And we're back for Round 2 of "Get with the Program"! Did you catch last week's edition?
Hope you also checked out this week's previous editorial colums:
Kendra's TV Hotspots of the Week on Monday
Alex's Reality Rant on Wednesday
Dom's Boy Meets Reel on Thursday
Lots of fun in store for you this week coming from me, so read on...!
So apparently my ANTM confession from last week was not all that startling to many of you. So, guess it's time to ramp it up and confess something even more embarrassing for this week:
I watch pretty much all of the ABC Family Channel Original Movies, but especially if they pertain to "The Cutting Edge."
Confess your TV sins in comments below!
Justin Bieber Alert
I thought I would be the last person saying this, but the little twerp known as Justin Bieber* - who may or may not have a secret plot for world domination (he's already taken over Twitter with 1.8 million followers and is a perpetual trending topic) has been growing on me.
So, dare I be excited for his SNL appearance this Saturday night? AND, even if you still aren't sold on the Biebs, Tina Fey is hosting!!!
*If you are asking yourself, "Who IS Justin Bieber?", this is the most useful thing you will ever read.
Pronunciation Lesson of the Week
I thought I did. I foolishly assumed it was pronounced tree-eme. You know, like ex-treme. Rhymes with beam.
In fact, the correct pronunciation is: Truh-may (Thanks, NY Times).
Now you can sound smart (or pretentious) in your conversations about a show that you probably will not be watching. You're welcome!
New Shows. Old Friends.
I tend to get all gooey inside when some of my favorite actors that appeared in older shows pop up in the cast list for new shows. Witnessed a bunch of that this week:
2. Lucy Hale of my beloved Privileged from last season is the star of this summer's Pretty Little Liars on ABC Family.
3. Amy Acker (most known from Angel, but was also recently awesome in Dollhouse) is a part of the ensemble cast of upcoming murder mystery Happy Town on ABC. This one is premiering this month - April 28th - taking Ugly Betty's timeslot. The show actually looks like a stinker, but Acker always proves to be a bright spot even when other aspects of a show might be lacking.
4. This is more for nostalgia/watching-a-trainwreck-in-action's sake than anything else, but Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence are appearing in a new ABC Family summer sitcom called Melissa & Joey where Lawrence's character becomes 'manny' to politician Hart's niece. Holy wow.
Have any favorite actors/actresses from older programs that are appearing/will be appearing in new programs soon? Share!
Help me name my friend's feral cats...
No, this section is not a joke. My friend is moving to a building with a sign that states, "Please do not feed the feral cats." Luckily, it says nothing about not naming them. As we are both fans of television, I suggested naming the entire army of cats after TV characters, but cat-pun-ified. So far, I've got Don Dra-purrr. Get it? Have any other ideas? Share 'em!
So that's all for this week! As always, comments and feedback are welcome.
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