This was not a good week for Emily Post, as the week's top TV moments exhibited an alarming lack of etiquette. Kanye West crushed tender flower Taylor Swift's hopes and dreams by barging in on her VMA moment. Serena Williams unleashed a tirade of four-letter words at the U.S. Open. And True Blood 's Maryann was in serious need of a wedding planner, as her Dionysian bachelorette party offended our delicate sensibilities. Welcome to Top Moments, Common Courtesy Edition. 10. Bridezilla of the Week: On True Blood , Maryann finally reveals her plan: She wants to marry Dionysus, that's all! She steals Sookie's grandmother's wedding dress and recruits three of her lady-zombie followers for an impromptu bachelorette party. Instead of appletinis and toilet-paper veils, though, each of the ladies has to lick an ostrich egg covered in blood, which symbolizes fertility. Ick. 9. Biggest Upset: Everyone wrote off Jordan after her showmance with Jeff ended with his ouster, but the ditzy Southern belle pulls an upset to become the final head of household on Big Brother 11 . She wins the jury vote 5-2 and takes home $500,000. Hopefully she'll use some of the cash to pay for lessons in how to tell time. 8. Weirdest Dream: While Mad Men 's Betty gives birth in a drug-induced fog, we're treated to a delightfully off-kilter dream sequence of a radiant Betty, nurturing (or squishing, depending on your perspective) a caterpillar in her hand. At home, her dead mom and dad tell her to keep her mouth shut and be a good housewife. Also: Medgar Evers is there, bleeding out all over the kitchen table. Analyze that! 7. Most Creative Use of Nudity: While Nathan is often undressed on One Tree Hill , the season premiere features roommates Skills and Mouth in the altogether. The pair shares a naked stare-down in the kitchen (not a euphemism), with a pesky plant strategically blocking their nether regions. 6. Most Refreshing Sobriety: During a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, Whitney Houston reveals that while she often smoked marijuana laced with cocaine, ex-husband Bobby Brown may have been the real drug. When Winfrey asks Houston if she regrets having cameras follow her for Brown's reality show, she replies, "I was crazy in love; it didn't matter to me." 5. Tearjerker of the Week: Viewers see a softer side of outburst-prone Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels when Abbey, who tragically lost her husband and children in a car crash, steps on the scale. Instead of harsh words, though, Jillian is moved to tears. 4. Saddest Death: On the season premiere of Fringe - an hour packed with deaths - a shape-shifting mystery man unceremoniously kills Charlie when he needs the FBI agent's identity for quick cover. We're glad that Kirk Acevedo still has a job (for now), but bummed that his character will no longer be with us. Oh well, we'll always have other universes, Charlie! 3. Foot in Mouth Award: Serena Williams unleashes a profanity-laced tirade at a lineswoman who calls a foot fault against her in her U.S. Open semifinal match with Kim Clijsters. Her cursing leads to a point penalty, which secures the match for Clijsters. Williams has since apologized for her rant, and Clijsters became the first mom in 29 years to win a major. 2. Best Tribute: Whoopi Goldberg provides laughter and tears as she remembers Patrick Swayze, her Ghost co-star and friend, on The View. "Let's hope that Ghost was right," she says, choking back tears and referring to film's most famous line: "'It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you." 1. Most Consistent: Kanye West steals Taylor Swift's mic - and thunder - at the MTV VMAs when he interrupts her Best Female Video acceptance speech to say that Beyonce's video was one of the best of all time. Beyonce later invites Swift back onstage to "have her moment," and their matching red dresses help fuel speculation that her moment was actually a publicity stunt. West's antics spawn an Internet craze (see here and here for examples). President Obama speaks for America when he calls West a "jackass," an off-the-record comment that predictably leaks. Source Here
True Blood may have wrapped up its second season but it left us with enough questions to ponder on until the show returns for season 3. Who took Bill? What is Sookie? Will Sam finally meet his real parents? What will happen to Jessica and Hoyt? We won't know for sure until True Blood returns next fall. It's going to be a long wait, nine excruciating months to be exact but, luckily, I've stumbled upon some spoilers to pass the time. Take note, however, that some of these spoilers are not confirmed by the network so read at your own risk. To Read More Click here .
All hail the king! Move over Queen Sophie-Anne, there's another royalt presence next season. True Blood has cast Tony winner Denis O'Hare to fill the shoes of the King of Mississippi, marking the first casting news for the third season of the HBO series. Denis O'Hare may not ring a bell for most of you but you've probably seen the veteran actor on several occasions. He has appeared as a guest star on several episodes of Law & Order and its spin-offs, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent . He has also most notably appeared on 10 episodes of Brothers & Sisters , and graced movies such as 21 Grams, Garden State, Half Nelson, Milk and Charlie Wilson's War. On stage, though, O'Hare has earned a name for himself with his award winning Tony performance in Richard Greenberg's Take Me Out, where his character's lengthy monologues, in which he slowly falls in love with the game of baseball, were considered the main reason for his award. He also won the 2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for his role as Oscar Lindquist in the Broadway revival of Sweet Charity. It looks like O'Hare, whose character's name is Russell Edgington, will play a pretty big role on True Blood since he'll be one of the regulars for the new season. He's also expected to make his debut early on. There's no word yet on how far the series will deviate from the books, but based on the Charlaine Harris novels, Russell is described as the perfect southern gentleman who prefers men. Does this mean the show is heading to Mississippi next season? What causes the appearance of the king? And what does this mean for Queen Sophie-Anne? Let me know what you think below! Source Here
The second season ender of True Blood has left fans somewhat divided, with some fans describing the conclusion as predictable and a huge letdown while others thought that it was a satisfying ending to a bunch of loose ends. On the other hand, one thing fans are unanimous about is the anticipation of season 3, which is likely to kick off next fall, around the same time it did this year. Until then, we're left with bunch of cliffhangers, including the mystery surrounding Sookie's nature, Sam's quest for his real parents, and Tara dealing with the aftermath of Eggs' death. Luckily, True Blood series creator Alan Ball has shed light on some of the mysteries that have been haunting fans. Warning: Spoilers ahead!!! To Read More Click Here .
Bon Temps reaches a fever pitch as Maryann prepares for her ultimate bestial sacrifice, conscripting Sookie to be Maid of Honor at the bloody nuptials. Meanwhile, Sophie-Anne warns Eric to keep the lid on Bill's inquisitiveness; Jason leads Andy into the heroic abyss; and Hoyt struggles with Maxine's endless stream of insults. Deliberating on what may be his final move to save Sookie and the town, Sam places his trust, and his life, in a most unlikely ally. Watch & Discuss: Watch True Blood Season 2, Episode 12 - 'Beyond Here Lies Nothin' Read True Blood's Review Season 2, Episode 12 - 'Beyond Here Lies Nothin'
Alan Ball spared sometime talking about his show " True Blood " which will wrap up its second season on Sunday, September 13. Among the things that he discussed in an interview with TV Squad are the facts that a few members will no longer be seen in season three while some are getting more screen time. Asked whether Eric, who already became a big part of season 2, will finally get together with Sookie, Ball said, "I can't tell you if they're going to get together, because that's going to ruin the anticipation." He added, "But, if you've been following season two, he's definitely been doing things to make her more vulnerable and more susceptible to him. And he does want her, he's just not sure why. I think it's deeper than just, 'I want her because Bill Compton has her'. Although that's part of it, because Eric is a total alpha-dog." The third season is loosely based on Charlaine Harris' third novel from the "Sookie Stackhouse" series, "Club Dead". Ball spilled, "...I'm not giving anything away when I say that we'll meet the Vampire King of Mississippi, Russell Edgington. And we'll encounter werewolves for the first time in the flesh; we've heard about them, but we'll meet them. I'm very excited about the character of Debbie Pelt. She's bad news." Ball went further in revealing what season 3 would be like, saying "Everybody is struggling with identity in season three - What am I? Who am I? What is my life? ...And some people are like, 'Am I human? I always thought I was, but maybe I was wrong'. In one particular case, its like, 'Yes, honey, you were wrong'." Pressed further by TV Squad, Ball admitted that Sookie is not 100 percent human and that she is aware of it. Those who will not be back for the third season next summer would be Godric, who is "really dead", and second season's villain, Maryann. Source Here
HBO 's vamp-tastic show, True Blood , wraps up its sophomore year this Sunday, so EW.com's resident Bill-Sookie-Eric expert picks the bloody best! 'True Blood': Ken Tucker's 10 Favorite Moments from Season 2 Don't miss the True Blood Season 2 finale on HBO Sunday, Sept 13th at 9/8c!
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We are both excited and slightly bummed that the second season of HBO 's True Blood is already coming to its conclusion this Sunday. In honor of the event, the Wall Street Journal (really!) has rounded up their Top 5 Favorite Moments from the Season (thus far...): True Blood: Top Five Moments of Season Two...So Far Do you agree? What have been your favorite moments leading up to this week's finale?
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