August 17, 2012 |
Elevator doors open. And there they are — Stacy, Clinton and even Randy, cast members from TLC's " What Not to Wear " and " Say Yes to the Dress, " gazing out from life-size murals adorning the walls of the cable network's offices. At every turn of the sixth-floor digs in the headquarters of parent company Discovery Communications , TLC's reality-show stars greet you. Even the furniture in the waiting area — cupcake-shaped chairs tucked into a cake stand table — is a nod to...
January 30, 2012 |
HIGHLIGHTS All the cable news networks, including MSNBC, CNN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network and C-SPAN, will provide coverage of the Florida GOP presidential primary ; PBS breaks in with a half-hour special at 11 p.m. During the Michael Jackson-themed "Glee" (Fox at 8) episode, the New Directions-Warblers rivalry intensifies as both groups practice for the regional competition. On "Ringer" (CW at 9), which returns...
March 6, 2013 |
Remember when makeover shows were the hot, new thing in reality TV, and TLC's "What Not to Wear" was at the head of the class? TLC announced Wednesday that it will close out its longest-running prime-time show at the end of its coming season, which is set to premiere in July, running Friday nights. TLC General Manager Amy Winter said Wednesday that she thought it was "the right time" to end the show. "This show changed me and the trajectory of my life," weighed in star Stacy London, who's done...
August 7, 2012 |
I'm as powerless as anyone to look away from " Here Comes Honey Boo Boo ," TLC's new reality series about Alana Thompson, a 6-year-old kiddie pageant contestant from rural Georgia, and the boisterous clan what done gave birth to her. Precocious, atrocious! She's a Shirley Temple for this ceaseless Great Recession! The show, premiering with two episodes Wednesday night, is a horrifying and yet strangely sweet glimpse at American life as it is lived by a particular style of...
January 28, 2013 |
"The Sisterhood" is a new reality show on TLC about pastors' wives in Atlanta. The city is the spiritual home of Martin Luther King Jr.'s ministry and the show promises a rare window into the lives of several "first ladies. " So far — we're four episodes in, halfway through the inaugural season — a pastor has given his spouse a pair of handcuffs, a first lady has pointed out the first house where she smoked crack and there's been a nice chat about sexually transmitted diseases.
August 29, 2012
Just in time for the party conventions comes a study on the TV shows with the highest concentration of each political party's most loyal voters. Check out the lists below: Non-news shows with highest concentration of key voter segments (Source: Experian Simmons) SUPER-DEMOCRATS 1. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central) 2. The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) 3. 30 Rock (NBC) 4. Shameless (Showtime) 5. Modern Family (ABC) 6. Game of Thrones...