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Apparently, MTV is in lock-down crisis-mode thanks to unconfirmed reports that Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is three months pregnant. We're not sure why the network is freaking out -- this is clearly an excellent career move for Snooki, and the perfect opportunity for a Jersey Shore spin-off we'd actually watch (even with Jionni). To help MTV see things our way, we're compiled a list of potential show names/ideas for the (supposedly) expecting Jersey girl:
So apparently, the news that Twitter has signed up with a production company to make a competitive television show is not true. In truth, Twitter has made agreements with a whole bunch of production companies, and not just one, and there are probably more shows in the works that they don't even know about yet. While the stalker-sounding "putting ordinary people on the trail of celebrities" format could be a winner, we came up with a few more Twitter-based game shows that we think would do gangbusters.
Meanwhile, if you want to brave it yourself (it is only a minute and thirty-six seconds), tell me what you think. Is it a disgrace to the venerable institution of late-night TV? Just so-so? Or does it make you psyched for when the real show makes its debut?
Not to be crass or anything but I think I speak for legions when I ask: just whose you-know-what is Denise Richards you-know-whating these days? That's got to be the only logical explanation for how in the name of all that's slutty her poo-smelling reality show It's Complicated got renewed for another mind-numbing season. Let's review the highlights of the first scintillating season, shall we? In one episode, Denise decides to breed her potbellied pig. In another, she calls a reporter the c-word in the course of addressing tabloid rumors from about a year ago that people have since stopped caring about (and ceased to care about before they even knew about them). And let's not forget the heartwarming episode where she gets her poor sap of a dad a spray tan and man-scape and drags him to some red carpet affair. And the one where she tries to stop swearing! I mean the action is just non-stop here, folks!
1. Miley Cyrus didn't trip on her heels! And Colin Farrell wasn't drunk (or if he was, it wasn't why he slipped on the way to the podium), and John Travolta wasn't pulled downward by the weight of his own irrelevance. All of them slipped on some kind of silicon spray used by stagehands. I'm just going to pretend they use Pam, because that's funnier.
2. Did you notice that Brad Renfro wasn't in the "In Memoriam" montage last night? I confess that I totally didn't, because I was waiting for whatever beautiful shot of Heath Ledger they picked from Brokeback Mountain. Anyway, apparently Renfro was left out on purpose. Cold.
3. You know the conventional wisdom that David Letterman has never hosted the Oscars since that one time, in 1995, because he stank up the joint -- conventional wisdom, by the way, that I never credited because I thought he was hilarious? According to Nikki Finke, it's not true: she says the AMPAS asks him back every year but he always says no. Aw, Dave.
4. Finally: you've read all the red-carpet commentary from people who actually know about fashion. Now, read BestWeekEver.tv's Red Carpet Recap Written By A Straight Dude.
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