Daily Archives : Jun 7, 2009

Producers: Speidi are ‘Liars,’ Weren’t Tortured

The producers of "I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!" are fighting back against charges that Spencer and Heidi Pratt are being tortured on the NBC show. “ITV Studios, producers of the series, state that press reports at this time…

WBDTD’s ‘Old Christine’ Joins ‘Entourage,’ ‘Curb’ on Trib Stations; Cleared in 70 Percent of Country

By Josef Adalian Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution has cleared "The New Adventures of Old Christine" on stations reaching more than 70 percent of the country, including the Tribune stations in New York and Los Angeles. The sales come just…

Nick at Nite Buys Cable Run of ‘Malcolm in the Middle’

Nick at Nite has acquired the cable syndication run of "Malcolm in the Middle," Daily Variety reports. The comedy-focused cable network has bought rights to all 151 episodes of the single-camera half-hour, which ran on Fox from 2000 until 2006….

‘Nurse Jackie’: It’s Nearly Perfect

I think I’m in love. Back in early May, I had reviewed the first two episodes of Showtime’s addictive dark comedy series “Nurse Jackie,” starring Edie Falco, and waxed ecstatic about the brilliance and humanity of the series’ opening installments….

Memo to Reality Producers: It’s Time to Call Jenny Craig

As Jerry Seinfeld might say, “What’s the deal with all the the really long reality shows?” I speak, of course, of the two-and three-hour syndrome that is taking over network reality at an alarming rate! Just look at NBC’s two-hour…

Reports: ‘Hills’ Star Heidi Pratt Tortured on Reality Show Set

Heidi Pratt was rushed to a hospital in Costa Rica after “convulsively throwing up,” the result of what some people on the set of the NBC reality show “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” said was torture, according to TMZ.com ….