CW’s ‘Life’ Gets Cut Short: What Other Shows Are In Danger?

“Charming” only gets you so far in the cold, hard TV landscape. As such, The CW’s ratings-challenged ‘Life Unexpected‘ will not be getting a full-season order, and will produce just 13 episodes for its sophomore run. Though the network is theoretically/diplomatically not making a decision on ‘LUX’s longterm future until May, series creator Liz Tigelaar […]

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What To Watch: Tuesday

TOP PICK: ‘Dancing With The Stars‘ (9pm ET on ABC) Find out who the latest celebrity sent packing is, but more importantly, the all-star cast of the upcoming ‘Skating With The Stars’ will be announced as well. KEY EPISODE: ‘Life Unexpected‘ (9pm ET on The CW) Cate (Shiri Appleby), Baze (Kristoffer Polaha), Ryan (Kerr Smith) […]

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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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What To Watch: Tuesday

TOP PICK: ‘One Tree Hill/’Life Unexpected‘ (8pm ET and 9pm ET on The CW) It’s a special crossover event! First on ‘One Tree Hill,’ as Clay is discharged from the hospital, Nathan contemplates walking away from the NBA. Meanwhile, Brooke and Victoria (guest star Daphne Zuniga) disagree on how to handle the company’s financial problems, […]

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Report Card: Grading This Season’s Drama Premieres

The television audience has spoken.  While this season’s new shows got all the hype, a lot more people tuned in to the season premieres of the shows they already know and love.  So which drama series came back better than ever and which need to do a little extra credit?  Grades were assigned based on […]

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‘Life Unexpected’s Shiri Appleby: Cate Should Choose Baze… and Ryan

Shiri Appleby plays ‘Life Unexpected‘s Cate, arguably primetime’s most neurotic character.  The radio morning show co-host is still hung up on Baze (Kristoffer Polaha) the guy who knocked her up in high school despite being married to nice guy Ryan (Kerr Smith).  She’s clueless about how to raise her long lost daughter.  Yet she is […]

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‘Life Unexpected’: 5 Things To Know About Season 2

The second season of’ The CW’s ‘Life Unexpected‘ premieres Tuesday September 13 (9/8c).   Last season ended with Baze interrupting Cate and Ryan’s wedding after they had said their vows.  This season will be about much more than a love triangle and a long lost daughter.  According to the show’s creator Liz Tigelaar,”If last season was […]

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What To Watch: Tuesday

TOP PICK: ‘Life Unexpected‘ (9pm ET on The CW) **Season Premiere** Cate and Ryan return from their honeymoon only to discover that major changes have been made at the radio station in their absence. A very confused Baze struggles with his feelings for Cate, and ends up hooking up with the hot new bartender, Paige […]

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