The Bedford Diaries

2006, TV Show


Any Bedford Diaries spoilers? ...

Question: Any Bedford Diaries spoilers?

Answer: Yes, and it's a meaty one. Next Thursday when CW announces its fall schedule, there will be absolutely no mention of the show.

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Getting Cozy with Bedford's "Good Girl"

Tiffany Dupont, The Bedford Diaries

If The Bedford Diaries and its ribald undertones prove to be too hot for WB (or, ultimately CW) to handle, Tiffany Dupont can remove herself from any blame. After all, the perky brunette plays Sarah Gregory, the show's good girl on campus. (As "good" as one who boinks her teacher can be.) spoke to Dupont about being an angel amidst Bedford's hellcats. Did you actually shoot Bedford Diaries in New York City? It sure looks like it.Tiffany Dupont: Yes, we did. We had a studio in Astoria, Queens, but were shooting on location at Barnard [College] and Columbia [University]. read more

Bedford Diaries Ahh, bittersweet...

Bedford DiariesAhh, bittersweet premiere. Given that Milo Ventimiglia already made a beeline for NBC's upcoming Heroes, I couldn't help but feel that WB was just going through the motions here — but hey, I understand. They spent good money on this show and they're gonna air it, by golly. More power to them. OK, before we bite into the meat of this sandwich, I admit it: I had high expectations for this show. Can you blame me? It was created by Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana, and if those names sound familiar, it's because they also created a little show called Homicide: Life on the Street, all seven seasons of which grace my DVD shelf. And I wish I could say that Bedford was everything I thought it'd be, but my mom taught me lying was bad. There was nothing wrong with the premise — college kids learn about read more

Beyond Therapy
Family psychodrama awash in self-pity

As Huff’s second season opens, the title shrink (Hank Azaria) is lost in thought, not paying attention to his droning patient. Kind of how I felt watching this whiny, discordant and unfocused drama (Sundays at 10 pm/ET on Showtime), which whipsaws wildly and mostly unsuccessfully between raunchy dark comedy and existential family tragedy.

I kept watching my DVD time display, waiting (like the doctor) for each hour to be up. I got through seven of 13 new episodes before bailing, around the time Huff’s blabby conscience, which takes the form of a “Homeless Hungarian,” tells him to “wake up and smell the unspoken need.”

What I’m smelling is Showtime’s desperate need to launch a breakout drama that could attract the buzz of an FX or an HBO. Huff isn’t it. read more

Milo Ventimiglia Fans, Rejoice!

Milo Ventimiglia, The Bedford Diaries

The new and controversial The Bedford Diaries. A Gilmore Girls return. A possible gig as a superhero. Rocky Balboa's son. And he even gets slain in a new slasher film. If you're a Milo Ventimiglia fan, this is your time to bask in his... Ventimiglianess. On the occasion of The Bedford Diaries' debut (tonight at 9 pm/ET on WB), spoke with the popular actor about his very busy schedule. Dude, have you ever had so much to talk about? I don't know where to start.Milo Ventimiglia: Dude, start somewhere, dive in. Whatever you want to start with. In Bedford Diaries, you're playing a bit of a snake in grass.Ventimiglia: Yes. Yes, I am, yet again. Richard Thorne III, kid who comes fr read more

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Premiered: March 29, 2006, on TWB
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Premise: A New York City college professor presides over a human-behavior and sexuality class in which students videotape their innermost thoughts about their sexual experiences and relationships.


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