Posts tagged "tv"

10 Reasons Lisa Simpson Is The Only Role Model You’ll Need

Lisa Simpson is what can only be described as one of the greatest feminist characters in cartoon history. Every week my family would watch The Simpsons on Sunday as a ritual, so I can say that without a doubt that I wonder if I would be the person I am today without Lisa Simpson’s bookish,…
By: College Candy / September 22, 2013

Lizzy Caplan Talks X-Rated Cookbooks, Masturbation & “Masters Of Sex” With Conan

Dear Hollywood: USE LIZZY CAPLAN MORE. She's only, you know, PERFECT, and I just cannot fathom how she hasn't been put to better use. What is it about her that just seems to go straight to DVD?! With "Mean Girls," "Cloverfield," "True Blood," "Party Down," and "New Girl" all under her supporting-actress and/or regular guest…
By: Rachel Krause / September 21, 2013

Lifetime Greenlights Biopic On Olympic Star Gabby Douglas

Lifetime has announced that it will be producing a made-for-TV movie about the young life of Gabby Douglas, the first American to win both the individual all-around and team gymnastics competitions in a single year’s Olympic Games, and the first woman of color to take the gold in the individual all-around competition.
By: The Mary Sue / September 20, 2013

Is It Just Us, Or Is Carrie Underwood’s “Sound Of Music” Poster Kinda … Creepy?

Don't get me wrong. I adore Carrie Underwood. She is one of my favorite singers/performers and I'm secretly kind of excited she's taking on the role of Maria Von Trapp for a TV movie version of "The Sound of Music" even though most people seem to think this i…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 17, 2013

Bill Nye Makes His First Appearance On “Dancing With The Stars”

Has there ever been a more pleasantly surprising addition to primetime TV than Bill Nye, The Science Guy? I think not. Look at him during his first live appearance on "Dancing with the Stars," all soft-spoken and dapper and trying to teach everyone about science. So cute! "Even a blind squirrel finds an acorn once…
By: Rachel Krause / September 17, 2013

Drumroll, Please! Your Favorite TV Shows Returning This Month Are…

Your votes are in and Frisky fans have spoken! This month, some of TV’s finest shows are coming back to pick up where they left off— with us biting our nails and holding our bladders during some of the best cliffhangers EVER. So which TV shows are you most excited to have back this month?
By: Katie Oldenburg / September 16, 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 earring…
By: The Frisky / August 28, 2013

The Dong Show: 10 Penises Featured On HBO

Last week, the girls of College Humor had a "boner" to pick with HBO about their lack of dongs. Whether they show them "in between the boobs" or on their own, they plead with the network to show us "an inch of grade A man meat" for every pair of breasts. A…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 20, 2013

They Can Just Stop Making Cooking Shows Now That “MasterChef Junior” Is On The Way

Some programming geniuses at FOX cracked the code for the Holy Grail of food TV. "MasterChef Junior," a spinoff of "MasterChef" but with kids, pretty much fulfills all of my cooking show hopes and dreams. Premiering on September 27th, the show will feature young culinary virtuosos ages 8 to 13. The young contestants will face…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 16, 2013

Lindsay Lohan Lands Guest Role On “Eastbound & Down”

Lindsay Lohan is a working girl again. Just two weeks after completing a 90 days of court-ordered 90 treatment, she has landed her first post-rehab acting gig: a guest role on HBO's raunchy, R-rated sitcom, "Eastbound & Down," in its upcoming fourth and final season. Read more at Celebuzz...
By: Celebuzz / August 15, 2013

Impressively Detailed Map Of Westeros Is Colorful And Gorgeous

"Game Of Thrones"' Westeros and the lands beyond the narrow sea make for a big world, but artist J.E. Fullerton has rendered the entirety in an amazingly detailed map full to the brim with world building references, geographical features, cities, roads, the locations of various houses, and more. We’ve picked out some of the major…
By: The Mary Sue / August 14, 2013

Spielberg-Produced Female Astronaut Drama Greenlit By CBS

If Steven Spielberg's resume as a director has an equal, it’s his legacy as a producer. Well, at least it is for this fan of "Pinky and the Brain", "Animaniacs", "Freakazoid!", and "Tiny Toon Adventures". Okay, I suppose he’s also produced some live action television that’s made its mark, and that’s probably the legacy that…
By: The Mary Sue / August 8, 2013

Ellen DeGeneres At War With Wannabe Talk Show Host Kris Jenner?

Ellen DeGeneres, the ruler of daytime talk shows, has allegedly come out against Kris Jenner and her desperate attempts to continue her Kardashian brand via a talk show, which many people aren’t entirely crazy about. The National Enquirer has made a claim that Ellen is outraged over Kris’s explosion onto the scene, and the fact…
By: Celeb Dirty Laundry / August 4, 2013

“Walking Dead” Fan Mom Tries To Hunt Down Norman Reedus With 3 Kids In Tow

On July 28, a police officer responded to reports of a burglary in progress at a home in LaGrange, Georgia. At the front door he discovered a sweaty, disoriented woman who claimed she had been traveling from Mississippi to find a "Walking Dead" actor, who she described as "her man." Read more…
By: The Stir / August 2, 2013

Is Simon Cowell Planning To Marry Baby Mama Lauren Silverman?

That's right folks, the reality TV judge we love to hate (and love to love) is going to have a little one of his own to give his branded form of "constructive criticism." The 53-year-old is expecting his first child with New York socialite Lauren Silverman, 36. The two have been friends for a while,…
By: YourTango.com / August 2, 2013

Coming Soon On TLC … The Scrotum Show

You probably know Wesley Warren Jr. as the man with the 132-pound nut. At first Warren didn't want to undergo surgery for his scrotal lymphedema, but found it to be the best option for his health and safety.  After all, wearing an upside-down hoodie to cover your ball in public, watching TV while resting…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 1, 2013

6 Ways Smart Technology Has Made Things Dumber

People are pretty technology-happy these days. We pore over rumors and specs on technology websites, we stand in line to get the newest gadgets, and we beat up people who dare own phones a couple years out of date. New technology isn't just anticipated, it's damn near fetishized. Witness the growing trend of "unboxing," YouTube…
By: Cracked / July 31, 2013

6 Reasons You Should Drop Everything And Watch “Orange Is The New Black”

I've been willfully chained to my television for the past week, tearing through episodes of Jenji Kohan's latest, "Orange Is The New Black" -- and I highly recommend you do the same. For the uninitiated, this is the story of Piper Chapman, a bougie, well-meaning white lady who is plopped into a minimum security priso…
By: Megan Reynolds / July 25, 2013

An 8-Year-Old Might Have Just Penned The “Sharknado” Sequel

Glory, glory! Today, SyFy announced that there will, indeed be a "Sharknado" sequel. “Every once in a while, there is a perfect storm – on television. The fans are clamoring for a sequel. Or perhaps it will be a prequel … What we…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 17, 2013

Relationship Do Or Don’t: A TV In The Bedroom

When Nick and I moved, we sold our TV, and for the past couple months we've been toying with the idea of living a TV-free life. It was nice for awhile, but soon we realized we had turned into that special breed of hipster who says "I don't watch TV," but spends, like,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 25, 2013