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Donny Osmond Wins “Dancing With The Stars”

Who would you expect to win a dancing competition—the 51-year-old teen idol who drove the ladies crazy in the ’70s, the 30-year-old chantuese behind “Ghetto Superstar,” or the 25-year-old newly svelte rock princess? Well, surprise! Donny Osmond has upset Mya and Kelly Osbourne on “Dancing with the Stars” and earned the right to take home the mirrored disco ball trophy. We’re thrilled; largely because we just didn’t see it coming. Nor did his sister, Marie, who should have been all about Team Donny after her less successful turn on the show in 2007 that included a collapse on camera. But while she gave Donny a makeup bag for good luck, she said that Mya was the most talented finalist. “A little bit country” that.

After the jump, a look at Donny’s best moves on the dance floor. Keep reading »

Girl Talk: How Jordan Catalano Ruined My Love Life

“Love is when you look into someone’s eyes and suddenly you go all the way inside, to their soul, and you both know instantly. I always imagined I’d fall in love nursing a blind soldier who was wounded in battle. Or maybe while rescuing someone in the middle of a blizzard, seconds before the avalanche hits.”

Angela Chase of “My So Called Life” said lots of words to live by, if you were an awkward, 15-year-old sophomore in high school in 1994. Which I was. And I was especially fond of her deep musings about love or, more specifically, her musings about Jordan Catalano. If Angela could go for Jordan Catalano, then so could I, I thought. Well not him exactly—but an alternative him. Sure, it seemed a tad unrealistic considering that no remotely hot guys went to my high school. And even if they did, they would never look twice at me, the bookish, alternative, theater girl. But still, I believed. Keep reading »

Horror: Italian Group Tries To Cancel MTV’s “Jersey Shore” Show


We knew this was going to happen: an Italian-American organization in New Jersey has complained about MTV‘s newest reality show, “Jersey Shore,” because of offensive, stereotypical language it uses to describe Italians. In a promo for “Jersey Shore,” the voiceover promises the beach-going partiers will “keep their hair high, their muscles juiced, and their fists pumping all summer long.” Apparently, a reputation as the “hottest, tannest, craziest Guidos” is not something that the group UNICO National would like to enforce. Keep reading »

New Favorite TV Show: “Dinner With The Band”


Friends, I have found my new television obsession—the Independent Film Channel’s “Dinner with the Band,” which conveniently airs on Tuesdays (tonight!) at 11 p.m. The concept is simple. Tattooed chef Sam Mason invites a different band each week to his New York loft. He shows them how to make a souped-up version of their favorite tour food and, while things cook, the band plays a set. The reasons the show does it for me: A) Sam is way hot, regardless of his mustache situation, B) because the bands he invites are great, from Kid Sister to Les Savy Fav and, C) you get to discover some rockin’ new tunes and cook stuff at the same time. Also, since we’re dealing with bands, there is a high instance rate of tight jeans. My DVR is already set. Keep reading »

Remote Control: What You’ll Want To Watch The Week Of November 23rd 2009

It’s Thanksgiving week, and you know what I’m thankful for? My grotesquely oversized television. And thankfully, there’s lots of amazing stuff to watch this week, from the new show “Find My Family” that’ll make you cry like a baby, to the season finale of “Dancing With The Stars,” which will have you standing up and cheering—well, at least if Kelly Osbourne wins. But you know what I’m most looking forward to when it comes to the boob tube? Friday’s “Beverly Hills, 90210” marathon, “Chillin’ With Dylan,” on SoapNet. Don’t even bother calling me during the day, mkay? Keep reading »

WTF? Oprah Teams Up With The “Secretary” Screenwriter

Poor Oprah. Girlfriend is having a total midlife crisis! First she quits her cash cow of a TV show; now she’s hiring the screenwriter who wrote sadomasochism spectacular “Secretary” to work on a project together. Yep, you read that right: Oprah’s Harpo Films has teamed up with Erin Cressida Wilson — who wrote all those jerk-off-worthy spanking scenes in “Secretary,” starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Spader — to pen an hour-long series pilot for HBO. According to Variety, the show will be about a woman who ditches her “seemingly perfect” husband and kids in Santa Monica for the “underbelly” of Los Angeles, where she fulfills her “secret fantasies and desires.” Frankly, the words “Oprah Winfrey” and “spanking” appearing in the same paragraph makes us want to ralph. But we must admit we are intrigued about what these two ladies will cook up. [Variety] Keep reading »

Jon And Kate Get A Big Step Closer To Divorce

Do you guys realize that it’s been five whole days since we wrote about either Jon or Kate Gosselin? I know you appreciated the vacation. And sorry to break the streak, but there were big happenings in Gosselin land over the weekend. On Saturday, the former couple began mediated arbitration. The day got off to a photo-op-baiting start when Jon showed up with a dozen long-stemmed roses for Kate, supposedly still under the guise of wanting to reconcile, though he’s continued his relationship with Hailey Glassman. Kate refused the roses, of course. Then the two sat down at a table with assorted lawyers and mediators and talked through issues like child custody (Jon is expected to give it to Kate), dividing up their assets, and child support. Arbitration was scheduled to continue today, but things went so smoothly on Saturday that today’s session wasn’t necessary. The arbitrator should have a decision on all these issues within a month, which means the two could ring in the new year as singletons. And maybe we won’t have to pay attention to them anymore? Please. [People] Keep reading »

The Best Ice Skating Routine Ever!


This skater, seen practicing for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, can really spin and she has an unusual trick up her sleeve. If ice skating were really like this, I’d find it interesting, rather than predictable. Keep reading »

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Backflips On A Meh Episode Of “SNL”


Joseph Gordon-Levitt hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and while it was an improvement over January Jones’ epic failing the previous week, the episode was meh. The best moments were definitely JGL’s singin’ and and dancin’ and back-flippin’ in the opening monologue (above), as well as his turn as Jason Mraz on “The Mellow Show,” featuring an appearance by Dave Matthews as Ozzy Osbourne, after the jump. Keep reading »

Don Draper Is A Doll

Do you want Don Draper? Don’t we all? A New Zealand ad agency tasked with promoting “Mad Men” — apparently, the show’s not a hit there — created this very special Don Draper doll out of a Ken doll. “See him drink, pitch, & philander,” the box promises. It’s so cute when it’s tiny. [Vulture] Keep reading »

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