21 reasons why going out is overrated

14 05 2008

So I think now most of the networks in America have announced their new fall line-up. You can see the full list over here. I have shown below the shows I actually watch/care about:

ABC

RENEWED

Pushing Daisies – superb! I love Anna Friel in this and her chemistry with Lee Pace is just lovely.
Desperate Housewives – cool!
Dirty Sexy Money – ACES!

Lost – of course.
Ugly Betty – still not seen the new season. Where has it gone, E4?
Scrubs (ooh moved from NBC) – Season 7 starts on Thursday! EEK!

CANCELED

Men in trees – was to be expected and frankly, I am not too disappointed. I am looking forward to watching the last of the last season when it finally shows over here but I think it had run its course.

October Road – again, not surprised but I am very disappointed. This show had loads more potential. Plus, I loved seeing Bryan Greenberg regularly.  According to IMDB and his blog, he is not going to be stuck for things to do though, which is cool.

CBS

RENEWED

NCIS – I am going to start watching the new series although, cute as Michael Weatherly is, his character, Tony, really got on my nerves. So did his girlfriend.

CANCELED

Moonlight – oh man. I liked this show. I am actually quite surprised – I thought the fans’ blood donation drive might have had an impact!

NBC

RENEWED

Chuck – Love this so, yay!
Heroes – still have to watch this from mid-season 1 onwards but glad it’s renewing. I just know I will love it when I finally get round to watching it.

The Office – do I need to say it? Oh ok. YAY!
ER – hanging on for the farewell season. I will be glad when it’s over because I have to watch it and sometimes it gets too much on a Thursday night!  

NEW

The Office [spinoff] – oooh, can’t wait to hear more news on this.
Kath & Kim – do not see how this will translate to the US. I know I said that for The Office, but it is even more specific, this time to Australian humour and context. I am prepared to see how it goes though…

FOX

RENEWED

Simpsons – of course
Family Guy – how superb that this show was cancelled, revived thanks to awesome DVD sales and now is being renewed again!
American Idol – of course
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Bones – superb!!!

CW

RENEWED

Gossip Girl – Love it. Glad it’s coming back.

One Tree Hill – am eager to see the current season (yet to be shown here) – this is the ultimate in guilty pleasure TV – so stupid but fantastic at the same time.
Smallville – how is this show still going? It has gone so weird. I love me some Tom Welling and all, but come on… Maybe I ought to give it another try. I am not even sure it E4 are still airing it. All I see are ITV2 repeats from ages ago.

I am assuming the 24 is coming back since they have started making the new season that got ditched due to writers’ strike/Keifer’s ‘holiday’.  In any case, there is a buttload of TV to watch. 

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Goodbye Jason

13 05 2008

Well I have to say, I am surprised not that unhappy that Syesha made it to the top three. I have nothing against David Archuleta but I find him a bit blah (although he has done well for a 17 year old kid). I am expecting it to be a David vs David final. I was a little sad to see Jason go because he was different and cute and quirky but ultimately he just wasn’t good enough so I think it was right that he went. David Cook is still my favourite although he has not performed at his best for a couple of weeks.

Bring on the top 3.





My Idol Choice

2 05 2008

It just goes to show how powerful a good voice can be when David Cook is almost appealing. 

He isn’t anything to look at – he has very unfortunate hair, piggy eyes and a strange mouth but man, when he sings, I go funny inside.  I hope he wins.  I hope even more he makes a record so I can hear him sing songs he actually suits singing.  Neil Diamond night was even worse than Lloyd Webber night for me.  I am not sorry that Brooke has gone (I know she was Jester’s favourite but she was starting to get on my nerves a wee bit). 

I like all the people left and in this order:  David C, Jason, David A and Syesha (who’d have thought she would make top 4 above Carly and Hot Michael?).





Seriously?

10 04 2008

What is wrong with the singers on American Idol tonight (or rather on Tuesday night)?

You all sound shite. Except Jason. Although you look like Minnie Driver so…