What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Monday May 28: ‘Gene Simmons Family Jewels‘ (9pm on A&E) **Season Premiere** Record Now Season 7, which continues the longest running celebrity family-based series on television, begins with a shocking moment for America’s most traditional, non-traditional family. After going through their most tumultuous year of their 28-year history, Gene and Shannon finally tied the knot. […]

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‘The Revolution’ Gets An Official Premiere Date

ABC has announced that “The Revolution,” as expected, will launch on Monday, January 15, 2012. The lifestyle show will replace long-running soap opera “One Life To Live” which will air its final episode on Friday, January 13. “The Revolution” was originally billed as a show similar to “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition,” chronicling the weight […]

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New On DVD This Week: Fringe, Midsomer Murders, Community, The Entitled

Fringe The mystery of the universe deepens and two worlds collide with the release of ‘Fringe‘: The Complete Third Season on Blu-ray. The critically acclaimed third season of TV’s most thrilling sci-fi series features 22 mind-bending episodes with over three hours of brand new special features, including a Blu-ray exclusive featurette and free download offer […]

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Reality Contestant Comes Out on TV During ‘Extreme Makeover’

The remarkable transformations that take place on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” have been emotional inspiration-fest, but Monday night’s episode was poignant for another reason. This week’s contestant Dana, a 45-year-old bachelor from Tennessee, not only dropped over 200 pounds, but he also dropped a bombshell on his friends, family and trainer Chris Powell. […]

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Does ‘General Hospital’ Have A Fighting Chance At Survival?

A Real Contest ABC President Anne Sweeney has made it explicit that “General Hospital” is battling ABC’s two upcoming daytime talk/reality shows, “The Chew” and “The Revolution” for its survival after Katie Couric’s talk show debuts. She told Deadline, “”We are not announcing the cancellation of General Hospital. It is important to look at daytime […]

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Who Benefits Most From Weight-Loss TV Shows?

By SANDY COHEN LOS ANGELES — Despite all the “Biggest Loser“-type shows on TV, all the pounds shed by their contestants and all the weight-loss products purchased by viewers, America continues to be the Biggest Gainer. At least 10 weight-loss shows are airing these days, and on “The Biggest Loser” alone, this season’s three top […]

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