8 Reasons To Watch ‘Hellcats’ ’80s-Themed Episode Tonight

This Wednesday on ‘Hellcats‘ (9/8c, on The CW), brace yourself for an acid-washed flashback as the Lancer U. cheer squad celebrates its 25th year on campus with an ’80s-themed party. CW’s ‘Life’ Gets Cut Short: What Other Shows Are In Danger? But in addition to assorted tributes to Madonna, MJ and ‘Miami Vice,’ the episode […]

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What To Watch: Wednesday

TOP PICK: ‘Modern Family‘ (9pm ET on ABC) Claire and Haley have a bit of quality girl time while they’re stuck at home sick, and Phil is preoccupied by the taunts of a chirping smoke detector. Gloria and Manny’s surprise visit at Jay’s work leads to headaches for Jay, and Cameron gets swept up by […]

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Ad Gauge: Which Shows Command Top Dollar For Commercials?

‘American Idol‘ might have an uncertain future as far as how Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler will fare behind the judges’ table once Season 10 starts, but one thing’s for sure: TV’s most watched series continues to print money for Fox. Advertising Age reports that ad rates for ‘Idol’ remain the highest in primetime, with […]

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Is The CW This Season’s Most Successful Network?

The news for broadcast television networks is bleak: most new series are flopping.   What everyone assumed were surefire hits from big name producers like J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer turned out to be of moderate interest to most viewers. There are no breakout hits on par with last year’s ‘Glee‘ and ‘Modern Family‘.  Most returning […]

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Supernatural, V, Smallville, Fringe, Hellcats, Human Target: Got Qs For The Casts?

It is me, your friendly neighborhood executive editor of TV news, and this week I will be braving the Great White North – that’s Canada, if I know my Bob and Doug routines right – to visit the Vancouver sets and casts of ‘Supernatural‘ (Jared and Jensen included!), ‘Fringe,’ ‘V,’ ‘Human Target‘ and ‘Hellcats.’ But […]

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‘Hellcats’ Stars Cheer: Tom Welling Is A Super Exec Producer

As The CW’s ‘Hellcats’ prepares for its Wednesday-night premiere and then hopefully ratings to flip over, the cast already has this to cheer about: ‘Smallville‘ vet Tom Welling makes for one out-of-this-world executive producer. “Tom is super hands-on,” ‘Hellcats’ lead Aly Michalka raved to Fancast shortly after filming the pilot for the cheerleading drama, which […]

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What To Watch: Wednesday

TOP PICK: ‘America’s Next Top Model‘ (8pm ET on The CW) **Season Premiere** Cycle 15 of Tyra Banks’ addictive reality hit is back – but with a twist. This season, the winner gets a spread in Italian Vogue, and so the pressure is on to produce not just a winner, but a high-fashion star. Mister […]

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