Posts Tagged ‘tv’

Jake Pavelka And Vienna Girardi On The Bachelor Pad Season 2

Posted 19 Jun 2011 — by contributor
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez

August 8 sees The Bachelor Pad back on TV with a new spin to it. August 8 sees The Bachelor Pad back on TV with a new spin to it. The latest installment is The Bachelor Pad sees 18 former participants in The Bachelor or The Bachelorette come together under the one roof. This time they will be competing for half a million dollars and a second shot at love.

Hosted by Chris Harrison (The Bachelor, The Bachelorette), Bachelor Pad returns MONDAY, AUGUST 8 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET) with its most controversial cast to date – 18 of the unforgettable characters from the Bachelor franchise, including the ones we love and those we love to hate.

All 18 participants will gather back at the mansion to live together and compete for the prize money and possibly a second chance at love. Cast members include: the infamous wrestler, Justin “Rated R” Rego, Gia Allemand, who’s fresh from a breakup with Wes, and Kasey Kahl, who once professed his love for former Bachelorette Ali by getting a tattoo on his wrist. They’ll be joining Jake Pavelka, a former “Bachelor,” and his jilted ex-fiancee, Vienna Girardi. Read More

ABC New Release Summer Programming – State of Georgia

Posted 08 Jun 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez State of Georgia is an all-new original, half-hour multi-cam comedy series starring Raven-Symoné as Georgia, an aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality, and her science geek best friend, Jo (Majandra Delfino), who are trying to make professional and personal headway in New York City.

Summer is just around the corner and that means a whole lot of new shows coming to light. One of the first shows of the blocks is State of Georgia, which lands on screens Wednesday, June 29 at 8:30pm E.T.

According to ABC, State of Georgia, is an all-new original, half-hour multi-cam comedy series starring Raven-Symoné as Georgia, an aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality, and her science geek best friend, Jo (Majandra Delfino), who are trying to make professional and personal headway in New York City.

The series also stars Loretta Devine (Grey’s Anatomy, Jumping the Broom) as Aunt Honey. State of Georgia will follow the summer return of the network’s hit comedy series, Melissa & Joey at 8:00PM ET/PT. Read More

Good Morning America Unveils New App for iPhone and Android

Posted 21 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Film Industry News

By Rachel Menendez “Good Morning America” has just announced a brand new way to become more than just a passive TV viewer – get involved with the action of the live morning news broadcast with the new i-Phone and Android app.

“Good Morning America” has just announced a brand new way to become more than just a passive TV viewer – get involved with the action of the live morning news broadcast with the new iPhone and Android app.

This brand new app, which has only just been announced, allows viewers to vote on popular stories live during broadcast and become a part of the program’s daily conversation.

The app can be used to vote live on the “buzziest” stories discussed during the program. As the votes are tallied, users are able to see real-time results during the broadcast and evaluate how their choices compare with others’. Read More

Lady Gaga Live, Monday, May 23 on ABC’s The View

Posted 21 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez  Watch Lady Gaga Live on ABC's The View.

If you are Gaga for the Lady, then tune into “The View” on Monday, May 23 for an interview with pop’s brightest reigning star Lady Gaga.

“Born This Way”, which drops Monday, May 23, is the much anticipated latest release from Lady Gaga who has thrilled fans since she literally burst onto the charts and had them, panting for more.

Gaga will be in the studio with hosts Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd to discuss her newest album in what is sure to be a fun and fascinating interview.

“Born This Way” is being feted as being one of the decades Read More

Warmer Weather Brings Sizzling Summer Programming Changes

Posted 15 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Film Industry News

By Rachel Menendez One of the new shows to be on the look out for is “101 WAYS TO LEAVE A GAME SHOW”, which premieres on ABC Tuesday June 21.

With the warmer weather just around the corner, that means that one TV season is coming to an end and a new one is beginning with new programs a plenty ready to burst forth from your screen.

From the producers of the hit show “Wipeout” comes “101 Ways to Leave a Game Show” which will be hitting screens at 9:00pm on June 21. Based on Endemol’s successful worldwide format, the show will feature contestants competing in one of the most insane game shows in history for a chance to win $50,000.

Contestants will match wits in a series of multiple choice questions, with one contestant being eliminated every round. But unlike any other game show in the world, the eliminated contestant will then be ejected from the show in spectacular fashion, i.e., being flown away strapped to the wing of a biplane, pushed off the top of a moving semi, dragged underwater by a one-ton anchor or yanked off a dock by a speed boat. Read More