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Liveblogging “America’s Next Top Model”

Na na na na na na. Wanna be on top? Tonight is the premiere of “America’s Next Top Model” cycle 13, featuring only models under the height of 5’7. Will Kate Moss be the new supermodel judge? Will any of the models have a blood fetish and/or mental illness? Who will bite it in the first photo shoot? What ridiculous things will Tyra say? I’ll be here, giving you minute-by-minute commentary tonight at 8 p.m. Chime in with your two cents in the comments section. Keep reading »

Moving Into “Melrose Place”


I didn’t need a crystal ball to predict that the CW’s updated version of “Melrose Place” was going to be kind of awesome. It seemed like Laura Leighton, aka Sydney, was going to be the major player on the show—she was sprawled out in a chaise lounge in the center of the show’s cast promo pics, which was confusing because any “Melrose” addict knows that she died in a car crash on her wedding day back in the ’90s. Turns out that she only faked her death, with the help of Dr. Michael Mancini, and now has come back to be Melrose Place’s landlord. She was already, of course, sleeping with one of Melrose’s tenants, David—conveniently, Michael’s son. But then, just a few minutes into the episode, Sydney was floating face-down in the infamous Spanish-tiled pool. She’d confessed to David that she’d done something “really, really bad” and no doubt she’ll become this show’s version of Laura Palmer—the season will be about figuring out who killed her. Was it Michael, who wanted to keep her from telling his wife that they’d been boning? Was it David, who was pissed she was also getting it on with his dad? Keep reading »

“Saturday Night Live” Hires/Fires The Ladies

Hey, so you know how last week we were all, “Yippee! ‘Saturday Night Live’ has added two new lady cast members!”? Well today, I’m all, “Oh crap, they fired Casey Wilson and Michaela Watson?” Broadsheet wonders, “Does ‘SNL’ have a lady quota?” Good question. Keep reading »

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For September 5-6th 2009

    Saturday

  • ”E! News Weekend” on E! at 9 am
  • The Real World: Cancun” on MTV at 10 am
  • ”Bedknobs and Broomsticks” on TCM at 10 am

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“The Real Housewives Of Atlanta” Recap: “I’m The Director”

NeNe Leakes shouted “I’m the director” all over Buckhead as she prepared “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” for the alter-ego photo shoot by photographer Derek Banks. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. The episode opened with the social director of the crew (NeNe) inviting Kandi and Sheree for Minx Nails manicures. They really over-shared about their pubic hair while getting primped. Kandi got rid of hers with electrolysis. And Sheree is completely bald, and I don’t know why. Brazilians? Alopecia? Who knows. Keep reading »

Season Two Of “The City” Looks Like A Snoozefest


Even though last season of “The City” wasn’t so great, I’m still rooting for Whitney Port. I hoped that season two would be a little juicier. But now that MTV has released this extended trailer, I dunno. Here’s what’s happening this season: Whitney says goodbye to Diane von Furstenberg to design her own clothing line. Olivia goes to work at Elle and pisses all her coworkers off. Kelly Cutrone gets in some good one-liners. Whitney beefs with her glass-half-empty new coworker at People’s Revolution. Jay is gone and has been replaced by some bozo in a suit and tie named Freddy. He and Whitney obviously have zero chemistry and coincidentally the New York Post is reporting today that their relationship is already dunzo. So, things aren’t looking so hot. But I’ll probably end up watching anyway because that is how strong “reality” television’s hold is on me. Keep reading »

Miss Piggy And Kermit To Show Their Fluff On “America’s Got Talent”

You know what there’s not nearly enough of on television these days? Muppets. Which is why I’m giddy that Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog will be performing tonight on “America’s Got Talent.” I don’t know exactly what they’ll be doing, besides celebrating the 40th anniversary of “Sesame Street,” but I’m hoping that Kermit will sing “It’s Not Easy Being Green” while Miss Piggy synchronize swims in the background like she did in “The Great Muppet Caper.” Also appearing with them—crotchety old critics Statler and Waldorf. Let’s hope they take over for judges Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne.

There is one other performer tonight who I’m not as enthused about—former “Talent” judge David Hasselhoff. Wait, maybe he and Kermit will be vying for Miss Piggy’s love? That’d be cool. [People] Keep reading »

“The Hills” Are Alive With The Sound Of Kristin


Yes, we showed you a mini clip yesterday, but today MTV has released a full-fledged two minute (two minute!) preview of season 6 of “The Hills,” where Lauren Conrad is dunzo and mean girl Kristin Cavallari steps in to keep the drama going. What’s this I see? Kristen playing tonsil hockey with Justin Bobby, and ignoring the fact that his facial hair is out of control? Heidi’s pushing for a baby and thinks women expire at 22? Now Kristin’s after Brody, while simultaneously saying that their sex life was vanilla? Holly’s going to rehab? Audrina’s feuding with everyone? Spencer’s cowboy hat is ridiculous? Geez, this season looks like it’s going to be amazing. I know the sad truth of this show is that you get absolutely all the juicy moments in the previews and the episodes don’t actually add much, but you best bet that I’ll be watching the season premiere on September 29th. Keep reading »

“Saturday Night Live” Signs Two New Cast Members With Vajayjays

My dream job (aside from being a Frisky blogger, of course) would be “SNL” cast member. After Amy Poehler left the show last season, I thought I had my chance and I quickly got to work developing characters for the show. Well, I guess you’ll have to wait a while longer to see Miss Teenage America and Bird With The Broken Wing because two funny ladies have snatched up my job out from under my nose. Foiled again! Rumor has it that comediennes Jenny Slate (center) and Nasim Pedrad (left) will join ridiculously funny Kristen Wiig (right) representing ladyfolk on the show, along with Abby Elliott, Michaela Watkins, and Casey Wilson. That brings the female-to-male cast ratio to 4:3. That’s the most women on the show in 35 years! [Mediaite.com] Keep reading »

We Didn’t Think It Was Possible For “The Hills” To Get Any Cattier

This season of “The Hills” is gonna be different since Lauren Conrad left the show, opening up a spot for Kristin Cavallari, who was in the original “Laguna Beach” cast. Compared to Lauren’s demeanor, Kristin is a lot — how do we say this nicely — bitchier. While her personality can be a little caustic, Kristin and her loud mouth will make for some exciting TV. In the clip above, Kristin and a friend shop for a birthday present for Kristin’s ex, Brody Jenner. Watch a longer preview of the upcoming season at People.com. Keep reading »

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