Hot tip! Just in time for sweeps, the major networks are announcing a brand new crop of Mid-Season Mash-Ups: shows that combine two familiar concepts to create something bothcomfortingly recognizable and edgily post-modern!
Catch ‘em this month!
The producers of Tales from the Crypt team up with the creative minds behind The Jersey Shore to present Tales from the Shore, an innovative combination of Reality TV andSerialized Horror.
See how much more satisfying the debaucherous antics of a group of attractive 20-somethings can become when you incorporate the certainty of impending death! Scenes of hook-ups, make-outs, break-ups and freak-outs are inter-cut with shots of a mysterious figure greasing a bear trap and cleaning blood off of rusty tools. You’ll know where this is going…and you’ll love every minute of it!
In the wake of the record ratings produced by recent late night drama, NBC and CBS will both broadcast a limited run of The Late Night Tonight Show with Cojay O’Bretterman!Watch as three fine comedians must share a network, a time slot, a stage and a bottle of mood elevators as studio executives use slander, scandal and good old fashioned bad planning to turn former colleagues into bitter rivals! Who will come out on top? The viewers, that’s who!
America’s Next Top American combines two classic reality show concepts: ordinary Americans showcasing their spectacular talents, and celebrities doing nothing. For the first time, Bravo presents a show dedicated to ordinary Americans doing nothing! Who has what it takes to be the next tabloid sensation despite a complete lack of any accomplishments? Who can take our country by storm without the assistance of any talent whatsoever? Competitors must face challenges like the sex tape hustle, the pointless feud,and the unnecessary plastic surgery. Americans vote by number of Google hits to decide who is a train wreck and who is train wrecktacular!
High-end meets low-brow as the most watched comedy in America teams up with the most acclaimed drama on television to create Two and a Half Mad Men! It’s sometime between 1963 and right now.
Don Draper is juggling a thriving career in advertising, his relationship with his repressed wife and a fascinating double-life when his loser brother Alan and his smart-mouthed nephew move in to stay! It’s the ultimate odd couple: Don is a womanizer; Alan is the quintessential nice guy! Alan has allergies; Don smokes three packs a day! Don communicates primarily through meaningful looks; Alan seems incapable of anything but one-liners! It’s tense silences and canned laughter five nights a week!
Combining the heartwarming sentimentality of How I Met Your Mother with the gripping real-life drama of America’s Most Wanted, FOX’s new show How I Became America’s Most Wanted follows the life stories of a convicted criminal as he nostalgically confesses them to his cellmate! Watch exciting re-enactments of his youthful exploits, always leaving you wondering…which crime put him at the top of the most wanted list? Which resulted inmultiple fatalities? And which would eventually lead to his capture? You’ll have to tune in to find out!
Cougar Minutes: Mike Wallace, Morley Safer, Steve Kroft, Lesley Stahl and Andy Rooneyare BACK ON THE DATING SCENE!