Jodi Arias Carves Up Ratings For Lifetime, While Devious Maids Don’t Clean Up


One daytime soap alum recently appeared in a project which scored boffo ratings for Lifetime, while a vehicle featuring a few other soapers—one being the genre's biggest star ever—didn't do so hot for the cabler.

Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret, starring Tania Raymonde and As The World Turn's grad Jesse Lee Soffer, was watched by 3.1 million people on Saturday night. The ripped-from-the-headlines confection of lurid sex and bloody murder now ranks as the No. 2 original cable move of the year, following Lifetime's equally-tabloid-inspired, Prosecuting Casey Anthony.

Devious Maids Premieres June 23 on Lifetime


Get ready for more Susan Lucci in your life. A premiere date has finally been set for Lifetime's Devious Maids, which stars the All My Children legend as a depressed, horny socialite. Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez, Edy Ganem and Judy Reyes star as the titular maids. 

PC #56: Glee’s War and Peace

On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels weigh in on the latest pop culture headlines and hot topics, including:

A French magazine published nude photos of Prince William’s bride Kate Middleton. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds get married. Does Chris Brown’s new tattoo resemble Rihanna? Eva Longoria is dating New York Jets’ Mark Sanchez.

Nicki Minaj and Keith Urbon join American Idol as judges. The Voice beats The X Factor in the ratings. Glee returned for its fourth season, but Luke isn’t happy about the premiere. He and Melodie are sick of The Rachel Berry Show. Find out what the PC gang thinks of NBC’s new comedy The New Normal. Who will Jenna choose on Awkward?

Resident Evil's latest franchise offering tops the Box Office.

All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast.