?Remember Hilary Banks, the prissy older daughter on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”? Well, actress Karyn Parsons—who played our fave ’90s airhead—now runs a charity called Sweet Blackberry and as a fundraiser, she is auctioning off a personal “Fresh Prince” reunion dinner. She will be there, as will Carlton, Ashley, Uncle Phil and, yes, the Fresh Prince himself, Will Smith. What, no Aunt Viv? Number one or two? Keep reading »
Bust out your pom-poms, ‘cause tonight is “Hellcats” night! Since The Frisky’s own Kate Torgovnick happens to be an expert on college cheerleading—after all, the show is based on her book, CHEER!: Inside the Secret World of College Cheerleaders—every Tuesday we have her sound off on how the show stacks up to reality.
The preview for this week’s “Hellcats” promises “a scandal so big, it could take down the Hellcats.” Cheerleading scandals of the personal variety seem to crop up on a semi-regular basis, generally involving a racy photo of a scantily clad cheerleader making its way around the internet. But what about team scandals? Is there anything a team can do to cause a ruckus in the cheer world?
Certainly. Keep reading »
So, this is kind of awkward. While I just excitedly heard the news that the fifth and final season of “Friday Night Lights” will be starting on NBC on April 15, and am still drooling over this 30-second promo video, anyone who has DirecTV witnessed the show’s season finale last night. Now, I had told myself that I was going to read the episode summaries and reviews of the show’s final episode this morning and write something about it today. But I just can’t bring myself to do it and ruin the whole season for myself. This was as far as I got—the first paragraph of The Daily Beast review, before the dreaded “spoiler alert” warning, which tells me that “the series finale gave its characters the happy endings—or new beginnings—that they so desperately deserved.” Does that mean that Tim Riggins packs up his truck and comes to meet me in New York? Keep reading »
Nothing says “Be My Valentine” like forcing three ladies to strip down, put on red bikinis, and shoot photos for Sports Illustrated
‘s annual swimsuit issue. That is exactly what “The Bachelor
” Brad Womack
will be doing on next week’s conveniently timed episode. Ashley Herbert, Chantal O’Brien, and Michelle Money are the lucky ladies who do the shoot, as you can see in this preview clip. Ashley covers her boobs with conch shells, Chantal dribbles sand in her belly button and takes off her top, and bats**t insane Michelle rolls around with Brad “From Here To Eternity”-style. Says Ashley, “Watch out, Gisele!” [People
] Keep reading »
On tonight’s all-new episode of TLC’s “My Strange Addiction,”
we meet Josh, who is addicted to eating glass. He has a particular affinity for champagne and wine glasses — classy! In all seriousness, this is one of the more dangerous addictions featured on this show and I certainly hope Josh gets some help. Eating glass cannot possibly feel good — both going in and coming out. [NYMag.com
] Keep reading »