, if you count the airport. South Beach was on my list of places to visit until I watched a clip of Bravo's "Miami Social," which has turned me off from the tourist destination.
By: Annika Harris / June 30, 2009

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For June 27-28th 2009

Saturday “16 And Pregnant” on MTV at 10 am “Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Bravo at 2 pm “Real Housewives of New Jersey” on Bravo at 4 pm “What Women Want” on TBS at 6:30 pm “The Incredibles” on ABC Fam at 8 pm…
By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 26, 2009

Quick Pic: D.C. Is Becoming The Reality TV Capital City

This is the house Bunim/Murray Productions will turn into a swanky pad for the next crop of horny cast members on "The Real World: Washington D.C." MTV will also air a D.C.-version of "The Hills" this summer. But MTV isn't the only network moving into the capital. Bravo will soon feature political wives,…
By: Annika Harris / June 19, 2009