February 14, 2010 |
On last month's premiere episode of MTV's "My Life as Liz" (10:30 p.m. Mondays), Liz Lee, the show's misfit protagonist, is assigned by her Burleson High School broadcast journalism teacher to complete a profile of golden girl Taylor Terry, an anchor of the school's news program. Eyes are rolled. At one point while filming Taylor, Liz threatens to vomit. Détente is eventually reached, with Taylor opening up to Liz about her inner life, and Liz taking Taylor shopping for vintage clothes.
December 7, 2012 |
Here's the thing about appearing on reality television: No matter how hard you try to put it behind you, it will always come back later -- especially if the show is a tragically corny MTV game show. Back in 2008 MTV apparently thought it would be a great idea to pit wannabe rappers against one another for the ridiculously titled game show, “Bustas.” The competition, hosted by West Coast rapper Kurupt (whatever happened to him?), featured mildly offensive contests such as “Guess the Rapper By His Grill” and “Is This a Real Rolex?
January 21, 2010
Hasselhoff as stage dad As he teased earlier this month when he quit "America's Got Talent," David Hasselhoff is in fact getting his own reality show. A&E has signed the former "Baywatch" and "Knight Rider" star to an as-yet-untitled series about his life as a stage dad. Apparently when he's not turning up in the tabloids and gossip news sites, the Hoff has been helping his daughters, Taylor-Ann, 19, and Haley, 17, pursue singing careers. The series will premiere later this year, A&E said.
May 29, 2012 |
The reality show surrounding the Lakers is always captivating. The Lakers' front office is looking to make roster changes. Kobe Bryant is wondering if he'll ever win his sixth NBA championship. Pau Gasol is worrying whether he'll remain a Laker. Andrew Bynum is noticing the angst on whether he will fully mature. Metta World Peace is thriving on acting goofy. The Lakers' reality show rarely focuses just on the basketball court. It focuses on everything off of it too. With Lamar Odom, the Lakers were eventually treated to too many doses of the Kardashian family.
February 6, 2013 |
In its search for hit programming beyond the omnipresent Kardashian clan, E! network continues to poach from the music community -- this time with across-the-pond boy band "The Wanted. " "The Wanted Life" (working title) willl document the personal and professional lives of the English-Irish fivesome as they shack up in the Hollywood Hills. They're the latest music folk to get a reality series: British pop girl group The Saturdays made their stateside presence known in "Chasing The Saturdays," which premiered last month, and last year's "Married to Jonas" chronicled newlywed life for Kevin Jonas, one-third of the Jonas Brothers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 11, 2009 |
Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday approved an agreement to allow a television production company to develop a new reality show about the Sheriff's Department's use of technology. The agreement allows Wadell Media to develop an episodic show called "Tech Force USA" that will feature the department's use of high-tech gadgets in day-to-day law enforcement work. The show would appear on TruTV.