The TV movie version of V.C. Andrews' 1979 novel, Flowers in the Attic, saw 6.1 million viewers tune in to Lifetime. Additionally, it drew about 2.4 million in the always key 18-49 demographic for its initial Saturday at 8 pm premiere. According to Lifetime, it was the channel’s most-watched original film since November 2012. READ MORE
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.
Every time you refresh your page, while visiting one of Hollywood's top industry websites, you're likely to be reading a new article about a hot best seller being adapted for the big or small screen. Both daytime and primetime soap opera creators have long been inspired by the literary world.
Before it was a hit movie or televised guilty pleasure, Peyton Place was a scandalous tome by Grace Metalious. The classic 1960's sudser later spun off to daytime in the early 70's, via the short-lived daily serial Return to Peyton Place.
Flamingo Road and Rituals also started off as books. Irna Phillips' Love is a Many Splendored Thing (1967-73) may have been viewed as a spin-off from the movie of the same name, but both projects found their origin in Han Suyin's autobiographical novel A Many-Splendoured Thing.
This got me to thinking. Should daytime and primetime television executives start looking more to books to find the next big serialized dramas? Here are a few steamy reads I'd start with! READ MORE
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.
On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels have been struck with a severe case of Scandal fever. From Olivia and Fitz’s sizzlin’ relationship to the spurned First Lady, the PC gang discuses it all in this special Scandal Confidential episode.
Scandal isn’t the only hot show the DC crew dishes about on ABC. Miranda Bailey faced an investigation into the deaths of her patients on Grey's Anatomy. Jamey and Luke disagree on Cristina’s storyline.
The podcast then becomes Awkward as the gang discuss a surprising death on the MTV series. Brawls erupt in The Real Housewives of New Jersey trailer, but does that have anything on Mariah Carey andNicki Minaj’s feud on American Idol?
All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast!