Question: As a new reader of your wildly funny and informative columns, I was wondering if I missed the follow-up on Grey's Anatomy that would cover Patrick Dempsey's comments about the shower parody.
Answer: Man, I can't slip anything by you guys! Here's that bonus Grey's scoopbit (better late than never): Patrick Dempsey told me that he participated in that riotous spoof for one reason and one reason only: ABC bossman Steve McPherson asked him to do it. "We had no choice," he grumbled. "We had to do it." When I asked him how he felt about it getting leaked onto the Web, he clenched his jaw and harrumphed, "They were supposed to not do that." Um, yikes!
Maven Huffman and Andrea Lowell, The Surreal Life
Like its past five editions, VH1's sixth round of The Surreal Life(Sunday at 9 pm/ET) features seven spotlight-hungry celebrity housemates just trying to get along. But this season's major change caused a lot of the drama: the addition of Florence Henderson as on-call counselor. Instead of soothing the pain of the more troubled participants ([cough] Tawny Kitaen [cough]), Henderson pushed people's buttons and polarized the cast. "Mrs. Brady" had her final say on last w
UnanimousThis show started off like a bad joke. Nine stereotypes walk into a bunker... and the religious stereotype says to the gay stereotype... well, you get the idea. Didn't The Real World cover all that religion-versus-gay stuff like 15 years ago? Been there, done that, and with much better-looking people. After watching the pilot, the only player I want to see with the $1.5 million is Steve, the trucker — everyone else came across as either vile or bland. Then again, Steve's "big!hidden!secret!" is probably that he kicks puppies as a hobby. So Kelly the minister said money was the root of all evil, but then goes on a reality show that gives away a huge cash prize and once claimed bankruptcy while hiding a six-figure nest egg in the bank. What, does she think God doesn't watch bad reality show