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There's a new reality show with Orange County housewives at the center of it premiering next month, but this one will not be following a pinot grigo-soaked trail to Coto de Caza, Laguna Beach or the Balboa Bay Club. More like moose tracks to Nome, Fairbanks or Shaktoolik.
We've reported over these many months about former Costa Mesa thrift store king Dave "YUUUP!" Hester suffering legal setbacks in his lawsuit against the makers and presenters of A&E's Storage Wars. But like an expensive diamond ring plucked from an abandoned storage unit otherwise filled with peanu ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post about the disclosure Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo was accused of sexual harassment before Univision abruptly ended his popular morning radio show. ORIGINAL POST, JULY 23, 8 A.M.: I've been around the peripheries of radio long enough to understand that radio is a busi ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why would a Mexican ever call a gabacha a mexicana?
Even though we're thankful that the whole Mayan apocalypse prediction turned out to be false, it's worth noting that not everyone escaped calamity in 2012. Judging by the viral footage from the local TV station's New Year's Eve live broadcast on Monday, it appears Channel 56 KDOC endured one of the ... More >>
Travel Channel announced yesterday that Anthony Bourdain's final bow on their network before he jumps ship to CNN will begin Monday, September 3 at 9 p.m. The first episode of "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations - The Final Tour" will be preceded by a nine-hour marathon of viewer-voted past episodes ... More >>
The on-again, off-again Octomom stripping gig is off again. Puns intended. Nadya Suleman reportedly won't take her top off at T's Lounge in West Palm Beach, Fla. next month, because employees at the club were talking crap about her.
Loretta: Cannot help herself from saying dumb thingsYesterday, supporters of State Assemblymember Van Tran sent out an email further piling on Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (whom Tran and the entirety of America's GOP is desperately trying to beat) for her idiotic ramblings on Univisión's Al Pun ... More >>
California State Assemblymember Van Tran appeared on Univisión's Al Punto program today, the Spanish-language version of the major network's Sunday-morning blabberfests. But those who no hablar now probably know it for being the setting where Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez--the OC GOP's Moby Dick ... More >>
American Idol, E News Daily and KISS-FM host Ryan Seacrest returned to Children's Hospital of Orange County on Monday to brighten the days of young patients, broadcast his radio show live and seek $5 donations to CHOC from listeners.The teeny broadcaster, who also visited CHOC in September 2009, ... More >>
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The Travel Channel We reported earlier this month that Adam Richman of Travel Channel's Man vs. Food would be doing a one-man show at the Wiltern in Los Angeles in December. That show has been cancelled due to "an unexpected change in his production schedule". The show should be rescheduled f ... More >>
Photo Courtesy Travel ChannelI don't like where this is going. Scripps Network Interactive Inc., owner of the Food Network, which has slowly but noticeably descended into semi-homemade mediocrity, bought a controlling stake in the Travel Channel last week. For Anthony Bourdain's sake, I hope ... More >>
Adam Richman, the lovable foodie from the Travel Channel's Man V. Food, is coming to the House of Blues Dec. 15. If you don't know Richman, your first question probably is, "So?" But if you know all about how the Brooklyn native travels the country to enter eateries that serve ridiculous portions in ... More >>
The Travel ChannelPass the Nexium, please.Adam Richman, the host of the Travel Channel's Man Vs. Food, is bringing his live show, Eat Your Heart Out, to the Wiltern on Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. He'll be talking about the making of Man Vs. Food, handicapping the Los Angeles food scene and there will be au ... More >>
Walking with Dinosaurs: The Live Experience
Disney is a notoriously litigious corporation that defends what it feels belongs to them, whether intellectual property rights or the city of Anaheim. So it'll be interesting to see what, if any, reaction, they'll do after this children's television show aired on Hamas' Palestinian television networ ... More >>
In terms of media attention, Long Beach has always languished in the shadow of the colossus of the north, L.A. And of course, it has never provided TV networks with the hours of advertising-delighting conspicuous consumption that OC has (The OC, The Real Housewives of…, Laguna Beach). But t ... More >>
Costa Mesa-based band Supernova is taking on the Motley Crue drummer, reality TV God Mark Burnett and the CBS network over the band on Rock Star Supernova performing under just the name Supernova: Rock band seeks to stop CBS and Mark Burnett's new band from performing under the name Supernova Requ ... More >>
The invasion continues as Univision's Despierta América (think Today except with hotter chicks, Ann Curry notwithstanding) films a segment with The Mexican this Tuesday (mañana) at 6 p.m. on the corner of Spurgeon and Fourth streets in downtown SanTana. No punches, please--just amor!
'The Saintly Madonna and the Great Whore'
Pet Star TV auditions were ruff, I tell ya, ruff