Daily Archives : Aug 13, 2009

Unaired Pilot of ‘South Park’ Released Online

“South Park” creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have released the unaired pilot of the show on the SouthParkStudios.com Web site, The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed blog reports. "This is the only all-construction-paper episode of the series and the only one hand-animated…

‘Housewives of Atlanta’ Producers Looking for the Real Gay Men of New York City

Beth Bigler, development coordinator for Endemol’s True Entertainment, the production company behind Bravo’s popular "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," has put out a call for what appears to be an all-gay version of "Housewives" franchise, Gawker.com reports. "I’m looking for the hottest…

Reports: ‘Australian Idol’ Wants Paula as a Judge

Reports are surfacing on the Internet that Paula Abdul, the "American Idol" judge who has announced she will not be returning to the show, has an offer to be a judge on "Australian Idol." One of those reports is on the…

New Report on Set-Top Boxes: Shipment Will Hit 200 Million in Four Years; A Trend Will be Set-Top Boxes Connected to the Internet

A new report by Park Associates says set-top box shipments will reach 200 million by 2013, according to Multichannel News. One trend the company see are that set-top boxes are incresingly being hooked up to the Internet, allowing Internet programming…

Les Paul, 94, Has Died. Yes, He Had a Long Running TV Show in the ’50s, But The Reason You Need To Read About Him is Simply, as The NY Times Says Today, Paul’s ‘Innovations Changed the Course of 20th-Century Popular Music’

Les Paul, a true giant of the music industry, has passed away at age 94. If you have any interest in pop culture today, you need to know about Paul, and a wonderful place to start is this marvelous piece on…

MORE ‘Family Guy’ News: Karl Rove, Rush Limbaugh, and Other Prominent Republicans to Guest on the Show

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, Republican strategist Karl Rove and other well known Republicans will make a guest  appearance on an upcoming episode of  “Family Guy”  next season, according to The Hollywod Reporter’s Live Feed blog. They will do the voices to…

Are All the New Nurse Shows a Result of the Weak Economy?

With NBC’s new nurse drama “Mercy,” joining the other newish nurse-centric shows, maybe we have a trend here that’s a sign of a week economy, reports TVGuide.com. "It really felt like a way to depict real working women," Liz Heldens, creator…

This Item for Baby Boomers Only

Lassie with Timmy’s mom, June Lockhart.   June is looking great. She’s exactly 12 years old in dog years. (Photos from WireImage.)

Baby Stewie on ‘Family Guy’ is Gay, Show Creator Seth MacFarlane Reveals

Seth MacFarlane, in an interview in Playboy, says that baby Stewie in his animated show "Family Guy,” is gay, the New York Daily News reports. MacFarlane said a script had been written where it is revealed that Stewie is gay,…

Anne Dudek to Co-Star in USA’s ‘Covert Affairs’ Pilot

Former “House” star Anne Dudek has been tapped to co-star on the pilot of USA’s “Covert Affairs” with Piper Perabo, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Dudek will play Perablo’s sister on the show.   In addition to playing Dr. Amber Volakis…