Archive for Fox

May 19, 2009

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Will her 15 minutes of fame end even with a 'Dancing' win?

Will her 15 minutes of fame end even with a 'Dancing' win?

American Idol: The season culminates tonight–and tomorrow–with the final face-off between Kris Allen and Adam Lambert.  Is it bad that we don’t have a preference?

DWTS: The season also culminates for this show tonight.  (Coincidence?) But a new article suggests winning ultimately means very little for your career.  Poor Melissa Rycroft.

Fox: Unveiled its fall schedule yesterday with six new shows, including Glee which will actually premiere this week.  None of them interest us but that’s probably for the best.  We can’t handle any more television commitments!

Christina Applegate: It quickly went from a great month to a bad one for Applegate, now that her show Samantha Who? was officially canceled. Bet she’s hoping that PEOPLE cover will lead to a new gig.

Social Media: Gotta love getting instant-reaction from celebs on everything as mundane as daily errands to earthquakes.  Thanks, SM.

Newsweek: Need to pick up the new issue to check out its massive redesign.  Curious to know all your thoughts, too!

SIZZLED OUT: 90210

STILL SIZZLING: Someone bid $13,000 to intern at this on-line publication, one that’s mostly known for letting nearly anyone with an opinion do a blog post.

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April 28, 2009

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Real-life lovebirds!

Real-life lovebirds!

Obama: Not even the president can stand in the way of American Idol.  Though Obama said he wants primetime coverage this week for a press conference, Fox is refusing to give it to him.  The reason?  The conference could cut in to time scheduled for the Idol results show.

Fox: Here’s something the network IS willing to do: hold a contest to find the next best script writer.  If that means less reality shows, then that’s fine with us.

Slumdog Millionaire: Know how to make a great movie even better?  Have the two leads fall in love!  Slumdog’s Dev Patel and Freida Pinto are in a relationship, Patel’s mother confirmed.  Too cute!

Wolverine: News flash–superheros (or rather, the actors that play them) are not infallible.  The planned Mexico City premiere for Wolverine has been canceled due to the spread of the deadly swine flu.

Saved by the Bell: Gotta give Jimmy Fallon credit for trying to stage an SBTB reunion on his show.  Love this segment, which so closely paraodies one of the episodes, it’s kind of scary…in a good way!

YouTube: Does the phrase “shoes, betch!” mean anything to you?  If it does, you have to check out the latest video by “Kelly,” the character responsible for Shoes and Text Message Break-Up.

Gawker: It looks pretty but it’s really quite sad.  Gawker put together an image of all the recently-folded magazines.

SIZZLED OUT: Eminem

STILL SIZZLING: This singer and her ex say they’re modeling their second go-round on long-term couples like Tim Robbins & Susan Sarandon and Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russel.

February 27, 2009

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In love.  At least for today.

In love. At least for today.

AniMayer: Still wondering where this supposedly serious relationship came from?  PEOPLE has a great recap of their path to “love.”  Our question: how long til it’s over?

DWTS: Supposedly Lil’ Kim will “surprise a lot of people.” We’re pretty nervous that’ll all be from her wardrobe choices.  Also, Jewel will still compete despite a small injury this week.  Fun fact: Her hubby–and fellow competitor–thinks getting her pregnant will help him win!

The Simpsons: Will become the longest-running scripted show, with 22 seasons, in history now that Fox gave it a two-season extension.  To put it in context, though, this will mean only 400-something shows.  Beverly Hills, 90210 had 10 seasons and 300 shows!

Jamie Foxx: Taking name-dropping to a new level by…face-dropping.  The actor-turned-music star features a slew of celebrities in his new video, including Jake Gyllenhaal, Ron Howard, Samuel L. Jackson and more.  Random group, no?

Tom Brady: There’s little details out there but apparently he and Gisele Bundchen got married yesterday.  Wonder how his babymama, actress Bridget Moynahan, feels about this.

Newsday: The idea of paying for on-line news has been bandied about by a number of people and Newsday (our hometown paper!) announced that they’ll be doing just that.  Understand that newspapers need more revenue these days to function but not sure charging readers is the way to go.  Might even drive people away.

Wheel of Fortune: Don’t forget to watch Sizzlemaker tonight!  Check your local listings for time and channel.

SIZZLED OUT: Clue

STILL SIZZLING: This famous funny man is coming back to television…sort of.  He’ll be producing a reality show that, apparently, isn’t about nothing.

November 8, 2008

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Tiffani "I've dropped the Amber" Thiessen"

Tiffani "I've dropped the Amber" Thiessen

Oprah: Reports are saying she won’t stick with her talk show after 2011 but no worries, she won’t be going far.  Just switching focus over to OWN–the Oprah Winfrey Network.  World domination is next.

Palin: Before Oprah does her OWN thing (get it?!), she’ll make good on that promise to have Sarah Palin on  her show.  Will Palin take her up on the offer?  We vote for hibernation instead.

Kanye: Musical influences?  The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Johnny Cash and Broadway.  Or so he says.

SNL: Will Joe Biden be the next politician to poke fun at himself? That’s what the execs are hoping for but we’re not too excited.  Something about old white guys (see: John McCain) just isn’t funny.

The CW: The promised series about Robin (Batman’s sidekick, duh!) won’t be developed after higher ups at Warner Brothers–and Dark Knight visionary Christopher Nolan?–decided now isn’t the ideal time.  Guess the tube has all the superheroes it can handle.

Beyonce: Thinks there is in fact room for one more superhero: Wonder Woman.  “It’d be a dream come true to be that character,” she says.  “It sure would be handy to have that lasso.”  Awkward.

Fox: The mid-season schedule will shake things up all around.  Most disappointing: Prison Break will simply “return at a later date.”  What kind of B.S. spin is that?

Betty Boop: It doesn’t get much more random than this: the animated icon is getting her own Broadway show.  No word yet on whether this will be geared towards kiddies or perverts.

Tiffani Thiessen: Coming back to TV–but not on 90210 (which is probably a good thing!)  Instead she’s playing somebody’s wife on a new USA show.  We’ll take whatever TAT we can get.

Christina Aguilera: A day after a certain boy band talked rivals, the girls are doing it, too.  X-Tina says she and Brit Brit were never competing against each other.  After all, they used to hold hands!

SIZZLED OUT: Hugh Hefner

STILL SIZZLING: Which late-night comic had a guest stand him up this week for the first time in 15 years?