Posts tagged "tv"

These Are The Fall TV Shows We Deserve

Each fall, TV networks try to hook us with exciting new pilots that relate to viewers on a personal and cultural level. But given how few shows actually stay on air from from year to year, it can be tricky for the suits to give the people what they want. And that’s where our pitches come i…

By: Leah Prinzivalli / August 20, 2014

Adorable Kids Reenact Emmy Nominated TV Shows

It’s that time again! Awards season is upon us, and what better way to remind us that we’re still irrelevant for not having watched “Breaking Bad” than by continuing to nominate it for things, am I right? Anyway…

Tons of great TV shows are up for awards this year, including some of The…

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 19, 2014

Jennifer Lawrence & Alison Brie Almost Starred In An Awesomely Horrible TV Show Together

Let’s all pour one out for missed opportunities.

Before “Mad Men” and “Community,” Alison Brie was just another starving actress looking to break into the biz. And before Jennifer Lawrence won over our hearts as Katniss Everdeen from “The Hunger Games,” she too, was hoping for a big break. It’s safe to say…

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 19, 2014

Watch The First Episode Of Comedy Duo Garfunkel And Oates’ New Series Online Now!

Set your Tivos: “Garfunkel and Oates,” the new IFC show named after Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci’s musical comedy duo, is premiering August 7th. To get yourself psyched up, the show’s entire first episode is available for a sneak peek on YouTube. Score! The first season will feature guest stars like Ben Kingsley, Tig…

By: Claire Hannum / July 31, 2014

“Orange Is The New Black” Made Orange Jumpsuits So Trendy That Prisons Are Switching Their Uniforms

A Saginaw, Michigan sheriff is so convinced that “Orange Is The New Black” made orange jumpsuits cool that he’s assigned inmates at the Saginaw County Jail to switch up their uniforms. The jail’s 513 inmates will likely all have switched over to old school black-and-white striped uniforms by the end of this year. Sheriff William…

By: Claire Hannum / July 21, 2014

Shonda Rhimes Has Already Decided When “Scandal” Will End

Shonda Rhimes said “Scandal” has an expiration date and it will come sooner than we thought. “I think there’s only so much ‘Scandal’ you can tell satisfactorily,” the showrunner told The Hollywood Reporter. “It’s not a 10-season or eight-season show. I’ve already decided how long that is and what that’s going to be.” Bummer. [THR]…

By: Claire Hannum / July 17, 2014

Watching TV Is Killing Us, According To Science

Our worst fears are confirmed:  TV is bad — like, really bad — for our health. Anyone could have hypothesized that tons of binge-watching isn’t ideal, but as it turns out, watching more than an hour of TV per day is plain dangerous.

For the study, researchers from the University of Navarra in Spain observed 13,284…

By: Claire Hannum / June 28, 2014

Study: “27 Dresses” And “The Bachelorette” Are Messing With Your Love Life

Researchers have found evidence that watching rom-coms and sitcoms impact our views on love. TV seems to shape our view of reality in every other realm of life, so I’m not exactly shocked it’s also true for romance.

Why Dave Is Still Single, a study by University of Michigan researchers, asked participants how frequently…

By: Claire Hannum / June 27, 2014

Found: Watch Matt McGorry, Who Plays Bennett On “Orange Is The New Black,” Play A He-Man Beefcake In A Student Film

Every actor gets their start somewhere. For Matt McGorry, who plays lovebird correctional officer John Bennett on “Orange Is The New Black,” his start was as an axe-wielding He-Man hero in a hilarious student film.

While at Emerson College, McGorry donned a Fabio wig to appear as Gorm in a six-minute-short called “Gizor…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 19, 2014

“Orange Is The New Black” Is Even Better When It’s Performed By Kittens

Meet Piper Catman, a stray kitten who got mixed up with the wrong crowd and found herself trapped in a new life as a house cat. “Tabby Is The New Cat,” with its all-feline cast, is the cutest parody of “Orange Is The New Black” there ever was — just look at those little costumes!

By: Claire Hannum / June 10, 2014

9 Ways “Nashville” Could Play Out Hayden Panettiere’s Real-Life Pregnancy

She’s five-foot-nothin’, but Hayden Panettiere is about to pop out a very large baby, y’all. The 24-year-old “Nashville” actress is officially expecting her first child with longtime fiancé and incredibly tall human, Wladimir Klitschko. As excited as I was to hear the news about Hayden, who’s previously stated she was “born to be a mother,”…

By: Katie Oldenburg / May 28, 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…

By: Katie Oldenburg / May 15, 2014

11 Shows You Need To Watch If You Want To Be Relevant

To this day, I think I might be one of the only people on earth who has never seen an episode of “Breaking Bad.” Even though the series has ended, its legend lives on, and I still find myself excluded from any and all Walter White-related water cooler conversation. But once a show has bee…

By: Katie Oldenburg / May 14, 2014

Cristina Yang Is Leaving “Grey’s Anatomy” And I Am So Not Emotionally Prepared

Is anybody on this earth still watching “Grey’s Anatomy” besides me? It still rakes in fairly decent ratings, so I know there are at least a few of you out there. How devastated are you that Sandra Oh (aka our beloved Cristina Yang) is leaving the series? The show will have a massive hole in it…

By: Claire Hannum / May 10, 2014

Fox To Air Live Performance Of “Grease”

Maria who? Fox is producing a three-hour live performance of the 1978 hit film “Grease” (which is also based on a 1971 Broadway musical, but let’s not act like we knew the play existed before the movie). “Grease Live” will air sometime next year, so you have plenty of time to buy your Pink…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 28, 2014

Charlie Sheen Is A Game Show Host Now

Charlie Sheen will host a new gameshow called “Charlie Sheen’s Bad Influence” that quizzes engaged couples on how well they know each other before they get married. Why does he keep getting work? [Entertainment Weekly]
Wait, Kris Jenner founded a church?! And it costs money to join?! Is this some kind of tax…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 10, 2014

The 12 Most Sexually Explicit Tweets From Christopher Meloni Fans (NSFWish)

This Thursday, Christopher Meloni returns to television as the titular character in the half-hour Fox comedy “Surviving Jack.”  And we couldn’t be happier.  Why?  Residual checks.  But also, Thursday marks the culmination of a marathon that may not have gone past the starting line without Chris Meloni leading the pack.
He was everyone’s first…

By: Surviving Jack Writing Staff / March 25, 2014

“Fargo” Is Going To Be A TV Series — And Trailers Have Arrived!

The 1996 Coen Brothers movie “Fargo” is coming to the small screen next month, and FX has released teaser trailers! From the looks of it, not too much of the tone has changed between the film and the TV series. Nobody captures the barren, Midwestern winter quite like the Coen Brothers, so I can’t wait to…

By: Claire Hannum / March 11, 2014

Oprah’s Tired Of Lindsay Lohan’s Bullshit, And Is The Only Person Not Afraid To Tell Her

Despite all of Lindsay Lohan’s countless fuck-ups, she still appears to be surrounded by entourage of sycophants. Everyone, that is, but Oprah Winfrey. Documentary filmmaker Amy Rice teamed up with OWN for a new docu-series that gives a peek behind the curtain of the troubled actress’ life.

“There’s nothing left in having a…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 5, 2014

10 Reasons To Start Watching “Bates Motel” If You’re Not Already (In GIFs!)

Last night was the season two premiere of “Bates Motel,” which has easily become one of the best TV shows I ever got sucked into. Before the first season even started, someone over at A&E mailed me the first four episodes to screen, which I watched all in one night. I then had to wait…

By: Katie Oldenburg / March 4, 2014
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