In the seventh season of CW’s “The Vampire Diaries,” the Salvatore brothers (Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley) have faced a lot of foes but are they going to be able to either get along with or conquer their own mother, Lily (Annie Wersching)? Of course, like any good villain (if that’s truly what she is), […]
Happy Thursday mi gente! It’s almost the weekend and more importantly, Halloween. I can’t think of a better show to get into a frightful and exciting mood than with “The Vampire Diaries” airing at 8pm on the CW.
Things are definitely in a different place than the first season of the CW series, “The Originals.” When the spin-off of “The Vampire Diaries” premiered a year ago, it was basically a battle between friends/foes Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) with some werewolves and witches also thrown into the mix to take control of […]
In the first part of the TV Showrunners feature, I talked with both gay and straight showrunners to find out how they approach creating LGBT characters and writing LGBT stories. What they shared was that while we have definitely made strides towards more and better representation, there’s still some room to grow in many areas. […]
The year was 1977 and even without the Internet to spread the word on controversy I knew that there was something freaking people out about with this new sitcom called “Soap.” The show was supposedly racy, sexual and bawdy like no other show had been before and among its regular cast, it also had a […]
Oh no! I can’t believe it’s Thursday already and the season finale of “The Vampire Diaries” is only a few hours away.
While gay characters have become a staple of the television landscape, it’s only been in recent years that the gay teen has been explored more and more. Seriously! Look just about any place on the TV dial these days and you’ll find a plethora of teen characters who just happen to be gay. And, in […]
Writing on the LGBT side of entertainment press, one of the questions that regular falls out of my mouth during some interviews is ‘why no gay characters?’ In truth, I don’t believe every show needs gay characters or storylines but it’s still a valid question at times especially in the vampire genre where, at least […]
Happy Halloween mi gente! It’s the most spooktacular night of the year and you can bet, there will be lots of scary things to watch on TV tonight. Who really wants to go out knocking on strangers doors looking for free candy anyways?
We’re a couple of weeks into the fall season, and I’m still deciding what new shows will end up on permanent rotation at mi casa.