‘Mindy Project’ Opener Is Online: Franco Plays Sex Therapist
Sep10

‘Mindy Project’ Opener Is Online: Franco Plays Sex Therapist

Fox is previewing the season debut of “The Mindy Project” on VOD and digital platforms beginning today. Network debut is Sept. 17 In the debut episode, Schulman & Associates welcomes its new resident OB/GYN, Dr. Paul Leotard (guest star James Franco) — a charming, former model who also happens to be a sex therapist and offers sex therapy advice to Danny (Chris Messina) and Christina (guest star Chloe Sevigny)....

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Crace’s ‘Harvest’ Tops Man Booker Short List
Sep10

Crace’s ‘Harvest’ Tops Man Booker Short List

We interrupt our series of sexy Miley Cyrus posts for a serious literary post — the short list for the 2013 Man Booker prize: Jhumpa Lahiri‘s The Lowland. Moving between Calcutta and the U.S. Colm Tóibín‘s A Testament of Mary. Ultra-short novel about Jesus’ mother. NoViolet Bulawayo‘s We Need New Names. A young girl moves from a Zimbabwean slum to America. Jim Crace‘s Harvest. A fable about the...

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Daily Bacon: Twerking Girl On Fire — It Was A Jimmy Kimmel YouTube Prank
Sep10

Daily Bacon: Twerking Girl On Fire — It Was A Jimmy Kimmel YouTube Prank

Jimmy Kimmel. It was a hoax! Turns out the comedian masterminded the viral video where the girl twerking alone in her apartment inadvertently sets herself on fire. Elton John. The singer will perform at Emmy Awards for first time… with a tribute to Liberace. Star Trek Into Darkness. Out on DVD. Critics liked it, hardcore Star Trek fans not so much. John Leguizamo. He grabs the lead in Pablo Escobar biopic called The King of...

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‘SNL’ Lines Up Fey, Cyrus, Willis
Sep09

‘SNL’ Lines Up Fey, Cyrus, Willis

“Saturday Night Live” will open its 39th season with a familiar face. Sept. 28: Tina Fey (fourth time); Arcade Fire, musical guest. Oct. 5: Miley Cyrus. Oct. 12:  Bruce Willis (second time); Katy Perry, musical...

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NBC Bets Big On ‘Million Second Quiz’
Sep09

NBC Bets Big On ‘Million Second Quiz’

Give NBC credit. “The Million Second Quiz,” which debuts Monday night, is a bold experiment to win more viewers. Seems like people watch NBC for Sunday Night Football and little else. So the network has created a compelling new $10 million, 12-day live quiz show — hosted by Ryan Seacrest — it hopes will turn into a national event and help launch its promising fall schedule. The network need risky shows like...

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