- “Bring it On: All or Nothing” on Style at 9:00 a.m.
- “Ghost Adventures” on Travel at 10:00 a.m.
- “The Day the Earth Stood Still” on HBO at 11:00 a.m.
Next week’s episode of “Jersey Shore” looks like it’s going to be pretty brutal—while out partying at a Seaside Heights bar, the lovely (??) Snooki takes a right hook to the face that sends her flying off her stool. Apparently, some drunk jerk had taken her drink and had been harassing her roommates, so she confronted him about it. The guy was apparently super intoxicated—bouncers had already told him to watch it—and he let his fist do the talking. So who is this guy who punched Snooki? Apparently his name is Brad Ferro and he’s a 23-year-old … (wait for it) … high school teacher. Keep reading »
Check back to this post starting at 10 pm EST — I’ll be liveblogging the second episode of “Jersey Shore,” the greatest, trashiest show since I don’t know what. In tonight’s episode, my beloved Snooki gets sucker punched, Ronnie catches Sammy givin’ her digits to another guido, and, like, Jager shots are done. Keep reading »
MTV’s latest and by-far-the-greatest, “Jersey Shore,” has seriously ruffled some tail feathers. In addition to the death threats MTV staffers have been getting, advertisers like Domino’s are threatening to pull their commercials from the show. Well, tonight’s episode—which Amelia will be liveblogging, natch—sure isn’t going to help the situation. (Ha, that’s funny ’cause one of the characters on the show goes by the guido nickname “The Situation.” Anyhoo …) Tonight, a group of drunk guys keep bothering the show’s women. When our dear Snooki tells them to go away, one of the guys punches her in the face so hard she gets bruised and has serious swelling. Because of the violent content of the episode, MTV is airing a PSA afterward that says, “Violence against women in any form is a crime.” Still, some are saying that they shouldn’t air the footage at all. Snooki doesn’t feel that way, though. “It should be out there. Everyone should know that it can happen,” she said. “But also, a positive came out of it. It brought [the cast] closer together.” Commence countdown to the start of the show. [NY Daily News] Keep reading »
What are you doing this Sunday? If you know what’s cool, you’ll be rediscovering American history during The History Channel’s premiere of the documentary “The People Speak,” based on Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. Yes, I know you are having flashbacks of falling asleep during history class watching dreary videos about Christopher Columbus, who sailed the ocean blue in 1492 with the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. Boring … right? But what if you were to hear Josh Brolin read the entries from Christopher Columbus’ personal diary or Eddie Vedder sing a Bob Dylan song? Now that’s interesting. Keep reading »
Two stars of the British version of “I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here” have been charged with animal cruelty after allegedly killing and cooking a rat to eat during filming. Chef Gino D’Acampo, who won the viewer-feedback contest series, and British soap actor Stuart Manning were charged after animal welfare activists lodged a complaint about a segment, which was filmed in Australia. Read more … Keep reading »