A review of the Mariah’s World premiere, E!’s new documentary reality series, which follows Mariah Carey and tries too hard to be a Bravo reality show.
An interview with Jillian Michaels about her E! show Just Jillian—and about how it differs from The Biggest Loser, for which she’s best known.
Diane von Furstenberg doesn’t so much star in E!’s House of DVF as wonder what she is doing on an E! series with a bunch of typical E! cast members behaving in typical E! ways. Nearly every episode, Diane–or DVF, as the cool New Yorkers call her–expresses her bewilderment that she is using an E! reality show to attempt to… continue reading
The second and third seasons of Burning Love, an outstanding and fun web series that parodies ABC’s dating franchise, will air on E!, just as the first season did. The show was recently nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Special Class – Short-Format, Live-Action, Entertainment Program category. The two most recent seasons, which parody… continue reading
Move over Honey Boo Boo: cable reality TV has a new person to mock, and that’s Olympian Ryan Locthe. His E! reality show debuted Sunday night, and while I can’t believe I’m going to write this about an E! celebrity reality show, it’s ridiculously fun–emphasis on the ridiculous. If you watched the hilarious local news… continue reading
You might think that both Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Kim Kardashian’s rapid marriage is beyond parody, especially by the rarely-hilarious Saturday Night Live, but this trailer for “Kim’s Fairytale Divorce” that aired on on this weekend’s episode is great parody–especially Kristen Wiig’s perfect impression of Kris Jenner’s attention-grabbing. The worst part comes at… continue reading
E! has responded to the sad, tragic, surprising divorce of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries by scheduling even more repeat broadcasts of their four-hour wedding–which Kim now insists she did not profit from–including during prime-time on Monday, but then backed off once viewers had negative responses. The network’s president, Suzanne Kolb, told the New York… continue reading
After being married for 10 weeks, Kim Kardashian and filed for divorce from Kris Humphries on Monday, citing irreconcilable differences, as if 72 days is enough time to even figure out if you’ve watched the same movies as someone else. The predictable marriage-was-a-sham stories are surfacing, but the most interesting is some math related to… continue reading
The scourge known as Keeping up with the Kardashians, which Ryan Seacrest is responsible for unleashing into the world, has reached as high up as the White House, where the Obamas daughters watch the show. That doesn’t thrill Barack Obama, but Michelle Obama has a more pragmatic approach: she’s okay as long as her daughters… continue reading
Style network reality star and E! News host Giuliana Rancic announced today that she has breast cancer. Guiliana, who stars in Giuliana and Bill with her husband and The Apprentice winner Bill Rancic and is 36, will have surgery and follow that with radiation. Her cancer was discovered after a doctor ordered a mammogram before… continue reading
L.A. Lakers player Lamar Odom almost quit his E! reality series Khloe & Lamar shortly after production began, but now he’s still filming the series even during the playoffs. “By the third or fourth day, I realized how tough and demanding it was going to be. I was like, ‘I don’t think I could do… continue reading
The 250 or so people who tried Keeping Up with the Kardashians by spending money via a prepaid debit card called the Kardashian Kard will get refunds for fees an attorney general called “outrageous.” Reuters reported that University National Bank “halted sales of a prepaid debit card featuring an image of the Kardashian sisters, after… continue reading
A woman threw a drink on Kim Kardashian during filming of her new spin-off E! reality series, Kim and Kourtney Take New York, late last week. On her blog, Kim wrote that “Kourtney, Scott, Khloe and I went out to a bar to have a fun night on Khloeâ€™s last night in NYC. A drunk… continue reading
51Minds, the production company behind the Flavor of Love franchise, The Surreal Life, and other series has apparently lost its mind, as it will produce a show for E! called Bridalplasty that is a competition between women who are about to get married and want plastic surgery. This ridiculous-sounding series–NPR’s Linda Holmes called it “the… continue reading
Pretty Wild star Alexis Neiers–you’re forgiven if you’ve never heard of her or her crappy E! reality series–is going to jail for robbing Orlando Bloom’s home, but says she’s innocent. She was originally arrested during taping of the series. CNN reports that yesterday, “Alexis Neiers was sentenced to 180 days in jail Monday for her… continue reading