Tuesday, October 11, 2011

From LA Examiner: 'Hart of Dixie' Heats Up; More Men Fail ABC; Shelley Hennig Teases 'Secret Circle' Relationship Drama; 'Happy Endings' Halloween...


"PHOTO PREVIEW: Hart of Dixie's "In Havoc and in Heat" lives up to its name"

We knew it was only a matter of time for a show like Hart of Dixie, on a network like The CW, to exploit its best assets. And the time has come in only its fourth episode, "In Havoc and in Heat." Utilizing the story device of a treacherous southern heatwave, Hart of Dixie strips-- and then wets-- its boys down. We don't mean to objectify, but...well...the network has already done that for us, so what the hell! ... [MORE]


"Fall 2011 preview: ABC's
Man Up!"

Whereas FOX’ short-lived Traffic Light used the Bluetooth speakerphone while driving motif to keep the guys connected even when their various jobs and significant others were pulling them apart, ABC’s new sitcom Man Up! uses video games connected via the internet. It doesn’t matter if they are homeowners or businessmen or fathers, they are just man-children at heart. And if it didn’t work on one network, we’re not very confident it will work on another... [MORE]


"Shelley Hennig pitches why YOU should root for Adam & Diana in The Secret Circle"


As we saw in the last episode of The Secret Circle, Diana (Shelley Hennig) is still trying to be Ms. Nice Girl, even though she’s very clearly the natural leader of this coven. She asserts her authority and wants the others to follow her, but she has yet to really push, always smiling sweetly and almost making audiences wonder how Faye (Phoebe Tonkin) hasn’t shoved her aside just yet. Now with the addition of Cassie (Britt Robertson), though, Diana may, for the first real time, be challenged-- not only when it comes to who knows best with their witchcraft, but also with her relationship... [MORE]


"PHOTO PREVIEW: Happy Endings celebrates Halloween"

The Happy Endings gang is extremely close. That much should be apparent simply from the fact that after Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) left Dave (Zachary Knighton) at the alter in the pilot episode, they all powered through and managed to make hanging out together still work. So when Halloween rolls around, you really shouldn't expect anything less than couple costumes, right? But how about taking it a step further for a conjoined costume!? And that's exactly what we're going to get in the second season Halloween episode, "Spooky Endings"... [MORE]

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