Why You Should Watch: Showtime’s Lurid, Entertaining Adult Reality Series, ‘Gigolos’

Our newest feature, “Why You Should Watch?” recommends shows that can and should fit into any TV viewers’ busy schedule, but may have fallen into their DVR blind spot or been less well-publicized than your average network sitcom or premium-cable drama. Last week, we encouraged a journey into the self-destructive world of London crime-fighter Idris […]

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Poor Folk Making A TV Comeback

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – What with the usual assortment of doctors, lawyers, ad executives, jingle writers and police showing up on your TV set, you would hardly believe that more than 14 million Americans are out of work. Finally, that tide seems to be shifting. On Fox’s “Raising Hope,” the unabashedly downtrodden […]

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‘Trailer Park Housewives’ Looking for Blue Collar Drama

It was just a matter of time before the “Real Housewives” craze took an interesting new turn away from the rich, privileged, and overly Botoxed and into the struggling, salt-of-the-Earth, and potentially criminal. Well, that time is now and the show is “Trailer Park Housewives.” The series, which is created and executive produced by Marklen […]

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Watching Dumb TV Shows Might Make You Dumb, Study Finds

For those of you who get a kick out of hearing “Jersey Shore’s” Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino drunkenly describe unattractive chicks as “grenades,” “landmines,” or some kind of animal at the zoo OR “Real Housewives of New Jersey’s” Teresa Giudice botch the English language with words like “sangwich” and “ingredientses”—BEWARE! Your mindless boob tube escapism […]

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Bravo Goes Spin-Off Crazy With New Programming Slate

Familiar faces in new situations – that’s one of the strategies Bravo is adopting as it develops a new round of shows that will begin premiering over the next few months and into next year. The cable channel best known for its “Real Housewives” franchises and shows such as “Top Chef” (which just had another […]

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