PC #76: Backdooring The Upfronts


On today's Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels dish about the TV Upfronts and weigh in on which dramas and comedies they are looking forward to.
 
Diversity is in at the broadcast networks, but will viewers tune in for shows like Black-ish and Fresh Off the Boat? Will Katherine Heigl torpedo her new show State of Affairs? Can Gotham be successful without an adult Bruce Wayne as Batman? Will The Mysteries of Laura be another flop for Debra Messing?

Is Empire the primetime black soap Jamey has been waiting for? Luke is most excited about The Flash speeding onto The CW.  Everyone is excited about Gotham and How to Get Away With Murder.



All this and much more on today's Pop Confidential podcast!












PC #75: Game of Holograms


On today's Pop Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe and Jenna Dorsi dish the latest in TV and pop culture headlines and news, including:

Did Naya Rivera get fired from Glee because of a scuffle with Lea Michele? Isaiah Washington returns to Grey's Anatomy as Dr. Preston Burke for Cristina Yang's exit. Game of Thrones finds itself in two storyline scandals. The PC gang shares their reaction to WGN's Salem. Luke is loving Fargo on FX.

Jillian dishes about The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion. Has Michael Ealy becoming a show killer now that Fox axed Being Human?

Do you love or hate Nashville's Scarlett? Jamey isn't happy that the ABC primetime soap is on the chopping block.

Why can't brothers act right on Shonda Rhimes shows? Jillian sips the tea over Columbus Short's exit from Scandal

Who will replace Craig Ferguson at The Late Late Show? Will Chelsea Handler end up at Netflix?

Jenna believes George Clooney getting married is a sign of the apocalypse!

Jamey and Jenna share their love for all the Jem and The Holograms casting news. Disney announces the cast members for the upcoming Star Wars movie.

All this and much more on today's Pop Confidential podcast!












PC #74: Podcast Exclusive – Jackie Collins on New Novel, Cookbook and Planned Hollywood Wives TV Serial


She's provided readers with countless, delicious stories over the years, now New York Times and Amazon Best Selling author Jackie Collins is giving celebrity foodies a run for their aprons with The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook. The unmatched, modern day Scheherazade also has a new, steamy fictional read out, Confessions of a Wild Child, which details the teen years of her most iconic heroine — Lucky Santangelo.

Collins returns to the Pop Confidential podcast, to dish with Jamey Giddens and Luke Kerr about her new projects. She shares deets on the planned movie version of Confessions, and a 13-part television update for her biggest best seller ever, Hollywood Wives

A major boob tube lover, Collins reveals what she's watching this season, from The Good Wife and The Black List, to her current favorite serialized drama, Showtime's Shameless. All this and so much more in this juicy edition of Pop Confidential!














PC #73: Once Upon a Walking Dead


On today's Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels dish the latest pop culture, TV and film headlines, include:

David Letterman announced his retirement from The Late Show. CBS chose Stephen Colbert to fill Letterman's shoes. Can Colbert succeed without his faux conservative character?

Scandal and Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes will be interviewed on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Melodie can't wait.

Luke and Melodie dish Once Upon a Time's latest episode and The Walking Dead's season finale. Mad Men returns on AMC. Les Moonves earns a heft paycheck.

Jamey doesn't get the reaction he expects when he brings up Syfy's new space opera Expanse.

Jillian wishes she could have attended Coachella.

The PC crew wraps up by talking about Non-Stop, Divergent, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

All this and much more on today's Pop Confidential podcast!












PC #71: If You Build It They Will Come



On today's Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Melodie Aikels, Regan Cellura and Jenna Dorsi dish the latest TV and  pop culture hot topics and headlines, including:

The latest twists and turns on American Horror Story: Coven. Olivia Pope's mother takes desperate measures on Scandal. Is the demise of Cristina and Meredith friendship on Grey's Anatomy great drama or death by a thousand cuts? A shocking death takes place on Person of Interest. Should Daniel be killed off on Revenge

Find out what the PC gang thought of the American Music Awards and the performance by Miley Cyrus.

All this and more on today's Pop Confidential. 












PC #70: Almost Human American Horror Story of a Sleepy Hollow



On today's Pop Confidential Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Melodie Aikels and Jenna Dorsi dish the latest in TV, movie and pop culture headlines and storylines, including:

Jillian shocks Jamey with an American Horror Story: Coven storyline twist that has him hyperventilating. Almost Human premieres on Fox. Will the PC gang be tuning in for more? Sleepy Hollow reveals another connection to the Headless Horseman. Once Upon a Time reveals the shocking identity of Peter Pan.

The Best Man Holiday hits theaters and nearly takes down Thor: The Dark World.

All this and juicy celebrity gossip on today's Pop Confidential. 












PC #69: Once Upon a Scandalous Good Wife


On today's Pop Confidential Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Melodie Aikels and Jenna Dorsi dish the latest twists and turns of the fall television season, including:

Is The Good Wife the best show on broadcast television? What is up with an evil Peter Pan on Once Upon a Time? Why is Jafar on Once Upon a Time in Wonderland? Is Olivia Pope's mother really dead on Scandal? Could Congresswoman Josephine Marcus (Lisa Kudrow) be Sarah Palin, but with a brain on the ABC sudser?

The Vampire Diaries has too many doppelgangers. Tyler crosses over to The Originals to go after Klaus.  Downton Abbey gets another season. NBC wants to reboot Murder She Wrote. Is Dracula good, or do you find it boring?


What's up with Justin Bieber, tagging and whoring his way through Brazil?

All this and much more on today's Pop Confidential episode!










PC #68: American Horror Story of The Walking Dead


On today's Pop Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Melodie Aikels and Jenna Dorsi dish the latest TV, film and celebrity news and gossip, including:

American Horror Story: Coven's bewitches members of the PC crew. The Walking Dead's return devours the ratings competition. Olivia Pope is held hostage on Scandal. White Collar and Covert Affairs return on USA. Was Reign's pilot episode as much of a hot mess as anticipated? Everyone should binge on Orange is the New Black.

The PC gang then dives into all the pick ups and cancellations of the new Fall 2013 TV season. Find out which shows they are most excited about getting picked up and which axed shows they won't miss.

Gravity has dominated the movie box office for three weeks. Jenna weighs in on whether-or-not it as good as everyone else seems to think.

A 33 year old Justin Bieber fan has almost one hundred thousand dollars in plastic surgery done in order to look like his idol.