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29 Jun 2010 19:42


25 Mar 2010 09:13


Politics: Sarah Palin gives us a reason not to watch The Discovery Channel

She’ll be hosting a new reality series called “Sarah Palin’s America,” which will likely be half-hour clips of her writing books or sniping Facebook messages. source

07 Feb 2010 20:17


Music: Snap judgment: Review of the Super Bowl halftime show

  • D+ who are these old losers; where did they put The Who? search

19 Nov 2009 20:05


Culture: Oprah just left a gaping hole in many local network schedules

  • We have the greatest respect for Oprah and wish her nothing but the best in her future endeavors. We know that anything she turns her hand to will be a great success. We look forward to working with her for the next several years, and hopefully afterwards as well.
  • A statement by CBS Television Distribution • Regarding Oprah’s decision to leave her generation-old institution of a talk show behind. It probably has something to do with the launch of “OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network,” a joint venture between her studio, Harpo, and Discovery Communications. The network is planned to start up She’s leaving her show in September of that year. And the broadcast industry weeps for the loss of one of its own. • source

10 Nov 2009 11:20


Music: Daily poll: Rock bands, Morrissey, concerts and jerk fans

  • Former Smiths lead singer Morrissey is many things – sly, witty, amusing, awesome. But he can be very sensitive, as a huge crowd of fans learned in London over the weekend when Moz left a show immediately after a jerk threw a plastic water bottle at his head. Fans were not happy. So, our question, in general, wonders if he made the right move here. Should one jerk be allowed to ruin everything? Vote here. source

01 Oct 2009 10:50


Culture: Jay Leno’s having trouble getting guests from other networks

  • It’s an unexpected consequence of the 10 p.m. block. Jay Leno may have had an easy time getting guests when he was on at 11:35 EST, but at 10, it’s a different story. “Yes, there was a little pressure, because as you know you are now on prime time and I’m on a different network,” said Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who became the first CBS star to show up on Leno’s show Tuesday night. In other news, the reviews aren’t getting more positive. source

14 Sep 2009 11:20


Culture: Jay Leno has a new set just big enough for his lameness

  • Ooh, a new set. Doesn’t mean his show won’t suck still. His show premieres tonight against a bunch of dramas. source

19 Aug 2009 11:23


Offbeat: Nearly as good as Barney Frank: Monkey washes bear on Japanese TV

  • No Nazi accusations pop up in this video. We promise. Just a cute monkey trying to wash bears with a hose, complete with laugh track.

27 May 2009 11:18


Culture, Tech: Ashton Kutcher may stop Twittering! OMG OMG!

  • Wow I hope this isn’t true. I really don’t like being sold out. May have to take a twitter hiatus.
  • Ashton Kutcher • In response to news that a Twitter TV show might be in the works. OMG dude! • source

08 Apr 2009 09:46


Culture: Speaking of octet mom Nadya Suleman, she’s going reality TV. Sigh.

  • She wants to find a man! Must like kids. In Touch is reporting that Suleman is in talks to be the topic of what promises to be the worst reality show ever, which combines the tabloid-friendly topics of dating and child care into a cluster&(*% of a television show. And, sadly, you will watch. Because she ticks you off and that’s what makes good TV. source