Poor Canada. First Justin Bieber shames them, now this!
Comedy Central’s Kroll Show includes an ongoing sketch that parodies Degrassi: The Next Generation. The serialized spoof is called Wheels, Ontario and stars comedian Nick Kroll as an awkward teen, Mikey, with a Bieber haircut.
Last week’s episode focused on Sex Ed, but what made it really stand out was guest-star Lauren Collins, a.k.a Paige Michalchuk! The Degrassi alum appeared as Mikey’s new love interest, Collette.
Watch a clip after the jump! READ MORE
Pride may go before destruction, but in Dorell Anthony's (All My Children) red-hot, upcoming web series it also serves as the jumping off point for an erotic, intense, LGBT thrill ride. Directed by Brandon Polanco, whose short film Writers Block starred Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston, Pride is "an eight-episode genre and gender bending television series that depicts four characters who are connected by blood, friendship, sex and love in a classic battle between good versus evil."
Soap alums Ilene Kristen (Ryan's Hope, One Life to Live, General Hospital) and Lauren B. Martin (As The World Turns, All My Children, Guiding Light) also appear in the series. Check out the trailer after the jump! READ MORE
Emmy-nominated web series The Bay returns January 5. Following the elite denizens of Bay City, The Bay tells the story of socialite Sara Garrett (Mary Beth Evans) and her son Peter (Kristos Andrews). The soap also explores the various sordid affairs and blackmail schemes the Garretts and their acquaintances get mixed up in.
In anticipation of the premiere, the cast teased what’s ahead.
While Tristan Rogers, who plays police commissioner Lex Martin, said he would like to eventually see a Lex/Sara pairing, it’s not in his character’s immediate future.
Lex hasn’t changed much – he's involved with some family stuff, but he’s mostly concentrating on the police department and police matters. 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.
It's always nice to see an independent soap get mainstream coverage and here's a fine example. PBS' All Things Considered visited the set of the Washington D.C. based Anacostia and featured the visit in a segment.
Anacostia famously featured As the World Turns icon Martha Byrne in the role of a bad ass madam. Listen to the All Things Considered's segment after the jump and rewatch the full season of Anacostia on You Tube. READ MORE