Friday, June 1, 2012

Snakkle Stories: From CBS Upfronts, to 'Revenge' BTWS, to 'Men At Work', 'Duets', 'Franklin & Bash,' and 'Teen Wolf' Teases...



May 16, 2012, saw CBS’s annual upfront presentation, where the eye network unveiled their programming plans for the 2012-2013 television season. Since they are bringing back so many dynamic programs from the past few years, they didn’t have a whole lot of new to introduce. But the small offering was still hungrily devoured by advertising executives-- just as hungrily as they surely gobbled the celebratory 2 Broke Girls cupcakes passed out in the audience... [MORE]



These days, the cast of Revenge is focused on image, status, and always having something to hold over each other. In that way, the characters really aren’t that different from Hollywood itself. But before they were scheming on the shores of the Hamptons in New York, they were getting their entertainment starts in some surprising places. Snakkle looks back at the road to Revenge... [MORE



There are so many reality singing competitions on network television, but ABC’s newest one, Duets, is a completely different look for them-- or any network. Rather than simply sitting back and offering commentary, the established musical mentors also take the stage with their contestants. The revolutionary idea got Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Robin Thicke, and Jennifer Nettles to sign up, and now they’ve told Snakkle why-- and why you should get on board with watching, too... [MORE



TBS has been rerunning episodes of Sex and the City for years, and now with their new buddy sitcom Men at Work, they may finally have a male counterpart! Executive produced by Turner’s own Breckin Meyer, Men at Work stars Danny Masterson, James Lesure, Michael Cassidy, and Adam Busch as four friends who work together at a magazine-- and mess with each other about their failed personal lives. Are you a Milo, Gibbs, Tyler, or Neal? ... [MORE]




Snakkle catches up with Franklin & Bash stars Breckin Meyer and Mark-Paul Gosselaar as they take a trip back to their '80s and '90s roots... [MORE]





Every smart showrunner knows to expand their series world in the second season in order to raise the stakes, and Teen Wolf’s Jeff Davis has done just that by not only introducing two big baddies but also a couple of other, seemingly less harmful characters to stir the pot for Scott, Allison, Stiles, Jackson, and Lydia. Snakkle caught up with the cast of Teen Wolf at the Paley Center for Media a few weeks ago to get the scoop on season 2... [MORE

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