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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‘The Beautiful Life’ Finds New Life on the Web

‘The Beautiful Life: TBL’ didn’t deliver pretty numbers during its blink-and-you-missed-it run on The CW, but series creator Ashton Kutcher hopes to prove something by relocating the fashion-centric drama to YouTube. Starting Thursday, December 17, the video-sharing site will unspool ‘The Beautiful Life’s’ first two hours, which were already broadcast on The CW, as well […]

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The CW Orders Up More ‘Melrose,’ ‘Vampire,’ and ‘Hill’

Despite lackluster ratings the CW has ordered six more scripts from ‘Melrose Place,’ according to Variety. The CW also ordered additional ‘Vampire Diaries‘ scripts and gave ‘One Tree Hill‘ a full-season pickup. ‘Hill’ is currently in its seventh season while ‘Vampire Diaries’ was the network’s biggest premiere with 4.9 million viewers. With Heather Locklear returning […]

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The Beautiful Life: Pretty, Dull

Ah, the beautiful people with their glamorous lives. Who amongst us has not wished that we were six inches taller and twenty five pounds lighter so we could be the ones strutting down the catwalk? The Beautiful Life will kill that daydream. According to this show, a models’s life is boring, predictable and utterly devoid […]

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TV Critics Sniff At ‘The Beautiful Life’

As some critics are busy getting catty at New York’s Fashion Week, television critics are giving similar treatment to the CW’s runway-themed drama, ‘The Beautiful Life: TBL.’ Set at Manhattan’s Covet Modeling Agency, ‘TBL’ stars a wealth of pretty faces including supermodel Elle Macpherson, Sara Paxton and tabloid favorite Mischa Barton. The series sets out […]

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Mischa Barton Is “Fully Immersed” In Work

Mischa Barton is having her cake and eating it too. Although the starlet has been seen out partying and letting loose, she’s not letting rumors of a troubled career slow her down. Her new show, The Beautiful Life, about young models breaking into the fashion industry, premieres on the CW on September 16th and Mischa […]

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