Posts tagged "tv"

Study Shows That TV Viewers Prefer Not To Multitask

Turns out that the “Technology is ruining our attention spans! People never talk face-to-face anymore! Waxing nostalgic about the pre-Internet era makes me feel superior to others! Grrrrrrr” apocalypse isn’t quite upon us: A study has found that an overwhelming majority of TV viewers still prefer to actually focus on what they’re watching instead of…

By: The Mary Sue / January 25, 2014

Can A Doll Really Be Your Soul Mate?

Getting to the heart of why I continue to be riveted by TLC's "My Strange Addiction" (I know I said I would take a break after the dirty diaper sucker, but I just can't!), it makes me ask questions I otherwise would never think to wonder about. And I do have many questions after seeing…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 24, 2014

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” Promo Poster Is A Big “Tuck You” To “Duck Dynasty”

Move over "Duck Dynasty" and make room for the Tuck Dynasty. "Duck Dynasty"'s 28 percent dive in viewership during the season five premiere this week proves that at least three million people are not gonna stand for Phil Robertson's offensive comments about bestiality, gay sex and statutory rape. In other words, that's three million more…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 19, 2014

Stevie Nicks Serenades Witchy Fangirl, Teaches Her How To Do The Shawl Twirl On “American Horror Story: Coven”

Stevie Nicks should really guest star on every TV show as herself. Last night on "American Horror Story: Coven," the "white witch" showed up to serenade her old friend, coven Supreme, Fiona, and die-hard fanwitch, Misty, with a version of "Rhiannon." If that weren't enough, Stevie also showed Misty how to do her signature move,…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 9, 2014

“Buffy” Is Coming Back To A Television Near You

It might seem kind of an odd time and place, but next week the BBC will be airing a half-hour special on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"! Read more on The Mary Sue ...

By: The Mary Sue / December 20, 2013

Watch John Oliver Bid Farewell To “The Daily Show”

Last night was John Oliver's last episode on "The Daily Show" as he gears up to host an HBO comedy series next year. He spent over seven years with the show, and even stepped in as host this summer. Jon Stewart refreshed audiences on some of Oliver's best moments and made for a teary farewell.

By: Claire Hannum / December 20, 2013

A Complete Breakdown Of Every Unprotected Sex Scene In “Girls”

During a talk about the AIDS epidemic at New York's 92 Y, actor Alan Cumming slammed HBO's "Girls" for showing far too much unprotected sex. “We’ve got to try and stop this cavalier attitude that [the AIDS epidemic] in the past. It’s not,” said Cumming. Naturally, The Daily Mail, took Cumming's comment as an invitatio…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 17, 2013

Is TV Ruining Your Relationship?

Do you fight with your significant other over the TV? Have you committed any of these TV sharing commandments? Learn the four rules of TV sharing on YourTango ...

By: YourTango.com / December 14, 2013

Anne Hathaway Was The Von Trapp Family’s Choice For “The Sound Of Music”

Sorry Carrie Underwood, but if the Von Trapp family had their way, you would not have been singing from the mountain tops. Carrie Underwood has taken a lot of hits for her starring role in the television remake of "The Sound Of Music". The family says they wanted Anne Hathaway to portray Maria, especially after her Oscar-winning turn in "Les Miserables". So…

By: Celebuzz / December 7, 2013

Christmas Came Early: Live Tweet With Us Through “The Sound Of Music Live!” Tonight

TODAY IS MY CHRISTMAS. Two of my all-time favorite things, Carrie Underwood and "The Sound of Music," are colliding tonight for a live performance on NBC, where my homegirl will be playing the ever-flawless Maria von Trapp. So, naturally my entire day today will consist of hardcore fangirling. Let this be a warning: If anyone trie…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 5, 2013

7 Reasons Investigation Discovery Is Crazy-Addictive (In GIFs!)

There are certain things that you miss when you don't have cable for more than a decade of your life. Like, how the whole "On Demand" thing works. (WHUT? You can watch shows after they've aired?!) Until I started curling up with my boyfriend's Time Warner Cable remote, I had no idea that all "murder

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 4, 2013

Evelyn Lozada Shuts Down “Basketball Wives” Reunion Show

Sorry, "Basketball Wives" fans, but VH1 has pulled the plug on the show's upcoming reunion special. According to reports, producers at the network canceled the season five reunion because Evelyn Lozada refused to participate. Sources say the reality star bailed "because she's sick and tired of talking about her split from ex-husband Chad Johnson" and…

By: Hello Beautiful / October 26, 2013

“Charmed” Reboot Is In The Works Already, For Some Reason

CBS is cooking up a reboot of the witchy nighttime drama "Charmed," which debuted in 1998 and only went off the air seven years ago. Can we cool it with the reboots, people? Aren't there any new ideas in Hollywood anymore? [TVline] Blake Shelton is slamming rumors that he and wife Miranda Lambert are "having…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 25, 2013

Join Us! The Frisky Will Live Tweet During “Modern Family” Tonight

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been watching season five of “Modern Family” religiously since it premiered a month ago, and have since developed an unhealthy addiction to the Dunphys. Something else I know? I need input when I have life-changing questions like What kind of bra is Sofia Vergara wearing that makes her

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 23, 2013

7 Female Masturbation Scenes That Weren’t Too Hot For TV

The CW could have made television masturbation history if its new pilot for 16th century-based castle drama "Reign" had aired as planned.  But unfortunately, the scene was so explicit that it made the press blush. In the uncut version, handmaid Kenna diddles herself in a stairwell only to be discovered by the King of France,…

By: The Frisky / October 18, 2013

Live Tweet With Us Tonight As “Glee” Says Goodbye To Finn/Cory Monteith

Get ready for heartbreak, Finchel fans. The most dreaded/anticipated episode in “Glee” history is here, and I, for one, have stocked up on Kleenex, because I will become a snot monster at exactly 9 p.m. Tonight, “Glee” says goodbye to Finn Hudson in a special tribute episode to Cory Monteith, who passed away in July

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 10, 2013

College Courses On “Downton Abbey” Include Tea And Scones

Stuck in a senioritis rut? Would a class on "Downton Abbey" make you stop texting during a lecture? Camden County College in New Jersey is now offering a course called “Downton Abbey: Life In A Country House.” At first I wanted to laugh, but it actually sounds really interesting. The course covers things like “The…

By: Claire Hannum / October 6, 2013

Fox Picks Up John Mulaney Sitcom: Get To Know The Comedian And “Saturday Night Live” Writer

I like to think that Louis C.K. set the scene for other stand-up comedians to take over our televisions, one sitcom at a time: his uniquely-formatted single-camera show, "Louie," is one of the best, most interesting things in entertainment right now, and is as ground-breaking today as it was when it first aired in 2010.

By: Rachel Krause / October 3, 2013

Rebel Wilson’s New Sitcom “Super Fun Night” Is Super Unfunny

Well, that's a disappointment! As much as we — and everyone else, because come on, who doesn't love Rebel Wilson? — wanted the actress's new show "Super Fun Night," which premiered last night, to be the new best thing ever, the actuality of the show is more like our worst fears for it realized. The…

By: Rachel Krause / October 3, 2013

Is Naomi Campbell Getting Her Own Talk Show?

Watch out, Wendy Williams, Naomi Campbell may be catwalking her way through! Word on the street is the British supermodel may be getting her own talk show. During a recent interview with Vogue.com, Naomi's representative said she’s currently in negotiations with "a major U.S. network." "I can confirm that there are offers on the table,"…

By: Hello Beautiful / September 29, 2013