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Posts from: July 2009

Giuliana and Bill Rancic, Lamas family insist reality shows will strengthen their relationships

This fall, two reality shows will chronicle two different families: E!’s The Lamas Life follows Lorenzo and Shayne Lamas and their family, while Style follows newlyweds Giuliana and Bill Rancic on Giuliana & Bill. All of the cast members appeared in front of critics Thursday morning and all tried to insist that these shows would …

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Chris Harrison: Jillian needed me to “lead herself back where she always wanted to be and that was with Ed”

Chris Harrison’s comments–they are not “blogs,” no matter what Entertainment Weekly would like to pretend–tend to be pretty entertaining, because he appears to be emotionally invested in the search for love almost as much as the contestants are. That’s funny only because you’d think he’d be jaded after overseeing the start of a parade of …

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A.J. Lamas says MTV wanted him to “pretend you’re Brody’s best friend” on The Hills

More evidence of The Hills‘ absolute fakeness and staged, artificial relationships: Lorenzo Lamas’ son A.J. Lamas said producers wanted him to appear on the show as Brody Jenner’s best friend. Talking about his new E! series, A.J. told TV critics, “It’s not like I’m on ‘The Hills,’ you know. They tried — I can’t say …

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Cliques gone as Big Brother brings back coup d’etat; viewers pick who gets overthrow power

The game-changing Big Brother “big announcement” was announced last night, and it’s a twist that we’ve seen before–one that led to absolutely no drama at all, because it was never used; plus, all the houseguests now know what the “mystery” power is. Meanwhile, the stupidly implemented organization of houseguests into cliques has been dissolved, which …

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Shaq competition, ninja warrior search, Toby Maguire’s family among new shows

Among new series announced recently are a search for a ninja and a docudrama following Toby Maguire’s mother and younger brother. G4 is looking for a new ninja warrior–really–on American Ninja Warrior, for which they’re currently casting via “an open tryout where you can take on a new Ninja-inspired obstacle course, for a chance to …

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