Archive for The Bachelor

March 11, 2009

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barbie

A far cry from today's Barbie!

Chris Brown: Even though critics have urged Nickelodeon to revoke his Kids Choice Awards nominations, the network says the competition and voting will proceed as planned.  Wrong message to send to kids or what does one have to do with the other?  We’re very torn.

DWTS: Newsday is a bit “incredulous” that The Bachelor’s Melissa performed so well the other night despite being asked to join the competition last minute.  The article makes some interesting points but who really expects truth in reality television anymore?

Kelly Clarkson: Idol’s first winner admits she’s never fallen in love. How is that possible when little Miley Cyrus says she has dozens of times?

Jay Leno: Doing a free stand-up concert in Detroit for the unemployed.  Says Leno: “Who’s got money for entertainment these days?”  So true, Jay.  So true.

Conan O’Brien: Leno’s replacement is getting some funny endorsements from Tina Fey, Adam Sandler and other big-name stars.  Curious to see if the ratings stunt pays off when his new show premieres in June.  Still a long way off.

K-Rock: Rock and roll isn’t here to stay if you live in New York.  Later today, the radio station is changing to the Top 40 genre. That means no more Metallica and no more shock jocks Opie and Anthony.  The station’s previous switch from rock to talk radio failed and the company offered fans a mea culpa.  Maybe second time’s charm?

Barbie: Horrible narration aside, this video provides an interesting look at how Barbie has changed over the years.  Kind of made us want to go digging through our collection!

Power Rangers: Not sure if this should make us feel old or young, but the classic children’s series will no longer make new episodes.  Probably a good thing since every season after the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers sucked.  That’s right–we said it.

SIZZLED OUT: Carrie Underwood

STILL SIZZLING: Tickets to this Brit’s concert sold out in just 7 seconds. Imagine what it would’ve been like if computer sales existed back in his group’s heyday!

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March 9, 2009

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No reason for this picture other than that this post needed a little male-ness.

No reason for this picture other than that this post needed a little male-ness.

DWTS: Guess something good can come from being dumped on national television.  Melissa, now that she’s done with The Bachelor (in more ways than one) is rumored to be replacing Nancy O’Dell.  Guess we’ll find out when the season premieres tonight!

Ashlee Simpson: As if CSI wasn’t bad enough, Simpson is taking her acting skills over to the Melrose Place remake.  Is the show doomed now?  Or was it already?

Dakota Fanning: Officially joined the Twilight sequel, New Moon.  Guess her pale skin is an asset, then?

Demi Moore: Thank god for Twitter!  Otherwise we wouldn’t know Mrs. Kutcher fights with her TiVo and watches American Idol like the rest of us!

SIZZLED OUT: Vince Vaughn

STILL SIZZLING: It’s just not funny anymore.  This TV twosome called it quits…again.

March 6, 2009

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A thriller of a press conference?

A thriller of a press conference?

Chris Brown: Charged yesterday with two felonies but got the arraignment postponed until April, so no plea was entered.  The attorney on Rihanna’s behalf said she did not wish to prohibit contact between the two.

Chris Brown Pt. 2: Jossip is one of the first outlets we’ve seen do a piece on how Brown’s being treated unfairly/inaccurately by the media.  Totally agree!

The Bachelor: Change of heart or betrayal?  Those the are words PEOPLE is floating around in their new cover story.  Should be a big seller, no?

DWTS: The new season hasn’t even officially started yet and already there’s drama!  Both Jewel, who was injured last week, and the now-injured Nancy O’Dell have dropped out of the competition!  Supposedly their replacements won’t be announced until the premiere Monday but we imagine it’ll leak before then!

Ashlee Simpson: PEOPLE has a clip of her CSI guest-appearance alongside hubby Pete Wentz and it ain’t pretty.  With no effort made to change their looks, it’s hard to believe these two are playing any character other than themselves.

Michael Jackson: So he’s planning a comeback/farewell tour (yeah, we don’t get it either) but all signs point to the fact that Jacko is still wacko.  He’s not even playing in the States!

Robin Williams: At 57 years young, the actor-comedian will have heart valve replacement surgery.  If only laughter truly was the best medicine!

Seinfeld: It’s a yada yada yada reunion!  Jerry Seinfeld and co will appear on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, their first joint TV gig in more than a decade!

The Real World: This is probably the best thing to come out of the show in years.  MTV made a biopic based on Pedro, the season one three cast member who struggled with–and eventually died from–AIDS.

SIZZLED OUT: Sherri Shepherd (The View)

STILL SIZZLING: This funny man recently got engaged.  Think anyone will crash his wedding?

March 3, 2009

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This is the Britney we miss!

This is the Britney we miss!

The Bachelor: The show promised a twist-ending and we got it.  As we’ve been predicting all along, this back-and-forth can’t be good for Jason’s kid!  Just look at all the couples that have failed before!

Britney: The set list for her upcoming tour has been released and we strongly object.  We want more old-school Brit!  Way too much has changed since her last go-round.

24: They may kill a lot of characters but they’re promising not to kill the Earth.  24 is going green!  Pretty sweet, right?

Milk: With an Oscar win behind him, Sean Penn is trying to get the late Harvey Milk’s birthday officially recognized by the state of California.  Yeah, good luck with that.

Brothers and Sisters: Anyone else pissed about the misleading promo for Sunday’s night two-hour episode?  Newsday Verne Gay not only feels your pain, he’s also calling it “a promotional con job of the likes I’ve never seen before, ever, in the history of TV.”  ‘Dem’s fightin’ words, Verne!

Twitter: Did The View cause yesterday’s site outage?  That’s what Gawker wants you to believe.

SIZZLED OUT: Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston (Marley and Me)

STILL SIZZLING: To make his 15 minutes of fame last a little longer, this hair-raising guy just signed a six-figure book deal.

February 17, 2009

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FAIL

FAIL

Dollhouse: The highly-anticipated new show from Joss Whedon pretty much tanked in the ratings.  Can’t say we’re surprised.  We never understood why people see him as such a god.  Guess it would helped if we actually liked sci-fi.

The Bachelor: Finally!  An article that gives credit to the little boy that is totally responsible for the show’s increase in ratings.  Sad thing is this whole experience will probably scar him for life.  Sigh.

Oscars: As the big night approaches (we’re less than a week away!  hurrah!), more details are being leaked to the press.  But as often is the case with award shows, we all know anything can change at the last-minute.

The Apprentice: We love irony like this.  The show is a mere few weeks from returning and Trump and his casinos will likely be filing for bankruptcy.  Guess that NBC paycheck is more important than ever now.  Does that mean the pressure’s on us or him?

Facebook: This never occurred to us.  The more users a social networking site like FB has, the bigger headache it can be for the execs.  Vallywag explains why.

SIZZLED OUT: Nancy O’Dell (Access Hollywood)

STILL SIZZLING: This actress married her babydaddy on Valentine’s Day–a few months after breaking off their engagement!

February 13, 2009

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Plastic surgery can lead to very bad things!

Plastic surgery can lead to very bad things!

Chris Brown: One of the cover lines on the new issue of PEOPLE reads: Chris Brown Charged in Assault on Rihanna.  We’re a little disappointed with the choice of words because, if you ask us, it’s not been made clear yet that he’s been charged with assault.  We’ve been hearing different things about what making criminal threats actually means, and I imagine the mag’s lawyer approved the wording, but we still think it was a poor ethical choice.

Chris Brown Pt. 2: Even Sesame Street is pulling the episode that he guest-stars in!  Ridiculous!

Usher: Details are slowly coming out about what went wrong with his wife’s plastic surgery.  Apparently not long after being sedated she went into cardiac arrest.  As horrible as that sounds, she’s reportedly doing much better now.

American Idol: Every season there’s drama surrounding some contestant and here it comes this time around: one of the previously-announced 36 finalists has been disqualified for unknown reasons.  Rumors suggest she had an inappropriate relationship–whatever that means–with some of the folks behind the show.

American Idol Pt. 2: MTV has a great run-down of the 36 finalists, Twitter-style.  Don’t know what that means? Join and follow us!

The Bachelor: The show will get a 14th season now that it has improved considerably in the ratings.  We say that’s only because of the single dad angle.

SNL: David Paterson, governor of New York, is upset again at the show’s depiction of him.  But isn’t anything–especially public figures–fair game on SNL?

The View: Classic quote from co-host Joy Behar: “I cook and I collect pots. I don’t smoke pot – I collect them. I’m not Michael Phelps.”

SIZZLED OUT: Mandy Moore (Ryan Adams)

STILL SIZZLING: This overseas band–quite popular here in the States–will appear on a late-night TV show for 5 nights in a row.  Let’s hope they make each performance like a beautiful day!