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Restrepo, which follows Afghanistan platoon for a year, has best per-theater opening

Although it only aired on two screens in New York and L.A., the new documentary Restrepo had the best per-theater opening of new movies this past weekend, including the Tom Cruise movie Knight and Day. The documentary, which follows a platoon in a dangerous Afghanistan region over one year and has earned “univesal acclaim” from …

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High Drama returns to follow another student production of The Wizard of Oz

Two years after airing High Drama: Against All Oz, an online-only reality series that followed a high school’s production of the Wizard of Oz (which is still online), TheWB.com is launching a second season of the show. High Drama 2 follows “students at Freedom High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania [who] are known for their exceptional …

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Next week: Real World returns, Kathy Griffin meets Levi Johnston, and Wipeout goes World Cup

Along with me, past forward took a vacation last week, too, but now we’re back. We’re both feeling very refreshed after unplugging, hiking, kayaking, having quality friend time, and doing yoga dance. Don’t ask about the last part. The Past Last week, the Glee reality show died, American Idol made a stupid rule change, and …

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Biggest Loser contestant says producers, show “gave me a really fun eating disorder”

Biggest Loser 3 runner-up Kai Hibbard lost 118 pounds on the show, but has become its most vocal critic. She was previously cited by the New York Times in a piece about the show’s problems, and now, she told Body Love Wellness’ Golda Poretsky that the show “gave me a really fun eating disorder that …

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Real Housewives of New York ends its season after four bonus hours of craziness

Last night, Bravo aired the fourth and final post-season special on The Real Housewives of New York City. In other words, 22 percent of this season’s 18 episodes aired after the alleged finale. As always, the lost footage episode was the least interesting, and didn’t compare to the spectacular three-part reunion, the last two hours …

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Eva Longoria-Parker’s fame-seeking restaurant staff will be the subject of a VH1 reality show

Cameras for a VH1 reality series are following fame-seeking wait staff at Eva Longoria-Parker’s Hollywood restaurant Beso. Beso: Waiting to be Famous, which she’s producing, “will follow the employees that work at my restaurant. I’m not in it that much. I’m married and old now,” she told CNN. The series is produced by VH1 regular …

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