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2013 Fall TV Preview: The Returning Shows On The CW & CBS

9/4/2013 6:00pm EDT
The CW and CBS are complete opposites. The CW shouldn't be in business, and CBS is THE business. The CW aims for teenagers to lose their sh!t on social media. CBS aims for the median age of the people in my office. I've never understood the Blue Bloods audience more than in the last year. My interest in The CW is odd and possibly unhealthy. I'm endlessly fascinated with its shows and attractive actors. I'll watch Reign just for Adelaide Kane. I'm not endlessly fascinated by CBS. CBS lulls me to sleep. I never wrote about Elementary's "Pilot" because I went to sleep mid-episode. I never watc...

'Sex And The City' Author Tackles Sarah Jessica Parker's 'Carrie Diaries' Criticism

3/26/2013 9:40am EDT
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"Sex And The City" author Candace Bushnell has responded to Sarah Jessica Parker's criticism of the TV show's prequel, "The Carrie Diaries."

Parker played character Carrie Bradshaw for six years on the HBO program, while 19-year-old AnnaSophia Robb is playing a younger version of the character on The CW's new show. Parker said: "She (Robb) is a lovely girl and I want her to feel good about it, but it's odd."

Bushnell has come forward about Parker's comments, pointing out that famous roles are often played by many people over the years. She told the Daily Beast: "The reality is, that's sho...

Freema Agyeman: From 'Law & Order: UK' to 'The Carrie Diaries'

1/21/2013 9:00am EST
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She impressed us in the courtroom - now Freema Agyeman is moving to the style world. The Law & Order: UK star plays magazine editor Larissa in The CW's Sex and the City prequel The Carrie Diaries, and she joined BFTV to talk about making the transition, what's ahead in season one, and a certain unanswered question from her LOUK days.

"I went from being in Doctor Who to Torchwood to Law & Order and it took up years of my career. For the first time in five, six years pilot season was available to me," explained the actress, who also played Martha Jones opposite David Tennant's Tenth Doctor. ...

New Midseason Shows To Check Out In 2013

12/25/2012 2:00pm EST
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Good morning and Merry Christmas everyone! Now that the holidays are just about behind us, it's time see what new Midseason shows are debuting. If you didn't get what you wanted for Christmas, maybe one of these new shows will be a welcome gift to look forward to.

Deception - Monday, January 7 at 10 p.m. E.T. on NBC

When wealthy socialite and notorious party girl Vivian Bowers is found dead of an overdose, no one is really surprised.  The heiress to the Bowers pharmaceutical empire has been tabloid fodder for years: wild, pretty, privileged… and now dead at the age of 32.  But for FBI age...

'The Carrie Diaries' Stars Rock Out 80s Style In New Promo Pics

10/28/2012 1:00pm EDT
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"The Carrie Diaries," which is set in the 1980s, is a prequel to the immensely popular "Sex And The City" TV series. AnnaSophia stars as a young Carrie Bradshaw (played by Sarah Jessica Parker on the HBO version).

The CW just released a bunch of new promo pics featuring the cast posing in front of a giant paint-spattered wall and wearing various shades of neon and pastel clothing.

Katie Findlay, who plays Maggie, looks 80s-riffic in a mesh blouse, giant pink plastic earrings and very colorful eye shadow. Bredan Dooling, who plays Walt, looks preppy in a turquoise sweater, pink plaid shirt...

Vanessa Hudgens Wears A Sexy Black Cutout Dress To 'The Carrie Diaries' Premiere

10/23/2012 7:30pm EDT
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Vanessa Hudgens wore a sexy black cutout dress to the premiere of The Carrie Diaries at the SVA theater in New York City's Chelsea district Monday night.

Vanessa doesn't star in the show, but her new boyfriend, Austin Butler does, alongside AnnaSophia Robb; who plays title character Carrie Bradshaw in the Sex And The City prequel.

The Carrie Diaries follows Bradshaw throughout her senior year of high school and is set to premiere in January.

Vanessa's new project also debuts early next year; she stars with Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson and James Franco in Spring Breakers, which is due in t...

'Gossip Girl's' Sixth Season Will Be Its Last

5/17/2012 5:22pm EDT
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Bosses at The CW network just announced "Gossip Girl" will end after a shortened 11-episode sixth season next fall. The show is based on Cecily von Ziegesar's book series of the same name.

"Gossip Girl" debuted strongly in 2007 and quickly became a global phenomenon. Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick and Penn Badgley star.

CW execs revealed the final storyline to It will revolve around an unstable Serena van der Woodsen, the New York socialite played by Lively: "Serena has gone off the grid, beyond even the reach of Gossip Girl. Her friends fear f...

CW Announces Five New Dramas; Moves 'Supernatural' & 'Top Model'

5/17/2012 1:37pm EDT
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Today in New York City the CW Network annouced five new dramas for its 2012-13 lineup - The Carrie Diaries, Emily Owens, M.D., Arrow, Beauty and the Beast, and Cult. Specific air dates will be announced at a later time.

On Monday nights, 90210 returns at 8:00-9:00 p.m., and Gossip Girl will wrap up its six-season run at 9:00-10:00 p.m.

In January, new series The Carrie Diaries, starring AnnaSophia Robb as the incomparable and iconic Carrie Bradshaw (Sex and the City) growing up in the 1980s, will follow in Gossip Girl’s stylish heels at 9:00-10:00 p.m.

Tuesdays The CW will play doctor,...